Lake Manyara is a shallow freshwater lake in Tanzania. Said by Charles Gilpin to be the “loveliest in Africa”, it is also the home of a diverse set of landscapes and wildlife. The name “Manyara” comes from the Maasai word emanyara, which is a euphorbia species of plant that is grown into a hedge around
Tanzania is loaded with famous destinations, like Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Zanzibar and Mount Kilimanjaro, world’s highest free-standing mountain This is home to the Great Wildebeest Migration that happens seasonally where you have to be at the right place at the right time. If you’ve seen one, then you can take “Experience real safari” off your bucket list.
Ruaha is Tanzania’s 2nd largest National Park but second to none in species diversity due to its unique location. Apart from the diverse mammal species it is a birder’s paradise; 436 species have been identified of an estimated total of 475. Among the resident birds are different species of Hornbills, Kingfishers and Sunbirds, but many
Tarangire National Park is probably one of the least visited of the northern Tanzanian game parks, and retains a mystical presence of undiscovered Africa, particularly in the south of the park. Just two hours drive from Arusha, the park is a worthwhile stop if time does not allow for a visit to Serengeti and Ngorongoro.
While most travellers do Zanzibar (Unguja), very few make the journey a little farther north to the laid-back island of Pemba, also part of the Zanzibar archipelago. It’s not that there are no historic sites to visit, or a lack of good beaches, because there are plenty of these. No, the island is just a
This huge, little-visited slab of wilderness is said to be the world’s largest game reserve (at 54,600 sq km/21,294 sq mi). Largely untouched by people, estimates suggest it contains the world’s largest concentration of elephant, buffalo, crocodile, hippo and hunting dog, as well as plenty of lion, rhino and antelope and thousands of dazzling bird
The views from the 600m (1968ft) tall Ngorongoro Crater rim are spectacular but the real treasure lies on its 20km (12.4mi)-wide floor. It’s been compared to Noah’s Ark and the Garden of Eden – but has the added advantage of actually existing. Noah might be a bit a disappointed by dwindling animal numbers these days,
6 Days Wildebeest Migration Safari Tour Package Wonderful Serengeti Migration Safari that will take you through this annual spectacle of the Serengeti wildebeest migration safaris that takes place in Ndutu which is host to many international photographers and film squads. The prime attraction is the enormous wildebeest herds in their annual migration through the Serengeti
The Serengeti National Park covers an area of 14,763 sq km (5757 sq mi) and is Tanzania’s most famous game park. It showcases the epic wildebeest migration where massive herds of animals feed, congregate, migrate and give birth between the Serengeti in Tanzania and the Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya, with the predators in
Zanzibar, ah Zanzibar – pure bliss…Africa’s very sexy appendage – Zanzibar. One of several islands off Tanzania’s coast, this former spice centre simply oozes exotica and scented Persian bath water. The island offers excellent diving, snorkelling and interesting sights and sounds. The beaches, the food, the people, the architecture…Zanzibar lies ready to be explored and
An almost perfectly shaped volcano rising sheer from Tanzania’s far north-east plains, Mt Kilimanjaro is one of Africa’s most magnificent sights. Snowcapped and not yet extinct, at 5895m (19,335ft) it’s the highest peak on the continent. From cultivated farmlands on the lower levels, the mountain rises through lush rainforest to alpine meadow and finally across