Your Guide to the Highlights of Tanzania's Safari Destinations


Everything you need to know about going on safari in Tanzania. Read up on the highlights of the various regions: the Great Migration across Serengeti, the fabled Ngorongoro Crater, the flamingos of Lake Manyara and the mystical Zanzibar Spice Islands.
This Safari Guide to Tanzania will give you advice on the best Tanzania safari destinations such as Serengeti National Park, Selous Game Reserve...
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But what is so special about the Great Wildebeest Migration? Well the sight of almost two million animals moving across the legendary plains of East Africa...
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Come and experience a cultural safari in the land famous for the Maasai tribe. Tanzania has over 120 different ethnic groups, making it one of the most culturally diverse countries in the World...
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A popular day trip for travellers staying in Arusha is to visit the Arusha National Park. (It is an easy 40-minute drive from Arusha). An Arusha safari...
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The beaches on the mainland and on the islands of Tanzania are becoming legendary for their warm waters, safety and incredible marine diversity...
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Owing to its vast area, the climate in Tanzania varies from region to region in any given month. As in every tropical and sub-tropical region there are only two seasons...
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See the Shoebill stork and Wattled Crane in the Important Birding Areas as designated by Birdlife International, at Burigi and Moyowosi Game Reserves in far north-west of Tanzania...
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A chimpanzee safari in the remote Mahale Mountains is an once-in-a-lifetime experience. Only accessible by small aircraft and boat the Mahale Mountains National Park is road-free park...
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Tanzania is renowned for its wildlife but the coast and islands of Tanzania could well stand alone as an African travel destination...
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Better known for its wilderness areas, Tanzania nonetheless provides a rich cultural and historical aspect. Aside from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania has three other Cultural Heritage Sites...
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Tarangire National Park is second to the Serengeti when it comes to sheer numbers of seasonal game gathering in one area. This park is really different from all the rest....
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The best time to visit Katavi Natioinal Park is between July and October...
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Probably more recognised as a pleasant stopover during a safari of the legendary parks of Ngorongoro and Serengeti, Lake Manyara is nonetheless a place...
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There is a unique sense of place in the Mahale Mountains of western Tanzania, and more African safari travellers are discovering how special the area is...
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Once thought to be higher than Kilimanjaro before imploding, Ngorongoro Crater is an iconic wilderness and safari destination...
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Tanzania Natural Heritage Sites include the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, Selous Game Reserve and Kilimanjaro National Park...
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The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) encompasses a large area of the plains on the southern side of the Serengeti and also the Ngorongoro Highlands...
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Tanzania is seeing the benefits of tourism and, with many African safari travelers looking for new destinations, Ruaha is beginning to fulfill its role...
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Ruaha National Park is all about wilderness, spectacular scenery and wildlife. Due to its remote location, Ruaha National Park is largely unexplored making it a unique Tanzania safari experience...
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The Rufiji River flows through one of Africa’s greatest wilderness areas, Selous Game Reserve, where it ensures the survival of some of the greatest...
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The Selous Game Reserve in Southern Tanzania is a true African Eden of prolific wildlife and vast wilderness, and is a name that is becoming legendary...
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Africa's largest game reserve, which at over 55, 000 kilometres is twice the size of Kruger National Park. It is home to the largest concentration of Buffalo in the World...
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One of the most tranquil game viewing experiences has to be going on a balloon safari where you float over the flat landscape which teems with wildlife, notably Wildebeest and Zebra...
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The Serengeti National Park covers about 15,000km˛. The movement of wildebeest across the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem is one of the greatest spectacles in the natural world...
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An indication of the spectacular attractions on offer in Tanzania is the presence of eight World Heritage Sites in the country – the most of any African country...
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Southern and western Tanzania hosts many National Parks and reserves from the largest, Selous Game Reserve, at 50 000sq/km to the smallest, Gombe Streams...
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Tanzania has always relied on its iconic northern circuit to carry its tourism, but with its present economic growth comes a growth in tourism and the...
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Covering 2850 sq km ˛, Tarangire National Park lies to the south of the Maasai Steppes and derives its name from the Tarangire River that provides water to the wildlife in this area...
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Part of the legendary northern safari circuit of Tanzania, Tarangire is nonetheless a stand-alone safari destination that moves to its own unique rhythm....
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For wildlife viewing inside the crater, all year round, although during the heavy rains in April to May, some days might be difficult to descend into the...
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Experience the rhythm of the bush while on a walking safari in the Selous Game Reserve, one of the greatest wildlife regions in Africa...
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Ruaha National Park in Tanzania is one of the new frontiers of African safari travel, a place where species overlap in their range and where new species...
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Zanzibar Island is renowned for its beaches and historical attractions depicting the slave trade and the great trading routes of the east coast of Africa....
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Stonetown on Zanzibar Island is a tourist destination in its own right but combined with the legendary Game Reserves of Tanzania it becomes an iconic end...
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