Karibu! (welcome); this greeting so warmly expressed and in a true sense of joy. If you have ever been to Tanzania, you will often see locals grinning and speaking to you, especially if you are a tourist. This is the real purpose of living, as most Tanzanians believe; to truly happy. Travelers get to feel this sense of inner joy rove beyond people and across various destinations they visit.
Tanzania is a unique country where travelerscome with high expectations of immersing into the world famous destinations with incredible views; adventurous game drives deep down in the wilderness, walking on treks for hours to immerse in an exhilarating hiking, diving deep in the calmness of the ocean and discovering living gems in thriving number.
The purpose of traveling in Tanzania is to soak in the goodness of nature, to feel lost and find yourself in the breathtaking scenery and to reflect upon life as you celebrate your holiday in the natural beauty of the Earth. If Tanzania is your calling, mark these destinations that offer the most promising views and are matchless in essence.
Tarangire National Park
Amid the dry fields of the Masai steppe and the Great Rift Valley is Tarangire National Park, a 2600 km2 of home to the largest population of elephants in Tanzania that linger by the river; the lifeline to their survival during the dry season. The baobab and acacia trees along with the lush green landscapes make Tarangire National Park a truly scenic destination which can be admired from your camping site at a height or a closely where gazelles, zebras and giraffes gather for a grassy feast.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
If the phrase ‘the largest unbroken caldera’ does not astound you, do yourself a favour and visit the Ngorongoro beauty. This destination not only offers an incredible view in Tanzania, but also an opportunity to see more than 25,000 animals and ‘The Big 5’ including rhinos, now up to 50 alone in the crater. Many travelers choose to stay on the rim of the crater where wild animals pass by, coming very close to your tent or lodge room. A journey into the crater transports you to a unique ecosystem where wildlife is spotted in action against the majestic backdrop of the caldera, rending a feeling of being is an ‘animal planet’.
Usamabra Mountain Ranges
This large chain of mountain ranges stretch from southern Kenya all the way to Morogoro in Tanzania and offer ultimate leisure and adventure experiences. The Usambara mountain ranges are estimated to be 1000 years old and are home to the Sambaa people settled here some 600 years ago. Most travelers visit Lushoto, a famous holiday destination in the Usambara surrounded by meadows, Soni waterfalls, hiking treks and cottages with the most incredible views of the surrounding village. Usambara ranges remain the greenest hills throughout the year. Most travelers come here for mountain biking, hiking and bird watching.
Mafia Island Marine Park
A tiny tropical island, Mafia appeases to travelers who are in love with quite beaches, active water adventure and historical explorations around the Chole bay. The most unique appeal of this marine park continues to remain the giant whale sharks that visit the Swahili Coast and feed on the flourishing planktons on the water surface. This gives a handful of travelers the unique opportunity to swim with the whale sharks that are harmless and special visitors for the brief months from October to February. Mafia island consists of small archipelago that remain untouched and are covered with thick vegetation; palms, mango, cashew and papaya trees. Their mangrove forest area is a home to birds and makes for a natural oasis to relax in nature’s arms.
Ruaha National Park
Famed as the second largest national park in Tanzania, Ruaha offers a bizarre experience in the southern safari circuit where large baobab trees and barren landscapes and a river line welcome travelers from across the globe. Besides its large number of elephants, the park is also famed for predators such as the leopard, wild dogs and a pride of lions that move around rigorously for their hunt. The park is of a massive size and every game drive offers unique opportunities of wildlife viewing, be it the lioness attacking the giraffe while drinking water or the hippo fight right by your tent. Ruaha National Park continues to remain an attraction for a handful of travelers who enjoy a private wildlife affair.
If you are in Tanzania for a surreal experience, a trekking adventure to Mt. Kilimanjaro is going to leave your speechless. Hikers live on the mountain for almost 7 days, traversing climatic zones from lush green forest to moorland, alpine desert and the summit climate zone. Each lag is an adventurous expedition that opens up to the most breathtaking scenery and majestic landscapes. The mountain doesng require technical training, tgervy attracting thousands of travelers worldwide. It is worth reading honest and useful tips that makes this challenging hike a fruitful one.
Gombe Stream National Park
Known as the smallest park of Tanzania, Gombe Stream is characterized by lake views, thick greenery, a couple of eco-lodges and the transcending voices of a dozens of chimpanzees who are the kings of the national park. Besides chimp trekking, guests enjoy swimming, sailing and exploring the surrounding forest. Unlike the open air majestic views, this secret park is a treat to a handful of visitors that enjoy the luxury of enclosed nature in a thin strip of chimp habitat close to the slopes and valleys of Lake Tanganyika.
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