Top Destinations Tanzania

Tanzania is a fascinating travel destination embodied by Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak; the Serengeti National Park, home to one of the best wildlife shows in the world the wildebest migration; and the Ngorongoro Crater with its unbelievable density of animals in an exctinct caldera.

Overview: Top Destinations Tanzania

Tanzania has four safari circuits (the popular Northern Safari Circuit, the rugged Southern Safari Circuit, the western circuit - famous for its primate wildlife and the costal circuit - the beach paradise!), and each one of them, in its own right, would make Tanzania a top wildlife destination. The popular Northern circuit with the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater offers one of the best classical safaris in Africa, especially if timed with the annual wildebeest migration. Most first time visitors to Tanzania opt to visit the Northern Circuit that includes the incredible Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National Park ; however, travelers wishing to avoid large groups of tourists will find the reserves in the southern part of Tanzania remote, rugged and vast.

serengeti national park
Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti is one of the most famous parks in Africa and is synonymous with wildlife and classic African scenery. It is home to the spectacular wildebeest migration and offers top-class wildlife viewing throughout the year.

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tarangire national park
Tarangire National Park

One of the more seasonal parks in northern Tanzania, with a lot of migratory movement. Herds of up to 300 elephant can be found, looking for underground streams in the dry riverbeds.

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lake manyara national park
Lake Manyara National Park

The park is known for its legendary tree-climbing lions and impressively tusked elephants. Large buffalo, wildebeest and zebra herds congregate on the grassy plains. The lake is a seasonal home to large flocks of flamingos.

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gombe national park
Gombe National Park

Gombe Stream is one of the best places in Africa to track chimpanzees. First researched in the 60's by Jane Goodall, the primates are remarkably habituated.

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katavi national park
Katavi National Park

Katavi is pure wilderness. This classic Dry-season park is completely off the beaten track, but teeming with wildlife. This classic Dry-season park is completely off the beaten track, but teeming with wildlife.

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ngorongoro crater
Ngorongoro Crater

Most amazing setting to see multitudes of wildlife with a backdrop of the 600m/1,968ft-high crater wall. The Ngorongoro Crater offers some of the best wildlife viewing in Africa. All the major safari animals occur in great numbers.

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mahale mountains national park
Mahale Mountains National Park

Set among the spectacular, forested slopes of the Mahale Mountains, the Mahale Mountains National Park was originally created to protect the thousands of chimpanzees that inhabit the region. It is renowned for its fantastic sunsets over Lake Tanganyika

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nyerere national park
Nyerere National Park

Tanzania’s largest national park (Formerly: Selous Game Reserve). The lifeblood of this wilderness is the mighty Rufiji river and network of interconnected lakes.

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ruaha national park
Ruaha National Park

Tanzania's second largest national park (after Nyerere NP) and offers excellent wildlife viewing. It is particularly good for spotting predators, including very large prides of lion and the endangered wild dog.

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