is rich in nature and has several places of interest. If you were
to list the top ten natural wonders of the whole of Africa, then
Tanzania would have three of the top five ... Serengeti, Mt. Kilimanjaro
and Ngorongoro. The other wildlife destinations to explore are Arusha
National Park, Lake Manyara, Gombe Stream, Olduvai Gorge, Mt. Meru,
Tarangirie, Ruaha, Mafia, Selous, Lake Victoria, Rubondo Is., Kavati,
Mikumi, Zanzibar and a few more.
these natural wonders just waiting for you to discover and experience
a true wildlife adventure. You won't find a greater wildlife experience
anywhere in the world.
"A Spectacle on earth"
which means "endless plains" is home to millions of wild
animals. The vast, open grasslands of the Serengeti are without
doubt one of Africa's finest wildlife areas. It is Tanzania's largest
park and it has the greatest concentration of wildlife in the world.
It still remains remarkably remote and undisturbed.
The long lines of wildebeest on their annual migration give Serengeti
its legendary status. It is a sight never to be forgotten. The animals
live is absolute freedom on the endless grass plains. Serengeti
is also one of the best places in Africa to see lion and cheetah
- "The Crown of Africa" ::
is Africa's highest mountain (5895 meters) with its snow capped
peak and the tallest free standing mountain on earth which can be
climbed at any time of the year except from March to May (Long rains).
Experience this extraordinary adventure.
CRATER "The Eden of Africa"
active volcano about 8 million years ago which collapsed leaving
a crater that is now the second largest extinct crater in the world.
It's a natural cradle for wildlife. It is also known as "The
8th wonder of the world" and a paradise on earth.
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is, without doubt, a unique area.
There are estimated 30,000 animals living in the Crater. It means
not only awesome wildlife viewing, but incredible views from accommodations
on the crater's rim. You'll see lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo,
wildebeest, leopard, buffalo, Thomson gazelle, zebra, and reedbuck.
Others include eland, antelope, dik-dik, zebra, gazelle, hyena,
jackal, and a large variety of birdlife including thousands of flamingoes.
GORGE - "The Cradle of Mankind."
origin of mankind was declared the "World Heritage Site"
in 1978. It is located in the great African Rift -.This runs over
6,500 km from the Dead Sea. The importance of this area lies on
the archeological remains, including the bones of early man and
LAKE VICTORIA -
"The Pearl of Africa" ::
largest and the world's second largest fresh water lake which is
the size of Ireland. It is considered to be the source of the River
Nile. A century ago European explorers risked their lives to claim
this prize for their Empires. Lake Victoria is rich in many different
species of fish and birdlife. You can enjoy sport fishing and boat
remote and undisturbed island in the South West part of Lake Victoria.
It's a bird watcher's paradise. The frequently seen species are
fish and martial eagle, goliath heron, sacred ibis, saddle-billed
stork, parrots, kingfishers, cuckoos, bee-eaters, sun birds, fowl
and many more. Rubondo is also the home of the black and white Colubus
monkeys, elephant and bushbuck. Hippo and crocodile dominate the
waters. There's sport fishing, walking safaris, boat excursions,
canoeing. Rubondo Island is a real sanctuary for game.
STREAM - "Chimpanzee Sanctuary"
is the smallest of Tanzania's National Parks, but still one of the
best places in the world to see wild chimpanzees in their natural
habitat. This is the famous chimp sanctuary where the famous Jane
Goodall did her research. Travel to the park is by boat from Kigoma.
(Where Burton and Livingstone met)
You can enjoy long bush walks, climb the hills or snorkel in Lake
Tanganyika, which is the longest lake in the world and deepest lake
in Africa. Gombe Stream has about 250 species of fish. It is also
home to hippos, crocodiles, monitor lizards, red colobus, red &
blue tail monkeys and millions of birds.
Mountains is famous for its large population of the endangered chimpanzee.
It lies on the edge of Lake Tanganyika and it is one of the most
remote and most beautiful national parks in the whole of Africa.
It is also the home of the baboon, Sykes monkeys, red tailed, savannah
and colobus monkeys. It has perfect white-sand beaches and it is
known for fantastic sunsets over Lake Tanganyika. The habitat combines
rain forest, grasslands, bamboo and woodland. Climbing, snorkeling,
fishing and walking safaris are some of the activities. The best
time to visit is between May and October.
is the most important port city on Lake Victoria. It is a scenic
town on the shores of the lake with its countryside littered with
large granite kopjes. It has a lovely waterfront which has excellent
views of the lake in a relaxed setting. Mwanza is a perfect starting
point for your safari as it is just two hours drive from the Serengeti
National Park. It is near several other game reserves such as Rubondo
Island and other Game Reserves. Be welcomed by the friendliest Tanzanians.
You can enjoy long bush walks, visit scenic islands, go lake fishing,
take boat cruises and hikes, and expand your awareness by visiting