SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
The Serengeti and Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve form Africa's most famous wildlife park. The annual wildebeest migration through the Seregenti and the Masai Mara is the largest mass movement of land mammals on the planet — with more than a million animals following the rains. Large prides of lions, elephants, giraffe are also in this migration. Aside from traditional vehicle safaris, hot-air balloon rides over the Serengeti plains has become an essential viewing of Africa.
Located in Northern Tanzania, the Ngorongoro Crater is best known for its natural beauty and abundance of diverse wildlife; which makes it one of Africa's most popular safari destinations. Surrounded by Tanzania's highlands, this UNESCO-listed crater is said to be the world's largest intact volcanic caldera. It is famed as one of Tanzania's best tourist attractions offering visitors an array of wonderful activities including excellent bird watching, trekking, wildlife viewing, mountain biking, visiting a local Maasai village or an excursion to the magnificent Olduvai Gorge.
TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Tarangire National Park, sits within Tanzania's spectacular Mantra Region, and is an awe-inspiring national park consisting of granite ridges, river valleys, mixed vegetative landscapes and free-roaming wildlife. During the annual dry season the Tarangire River is a magnet for thirsty wildlife. Large herds of elephant, wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, and hartebeest all gather and not surprisingly, the predators follow. Tarangire is also the one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelope such as oryx and gerenuk are seen regularly. This area is also known for its spectacular baobab trees, the breathtaking views of the Masaai Steppe and the majestic mountains to the south.
Kilimanjaro's snow-capped peak is one of the most iconic sights in Africa. Straddling the Kenya/Tanzania border, the iconic Mount Kilimanjaro rises up to an impressive 5,896 meters above sea level. It is one of the world's highest volcanoes, the highest mountain on the African continent and it's the hightest free-standing mountain on earth making it an international destination for tourist from around the globe. Let within the Kilimanjaro National Park, Mt. Kilimanjaro emerges from the plains of Tanzania and boasts dense tropical rainforest, glacial ice fields, diverse moorlands, and mystical moonscapes. The activities in this area are endless as you can enjoy the challenge of hiking the mountain, explore lush forested foothills or soak up the breathtaking views.
Tanzania is truly a unique and must visit while visiting Africa. Travelers from around the world visit Tanzania to partake in some of the areas famous tourist experiences such as a relaxing seaside vacation to islands like Zanzibar, an underwater tour of some of the world's most renowned dive sites in the Spice Islands, a safari in Africa's most impressive game reserves or a hiking excursion around Mt. Kilimanjaro National Park. Along your adventures, you will undoubtedly be welcome by some of the friendly inhabitants that feature over 120 different ethnic groups. With all of this diversity to offer, the most difficult part of your Tanzanian experience is likely to be deciding where to go.