Top Places to Visit in Tanzania

Home to the greatest wilderness safari in Eastern Africa, Tanzania is the back woods mecca. It inhabits some of the most celebrated national parks of the world that the rarest of animals dwell in. Besides being the hub focal point of the “big five” beautiful beasts, Tanzania’s offshores have plenty of eye-candy in the form of marine parks and exotic Arabic beaches. There are thousands of historical World Heritage Sites that endure in Tanzania and whoever is not interested in ancient paraphernalia or voodoo relics would just absolutely love catching the elephants and hippos swimming in lakes.

  • Serengeti

The Serengeti National Park is a massive land of treeless savannah with god knows how many beasts residing and looking for a feast. Where there are a hundred national parks in Tanzania, Serengeti is no doubt the largest drawing thousands, even millions of tourists every year. Though the park is a sight for sore eyes all year, people visit Serengeti in the seasons they would love to explore the most. March to May are the torrential rain seasons whereas, June to October are quite chilly however, the most beautiful season is in initial May or June when you get to see the zebras and other fauna migrating.


  • Mount Kilimanjaro

Situated amongst another wonderfully renowned national park lies the Mount Kilimanjaro of Tanzania. Other than being the most repeatedly visited Tanzanian fascination, the mountain is also Africa’s loftiest peak. Surprisingly enough the Kilimanjaro National Park, though visited for its own wonders is more frequently visited to simply admire the frost-capped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro while, many expeditioners also love to hike or hill-walk. It is a World Heritage Site that materialized naturally with the help of volcanic eruptions that took place in the ice age. From the elevated farmlands to slumping rainforests to alpine grazing land and stellar landscapes the place is thick with splendor.


  • Tropical Islands

A brilliant way to soak underneath the warm and jovial sun is to bathe on the buoyant beaches offshore Tanzania. The extensive Zanzibar islands dipped in a Swahili and Arabic cultural mix have some of the unsurpassed beaches in the world, great for cooling of the African heat. Their titled surfs that vary from every angle you watch are what they are known for. Then there are the Mafia and Pemba archipelagos that are a whole new level of environmental and geographical wonder. Treasured for snorkeling, rollerblading, scuba diving, colorful marine life, coral orchards and unquestionably cerulean waters the tropical islands of Tanzania are filled with awe.


  • Ngorongoro

Sedentary between the illustrious Lake Manyara and Serengeti is the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Grazing land for the wandering Masaai tribe and probably one of the most widespread wildlife screening areas in Africa. It is also home to the massive volcanic Ngorongoro Crater that attracts all kinds of beasts due to its naturally flowing infinite supply of water especially the big 5 (the rhinos, lions, elephants, leopards and buffalos). The Olduvai Gorge is also a striking paleoanthropological site of Tanzania in Ngorongoro that further enhanced the knowledge of primeval mankind through the intriguing skulls and bone wreckages found. A most interesting site to visit due to its superb animal-watching, historical importance and of course it being a UNESCO site which is reason enough.

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