Tanzania is one of the best destinations in East Africa boasting of its extensive parks, breathtaking landscapes and a home to big game plus the wildebeest. Tanzania is remarkably East Africa’s largest country and it has total of about 16 parks and 29 game reserves. Sprawling in East Africa, Tanzania is surrounded by Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Malawi, Indian Ocean and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

The Northeastern part of Tanzania comprises of many beautiful volcanoes formed due to great rift valley formation. They include Ol Donyo, Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru making it the country’s iconic landmarks today that safari-goers on Tanzania safaris go to explore. In the Northwest, Tanzania features one of the world’s largest fresh lakes-Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika as the deepest lake in African continent. As you get to the central part of Tanzania, you can be amazed by the vast plateau of plains and arable land featuring humid or hot eastern shores.

Why Tanzania safaris?

Tanzania safaris introduce safari goers to the country’s 4 main wilderness areas each offering unique and memorable experiences. They include The Northern Safari Circuit which is remarkably the most visited region. This region hosts the country’s premier destinations such as The Ngorongoro Conservation Area/Crater, Lake Manyara National Park a home to the tree climbing lions, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tarangire National Park and Serengeti National Park-wildebeest migration destination.

Tanzania is a remarkable destination, offering more than wildebeest but also magical coastline, islands, beaches making it holidaymakers’ most preferred honeymoon/beach destination in East Africa. A huge concentration of beaches and splendid islands are along Zanzibar Archipelago.

Western area has the iconic tourist sites like Mahale Mountains National Park a home to country’s chimpanzees and Katavi National Park.

The Southern part features great destinations as well, consisting of Ruaha National Park with Tanzania’s hidden secrets.

The wildebeest migration.

While on Tanzania safari, the Great Migration is the iconic attraction and experience most safari-goers make their trip to Endless Plains of Serengeti National Park. It is a dramatic annual event in which about 2 million wildebeest plus other grazers can be watched as they cross through the Serengeti and Masai-Mara eco-system.

The Great Migration starts from July to October and this can be witnessed on the Northern Serengeti Endless Plains. This is a period when nearly millions of these creatures cross over to the Mara River making it the most ideal time to go enjoy the Great Migration. From December to March, wildebeest are spotted around the Southern area specifically at Ndutu which is in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The wildebeest begin giving birth around December to early March.

Serengeti National Park is suitably positioned in the Northwest within the Northern Safari Circuit. It is one of the largest parks in East Africa and Tanzania, covering up to 14763sq.kms of land area. Aside from wildebeest, Serengeti also houses the big game, zebras, gazelles, birds and

Serengeti National Park also features among the extensive parks in Tanzania occupying over 14763sq.kms of land area. It is found along the Northwestern part of the country and makes up the popular Tanzania’s Northern Safari Circuit. This park protects the world’s popular wildebeest, the big game, gazelles, zebras, birds.

Other parks and attractions to visit on Tanzania safaris.

Tanzania is generally blessed with many other protected areas and world’s iconic attractions besides Serengeti. These include the Ngorongoro Crater known for its huge profusion of animals account for about 30,000 species of wildlife; Tarangire National Park famous for its large numbers of African elephants, Lake Manyara National Park the best place in Tanzania to see the tree climbing lions, Mount Kilimanjaro National Park which shelters Mount Kilimanjaro hikers’ paradise, Zanzibar Island a magical honeymoon and beach holiday safari destination, Ruaha National Park, Mahale and Gombe National Park.

On Tanzania safari, safari goers have plenty of exciting activities to keep throughout including game drives, watching the great wildebeest migration, bird watching, nature walks, mountaineering, Stone Town tours, Chimpanzee tracking, beach holiday, honeymoon tours, snorkeling to mention but a few.

Best time to travel.

Safari goers can arrange Tanzania safaris throughout the year. But the dry months are the best in case of visitors who are interested in watching the great migration, game drives, mountaineering and others. The drier months of the year; June, July, August and September and December to February (these are most ideal if you want to witness wildebeests giving birth).

Ensuring that you have a successful Tanzania holiday safari you must pack right. Begin with good safari shoes or hiking boots for mountain climbers, camera and should possess extra batteries, medical kit, insect repellent, pair of binoculars, carry clothes that blend well with vegetation, bottled water, sunscreen, sun hat, toiletries, trousers, sweater, rain jacket or poncho.

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