What Are The Unique Places To Visit In Tanzania? Tanzania is a country, which is located on the Eastern Coast of Africa, and it is richly blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, diverse landscapes, rich cultural heritage and many others. This country offers a wealth of unique and unfordable places to explore such as; from the iconic plains of the Serengeti to the stunning beaches of Zanzibar. Therefore, in the context below; we will delve more about the journey through the must-visit destinations that are found within this captivating East African country and some of these include;
Serengeti National park.
Serengeti national park is situated in the Northern region of Tanzania and it was officially established as a national park in 1951 covering a total surface area of about 14,763 square kilometers. The Tanzania National Park Authority is managing this national park and it is considered as a most visited game park recorded that it receives approximately around 350,000 visitors per year. More so, Serengeti national park is famously known for its massive annual migration of the wildebeests and it hosts a large population of zebras, which are usually, spotted moving around the national park seeking for new pasture and also while they move from their breeding grounds from the north to the grassy southern plains. Serengeti national park is also dominated and surrounded by the vast savannah plains, dotted with acacia trees, which all provide a backdrop for the spectacular wildlife species.
Ngorongoro crater is known to be a massive volcanic caldera, which harbours an extra ordinary ecosystem, and it is located within the northern region of Tanzania. It was established during 1959 and it covers a total surface area of about 8,292 square kilometers. The Ngorongoro conservation area authority and its Unesco World Heritage site, which receives over 500,000 visitors per year, are managing Ngorongoro crater. More so, the Ngorongoro crater is also commonly referred to as the “eighth wonder of the world” and it is considered as a haven to a diverse wide range of wildlife species such as; lions, African elephants, rhinos and many others. Therefore, the unique setting and the high concentration of many wildlife species which makes it a prime destination for safari enthusiast to visit.
Mount Kilimanjaro is ranked as Africa’s highest peak and one of the main tourist attractions in the country. This mountain is famously known for its snow caped summit and its surrounding plains, which provides a good experience to the adventurous travelers as they get opportunities to conquer the roof of Africa. More so, there are very many trekking routes available that tourists can go through in order to reach the summit of the mountain however, trekking to this mountain is best for individuals who are physically fit and have good hiking skills. In addition, while at the top of the mountain tourists get to blessed with the stunning views of the diverse ecosystem more especially as they ascend.
The Zanzibar Archipelago is a perfect destination to visit because it consists of several beautiful islands for example; Zanzibar being the most famous and commonly visited. This is a UNESCO World Heritage site, which boasts a narrow winding street surrounded with historical buildings and a rich blend of Swahili, Arabs and European influences. More so, there are pristine beaches, coral reefs, spice plantations which also make Zanzibar a perfect destination to visit for relaxation and good cultural experience.
And apart from the above mentioned, there are more destinations where tourists can visit while on a safari in Tanzania and some of these include; Serous game reserve, Mikumi national park which always commonly referred to as “a mini Serengeti”, Ruaha national park, Lake Manyara national park, Mahale mountains national park and olduvai gorge which is a perfect place for those individuals who are more interested in archaeology and human evolution.
Contact our trusted tour operators for more information about the unique places to visit in the country and then book with our tours and travel companies such as; Focus East Africa Tours who offer the best tour packages while on your safari in Tanzania.