10 Exciting Things to Do Alone in Tanzania

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Traveling alone is an adventure in itself that allows you to grow and explore your inner self! It’s one of the best ways to rediscover yourself and explore the beauty around you. Pack your bags, hop on a plane and come straight to Tanzania because this is your ideal solo travel destination. Keep reading to discover ten exciting things that you can do in Tanzania ALONE!

  1. Trek to The Top of Mount Kilimanjaro 

Topping the list is the breathtaking trek of Mount Kilimanjaro! It is the ideal thing to do alone as the mountain's lush greenery will captivate your attention and will keep you engaged at all times with its beautiful small waterfalls, vibrant bird species, and the rewarding view from the top of the mountain.  

  1. Witness the Great Migration

A visit to Tanzania is incomplete without viewing the Great Wildebeest migration in the Serengeti plains. The mesmerizing view will sweep you off your feet and amaze you. The feeling of watching the migration in real life is truly surreal.

  1. Stroll Through the Kivukoni Fish Market

The hustling and bustling Kivukoni Fish Market of Dar es Salaam is the best representation of Tanzania's unfiltered and raw life. Pick up your camera gear and get into the crowd to capture the spirit of the lively market!

  1. Dive and Snorkel in The Warm Waters of Zanzibar

Zanzibar island is known for its top-notch water activities. Dive deep into the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean and experience the serene beauty of the underwater ecosystem. There are many professional divers, surfers and snorkelers there to guide you so you’re going to be safe!

  1. Taste the Spicy Tanzanian Cuisine

The Swahili food of Tanzania is finger-lickin’ good! Made from a unique blend of spices and the freshest seafood, you’ll surely enjoy munching on their delicious dishes.

  1. Surf Through the Rough Waters

If you're an adventure enthusiast and looking for an adrenaline rush, this is the best activity for you. The shallow and crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean are safe and ideal for beginners who want to try kitesurfing.

  1. Experience the Thrilling Bike Safari

Nothing beats a thrilling bike safari through the rocky roads of Arusha, the foothills of Meru and Kilimanjaro, and the rough trails around Lake Manyara. Keep your eye out for adorable herbivore pedestrians while riding solo.   

  1. The Adventurous Chimpanzee Trekking

Go on a chimp trek in the Mahale Mountains and observe the raw lives of the wild chimpanzee from up close. It is ideal for solo travelers as the chimps are at their best when there are not many people around them. 

  1. The Picturesque Hot Air Balloon Ride

Give yourself a gift of viewing the vast lush plains of Tanzania as the sun rises. This one of the most exquisite things you can do alone and have the best time of your life. It’s best for travelers who love their “me-time”!

  1. Visit the Iraqw Village

Explore and learn about the tradition of Tanzania by visiting the Iraqw village. Spend some quality time with the tribes and get up close and personal with their day-to-day activities without feeling like an outsider.

So, what are you waiting for? Explore Tanzania’s beauty on your own! While you’re there, don’t forget to check out the Expert Guide on Selous Game Reserve

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