Tanzania is home to many diverse and unique wildlife species, some of which are even listed as endangered! It’s home to the highest mountain in Africa, the world’s highest free standing, as well as some of the largest National Parks of Africa, including the famous Serengeti National Park and the mighty Selous. This country is the best place to visit if you’re looking forward to a wild and adventurous vacation!
Here are some of the most amazing places to visit for your wild vacation in Tanzania:
This wonderful place is home to one of the largest national parks of Tanzania. The diversity of birds and mammals in this area is exceptional and owing to the annual ‘Great Migration’ of over 2 million animals, this place has also been termed as one of “USA Today’s Seven Wonders of the World”. The natural migration is stunning and thousands of tourists from all over the world visit this place to actually see the migration in process. There are about 3,000 lions in the Serengeti so if you want a wild and adventurous vacation, you should definitely pay this place a visit.
Selous Game Reserve
This game reserve has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site owing to its diverse wildlife population. You can find all kinds of animals here ranging from the endangered African wild dog to lions and crocodiles. Moreover, the ecosystem of this game reserve has largely been undisturbed, making it an important natural site.
What could be more adventurous and wilder than visiting and trying to climb the tallest mountain in Africa? Located in Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is the most towering mountain of Africa. What’s more is that this is not the only fascinating feature about the mountain! This Mount has three separate volcanic openings and It’s made up of many hardened layers of volcanic eruptions. Dare to climb this Mount?
Rubondo Island Camp
If you’re looking for an adventurous camp that will give you a taste of the wild out there, this camp should definitely be on your bucket list. The natural beauty of the Island has been successfully preserved! The Island isn’t crowded at all and you’ll never get tired of looking at the diverse wildlife around you! From unique birds to elephants, this Island has them all!
This wonderful and scenic, completely unspoiled island has a lot to offer, ranging from its annual whale shark season, adventurous water sports to its fulfilling fishing experience! If you’re looking for a peaceful yet adventurous escape from the populated mainland of Tanzania, then Mafia Island is exactly where you should head over to!
The Ngorongoro Volcanic Crater is a spectacular sight to visit owing to its majestic natural beauty as well as the abundance of diverse wildlife all around it. This crater is thought to have been formed about 2.5 million years ago and it’s been largely untouched since then!
Lake Manyara National Park
Situated adjacent to the Great Rift Valley wall, this is one of the smaller but by no means not less rewarding parks. Manyara’s alkaline lake is world famous for its incredible flamingo population, being one of their few breeding grounds in the world. The park is also famous for its tree climbing lions that can often be seen close up. Numerous antelope roam the plains around the lake, as well as the dense forests along the rift valley wall.
So, what are you waiting for? Book your trip to Tanzania today by heading over to our “flights” section! If you’re still not convinced, here are 10 reasons to visit Serengeti in Tanzania!