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Tanzania National Parks and Safari Attractions

Tanzania's National Parks and Game Reserves are home to an incredible variety of wildlife, flora and even cultures. There's the Serengeti where you can enjoy the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra; the Ngorongoro Crater; Gombe Steam Reserve where Jane Goodall studied chimpanzees; Selous and Ruaha soon to be Africa's largest national park. Sunset Africa Safari offers safari services to the Northern Tanzania National Parks - Serengeti, Tarangire, Lake Manyara and The Ngorongoro Conservation area, nonetheless, we also offer safari to the other Tanzania national parks with prior arrangements

Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti is known as one of the best wildlife sanctuary in the world, especially renown for the migration of animals. Every year more than a million wildebeest and zebras travel through the park. A Serengeti Safari is a must for visitors of Tanzania. The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania offers the absolute classic African safari setting. The grasslands make the Serengeti fantastic for spotting lion kills because you can see the whole spectacle clearly. Sereneti National Park - TanzaniaThe migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra starts here and because it's much larger than the Masai Mara in Kenya it is also less touristy. Covering an area of 14,763 square kilometers, equal in size to Northern Ireland, the world famous Serengeti National Park is Tanzania's oldest park, and one of the world's last great wildlife refuges. It is contiguous with Kenya's Masai Mara Game Reserve and stretches as far as Lake Victoria to the West. Its name comes from the Masai word 'Siringet', meaning 'endless plains'. The Serengeti ecosystem supports the greatest remaining concentration of plains game in Africa, including more than three million large mammals. It is the sanctuary of an estimated four million different animals and birds. The animals roam the park freely and in the spectacular migrations, huge herds of wild animals move to other areas of the park in search of greener grazing grounds ... more about Serengeti National Park in Tanzania

Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara is a relatively small national park but it's incredibly diverse. The park is on the "Northern Circuit" and will often be combined with a visit to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro. Lake Manyara National Park - TanzaniaLake Manyara boasts plenty of elephants, tree-climbing lions, leopards, and more than 400 species of birds including flocks of pink flamingos. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, the park is recognized for its incredible beauty. Wildlife at Lake Manyara is not restricted to birdlife only. You can see many game animals such as Buffalo, Elephant, Giraffe, Impala, hippo.This relatively small park is divided into five distinct vegetation zones: ground-water forest, marshland and reed beds, open grasslands and acacia woodland. In a single day, a visitor may see elephant, buffalo, zebra, hippo and the curious lions which have a habit of resting in trees. Sheltering under the massive escarpment of the Great Rift Valley, and covering an area of 325 sq. km, this park is a flash of green amid an otherwise parched landscape. A line of springs support the lush vegetation of a groundwater forest, where blue monkeys, baboons and the curious-looking silvery-cheeked hornbill live, among the more than 350 bird species, the most profuse being the flamingo... more about Lake Mnayara National Park in Tanzania

Tarangire National Park

It is the vast number of baobabs that first capture the eye as you enter Tarangire National Tarangire National Park - TanzaniaPark. The gently rolling countryside is dotted with these majestic trees, which seem to dwarf the animals that feed beneath them Tarangire, like Lake Manyara, is often combined with a visit to the larger, better known Serengeti and Ngorongoro parks. But during the dry season, the river beds just teem with animals and it's well worth a trip. Tarangire is a good place to enjoy a walking safaris. The park's permanent water supply ensures a huge and varied animal population, especially during the dry season when it rivals that of the Serengeti. The animals include large herds of elephants, rhino, buffalo, zebra, lesser and greater kudu, eland, wildebeest, hartebeest, Gerenuk, impala and fringe-eared oryx. This attractive park, with its statuesque baobab trees, is the main refuge for wildlife from the surrounding part of the Great Rift Valley during the dry season. It is also an excellent place for birdwatching. The best birdwatching months are October to May.... more about Tarangire National Park in Tanzania

Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park located on the foot of Mount Meru contains a diverse resident population of herbivores, primates and predators. Arusha National Park is just nearby Arusha, so you can visit the park on a day trip. This relatively small park is divided into five Arusha National Park - Tanzaniadistinct vegetation zones: ground-water forest, marshland and reed beds, open grasslands and acacia woodland. In a single day, a visitor may see elephant, buffalo, zebra, hippo and the curious lions which have a habit of resting in trees.

Arusha National Park shelters under the massive escarpment of the Great Rift Valley, and covers an area of 325 sq. km, this park is a flash of green amid an otherwise parched landscape. A line of springs support the lush vegetation of a groundwater forest, where blue monkeys, baboons and the curious-looking silvery-cheeked hornbill live. Arusha National Park has three distinct zones: Ngurdoto Crater (often called the 'mini-Ngorongoro'); the shallow alkaline Momella Lakes fed by underground streams (upon which rest thousands of lesser and greater flamingoes, and many migrant birds (can be seen between May and October); and the densely forested slopes of Mount Meru (one of the rewarding mountains to climb in Africa and where, among other animal species, live blue monkeys and beautiful black and white colobus monkeys). Other attractions in the park include the elephant, giraffe, buffalo, zebra, hippo, various antelopes, leopard and hyena. The park is 21 km from Arusha on the main Arusha to Moshi road. A network of gravel roads and tracks navigable by two wheel-drive vehicle link the park's main features and viewing points. Nevertheless, a few roads require 4WD vehiclese than 350 bird species, the most profuse being the flamingo .... more about Arusha National Park in Tanzania

Kilimanjaro National Park

Mount Kilimanjaro is the crown of Tanzania. With an altitude of 5,895m (19 340ft), it is the highest peak in Africa, the highest freestanding mMount Kilimanjaro National Park - Tanzaniaountain in the world, and one of the largest volcanoes. Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak. The mountain, a dormant volcano, has two peaks - Kibo and Mawezi, which are surrounded by dense forests full of dazzling variety of flora and fauna.

Hiking to the summit of this majestic mountain is very popular since it doesn't require ropes or climbing experience, just good planning and determination. While most people visit the park to climb Kilimanjaro, there's also a crater lake and some nice hiking opportunities on the plateaus. The snow-covered splendor of the highest mountain in Africa is visible on a clear day from more than 250 kms away ... more about Mount Kilimanjaro National Park

Ngorongoro Crater / Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Also called the eighth wonder of the world, this heritage center shelters the most beautiful wildlife haven on earth. Ngorongoro has over 2Ngorongoro Crater / Ngorongoro Conservation Area - Tanzania0,000 large animals including some of Tanzania's last remaining black rhino, protected within its rim.  The Ngorongoro Conservation area in Tanzania includes the world's largest crater which acts as a natural enclosure for almost every species of wildlife found in East Africa. The Maasai still live within the conservation area, and it's also home to Olduvai where some of man's earliest remains have been found.

The vast protected area of Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area stretches from Lake Natron (the breeding ground for East Africa's flamingos) in the northeast, to Lake Enyasi in the south, and Lake Manyara to the East ... more info about the Ngorongoro Conservation Area/Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania
 

 

 
 
 
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