Selous

Located in south-east Tanzania in a remote and little-visited part of the country, the Selous Game Reserve is currently Africa’s largest protected wildlife reserve and covers more than 5% of Tanzania’s total area (54,600 km² /21,081 square miles). It’s rivers, hills, and plains are home to typical animals of the savanna such as  elephants, hippopotami, […]

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Category: Countries, Tanzania
Lake Manyara

Lake Manyara National Park is at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment and comprises of a diverse range of habitats ranging from the rift wall, ground water forest, acacia woodlands, open grasslands, the shore of the soda lake – Lake Manyara and, finally, the lake itself.

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Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a conservation area situated 180 km (112 miles) west of Arusha Town in northern Tanzania near the border of Kenya. The conservation area is administered by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority, part of the Tanzanian government. It covers an area of 8,288 km² (3,200 square miles). The Ngorongoro Crater is […]

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Tanzania

Very similar to Kenya, Tanzania gained it’s independence in 1964. It has not benefited from the same growth and popularity as Kenya. However, Tanzania’s highlights are equal if not surpasses Kenya. Including the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Kilimanjaro all within a stone throw from Nairobi. Let’s not forget the rustic and wilder Selous, […]

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Serengeti Overland

Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park and World Heritage Site. Annually it sees a massive migration of 2 million animals on the open plains (more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelle join the over a million wildebeest’s journey for grazing. During the migration over 8000 calves are born daily.

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Amboseli

Amboseli lies immediately North West of Mt. Kilimanjaro, on the border with Tanzania. Amboseli was established as a reserve in 1968 and gazetted as a National Park in 1974. The Park covers 392 km2, and forms part of the much larger 3,000 Km2 Amboseli ecosystem. Large concentrations of wildlife occur here in the dry season, […]

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Category: Countries, Tanzania