Tanzania is truly heaven on earth. This east African country is definitely one of the hottest destinations in world tourism. If you are in for luxury or adventure, here are 5 gorgeous places to check out in Tanzania.
This expedition is definitely not for the faint-hearted. However, if you are up to it, it provides you with the experience of a lifetime. Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s tallest mountain, so you need to dedicate at least seven-days to this adventure.
Mount Kilimanjaro is actually a dormant volcano and stands at 19,336 feet. It is daunting prospect, which gives you the utmost sense of accomplishment, if you make it to the top. There are agricultural fields and fresh meadows at the bottom. You will find snow at the peak.
Ruaha National Park
The Ruaha National Park is the largest national park in the country, tucked in the middle of this magnificent country. Many people tend not to check this park out because it is not easily accessible, but the wildlife and scenery makes it all worth your while. The expansive landscape is dotted with lions, buffalo, elephants, cheetah, giraffes, zebras, leopards, jackals and a slew of other wild dogs.
Zanzibar is a semi-automonous region off the coast of Tanzania. It comprises of Zanzibar, a big island and a cluster of smaller ones. Zanzibar is a wonderful place to visit, the white sandy beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean make it a must-see. The world heritage listed city is also decked in colorful history and traditional architecture. Ensure you visit the Sultan’s palace and take pictures.
Serengeti National Park
The Serengeti National Park is the oldest park in Tanzania and should be in every traveler’s itinerary. It is a world heritage site and one of the seven wonders of the modern world. The park is famous for the annual migration of over one million wildebeest and several hundred thousands of zebra. There are places to lodge and inhale this once in a life time experience.
The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest volcanic crater in the world, it existed over three million years ago when a large volcano exploded and collapsed on itself. In 1978, the site was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site which doubles as a playground for plenty of game as well. Watch out for the rare black rhino in these parts.