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Tanzania Destinations

Tanzania destinations is arguably one of Africa’s best-kept secrets playing host to some of the best National Parks in the world including the world-famous Serengeti National Park, the remote Selous Game Reserve, the baobab-filled Tarangire National Park, the spectacular Ruaha National Park, the chimpanzee conservancy of Mahale Mountains National Park and Arusha National Park, not to mention the other spectacular natural features such as the Ngorongoro Crater, the soda lake of Lake Manyara National Park and Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro. Explore the endless white beaches of the Tanzanian coastline and the tropical islands of Mafia, Pemba and Zanzibar. Not forgetting the Tanzania mainland – Swahili coast (Coastline of mainland Tanzania).

We can work with you to bring your safari within your budget range. Most of our trips are Suggested Itineraries, but you can vary them as you want. Let us know what your budget is and we will do our best to design a trip that gives you the experiences you want within the budget you set. Click here for our Safaris in Tanzania

Tanzania National Parks

The Serengeti
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… more info


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… more info

It is the vast number of baobabs that first capture the eye as you enter Tarangire National Park. The gently rolling countryside is dotted with these majestic trees, which seem to dwarf the animals that feed beneath them… more info

Arusha National Park
The Park on the foot of Mount Meru contains a diverse resident population of herbivores, primates and predators. It is not too spectacular, but It is just nearby Arusha, so you can visit the park on a day trip… more info

Kilimanjaro National Park
Mount Kilimanjaro is the crown of Tanzania. With an altitude of 5895m (19 340ft), it is the highest peak in Africa, the highest freestanding mountain in the world, and one of the largest volcanoes. more info

Ruaha is visually a treat, with wild landscapes of miombo forest and rolling woodlands, hills, rivers and plains. Due to its accessibility, it is hardly visited. The center of the reserve is the Great Ruaha River, with its deep pools and gorges, swirling rapids and excellent fishing… more info

This relatively small (3230 sq km) National Park lies 300 km west of Dar-es-Salaam and is the closest park to the capital. Although less spectacular regarding Flora and Fauna, the Mikumi national park obtains a good impression of the African animal world and is suitable for a short visit… more info

Udzungwa Mountains
Tanzania’s last established park contains the greatest altitudinal range of forests in East Africa – unbroken forest cover from lowland forest communities at below 250m above sea level to mountain communities at over 2,800m. Udzungwa National Park has one of the highest numbers of species endemism worldwide. ..more info

Rubondo Island
Tanzania’s 10th park major animal attraction is the abundance of sitatunga, an aquatic antelope that cannot be found in any other Park in Tanzania. Rubondo Island was declared Tanzania’s 10th National Park in 1977.. A protector to introduced mammal species, rare orchids and fish breeding grounds Rubondo is also more than just a watery wonderland. Deserted sandy beaches nestle against a cloak of virgin forest which is host to a rich abundance of mammals, reptiles, plant life and birds…. more info

Saadani Game Reserve
Saadani National Park was only gazetted in 2003 and is the only park in Tanzania with ocean frontage. The park itself is unique to the rest of east Africa combining a variety of ecosystems including bush, beach and river. Some of the animals do come down to the beach and you can occasionally see some in the surf.. ..more info

Protected Areas of Tanzania

Ngorongoro Crater
Also called the eights wonder of the world, this heritage center shelters the most beautiful wildlife haven on earth. Ngorongoro has over 20,000 large animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino, protected within its rim… more info

Nyerere National Park (Formerly Selous Game Reserve)
The Selous is the most remote and unexplored game protected area in Africa with 54,600 square km. There are only few tourists….. the Selous is not yet discovered by the mainstream of visitors to Tanzania, also because he is difficult to access… more info

Gombe Stream National Park – Chimpanzee Reserve
Gombe Stream is Tanzania’s smallest park (52 sq. km) and is home of the world famous chimp reserve. It is located 16 km north of Kigoma on the shore of Lake Tanganyika in western Tanzania…more info

Other places of interest

Usambara Mountains
It has been dubbed the “Galapagos” of the plant world. This incredibly beautiful and lush area is a welcome retreat from Tanzania’s Game Parks and cities. The mountain region is ideal for hiking…more info

Lake Eyasi and Lake Natron
Tourists hardly know this wild, still nearly unexplored landscape, and you will be particularly impressed of it. One of the most original landscapes in East Africa is the area around the soda Lake : home of the Maasai, which live here still in traditional way and are hardly influenced of the modern culture….. more info

Olmoti and Empakaai Craters
Close to the Ngorongoro Crater there are two more craters, less famous and less visited, but very interesting for a Walking Safaris off the beaten track. Both craters offers you the rare sense of pure solitude and peace, found only in remote, pristine places…. more info

Olduvai Gorge
Olduvai Gorge is a canyon carved by water through the southern part of the Serengeti Plain. The gorge is about 50 km long and in some places 90 metres deep. It drains the slopes of the nearby mountains plus the Serengeti Plain. Its chief claim to fame is the rich treasure-trove of human and animal fossils that it has yielded…. more info

Pare Mountains
The Pare Mountains are part of the Eastern Arc Mountains, an isolated range of ancient massifs that stretch form the Taita Hills in southeastern Kenya into Tanzania, where the range includes the Pare Mountains, East and West Usambara and the Ulugurus near Morogoro and the Udzungwa Mountains. They all offer a range of affordable activities based around guided walks in the mountains and their forests, and encounters with the rural culture of the Pare tribe, who have been living in the mountains for the last six hundred years….. more info

We are dedicated to plan your perfect personal Tanzania Safari

We are a Zanzibar and Arusha based tour operator and have been in the travel business for the past 20 years specializing in Tanzania travel. Our staff originates from the region, with perfect knowledge about African wildlife and the different cultures. We are dedicated to helping you plan your perfect private Safari, with expert, informed advice whether you are a first time or experienced traveler. At Tanzania Adventure, we do not have regular departures like most tour operators in Tanzania, instead we customise each itinerary to suit the individual’s or group’s wishes. Your timings are only limited by flight schedules – and your imagination!

We are specialised in honeymoon travel, Safari in an exclusive African style and Zanzibar holidays in romantic hotels on Zanzibar, furthermore in group travel, family Safaris and budget camping Safaris. Click here for our Safaris in Tanzania.

Zanzibar-mystical Island in the Indian Ocean

Although your Tanzania safari is sure to be one of the most memorable and satisfying travel experiences you’ll ever enjoy, there are more wonders to behold. A different kind of adventure awaits those of you who decide to extend their travel to East Africa and visit the mystical, beautiful island of Zanzibar (see Zanzibar map). We offer different packages on Zanzibar, in luxury hotels Zanzibar, beautiful bungalows hotels and beach resorts. This part of the journey is a retreat, a chance to find an earthly paradise in an unexpected mystical place. Click here for our Special Offer, 14 days Safari and Zanzibar!

If this sounds to you like the sort of African safari travel adventure you are looking for, browse on.….
Click here for an overview of all private Safaris in Tanzania we offer.