PLACES IN TANZANIA
SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
One of the most iconic national parks in the world. Its endless plains host the most extraordinary land-based migrations on the planet. It is also one of the best places in Africa to observe all of the Africa’s big cats.
Often described as a natural Noah’s Ark, the expansive crater of this extinct volcano provides home and shelter to an estimated 30,000 animals.
TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
A lifeline during the dry season, animals from the surrounding area flock to the Silale swamp in the heart of the park to feed, bath and drink in the waters of the Tarangire river; the only source of water in the region during the dry season.
RUBONDO ISLAND NATIONAL PARK
Located southeast of the famed Lake Victoria is the island of Rubondo. The largest island-based National Park in Africa is home to elephants, giraffes and sitatunga, as well as a colony of chimpanzees who have found sanctuary on the island.
NYERERE NATIONAL PARK
As well as hosting one of the biggest populations of wild dogs in Africa, Nyerere’s herds of giraffe, water safaris and breathtaking landscapes make it one of the most fascinating national parks to explore.
RUAHA NATIONAL PARK
One of the best kept secrets in Tanzania, Ruaha hosts 10% of the world’s lion population, as well as the largest concentration of elephants in Africa. You’ll also spot the African wild dogs, in addition to a multitude of other species.
Usangu is one of the most important wetlands in Tanzania and critical to the balance of the Ruaha-Rungwa ecosystem. A place where travelers rarely arrive, so you will enjoy safaris in which you will feel like a true explorer. Mega herds of antelopes, giraffes, elephants, lions and a great diversity of species is what you can see during your adventure.
KATAVI NATIONAL PARK
In the remote Tanzanian West lies the undiscovered Katavi National Park. Herds of thousands of buffalo, concentrations of over 200 hippos and its large elephants are some of the species you will see as you explore Katavi.
MAHALE NATIONAL PARK
From the shores of the famous Lake Tanganyika, in Western Tanzania, rise the Mahale Mountains that give the name to the National Park. It is home to one of the largest populations of chimpanzees in the entire African continent.