Category: Tanzania National Parks and Game Reserves

Tanzania National Parks and Game Reserves offer a lot more than game drives to view the spectacular wildlife!

Udzungwa Mountains National Park

Udzungwa Mountains National Park is situated approximately 350 km from Dar es Salaam and covers 1,990 sq km. The park is one of the most outstanding untouched, paradise and distinctive thrilling wilderness mountains forested with greatest altitudinal range of forest. The park has a high biodiversity of plants and animals. It is also a habitat to primates. With its high biodiversity it has some endemic species that can only be…

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is situated 118 km southwest of Arusha with the size of 2850 sq km offering the traveler spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife to view. It is well known for its elephant migration, abundant bird life and a serene authentic safari atmosphere. The park is the 6th largest National Park after Ruaha National Park, Serengeti National Park, Katavi National Park, Mikumi National Park and Mkomazi National Park. Its…

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park situated approximately 335km from Arusha, bordering Lake Victoria to the west and stretching north to Kenya covering an area of 14,763 sq km is one of the most visited National Parks in Tanzania. Its unique ecosystem has inspired many travelers, writers, photographers and scientists who visit the park. The strikingly beautiful park has been featured in many documentaries and declared a UNESCO World Heritage site and offers…

Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater is one of the showpieces of the larger Ngorongoro conservation area which was created when a large volcano erupted and collapsed two to three million years ago. The Crater was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978 and is one of the largest intact volcanic caldera in the world.  The diameter of the crater is approximately 19km and with walls of up to 600m in height. It…

Saanane Island National Park

Saanane Island National Park covers an area of 2.18 sq km consisting of three islets and aquatic environment.  The islets are situated on the southern part of the main Island. The park which was established as the first Zoo in Tanzania in 1964 was named after Mzee Saanane Chawandi who was the owner of the Island. The main objective why it was established was to promote and educate the people…