10 Reasons why Tanzania should be on your Wishlist

Tanzania. A Country in East Africa of unrivaled wildlife and beauty, with its ongoing conservation and care of wild places, an astonishing variety of wildlife. The space in Serengeti, the wildlife in Ngorongoro, the freedom in the Mahale Mountains, the welcoming Maasai people, the adventure in Nyerere national park, the tropical beaches, and crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean, the feeling of being close to the origin of where we come from, the simplicity of life and the adventure.

Tanzania invites you, travelers to the space and freedom of Africa’s wild places, travel in vehicles, get you on foot, take you to the shaded and peaceful campsite, glide on the golden grassy plains, meander on rivers and lakes, challenge yourself to Africa highest altitude and see quality wildlife. Tanzania will bring back a sense of excitement and wonder at being in the wild. With so much to see and do in Tanzania, here are 10 reasons why Tanzania should be on your wish list.

See the great wildebeest migration

If you are going on a safari, and you can’t choose which destination or country you want to go to. Ask yourself these questions? Do you want to see the great migration, and if the answer is yes, head to Tanzania, and see the great migration? Each year some 1.3 million wildebeest probably more.

They, together with some 300,000 zebra, embark on a journey across the Serengeti national park in Tanzania, and Maasai Mara national reserve in Kenya in search of green pasture and water, and on the way attendant predator’s lion, cheetah, hyena, and crocs larking. They roam these beautiful landscapes, setting boundaries, changing the scenery, altering the vegetation, and lying down the limits and lifestyle of just everything else that lives here.

As it is possible to see the wildebeest in Tanzania throughout the year and possibly see them going through two of their obstacle. Have a front-row seat, and witness the Wildebeest going through the Grumeti River and the huge 18-20 feet crocodiles hunting them, and admire the wildebeest crossing the Mara River with crocodiles waiting for a feast and the river current washing the weak ones down.

It is home to the big five

Planning a Safari to Tanzania or Africa then the big five quickly comes to mind, these incredible, magnificent, and fearsome animals are unique and splendid on their own. Witnessing any of the Big 5 will truly remain embedded for years to come.
The name big five was coined by hunters as the most dangerous animals to hunt on foot, and also they have a trophy in the form of horns, tusks, or skin. Visiting Tanzania national parks offers you an incredible chance to see them either on game drives or on a walking safari led by our well-trained guides and park rangers.

Spend time with the Maasai and Hadzabe Bushmen

As the world becomes more modernized the opportunity to go “back in time” Visiting the remote tribes is becoming rarer day by day. Tall, slim, and slender, the Maasai are nomadic cattle, sheep, and goats harder’s, and for the cattle are the most important social, economic, and political factor. Cattle are a sign of wealth and social standing, as well as a food source from a mixture of milk and blood tapped from a cow’s jugular vein.

The Maasai traditional homeland is the northern Tanzania in an area that has the most visited game parks and reserves, and are their fore the most visited by tourist. Considering these exposures to the western tourist, they still maintain remarkable facets of their original culture and identity.

Bushmen are short in stature and of a yellowish color, often living a hunter-gathering lifestyle. Their language contains a variety of distinct clicks. These are the very earliest of cultures of Africa, responsible for the ancient rock painting.

Although simplicity in explanation, Bushmen are genetically more similar scientific to the biblical first man than any other group elsewhere on the planet. Men of these groups hunt and tap honey while women gather fruits and roots.

Glide on the golden grass plains

The amazing balloon safari will give you a view of the beautiful African landscape from above which will be a very memorable experience. The balloon safari gives you an extensive view of the plains and its legendary African landscape, and you will love to capture the memories which your heart will never forget. You can even get a clear sight of animals like cheetah, lions, leopard elephants, buffalo, hippo, vultures, eagles, wildebeest, zebra, baboon, warthog, monkey, giraffe and different species of animals.

You can enjoy your balloon safari in Serengeti as well as in the Tarangire National Park and Ruah national park.

Home to the Primates.

Chimps trekking, like gorilla trekking, can be exciting beyond words. Chimps trekking is the best in Mahale Mountain and Rubondo Island national park. Watching the interaction of members of the troop of chimpanzees around you at close quarters is very entertaining, to get to the habituated group of chimps in the Mahale Mountains one need to climb up through the mountain forest on a network of simple cleared paths to get into touch with the chimps, and when one does the experience is extraordinary to the point of being bizarre
The chimpanzees go on with their lives –walking, sleeping, fighting, politicking, and eating as if you are not there. They take virtually no notice of visitors. This is perfect because you never feel like you are intruding. After spending the strictly controlled one hour with chimps, you leave the chimps and head to your accommodation. Enticing journeys are happy to take you to the home of our closest leaving relatives and experience these unique experiences.

Descend to the Ngorongoro crater

The Ngorongoro conservation area also contains the spectacular Ngorongoro crater (250Km. sq.), which is the world’s largest unbroken caldera in the eastern Great Rift Valley. There is a large population of wild ungulates in the crater, including the visible population of black rhino in their natural environment, the crater also has the world densest population of lions. The crater is the only conservation area in the world where visitors are likely to see elephants, rhino, lions, buffalo, and leopards within four hours, in the natural environment.

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest mountain (5,895 meters). To be in its presence either near or far, and to see the granular of its giant dome tower so far, far up into the sky above the surrounding plains is one of life’s travel experiences. You can but gaze at it in wonder and awe-inspiring and feel deeply
Humbled by the sheer magnitude of it. This is why many travelers want to get there, embrace it, climb it.
It is a volcano and rises alone out of an expensive landscape of hills and plains that are level. This makes it the world’s highest free-standing mountain as measured from the surrounding plains to its summit.

Finish your safari adventure with a stay at the tropical beaches

Zanzibar is an excellent place for a lovely vacation, it is a coastal region where you can find beautiful islands and amazing marine life. It will hypnotize you with its beauty, charm, and rich culture. It has a lot of surprises to offer to its travelers. You can enjoy adventurous sports in the water, like scuba diving. You can relax basking in the glory of the sun enjoying the sea view on Zanzibar beach holidays.
Zanzibar also has accommodation and facilities along with for every taste, Of course, stunning beach hotels and resorts sit on the northern and eastern coastlines, each offering barefoot luxury with breath-taking views across to the ocean. Here, you can do plenty of water sports such as snorkeling, diving, kayaking, and kite surfing.

The trend in the same land as lions

Walking safari puts you in closest to nature, suddenly your senses come to life –every sight, sound, and smell become intensely meaningful. Could that bush be an animal or how old are these lion tracks, I wonder what animals make these worn-out paths? Those giraffes are staring these side could they have seen us, that’s the excitement, walking safari crates.
Accompanied by well-trained guides and armed park rangers, walking safari lasts for three hours for short walks to ten hours for the long-day walk. The bush can be examined at a slow pace, allowing for more fascinating details on medicinal plants, animal droppings, use of senses than a safari solely on my vehicle. Guest can often approach the game quite closely, depending on the direction of the wind and the cover available.
Guides do not usually bring guests closer than is comfortable for them. Enticing journeys will lead you to these exciting experiences in Tarangire, Serengeti, Ruah, and Nyerere national park.

Enjoy boat safari in Nyerere national park

Take a break from the safari vehicle with a serene boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River, watching wildlife from the water is beautiful, and different way of game viewing, from a multitude of brightly colored birds to buffalo, hippos, crocodiles, and monitors – it’s a safari unlike any you’ll get on dry land. Lasting a few hours, your cruise takes you along the channel in search of the diverse bird and animal life that can be found along the shores of this manmade waterway.

If you are planning a safari to Tanzania, and to Serengeti National Park the monthly guideline should help you, were to be for epic game viewing. 

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