Tanzania Safari Holidays
Tanzania safari offer both luxury and adventure wildlife experience of its own kind. Starting from its endless savannahs home to hundreds of animal species then hike the tallest peak on the continent and wind up your trip by relaxing on the tropical beaches of Zanzibar is thrilling. Furthermore one may opt to visit the locals, spend some days with them for best African cultural experiences.
The big size of the country and its diverse landscapes has made the Tanzania Safari destinations to be split into three major zones. The northern Tanzania Safari comprises of the famous Serengeti National park and Ngorongoro crater and south Ruaha and Selous. A large number of tourists visit the north due to the easy accessibility of its parks. On the other hand the southern is the best for travelers whose prefer privacy while the western Tanzania safari destination is the most luxurious of all.
Northern Tanzania Safari Destinations
Ngorongoro Crater Safaris
Lake Manyara Safaris
Kilimanjaro Climbing Safaris
Arusha National Park Safaris
Oldoinyo Lengai Safaris
All parks in northern Tanzania Safari circuit are located within an accessible distance from each other which enable travelers to visit almost the entire circuit in a single trip of few days. Some parks are also share the same ecosystem like Lake Manyara and Tarangire. Animals use to migrate between the two parks. The Tarangire is the best spot for night drives in the northern Tanzania safari circuit. The park also offers an incredible game viewing experience with its huge number of elephants. In the north west of Lake Manyara about 75 km drive located the Ngorongoro crater which is home to a huge number of the big 5. The Ngorongoro conservation area is also popular for its multiple land use between the wildlife and the Maasai people. On your trip to Tanzania northern circuit you can also enjoy the colorful culture of the maasai people or visit the only remaining hunters and gatherer tribe in East Africa region the Hadzabe.
The Serengeti National Park which shares its ecosystem with the Ngorongoro Conservation area to the south and to the north with Maasai Mara is the home to largest number predators on Earth. The Great wildebeest Migration widely observed in Serengeti National park where this huge number of mammals wonders for over 9 months each year. To explore this vast savannah land full of adventures and wildlife one can spend three days but if have limited time 2 days can also be enough.
For Mountaineer the northern Tanzania safari offers various mountains climbing options. If you want to climb the highest peak on the continent the Mount Kilimanjaro or the second tallest mountain in the country The Mount. Meru you are welcome. The most popular and scenery trail to the summit of Kilimanjaro is the Machame route. The number of days require to climb through this route is 7 days. There are other 5 routes established to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.