From the peaks of Mt.Kilimanjaro to the vast Serengeti Park, Tanzania is a country that is well endowed with nature’s marvels. Hence the country gets its reputation as a preferred tourist destination in Africa for most travelers.
As a nation and travel destination, Tanzania is considered to be relatively safe with thousands of people mostly tourists visiting the country on yearly basis.
There are many languages spoken in the country however, Swahili and English have become the primary languages in the nation. The use of these two languages does not hinder multilingualism as other international languages such as French, Spanish, Italian just to mention but a few are in use as well.
Tanzania has a tropical climate with long rains in April to May, short rains in November-December, the hottest months between October-March.
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TOP NATIONAL PARKS IN TANZANIA
SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Serengeti national park is found in the Mara and Simiyu regions. Most famous for its annual migration of the wildebeest, Zebras, crocodiles, and honey badgers. This park is one of the most visited parks in Tanzania, making January to February or from June through September be the best times to visit Serengeti. For extensive coverage of the park 2 to 4 nights at the park to view a wide variety of wildlife. Some of our recommended Serengeti safaris are:
NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
Ngorongoro is a Maasai word meaning “the black hole” hence it's called the “Eden of Africa”. This is one of the most visited African attractions sites. It's the world’s largest inactive unbroken and filled volcanic caldera. The crater is not only a distinct attraction as there are plenty of animals in the area and can be easily seen, the big five, and the rhinos. An interesting fact about Ngorongoro is that it’s believed to have been the tallest peak taller than Mt.Kilimanjaro, which is the highest mountain in Africa. Explore the uniqueness of this conservation area with our Ngorongoro safaris:
Popularly known as “Mt.Kili” is the tallest mountain in Africa as well as the tallest free-standing mountain in the world. For mountain hikes enthusiasts it’s the best option, whether beginners or seasoned climbers the summit is within their reach! The most advisable duration of time to climb Mt.Kili is between 6 or 7 days this gives you a higher chance of reaching the summit. The best times to go on a hike would be the warmest and driest time of the year, this is between December to mid-March and mid-June to the end of October. Recommended Kilimanjaro hikes: