Tanzania, land of natural wonders. Snowy peaks, the annual migration, ‘Big Five’ safaris, paradisiacal bounty islands; This East African hotspot has it all. We list the most beautiful ten places in Tanzania for you.
Serengeti National Park
Tanzania’s most famous and oldest National Park that belongs on every traveller’s list; not only because of the annual migration of huge herds of zebras and wildebeest but also because of the ‘Big Five’. Here you will experience the real Out of Africa feeling. This ‘seventh wonder of the world’ has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
A semi-autonomous archipelago off the coast of Tanzania with Zanzibar as the main island and a cluster of smaller islands. Beautiful white sandy beaches surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and a world heritage capital. Travel through the colorful history of the Sultan’s Palace, Stonetown’s mosques, and traditional architecture…
Although located on the northernmost part of Zanzibar, Nungwi certainly deserves its own mention. A simple fishing village that has become a popular holiday destination, with arguably the most beautiful beach in Tanzania. A tropical paradise where all the cliches go up; swaying palm trees, white beaches, clear water with calm bobbing scabbards and an absolutely breathtaking sunset.
The highest mountain in Africa, with its 19,336m also the highest conquerable peak in the world, a challenge for the avid climber. A dormant volcano with three volcanic cones (Kibo, Mawenzi and Shira) where you will encounter different levels of flora and fauna during your expedition. Through farmland at the base, past rainforest, meadows and desert to snow at the top.
There is no more beautiful and romantic than this private island on the East Coast of Zanzibar. Away from the crowds, a small heart-shaped island with only ten luxury cabins on it. The most beautiful pearly white beaches and a hugely varied underwater world for everyone, snorkeling or deep-sea diving. The ‘perfect getaway’ for two…
Ruaha National Park
Tanzania’s largest National Park, located in the heart. Less accessible than other national parks and therefore less visited but therefore no less worthwhile. Expect vast rugged landscapes with steep rock slopes and hills dotted with baobab trees and a huge amount of wildlife including lions, elephants, wild dogs, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes, jackals, zebras and large herds of buffalo.
A favourite place of holidaymakers where the untouched feeling has been preserved. Perfect white sandy beaches, clear turquoise water, attractive lagoons and colorful coral reefs. A protected marine park located in the popular southern part of Tanzania and Zanzibar.
A National Park spread over the regions of Arusha and Manyara, known as an excellent place to spot wildlife and especially flamingos. During the wet season, as many as 300 species of birds pass by here and once the lake dries up in the dry season it is a coming and going of elephants, hippos and giraffes.
The largest intact volcanic caldera in the world and an animal paradise of the Ngorongo Conservation Area. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and home to the highest density of big game in Africa. Here you will find the ‘Big Five’, including a small population of the rare black rhinoceros.
Located on the Lake Tanganyka coastline, this is one of the best places in the world for up-close encouters with chimpanzees. Beautiful wooded mountains extend to the shores of the lake with crystal clear water against a backdrop of fog-covered Mount Nkungwe. In addition to huge chimpanzee populations, many other primates live here, such as yellow baboons and the red colobus monkeys.