The very name Serengeti is guaranteed to bring a glint to even the most jaded traveler's eyes.It's up there in that wish list of legendary destinations.But what distinguishes Serengeti from all its competitors is its sheer natural beauty.
Ngorongoro Crater ranks right up there among Africa's must-visit wildlife destinations:One of only three UNESCO World Heritage sites in Tanzania together with Selous Game Reserve and Serengeti.Crater is often called the Eight Wonder of the World.
The Tarangire National Park has the highest density of elephants in North Tanzania and you can view these animals all year round in which the herds often can reach an impressive number of 300 animals.
In the Great Rift Valley south of Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater lies the Cinderella of Tanzania's parks,Lake Manyara the park known for its tree climbing lions and more than 400 birds species.
ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK
Arusha National Park covers Mount Meru, a prominent volcano with an elevation of 4566 m, in the Arusha Region of north eastern Tanzania. The park is small but varied with spectacular landscapes in three distinct areas. In the west, the Meru Crater funnels the Jekukumia River; the peak of Mount Meru lies on its rim.
Lake Natron is a mineral-rich soda lake in northern Tanzania, at the border with Kenya. It's a breeding ground for hundreds of thousands of lesser flamingos, despite the highly alkaline state of the striking red waters. It sits below Ol Doinyo Lengai, a soaring active volcano in the Rift Valley.
Zanzibar is the main island in the Tanzanian archipelago of Zanzibar. Stone Town, part of Zanzibar City, is an old trade center, with mosques and winding lanes. The 1883 House of Wonders is a former sultan’s palace with a clock tower.
Mount Kilimanjaro is the world’s highest freestanding mountain and also Africa’s highest peak, at 5,985m. Climbing Kilimanjaro is justifiably considered a once in a lifetime experience. The lower slopes are dense with forest, it is surrounded by vast expanses of savannah, the peak is ice-capped, and the views from the top are breathtaking.
The Usambaras Mountains have one of the highest degrees of biodiversity on the continent.They contain about one-third of Tanzania's flora and fauna species,including more than a dozen unique tree species.
The beach streaches as far as you can see in each direction and because it faces due east you'll see some beutiful sunrises.It's a laid- back,relaxing place and one of the few spots in Tanzania where you can enjoy the bush and the beach at the same time.
Mount Meru is the best for acclimatization prior to Mount Kilimanjaro climb; The Mountain is the third highest peak in Africa and is the second highest mountain in Tanzania at 4,568m.
MT. OLDOINYO LENGAI
“Oldoinyo Lengai” means “The Mountain of God” in the Maasai language. The summit of this strato-volcano is 2962 metres above sea level, and affords direct views into the caldera of Tanzania’s only officially-certified active volcano