Tanzania is both magical and captivating. A unique safari paradise, Tanzania offers some of the best game viewing experiences in Africa. Blessed with excellent landscapes and warm welcoming people, Tanzania is home to the Serengeti National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro and the enchanting Zanzibar archipelago.
This East African destination has attracted countless visitors for decades and continues to do so with attractions such as Ngorongoro Crater, Olduvai Gorge and Selous Game Reserve. For an extended East African safari, Tanzania combines very well as a safari destination with neighboring Kenya and it also provides easy connections to Rwanda and Uganda for gorilla trekking safaris.
Full Country Name: United Republic of Tanzania Area: 945,087 sq km Population: 46,921,768 (2012) Capital: Dodoma (Population 180,541)
Largest City: Dar es Salaam (Population 2,698,652) Borders: Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and Democratic Republic of Congo. Religion: Christian 30%, Muslim 35%, Indigenous beliefs 35%, Zanzibar – more than 99% Muslim
Monetary Unit: Tanzanian Shilling
Growth Rate: 6.4%
Life Expectancy: 53.14
Literacy Rate: 78% Time Zone: +3 GMT Languages: Kiswahili or Swahili (official), English (official, primary language of commerce, administration, and higher education), Arabic (widely spoken in Zanzibar), many other local languages Country Dialing Code: +255
Located in Northern Tanzania, 32 km northeast of the safari town of Arusha and covering an area of 542 sq km (205.96 sq miles) Arusha National Park is a gem amongst parks. The park consists of...Read More
Located in Northern Tanzania, near the town of Moshi and standing at 5,895m, Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest free-standing mountain in the world. It is simply the roof of Africa. Ernest Hemingway’s described it as...Read More
Lake Manyara National Park is located in Northern Tanzania. The entrance gate lies 1 ½ hours (126km/80 miles) west of Arusha town. It is along a newly surfaced road close to the ethnically diverse market...Read More
Mkomazi National Park is Tanzania’s newest national park. Located in Northern Tanzania within two regions of Kilimanjaro and Tanga it stretches within two districts namely Same and Lushoto covering an area of 3,245 sq km...Read More
At 2,286 m above sea level the Ngorongoro crater is the largest unbroken caldera in the world. Surrounded by steep walls rising 610 meters from the crater floor, this natural amphitheatre measures 19.2 km in...Read More