Sightseeing and tours in Tanzania: Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and the Mafia.

Zanzibar - Tanzania - stone city - slave island

How does Tanzania attract tourists from all over the world? Sightseeing: the country of Kilimanjaro, diving on the Mafia island, safari adventure and luxurious holidays on the white beaches of Zanzibar, climate.

Sightseeing and tours around Tanzania, Africa

National Park Ngor Ngor: Ngorongoro Park on UNESCO’s “World Natural Heritage” list. Kilimanjaro: It is the highest peak in Africa – 5,895 m, it is clearly visible for many kilometers. The savannas of Tanzania and Kenya are spread all around. To climb Mount Kilimanjaro you don’t need experience, only perfect health. Lake Manyara National Park (Lake Manjara National Park): Here you can see all African animals except leopards and cheetahs. The most famous sight in the park – lions climbing acacia trees …

Serengeti National Park: One of the largest parks in the world. It is located 320 km. From Arusha, at an altitude of 910 meters to 1,820 meters above sea level. In Maasai “Serengeti” means “endless plains”. Of all the nature reserves in Africa, the Serengeti ranks first in terms of the number of species and the total number of animals that inhabit it. There are over a million large mammals in the reserve.

Tarangire National Park: Located not far from Arusha (120 km). On the eastern shore Manyara lakes and covers an area of ​​2,600 square kilometers. The park was named after the Tarangire River, which flows north to south. It is famous for many wild animals, especially during the dry season, from July to October. During this period, thousands of animals – antelopes, zebras, elephants, buffaloes, and lions – migrate from the dry Maasai steppe to the Tarangire River in search of watering places. Zanzibar Island: the largest island of Tanzania, located in the Indian Ocean. Zanzibar – the main sea and air port. Stone Town – a city mainly with Arab architecture. In the central part of the city, many medieval buildings are preserved: mosques, madrasas, many palaces, houses from the 16th – 18th centuries. The city was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in December 2000. The city attracts many tourists. Diving in Zanzibar: Diving Center – located in the center of Stone Town on Ktneata Street, next to the Tembo Hotel. Diving on the island Mafia: The island is famous and is an ideal place for diving. Scientists have confirmed that the island has some of the richest reefs in the world, with lots of hard and soft corals and many tropical fish.

How does Tanzania attract tourists from all over the world?

Tanzania – country Kilimanjaro. Tanzania – the birthplace of the great animal migration. Tanzania – the only place in the world where you can visit the Mafia island, unspoiled Coral reefs, a paradise for fishermen, scuba divers and water sports enthusiasts. Tanzania – a country where you can combine adventure safari and luxury vacation on the white beaches of Zanzibar. Tanzania – the only country in the world where the precious tanzanite stone is mined. Add Tanzania to your travel collection and you won’t regret …

The capital, major cities and resorts.

Capital city Tanzania: Dodoma

Main cities and resorts:

  • Dar-Es-Salaam – one of the largest cities in East Africa. Dar-es -Salaam is the economic capital of the country.
  • Dodoma – the administrative capital of Tanzania.
  • Arusha – a city in the north of the country, “Gateway to Tanzania”.
  • Kigoma – a city almost in the heart of Africa, on the shores of a lake.
  • Tanganyika – the main port. Mafia – an island of Tanzania to the south-east of Dar-es-Salaam.
  • Mbeya – a city in southern Tanzania, a transit point for travel to Zambia.
  • Bagamoyo – Once the largest slave trade center on the east coast of Africa.
  • Now – a small fishing village. There are several stone colonial buildings in the city center, and in the ocean – the ruins of a fort.
  • Moshi – a cozy town at your feet Kilimanjaro.
  • Serengeti – National park and crater-Ngor Ngor.
  • Tanga – Arab city on the coast of the Indian Ocean.

Tanzania – geography.

The largest country in East Africa, located south of the equator. Tanzania includes the islands of Zanzibar (the largest coral island off the coast of Africa), Pemba and Mafia. Tanzania offers beautiful, sandy beaches surrounded by palm trees, huge lakes full of fish, Zanzibar island and Mafia – full of exotic magic.

Tanzania climate.

Climate: tropicalhot and humid on the coast and dry on the mainland. The temperature in Tanzania during the year can vary from 20 ° to 32 ° C, but on the coast it does not fall below 25 ° C. Highest temperature in February and March, the lowest – in July and August. huge dry season starts in June and ends in September. It is very hot from January to March. Two rainy seasons: the greatest rainy season – April and May when rain is very heavy and from late September to early November when there is little rainfall.