WHY TRAVEL HERE?
Renowned the world over as home to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater NP, Tanzania is superb wildlife destination. The famous wildebeest migration every year across the Serengeti is well documented. At twice the size of California, a safari around the country is best explored by choosing a Northern Tour including Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire & Lake Manyara NPs.
A Southern Tour covers the Selous Game Reserve, Africa’s largest, alongside Ruaha & Mikumi NPs. Tanzania is also blessed with Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain and in the west its wilder but magnificent Parks include Katavi and Mahale Mountains NPs, the latter home to wild chimpanzees.
The country is blessed with a fabulous array of beaches including the island of Zanzibar, Pemba Island and the Mafia Archipelago, as well as balmy year round equatorial weather.
Some more information
1. Arusha National Park
3. Gombe Stream National Park
7. Lake Victoria
10. Ngorongoro Conservation Area
12. Olduval Gorge
14. Rubondo Island National Park
18. Udzungwa Moutains Nat. Park
19. Ugaila Complex
Size 945 087 square km
People More than 100 tribal groups, majority is of Bantu origin. The Arab influence is evident in the people ......................................of Zanzibar and Pemba Islands.
Languages Swahili and English are the official languages. Other languages are Nilo-Hamitric, Khoisan and Bantu
Population Approximately 50 million people
Per Capita GDP US$ 700
Capital City Dar es Salaam currently but Dodoma is the new proposed capital.
Currency Tanzanian Shilling (Tsh). Approximately 2000TZ to 1US$
Time +3hours GMT
Head of State John Magufuli