Top Five Places to Visit in Tanzania

Tanzania is a versatile east African country with vast stretches of plains and plateaus. Tanzania is worth visiting with its mountains, plain forests, fertile lands, and alpine deserts. Whenever you visit Tanzania, there are five things to do you should never miss.

Safari Parks

Tanzania is the best destination for tourists who want to visit safari parks. Almost 30 percent of Tanzania’s land is covered with safari parks. It is home to great animals that migrate in millions to make their way across the land like wildebeest, zebra, gazelle.

Names of the famous parks in Tanzania are:

  • Serengeti National Park
  • Kilimanjaro National Park
  • Lake Manyara National Park
  • Tarangire National Park
  • Ruaha National Park

Mafia Island

Mafia Island is an island off the coast of Tanzania. To reach this island, you will take a flight or ferry from the capital Dar-es-Salaam. The word mafia is taken from the Arabic language meaning healthy dwelling place. Things to do in Mafia Island are:

  • Mafia Island is an Indian ocean tropical resort where you can entertain yourself by fishing or scuba diving. You will get an instructor and proper guidelines to keep you safe.
  • Mafia Island also has a safari park you can visit and enjoy animals moving around.
  • It is home to whales, sharks, and sea turtles, and you can have a lifetime memory by spending your time on this island.

Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is in the northeast of Tanzania and situated near the border with Kenya. It is known as the tallest peak in Tanzania. The climbers from all over the world love to visit this mountain. The nearby area of this mountain is called Kilimanjaro National Park, which is worth seeing because it has forests and highlands. Things to do at Kilimanjaro are:

  • If you love to do trekking, you will really have the best time of your life. You do not need any special skills. You will find well-defined trekking parks.
  • If you are interested in hiking, go to this place and get a good guide team that will help you to safely reach the summit.
  • Camping facilities are also available. It is safe and sound for tourists.

Zanzibar Beaches

You can visit Zanzibar beaches that are located on the east of Tanzania.  Most people visit this place during the months of June-October because it is a cool, dry spring season in Tanzania. This place is safe for tourists. Things to do in Zanzibar beaches:

  • You can visit the historic trade center.
  • Stone town is a great attraction for tourists.
  • You can enjoy traditional food that is very affordable.

Pemba Island

Pemba is an isolated rural island; it is amazingly rich in natural beauty and is known as a blue and green island. Things to do here are:

  • You can visit Ngezi forest reserves.
  • Visiting Pemba flying fox forest will be your best experience.
  • This place is heaven who wants to live in peace.


Tanzania, home of wildlife, and safaris is a worth visiting destination for nature lovers.



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