Safaris in Tanzania : A Close Look to the Wilderness

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Tanzania is emerging as one of the popular safaris destination that is completely raw and untouched by the population buzz. It manages to offer vast open spaces with abundant wildlife. It gives you an experience of the Africa of old times before some regions became over populated with travelers. The currency of this country is Tanzania Shilling. It has English and Swahili as the official language. This African nation has Uganda and Kenya to the North and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda to the west and the Indian Ocean on the east. So if you are thinking of touring this amazing land, then I bet you, you are making the best choice. Here are some of the most traveled safari destination of Tanzania.

1. Serengeti National Park

 Serengeti National Park

Serengeti park is one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in Africa and also in the world. If you are on a vacation in Tanzania, Serengeti is the must visit destination for you. The word Serengeti is coined from “siringit” which means a place where the land runs forever. This refers to the vast flat grassland which covers one-third of the Serengeti park. This is Tanzania’s largest park and the most popular one. This park has the highest concentration of wildlife in all African countries. There are about 250,000 gazelles, over 2 million wildebeest, and 500,000 zebras. This park also holds a large number of lions. The yearly migration of wildebeests is one of the main attractions of Serengeti National Park. The tourist finds this migration extremely fascinating and this park witnesses many tourists from all corners of the world during this time of the year.

2. Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Conservation Area is located 180 kilometers West of Arusha town in Tanzania. This area lies on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The name Ngorongoro is a Masai word which was given to the warriors who went to the highlands to combat their enemies. It was declared as the UNISCO world heritage site in 1979.

3. Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro

Many of the travelers love to see the adventure sports which not only gives them an adrenal kick but also provides an opportunity to experience the rawness of the mother nature. Trek to this humongous mountain peak gives a better chance to relish the glory of nature more closely. It stands on a plain part of the East African plateau, on the Tanzanian side of the Kenya border near Moshi. Mount Kilimanjaro is the cluster of three distinct volcanoes, Mwenzi (5,149 / 16,896 ft), Kibo (5896m/ 19,340 ft), and Shira (3,962m / 13,000 ft).


4. The Selous

 The Selous

The Selous is the largest game reserve in the world is not fenced and can be categorized as one of the very few remaining pure true wilderness areas in existence. This reserve is split into roughly 40 hunting concessions and leased on five-year terms, to a variety of safari Firms. ‘Standard issue’ hunting camps are planned to be extremely cozy and are functional with fabulous cuisine which maintains the standard of your luxury travel in Tanzania.

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