75,600 ha: with deep wild for intended to act as a natural
protection ring for Africa's rooftop - Mountests, this park
is above all Kilimanjaro, reaching 5,895 m at its peak and
ranked 3rd in the world, is the highest point in Africa.
The mountain is the only largest free standing mountain
in the world. The Kilimanjaro mountain is snow capped
at the top. The mountain is Located just after the Equator
line about 3º75' South of Equator and 37º20' East at the
boarder with Kenya It is among 20 volcanic mountains near
the south end of Great Rift Valley in East Africa, which
also include Ol Doinyo Lengai, Ngorongoro Crater, Mount
Meru, and Rungwe Mountain.
Kibo is the highest peak reaching
5,895 meters above the sea level. At the top of Kibo peak
is a 2.25 kilometers wide ice caped crater. The second
summit is Mawenzi which rises to 5,149 meters above the
Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain that does not need ropes
or expertise to climb. It is regarded to be the most visited
mountain in the world. At the slopes of the park their are
considerable number bird, some are endemic species
to attract bird lovers. It has been declared a World Heritage
Site by UNESCO
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Is among the small national parks in Tanzania with
137 square kilometers. Nevertheless, the park has diverse
topography that can catch your eyes and heart. The notable
features are Ngurdoto Crater, Momella Lakes, and Mount Meru,
which is among the best places to get a great view of Mount
Kilimanjaro rising above the clouds.
The topography of the park
has a large influence to a wide range of vegetations, e.g.
the slopes of Ngurdoto Crater are covered with rainforest,
swamps and lush savannah at the crater floor, while alpine
moorland in the slopes of Meru Mountain. The vegetation
harbors more than 300 species of birds, some are migratory
and others permanently live in the forests. Birds mostly
seen here are waterfowls, huge flocks of Flamingos can also
be seen at Momella Lakes.
Arusha National Park is considered
to have the largest concentration of the giraffes in the
World, other animals include hippo, buffalo, colobus monkey,
bushbuck, reedbuck, waterbuck, warthog, Leopards and hyenas.
You won't be disappointed to have few days safari in this
National Park. If you wish to go on safari, first, review
some of the national parks or places of interest in Tanzania,
and then let's know how many people are in, type of accommodation
that you would prefer, north or south Tanzania, and how
many days you would like to pursue the safari. We will come
up with ideal itinerary to suit your travel requirements.
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Is the fifth largest National Park in Tanzania with an
area of 2,600 square kilometre, the park is famous for
large concentration of elephant than any other National
Park in Tanzania. Tarangire is also famous for having
good number of huge majestic trees "baobab", not only
that its home for bird life species over 550 and other
mammals like Zebras, Wildbeast, Buffaloes and trees climbing
One of Tanzania 's more underrated Parks, and is often
allocated only a quick stop on a larger northern circuit
loop including Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro
Crater. Manyara has much to offer and main attractions
are its superb birdlife, its tree climbing lions, elephants,
hippo's and many other animals species.
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Is one of the right wonders of the world, the entire Ngorongoro
conservation area NCA, covers about 8300 square kilometre.
Near its centre is olduvai Gorge where many fossil have
been unearthed. Ngorongoro is the only protected area
in Tanzania where there is human settlement especially
Maasai, and being qualified as man and Biosphere reserve.
It is the only protected area where you can easily see
few black Rhino's remain.
Serengeti National Park
Tanzania's largest National Park and indisputably one
of the finest wildlife areas anywhere in Africa. The
landscape consists of vast open plains in the southeast,
acacia savannah in the central area, wooded rolling
hills in the north and extensive woodland, black clay
plains and mountain ranges in the western corridor.
The area is renowned for predators. There are excellent
opportunities for seeing lion, cheetah and hyena as
well as the plains game great and small. The bird life
is particularly rich with many migrants.
Wildebeest and Zebra Migration - Over
1.4 million wildebeest and 200,000 zebra and gazelle,
relentlessly tracked by Africa's great predators, migrate
in a clockwise fashion over 1,800 miles each year in
search of rain-ripened grass. The best place to see
this amazing site is in the southern Serengeti in January/February.
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