With about one fourth of the land covered by national parks and reserves and approximately 20% of Africa’s wildlife in attendance here, Tanzania is undoubtedly one of the most sought after wildlife destinations in the world. You'll witness thousands of wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, elands and impalas as they follow their migration route across the vast plains of the Serengeti, on a Tanzania safari. If you’re looking for a physical challenge, brave the terrain to trek up Mount Kilimanjaro - the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. Walk along the white sandy beaches of “Spice Island” Zanzibar or roam through the historic city of Dar es Salaam -Tanzania has all this and more on offer.

Popular Things To Do in Tanzania include:

• Trip to a Masai Village
• Explore Ngorongoro – the largest unbroken and unflooded volcanic caldera in the world
• Visit Olduvai Gorge
• See the Great Rift ValleyHome to about 364 species of mammals and 1108 birds species

Best time to travel

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Wildlife Highlights

  • Home to about 364 species of mammals and 1108 birds species
  • Serengeti – the best place to spot lions, cheetahs and leopards
  • Herds of large herbivores like zebras, elephants, wildebeests, buffaloes, hippos, giraffes, antelopes
  • Spot the endangered black rhino, best sighted at Ngorongoro Crater area
  • Critically endangered Uluguru Bushshrik only found in Uluguru Mountains of eastern Tanzania
  • Hawksbill, green, olive, Ridley and leatherback turtles
  • Red colobus monkeys in Jozani Forest of Zanzibar