Attractions

Park in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Crater

At 19km wide and with a surface of 264 sq km, Ngorongoro is one of the largest unbroken calderas in the world that isn’t a lake. Its steep walls soar 400m to 610m and provide the setting for an incredible natural dr…
National Park in Northern Tanzania

Tarangire National Park

Welcome to one of Africa's most underrated parks. Thanks to its proximity to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro, Tarangire National Park is usually assigned only a day visit as part of a larger northern circuit itinerary.…
National Park in Northern Tanzania

Serengeti National Park

Few people forget their first encounter with the Serengeti. Perhaps it is the view from the summit of Naabi Hill at the park's entrance, from where the Serengeti's grasslands stretch out like a vision of eternity. O…
National Park in Northern Tanzania

Mt Kilimanjaro National Park

Since its official opening in 1977, Mt Kilimanjaro National Park has become one of Tanzania’s most visited parks. Unlike the other northern parks, this isn’t for the wildlife, although it’s there. Rather, it's to ga…
National Park in Northern Tanzania

Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara is one of Tanzania’s smaller parks, and although many safari itineraries skip it, we recommend the detour. The dramatic western escarpment of the Rift Valley forms the park’s western border. To the east…
National Park in Western Tanzania

Mahale Mountains National Park

It’s difficult to imagine a more idyllic combination: clear, blue waters and white-sand beaches backed by lushly forested mountains soaring straight out of Lake Tanganyika, and some of the continent’s most intriguin…
National Park in Southern Highlands

Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park forms the core of a wild and extended ecosystem covering about 40,000 sq km and providing home to Tanzania’s largest elephant population. In addition to the elephants, which are estimated to numb…
National Park in Western Tanzania

Gombe National Park

With an area of only 56 sq km, this is Tanzania’s smallest national park, but its famous primate inhabitants and its connection to Jane Goodall have given it worldwide renown. Many of Gombe’s 100-plus chimps are wel…
Nature Reserve in Northern Tanzania

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

This astounding conservation area and Unesco World Heritage Site encompasses the Ngorongoro Crater, Oldupai Gorge and much of the Crater Highlands. It can be experienced in many ways – from a vehicle safari to the f…
Nature Reserve in Southeastern Tanzania

Selous Game Reserve

This is Africa's largest wildlife reserve, and Tanzania’s most extensive protected area. It’s home to large herds of elephants, plus buffaloes, crocodiles, hippos, wild dogs, many bird species and some of Tanzania’s…