Best Tanzania Tour Packages
We present to you the best Tanzania Tour packages. This country is known as the cradle of man kind. While on their archeological work, Dr. Louis Leaky and his wife Dr. Mary Leaky found the remains of early man in Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania. This is the present day Ngorongoro Conservation Area on the way to Serengeti National Park.
From the highest free standing mountain in the world, exotic beaches, to Africa’s best national parks, Tanzania has it all.
There are several reasons to go on a safari to Tanzania of which some are mentioned below.
Serengeti National Park
This Swahili land is still the one of the most visited African countries in Africa by safari goers. It is home to the Serengeti National park. This park is home to the African Big 5 namely; lion, leopard, elephants, buffalo and rhino. It is part of the Serengeti Mara eco system where millions of wildebeest migrate, cross the Mara River following rainfall and food. A safari to Tanzania is incomplete with out a visit to Serengeti. This is always included in the best Tanzania tour packages.
Migration of the Wildebeest
Between June and November every year, over two million wildebeest migrate from Serengeti National park in Tanzania cross the great Mara River to Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. This is the best wildlife spectacle Tanzania has to offer. Millions of tourists visit Tanzania for this safari Adventure.
The Ngorongoro Crater
The country is also home to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where we find the Ngorongoro crater. Ngorongoro crater is the largest inactive and unfilled caldera in the world. This Caldera is about 610 meters deep and 260metres squared. It has the highest density of animals in the world. Animals are in plenty here and adding to its beauty, it is referred to as the Garden of Eden.
Tanzania is home to the highest mountain in Africa, tallest free standing mountain in the world. Standing at a height of 5885metres above sea level, Mountain Kilimanjaro is really a natural wonder. Thousands of people visit Africa just to have a look at this mountain. Several of them take expeditions to hike it. It is important to not that, treks from 1, 2,3, days and more can be arranged by Mandela Safari Holidays.
The Northern Safari Circuit
Most Safari Tours in Tanzania focus on the northern circuit. It is home to some of the world’s most famous safari park including; Serengeti, Tarangire, Manyara, Arusha and Ngorongoro.
The spice scented island of Zanzibar is part of Tanzania. This was a center of Trade for Arabs during their time in East Africa. It also has beautiful beaches with blue waters and a rich history. Adding to the adventure activities present, visitors keep coming. Activities such as visiting the former slave markets, scuba diving, snorkeling, dolphin tours, spice farm tours and so on are common. For extended Tanzania Safari Holidays, Zanzibar is not a place to miss.
Firstly, Tanzanian culture is a mix of indigenous local tribes and the Arab settlers at the coast. Arabs settled along the East African coast and participated in trade with in the main land. Of all East African nations, Tanzania suffered the most consequences. They later inter married with the locals which later led to the Swahili culture. Up to today, Swahili culture dominates Tanzania with Swahili being the official and National language of the country.
The local tribes them selves are so many. There are more than 120 tribes which makes it one of the most culturally diverse countries. The Masai is one of the famous tribes and it inhabits most of the northern circuit also known as the Masai Steppe. For a real cultural experience in Tanzania, you should visit the famous Mto-Wambu Village. It is near Lake Manyara National Park.
Without a doubt, best Tanzania tour packages always give tourists a treat into the local culture.