Tanzania is rated as one of the top wildlife game viewing destinations in Africa. Natural beauty and a rich diversity of ecosystems creates the most exciting and memorable safari experiences and sceneries in East Africa.

Featuring many famous landmarks such as the largest caldera in the world, Ngorongoro Crater and Africa's highest peak - Mt.Kilimanjaro, the spectacular Rift Valley, active volcano Ol Doinyo Lengai, Tanzania will not disappoint. Chimpanzee trekking in Mahale or Gombe National park, luxury camping experiences in a variety of National Parks and let's not forget about the remarkable Great Migration of Wildebeest and Zebra in Serengeti National Park.

Tanzania's Indian Ocean Coastline offers barefoot luxury and relaxing beach holidays for travelers to enjoy following a safari or climb.

  • Tanzania MapThe highest point in Tanzania (and Africa) is Mount Kilimanjaro, a volcano which reaches 5,895 metres!
  • The Great Rift Valley, which runs through the middle of Tanzania, was formed twenty million years ago; it was created when the earth's crust ripped apart.
  • Tanzania shares Lake Victoria with Kenya and Uganda. The lake is one of the world's largest lakes.
  • Lake Tanganyika is one of the world's deepest lakes forming a natural border between Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • Rock Art found in Tanzania dates back to the Stone Age.
  • The Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania is a huge crater which is home to many wild animals.
  • Large herds of animals roam the Serengeti Plains. An annual migration of gazelles, wildebeest and zebras (followed by their predators) happens to find water and suitable grasslands.
  • Zanzibar was the main slave trading port in East Africa. Dar es Salaam has one of the world's largest natural harbours.
  • The name "Dar es Salaam" means "haven of peace".