Zanzibar Island

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Off the shores of Zanzibar island there are a variety of little islands offering a more secluded and remote beach experience, away from the attraction of the main island. Some of these are only accessible at certain times of the…

Lake Manyara

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Lake Manyara is best used as a soft introduction to a safari.  While the scenic beauty of this park certainly makes it worth a visit, the game viewing here pales into insignificance when compared with that on offer in Tarangire,…

Mount Kilimanjaro

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A free-standing, snow-covered dormant volcano, majestic Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa.  Located in northeast Tanzania, it can be seen from far into Kenya and Amboseli National Park. 75,000 people climb Kilimanjaro every year so it is not the…

Ngorongoro Crater

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The Ngorongoro Crater is a breathtakingly beautiful setting and the best place in Tanzania to see the Big Five.  However, as one of the world’s most astonishing and renowned natural wonders, the Ngorongoro Crater does get busy, and at times…

Dar es salaam City

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Dar es Salaam is a coastal capital in the process of reinventing itself, and is emerging as a cosmopolitan city that is enjoyable to explore. Dar remains at heart a bustling Swahili market town, yet is a centre of trade…

Tarangire National Park

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Located slightly off the main safari route, Tarangire National Park is a lovely, quiet park in Northern Tanzania. It is most famous for its elephant migration, birding and authentic safari atmosphere.  The majority of travellers to the region either miss…