Tanzania is a land of attractions which has 38% of its land set aside for the wildlife conservation and parks. The tourism sector in Tanzania is growing rapidly because the country focused on the tourism sector once more. Tanzania has one of the world largest percentage of the land here is reserved as a protected area with a home of a variety of animals. Tanzania wildlife attraction is divided into two areas; the north which is well known for its famous wild life and the west which is a site of study especially on the chimpanzee behavior.
Northern part of Tanzania has got a number of famous national parks which give you the most wondrous adventure and animal’s example, parks like Tarangire national park, Ngoro Ngoro conservation area lake Manyara national park and Serengeti national park.
Serengeti national park
Serengeti has the world-famous great migrations of animals and this park was voted in 2018 as the best African safari park following the studies that were conducted. Serengeti national park has animals like the big five, cheetahs, wildebeest, giraffes, hippopotamus and various antelopes etc.
Ngoro Ngoro conservation area.
Ngoro Ngoro has a crater which Is an extinct volcanic caldera and in this crater is a home of many wild animals like lions, hippos, elephants, black rhinos, antelopes, zebras and wild beests. Note that the black rhinos here are considered as endangered species.
The western part
The western part of Tanzania include the Mahale national park, Katavi national park and Gombe national park. The country is also particularly rich in plant diversity like for the case of flowers, kitulo national park is a place where you can find only flowers. There is a wide range of biomass within the country.
This is also part of Tanzania where Pemba in Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous region in the united republic of Tanzania. Zanzibar itself, being an island attracts tourists a lot because of its beautiful white sand beaches where you can see a tan of dolphins playing with the waves of the boats, enjoy the beautiful breeze on the beach. Zanzibar is also looking at becoming the top tourism sector on the Indian Ocean which is highly promoted by the vision of the Government of Zanzibar.
Wildlife apart, Tanzania has got some of the most beautiful landscapes and this has promoted the tourism sector in Tanzania at a high speed. Tanzania has very beautiful mountains and waterfalls that make the parks in Tanzania more popular.
These have put tourism in Tanzania at a high ground since they provide beautiful sceneries which attract mist of the tourists who enjoy water sports. Some of the most captivating waterfalls found in Tanzania are as below.
- Soni waterfalls which is located in the Usambara mountains
- Ndoro waterfalls
- Olmoti crater waterfall
- Kalambo waterfalls
- Cave waterfall
- Sero waterfalls
- Materuni waterfalls
- Kinole waterfall
- Marangu waterfalls
- Mount Meru waterfall
- Rusumo waterfalls
Mount Kilimanjaro, this is the highest mountain in Africa rising to 5895 meters at the Uhuru peak on the kibo cone. This snowcapped mountain was once a volcano which is now a dormant volcano has attracted a lot of tourists who love mountain climbing as their sport and access to the Kilimanjaro national park to those who love the wild and wildlife. Kilimanjaro national park is the second popular national park with the highest number of trekkers in Tanzania. Mountain Kilimanjaro also provides access to all the parks in the northern part of Tanzania.
Other mountains in Tanzania include the following;
- Mount Meru
- Mount Ol Doinyo Lengai
- Udzungwa Mountains
- Mount Hanang
- Uhuru peak
- Mount Loolmalasin
- Loleza Mountain
- Mount Malundwe
- Poroto Mountains etc.