Tanzania National Parks

If your heart beckons the wild, then you want to be in the middle of the Dark Continent. Tanzania Safari Tours represents a breath-taking array of landscapes, vividly stunning wildlife and rich traditions that endure, Tanzania is known for its plenitude of parks. Nestled in the east part of Africa, The 16 Tanzania National Parks covering a total area of more than 42,000 km2 and has a third of the country under conservation. It’s the biggest draw of the country luring visitors from all over the world.

Tanzania Safaris are divided into four regions – North, East, South, West –Tanzania is a rich mosaic of preservation. With each region offering bewildering uniqueness in terms of Tanzania National Parks, game reserves, marine parks and wilderness.

Snapshots Defining The Endless Tanzanian Adventure

Set under the shadow of the Mt. Meru, the Arusha National Park is a multifaceted park offering a rich diversity of wildlife and habitat attractions.  Its other notable attractions include Ngurdoto crater and Momela lakes.

Home to a range of breath-taking landscapes, endless plains Serengeti National Park is Tanzania’s most famous national park. The spectacle of Great Serengeti Migration of two million wildebeest and legendary Big 5 of wildlife attractions means the wild truly comes to life here.

Established in 1960, Manyara National Park is Tanzania’s second oldest National Park, together with Arusha National Park. One of the most picturesque places, its acacia-dotted landscape, tree climbing lions and the pretty flamingos’ fire up the scenery.

Game viewing is at its best at the Tarangire National Park. Tarangire has the largest concentration of wildlife after Serengeti. Mighty lions, elephant migration and its 550 species of birds add to create the perfect atmosphere.

The UNESCO World Heritage site of Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a favourite of discerning Tanzania Tours And Safaris goers. Renowned for its natural wonders and home to about 30,000 wildlife species, it is the best place to see the endangered black rhinoceros and the big 5 of Africa.

As the fourth largest parks in Tanzania, Mikumi National Park mirrors the Serengeti in its diversity. It is a birder’s paradise and is accessible around the year.

Tanzania is not just safaris. Some vertical adventure astride the mighty Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru and many beatific lakes make the Tanzanian experience peerless.

And that’s not all!

The pristine beaches dotting the Zanzibar island coastline provide the most dreamy and tranquil experience with its turquoise waters and crystal-white sands.

With conservation at its heart and wildlife tourism as the main source of income, the Tanzanian National Parks is an extraordinary investment into building a sustainable future.

The national parks of Tanzania are full of adventures, so you can choose the Best Time To Go On Tanzania Safari and make your tour memorable.

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Mikumi National Park

Mikumi National Park

  • Area: 3,230 sq km (1,250 sq miles)
  • Best Time: Year Around Destinations
  • Best Things To Do: Safari Game Drive, Guided Walks In Selected Areas, Wildlife
Mikumi National Park 5+
Animals To See In Mikumi National Park
Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

  • Area: over 8,300 sq km
  • Best Time: Year Around Destinations
  • Best Things To Do: Safari Game Drive, Guided Walks In Selected Areas, Wildlife
Ngorongoro Conservation Area 6+
Animals To See In Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park

  • Area: 137 sq km, at 1500 metres above sea level
  • Best Time: Year Around Destinations
  • Best Things To Do: Safari Game Drive, Guided Walks In Selected Areas, Wildlife
Arusha National Park 7+
Animals To See In Arusha National Park
Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park

  • Area: 330 sq km
  • Best Time: Year Around Destinations
  • Best Things To Do: Safari Game Drive, Guided Walks In Selected Areas, Wildlife
Lake Manyara National Park 5+
Animals To See In Lake Manyara National Park
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park

  • Area: Covers an area of 2,600 sq km
  • Best Time: Year Around Destinations
  • Best Things To Do: Safari Game Drive, Guided Walks In Selected Areas, Wildlife
Tarangire National Park 7+
Animals To See In Tarangire National Park
Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

  • Area: 14,763 sq km
  • Best Time: Year Around Destinations
  • Best Things To Do: Safari Game Drive, Guided Walks In Selected Areas, Wildlife
Serengeti National Park 6+
Animals To See In Serengeti National Park

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