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Why Consider Visiting Tanzania?

A visit to Tanzania is a journey to the cradle of humanity, as the country houses some of the most important fossil hominid sites in the world. Moreover, tourists get to experience vibrant cultures with more than 120 tribes, each having its unique traditions.

One of the significant reasons to consider visiting Tanzania is its unique natural attractions. Tanzania has a unique beauty that you won’t find anywhere else. The country’s beach destinations like Zanzibar, offer crystal clear waters, white sand beaches, and a rich history embodied in palaces, forts, and ancient slave market sites.

Travel far, travel wide, and let the wonders of Tanzania be your guide. Embrace the wilderness, witness the circle of life unfold, and find inspiration in the untamed beauty of this captivating land. It’s in Tanzania’s vast landscapes and diverse cultures that you’ll discover the true essence of adventure and the power of exploration.

What To Do in Tanzania 

During a week-long trip, a few days on safari in the Serengeti is a must. Here, you can embark on an unforgettable balloon safari. For the adventurous, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Visit the Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest inactive, intact, and unfilled volcanic caldera. Because the floor of the crater is mostly flat and open, it is easy to spot wildlife, making the park popular with tourists.

A trip to Tanzania would not be complete without trying local cuisine. Consider trying Ugali (a stiff dough made of cassava, maize, sorghum, or millet flour) or Nyama Choma, a popular barbecue dish.

Special Events 

In terms of events, the Sauti za Busara in February in Zanzibar is a vibrant festival showcasing music from across Africa. The religious Wazee Haleluya Festival in August in Bagamoyo is also worth experiencing if you’re in the area.

Best Times To Visit Tanzania

The best time to visit Tanzania generally depends on the purpose of your trip. If you’re after a Serengeti wildebeest migration, the best months are June and July. For a beach holiday in Zanzibar, the best time would be from June to March owing to the dry weather. However, for trekking purposes, Mount Kilimanjaro is often best climbed either between July and October or January to March.

Overall, Tanzania provides experiences that are hard to match – it’s a land of natural wonder, making it a must-see destination for anyone.

947,303 km²
5,895 meters (19,341 feet)
60 million (2021)
President :
Samia Suluhu Hassan
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