Tanzania has got various protected areas, ranging from sea habitats over grasslands to the top of the Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa. About a third of the country’s total area is protected to a certain degree as a national park, game reserve, marine park, forest reserve.
Therefore, travelers planning to visit Tanzania go to some of these places to experience the high concentration of wildlife found in these parks. A Tanzania trip can start from Arusha, Dar es Salaam or any town of your stay before and you can do 01 week or more days safari experience. Therefore, below are some of the safari parks to visit in Tanzania.
Arusha National Park
Just 32 km away from the town of Arusha is the Arusha National Park which was described by Sir Julian Huxley as “a gem amongst parks.” It consists of three spectacular features, the Momela Lakes, Mount Meru and the Ngurdoto Crater.
Gombe Stream National Park
Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park
Katavi National Park
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti comes from the Maasai word “Siring” meaning “Endless Plain”, which really is what it means: hundreds of kilometers of flat surface land, better termed “The Sea of Grass On Plains”.
Ngorongoro Crater is set in northern Tanzania, sharing part of the Serengeti plains to the north-west and with the towns of Arusha and Moshi, and Mounta Kilimanjaro, to the east, and forms part of the unique Serengeti ecosystem.
Kilimanjaro National Park
Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest Mountain in Africa, is located in northern Tanzania. It is located around 200 miles south of the equator. Mount Kilimanjaro, an extinct volcanic Mountain, is 19341 feet in height.
Kitulo National Park
Lake Manyara National Park
Lake Manyara National Park stretches for 50km along the base of the rusty-gold 600-metre high Rift Valley escarpment, Lake Manyara is a scenic gem, with a setting extolled by Ernest Hemingway as “the loveliest I had seen in Africa”.
Mafia Island Marine Park
Mahale Mountains National Park
Maziwi Island Marine Reserve
Mikumi National Park
Mikumi National Park is located south of Dar es Salaam right on the main Morogoro – Iringa Highway with an approximate travel time of 4½ hours and the first national park stop on the Tanzania southern circuit safari.
Mnazi Bay-Ruvumba Estuary Marine Park
Ruaha National Park
Rubondo Island National Park
Saadani National Park
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park is one of the few national parks in Tanzania, who flora and fauna have not been elaborately described to prospective guests.
Udzungwa Mountains National Park