Africa is the most exclusive land that enjoys a wide variety of animals that combines with Savannah forests. Safari is the most exciting and romantic holiday that you can enjoy with your family or friends and African safari vacations are simply amazing. There are stretches of crystal clear steams and huge plains and swamps, rolling hills and rainforests that are totally free of human encroachment and this area serves as the best place where you can discover the true wilderness and have an unforgettable experience.
Drivetanzania is one of the finest adventure travel Africa Company that specializes in holidays, safaris, wild trips and tours through Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. The company offers luxury wildlife safaris Tanzania to not only savvy globetrotters but also to travelers who have never experienced the thrilling African safari vacations. Tanzania is famous for its extraordinary abundance of wildlife and unspoiled natural beauty and so we take initiative to add value to your safari experience by making the useful preparation for your trip to Africa.
A Safari tour to Tanzania gives you an opportunity to experience some of the best and most varied safari locations in the world. Along with beautiful mountain ranges, you would enjoy watching the picturesque landscape and terrain. The best part of a Tanzania safari tour is that it can fit in every budget and can take any form in accordance to your interests, finances and preferences. Tanzania safari tours make wonderfully intimate honeymoon trips, as well as the most memorable of the family holidays. These tours not only offer a treat to the eyes but are also the perfect locations where you can spot the “Big 5” mammals. In all, Tanzania Safaris are for true animal lovers, bird-watchers and nature admirers.
The idea of going on a Safari Tour varies from person to person. To some, it is more about animal watching while for some, the game viewing is the most happening part of a Safari Tour and there would be some who perceive a Safari from the perspective of spending nights under the canvas in tented camps ranging from simple and rustic to chic and luxurious camps.
Culture and Tradition of Tanzania
Tanzania has a unique combination of historic and cultural factors. The people of Tanzania share strong feelings of national pride and cohesion which has helped them to resolve most of the internal problems without resorting to violence.The country coversan area of approximately 365,000 square miles and comprises of a wide variety of agro-ecological zones.The current population of the country is approximately 30 million and is a host to people from all the countries of the world with highly populated urban centers, in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, and along the coast of Lake Malawi. The official language of Tanzania is Swahili (Kiswahili in Swahili), a coastal Bantu language strongly influenced by Arabic. The second official language is English.Millions of tourists visit this country every year for its valued treasures including Mount Kilimanjaro, the magnificent wild animals (including lions, elephants, rhinoceros, giraffes, leopards, and cheetahs, to name only a few) and its landscape.
Agriculture still remains the economical source of 4/5 of the active population of the country. Minerals, precious metals, fish, timber, and meat are also important products. The various crucial industries include food processing and the manufacture of textiles, alcoholic beverages, and cigarettes. Other industrial activities include oil refining, and the manufacture of cement, gunnysacks, fertilizer, paper, glass, ceramics, and agricultural implements. The basic family structure of the country is extended, although the pressures of development have led increasingly to nuclear family units, particularly in urban areas. In most of the cases, the man is the supreme head of the household. The female earns respect after giving birth to a healthy child. All over the nation, children are raised with the strong influence of parents as well as close relatives, friends, and neighbors. In many rural areas, women are not supposed to smoke, talk in a raised voice, or cross their legs while sitting or standing. Traditionally, elders are honored and respected by the rest of the community.
Tanzania gives total religious to its people and that has significantly contributed to the peace of the nation since independence. All religious holidays receive equal public recognition. Likewise the citizens of a poor country, the people of Tanzania are also challenged by numerous health problems, including parasitic, intestinal, nutritional, venereal, and respiratory diseases.Malaria, commonly known as "Tanzanian flu," remains the leading cause of illness and death. However, technologically appropriate solutions to these and other public health problems are increasingly being implemented.
Various National Parks in Tanzania
Most of the Tanzania Safari adventures are experienced over the Safaris organized for the Northern Tourist Circuit because most of the National Parks in Tanzania are located in the North Safari Zone. The North Safari Zone region includes Serengeti, Manyara, Tarangire, Ngorongoro conservation area and Mount Kilimanjaro National Parks. The region experiences the richest game viewing experience with the most ecologically diverse National Parks and most frequently visits of the “Big 5” mammals. The various National Parks in the Northern Safari Zone are:Serengeti National Park, Kilimanjaro Mountain National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tarangire National Park and Arusha National Park.
1. Serengeti National Park:
Serengeti is the largest and the most popular National Park in Tanzania. It is known for its remarkable wildlife and their annual migration. This spectacular movement of animals is peculiar to the park as millions of Wildebeests migrate from the Serengeti National park to Maasai- Mara National Park in Kenya in search of greener pastures. Serengeti National Park has recently been declared a UNESCO world heritage site and is a home to the “Big 5” mammals including lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and the Black Rhinos. The other wildlifespotted here include African hunting Dog, cheetahs, spotted hyenas, jackals, bat eared fox and other hoofed mammals including herds of antelopes, zebras, Thompson’s grant gazelles, the popular wildebeests. This safari park offers more than 500 species of birds to watch and is perfect paradise for bird-watchers.
2. Kilimanjaro Mountain National Park:
Kilimanjaro National Park is a Tanzanian national parkclocated 300 kilometres south of the equator and in Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania. The park is located near the city of Moshi and includes the entire Mount Kilimanjaro and its surrounding forest belt above 1,820 metres. It is spread in an area of 1,688 square kilometres. The park has been generating the second-highest revenue of any Tanzanian national park.
3. Lake Manyara National Park:
Lake Manyara National Park is one of the most scenic parks in Tanzania and the scenic beauty is the main reason to travel here. The park is situated on the road from Arusha to the Ngorongoro Crater. It has a long shoreline and a variety of habitats that are the reasons for the fantastic birding. The park is famous for its tree-climbing lions, flamingos, good elephants, spectacular scenery and the soda-ash lake in the centre. The park is home to charismatic blue monkeys and olive baboons.Lake Manyara Safaris offers low concentration games I comparison to those offered by the surrounding parks but they have a number of unique species and the natural scenery beauty that makes it worth to safari here. It has a varied landscape and the range of games include wildebeest, buffalo, hippo, flamingo, zebra, warthog, waterbuck, and impala. The birding is really magically fantastic here, especially the raptors. The day time game driving is the main activity here. This is probably the only park that allows Night Safari and the camps deep inside the park offer short walks even. However, there are some lodges on the Rift Valley, outside the park that stack up a lot many activities with walking, hiking, mountain biking, etc.
4. Ngorongoro Conservation Area:
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a World Heritage Site situated 180 km west of Arusha in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania. The area is named after Ngorongoro Crater, a large volcanic caldera within the area. The conservation area is administered by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority. The authority has plans to develop more luxurious hotels to give people the access of the "the unparalleled beauty of one of the world's most unchanged wildlife sanctuaries". The most important feature of the Ngorongoro Conservation Authority is the Ngorongoro Crater, the world's largest inactive, volcanic caldera. The elevation of the crater floor is 1,800 metres above sea level.
5. Tarangire National Park:
TarangireNational Park is one of the most wildlife populated National Parks outside the Serengeti ecosystems. It is located at 118km South West of Arusha city and has an area of about 2850 sq km between the lakes of the great east African rift valley. The park got its name from the Tarangire River that dominates the northern part of the park. The park is drier than Serengeti and thus, during the dry seasons, a lot of wildlife viewing can be seen around the river. During the dry months of June to October, large herds of elephants, wildebeests, impalas, eland, buffalos, Thompson’s Gazelle hartebeests, the greater and lesser Kudu congregate for water along the permanent water ravines. Several predators can be spotted on the hunt including lions, leopards, cheetahs, spotted hyenas, and the rare African wild dog.
6. Arusha National Park:
Arusha National Park is a small park situated 45 kilometers of Arusha, the Safari Town of Africa but has a lot to offer for an unforgettable adventurous wildlife experience. It is situated closest to the safari capital of Tanzania (29Km), the Kilimanjaro International Airport (35Km) and Moshi (58Km). The Park not only has the abundant wildlife but is also one of the most remarkable game reserves in Tanzania. The Park’s main attractions are its three features that make the Arusha National Park Safaris all the more adventurous for its tourists. It is the home to Mt.Meru (the second highest peak of Tanzania), has the fifteen million years old Ngurdoto Crater (3km. wide) and the Momella Lakes that are widely known for their algal colours and wading birds. The Park offers a rich variety of wildlife experience with the presence of the African Elephants, Leopards, Giraffes, Zebras, Warthog, the black-and-white Colobus Monkeys, the blue Monkeys, Buffalos, Flamingos and a variety of bird and plant species.
Kenya Safari Tour Adventure
Kenya is a country with beautiful landscapes that team up with animals of all spots and stripes, from the magnificent cheetahs to the majestic herds of zebras. On a typical thrilling Kenya tour, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the country’s most spectacular settings. Right from themagnificent game viewing of towering Mount Kenya away from the crowds to the wildebeest migration & year-round game-viewing of the Masai Mara wherein you can witness the drama of the bush unfolding around you, everything is so thrilling. Kenya’s National Park system is maintained by the Kenya Wildlife Service. Other places to visit on a Kenya Safari Tour include, Nairobi – the logistic hub of East Africa, Mombasa & Kenya Beaches, the Lamu Archipelago, the Amboseli National Park providing you the best views of Mt Kilimanjaro, Laikipia Plateau and Lake Nakuru, giving you ample of the opportunity to experience flamingos & game viewing. Grab your tickets to Kenya and visit Africa. We are sure that this is one African safari you'll remember for the rest of your life.
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Our prime objective is to offer our tourists with attentive and knowledgeable service that can make their luxury wildlife safaris Tanzania more memorable at competitive prices. All our African wildlife safaris are customized holiday packages having a range of unique features that makes you experience the unique beauty of Africa. Whether it is Kenya Safari Tour, Tanzania Safari Tour, Uganda Safari Tour or the Rwanda Safari Tour, we are experts with all. Our professional staffs will take care of making all arrangements for your tour and we will be on hand to offer any personal assistance that you might need while on safari. We are committed to offering highly personalized and luxury African safari that is based on your interest. With us you will be able to enjoy the gentle hospitality of the local people, diverse cultures, nomadic herdsmen, and the amazing wildlife of the land. We also offer car rental services so that you can easily reach your destination and avoid lengthy road journeys. We take care of all your arrangements for Tanzania wildlife safari that suits your special interests and budget. So for more details, browse our website and contact us soon for a wonderful vacation!