Tanzania is home to Mt Kilimanjaro – Africa’s highest mountain – and bordered by Africa’s three largest lakes – Lakes Malawi, Tanganyika and Victoria. Natural highlights abound, including Ngorongoro Crater – the largest intact caldera in the world, Olduvai Gorge – said to be the birthplace of man, the 20 million year old Great Rift Valley, and the vast game filled Serengeti plains. The people of Tanzania are courteous, sincere, friendly and hospitable, making visitors feel very welcome. The annual Great Migration of millions of herbivores is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Tanzania boasts over 1,000 bird species, and it’s possible to view the Big 10 in Tanzania – elephant, buffalo, rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, African wild dog, hippo, zebra and giraffe – plus chimpanzees on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. More than 25 percent of Tanzania is dedicated to national parks and conservation areas than any other country in the world, protecting over 20 percent of Africa’s large mammals and 35 species of Antelope including 1,5 million wildebeest.
Treasures of Tanzania
Lose your heart to the sincere and courteous people of Tanzania Summit Mount Kilimanjaro or walk the shores Tanzania’s lakes and Zanzibar Islands. Discover the Ngorongoro Crater, Olduvai Gorge and the Great Rift Valley Catch a glimpse of over 1,000 bird species Combine the adventures of big game with relaxing beach holidays Purchase Tanzanite, a rare and beautiful gemstone mined only in this country.