Kitulo National Park

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Perched at 2.600m (8.500 feet) above sea level between the rugged peaks of the Kipengere, Poroto and Livingstone Mountains, the volcanic soils of Kitulo support the most important montane grassland community in Tanzania. A crucial watershed for the Great Ruaha River, Kitulo, gazette i

Udzungwa Mountains National Park

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Udzungwa is the largest and most biodiverse range in the chain of forest – swathed Tanzania mountains known collectively as the Eastern Arc. This archipelago of isolated massifs has been dubbed the African Galapagos for its treasure – trove of endemic plants and animals, most familiar

Katavi National Park

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Tanzania´s third-largest National Park, Katavi sprawls in magnificent isolation across the country´s remote southwestern plains, within a truncated arm of the Rift Valley that terminates in the brooding expanse of Lake Rukwa. The predominant cover is tangled brachystegia woodland, tro

Selous Game Reserve

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The Selous Game Reserve is the largest protected wildlife area in Africa. A UNESCO World heritage site, this pristine, uninhabited area is larger than Switzerland. Only in the Serengeti will visitors see a greater concentration of wildlife. Yet Selous boasts Tanzania’s largest p

Mahale Mountain National Park

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Mahale Mountain National Park In addition to being one of the best places in the world for up-close encounters with chimpanzees, Mahale Mountains National Park, nestled on the Lake Tanganyikan shoreline in western Tanzania, is absolutely stunning. Forested mountains cascade down to th

Gombe National Park

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Gombe  National Park, with an area of only 56 sq km, Gombe National Park is Tanzania’s smallest national park, but its famous primate inhabitants and its connection to Jane Goodall have given it worldwide renown. Many of Gombe National Park 100-plus chimps are well habituated, and tho

Ruaha National Park

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Recently expanded to become the largest National Park in East Africa and second after Kafue National Park in Zambia Ruaha is the second largest Wildlife Protection Area in Africa. It is Tanzania´s biggest elephant sanctuary. Its name derived from the Great Ruaha River, which flows alo

Mikumi National Park

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Mikumi is located North of Selous Game Reserve about 300km from Dar-es-Salaam. Because of its accessibility it is one of the most popular parks in Tanzania. It is an important center for ecology and conservation students; animals like lions, wild dogs, waterbuck, wildebeests, zebra, L

Saadani National Park

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The recently gazetted Saadani National Park, Tanzania’s first coastal wildlife sanctuary, is located on the Indian Ocean coast some 45km north of Bagamoyo and directly west of Zanzibar. The park contains many indigenous species including Liechtensteins´ hartebeest and the rare R