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, an

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

Mkomazi National Park

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Mkomazi National Park is one of Tanzania´s newest National Park. It contains 90% of the botanical species found in Tanzania with 1/3 classified as unique in the world. It is also home to the Mkomazi Rhino Project. This involves the re-introduction of a number of black rhinos from Sout

Serengeti National Park

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Serengeti National Park, which covers 14.763km2, is the worlds’ well known game sanctuary and one of the jewels of Tanzania’s’ wildlife crown. Recently it was proclaimed the seventh“ World Wide Wonder”. “Serengeti” means “endless plains” in Maasai language and within its boundar

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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The Ngorongoro Crater was formed when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed on itself some two to three million years ago. The caldera is about 600m deep and covers 250sqkm. It hosts about 30.000 large animals including some of the Tanzania’s last remaining black rhinos. Thanks to an

Lake Manyara National Park

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Lake Manyara National park stretches from 50km along the base of the rusty – gold 600m high Great Rift Valley Escarpment. Lake Manyara is a scenic gem as written by Ernest Hemingway –“ the loveliest I had seen in Africa”. As visitors enter the gate they pass into the high forest

Tarangire National Park

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Close to Arusha (only 118km away), the park gets its name from the river that threads its way through the length of the reserve. It is famous for its dense wildlife population which is most spectacular between June and September, the dry season. During this time thousands of animals,

Arusha National Park

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Just 32km from Arusha and 38km from Kilimanjaro International Airport away you willfind the Arusha National Park. It consists or three spectacular features the Momela Lakes, Mount Meru (4.566m meters above sea level) and the Ngurdoto Crater. On clear days the magnificent view of Mount