Tanzania is the place to some of the most famous national parks which are Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Park, Arushi national Park, and other parks. Natural attractions include Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru.  Tanzanian islands are famous for diving, boating, surf and the beautiful scenery of the beach. Consequently, the most popular activities in Tanzania and the reason many people visit the country are wildlife safaris and adventures.

 

Best adventure Places To Visit In Tanzania

With so much to offer to the tourists, here are some of the best Tanzania tourist attractions, that you must visit on your trip to this safari paradise.

 

1. Mnemba Island

Mnemba Island is located in the Zanzibar Archipelago. It is one of the best places in Tanzania for extensive spice plantations and blue ocean waters. Visit this place for the perfect private island experience, where you will stay in luxurious suites, enjoy the tropical climate, enjoy relaxing massages, and enjoy numerous water sports.

Enjoy a stroll along the cool white coral sands, a candlelit dinner served on the beach as the waves hit your feet and a delightful dhow cruise into the sunset. Above all, explore the underwater world of  Mnemba Atoll, a marine reserve teeming with marine life that includes turtles, dolphins, and large schools of small fish.

Location: Zanzibar Archipelago

Experiences: Swimming, Snorkeling, Diving, Bird Watching, and Fishing

 

2. Mount Kilimanjaro

The 5,895-meter-high Kilimanjaro is the highest peak on the African continent and also the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. This mountain is part of the Kilimanjaro National Park, which is known for its unique wildlife diversity. This peak is also one of the most popular tourist attractions in Tanzania among adventurers, as it is the base of some of the most strenuous hiking and trekking routes. Location: Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania.

Kilimanjaro is a “mountain of springs” and its unique location directly below the equator offers the opportunity to experience five different habitats from the bottom up, which undoubtedly makes climbing the mountain something special.

Must Experience:  Trekking, hiking, and camping

Best time: January to March and June to October

 

3. Ol Doinyo Lengai

Ol Doinyo Lengai is one of the few volcanoes devoid of sodium and potassium carbonate and is the only volcano in the world to erupt from sodium carbonate lava. This lava has almost no silicon and its temperatures are not as high as other lavas, around 500 – 600 ° C. The only active volcano in East Africa, Ol Doinyo Lengai, is located south of Lake Natron. In Maasai, the name means the sacred mountain of God.

 

5. Arusha City

Situated at the foot of Mount Meru, the sprawling city of Arusha is also one of Tanzania's top attractions. Arusha is a major tourist destination due to its location, which makes it a gateway to exciting adventure sports like Mount Kilimanjaro and Serengeti National Park. It is also one of the best places to visit in Tanzania due to the mild and calm climate and the busy markets. Unmissable Experiences: Visit Shanga, Arusha National Park, Clock Tower, National History Museum, Kilombero Market and enjoy the delicacies of East Africa in the best cafes in the city.

 

6. Ngorongoro Conservation Area

 The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is known for its five great game animals (lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and Cape buffalo) and is also one of the most famous tourist spots in Tanzania. If you want to add a touch of adventure to your trip to Tanzania, visit this place to experience the volcanic crater of the Ngorongoro and the extensive migration of wildebeest and zebra.

You can also visit nearby Maasai villages to experience local traditions. One of the reasons this park is famous is that it can be seen all year round.

Must Experiences: Safari, Climbing, Hiking, Camping, and Wildlife

Hours: 6:00 a.m. at 6:00

 

7. Olduvai Gorge

The Olduvai Gorge is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Tanzania due to its historical and biological importance. Located in the eastern Serengeti region, the Olduvai Gorge is an important palaeoanthropological site made up of fossil deposits of the human lineage that over the past 2 million years has proven to be an invaluable resource for biologists in the field of human evolution.

Location: Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Northern Tanzania

 

11. Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is located in the Manyara region and is the sixth-largest national park in Tanzania. While it is not as popular as its counterparts like Serengeti and Ngorongoro, it is still one of the most popular places in Tanzania where you can meet African variants of animals such as elephants, lions, zebras, and more. 

You will not see many animals in this park, this park is for people who want to spend some time relaxing. A visit to this park has the most positive effect on people.

Location: Hyatt Regency, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Hours: 5:00 p.m. at 1:00 a.m

 

14. Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti National Park adorns the northern part of the country and is an important part of tourism in Tanzania. It is an impressive natural spectacle and also a popular UNESCO World Heritage site, known for its unique ecosystem made up of extensive grasslands, distinct wildlife, and attractions such as the Grumeti River, Lobo Hills, and Mbalageti Serengeti. This place is also famous for a massive annual migration of two million wildebeest and other animals such as gazelles and zebras.

Must experience: Safari, Camping, and Wildlife

 

15. Pemba Islands

Bored of the wildlife safaris, and historical tours? Spend a day amidst the ultramarine sea waters, and lush greenery of Pemba Island. It is one of the top places to visit in, witness the rich corals, and the thriving underwater life by indulging yourself in exhilarating water sports.

The island is surrounded by warm subtropical waters, known for some of the best diving and snorkeling in the entire archipelago due to its rugged cliffs, tranquil marine life, and colorful coral reefs. 

Location: Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania

Must Experiences: Water skiing, diving, snorkeling, and boating.


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