Tanzania is home to several wonders of the world, Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa and amazing national parks like Serengeti. There are also nice beaches along Indian Ocean in Zanzibar where you can enjoy the beautifully sunny weather. Apart from that there is also a lot of ancient historical findings and cultural experience which will make your travel in Tanzania an awesome experience.
These are some of the best unforgettable tourist attraction one should not miss when travelling in Tanzania.

1. Mountain Kilimanjaro national park
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World heritage site and one of the tourist attraction which receive a lot of visitors. It is the highest peak in Africa. Although Tanzania does not receive snow rainfall, Mount Kilimanjaro is capped with snow.

Mount Kilimanjaro was formed over 1 million years ago by volcanic movement along the Rift Valley. It is 5895m high. It has three peaks - Shira, Kibo, and Mawenzi. The highest point is Uhuru Peak on Kibo, which is one of the Seven Summits of the world.

You can climb mount Kilimanjaro from five to seven days depending on the route you take.


2. Serengeti national park

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Tanzania's oldest and most popular national park, it is also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson's gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing, this takes place in May or early June and when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa, large herds of antelope as well as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, bat eared fox, hunting dog and jackal are also found in Serengeti National Park. Nearly 500 species of bird have also been recorded on the Serengeti.

3. Zanzibar
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Zanzibar is the island part of Tanzania. It consists of the islands of Zanzibar (Unguja) and Pemba. Unguja is a major holiday destination known for its beautiful beaches. This island has some of the best beaches in the world with varying surf depending on what side of the island you are on. Visitors will find soft white sand and clear shallow water, along with traditional boats.

In Unguja you can also find Stone town, the world's oldest functioning Swahili city which is the cultural heart of Zanzibar and has little changes in the last 200 years. It has houses which were built in the 19th Century when Zanzibar was one of the most important Swahili trading towns in the Indian Ocean. In stone town you can see places like Central Darajani Market, Beit el-Amani, City Hall, the Anglican Cathedral, Forodhani Gardens, the Old Dispensary with its carved wooden balconies, the former home of the sultans known as Beit el-Sahel or the People's Palace, the Hamamni Persian Baths built in 1888, and the oldest structure in Stone Town, the Old Fort.

4. Ngorongoro conservation area
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Ngorongoro Crater is a the world's largest inactive, intact, and unfilled volcanic caldera. The Ngorongoro volcano was one of the world's tallest mountains before it exploded and collapsed nearly three million years ago.
wildebeests and zebras are mostly found and you can also see lions, elephants, rhinos, Thomson's gazelles, and buffaloes.
In ngorongoro you can also see the Olduvai Gorge is an archeological site where they believe Homo habilis, probably the first early human species was living there after they discovered its fossil.

5. Lake manyara national park
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Lake Manyara National Park is comprised of forest, woodland, grasslands, and swamps.

While most known for baboons, the lake and its environs is also home to hippos, impalas, elephants, wildebeests, buffalo, warthogs giraffes, leopards, lion and over 300 migratory birds, including flamingo, long-crested eagle and grey-headed kingfisher.

6. Tarangire National Park
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The park is famous for its huge number of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing lions. Visitors to the park can expect to see any number of resident zebra and wildebeest in addition to the less common animals. Other common animals include waterbuck, giraffe, and olive baboons.

7. The Selous Game Reserve
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The Selous Game Reserve is one of the largest faunal reserves of the world, located in the south of Tanzania. It was named after Englishman Sir Frederick Selous, a famous big game hunter and early conservationist, who died at Beho Beho in this territory in 1917 while fighting against the Germans during World War I.
Some of the typical animals of the savanna (for example elephants, hippopotami, African Wild Dog, cape buffalo and crocodiles) can be found in this park in larger numbers than in any other African game reserve or national park.

8. Ruaha national park
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Ruaha National Park is the second largest national park in Tanzania. The name of the park is derived from the Great Ruaha River, which flows along its southeastern margin and is the focus for game-viewing. The park can be reached by car on a dirt road from Iringa and there are two airstrips - Msembe airstrip at Msembe (park headquarters), and Jongomeru Airstrip, near the Jongomeru Ranger Post. The park is noted for its large population of elephants (with about 10,000 roaming the park) buffalo and gazelle. More than 571 species of birds have been identified in the park. Among the resident species are Hornbills, Kingfishers, and Sunbirds. Many migratory birds visit the park, e.g., the White Stork.

9. Katavi National Park
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It is Tanzania's third largest national park, it lies in the remote southwest of the country, within a truncated arm of the Rift Valley that terminates in the shallow, brooding expanse of Lake Rukwa.
The lakes support enormous groups of hippos, crocodiles and over 400 species of birds. One of the spectacles in Katavi is the hippos at the end of the dry season when as many as 200 try to squeeze into a pool of water. The male rivalry heats up causing territorial fights.
The dry season brings Katavi National Park to life, herds of impala, reedbuck, lions, zebras and giraffes can be seen at the remaining pools and streams. An estimated 4,000 elephants and several herds of buffaloes in the thousands also converge on the park when the flood waters retreat.

10. Arusha National Park
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Arusha National Park, although smaller than most in Tanzania, has a range of habitats that consist of the forest of Mount Meru, Ngurdoto Crater in the southeast section of the park, and Momela Lakes, a series of seven crater lakes. Black and white Colobus monkeys are easily spotted in the forested area while the marshy floor of the crater is dotted with herds of buffalo, zebra and warthog. Momela Lakes is home to a large selection of resident and migrant waterbirds. People come here to see wildlife and also to climb Mount Meru.
Mount Meru is one of the most beautiful volcanoes in Africa and the second highest mountain in Tanzania. The summit is reached by a narrow ridge, which provides stunning views of the volcanic cone lying several thousand feet below in the crater. The ascent is steep but the route passes through parkland, forest, a giant heather zone and moorland.

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