8 Best places to visit in Tanzania 2022

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. Mt.kilimanjaro

Measuring 5,895 meters tall, the prodigal mountain of Kilimanjaro is the highest peak of the African continent and also the tallest freestanding mountain on Earth. This mountain is a part of the Kilimanjaro National Park which is famous for its unique faunal variety. This peak is also one of the most popular Tanzania tourist attractions amongst adventure enthusiasts as it is the base to some of the most arduous hiking, and trekking trails.

Location: Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Must Experiences: Trekking, hiking, and camping
Best Time To Climb January to March, and June to October

2. Serengeti national park

Northern part of the country, Serengeti National Park is a major part of Tanzania tourism. It is a stunning natural spectacle and also a popular UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its unique ecosystem that comprises of extensive grasslands, distinct fauna, and attractions like Grumeti River, Lobo Hills, and Mbalageti Serengeti.

This place is also famous for a massive annual migration of two million wildebeests, and other animals like gazelles, and zebras.

Must Experiences: Safari, camping, and wildlife

3. Mnemba island 🏝️

Located in the Zanzibar Archipelago, Mnemba Island is just a 90-minute drive from the Stone Town. This private island is a heaven located. It is one of the best places to visit in Tanzania for a luxury retreat amidst extensive spice plantations, and azure ocean waters. Visit this place for a perfect private island experience where you get to live in lavish suites, relish the tropical weather, enjoy relaxing massage sessions, and indulge yourself in numerous water sports.

Location: Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania
Must Experiences: Swimming, snorkelling, scuba-diving, bird watching, and fishing

4. Ol doinyo lengai

Also known as the “Mountain of God”, Ol Doinyo Lengai, is an active volcano the Gregory Rift, in the region of Arusha. Known for its unique lava eruption, this stratovolcano is one of the top places to visit in Tanzania where numerous adventure lovers flock every year to embark on a strenuous trekking journey to the peak of this mountain.

5. Ngorongoro conservation area

Known for its Big 5 Game (Lion, Leopard, Rhinoceros, Elephant, and Cape Buffalo), Ngorongoro Conservation Area is also one of the most famous Tanzania tourist places. If you want to add a dash of adventure to your trip to Tanzania, then visit this place to witness the volcanic Ngorongoro Crater, and an extensive migration of wildebeests, and zebras.

Must Experiences: Safari, climbing, hiking, camping, and wildlife

6. Selous game reserve

Regarded as one of the largest faunal reserves in the whole world, the Selous Game Reserve is among top Tanzania attractions that one must visit. Sprawling over an area of 5,000 square kilometers, this wildlife area boasts of over 350 species of birds, and reptiles, more than 2,000 species of plants, and an extensive wildlife which are a treat to watch. This place is also well equipped with furnished lodges for tourists to spend a night amidst the wilderness of the reserve.

Must Experiences: Safari, climbing, hiking, camping, and wildlife

7. Tarangire national park

Located in the Manyara region, Tarangire National Park is the 6th largest national park in Tanzania. Though it is not as popular as its counterparts like Serengeti, and Ngorongoro, it is still one of the top places to visit in Tanzania where one can encounter African variants of animals like elephants, lions, zebras, and more.

Location: Manyara , Tanzania

8. Pemba Island 🏝️

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

Location: Zanzibar
Must Experiences: Water skiing, diving, snorkeling, and boating

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