When it comes to safari and beach experiences Tanzania has it all. The level and quality of its national parks and coastal belt is incomparable in anywhere in Africa. This geographically and ecologically divine country is yours to explore, and with Azadam Tours yours sure to have the ultimate African safari experience
The great mountain of Kilimanjaro is a metaphor for the compelling beauty of Tanzania. Mount Kilimanjaro is the largest free-standing mountain in the world and Africa’s highest mountain, with its snow capped Uhuru Peak looming 19,341 feet above the savannah plains like a beacon to nature’s most mind blowing phenomena.
Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano, with three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. They have been widely researched due to their impressive landscapes that include shrinking glaciers and disappearing ice fields. Based inside the Kilimanjaro National Park of Tanzania, the snow-capped mountain is truly a sight to behold. The mountain towers over southern Africa with a backdrop that stretches across the horizon and into Tanzania’s neighbouring nations.There is, however, so much more to Kilimanjaro than the summit. A journey up the slope takes visitors on a climatic world tour, from the tropics to the arctic.
The trekking takes you from tropics to the arctic. The best time to visit is either June through October or early December to the mid of March.
As American actor Charles Gilpin commented Lake Manyara National Park’s “the novelist I have seen in Africa”.Lake Manyara is a relatively small national park but it’s incredibly diverse. With variety of landscape the park offers a wilderness experience in diverse habitats, from its breath-taking scenery soda lake to dense woodlands and steep mountainsides.
Apart from a spectacular setting, the park is famous for its unusual tree climbing lions, which are occasionally seen along branches of acacia trees. Other animals found in the park include buffalo, elephant, leopards, giraffes, wildebeest, ostrich and hippos. Lake Manyara boost about 400 species of birds including flocks of pink flamingos which arrive in hundreds of thousands crating one of the Africa’s great sights with the breath-taking scenery over the soda lake.
The lake basin has altitudinal range of around 950-1500m, with anaverage temperature of 22C. Therefore, in term of visiting Lake Manyara National Park, from March to May is great for bird watching while June through to October and January and March is fantastic for game viewing.
Ruaha National Park is the largest national park, located in a heart of Tanzania cover the area of 20226-square kilometres over the middle of the country. The park takes its name from the Great Ruaha River where most of wildlife is concentrated. Ruaha contains about 10% of the world’s lion’s population, and it’s most famous for being home to Tanzania elephant population. Some lesser known species can be found as well, includes of sable antelope, roan antelope, lesser and greater kudu and wild dogs are the star attraction.
Ruaha National Park is relative inaccessibility means it gets less far tourist than Selous and less than any comparable park in Northern circuit, but it is a wild and authentic environment that remains relatively untouched. This park, attract more off the beaten-track visitor with the rewards of travelling far in wild landscape with baobab studded hills and rock escarpments with superb wildlife is also a great place for birding and bird photography.
Travelling to Ruaha National Park with Azadam Tours brings with it the promise of exclusive daily game drives, night drives, and walking safaris to bring you intimately closer to the predators and big game of the region.
Ruaha National Park is drier and hotter with an average 500mm of rain per annum. The temperature range between 15C and 40C, the coolest month being June when daytime temperatures hover around 30C mark. The dry season – May through November is the best time for game while January to April is good for bird watching.
Uncrowded and relative unknown, name after the river that flow through the park. Tarangire National Park is a good mix of plain, swamp and river, resulting in a wide range of wildlife population.
The park is famous for high density of elephant with up to 3000 and abundant baobab trees. Other common resident animal includes of wildebeest, zebras, waterbuck, giraffe, impala, banded mongoose, dik dik and many more.The park is also well known for its excellent birdlife. It contain 550 species, it has extraordinary number of breeders. Tarangire National Park with its various habitats and food source is a park every bird-watcher most visit.
Tarangire provides excellent experiences for walking safari, game drive, cultural tours, camping, the wonderful breath-taking scenery and landscape. It is a great place for adventurous soul and photographers.
Tarangire receive an average annual rain of 650mm, with average temperature between 25C and 29C. So, in term of visit from June through October and January through March is dry and hotter, while April through the end of May is rainy.
The jewel in Ngorongoro crown is a deep, volcanic crater, the largest unbroken caldera in the world.Some believe that, before it erupted, it would have been higher than Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Long since having collapsed and eroded, this three-million-year-old caldera now shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens on earth.
What makes the Ngorongoro Crater so unique is the finest blend of landscape, wildlife, people and archaeological sites in Africa. Often called an ‘African Eden’ and the eighth wonder of the natural world, it is also pioneering experiment in multiple land use. The idea of multiple land use means to allow human and wildlife to coexist in a natural setting. The most and recent inhabitants of the Ngorongoro Crater are the Maasai, who arrived about 200 years ago. Their strong instance on traditional custom and costume interestmany visitors across the global.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area is arguably one of the most incredible sites to experience in Africa, from unique self-contained ecosystem to abundant indigenous wildlife setting with breath-taking natural beauty. Travelling with Azadam Toursis something that will last in a lifetime.
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area has an altitudinal range of 960m to 3648m, its climatic zones ranging from semi-arid to montane forest, all of which accounts for its widely ranging levels of rainfall (from under 500mm to 1700mm) and for the fact that temperature oscillate between 2°C and 35°C.
Selous Game Reserve is named after Frederick Courtney Selous, the famous 19th century hunter and explorer whose books were bestsellers in Victorian England.
Selous Game Reserves is Africa’s largest protected reserves, a wilderness area larger than Denmark or Switzerland. The Reserve covers more than 5% of Tanzania’s total area, and is three larger than the Serengeti. Although slightly off the beaten track of the more well-won safari circuits, a visit to Selous offer unforgettable game viewing in almost completely isolated surroundings.
Although poaching affected the elephant population in the 80s, careful management and conservation schemes have brought their numbers back to a healthy level. There are also large numbers of wild dog, this species is disappearing throughout Africa but thriving in Selous. Lion, leopard and many other species they can also be found. The entire region is an unusual combination of steep wooded hills, open miombo woodlands, grassy savannah plains, and channels fed by the mighty Rufiji Safaris, fly camping and incredible fishing opportunities than any other Tanzania protected areas.
The Selous Game Reserves is perfect for adventurous soul, or for romantic gateway, photographer and Hunters. Travelling with Azadam Toursspends night in luxury lodges and tented camps, savouring meals cooked over the coals a truly untouched and wild African experience.
The Selous Game Reserve experiences a single rainy season, from November through to April with annual average level of precipitation 750mm to 1300mm, and the temperature range between 17.9C and 37.3C.
The Serengeti National Park is arguably the world greatest wildlife animal’s spectacle that attracts and inspires writers, filmmakers and photographers all across the world. The Serengeti National Park is where millions of wildebeest and zebras migrate every year, drawn south by short rains, and west then north by rains. Driven by instinct, searching for more favourable weather accompanied by predators, as such provide the traveller with one of the Africa’s most wonderful sight.
The Serengeti National Park is divided into three sections. The popular part is southern/central part (Seronera Valley) is what Maasai called “Seringit” the land of endless plains. Its classic savannah dotted with acacia and filled with wildlife. The western corridor is marked by Grumeti River and has more forest and dense bush. The north Lobo meets up with Kenya’s Maasai Mara Reserve is the least visited section.
Serengeti National Park is the ultimate safari destination. If you want to see Africa’s wildlife at its most extravagant, a safari in the Serengeti is hard to beat. Home not only to the world’s greatest concentration of wildlife but also its most spectacular natural migration.
The Serengeti plays host to the annual migration, with an altitude of between 900 to 1800m, and annual temperature range between 21C and 27C. Therefore, for in December to March the herds can be found mainly in Serengeti southern plains, whiles in February to March wildebeest calves are born and predators are at their highest number. In April the herds head south, following clockwise route through southern Serengeti grass plains to late May when they reach Serengeti central. They continue on the western corridor in July/August and finally heard north towards Masaai Mara Reserve in around august to September.
The exotic Zanzibar archipelago represents Tanzania at its pristine best. Its culture is a faithful reflection of harmonious, while its turquoise sea, palm – packed beaches, timeless fishing villages and smell of exotic spices make Zanzibar to a magical and unique travel destination.
Zanzibar is part of safari mix, located a short flight off the coast and providing a beach come cultural experience to enable some “R&R’’ at the end of a journey.
Whether your ideal is wildlife and safari, heritage and culture, nature magic, or even the beach, we can put together the ideal holiday with perfect combination between Tanzania and exotic Zanzibar archipelago