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Tanzania Highlights

Highlights of Tanzania

  • Mount Kilimanjaro, the world’s highest, free-standing mountain
  • Oldonyo Lengai, East Africa’s youngest & most active volcano
  • The annual Great Migration on Serengeti’s endless plains
  • Ngorongoro Crater in the magnificent Ngorongoro Highlands
  • The Great Rift Valley, with its extraordinary escarpments & crater lakes
  • Olduvai Gorge, where Homo habilis roamed the ancient lakeshore, and the hominid footprint site of Laitoli
  • The Great Lakes of Victoria, Tanganyika and Nyasa
  • Zanzibar & other sparkling Indian Ocean islands
  • The enchanted mountain ranges of Udzungwa & Usambara Mountains
  • Remote chimpanzee habitats at Mahale Mountains & Gombe Stream
  • Friendly people to meet and exotic tribes to visit during a cultural exchange

Some of Tanzania’s other Attractions

  • Climbing the active volcano of Oldonyo Lengai & visiting nearby Lake Natron, the last breeding ground of endangered Lesser flamingo
  • Climbing Africa’s 5th highest mountain, Mount Meru, in only 3 or 4 days
  • Trekking in the Ngorongoro Highlands with Maasai guides & camping/hiking around the remote Empakaai & Olmoti craters
  • Getting to know the Hadzabe people, last of the hunter/gatherers, in their homeland on the shores of Lake Eyasi in the Great Rift Valley