Tanzania Safaris can involve tourists engaging in different tourism activities since Tanzania is a country of many wonders from its rich history to flora and fauna and the safari can so amazing.
Attractions while on Tanzania Safaris
Wildlife: Tanzania is a home to different animal species that are protected in different National Parks that attract nature lovers from different parts of the world. Different national parks like Tarangire national park is a great spot for impalas, Serengeti National Park famous for the wildebeest migration. Unique animal species, plant, birds and butterfly species can be found in the different national parks.
Culture: The country is blessed with people from different tribes with different lifestyles and ways of leaving which can be fascinating to tourists from the western world whose culture is different from the people of Tanzania who are blessed with different tribes having different norms and sets of values.
Sites and monuments: Tanzania has a rich history during the colonial era that can be explained in different ways for instance tourists can know about the culture through visiting sites, monuments
Museums: Still on the tourists that love history, museums unfold the untold stories of events that happened in Tanzania a long time ago and for instance the house of wonders museum, the palace museum, village museums and so on.
Architecture: A tourist will have a great experience looking at the architecture of in some of Tanzania’s towns for instance Stone Town in Zanzibar whose architecture has not been changed for the last 200 years
Islands: Another attraction that tourists cannot miss on their Tanzania safari are the island, with the island of Zanzibar and Pemba, Mafia island that attracts tourists from around the world usually from October to march to participate in different activities like scuba diving, relaxation and so on.
Festivals: Another intangible attraction are the festivals that are carried out annually like the tourism fair, Serengeti cultural festival, Kilimanjaro marathon
Water bodies: Many tourists from around the world would come for relaxation on different lakes like Tanganyika, the Indian ocean where water festivals are carried out.
Activities to engage in while on Tanzania Safaris
Game drives: This can be carried out in the different national parks where different animal species like lions, elephants, buffalos can be seen.
Boat cruises: This can be done on the different water bodies, for example, the Indian Ocean and these are carried out mainly in Zanzibar which can be entertaining
Cultural encounters: With over 120 different tribes which include the Masai, Hadza, Haya, Chagga and many more. Cultural interactions and engagement can be interesting whereby tourists are able to learn the different cultures like the ways of dressing, the local cuisines and of the people of Tanzania.
Visiting the capital city: Tourists can also visit the capital city of Tanzania Dar-ES Salaam which is the economic hub of the country; tourists that are interested in Urban Tourism can visit the city to find out how the Tanzanians operate their businesses.
Hiking: This can be carried out on different mountains like Mountain Kilimanjaro, mountain Meru, where tourists can hike and get different experiences of the landscape of Tanzania.
Birding: There are different bird species in different national parks that can be explored like Flamingoes in Lake Magadi.
Other activities may include nature walks in the different national parks which offer relaxation to the tourists.