These Amazing Tanzania Attractions Will Make You Add it to Your Bucket List

Guest post by Jonas Ndunguru of Joagro Safari Tanzania

Attractions in Tanzania

Tanzania is a country in Eastern Africa within the African Great Lakes region. Parts of the country are in Southern Africa. It is bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north; Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique border Tanzania to the south and the Indian Ocean borders it to the east. Apart from its peace and security, Tanzania has the highest point snow capped mountain, ever experienced wildebeest migration in world history with more attractions. It is a large land animal migration.

Attractions You’ll See In Tanzania

You’ll be amazed at the wealth of national parks, conservation areas, and mountains you’ll find in Tanzania.

National parks

like the Serengeti. “Serengeti” comes from the Maasai chat “Siring” acceptable as “Endless plain”. Manyara has amazing Lions known to climb trees. Tarangire is the plain for elephants. Saadani is the only national park in the world that meets the Ocean, Arusha. These are just a few of the national parks you’ll find in Tanzania.

Conservation areas like Ngorongoro which is a protected area and World Heritage site. Ngorongoro’s crown is a deep, volcanic crater and the largest unflooded and unbroken caldera in the world. It spans 20kms across, 600 meters deep and 300 sq kms in area. The Ngorongoro Crater is a breathtaking natural wonder with animals, birds and natural vegetation.

Mountains

like Oldonyo Lengai “Mountain of God” in the Maasai is the active volcano located in the Gregory rift valley, south of Lake Natron in the Arusha Region. Kilimanjaro, with its three volcanic cones, “Kibo”, “Mawenzi”, and “Shira”, is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, and rises approximately 4,900 metres from its base to 5,895 metres above sea level. Mount Meru is the dormant stratovolcano located 70 kilometres (43 mi) west of Mount Kilimanjaro in the country of Tanzania. At a height of 4,562.13 metres (14,968 ft).

diverse culture

of more than 100 tribes from all angles of the country that is from the north, south, west and ast. Tanzania comprises four groups of language and culture originality from Cushites, Nilotes, Bush Men and the Bantu which is the largest population of all. There three Bushman tribes in Tanzania who are Hudzabe, Datoga and Tindiga, among the few remaining hunter – gathering groups on the planet. The Hadza are not closely genetically related to any other people.

While traditionally classified with the Khoisan languages, primarily because it has clicks, the Hadza language appears to be an isolate, unrelated to any other. Maasai are a Nilotic ethnic group inhabiting Southern Kenya and Northern Tanzania. They are among the best known local populations due to their residence near the many game parks of the African Great Lakes, and their distinctive customs and dress.

The Maasai speak the Maa language, a member of the Nilo-Saharan family that is related to Dinka of Nile Valley and Nuer of South Sudan. With all the tribes with its diverse culture, Tanzania is still peaceful like no other African country that attracts tourists. The most numerous is Iraqw, with half a million speakers. These languages are believed to have been originally spoken by Southern Cushite agro-pastoralists from Ethiopia, who in the third millennium BC began migrating southward into the Great Rift Valley. The last group of tribes is the Bantu, which is comprised of a large group including the Haa and Haya.

Tanzania Historical

sites are marvels of engineering. They also give people a clear picture about our ancient cultures, primitive working tools like stone tools, and our ancestor’s artwork. You will find a good example of the ancient art at the Rock Paintings of Kondoa Irangi Tanzania. All this portrays their skills and desire. For those interested in history and culture, travel to Tanzania. Below is the list of different historical sites they can visit.


Apart from the famous Kondoa Irangi rock paintings, Tanzania has other attractions for historians as well as other visitors’ historical places. These include: Kaole Ruins, Ismila Stone Age Site, Engaruka Ruins, and Mikindani.

Jonas Ndunguru is the tour guide and owner of Joagro Safari Tanzania. Jonas has a lot of love for the world as relating and making the world and its people happy. Jonas arranges safaris (wildlife visits), mountain trekking, cultural tourism, host volunteers as well as advocating for sustainable development of the communities. Jonas feels so responsible and grateful whenever he succeeds in making someone happy. That is why he incorporates the aspects of tourism with social development by helping tourists experience the African culture to the core while improving communities. To see more of his work and safari arrangements stay connected to his Facebook page.

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