Why is Tanzania a popular safari destination? Tanzania is a famous safari destination for a reason. Tanzania is a famous safari destination not only in Africa but throughout the world. Tanzania is frequently named the greatest safari destination for wildlife safaris, and there are numerous reasons to select a Tanzania safari over safaris in other African countries. Tanzania not only has one of the most diverse wildlife populations on the continent, but many of the parks still have no boundary fences, which is unusual in today’s world and provides a considerably more authentic safari experience. Tanzania was rated the overall champion in a recent Safari Booking analysis of over 2,500 ratings given by safari travelers and African travel specialists alike. It is Africa’s most popular safari destination.

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Apart from famous national parks and their attractions, such as the great wildebeest migration in Serengeti, big fives in Ngorongoro conservation area, tree climbing lions in Lake Manyara, and Africa’s highest mountain in Kilimanjaro national park, Tanzania is also significantly safer for tourists than other African nations, with a stable government and less political turmoil than other parts of the region. Also Tanzania is well developed in term of transportation and communication system As a result, it is easily accessible for international tourists, with direct flights to both the north and south, and is an excellent stopover for safari adventurers.

Why is Tanzania a popular safari destination?
Tree Climbing Lions in Lake Manyara National Park

Why is Tanzania a popular safari destination? If you’ve ever heard the term Tanzania murmured around the world when it comes to safaris and tours, you’re undoubtedly wondering why Tanzania? What is so unique about Tanzania in tourism that its name is heard and whispered around the world as the best and most popular safari destination? If you have this issue and want to visit Tanzania but are unsure why it is the greatest safari destination to visit, we will explain why in this post and provide you with an explanation to help you plan and book your safari tour in this best African safari destination—Tanzania. So, what is Africa’s most popular Tanzania safari destination? Tanzania is regarded as the greatest of the best, despite the fact that each country offers a distinct experience.

Why is Tanzania such a popular safari destination? Here are ten explanations and answers.

  1. Easy accessible

In the developed world, accessibility is sometimes taken for granted, yet not all of Africa countries are easily accessible. Tanzania since it receives a lot numbers of tourists around the world, the government have invested much in transport and communication development sector so as to make it easy accessible from all parts of the world. And this is one of the reason of why Tanzania is Africa’s top safari destination. There are numerous airports, airlines, and flights from which to choose. It’s usually simple to go from the airport to your booked hotel in national park once you arrive. You can spend more time where you want to be—on your safari—instead of wasting time on transportation.

Tanzania has a number of airports, several of which are served by direct flights from major international carriers. Kilimanjaro international Airport welcomes visitors to the country’s north, while Julius Nyerere International Airport is a better choice for visitors to the country’s centre and southern regions. The abundance of domestic airports demonstrates how well-traveled the area is, and with such a well-developed infrastructure, you can reach practically any section of the country for a reasonable price.

  1. It is a safe country/ it is risk-free.

Being the best safari destination doesn’t mean the country should only be rich in physical resources, attractions, and tourist activities. There are other factors that are considered and that are important for tourists apart from attractions, and one of them is security, so the safer the country is, the more visitors it attracts since most visitors go for safari to have fun, pleasure, and not to risk their lives, and this is when security comes in.

Tourists looking for an exotic vacation destination frequently overlook safety risks. When you visit Tanzania, however, you won’t have to be concerned. One of the most important considerations is safety. There is little crime, little political upheaval, and tour operators adhere to strict safety measures to guarantee that no one or animal is harmed while on safari. You may leave your worries at the door and relax while on a Tanzania vacation.

  1. Most beautiful national parks and abundance of wildlife

Tanzania is known for both the sheer number of animals it has and the range of species it has to offer. Tanzania is home to around four million wild animals from 430 distinct kinds and subspecies. Approximately 20% of Africa’s large animal population resides in the country. There are more than 20 national park in Tanzania and both are full with flora and fauna.  In your safari visit to Tanzania national park you will be able to see a lot of wildlife from each park in the country. You will see both small animals and larger mammals, also bird spices, insects, amphibians etc.

The Serengeti is remembered warmly by many safari aficionados. It should come as no surprise that this is one of the country’s most diversified parks, with plenty of opportunities for wildlife viewing. From early-year wildebeest migrations to predator stalking throughout the rest of the wilderness, this has to be one of the few truly wild places on earth. The Serengeti also offers a variety of unique lodging options, ranging from luxury tented camps to more traditional lodges and chalets, ensuring that you’ll find something to fit your preferences.

The Selous Game Reserve is a little further south, but it’s just as beautiful. Your chances of sighting a lion here are as good as anywhere on the continent during the dry months, when they amble towards the water’s edge for their daily drink.

  1. Beautiful Topography and scenic landscapes

Not only wildlife in Serengeti national park and Ngorongoro conservational area, Tanzania also is the one of the country with the best and beautiful scenic landscapes and topography. Many safari sites have one thing in common: they are all breathtakingly beautiful. Tanzania boasts a diversity of topographical magnificence that distinguishes it from other travel locations, such as the sheer variety of landscapes available.

Why is Tanzania a popular safari destination?
Wildebeest Migration

The Ngorongoro Crater for example, this is the world’s largest and deepest unflooded caldera (a feature generated when a volcano collapses in on itself). The hills here give way to an incredible length of savannah encircled by surrounding peaks, protecting a variety of animals that live inside the natural boundaries. Other best and beautiful topography and scenic landscapes in Tanzania includes the Endless plain of Serengeti, the mount meru-Africa fifth largest mountain, the Empakai crater etc.

  1. Home to largest mountain in Africa-Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro, often known as The Roof of Africa, is Africa’s tallest mountain and the world’s largest free-standing mountain, standing at 5,895 meters. Its contrast with the fairly flat surrounding terrain in Kilimanjaro National Park and beyond ads to its majesty. The views of and from Mt. Kilimanjaro are some of the best in the world, whether you’re looking up from below or looking down from above. This is why many people opt to go on photographic excursions in Tanzania and spend an average of 6-7 days climbing this Africa’s highest peak.

  1. There are numerous tourist activities to choose from (things to do).

Tanzania, of all African countries, is where you can go on a safari tour and have a lot of options and things to do by spending even a week. Because the country has so many attractions, there are also so many things to do/tourist activities for all traveler groups visiting the country, including family travelers, couple travelers, honeymooners, solo travelers, friends and relatives’ travelers, children, and so on. some the tourist activities/things to do and enjoy your safari tour in Tanzania are game drives, walking safaris, canoeing, boating, hot air balloon safaris, horseback riding safaris, chimpanzee trekking, hiking safaris, cultural tours, city tours, diving, snorkeling, parasailing, wake-boarding, water skiing, kite surfing, deep-sea fishing, Dhow Sunset Cruises etc.

  1. World-class tourist accommodation

Apart from having so many tourist attractions and tourist activities, Tanzania is one of the countries with many tourist accommodation options to ensure visitors have a good time on their safari tour. Tanzania has more options for accommodation that fit travelers of all budgets, from budgeted accommodation, mid-range accommodation, and luxury accommodation. All visitors, whether they are couples, honeymooners, family or friends, will find accommodation that fits them all in Tanzania.

 Also, there are camping accommodation options that include permanent campsites and mobile campsites in Serengeti that move with the great migration. There are also lodges, hostels, and hotels in cities that are near to the national park, such as Arusha city. Some of the best tourist accommodations in Tanzania include DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Zanzibar – Nungwi, The Residence Zanzibar, Singita Sabora Tented Camp, Melia Serengeti Lodge, Singita Sasakwa, Little Chem Chem, etc.

  1. Home to the great wildebeest migration

The massive herds of herbivores that live and thrive throughout the Serengeti National Park support the large number of predators that live and thrive there. For many, the major motive for traveling to Tanzania is to witness “The Great Migration.” This massive migration of over 2 million wildebeest, zebra, and gazelles over the acacia plains is the world’s greatest terrestrial mammal movement and the most magnificent safari spectacle.

  1. Diversity of culture

While many tourists travel to Tanzania for its spectacular wildlife, such as the great migration in the Serengeti National Park and the big five in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, the country is also known for its cultural safaris. Spending time with one or more of Tanzania’s 120 tribes may be immensely gratifying, especially when done with an attitude of adventure, understanding, and humanity’s global sense of humor.

To name a few, you can meet Hadzabe and Datoga people around Lake Eyasi as well as Maasai people in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (and many other places). With Focus East Africa Tours’ safari package, you can spend time with Tanzanians, learning about their way of life firsthand and speaking with people who have lived in Tanzania since the 15th century, all while making a good impact.

In addition, to gain a better understanding of Tanzania’s culture, another destination to see Tanzania’s rich cultural and historical heritage is Stone Town in Zanzibar. Stone Town has been a unique meeting site for African, Indian, Arabian, and European civilizations for millennia as a main commercial post on the spice, silk, and slave trade routes. It’s one of Africa’s few surviving ancient cities. Its natural beauty and historical significance have won it a spot on the UNESCO world heritage list.

Why is Tanzania a popular safari destination?
Zanzibar Island
  1. The world’s best beaches

Tanzania not only offers wildlife safaris in the African bush such as Ngorongoro and Nyerere national parks, as well as mountaineering opportunities on Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, but it also has some of the world’s best and most beautiful beaches. The island of Zanzibar, which is only a few kilometers from Tanzania’s largest city, Dar es Salaam, has some of Africa’s best beaches and most luxurious holiday resorts, making it a favorite destination for tourists looking for the ideal African honeymoon. There are some of the nicest beaches in Zanzibar that are unrivaled by any other African beach. Nungwi Beach, Paje Beach, Bwejuu Beach, Michamvi Beach, Kendwa Beach, and others are some of Tanzania, Zanzibar’s beaches.

Conclusion, Why is Tanzania a popular safari destination? If you’re looking for a bucket-list trip to take in the coming months, a safari in Africa may be on your list. However, you should not travel to any African country, instead choose one country that you are sure it will meet your safari expectation. Tanzania is Africa’s top safari destination for a variety of reasons, including its vast game preserves and parks, diverse and concentrated animal population, and alternative activities. To learn and know more about Tanzania safari destinations and to organize your safari tour to this best tourist safari destination in Africa, contact Focus East Africa Tours. We are ready to customize your safari holiday based on your interests and to make your safari tour a once-in-a lifetime experience.

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