Serengeti National Park

leopardThe Serengeti is Tanzanias oldest and most popular national park. The Serengeti is famous for its annual migration, when millions of hooves pound the open plains, as more than 190,000 zebra and 280,000 Thomson's gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing. When the migration is over, the Serengeti offers the most fascinating game viewing in Africa: big herds of buffalo, groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of topi, eland, impala, kongoni, and Grant’s gazelle.

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Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National ParkThe Tarangire National park is home to one of the largest elephant populations in Tanzania. Herds of elephants scratch the Tarangire River’s beds during the dry season trying to find underground streams while migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest and eland crowd the shrinking lagoons. It is the greatest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem.

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Udzungwa Mountains National Park

udzungwaUdzungwa is the largest and most biodiverse of a chain of a dozen large forest-swathed mountains that rise majestically from the flat coastal scrub of eastern. The closed canopy primeval forest that lies within makes this park an ornithologist’s paradise with over 400 species of birdlife. The Iringa red colobus and Sanjey crested Mangabey are 2 primate species found in the park that exist nowhere else in the world.
There is an excellent network of forest trails for hiking enthusiasts including the popular half day ramble to Sanje Waterfall which plunges 170 metres through a misty spray into the forested valley below.

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