Overview of national parks in Tanzania by region, including well-known parks such as Serengeti and Ngorongoro, as well as lesser-known parks like Selous and Katavi. For each park, there is a detailed information page available, including attractions, accessibility, and the best time to visit. We are happy to assist you in planning your safari or tour in Tanzania and create a customized itinerary based on the national parks you want to explore.

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Usambara hike Eastern parks

Usambara is a beautiful mountain range with grassy plains and virgin tropical rainforest. The area has many colorful villages you can visit during your stay here. The Usambara mountains are located northeastern Tanzania, near Mkomazi National Park, about 3 hours’ drive (110 km) west of Tanga. It is one of the undiscovered places in Tanzania. And this […]

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tanga beach Eastern parks

Tanga in northern Tanzania is the regional headquarter and one of the largest cities in the country. Compared to Arusha or Moshi it is a rather quiet city, but with a comparable population. The city of Tanga is located on the Indian Ocean near the border with Kenya. History of Tanga The name Tanga comes […]

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Saadani national park elephants Eastern parks

Saadani is a national park that is often overlooked. Its location is special because it is on the coast, because it is the only national park where you can combine an adventure safari with a relaxing stay at beautiful white beaches with many palm trees. It is allowing you to observe wildlife in a unique environment. Saadani […]

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Pangani beach Eastern parks

Often overlooked by travelers, Pangani is a wonderful discovery! The quiet beaches of the mainland in Pangani are not easy to reach, but it is worth the effort for those who seek peace and tranquility in a real hideaway of tropical beauty rather than the hustle and bustle of the noisy and expensive islands. This tiny […]

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Mkomazi national park sanctuary Eastern parks

Mkomazi National Park is a magnificent national park in northern Tanzania. Remote and originally difficult to reach, it was founded in 1951. It never received the needed financial support like the other parks. And its true importance was only recognized in 1989. Today Mkomazi National Park is easily accessible and is a truly spectacular wilderness! In the […]

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Rubondo Other parks and places

Rubondo Island national park has a size of 240 km². It is only one of two Tanzanian national parks located on an island in Lake Victoria, the world’s second-largest lake. It is located in the southwest corner of the lake. Rubondo became a game reserve in 1965, to provide a sanctuary for animals. Tanzania gazetted Rubondo in […]

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Nairobi city Other parks and places

Nairobi is the capital and the largest city of Kenya. The name comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi. This means “cool water“, a reference to the Nairobi River which flows through the city. The city has the nickname Green City in the Sun. Nairobi was founded in 1899 by British East Africa, as a rail depot […]

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Mwanza town center Other parks and places

Mwanza is a port city on the shore of Lake Victoria, in north-western Tanzania. It is the busiest and second largest city after Dar Es Salaam. Since it is located on Lake Victoria, the fishing industry is an important part of the economy. On the lake itself you can see the beautiful Bismarck Rock in […]

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Masai Mara National Game Reserve Kenya Other parks and places

The Masai Mara National Reserve is located in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya and consists mainly of open grassland. It borders the Serengeti National Park and together they host Africa’s best known wonder – the annual great migration. The name Masai Mara was chosen in honor of the Maasai people. Meet the Maasai tribe in the […]

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Kilwa Kisiwani palace ruins Other parks and places

Kilwa Kisiwani Island is located in southern Tanzania, a short boat ride from the mainland and was once a thriving seaport. It was first occupied from the 9th to the 19th centuries by Oman Sultans and Persian merchants. Then, from the eleventh century onwards, the sultans of Kilwa became rich by controlling the gold trade. […]

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Kigoma town Other parks and places

Kigoma is a town and lake port in northwestern Tanzania, on the northeastern shores of Lake Tanganyika. It is close to the border with Burundi and The Democratic Republic of the Congo. The city serves as the capital for the surrounding Kigoma Region and is hub for everyone who wants to trek Chimpanzees in Gombe Stream and Mahale […]

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Dar Es Salaam city Other parks and places

Dar Es Salaam is the largest city and former capital of Tanzania and very vibrant! It is an important economic centre, major port and one of the fastest growing cities in the world. History of Dar Es Salaam The sultan of Zanzibar founded Dar Es Salaam in 1862 on the site of the village of […]

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Mahale National Park chimpanzees Western parks

Mahale Mountains national park is located in western Tanzania. It is south of the city of Kigoma, and got its name from the Mahale Mountains. These mountains are one of only two protected areas for chimpanzees in Tanzania and the chimpanzee population is the largest known. It is the only place where chimpanzees and lions […]

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katavi national park Hippo pool Western parks

Katavi National Park is a relat untouched wilderness. The park is located in the remote area southwest of Tanzania, in an arm of the Rift Valley and ends in the shallow of Lake Rukwa. It lies on a high flood plain surrounding Lake Katavi, south of the Mahale Mountains. The wilderness of Katavi is one […]

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Gombe Stream National park Jane Goodall and Chimpanzees Western parks

The Gombe Stream National Park is located on the western border of Tanzania and the Congo. Established in 1968, It is one of the smallest national parks in Tanzania with only 35 km2 of protected land along the hills of the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika. It is a famous place for those who want to see […]

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