One of the most peaceful
and politically stable countries in Africa, Tanzania offers
a great deal more than any other African country. Where else
would you find as many parks in one country devoted to
wildlife conservation, each with its own distinct
characteristics and an abundance of wildlife and flora?
At 364,017 square miles, it is the only country in the world
and the largest country in East Africa with over 25% of its
land allocated to wildlife national parks and game reserves
providing habitats to over 35 species of large mammals and
over 1,000 species of birds. These include the
National Park, and Lake Manyara National Park as
part of the Northern Circuit and the Selous Game Reserve,
Mikumi National Park and the Gombe National Park in the
There are no greater wildlife experiences in the world than
in Tanzania, a land that is untouched by time offering
un-paralleled wildlife viewing, panoramic landscapes and the
most hospitable and welcoming people in Africa. Home to
Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain standing at
19,341 feet and the palm fringed beaches of
Zanzibar, Tanzania also boasts some of the
biggest and deepest lakes including Lake Tanganyika and Lake
Considered the gem of East Africa, Tanzania remains largely
untouched from mass tourism allowing for a more untamed and
wild safari experience with unparalleled concentrations of
wildlife. The proximity of the parks provides guests an
opportunity to visit multiple parks during their safari
allowing for diverse wildlife and landscape experiences.
Safari enthusiasts get the opportunity to explore the
African wilderness in a more off the beaten path fashion
without being surrounded by hordes of other tourists crammed
into safari vehicles. The
Serengeti National Park is
so vast that guests can drive an entire day and not
encounter any other safari vehicles. At the heart of the
Serengeti ecosystem lays a phenomenon considered to be the
largest movement of wildlife on earth, the Great Migration.
Over one and a half million wildebeest and half a million
ungulates migrate north (over 500 miles) from the Serengeti
to the adjoining Maasai Mara reserve in Kenya each year.
The high elevation of North Tanzania with its moderate
equatorial climate and low humidity provides a comfortable
environment for excellent wildlife viewing year round with
spring-like temperatures. During afternoon game drives, many
of the animals remain active despite the mid-day heat.
Discover the rich cultural tapestry of Tanzania through its
remarkable range of cultures. From the Massai to the Chagga,
the Ikoma, Hadzabe and the Iraqw tribes, there are more than
120 distinct ethnic groups which call Tanzania home and
collectively, they are the heart and soul of the country.
Private custom Itineraries can include an array of safari
options, from mountain trekking and hiking, game viewing
safaris in the national parks, walking excursions and
cultural/tribal tours to various villages.
As you explore the possibilities of an Earth’s Wonders
Safari, let your mind wander and get lost in the wonders of