Safari parks in Tanzania. Tanzania safari options are many, daunting that travelers quite a variety to choose from. Each of the different safari parks in Tanzania have their own unique and special appeal, rewarding travelers with amazing Tanzania wildlife safari experiences. Tanzania safari parks are distributed throughout the vast country and given the vast nature of the country, there are safari circuits that categorises the various parks. The most visited of the Tanzania safari parks lie in either the northern safari circuit of Tanzania or southern safari circuit of Tanzania.
The famous northern safari circuit of Tanzania is popular among travelers who visit Tanzania on Tanzania wildlife safaris, with parks including Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara National Park; home of the great wildebeest migration which attracts the highest predator concentration in the African continent. The much quieter southern safari circuit of Tanzania is home to the Selous Game Reserve now known as Nyerere National Park as well as Ruaha National Park which are a great destination for the off the beaten track safari experience.
Some other travelers do opt for the western safari circuit of Tanzania to visit Mahale National Park or Gombe Stream Game Reserve which are home to chimpanzees, as well as Katavi National Park. Other travelers do opt to visit the beautiful Zanzibar Island which also hosts the Jozani Forest National Park which hosts a number of primates including the colobus monkeys.
Below are the various safari parks in Tanzania most sought after by travelers;
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park is the go-to safari park in Tanzania that most if not all the travelers who visit Tanzania want to visit. Serengeti National Park is world famous, most sought after for the great wildebeest migration as well as beautiful endless plains which offer great scenic views. Serengeti National Park inhabits the most extensive population of wild animals on earth with an untouched ecosystem.
The Serengeti word itself means “endless” which perfectly describes the park. The Serengeti National Park is dissected into the central Serengeti which is the best for diverse wild game viewing all throughout the year, the western corridor which hosts the great wildebeest migration especially in the Grumeti Area, while the northern safari circuit is the home of the great wildebeest migration especially for the iconic Mara River crossing. The great wildebeest migration is another of the beautiful and impressive wildlife shows in the world.
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park is a beautiful safari park in Tanzania which hosts a great variety of wild game including the Oryx and gerenuk. Tarangire National Park is famous for the large herds of elephants which roam the park freely, as well as gigantic baobab trees which dot the savanna grasslands of the park. Tarangire National Park also hosts over 550 bird species.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of the unique UNESCO World Heritage Sites with unique biosphere, having remained unchanged since the beginning of time. The wildlife densities in Ngorongoro Conservation Area is rarely matched given it is present all throughout the year. The big 5 animals are all residents here, as well as servel cats, cheetahs, jackal, Grant and Thomson’s Gazelles, Bat-eared foxes among so many others. Ngorongoro Conservation rea is also home to over 400 bird species.
Selous Game Reserve
Selous Game Reserve is a great alternative from the crowded Serengeti National Park. Selous Game Reserve now known as Nyerere National Park is located in the southern part of Tanzania, in the southern sector of Tanzania. Selous Game Reserve is the largest game reserve in the entire African continent, covering 45,000 square kilometers, three times bigger than the Serengeti National Park and as large as Switzerland.
Ruaha National Park
Ruaha National Park is the best kept secret of Tanzania safari parks, with long hilly tracks winding along the Ruaha River with outcrops of baobab trees, fig trees and acacia trees, all creating amazingly beautiful and breathe taking panorama.
Lake Manyara National Park
Lake Manyara National Park is one of smaller Tanzania safari parks, underrated but yet one of the most beautiful little parks inhabiting a number of wild game including the tree climbing lions, and large flocks of pink flamingos.
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