Majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, is situated in the Republic of Tanzania, a vast country known for its many unique tourist attractions, not least being the mighty Serengeti National Reserve.
Bordering the Great Rift Valley to the west and stretching right down to Mozambique in the south, it presents amazing geographical contrasts.
Lake Tanganyika stretches into Democratic Republic of Congo and another lake of particular interest is saline Natron a breeding ground for a great proportion of the flamingo that inhabits all the Rift’s alkaline lakes.
Tanzania has a glorious coastline; Zanzibar – popularly known as “Spice Island” has many buildings of historic note. Zanzibar’s delightfully romantic ‘Old Town’ presents visitors with an ambience where time seems to have stood still for centuries.
Dar es Salaam (haven of peace) hassome exquisite beaches and supreme beach hotels that host water sports actives including deep sea fishing. In addition, there are some exciting islands to discover.
The main tourist centre and take-off point for safaris is modern day Arusha, with a host of attractions for visitors, including first class hotels and conference facilities. Arusha’s international airport is visited regularly by several international airlines. It is also used by air charter companies offering regular services to Zanzibar, and to various game reserves.