Experience the most exciting touristic places in Tanzania
Experience the most exciting touristic places in Tanzania : Tanzania has a beautiful and diverse landscape. It is the home to the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world (Mount Kilimanjaro). The country also boasts wildlife parks which include; the famous Serengeti, which showcases the wildebeest migration and the popular big five animals. Other parks like Tarangire, Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro are some of the best places to visit. The beautiful Zanzibar beaches are also the reasons the country remains undefeated when it comes to great attractions. Also, mesmerizing waterfalls like Materuni, Meru, and Kimani make up for a perfect holiday plan. Down below are the most exciting touristic Places in Tanzania.
Tanzania is among the countries which is accredited for having thes the Most Beautiful Historical cities. The cities are well-known to many countries in Africa and the world. They are good places for a photographic safari and historical sites tour. If you are a lover of history, then the following cities are recommended;
Kilwa is in the south of Tanzania. At one time, Kilwa was probably the most beautiful and powerful city-state in the whole of east Africa in around the 14th century. It has historical ruins such as the Great Mosque, Mukutani Palace, the Great Palace, and the Gereza Fort dating over 800 years back and exceptional sandy beaches.
Bagamoyo borders Tanzania’s most populous city (Dar es Salaam). Bagamoyo is rich in history. It was the area where slaves from the interior were collected to be deported to Zanzibar or overseas. Bagamoyo town, established in the late 18th century, is an expansion of Kaole. On a day trip to Tanzania, you can adventure to Bagamoyo to see the Kaole ruins. The Kaole ruin is a site that holds the remains of the first settlement of the Arab foreigners in Bagamoyo and an archaeological remains excavation site. Some of the structures at the site include houses, mosques, water wells, and graves of the foreigners that died there. The German colonial authority designated it as German East Africa’s capital, and it evolved into one of the most commercial ports for Germans along the coast of East Africa west.
Zanzibar is a combination of two islands; Unguja and Pemba. Stone town is the oldest historical city in Zanzibar. It was once a seaport for exporting gold, ivory, and spices. Its expansion started when Oman Arabs began ruling Zanzibar. The Arabs practiced the slave trade on a large scale. The Arab traders kidnapped people from the mainland of east Africa and sailed them to the slave market in stone town, Zanzibar, and later shipped them to Asian countries. At Zanzibar, you will learn all the slave routes and how exactly the trade operated. The Arabs ruled Zanzibar Island by the sultans for a long time before being overthrown and making the revolutionary government. The Arabs married Swahili and thus introduced their culture in Zanzibar, from the Islam religion to the cooking recipes. They also added a lot of vocabulary in Swahili.
Below is a list of the three best National Parks in Tanzania, which is arranged in order of the ranking of the respective National park.
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park is the most well-known destination for African safari vacations due to the diversity of wildlife found within the park. It is among the Wonders of Africa and a World Heritage site, the home to the big 5, home to more than 2000 species of animals and plants. Northern Tanzania have slightly different landscapes, and animals like wildebeests are in millions in the Serengeti. It is also one of the cheapest National Parks in Tanzania. The Serengeti National Park is known for many exciting things.
Ngorongoro Crater is One of the Largest Unbroken Calderas on the Planet and one of the world’s most astonishing and renowned Natural wonders, now classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The crater is such a special place, an absolute must-see. Plan to go early because the gate gets busy, to stay as long as you can. There are stops for photos on the way back up / out. With over 25,000 Wild Creatures in the Caldera (Gulp) and the only place where you can get a chance to spot a black Rhino, there is a complete chance of seeing the below attraction.
Mikumi National Park
Mikumi National Park is home to animals that can be seen all year long, including buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, lion, elephant, impala, hippos, baboons, giraffes, warthogs, waterbucks, and eland. An extremely accessible wilderness, Mikumi National Park is sometimes compared to the well-known Serengeti National Park because of the Makata Flood Plain. Excellent prospects for observing wildlife exist in the Makata flood plain, which is best for seeing wild dogs, spotted leopards, and elands, the antelope in the world. Mikumi is 350 km from Dar es Salaam, about a 4 to 5-hour drive.
The historical site of Tanzania is the best area to explore to learn the unique history of Tanzania. If you love knowing the origin of human beings, evolution processes, and caves, below is a list of historical sites to visit in Tanzania.
Tanzania is one of the most historical countries in the world. Many important humid fossils found in Tanzania are; 6-million-year-old Pliocene hominid fossils. The Australopithecus ranged across Africa between 4 and 2 million years ago, and the oldest remains of the genus Homo were discovered near lake Olduvai. Also, the skull of an early man (Zinjathropus) came from Olduvai Gorge.
Amboni cave is the largest limestone cave in East Africa and the second limestone cave in the world after the mammoth Cave of the United States of America (USA). The Amboni caves are limestone in nature found in the Tanga region, Northern Tanzania. The background history of the Amboni caves tells how Tanga indigenous people among the tribes such as Zigua, Bondei, Digo, and Sambaa used the caves. These tribal communities used the cave for spiritual reasons. The attractions of this cave include a dancing place, bats, and rocky drawings of the ship, mountain, crocodile, head of a male lion, elephant, and a map of Africa.
Kondoa Rock-Art Painting is in the central region of Dodoma, Tanzania. Dodoma is the capital of Tanzania and the center of official politics. The best place to visit in Dodoma is Kondoa Irangi, known in history for its rock paintings and much more. The Kondoa Irangi Rock Paintings are a set of 150 to 400 decorated rock shelter walls o believed to be more than 50,00 years old. The paintings depict elongated people, animals, musical instruments, flowing rivers, and hunting scenes. To this day, the cave is for providing spiritual services to the Rangi Community and all the surrounding communities of Irangi.