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Northern Tanzania National Parks

Northern Tanzania National Parks

The northern parks of Tanzania are the most popular destinations for experience the real deal for Safari, with his incredible wildlife & spectacular creations of Mother Nature the place to be for spotting the big five.

These Northern Circuit includes famous national parks such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara, Arusha National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park and the Usambara Mountains. The national parks offer spectacular game drives, beautiful lodges and stunning natural wonders such as the Ngorongoro Crater, a large volcanic caldera that is 610 meters (2,000 feet) deep and its floor covers 260 square kilometers (100 square miles). The crater was voted as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa.

Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park is a relatively small park, covering an area of 137 square kilometers (52.9 square miles), and lies near the town of Arusha. The town and the Park derive their name from the Warusha people who traditionally lived in this area. However the Park also overlaps into areas where the Maasai lived and most of the place names in the Park are of Maasai origin.

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park, one of the hidden jewels of Tanzania. This park measures 2,600 sq km's and boasts a concentration of wildlife second only to Ngorongoro Crater. It features an impressive amount and array of birdlife and plant life. Situated only 160km's from Arusha, the park is nestled to the south of the large open grass plains of southe...

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

The Ngorongoro Crater is a large volcanic caldera which plays host to an advanced ecosystem perfect for the inhabiting and preservation of a wide variety of animals, from the aptly named king of the jungle, the lion, to the ever so rarer horned beast, the rhino. The Crater itself has a land area size of around 8,288 Kilometres squared, and was or...

Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti National Park lies in Northern Tanzania and covers an area of about 14,760 square kilometres. It was first established in the 1920's and was made a National Park in 1951. It is renown throughout the world as an area of great wildlife viewing. It is particulary famous for the huge herds of wildebeest and zebra that migrate. Every year following the rains in search of n...

Mkomazi National Park

Mkomazi National Park (3,700 km2/1,430 sq mi) is situated in north-eastern Tanzania, bordered by Tsavo West National Park in Kenya to the north-east and by the Pare Mountains to the south-west. As to tourism, Mkomazi is a mainly unexploited park. This former game reserve was upgraded to national park in 2007. The nature is dry open savanna and bushland, surrounded by mountains. The...

Kilimanjaro National Park

Mount Kilimanjaro National Park covers an area of 1668 sq. km and is located in northern Tanzania close to the town of Moshi, 200 miles south of the Equator.
The Park has been a game reserve since 1921 and was designated a National Park in 1973. The park was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.
The rainforest is home to many species of animals and b...