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Tanzania's Parks

What exactly is the difference between all these parks? What can you expect to see where? Find out below!

Serengeti National Park


With its 30.000 km² (12.000 sq mi) of breathtaking plains, the Serengeti is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa and one of the ten Natural Travel Wonders of the World.

The word "Serengeti" means "Endless Plains" in Maasai language. Due to its diverse habitats, the Serengeti is home to a broad variety of wildlife. Besides the great migration of wildebeest and a large population of lions, you can also spot zebras, warthogs, leopards, giraffes, gazelles, buffalos, impalas, hyenas, cheetahs, elephants, hippos & much more.

Ngorongoro Crater


The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the Seven Natural Wonder of Africa. The crater  encloses an area of more than 8000 km² (3200 sq mi), with spectacular views as a result.

The crater is home to lions, buffaloes, hippos, flamingos, wildebeest, zebras, gazelles, leopards, rhinos, hyenas, elephants and many more.

Tarangire National Park


Tarangire National Park owes his name to the Tarangire river that crosses the park. This river draws animals to the park during the dry season. This park is famous for its elephants and baobab trees.

Here you'll find elephants, giraffes, hippos, buffaloes, zebras, wildebeest, lions, hyenas and more.

Lake Manyara


This park is famous for its tree-climbing lions and flamingos surrounding the lake during the season

Besides lions and flamingos you can also spot elephants, giraffes, hippos, buffalos, zebras, wildebeest,monkeys and many more species.

Arusha National Park


Arusha Natiional Park covers mount Meru. It is a smaller park but has a very varied landscape. This park is a scenic beauty with less common willdife but more unusual animals to admire.

Here you can see the black-and-white colobus monkey, buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, hippos, elephants and more.

Find out more on the government website or UNESCO or wikipedia 

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