SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
The beautiful Serengeti National Park is renowned for the famous annual wildebeest migration, with over one and a half million wildebeest and 250.000
TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
The park’s name originates from the Tarangire River that crosses through the park. The landscape and vegetation are incredibly diverse and the hilly landscape is dotted with many baobab trees, high grasses and dense bush. Huge herds of up to 300 elephants roam the national park while migratory wildebeest, zebra, impala, buffalo and eland crowd the lagoon and waterholes. The Tarangire is also home to the more unusual species of fringe-eared oryx and
NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
The conservation area is
General information Tanzania
The United Republic of Tanzania is situated in East Africa’s Great Lakes region and is bordered by Kenya and Uganda in the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Republic of congo in the west, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south and the Indian Ocean to the east. The famous Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, is in the northeatern part of the country.
Tanzania’s population of 51.82 million is diverse, composed of several ethnic, linquistic and religious groups which all makes the country a special visit worth!
Climate and temperature
Tanzania is close to the equator and for that reason has a tropical climate which means the average difference between the highest and lowest temperature is not more than 5 degrees.
The coast areas are throughout the year warm and humid with temperatures between 22 and 30°C and a humidity of between 75 and 80%. In the mountain regions such as the Kilimanjaro, the Usambara Mountains, the northern and southern highlands,
The average rainfall is under the influence of the Monsoon winds. A large part of the country has two rain seasons: October – November which is the time for the
Passports and visa
Visa for visitors to Tanzania can be obtained via your local Tanzanian Embassy or Consular service, unless you originate from a country that receives a visa exemption. In that case you can obtain visa on arrival. A passport must be valid for a minimum of six months prior to visa or the date of entry and have at least one blank page. You must also provide a return airline ticket and some proof of having sufficient funds for your stay in the country.
The currency of Tanzania is the Tanzanian Shilling (TZS) available in banknotes of 500, 1’000, 2’000, 5’000 and 10’000 TZS.