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Mnemba Island

Located in the Zanzibar Archipelago, Mnemba Island is just a 90-minute drive from the Stone Town. This private island is a heaven located. It is one of the best places to visit in Tanzania for a luxury retreat amidst extensive spice plantations, and azure ocean waters. Visit this place for a perfect private island experience where you get to live

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Zanzibar, Tanzania

Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is the largest freshwater lake in Africa and is bordered by Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. This lake is the source of the White Nile and provides an income for millions of residents along its shores. The Tanzanian section of Lake Victoria is one of the least visited regions in the country, however the towns of Bukoba, Musoma and

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Mwanza, Tanzania

Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak (5,895 m) and Tanzania's most iconic image. Mount Kilimanjaro National Park, unlike other parks in northern Tanzania, is not visited for the wildlife but for the chance to stand in awe of this beautiful snow-capped mountain and, for many, to climb to the summit. Mount Kilimanjaro can be climbed at any time, although the

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Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Katavi National Park

Isolated, untrammeled, and seldom visited, Katavi is a true wilderness, providing the few intrepid souls who make it there with a thrilling taste of Africa as it must have been a century ago. Tanzania's third largest national park, it lies in the remote southwest corner of the country. The bulk of Katavi supports a hypnotically featureless cover of tangled brachystegia woodland,

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Katavi, Tanzania

Gombe Stream National Park

Gombe is the smallest of Tanzania's national parks: a fragile strip of chimpanzee habitat straddling the steep slopes and river valleys that hem in the sandy northern shore of Lake Tanganyika. Its chimpanzees – habituated to human visitors – were made famous by the pioneering work of Jane Goodall, who in 1960 founded a behavioral research program that now stands

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Kigoma, Tanzania

Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park

Jozani Chakwa Bay National Park is Zanzibar's only national park. It is home to several notable species of rare wildlife. Currently under consideration to become Zanzibar’s second World Heritage Site, the Jozani-Chakwa Bay area is a hotspot of biodiversity. The Jozani Forest, located in the centre of the park is a prime location to encounter many indigenous varieties of flora

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Zanzibar, Tanzania

Udzungwa Mountains National Park

Udzungwa is the largest and most biodiverse of a chain of a dozen large forest-swathed mountains that rise majestically from the flat coastal scrub of eastern Tanzania. Known collectively as the Eastern Arc Mountains, this archipelago of isolated massifs has also been dubbed the African Galapagos for its treasure-trove of endemic plants and animals, most familiarly the delicate African violet. Udzungwa

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Iringa, Tanzania

Pemba Island

Pemba Island, known as "The Green Island" in Arabic, is an island forming part of the Zanzibar Archipelago. In ancient times, Pemba was known by Arab sailors as 'El Huthera', meaning the Green, on account of her dense and lush vegetation. There are more natural forests and plantations than on Zanzibar Island, and Pemba grows more cloves than her bigger sister. Pemba

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Zanzibar, Tanzania

Mafia Island

Mafia Island is the largest of a small archipelago of islands and atolls and is truly a paradise in the Indian Ocean. It is the southern most of three islands (Pemba & Zanzibar) located off the coast of Tanzania. The resident population of 46,000 is mainly fishermen or smallholder farmers that grow coconut, paw-paw, rice and cassava. The islanders are

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Mafia, Tanzania

Arusha National Park

The closest national park to Arusha town – northern Tanzania’s safari capital – Arusha National Park is a multi-faceted jewel, often overlooked by safari-goers, despite offering the opportunity to explore a beguiling diversity of habitats within a few hours. Situated at the foot of Mount Meru, this breathtaking park includes the alkaline Momella Lakes, the Ngurdoto Craters and spectacular waterfalls. It

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Arusha, Tanzania