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TANZANIA NATIONAL PARKS & RESERVES

Saadani National Park

It has been recently upgraded from game reserve to become the 13th National park in Tanzania. Saadani is Tanzania's only coastal wildlife sanctuary, the national park transformed from old Saadani Game Reserve, Wami River Delta and the South Mkwaja Ranch, which was bought in 1997 and donated to the Tanzanian government. The park has now the total area of almost 1,000 sq. kilometers. It is located 50 kilometers north of Bagamoyo Town. Mkwaja Saadani National Park contains a distinctive and rare habitats, (unique in East Africa) is the beach with salt grass flats along the Indian ocean.

At least 24 species of large mammals are found here, including the rare Roosevelt sable antelope, furthermore the beach areas contain one of the last significant East African breeding beaches in for the green turtle

At the Wami River mouth, there is large and still well preserved mangrove swamps. The northern part, where was a cattle ranch, is dominated by coastal lowland mosaic, presenting an exceptional variety of habitats, woodland, forest, coastal thicket, semi-arid scrub, grassland, wetlands, salt marshes, mangroves and beaches. This vegetation has a considerable number of elephants, buffaloes, large antelopes, and the rare Giant brown bat. On the coast of Indian Ocean, the park, have unique land form, which includes several pristine sand dunes with interesting vegetation types.

The main and much recognizable natural feature of the park is the Zaraninge Forest, 200 square kilometers (50,000 acres) of closed canopy tropical forest. It is one of the larger coastal forests in Tanzania, and part of the "Eastern Arc and Coastal Forest for Kenya and Tanzania Hotspot. The forest dominates the western part of Mkwaja Saadani National Park. This is a part of the park host new species of reptile (dwarf gecko), amphibian (Hyperolius parkeri), an endemic snail and many other species of invertebrates, 8 bird species, and large mammals.

African buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, and several antelopes species and lions are all found in the southern portion of the national park, which dominated by Wami river and its delta. Mkwaja Saadani National park with its complex ecosystem hold a large number of water birds including the greater flamingo, high concentration of cetacean and important population of crocodiles and hippos

National Parks & Reserves

 Northern Circuit  Southern Circuit  Western Circuit

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View Ngorongoro Crater

View Selous Game Reserve

View Mikumi National Park

View Ruaha National Park

View Udzungwa Mts Park

View Saadani National Park

View Gombe National Park

View Katavi National Park

View Mahale National Park

View Rubondo National Park

Elephants at Waterhole

Morani the Tame Rhino

Chimpanzee

Lioness

Giraffe

Kilimanjaro

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8-Day Tanzania Adventure Safari and Luxury Lodge Package Itinerary.
This is an optimum package for an exploration of everything the Northern Circuit of Tanzania has to offer. The itinerary includes the main features of Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater Reserve, with visits to the smaller regional national parks as well. Activities include evening and morning game drives and a complete overland exploration of Serengeti, including a dawn balloon safari as an optional extra..

14-Day Luxury Climb/Safari Package Itinerary
Lemosho Route is situated along the western slopes of Kilimanjaro, and is one of the most scenic routes. It is well placed for climbers to enjoy a short stay at the Ndarakwai Ranch private conservancy. A short fly-in safari itinerary compliments this climb with a luxury tour of the the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater Reserves and some of the best of the Tanzanian luxury lodges and camps..

8-Day Tanzania Luxury Lodge & Safari Package Itinerary.
This is a combination climb/safari packages that offer in a compact itinerary the best that the Northern Circuit of Tanzania has to offer. A fly-in transfer to Serengeti saves time and eases you out of your climb into the luxury of a tented camp in the interior of the par. From there things just get better. Activities include evening and morning game drives and a complete overland exploration of Serengeti, including a dawn balloon safari as an optional extra..

8-Day Lemosho Route Itinerary.
Lemosho Route is the longest of the standard routes and is without doubt the most beautiful. Expect some of the most extraordinary scenery anywhere in Africa, with well preserved forests, sweeping moorland, heather forests and high desert. Lemosho Route also offers easy walking days and plenty of opportunity for altitude adjustment..

7-Day Machame Route Itinerary.
Machame Route is the intermediate route and approaches Kilimanjaro from the south. Its main feature is an experience of the best preserved section of forest as well as a rapid rise in altitude allowing for effective adjustment. This is definitely one of the most scenically beautiful options available to climb Kilimanjaro..

7 DAYS Tanzania Exclusive Lodge Safari..
Visit the 'Big Five' areas of Tanzania on this 6 night safari. Starts with Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and then to the wildlife of Ngorongoro. Accommodation is in three stars to five stars Lodge.

14 DAYS Wildlife Safari and Zanzibar Beach Holiday.
An unforgettable holiday! - The very best of Tanzania's wildlife parks combined with a beach holiday in Zanzibar. Perfect for Honeymooners..

15 DAYS Northern Circuit Safari in Tanzania.
Visit Arusha - Tarangire - Lake Manyara - Ngorongoro - Serengeti. The great Tanzania safari is well planned with time to enjoy the highlights of Tanzania.

Great Tour - 5 days, 4 nights Safari- Tanzania.
Tanzania - Tarangire National park, Lake Manyara National park, Ngorongoro & Serengeti National Park. Discounts apply - Book now..

7 Days Mikumi - Ruaha Safari
The Safari in the Unexploited Ruaha National Parks.Ruaha National Park is the largest national park in Tanzania. It covers an area of about 20,200 kmē. It is located in the middle of Tanzania about 130 km from Iringa. The park is part of a more extensive ecosystem which includes Rungwa Game Reserve, Usangu Game Reserve, and several other protected areas..

20 DAY Tanzania Exclusive Northern & Southern Circuit Safari
Visit the 'Big Five' areas of Tanzania on this 20 days safari. The itinerary starts with Tarangire, Ngorongoro , Serengeti, Manyara, and then continues to Selous, Mikumi and Ruaha. This great Tanzania safari is well planned with time to enjoy the highlights of Tanzania..

 
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