Tanzania National Parks


Tanzania is one of the East African countries with multiple national parks situated in different zones namely:southern zone,northern zone,eastern zone and western zone.parks in the southern zone include; Ruaha national park,Katavi national park,Kitulo national park,Parks in the western zone include;Serengeti national poark, Saanane national park,Burigi-chato national park,Rubondo national park, Gombe national park,Mahale Mountains national park,Ibanda Kyerwa national park, Rumanyika-Karagwe national park,  Parks in the northern zone include;Tarangire national park, Arusha national park, Mkomazi national park, Lake Manyara national park, Kilimanjaro national park, parks in the Eastern zone include; Saadani national park, Mikumi national park,Udzunwa mountains national park and Nyerere national park.



Serengeti National Park

  • Overview
  • Location
  • History
  • How to get there
  • Activities in the Park

Serengeti National Park is a home to the world’s last remaining large mammal migration. It is a large national park in northern Tanzania that stretches over 14,763 km2 (5,700 sq mi) at an altitude 920 to 1,850 metres, 2.3333° S, 34.8333° E.  The Serengeti speaks for itself and with good reason not only the migration of over 1 million wildebeest through its plains and woodlands but also unique landscapes and other spectacular wildlife.

It is located in eastern Mara Region and northeastern Simiyu region and contains over 1,500,000 hectares (3,700,000 acres) of virgin savanna.

The park can be accessed by road from all towns and cities to the present entry or exit points/gates namely Naabi hill, Seronera, Ndutu, Kusini, Kirawira, Handajega, Ikoma, Tabora ‘B’, Lamai, Lobo, Ndabaka, Machochwe and Kleins. Air there are all weather airstrips in the center of the park (Seronera), in the South (Kusini), in the East (Lobo), in the west (Kirawira) and in the north (Kogatende & Lamai). There are scheduled and private charters from Arusha, Mwanza, Kilimanjaro, Musoma, Dar es salaam and Zanzibar.

In the 1930s, the government of Tanganyika established a system of national parks compliant with the Convention Relative to the Preservation of Fauna and Flora in their Natural State.The area became a national park in 1940. In 1959, an area of 8,300 km2 (3,200 sq mi) was split off in the eastern part of the national park and re-established as Ngorongoro conservation area intended to accommodate the traditional land use interests of the Maasai people in a multiple land use area And called this park Siringet‘, meaning endless plains.

The park can be accessed by road from all towns and cities to the present entry or exit points/gates namely Naabi hill, Seronera, Ndutu, Kusini, Kirawira, Handajega, Ikoma, Tabora ‘B’, Lamai, Lobo, Ndabaka, Machochwe and Kleins. Air there are all weather airstrips in the center of the park (Seronera), in the South (Kusini), in the East (Lobo), in the west (Kirawira) and in the north (Kogatende & Lamai). There are scheduled and private charters from Arusha, Mwanza, Kilimanjaro, Musoma, Dar es salaam and Zanzibar.

Having unparalleled attractions, Serengeti has a number of tourism activities and opportunities for visitors to get the best; wildlife experience some of these includes.

  • Hot Air balloons.
  • Game drives.
  • Filming and photographic safaris.
  • Walking safaris
  • Bush meals and Cultural tourism.

Saanane Island National Park

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  • How to get there
  • Activities in the Park


Mahale Mountains National Park

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  • History
  • How to get there
  • Activities in the Park

Serengeti National Park is a home to the world’s last remaining large mammal migration. It is a large national park in northern Tanzania that stretches over 14,763 km2 (5,700 sq mi) at an altitude 920 to 1,850 metres, 2.3333° S, 34.8333° E.  The Serengeti speaks for itself and with good reason not only the migration of over 1 million wildebeest through its plains and woodlands but also unique landscapes and other spectacular wildlife.


Ibanda-Kyerwa National Park.

  • Overview
  • Location
  • History
  • How to get there
  • Activities in the Park


Ruaha National Park.

  • Overview
  • Location
  • History
  • How to get there
  • Activities in the Park


Katavi National Park

  • Overview
  • Location
  • History
  • How to get there
  • Activities in the Park


Kitulo National Park

  • Overview
  • Location
  • History
  • How to get there
  • Activities in the Park


Tarangire National Park

  • Overview
  • Location
  • History
  • How to get there
  • Activities in the Park


Kilimanjaro National Park

  • Overview
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  • History
  • How to get there
  • Activities in the Park


Nyerere National Park

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  • History
  • How to get there
  • Activities in the Park


Saadani National Park.

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  • How to get there
  • Activities in the Park


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