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CLIMBING MT KILIMANJARO

Rongai Route The Rongai route is the only route that approaches Kilimanjaro from the north, close to the Kenyan border. Though gaining popularity amongst climbers, Rongai has lowtraffic. It is the preferred route for those lookingfor an alternative to the crowded Marangu route, for those who would like a more remote hike, and for those who are climbing during the rainy season (the north side receives less precipitation). You will…

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CITY TOUR BAGAMOYA

The town of Bagamoyo is a home to world class Historical sites and one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites with rich cultural heritage waiting you to explore. This town was once a most important trading port along the East African Coast and a German East Africa Capital. It was founded at the end of the 18th century, though it is an extension of a much older (8th century) settlement, Kaole…

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EXPLORE DAR ES SALAAM CITY

KIGAMBONI BRIDGE Kigamboni Bridge which is 680-meter-long bridge in Tanzania that connects the Dar es Salaam wardof Kurasini from the east to the west of Kigamboni district.Kigamboni is also known for its Fish market, a trading spot for seafood. KIVUKONI FISH MARKET One of the best places to buy fish in Tanzania, Kivukoni Fish Market sells a variety of fish. They come in every size that are sold in retail…

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KILWA

Kilwa Kisiwani is a community on an Indian Ocean island off the southern coast of present-day Tanzania in eastern Africa. Historically, it was thecenter of the Kilwa Sultanate, a medieval sultanate whose authority at its height in the 13th-15th centuries stretched the entire length of the SwahiliCoast. Fast facts Size: 13,920 km2Location: South of Dares SalaamScenery / Features: Great Mosque and Kilwa ruinsBest time to visit: All year Round It…

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LUSHOTO

Fast facts Size:1,579.78 km2Location: North East TanzaniaScenery / Features:Water falls, Hills, Forest, FarmasWildlife Includes: 100 recorded bird speciesBest time to visit: From January until December It is a town that exists in a nebulous state of optimistic beauty after being hardened by stunning scenery and a breath of fresh air. Like all placeswhere winter likes to settle in for a good, long stay, the people of Lushoto nearly always embrace…

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LAKE TANGAYINKA

Lake Tangayinka makes a great destination for an off-beat, holiday by the lake. Visitors can choose from a wide range of activities including going on boat rides, fishing, to guided treks and walking safari in the park. Situated in the Great African Rift Valley, the Lake Tangayinka is a treasure trove of beauty and unique fauna and flora in itself. The silver sand beaches, and the tropical forests lined by…

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PLACES TO EXPLORE IN ZANZIBAR

Jozani Forest Fast facts Size:2,461 km2Location: TanzaniaScenery / Features: History, Culture,spicesWildlife Includes: marine life, Red Colobus monkeys,Best time to visit: June - October, and December -February Ever dreamt of seeing dolphins? Start your morning in Kizimkazi, previously known as the capital of Zanzibar, where the oldest mosque in East Africa is built. This distinct place of worship was built by the Persians in the 12th century in southern Zanzibar, after…

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SAADANI NATIONAL PARK

Fast facts Size: 1,100 km2Location: About 44km North of Bagamoyo townScenery/ Features: Indian Ocean, River, Mangrove Wildlife Includes: Giraffe, buffalo, elephant, lion, leopard, sable antelope, eland, hartebeest, wildebeest, zebra, waterbuck, reedbuck, greater kudu, Oryx, warthog, mongoose, civet, serval, baboon, black and white Colobus, crocodile, hippoBest time to visit:January to February, June to August The Saadani National Park offers the best of both worlds experience to its visitors. The only national…

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RUBONDO NATIONAL PARK

Rubondo Island National Park is one of two Tanzanian National Parks located on an island inLake Victoria. The island attracts a small number of visitors each year, mainly game fishermen and birdenthusiasts. Fast facts Size: Rubondo is 237 km2 in size. The island protects another 11 islets, not bigger thanr than 2 km2. These 10 islands form the Rubondo Island National Park covering an area of 456.8 km2Location: south-western corner…

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MAHALE NATIONAL PARK

Fast facts Size: 1,650 km2Location: Shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kigoma Region.Scenery:/Features: Mountain, Lake Tanganyika,gol g-14Wildlife Includes: Chimpanzee, HippoBest time to visit: July to October Unique characteristics: Foot-walking National ParkResearch-and conservation-oriented parkConservation of indigenous fish of Lake Tanganyika: No commercial fishing is permitted within 1.5km from the shore line Mixture of western and eastern Africa fauna and floraUnique combination of forests, mountains and the lakeAbundant bird lifeAbundant insect life with…