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There is no shortage of life-changing experiences to be found in Tanzania, from unforgettable wildlife encounters to sublime sunrise vistas.
At Exodus, we have a wealth of experience and expertise, earned through years of operating in this awe-inspiring country. We’ve done it all; summited Kilimanjaro, camped on the Ngorongoro caldera and seen mighty elephants and lions wander within in their natural habitat.
We’re here to help you see and feel the very best Tanzania has to offer. With that in mind, here are our top five unmissable things to do in Tanzania.
Best Tanzania Attractions
Summit the Roof of Africa
Kilimanjaro is unique. The world’s tallest freestanding mountain also happens to be the only place on the planet that you can see the curvature of the Earth with your feet on solid ground, making for the kind of view that will change your perspective forever.
Reaching that point is one of the most rewarding sensations conceivable; having overcome the mountain’s challenge and taking your first breath of clear summit air, you’ll feel elated, invigorated and alive.
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Take a Game Drive in the Serengeti
There are few places in the world that can match the Serengeti for game watching. The tranquil, open landscape forms the perfect backdrop for a drive which will showcase some of the most fascinating and beautiful creatures that inhabit our planet.
Lions, cheetahs, elephants, wildebeest, zebra, hippos, warthogs and giraffes are amongst the many remarkable species that can be found roaming over these iconic African plains, with a big cat encounter almost guaranteed!
Find out more: Serengeti National Park
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town
Crystal clear waters gently lap the shores of picturesque Stone Town, the old capital of the Zanzibar Sultanate, and the epicentre of the 19th century spice trade.
The many cultural influences which helped create Stone Town manifest as a unique architectural style, from the narrow alleys, ornamental mosques and thriving bazaars of the centre to the more spacious seafront.
Find out more: Zanzibar trips
See Wild Dogs in Selous
Sleek, gorgeous and deadly, African wild dogs are the rarest and amongst the most elusive large predators in East Africa.
These cunning canines roam the great Selous Game Reserve in large packs at dawn and dusk, using endurance and strategy to capture their prey.
Seeing these animals in the wild is a truly uncommon privilege – there are no guarantees – but the truly unforgettable experience of spending time with these creatures justifies the efforts involved entirely.
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The world’s largest caldera also happens to be one of its most remarkable wildlife habitats. The colossal crater plays host to staggering scenery and a plethora of wonderful wildlife, from majestic elephants to regal lions, from herds of wildebeest to endangered black rhinos.
The opportunity to camp on the rim of this iconic landmark is a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Find out more: Ngorongoro Crater trips
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