ABOUT TANZANIA

Tanzania is one of the unique destinations on the African continent which contains some of the world’s greatest natural wonders.

It is the land of many spectacles like;

  • The Serengeti National Park (home of big 5 and the great migration of wildebeest & zebras)
  • Kilimanjaro (The highest mountain in Africa)
  • Zanzibar islands (one of the most beautiful and best beach on the earth)

Tanzania is a country with many attractions; about 38% of Tanzania’s land area is set aside for 22 national parks, 17 game-controlled areas, 1 conservation area, several marine parks, Lake Zone, and gently undulating highlands that are hiker’s paradise and birding sites.

OUR CULTURE

Tanzania is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. From the tall graceful Maasai warriors, the ancient ways of Hadza Bushmen known for their hunting skills, the resourceful agricultural practices of wameru, the artistic talents of the Makonde, Chagga famous traders.

Each of about 120 different tribes in Tanzania has its own distinct ways of life but together, they gracefully unite to form Tanzania.

  • Languages, over 120 languages are spoken in our country; most of them are from Bantu families. The government recognized that this represented a problem for national unity and as a result made the Kiswahili be an official national language and emphasized it is spoken all over the country as a main medium of communication.
  • Music, the Tanzanian national anthem is titled “Mungu I bariki Africa”(May God bless Africa)
  • Food, Tanzanian cuisine is very unique and widely varied
  1. The coastal cuisine is characterized by spicy foods and the use of coconut milk such as pilau, bagia, kabab, biryani, and kashata
  2. Inland cuisine is less spicy such as ugali, chapatti, ndizi
  3. Famous snacks include maandazi, sambusa and vitumbua
  • Our native beverages include tea, coffee, mbege, wanzuki, local wines, and local beers such as Kilimanjaro, safari, and Serengeti.
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SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

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NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

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TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

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LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

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ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK

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KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK

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MKOMAZI NATIONAL PARK

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MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK

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RUAHA NATIONAL PARK

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NYERERE NATIONAL PARK

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KITULO NATIONAL PARK

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UDZUNGWA MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK

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KATAVI NATIONAL PARK

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MAHALE NATIONAL PARK

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SAADANI NATIONAL PARK

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ZANZIBAR ISLAND