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16 THINGS TO DO IN TANZANIA

Wildebeest Migration

August–October • nature

Witness one of the greatest miracles of the world

Climbing Kilimanjaro

January–mid-March | June–October • activity

Make a journey to highest mountain in Africa and enjoy its stunning views and amazing wildlife

Safari

June–October • activity

Check out Tanzania's wild animals in a spectacular natural surrounding

Watching Active Hippos

June–October • nature

Hippos may seem lazy when lying in a muddy, stinky pools, but quickly they can burst into loud fighting for territory and females. You can witness the spectacle during the dry season

Flamingos

September–April • nature

Millions of pink flamingos gather on Lake Natron to lay eggs

Elephant Herds

January–February | June–October • nature

Huge herds of elephants is a common picture in Tanzania, so come see these giants walking free in their natural habitat

Spice Harvest and Tours

June–October • food

Clove, cinnamon, turmeric, nutmeg, lemon grass, vanilla, black pepper, cardamom, saffron... This wonderful aroma spreads through the whole island!

Hiking

June–October • activity

Hiking in Africa can't be compared with anywhere else. Here you'll have the chance to enjoy stunning nature and some of the most unique plants and trees in the world

Yellowfin Tuna Fishing

August–October • activity

This is a truly blessed season for fishermen!

Fishing

December–March | August–October • activity

Enjoy your favourite activity in Tanzania's various beautiful locations. You can try inland fishing as well as coastal and deep sea fishing

Ngorongoro Crater

October–June • nature

This unique World Herritage Site with stunning natural surroundings offers some of the best safari opportunities, archeologically important discoveries, and encounters with the Maasai tribe

Diving and Snorkeling

June–March • activity

One of the best diving destinations of the world

Beach Season

June–October • activity

Enjoy some of the finest beaches with a variety of activities, wildlife watching, and amazing surroundings to explore!

Bullfighting on Pemba Island

August–February • event

It is not as bloody as the Spanish version nor as cruel as the Portuguese, but quite a picturesque spectacle

Baboon Troops

June–October | January–February • nature

One of the most famous places in the world to see baboons is here in Tanzania, so don't miss your chance

Chimpanzees in Gombe

June–October • nature

Charming and active chimps love to hang on the trees, jump around, and play. This reserve is a perfect place for seeing how they really behave in their natural habitat

9 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Lake Natron

June–August • nature

Stunning view on the lake attracts people from all over the world, but repels the wildlife

Mwaka Kogwa Festival

July 21–26, 2017 • event

Celebrate the Persian New Year in Zanzibar which has neatly been incorporated into tradition

Wildebeest Calving in Serengeti

January–February • nature

Check out this amazing opportunity to see tens of thousands of wildebeests calves being born at the same time. See the struggle of protecting mothers and hunting predators as the harmony of the circle of life unfolds on the plains of Tanzania

Pemba Flying Fox Breeding Season

January–August • nature

See a breathtaking sight as these huge bats take to the air, launching off en-masse as they depart for their evening hunt...for fruit

Baobab Fruit Season

December–May • food

These amazing trees that create such a unique and famous landscape for Africa are also sources of food and water for both people and animals

Sea Turtle Hatchlings

June–August • nature

The beaches of Tanzania are among the best places to see this miracle of nature

Birdwatching

November–May • nature

A giant variety of bird species living in diverse natural habitats promises a great experience for birdwatchers

Kilimanjaro Marathon

March 04, 2018 • event

42 kilometres of amazing nature, endurance, and competition

Serengeti Cultural Festival

July 20–22, 2018 • event

Much more than just a safari—learn about African nature and meet the people of various local tribes and see their performances and handcrafts