MOUNT KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK
Home to Africa’s tallest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro National Park protects iconic snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro rising 5,895 meters. Millions of years old extinct volcanic peak has three main volcanic cones – Kibo, Mawenzi, Shira. Summit bears a glacier giving Kilimanjaro a unique snowy silhouette visible from 100 kilometers away.
SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
World famous Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania best known for Great Migration when millions of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles roam endless plains.
Around 1.5 million wildebeest and 260,000 zebra move in a clockwise pattern each year seeking fresh grazing and water. From July to October mating then migration rivers crossings provide wildlife spectacle drawing safari goers from everywhere.
Visit the Maasai Tribe near Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Well-established villages receive tourists respectfully. Watch traditional song and dance, join beadwork lessons, and purchase handicrafts. Learn about Maasai lifestyle, beliefs, history from locals. Multi-day cultural experiences like hiking with Maasai warriors or overnight village stays are also arranged.
Though small at only 330 square kilometers, Lake Manyara National Park packs lots of diversity into the area. Centerpiece is shallow alkaline Lake Manyara, famous for huge flocks of flamingos that migrate here. Forested areas with hot springs host monkeys, baboons, giraffes and elephants. Plains have buffalo, hippos, zebras and 400 bird species. Unique sight is tree climbing lions lazing in acacia branches.