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Liwonde National Park

Liwonde National Park Home to all the Big Five, Liwonde National Park is Malawi’s most established safari destination. Its defining feature is the wide Shire River as it meanders through a compelling tropical landscape of raffia palms, giant baobabs and lush fig trees. Always rewarding, Liwonde seriously upped its game when a dynamic NGO called …

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Lake Eyasi

Lake Eyasi Lake Eyasi is a shallow saline lake set in the Rift Valley floor. It extends across 400 square miles in years of abundant rainfall but might dry out entirely in periods of drought. Although it ranks among the more remote attractions on Tanzania’s northern safari circuit, Eyasi is of unique cultural interest as the …

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Mahale National Park

Mahale   Over in the West of Tanzania near Lake Tanganyika lies Jane Goodall’s former stomping grounds: Mahale Mountains National Park. It’s one of the world’s most iconic destinations for chimpanzee encounters, with around 1000 recorded here. One group, called the Mimikire clan, has been observed by researchers since 1965.  While the real highlight of …

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Serengeti National Park

Serengeti   Home of the annual Great Migration, The Serengeti National Park needs little to no introduction. Located in northern Tanzania, it has long earned its stripes as one of the most iconic national parks in the country and the continent. Aside from its earth-shaking herds of wildebeest and zebra on the move, the Serengeti’s …

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Zanzibar

Zanzibar Tanzania’s most popular post-safari chill-out venue, Zanzibar is renowned for its beaches: palm-lined expanses of fine white sand that conform to every expectation of a tropical Indian Ocean idyll. But while it is best known as a beach destination, the ‘Spice Island’ also boasts a diversity of natural and cultural attractions to engage active …

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Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire   If you’ve not yet heard of Tarangire, not to worry. As one of the smaller parks in Tanzania, it often slips under the radar, despite occupying a prime position within the northern safari circuit. Located a few clicks south of Lake Manyara, Tarangire never gets too crowded, which means prime wildlife sightings are …

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Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park

Ruaha   Tanzania’s second-largest national park, Ruaha extends across 7,800 square miles of semi-arid bush traversed by the near-perennial Great Ruaha River and a series of seasonal tributaries. Regarded by many connoisseurs as Tanzania’s most rewarding safari destination, Ruaha lacks the wildlife densities of the Serengeti, but seasoned safarigoers will find the remote wilderness atmosphere …

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