Located in south-east Tanzania in a remote and little-visited part of the country, the Selous Game Reserve is Africas largest protected wildlife reserve and covers more than 5% of Tanzanias total area. Its rivers, hills, and plains are home to roaming elephant populations, the areas famous wild dogs, and some of the last black rhino left in the region. Due to its remote location, and because it is most easily accessible only by small aircraft, the Selous Game Reser
Kitulo Plateau National Park Kitulo Plateau is locally known as the 'Bustani ya Mungu' or 'God's Garden'. Another name for Kitulo is the 'Serengeti of Flowers'. The Kitulo Plateau is a unique habitat made up of a matrix of Afromontane and Afroalpine grasslands. Kitulo Plateua has many endemic plants including 45 species of orchids. All of the grassland is above 2600m and is the most important high altitude
Located west of Dar es Salaam, the Udzungwa Mountains rise up from the western edge of the Selous Game Reserve. Vervet monkeys play high in the forest canopy, and small forest antelope can be viewed at the right time of day. Botanical diversity is exceptional, and the park is host to a large number of endangered bird species. Views from the peaks of the mountains, towards the Selous Game Reserve and the distant Indian Ocean coast, are incredible and well worth the effort.
Due to the completion of the paved road connecting the park gate with Dar es Salaam, Mikumi National Park is slated to become a hotspot for tourism in Tanzania. Located between the Uluguru Mountains and the Lumango range, Mikumi is the fourth largest park in Tanzania and only a few hours drive from Tanzania’s largest city, the park has a wide variety of wildlife that are easy to spot and well acclimatised to game viewing. Its proximity to Dar es Salaam and the amount of wildlife that live within its borders makes Mikumi National Park a popular option for weekend visitors from the city, or for business visitors who don’t have long to spend on an extended safari itinerary.
Ruaha was recently expanded and become the Tanzanias largest National Park followed by Serengeti, Ruaha National Park is a remote bastion of spectacular wilderness, undisturbed wildlife, and breathtaking scenery. It lies 130 kilometers west of Iringa town.Its name derived from the Great Ruaha River, which flows through it creating spectacular gorges and scenery.Hippos, crocodiles, turtles and fish inhabit the river. The park is also known for its sable and roan antelopes, and its rich bird life. Photography blinds have been built at strategic places where wildlife congregates.With herds of more than 10,000 elephants, vast concentrations of buffalo, gazelle, and over 400 bird species, Ruahas limitless wilderness, together with the surrounding game reserves of Rungwa and Kisigo -- stretches over 40,000 square kilometres. Elephants are found in some of the highest concentration in the country, travelling in matriarch-lead herds through ancient grazing lands and seasonal supplies of water.