Green Inspirations DMC – Tanzania
Tanzania is one of the most important paleoanthropological sites in the world; it has proven invaluable in furthering understanding of early human evolution. Close to Ngorongoro crater, at Olduvai Gorge Dr. Mary and Louis Laker discovered remaining of Homo Habilis, Homo Erectus, and Homo Sapiens . The lands of Tanzania always fascinated the world great explorers from Dr. Livingston, to Henry Stanley to James Bruce and John Speke, and will fascinate you too.Today, The United Republic of Tanzania is the second largest economy in the East African Community and the 12th largest in Africa. It borders Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda and Mozambique. Modern Tanzania was formed in 1964 with the merger of Tanganyika and the exotic island of Zanzibar.
The best wildlife viewing months in Tanzania are during the dry season from late June to October. The best chance of seeing the wildebeest migration in the Serengeti is during June and July and the time to see the wildebeest calving is late January to February. The Southern and Western Circuit Parks are best visited during the dry-season (June to October), unlike the more popular Northern Circuit Parks that can be visited year-round. Tarangire is the only exception, since its wildlife viewing is considerably better in the dry-season as well.
Tanzania is home to some of the world’s most treasured national parks and game reserves including the Selous Game Reserve, which is the world’s largest game reserve and home to more than 120,000 elephants, 160,000 buffalo and 2,000 rhinocerus. Tanzania is a legendary country and a natural wonder where everything is in abundance; mountains, forests, lakes, river, plains, savannas, beaches, animals, birds, culture, customs, old traditions, food, and wonderful hospitable people who will make you feel at home wherever you are. At every instant and every place you will stop in amazement with what you are seeing and discovering. Some of the top highlights to explore are:
Arusha City, Arusha National Park, Lake Manyara National Park,Lake Natron, Mount Kilimanjaro National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority, Olduvai Gorge & Laetoli, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, Bagamoyo Town,Dar es Salaam City,Dar es Salaam Marine Reserve, Mafia Island Marine Park, Mikumi National Park, Zanzibar Island, Lake Tanganyika, Lake Victoria
Some of the best known films that have made East Africa famous for its fantastic natural landscapes and people are:
Out of Africa (1985), Gorillas in the Mist (1988), The African Queen (1952), Hatari! (1962), White Hunter Black Heart (1990), Road to Zanzibar (1941), Born Free (1966), To Walk With Lions (2000), and Safari (2013).