Top Attractions of a Wonderful Tanzania National Parks Safari

Tanzania is counted as one of the Africa’s prime game viewing areas, which is a home to a number of stunning and diverse wildlife. One of the Africa’s largest countries, Tanzania has a number of National Parks and Game Reserves, which lays a great platform for enjoying adventurous and exciting safari expeditions. The national parks and wildlife reserves in Tanzania serve as one of the major tourist attractions.

Let us now discuss about the about the top attractions and fascinating destinations of Tanzania National Parks safari:

Tanzania National Parks safari

Serengeti National Park:
Stunning and vast Serengeti National Park is the home to diverse wildlife and draws huge number of tourists to witness a great migration spectacle. The miraculous migration is an annual event, where you can see huge herds of wildebeest and zebras migrate from the northern hills towards south during the moths of October and November. It is found that the major part of the park is covered with endless plains, which is perfect for enjoying game safaris. Declared as the UNESCO World Heritage site, Serengeti National Park boasts of a classic savannah with acacia trees, endless plains, Grumeti River and dense forest area. You can expect to see lion, cheetah, giraffe and various species of beautiful birds.

Serengeti National Park

Tarangire National Park:
With an area of 1360 sq km, Tarangire National Park is filled with palm trees, baobab, acacia woodlands, plains, swamps and rivers. Known as one of the diverse National Parks in Africa, Tarangire lays a perfect platform for enjoying game safaris. In this park, you can encounter big game lion, elephants, buffalo, rhinos, wildebeest, zebra, impala, gazelle, eland and hartebeest. In the dense wilderness of Tarangire National Park, you can also find screeching flocks of colorful yellow-collared lovebirds, ashy starling and drabber rufous-tailed weaver. Tarangire is also known as a one of the best spots for bird watching activity.

Tarangire National Park

Lake Manyara National Park:
This park has lush green ecosystem as well as filled with many natural water bodies including the titular Lake Manyara. This lake attracts huge number of pink hued-flamingoes, which offer a magnificent sight. In Lake Manyara National Park, you will find large population of baboons, hippos and elephants roaming around. Apart from game drive activity, in this park you can indulge in canoeing and mountain biking.

Lake Manyara National Park

Tanzania National Parks safari by Paradise Africa Safaris will offer you a convenient and safe way of exploring best National parks and indulge in exciting safari activities. We are a reliable and most trusted Africa safari tour operator that offers exclusive Tanzania safari holiday packages and guided Tanzania wildlife safaris.

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Things to Know about Uganda Gorilla Tracking Safari

It is now estimated that about 900 mountain gorillas are left in the world. Your desire for having a closer look at these wonderful primates can be successfully accomplished by making a visit to Uganda. Today numerous visitors from different corners of the world are coming to Uganda for witnessing the great apes in their natural habitat. This has made gorilla tracking as one of the leading tourism activity in Uganda. It is believed that Uganda acts as a home to over 400 gorillas. Before venturing out for gorilla tracking safari in Uganda, you need to be aware about some essential things, which is explained below:

gorilla tracking

What will be the best time for experiencing Uganda gorilla safari?
Gorilla tracking in Uganda can be successfully conducted at any time of the year. If you are interested in enjoying more adventurous experience then can opt for June to September and December to January- these are considered to be the peak season. At this time traffic to various parks increases; this results in costly gorilla permits compared to low seasons.

Uganda gorilla safari

Where to enjoy a thrilling experience of gorilla tracking in Uganda?
One can enjoy Uganda gorilla safaris or Uganda gorilla safari tour at Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. It is found that most visitors prefer Bwindi National Park to enjoy an exhilarating gorilla tracking because its gorillas are consistent.

Most popular destination for Uganda gorilla tracking enthusiasts, Bwindi National Park has the largest population of mountain gorillas in the world. Visitors have the choice of witnessing four habituated mountain gorilla groups like:

    Mubare

    Habinyanja

    Rushegura

    Nikuringo

Bwindi National Park is located about 500km from Kampala, the distance between Kampala and Bwindi takes about 6 to 8 hours of driving by road. One can also fly to an airstrip at Kisoro from Kampala or Entebbe and then drive to reach the Bwindi National Park.

Bwindi National Park

Wear Smart for a Successful Gorilla Tracking in Uganda:

    Carry a good pair of walking shoes for enjoying hiking or walking in the dense with an ease.

    Have a pair of light clothes and make assure to avoid any bright color or shade of clothes.

    Ensure in having a sunscreen lotion and a hat to escape the sun.

    Keep some warm and waterproof clothes to deal efficiently with the wet and cold challenges while exploring the habitat of mountain gorillas.

mountain gorillas

Do Not Forget to Obtain a Gorilla Permit:
Generally the gorilla tracking permits are issued by the Ugandan Wildlife Authority at their offices in Kamwokya, a Kampala suburb. This may sound a bit tricky or complex process for tourists and visitors. In order to enjoy convenience of obtaining a gorilla permit, you can depend on a reliable African safari company- Paradise Africa Safaris. We will obtain the permits in time on behalf of you that will help in avoiding any kind of inconvenience.

Uganda gorilla tracking safaris by Paradise Africa Safaris will help you experience a memorable trip with family or friends while witnessing a gorilla family in a breathtaking natural habitat.

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