Points of Interests
Mafia Island, Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Selous Game Reserve,Mount Kilimanjaro
Because Tanzania lies below the equator, the coolest months occur during the northern hemisphere’s summer, and all-year round the weather remains pleasant and comfortable.
The main airport in Dar es Salaam, Julius Nyerere International Airport is the biggest in Tanzania, and is also on course to become the largest in the whole of East Africa.
Tanzania is the world’s only source of tanzanite, a semi-precious stone found in the open mines around Arusha. The stone comes in three grades, ‘A’, ‘AA’, and ‘AAA’ – ‘AAA’ is the highest quality.
Please avoid purchasing wildlife products such as ivory and skins as the market created by these purchases encourages poaching and terrible injuries to the animals themselves.
Wood carvings, too, should be checked to ensure that the material comes from a renewable, sustainable source.