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kibo crater

campsite

in kibo crater, kilimanjaro national park
Altitude: 5730 m.a.m.s.lAn overnight resting point or campsite that is located on top of the Kibo volcanic cone, one of the three peaks of mt. Kilimanjaro. It lies close to the summit and serves as a resting point fo
kilimanjaro
kilimanjaro

national park

in northern Tanzania
Mount Kilimanjaro national park is where Africa's tallest, mt. Kilimanjaro lies with the mountain making up most of the park. It is located in a northern region of Tanzania that also shares its name - Kilimanjaro. The area belonging to the parks is defined as any area next to and on the mountain tha
duluti
duluti

lake

on duluti rd. in akheri, Arusha
A crater lake that is located in a subsidiary vent for mount Meru. It gets its water mainly from rainfall and ground water that seeps into it, keeping it filled throughout the year. It is located just outside the city of Arusha - Tanzania.
uwanja wa mbogo (buffalos glade)
uwanja wa mbogo (buffalos glade)

attraction

in Arusha national park
A large grazing field for buffaloes, girrafe and warthogs where walking safaris to Tululusia waterfalls or mount Meru climbers normally go through. It is located a short distance west of the Momela gate.
ngurudoto
ngurudoto

crater

in Arusha national park
One of three beautiful craters located inside the Arusha region. Located just about 20 km from the city, it is the closest.
cave
cave

waterfall

in bangata, Arusha national park
a waterfall as well as one of the many water sources for the Arusha Urban Water Supply Authority that are located just a short distance inside the Arusha national park and on the slopes of mount Meru - Tanzania. They also serve as one of the tourist attractions in the region
maasai
maasai

crater

in arusha rural, Arusha
The Maasai crater is a large volcanic caldera that is located about 30 kilometres south west of the city of Arusha - Tanzania. From above, it is almost circular in shape, with a maximum length of about 1 kilometre, a minimum length of about 800 metres and a depth of about 200 metres.
tululusia
tululusia

waterfall

in Arusha national park
Altitude: 1660 m.a.m.s.l.A tall and beautiful waterfall that is located deep inside Arusha national park and on the slopes of mount Meru. It normally requires a short walking tour to get there from Momella gate, normally going through a buffalo grazing field. The height of the falls is so la
maio
maio

waterfall

in Arusha national park
Altitude: 2240 m.a.m.s.l.One of the best waterfalls that we have seen so far on the slopes of mount Meru, despite its small size. The pools next to it hold catfish - a spectacular site at this altitude, and there is a natural evergreen lawn that serves as a picnic site
equator
equator

hotel

on boma rd in Arusha
Altitude: 2240 m.a.m.s.l.One of the best waterfalls that we have seen so far on the slopes of mount Meru, despite its small size. The pools next to it hold catfish - a spectacular site at this altitude, and there is a natural evergreen lawn that serves as a picnic site
turkana
turkana

lake

in northern kenya, Turkana
A salt water lake in north western Kenya
napuru
napuru

waterfall

in Arusha
A beautiful waterfall on the slopes of mount Meru, that normally requires a short walk to get to.
loduare
loduare

national park gate

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Altitude: 1760 m.a.m.s.l.The southernmost entrance gate into the Ngorongoro conservation area, and also the closest to a major city - Arusha. It is the most popular of all gates, normally filled with a multitude of tourists at all times.What to do there?Get your permits checke
simba a
simba a

campsite

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Altitude: 2320 m.a.m.s.l. One of the public campsites inside the Ngorongoro conservation area, that is located on the rim of the Ngorongoro crater. It is the largest and most frequently used in the area, due to its proximity to the Loduare gate where most tourists come from, and the crater.
simba b

campsite

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Altitude: 2320 m.a.m.s.l. A private campsite located on the south eastern rim of the , that is normally the location of a tented lodge. Prior booking is required to be able to use the campsite, but while used as a tented lodge, this has to be made with the company running it.
olmoti
olmoti

crater

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Altitude: 3040 m.a.m.s.l. (rim - highest) 2800 m.a.m.s.l. (floor - lowest) One of three large volcanic calderas that are located inside the Ngorongoro conservation area, and the second highest in terms of altitude of the rim. Its crater floor is a marshy highland plateau that serves a water source
kerimasi
kerimasi

crater

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Altitude: 2600 m.a.m.s.l. (rim - highest) 2300 m.a.m.s.l. (crater - lowest) A volcanic crater that is part of the great east African rift and located inside the Ngorongoro conservation area. Along with Ngorongoro crater, it is one of the older volcanoes in the area.
nasera rock
nasera rock

attraction

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Altitude: 1800 - 1840 m.a.m.s.l. A gneiss inselberg that is located near the northern border of the
simba kopjes
simba kopjes

attraction

in Serengeti national park
A group of Koppie or rocky hills located inside the Serengeti national park - along the road to Seronera from Naabi hill gate. They act as a home to several plant and
seronera
seronera

village

in Serengeti national park
A small bustling village located at the heart of the Serengeti national park, inhabited by TANAPA staff and students in training. It is one of the only places in the whole park with shops, along with several bars and restaurants - all o
small momella
small momella

lake

in Arusha national park
One of the multitude of alkaline lakes that are located within Arusha national park's north eastern end, in northern Tanzania. It is the second largest in the park - by volume after big
lake manyara viewpoint
lake manyara viewpoint

attraction

in Arusha
The only official view point for lake Manyara national park that is located outside it - nestled high above it on the rift valley wall, and on the road to Ngorongoro.
momella lakes viewpoint
momella lakes viewpoint

attraction

in Arusha national park
Altitude: 1600 m.a.m.s.l. A picnic site that is situated atop a small hill, a short distance west of the Momella lakes. This makes it one of the few places inside Arus
arusha
arusha

national park

in northern Tanzania
Arusha national park is one of the few national parks inside Tanzania that are close to a large city. It has distinct geographical features such as mount Meru, Momella lakes and the Ngurudoto crater and most of the animals you would find here are not predators with the exception of a few leopards. O
lake manyara
lake manyara

national park

in northern Tanzania
Made up of the area north and west of Lake Manyara and Marang forest reserve in northern Tanzania.
arusha
arusha

city

in northern Tanzania
One of the cities in Tanzania, dubbed ‘tourism capital’ due to its proximity to the country’s popular parks and attractions - many of which can be reached in under a days worth of driving. It bears the same name as the region it is in - one of the largest in the country.Arusha was the
horombo huts
horombo huts

campsite

in kilimanjaro national park
Altitude: 3720 m.a.m.s.l.An accommodation camp that is located along the Marangu route mt. Kilimanjaro. It is one of the largest on the mountain as well as one of the few with with both cabin accommodation as well as
uhuru
uhuru

peak

in kilimanjaro national park
Altitude: 5895 m.a.m.s.l.The summit of mt. Kilimanjaro, and also the highest point of the Kibo volcanic cone. It's name comes from the swahili word for freedom (Uhuru), due to its part in the history of Tanzania's z
empakaai
empakaai

crater

in ngorongoro conservation area, ngorongoro conservation area
A volcanic caldera located in the Ngorongoro conservation area of northern Tanzania. It is also where lake Empakaai is located. Empakaai is located about 30km north east of Ngorongoro crater, well inside the eastern rift valley and sharing the same volcanic system as Lakes Eyasi and Natron as well a
mwalimu nyereres home
mwalimu nyereres home

attraction

in Mara
A compound in the small town of Butiama that used to be the childhood home of the first president of Tanzania - Mwalimu J. K. Nyerere and several of his ancestors, such as his father chief Nyerere. It is also the location of his Mausoleum, and the whole compound is open to
botanical garden
botanical garden

attraction

on samora ave. in kivukoni, Dar es salaam
An oasis of greenery that is located in Kivukoni area of Dar es Salaam - Tanzania. It is also the location of the local government offices, a small building that is specifically for the executive officer of the Kivukoni
boma natural history
boma natural history

museum

on boma rd. in sekei, Arusha
Among the best museums in the country that showcases the natural history, wildlife, culture and artifacts of the Arusha region - Tanzania. It is housed inside what was an old German military outpost and has three separate buildings that are open to the public, an outdoor mini botanical garden and an
cultural heritage centre
cultural heritage centre

attraction

on babati rd. in sombetini, Arusha
A privately owned collection of shops and galleries that showcases arts from renowned artists around the African continent. It is one of the largest in east Africa and is located along the Arusha - Babati highway on the outskirts of the city of Arusha - Tanzania. It has several departments onsite
triple a

nightclub

on namanga rd. in sakina, Arusha
One of the oldest hangouts in the city that only keeps getting better, with a a lounge area, a nightclub and a stage for a live band performance in the same compound.
duluti forest
duluti forest

club

on duluti rd. in akheri, Arusha
A privately owned bar, restaurant and lake side compound that is located at the end of lake Duluti's forest trail in the suburbs of Arusha - Tanzania.
themi
themi

waterfall

on olgilai village in oltoroto, Arusha
Formed at a point where one of the underground tributaries to the Themi river flows into its valley. It is located in the early stages of the Themi river, near its source mount Meru of Arusha - Tanzania. Unlike other waterfalls, this one flows from an underground stream, flowing through layers of be
public campsite number 1 (arusha)
public campsite number 1 (arusha)

campsite

in Arusha national park
Altitude:1650 m.a.m.s.l.One of three beautiful campsites inside the Arusha national park that are accessible to the public - even those not climbing the mountain. It is located on the slopes of mount Meru and can be shared if there is more than one camper using it on the same day. It has running
public campsite number 2 (arusha)
public campsite number 2 (arusha)

campsite

in Arusha national park
Altitude:1650 m.a.m.s.l.One of three beautiful campsites inside the Arusha national park that are accessible to the public - even those not climbing the mountain. It is located on the slopes of mount Meru and it is termed public because it can be shared if there is more than one camper using it
public campsite number 3 (arusha)
public campsite number 3 (arusha)

campsite

in Arusha national park
Altitude:1675 m.a.m.s.l.One of the public campsites that are located inside the Arusha national park that is open to all - even those not climbing the mountain. Unlike it's two predecessors, it is the only one located next to a river valley, filling it with a constant sound of gushing water. It
fig tree arch
fig tree arch

attraction

in Arusha national park
Altitude:1930 m.a.m.s.l.This is a Fig tree whose roots have grown to take the shape of an arch, large enough for a car (elephant size) to pass underneath. It was formed when seeds of the parasitic tree were dropped by foraging birds in the fork of a host tree, allowing germination to take place
napuru picnic site
napuru picnic site

attraction

in Arusha
A beautiful picnic site on the slopes of mount Meru, right next to the ranger's post to the Napuru waterfalls.
manyara

lake

in Lake manyara national park
A large lake that is part of lake Manyara national park, located in northern Tanzania
ngorongoro
ngorongoro

crater

in ngorongoro conservation area, Arusha
a large volcanic caldera in northern Tanzania that is part of the Ngorongoro conservation area.
victoria

lake

in Mara
Named after Queen Victoria this is one of the great lakes of Africa, bearing the titles of the continent'a largest lake by area, world's largest tropical lake, and second largest fresh water lake after lake Superior.
magadi
magadi

lake

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Lake Magadi of Ngorongoro is an alkaline crater lake, with the name 'Magadi' being swahili for soda. It is often inhabited by thousands of lesser flamingoes and gets its water from combination of rainfall and a stream that drains water from Olmoti crater
hippo pool of ngorongoro crater
hippo pool of ngorongoro crater

attraction

in Ngorongoro conservation area
A small pond in the southern part of the Ngorongoro crater that is inhabited by a bloat of hippos. It is one of the few areas in the crater where tourists are allowed to alight from their vehicle, have a picnic or meal.
embulmbul depression
embulmbul depression

attraction

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Altitude: 2200 m.a.m.s.l. A beautiful valley located between Olmoti and Empakaai, Lolmalasin an Losirua that serves as a grazing ground for wild herbivores as well as maasai cattle - who can most of the times be seen side by side. It is one of the features seen along the road from Ngorongoro crater
makarot
makarot

mountain

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Altitude: 3130 m.a.m.s.l.A volcanic cone/mountain located inside the Ngorongoro conservation area of Northern Tanzania. It serves as a potential hiking destination for tourists - a one day hike with the option of visiting its neighbour mount Satiman and the Malanja depression as well.
olduvai gorge
olduvai gorge

museum

in Ngorongoro conservation area
A museum that showcases the history and information about the findings made in and around the Olduvai gorge of the Ngorongoro conservation area. Enclosed in its own compound, it
shifting sands 2
shifting sands 2

attraction

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Altitude: 1500 m.a.m.s.l. The smaller version of Ngorongoro's shifting sands located about a 10 minute drive north of it. A crescent shaped black dune, composed of volcanic ash from the nearby volcanic mountain -
olkarien

gorge

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Alititude: m.a.m.s.l. An extremely deep and narrow gorge that cuts through the Olgol mountains, near the northern border of the Ngorongoro conservation area. It serves as a primary nesting site for the Ruppell’s Griffon vultures as well as a hiking destination and attractions for tourists. It is a
ndutu
ndutu

lake

in Ngorongoro conservation area
A shallow alkaline lake that is located on the eastern border of Serengeti national park, in northern Tanzania. Its serves as a water source for both animals as well as hotels, camps and other facilities in the area. It shares the same basin as lake Masek that is located a short distance east of it
masek
masek

lake

in Ngorongoro conservation area
A strip shaped, shallow alkaline lake that is located next to the western border of Ngorongoro conservation area, in northern Tanzania. Just like its bigger sibling lake Ndutu, it
elemeti
elemeti

lake

in Ngorongoro conservation area
A shallow, alkaline and seasonal lake that is located on the Ngorongoro side of the border between Ngorongoro conservation area and Serengeti national park. Most of it dries up during the dry season, with some of its water draining
l dabash
l dabash

lake

in Ngorongoro conservation area
A shallow and seasonal lake that is located next to the western border of Ngorongoro conservation area, in northern Tanzania. Part of it is a marsh that stays green for most of the year, bearing the name - small marsh. There i
ngorongoro crater view point 1
ngorongoro crater view point 1

attraction

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Altitude: 2200 m.a.m.s.l. One of the most frequented viewpoints for the Ngorongoro crater, located on its southern crater rim, just a few minutes from the loduare gate. It is
olmoti crater (munge)
olmoti crater (munge)

waterfall

in Ngorongoro conservation area
Altitude: 2800 m.a.m.s.l. One of the most picturesque waterfalls inside the ngorongoro conservation area and one of few that can be seen from miles away. Unfortunately, the only way to view it up close is from above as it stands at the edge Olmoti crater floor. To access it one has to climb onto th
naabi hill
naabi hill

national park gate

in Serengeti national park
Altitude: 1600 m.a.m.s.l. An administrative checkpoint and the location of both TANAPA and NCAA offices that is located in the eastern part of the serengeti national park. What to do there?Pay for and get new permits, for either
nyani
nyani

campsite

in Serengeti national park
Altitude:1500 m.a.m.s.l. One of the most frequented public campsites in the Seronera area, located a few kilometres east of the tourist information centre. Although most of the campsites in the area are similar, it is one
pimbi
pimbi

campsite

in Serengeti national park
Altitude: 1500 m.a.m.s.l. One of many public campsites in the small town of Seronera of Serengeti national park. Public because it can be used by more than one person or group at the same time, different from private ones which can only

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