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Scaling smooth slopped Mount Kilimanjaro or walking out into the vast open plains of Tanzania can make you feel very, very small - and so it should, Tanzania is East Africa's largest country! A stroll in Tanzania is a walk into the belly of life, as you join one of the world's largest, wildest animal populations on plains where such spectacles as the annual migration of wildebeests take place.

Dar es Salaam is the largest city in Tanzania and has a hustle that contrasts the sparseness of the plains. The dusty safaris into the wilderness most travel to Tanzania for are also contrasted by the lush refreshment of the Zanzibar islands, with their white, palm-fringed beaches and coral gardens. A visit to the historic Stone Town is an exotic reminder that this place was once a major spice and slave trade centre.

From the red-clad herders of the Masai tribes to the modestly-veiled women of Zanzibar, the imperial lions to the delicately-poised flamingos, life brims to the edge o…

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“Things to do in Tanzania”

Tanzania was one of our favourite countries in all of Africa.  People with big smiles yelled “Jambo” as we passed. The landscape was lush and beautiful, the energy was vibrant and exciting and the wildlife is second to none. Tanzani… Read more...

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