1. Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Best time to climb Kilimanjaro
Whatever greater power you believe in, when you see the sun rising from the top of that volcano, you get to feel it. It gave all of us a great story to tell our grandchildren some day. 🙂
2. See the Great Wildlife Migration
When to visit the Serengeti
3. Go on an Ngorongoro Crater safari
When to visit Ngorongoro Crater
4. Snorkel in Zanzibar and explore Stone Town
The Zanzibar archipelago has some of the best undisturbed coral reefs in the world.
When to visit Zanzibar
5. See chimpanzees in the Mahale Mountains
Lake Tanganyika is the world's longest freshwater lake, as well as being its second deepest and second largest.
Going on a guided safari walk to see chimpanzees Going on a guided forest walk to see various animals and birds, which include the Colobus monkey Hiking Mt Nkungwe (2,462 m), Mahale's highest peak, for panoramic views Snorkelling in Lake Tanganyika to see the many endemic fish, which include the eye-catching cuckoo catfish
When to visit Mahale Mountain National Park
6. Visit a Maasai community
One of the many notable traditions of the Maasai people is their incredibly impressive jumping dance. Visitors who give it a try see first hand just how hard it is!
Where to visit the Maasai
7. See the flamingoes of Lake Manyara
Lake Manyara is ideal for a day trip, as it's close to Arusha and Kilimanjaro International Airport.
When to visit Lake Manyara
8. Explore the ruins of Songo Mnara and Kilwa Kisiwani
Many in the West are unaware of the rich, multicultural and sophisticated history of the Swahili Coast.
9. Witness massive elephant herds in Tarangire
When to visit Tarangire
During the dry season of June to October you have a phenomenal density of large game gathering in Tarangire around its river and waterholes.
10. Go on a safari walk around Lake Natron
For anyone drawn to unusual places, Lake Natron needs to be firmly on your radar!
When to visit Lake Natron
Short dry season: January to mid March Long wet season: Mid March to May Long dry season: June to October Short wet season: November and December When I tell my friends what I did last summer they don’t believe me, still neither do I. I tell them I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro during a full moon night, that I had breakfast in the jungle surrounded by lions, and partied in a remote African city at night. A dream come true!