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Top 10 things to do in Tanzania

Relax on the white sandy beaches of Zanzibar

1. Relax on the paradise beaches of Zanzibar before exploring the spice markets and old town of this ancient port island

Head to Serengeti National Park for an incredible safari

2. For incredible safari sightings, head to Serengeti National Park and spot giraffes, zebras and wildebeest (to name just a few!) in the rural savannah of Africa

Enjoy fantastic elephant sightings

3. For fantastic sightings of elephants and African wild dogs drive through Ruaha National Park, where hornbills and sunbirds live year round

4. For quiet beaches away from the hubbub of Zanzibar, sail to Pemba Island and explore the Arabian style town and markets

Ngorongoro Krater Wildtiere

5. Watch flocks of pink flamingos squawking at Lake Manyara, while zebras graze drink from the glassy waters of the lake

At the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

6. Climb Mount Kilimanjaro and conquer the tallest mountain in Africa. The route takes around a week to complete as you ascend nearly 6,000m into the African sky

Explore the vast Ngorongoro crater

7. Explore the Ngorongoro crater, where you can glimpse hippos and rhinos as well as zebras and the striped horns of the Thompson’s gazelle

8. Camp on the shores of the largest lake in Africa, Lake Victoria, where boat trips across the water and star-gazing will fill your days and nights

Follow the great migration across the Serengeti

9. Follow the great migration in the Serengeti. For a unique view take a helicopter or scenic flight and watch the galloping wildebeest make their way across Tanzania towards Kenya

10. Escape the big city of Dar Es Salaam and hit CoCo Beach, the weekend hangout for city dwellers, for great seafood and parties