Located in East Africa, Tanzania is the largest country of East Africa. It is officially the United Republic of Tanzania and is made up of 26 regions (mikoa). Travelling by bus is the best way to explore Tanzania. The country has an array of national parks that travellers will love to sightsee.
A mystic land, the name Zanzibar is suggestive of coral reefs, sun-kissed beaches and lots of fun things to do.One of the famed trading centres of East Africa, Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of the country of Tanzania. The Zanzibar Archipelago consists of several small islands and two larger ones namely Unguja and Pemba.
Once considered as one of the most famous trading points of East Africa, the existence of Kilwa can be dated to the 9th century when a Swahili owner of the island sold it to a trader Ali bin Al-Hasan. The glory days of Kilwa is described in the Rihla of Ibn Battuta who visited the city in 1331.
Serengeti is the largest and the most popular national park of Tanzania. Spread across 14,763 sq.km, the park offers numerous exciting safari opportunities. The park is also known for its annual wildebeest migration, which is the main draw of Serengeti. The national park promises lots of wildlife and uninterrupted viewing. The Serengeti is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated wildlife parks in the world.