Once the coronavirus pandemic is over, travel lovers will be able to explore the world once again. One of the most beautiful and exciting tourist locations in East Africa is the stunning country of Tanzania, where visitors can spot a variety of exotic flora and fauna, explore a range of diverse landscapes, experience the rich culture of the region, and enjoy unforgettable and unique adventures and experiences. Here are some of the best day trips or excursions that tourists can choose for their vacation!
A day trip to Arusha National Park allows tourists to enjoy the scenic views of lush vegetation, Mount Meru, glorious sunsets, and cascading waterfalls. Guests can spot wildlife such as monkeys, zebras, giraffes, elephants, flamingoes, and eagles!
A trip to the magnificent Mount Kilimanjaro is an essential element of any trip to Tanzania. At 5895m, this pristine spot is Africa’s highest peak. Tourists can take a day trip to explore the area, enjoy climbing and trekking, and spot exotic birds, buffaloes, monkeys, leopards, and elephants at the rainforest in the lower levels. Travellers can watch the lush greenery, wild animals, and enchanting sunsets, at the main peak, as well as the glorious Kibo, Shira, and Mawenzi volcanic cones.
Another amazing day trip spot is Tarangire National Park, where travellers can take a safari to enjoy game viewing and bird watching. The park is home to leopards, wild dogs, cheetahs, giraffes, elands, impalas, waterbucks, gazelles, mongooses, badgers, lions, monkeys, and baboons! Guests can spend their day witnessing the elephant migration, which is a unique and extraordinary experience.
For a unique and enriching experience, visitors can take a day trip to Olopongi, a Maasai village, where they can meet with the village Chief, enjoy a walking tour, interact with locals, taste delicious traditional food, and drinks such as chai, watch the glorious sunsets, enjoy traditional singing and dancing performances, and learn local skills such as hunting techniques, usage of local tools, and fire preparation!
Tourists can relax at the tranquil and stunning Lake Victoria, where they can spot mongooses, reedbucks, shrews, waterbucks, otters, and hippopotamus. The area is surrounded by gorgeous hills. The tourists can explore the city of Mwanza and go to Robert Kich Hill, the local Mwaloni and Maasai Markets, or the Old German Building!
As Tanzanian food contains a mix of spices such as cardamom, cumin, lemongrass, turmeric, cloves, pepper, ginger, garlic, cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon, it is a great idea to spend a day at a spice tour, learning about spices and their uses, tasting and smelling them, and watching how they are grown. At plantations such as Tangawizi, Kindichi, and Kizimbani, tourists can enjoy amazing spice tours!
Situated right on the Indian Ocean, Saadani National Park is home to lions, giraffes, elephants, warthogs, buffaloes, waterbucks, bushbucks, baboons, vervet monkeys, wildebeests, kudus, and elands. Tourists can spot these amazing creatures on the stunning beach, and during adventurous and fun filled game drives!
A trip to the main city is a fun experience, as tourists can visit landmarks such as the Askari monument, go to museums and markets, and taste local street food.