WILDEBEEST & MUCH MORE
Tanzania is the 13th largest country in Africa and includes the islands of Zanzibar, Pemba & Mafia. The Great Rift Valley runs through the centre and west of Tanzania forming volcanic mountains, highland plateaus, lakes and valleys - creating and enormous diversity of habitats and eco-systems, from snow-capped mountains, lush forests, salt and fresh water lakes, and fertile savannahs to sandy semi-desert.
People and Languages
There are more than 120 tribes in Tanzania, speaking their own distinctive language.
Tanzania lies 1-12 degrees south of the equator, having mostly a tropical climate including dry and wet seasons which have relatively stable and pleasant temperatures, and allow year round safaris and game viewing.
THE GREAT MIGRATION