For the New Year in Tanzania!
What’s the best way to spend this ambiguous, strange 2020? Of course, to go to a warm land, lie on the beach, relax in the sea. For example, in Tanzania. This country is located in East Africa. Russian citizens need a visa to enter. It is set upon arrival at the airport. The cost is $50.
Five reasons to go to Tanzania for the New Year:
Safari in the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania
Safari originally referred exclusively to hunting, but is now more commonly referred to as peaceful observation of animals in the wild. No zoo can compare to the stunning scenery of the savannah, where you can easily find elephants, rhinos, buffalo, lions, etc. walking peacefully.д. These tours are suitable for all types of tourists. You can choose either a one-day excursion or a trip through several national parks for a couple of weeks. The most popular parks are Serengeti, Mikumi, Ngorongoro Crater, Ruaha.
New Year’s climbing on Mount Kilimanjaro will be remembered for years to come
Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest peak in Africa. Gentle slopes allow everyone to climb the mountain, climbing equipment is not required. The whole trip takes from 5 to 8 days, depending on the route and physical capabilities.
Lounge on the Turquoise Beaches of Zanzibar
A great way to celebrate the New Year – on a paradise beach on the island of Zanzibar
The archipelago is located 35 kilometers from the Tanzanian mainland. The climate in Zanzibar is pleasant and comfortable enough. Dazzling white sandy beaches, abundant wildlife and lots of tropical greenery. The south-east is the quiet part of Zanzibar, suitable for families with children; the northern side is quite noisy, especially at night – ideal for active youth.
Boat trips. Excursions to the Islands
Sailing tours on exotic islands
Boat trips can be group (up to 10 people) or private. You usually visit three islands: the baobab island with cinnamon and nutmeg plantations, ghost island and the lagoon with a beautiful beach. Must try snorkeling in the lagoon. The boat stops over the coral reef, where you can see sea urchins, colorful fish, morays, and other marine life.
Stone Town Town in Zanzibar
When relaxing on the beaches, it’s hard to really get a feel for the island and its culture. Only a visit to local towns and villages will give you a glimpse into the life of the locals. When visiting Tanzania it is important to keep in mind that a large part of the population practices Islam, so travelers are advised to wear closed clothing.
- Arusha. City in the north of the country on the border with Kenya. Is the center of tourism of the country.
- Stone Town. Located on the island of Zanzibar. It is where the lead singer of Queen, the famous Freddie Mercury, was born and lived for eight years. A very authentic place. The city looks like one big African market, so shoppers can enjoy a wide variety of unusual local arts and crafts, wooden items, pagan masks, and other souvenirs.
- Dar es Salaam. One of the largest and richest cities in the country, also a port. Here you can admire the sights, see a real African bazaar, learn the secrets of local craftsmen.
- Masai Villages. It’s an amazing opportunity to see how one of Africa’s most legendary and colorful peoples live. The Maasai have preserved their ancient hunting traditions, way of life, and costumes.
Prices for the New Year in exotic Tanzania is about the following: in hotels with 4 stars on Zanzibar you can relax for about 168-170 thousand rubles for two (including flight, food, accommodation and insurance). Holidays for the New Year in Tanzania – an amazing opportunity to touch the wildlife and a break from the bustle of the city.