The focus of ZanTours destinations’ is surely Zanzibar, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. However, below you can find a small overview about Zanzibar and Tanzania to explain you the incredible diversity of East Africa.
Zanzibar is actually not “one destination” but “several destinations”. It is a small collection of islands 50 kilometers off the coast of Tanzania. The beautiful Zanzibar Archipelago is bursting with culture and history with its idyllic backdrops of white sandy beaches and palms swaying lazily in the sea breeze. Based on Zanzibar’s history from Portuguese, Shirazes, Brits and Arabs, there is no place comparable in its diversity than Zanzibar. Find more information on our Zanzibar page
Tanzania is a country full of diversity in landscape, culture, nature and its people. With 38% of its territory protected as conservation areas, it consequently shows the aim of the government to prevail the country in its incredible beauty. Tanzania has 16 national parks and a vast amount of game reserves. One of the famous landscape icon is surely Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest summit of Africa. Find more information on our Tanzania page
Maasai Mara National Reserve is Kenyans side of the big migration. Famous for its plains but full of wildlife. Tsavo National Park and Amboseli National Park are dominated by the chain of Tanzanians mountains, especially Mount Kilimanjaro. Kenya the land of Maasais is easy to reach by plane and a good combination with our Tanzanian National Parks.
Famous is the Giraffe Manor in Kenya, where you can enjoy your breakfast with long necked friendly wild animals.
The home of the endangered Mountain Gorillas is another destination on everybody’s bucket list. There are just a few hundred left on earth. Half of the remaining Mountain Gorillas feel home in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Bwindi (also called “The Place of Darkness” due to its dense treetops) is an ancient, montane and lowland forest spanning 128 square miles. The region is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the last magic places in the word to visit.