Tanzania is one of the most untouched countries in the world. About 30% of the country is occupied by national parks, which are inhabited by more than one million species of large mammals, including zebras, lions, elephants etc. You will definitely find something for you too!
Tanzania is a safe and quite modern country. People on the streets are very friendly and smiling. Unlike other countries in the region, Tanzania has never experienced a civil war.
Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain on the African continent and the highest free-standing mountain in the world! It has three peaks, Mawenzi at 5,149m, Shira Shira Peak (Johnsell Point at 3,952m) and Kibo 5,895m! Almost every kind of ecological system is found on the mountain: cultivated land, rain forest, heather / moorland, alpine desert and an arctic summit or Snow caped! There are approximately more than 25 thousands people attempting to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro annually!
Variety, variety, variety!
There are over 120 languages spoken in Tanzania and almost exactly as much ethnic groups! It is divided into 31 region, 26 on mainland, 3 on Zanzibar and 2 on Pemba Island. You want more? It is divided into more than 99 districts! It must be hard to keep record!
If you are afraid of Ebola, you should stop! Recent Ebola outbreak took place on different part of this huge continent. There are thousands of thousands miles between you and Ebola! This region is very safe!
Kenya - the athletic power!
Sport. Yeah, you probably know that Kenya is best known for athletics right? But why are they so good at running? Rift Valley runners are dominant in distance races, because they spend their childhood “training” by running/walking to school and working in the fields.
Wildlife that never been seen before!
Kenya has an unrivalled wildlife! There hundreds of species, and countless numbers of animals! You have to visit Kenya to see it for yourself! Animals such as lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, rhino, giraffe, zebra, crocodiles, hippopotamus, gazelles, cheetahs, hyena and much much more, can be found in Kenya!
Dowries are still traditional in Kenya. The groom’s parents must pay a dowry to the bride’s family otherwise their son will not be able to wed his bride. Dowries start at 10 cows minimum.
Places must seen
Kenya is a beautiful country that is home to over 40 ethnic groups. Its people are open, kind, relaxed, and often can be found working in the fields. The country’s climate ranges from tropical on the coast to very hot in its interior. Annually, thousands of people visit Kenya to see the wonderful wildlife and nature that the country has to offer. It is a great place to visit and to see wildlife!
It is the biggest income generator in this country! Tourism is on the second place in this ranking. What is interesting is that Kenyans prefer tea and beer as beverages. They usually serve their beverages hot, even beer. Anyone? However you have to taste local coffee! It is delicious!
If you are looking for one of the most ecological region of the world, go to Tanzania! There is barely any production, factories, assembling lines, or anything that can be named ‘industrial’. This makes the country ideal for recreation!