About Tanzania

Known for its exotic wildlife, rich culture and ancient cities, Tanzania has become a popular destination for travellers.

However, while the Great Migration, Mount Kilimanjaro and the island paradise of Zanzibar may be its most popular attractions, there are tons of interesting facts about Tanzania that most people are completely unaware of.

Tanzania Facts

  • Population: Tanzania has a population of around 47.6 million (UN, 2012). Native Africans constitute 99% of the population

Climate: Tanzania has a tropical climate along the coast but it gets temperate in the highlands.
April & Mid – May = Long rains (Green Season)
June – Sept = Cool season
Nov – Dec = Short Rains
October – March = Hottest season

The range of Temperatures in Tanzania is fairly limited and always hot, running from 25 to 30 degrees C on the coast while the rest of the country apart from the highlands run from 22 to 27 degrees C.


  • Julius Nyerere  International Airport (Dar es Salaam)
  •  Kilimanjaro international Airport (Kilimanjaro)
  • Arusha Airport (Arusha)

International dialling code: +255

Currency: Tanzania Shillings

Time: GMT + 3 hrs

Electricity: 240 Volts AC, 50 – 60 Hz

Language: Kiswahili & English

Area: 945,087 sq km (364,900 sq miles)

Life expectancy: 58 years (men), 60 years (women) (UN)

Monetary Unit: 1 Tanzanian shilling = 100 cents

Visas Information: you can obtain your VISA via.

  • Tanzania Consulate at your Country
  • Tanzania Embassy in your Country
  • In Tanzania Upon Arrival 


     Northern Regions

  • Arusha City
  • Arusha National Park
  • Burunge WMA
  • Enduimet WMA
  • Lake Chala
  • Lake Eyasi
  • Lake Jipe
  • Lake Manyara National Park
  • Lake Natron
  • Materuni and Kuringe Waterfalls
  • Mkomazi National Park
  • Mount Kilimanjaro
  • National Park
  • Mount Meru
  • Mount Ol doinyo Lengai
  • Ngorongoro Conservation
  • Area Authority
  • Olduvai Gorge & Laetoli
  • Pare Mountains
  • Serengeti National Park
  • Tarangire National Park

      Southern Regions

  • Kalambo Falls
  • Kaporogwe Falls
  • Kijungu Falls, Natural
  • Bridge and Kiwira River
  • Kilwa Kisiwani
  • Kitulo National Park
  • Lake Ngozi
  • Lake Nyasa
  • Liwale Town
  • Matema Beach Town
  • Mbomipa WMA
  • Mbozi Meteorite
  • Mikindani Bay Marine Reserve
  • Mikumi National Park
  • Mnazi Bay-Ruvuma
  • Estuary Marine Park
  • Mpanga Kipengere Game Reserve
  • Nyumba Nitu Natural Forest
  • Ruaha National Park
  • Selous Game Reserve
  • Udzungwa National Park
  • Uporoto, Kipengere and
  • Livingstone Ranges

      Eastern Regions

  • Amboni Caves
  • Bagamoyo Town
  • Chumbe Island Marine
  • Sanctuary
  • Dar es Salaam Marine Reserve
  • Mafia Island Marine Park
  • Maziwe Marine Reserve
  • Mnemba Island Conservation Area
  • Saadani National Park
  • Tanga Coelacanth Marine Park
  • Usambara Mountains
  • Zanzibar Island

      Western Regions

  • Gombe National Park
  • Ipole WMA
  • Katavi National Park
  • Lake Tanganyika
  • Lake Victoria
  • Mahale Mountains
  • National Park
  • Rubondo Island National Park
  • Saanane Island National Park
  • Ukerewe Island

Camp Amenities

The Karibu Camps & Lodges offers an authentic safari experience without sacrificing the warmth and comforts of home. sacrificing the warmth and comforts of home.


Each of our camps PROVIDES the following amenities:

  • Ensuite Hot Shower
  • Flush Toilet
  • Bathrobes
  • Mosquito Netting
  • Laundry Service (Extra Cost)
  • 24 Hour Electricity
  • Power Strips for Charging Electronics
  • Separate Dining Area
  • Lounge and Bar Area
  • Beverage Supplement Available (Extra Cost)
  • Special Dietary Considerations
  • Sundowner (Extra Cost)
  • Nightly Campfires
  • Radio Communication in Each Tent


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