Subscribe in Twitter     
Join Travel Africa 360 Community at MyBloglog!         
 
 


Archives
  • March 2010 (7)
  • February 2010 (11)
  • January 2010 (11)
  • December 2009 (58)
  • November 2009 (6)
  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area: Enjoy the crater and wildlife

    10. March 2010

    0 Comments

    Ngorongoro Conservation Area: Enjoy the crater and wildlife
    In this world, you will get plenty of conservation areas and NGOs that help flourish the wildlife. Same in the country of Africa, there are unlimited places where you can see many great wildlife and nature. Tanzania, which is in Africa, is a fascinating place that also offers amazing wildlife. So if you are planning to experience something different in your next vacation then head on to Tanzania and explore the other living beings. For this, you have a very good option to visit and explore the best of the area. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which is also in short called as NCA is actually a conservation area located at a distance of 180 kilometres towards the west of Arusha. It is in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority administers this area.  [...]

    Continue reading

    Lake Tanganyika known for its cleanest water in the world

    5. March 2010

    0 Comments

    Lake Tanganyika known for its cleanest water in the world
    Lake Tanganyika as it is known to all is the deepest lake in the world as well as by volume, the largest lake in the world only after Lake Baikal located in Siberia in both respects. Lake Tanganyika is located in territories in four different countries, a small amount in both of Zambia and Burundi, along with above 40 percent in both of Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo. The most important settlement sited on the Lake Tanganyika lakeshore is the township of Kigoma that is as well the standard way in point to the area. Two remarkable natural reserves edge Lake Tanganyika: the exceedingly stunning Mahale Mountains National Park as well as the Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania, which is famous for its chimpanzees. The crystal-clear water of Lake Tanganyika is controlled surrounded  [...]

    Continue reading

    Adventures at Mount Kilimanjaro

    3. February 2010

    0 Comments

    Adventures at Mount Kilimanjaro
    The Mount Kilimanjaro is Tanzania’s pride and the most important attraction to all the visitors of the nation. The mountain has many distinctions to its credit.  At a height of an astonishing 5895 meters or 19,340 feet, it ranks as the highest mountain in the African continent.  More proudly, it is also the highest free-standing mountain in the world, as it rises 16,000 feet or 4900 meters above the plains from its base. The mountain is situated 3 degrees south of the equator and 37 degree east in longitude.  It is situated near the Kenya-Tanzania border and the entire mountain is inside Tanzania.  The total area is 60 miles in length and 40 miles in width.  It is believed the volcanoes began erupting some 2 million years ago.  Kilimanjaro is also one of the largest volcanoes  [...]

    Continue reading

    Mount Kilimanjaro : Roof of Africa

    16. December 2009

    0 Comments

    Escalating Mount Kilimanjaro The largest peak of Africa, it stands tall by 5,895 meters and the stratovolcano that is presently inactive is located in Tanzania’s north-eastern part. The ice-covered inactive mountain discharges gas through fumaroles in kibo’s key summit crater. The inactive volcano is consisting of tephra and lava’s numerous layers. Its base is extended upto 388,500 ha. The current research reveals that the previous eruptions in the mountain took place about 200,000 years ago. Its tephra squirted in air while lava being liquid was flowed. Creation of the mount is said to be commenced almost 750,000 years back and its three major peak points include Kibo, Shira, and Mawenzi. People around Its surrounding vicinity is densely populated and here stays the chagga tribal  [...]

    Continue reading

    Serengeti National Park: Tanzania’s Largest Park

    13. December 2009

    0 Comments

    You always wish to venture into a place from where you can carry lot of interesting stories to tell your friends and kids. African Safari in someway or the other promises all the adventure that other destination just boasts, it is the place where you would find the wild side of the earth. Serengeti National Park Tanzanian should be your place to visit if you want to fulfill your instincts of watching wildlife unperturbed. In the local Maasai language Serengeti means ‘endless plains’, the park covers an area of about 15000sq km. Serengeti National Park is the largest reserve in Tanzania and also counted among the world famous national parks. It was first established as a game reserve in 1921 and then in the year 1951 it was proclaimed as a national park. You should come here not only to  [...]

    Continue reading

    Stone Town – The Cultural Capital Of Zanzibar

    9. December 2009

    0 Comments

    Stone Town – The Cultural Capital Of Zanzibar
    Stone town is considered as ethnically, traditionally and architecturally vital capital town of the Zanzibar Island designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. In the Stone Town one can kill time by drifting through the slim labyrinthine roads and alleyways where lichens and mosses adhere to old soggy rickety coral ribbed walls. Sunlight gliding through the buildings covers the tiny squares and road side cafes in its soothing radiance. The slim lanes pass amid thousands of buildings of shops, markets stalls, internet café and restaurants which strive to stand along different cultural structures and monuments. The people are fun loving, enjoy international soccer games roadside, kids giggle and play around the streets and elderly sit aside and discuss things of domestic, national  [...]

    Continue reading

    Kilimanjaro National Park - The Snow Capped Beauty

    9. December 2009

    0 Comments

    Kilimanjaro National Park – The Snow Capped Beauty
    Kilimanjaro the name is synonym to extravagant beauty of Africa. The Kilimanjaro National Park was designated as a World Heritage Site in the year is situated in the United Republic of Tanzania. Kilimanjaro standing tall and up at 5963m is the highest point in Africa. The location is amazingly placed at a far above the neighboring plains, the snow filled peak intimidating the savanna. The mountain is enclosed between woodland. The Kilimanjaro National Park is home to many animals and there are also some species found here who are in the verge of extinction. This national is more visited because of the Kilimanjaro Mountain which is an active volcano and one of the premier walkable summits found in the whole earth rather than to watch the wildlife of the national park. Where it is located: The  [...]

    Continue reading