Whilst Tanzania boosts of a countless famous natural attractions, a handful of unique getaways nestled in the arms of nature, have been spotted by a few travellers. From hidden natural pools to disappearing pristine white sands and island wilderness, the local hidden gems of Tanzania are a delightful surprise for short holidays or simply to take some time off for yourself.
Let us show you some of the most elusive, charming and scenic hot spots you would be eager to visit.
The Natural Pool
Kikuletwa Hot Springs
Amid arid landscapes and swishing fig trees in Northern Tanzania is one of the most mesmerizing and elusive hotspots, a favourite of day travellers. The bubbling water springs of Kikuletwa or better known as Maji Chem Chem among locals, is the perfect place to rejuvenate yourself. Situated between Arusha and Moshi, you can conveniently drive to this hidden gem and come to cool yourself after trekking Mt. Kilimanjaro or a dusty safari. Don’t forget to carry your swim-suit, underwater camera and an extra pair
Camping in the Tropical Rain Forest Magoroto
Did you ever want to spend your holidays by the scenic lakes and mountains? The Magoroto Rain Forest is the real paradise coved by the Muheza valley and the Indian ocean. Reputed amid locals and recently discovered by city dwellers, this charming getaway is the most perfect, elusive and serene destination for a weekend retreat. Perched at 850 m above sea level, Magoroto has a pleasing weather and makes for a perfect camping spot.
A Wilderness Nirvana
Known for safari parks, Tanzania features a unique wilderness eco-system on an island too. Set by the infamous Lake Victoria, The Rubondo Island National Park is a delight to the eyes. Visitors can explore the park on foot; coy antelopes hiding by the shore marches, vibrant birds and butterflies and the recently introduced chimpanzees on this secluded island. The park offers a different calm from a hectic safari and gives you the chance to explore a unique side of the wild
Breathtaking View Points
This massive chain of Eastern Arch ranges may look like a soothing patch of green from a distance, hike up and a nature-filled heaven unfolds in front of your eyes. Famed from its refreshing climate, winding trails and tiny villages, The Usamabara mountains call for adventurers and lazy vacationers alike to explore the diversity of its distinct local gems; the Amani Nature Reserve, Lushoto and Mambo offering excellent vantage viewpoints.
Situated off Stone Town, Zanzibar, this unique island appears during the daytime just for a few hours. Seagulls gathering on the tip of the sand, tourists strolling by the edge of the island and sunbathing amid the azure ocean; these simple pleasures are counted amongst the favourite of tourists and the island gets the name Nakupenda; which means I love you. This natural reserve surrounded by white sands and crystal blue water draws in a handful of travellers that enjoy a unique beach holiday in tranquillity.
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