Tanzania is situated just south of the Equator bordering the Indian Ocean for a stretch of 800km of unspoiled beach with an area of 939, (which embraces the islands of Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia). It is the largest country in East Africa.

The main physical features vary from coastal plain (m. above sea level) to Rift Valley, Miombo woodlands, Southern highlands and Northern mountains. (5,895m above sea level).

Temperatures vary from 15c in the highland areas to 30c along the coast. It is cool between May and October. Rains occur between November and May.

Tanzania national Parks and Reserves Serengeti Ngorongoro Lake Manyara Mt. Kilimanjaro national Park Ruaha national park Mikumi Tarangire Mahale Gombe Selous game reserve Arusha National Park