Tanzania is a country with many tourist attractions. More than 44 per cent of Tanzania’s land area is covered with game reserves and national parks. There are 16 national parks, 29 game reserves, 40 controlled conservation areas and marine parks.Tanzania is also home to the famous Roof of Africa , Mount Kilimanjaro. On 6 January 2012 the New York Times awarded Tanzania the 7th position among 45 top destinations to visit in this year 2012.
Tanzania’s most well known tourist attractions are located in Northern of the Country and include Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain and the Serengeti National Park, renowned for its spectacular seasonal migrations. The Ngorongoro reserve is an extinct volcanic caldera with excellent game viewing from the crater rim. The reserve has large herds of wildebeest, zebra, and lions and the endangered black rhinoceros. Tourism is also focused on the coast, especially the islands of Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia. Game fishing and diving are the main attractions in these islands