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  1. 1. 1. Why Tanzania?2. Attractions3. Why RoadScholar? 2
  2. 2.  25% of all wild animals in Africa are in Tanzania including the migration (2 million) Second largest bird checklist after Democratic Republic of the Congo (more than 1,130 species recorded)
  3. 3.  28% is protected area of which 4.5% are national parks Second largest freshwater lake in the world and second deepest in the world Africa’s most famous national park and world’s largest game reserve Zanzibar, Olduvai (Oldupai) Gorge
  4. 4.  Ngorongoro Crater Olduvai/Oldupai Gorge Mt. Kilimanjaro The Great Migration Cultural Tourism
  5. 5. NGORONGORO CRATER
  6. 6.  The world’s largest intact volcanic caldera Formed when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed some 3 million years ago About 2,000 feet deep and 12.5 miles wide Home to more than 25,000 large animals including 26 black rhinos (Source: Ngorongoro Crater Area Authority)
  7. 7. OLDUVAI GORGE
  8. 8.  Also known as the “Cradle of Civilization” Contains sediments interspersed with layers of lava that date back over 2 million years Louis and Mary Leakey unearthed a 1.8 million-year-old fossil hominin skull of a Australopithecus boisei (Source: National Geographic)
  9. 9. MOUNT KILIMANJARO
  10. 10.  “The rooftop of Africa” Highest mountain in Africa and tallest freestanding mountain in the world (19,341 feet) Inactive volcano with seven distinctive peaks Variety of climate types and year-round, snow-topped peak (Source: Sevennaturalwonders.org)
  11. 11. THE GREAT MIGRATION
  12. 12.  Longest and largest land migration in the world More than 2 million animals travel 500 miles from southern Tanzania to the Maasai Mara Reserve in Kenya  About 1.5 million wildebeest and 200,000 zebra The weather and the cycle of four seasons influence the migration (Source: Maasaimara.com)
  13. 13.  About 3,000 lions prey on the “moving feast” and on resident herbivores  Maasai Mara has one of the largest densities of lion in the world Hyenas are perhaps the most numerous predator of the large carnivores, totaling about 7,500
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  15. 15.  The country ranks among the most ethnically diverse in the word with more than 120 tribes About 1 million Maasai live in Kenya and Tanzania The Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Maasai Mara, Amboseli, and Tarangire game reserves are located inside the Maasai region (Source: Tanzaniasafariguide.com)
  16. 16. MTO WA MBU VILLAGE
  17. 17.  Accommodations Safari Vehicles Guides/Lectures
  18. 18. MOUNT MERU HOTEL, ARUSHA
  19. 19. King Size bed
  20. 20. YOUR JOURNEY AWAITS
  21. 21. The End
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