9 Most Instagrammable Spots in Tanzania


Tanzania is a remarkable travel destination in East Africa and has some of the world’s unique natural landscapes, incredible wildlife and admirable culture. It is home to some of the best tourist attractions on the planet. From the highest peak in Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. Travelers from all over the world flock to the country every year – thanks to a plethora of options available for an amazing Tanzania safari experience. Tanzania is perfect for everyone – birdwatchers, wildlife enthusiasts, hikers, mountaineers and nature lovers. Most travelers are inspired by the photos they see on social media, and let’s face it: Tanzania’s breathtaking scenery will grace every visitor’s Instagram feed! These are the 10 most Instagrammable spots in Tanzania.

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9 Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Crater is certainly one of the most explored destinations in this East African country – and is the best place to spot wildlife. There is no doubt that exploring the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the best way to start an African safari adventure. The landscapes here are particularly breathtaking and offer incredible opportunities for photography enthusiasts. Being one of the most breathtaking natural wonders in the world, the Ngorongoro Crater is busy with travelers who flock to the area to explore the beautiful scenic landscapes and enjoy the most spectacular picnics in the bush – a safari experience Instagram worthy for sure!


8 Lake Manyara

Lake Manyara is known for its high population of flamingos as well as the existence of wildlife including rhinos and zebras that occasionally come to the lake to quench their thirst. Climbing lions, baboons and elephants also thrive in this beautiful environment. The scenic beauty of Lake Manyara makes it worth exploring. Lake Manyara isn’t an ideal destination for wildlife viewing, but its jaw-dropping scenery makes it a go-to spot for epic Instagram photos.

7 Serengeti National Park

If one is looking for a place to experience the magic of Africa, the Serengeti National Park is the perfect place. It is Africa’s most popular travel destination and has a lot more to offer than travelers realize. The Serengeti is famous for its incredibly abundant wildlife and the annual event that brings together over two million grazers – the Great Migration. A Tanzania safari at the Serengeti National Park guarantees the most fascinating adventure experience one can have. The endless grasslands of the Serengeti provide a classic natural landscape – so stunning anyone would post it on the Instagram feed.


6 Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park is one of the best in Tanzania for wildlife viewing. It is located in a remote area and retains incredible wilderness that is worth exploring. The park is rich in various species of plants and animals, including the greater kudu, which can only be found here – nowhere else in Tanzania. Its vast baobabs, open plains and spectacular Ruaha River create an incredibly captivating fantasy natural scene.

5 Kizimkazi

Kizimkazi was once a fortified town and is now a historic fishing village with much to offer visitors including plenty of holiday activities and cultural attractions to keep them entertained. It is famous for being an amazing place not only to watch bottlenose dolphins, but also to swim with them. It is also an ideal destination for snorkeling enthusiasts. The weather is glorious all year round and travelers can sunbathe and go boating to see other sea creatures. The spectacular beach paradise and display of swimming and snorkeling is an Instagrammable experience.


4 Mount Kilimanjaro

Welcoming more than 50,000 travelers from all over the world, Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the best tourist destinations in Africa. It is the tallest mountain on the continent, attracting hikers, mountain climbers and people who are simply looking to experience the beautiful scenic nature surrounding Africa’s highest peak. Travelers can experience spectacular views from the top, and if one can reach the highest point, all the better. It is one of the seven summits in the world and the easiest to climb. Photos taken from the mountain are instagrammable.

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3 Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park offers travelers beautiful unspoiled African wilderness with multiple elephants. What could be more fun than watching these giants in their natural habitat? While the park is available for exploration at any time of the year, the dry season is the ideal time as the concentration of wildlife is high around the waterholes. Travelers have every reason to explore Tarangire and load their Instagram feed with stunning African wilderness.

2 Matemwe

Matemwe is another Instagram-worthy spot – thanks to upscale resorts and the longest beach on the island. There’s plenty to experience here, from snorkeling to swimming and fishing. Travelers can learn about the fascinating local culture and people and explore the unspoilt surroundings. With the perfect coral reef, colorful fish, a picturesque resort and a mesmerizing beach, Matemwe is Instagram worthy and should be on every traveler’s bucket list.


1 Iringa Boma

Built in 1900 by the German colonial regime, Iringa Boma is the oldest building in Iringa. It was first used as a military healthcare facility, and now it’s an iconic cultural center and museum with fascinating experiences to offer. A visit to Iringa not only gives travelers epic Instagram snaps, but also takes them back in time.


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