Tanzania Facts – What are some Tanzania facts travelers should know?

Some of the most important Tanzania facts to know before you travel to Tanzania are about the climate. Knowing the climate is one of the main ways to decide when to go as well as know what clothing to pack for your Tanzania trip. The main fact to know about the climate is that there are only two types of seasons (wet and dry). The wet seasons are March to May and October to November. The coolest weather in the region people typically go on safari is from May to September. If you plan to visit coastal regions of Tanzania keep in mind that the climate tends to be hot and humid all year round.


Before visiting you might want to know some Tanzania facts related to the geography. One fact is that the highest peak in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro, is located in Tanzania. Thus making it a popular place to visit for those that enjoy mountain climbing challenges. The largest lake in Africa, Lake Victoria, is also located partially in Tanzania. The deepest lake, Lake Tanganyika, in Africa is also partially located in Tanzania. The lake also has the deepest point in Africa.
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