Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1982
Size of heritage: 5,120,000 ha
- Buffer zone: 21,492 ha
Large numbers of elephants, black rhinoceroses, cheetahs, giraffes, hippopotamuses and crocodiles live in this immense sanctuary, which measures 50,000 km2 and is relatively undisturbed by human impact. The park has a variety of vegetation zones, ranging from dense thickets to open wooded grasslands.
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Hotels and places to stay
Small airport - 133 mi (214 km) Iringa Airport
Medium airport - 145 mi (235 km) Kilwa Masoko Airport
Small airport - 145 mi (233 km) Masasi Airport
Small airport - 152 mi (245 km) Songea Airport
Small airport - 170 mi (274 km) Kikwetu Airport
Small airport - 171 mi (276 km) Mafia Island Airport
Small airport - 172 mi (277 km) Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere International Airport
Medium airport - 192 mi (309 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Chake Chake
- Dar es Salaam
- Nkhata Bay
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.