Five Can’t-Miss Tanzania Experiences!
(CNN) — Tanzania is far more than just a spot to climb the world’s tallest freestanding mountain.
The East African country’s stunning wildlife, expansive volcanic crater and intriguing islands all set it apart as a unique destination. Massive Mount Kilimanjaro just adds to its allure.
The Indian Ocean laps Tanzania’s eastern edge between Kenya and Mozambique, and the “spice island” of Zanzibar is 22 miles off the mainland.
Tanzania’s sprawling plains are sparsely populated, by people, at least. About half the world’s dwindling lion population lives in East Africa, estimates indicate.
Here are five ways to experience Tanzania’s splendor.