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Lake Tanganyika

Lake Tanganyika

The Lake Tanganyika surface area covers 32,9000 km2, with 14,000 km2 surface in Tanzania. It is the longest freshwater lake in the world, the second deepest with its 1,436 meters and the second largest lake in Africa. Its waters host different species of fish, above all, more than a hundred species of cichlid fish; surrounded…

Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria

With a surface area of 69,484 km2, Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake and it is the source of the Nile. It is located in the north-west of Tanzania and its African name is Nyanza. Its southern part of Tanzanian area hosts the city of Mwanza, its main port. An interesting attraction is the little…

Lake Eyasi

Lake Eyasi

Lake Eyasi, in the south of Serengeti National Park, originated on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. It’s a salt lake which entirely dries up during the dry season leaving a stretch of sand that offers travellers an impressive view. During the rain seasons, the lake can get quite deep, even though the water…