TANZANIA SAFARIS & TOURS

DISCOVER DIVERSE LANDSCAPES AND WILDLIFE ON SAFARI IN TANZANIA

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Tanzania is an East African country known for its vast wilderness. With its stunning beauty, its kaleidoscope of landscapes, and its veritable array of animals and plant life, Tanzania is the ideal safari tour location.

Tanzania is home to Kilimanjaro – Africa’s highest mountain. Offshore lies the tropical island of Zanzibar – a repository of a thousand years of African, Indian and Arab influence. While on a safari in this country, it is not uncommon to hear the phrase “Tanzania – The Land of Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar & The Serengeti”.

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Our Tanzania safari tour packages and private tours provide you with an opportunity to explore this enchanting nation’s natural wonders. From the snow-capped peaks of Kilimanjaro to the pristine beaches of Zanzibar and the untamed wilderness of the Serengeti, our carefully crafted itineraries ensure an unforgettable adventure.

Discover Tanzania’s untamed beauty and rich biodiversity with our meticulously designed Tanzania safari packages. Immerse yourself in the splendor of Kilimanjaro, bask in the allure of Zanzibar’s exotic charm, and witness the awe-inspiring wildlife spectacles of the Serengeti. Explore the heart of Africa with us, and let Tanzania’s unparalleled natural wonders leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.

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Here are our top picks of safari tours in Tanzania that get to the heart of this incredible landscape. All are completely customisable to your needs, of course!

TANZANIA SAFARI TOUR REVIEWS

Discover Incredible Wildlife in Tanzania

In the overwhelming plains of the Serengeti National Park, you will find well over 3 million wild animals. This includes the “big 5” game (i.e. elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos and rhinos).

Tanzania is a country where for most of its wildlife inhabitants, the pace of existence follows the natural rhythm of life and death, of evolution, migration and the changing season. Every day in the Tanzanians water lands, on its plains and its savannah, the beauty and drama of life and the wild plays itself out from dawn to dusk. Embark on the adventure with our Tanzania safari tour packages…

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COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT TANZANIA SAFARIS AND TOURS

Tanzania is not only rich with vast wilderness brimming with wildlife. It is a country of over 120 different tribes and if interested in cultural tourism, you can be sure there is plenty of local history, traditions, and colour to be found in all areas of Tanzania. The most notable of the tribes are the Masai who are famous the world over due to their distinctive customs, dress, and living in relative harmony with the wild.

On the lush tropical slopes of Mt Meru and Kilimanjaro, the Waarusha, Wameru or Wachagga guides will proudly describe their carefully cultivated “shambas” with coffee, bananas, fruits, vegetables, and dairy cow farming. In the pastoral areas of the North and Lake Zone, an encounter with the Sukuma people, Iraqw and the Masai people will bring you close to almost forgotten traditions and a way of life that is closely linked to nature and wildlife.

Down to the South, there is a different spectacle you would never wish to miss. Follow the famous drumbeats and let the Ndali and Matengo dancers of Southern Tanzania interpret the music and performances they inherited from their ancestors. Taste the local cuisine, with all the culinary variations of Ugali, Machalari, Makande, Matoke, and tasty Pilau, and sample some of the finest local wines and beers. All you will need is time and if you have, spend part of your time meeting friendly faces in this part of Africa and learning about their ways of life.

Like all other East African destinations, the best time to visit is always in the dry season. In Tanzania, the main dry season is from the months: July to October which is largely considered the best time to go with plenty of sunny days, blue skies, and good wildlife viewing. The months of January and February are also favourable. So, if looking for a winter break destination, Tanzania is waiting for you.

Tanzania has a tropical climate, but has regional variations due to topography. In the highlands, temperatures range between 10 and 20 °C (50 and 68 °F) during cold and hot seasons, respectively. The rest of the country has temperatures rarely falling lower than 20 °C (68 °F). The hottest period extends between November and February (25–31 °C or 77.0–87.8 °F) while the coldest period occurs between May and August (15–20 °C or 59–68 °F).

Tanzania is home to some of Africa’s most famous national parks.

  1. With its trademark endless plains, Serengeti National Park is undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, unequalled for its natural beauty and scientific value, it has the greatest concentration of plains game in Africa.
  2. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of Africa’s most famous sites and is said to have the highest density of wildlife in Africa. Often described as the “eighth wonder of the world”, the Crater has achieved world-renowned status, attracting an ever-increasing number of visitors each year.
  3. Located well en route Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti, Lake Manyara National Park is worth a stop in its own right.
  4. The Selous Game Reserve, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982 due to its wildlife diversity and undisturbed nature.
  5. Above the gently rolling hills and plateaux of northern Tanzania rises the snowy peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro, it’s slopes and glaciers shimmering above the rising clouds.
  6. Tarangire National Park, famous for its high density of elephants and baobab trees. Home to more than 550 bird species, the park is a haven for bird enthusiasts.
  7. Ruaha National Park is one of Tanzania birds’ paradise with more than 571 species and some of them are known to be migrants from within and outside Africa. Migrating species from Europe, Asia, Australian rim and Madagascar have been recorded in the park.
  8. Mafia Island Marine Park provides a completely different kind of natural wonder, one most appreciated by the scuba divers and snorkelers who come here from all around the world to experience the coral gardens, colorful fish, and crystal clear waters.
  9. Mikumi National Park! Located between the Uluguru Mountains and the Lumango range, Mikumi is the fourth largest national park in Tanzania and only a few hours’ drive from Tanzania’s largest city, Dar es Salaam.
  10. For those who want to take a break and spend some time soaking up the sun, the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar beckon.

All the above are just highlights of what Tanzania has in store for you. The list can go on and on but to keep it short, just know that Tanzania is waiting to be explored!

While on a safari in Tanzania, one may (depending on interest), you can undertake any of the following activities: Game drives, walking safaris, hot-air balloon safari, photography, community and cultural encounters, birdwatching, mountain trekking, beach relaxation, snorkeling or a boat cruise.

We would recommend you spend at least 5 days on a safari tour in Tanzania, although experience shows that it leaves one wishing he/she had more days to explore.

Tanzania has a tropical climate and different bacteria, flora, and fauna than most visitors are accustomed to. So, it is advisable to take a few health precautions when travelling to make sure your trip goes as comfortably and smoothly as possible.

Malaria is usually top on the list of visitors’ worries, and prevention goes a long way towards keeping you protected. Make sure to visit your doctor to get a prescription for the anti-malarial drug that best suits you.

The yellow fever vaccination is no longer officially required when entering Tanzania. However, vaccination is required for travellers who are arriving from, or have transited through, countries with a risk of Yellow Fever transmission (e.g. Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda). Also, the yellow fever vaccination is a requirement for those who wish to visit Zanzibar.

The main entry point into Tanzania is through the Kilimanjaro International Airport and Arusha Airport. You have to present your identification documents like passport and depending on the country of origin, a stamped visa. The visa must be obtained prior to the arrival.

IMPORTANT: It is your responsibility to ensure that your passport is valid for a minimum of 6 months and has several clear pages for visas prior to departure to Kenya.

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Experience More with Private Tanzania Safari Tours

To unearth the many delights that Tanzania has to offer, you’ll need local knowledge. Let our team of highly experienced guides take you on a journey through the vast wilderness of Tanzania on a safari you’ll never forget.

Whether you’re an avid wildlife enthusiast or simply seeking a profound connection with nature, our private Tanzania safari tour packages cater to your every need. Discover the raw beauty of the Serengeti, where the Great Migration unfolds, and experience the thrill of encountering the Big Five in their natural habitat.

Your journey through Tanzania on a private tour will be a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, crafted to exceed your expectations. Book your private Tanzania safari tour today and embark on a personalized expedition through this land of wonder and enchantment.