TANZANIA SAFARIS & TOURS
DISCOVER DIVERSE LANDSCAPES AND WILDLIFE ON SAFARI IN TANZANIA
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 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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TANZANIA SAFARI 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. Tanzania is calling and let us take you there…
COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT TANZANIA SAFARIS
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 color to be found in all areas of Tanzania. The most notable of the tribes are the Masai who are famous 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, 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 are always in the dry season. In Tanzania, the main dry season is from the months: July to October that are 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 favorable. 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.
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.
 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.
Located well en route Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti,  Lake Manyara National Park is worth a stop in its own right.
 The Selous Game Reserve, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982 due to its wildlife diversity and undisturbed nature.
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.
 Tarangire NP, 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.
 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.
 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.
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.
At least 5 days although experience shows that it leaves one wishing he/she had more days to explore more.
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 traveling 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 travelers who are arriving from, or have transited through, countries with 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 the departure to Kenya.
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