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Tanzania Safaris, Tanzania Safari Tours, Safaris in Tanzania Trips

Among safaris in East Africa, Tanzania safaris/Tanzania safari tours rank second to none! African safaris in Tanzania trips offer the best amazing sightings of the Wildebeest great migration and big game viewing within Serengeti National Park.

On a safari in Tanzania, you should be expectant to spot thousands of game animals in the beautiful golden African wilderness. In most cases, these incredible wild animals include Lions, large herds of Elephants, Rhinos, Cape Buffalos, Cheetahs, Leopards, Hyenas, Giraffes, Wild dog, Antelopes, and other several wildlife species such as lovely bird species.

Often, tourists who visit Tanzania explore the northern circuit of Tanzania. This wonderful region features mighty national parks including Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. Other great parks in Tanzania safari northern circuit are Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park as well as Arusha National Park. In southern Tanzania, you’ll explore protected areas within the southern circuit which features Selous Game Reserve.

Wildlife viewing safaris in Tanzania are mostly done by undertaking game drives however, walking safaris, hot air balloon safaris, horseback rides, and boat rides, are possible.

Adventurous travellers on a safari in Tanzania should never miss climbing Kilimanjaro. Mount Kilimanjaro (at 5,895m) is Africa’s tallest mountain! Tanzania beach holidays along the lovely white sandy beaches along the Indian Ocean coast also await beach lovers!

Safari tours in Tanzania hold most of the adventures you can think of while on your African safari. Budget, solo travel, group tours as well as luxury safari trips in Tanzania are possible.


Below is all you need to know about Tanzania safaris

Best Tanzania Safari Companies to Book with Your Trip

Try to get in touch with a trustworthy tour operator!

These are the top Tanzania tour companies to book with your wildlife viewing tours.

  1. Prime Safaris & Tours Ltd
  2. Wild Gorilla Safaris
  3. Tanzania Safaris And Tours
  4. National Parks in Tanzania
  5. Africa Safaris Tours

Northern Safari Circuit in Tanzania

Tanzania’s northern safari circuit is the most commonly visited region by travelers interested in wildlife viewing tours in Tanzania. This area features some of Africa’s best national parks.

Here are the national parks in Tanzania’s northern circuit:

1. Serengeti National Park

Most Tanzania safari packages feature Serengeti National Park.

Tanzania Serengeti National Park boasts the most amazing game-viewing safaris in Tanzania and in the entire world. Wildlife viewing safaris in Serengeti National Park can only be compared to holiday adventures in Masai Mara.

The Wildebeest annual migration is the topmost African safari highlight within Serengeti National Park.

Apart from watching the great wildebeest migration phenomenon, you also encounter countless game animals such as Cape Buffalos, big Lion herds, Elephants, Cheetahs, Leopards, Zebras, Giraffes, Wild dogs, Gazelles, etc.

2. Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is another must-not-miss destination for game-viewing tours in northern circuit Tanzania. Although it holds an array of wild animals, Tarangire National Park is famous for its large Elephant herds and the amazing Baobab trees.

The best way to explore Tarangire National Park on your holiday tour in Tanzania is by undertaking game-walking safaris. It’s possible to have game drives also.

Popular game animals of Tarangire National Park are; Lions, Bush Elephants, Cheetahs, Hyenas, Hippos, Zebras, and Buffalos.

3. Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Conservation Area is just adjacent to western Serengeti National Park. It’s a popular site in the northern circuit of Tanzania that rarely misses most wildlife-viewing Tanzania safari packages.

Game-viewing safaris within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area offer you a golden opportunity to spot most of the wild animals on the African continent. You’ll search for lovely Elephant herds, Buffalos, Black Rhinos, Zebras, Leopards, Lions, and many other birds. On lucky days, you can encounter dogs.

If time allows, you can visit Olduvai Gorge. The Olduvai Gorge is a wonderful archaeological spot where the skull of early man was discovered.

The breathtaking views of Ngorongoro Conservation Area will leave you with memories.

4. Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park Tanzania is a lovely stopover while going to Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.

Usually, most travelers on game-viewing trips in Lake Manyara Park are interested in spotting the tree climbing Lions as well as Flamingoes. On your Game viewing trip within Lake Manyara NP, you can also encounter Hippos, Masai Giraffes, Zebras, Wild dogs, and Wildebeests.

Southern Circuit in Tanzania

Protected areas within the southern circuit of southern Tanzania are visited by a few travellers undertaking Tanzania tours.

These are the best places in the southern circuit of Tanzania:

1. Selous Game Reserve

Selous Game Reserve is the most famous protected area in southern Tanzania. It’s among the more remote parks in East Africa with rare and unique game animals in Africa for instance, the African wild dog.

  1. Ruaha National Park

Travelers undertaking game-viewing adventures in the southern circuit of Tanzania, within Ruaha National Park will enjoy the viable sights of large Elephant herds. It’s possible to spot rare African dogs as well.

Great Wildebeest Migration in Serengeti National Park- What Is the Great Migration and When Is the Best Time to See It?

The great wildebeest migration is an amazing game-viewing African safari experience offering you amazing sightings of Wildebeests and thousands of Zebras as well as Antelopes moving from Masai Mara in the north to Serengeti National Park in the south. It’s vice versa!

The great migration (Wildebeest migration) is a memorable annual wildlife viewing adventure that begins in May and these animals start to trek north to Masai Mara. Within June-July, Wildebeest’s great migration in Tanzania is in western Serengeti National Park.

The calving season for the Wildebeest migration in Serengeti National Park is in late January to early March. These wildebeests usually start crossing the Maara River in September-October.

Best Tanzania Safaris, Best Tanzania Safari Tours

From our great experience in arranging Tanzania safari packages, we have brought to you the best safaris in Tanzania to enjoy on your safari tour in Tanzania.

Here are the Top Tanzania Safari Types:

1. Game Viewing Safaris in Tanzania, Tanzania Wildlife Viewing Tours

Game viewing tours in Tanzania are the top highlight of most travelers who visit Tanzania.

This wonderful African safari experience takes you to have close encounters with game animals.

In most cases, travelers enjoy game-viewing tours in Tanzania by taking game drives in the lovely golden plains.  Game walks, boat rides, and hot air balloon safaris are possible.

Within the beautiful African wilderness, you will look for Bush Elephants, Lions, Giraffes, Leopards, Hippos, Wildebeests, Wild dogs, Giraffes, Hyenas, and Antelopes.

Sometimes, visitors can spot Lion prides, Hyenas, Leopards, and Wild dog hunting.

Incredible sites for wildlife viewing tours in Tanzania:

  • Serengeti National Park
  • Tarangire National Park
  • Lake Manyara National Park
  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area/Ngorongoro Crater

Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater National Parks feature on most African safari packages in Tanzania. Tree-climbing Lions are only spotted in Lake Manyara Park.

2. Adventure Safaris in Tanzania

Though destination Tanzania holds various amazing adventures, most adventurous travellers on trips in Tanzania are interested in climbing Kilimanjaro Mountain. Mt Kilimanjaro hike takes you to Africa’s highest peak, Uhuru Peak.

Popular adventure tours in Tanzania;


Climbing Kilimanjaro/Mount Kilimanjaro offers one of the best mountain hiking African safari experiences.

Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro/Mt Kilimanjaro snowcapped peaks will take you to the roof of Africa- Africa’s highest peak at 5,895m above sea level. No previous hiking experience is needed to hike Mount Kilimanjaro (Mt Kilimanjaro)

Most adventurous travellers undertaking Tanzania safaris combine game viewing in Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara Park, & Tarangire National Park with Mt Kilimanjaro hiking expeditions.

Apart from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro/Mt Kilimanjaro, other safari adventures in Tanzania include:

i. Game Walking Safaris

Game walking safaris in Tanzania mostly take place in Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater Area, and, Serengeti National Park.

ii. Horseback Riding Tours

Horseback riding tours in Tanzania are best enjoyed within Serengeti National Park. It’s possible to ride close to Wildebeest in periods of wildebeest great migration.

iii. Hot Air Balloon Rides

It’s possible in Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park

iv. Snorkeling & Windsurfing

Possible on the lovely beaches found on the coast of Indian Ocean

v. Exploring Lake Tanganyika

Found within the Rift Valley region, Lake Tanganyika is the deepest lake in Africa (about 1,470m deep).

3. Beach Holiday Tours in Tanzania

Beach holiday expeditions of Tanzania are usually done after climbing Mount Kilimanjaro (Mt Kilimanjaro) or game viewing tours in mainland Tanzania in parks like Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, & Serengeti National Park.

Several beaches in Tanzania are found in Zanzibar on the coast of the Indian Ocean near Dar es Salaam. Most of them hold turquoise waters & white sand having palm trees ideal for sunbathing.

Stone Town tour is rarely missed by travelers on Zanzibar beach tours.

Here are the best beaches in Tanzania to visit:

  • Nakupenda Beach
  • Nungwi Beach
  • Paje Beach
  • Mafia Island Beach

On a beach safari in Tanzania Zanzibar, you can have windsurfing, snorkeling, and enjoy boat rides as well. Don’t miss to explore Stone Town and spice farms.

4. Agro Tours in Tanzania

Agro tours in Tanzania are also supplemented by wildlife viewing safaris in Tanzania just like it is with beach tours or Mount Kilimanjaro hikes.

This expedition on your Tanzania tour holiday intends to allow you to discover different farming systems in Tanzania and the crops grown. Travelers can participate in agro activities like harvesting coffee and visiting coffee plantations.

The popular agro tours in Tanzania:

  • Visiting coffee plantations on Mount Kilimanjaro/Mt Kilimanjaro base Explore strawberry farms of Uluguru Mountains
  • Visit banana plantations on the Uluguru Mountains
  • Exploring agro markets

It’s possible to undertake the above on top of your Tanzania wildlife viewing trips in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater tours.

Best Places to Visit in Tanzania, Top Tanzania Safari Destinations- What is the Most Visited Place in Tanzania?

We have looked out for you the best destinations to visit while on your Tanzania trip. Each site offers unique attractions and activities for travelers!

Below are the top safari destinations in Tanzania

  1. Serengeti National Park– It’s renowned for the great migration phenomenon or annual migration of Wildebeests
  2. Lake Manyara National Park- home to the tree-climbing Lions
  3. Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  4. Tarangire National Park- a wonderful site for travelers interested in game-walking safaris
  5. Stone Town- Stone Town is a wonderful historical town in Tanzania holding history of the Arab traders
  6. Mt Kilimanjaro (Mount Kilimanjaro)– Climbing Kilimanjaro will take you to explore Africa’s highest peak
  7. Beautiful beaches on Zanzibar coast– Ideal sites for honeymooners & couples
  8. Gombe Stream Park– renowned for chimp trekking tours
  9. Lovely lakes- for example, Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika, and Lake Natron

Best Tanzania Safaris and Tours, Best Tanzania Safari Packages

While planning to visit Tanzania for a safari, check first on our tour packages in Tanzania to find one that suits your travel desires. We can tailor any for you for a wonderful African safari experience.

They are ideal for budget as well as luxury safari holidays. Most of them feature Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, and Lake Natron.

Below are the best tour packages in Tanzania:

  • 5 Days Tour in Tanzania Safari– Wildlife viewing within Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park
  • 6 Days Tour to  Africa’s highest point- Mt Kilimanjaro Hike
  • 7 Days Tanzania Safari Holiday– Wildebeest great migration within Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and, Tarangire National Park
  • 8 Days African Safari in Tanzania– Community & wildlife viewing within Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Serengeti National Park
  • 9 Days Safari in Tanzania– wildlife viewing safari tour in Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, and Community
  • 10 Days Tanzania African Safari Trip– Bird watching, and wildlife viewing in Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, Arusha, and Lake Manyara park
  • 11 Days safari tour in Tanzania – (Maasai culture and wildlife viewing tour)- Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • 12 Days Safari Vacation in Tanzania – Wildebeest great migration experience within western Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara & Tarangire National Park
  • 13 Days Tanzania Safari Holiday– Maasai culture and game viewing safari adventures in Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, as well as, Arusha.
  • 17 Days Safari Holiday in Tanzania- Mt Kilimanjaro hike & game viewing in Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and Serengeti National Park
  • 18 Days Safari in Tanzania and Zanzibar Tour– Great migration watching in Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, & Relaxation
  • 19 Days Tanzania Safari Tour- Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro, and game viewing expeditions  in Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Community Experience & Zanzibar Vacation
  • 20 Days Tanzania Safari Trip and Zanzibar Tour– Wildlife viewing tours within Ngorongoro Conservation Area plus other parks, as well as Community tours, & Relaxation

Tanzania Hotels, Safari Lodges in Tanzania- Where to Stay on Your Safari in Tanzania?

Travelers taking Tanzania tours can opt to use budget facilities, midrange as luxury lodges. These are found almost in every safari destination you will visit on your Tanzania safari holiday.

We can assist you in choosing the best option.

These are the:

Best Luxury Lodges in Tanzania

  1. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
  2. Matemwe Lodge
  3. Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
  4. Lake Ndutu Tented Lodge
  5. Jabali Private House
  6. Faru Faru Lodge

Popular Midrange Safari Lodges in Tanzania

  1. Ngorongoro Crater Serena Lodge
  2. Tarangire Sopa Lodge
  3. Mbalageti Lodge
  4. Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp
  5. Serengeti Sopa Lodge
  6. Serengeti Bush Camp
  7. Maasai Land Safari Lodge

Common Budget Safari Lodges in Tanzania

  1. Whistling Thorn Comfortable Tented Camp
  2. Nyikita Lodge
  3. Serengeti Sound of Silence within Serengeti National Park
  4. Africa Maasai Boma Lodge
  5. Selous River Camp

Is a Visa Required to Visit Tanzania? | Do I Need a Visa to Travel to Tanzania?

A visa is one of the crucial required travel documents to Tanzania. Travelers coming from visa-free countries don’t require it however, they must have a valid passport and a yellow fever certificate.

It’s possible to get a Tanzania visa online as getting it on arrival inconveniences.

Tanzania Safari Travel Tips, Tanzania Travel Guides- What Should I Know When Travelling to Tanzania?

Our travel tips to Tanzania will help you a lot as you come for a safari tour in Tanzania. Following them will yield a successful vacation!


  1. Choose the best and dependable safari tour operator

Choosing the best tour company for a Tanzania safari tour somehow assures you a lovely safari holiday. Commonly, an experienced tour company has a wide knowledge of organizing trips to Tanzania.

  1. Packing list for Tanzania- What to pack for a safari to Tanzania?

When planning an African safari to Tanzania, there are some important safari items you must have. The crucial ones include; a camera, insect repellents, binoculars, sunhat, sunglasses, sunscreens, rainjacket, hiking boots, etc.

  1. Tanzania safari dress code- What to wear on safari in Tanzania?

We recommend you to wear environmentally friendly attire in khaki, grey, and brown colors. Hiking boots help during Mount Kilimanjaro’s hike to Africa’s highest peak.

You should wear knee-covering clothes during cultural tours to respect the culture of Africa.

The raincoat is ideal during the rainy season- wet season.

  1. Transportation

During your holiday Tanzania tours, you can opt to use communal means or travel by a tour company. In most cases, tourists travel using tour operators in Tanzania as they are knowledgeable and reliable.

  1. Avoid traveling at night

On your safari in Tanzania, avoid night moves since it’s when most crimes happen.

  1. Move light

Come with only what you need on a Tanzania African safari tour. Avoid unnecessary items.

  1. Flashing money in open areas is not wise

It can attract you attention of criminals!

  1. Avoid street food

In most cases, this food isn’t good for sensitive stomachs.

  1. Purchase travel insurance

It’s good to purchase travel insurance while coming for a trip to Tanzania. It’s of help as it covers when a mishap happens during your safari in Tanzania.

What to Look Out for When Booking a Honeymoon Tanzania Safari?

Among safari destinations in Africa, honeymoon tours in Tanzania offer the best experiences for couples.

These are the things to consider when you are booking your honeymoon trip in Tanzania:

  1. Experience of the tour company

Always look for tour operators with experience in arranging honeymoon packages in Tanzania. They have several best options.

  1. Season

The dry season (peak season) is ideal for Tanzania safari tours. In rainy seasons (wet season) rain can be received most hours of the day and this affects your tour. Note that in rainy seasons, there are few visitors in comparison with the peak season.

  1. The honeymoon package is given to you

The package offered to you on the Tanzania safari tour should suit your interests & travel budget. Your honeymoon package can include sites like Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, as well as Lake Manyara Park.

Solo Travel in Tanzania- Can I Travel to Tanzania Alone? | Is It Safe for Solo Travellers to Visit Tanzania?

It’s safe for solo travelers to have Tanzania tours if provided they follow some security measures! Among these include avoiding moving at night, booking your trip with an experienced tour operator, etc. We advise solo female travelers to dress modestly.

Your travel agent will guide you on how to keep safe on your vacation in Tanzania.

Tanzania Luxury Safaris, Luxury Safari Trips in Tanzania

Luxury safari packages in Tanzania are usually taken by tourists looking for a luxury safari experience in Tanzania. You can enjoy luxury tours in Tanzania within Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, as well as in Lake Manyara Park, etc.

Below is the best way to enjoy luxury safari tours in Tanzania:

  • Tour in a group

This helps to reduce the effect of homesickness, especially on a long safari holiday in Tanzania. Traveling in a group also helps to share safari costs like accommodation and transportation.

  • Opt for luxury means of transport

Luxury transportation means includes using domestic flights.

  • Opt for a comfortable tented camp

If you are an adventurous lover, a comfortable tented camp is the best way to explore nature.

  • Use an experienced tour company

In most cases, experienced tour operators organize wonderful tours! Therefore, book your luxury trip with such a company.

Budget Safari in Tanzania, Cheap Safaris in Tanzania

Budget tours in Tanzania mostly favor travelers moving on a tight budget.

Some visitors might expect a terrible safari experience when we talk of a budget trip however, this is not the case! It’s always a lovely tour.

Here are the best ways to enjoy budget tours in Tanzania:

  1. Go for group safaris

Group tours allow sharing of costs like accommodation as well as transport fees in a safari vehicle

  1. Opt to explore one destination

On your safari in Tanzania, exploring one place with various activities helps you save a lot on transport charges. For instance, you can choose to visit Serengeti National Park which has it all. Other places you can choose from include; the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

  1. Use budget lodges

In comparison with luxury safari lodges, budget lodges are relatively cheaper! Therefore, save a lot on accommodation by using budget lodges. You can even get a budget-comfortable tented camp.

  1. Use local tour operators

The price of safari packages for a local tour operator is more friendly than those of international travel agents.

  1. Travel in a low season

The low season (the wet season) is the rainy season in Tanzania. In this season, most of the parks like Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, as well as Serengeti National Park, receive few visitors, and therefore, some lodges give out discounts to their clients.

  1. Opt for a self-drive

If possible, choose to have a self-drive in Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara Park, & within Ngorongoro Crater, etc. However, this might not be ideal as you are not familiar with parks.

Is Tanzania Better than Kenya for Safari? | Is Safari Better in Kenya or Tanzania? | Which Is Better for Tourism Kenya or Tanzania? | Is Kenya or Tanzania Safari Better?

Which safari is better Kenya or Tanzania? All these countries offer memorable safari experiences for tourists undertaking African safari tours in East Africa.

Below are the Kenya Vs Tanzania safari holidays:

  • It’s possible to watch the wildebeest great migration in all countries. Within Kenya, you’ll enjoy it in Masai Mara Park whereas in Tanzania, it is in Serengeti National Park. Masai Mara is smaller than Serengeti National Park
  • All countries offer wonderful wildlife viewing tours. On game-viewing expeditions in either Kenya or Tanzania, you’ll spot the Big Five, Giraffes, Hippos, Crocs, and rare wildlife species like Wild dogs, etc.
  • Both Kenya and Tanzania boast numerous parks.  For Instance, in Kenya, you will find Samburu, Masai Mara, and Amboseli Park.  Tanzania holds the vast Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara Park, and Ngorongoro Crater.
  • In all these safari destinations, you can enjoy mountain hiking. In Tanzania, hiking tours mostly take place in Mt Kilimanjaro (Mount Kilimanjaro), and in Kenya it’s Mount Kenya
  • Kenya’s are easier to access unlike those of Tanzania. For example, it’s challenging to access Selous Game Reserve within  Southern Tanzania
  • Nairobi city of Kenya is a hub for flights coming from East Africa
  • Kenya’s infrastructures such as lodges, and roads are better than those of Tanzania

Our travel expert will guide you to the best destination to visit.

Is It Cheaper to Safari in Kenya or Tanzania? | Is Safari Cheaper in Kenya or Tanzania? | Is Kenya or Tanzania More Expensive?

You shouldn’t worry about the safari price! Regardless of the country you visit, you will find a safari package that suits your travel budget!

By the way, note that safari tours in Tanzania or Kenya are relatively cheaper in comparison with safari vacations in South Africa or Botswana. Regardless of the country you visit, you will find accommodation ranging from budget to luxury lodges.

Why Are Tanzania Safaris So Expensive? | s Tanzania Safari Expensive?

When we compare Kenya safari tours with holiday tours in Tanzania, trips in Tanzania might be relatively expensive and this is due to:

  • Tanzania is a bigger state

This country is among the largest countries in Africa thus, it’s quite expensive to explore it.

  • National Parks in Tanzania are bigger

For instance, Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park is much bigger than Kenya’s Masai Mara.

  • Numerous remote parks

Within Tanzania, there are various remote parks, and accessing them becomes expensive. Among these include Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve within the southern circuit.

More Questions About Tanzania Safari Tours

1. Tanzania Safari Best Time- What Is the Best Time of Year for Tanzania Safari? | When to Visit Tanzania?

Travelers can visit Tanzania any time of the year and this is more especially in the northern circuit parks like Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, and, Lake Manyara Park.

Note that, within a dry season- June to October & January to February, game viewing is so enjoyable! You can spot easily game animals in the thin golden African wilderness and pathways for game drives usually are mud free since there is minimal rainfall.

The main rainy season/wet season is from early March to May. The other rainy season is from early March to May. Within the main rainy season, most game parks are free from crowds, unlike in the peak season.

People have an interest in calving season during wildebeest migration within Serengeti National Park, early March to March is the ideal time.

2. What Is the Best Month to Safari in Tanzania? | What Is the Best Month to Visit Tanzania? | Which Month Is Best for Tanzania Safari?

The best months to visit Tanzania are dry months- January to February and June to October.

Within this period, wildlife viewing expeditions in parks like Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, and Lake Manyara park are great. Plains are usually thin and it’s easy to spot game animals during the game drives. This also applies in southern circuit parks.

Rainy seasons in Tanzania are early March to May & November to December. In remote parks in the southern circuit, some trail points flood and get muddy.

3. How Much Does a Safari in Tanzania Cost? | How Much Is a Safari Tour in Tanzania? | How Much Does a Tanzania Safari Cost? | How Much Is a Safari Trip to Tanzania?

How much does it cost to tour Tanzania & how much does it cost to go on a safari in Tanzania are common questions we normally get from travelers intending to safari tours to Tanzania.

Several factors influence the price of trips in Tanzania and the prominent ones include accommodation class, your group size, and the means of transport you decide to use!

What is the average price for a safari in Tanzania? Averagely, be expectant to spend roughly:

  • $1,000 per day per person if it’s a luxury safari tour in Tanzania
  • 300-500 US dollars per person each day on a mid-range Tanzania trip
  • $150 per day for each person if it’s a budget trip

4. Does Tanzania Have Good Safaris? | Is Tanzania Good for a Safari? | Is Tanzania Good for Tourists? | Why Visit Tanzania?

As you plan to have an African safari trip in East Africa, don’t look any further but, choose to have safari tours in Tanzania.

These are the top reasons why you should visit Tanzania for a safari:

  1. Tanzania is an ideal place to have amazing sightings of the annual migration of Wildebeests. Globally, it’s also possible to watch wildebeest migration within Kenya’s Masai Mara
  2. Tanzania offers the best game viewing tours in Africa. While on your safari holiday in Tanzania, you’ll look out for Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs, Elephants, Zebras, Buffalos, Giraffes, Rhinos, Wild dog, Gazelles, Hippos, etc.

iii.            Destination Tanzania is a great place for honeymooners! You’ll enjoy relaxing on the beautiful white sandy beaches on the coast of the Indian Ocean near Dar es Salaam. The views of the early morning sunrise at the beach are gorgeous for lovers!

  1. In Tanzania, you’ll explore some of the best parks in Africa for example, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park, & Tarangire National Park
  2. Tanzania offers the best mountain hiking tours in Africa. On your visit, you will hike Mount Kilimanjaro (Mt Kilimanjaro)- which holds Africa’s highest peak
  3. During a vacation in Tanzania, you’ll enjoy most game-viewing adventures in Africa for instance, game walks, horseback rides, bird watching, and hot air balloon tours

5. How Many Days Do You Need in Tanzania? | How Many Days Should I Spend in Tanzania? | How Many Days Are Enough for Safari in Tanzania?

How many days do you need for the Tanzania safari? We don’t have fixed days for Tanzania trips!  Depending on your safari interest, we shall guide you on how long can your vacation be but, this duration is greatly affected by your travel budget.

4-7 days can be ideal. Within these days, you can explore 3 popular destinations in Tanzania such as Lake Manyara Park, Tarangire National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. We can customize your trip to feature Serengeti National Park.

6. Is 7 Days in Tanzania Enough?

If tailored well, on a 7-day safari within Tanzania you can explore great safari destinations of Tanzania where you will enjoy game-viewing expeditions. The popular sites to think of include; Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, and Lake Manyara Park.

You can opt to have Mt Kilimanjaro hike only if you love mountaineering!

7. How Much Is a 7-Day Safari in Tanzania? | How Much Does a 7 Day African Safari Cost? | How Much Is a 1 Week Safari in Tanzania?

  • A 7-day safari holiday in Tanzania can cost roughly:
  • 1,250 to $2,500 US dollars per person if it’s budget
  • A mid-range 7-day tour in Tanzania costs 2,500 to 3,000 US dollars per person
  • 7-day luxury safari within Tanzania is roughly 3,000 to 4,500 US dollars per person

The above rate is not final, it can slightly change due to your travel style

8. Which Is the Best Safari Park in Tanzania?

To many travelers, Serengeti National Park is the best game park in Tanzania and it’s famous for watching the wildebeest migration.

Apart from the great migration (wildebeest migration), Serengeti is also a great site for world-class game-viewing tours. You will look out for Lions, Cheetahs, Wild dogs, Giraffes, Gazelles, Buffalos, Zebras, and Hyenas, among others.

More scenic parks of Tanzania are; Lake Manyara NP, Ngorongoro Conservation Area,  plus Tarangire National Park

9. Is Tanzania Safe for Safari? | How Safe Is a Tanzania Tour? | Is it Safe to Travel in Tanzania

Within East African countries, Tanzania is among the most peaceful countries you can travel to and end your safari successfully.

However, you should note that some minor crimes can happen in busier places like in urban centers such as Dar es Salaam and along beaches. Therefore be vigilant!

Tourists on Tanzania tours should avoid moving at night, and follow always the security measures of your tour operator. Never go on a game walking safari without an armed ranger.

10. What Is Internet Access Like in Tanzania?

Internet access in Tanzania is very good in urban areas. Note that, in remote areas for example, in remote parks within a southern circuit in southern Tanzania, the internet access and network signals can become poor.

Usually, standard lodges give free internet access to visitors. Likewise, some tour companies give free internet access to their clients while in a safari vehicle.

On Mount Kilimanjaro hike, you should expect poor internet access.

11. Is Tipping Customary in Tanzania?

You are not mandatory to give out tips in Tanzania but, most tourists do especially those from the USA. Tipping in Tanzania is done to appreciate the good service offered to you.

On safari tours in Tanzania, tips are mostly given to safari driver guides, and lodge staff like waiters, etc. Just do it from the heart!

12. What to Expect on a Safari in Tanzania? | What Should You Expect on Your Tanzania Safari?

As you visit Tanzania for a safari holiday, just expect an encounter with thousands of wild animals in amazing golden plains- You enjoy game drives in the true African wilderness as you look out for Bush Elephants, Lions, Cape Buffalos, Gazelles, Zebras, Giraffes, Cheetahs and various colorful bird species, etc.

Sometimes, you’ll wake up early in the morning for memorable game viewing expeditions, especially if you are looking for rare species like the Wild dog.

Just expect an unforgettable experience!

Stories are not enough to describe Tanzania safari tours, just make it your next African safari destination and explore it yourself!

To mention but a few, on your tour in Tanzania, you’ll have amazing sightings of the great wildebeest migration, as well as game drives where you spot millions of game animals roaming in the beautiful golden plains.

Other amazing things to do in Tanzania include climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, taking beach holidays, and game walks, etc.

It’s possible to combine your wildlife tours in Tanzania with Uganda gorilla trekking tours.