Tanzania is one of the most diverse and beautiful countries in Africa. From the stunning Serengeti National Park, to the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania offers some of the most stunning wildlife viewing opportunities in the world. Home to the great migration of wildebeest, elephants, lions and other African wildlife, Tanzania offers an unforgettable safari experience. With its vast savannahs, lush mountain forests and diverse wildlife, Tanzania is an ideal destination for travelers looking for a classic safari adventure. Whether you are looking to spot the Big Five, take a walking safari, or just relax and take in the beautiful scenery, Tanzania has something for everyone.
When to go: Some might consider July to October to be the best time to visit Tanzania when the country is at its driest. This coincides with the migration river crossings. We also believe that you will have incredible experiences and wildlife sightings during the green season from March to May as well.
This iconic mountain is Africa’s highest peak with several diverse ecosystems, from lush rainforest to alpine desert. It provides adventurers with a variety of activities to enjoy, from trekking and hiking to wildlife viewing and camping. Along the way you can spot wildlife, enjoy the stunning views, and even take a dip in one of the many natural pools.
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park is one of the world’s most iconic wildlife destinations and a must-see for any nature enthusiast. Spanning over 14,750 square kilometers of savannah, woodlands, and riverine forests, it’s home to an incredible array of wildlife, including the famous big five (elephant, rhino, lion, leopard, and buffalo) as well as cheetah, wildebeest, zebras, and more. Here, you can enjoy a thrilling safari experience, witnessing the great animal migrations, as well as the diverse birdlife.
As the world’s largest unbroken caldera, Ngorongoro Crater is home to an array of wildlife, including black rhinos, lions, elephants, cheetahs, zebras, wildebeests, and more. The crater is a protected area, with its unique ecosystem providing a safe and natural habitat for these animals and plants. The crater also offers breathtaking views and stunning landscapes, making it an ideal spot for nature walks and photography.
Tarangire National Park
Considered by some to be one of Tanzania’s most spectacular parks, Tarangire National Park is home to diverse wildlife and is renowned for its large population of baobab trees, which can reach up to 30 meters in height. Tarangire is also known for its breathtaking landscapes, with rolling grasslands and picturesque hills. In addition, the park is home to a variety of birds, reptiles, and amphibians, making it a great place for wildlife lovers. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities, such as game drives, walking safaris, night game drives, and hot air ballooning.
Zanzibar is an archipelago off the coast of Tanzania in East Africa known for its tropical beaches, spices, and cultural heritage. The islands are a popular destination for those looking for a relaxing and culturally immersive holiday, with a plethora of activities on offer such as snorkeling, diving, sailing, and a variety of excursions to explore the unique culture and history of the area. The archipelago is home to a number of stunning beaches, beautiful coral reefs, and historic sites such as the Old Town of Stone Town and the Jozani Forest Reserve.
Tanzania: Safari & Sand
We believe that to travel responsibly, a portion of our tour cost should benefit the communities we visit. For this trip, we will donate to HOPE FOR GIRLS AND WOMEN TANZANIA, an organiaation working to shelter and support those fleeing FGM, child marriage, and other forms of gender based violence. You can learn more about our commitment to responsible travel in our Responsibility Pledge.