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Tanzania Safari Tours

Tanzania is a country of outstanding natural beauty, wonderful wildlife and rich culture, with over 120 tribal groups. For many it’s the ultimate safari country, which is not surprising for a country that has more land devoted to national parks than any other wildlife destination, covering an incredible 33,660 km² and including the UNESCO-listed Serengeti, the setting for the famed wildebeest migration and Ngorongoro Crater, a vast volcanic crater ring, teeming with animals. Tanzania is also home to Mt Kilimanjaro, the world’s tallest free-standing mountain and Zanzibar, an idyllic tropical getaway, ideal for some blissful beach time.

Camping & lodge accommodated safaris
Lots of authentic experiences
Top sites and hidden gems
Excellent value
See the real Tanzania
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International travellers of a wide age range
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The Ngorongoro Crater

The 8th natural wonder of the world

Ngorongoro Crater is a vast and unbroken volcanic crater ring, that's home to nearly every species of African animal. Deservedly referred to as Africa's Eden and the 8th Natural Wonder of the World, where zebra, buffalo and wildebeest graze amongst the predatory lion, cheetah and hyena, whilst pink flamingos and hippos gather at the waters edge. Ngorongoro Crater is also one of the last remaining areas in Tanzania where you can see the endangered Black Rhino.

Popular safaris to Tanzania and our top picks

Safari Safari
11 days | FROM USD $1,989

From Lake Nakuru and the Masai Mara to the vast plains of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. Spot the Big...

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Tanzania Safari & Beach
14 days | FROM USD $6,469

A perfect combination of safari and relaxation, visiting Lake Manyara National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater...

Tanzania Wildlife Week
7 days | FROM USD $3,739

An exhilarating 7 day safari, visiting Tanzania's Lake Manyara, Tarangire National Park and the vast and of in...

Mt Kilimanjaro Climb
8 days | FROM USD $4,099

Reach for the skies and climb to the summit of the world’s tallest free-standing mountain and the highest in...

East Africa Encompassed
16 days | FROM USD $2,489

Go wild on this game viewing adventure through the best of East Africa's reserves. From Kenya's Rift Valley to...

Serengeti National Park

UNESCO-listed Serengeti is the largest and most popular of Tanzania’s national parks. Sprawled across 14,763km² of sun burnt savannahs, dotted with acacia trees, the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa. Between the Serengeti and the Masai Mara, a million or more wildebeest and hundreds of thousands of zebra and gazelle complete their great circulatory migration in search of green pasture. Where there is such a large mobile meat supply there are predators and the Serengeti is renowned for its impressive lion sightings, with leopards, cheetahs, jackals and hyenas never far away.

Our top picks For a safari in Tanzania

Our Top Pick for Tanzania
#1 Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Crater is a natural amphitheatre created about 2 million years ago when the cone of a volcano collapsed into itself, leaving a 100 sq. mile cauldron-like cavity. This caldera, protected by a circular high...

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#2 Tarangire N.P.
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#3 Serengeti N.P.
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#4 Lake Manyara N.P.
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#5 Zanzibar

More about our safaris to Tanzania

Tanzania Overland Safaris

Our overland camping safaris in Tanzania range from 8 to 57 days, taking in not just the main highlights of Tanzania, but several of Africa’s finest national parks on our multi-country safaris. The Ngorongoro Crater is certainly one of Tanzania's biggest draw cards and UNESCO-listed Serengeti is the largest and most popular of Tanzania’s national parks, both visited on all our overland safaris. Combining truck transportation and camping in tents is the most cost-effective way of visiting Tanzania and it gets you off the beaten track too.

Tanzania Lodge accommodated safaris

For a little extra comfort whilst on safari our Tanzania lodge accommodated trips, which have a maximum group size of 15, may be just the ticket. Staying in a variety of standard to mid range lodges, tented chalets, set within beautiful surroundings, you’ll be accompanied by a knowledgeable and experienced guide who is also your driver. On our lodge accommodated safaris to Tanzania, you’ll get to explore Lake Manyara, Tarangire National Park, the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Amboseli ,Lake Manyara, Tarangire, Lake Nakuru and more.

Tanzania Tailor made Safaris

Whether you’d like to climb the lofty heights of Mt Kilimanjaro, witness the famed wildebeest migration on safari in the Serengeti, explore the Ngorongoro crater or escape to the island getaway of Zanzibar, our travel experts are at hand to help you plan your dream holiday to Tanzania.

Tanzania Private Safaris

Have that perfect holiday on one of our private safaris to Tanzania, combining a world class safari with a bit of R&R on the beaches of Zanzibar. Tanzania has renowned parks for spotting wildlife - Tarangire, the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater - where you'll be sure to spot the big 5. On our private safaris to Tanzania, you'll travel at your own pace, we can assist with handpicking the accommodation that's just right for you too.

Tanzania Day Tours

If you are travelling to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania and have a day or two to spare, join us for a day tour with a difference. Picked up from the doorstep of your hotel and guided by an English-speaking tour guide you can explore the island of Zanzibar including charming Stone Town and a spice tour. Or gain insight into the history and culture of Tanzania with a visit to the National Museum, Makumbusho Village Museum and explore the sleepy seaside town of Bagamoyo.

Hi Ryan. Thanks for all your help with booking the Wildlife Express tour, just wanted to let you know it was fantastic mate! Gorillas next time ... Nick”  

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