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.
The Ngorongoro Crater
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.
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.
“We drove around for hours looking for a leopard, the last on our list of game to see and finally came upon one. We were so very lucky, she gave us a ...”
by Ellen Kelly
Posted on 30 Jul 2015
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Explore Tanzania on an exciting Overland Camping Safari. Travel overland through the stunning national parks of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater and kick back and relax on the sun drenched beaches of Zanzibar! Our overland camping safaris travel the length and breadth of East and Southern Africa so why not keep going to neighbouring Kenya or Malawi?
If you fancy a safari in Tanzania but would prefer a smaller group and a comfortable bed at the end of the day then our Lodge Accommodated Safaris might be just the ticket. With a maximum group size of 15 and the reassurance of bedding down for the night in comfortable lodges, permanent tented camps and mid range hotels – it’s a great way to see Tanzania.
Whatever it is that brings you to Tanzania, let our expert tailor made team put together the perfect itinerary. From looking for the Big Five in the Serengeti, relaxing on the beaches of Zanzibar and Pemba or even climbing to the lofty heights of Kilimanjaro – we’ve got it all covered! Let us know what you want to see and do and we’ll do the rest!
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.
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.
Tanzania Travel Guide
Money, shopping, transport, food, health advice & more
Information on climatic and weather conditions in Tanzania
Places on our must-see list of any visit to Tanzania
Visa requirements for Tanzania and info on getting your visa
Infomation on travelling through Tanzania on a overland safari