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Tanzania Tailor made Safaris

With more land devoted to national parks than any other wildlife destination, Tanzania is considered by many as the ultimate safari destination – plus its outstanding natural beauty and rich culture is a big draw too.

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 team of tailor-made experts are at hand to help you plan your dream holiday to Tanzania.

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Beyond the Ngorongoro - our recommendations for a safari in Tanzania

Tanzania is famous for world class safari parks, unique and exciting trekking and some of the most beautiful beaches in Africa. Whatever it is that brings you to Tanzania you’re sure to be blown away by the scenery, the people and the fantastic wildlife! Below we’ve picked out some of the most popular spots in Tanzania to help inspire your planning!

Mount Kili Highlight

Mt. Kilimanjaro & Moshi

Mt. Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and fourth highest of the Seven Summits. It is the tallest freestanding mountain in the world, with Uhuru Peak rising to an altitude of 5,895 m. Kilimanjaro is composed of three distinct volcanic cones: Kibo 5,893 m; Mawenzi 5,149 m; and Shira 3,962 m. Uhuru Peak is the highest summit on Kibo's crater rim. It is a giant stratovolcano that began forming a million years ago, when lava spilled from the Rift Valley zone. Two of its three peaks, a ...
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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 unbroken 2,000-foot high rim, contains everything necessary for Africa’s wildlife to exist and thrive. Game viewing vehicles descend the steep crater wall every morning and spend the day on grass plains that are teeming with animals. Predators such as lion, spotted hyena, jackal ...
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Lake Manyara Highlight

Lake Manyara N.P.

Stretching for 50km along the base of the rusty-gold 600-metre high Rift Valley escarpment, Lake Manyara is a scenic park, with a setting extolled by Ernest Hemingway as “the loveliest I had seen in Africa”. Despite the fact Lake Manyara National Park is only 330 square kilometers in area, of which about 230 square kilometers are lake, it contains a large variety of habitats: the rift wall, the ground water forest, acacia woodland, areas of open grassland, the lake shore, swamp, and the ...
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Dar es Salaam Highlight

Dar es Salaam

In the 19th century Mzizima (Swahili for "healthy town") was a coastal fishing village on the periphery of Indian Ocean trade routes. In the late 1900’s Sultan Majid bin Said of Zanzibar began building a new city very close to Mzizima. He named it from an Arabic phrase bandar as-salam meaning harbour of Peace. Dar es Salaam fell into decline after Majid's death in 1870, but was revived in 1887, when the German East Africa Company established a station there, the administrative and centre ...
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Serengeti Highlight

Serengeti N.P.

The most famous and largest of Tanzania’s national parks is the UNESCO-listed Serengeti. The Serengeti ecosystem extends beyond the National Park to include several other conservation areas and reserves, including the Masai Mara in Kenya. It is through these extensive protected areas that 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 ...
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Ruaha Highlight

Ruaha N.P.

Ruaha was recently expanded to become one of the largest national park in Tanzania (followed by the Serengeti) and also one its best kept secrets, partly due to its remote location in the heart of South Tanzania. The topography of Ruaha is spectacular, with much of the park on top of a 900m undulating plateau and the Great Ruaha River running through it. With less than 2000 visitors a year, Ruaha is an untouched wilderness with herds of more than 10,000 elephants, large prides of lions, vast of ...
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Selous Highlight

Selous G.R.

UNESCO-listed Selous Game Reserve is the largest game reserve in Africa and covers 55,000 km², four times the size of Serengeti. It covers more than 5% of Tanzania’s total area. The rolling open plains and grassy woodlands are home to Tanzania’s largest population of elephants, one third of all the wild dogs in the world and some of the last black rhino left in the region. Other animals roaming this vast reserve include lions, hyenas, giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, buffalos and One a ...
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Zanzibar Highlight

Zanzibar

With pristine white sand beaches, azure waters and laid back beach bars, Zanzibar is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the sunshine after an action packed safari. UNESCO listed Stone Town is rich in history and culture, with a labyrinth of narrow streets, ancient buildings and bustling bazaars and Nungwi in the north is a beautiful beachside resort with plenty of bars, restaurants and local markets. Zanzibar, ‘the spice island,’ has an extremely interesting history and culture as it of ...
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Safari Central

Tanzania is a country of outstanding natural beauty, wonderful wildlife and rich culture, with over 120 groups. For many, it’s the ultimate safari destination, which is not surprising for a country that has more land devoted to national parks than any other wildlife destination including the UNESCO-listed Serengeti, the setting for the famed great wildebeest migration!

Inspirations for your safari to Tanzania

Make your tailor made safari to Tanzania extra special. Here are some of our favourite things to do whilst visiting Tanzania.

Zanzibar | Tanzania | Africa
Beachtime Chilling

Relax on Zanzibar

Head to the beautiful island of Zanzibar for a few days of relaxation. From the stunning beaches of Nungwi and Kendwa in the north to Kiwengwa and Pongwe to the east. The port town of Stone Town is a great place to explore and head off on the fun Spice Tour where you learn about all of Zanzibar’s great spices as well as its fascinating history.

Masai Dancing | Kenya & Tanzania | Africa
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Visit a Masai Village

When you think of tribes in Africa, there is certainly one tribe that stands out more than most – the famous Masai tribe. Adorned with (usually) red blanket robes, carrying wooden sticks to help herd their cattle and jumping higher than most humans! A visit to a traditional Masai village gives a great insight into their way of life, their important traditions and you can also see if you can jump as high as them (well the men can!)

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Spotting leopard in the Serengeti

Most people say that seeing a leopard on safari is one of their favourite moments of any trip to Africa. The Serengeti is certainly one of the better places to spot them. High up in the trees these ambush predators don’t make life easy for keen leopard spotters – but it makes actually sighting one all the more worthwhile.

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
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Stay at the Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

High above the craters edge sits the simply sumptuous Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. This colonial beauty offers some of the best hospitality in Tanzania. Enjoy sundowners from your private stilted suite looking over the crater, make the most of the private butler service and enjoy long hot bubble baths made for you for when you return from a dusty day exploring the crater and the Serengeti!

Suggested itineraries for Tanzania

On safari | Serengeti | Tanzania

Wild About Tanzania

10 days | FROM USD $6,469

On this comfortable safari, see the herds of elephants in Tarangire National Park and explore the vast and of...

Masai Tribe | Kenya & Tanzania | Africa

The Best of East Africa

12 days | FROM USD $9,999

This is the ultimate East African Safari taking you from the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro across the Great...

Dhow boat Zanzibar | Tanzania | Africa

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...

Climb to the roof of Africa

Sitting at a lofty 5900km, Mount Kilimanjaro is the biggest free standing mountain in the world. Every year thousands of people attempt the tough but highly rewarding climb which is popular due to its non-technical ability. If it appeals to you then it is a great thing to do before a nice relaxing beach break on Zanzibar or an exciting safari holiday in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater!

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