Experience the endless plains of the Serengeti with our range of overland camping, lodge-accommodated and tailor-made safari tours and holidays to Tanzania.

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 42,000 km². This includes 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.

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We have a number of different travel styles to Tanzania from overland camping expeditions and small group lodge accommodated safaris to tailor-made holidays and day tours that cover many of Tanzania's top spots.

Upcoming Tanzania Trips

Trip NameStartsDepartingFrom USDDealMap
Kruger to Kenya - 33 days Johannesburg, South Africa 31 Jul 2018 USD $3,035 Kruger to Kenya - 33 days Map
The Big Overlander Northbound - 47 days Johannesburg, South Africa 31 Jul 2018 USD $4,915 The Big Overlander Northbound - 47 days Map
Big Five Safari Explorer - 36 days Nairobi, Kenya 04 Aug 2018 USD $3,825 Big Five Safari Explorer - 36 days Map
Kenya to Cape - 43 days Nairobi, Kenya 04 Aug 2018 USD $3,825 Kenya to Cape - 43 days Map
Zebras & Zanzibar - 11 days Nairobi, Kenya 04 Aug 2018 USD $1,575 Zebras & Zanzibar - 11 days Map

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Mount Kilimanjaro | Tanzania | AfricaMt Kilimanjaro Climb - 8 days Map

Mt Kilimanjaro Climb

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
8 days | FROM USD $4,295

Reach for the skies and climb to the summit of the world’s tallest...

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Leopard | African Safaris | AfricaBest of Kenya & Tanzania - 11 days Map

Best of Kenya & Tanzania

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
11 days | FROM USD $2,555

From Lake Nakuru and the Masai Mara to the vast plains of the...

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Nungwi Beach | Zanzibar | AfricaZebras & Zanzibar - 11 days Map

Zebras & Zanzibar

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
11 days | FROM USD $1,575

The perfect combo of action and idyllic island relaxation! Go wild in...

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Masai men under Acacia trees | Kenya East Africa Encompassed - 16 days Map

East Africa Encompassed

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
16 days | FROM USD $3,235

Go wild on this game viewing adventure through the best of East...

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Rhinos | African Safaris | AfricaZimbabwe to Zanzibar - 16 days Map

Zimbabwe to Zanzibar

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
16 days | FROM USD $1,765

Starting off at the magnificent Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, travel...

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Zanzibar Beaches | Zanzibar | TanzaniaZanzibar to Zimbabwe - 16 days Map

Zanzibar to Zimbabwe

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
16 days | FROM USD $1,765

From Dar es Salaam, enjoy sun, sea and sand on the tropical island of...

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Running Cheetah | African Safaris | AfricaWildlife Express - 22 days Map

Wildlife Express

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
22 days | FROM USD $2,245

Take a walk on the wild side. Track the African elephant, lion,...

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Lioness | African Safari | AfricaWildlife Express Northbound - 22 days Map

Wildlife Express Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
22 days | FROM USD $2,245

Take a walk on the wild side. Track the African elephant, lion,...

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Gorillas | Uganda | AfricaGorilla Trek and Tanzania - 25 days Map

Gorilla Trek and Tanzania

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
25 days | FROM USD $3,035

From the wilds of the Masai Mara, to gorillas in Uganda, safari in the...

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Gorilla | Uganda | AfricaGorilla Trek & Tanzania Northbound - 25 days Map

Gorilla Trek & Tanzania Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
25 days | FROM USD $3,035

Start your African adventure with a taste of the tropics on the...

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Lioness and Cub | Safari | AfricaWildlife, Falls and Beaches - 27 days Map

Wildlife, Falls and Beaches

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
27 days | FROM USD $4,115

Starting in Nairobi and ending at the thunderous Victoria Falls, take...

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Leopard in a tree | African Safaris | AfricaKenya to Kruger - 33 days Map

Kenya to Kruger

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM USD $3,035

Enjoy a real African adventure, from Nairobi to Johannesburg. Check...

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Male Lions | African Safaris | AfricaKruger to Kenya - 33 days Map

Kruger to Kenya

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM USD $3,035

Enjoy a real African adventure, from Johannesburg to Nairobi. Check...

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Lions Resting | Tanzania | On The Go ToursKruger to Kenya 2019 - 33 days Map

Kruger to Kenya 2019

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM USD $3,035

Travel from Johannesburg to Nairobi, enjoy a real African adventure ...

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Herd of Elephants | Africa Safaris | AfricaBig Five Safari Explorer - 36 days Map

Big Five Safari Explorer

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
36 days | FROM USD $3,825

Adventure overdrive. Trekking for gorilla, game-spotting, kicking back...

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Elephants | Africa Overland Safaris | AfricaBig Five Explorer Safari Northbound - 36 days Map

Big Five Explorer Safari Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
36 days | FROM USD $3,825

Starting at Victoria Falls, Africa's adrenaline capital and finishing...

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Okavango Delta | Botswana | AfricaAn African Adventure - 37 days Map

An African Adventure

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
37 days | FROM USD $3,335

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled...

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Dune 45 | Sossusvlei | NamibiaAn African Adventure Southbound - 37 days Map

An African Adventure Southbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
37 days | FROM USD $3,335

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled...

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Table Mountain | Cape Town | South Africa | AfricaKenya to Cape - 43 days Map

Kenya to Cape

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
43 days | FROM USD $3,825

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African...

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Hippo in Chobe | Botswana | On The Go ToursCape to Kenya -  43 days Map

Cape to Kenya

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
43 days | FROM USD $3,825

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African Continent...

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Zebras | African Safaris | AfricaThe Big Overlander - 47 days Map

The Big Overlander

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM USD $4,915

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up...

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Baboon and baby | African Safaris | AfricaThe Big Overlander Northbound - 47 days Map

The Big Overlander Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM USD $4,915

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up...

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Gorilla with her baby | Uganda | On The Go ToursThe Big Overlander Northbound 2019 - 47 days Map

The Big Overlander Northbound 2019

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM USD $4,915

Discover seven different countries, travelling from South Africa...

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Lions in Samburu National Park | Kenya | AfricaGreat African Expedition - 57 days Map

Great African Expedition

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
57 days | FROM USD $5,495

An epic expedition that heads south from Kenya via Uganda to Cape...

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Samburu Tribe | Kenya | AfricaGreat African Expedition North - 57 days Map

Great African Expedition North

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
57 days | FROM USD $5,495

An epic 57 day expedition travelling through South Africa, Namibia,...

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Lion in the Serengeti | TanzaniaTanzania Wildlife Breakaway - 7 days Map

Tanzania Wildlife Breakaway

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
7 days | FROM USD $3,825

Explore some of the best game areas in Tanzania. Visit the famous...

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Giraffe | African Safaris | AfricaTanzania Wildlife Week - 7 days Map

Tanzania Wildlife Week

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
7 days | FROM USD $3,795

An exhilarating 7 day safari, visiting Tanzania's Lake Manyara,...

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Zebras | African Safaris | AfricaKenya & Tanzania Trails - 13 days Map

Kenya & Tanzania Trails

Trip Type : Lodge Accommodated Safaris
13 days | FROM USD $6,395

Explore six of East Africa's finest national parks on a wildlife...

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On safari | Serengeti | TanzaniaWild About Tanzania - 10 days Map

Wild About Tanzania

Trip Type : Safari Holidays
10 days | FROM USD $6,995

On this comfortable safari, see the herds of elephants in Tarangire...

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Masai Tribe | Kenya & Tanzania | AfricaThe Best of East Africa - 12 days Map

The Best of East Africa

Trip Type : Safari Holidays
12 days | FROM USD $9,195

This is the ultimate East African Safari taking you from the foothills...

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Dhow boat Zanzibar | Tanzania | AfricaTanzania Safari & Beach - 14 days Map

Tanzania Safari & Beach

Trip Type : Safari Holidays
14 days | FROM USD $7,425

A perfect combination of safari and relaxation, visiting Lake Manyara...

Our Tanzania Trip Types

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Tanzania Overland Camping Safaris

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Our overland camping safaris in Tanzania range from 11 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.

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Travelling by specially equipped expedition truck and camping in tents is the most cost-effective way of visiting Tanzania and it gets you off the beaten track too with plenty of opportunity for adventure.

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Tanzania Tailor-made Safaris

Plan Your Dream Holiday

Whatever it is that brings you to Tanzania, let our expert tailor-made team put together the perfect itinerary.

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From looking for the Big Five on safari 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, providing our top picks of lodges and hotels for your budget and taste.

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Tanzania Lodge Accommodated Safaris

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For a little extra comfort whilst on safari in Tanzania our lodge accommodated trips, which have a maximum group size of 6, may be just the ticket.

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Staying in a variety of standard to mid-range lodges and tented chalets set within beautiful surroundings, you’ll be accompanied by a knowledgeable and experienced guide and enjoy game drives in comfortable safari vehicles.

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Tanzania Safari Holidays

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With the flexibility to depart on any day of the year and handpick your choice of accommodation, our safari holidays in Tanzania are a great option for those looking for something a little more exclusive.

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Visit Tanzania's famed national parks, pop over to neighbouring Kenya or combine safari and beach with some rest and relaxation on the beaches of Zanzibar.

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Tanzania tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.46 out of 5 based on 26 recent reviews — See All Tanzania Reviews

This trip was superb, We had a wonderful time and saw so many animals, many times more than we had expected. Our guide, Leah, was friendly, enthusiastic, and helpful. Our cook, Reuben, was a miracle worker, preparing so many delicious meals using rudimentary outdoor equipment. To our delight, we discovered that several campsites offered showers. Similarly, several provided the option to locally upgrade to a room instead of a tent. ”  

Mona Knock • Submitted 10 Jun 2018

Great value tour, we really enjoyed ourselves.

A few members of the tour seemed upset about having to make tents, help with cooking and cleaning for lunches and dinners, etc. But we thought that part of the tour was fine and it helped get to know the guide, cook and driver when we were working with them.

We would have liked to spend a bit more time with people in Tanzania and Kenya in order to get more of a feel for the countries. So, some free time in some local communities would have been nicer, the Maasai village seemed a bit too structured rather than just getting a chance to talk to the people for example. The way the orphanage visit was set up was great though, as we got some time with the kids during dinner and got to chat with them on our own.

The game drives were great, especially paying extra for the jeep in the Masai Mara. It was our highlight of the tour.

We came away loving Africa and wanting to come back. We will be considering On The Go for our next tour as well.”  

Rachel Westgarth • Submitted 5 Mar 2018

Excellent tour with great guides, truck drivers, and cooks. Would highly recommend travelling Africa via On The Go overland tours. Excellent value for money and most importantly we felt safe at all times.”  

Natalie Howes • Submitted 27 Feb 2018

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From the vast plains of the Serengeti where lions roam to the incredible natural amphitheatre of the Ngorongoro Crater that plays host to the Big 5 and then some, Tanzania is one of Africa's top safari destinations and with the tropical paradise of the Zanzibar archipelago off the coast it's also a top choice for a wildlife and beach holiday combination for sun, sea and safari.

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Highlights of our Tanzania safaris

Tanzania offers everything you could possibly ask of a safari destination - remarkable national parks, abundant wildlife, pristine beaches, towering mountains and ancient cultures. Here are the highlights you can look forward to on one of our safari trips.

Serengeti National Park

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Serengeti | Tanzania | Africa

Travel across the vast grassy plains of the famed Serengeti on a game drive in search of the Big 5 and to witness the various cycles of East Africa's Great Wildebeest Migration.

Ngorongoro Crater

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Head into the ancient volcanic caldera of the Ngorongoro Crater, home to an unparalleled concentration of wildlife including one of the densest populations of Masai lion.

Lake Manyara National Park

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Lake Manyara NP | Tanzania | Africa

Admire what Ernest Hemingway described as the ‘loveliest lake in Africa’ with a game drive around the shallow, alkaline waters of Lake Manyara where candy-coloured flamingos congregate.

Mount Kilimanjaro

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Mount Kilimanjaro | Tanzania | Africa

Take on the challenge of Mount Kilimanjaro, standing at a height of 5,896-metres and the highest mountain in Africa, comprised of three volcanic cones with various hiking routes.