Safaris and Tours in Tanzania

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 departing in 2020 and 2021 to tailor-made holidays and day tours that cover many of Tanzania's top spots.

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Tanzania Overland Camping Safaris

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Best of Kenya & Tanzania

11 days | FROM USD $1,795

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

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Zebras & Zanzibar

11 days | FROM USD $1,195

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

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East Africa Encompassed

16 days | FROM USD $2,395

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

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Zimbabwe to Zanzibar

16 days | FROM USD $1,295

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

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Zanzibar to Zimbabwe

16 days | FROM USD $1,295

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

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Wildlife Express

22 days | FROM USD $1,695

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

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Wildlife Express Northbound

22 days | FROM USD $1,695

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

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Gorilla Trek and Tanzania

25 days | FROM USD $2,195

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

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Gorilla Trek & Tanzania Northbound

25 days | FROM USD $2,195

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

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Wildlife, Falls and Beaches

27 days | FROM USD $2,995

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

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Kenya to Kruger

33 days | FROM USD $2,195

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

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Kruger to Kenya

33 days | FROM USD $2,195

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

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Big Five Safari Explorer

36 days | FROM USD $2,695

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

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Big Five Explorer Safari Northbound

36 days | FROM USD $2,695

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

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An African Adventure

37 days | FROM USD $2,395

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

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An African Adventure Southbound

37 days | FROM USD $2,395

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

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Kenya to Cape

43 days | FROM USD $2,695

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

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Cape to Kenya

43 days | FROM USD $2,695

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

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The Big Overlander

47 days | FROM USD $3,495

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

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The Big Overlander Northbound

47 days | FROM USD $3,495

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

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Great African Expedition

57 days | FROM USD $4,295

Our longest tour to Africa covers nine incredible countries, from...

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Great African Expedition North

57 days | FROM USD $3,895

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

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Mt Kilimanjaro Climb

8 days | FROM USD $4,145

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

Tanzania Lodge Accommodated Safaris

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Tanzania Wildlife Week

7 days | FROM USD $3,445

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

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Kenya & Tanzania Trails

13 days | FROM USD $5,995

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

Tanzania Safari Holidays

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Simply Zanzibar

5 days | FROM USD $995

From the historic Stone Town in the old part of Zanzibar City to the...

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Wild About Tanzania

10 days | FROM USD $5,995

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

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The Best of East Africa

12 days | FROM USD $8,695

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

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Tanzania Safari & Beach

14 days | FROM USD $6,595

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

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Tailor-made Holidays

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 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.

Tanzania tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.66 out of 5 based on 32 recent reviews — See All Tanzania Reviews

Literally the most amazing experience of my life, joined 2 tours across the the experience and both were unreal. The crew on the trucks are absolutely fantastic, really knowledgeable guide, wonderful cook and a safe and accurate driver. More importantly they encouraged the group to create such a family unit that my friend and I both cried all the way to the airport because we had to leave them. The experience itself was an amazing mix of beaches, wildlife and falls and the itinerary provided was absolutely correct. Would recommend this trip to anyone and I certainly will be using on the go in the future”  

Katrina Tyson • Submitted 8 Oct 2019

Our guide was superb, he was honest, considerate and full of excellent advice on travelling through the areas we were going. In the same way our cook, Peter was fantastic - every meal was exceptionally good and the team was completed by a fantastic driver Peterson, who made sure that we were always comfortable on the bus, despite the pot holes. We visited some fantastic places and the included game drives and activities were excellent - the local guides used were always top quality.

The long days driving through Tanzania were challenging, although we were expecting this but leaving one place in the dark and arriving in the dark at the next, travelling all day on two consecutive days was tedious. ”  

Lisa Cashmore • Submitted 30 Jul 2019

We had a marvellous time with our guide, cook and driver. We formed a lasting bond. I found Chris to be very very knowledgeable and always on top of everything we needed to do during our tour. He helped us out even before being asked and was full of fun and joined in our games and music and stories and laughter.

This is my second trip with On the Go tours and both have been fabulous. ”  

Shauna Lorincz • Submitted 25 May 2019

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Safari and Beach
The perfect holiday combination

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.

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

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

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

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

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.