Packed full of raw natural beauty and mind-blowing animals, Tanzania is a safari paradise. Hop on an On The Go safari to access the sensational Serengeti. Look forward to monumental mountains, vast volcanoes, wonderful wild plains and more.
With over a third of the country dedicated as protected areas and home to Africa's famed Big 5 as well as over 120 different tribes, it's no wonder Tanzania frequently tops the list of favourite safari destinations. Visit during the Great Migration for one of the greatest shows on Earth as millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle follow a well-trodden path in search of fresh grazing.Read More
Year-round you'll discover that Tanzania is a land of outstanding natural beauty from the vast plains of the Serengeti to the dramatic Ngorongoro Crater, crowned by the iconic Mt. Kilimanjaro, the world's largest free-standing mountain. Then there's the idyllic Zanzibar Archipelago where several pristine islands lie off Tanzania's coast in the Indian Ocean. With fine white sand beaches, palm-fringed shores and crystal clear waters, Zanzibar and its neighbouring islands are a slice of paradise that beautifully complement a safari adventure.
Choose from our selection of overland camping expeditions travelling by truck or opt for a more intimate experience on a small group lodge-accommodated safari or tailor-made holiday that take in Tanzania's top spots.
Tanzania Overland Camping Safaris
Tanzania Lodge Accommodated Safaris
Tanzania Safari Holidays
Let our expert tailor-made team put together the perfect itinerary to get the most out of terrific Tanzania.
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 4.76 out of 5 based on 21 recent reviews — See All Tanzania Reviews
This trip was a million times more incredible than I ever imagined. We traveled with and the crew on our trip were just amazing and thanks to our wonderful chef. They put together a seamless, stress-free journey with great food and many laughs. The truck was incredibly well equipped, the tents were lovely and spacious, and the bed rolls were surprisingly comfortable. We didn't feel the need to upgrade our accommodation at any of the campsites.
This trip covered all the highlights with multiple game drives and plenty of opportunity to view the African wildlife. Camping in the National Parks was an absolute highlight. We also had opportunities to visit local villages in Tanzania and Malawi. Zanzibar was just wonderful and felt like a holiday inside a holiday. What a stunning destination with white sand beaches, warm Indian ocean and a tonne of history. There are some long driving days, but that was absolutely required to cover the distance that we did. They provided a welcome opportunity to rest and admire the stunning landscapes. My only complaint is that I couldn't have stayed on this trip for longer!”
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”
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. ”
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From the vast plains of the Serengeti and incredible natural amphitheatre of the Ngorongoro Crater where the Big Five (and more) roam, Tanzania is one of Africa's top safari destinations. The tropical paradise of the Zanzibar archipelago off the coast provides another superb option 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. Nature-filled national parks. Wondrous wildlife. Blissful beaches. Monumental mountains. And astonishing ancient cultures. Here are the highlights you can look forward to on one of our safari trips.
Travel across the vast grassy plains of the famed Serengeti on a game drive in search of the Big Five and witness the various cycles of East Africa's Great Wildebeest Migration.
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.
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.
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.
On our Essentials range, we’ve kept things simple to give you amazing experiences at a great price.
As well as guided sightseeing of the key sites, there’s plenty of free time to explore independently or take part in optional excursions so you can focus on doing just the things that suit you. We’ve given you the flexibility to eat how you want too, by making most of the meals optional.
On your Essentials tour, you’ll be travelling the way the locals do to really get under the skin of your destination. Although we’ve kept costs down, these trips are far from slumming it, with accommodation spanning everything from dome tents to the occasional fancy hotel. Group sizes tend to be a little larger on our Essentials range to give you a social and fun travel experience with like-minded travellers.
A lot of our Essentials tours include a local payment. As well as keeping up front costs down for you, it means that even more of your money stays within the local area.
Our Active range brings you thrilling trekking holidays to some of the world's most popular destinations. Whether it’s trekking to the Lost City of Petra in Jordan or hiking to Machu Picchu in Peru, you’ll get to explore more of your chosen destination than just the standard highlights. There will still be lots of cultural experiences and even the occasional wildlife encounter along the way. You'll need a good level of fitness and an intrepid spirit.
Group sizes are small and average around eight travellers. While trekking, the accommodation you’ll be staying in reflects the off-the-beaten track nature of these trips with simple tea houses, wild & fixed camping, homestays and local guest houses.
On our Handpicked range we bring you the most iconic experiences in destinations where you’ll join travellers from other travel brands on your tour, safari or sailing holiday. Collaborating with our carefully handpicked portfolio of local partners, these holidays represent exceptional value and there’ll be plenty of cultural experiences shared with other like-minded travellers.
Group sizes and accommodation standards vary by destination where typical group size is 28 travellers and hotels, boats and safari lodges are of a 3-4 star standard.
On our Tailor-made trips, we give you the flexibility and choice to do things just the way you want, all alongside the great service we’re famous for.
Whether you’re travelling solo, with a partner, family, extended family or as group of friends we’ll customise your arrangements to suit your exact needs and budget. Our Tailor-made trips are designed for your needs and you don't have to join other travellers like you would on a group tour. Just tell us what you’d like to see and when you’d like to go, and we’ll design the perfect holiday for you.
The Tailor-made itineraries we've suggested are designed to give you an idea of what you could do with us, they can be booked as they are, or adapted to suit you. If you'd like to change any aspect of the trips you see, please get in touch. If you aren’t quite sure of what you want to do, that’s no problem either! One of our experienced travel consultants can make suggestions then together you can tweak until it’s the perfect fit.