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

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.

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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.

Top Tanzania Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours

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Zimbabwe to Zanzibar - 16 days Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe 26 Aug 2017 £556 was £695 20% off Zimbabwe to Zanzibar - 16 days Map
Gorilla Trek and Tanzania - 25 days Nairobi, Kenya 05 Aug 2017 £1,195 Gorilla Trek and Tanzania - 25 days Map
The Big Overlander - 47 days Nairobi, Kenya 05 Aug 2017 £1,895 The Big Overlander - 47 days Map
Great African Expedition - 57 days Nairobi, Kenya 05 Aug 2017 £2,155 Great African Expedition - 57 days Map
Wildlife Express - 22 days Nairobi, Kenya 05 Aug 2017 £895 Wildlife Express - 22 days Map
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Tanzania Overland Safari Tours

Mount Kilimanjaro | Tanzania | AfricaMt Kilimanjaro Climb - 8 days MapTrek, Cycle and Sightsee

Mt Kilimanjaro Climb

8 days | FROM £2,895

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

Leopard | African Safaris | AfricaBest of Kenya & Tanzania - 11 days MapOver Land, Under Stars

Best of Kenya & Tanzania

11 days | FROM £995

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

Nungwi Beach | Zanzibar | AfricaZebras & Zanzibar - 11 days MapOver Land, Under Stars

Zebras & Zanzibar

11 days | FROM £595

The perfect combo of action and idyllic island relaxation! Option to &...

Masai men under Acacia trees | Kenya East Africa Encompassed - 16 days MapOver Land, Under Stars

East Africa Encompassed

16 days | FROM £1,295

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

Zimbabwe to Zanzibar

16 days | FROM £695

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

Running Cheetah | African Safaris | AfricaWildlife Express - 22 days MapOver Land, Under Stars

Wildlife Express

22 days | FROM £895

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

Gorillas | Uganda | AfricaGorilla Trek and Tanzania - 25 days MapOver Land, Under Stars

Gorilla Trek and Tanzania

25 days | FROM £1,195

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

Lioness and Cub | Safari | AfricaWildlife, Falls and Beaches - 27 days MapOver Land, Under Stars

Wildlife, Falls and Beaches

27 days | FROM £1,695

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

Leopard in a tree | African Safaris | AfricaKenya to Kruger - 33 days MapOver Land, Under Stars

Kenya to Kruger

33 days | FROM £1,195

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

Herd of Elephants | Africa Safaris | AfricaBig Five Safari Explorer - 36 days MapOver Land, Under Stars

Big Five Safari Explorer

36 days | FROM £1,495

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

Okavango Delta | Botswana | AfricaAn African Adventure - 37 days MapOver Land, Under Stars

An African Adventure

37 days | FROM £1,295

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

Table Mountain | Cape Town | South Africa | AfricaKenya to Cape - 43 days MapOver Land, Under Stars

Kenya to Cape

43 days | FROM £1,495

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

Zebras | African Safaris | AfricaThe Big Overlander - 47 days MapOver Land, Under Stars

The Big Overlander

47 days | FROM £1,895

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

Lions in Samburu National Park | Kenya | AfricaGreat African Expedition - 57 days MapOver Land, Under Stars

Great African Expedition

57 days | FROM £2,155

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

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. 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.

Tanzania Lodge accommodated safaris

Lion in the Serengeti | TanzaniaTanzania Wildlife Breakaway - 7 days MapIconic Experiences, Local Partners

Tanzania Wildlife Breakaway

7 days | FROM £1,920

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

Giraffe | African Safaris | AfricaTanzania Wildlife Week - 7 days MapIconic Experiences, Local Partners

Tanzania Wildlife Week

7 days | FROM £2,625

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

Zebras | African Safaris | AfricaKenya & Tanzania Trails - 13 days MapIconic Experiences, Local Partners

Kenya & Tanzania Trails

13 days | FROM £4,545

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

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. 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.

Tanzania Safari Holidays

On safari | Serengeti | TanzaniaWild About Tanzania - 10 days MapTailored To Suit You

Wild About Tanzania

10 days | FROM £4,169

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

Masai Tribe | Kenya & Tanzania | AfricaThe Best of East Africa - 12 days MapTailored To Suit You

The Best of East Africa

12 days | FROM £5,995

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

Dhow boat Zanzibar | Tanzania | AfricaTanzania Safari & Beach - 14 days MapTailored To Suit You

Tanzania Safari & Beach

14 days | FROM £4,775

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

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. 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.

Elephants | Amboseli National Park | Kenya

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 4.57 out of 5 based on 28 recent reviews — See All Tanzania Reviews

The tour was fantastic as well as the guide and the rest of the crew. They have done everything they could to make sure the whole group spent a memorable holiday. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone interested in travelling to East Africa. Ps: please add gloves in the what to bring section as this is necessary for the gorilla trekking. We all had to use hand socks (!) ”  

Marlene Bogard • Submitted 6 Jul 2017
Gorilla Trek & Tanzania Northbound - 25 days

Our tour guide, Makenzy, was really amazing.

Our cook, John, surprised us with a very good food every single day.

Our driver, Tom, was also amazing.

These three people really made our trip.”  

Pui Mei Hung • Submitted 29 Mar 2017

Hess was amazing. He was very organized and efficient. Very impressed by his people skills and his ability resolve issues and avoid any conflicts. I know that some of our group thought that he was not well organized or interactive enough. I learned that they were young and this was their first time traveling with a tour. We have traveled several times with Gate One, Roads Scholars, and Affordable Asia, so we have extensive experiences in which to make a comparison. Hess was highly organized, what they took as complacent, was his astute awareness as to when to back off and let us have alone time or chances to interact with each other. Everything we requested was accomplished. How he kept it all straight is beyond most people's abilities. One of the best guides we have ever had. ”  

Kathryn Owen • Submitted 16 Mar 2017

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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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Recommended places to visit in Tanzania

Tanzania offers everything you could possibly ask of a safari destination - remarkable national parks, abundant wildlife, pristine beaches, towering mountains and ancient cultures. Here's some of our favourite places in Tanzania to get you inspired.

Lake Manyara National Park - Small yet stunning

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Lake Manyara NP | Tanzania | Africa

Bordered by the western escarpment of the Rift Valley and encompassing the shallow, alkaline waters of Lake Manyara, this is one of Tanzania's smallest national parks yet has plenty of appeal with large concentration of candy-coloured flamingos, mud-loving hippos, tree-munching giraffe and tree-climbing lions. Despite its size of just 329 sq km, the variety of vegetation is quite diverse with dry savannah and boggy marshes.

Serengeti National Park - The Endless Plains

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Serengeti | Tanzania | Africa

The vast, seemingly never-ending grassy plains of the Serengeti National Park are one of Tanzania's most unforgettable sights. Punctuated by lone acacia trees and rocky outcrops where lions laze, the Serengeti is one of Africa's top safari destinations, home to the great spectacle that is the migration of hundreds and thousands of zebra, wildebeest and gazelle every year.

Ngorongoro Crater - A Natural Amphitheatre

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Nothing quite prepares you for the first glimpse of the Ngorongoro Crater, an ancient volcanic caldera that is home to an unparalleled concentration of wildlife including one of the densest populations of Masai lion. At 610 metres deep with a steep ridge, the crater forms a natural enclosure that contains animals ranging from black rhino, hippo and buffalo to zebra, gazelle and cheetah.

Mount Kilimanjaro - Africa's tallest peak

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Mount Kilimanjaro | Tanzania | Africa

Standing at a height of 5896 metres, Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and forms the centrepiece of the Mt. Kilimajaro National Park. Each year some 25,000 intrepid hikers visit the park to conquer the summit, making it Tanzania's most visited national park. Comprised of three volcanic cones, Mount Kilimanjaro stands above cultivated farmland and verdant forest home to ample wildlife including elephant and leopard.

Booking your Tanzania tour from United Kingdom

To book your tour to Tanzania, please call us on 020-7371-1113, email us at info@onthegotours.com or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to Tanzania with us:

Richmond 2 - Flight Centre

38 The Quadrant, , Richmond, , Surrey, UK
0208 439 5749
Tanzania Wildlife Breakaway - 7 days

South Kensington - Flight Centre

9 Old Brompton Road, London, UK
020 7581 6514
Kenya & Tanzania Trails - 13 days

South Kensington - Flight Centre

9 Old Brompton Road, London, UK
020 7581 6514
Kenya & Tanzania Trails - 13 days

Euston - Flight Centre

Unit 5, Clifton House, 93-95 Euston Road, London, UK
020 7387 3322
Tanzania Wildlife Breakaway - 7 days
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