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 dream safari destination with stunning natural beauty, a wealth of African wildlife, fascinating cultures and tropical islands, with the added bonus of hosting the spectacular annual migration. Over a third of the country is dedicated to national parks and protected reserves from the endless plains of the Serengeti to the virtually untouched Ngorongoro Crater.

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Overseeing all this is the snow-capped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the world’s tallest free-standing mountain and a welcomed challenge for many intrepid visitors. Tanzania is also home to one of the most important paleoanthropological sites in the world where the remains of the first early human species were found. Today, over 120 different tribes provide Tanzania with its human story, each with their own distinct character, customs and language.

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 vacation that takes in Tanzania's top spots.

Upcoming Tanzania Trips 2019 and 2020

Our Tanzania Tours

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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 $1,795

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 $1,195

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 $2,395

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 $1,295

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 $1,295

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 $1,695

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 $1,695

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 $2,195

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 $2,195

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 $2,995

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 $2,195

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

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

Kruger to Kenya

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
33 days | FROM USD $2,195

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 $2,695

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 $2,695

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 $2,395

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 $2,395

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 $2,695

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 $2,695

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 $3,495

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 - 47 days Map

The Big Overlander Northbound

Trip Type : Overland Camping Safaris
47 days | FROM USD $3,495

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 $3,895

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 $3,895

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

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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 $4,145

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

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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 $7,045

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 $9,595

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

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 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 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 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 4.66 out of 5 based on 32 recent reviews — See All Tanzania Reviews

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

Excellent valued tour for people who have the time and prepared to rough it a bit to have a great experience.Guides were very knowledgeable and terrific to learn from. Cook and driver also had many tour years of knowledge. We were the oldest (63yrs) but still had a fun time and always felt looked after and safe.”  

Stephen Leggett • Submitted 18 Apr 2019

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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.