Tanzania is amazingly the best destination any enthusiastic nature traveler should consider a must to visit. It is an exceptional destination with a complete list of Big 5 game –Leopards, Rhinos, Buffaloes, Lions and African elephants. These roam in the varied habitats with other animal species including the wildebeests, elands, zebras and plentiful of birds. Booking Tanzania safaris and tours with us is a lifetime opportunity for you to explore and experience all that makes Tanzania an endowed.
Why Safari in Tanzania?
A safari in Tanzania guarantees tourists multiple experiences from the sweeping savanna plains to the exotic beach holidays. Here are some of the memorable experiences to expect on Tanzania safari;
Big 5 game drives (wildlife safaris)
Like Kenya, Tanzania is a perfect place to locate all the big five game members and plethora of other savanna dwelling species. On wildlife safari in Tanzania, the possible animal encounters include African buffaloes, rhinos, lions, leopards, wildebeest, elephants, gazelles, giraffes, jackals, hyenas, crocodiles, cheetahs, hippos, duikers, and more.
A safari in Tanzania without the Great Migration isn’t a complete trip. Tanzania is one of the excellent destinations to witness the wildebeest migration. This is perfectly enjoyable while in the Serengeti National Park. Over 1.5 million wildebeest accompanied by 1000s of gazelles and zebras can be observed as they move in huge concentrations in search of pasture and water. The Great wildebeest experience peak season is June to August/September and from January to March.
Over 1100 species of birds are distributed in Tanzania with more than 500 of them existing in Serengeti National Park. Checklist of birds to identify in Tanzania include yellow-collared sunbird, rufous-tailed weaver, Uluguru bush shrike, moreau’s sunbird, Kilombero weaver bird, Masai ostriches, secretary bird, Kori bustards, Tanzania red billed hornbills, and more.
Conquer the Kilimanjaro Volcano
A visit to Tanzania is complete once you ascend to the summits of the legendary Kilimanjaro Mountain. Rising up to 5892m, Mt. Kilimanjaro is the tallest of all mountains on the African continent. It is also considered to be the world’s tallest free-standing massif, priding itself of off-beaten beauty. Ascending and descending from this volcano’s summit won’t leave you the same way you visited Tanzania.
Explore the world’s wonder –Ngorongoro Crater
The Ngorongoro Crater is hailed as the 8th world’s wonder and lies within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It is a spectacular tourist site formed as a result of volcanic eruption. Ngorongoro spans over 8288sq.km within the highlands patched between the valley and the Serengeti Plains. At Ngorongoro, it is possible to find all the big 5 game; elephants, rhinos, buffaloes, leopards, and lions plus birds such as verreaux’s eagles, kori bustards, ostriches, Egyptian vultures, and others.
How to choose the best Tanzania safari operator?
You should consider the important criteria to guide you in choosing the best Tanzania safari operator to book your African safari holiday. The useful steps to put into consideration include figuring out what season/when you want to travel or visit Tanzania, determine your trip budget, conduct thorough research –visit the company’s website, read through the reviews and more.
Why should you choose Tanzania as your safari destination?
Tanzania stands out as an iconic destination to experience variety of what Africa has to offer the world. It attracts family safari holidaymakers, visitors interested in camping safaris, honeymoon or beach holidays, cultural safaris and mountaineering adventure seekers.
Tourists visit Tanzania for different reasons but here why you should choose this spectacular destination for your vacation.
Where to stay on a Tanzania safari?
The best places to consider for overnight stay on a Tanzania safari include Singita Sasakwa Lodge in Grumeti Private Reserve, AndBeyond Grumeti River Lodge along the Grumeti River area in Western Tanzania, Namiri Plains, Mila Tented Camp, Mwiba Lodge, Forest Chem Chem Camp, Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge, Jabali Ridge Lodge and others.
Best time to visit Tanzania
Tanzania’s tourist sites are open to guests all year round. The most ideal time to visit Tanzania for a vacation is from July to October, the dry season which also falls in the same period when the Great wildebeest migration occurs.
How much is a Tanzania safari cost?
Tanzania is one of the high-end destinations in East Africa. A budget safari tour in Tanzania can go for USD 150 per person per day, midrange tour cost ranges from USD 300 to 500 per visitor per day and luxury trip can be booked at USD 1000 per person per day.
Is it safe to visit Tanzania?
Unlike most countries in the world, Tanzania is safe and secure for all vacation seekers in Africa. However, there are petty crimes that often occur and luckily, dealing with the local tour operator on the ground is the best thing any holidaymaker should do.
In addition, anyone who plans to go for a safari in Tanzania should consider packing right. Essentials to consider safari shirts, comfortable safari shoes or boots, pair of binoculars, rain jacket, travel document –passport, visas, cards for recommended vaccinations and others.
Best places to safari in Tanzania
The best places to go for a safari in Tanzania are enormous, but the following should be a must-visit. They include Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ruaha National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro, and Beaches including Nakupenda Beach, Nungwi Beach, and more.