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East Africa’s most popular safari icon with the annual migration and big game hot spots. Over a third of Tanzania set aside as conservation areas within 40 national parks and game reserves, tremendous biodiversity and dramatic scenery the country offers some of the best wildlife spectacles and safari experiences available in Africa.

Safaris in Tanzania are ideally suited for first-time travel to Africa and a perfect match for seasoned travellers and safari specialists in search of rare species and experiences.

Kilimanjaro and Ngorongoro Crater are two of Africa’s icons and the great wildebeest migration in the Serengeti has made the traditional “northern circuit” world famous.  There’s much more to discover by going beyond the obvious though.  Even up north.

In the south however the Selous and Ruaha make up one of the World’s largest wildlife reserves.  This southern region is seriously wild, practically uninhabited and one of Africa’s most significant strongholds of big game.

Go west and there’s little to prepare even old Africa hands for the stark contrasts thrown at them. The remote, rough and raw wildness of Katavi plus the gin coloured waters of Lake Tanganyika with chimp filled forests in the Mahale mountains and shoreline present one of the best safaris in this part of Africa.

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Lake Chada in the dry season, Katavi National Park courtesy John Corse of Nomad Safaris

Katavi & Mahale safari

The Katavi and Mahale safari is an 8 night trip offering outstanding resident game in the wild Katavi plus chimpanzees in the remote forests of Mahale

From $7745 9 days / 8 nightsMore info
Mark and Jackie summit Kilimanjaro via Lemosho

Kilimanjaro – Lemosho route

A 9 day fully – guided trek up the Lemosho Route favoured for being less crowded and its high summit success rate.

From $2188 9 days / 8 nightsMore info
Selous elephant in the sunset courtesy Azura zanzibar

Selous and Zanzibar Getaway

The traditional East African safari and beach combination of Selous and Zanzibar. Big game, wilderness with Swahili culture and a beach break.

From $2835 8 days / 7 nightsMore info
Wildebeest and Zebra on the move

Serengeti Migration

Fantastic wildlife and stunning scenery! From Ngorongoro to Africa’s great Serengeti plains – an action pack safari experience!

From $6452 9 days / 8 nightsMore info
Northern Tanzania safari with Maasai courtesy Rupert Finch-Hatton

Tanzania’s Northern Circuit

Discover Northern Tanzania – the sights, sounds and feel of the real Africa. Stay in luxury lodges. Meet the Maasai and wildlife of Tanzania

From $4685 10 days / 9 nightsMore info
Tarangire game drive courtesy John Corse of Nomad Safaris

Tarangire Getaway

Vintage Africa at it’s best… luxury camp and private guide. Track wildlife, meet the local Maasai. Sundowners by the lake and dining under the stars.

From $2910 5 days / 4 nightsMore info

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Best safari spots in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam & the coast Read More

Dar es Salaam is the country's largest city and most important port. A sprawling mass of higgeldy, piggeldy buildings spread along the coast and dotted with palm trees.

Katavi and Mahale Katavi and Mahale Read More

Katavi and Mahale offer stark contrasts, diverse habitats and a safari experience you'll find hard to match anywhere in Africa

Katavi National Park Read More

If an African safari is on your bucket list then make sure that you give serious thought to Katavi - this has to be one of Africa's better kept secrets

Kilimanjaro Kilimanjaro Read More

Mount Kilimanjaro represents all earth's climatic types and is the only walkable mountain of the Seven Summits, highest peaks in all seven continents

Lake Manyara Lake Manyara Read More

One of the most under-rated National Parks and a must-see safari spot route from Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti

Mafia Islands Mafia Islands Read More

Mafia Archipelago emphasizes upmarket accommodation, luxury holidays and costly retreats but if you're budget conscious you'll find some great spots

Mahale National Park Mahale National Park Read More

The big draw to the Mahale National Park are the chimps but there's so much more to this remote park in Western from sandy white lakeside beaches

Mikumi National Park Read More

Mikumi National Park is easily accessed and has prolific numbers of wildlife on open grasslands as well as good numbers of lion

Ngorongoro Crater Ngorongoro Crater Read More

The Ngorongoro Crater is a collapsed volcano sheltering over 25,000 animals in a steep-sided bowl of abundance and incredible scenery

Pemba Island Read More

Pemba Island is the lesser visited cousin of Zanzibar with lush, hilly terrain and is full of mystique and tales of voodoo and ancient traditions

Selous & Ruaha Selous & Ruaha Read More

Ruaha is East Africa’s largest National Park, Selous Game Reserve is one of the World’s largest wildlife reserves. Far from the safari crowds.

Serengeti Serengeti Read More

The Serengeti National Park's sheer numbers of animals, biodiversity and easy access have made it a must for any African traveler

Tarangire National Park Read More

Tarangire National Park is well-suited to walking safaris; less visited than the Serengeti region but with excellent wildlife and is easy to reach

Udzungwa Read More

Udzungwa National Park protects some of the Udzungwa mountain range which is part of the Eastern arc, one of East Africa's most significant features

Zanzibar Zanzibar Read More

Exotic Zanzibar delivers culturally, scenically and is unbeaten in the simple task of providing private beaches, plenty of sun and relaxation.

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