Tanzania Safaris Tours
Tanzania is an extraordinary African safari destination found in the East Africa region, Tanzania is a world-renowned destination and the second popular wildlife destination in Africa coming second to Kenya because of the great wildebeest migration.
Wildebeest migration involves the migration of millions of wildebeests, zebras, and gazelles in the plains of Serengeti national park on their way to Masai mara national reserve of Kenya with river crossing at river Grumeti.
Tanzania consists of 16 national parks, 3 game reserves, and 2 marine reserve protecting the wildlife and other natural wonders in Tanzania. Among these protected areas, there are most and loved destinations of all of them such as Serengeti national park famous for the great wildebeest migration, Ngorongoro conservation Area a UNESCO World Heritage Site for hosting the world’s largest inactive, intact and unfilled volcanic caldera, and Mountain Kilimanjaro national park hosts the snow-capped mountain Kilimanjaro the tallest free-standing mountain on the African continent.
Tanzania is an ideal destination for big 5 safaris and a habitat for many wildlife species such as tree-climbing lions in Lake Manyara national park, hippos, leopards, buffaloes, rhinos, elephants, jackals, giraffes, cheetahs, wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, African wild dog and many more.
Best national parks and game reserves in Tanzania include Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, Selous Game Reserve, Ruaha National Park, Ngorongoro Crater conservation area, Lake Manyara national park, and many more.
Tanzania also has stunning beaches found in Zanzibar which comprises many white-sand beaches perfect for beach safaris such as diving, snorkeling, swimming with dolphins, and many more.
Tanzania is ranked as the best Africa safaris because of the great wildebeest migration, wildlife viewing safaris, unique cultural practices in local communities such as the Masai, scenic landscape, and many more.
Tanzania Safaris and Tours
Tanzania is a reputable destination on the continent of Africa offering a wide range of safaris and tours to fit the interest of tourists all over the world, Tanzania is visited by a huge population of tourists annually with interest in engaging in various safaris and tours such as game viewing, birding, boat safaris, fly camping, guided nature walks, mountain climbing safaris, hot air balloon safaris and many more. Whatever safari you chose in Tanzania spectacular and memorable safari awaits you, safaris and tours in Tanzania include
Game viewing safaris
Tanzania is comprised of a number of national parks and reserves habiting a variety of wildlife species, because of the high concentration of animals found in Tanzania the country has become an excellent destination for game viewing safaris.
Game viewing in Tanzania is greatly done in various Tanzania destinations such as Serengeti national park the premier destination for game viewing, Selous national park, Arusha national park, Ngorongoro conservation area, Gombe national park, Lake Manyara national park, Katavi national park, Tarangire national park, Mikumi national park, Ruaha national park, Saadani national park and many more.
Game viewing safaris in Tanzania are offered in sessions including morning game drive, afternoon game drive, and evening game drive, these game drives slightly offer different sights of animals in the park.
Morning game drive in Tanzania’s destinations offers views of early risers such as lions, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, and many more. The high concentration of animals is spotted as they are just in one location before they run off to hide due to the scorching sunlight.
Afternoon game drive in Tanzania’s destinations offers many sights of animals alit bit fewer than the one of morning game drive as they are hiding in thick grass vegetation from the sunlight.
Evening game drive in Tanzania’s destinations offer sights of nocturnal animals such as hyenas, crested porcupine, civet, genet, bush pig, honey badger, and predators such as lions, leopards, and cheetahs as they hunt for their prey.
Game viewing safaris in Tanzania offer amazing views of animals such as lions including tree climbing lions found in Lake Manyara national park, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, leopards, African buffaloes, wildebeests, cheetah, Thompson gazelles, giraffes, elands, spotted and striped hyenas, zebras, antelopes, hippos, crocodiles and many more.
Tanzania as a destination is a habitat to a high concentration of bird with over 1,000 recorded species of which 800 species are resident species, these birds have made Tanzania to be the most excellent destination for birding safaris in the world.
Birds in Tanzania are habited in various protected areas of the country such as Mount Kilimanjaro national park, Ruaha national park, Serengeti national park, Ngorongoro conservation area, Selous game reserve, Dar-es-Salaam coast, Lake Natron, Lake Victoria, Kitulo Plateau national park, Mkomazi game reserve, Zanzibar, Udzungwa mountains, Uluguru mountains, Kilombero flood-plain, Pemba island, Lindi district coastal forests, East Usambara mountains and many more.
Birding safaris in Tanzania offer an opportunity for birders to enjoy memorable sights of various bird species including some rare species, birds spotted on birding safaris in Tanzania include Usambara Eagle Owl, Sokoke Scops Owl, Long-billed Tailorbird, Dappled Mountain-Robin, Swynnerton’s Robin, Usambara Weaver, Udzungwa Partridge, Dappled Mountain-Robin, Sharpe’s Akalat, Olive-flanked Robin-Chat, White-chested Alethe, Turaco, Little Greenbul, Grey Sunbird. East Coast Akalat, Friedmann’s Lark, Pygmy Batis, Three-streaked Tchagra, Shelley’s Starling, Pringle’s Puffback, cormorants, egrets, herons, Buff-crested Bustard, Spike-heeled Lark, Grey Plover, Little Stint, and Curlew Sandpiper, and many more.
Guided walks safaris
Guided walking safaris are one of the most adventurous safari activities offered in Tanzania, what makes guided walking safaris amazing and adventurous is that they offer tourists an opportunity to fully tour various Tanzania destinations unlike game drives only limited to circuits in the parks.
Guided walking safaris offer a grand opportunity of touring the park on foot, though Tanzania comprises of many destinations this activity is limited to a few destinations such as Serengeti national park, Ruaha national park, Selous game reserve, Katavi national park, and Tarangire national park. Guide walking safaris offer sights of a variety of animals such as elephants, wildebeests, crocodiles, zebras, and many more.
Hot air balloon safaris
Hot air balloon safaris are a unique way of touring attraction in Tanzania, this incredible and memorable activity offers an aerial way of animals, scenic landscapes, and many more attractions in destinations of Tanzania.
Hot air balloon safaris in Tanzania are only offered in Serengeti national park offering magnificent views of the landscape and animals in the park, this breathtaking activity usually takes 5 hours in different locations of Serengeti national park such as central Serengeti, south Serengeti, and west Serengeti.
Hot air balloon safaris are only limited to adults and children above the age of 7.
Fly camping safaris
Fly camping safaris in Tanzania are adventurous activity offering a night amidst the wilderness of various destinations in Tanzania, fly camping is a combination of walking safaris touring various parts of national parks and spectacular nights under the star-filled sky.
Fly camping safaris in Tanzania are offered in Arusha national park, Dar Es Salaam, Katavi National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Mahale Mountains National Park, Mt Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro Conservation area, Ruaha National Park, and many other destinations.
Boat safaris in Tanzania is one of the amazing ways of enjoying aquatic life and the calm waters in Tanzania, boat safaris in Tanzania are mostly done in small canoeing boats offering sights of animals like crocodiles, hippos, buffaloes, elephants, and many water birds such as shoebills, herons, cormorants, Hammerkops, African skimmer, waterfowl and many more.
Boat safaris in Tanzania are popularly offered in Lake Manyara in Lake Manyara national park, Arusha national park on Momella Lake, Selous game reserve on river Rufji, and Lake Duluti near Arusha town.
River rafting safaris in Tanzania is an adventurous safari activity fit for water lovers, this safari in Tanzania is done on class 4-5 rapids of River Tana and River Rufji the largest river in Tanzania. Though rafting is a very adventurous activity, it requires rafters to be physically strong to avoid being taken by strong rapids of the rivers.
Tanzania consists of a number of white sand beaches situated Indian Ocean coast, these beaches are scenically beautiful and consist of clear blue waters thus offering a dreamy vacating.
Beaches in Tanzania include Nungwi beach, Kendwa Beach, Mnemba island beach, Saadani national park beach, Sange beach, and many more.
Visting these beaches offers an opportunity to enjoy activities such as scuba diving, swimming, beach football, open-air massages, beach dinners, yoga sessions, dolphin watching, and many more.
Primate safaris are an amazing safari experience offering an opportunity to come in contact with primates, Tanzania inhabits a list of primates such as chimpanzees, red colobus monkeys, red-tailed monkeys, olive baboons, diademed monkey, Angolan black and white colobus monkeys.
These primates are popularly found in Mahale Mountains national park and Gombe national park, primate safaris in Tanzania offer an opportunity to be in presence of these amazing playful primates. Other destinations inhabiting primates in Tanzania include the Selous game reserve, Arusha National park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Katavi National Park, and Mikumi National Park, and many more.
Tanzania is one of the prime destinations in the world with many local tribes featuring unspoiled culture, norms, and traditions, some of the tribes in Tanzania include the Masai, the chagga, sonjo, Datoga, Hadzabe, kaba, liluyu, and many more.
Cultural safaris in Tanzania offer tourists an opportunity to enjoy and discover the traditions, norms, beliefs,s and cultural practices of various tribes in Tanzania.
Some of the encountered aspects of Tanzania’s tribes include their local clothing, traditional activities like cattle rearing, farming, local mayatta houses built using mud and thatched by grass, collecting of herbal medicine, making of beautiful craft items such as beads, be entertained by local music, dance and drama and many more.
Mountain climbing safaris
Mountain climbing safaris are popular and adventurous safari activity offered on mountains found in Tanzania, mountain climbing safaris in Tanzania are physically challenging activity as they require the usage of extreme energy but very rewarding offering views of the tops of mountains and scenic surrounding.
mountain climbing safaris in Tanzania are done on Mountain Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, mountain Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain on the African continent and the tallest free-standing mountain in the world found in Mount Kilimanjaro national park.
Mountain Kilimanjaro has a snowcapped summit which is aimed at during mountain climbing safaris, routes such asLemosho route, Machame route, Marangu route, and Umbwe route are used during mountain climbing safari on mountain Kilimajaro.
Another mountain climbing on mountain climbing safari in Tanzania is mountain Meru, mountain Meru is located in Arusha national park.
Climbing mountain Meru takes climbers on top of the summit standing at an altitude of 14,980 ft.