Tanzania is in Eastern Africa and has many safari opportunities available. A safari in Tanzania will allow you to experience not only the big 5 but you can also experience the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and even the Tarangire National Park. Safaris are available throughout the year, however the time of year you decide to visit can sometimes determine what safaris you can experience.
Going to Tanzania: Safari at its best
When you’re planning a vacation in Tanzania, a safari is probably one of the most important things you’re going to experience. A safari touches something deep within you and it’s an experience you’ll never forget. There’s a fascinating balance between wildlife, landscape and people in Tanzania and a safari is the ultimate way to experience this intriguing and exciting balance.
When visiting Tanzania, a safari can be made to the vast open plain of Serengeti with the largest concentration of wildlife in the world and famous for annual wildlife migration. Or a trip to the Ngorongoro Crater, the spectacular Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park, Mount Kilimanjaro or the Arusha National Park. There is a wide variety of exellent choices!
When you plan to go to Tanzania and a safari is something you have dreamed about all your life, you won’t be disappointed. Especially when you’re on a guided tour, you’ll see many beautiful landscapes and fascinating animals. Your chances of encountering problems are absolutely minimal.
Experience A Destination that Has It All
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Africa, Tanzania is well-established as one of the best wildlife-viewing destinations in the world. Safaris follow the trail of giant herds of antelope or wildebeest across the Serengeti, while lions lounge in the shade waiting for their next meal to trot by. On the horizon looms the conical silhouette of Kilimanjaro, beckoning the strong of lung and leg, and just off the coast the beaches and Arabian-infused culture of Zanzibar offer travelers a very different Africa.
For the Wildlife Safari in E. Africa, we currently operate for Tanzania, Kenya, Zanzibar, Uganda & Rwanda and This is a list of Safari Tours or Adventure Holidays in these countries that we have customized to Wildlife Safari available at our Sales Department at Best Safari Guides.
Safari lodges are the equivalents of the western deluxe hotels. Lodge chains such as the Serena and Sopa and a few other privately owned safari lodges and camps keep a very high standard of service. Moderate lodges that we use, such as the chain of, Hotel and Lodge Hotels and Sopa Lodges , for The Camps Tanganyika wilderness Camps, Anjari Camps, Moivaro Camps and Lemala Tented Camps are of a good standard too.
Most people on African safari is a significant investment in the “Trip of a Lifetime” and for a large portion it becomes a wonderful obsession to return again and again. Planning the ultimate safari can be a daunting task with infinite choices to make and amazing brochures and promises that make every choice sound perfect. Our planning philosophy is to have an open dialogue to determine what a client is hoping to see and experience on safari. Based on factors such as budget, time of travel, and certain desired style choices we can recommend the best options to create the ultimate custom safari experience.
Safaris in Tanzania
As you can see you have many different choices when it comes to wildlife destinations, beautiful African landscapes. You can also choose your safari based on your budget. You can go on 3 Day safaris to all of the places mentioned above, 5 & 6 day tours and even 9 to 14 day tours if you can afford to.
You are guaranteed to get quality customer service that is based on your personal needs. You will surely enjoy your time spent in Tanzania.
If you are thinking about going on a safari and getting quite an adventure, Tanzania just may be the place for you to check out. They have so many different Tanzania safaris for you to take part in and you would not have a clue of which one to pick.The northern safaris include Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Highlands, The Wildebeest Migration, Lake Natron and a few more.
The Serengeti National Park
The Serengeti is the best known area for a safari in Tanzania, possibly the most known in all of Africa. It also happens to be one of the most memorable places to visit. They use private Land Rovers and guides, small privately owned lodges and mobile tented camps to show you all of what the Serengeti has to offer.
The vast selection of game on the plains will give you a sneak peak of life before men started roaming these plains. Each year thousands of wildebeest and zebras migrate to the Serengeti looking for greener grass and water. If you are lucky enough to experience this, this is probably one of the most spectacular things you will ever experience in your life. It is a journey they take from one end of the Savannah to the other. There are moments when they cover more than 40 km, and in total these animals can migrate more than one thousand kilometers.
It measures to 5,890m (19,344ft) being the highest mountain in Africa’s.
During the rainy season, conditions on the mountains make it become very slippery and most often snow becomes a problem along some of the routes to the summit.
Saadani National Park
This is located in the south on the country close to the Indian Ocean. This is one of the newer national parks. It is the only park in East Africa that allows you to go on a game drive in the morning or late afternoon and then head out to the beaches for a dip in the Indian Ocean. You can also experienced the very rare Sea Turtle at this park. This park was previously a game reserve and only gained its National Park status in the year 2005. Altogether Saadani National Park covers a large area of over 1062 square kilometers.
Mikumi National Park
This one is located on the highway that stretched from the capital of Tanzania Dar Es Salam all the way to Zambia. This highway is called the TanZam Highway and cuts right through the park. The name comes from a local tree they call Mikoche, this tree can be found providing lots of shade throughout the whole park. You can expect to see herds of elephants and lion prides. There are also flood plains you can view as well as the infamous savannah grasslands, which are probably the main feature next to the Mikoche trees.
Udzungwa National Park
This National Park is located in the Udzungwa Mountains which is about 70 kilometers from Mikumi National Park. The mountain ranges are heavily forested with a different kind of trees, that can only be seen in this area of the country. This park has been given the name ‘Traditional Medicine Laboratory’ because it has so many different unique species of trees and plants.
The Sanje river at one point drops almost 200m to create the spectacular Sanje Falls. You can walk up to the top in about two hours, from where you can catch a view of the Kilombero floodplain and the Selous. Accomodation is available in the local area, so you can use that as base camp as you explore this unique national park. The Sanje river is needed by the farmers downstream for irrigation purposes for their fields.
Ruaha National Park
One of the largest rivers in Tanzania the Ruaha inspired the name for this park. The funny thing is during the dry season, this large river can disappear to just a small trickle. The plants, the animals as well as the fish all rely heavily on the Ruaha river. What is unique about this park is that it is the meeting ground for animals from the Northern and those from the Southern part of Africa. If you want to see many different types of animals in one place. There are Kudos, warthogs, jackals and growing numbers of elephants too.
Of course the southern part has its own safaris to offer as well. There you have the Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park. Selous and Ruaha are not as known or as visited as the parks in the northern part of Tanzania like the Serengeti. These parks are remote and you can only get to them by air. The Selous which is Africa’s largest Game Reserve is all about making you go on walking safaris, boat safaris and as well as game driving, and Ruaha offers you all round game viewing.
You also have the west part of Tanzania. This part is a great distance from anywhere and all the other tourist areas. The Mahale Safari will offer you unique scenery and some of the best chimpanzee tracking safaris. Then you also have the Katavi safari which is home to large numbers of large mammals which is only second to the Serengeti. However it still remains one of the best locations for a truly authentic African experience. You have a wide range of Tanzania safari choices to ensure that you get the best trip that your money can pay for.