Kenya has become the go-to destination to experience a true African safari. In fact, this emerging east African country has dominated other iconic African safari destinations by the likes of South Africa, Tanzania, Namibia, and Uganda, and has been voted world’s top safari destination by the World Travel Awards twice over!
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Think about the last time you got up to get a glass of water. It probably wasn’t too much of an effort, now was it? All you really needed to do was take a few steps from your living room to the kitchen, reach into the cupboard to grab a clean glass and then hold it under a fresh stream of clean water that gushed from the faucet as soon as you opened it.
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Yes you most certainly will! Tanzania is home to the famous Big Five of Africa – the lion, elephant, black rhinoceros, leopard, and Cape buffalo.
The best place to experience the Great Migration in Tanzania is at the Serengeti Plains, where you will be able to observe large populations of wildebeest. The two best times to visit the Serengeti is during December to March, where you’ll be able to watch a mass birthing of wildebeest calves, and late May to early July, when the Migration begins.
Aside from going on safaris, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro should also be at the top of your African adventure itinerary! Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain in Africa at 5,895m and the world’s largest freestanding volcanic mass. No prior experience is needed to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, but you should aim to be generally fit!
Yes, it is possible to do a multi-country safari from Tanzania. Most travelers generally opt to do a Kenya-Tanzania safari to follow the Great Migration as the herds of wildebeest make the crossing from the Serengeti to the Maasai Mara. Be sure to obtain a multi-country visa if you are going on a Kenya-Tanzania tour!
Dry season, from June to October
February to March
January to March and June to September
October to April
July to October
Rainy season is from mid-March to May and November to December
Arusha National Park, Gombe Stream National Park, Ruaha National Park, Selous Game Reserve, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park
Selous Games Reserve
Udzungwa red colobus monkey, black rhinos
220 species - big five, zebras, giraffes, wildebeest, chimpanzees, baboons, wild dogs, leatherback turtles
1,112 species of birds - yellow-collard lovebird, grey crowned crane, Pemba green pigeon
African violets, Baobab trees
Yellow Fever, Diptheria, Typhoid, Hepatitis A
Almost nothing can beat what a safari in Tanzania offers. It doesn't matter whether you're a first or longtime safari enthusiast. Tanzania safari tours provide a variety of activities for you to choose. From its many savannahs to beaches, your trip is bound to impress! Of course, who can forget about the epic Serengeti migration? Throw in a well-deserved family break with your Tanzania safari. Don't miss out on an unforgettable journey! Book your Tanzania safari holidays here on BookAllSafaris.com today!