We offer the best Tanzania safari tours
Tanzania truly is a travel destination unmatched in terms of stunning landscapes and prolific wildlife. The statistics speak for themselves – an unparalleled one quarter of its land surface has been set aside for conservation purposes, with the world renowned Serengeti National Park and the vast Selous Game Reserve heading a rich mosaic of protected area that collectively harbour an estimated 20 percent of Africa’s large mammal population. Tanzania is a travel enthusiast’s dream, as it is also home to Mount Kilimajaro and Mount Meru, the highest and fifth highest peaks on the African continent. There are lakes Victoria, Tanganyika and Nyasa, the three largest freshwater bodies in Africa. Then, of course, there is the magical spice islands of Zanzibar, the highlight of a vast Indian Ocean coastline studded with postcard perfect beaches, stunning offshore diving sites and mysterious mediaeval ruins.
If you want to visit this stunning part of the world, SafariHQ offers a great range of Tanzania safari packages. Whether you want to travel on a budget or in style, we have tours to suit most needs that include options to camp or stay in luxury accommodation. If you are looking to take a private safari tour in Tanzania, our guided tours are the perfect option. You will be accompanied by professional guides at all times, and each tour is serviced by a high quality local chef.
Tanzania offers a diverse and exciting array of experiences that make it the number one destination spot for all wanting to experience the true essence of Africa. If you are looking to book a private holiday safari in Tanzania, be sure to contact us today with any questions you might have!
Destinations in Tanzania
A myriad of interesting shops, bustling markets, exciting cultural events, vibrant night life and many bars and restaurants provide plenty of fun experiences for travellers to Arusha.
Located between the famous snow capped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru the park is famous for its resident population of animated black and white colobus monkey and huge flocks of flamingo.
The capital of Tanzania contains plenty of lively neighbourhoods and stunning sights. It casts a charm of its own, with a busy harbour, melange of cultures, and colourful history.
The pioneering work of Dr Jane Goodall, who studied the chimps of Gombe have helped make this park world renowned. Accessible only by the crystal blue waters of Lake Tanganyika, the entry into Gombe is by small boat. A true adventure!
Remote and isolated, this park is regarded by many as the ultimate safari park. It’s remote location guarantees an exclusive experience and the quality of big game viewing is staggering.
Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest peak on the African continent and the tallest free standing mountain in the world. For travellers it really is a must see and for some a must do. At SafariHQ, we offer Mount Kilimanjaro trekking safaris suited to a range of different requirements.
Locals refer to this park as Bustani ya Munga, which is Swahili for ‘God’s Garden”, a rare botanical marvel, botanists have dubbed it the ‘Serengeti of flowers’.
The Hadzabe bushmen live in the Lake Eyasi region as do the Datoga and Mbulu tribes. The alkaline waters of Lake Eyasi are also famous for its large flocks of pink hued flamingo.
With it's lush groundwater forest, open floodplains and acacia woodlands Lake Manyara offers a virtual microcosm of the Tanzanian safari experience.
This lake supports an expected 2.5 million birds as their only breeding ground. This spectacle is a sight to behold as hundreds of thousands of fabulously pink hued flamingoes feed on the lakes blue green algae.
Mahale epitomises a remote tropical paradise. Famous for its chimp trekking you will find yourself immersed in the magical sights and sounds of Mahale’s stunning tropical forest.
The landscape of Mikumi is often compared to the Serengeti with its open horizon and abundant game. The surrounding mountains bring natural beauty to its landscape with superb light making it a great place for captivating wildlife photography.
The park lies below the slopes of the spectacular Usambara and Pare mountain ranges. The savannah and grasslands are home to 2 endangered species, the black rhino and the African wild dog.
Mount Meru is Mount Kilimajaro's little sister standing at 4,566m compared to Kili's 5,895m. The mountain is located within Arusha National Park.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of Africa's most important wildlife areas and a bold experiment in multiple land use. At its core is the Ngorongoro Crater, a giant caldera where the dramas of life are played out on its plains.
Ol Doinyo Lengai means ‘The Mountain of God’ in the Maasai language of the native people. The volcano is the only active volcano in this part of the Rift Valley and is often referred to as the strangest volcano on Earth.
Ruaha National Park’s very remoteness is perhaps its greatest charm. It remains untouched and after the Serengeti is Tanzania’s second largest park.
The park was established in 1977 and it is the only island that is a National Park in Tanzania. It is tucked in a corner of Lake Victoria, the world’s second largest lake.
Saadani is Tanzania’s only coastal wildlife sanctuary. It is a place where the beach meets the bush and the only wildlife sanctuary in East Africa to boast an Indian Ocean beachfront.
Selous Game Reserve is Africa’s largest and oldest game reserve. It is approximately three times the size of Kruger and twice the size of the Serengeti. It is also one of Tanzania’s three UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Serengeti National Park is the most famous National Park in Africa. It’s reputation is earned from its spectacularly abundant wildlife concentrations coupled with vast picturesque and pristine wilderness.
Tarangire National Park lies to the south of the large, open grass plains of southern Maasailand. The park derives its name from the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water for wildlife in the area.
Udzungwa is world famous for its biologically diverse forest with approximately 20-30% of the animals and plant species only being found in this small, unique habitat. Udzungwa is sometimes referred to as the ‘Galapagos of Africa’.
Zanzibar is characterised by beautiful sandy beaches with fringing coral reefs and the historically significant Stone Town. It’s brilliant white beaches are lapped by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and provide the perfect place to relax.