Why visit Tanzania?

Think 'safari' and you will inevitably conjure up 'Out of Africa' images of boundless plains, balloon safaris and huge herds of game animals. Tanzania is a classic safari destination and home to some of Africa’s best known parks, including the famous Serengeti, and Africa’s largest game reserve – the Selous.

Tanzania also lies claim to Africa's highest mountain in Kilimanjaro; boasts the iconic Ngorongoro Crater and the must-see spectacle of the Wildebeest Great Migration. For big cat lovers, it attracts the highest concentration of predators in Africa. For an ‘off the beaten track’ experience, Tanzania offers many other scenically-diverse national reserves and specialist experiences from photographic safaris to mobile camping.

Combine your safari adventure with a tropical island stay in Zanzibar, just off the Tanzania coast, for the ideal mix of adventure and relaxation.

Discover the difference with a Tanzania safari

When to visit Tanzania?

When to visit Tanzania?
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Get the most from your Tanzania safari

Step 1

Choose between a northern or southern circuit safari – based on your personal preferences

Step 2

Extend your safari adventure with an idyllic beach stay along the coast, or on the islands of Zanzibar, Pemba or Mafia

Step 3

Leave the rest up to our travel experts who will design your perfect bespoke itinerary

  • Northern Circuit
  • Southern Circuit
  • Zanzibar & Coast

Why Tanzania’s Northern Circuit?

  • Great Wildebeest Migration
  • Highest concentration of predators
  • Scenically diverse parks including Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, Lake Manyara and Tarangire

Why Tanzania’s Southern Circuit?

  • Quieter 'off the beaten track' reserves such as Selous or Ruaha National Park
  • Remote wilderness experience offering walking and boat safaris

Why Zanzibar & the Coast?

  • Indian Ocean tropical islands
  • Short transfers from your safari location
  • Diving and snorkelling around the pristine coral reef
  • Luxury hotels from all-inclusive resorts to boutique lodges
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Can I bring my family to Tanzania?

There are many child-friendly camps, hotels and lodges with children’s programmes across Tanzania. Learning about the local culture through interacting with the Maasai people can be as thrilling and memorable for your family as the animal encounters. We’ve extensive experience in planning family safari holidays and will design your trip around the age of your children and your specific priorities.

Tanzania Family Safari page

The Wildebeest Migration

The Great Migration is one of the world’s most awe-inspiring spectacles - over 2 million wildebeest, gazelles and zebra travel through the ecosystems of the Serengeti in Tanzania and the Masai Mara in Kenya in search of green pasture. One of Africa’s bucket-list experiences, our experts will ensure you capture this natural phenomenon at its best.

Wildebeest Migration

Seeking a Specialist Experience?

How about chimpanzees in Mahale Mountains National Park, a mobile camping safari, a photographic safari or diving with whale sharks off Mafia Island? We love designing exclusive experiences for clients. Share your wishlist and we look forward to making your dream trip a reality.

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Read what our previous clients thought of their Tanzania Holiday

Holiday to Kenya & Tanzania

Anonymous

Throughout we will award full marks to the holiday and the services provided by Mahlatini and specifically Sive Miller. This scoring is based on two main aspects - the people at each stage who provided their individual services to us and the quality of the locations in which we stayed. We always set out to enjoy our holidays to the full. We are not on an inspection tour relating this experience…

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Family Holiday to Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda

Anonymous

Great holiday, so many memorable sights and experiences.

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