Tanzania safari country centres on the northern parks area of
Serengeti and Ngorongoro.
Add in Mount Kilimanjaro and the tropical beaches of Zanzibar and you have the makings of a great African
Safari aficionados in Tanzania will also enjoy visiting the
national parks of Katavi, Mahale, and Ruaha.
It's a wonder that safaris in Tanzania aren't more popular, but don't
let that put you off. Just be grateful that the mass tourism of a Kenya safari package
hasn't reached these shores yet.
Arusha National Park
The closest national park to Arusha town; northern Tanzanias safari capital.
Although elephants are uncommon in Arusha National Park, and lions absent altogether,
leopards and spotted hyenas may be seen slinking around in the early morning and late
Katavi National Park
Isolated, untrammelled and seldom visited, Katavi is a true wilderness, providing the few
intrepid souls who make it there with a thrilling taste of Africa as it must have been a
The park, like its northerly neighbour Gombe, is home to some of Africa's last remaining
Inland of the floodplain, a narrow belt of acacia woodland is the favoured haunt of
Manyaras legendary tree-climbing lions and impressively tusked elephants.
Ruaha National Park
During the dry season (June to October), the Great Ruaha River attracts
and other wildlife to its sandy bank.
Tanzania's oldest and most popular national park, the Serengeti world heritage site is
famous for its annual wildebeest migration (December-July).
Thirsty animals know a good place for a drink when they see one, as herds of up to 300
elephants scratch at the dry river bed for underground streams during the dry season (June
Tanzania National Parks -
Tanzania Travel Notes:
Find out more about travel in Tanzania on Travel Notes.
Base Camp Tanzania:
Safaris to all national parks of Tanzania along with Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru climbs, or
tours to the fabled spice island of Zanzibar.
Bobby Tours and Safaris:
Wildlife safaris take you to the famous Serengeti, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro
Crater and Arusha National Parks; staying in wildlife lodges or camps. Climbing Mount
Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru is also an option as are visiting the islands of Zanzibar,
Pemba and Mafia.
Classic Tours and Safaris:
Sister company of the Impala Hotels Group providing services for safaris and tour
itineraries throughout Tanzania.
Privately owned company located in Moshi, Tanzania - at the foothill of Mt. Kilimanjaro -
and managed by Mr. Suresh Kanji Solanki.
Eastern Sun Tours and
Family-owned safari and trekking operator based in Arusha, Tanzania. Organises safaris to
the northern circuit parks, Mount Kilimanjaro treks, foot safaris over the highlands and
at the rift valley, Zanzibar beach holidays.
in Northern Tanzania:
On safari in northern Tanzania, you will witness the shocking and fascinating dance of
life and death on daily play; by a combination of wild animals.
Justin Mtui organises wildlife safaris, hiking, cultural tours, and beach getaways in
Tanzania; through his company, based in Arusha.
Travel Zanzibar &
Family-owned tour operator located in Stone Town, the old city and cultural heart of
Tailor-made safaris and honeymoons to Tanzania and Zanzibar.
Even if you don't plan to book your safari to Tanzania with Utalii Travel, there's plenty
of background information on the site to make it worth a visit.
National Parks Accommodation.
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge:
Located on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater World Heritage Site.
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