Tanzania vacations 2020 & 2021
Tawny lion lounge on the veldt and giraffe browse acacia trees. Millions-strong herds of wildebeest pour along the plains. Tanzania is home to some of Africa’s largest game reserves and parks, and it can be hard to decide what to see on vacation. Our specialists have visited the country extensively and can design your Tanzania safari to avoid the crowds and find the best places to see wildlife.
Leave your vehicle behind to walk and camp in the hidden corners of Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Serengeti National Park, which host the annual Great Migration. In the south, the Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park provide a more remote safari experience, while chimpanzees can be seen swinging through the trees on west-lying Lake Tanganyika’s shores. After your time on safari, relax on Zanzibar’s powder-sand beaches or take a dhow trip out on the turquoise waters.
Suggested itineraries for Tanzania
These itineraries give you a starting point for what your trip to Tanzania could entail. They cover routes we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favorite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.
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Our expert guides to traveling in Tanzania
Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Tanzania. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Tanzania at its best.
My travels in Tanzania
In his footage taken on safari in Selous Game Reserve, our Tanzania specialist Mark highlights its wildlife and landscapes. Mark captures one of Africa’s great wildernesses, and the stomping ground for giraffe, lion, wild dog, water buffalo and elephant.