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Tanzania is a large country with an exciting array of activity options and getting your travel plans right can make a world of difference to your trip. Narrowing your focus to just one or two areas is a good starting point and our carefully devised itinerary suggestions ensure you'll get to see the country's highlights but avoid the crowds. These travel ideas are based on routes that reveal the true character of this fascinating country. They aim to ensure that your tailored tour of Tanzania is as rewarding as it should be whether you choose to explore the Serengeti or the Selous, discover Zanzibar's colorful heritage or laze on a dazzling beach in the Mafia Archipelago.

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Ideas for your trip to Tanzania

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Tanzania, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.

Tanzania's Spice Islands

  • Enjoy the superb snorkelling and diving in the Mafia Archipelago.

  • Relax on a private island complete with pristine white beaches.

  • Visit one of Zanzibar's famous spice plantations.

  • Explore Stone Town's winding streets, learning about the region’s mix of Arabic and African cultures.

13 Days from $4,065pp

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Tanzania's remote south: safari & Pemba Island

  • Safari in the wild and striking landscape of the remote Ruaha National Park.

  • Search for wildlife such as cheetah, lion, leopard, and the rare sable antelope.

  • Relax on the beach at Fundu Lagoon, accessible only by boat, on Pemba Island.

  • Snorkel and dive in the warm Indian Ocean.

13 Days from $6,215pp

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Tanzania & Rwanda: primates, Great Migration & the Big Five

  • Spend time tracking the fascinating mountain gorillas.

  • Experience game drives in Northern Tanzania's best reserves.

  • The Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to over 25,000 large animals.

  • View the wildebeest migration in the Serengeti.

  • Inclusive of daily breakfast and all meals on safari.

9 Days from $8,670pp

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Chimpanzees of Western Tanzania

  • Search for thousand-strong herds of buffalo in Katavi National Park.

  • Watch chimpanzees on the slopes of the Mahale Mountains.

  • Swim in Lake Tanganyika, Africa's deepest lake.

  • Unwind on one of Zanzibar's pristine beaches.

14 Days from $9,150pp

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Trekking in Tanzania

Trekking in Tanzania

Africa's largest peak, Mount Kilimajaro, is found in Tanzania and a trek to the summit can be included a tailor-made vacation with us. If you're an avid trekker, you might also like to consider exploring Mahale Mountains National Park.

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