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Elephants near Mt Kilimanjaro

Tanzania tours

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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Our recommended tours in 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

    Zanzibar Archipelago and Tanzania
    • 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 $5,745pp

  • Chimpanzees of Western Tanzania

    Tanzania and Zanzibar Archipelago
    • 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 $12,685pp

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A herd of elephant in the Selous

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Elephant in Tarangire National Park

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Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

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The Ruaha National Park, Tanzania

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Klein's Camp, Serengeti National Park

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