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Tanzania

Tanzania is home to the great migration, Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro crater and the Serengeti – proving exactly why this destination is popular globally as a wildlife and safari must see.

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CapitalDodoma
CurrencyTZS (Tanzanian Shilling)
LanguageSwahili, English
Time DifferenceUTC+03:00

Experience the best of the bush on safari in Tanzania. Wildlife beyond compare, incredible summits in Kilimanjaro & Mount Meru, expansive savannah plains and crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean combine to make Tanzania the stuff dreams are made of. Big 5 encounters abound throughout the National Parks of Tanzania while the diving opportunities along it’s coast are diverse and enriching. Tanzania offers excellent wildlife experiences with countless big game sightings a daily occurrence. Thousands of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle are seen during migration season, while the endangered African wild dog is a Tanzanian gem. The best chimpanzee tracking in Africa is experienced in Gombe Stream and Mahale. Expect to see a spectrum of tropical fish as well as dolphins, turtles, whales and sharks when diving off the coast of Zanzibar.

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Rubondo Island National Park in Tanzania

National Parks Rubondo Island National Park in Tanzania Untouched by tourism, remote in location and a sanctuary for a variety of threatened wildlife species, Rubondo Island […]

Mahale Mountains National Park in Tanzania

National Parks Mahale Mountains National Park in Tanzania Discover Mahale Mountains National Park, the secluded chimpanzee refuge on the shore of Lake Tanganyika. Ker & Downey® […]

Ngorongoro in Tanzania

National Parks Ngorongoro in Tanzania The largest intact volcanic caldera & home to the highest density of lions in the world. Ker & Downey® Africa > […]

Ruaha National Park in Tanzania

National Parks Ruaha National Park in Tanzania Often overlooked by travellers, Ruaha National Park is the largest national park in Tanzania and is home to one […]

Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania

National Parks Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania Undisturbed wilderness, an astonishing array of native fauna and flora, dramatic landscapes and exceptional biodiversity combine to create a […]

Tarangire National Park in Tanzania

National Parks Tarangire National Park in Tanzania Tarangire National Park is an often unexplored destination on the northern safari circuit in Tanzania. Ker & Downey® Africa […]

Lake Manyara National Park in Tanzania

National Parks Lake Manyara National Park in Tanzania Encompassing a soda lake, woodlands and mountains, Lake Manyara National Park is a diverse Tanzania destination which boasts […]

Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania

National Parks Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania Home to the famous Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park has emerged as one of Africa’s stand-out highlights, offering itineraries […]

Serengeti National Park in Tanzania

National Parks Serengeti National Park in Tanzania Close your eyes and think of Africa. Chances are the image you just pulled up from your memory bank […]

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Best time to go and why?

It is best to visit Tanzania during the dry season from June to October when the vegetation is less dense and animals gather around water sources.

When is high season?

From July to March the northern circuit parks are generally quite busy. Animals are easier to spot from July to October and calving season falls between January and February.

When is low season?

The southern and western safari circuits are very quiet between April and May, with some lodges closing for the season. The northern circuit still experiences a number of visitors at this time.

When is the best weather?

There is little to no rainfall from June to October. Animals are easy to spot amidst the sparse vegetation and you can enjoy clear skies.

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