Wildebeests of Great Migration crossing river

Tanzania Safari

from $2,595

Tanzania is arguably the best country in the world for safari. Firstly, it has one of the highest animal concentrations, especially when it comes to the Big Five. It's enormous game parks are pristine and gorgeous, and include famous wonders like Ngorongoro Crater and Mt Kilimanjaro. And then there's the Great Migration, which is a show-stopping journey of millions of wildebeests, zebras and antelopes across dangerous rivers and seemingly endless savannah.

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Country info and facts

Languages
Languages

Swahili, English

Currency
Currency

Tanzanian shilling (TZS)

Airports
Airports

Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Seasons
Seasons

Tanzania's national parks are open all year round, and each season has its pros and cons.

That said, the long dry season (mid June to October) is considered by many as the optimal safari season. This is because the days are a bit cooler, there's little chance of rain, and the dry landscape makes animal spotting that much easier (because the foliage doesn't cover animals, and they're also forced to congregate around water sources).

The short dry season (January to mid March) is also a great time if you like lush landscapes, love birds, and would enjoy being present for the calving season.

Please read Best time for safari in Tanzania if you'd like to know more.

Visa and Immigration
Visa and Immigration

A Tanzanian tourist visa is valid for up to 90 days. It costs $50 for foreigners, and $100 for US citizens. But a visa isn't required for nationals from around 50 countries worldwide, including South Africa, Kenya, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, India, Brazil and Turkey. Learn more here.

Health and Safety
Health and Safety

As of March 2022, you still need to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test. You also need to show proof of a yellow fever vaccination if you're coming from a country with a known pandemic. Otherwise there are no mandatory vaccines for entry into Tanzania.

Please note that some parts of Tanzania have malaria and tsetse flies (which can cause sleeping sickness). You may wish to take precautions against these. You can learn more in Your Tanzania travel questions answered.

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Kazi Khatibu

Kazi is a professional safari driver with 15 years of field experience. He's also an awesome individual! Kazi's job is to look after you, show you around the beautiful game parks of his home country of Tanzania, and ensure you have the best African safari ever. :)

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