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We know Tanzania, better than most. We pride ourselves on our knowledge, and we keep it up to date; our experienced travel experts continually revisit all areas of this spectacular land to ensure that our advice is the best that you will get. Whether you would like to safari in the Serengeti or seek respite on the coral sand beaches of Zanzibar, whether it is an adventure in the chimpanzee forests alongside Lake Tanganyika or climbing Kilimanjaro, we will shape your perfect Tanzania holiday. Take a look at our ultimate video guide to visiting Tanzania; the best research tool out there.

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Key information

Destinations Tanzania
Activity Safari, Luxury, Honeymoon, Beach, Family, Adventure, Active, Walking, Camping, Horseback Riding, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Culinary, Food
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour

Tanzania Odyssey Reviews

What people are saying about Tanzania Odyssey

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Ed Davidson
21/10/2022

Tanzania Odyssey were amazing once again!!!

We have travelled with them on many trips already. We chose them originally, based on a recommendation from good friends and our first trip was our honeymoon.

Ten years later, for our anniversary, we wanted a special post-pandemic splash-out beach spectacular, and Dave certainly didn't disappoint. He over-delivered as our adventure back to Zanzibar could not have gone better.

If you’re planning an adventurous trip in some far-off paradise, where you are potentially days away from western-life, they will give you the confidence and assurance that you will be looked after and be given the VIP treatment. Its all in the ideas and planning.

Tanzania Odyssey set a new standard for high quality adventurous holidays, and we have already booked our next trip with them in June23.

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Carolyn Schuetz
19/09/2022

My husband and I had an amazing trip to Tanzania and Uganda thanks to Tanzania Odyssey. Safari in the North Serengeti and Gorilla Trekking in Uganda were unforgettable! Activities, accommodation and logistics were well-organized and top notch.

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Tracey
21/09/2022

My Safari organizer Dave was the most patient and knowledgeable travel agent I've ever worked with. I was dealing with a very tight timeline in terms of my vacation travel and he organized everything flawlessly. The camps he chose for me to visit were perfect for my needs as a first-timer on safari. The pre-departure organization was just perfect from the invoicing to the app with all of my travel details available right on my cell phone and completely personalized! It was also wonderful to be able to share the app details with friends and family back home so they would not be worried. They also provided emergency email and phone number contacts which gave even greater peace of mind since I was traveling to a country that I've never visited and I'm not fluent in the language. This is really an A+ company... their professionalism and expertise made for a perfect experience for me. I'm so glad I found them!

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Karen Nicholson
06/06/2019

The care and attention that went into creating our holiday was exceptional. George dealt with us from start to finish, and created a holiday we will long remember. He was available by email and happy to take even the most mundane of calls from me, double checking the small details of packing, money etc...He came up with the initial itinerary, which we made a couple of changes to; he then advised us of a change that had to be made due to a hotel being closed, but had already found an alternative. He was then very patient with us as we had issues with our flights (cancelled dates needing rearranging), and while we attempted to make contact with a Tanzanian school to visit, which also affected where we would be staying.
The itinerary created was superb, the company he chose to take us on safari (Duma Explorer) excellent. Our guide, Wilson, was second to none, with his knowledge and experience as a guide.
Cannot fault the team or George, and it was lovely to have a chat with him, once we were home, about the holiday (feedback etc..) and share with him our experiences, which he was genuinely interested in.
I would definitely book with Odyssey Travels again!

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Emma
20/02/2019

Drivers were excellent and paid attention to every little detail. The Ndutu camp was fab. The lodges were great. The itinerary & transfers all worked well. Saw lots of animals close up in lush surroundings. Would suggest that Tanzania is a must on anyone’s destination list. Climate in December was perfect and best of all there were no mosquitoes.

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Sri & Ale
06/02/2019

Very smooth process - simple to communicate, pay and the trip ran flawlessly. We received great advice on how to structure our trip and would definitely recommend for a safari!

Tanzania Odyssey tours

Northern Tanzania Adventure

Arusha National Park, Karatu, Seronera and Matemwe

12 days From $5,825 Customisable Editor's Pick
Destinations Serengeti, Zanzibar, Arusha, Karatu
Activity Safari, Luxury, Honeymoon, Beach, Family, Active, Walking, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
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Southern Tanzania Adventure

Safari adventure in Nyerere National Park and Ruaha National Park

11 days From $4,935 Customisable Editor's Pick
Destinations Zanzibar, Selous Game Reserve, Ruaha National Park
Activity Safari, Luxury, Beach, Family, Adventure, Active, Walking, Fishing, Diving, Snorkelling, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks
Tour Type Custom itinerary
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Family Tanzania Adventure

11 days exploring Nyerere National Park and Dongwe

11 days From $3,760 Customisable
Destinations Zanzibar, Selous Game Reserve
Activity Safari, Luxury, Beach, Family, Active, Walking, Fishing, Snorkelling, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culinary, Food
Tour Type Custom itinerary
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Family Tanzania Adventure Plus

Family safari adventure in Nyerere National Park and Dongwe

11 days From $5,645 Customisable
Destinations Zanzibar, Selous Game Reserve
Activity Safari, Luxury, Beach, Family, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Walking, Snorkelling, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culinary, Food
Tour Type Custom itinerary
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Tanzania Honeymoon Adventure

Luxury honeymoon on safari in Tanzania

12 days From $6,995 Customisable
Destinations Zanzibar, Selous Game Reserve, Ruaha National Park
Activity Safari, Luxury, Honeymoon, Beach, Active, Walking, Fishing, Diving, Snorkelling, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culinary, Food
Tour Type Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
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Preferred hotels

A small selection of Tanzania Odyssey's carefully-selected hotels. All hotels can be changed to suit your requirements and budget

Deluxe Safari Lodge

Asilia Sayari Mara Camp

Sayari is one of the best camps in the north of the Serengeti. It is a beautifully stylish and well furnished camp that combines luxury with a fantastic point for game viewing. The food is impressive and the all round service is of a very high standard. The north of the Serengeti offers a very private experience. It’s a once in a life time opportunity to see the great migration without huge numbers of other vehicles ruining your picture!

Superior Tented Camp

Lake Manze Tented Camp

The Lake Manze area is one of the richest for game in the entire Selous, both in the dry and wet seasons. There is a cool and shady thatched lodge with a dining area and a sitting area, overlooking the lake. The camp maintains simplicity – there are no extra frills here and the purposeful lack of electricity in camp makes for a charming old world safari experience. It is certainly exciting; you do feel like you are out in the wilderness. This feeling is enhanced by the camp's position on the floodplain of Lake Manze. Renowned for its excellent resident game, the camp is right next to an elephant walkway, who love the Doum Palm trees!

Superior Tented Camp

Serengeti Safari Camp

Nomad are one of the longest running safari companies in Tanzania with camps and lodges in every corner of the country. We love the Nomad Serengeti Safari Camp as it is a mobile camp following the migration inside the Serengeti National Park, with private vehicles and some excellent guiding. Out of all the mobile operators Nomad earns extra respect for following the migration with every move, not just in peak tourist season.

Superior Tented Camp

Asilia Namiri Plains Camp

Namiri Plains is a must to any cheetah enthusiast. The cheetah numbers here are vast and there’s plenty of everything else too. Being owned by Asilia, Namiri Plains will most certainly deliver a world class safari experience. It’s not often that new areas open up in the Serengeti so we highly recommend a stay here.

Superior Tented Camp

Kigelia Camp

Kigelia is the least commercial product in Ruaha and offers a unique product. Owned and run by Nomad, this eco focused camp blends in extremely well with its environment, aided by very good guides and a great camp character. Although it is rather basic in design, the high quality is obvious throughout your stay. It is a top choice for a Ruaha safari.

Superior Safari Lodge

Ikuka Safari Camp

Ikuka, in Ruaha really stands out from the others in the park as it only has 6 bandas and sits perched on an incredible escarpment with the best views of Ruaha National Park. Behind all great lodges are great people; Mark who was born and brought up in the Ruaha area and is the chap behind all the guiding and walking safaris. Expect an intimate, relaxed and luxurious safari here with great views and top guiding.

Deluxe Tented Camp

Kirurumu Camp

Kirurumu is made up of two camps. One in the central region and is a more permanent camp located towards the central regions of the Serengeti. The second camp is a mobile camp that moves two times a year to ensure its guests are very well placed to witness the Great Wildebeest Migration. Both camps offer an authentic and intimate bush experience in the middle of remarkable areas of the Serengeti’s pristine wilderness.

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