Tanzania is your quintessential African destination. From vast savannahs playing host to hordes of wildebeest migrating, the majesty of the Serengeti and the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania offers adventures for everybody.

Home to the famed wildebeest migration for most of the year plus a healthy population of chimpanzees, this is a true safari heavyweight. But there's much more to Tanzania than the wildlife.

The country has some of the best mountain trekking in Africa, more than 500 miles of sublime coastline and a rich history as a spice route. And over all this profound beauty, the legendary Maasai people still stand proud.

Wildebeest migration safaris

An essential guide to planning a migration safari in Tanzania and Kenya

Sometimes called ‘the greatest show on earth’, the wildebeest migration sees mega herds of almost two million wildebeest, zebras and gazelles continuously travel thousands of kilometres in a broadly clockwise direction from the southern Serengeti, north into Kenya’s Maasai Mara, and back again. The migration is one of Africa's classic safari experiences, drawing visitors year round to witness this magnificent spectacle. Along the way the herds experience the full circle of life, from mating, to calving, to death – often in the jaws of their many predators: the crocodiles and big cats who are themselves sustained by Mother Nature’s beautiful, if brutal, more

8 days

Tanzania migration safari

Experience Africa's greatest wildlife phenomenon
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8 days

Wild southern Tanzania

Explore Tanzania's famous game reserves
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11 days

Tanzania safari and beach

See all the spectacular wildlife Africa has to offer
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14 days

Kilimanjaro and Tanzania wildlife adventure

Explore snow-capped Kilimanjaro and tour wild game reserves
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15 days

Unexplored Tanzania

Off the beaten path safari and beach escape
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16 days

Tanzania safari, Kilimanjaro and islands

From mountain top and safari adventure to island beaches
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  • Serengeti National Park

    Serengeti National Park

    The best place on earth to see the Big Five
    The vast, untamed Serengeti might just be the best place on earth to see wildlife...
  • Seronera

  • Lake Victoria

  • Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    All off Africa in one 'bowl'
    The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest intact – and inactive – caldera in the world...
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro

    Mt. Kilimanjaro

    Stand on top of Africa
    Standing 5,895m high, Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak and one of the continent's most impressive sights...
  • Nalemuru Gate

  • Simba Camp

  • Kikelewa Camp

  • Mawenzi Tarn Camp

  • School Hut Camp

  • Uhuru Peak

  • Horombo Camp

  • Marangu Gate

  • Kilimanjaro International Airport

  • Tarangire National Park

    Tarangire National Park

    Herds of elephants, lions and even wild dogs roam Tarangire National Park, with the dry season bringing in large concentrations of animals...
  • Zanzibar


    Spice islands
    A cultural crossroad for centuries, the Zanzibar archipelago mixes Africa, Arab and Indian influences...
  • Matemwe

  • Pongwe

  • Pemba Island

    Pemba Island

  • Arusha


  • Karatu


    Gateway to Ngorongoro
    Karatu is a small but lively town on the edge of Ngorongoro Conservation Area...
  • Nyerere National Park

    Nyerere National Park

    Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous Game Reserve) has a rich variety of wildlife with the Rufiji River running through to join the Indian Ocean...
  • Nyerere National Park

    Nyerere National Park

  • Ruaha National Park

    Ruaha National Park

    Ruaha National Park is Tanzania's largest national park and is home to baobabs, grasslands and rolling hills...
  • Ras Kutani

  • Songosongo Archipelago

  • Dar es Salaam

  • Lake Manyara National Park

    Lake Manyara National Park

    On the edge of Lake Manyara, the Lake Manyara National Park is a forested area of land, sitting below the Great Rift escarpment...
  • Mahale Mountains National Park

    Mahale Mountains National Park

    In the very far west of Tanzania, the densely forested Mahale Mountains cascade down to the soft sand beaches and turquoise waters (with incredible snorkelling) of divine Lake Tanganyika...
  • Katavi National Park

    Katavi National Park

    A remote park, during the dry season Katavi National Park is home to large herds of wildebeest, giraffes, elephants and zebras...
  • Mafia Island

    Mafia Island

  • Ndutu

  • Gombe Stream National Park

    Gombe Stream National Park

    Gombe is Africa's most famous chimp trekking destination...
  • Mt. Meru

    Mt. Meru

    Trekking without the crowds
  • Ol Doinyo Lengai

    Ol Doinyo Lengai

    Making up the northern tip of a mountain triangle that includes Kilimanjaro and Meru, Ol Doinyo Lengai (2,962m) is a live volcanic cone whose distinctive shape and billowing volcanic smoke have made it a holy mountain for the Maasai people of Tanzania and Kenya...
  • Usambara Mountains

    Usambara Mountains

    The Usambara Mountains are a great buckle of steep sided ridges and intensely farmed or forested hills that rise up behind Tanzania’s northeastern coastal zone...
  • Udzungwa Mountains National Park

    Udzungwa Mountains National Park

    In the central part of the country, the Udzungwa Mountain National Park is said to be the second most biodiverse national park in Africa...
  • Rubondo Island National Park

    Rubondo Island National Park

    One of Africa's quirkiest and most underrated protected areas, Rubondo comprises a lushly forested 240 sq km island set in the Tanzanian waters of Lake Victoria (the world’s second largest lake)...
  • Arusha National Park

  • Lake Natron


Places to go in Tanzania

Tanzania Tours

Mt. Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Trek Umbwe Route

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking 6 Days Umbwe Route

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Kilimanjaro Northern Circuit

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking 9 Days Northern Circuit Route

9 daysFrom $2,400
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Mt. Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking 7 Days Lemosho Route

7 daysFrom $1,840
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Mt. Kilimanjaro Marangu route

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking 5 Days Marangu Route

5 daysFrom $1,390
Mt. Kilimanjaro

Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame Route

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking 6 Days Machame Route

6 daysFrom $1,680
Serengeti National Park, Arusha

Serengeti North Wilderness Camp Fly in Safari

4 day safari in the Serengeti

4 daysFrom $2,095

Tanzania Travel Companies


Discover Africa Safaris

Authentic Luxury African Safaris, tailored for you

Tanzania Odyssey

Creating tailor-made trips to Tanzania since 1998

Wild Frontiers

Safaris into East, West and Southern Africa

Rwanda Eco Company & Safaris

Tailor made gorilla and wildlife safaris

Pamoja Safaris

Supporting the community through tours and travel

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Natural World Kenya Safaris

The leader in customized and budget-friendly East Africa safaris

Tanzania Specialist

The most extensive range of Tanzania safaris

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