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A travel guide can’t replace the advice from our Africa Safari Experts, but it helps you plan your Tanzania safari well. Here, we focus on tips to make the most of your time and money.

Location:
Tanzania is the second largest country in East Africa. It’s a great place for safaris and shares borders with other cool safari spots like Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique.

Top Experiences:
Tanzania has a lot to offer, from the Serengeti’s vast plains to Lake Manyara’s flamingo-filled shores. You can see animals in their natural habitat and visit amazing places like Ngorongoro Crater and Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. There are also unique experiences like chimpanzee trekking in Mahale and Gombe, and exploring the wilderness in Katavi, Ruaha, and Nyerere National Park.

Best Wildlife Safari Destinations:
Ngorongoro Crater is the best place to see the Big 5. Tarangire National Park is great for elephant, buffalo, and giraffe sightings, especially from June to October. Lake Manyara National Park offers boat safaris and tree-climbing lions. Ruaha National Park has the largest elephant herds in East Africa and excellent predator sightings. Nyerere National Park (Selous) is remote and home to a variety of animals, including rare wild dogs. Mahale Mountains National Park is known for chimpanzee trekking and sunset boat cruises. Serengeti National Park is famous for the Wildebeest Migration and high concentrations of big game.

The Wildebeest Migration:
The annual Wildebeest Migration is a must-see event in Tanzania. It happens in the Serengeti and involves millions of wildebeest and zebras crossing the Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem. The best times to witness it are during the mass calving season and the dramatic river crossings, usually between July and October.

Bush-and-Beach Holidays:
Tanzania is perfect for combining safaris with beach vacations. You can easily go from a safari camp to relaxing on a tropical beach. Zanzibar, Mnemba Island, Pemba Island, and Mafia Island are top choices for beach getaways.

Best Time to Go:
The dry winter season (June to October) is best for game viewing, especially in the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, and Lake Manyara. The Wildebeest Migration river crossings also happen during this time. The low or Green Season (November to March) offers great value for money, fewer crowds, and lush landscapes. It’s also ideal for keen photographers.

Budget:
The cost of a Tanzania safari depends on various factors like the time of year, accommodation preferences, mode of transportation, and extra activities. Prices can range from $500 to $1850 per person per night, depending on the level of comfort and luxury.

Why We Love Tanzania:
Tanzania’s rich culture, abundant wildlife, and natural beauty make it a favorite among safari enthusiasts. The country offers authentic safari experiences and top-notch service. Plus, the incredible game viewing in places like the Serengeti is unforgettable.

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