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Tanzania Safari Tours to Serengeti, Ngorongoro, the Big Five & More

Tanzania holds the key to many of Africa's most iconic treasures. The Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Kilimanjaro blend harmoniously with Maasai tribesmen, savannah sunsets, Big Five game drives and wilderness tented camps, for a once in a lifetime experience. Our award-winning Tanzania safari adventures can be tailored to your exact travel style and needs, so request a quote now and let our Africa Travel Specialists start working their magic today!

Sample Tours to Tanzania

**All of our tours can be customized to match your specific travel priorities and dates.

Beyond the Big Five: Uganda, Tanzania & Spice Island (21 days)

This safari through Uganda and Tanzania was recognized by National Geographic Traveler Magazine as one of 2014's "50 Trips of A Lifetime." Find out why!
Active Adventure Beaches Off the Beaten Path Wildlife Safari

Private Fly-In Safari & Cultural Encounters (16 days)

Explore Tanzania's hidden treasures and most popular national parks on this exclusive, fly-in safari adventure. Charter flights will whisk you from private camp to private camp on this journey through Tanzania's beautiful wilderness.
Cultural Luxury Off the Beaten Path Safari Wildlife Active

Private Wildlife Safari & Zanzibar Escape (16 days)

Spend time in private exploration of Tanzania's most popular national parks, before jetting off to Zanzibar. Here, you can spend your days marveling at the Indian Ocean's tides roll in and out.
Classic Highlights Community Cultural Honeymoon Safari Wildlife Active

Luxury Tanzania (9 days)

Pack your bags, grab your gear and step into the wild for the luxury Tanzanian Safari adventure! Your custom expedition offers the opportunity for unforgettable early morning and late afternoon game drives through Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater and the
Luxury Safari Wildlife Active

Northern Circuit Wildlife Migration Safari (December - March) (10 days)

This private safari gives you an in-depth view of the natural history of Tanzania, with a special emphasis on both wildlife and migration exploration. The routing was designed to allow the best possible opportunities for game viewing during the month
Cultural Wildlife Safari

Northern Circuit - Wildlife Migration Safari (June- October) (10 days)

This safari is ideal for travel between June - October, featuring the best parks for game viewing: Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, and the central and northern regions of the Serengeti.
Cultural Wildlife Safari

Wildlife Wonders Group Safari 2019 (7 days)

Experience Northern Tanzania's wildlife and culture on a 7 day National Park safari.
Adventure Classic Highlights Community Cultural Shared Departure Wildlife Safari

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Highlights of Tanzania

The Great Migration

The Great Migration

The show never stops in Tanzania. In the country's northern national parks, a Great Migration of wildebeest, zebra and other migrating game continuously churn across the vast landscapes. Our Travel Specialists are experts in the migrating patterns and know exactly where you need to be at what time of the year, in order to get the very most our of your safari experience. Let us ensure that you witness the most action and the most wildlife as possible.

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Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Beyond

Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Beyond

Tanzania is home to so many wonders of the world. From Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa, to Serengeti National Park, and the volcanic caldera of Ngorongoro, all of these destinations live up to their iconic reputation. Global Basecamps can create an itinerary that caters to your specific needs and desires. Want to trek to the summit of Kilimanjaro, or walk beside chimpanzees in the footsteps of Jane Goodall? We can help you get there.

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Safari Tented Camps

Safari Tented Camps

Ever since Africa's first European explorers made use of safari camps, their traditions have been maintained. However, today's travelers want to embrace not only Tanzania's wilderness from tented camps, but also have the option to enjoy modern luxuries. Our Africa Travel Specialists can match you to safari camps and lodges that fit your own style and budget. From luxury lodges suited for royalty, to semi-permanent camps that follow the Wildebeest Migration throughout the year, there is something for everyone!

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Tanzanian Adventures

Tanzanian Adventures

Tanzania may be most well known for it's enticing safari experiences, however the fun continues far beyond the bush. Depending on your interests, we can combine your wildlife expedition with an additional adventure. Ready to relax? Spend a few days on the tropical Indian Sea beaches of Zanzibar island. Seeking a challenge? Face the feat of reaching the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Want to extend your escape? Fly to one of Tanzania's less-visited national parks, where few travelers visit. Need ideas? We've got you covered. Contact us today, and start planning your dream trip.

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Tips for Tanzanian Safari Tours


When to go

From Mt. Kilimanjaro to pristine white beaches to unparalleled wildlife viewing opportunities, this stunning East African country has so much to offer travelers. However, if the goal of your holiday is to safari in Tanzania, the best time to book your Tanzania Safari Tour is during the dry season. It is during this arid period, which lasts from June to October, that animals tend to gather around waterholes, making them much easier to track and spot on game drives. While the lack of rain may lead you to believe the temperatures are soaring, this time of year is actually more mild when it comes to weather. The air is cooler and less humid, making the climate ideal for spending long hours in the sun while on safari.

If you can’t make it out during the dry season, however, you’ll still have ample opportunities to see a wide variety of wildlife throughout the year. In fact, if you’re hoping to catch a glimpse of the Great Migration, you’ll purposely not go during this time. This captivating annual show of almost two million wildebeest and zebra migration occurs when the animals move between Tanzania and Kenya to new grazing grounds. If you visit during June and July, you’ll likely get the once-in-a-lifetime chance to witness herds on the move. Alternatively, wildebeest calving season falls between December and March. Travel then and you’ll likely see the new additions to the herds before the heavy rains of the wet season really set in.

How to Get There

If the goal of your Tanzania trip is to Safari, we recommend either flying into Kilimanjaro National Airport or Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Zanzibar. From there, you’ll either take private vehicles or domestic flights to get to your tour destinations.

What to Do

Serengeti National Park:Spanning over 5,700 square miles, you’ll find populations of zebra, lions, chettach, elephants, giraffes, and many birds within the park. Like Massai Mara, Serengeti also provides an excellent opportunity to watch the immense summer migration of wildebeest and zebras.The wildlife reserve is comprised of three sections which include a diversive number of habitats from the dry savannah in Seronera Valley to dense bush and forests neighboring the Grumeti River.

Tarangire National Park: Situated in the northwestern corner of Tanzania’s Maasai steep, Tarangire National Park is one of the country’s most diverse wildlife reserves. This region boasts large herds of elephant and buffalo, in addition to an impressive concentration of big cats like lions and cheetahs. Beyond the captivating mammals that call this region home, Tarangire is also home to over 500 species of birds, creating some of the best bird diversity in East Africa. The park features a variety of different habitats including savannah grasslands, messy swamps and baobab tree forests.

Ngorongoro Crater: One of Tanzania’s most mesmerizing sites, this massive crater measures over 16 miles in diameter. Formerly a huge active volcano, that probably soared higher than Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro collapsed after erupting over 8 million years ago creating the natural amphitheater which lies there today. The crater serves as a home for a vast array of wildlife, including many of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino. You can find them grazing on the open grassland on the crater floor. Additionally, more than 20,000 other large animals occupy the habitat including lion, cheetah, zebra and gazelle. For the bird enthusiasts, you’ll find flamingos and a variety of other species at Makat soda lake, which lies within the crater.

Lake Manyara: This striking natural wonder creates a unique environment that hosts a remarkable variety of wildlife from tree climbing lions to vibrant flamingos. The lake is dramatically bordered by the wall of the Rift Valley, creating a narrow strip of land for game drives. While smaller than many of Tanzania’s other Safari location options, Manyara provides an ideal setting for a one-day game drive or excursion.

How to Prepare

Entry & Exit Requirements: Visas are required for U.S. citizens traveling to Tanzania. We recommend obtaining your visa before you depart for your trip, however visas are also available at ports of entry. Additionally, travelers are required to have passports valid for 6 months beyond the date of entry with one blank page. You should be prepared to show your passport and visa while traveling throughout the country during your stay.

Health Immunizations: You Should contact your doctor or a medical professional to get a full list of the precautions and vaccinations they recommend for where you plan to travel within Africa. Generally speaking, however, if you plan to visit Kenya before Tanzania, the Tanzanian government requires visitors to show proof of yellow fever vaccination. Additionally, while you’ll likely be in drier climates at higher altitudes, taking precautions for malaria is still recommended.

Planning Your Trip

Whether you’re planning an adventure of your own or with a loved one, with your family or another group of adventurers, reach out to Tanzania Safari Travel Specialists at Global Basecamps to find the right safari Tanzania has to offer. We’ve got years of experience on everything from how to book domestic flights to choosing the right safari touring company. We’re here to help set you up on the safari that checks all your bucket list desires. There is no end to the variety of experiences Africa has to offer and we are here to tailor them into a tour that works best for you whether that includes a luxury lodge stay or an off-the-beaten path excursion...or perhaps both! We’ll provide the support and guidance through every-step of your trip process from planning and booking to in-country support for any questions or needs that may arise. Start planning with one of our travel specialists today and soon you’ll be well on your way to adventuring in Tanzania!

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