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Safari reserves & places to visit in Tanzania

Click below to read more detailed information, where you can stay, and holiday ideas visiting each area.


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Arusha

13 places to stay

Northern Tanzania's biggest town is usually an overnight stay during a northern circuit safari. If you have a little more time, it's also the base for the charming Arusha National Park.

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Dar es Salaam

6 places to stay

Tanzania's main port, largest city and biggest airline hub is usually seen as a place to pass through. If you're overnighting, however, you may well enjoy the city's buzz.

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Fanjove Island

1 places to stay

Fanjove Island is a wildlfe paradise, teeming with land and sea creatures - from turtles and puffer fish to herons and bottle nosed dolphins. You might even spot a humpback whale.

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Katavi

4 places to stay

The most remote of Tanzania's best safari areas, Katavi can be costly to reach, but this vast open plain, surrounded by dense woodlands, is full of wildlife and virtually empty of other visitors.

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Lake Manyara

5 places to stay

Named for its flamingo-studded lake, Lake Manyara National Park is home to a wide diversity of habitats and wildlife. It's easy to visit en route through northern Tanzania on a road safari.

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Lake Natron

2 places to stay

Lake Natron has stunning scenery, huge flocks of flamingos and a select few visitors lured by the walking opportunities. It make for an unusual gateway into the Serengeti.

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Lupita Island

1 places to stay

Lupita Island in Lake Tanganyika is a private escape in remote western Tanzania - great for families, adventurous travellers or those wanting to relax and unwind in peace.

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Mafia Island

6 places to stay

A little-known Indian Ocean archipelago, Mafia has laid-back, feet-in-the-sand island chilling, low-key lodges, splendid sandbanks and some of Tanzania’s finest diving.

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Mahale Mountains

2 places to stay

Very different from Tanzania's other parks, Mahale is a remote, costly, magical area, with lush forests, white beaches by the freshwater lake, and Africa's best chimp safaris.

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Mikumi & Udzungwa

3 places to stay

Expert Africa travellers usually visit Mikumi National Park and the Udzungwa Mountains National Park in a private, four-wheel drive safari vehicle with an expert driver-guide.

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Ngorongoro Crater

18 places to stay

The colossal bowl of the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera offers a spectacularly diverse ecosystem of savannah, lakes and forest, home to richly varied wildlife.

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Pemba Island

3 places to stay

Zanzibar's spice island neighbour, Pemba, combines a rural way of life with a rich Swahili culture and some superb diving. The options for staying are limited in number, but high-quality.

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Ruaha

12 places to stay

In the central southern Tanzania, Ruaha National Park offers a fine extension to a stay in the Selous Game Reserve. It's drier and higher, and home to several species absent from Selous.

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Rubondo Island

1 places to stay

Africa's largest island national park, Rubondo is a true off-the-beaten-track experience in Jurassic Park style. With just one camp, it's an intimate and adventure.

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Saadani

2 places to stay

Saadani National Park is a small park offering a bush and beach experience, with low-key wildlife-viewing (including outstanding birding), peaceful river trips and relaxing beach time.

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Selous

17 places to stay

Only the northern sector of this vast wildlife reserve is dedicated to photographic safaris. Across a huge tract of wilderness are scattered a handful of small, remote safari camps.

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Serengeti

48 places to stay

Criss-crossed by bush-flanked streams and scattered with rocky kopjes, the seemingly limitless plains of the Serengeti are one of the worlds's greatest wildlife territories.

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Tanzania Coast

4 places to stay

Tanzania's 700km-long mainland coast has countless bays, creeks and beaches. At Expert Africa we focus on a couple of accessible areas to the north and south of Dar es Salaam.

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Tarangire

16 places to stay

Tarangire has somewhat seasonal wildlife and is at its best from June to October. It's famous for baobabs, large elephant herds and wonderful swamps in the centre of the park.

Our top safaris in Tanzania

Here are 30 great Tanzania safaris to inspire you.


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Marabou Stork Fly-in Safari

13 days • 5 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Four luxurious camps enable exploration of Tanzania’s north and southern regions. With a range of land and water-based activities available throughout, decidedly comfortable accommodation and applicable long-stay discounts, this adventurous safari is excellent value.

US$13,390 - US$18,440 per person

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Flufftail Guided Safari

10 days • 3 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Stay in three uniquely special camps as you safari across the Ngorongoro Crater and iconic Serengeti Plains with your private guide and 4WD vehicle: a trip of comfort and autonomy, filled with excellent wildlife.

US$11,190 - US$14,720 per person

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Firefinch Drive-Fly Safari

9 days • 3 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Enjoy a combination of privately guided and shared game drives during this good-value exploration of Northern Tanzania. Explore game-dense regions from three comfortable bases where there are a variety of activities on offer.

US$7,790 - US$10,280 per person

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Jackal Fly-in Safari

8 days • 2 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Enjoy a range of activities during this ultra-luxurious fly-in safari. Explore the remoter regions of Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve with phenomenal guides during stays at two impressively comfortable camps that remain perfectly in-keeping with their surroundings.

US$6,460 - US$7,910 per person

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Chimpanzee Fly-in Safari

8 days • 3 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Combining two of the remotest parks in Tanzania, this safari can deliver extraordinary wildlife viewing in Katavi, and East Africa's best chimp treks, on the shores of Lake Tanganyika.

US$8,450 - US$11,770 per person

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Tinkerbird Fly-in Safari

8 days • 4 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Explore Tanzania’s famous northern circuit with safari in Tarangire National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Serengeti National Park. Four smart sister camps offer a high level of care, first-class guiding and wide range of activities.

US$8,630 - US$12,000 per person

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Secretary Bird Fly-in Safari

8 days • 4 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Chosen for comfort and relaxation as much as for its range of activities, this safari makes for a leisurely trip featuring stunning accommodation and swift access to many of northern Tanzania’s best wildlife regions.

US$10,100 - US$13,300 per person

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Jasmine Beach Holiday

8 days • 1 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Relax on Pemba Island’s Manta Resort, a laidback and remote beach retreat with superb views. Enjoy a range of land and water-based activities, and spend a night in the unique underwater bedroom for a truly special evening.

US$2,630 - US$3,820 per person

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Topi Fly-in Safari

7 days • 2 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Explore Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park from two luxurious, colonially styled camps. Chosen for their access to good game viewing and thrilling remoteness, these camps also offer a range of varied safari activities.

US$5,460 - US$5,460 per person

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Yellow Baboon Fly-In Safari

7 days • 2 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Two authentic bushcamps offer access to Ruaha’s remote wildernesses. Explore the heart of the park’s best game-viewing as well as its largely untouched eastern fringes in almost utter isolation. Walking safaris, day and night 4WD drives, fly-camping and superb guiding heighten your immersion in nature.

US$6,630 - US$7,320 per person

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Tanzania holiday styles & special interests

From family adventures to romantic breaks, find ideas here for your perfect Tanzania safari


Beach holidays

Beach holidays

Discover Africa's coast and tropical islands.

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

Diverse habitats, discreet hides and superb guiding.

Cultural experiences

Cultural experiences

Get an insight into Africa's cultures and history.

Diving & snorkelling

Diving & snorkelling

Find captivating marine life beneath the waves

Family holidays

Family holidays

Hand-picked camps for an incredible family safari.

Honeymoons

Honeymoons

Romantic safaris and castaway island retreats.

Luxury

Luxury

First-class service, scenic vistas and unparalleled comfort await you during these carefully selected luxury holidays. 

Photography holidays

Photography holidays

Great holidays to suit the keen photographer.

Private villas & houses

Private villas & houses

Enjoy Africa with just your friends & family

Riding holidays

Riding holidays

Explore Africa's wilderness on horseback.

Solo Travel

Solo Travel

Trip ideas ideally suited for a solo traveller.

Walking

Walking

Explore Africa's most scenic trails on foot.

Walking safaris

Walking safaris

Explore Africa's untouched wildernesses on foot.

Wellbeing

Wellbeing

Wellness escapes in stunning locations

Wildlife safaris

Wildlife safaris

These trips include hard-hitting game and fascinatingly elusive species alike, as well as superb guiding and a variety of diverse ecosystems.

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