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Tanzania Safari and Beach Holidays

From the endless plains of the Serengeti to the glorious Ngorongoro Crater, the snow-capped peak of Kilimanjaro to the exotic spice island of Zanzibar, Tanzania is a land of natural wonders.

Kilimanjaro climb

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Tanzania By Region

Arusha

Arusha lies at the foot of Mount Meru, half way between Cape Town and Cairo. It is the starting point for most Tanzania safaris, with good access to the northern parks of Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake M....

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Dar es Salaam

The largest city in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam is a bustling sea port with a lively atmosphere. The city revolves around the huge harbour, where you can sit in one of the many cafés or restaurants and en....

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Gombe Stream National Park

Gombe Stream National Park is the smallest of Tanzania's safari parks, but thanks to the research conducted by Dr Jane Goodall into the lives of the Gombe Chimpanzees, it is also one of the best known....

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Katavi National Park

Located in the far west of Tanzania, Katavi's remote position has ensured that it has remained one of the country's least explored National Parks. But for those wanting to escape the busy safari circu....

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Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara is one of Tanzania's smallest yet most diverse national parks, famous for its huge flocks of flamingo and curious tree-climbing lions. Located on the northern Tanzania safari circuit betw....

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Mafia Island

The secluded beaches of Mafia Island receive only a small number of visitors compared to neighbouring Zanzibar, yet they are just as beautiful. Much of the Mafia archipelago constitutes a marine park ....

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Mahale Mountains National Park

Set against the shores of Lake Tanganyika in the extreme west of Tanzania, Mahale Mountains National Park is perhaps Tanzania's most remote wilderness area. It is home to one of the largest population....

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Mikumi National Park

Situated just north of the Selous Game Reserve, in southern Tanzania, Mikumi National Park offers flat horizons and wide savannah plains that teem with game - just the sort of environment that one ass....

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Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area in northern Tanzania boasts a remarkable blend of wildlife, archaeology, geography and people. Game drives into the Ngorongoro Crater, often referred to as the eighth ....

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Pemba Island

Traditionally part of the Zanzibar Archipelago, Pemba is fast becoming a unique destination in its own right. Despite its reputation as a fantastic beach and diving destination, tourism to Pemba is st....

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Ruaha National Park

Tanzania’s second-largest national park after the Serengeti, Ruaha is a remote bastion of spectacular wilderness, undisturbed wildlife, and breathtaking scenery. Because of its somewhat remote locatio....

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Selous Game Reserve

The largest game reserve in Africa, Selous contains some of the greatest concentrations of big game left on earth, including some of the last remaining Black Rhino, as well an estimated half of Africa....

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Serengeti National Park

Simply teeming with game, the Serengeti is one of the largest and greatest game reserves in Africa, unequalled for its natural beauty. Justly famous for its annual migration, the Serengeti offers a ex....

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Tanzania Mainland Coast

Tanzania's mainland coast has, to the everyday tourist, been overshadowed by Zanzibar Island. Now, as Zanzibar becomes ever busier, discerning travellers look for new beach areas along the immense and....

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Tarangire National Park

Named after the river that flows through the park, Tarangire National Park is one of the lesser known Tanzanian parks, giving it a real air of undiscovered Africa. Tarangire works well as part of a no....

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Our Tanzania Itineraries

Tanzania Northern Highlights

Seven-day lodge-based small group safari visiting the world famous Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara, Tarangire, and Ngorongoro Crater.

Destination

  • Tanzania

Experience

  • Family Travel
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Group Travel

Prices from£1555 pp

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Into the Maasai Lands

Explore the Maasai Lands of Tanzania, East Africa, visiting remote Maasai communities, seeing wildlife within and outside the national parks, and ending with a tour of Ngorongoro Crater.

Destination

  • Tanzania

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays
  • Walking and Climbing
  • Cultural Holidays

Prices from£3180 pp

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Mafia Island (Butiama)

Low-key, 7-day beach break to Mafia Island's Butiama Lodge - enjoy a spot of winter sun on one of East Africa's least-developed islands.

Destination

  • Tanzania
  • Zanzibar

Experience

  • Beach Holidays

Prices from£1199 pp

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Ngorongoro, Mahale, Selous and Zanzibar

10-day luxury Tanzania safari visiting Ngorongoro Crater, Mahale Mountains National Park, Selous Game Reserve, and the spice island of Zanzibar.

Destination

  • Zanzibar
  • Tanzania

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Price on application

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Ruaha and Pangani Family Safari

Ideal for families, this 12-day beach and safari itinerary visits the newly-opened Jabali Ridge Camp in often-overlooked Ruaha National Park, before seeing you jet to Tanzania's mainland coast for 5 nights on Ushongo Beach at the fabulous Tides Lodge.

Destination

  • Tanzania

Experience

  • Beach Holidays
  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£4500 pp

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Luxury Migration Safari (Mpingo Ridge and Ndutu Plains)

Stay at the newly-opened Mpingo Ridge Tented Camp in Tarangire and track the great migration in the southern Serengeti Ndutu Plains on this 9-day luxury Tanzania safari.

Destination

  • Tanzania

Experience

  • Safari and Wildlife Holidays

Prices from£4450 pp

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Tanzania By Activity

Additional Information

Visa Requirements

UK passport holders require a visa to enter Tanzania. This can be obtained on arrival. However, if you have an onward flight do check that you have enough time to obtain your visa. Visa fee is US$50 cash. If obtaining your visa on arrival you do not need to provide photographs. However you can also obtain a visa prior to travel. Contact the Tanzania High Commission in London at Tanzania House, 3 Stratford Place, London W1C 1AS.  Tel:  020 7569 1470.

For further information and for visa forms, visit the website of the Tanzania High Commission in the UK: https://tzhc.uk/

US passport holders should apply to the Tanzanian Embassy, 1232 22nd St. NW, Washington D.C 20037 (Tel: (202) 884-1085; www.tanzaniaembassy-us.org)

Passport should have at least six months validity.

A Kenyan Transit Visa is only required if you leave the airport and enter Nairobi. You will not need a Kenyan transit visa if you are flying to Tanzania via Nairobi.

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