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When to visit Tanzania

Tanzania is the envy of most safari countries, as you can visit this destination year-round. However, the best time to visit for wildlife is during the Dry Season, between June and October, particularly for the peak of the wildebeest migration. Below, you'll find a month-by-month guide highlighting the best time to go on safari:

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The top parks to explore on your Tanzania safari

The general rule in picking the right Tanzania safari is to consider whether you want to experience the famous northern circuit or the quieter southern counterpart. The northern circuit includes the Serengeti National Park. You could combine time here with a few nights on top of the Ngorongoro Crater to witness Tanzania's absolutely phenomenal big-game regions. Alternatively, you could head to the southern circuit on your Tanzania safari vacation to experience the country’s charming ‘off-the-beaten-track’ wildlife regions, such as Ruaha National Park. And of course, you can never go wrong with adding on some time on Zanzibar, for some R&R on those exceptional beaches.

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Luxury Tanzania safari lodges and camps

From the height of luxury to the most authentic safari lodges, check out some of our favorite lodges and camps. We’ve included some of the best lodges in Tanzania and they range from great value to over-the-top opulence. All our safaris are tailored to you, so don’t hesitate to contact us if you see a property you want to stay in.


Top Tanzania trip ideas

All of our vacations to Tanzania are tailor-made, designed entirely to suit your needs and budgets. The sample trips below are intended to give you inspiration towards what is possible for your safari vacation.

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