Tanzania safari and Zanzibar packages

Tanzania safari and Zanzibar packages : Tanzania is an East African destination that is home to numerous wildlife species and is also known for its beautiful white sand beaches.

There are different safari destinations which can be visited around Tanzania for tours around the savannah and they are found across the country in the north, south and also the western part of the country.

Activities which are carried out during a safari in Tanzania include morning, afternoon and night game drives, walking safaris or nature walks, hot air balloon safaris, canoeing, hiking, cultural tours, bird watching and many others.

In the northern part of Tanzania, safari destinations include Serengeti national park, Ngorongoro conservation area, Tarangire national park, Lake Manyara national park and also Arusha national park. The northern safari circuit is a famous part of Tanzania where wildlife safaris are done by tourists during their tours in Tanzania.

During a safari in the northern part of Tanzania, tourists can enjoy seeing the wildebeest migration in Serengeti national park where over two million wildebeests can be seen around the vast savannah plains where other wildlife species can also be spotted during a safari. Numerous wildlife species are found in Serengeti national park such as the big five like elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and buffalos.

Tanzania safari and Zanzibar packages
The Great Wildebeest Migration in Serengeti National Park

You can also enjoy game viewing in Tarangire national park during your safari to Tanzania where you can see many elephants and also baobab trees. Another safari destination in the northern part of Tanzania is Lake Manyara national park where tree climbing lions and other wildlife species as well as flamingos can be seen during a tour.

The Ngorongoro crater is another safari destination which is visited in the northern part of Tanzania during a wildlife viewing experience and it is the world’s largest inactive caldera where numerous wildlife species can be seen. The wildebeest migration can also be seen around the Ngorongoro conservation area and Ngorongoro is also a big 5 destination.

Safaris in the northern part of Tanzania start from Arusha town and flights can be got to Kilimanjaro international airport during a tour to the northern safari parks. There are also flights to different national parks in the northern part of Tanzania which can also be accessed by driving.

When visiting the southern part of Tanzania, Tanzania National parks which can be visited includes Selous game reserve also known as Nyerere national park, Mikumi national park, Ruaha national park, Udzungwa mountains national park among others.

Selous game reserve is among the southern parks of Tanzania and it is famous for bring the largest protected game reserve in Africa covering about 50,000 square kilometers with undisturbed wilderness and a variety of wildlife and bird species.

Tanzania safaris in the southern part of Tanzania are done in a remote part of the country which can be accessed by flights from Dar es Salaam. The main destinations visited in this part of Tanzania are Selous game reserve and Ruaha national park thus Tanzania safari and Zanzibar packages.

Another place to visit during a Tanzania safari is the western part of the country where national parks such as Katavi national park, Gombe national park and Mahale national park can be toured. Gombe national park and Mahale national park are found along the shores of Lake Tanganyika and are known for being locations where chimpanzee trekking can be done during a safari in Tanzania.

Zanzibar tours can also be combined with a safari across the different parks of Tanzania. This can be done before or after visiting the island.

The island of Zanzibar is found on the Indian ocean and offers one of the best beach experiences in Tanzania with many white sand beaches, a diversity in culture and many activities to engage in during a holiday.

There are different ways of accessing Zanzibar island during a holiday and the first option is flights to the only airport on the island which is Abeid Amani Karume international airport and the second alternative is taking a ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar island.

Tanzania safari and Zanzibar packages
Zanzibar Safaris

Among the activities to engage in during a tour on Zanzibar island include spice tours which involve walks to the spice plantations in the company of a local guide as you get to see various spices such as nutmeg, vanilla, cloves, cinnamon as well as various fruits which you can taste during the tour. Zanzibar island is also known as the spice island due to its various spices grown on the island.

During a tour to Zanzibar island, other activities which you can engage in include swimming, beach walks, scuba diving, snorkeling, relaxing at the beach, stone town tours, visiting prison island or Changuu island, cultural tours, dolphin tours, shopping, kite surfing, boat rides on traditional dhows among others.

The beaches of Zanzibar island include Jambiani beach, Matemwe beach, Paje beach, Nungwi beach, Bwejuu beach, Kiwengwa beach, Kizimkazi beach among others found on different parts of the island. Tour packages to Tanzania are offered including safaris across national parks in Tanzania and tours to Zanzibar island.

Experience Tanzania’s different safari parks and also enjoy a holiday to Zanzibar island during your tour in East Africa.

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