Even in as little as a week, you can experience Tanzania's most famous highlights: safari adventures and tropical beaches. Start with the wildlife as you embark on game drives across the savannas of Serengeti National Park to spot lions, cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, and more. Then spend a few days relaxing in Zanzibar, an oasis of white-sand beaches and coral atolls nestled amid a sea of sapphire and crystalline waters.
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This 10-day adventure combines the best safari locations in Tanzania with beach time in gorgeous Zanzibar. However, before relaxing on those white sands, you'll test yourself on a day hike up Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa. In between, you'll embark on unforgettable safaris in the Ngorongoro Crater and legendary Serengeti.
Adventurous travelers who love the idea of climbing an African mountain but who don't want an extremely challenging experience will enjoy this four-day climb of Mt. Meru. Most days will include a few hours of hiking, while on the long summit day, you'll start in the middle of the night and be rewarded by sweeping views over the plains toward Mt. Kilimanjaro. Spot wildlife, trek through different vegetation zones, and afterward, relax at the beautiful and historic Rivertrees Country Inn.
You can't beat this itinerary for a trip that combines African cultural immersion with safari fun. It starts with some beach time in Zanzibar before hitting the road on off-the-beaten-path routes between cities in Tanzania. After relaxing at Lake Victoria, you'll cross over to Kenya for game drives in the famous Maasai Mara Reserve, plus spend time in tribal villages and participate in Maasai warrior ceremonies.
Experience one of the true gems of the Indian Ocean with a visit to the tropical paradise of Zanzibar. Over seven days, you'll enjoy this island's famed white-sand beaches plus discover its rich culture and cuisine on tours of its historic center. Finish the trip on the unspoiled island of Pemba for some snorkeling, fishing, and communing with nature far from the stress of the modern world.
Perfect for the wildlife enthusiast on the hunt for Africa's "Big 5", this trip includes visits to some of the country's best big game reserves, including Serengeti and Tarangire National Parks. Visit the big cat capital of Africa, walk with flamingos at dawn, and enjoy sunsets with views of baobab trees and volcanos while giraffes, elephants, and zebra graze in the distance. Take a break from wildlife by joining a traditional hunt with the Hadzabe Tribe and learn how to make brass with the friendly blacksmith of the Datoga Tribe.
This epic adventure takes you to Tanzania, one of East Africa's most beautiful and culturally rich nations. Famous for its many wilderness reserves and stunning offshore islands, this country offers something for everyone—and you'll experience it all. That includes game drives in safari hotspots to see Big Five animals, cultural exchanges with local tribespeople, and lazing on the white-sand beaches of dreamy Zanzibar.
This journey of a lifetime will take you to some of the most astonishing natural wonders in Uganda and Tanzania. Begin in Uganda, where you'll visit Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda, known for its wild mountain gorillas, and Queen Elizabeth National Park for a big-game safari. Then, travel to Tanzania and Serengeti National Park, where game drives, wilderness camping, and a hot air balloon safari await. Finish your trip at the Ngorongoro Crater, the largest inactive volcanic caldera in the world.
Get ready for a safari adventure in Africa that covers not one incredible country but two. It begins in Kenya with visits to elephant and giraffe sanctuaries, plus a camping trip with tribal warriors. After viewing wildebeests and gazelles at the Maasai Mara Reserve, you'll hop the border and take a safari on the famous Serengeti to see lions, leopards, and more. The trip culminates with a drive over the volcanic crater at Ngorongoro to witness black rhinos in the wild.
The first part of this Tanzania adventure will take you on safari at Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Here, you'll do game drives, learn about the ecology of the parks, and see the African big five. Then, you'll fly over to the gorgeous Zanzibar archipelago, where you'll spend days swimming in crystal-clear waters and diving around corals.
If you have limited time to plan the safari adventure of a lifetime, there's only one clear choice: Serengeti National Park. In just five days, you can experience all the majesty of Tanzania's crown jewel of wildlife reserves. This includes spotting coveted Big Five animals like lions, leopards, elephants, and more.
Experience the very best of Tanzania, from the fertile plains of the Serengeti to the crystalline waters of Zanzibar. This 10-day adventure covers these highlights and more, including safari game drives in volcanic craters to spot Big Five game animals like lions, leopards, and rhinos. You'll even travel to off-the-beaten-path national parks like Manyara and Tarangire to marvel at herds of elephants and countless flamingos.
This 14-day journey covers the most astonishing natural wonders in Uganda and Tanzania. First up is Bwindi, a protected area home to wild mountain gorillas. After game drives in Queen Elizabeth National Park, the next leg will take you to Tanzania for more wildlife excursions in Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. If this wasn't enough, you'll soar high over the savanna on a hot-air-balloon safari.
Where wildlife and culture meet, this trip combines adventure-filled safaris through famous natural parks with quiet, personal visits to local tribes. Start with a search for the "Big 5" animals in the quiet corners of Serengeti National Park and watch the annual Great Migration cross the white rapids of the Mara River. Then slow things down with a Massai medicine walk and a traditional sunrise hunt with the Hadzabe Tribe.
You've accepted the challenge, and now you're off to Tanzania to conquer Kilimanjaro, the most formidable mountain in Africa. Its snow-capped table is famous the world over, and it will take you multiple days of ascent before you can plant your flag atop it. No doubt it's hard work, but rest easy knowing that, even though this behemoth dominates the landscape, almost anyone with grit and determination can reach the top.
Get ready for two weeks of game drives in Africa's most renowned safari destinations. It begins in Kenya, where you'll visit the famous Maasai Mara Reserve, the site of the Great Migration of wildebeests and zebras. Over many days you'll explore the Maasai Mara, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro Crater to spot Big 5 animals like elephants, lions, giraffes, and even black rhinos. Mixed in with all this adventure are cultural exchanges with African tribespeople and fishing trips on Lake Victoria.
So you're determined to conquer mighty Mount Kilimanjaro, but you don't have a couple of weeks to do it. Not to worry, as a typical ascent to the summit can be completed in a week or less. You won't have to rush, either, as this scenic route passes through different ecosystems with incredible views at every step of the way.
In just a week, you can visit not one, not two, but three of Tanzania's legendary national parks for safari adventures. All the famous specimens will be on display, from the elephants at Tarangire to the lions of the Serengeti to the rhinos of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. In between these epic wildlife tours, you'll have the opportunity to visit indigenous communities to spend time with tribespeople who still hunt and forage the way their ancient ancestors did.
Gallop across the plains of Tanzania on this short but unforgettable 4-day horseback safari. Starting in Arusha, you'll spend a night in a boutique wildlife lodge before setting out towards Tarangire National Park. Spend your days exploring the savannah on horseback, riding through herds of wildebeest, gazelle, and giraffes. As evening falls, you'll gather around the campfire for sundowners and stargazing in the African bush.