Tanzania safaris are famous for their rewarding and superb wildlife sightings including the annual wildebeest migration in the Serengeti. Best Tanzania safaris are experienced in the northern safari circuit which is home to top National Parks like Serengeti, Ngorongoro, and Tarangire among others. If you are wondering What are the best Tanzania safaris? Here is all you need to know about Tanzania safaris tours.
What are the best Tanzania safaris? The best of Tanzania safaris experience is the ultimate safari experience full of thrills, fun, and sightseeing experiences in some of the best National Parks in Africa. The best of Tanzania safari tour will take any traveler to Serengeti for the Ultimate wildlife safari experience with opportunities to witness some natural wonders like the Wildebeest Migration.
Tanzania is a big hub for African safaris with several wildlife circuits for long tours. With over 17 national parks and several wildlife reserves, Tanzania is a good tourist destination and with the diversity, travelers with few days could wonder which kind of tours to choose.
Wildlife – Game drive safari
All of the national parks in Tanzania have lots of wildlife with excellent viewing opportunities. There are three different safari circuits and all are good for Tanzania wildlife safaris. The parks are also home to the sought-after Big Five animals which are the lions, leopard, buffalo, rhino and Elephant with the black rhino seen at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Animals that can be seen in abundance include elephants, giraffes, hippos, buffaloes, zebras, wildebeest, and the lion and hyena are common. Rare and occasional animals include the black rhino, leopard, and cheetah.
Wildebeest Migration is the world’s natural wonders with spectacular sightings to offer, it’s no ordinary group of animals. Every year, huge herds of animals migrate from Northern Tanzania to Kenya in what is known as the Great Wildebeest Migration. Over two million wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles move from Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve and Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park during each wildebeest migration. The only places in the world where you can go on safari and see millions of wildebeest are Tanzania and Kenya.
The best time for wildlife viewing in Tanzania is in the dry season which is during late June to October and the best time for wildebeest viewing is during the months of June and July. The long rainy season is between March to May and the parks in the Southern and Western circuits are less accessible during this time.
If you’re an adventurer, a couple, a family, or a honeymooner, you better be heading to Zanzibar’s beaches. The “spice island” features picture-perfect scenery, from tranquil forests to fine white sand beaches. There are also a lot of things to see as you relax at the beaches and these include historic forts, coral reefs, exotic markets and many more. When you’re at the beach, you can unwind and try something new like snorkeling on the southeast coast or swimming with dolphins in Fumba or Kizimkazi.
A cultural tour is helpful if you’d like to discover a little bit about Tanzanian culture. This can be added on any kind of safari in Tanzania. Visitors can now enter many villages in the region surrounding Arusha, Tanzania, to get an understanding of more than 120 tribes’ traditional way of life.
Some of the popular cultural centers to add on a Tanzania tour include Mto wa Mbu multi-cultural village, Maasai Boma and villages in Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Eyasi in the land of Hadzabe and Datoga, Ng’ireshi village of Waarusha tribe and the Mulalala village of Waarusha and Wameru tribes.
Let us help you plan for the best Tanzania adventures like; wildlife tours, beach holidays, and cultural tours – activities that shouldn’t miss out on your Tanzania itinerary. Wondering how to arrange a good tailor-made itinerary to suit all of your requests, then contact Acacia Safaris for all queries.