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Tanzania Safaris & Vacations

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Witness the very best of Africa. Be dwarfed by Kilimanjaro’s immensity, admire the Serengeti’s diverse landscapes, awe at the Great Migration, and encounter the Earth’s most magnificent animals on a wildlife experience unparalleled across the globe. Zicasso’s experts have planned over 5,000 itineraries so far, just like the sample itineraries below, and will design a tailor-made safari just for you that enhances Tanzania’s exceptionalism. Explore the Tanzania Travel Guide to get informative and inspirational content to help start your journey.

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Seascape of Zanzibar, Tanzania, Africa

Safari and Seascape: 9-Day Tanzania and Zanzibar

9 Day Custom Tour

From $4,675

Experience the majesty of East Africa’s bushveld and coastlines on this tailored 9-day tour from Ruaha National Park in Tanzania to Matemwe in Zanzibar. Discover Africa’s phenomenal Big Five, colorful birdlife, vibrant flora, and immaculate safari environments, and explore its sparkling coastal getaway destinations, sumptuous seafood restaurants, and dazzling marine life over the course of this adventure-lovers safari and seascape vacation.

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Elephant with wildflowers in the Ngorongoro crater, Tanzania

9-Day Tanzania Northern Circuit for 2022-2023

9 Day Custom Tour

From $8,095

Welcome to Tanzania’s untouched wilderness, stretching from the sweeping floodplains of Arusha to the rolling evergreen hills of the Ngorongoro Crater and arriving at the extraordinary savannas of the Northern Serengeti. Relish nine days discovering the rich tapestry of wilderness dwelling in the country’s enchanting environments and capture the classic scenes of Northern Tanzania on this extensive safari excursion through the bush.

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Lion cub in Tanzania

Signature Tanzania Safari: Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, and More

12 Day Custom Tour

From $5,395

A truly unique experience begins on your 12-day Tanzania safari handcrafted by Zicasso, specifically for 2022. Scour the Serengeti for lions and trek through lush mountain forest for views over a pristine caldera. Embrace the seclusion of luxury accommodations and feel the rumbling grounds during the Great Migration. You will indulge in a safari tailored to your dreams with a local expert as you customize the itinerary to your needs and preferences.

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Faru Faru lodge in Gumeti, Serengeti

Romantic East African Vacation: Luxury Safari & Secluded Beach

12 Day Custom Tour

From $13,315

Escape into the romance and magic of an African safari, as you sleep under the stars in a secluded camp while a lion roars in the distance. Spend days riding horseback and feasting on private picnics beneath the shade of an acacia tree, while thousands of wildebeest migrate around you. Fly to the emerald and aquamarine shores of the Indian Ocean, landing on a private tropical island with a lodge that embodies barefoot luxury.  As you float in the gentle ocean on your final day, you will have experienced all the intimacy and glamor the continent has to offer.

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Leopard laying in a tree in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Tanzania Family Friendly Safari with Teenagers

10 Day Custom Tour

From $10,995

Travel with your family into the heart of the Tanzanian bush on this 10-day safari experience. Stay at spectacular tented camps nestled in private locations across the infamous plains of the Tarangire and Serengeti for unprecedented intimacy with the continent’s most famed species and incredible adventure for all ages.

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Zebra migration in Serengeti National Park

Best of Tanzania Tour: Kilimanjaro Trekking, Serengeti Safaris, and Zanzibar

17 Day Custom Tour

From $7,645

Few tours will better expose you to the wonder and variation of the African continent. Beginning with a trek to the ‘roof of Africa’, watch the continent’s best sunrise from the glacial peak of Kilimanjaro. Descend to the savanna of the Serengeti embarking on the ultimate safari in Tanzania, across the golden plains stippled with migrating wildebeest and ominous predators. Descend further to the floor of the world’s largest caldera, the Ngorongoro Crater, for a contrasting, yet equally magical, safari experience before you drift away into the Indian Ocean on the shores of Zanzibar. This tour leaves no highlight untouched – it is, quite simply, the most epic and adventurous tour of Tanzania possible.

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Male lion cub trotting

Lion King Inspired Family Safari: Pride of Africa

13 Day Custom Tour

Your 13-day luxury family safari of Kenya and Tanzania will embody the wonders of East Africa and immerse you in the circle of life. You will journey into the wilderness that inspired The Lion King movie where warthogs ramble through the underbrush and lions laze on the savannah. From recognizable landscapes to captivating ancient legends, your family safari will bring the dream of East Africa’s majestic wildlife into reality.

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Herd of elephants on the plains of Serengeti

Serengeti Wildlife Safari & Tanzania Cultural Tour

9 Day Custom Tour

From $4,135

Tanzania's land is full of evocative tales and remarkable narratives that reveal an ancient untamed world on this 9-day sample itinerary. The storytellers offer an absorbing experience into the untouched charms of Africa. From local Meru women to lion prides on the Serengeti, indigenous Hadzabe bushmen to the Big Five residents of Ngorongoro, this unique itinerary provides the perfect blend of cultural immersion and safari adventure.

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A male lion is sitting on the top of the rock in Serengeti nation park, Tanzania.

Unparalleled East Africa Safari Trip of a Lifetime

16 Day Custom Tour

Find yourself immersed in the drama and prestige of the wilderness during your 16-day luxury African safari through Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda. Discover the expansive splendor of the Serengeti as you search for golden lions and scour the jungle terrain of Volcanoes National Park to find lounging gorillas. Witness the rolling thunder of the Great Wildebeest Migration and embrace the elegance of giraffes towering above the trees. From opulent lodges to exclusive activities, you will experience the true depth and exceptional personalized service of a custom-tailored African safari during your trip of a lifetime.

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Elephants in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Luxury Northern Circuit Tanzania Safari Tour

11 Day Custom Tour

From $11,545

Tanzania's wilderness responds to the iconic reverie of an African safari. Big cats chase thousands of zebra, 100-strong elephant herds roam past ancient baobabs, and surreal scenes play out beside your lodge balcony. Don't just think Big Five. This 11-day northern circuit Tanzania safari tour is absolute immersion in nature's greatest theater. Witness unexpected characters and sublime scenes of predator and prey. With the Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire and Manyara, this trip connects Tanzania's dramatic safari highlights.

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Mountain gorilla in Africa

Tanzania Safari & Gorilla Trekking Adventure

13 Day Custom Tour

From $6,820

East Africa is filled with legends, luxury, and majesty during your 13-day Tanzania and Rwanda adventure. You will scour the Serengeti grasslands for lions and find the Big Five in the Ngorongoro Crater on Africa safaris. You will wander through dense volcanic forests in search of mountain gorillas hidden in the mist. Your Africa adventure takes you inside five celebrated national parks revealing the marvels of Tanzania and Rwanda.

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Elephant walking on lawn of luxury lodge in Serengeti

Tanzania Luxury Safari & Zanzibar Beach Vacation

13 Day Custom Tour

From $14,295

Exclusive, authentic, and luxurious; this unique itinerary offers a complete immersion into Tanzania's beautiful wilderness. Dramatic wildlife roams around your secluded mobile camps and eight days of safari activities offer a very individualized Tanzania safari experience, especially as you enjoy private sections of the Tarangire and the Serengeti National Parks. Three days on the deserted Mnemba Island provide an idyllic beach paradise that completes the vacation.

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Tanzania’s Northern Safari Circuit: Tarangire, Ngorongoro, the Serengeti & Lake Manyara

10 Day Custom Tour

From$4,495

The northern Tanzanian safari circuit encompasses the epitome of an African adventure. Expansive savanna, vibrant wildlife, intriguing cultures and quintessential landscapes are incorporated into each moment on this adventure. Travel from the remote Tarangire National Park, through the Ngorongoro Crater and out towards the famed and incomparable plains of the Serengeti, as vibrant wildlife escorts you the entire way. Marvel at the Great Wildebeest Migration (dependent on the month of travel) while learning of the smaller creatures that enable this ecosystem to thrive. Experienced all from the comfort of some of the country’s top lodges, there is no better way to be introduced to the majesty of Tanzania.

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Tanzania Photographic Safari: Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater & Serengeti

11 Day Custom Tour

From$4,945

Tanzania offers the ultimate photographic safari experience and this itinerary showcases the unique wonders of its boundless landscapes in their indigenous setting. Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, and the Serengeti provide spectacular scenery and unforgettable wildlife. You'll marvel at giant herds, admire the big cats, and spot the Big Five again and again. So be sure to bring your camera to capture every moment.

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Exquisite One-Week Tanzania Fly-In Safari For Seniors

8 Day Custom Tour

From$8,395

The dusty savannah reveals its wildlife secrets to those who travel slowly, and with a one-week fly-in Tanzania safari, you can experience it all, enjoying four contrasting destinations and private experiences tailored for senior travelers. Combine four of Africa’s ultimate destinations on an exquisite immersion into the animal world. Leopards prowl for zebra on Serengeti grasslands, herds gather along riverbanks, and lions cross giant elephant bulls in a volcanic crater.

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Serengeti Luxury Safari with Expert Guides & Deluxe Camps

10 Day Custom Tour

From$10,495

Go beyond the traditional Tanzanian experience with this unique private safari. Experience some of the greatest wildlife and landscapes on the planet, like those at the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. Then discover the breathtaking Loliondo Game Reserve, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National Park. With deluxe camps and expert guides, this is the private safari adventure of a lifetime.

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The Great 12 Day Tanzania Safari Package

12 Day Custom Tour

From$5,395

Fly over the East African plains and experience the never-ending adventure that awaits you in this luxury Tanzanian safari. Whether flying or driving, surround yourself with expansive wingspans, waving grass, migrating zebras, and the roars of lions as you explore the everlasting grassland searching for quintessential Africa and finding it in the vast expanse. This is the Tanzania safari you’ve seen in documentaries, but the real safari is only better.

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Tanzania Northern Circuit Wildlife Safari & Zanzibar

12 Day Custom Tour

From$13,795

Tanzania is a land of magic and compelling authenticity. It's a place of walking through big cat country and wandering along hypnotic Zanzibar streets. It’s a place of exploring the Serengeti and Ngorongoro before lounging on idyllic beaches. So indulge yourself in one mystical island, four national parks, endless safari adventure, and twelve days that showcase the most mesmerizing sides of Tanzania.

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Ngorongoro Crater Safari: Wildlife & Lava

7 Day Custom Tour

From$3,229

There is quite simply no way to gain greater intimacy with the bush than on foot. This week-long tour of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area provides intrepid hikers with an unprecedented wilderness experience as they hike through the crater’s many regions. Follow ancient farming trails between numerous Maasai villages, before eventually summiting an active volcano for panoramic views of the plateau and the crater floor. This journey provides unparalleled and deeply personal opportunities to not only see, but also hear, smell, and feel this special corner of Tanzania.

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Kilimanjaro Climb & Wildlife Safari Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

From$4,495

Beautiful and inspiring, there are few experiences that can match scaling Africa's highest mountain. This epic adventure combines climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with four days relaxing in Moshi and Arusha National Park for an unforgettable wildlife safari tour. The challenging Umbwe Route is regarded as the most spectacular way up the mountain, and it offers an unforgettable ascent to 5,895 meters.

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Tanzania Family Safari: Wildlife & Culture

11 Day Custom Tour

From$11,985

Though famed for its wildlife, Tanzanian cultures are equally remarkable – and this tour combines it all. Beginning in the quiet corners of Tarangire National Park, guests are ushered into the soothing rhythm of the African bush. Depth is added to the wilderness experience while walking alongside the Hadzabe people, among the only remaining hunter-gatherer societies. The tour culminates in the famed Serengeti National Park and in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The Great Wildebeest Migration (month dependent) and countless wildlife encounters are nothing short of spectacles performed against stunning backdrops.

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7 Day Tanzania Safari Tour: Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara & Olduvai Gorge

7 Day Custom Tour

From$3,159

Tanzania is filled with gold, from its sunrise to its plains. Leopards linger in trees, lions laze in the grass, and elephants parade on the horizon. The wonders, the culture, the sky—grab the riches of Tanzania by giving yourself golden memories. Experience all the treasures that Tanzania offers by exploring its splendors.

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Tanzania Safari from August to December: Serengeti, Grumeti, Namiri

10 Day Custom Tour

From$9,795

The focal point of most Serengeti safaris is the great wildebeest migration. But you don't need to visit during the migration to explore the wonders of these evocative grasslands. Travel between August and December, and the Serengeti experience is equally sublime, a chance to connect with nature, avoid the crowds, and still encounter hundreds of thousands of wild animals. With four distinctive experiences, this 10-day safari showcases how the Serengeti teems with life all year around.

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Tanzania Safari Guide
Elephant calf walking with herd in Tanzania
Tanzania Safari Guide

A safari done right requires extensive planning and considerations before you witness big cats and majestic elephants. With the Tanzania Travel Guide, you will have a head start on getting the vacation perfect for you from knowing the best time to visit to understanding travel logistics.

For the full scope of information and inspiration, submit a Trip Request to get connected with one of the world’s best safari experts.

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Best Time to Visit Tanzania
Lion laying on a boulder in Eastern Serengeti, Tanzania
Best Time to Visit Tanzania

Tanzania has become a stalwart safari destination for a reason, and there are several ways to determine the best time to visit for your safari.

As the second-largest country in East Africa, the idyllic setting between the western mountains and eastern Indian Ocean coastline reflects a fantastical landscape perfectly suited for hosting majestic wildlife and breathtaking beach escapes.

While Tanzania is perfectly pleasant year-round, knowing that you can have a completely different experience at different times of the year will help you figure out when is best for your visit.

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Top 12 Animals of Tanzania and Where to See Them
Cheetah in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Top 12 Animals of Tanzania and Where to See Them

Tanzania has a vast and varied wildlife showing off some fan favorites and introducing several less-known animals that call the national parks home.

The idolized photos of a safari only begin your story with unique landscapes, captivating culture, and wildlife abundance completing the script. Witnessing animals in large herds or spotting the elusive species hiding in the bush, any sighting is sure to thrill.

The following article can guide you on the wildlife you may encounter in Tanzania, from predator to prey.

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