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8-Day Tanzania: Big Five and Traditional Culture
8 Day Custom Tour
Home to Africa’s marvelous national parks, where the Great Migration can be treasured in the Serengeti and the Cradle of Mankind can be cherished in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you will be enchanted by all that Tanzania has to offer on this immersive game and culture tour. Weaving from Tarangire to Lake Eyasi, you will encounter the magic creatures and mesmerizing scenes encompassing Tanzania’s beautiful wilderness.
Tanzania Classic Weeklong: Iconic National Parks
8 Day Custom Tour
Northern Tanzania boasts magnificent safari reserves and spectacular conservation areas where landscapes are left untouched and wildlife freely roams the rich environments. From Tarangire National Park’s prolific bushveld to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area’s luxuriant caldera and the Central Serengeti’s vast savannas, this glamorous 8-day classic Tanzanian safari will show off the country’s remarkable wilderness and the extraordinary wildlife inhabiting it.
Safari and Seascape: 9-Day Tanzania and Zanzibar
9 Day Custom Tour
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.
9-Day Tanzania Northern Circuit for 2021-2022
9 Day Custom Tour
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.
Signature Tanzania Safari: Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, and More
12 Day Custom Tour
A truly unique experience begins on your 12-day Tanzania safari handcrafted by Zicasso, specifically for 2021-2022. 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.
Tanzania Family Friendly Safari with Teenagers
10 Day Custom Tour
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.
Best of Tanzania Tour: Kilimanjaro Trekking, Serengeti Safaris, and Zanzibar
17 Day Custom Tour
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.
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.Note: Zicasso and “Lion King Inspired Safari: Pride of Africa” are not affiliated with, or sponsored or endorsed by Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, or Fairview Entertainment.
Unparalleled East Africa Safari Experience
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.
Tanzania Safari & Gorilla Trekking Adventure
13 Day Custom Tour
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.
Tanzania Photographic Safari: Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater & Serengeti
11 Day Custom Tour
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.
Exquisite One-Week Tanzania Fly-In Safari For Seniors
8 Day Custom Tour
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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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.
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.
Considered one of the top safari destinations in Africa, Tanzania is home to breathtaking scenery and outstanding game viewing, and having answers to frequently asked questions is essential to the safari planning process.
Contrasting topographies intertwine perfectly to create a vast and intriguing safari canvas, with flamingos painting Lake Manyara pink and the Serengeti bursting with wildlife. Knowing how to navigate the circuit as a senior, a family, or guest with mobility issues ensures a quality safari experience.
With topics such as when to visit, how to get there, and what to pack addressed by safari experts, understanding how a safari works, what is involved before and during, and what key points to consider when booking, ensures an unforgettable safari adventure.
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.
Ideally located along Africa’s East Coast, Tanzania offers a world of exploration and is a destination to consider for your safari.
Safaris and game adventures are the key focus for any visitor, with various options in location and opportunities to appeal to all safari inclinations. Famous game parks give way to lesser-known reserves, with Swahili tradition found throughout every property.
With fantastic safari options complemented by the white sandy beaches of Zanzibar, you can create a safari vacation that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
A day spent on safari is unlike any other vacation in the world.
There is no other experience that can bring heart-pounding intensity one moment, and then long stretches of searching the silent landscape for signs of wildlife. An African safari is undeniably unpredictable with experiences that can offer panoramic views of uninterrupted plains or rampaging herds, often in the same 30 seconds.
The following guide covers what a day on safari looks like and illustrates how every day is based on what you would like to do most.
You have booked your dream African Safari and now find yourself staring at your travel bag, wondering what to pack. How much do you need to take with you? What type of clothing and what colors are appropriate for the bush?
Packing your suitcase for a safari adventure can be intimidating, and many online packing guides complicate matters with a seemingly endless list of essential items. This can be challenging when confronted with the luggage weight restrictions of light aircraft flights to remote destinations. Here is a simple guide to show you not only what to pack but how.
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