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Tanzania Safari

Tanzania Safari

All set for 2024 season open for safari all-year round! If it times well with your visit, don’t miss the Migration Calving season from January to April or the Migration Crossing from July to October. Check out our popular tours below or visit our Great Wildebeest migration page for more information. Book them as it is or use them to inspire your safari planning. We also customize tours from scratch. Search the web with the best deals you think you can find from a reliable tour operator and we will try to price match them.
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*Price is per person based on sharing on low season
Tanzania is a top tourist destination in Africa that highlights globally-known parks and stirring wildlife phenomena, an all-year-round safari destination favorite. The country is in East Africa where the Great Migration occurs. Tanzania is home to the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro conservation area, and Selous Game Reserve to name a few. Each with unique charm that lures numerous visitors from around the world every year.

Highlights

The Great Migration

Tanzania is home to the great wildebeest migration safaris where millions of wildebeests move from one place to another in search of greener pastures. In Tanzania, the Great Migration has 2 main events, namely the Calving and River Crossing Safari.

Fly-In Safari Available

Fly in directly to the heart of the action. Save time moving between attractions so that you can see more of the wildlife. This is the perfect way to explore the parks in your itinerary without struggling through dusty and uneven roads. You also get to see much more in less time.

Easily Combine With Zanzibar

Cap off your safari with a visit to Zanzibar. Grab a drink and enjoy the pristine beach and white sands. Don’t miss exploring the city of Stonetown and learn about its history, food, and culture. We have Safari and Zanzibar tour combos so you don’t have to worry about any logistics during your trip.

Exclusive Romote Camping

Wake up to the sounds of nature, away from the hustle of city life. From camps, to lodges, and luxury tents, Tanzania has a diverse mix of accommodation that suit all budget and types of travelers from couples, families with small, children, elders, and people with disability.

Popular Safari Tours

Tanzania is one of Africa’s top safari destinations. The wildlife viewing is out of this world and big cats are especially easy to see. It is home to the world famous Great Migration where thousands of wildebeests roam the Serengeti in search of greener pastures. All members of the Big Five can be found in various Tanzanian parks and reserves, and all five are present in the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park.
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Our Vehicles

We have our own fleet of vehicles; a mix of 4 and 7 seater custom safari vehicles. Each unit is equipped with hatched roofs and sliding windows most ideal for game viewing, sightseeing, and taking professional photographs. Vehicles are washed and sanitized before departure and are regularly maintained by a professional mechanic to ensure safety and security. All passengers are allotted a window seat and have enough space to move around comfortably. This is crucial when spending up to 10-hours a day of game viewing from the vehicle.

Get a preview of our 4 to 5 seater safari vehicle

Lunch Under a Canopy

Escape the sun and savor a delicious lunch under our shaded canopy. Indulge in hot soup, appetizers, a hearty main course, and delectable desserts, all while enjoying refreshing drinks such as juice, soft drinks, or beer. Take in the scenic view as you relax on your safari lunch break, knowing that our hot lunch offering is a standard delight exclusively for our guests.

Get a preview of our fine dining experience under the safari canopy

Top Safari Destinations​​

For many, Kenya’s safari experience is the benchmark, thanks to the country’s conservation vision and robust tourism sector. Whether you’d like to explore by foot, vehicle or hot air balloon, there’s something for nature lovers from all walks of life.

Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti is one of the most famous parks in Africa. It is Tanzania’s oldest park and a Unesco World Heritage Site. It is home to the spectacular wildebeest migration and offers top-class wildlife viewing throughout the year. The Serengeti offers some of the best wildlife viewing in Africa. Cheetah and four of the Big 5 can be found. Aside from the big cats, many other predators can be spotted.

Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzania was once a gigantic volcano and is the largest intact caldera in the world. It was believed that before its eruption, it would have been higher than Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Today, long since having collapsed and eroded, it is an extensive highland area with the famous 600 m deep Ngorongoro Crater as its focal point. Nearly three million years old, this ancient caldera is home to the most beautiful wildlife sanctuary on earth.

Lake Manyara National Park

This park is known for the tree-climbing lions, the soda ash lake that attracts thousands and pink flamingos, one of Tanzania’s biggest elephant populations, and breathtaking scenery. Located in the northern part of Tanzania, Lake Manyara National Park is 126 kilometers west of Arusha Town covering an area of 330 sq km.

Tarangire National Park

The Tarangire National Park is most popular for its large elephant herds and mini-wildlife migration that takes place during the dry season which sees about 250,000 animals enter the park. The name Tarangire comes from the Tarangire river which crosses through the park. Different wildlife species drink from the river which is a primary source of water for the animals especially during dry season.

Best Time To Go​

Discover optimal safari timing with our seasonal guide for prime wildlife sightings and unforgettable experiences

Jan–Mar & Jun–Oct
The weather is usually mild and dry from January to March, and also lesser crowd. June to October is safari’s high season, and Tanzania’s major parks like the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara are busy but weather conditions are superb including Tanzania’s coast, Zanzibar.

Nov–Dec
The ‘short rains’ season relieve the dry mid-year winter. Clouds build up in the mornings and break in spectacular, but generally short-lived, showers in the late afternoons. Migrant birds return from the northern hemisphere and resident plains game give birth, which means the predator action is thrilling. Landscapes are green and lush, which makes for the perfect photography conditions.

Dec–Sept
The herds usually cross the Grumeti River in the western Serengeti between about May and July. They then move towards the Mara River in the north to cross into the Masai Mara between about July to October. November’s short rains trigger the herds to move back to the Serengeti to give birth during the calving season from January to March – a period renowned for bitter-sweet predator action.

Activities You Can Add-On

Although game drive is the primary activity in your Tanzania safari, there’s also an extensive list of activities you can add to your itinerary to make for a diverse holiday. These activities are usually not included in a typical safari package but can be added at an extra cost. Choose the activity within your interest and decide for yourself when you want to do it.

Frequently Asked Questions About Kenya Safari

Get answers to common questions about traveling to Kenya Safari for a hassle-free experience. 

How does a safari work?

During a safari, you wake up early and have breakfast. The morning often starts with a game drive where you start driving from 8am or so. The guide will drive you to ideal vantage points to track down the animals following them in the wild. Note that in an African safari, no one knows where a lion or elephant would be hanging out that day. Of course, experience, time of the year, and weather among other factors help our guide identify plausible locations so you don’t drive the whole day seeing nothing. But be ready for surprises as you’ll never know if you’ll witness a cheetah hunting its meal or see a family of lions. This is what makes a Tanzania safari truly a once in a lifetime experience. Your guide will also help you pick an excellent spot for your packed lunch and, later on, snacks. The wildebeest migration safari is slightly different from a typical safari because the animals are on the move.

After the day’s tour, you’ll get back to the camp in the afternoon. At dinner, you get to eat heartily and enjoy fireside drinks. Keep in mind that a safari is generally unpredictable, and this plan may change depending on how the events unfold.

Three days is our recommended minimum stay to provide enough time to enjoy a chosen park, for example, the Serengeti. Our ideal duration would be from 5 to 7 days and longer if you wish to see the top parks (around 2-4 parks) without rushing to the next one as well as enjoy your accommodation’s amenities. Note that transfers between parks alone take time.
All our safaris are inclusive of meals and accommodation for the entire duration of your safari as well as domestic travels to the destination, park & camping fees. Accommodation may be at different places. When we send a proposed itinerary, it will include the lodging that we recommend best based on your budget and preference. Should you wish to receive other accommodation proposals offer or have specific ones in mind, just let us know.
One of the best ways to keep your budget at bay is to reduce the number of days of your safari as doing so means you have less no. of days to pay for accommodation, food expense, and park fees, which are paid on a daily basis. Also take in mind the type of accommodation preferred. The midrange option is a great choice for those on a budget. You still get to enjoy great buffet meals, and mid level amenities. Luxury lodges are common in Tanzania but they come with a price to avail amenities such as bath-tub, pool etc…
Absolutely! Kids will have fun witnessing life in the wild. You will be in the vehicle most of the time and you can stop as you wish or go on a lower pace as needed, which makes this a great option for elders too. Similarly, most lodges have family-friendly accommodation with no stairs and less walking. The meals are usually a buffet, giving you ample choices for all taste and preference.
Meals provided in your accommodation is usually buffet style. Breakfasts include eggs, potatoes, cereals, bacon/sausage, and toast among others. For dinner, you can expect a variety of soups, salads, local and international meals, rice, pasta, fruits and desserts. At lunch, most guests are out in a safari so they bring a lunchbox with a sandwich, raw veggies, yogurt, juice, hard-boiled eggs, and cookies. However, you can also opt for a hot meal where we can set-up a number of dishes served in buffet trays in an ambient spot where you have a view of the savannah.

Discover More of Tanzania

Gosheni Safaris is a local tour operator and a World Travel Awards recipient in 2021 for Tanzania’s Leading Tour Operator and has recently been nominated this year in the same category. See their excellent customer reviews on Trip Advisor from the UK, US, Europe, and around the globe and find out why they have been a consecutive Traveler’s Choice Awardee for several years now.

Our Clients

We have welcomed travelers from around the globe and are always excited to receive more. At Gosheni Safaris, having guests is like welcoming family and friends into our home. As a local company, we take pride in this. The work nature just comes second and that it really is about being able to showcase what Tanzania has to offer.

Our Guides

Safari guides play a pivotal role in delivering exceptional safari experiences. That’s why we prioritize ongoing training to ensure our guides consistently meet and exceed customer service expectations. Proficiency in conversational English is a standard for all our guides, and many are also fluent in additional languages such as French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. ´

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See one of our guides in action.
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Our Traveler's Experience

LoveTravel259094
LoveTravel259094
August 8, 2023
Asante Gosheni and espacially Hassan Nous tenons à recommander Hassan car nous venons de passer un séjour mémorable avec lui. Grâce à son expérience, sa connaissance parfaite du monde animal et des parcs, Hassan nous a permis de voir de nombreux animaux en étant extrêmement bien placé.
Bien évidemment les big five (même le rhinocéros!), la traversée de la rivière par les gnous et bien d'autres animaux.
En faisant un safari avec Hassan vous trouverez tout ce que vous êtes venus chercher.
A l'avenir si nous décidons de refaire un safari, nous voudrions repartir avec Hassan.
Myriam D
Myriam D
August 8, 2023
Hassan is the best guide !!!! Nous avons eu la chance de faire un safari de 8 jours dans les parcs nationaux du nord de la Tanzanie avec Hassan comme guide. Hassan est un guide très expérimenté.
Grâce à lui et sa grande expérience nous avons découvert et appris énormément de choses sur la Tanzanie, les animaux, les végétaux etc. Hassan est un véritable passionné qui aime transmettre son savoir.
En plus de ses connaissances, Hassan a un véritable œil de lynx et sais débusquer le moindre animal caché.
Grâce à Hassan nous avons eu la chance de voir beaucoup d’animaux et tous ceux du « Big Five ».
Parmi tous les véhicules présents lors des safaris, Hassan sait se frayer un chemin pour nous permettre d’avoir toujours le meilleur point de vue.
Hassan sait où se placer pour nous permettre d’avoir une vue sans égal sur les animaux, en les observant de très près.
Hassan est également un excellent conducteur. La route n’a aucun secret pour lui.
C’est également un guide très attentionné, toujours aux petits soins pour nous et d’une extrême gentillesse.
Nous recommandons Hassan les yeux fermés et si nous devions refaire un safari, nous demanderons d’être guidés par Hassan sans hésitation.
Merci encore à Hassan pour ces merveilleux moments qui resterons gravés dans notre mémoire !!
bonny l
bonny l
August 6, 2023
amazing Safari experience wiz gosheni nice trip wiz our amazing guide Samir We saw all the wild animals during Safari
thx a lot for the thoughtful and excellent service
highly recommend
FENG Y
FENG Y
August 6, 2023
愉快的非洲之旅 幸运的选择了gosheni Safari,我们的向导samir服务非常好,小朋友们都很喜欢他,非洲五霸除了犀牛没有看到外,其他都替我们找到了,寻找动物经验丰富,在超远的地方就能看到目标。可以在众多的车子中抢到一个很好的观赏位,办事灵活。
Vladimir T
Vladimir T
August 6, 2023
Great experience! Great experience! Starting from the trip planning the communications were very clear and smooth to organize the tour and select itinerary. In the end we opted for 5 days/4 nights route including the Tarangire, Serengeti and Lake Manyara nations parks as well as a visit to the Ngorongoro crater. The tour itself was excellent and very punctual, here kudos to our guide Wilson who is very experienced and knowledgeable about his job and also went well beyond his duty and gave us a nice summary of country’s history. It was really a pleasure to spend time with him and we managed to see the big 5:) Accommodations were superb: great camps, an amazing farmhouse close to Ngorongoro, meals were also good and picnic lunches well organized.
In summary the experience was highly satisfying, I sincerely recommend Gosheni Safaris and to ask for Wilson as a guide.
Allison B
Allison B
August 5, 2023
Great Taste of Tanzania Had a great 5-day tour. Our guide James was very dedicated to making sure we saw amazing sights. He asked us our favorite animals to see and made it his mission to help us spot them. The food was good, the lodging was very pleasant, and enjoying a glass of wine on lunches was a nice touch. Favorite lodging was definitely the Farmhouse by Ngorongoro. Beautiful landscapes along the entire tour, covered a lot of ground and got a great introduction to Tanzania.
Sukhraj S
Sukhraj S
August 5, 2023
Gosheni number 1 What an unforgettable 6 days, courtesy of Gosheni Safari and our guide/driver Zadock!!!
I booked this holiday back in 2020 but then had to cancel due to Covid. That was after a lot of research of tour companies and finally picking Ghosheni. The time was right to get this once in a lifetime trip set up again, so working via email with William at Gosheni we compiled the agenda…he was so helpful and we settled on one day in Tarangire, one day in Lake Manyara, three days in Serengeti and one day in Ngorongoro Crater…I’m now on the way to Zanzibar after an amazing experience, Gosheni took care of the whole package for my wife, three teenage sons and I.

Our guide and driver was Zadock, a humble, honest, genuine, proud and generous man. He did absolutely everything for us, answered every question and took us to all the places to see the big five up close, hunts and more.

The food was served every lunch time as a picnic, with plates, blanket, wtc whilst others had lunch boxes. The Jeep was cleaned daily, and was extremely comfortable along the difficult rough terrain…a credit to Zadock.

Zadock had so much knowledge not only of the animal kingdom’s hundreds of species but also the history of Tanzania, Africa, politics, and social customs, we felt as though he was part of our family.

Thankyou Zadock and Gosheni, I very rarely write reviews after holidays and I have travelled extensively around the world, but these guys are special and have made this so memorable for my family and I….I recommend to everyone if you are unsure about who, how, what, these guys will sort out the whole trip and at a very reasonable price.

Well done William, Gosheni and Zadock, and I really hope you get to be recognised as the number one tour company in Tanzania!
Eric W
Eric W
August 4, 2023
Extraordinary Safari with Gosheni I am so glad to have Gosheni as our tour operator. They provide excellent service starting from arranging the tour till the end of our safari.
As our city had quarantine arrangement due to COVID-19, we were so worry about our trip. Luckily, Gosheni is so considerate and try their best endeavors to rearrange our scedule. With their assistance, everything is set and we feel comfortable for all of their kind arrangements.

During the safari, we have a terrific tour guide, Edward! He takes care of all the stuff and administration including liaison with hotels, lunch packing, other add-on safaris so that we can fully enjoy the trip.

Not only Edward spots a lot a lot of animals and birds for us, including the top 5 in the trip, he also introduces us the habitat and features of the animals and birds. We are very impressed by his rich knowledge and do enjoy listening the "stories" of the animals.

Edwward is definitely experienced and propose the best programme during the safari, e.g. he tries to maximise our time for the game drive in different locations and tribe visit. We fully trust his expertise and professionalism.

We are very happy with Edward and Gosheni. We will absolutely consider them in our next Africam safari.
Priyank S
Priyank S
August 4, 2023
Amazing Safari with Gosheni and Ombeni Our guide, Ombeni, was the best part of our trip. He is really knowledgeable, friendly, and we trusted his expertise for the whole 9 days across Tarangire, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro. We were lucky to see some amazing things on our game drives. Having grown up in Kenya, I have been lucky to go on many safaris, and this is one of the best I've been on.
The food was excellent, and even on the all-day game drives we had a cooked, sit-down meal for lunch which was a big plus point. All the accommodation was excellent as well.

We had a bespoke itinerary which we planned in advance with William from Gosheni, and he was extremely helpful in answering our questions and accommodating our requests.

I would highly recommend Gosheni and especially Ombeni for future travels.
Banu
Banu
August 4, 2023
Dreams come true!!! Thanks to best guide Hassani I have been dreaming Serengeti Safari tour for a long time and Gosheni Safaris made my dreams come true. We completed our 5 days safari at the end of July and it was wonderful. We visited Central Serengeti, North Serengeti and Ngorongoro.
The company is very professional from beginning to end. Peter the owner of Gosheni Safaris helped us a lot about planning our itinary. I asked too many questions and he replied all of them everytime. Sometimes he can be in the bush and has no internet connection but be sure he always will reply your questions. Just be sure that you are in safe hands and Hakuna Matata☺️

Our guide was Hassani who is a perfect guide, safari driver, friend and everything. He always did his best to show us as much as possible. We always felt safe and witnessed lots of amazing moments by help of Hassani. Beside being a perfect safari guide, he prepared very nice lunch tables every afternoon. He is very funny person and makes lots of jokes during the safari. I higly recommend Gosheni Safaris which is best one and Hassani who is a very good guide. I want to thank Hassani in person for making our safari perfect and looking forward to meet again🙏🏻

Tips: I recommend ‘Morning Hot air Balloon safari’.

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