Best Safari Destinations In Tanzania

The best safari destinations in Tanzania comprises of the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Parks, Tanzania's famous northern safari region is where to go for classic game viewing and the wildebeest migration.

  • Serengeti National Park:

Highlight: Wildebeest migration & year-round game viewing

Host to the wildebeest migration between November and July, the Serengeti's accessibility, the sheer size and year-round abundance of wildlife also means that amazing game viewing in a wilderness setting is always on offer.

  • Ngorongoro Crater

Highlight: East Africa's easiest Big 5 game viewing

More than thirty thousand animals including the Big 5 and placed inside the crater of an extinct volcano close to the Serengeti, surrounded by beautiful countryside.

  • Tarangire National Park:

Highlight: Wildlife gem on the Northern Safari Circuit

Tarangire is worth more than the usual day visit: during the June to October dry season. Especially good for elephants in the late dry season, Tarangire's bird count of 500 species will keep birdwatchers happy while its full range of large predators completes the appeal.

  • Lake Manyara:

Highlight: Clear game viewing in a picturesque setting

The modestly sized Lake Manyara shouldn't be compared to the Serengeti or Ngorongoro Crater but it is nevertheless home to a good range of heavyweight species including hippo, giraffe, elephant, leopard and its famous tree-climbing lions. Lake Manyara is an amazing bird watching destination and there's the chance to do canoe safaris and boat trips.

  • Lake Tanganyika:

Highlight: Rainforests & chimp trekking

Lake Tanganyika is the world's second deepest, and by volume, the second largest lake in the world.

The Mahale Mountains and Gombe Stream National Parks. Both are hard-to-reach destinations but worth the effort however as both deliver Tanzania's unique safari experiences - tropical forest wildlife and superb chimpanzee trekking. Above mentioned places are among the best safari destinations in Tanzania. Make sure you don't miss out on any of these during your visit to Tanzania.

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