Custom Tanzania Safaris

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    Destinations: Africa, Tanzania
    Activities: Safari
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Tour Description

Discover East Africa’s quintessential wildlife frontier — a landscape hosting the “Big Five” as well as colorful birdlife. International Expeditions’ custom Tanzania Wildlife Safaris take in the country’s legendary wildlife and intriguing cultures in Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Lake Eyasi and the Serengeti...or in any of the other parks or private reserves you want to discover! And while “Serengeti” may mean “endless plains” in the Maasai language, as you’ll learn on your Tanzania safari, it represents classic Africa. Superb naturalists ensure that you discover the most diverse abundance of wildlife while soaking in the scenic beauty and unspoiled wilderness of Tanzania. Whether on game drives or around the campfire at night, our personable local naturalists bring Africa’s mosaic of landscapes to life.

An African Safari Your Way

The possibilities for adventure in East Africa are endless. Put International Expeditions' safari planning expertise to work inventing the perfect Africa tour for you or your private group. Our Custom Tanzania Safari Planners will work with you to mix and match destinations, style of travel, activities and more to ensure you enjoy a singular experience in Tanzania.

Develop Your Photo Skills on Safari

Join nature and wildlife photographer Don Cohen of DLC Photography in October 2012 on a Tanzania Photo Workshop! During this specially designed Tanzania photo safari, you'll not only see Tanzania's abundant wildlife, you will learn essential photography skills and techniques.

Meet Earth’s Oldest Tribe

As part of your custom Tanzania safari, tour Lake Eyasi, home to the Hadzape Bushmen. According to anthropologists, this hunter/gatherer tribe is one the oldest on Earth – their genetic lineage dates back as much as 100,000 years. Learn about this ancient way of life and even learn a few words in their “click” language. Just ask our travel experts how to add a day among these fascinating people to your safari itinerary.

Soak Up the Serengeti

On your custom Tanzania safari, you want to go where the wildlife lives and the Serengeti Plains are home to the greatest concentration of migratory animals on Earth. Daily game drives during this Tanzania wildlife safari take you into the acacia savannahs and grasslands of the Serengeti for opportunities to spot East Africa’s legendary herds of wildebeest, zebra and more, along with predators such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and wild dog.

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Pricing Information

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

Prices displayed are based on the lowest season base price and assume double occupancy. Prices are shown in U.S. dollars and may or may not include administrative fees, taxes, meals, airfare (where applicable) and Single Supplements. Cancellation penalties, blackout dates and other restrictions may apply.

Options and Extras

Tour Notes

What's included in the price of IE’s Tanzania Safari travel packages?

  • $355 Tanzania game park & reserve fee (subject to change)
  • Window seat for everyone in 4x4 Land Cruiser
  • Highly trained naturalist driver/guide (one for every six guests)
  • Morning & afternoon game drives
  • Private mobile camp in Serengeti with bush meals, house wine, local beer & soft drinks
  • Visit to Shanga handicraft project
  • Bottled water
  • Visit hunter/ gatherer bushman tribe
  • 26 meals (as indicated in Tanzania Wildlife Safari itinerary)
  • Soft drink included at lunch & dinner
  • Flying Doctors membership
  • Tips to porters & waiters for included meals
  • Transfers for group arrival & departure flights

Are visas required for travel to Tanzania?

U.S. and Canadian citizens are required to have a visa to enter Tanzania. Your Tanzania visa is best obtained upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). This is a very easy and cost effective way to obtain your visa and we highly recommend it. Just follow the signs for visa on arrival at JRO upon your arrival. The present cost is $100 USD per person, per visa. Note that credit cards, Canadian dollars, traveler’s checks, and personal checks are not accepted. There are no passport photos required. The visa fee is subject to change without advance notice.

What vaccinations are required to for travel to Tanzania?

roof of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter Tanzania only if arriving from a yellow fever affected area. North American is not a yellow fever affected area. No other immunizations are required. The CDC recommends that all travelers to East Africa be up-to-date on vaccinations for measles/mumps/rubella (MMR), diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus (DPT), poliovirus, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, yellow fever and typhoid; however, you should consult with your personal physician.

What kind of vehicles are used on the Tanzania Wildlife Safari?

Getting as close to the wildlife as safely as possible — while being mindful of the potential impact on the animals — is IE’s primary goal for your safari. International Expeditions uses specially equipped, custom-built four-wheel-drive Land Cruisers. These vehicles comfortably accommodate six passengers, each of whom is guaranteed a window seat and roof-hatch access for unimpeded game viewing and terrific photo opportunities. All of our vehicles are equipped with VHF radio communication and cool boxes.