Tanzania Holidays

Providing the storybook backdrop to the wild beauty that is the Africa of your imagination, Tanzania is a destination that bursts with diverse allure. Sweeping landscapes dotted with diverse wildlife, pristine beaches that captivate with azure waters and fine sands, the thrilling quest of ascending Africa's highest peak, and vibrant cultures imbued with age-old traditions, it is an unrivalled showcase of the compelling contrasts of the continent. Regardless of whether you are a family seeking the adventure of a safari, a couple after a secluded beach retreat, or friends looking forward to experiencing an extraordinary all-inclusive holiday, Tanzania caters to a multitude of desires, budgets, and holiday types with offerings often surpassing lofty expectations.


Be it the drama of the wildlife spectacle at Serengeti, or the tropical lure of the coastal city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania does not disappoint where popular holiday destinations are concerned. Dive in for a deeper exploration of the illustrious Tanzanian gems.

Mount Kilimanjaro

Transform your Tanzanian holiday into an expedition of a lifetime by ascending the challenging slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest standalone peak in Africa. Its varied landscapes unfold new marvels with every ascending step, making it equally unforgettable for adventure-loving friends as well as dauntless solo explorers.

Serengeti National Park

Few wildlife spectacles are as breathtaking as the Great Migration in Serengeti National Park. This dynamic reserve breathes life into family holidays, offering endless encounters with diverse wildlife in their natural habitat.


This archipelago's palm-fringed beaches and clear, turquoise waters carve out idyllic retreats for couples seeking a romantic beach holiday. Its rich history and exotic Swahili culture further amplify its allure.

Dar es Salaam

Immerse yourself in the colourful fusion of Swahili and Arab cultures amid the bustling cityscape of Dar es Salaam. Its unique blend of urban charm, cultural experience, and coastal relaxation makes it popular among various types of travellers.

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Home to the world's largest inactive volcanic caldera, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is an unforgettable sojourn into the wild habitats of the Big Five, and an essential inclusion in any Tanzanian holiday itinerary.

Where to Stay

Whether craving the rustic indulgences of safari lodges or the pampering comfort of luxury beach resorts, Tanzania features an impressive roster of places to stay for families, couples, and groups of friends.

For a family holiday

Consider the charming town of Arusha, the gateway to the famous Northern Safari Circuit. With lodges offering family-sized accommodations and easy access to national parks, it is sure to infuse your family holiday with a wholesome blend of comfort and adventure.

For a couples holiday

Nothing screams secluded romance like the private island resorts of Zanzibar. With villas opening onto pristine white beaches and the tranquil ocean beyond, they offer the perfect haven for couples looking for a tranquil beach retreat.

For a holiday with friends

If a vibrant nightlife, bustling markets, and beach-side relaxation is what you and your group of friends are after, consider the pulsating city of Dar es Salaam. Its cosmopolitan appeal provides you with a taste of urban Tanzania while still being near sun-soaked getaways.

When to Visit

Tanzania, with its equatorial climate, provides warm temperatures all year round. However, to fully enjoy the incredible wildlife and stunning beaches, planning your visit around the drier months of June to October is often recommended, as these months offer excellent wildlife viewing opportunities and sunny beach weather.

For those yearning for the awe-inspiring spectacle of the Great Migration, traveling between July and August is optimal as you can witness hordes of wildebeest and zebras crossing the perilous Mara River. However, as these are peak seasons, expect larger crowds and steeper prices. For culturally inclined visitors, the vibrant tribal festivals happen throughout the year, with each month celebrating different tribes, ensuring that any visit to Tanzania provides an insightful glimpse into the country’s rich cultural heritage.

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