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African Wildlife Safaris in Tanzania
The unrivalled reputation of a Tanzania safaris is well-justified. Probably, the only place where the impact of civilization on the natural environment is not yet noticeable, a journey to this African country will be an ideal vacation for all those, who want to explore the real power of the wilderness.
Your Tanzanian adventure will give you a unique chance to see majestic elephants, mighty lions, slender antelopes, joyful zebras, stealthy cheetahs and hundreds of other animals in their natural habitat. Read more
Want to Get the Best Safari in Tanzania?
As easy as ABC! Just drop us a line and our safari experts will help you to choose the best safari trip. Either you want a one-day safari or a long monthly expedition, we are here to make your African dreams come true!
The mission of Altezza Travel is to be your guide in this beautiful land. Our safari company is committed to bringing the best safari experiences to the explorers of Tanzania. Our tours are fully customizable - whatever your booking inquiry may be, we are here to make your African dreams come true.
SAFARI IN NATIONAL PARKS: ARUSHA AND NGORONGORO CRATER
Amazing 2-day safari adventure featuring game drives in Ngorongoro Crater and Arusha National Park. Enjoy a fascinating, one-of-a-kind hiking adventure to the crater of Mount Meru, followed by an eventful overland tour in Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO world heritage site and a place with, probably, the highest density of wild animals in the world.
SAFARI IN NATIONAL PARKS: TARANGIRE AND LAKE MANYARA
Conveniently located in 2-hour driving time from each other, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Park, this overland tour is a perfect choice for those with little time for their Tanzania adventure. Manyara is a popular nesting spot for different bird species, while Tarangire features a large elephant population and mighty baobabs.
SAFARI IN NATIONAL PARKS: TARANGIRE, LAKE MANYARA AND NGORONGORO
A diverse 3-day Tanzania adventure, featuring full-day game drives in Tarangire, Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro. You will have great time exploring the stunning variety of bird species in Manyara and majestic herds of elephants in Tarangire. Ngorongoro crater, a culmination of your adventure, has the highest density of all tanzania safari animals.
SAFARI IN NATIONAL PARKS: TARANGIRE, NGORONGORO CRATER AND SERENGETI
This wildlife safari in Tanzania features Lake Manyara, two full day game drives in Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. You will enjoy discovering a fantastic bird species collection (including flamingos) in Manyara. Serengeti and Ngorongoro are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites, having the largest densities of Tanzania safari animals.
SAFARI IN NATIONAL PARKS: TARANGIRE, NGORONGORO CRATER AND SERENGETI
This Northern Tanzania safari experience features one-of-a-kind four full-day game drives in Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro. Beginning in the land of baobabs and elephants (Tarangire), your great time in Tarangire is followed by eventful 2-day overland tour in Serengeti, culminating in Ngorongoro, a place with the highest density of wildlife.
SAFARI IN NATIONAL PARKS: LAKE MANYARA, SERENGETI AND NGORONGORO CRATER
A fantastic Tanzania adventure featuring Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro. This overland tour starts in Tarangire, the land of ancient baobabs and herds of elephants. Then you will have four full day game drives in Serengeti and Ngorongoro, a popular place for the National Geographic documentaries with unbelievable density of wild animals.
TANZANIA SAFARI TRAVEL GUIDE
- SAFARI PARKS AND WILDLIFE
- BEST TIME FOR SAFARI
- VISA. ACCOMMODATION
- OUR SAFARI PRICES
- SAFETY. VACCINATION
- ETIQUETTE IN TANZANIA
Tanzania Safari Parks and Wildlife
The status of Tanzania safari parks as a primary destination for wildlife explorers has been reflected in the expeditions of The National Geographic, The Discovery and The Animal Planet. Indeed, Northern Tanzanian parks are fantastic - Serengeti offers unique lion safaris and The Great Migration, Tarangire is famous for its fascinating elephant safaris, and Ngorongoro enjoys the reputation of a place with the highest density of wild animals. Lake Manyara with its flocks of pink flamingos and Mahali and Gombe parks with the largest population of chimpanzees are also must-have pieces to the collection of any avid traveller. Undoubtedly Tanzania is the best place for completing your full African wildlife safaris list.
Altezza Travel is always ready to turn your African dreams into reality. The fusion of technology and traditions of Tanzanian hospitality enables us to suit the fancies of everyone interested in Tanzania.
Best time for safari in Tanzania. Weather. Seasons
The best time for safaris in Tanzania depends on what your travel preferences are.
The period from June to October (also known as the “dry” season) is perfect for watching the Great Migration. Furthermore, this season is also excellent for safaris since the density of animals is the highest near the rivers and other sources of water. The number of mosquitoes is much lower than the usual one, and the weather is mostly sunny. The number of tourist vehicles in the parks is reasonable, though Ngorongoro and Seronera plains in Serengeti are usually the hotspots. Make sure to take warm clothes for the early mornings in June-August, when the temperatures may be low.
The “wet” season (or the “rainy” season) from November to May is ideal for those, who are eager to watch hunting scenes. Calves are born from January to February, and the predators are notably active during this time. The migration of birds is also at its peak at this time of the year, turning the National Parks into a paradise for ornithologists.
Furthermore, the vegetation is booming during the rainy season, and the Parks are amazingly green. Many award-winning photos of the Tanzanian wildlife have shot during May-November. This time is ideal for nature photographers.
A remarkable feature of the wet season is that the number of visitors to the Parks is notably lower than during the dry one. Coupled with the fact that rains are often (though not always, especially from March to May) short dribbles in the second half of a day, the advantages of rainy season should be surely taken into consideration in planning a trip to Tanzania.
Visa. Transfer. Accommodation
For nationals of the majority of countries, 90-day single-entry tourist visa to Tanzania is issued upon entry to Tanzania at the airport for USD 50. Citizens of the USA, however, are given multi-entry visas for USD 100. Nationals of the following countries need to get a referred tourism visa in the nearest embassy of Tanzania ( you could find the list of such countries here). If you need a referred visa, make sure to apply to the Embassy in at least 45 days before your visit.
Once you finish the border formalities, you will find our transfer driver waiting for you in the “arrivals” zone of the airport with a signboard with your name, who will take you to one of the best hotels in Arusha or Kilimanjaro. Altezza Travel entrusts your accommodation to the proven hospitality providers only.
Our Safari Prices
One of the tenets of our philosophy is to make Tanzanian adventures available and affordable for everyone. However, we firmly believe that Tanzanian hospitality is an essential part of the trip, as well as that comfort, is vital to maximize your wildlife experiences. We do not have budget camping and low-profile lodges in our pre-arranged itineraries and do not include them into our custom programs. However, our tours feature luxury and premium lodges at reasonable prices. Our company has exclusive agreements with many award-winning hotels & lodges in the National parks, allowing us to offer the most attractive prices.
Your Tanzania safari cost with Altezza Travel will include almost everything except the tickets to Tanzania. Drop us a line to know more about this.
Contrary to the popular misconception Tanzania is one of the safest country in Africa. Listed among the safest countries on the continent, Tanzania has always been a hotspot for the nature enthusiasts. This country is one of the few in Africa, whose people have never seen a civil war or other large-scale unrest. The strongest government in the East African region prioritize the development of tourism, and many measures are in force to make sure that the tourists are safeguarded from all risks and hazards.
At the same time reasonable measures of protection are advisable - do not leave your personal belongings unattended, as well as do not demonstrate unnecessarily your wealth to the locals to avoid provocations.
Unless you are entering Tanzania from the epidemiologically dangerous regions, no vaccinations are necessary, though some are advisable. Read our article to know more about that.
Etiquette and Tips in Tanzania
Though Tanzania is a melting pot of Bantu, European, Arabic, Indian and other cultures, the daily etiquette of the country is quite simple - the Tanzanians have taken the best and the simplest.
Greetings are important in Tanzania. They usually take longer, because the rhythm of life in this tropical country is slower than in the developed countries. So do not be surprised if a Tanzanian is shaking your hand a bit longer than you expected.
Make sure asking permission when you want to take a picture of a local. Respect the elders, be polite and you will never have any cultural problem in Tanzania. Remember that Zanzibar the Muslim population of Zanzibar is very significant. The people there frown upon open clothes, so our guests are advised not to take
Tanzanians are amiable people, for whom hospitality is not an empty word. The locals are very proud of their country and always do their best to make sure that the tourists leave the country with pleasant impressions only.
We've come up with some tips to avoid embarrassing situations in Tanzania.
Tanzania safari reviews
Climbing and SafariAfter a long search for the company on a safari and hiking Mt Kilimanjaro, I have found a company Altezza. ... And I sighed with relief. With Altezza everything was simpler and easier. The organization, service - all at a high level. Staff of the company positive and energetic guys. Climbing crew and safari guides - one of the best. Thank you Sasha and Co.! hiking Mt Kilimanjaro, I have found a company Altezza. ... And I sighed with relief. With Altezza everything was simpler and easier. The organization, service - all at a high level. Staff of the company positive and energetic guys. Climbing crew and safari guides - one of the best. Thank you Sasha and Co.!">
Climbing and SafariDuring a month we were chatting by emails with African companies which arrange tours to Africa: climbing Kilimanjaro and Safari. The language barrier, poor description of what we are paying, huge range of prices for the same service from different representatives, created a feeling of scam. Just 3 weeks before departure, we turned to a Russian company In Africa - Altezza Travel, expecting that now the price would be even higher than Africans have. But the price was pleased, Alex was very clear in his first letter, he advised to switch from the Machame route we choose to Lemosho and after just a couple of emails we all agreed and decided t... Machame route we choose to Lemosho and after just a couple of emails we all agreed and decided to go with the Altezza. I must say that we fully trust on the accommodations provided by Altezza, did not check and did not even see any hotel, which had planned for us. Expectations of the hotels were fully met. We were met at the airport, settled in a lovely hotel at the foot of the mountain. Alex has arrived a couple of hours later, gave a full briefing, checked our equipment, some of the stuff we have was quite old and we have been planning to leave it in Africa after the trekking. 80% of our climbing gear, of course, was unprofessional and did not fit. So we went to the Altezza office, where we were fully outfitted. Climbing Kilimanjaro – is definitely a fairy tale. Neither further Safari or Zanzibar are not compatible with the emotions of the ascent! The experience of a lifetime! And such a starry sky probably does not exist anywhere, as on the Equator. Everything was perfect - meals, tents, sleeping bags and great team. And most importantly - professional guides - Moses and Albert. We left the camp the last to trek very slowly, steadily, however we came ahead of all who left the camp before, made 2 stops for 2 minutes and reached the summit one of the first just at dawn! Such an amazing view! Then we had Safari trip where everything was perfect as well. Luxury hotels, the most memorable of which Mbalageti. With swimming pools, a huge selection of food "at the buffet", overlooking the African savannah. Our guide was very energetic and made sure that we saw almost all the possible animals except rhino. In general, this trip is number one of all, where we were. I strongly advise the company Altezza, who carry out their responsibilities in full, taking care and responsibilities for all those who came under their wing in Africa. We already advised Altezza to our friend, I know, she will be also delighted!">
Climbing and SafariMy two-weeks adventure in Africa is over! All stuff are unpacked, and all the impressions, more or less , arranged on the shelves. The trip was more than spontaneous, I was traveling alone, and my knowledge of the language was so poor and little, however with Altezza Travel I did not even think about difficulties and organizational matters, only admired the local scenery and enjoyed the adventure! :-) Usually, I’m planning the journey by myself, during the process you often realize that something is missing. But when I have returned from this trip, I understand that more intensely and perfectly I would not travel! I joined the group of wonderful people, terribly miss them now, and the ser... Tanzania safari, I have to say, is not only exotic animals in their natural environment and African landscapes, but also fine hotels and beer in the evening Thank you so much for such a fabulous trip! ^^">
Wildlife safaris in Tanzania with Altezza.Travel
Tanzania is one of the few countries where nature is still dominant over the civilization. The wildlife is booming here - it takes almost no difficulty finding a herd of might elephants and groups of majestic lions. The Great Migration of zebras and wildebeests will amaze you with its beauty, and endless plains of a Tanzanian savannah will leave captivate you forever.
Everyone who needs to unwind and explore the pristine legacy of our world is welcome to the land of Serengeti and Kilimanjaro.