From the biggest animal to the smallest animals, Tanzania lets you discover A to Z variety of animals that you have not imagined ever. Every day the wild describes a new story to tell and each game drive is different from others.
Embark on a photo safari amid some of East Africa’s most spectacular landscapes and test your skills on photographing an ever-changing tableau of wildlife. Capture the best moment and light as you frame the glittering herds of the annual migration of wildebeests, zebras and the chasing lion prides.
It is common thing for our guests to wipe away tears of joy and pleasure as they witness the Great Wildebeest Migration and the Big Five, and so much more.
You’ll witness the circle of life throughout this Tanzania Photo Safari as you visit the most renowned national parks in all of Tanzania and be offered the opportunity of a lifetime to capture photos of these magnificent animals.
Serengeti National Park hosts the most epic wildlife event, the great wildebeest migration. For wild photography lovers, the park is a heaven as it lets you move amid millions of wildebeests, zebras and other antelopes.
The most thrilling moments are when the predators seize the young and the weak that move along with the great herds. To capture the wonder of the migration in your camera, it’s essential to witness it closely from all directions.
Our guides explain to you the thrilling predator and prey interaction and give you tips for getting the best possible images.
The Ngorongoro Crater is a special place offering the most amazing view of high-concentrated wildlife. Photographing the Big Five and other animals inside the huge caldera is a whole different experience. Capturing the black rhino is the main attraction of the place.
Spend time with the Maasai and document their culture and traditions in the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Highlands.
Witnessing the myriad migratory birds and capturing them is crazy good. Your hair stands up on the end. Prepare for your camera to be on a rotate position all day, from the first minute to the last, as wildlife interactions here will jumble up all around you.
Put on to your safari hats and let us help you perfect your craft and capture the best shots.
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Set out on a photo safari and some of East Africa’s most spectacular landscapes and hope your skills while photographing an ever-changing tableau of wildlife.
Learn how best to capture movement and light as you frame dazzling herds of zebras, majestic lion prides, and wildebeests on their annual migration across the Serengeti.
Spend time with the Maasai and document their traditions in the Ngorongoro Highlands.
Day 1: Arrival at Arusha
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport this evening and transfer to our Arusha hotel for Overnight stay.
Day 2:Arusha to Ngorongoro
Rise up early in the morning, after delicious breakfast, depart to the Ngorongoro for amazing full day game drive. You will spend about 4hrs through the rough road to reach the park gate. In the evening you will enjoy you night at Campsite.
Day 3: Full Day at Ngorongoro
Get your equipment ready for our first safari in the Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest inactive, intact volcanic caldera and home to around 25,000 large animals. Return to the crater floor the following morning for a sunrise breakfast and photo safari. Take the afternoon to relax and look over your images. Listen to a talk by our National Geographic photographer, and ready your camera to catch the sunset over the crater this evening.
Day 4: Ngorongoro to Serengeti
Travel off the beaten path through the Ngorongoro Highlands for a very special opportunity to visit with a Maasai community. Capture the spirit of traditional song and dance, and enjoy time to work on portraiture and photographing daily life here. Take a private tour of the site and learn about recent finds before continuing on to our lodge in the Southern Serengeti, looking out for lions, cheetahs, and leopards along the way.
Day 5 & 6: Full Day at Serengeti National Park
This morning, enjoy a cup of hot coffee or tea overlooking the Serengeti plains before heading out on a morning safari drive. Alternatively, enjoy an early-morning hot-air balloon safari for a bird’s-eye view of the landscape, followed by breakfast under the shade of an acacia tree in the midst of the vast Serengeti. The next day, embark on an off-track safari in the Ndutu area, in search of resident lion prides, cheetahs, giraffes, and bountiful herds of wildebeest, elephants, and zebras. Watch the Serengeti’s legendary wildlife interact with each other on an afternoon game drive.
Day 7: Serengeti to Arusha
After a final early morning safari, fly back to Arusha. Relax at our hotel before connecting with your flight home.
Arusha Coffee Lodge
Day:1 & 7 -
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Day:2 & 3 -
Lake Masek Tented Camp
Day:4, 5 & 6-
Transfers upon arrival and departure
Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
Meals as indicated in the itinerary
Daily activities and excursions as indicated in the itinerary
Airfare to and from destination, as well as internal airfare where applicable
Trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance
What should Pack for Safari
When you are setting out toward a Tanzania Safari, it is perfect to design and have the critical things in your safari gear, so you can profit at any rate much as could reasonably be typical from your safari with no evasion. Recorded underneath are two or three things of the "total necessities" on your Tanzania Safari and which will be necessity during your get-away:
Dress and Shoes:
When smashing for Tanzania Safari, try to concentrate on free layers and bits of garments that will shield you from the light warm. Try to consolidation full Sleeved tops and pants as they not shield you from the sun yet rather are in like way obliging to shield from mosquito eats during the night times. Try to pack shorts as the temperature would take off amidst the daytime.
You can pick shoes relying upon the kind of safari you would visit. You would require climbing boots if you are anticipating the Mt. Meru Climbing Safari, yet if you are going for different safaris, sports shoes and shoes would make each basic walk around you.
Binoculars are especially beneficial and obliging to see the predators or winged animals on your Safari. Binoculars help to see some astounding highlights of the standard life which can't be seen in revealed eyes. In that capacity, pack them as they will make your safari experience also advancing.
You won't have any desire to squash the chance to get the beautiful scene of Tanzania. In this way, try to pack your Camera. Tanzania offers changing light shades and astonishing natural life which is the ideal part for untamed life photography. As such, don't miss to get these stunning pictures in your camera.
In spite of the way in which that treatment unit is open with visit managers and at every campground, still it is perfect to pass on a fundamental remedial guide pack with a pinch of the vital things, for instance, mortars, clean cream, hostile to histamine cream, electrolytes and mosquito-repellent creams.
How to go
Tanzania is a champion among the best safari objectives in Africa. The country is home to a part of the acclaimed national parks and animal spare. It likewise have Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest mountain in Africa and the tallest isolates mountain on earth. Getting to Tanzania is less complex with flights available from wherever all through the world to this wonderful Safari objective.
There are tenacious and direct flights from abroad to Dar-es-Salaam, Kilimanjaro (close Arusha) and Zanzibar Island. Arusha town is the beginning stage for Tanzania's most exceptional Northern Safari Circuit.
Tanzania's essential air terminal is Julius Nyerere International Airport found 13km/8mi southwest of Dar-es-Salaam. The last is the section point for guests toward the southern parks.
In case you have to visit Mt. Kilimanjaro, the Kilimanjaro International Airport is nearest airplane terminal. It is coordinated 46km/29mi east of Arusha. Proceeding ahead from Arusha or Dar-es-Salaam you can fly or drive between parks, or you can complete a touch of both.
Best Time for Safari
The best time to go on safari in Tanzania changes for every traveler. As opposed to Kenya, the Great Migration can be found amidst most by a wide margin of the year some spot in Tanzania – at any rate you'll have to make a trek in June-Sep to get the prominent Mara River crossing. Keep away from the school events in the event that you are capable; there are less social occasions. The south is never swarmed in any case; the few lodges are scattered, so even at apex times you'll feel alone. Jan-Feb is an astonishing time after the short Nov-Dec stormy season; the scene is greener and there are child animals – despite rates might be lower.
Thorough insurance is for anybody traveling through Tanzania or some other African country so far as that is concerned. These experiences of a lifetime go with their related dangers, for example wild creatures, testing scene and street conditions, and poor general flourishing associations, so taking out travel and remedial insurance that will cover express region related therapeutic crises or unexpected scenes is the most secure and most supported philosophy.
Preceding departing on an outing to Tanzania, travelers should ensure they have comprehensive healing spread for express exercises they may take advantage of the lucky break to share in while away. For instance, bush walking, beguilement seeing, horseback riding, touring expanding, and so on. One ought to be verified for any scenes identifying with wild creatures and ought to have authorisation for a remedial clearing, so the significant measures can be taken in a crisis in a remote zone. Taking out insurance to ensure money, camera mechanical assembly, and stuff is besides fitting, and should fall under extensive spread. It is prescribed that before take-off, travelers have a duplicate of their therapeutic and travel insurance frameworks and a crisis telephone number to call with the target that this data is accessible when solitary travelers, guides, stop staff, or crisis work power may require it.
Immunization & Health
Disregarding the path that there are no lawful immunizations to make a trip to Tanzania. In any case, fever inoculation should be affirmed before visiting Tanzania. The World Health Organization supports all voyagers free of their objective ought to be verified for the going with immunization for Diphtheria, Tetanus, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Polio, Hepatitis B is suggested.
Malaria and Yellow Fever Vaccinations
A fundamental health worry in Tanzania is the danger of contracting afflictions like yellow fever or intestinal sickness. Along these lines it is prescribed to take yellow fever inoculations before entering Tanzania.
Malaria is available all through the country and passed on by specific mosquitoes, so prophylactics ought to be taken without missing any estimations. Likewise, pass on a mosquito shower with DEET and use it routinely.
Tanzania is a champion among the most settled natural systems on mother earth with stunning scenes. Notwithstanding how Tanzania is a puzzling spot to visit, in any case, there are different health contemplations that ought to be remembered so you can esteem the magnificent scenes without stressing over your health.
Foods & Culinary
We at Tanganikya Ancient Route are exceedingly stressed over your wellbeing and health as you, so we give fresh, sterile food on your safari visits. Most of our Tanzania safaris are full board which joins breakfast, lunch and dinner. Restaurants at lodges and rose camps serve these dinners. Dependent upon the hotel or camp, food is ordinarily served in a restaurant devouring passageway or eating tent. Transcendently, the dinners are normally served in sort of buffets, where you have the choice to eat, what you like from different dishes. A couple of lodges and camps likewise serve independently, where you can arrange sustenance as per your taste.
There are likewise excursion snacks, generally speaking on for example whole day entertainment drives, when coming back to the hotel for lunch isn't fitting. These bites are normally done in kind of picnics in the bush, or in a committed barbecue site, or just in some wonderful spot found along the course.
The restaurants at hotels and lodges serve cooking styles from wherever all through the world close by affirming adjacent food. So if you are food enthusiast then you can endeavour some local dishes and take an example of Tanzanian cuisine with you to your home.
Most safari lodges oblige dietary prerequisites, so you need not stretch, paying little heed to whether you have bigotries, sensitivities, are sans gluten or seek after a remarkable eating routine! However, it is always judicious to tell the camps or lodges of any dietary necessities at the period of booking so they can prepare for this.
In spite of the way that not mandatory, tipping is an exceptional technique to grant your satisfaction to your guide and vacillated staff organization you will get while in Tanzania. Your tips not simply help bolster the conviction of those in the organization business, yet likewise empower you to offer back to the systems on an individual reason. Likewise with most tipping, there are no specific principles in Tanzania, yet these standards may empower you to choose the fitting entireties in specific conditions. For effortlessness of tipping, you ought to pass on a measure of one dollar notes with you for the littler tips.
For Tanzania safari and visit guides at camps and hotels, you may tip US $10 to US $15 per individual consistently, and tip an enormous bit of that aggregate for half-day works out.
The Tanzania camps and hotels have a system tip holders for their staff, for instance, custodians, sustenance servers, cleaning staff and organization staff, and the tips are shared comparably. In these settings, you may tip US $3 to US $5 per individual consistently.
Tips for city move drivers in Arusha and Dar es Salaam may be US $3 to US $5 per trade dependent on the division and time taken, and tips for staff in city inns and shoreline resorts, including housekeeping, may be US $1 to US $2 per individual consistently.
Hotel and air terminal guards may be tipped US $1 to US $2 each time you use them, and in resturants, the rate of tipping is regularly 10% of the total bill.
Here is a sample for safari checklist which you can use while packing:
Sun hats with rim
Sun glasses with good uv protection
A cotton scarf to protect neck from sun burn
Light cotton shirts in neutral bush colors – short sleeves + long sleeve
Medium type fleece for the evenings
Light weight rain-jacket
Shorts; zip-off trousers are very good they are light and dry very quick and convenient if you like to change to shorts
Casual smart clothing for the evenings when staying in lodges / tented camps
Sensible walking shoes or trainers are fine, sport sandals also useful
Torch (flash light)
Band aids & plasters
30 + sun-screen cream and lip protection,
Moisturizing cream or gel
malaria tablets / prophylaxis
Yellow fever vaccination
Anti-histamine tablets and cream for bites and stings
Alcoholic type sterilizing gel hand cleanser
Prescribed or personal medication
A light-weight day sack or sport bag
A good camera
Multi-plugs to charge your equipment at lodges
What should Pack for Safari
When you are setting out toward a Tanzania Safari, it is perfect