When is the best time to visit Zanzibar Island

The best time to visit Zanzibar Island is from June to October - during the dry months of spring. However, another popular time to visit the tropical Island is from December to February - when it’s hot and dry.

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Wet season Tanzania - best value migration safari

From Lake Manyara to the Ngorogoro Crater and the Serengeti, this Tanzania safari offers real value and shows off the burgeoning green world of…

$ 6,525

£ 4,939

R 88,482

5,520

per person

8 days
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Tanzania - medium budget, maximum game viewing

Visit Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorogoro Crater and Serengeti for a four-in-one safari you'll remember forever

$ 6,980

£ 5,284

R 94,652

5,905

per person

11 days
Tanzania Western Circuit

The Western Circuit, Tanzania

The Western Circuit embraces the parks along Lake Tanganyika, the western border of Tanzania with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The vast space in a remote natural location makes the circuit worth a visit. Gombe Stream National Park was made famous by Jane Goodall’s research on…

Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia Islands

Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia Islands

The three main islands off the mainland of East Africa are full of energy, each with its own appeal. They're perfect for relaxing after a safari or Kilimanjaro climb, offering a combination of white-sand beaches and activities. Zanzibar is the biggest and busiest of the three and rich in…

Big cat safaris in Africa

Big cat safaris, tours & holidays

People come from all over the world to see lion, leopard and cheetah - the biggest felines on the African continent. A safari is hardly complete without seeing at least one of these amazing predators in the wilderness. When searching out the big cats, it's also important to look out for the…

Mobile camping safaris in Africa

Mobile camping safaris, tours & holidays

This is the traditional way colonial visitors travelled through Africa. Mobile camps started in East Africa and the trend moved south from Kenya to Tanzania. The best mobile camp operations are those who have done this type of safari the longest - &Beyond, Asilia Africa, Nomad, Alex Walker…

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