LGBT safaris in Tanzania

Gay people travel to Tanzania and they are also booked in the same room, as well as a shared bed. Tour operators are quite aware and it is worth understanding that there are numerous countries where homosexuality is illegal; Tanzania being just one of several in East Africa.

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It’s important to note that public displays of affection are not well accepted even between straight couples, so decorum is just smart practice here for all visitors. Imagine watching a mother and son greet each other on the street - no hugs, a hand shake, that’s all. This is as far as it goes, although it is customary for men to hold hands (this is not unusual). Guides know tourists are a little more affectionate, and may give you a hug, but it would only be done in a tourist setting. Despite Zanzibar’s colour and hints of exotic, it will not be any more lenient than mainland Tanzania.


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February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)

day 1

First day of your African adventure
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)

day 2 to 3

Tarangire offers unparalleled game viewing
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)

day 4 to 5

Ngorongoro Crater safari won't disappoint
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)

day 6 to 8

Home to the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)
  • February Calving Season Safari in Tanzania (9 days)

day 9

End of calving safari!

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