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Experience a luxury safari in Tanzania

Tanzania is renowned the world over for some of the best wildlife sightings.

Experience a luxury safari in Tanzania available in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, Tanzania Northern Circuit, Tanzania Southern Circuit, Tanzania Western Circuit

Tanzania is renowned the world over for some of the best wildlife sightings.

Seeing the Big Five up close and personal is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, regardless of how many instances you will get to experience it. With Tanzania offering the best safari tours, a number of camps will make for an unforgettable safari experience. In this case here are nine unforgettable camps to see the Big Five in Tanzania.

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These popular itineraries can be customised to match your budget and travel dates

2019 Tanzania August to October Great Migration safari (Best for budget) - Africa Wildlife Safaris

2019 Tanzania August to October Great Migration safari (Best for budget)

The wildebeest migration, is one of the “Seven New Wonder of the World” and also known as The World Cup of Wildlife. If there is a safari you should go on, this has to be it!

$ 7,250

£ 5,658

R 102,410


per person

9 days

9-day Calving Season safari with HerdTracker (Luxury) - Africa Wildlife Safaris

9-day February Calving Season safari with HerdTracker (Luxury)

This four-in-one calving season safari includes not only the Serengeti, but Tarangire, Lake Manyara and Ngorogoro Crater

$ 8,490

£ 6,626

R 119,926


per person

9 days

8-day June/July Great Migration safari in Tanzania (Value-for-money) - Africa Wildlife Safaris

8-day June/July 2019 Great Migration safari in Tanzania (Value-for-money)

If the great migration is on your travel bucket list, then this memorable safari in Tanzania is ideal for you.

$ 6,300

£ 4,917

R 88,991


per person

8 days

HerdTracker August to October 2019 Wildebeest Migration safari (Value-for-money) - Africa Wildlife Safaris

HerdTracker August to October 2019 Wildebeest Migration safari (Value-for-money)

This is the stage on which the greatest wildlife show on earth and plays out, as it is by far the greatest mass movement of land mammals on the entire globe.

$ 7,450

£ 5,815

R 105,235


per person

8 days

Tanzania Great Migration June/July 2019 safari (Luxury) - Africa Wildlife Safaris

Tanzania Great Migration June/July 2019 safari (Luxury)

HerdTracker invites you to join them on a migration safari in Tanzania's Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti National Park.

$ 9,145

£ 7,137

R 129,178


per person

9 days

9-day Great Wildebeest Migration safari (Luxury) - Africa Wildlife Safaris

9-day Great Wildebeest Migration safari (Luxury)

These mass ungulate herds cross plains and rivers as the season's change and rain-ripened grass are depleted in their area, forcing them to move on to the next.

$ 9,155

£ 7,145

R 129,319


per person

9 days

Tanzania Affordable Calving Season safari 2019 (Best for budget) - Africa Wildlife Safaris

Tanzania Affordable Calving Season safari 2019 (Best for budget)

Visit Tanzania during the calving season to see wildebeest calves join the massive herds making their way through the Serengeti for the great migration.

$ 6,110

£ 4,769

R 86,307


per person

9 days

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Dunia Camp

One of the best camps in Tanzania found in central Serengeti is Dunia Camp. What makes it stand out is its remoteness, which is enticing for the Big Five. However, with the freedom the animals have, it’s best to be with a guide or tour group.


Namiri Camp

Strategically located in the remote plains of the eastern Serengeti, Namiri Camp is the best place to see the Big Five, especially the cats. In fact since the camp banned poaching, the big cat numbers have increased, so chances of spotting them will be very good.


Kwihala Camp

Ten percent of the world’s population of lion, is in Kwihala. This means that when you visit Tanzania, it's not surprising to see prides consisting of more than 20. The best part is that Kwihala is full of life with many other species of animals such as jackal, hyena and wild dog.


Jabali Ridge

Jabali ridge is a goldmine, teeming with wildlife, where predators and prey roam freely in the wild. Action packed days are guaranteed - elephant and rhino are so close, that you’ll be sure to feel their power.


Kimondo Camp

Located in northern Serengeti, Kimondo camp is full of buffalo and rhino. With the help of a guide, adrenaline-filled campers get the unique opportunity for an up-close and personal Big Five experience.


Oliver’s Camp and Little Oliver’s

Boasting a remarkable number of big cats and huge herds of elephant and buffalo, Oliver’s Camp and Little Oliver’s offers high adventure experiences. By use of a guide, walking safaris and fly camping is possible in this game-rich wilderness.


Olakira Camp

When looking for a great wildebeest migration meeting with the bonus of a Big Five encounter, Olakira camp in Northern Serengeti is the place to be. With the action-packed scenes so prolific, the experience will stay with you for a lifetime.

Know before you go

  • The people are great. There are over 100 ethnic groups in Tanzania, making the local cuisine fascinating and cultural activities intriguing.
  • Mount Kilimanjari is massive. At 5895m high and 40km wide, it’s little wonder why this is Africa’s highest peak.
  • The road infrastructure is not as good as it used to be.
  • Drink bottled water.
  • Get vaccinated, especially against malaria.

When to go

Go during the dry season because all the animals will be comfortable to be out in the open. Also, it is the best season because the weather is mild. Stay hydrated and drink a lot of water whenever you get the chance.

What to pack

Binoculars are great for sightseeing, sunscreen, water bottles, trekking clothes, insect repellant, comfortable and conservative clothes, sunglasses, digestive pills and ice packs. Tanzanian shillings, camera, appropriate chargers, eye drops, hand sanitizer and basic medical kit. Also, personal toiletries, flashlight, and rain gear.

Weather and Climate

Tanzania has an extremely pleasant tropical climate, although the variations are influenced by a multitude of factors, including altitude. The hot (more humid) part of Tanzania is on the coast, near Zanzibar. Other low lying areas, such as the west and parks in the south, are also hot but far less humid than the north. Due to Tanzania being close to the equator, there isn’t really a dramatic change in temperatur - but there are definite dry and wet seasons.

Safari / Holiday Styles

Safari style holiday.

Where to stay

  • Harbour View Suites
  • Sarova Stanley
  • Hiliki House
  • African Tulip
  • Kibbe Suite Resort
  • Sanctuary Swales
  • Serebeti Migration Camp
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Reviews on our Luxury Safari Tanzania

After initially contacting Discover Africa, Karl Svendsen contacted me and we started the process of getting a quote and defining an itinerary for a safari to Tanzania. Karl was extremely professional and timely in his responses and in short…

Fantastic safari and excellent logistics!

from United States

I just wanted to thank Discover Africa and Karl Svendsen - the safari was great - we saw many more animals than expected including cheetah, leopard, many lions and even a three-day old elephant calf. Additionally, we had our own hippo…

Margaret Dean

We had the most wonderful time in Tanzania. We left yesterday and miss it already. We saw the big 5 and felt super lucky to see the lions and leopard with their kill. Our guide was also wonderful. Thank YOU for planning our trip of a…

Debbie Wei

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