Discover Tanzania’s amazing natural and cultural diversity—from Lake Manyara’s flamingoes to the Serengeti’s lions, from Maasai herders to Hadzabe hunter-gatherers—on this multifaceted adventure.
Also available as a Private departure - choose your own dates!
Stroll beaches of white sand, snorkel in crystal-clear Indian Ocean waters, and wander the spice-scented alleys of Stone Town on this exotic escape to legendary Zanzibar.
This Safari Extension is available on request in combination with any of our Scheduled Group Safaris.
Grass is short, so it’s easy to spot wildlife that is concentrated near waterholes.
Ideal Safari season – wildlife is easy to track, and the weather is temperate.
Tropical downpours mean an ideal season for birding and photography.
Cooler weather & nighttime rains mean animals are more active during the day.
Jan, Feb & Mar: An ideal time to safari in Tanzania. Warm and dry, this is the season when then wildebeest give birth to their young in the Southern Serengeti – the “start” of the migration. Average high: 72-84F. Average low: 52-63F. Zanzibar will be hot, humid, and wet.
Apr, May & Jun: April is typically the wettest month of the year. May into early June bring some afternoon rains and clean, crisp air. A wonderful time for photography and birding. The migration is in full swing, making its way north west toward Kenya. Average high: 69-79F. Average low: 54 -61F. May and June are Temperate and lovely in Zanzibar.
Jul, Aug & Sept: This is the peak safari season. Warm days, cold nights, and dry weather all around. It is easy to spot wildlife concentrated around waterholes. Average high: 66-77F. Average low: 48-59F. A perfect time for travel to Zanzibar.
Oct, Nov & Dec: Days warm up in anticipation of the welcomed short rains. A wonderful, less-crowded season for a safari offering great value. Average high: 70-82F. Average low: 54-63F. Increasing warmth and turtle nesting season in Zanzibar.
8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. EST
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