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Tanzania

The African Safari

Embark on an Extraordinary Tanzania Safari

Come explore the breathtaking landscapes of Tanzania with a safari adventure that will captivate your senses and leave you in awe. From the vast plains of the Serengeti to the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania offers a wealth of natural wonders and wildlife encounters that are simply unparalleled.

Step into a world where endless savannahs stretch as far as the eye can see, where lions roar, elephants roam, and zebras gallop freely amidst the golden grasses. Witness the greatest wildlife spectacle on Earth as millions of wildebeest and zebras migrate across the Serengeti plains during the Great Migration.

Explore the pristine shores of the Zanzibar Island, where turquoise waters and palm-fringed beaches await. Whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking an extraordinary adventure, a Tanzania safari promises to be an experience of a lifetime. So pack your bags, embrace the spirit of adventure, and get ready to uncover the wonders of Tanzania on a safari that is bound to leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Why choose Tanzania for your safari adventure

Tanzania is a dream destination for safari enthusiasts, offering a unique combination of breathtaking landscapes, abundant wildlife, and a rich cultural heritage. With its diverse ecosystems and protected areas, Tanzania provides an unparalleled opportunity to witness the wonders of the natural world up close. From the iconic Serengeti National Park to the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania's national parks and reserves are teeming with a wide variety of flora and fauna. The country's commitment to conservation ensures that these natural treasures are preserved for future generations to enjoy.

wildebeest

Wildebeest migration

Witness one of nature's greatest spectacles; The Great Migration.

A natural phenomenon that occurs annually in Tanzania, between July and October, when the herds are in the northern Serengeti and crossing the Mara River. This epic journey spans thousands of kilometers and is considered one of the greatest wildlife spectacles on Earth. The sight of hundreds of thousands of animals moving in unison across the vast Serengeti plains is a sight that will leave you breathless.


Wildlife encounters

A Tanzania safari promises unforgettable wildlife encounters, allowing you to witness the Big Five –

lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinos – in their natural habitat. The vast plains of the Serengeti are home to an array of wildlife, including

cheetahs, giraffes, zebras, and hyenas.

In addition to the Big Five, Tanzania is also home to unique species such as the black-maned lions, the tree-climbing lions, and the chimpanzees. Watch a family of gorillas as it is a truly humbling experience that will leave you with a deep appreciation for these remarkable creatures.

gorillas in Mahale

Primate trekking

Get to enjoy a primate trek in Tanzania. Visit the chimpanzees of Gombe Stream National Park or watch a family of gorillas in the Mahale Mountains is a truly humbling experience that will leave you

with a deep appreciation for these remarkable creatures.

Primate have a close likeness to humans so you are set to be fascinated by any primate trek you may choose to engage in.

Cultural Encounters

Get to be amazed by the culture of the Tanzanian people in every corner you may visit. You will be sure to encounter the Masaai people who can be distinguished by their dressing. The Masaai people are the natives of the land and there are options to visit a community and be entertained by them.

Places to visit while in Tanzania


Tips for a successful and memorable Tanzania safari


Before embarking on your Tanzania safari, proper planning is essential to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience. Here are some factors to consider when planning your trip:

Travel Documents

Ensure that you have a valid passport with at least six months of validity remaining. Visas can be obtained upon arrival at the Julius Nyerere International Airport or at land borders for East Africans however for foreigners, you will be expected to apply for their visas in advance before arrival.

Vaccination & Health

Check with your healthcare provider regarding necessary vaccinations for Tanzania. It is recommended to have vaccinations for diseases such as yellow fever, typhoid, and hepatitis A.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is advisable for the unforeseen situations.

Book in Advance

A travel itinerary is a must requirement for your visa so it is important for one to book the trip in advance. It is also better to book in advance to avoid last minute disappointment of lack of availability.

Packing Essentials

For a Tanzania safari, be ready to pack your safari gear, preferably neutral colours so as to blend into the nature. Don't forget to pack your camera.

Budget

The tours offered by Mantis Africa safaris have all budgets from budget to high end luxury all depending on what you may be interested in.

Respect Wildlife & Nature

It's also important to respect the wildlife and follow the guidance of your guide or park rangers. Keep a safe distance from the animals, avoid making sudden movements or loud noises, and never feed or approach them. Remember that you are a guest in their natural habitat so it's important to minimize your impact on their behavior and environment.

Our Sustainable tourism practices

All safaris offered by Mantis Africa Safaris ensure to respect the environment as we use environment friendly safari gear and respect all the environmental guidelines.


Safety and health considerations for a Tanzania safari


While Tanzania is generally a safe destination for travelers, it is essential to take certain precautions to ensure a safe and healthy safari experience. Here are some safety and health considerations:

Observe Local Laws & Customs

Familiarize yourself with the local laws and customs of Uganda to avoid any misunderstandings or cultural offenses. Respect local traditions and dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites

Stay Informed

Before you travel, it is advisable to research more about the current affairs of the country so as to act accordingly incase of need be. Be sure to check out the weather. You can engage your safari agent for more information that you may need to know.

Drink bottled Water

The water from taps in Africa is not safe for drinking or even brushing so it is advisable to only consume the bottled water provided by the operator or the lodge.

Use insect repellant

Mosquitoes are a common sighting in Tanzania, so it is crucial to protect yourself from mosquito bites. Use insect repellent containing DEET, wear long sleeves and pants, and sleep under mosquito nets, especially in areas with high mosquito activity.

Medical Facilities

It is advisable to move with your drugs incase you have some that you may need. This is majorly because most of the places visited are in remote areas and the medical support may be limited

What tours can i do for my Tanzania Adventure?

When planning your Tanzania safari itinerary, it's important to consider the duration of your trip, the specific destinations you wish to visit, and the activities you want to partake in. A

typical safari itinerary in Tanzania usually includes a visit to the Serengeti national park, Ngorongoro Crater, and one or two other national parks or reserves.

Most safaris in Tanzania are organized as guided tours, with experienced guides who have extensive knowledge of the wildlife and the local ecosystems. These guides ensure that you have the best possible safari experience, taking you to the prime wildlife viewing areas and providing valuable insights into the animals and their behavior.

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