Region: Tanzania

Chada Katavi

Intimate, high end tented lodge in a superb wildlife location within one of Tanzania’s most rewarding parks

Pongwe Beach Resort

A charming guesthouse with a quiet and secluded location on one of the best beaches on the attractive east coast of Zanzibar

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Two-and-a-half million years ago a volcano the size of Kilimanjaro imploded, creating the vast crater known as Ngorongoro. Now blessed with a staggering variety of wildlife, Ngorongoro is one of the wonders of the natural world. Thick forest surrounds the crater, whose floor contains tracts of practically every habitat found in East Africa: open grasslands, … Continued

Dik Dik Hotel

Nestles within 20 acres of wildlife-filled tropical gardens by the Usa River

Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

Perfect for those seeking comfort combined with easy access to a multitude of activities

Selous Game Reserve

Four times the size of the Serengeti, the Selous Game Reserve is the largest conservation area in Tanzania. Comprising a vast network of rivers, lakes, woodland and savannah, the Selous protects some 4000 wild dogs (half Africa’s population) and large numbers of elephant, hippo, giraffe, zebra, antelope, buffalo and lion. Rare Lichtenstein’s hartebeest, sable antelope … Continued

Zanzibar Serena Inn

Splendid location overlooking the Indian Ocean and comfortable accommodation in a characterful, historic building

Tanzania Tailor-made tours: Amazing

The sheer wealth of animals in Serengeti is amazing. We have been on several previous safaris but never seen such vast herds.

Saandani Safari Lodge

An exclusive tent and thatch camp perched on the beach just outside the Saadani National Park

Mdonya Old River Camp

Understated camp which blends perfectly with the surrounding bush in Ruaha National Park

Big thanks to Jonathan Morris for preparing an excellent trip – one of our favourite holidays to date. The guide at Sand River couldn’t do enough to ensure we saw and did everything of interest. The guides were very happy to do walking safaris, and we fit in a walk every day, as well as … Continued

Tanzania

With vast game reserves, prolific wildlife and exceptional scenery, Tanzania is regarded by many as East Africa’s most desirable wildlife destination

Greystoke Mahale

Exceptional accommodation amid some of the world’s best primate tracking

Chole Mjini

long established, family owned lodge on peaceful, little visited Chole Island

Tanzania Tailor-made tours: A superb holiday

We had a superb holiday [in Tanzania]. I was particularly struck by the variety in the bush. I wasn’t expecting such diversity of trees and colours. Fabulous wildlife. The arrangements all went like clockwork making the whole holiday very relaxed. It worked very well with the children…they were welcomed everywhere.

Mwagusi Safari Camp

A beautiful upmarket lodge in the wonderful Ruaha National Park

The Migration

The annual migration of over two million animals through the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem is certainly one of the world’s great wildlife events. Dominated by wildebeest but also involving zebras, gazelles and expectant carnivores, its timing varies according to the annual rains. The short rains begin in late October or November, drawing the herds from the Mara … Continued

Katavi National Park

Remote and wild, Katavi covers 4,500 sq km, making it Tanzania’s third largest park. It is closed during the rains and sits on a watery flood plain that includes vast areas of miombo and acacia woodland, rivers, swamps, palm groves and shallow lakes. There is a high concentration of hippo, crocodile, buffalo, impala, eland, topi … Continued

Lake Manze Lodge

A great little lodge located on the banks of beautiful Lake Manze

Tanzania Tailor-made tours: Very well organised

Very well organised and executed tour. All the guides were excellent, each brought their own personal experience to the safari. The variety of the wildlife viewing was excellent with a choice of boat, walking, half-day and full-day tours. This gave us a chance to see many different animals and birds. Best of all, most were … Continued

Fundu Lagoon

Ideally situated on the paradise island of Pemba, near Zanzibar

Ruaha River Lodge

Situated next to one of the major rivers of wonderful Ruaha National Park

Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara itself comprises around 230sq km of the total park size of 330 sq km and plays host to a wealth of water birds. Hippo can easily be found in the Simba River and there are large numbers of elephant and a resident herd of buffalo on the open plains at Mahali Pa Nyati, … Continued

The Serengeti National Park

Although ten times the size of Kenya’s Masai Mara (with which it is combined to form the huge Mara-Serengeti ecosystem), the Serengeti receives only a fraction of the Mara’s tourists, leaving much of the park wonderfully uncrowded and unspoilt. Derived from the Masai for “endless plains”, Serengeti National Park actually has a surprisingly diverse landscape, … Continued

Oliver’s Camp

A small, intimate camp located in the animal-rich eastern sector of Tarangire National Park

Katavi Wildlife Camp

small and exclusive lodge of just eight tents in the remote Katavi National Park

Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Perched on the rim and affording spectacular views of the world famous Ngorongoro crater floor below

Zanzibar and Pemba

Technically, Zanzibar is the name of an archipelago containing two main islands, Unguja and Pemba. However, most people (even the locals) refer to Unguja as Zanzibar and the old name is quickly fading out of use. The main island of Zanzibar (Unguja) is blessed with a long white sand beach running from its northern tip, … Continued

Saadani National Park

A former game reserve gazetted only in 2005, Saadani is Tanzania’s newest national park and the only one in East Africa with ocean frontage, offering a unique mix of big game, rivers and beaches. Land animals include hippos, wildebeest, zebra, eland, buffalo, elephant, giraffe, lion and the rare Roosevelt’s sable antelope whilst marine-side, dolphins frolic … Continued

Mbali Mbali Mahale

Set just back from a long stretch of beautiful golden sand on the shores of Lake Tanganyika

Matemwe Lodge

Exceptionally stylish accommodation and a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere

Gombe Stream National Park

One of the smallest and most remote national parks in Tanzania, Gombe is dedicated to the preservation of chimpanzees originally made famous by the primatologist Jane Goodall in the 1960s. Observe the excellent work of her foundation and encounter some of the most intensively studied chimpanzees, perhaps including Frodo, Freud and Gimli. Rising from the … Continued

Sand Rivers Lodge

The most luxurious option for Selous Game Reserve

Mahale Mountains National Park

South of Gombe and much larger in size, Mahale Mountains National Park provides some of the best chimpanzee tracking in Africa. The crystal-clear waters of Lake Tanganyika lap gently at surprisingly good beaches behind which the 2,462 metre-high Mount Nkungwe rises from dense tropical rainforest. Habituated chimpanzees are the undoubted wildlife highlight at Mahale, with … Continued

Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Located on the eastern side of the Tarangire River and nestled within wildlife rich woodland

Rufiji River Camp

An unpretentious, comfortable lodge situated on the banks of the mighty Rufiji River

Lamai Serengeti

Destined to be one of the iconic lodges of Africa, this relatively new lodge is located in the far north of Serengeti National Park.

Selous Riverside Safari Camp

A luxury tented lodge which offers spacious safari tents built on high wooden decking with magnificent views of the river

Tarangire National Park

South of Lake Manyara and 100km from Arusha, Tarangire is a delightful yet overlooked and underrated national park. Covering 2,600 sq km, it has plenty of game and numerous bloated baobab trees creating a distinctive landscape seen nowhere else in the north of Tanzania. Tarangire is particularly known for its large numbers of elephants and … Continued

Southern Sun Dar Es Salaam

Located close to the business district and botanical gardens, the hotel offers a good base from which to explore the city of Dar Es Salaam.

Mafia Island Marine Park

Accessed by a short flight from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam, the delightful archipelago of Mafia Island Marine Park consists of many tiny islands, extensive coral reefs and beautiful white sand beaches providing excellent snorkelling and diving, perhaps the best in Tanzania. Much quieter than Zanzibar, two of the main islands, Mafia and Chole, are … Continued

Pole Pole

A small luxury lodge with a great location within the stunning Mafia Island National Park

Ruaha National Park

Large, remote and off the tourist trail, Ruaha National Park has a landscape of river valleys, miombo woodland and grassy plains. Ruaha is a decidedly a rare conservation gem: it has been likened to the Garden of Eden, particularly during the rainy season when it comes alive with a profusion of butterflies, birds and wildflowers. … Continued

Serengeti Serena Lodge

Offers superb, year-round big game viewing, even directly in front of the lodge

Africa

Truly the Big One

Mbuzi Mawe

Particularly well situated for observing the great wildebeest migration