Many people would think that a Tanzania safari is similar to that done Kenya or even South Africa, since Tanzania caters to the collective tourism market and, with really large attractions such as Serengeti and the renowned Ngorongoro Crater, it is certainly bursting. This is, on the other hand, entirely wrong and also in these more well-known areas of Tanzania, the safari plus game approach has been among aiming to conserve the wild animals plus areas for the future rather than attempting to get numerous camps as they can in the parks and reap the benefits for the short time. When organizing a safari into Tanzania there are a couple of points worth keeping in mind for your safari itinerary
Whenever you choose to take a safari in Tanzania, you can do additional fun activities in addition to game driving in or out of the parks.
Depending on your personal preferences you can do the following:
Hot Air Balloon Safaris in Serengeti and Tarangire before proceeding to game driving you will start your day early and spend a time in hot air balloon safari. Although both locations are stunning, most of clients choose Serengeti over Tarangire where in time of great wildebeest migration views to Serengeti plains are just amazing!
Walking safari – to stretch your legs as you will spent hours in your safari vehicle.
Walking safaris can be arranged in certain areas of the parks or sometimes accommodation includes it in your price automatically.
If you have Arusha National Park in your itinerary, walking safari is included in the tour. Or for example if you choose to overnight in more luxury lodges many of them include walking safaris in overnight price. One of them is Lake Manyara Conservancy ranch and some high end lodges within Serengeti.
More enthusiastic hikers can do some light trekking as well trekking is the most popular choice so far, as well as in Ngorongoro Conversation area trekking (different duration) are possible.
So when you are considering to add a healthy activity to your Tanzanian safari, let us know when you contact us and we will prepare the possibilities that suit you the best.
Canoeing in Lake Duluti and Arusha National park, tour duration between 1.5 to 2.5 hours, depending on the location.
Balloon safaris are another unforgettable choice. Available within Serengeti and Tarangire NP.
Hose riding safari is the best in private Manyara ranch Conversation. But only possible when you book a night in their fabulous tents. Horse riding safari lasts half a day, and are suitable for skilled riders that not exceed 100 kg in weight.
Night game drives are doable in certain areas although not within the parks.
In future posts we will present all activities in details in order to ease you decision which type is best for you.
Local lunch made by local lady – instead of eating in lodges you can book a local lunch and try typical Tanzanian cousine. Banana soup, rice, ugali, beans, nyama choma, stewed fish and fresh season vegetables will be served. You may even want to try banana vine, banana beer or strong konyagi!
You are always welcome to contact us with questions regarding additional adventures. Our destination experts will answer all your questions and advise you the best combination according to your safari itinerary