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Tanzania is for nature and animal lovers, adventurers and beach lovers. It offers inspirational experiences including Mount Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, Arusha National Park and Zanzibar.
Be inspired by the sights of Tanzania
When to go to Tanzania
Tanzania has a wet and a dry season. The wet is generally March to May with the dry from June to October, rain increases again late November and December.
Peak season is generally the dry season from June to October with plenty of tourist around.
The best months to visit Tanzania (for value and less tourists) are January – February for the Serengeti Migration and calving (it is humid at this time), this is also a good time to climb Mt Kilimanjaro as it is cooler on the mountain. Zanzibar is best visited between August and October.
To decide when to go, it’s a good idea to check Tanzania weather, Tanzania public holidays and Tanzania School Holidays.
How long to go to Tanzania for
Plan to go to Tanzania for at least 1-2 weeks, this will give you time to include a safari, visit a number of the Parks including Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti and Arusha. You might also be able to include a flight from Serengeti to Zanzibar to visit Stone Town and relax on the beach for a few days.
For longer stays, consider climbing Mt Kilimanjaro or taking longer to appreciate the wildlife.
For trip planning information for Tanzania click the logo for Tanzania Tourism
Or browse the online Tanzania travel brochures, check out the Tanzania travel guide or suggested itineraries for Tanzania
Official Tanzania Tourism
Tanzania Brochures, Guides, Itineraries
Entry information – Passport and Visa Rules for Tanzania
To enter Tanzania you will need a valid Passport (with a minimum of 6 months validity).
For entry requirements for Tanzania and documentation check the Visa and Passport information and Project Visa
How to get to Tanzania
You can fly or cruise to Tanzania.
International Flights operate to the International Airports of Dar Es Salaam – Tanzania – from Other African Cities, Uk Europe, Middle East.
Cruises operate to the ports of Dar Es Salaam and Zanzibar – Tanzania – from other African Countries and as part of Line Voyages and Round the world journeys.
For Flight details check
How to get around Tanzania
Tanzania is worth exploring, consider flying between Arusha, Serengeti and Zanzibar. Some cruises take in the Tanzania Cost. Alternatively hire a car in Tanzania and drive to the Game Parks or try the local Tanzania public transport.
What to see and do Tanzania
Tanzania has inspired bloggers, writers and travellers who in Top Blogs and Free things to do offer excellent information on What to see and do in Tanzania.
Sightseeing, Day Tours, Extended Tours, Volunteer Tanzania
Tanzania offers a huge amount of sightseeing and attractions. To plan what to see and do in Tanzania here are plenty of Sightseeing/Attractions, Day Touring or Extended Tour options.
Ideas for Places to Stay Tanzania
There are numerous places to stay in Tanzania, from Budget huts on the beach to Luxury resorts and Villas. Consider the type of accommodation you would like in Where to stay in Tanzania, or if you just need a Hostel, Hotel or Resort look at Accommodation options for Tanzania to find plenty of ideas. For those seeking something different, try Traditional or Unique Tanzania Accommodation.
How much to Budget For Tanzania
To work out what to budget for, have a look at the average cost of living for Tanzania.
Security, Health and Vaccinations, Driving Rules Tanzania
Check important information in Travel Security, Health and Vaccinations and Driving overseas for Tanzania.