Tanzania is wild and exciting, yet casual with an almost old-fashioned way of life. It's a place that makes you feel as if you have stepped back in time for a truly authentic safari.
This country is famous for having some of the best game viewing in Africa and is home to many unique destinations. The Serengeti, the world's most famous wildlife ecosystem, and the Ngorongoro Crater, the world's largest unflooded volcanic crater, are two of the most celebrated areas in Africa and can be combined in one trip for a truly memorable experience. Tented camps and small intimate lodges with fabulous guides top it all off for the perfect safari experience. Just ask a few of our travelers!
"Fantastic. Wonderful. Amazing. Exhilarating. Beautiful. Awesome. Incredible. Life-changing. The longer I sit here, then longer list of adjectives I could write. Honestly this was the most superb trip, every detail so finessed, every experience so magical. [Robyn] and [her] colleagues put together the best trip—a trip of a lifetime."
–Mark Church, GO Traveler
Out-of-This-World Tented Camps
During your adventure in Tanzania, you'll stay at some of the coolest base camps we've ever found. These selected intimate camps and lodges are stylishly outfitted with all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay. Each destination is run by welcoming hosts along with professional guides who know the area like the back of their hand, and they like nothing more than to share what they know about the bush with you.
"Sandy Cunningham took the time to understand our expectations and desires, and designed a trip that fulfilled our dreams the best possible way. After having this first experience and evaluating the entire trip, I have to say, with all my heart, that I would not change a thing."
–Celene Barros, GO Traveler
ULTIMATE SAFARIS IN TANZANIA
TANZANIA, EAST AFRICA
As ultra-plush takes over the Safari Circuit, we go old-school in traditional canvas-tent camps, with prime viewing of all the best wildlife action with no creature comforts spared.
from $9,215 pp 11 Days/10 Nights $840/Day
This nine-day journey is a true old-style safari that ranges from great grasslands to unspoiled jungles, with a boggling array of prime megafauna upon which to feast your eyes.
from $6,975 pp 9 Days/8 Nights $775/Day
Don't leave anything off your bucket list when you visit East Africa. This 12-day trip helps you check everything off your list with extra flair in true Outside GO style.
from $8,245 pp 12 Days/ 11 Nights $687/Day
BASE CAMPS IN TANZANIA
The exclusive Chem Chem lies in the migration corridor between the immense savannahs of Tarangire National Park and the bird-rich waters of Lake Manyara in its own nearly 10,000 acre private land concession.
NGORONGORO CRATER, TANZANIA
Perched on the wild side of the rim of Tanzania's Ngorongoro Crater, Entamanu Ngorongoro is a destination unlike any other.
Imagine sailing down the shoreline of Lake Tanganyika, one of the few unspoiled ecosystems on the planet, to find what may be one of the most unique camps in the world. This is Greystoke Mahale.
LAMAI SERENGETI, TANZANIA
Mkombe's House Lamai is a single structure perfect for groups up to ten, designed specifically with families in mind.
This small boutique camp is located in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania’s Manyara Region—a park second only to the Serengeti in its concentration of wildlife.
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