Join us on a Tanzania luxury safari for the journey of a lifetime. Let us guide you to some of the most impressive wildlife locations on the planet. Tanzania luxury tours takes to the ultimate destination for luxury African safaris. One-quarter of this country’s surface area is protected as a network of national parks and game reserves.
These include the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater, the world-famous Serengeti National Park (the home of Great Wildebeest Migration), the snowcapped Mount Kilimanjaro and the 30,000 km² Nyerere National Park. These conservation areas are home to an estimated 20% of Africa’s big wildlife.
Offshore, Tanzania’s spice island of Zanzibar in the Indian Ocean is the ideal place to round off your Tanzania luxury safari holiday. You can spend some days here diving, snorkeling and chilling on some of the most beautiful beaches on the continent. It is difficult to think of any other safari country in Africa that outshines the natural attractions of Tanzania.
Best Tanzania Luxury Safari Packages
Why Go On A Tanzania Luxury Safari Tour?
With 22 national parks and multiple wildlife reserves, Tanzania home to Africa’s largest wildlife herds, as well as the palm-fringed island of Zanzibar, perfect for post-safari relaxation.
- On a Tanzania luxury safari, you will enjoy the continent’s breathtaking scenery and finest wildlife viewing.
- In hand-picked areas like the Ngorongoro and Serengeti, a Tanzania luxury safari tour offers world-class exclusive and upmarket camps and lodges.
- On a Tanzania luxury tour, you have to witness the Great Wildebeest Migration, the Greatest Wildlife Show on Earth as it passes through the Serengeti plains
- Tanzania’s Southern and Western circuits are best suited to fly-in upmarket safaris, with the Western circuit in particular ranking among the most exclusive and costly in Africa.
Tanzania luxury safari lodges (accommodation)
Whether you are visiting Tanzania to watch greatest wildlife show on Earth, to hike Africa’s talles mountain or to explore the world’s largest caldera, you will need a place to stay. There are three broad categories of accommodation for luxury safaris in Tanzania. These include wildlife lodges, semi-permanent tented camps and exclusive five-star permanent lodge;
1. Wildlife Lodges
The best represented accommodation category for Tanzania luxury safari tours comprises large wildlife lodges. These normally rank highly in terms of conventional hotel-style amenities, but they also tend to feel rather removed from the surrounding bush.
2. Semi-permanent tented camps
At the other extreme of Tanzania luxury safari accommodation are exclusive permanent or semi-permanent tented camps. These mainly comprise canvas units that typically come with comfortable beddings, en suite hot showers and private verandahs. These camps also offer high-quality cuisine, service and wine.
3. Exclusive five-star permanent lodges
Falling in between the wildlife lodges and semi-permanent tented camps are small, exclusive 5-star permanent lodges that might be described as the safari equivalent of boutique hotels.
If it is possible, look for Tanzania luxury safari packages that offer a mix of accommodation types, as each has its advantages. For example, a high-class tented camp is almost certainly the most hands-on way to experience the wilderness of Africa. But, after a few nights, the superior amenities of a larger lodge might come as a welcome break. If facilities such as 24-hour electricity, Wi-Fi or swimming pools are important to you, then ensure you research and choose your accommodation carefully.
How much does a luxury safari cost in Tanzania?
The Tanzania luxury safari costs are highly variable. But an all-inclusive luxury safari in Tanzania can cost at least US$450 to US$600 per person per day. The coast will increase to around US$950 per person per day – if you stay in small top-of-the-range luxury lodges and camps. What you pay for your luxury Tanzania safari depends on just how exclusive you want your holiday to be. Other cost factors are the parks you include in your Tanzania safari itinerary, and whether you travel in high, low or mid-season.
What is included in a Tanzania luxury safari?
A Tanzania luxury tour usually includes domestic flights and road transport, as well as game drives, other Tanzania safari activities and the associated guides and park fees.
Your accommodation on a full-board basis is typically included too. Some Tanzania luxury safari lodges and exclusive camps also include laundry and non-premium drinks like coffee, tea, soft drinks, local beer and house wine. Besides souvenirs and other personal purchases, the most obvious exclusion from most luxury Tanzania safari quotes is tips. These can add up quickly in Tanzania as tipping is widely practiced, so you are advised to carry enough cash to cover it.
Do all Tanzania Luxury Safaris include the Serengeti?
The answer is No. Travel logistics mean most Tanzania safari packages, luxury or otherwise, concentrate on just one of the three different safari circuits. The Serengeti is almost invariably the key destination of any Tanzania Northern circuit safari package. Northern circuit tours also typically include the Ngorongoro Crater and some, or all, of Arusha, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Parks. Safaris to Tanzania’s Southern and Western safari circuits rarely include the Serengeti.