10 Awesome Tanzania Safari Holiday Destinations

Africa is one of those rare continents where there is still overwhelming presence of a vast wilderness and natural forests that still support wildlife and Tanzania as an African country is not left out. If you are planning a Tanzania safari experience, we will share some of the most amazing holiday destinations. These come with big parks that have giraffes, lions and elephants living together. These are among the few things you can discover by having a Tanzania Safari. Recently, Safari Bookings in The Netherlands commissioned a task force that reviewed over 3,061 reviews where Tanzania was voted the finest Safari Country of Africa. So, are you fascinated by trips? Are you searching for the perfect Safari destination in Africa? Well, we just have the most appropriate locations for you in Tanzania. Oh yea, just scroll down to see why Tanzania is the most ideal place for an expedition in the whole of Africa. You might also like: Interesting places to Visit in kenya

List Of Spectacular Tanzania Safari Holiday Destinations

1. Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park


You could make Arusha your first destination in Tanzania. Here, you will first come across the famous Arusha National Park where you can visit all day. After days of travel, the little park will offer you more than you bargain for. It is just about an hour’s drive from downtown Arusha. You will be fascinated by the various species of monkeys at this park including the rare Colobus monkeys. It is also home to buffalo, baboons, zebras and other animals. If you are lucky, you could also see the young ones of those animals.

2. Stone Town

Stone Town Zanzibar

This is home to the former palaces and Arab mansions. It is located on the western coast of Zanzibar and anyone interested in history would find Stone Town a perfect Tanzania safari destination. Irrespective of the rather unromantic name, the Stone town holds a lot and only little has changed over the past 200 years. The multiple carved wooden doors depicting the heritage of the ancient Arabian presence is still present all over the city. There are a lot of nice hotels you can relax in after a refreshing Tanzania safari.

3. Ngurdoto Crater

Ngurdoto Crater

Arusha is also home to one of the wonders of the world that is yet to make its way into the Guinness World Book of Records. The Ngurdoto Crater is a Caldera that was a volcano at one time. A closer look at it gives the impression of a huge zoo that is surrounded by forests. You will not miss seeing some of the most rare wild animals at this place. In fact, it could be the only opportunity you have at seeing a Rhino.

4. Selous

Selous Game Reserve

This is a large game reserve that has serene woodlands and lakes measuring 50,000 km2 and is relatively undisturbed by human impact. One interesting fact about this reserve is that you can access it by vehicle, on foot or through boating safari. You can even combine all the three modes above for an ultimate experience. Large numbers of animals including elephants, black rhinoceroses, cheetahs, giraffes, hippopotamuses and crocodiles can be easily seen living in Soleus game reserve which also has a variety of vegetation zones, ranging from thicket blankets to amore open grasslands.

5. Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park

The national park is famous for birding and lions that climb trees and can be reached with in an hour and half from Arusha. In addition to lions, there are other wildlife like leopards, elephants and giraffes. Apart from that, the lake offers a peaceful and relaxing environment on its beaches but some dangerous river monsters like alligators and crocks are sometimes seen.