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Tanzania & Zanzibar

Tanzania is home to some of East Africa’s finest sights which will enthrall visitors of all ages. Whether you take time to hike its summit, or merely admire it from afar, there’s no doubt that Mount Kilimanjaro – the tallest mountain in Africa – is a highlight of any Tanzanian itinerary. Meanwhile, the Ngorongoro Crater is a natural volcanic feature which will take your breath away. However, Tanzania is also home to an impressive number of safari parks including the Serengeti, where you can spy game animals in their natural environment. And if that weren’t enough, the unique island of Zanzibar off the coast of Tanzania is the perfect place to unwind on a glorious beach whilst absorbing its rich colonial history.

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  • Young lions in the Serengeti

  • Elevated view of Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

  • Aerial view of a boat at Pamunda Island, Zanzibar

  • Flamingoes on Lake Manyara, Tanzania

  • Elephants crossing a river in the Serengeti, Tanzania

  • Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro

  • Safari holidays to Tanzania

  • Safari holidays to Tanzania

  • Safari holidays to Tanzania

  • Safari holidays to Tanzania

  • Safari holidays to Tanzania

  • Safari holidays to Tanzania

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 32℃
  • 33℃
  • 32℃
  • 31℃
  • 30℃
  • 29℃
  • 29℃
  • 29℃
  • 30℃
  • 31℃
  • 31℃
  • 32℃
  • 12
  • 7
  • 15
  • 19
  • 16
  • 8
  • 7
  • 9
  • 8
  • 11
  • 16
  • 17

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

Rainfall

When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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Oasis Overland Adventure Travel has been providing a unique travel experience for over 20 years – very different to that of a normal package holiday. Without the worry of organising your complex trip, sit back and immerse yourself in cultures of the regions you pass though whilst making fr...

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Wayfairer Travel creates bespoke, luxury adventures for curious travellers who want to explore more of the world. With a strong responsible travel ethos, their passionate team deliver unparalleled customer service that produces almost seamless five-star reviews.

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