Tanzania has whatever you are dreaming about, be it tropical islands, climbing the highest mountain in Africa, diving formarine treasures and corals or watching the annual migration of plains game. It is one of the very few countries that has so much land devoted for game parks and reserves.
Tanzania is without doubt one of the most exciting countries in the world, a naturally beautiful country with a wild untouched splendor. A Tanzania Safari is probably most famous for the opportunity to witness the annual wildebeest migration in the Serengeti.
Tanzania boasts some of the most romantic and tropical beaches in Africa, Zanzibar and Pemba. Zanzibar is the land of exotic spices, azure waters and white sandy beaches. Join us for a Tanzania safari, and discover a country that can offer a luxury safari and a world-class experience.
Tanzania Fast Facts
FULL NAME: United Republic of Tanzania
TIME: GMT +3 hours
CURRENCY: Tanzania shilling (TSh or TZS)
LANGUAGE: The official language is Kiswahili, which is generally spoken, and various local languages abound.
Kiswahili English is the second official language and the country’s commercial language as well. Arabic is widely spoken in the coastal areas, particularly in Zanzibar. Due to the distances traveled in Tanzania it is strongly recommended that you make all your arrangements in advance. During the migration and peak season, availability is at a premium.
Seasons and Climate
SUMMER: December – March
WINTER: March – May
The climate is tropical on the coast, on the islands and in Selous. It is temperate in the other parks. Temperatures on Mount Kilimanjaro and Meru drop to below freezing. Late March – late May is traditionally the long rainy season and is considered the “winter period” in Tanzania. June – late October is the dry season. June, July and August can be very cold on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater. Late October – mid December is when the short rains occur. The Ngorongoro Crater rim has a wonderful climate at this time of year. Mid December – March is summer weather. It is dry and very warm until March. Due to its altitude Ngorongoro Crater is much cooler than elsewhere.
“Karibu Sana” – Welcome to Tanzania