Tanzania Safari FAQ’s

TANZANIA SAFARI FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When is the best time to go on the Tanzania safari?

Tanzania Safari holidays are good all-year-round. Because of such close proximity to the equator, Tanzania undergoes two distinct dry and wet seasons. But the best-best time depends on the type of Tanzania safari activity you choose. However, the dry season of June to October is considered to be the best time to go on the Tanzania safari.

 

When is the best time to see the great wildebeest migration in Tanzania?

During the period of December to March, the Serengeti Migration congregates in large herds around Lake Ndutu in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area of Tanzania Safari. So, the wildebeest migration in the Serengeti is usually during June and July and January to February is the perfect time to see the wildebeest calving.

 

What should I take on safari in Tanzania?

When traveling to foreign destinations it is always respectful to dress modestly and we suggest the emphasis is on comfortable clothing.

It is often warm on the plains and at lower altitudes but cold in the hilly and mountainous areas; a rain jacket, fleece and good quality walking shoes/boots are essential.

  • Shorts;
  • T-shirts;
  • Rain jacket;
  • Warm sweater;
  • Hat;
  • Swimsuit & swimsuit cover-up;
  • Sunglasses;
  • Safari boots;
  • Sneakers;
  • Fast Aid kit;
  • Plasters and anti-bacterial medicines;
  • Binoculars for animal sighting

 

For a detailed list of items read Tanzania Safari Packing List.

What does a Tanzania Safari cost?

Ideally, there is no fixed price range for Tanzania safari. There are several factors such as time, numbers of days, and accommodations types that influence the Tanzania safari cost. However, the average cost of Tanzania Safari per day can come down to $400 (dollars) per head for a lodge safari and around $200 (dollars) per day for camping.

For a detailed list of items read Tanzania Safari Cost.

 

Is it safe to go on a Tanzania Safari?

Yes, Tanzania is a fairly safe country. Every year millions of tourists visit this beautiful country in the hopes of a thrilling Tanzania travel experience. And, the statistics say that maximum tourists leave the country with their heart bubbling with joy and a secret promise to visit again.

 

Where will I stay during the Tanzania safari?

Tanzania offers a great range of lodges and tented camps. However, your Tanzania accommodations depend on the type of packages you have purchased like budget safaris, standard or luxury Tanzania safari.

 

What is the official language of Tanzania?

Tanzania has two official languagesEnglish and Swahili. But the national language of Tanzania is Swahili.

 

How long does it take to do safari in Tanzania?

The duration of an ideal Tanzania safari can take between 5 to 10 days, to ensure you hit all the top spots on your safari. The length though can depend on how long you’d like to stay and enjoy a specific place, hotel, park on your itinerary.

 

What is the current Covid status of Tanzania?  

All travelers are required to produce proof of vaccination; a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19. It is mandatory to wear masks and maintain social distance in public. As the status is changing we recommend consulting our team for further details.

 

Is there a mandatory quarantine upon arrival in Tanzania?

There is no mandatory quarantine upon arrival in Tanzania as long as travelers do not test positive when they are tested on arrival in Tanzania.

We invite you to take a look at our Tanzania Safari Packages. We will provide you an all-around Tanzanian wildlife experience. You’ll visit the finest Tanzania National Parks and Reserves and see the best they have to offer. You’ll choose between the lodges and campsites options we have.

If you want to enjoy Tanzania in a great way, with the focus on good sightings and wonderful areas, safely, accompanied by arrival to  departure, relaxed, our Suricata Safaris team is the choice for you. You can select a tour
from our hand-picked most popular Tanzania safari itineraries that matches your interests, or create your own itinerary with our expertise and years of experience.

 

Get in touch with us on info@suricatasafaris.com and we will plan together your Tanzania Safari accordingly to your expectations!

 

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