Top 5 things to do in Tanzania


Are you planning a trip to Tanzania? Here are our top 5 things to do and places to visit while you’re here.

Enjoy a Serengeti Balloon Ride

Every year, one and a half million wildebeest move from the Serengeti and Masai Mara ecosystems in search of water. You can observe this extraordinary migration across beautiful landscapes from the air with an unforgettable balloon safari experience.

An incredible show of nature at its finest, you can witness the remarkable journey that takes wildlife across the plains as they search for lush green pasture and plentiful grazing opportunities.

Complete with a special breakfast and champagne toast under the sweeping canopy of acacia in the Serengeti plains, it’s sure to be a highlight of your trip to Tanzania.

Get in touch to discuss your next Serengeti adventure with one of our Balloon Safari experts.

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzania is home to the tallest mountain in Africa – Mount Kilimanjaro. It’s the fourth most topographically prominent peak on Earth and is part of the Kilimanjaro National Park. As such a legendary mountain, it’s no wonder it’s a major climbing destination with visitors travelling the world to attempt it.

Whether you embark on the intense climb to the summit, or you take in the views of the mountain from elsewhere, it’s an incredibly beautiful sight to behold and a true once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Visit Mafia Island

With miles and miles of unspoilt beaches and stunning coral reefs, Mafia Island is renowned as an excellent, world-class diving destination.

Mafia Island and its reefs are home to wildlife such as whale sharks and sea turtles. With a turtle conservation programme in place, you may even have the chance to witness the baby turtles hatching and emerging from the sand before crawling across the beach as they start their new life.

There are also walks and nature trails to enjoy the native trees, animals and birdlife. A beautiful place with fascinating history, there’s something for everyone on this show-stopping island.

Witness the Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a protected area and a world heritage site. Its main feature is the Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest, intact and unfilled volcanic caldera.

It formed approximately three million years ago when a large volcano exploded and collapsed on itself. One of the world’s most astonishing natural wonders, the crater is a breathtakingly beautiful setting and a must-see while visiting Tanzania.

Relax on Zanzibar Island

A coastline of picture perfect beaches, snorkelling opportunities amongst the coral reefs, and small fishing villages shaded under gorgeous coconut palms – where better to relax after a week on safari than Zanzibar Island?

With a diverse culture and plenty of history to immerse yourself in, you won’t tire of things to do on Zanzibar Island. But for those looking for a more serene vacation or a romantic honeymoon, you’ll find it to be the most breath-taking spot to escape from the world.

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