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This is quite possibly the quintessential African destination. When it comes to safari, Tanzania really does have it all and it is certainly one of the most popular among our clients. It is the kind of place which experienced safari hands could easily visit four or five times, but it also makes for a fantastic first-time safari. Here are our reasons why we love Tanzania safaris.

  • An extensive and varied choice of three distinct safari circuits
  • The Serengeti plays host to a Great Migration of up to two million animals
  • The largest lion population in the world
  • Beautiful tropical beaches and spectacular marine life
  • A wonderful destination for first-time safari-goers, honeymooners and families alike

Both Clyde & Rob have vast experience in creating top quality Tanzania safaris. Clyde has been a professional safari guide there for many years and Rob has also spent a huge amount of time in Tanzania over the last decade. So for honest expert advice on Tanzania, email Clyde on [email protected] or call him on +44 7809 726266. Alternatively, email Rob on [email protected] or call him on +44 7791 360170.

The Tanzania Safari Circuits

Tanzania can effectively be split into three distinct safari circuits, the first and most popular of which is the Northern Parks. Most itineraries through here will make use of a vehicle and guide who will stay with you for at least some of the trip. Lake Manyara, Tarangire and Ngorongoro make a wonderful introduction to safari and help to set the atmosphere. However, the Serengeti is the crown jewel of the region and plays host to the Great Migration where approximately two million wildebeest, zebra and antelope move in a constant cycle in search of the rains and good grazing. Other fringe areas that are well worth making the effort to visit are Lake Natron, Lake Eyasi and Lake Victoria.

Tanzania Great Wildebeest Migration

The southern circuit in Tanzania offers a safari experience more akin to those in Southern Africa. The burnt red earth and phenomenal predator population of Ruaha make for an action-packed adventure and incredible game viewing. This is wonderfully contrasted in the Selous, where time is whiled away in a more leisurely fashion. Boating safaris allow you to search the lush waterways for hippos and crocodiles whilst sipping on gin & tonic.

An authentic safari camp in Tanzania

The western circuit is the least travelled region in Tanzania due to the expense and difficulty of getting there. Most visitors are safari aficionados who are rewarded with very low visitor numbers indeed. Katavi is an extraordinary wilderness area and Mahale offers the very best Chimpanzee trekking experience in Africa.

Tanzania Coastal Region & Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar is a great beach holiday add on to a safari in Tanzania

As if this wasn’t enough, the beautiful Islands & Coast region includes the wonderful remote Tanzania Coast and tropical beaches of Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia Islands lie within easy reach. A combination of safari and beach is very popular amongst honeymooners and families to Tanzania and can be one of the most affordable safaris you will find because of the lower cost of the beach lodges. A few visitors will even extend their trips to include a climb up Mount Kilimanjaro – the tallest mountain in Africa and the highest freestanding mountain in the world.

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5 stars all round!

Tailormade Africa is the safari industry leader in customer care. But, don't take our word for it, see why our clients roar about us.

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  • Carolyn Mc

    Trip of a lifetime, flawlessly planned with care

    My family of four worked with Clyde to create a true trip of a lifetime. Starting in South Africa, we made our way to Zimbabwe and then on to Tanzania to watch the wildebeest migration... Read more

    Carolyn Mc
    South Africa, Zimbabwe & Tanzania, July 2018
  • Linda M

    Kind, attentive, knowledgeable

    I think Rob did a brilliant job, before, during and after the trip! Attention to detail, but beyond the work his sence of humanity - to sincerely offer assistance ... Read more

    Linda M
    Zanzibar, Pemba & Ethiopia, March 2020
  • Sarah & Sanusi M

    Exceptional expertise, knowledge and advice. It was clear from the beginning we were in safe hands

    The safari exceeded expectations on every possible level! All three locations, the people, guides, camps, travel, expertise, food, friendliness and everything else ... Read more

    Sarah & Sanusi M
    Rwanda, Tanzania & Zanzibar, October 2019
  • Craig J

    Fantastic Trip

    What a fantastic trip! Everything exceeded our expectations. A group of us from Vancouver worked with Rob to build a Safari in Tanzania. Rob was very patient and worked to understand our wish list and to put together a schedule for the trip.... Read more

    Craig J
    Tanzania, September 2019
  • Arnie M

    The safari we booked with Clyde Beaty, Tailormade Africa, was truly the best trip of our long lives

    We had a telephone conversation during which Clyde Beaty determined our interests. Clyde proved to be a superb listener and offered us a tour which met our needs perfectly.... Read more

    Arnie M
    Rwanda & Tanzania, July 2019
  • Simon C

    It was an astonishingly good holiday, the best we have ever had!

    I stumbled across Tailormade Africa (TMA) whilst I was looking to book a "once in a lifetime" safari holiday for my wife who is employed in the veterinary world, so animals are her thing ... Read more

    Simon C
    Tanzania, Feb 2017
  • Audrey

    Great planning and with very prompt response.

    Tailor made Africa has planed our first Safari trip and definitely made it a very memorable experience. Clyde is very quick with response and very detailed about the planning and suggestions. This has made our planning much easier and hassle-free ... Read more

    Tanzania, Jun 2017
  • John & Nikki

    Unbelieveably magical and totally unmissable!

    Tailormade Africa's Rob Morley had arranged our previous, incredible "once", or as it turns out, "first in a lifetime Safari" a few years ago. So why would we look any further than Rob, to organise another excursion for us ... Read more

    John & Nikki
    Tanzania, Jun 2017
  • Tina & Amit

    I had high expectations and wanted value for my money.

    So this was my brief to Clyde: I have been on many Safaris and to numerous countries in Africa.... What can you do for me ... Read more

    Tina & Amit
    Tanzania, July 2017
  • Geoffrey B

    Communication was excellent, attention to details first class and the whole trip just worked.

    For my 60th birthday, Clyde at Tailormade Africa was recommended by a good friend and experienced Safari expert. The choice of accommodation, personal guides, ability to see ... Read more

    Geoffrey B
    Tanzania, July 2017
  • Susan J

    Gorillas galore! Lions, leopards, lizards! Wildebeest migration! Exceptional lodging and guides!

    There should be a five plus plus plus rating for Rob Morley, and Tailormade Africa. This was my first trip to Africa, but it will not be my last ... Read more

    Susan J
    Uganda & Tanzania, Oct 2017
  • Georgia M & Famil

    Excellent service - above and beyond five star.

    Clyde at Tailormade Africa was endlessly patient and worked tirelessly to customise our holiday. This was our first family safari with our 7, 11 and 14 year old and Clyde was an absolute delight to deal with ... Read more

    Georgia M & Famil
    Tanzania, Aug 2017
  • Lily

    We organised our Honeymoon trip through Tailormade and it was fantastic.

    I couldn't speak highly enough of the service we received from Clyde and the team. They found us exactly what we were looking for within our budget ... Read more

    Tanzania, Aug 2017
  • Shameema

    Epic Experience.

    Absolutely amazing trip..started organizing back in May and Rob from Tailormadewas really helpful and very patient with all our changes to dates etc. We trusted Rob to make suggestions on the trip and he completely delivered ... Read more

    Tanzania & Zanzibar, Nov 2017
  • Samantha B

    Amazing trip thanks to Tailormade Africa.

    When I contacted Tailormade Africa for the first time, they took the time to speak to me in order to understand the type of holiday i wanted. Thanks to their perfect knowledge of Tanzania, we planned an amazing 2 week safari ... Read more

    Samantha B
    Tanzania, Nov 2017
  • Julie

    Yet another excellent experience with Tailormade Africa.

    Great recommendations from Clyde about where to go in Zanzibarand everything was excellently organised, as always ... Read more

    Tanzania (Zanzibar), Nov 2017
  • Rob B

    Fantastic, well organised and stress-free holiday.

    Our agent Rob did a fantastic job of crafting an itinerary with us - incorporating what we were excited to do, what we weren’t interested in, and addressing the concerns that we had (as a gay couple this was quite important to us) ... Read more

    Rob B
    Tanzania, Jun 2018
  • Anne & Mal B

    We asked for a 'holiday of a lifetime' we got it and so much more.

    From the very first telephone conversation with Rob Morleyat Tailormade Africa, he understood who we were and what we wanted ... Read more

    Anne & Mal B
    Uganda, Kenya & Pemba Island, July 2018
  • Sarah & Jonathon A

    Unforgettable 6-week African Honeymoon!

    After some Internet research and getting ourselves very overwhelmed with 'where to start planning this trip to Africa?!' we came across Tailormade Africa. From our first email response from Rob, it was clear this was a different service to the others ... Read more

    Sarah & Jonathon A
    South Africa, Victoria Falls, Tanzania & Uganda, May 2018
  • Tommy & Keri G

    Clyde planned a trip of a lifetime that far exceeded our expectations.

    When we set out to plan our 3 week trip to Africa, we thought we knew where we wanted to go and when. After researching many companies to plan our trip ... Read more

    Tommy & Keri G
    Tanzania, Zimbabwe & South Africa, July 2018
  • Marie M

    Overall it was a wonderful experience. A definitive bucket list vacation.

    Rob did an excellent job setting up our vacation. He was quick to answer emails and called several times to make sure our communication was complete ... Read more

    Marie M
    Kenya & Tanzania, Oct 2018
  • Kathleen B

    Tailormade Africa designed and facilitated our dream trip!

    Clyde at Tailormade Africa was a delight to work with. From our initial phone conversation, Clyde was able to capture the exact experience we were looking for. We didn’t want a group tour and nor did we wish to travel during the busy season ... Read more

    Kathleen B
    Uganda & Tanzania, Nov 2018
  • Jennifer & the Huberman-Shlaes family

    Amazing family safari and beach adventure in Tanzania!

    We had an amazing 2 1/2 week trip to Tanzania! We spent a week on two different safari camps (The Highlands and Namiri Plains) and a week on Pemba Island at Manta Resort ... Read more

    Jennifer & the Huberman-Shlaes family
    Tanzania & Pemba Island, Dec 2018
  • Sandra F

    Efficient, reliable and delivers exactly as arranged.

    Couldn’t be more helpful, treats their customers with individual care, giving you exactly the trip you dream of, we had emails, phone calls and even spoke on face time so all our questions were answered ... Read more

    Sandra F
    Tanzania (Selous Game Reserve & Ruaha National Park), Feb 2019
  • Ben & Gemma O

    Extremely personalised service!

    When we decided we'd like to go to Africa for our honeymoon, we chose Tailormade Africa to book it for us and we are thrilled with our decision. We spoke to Rob initially and he listened to our requirements, worked to understand what travel we'd done previously ... Read more

    Ben & Gemma O
    Tanzania & Pemba Island, Jan 2019

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Rob, Clyde & Sam have over 55 years of African safari experience between the three of them. Whether you are a seasoned Africa traveller or thinking about visiting the continent for the first time, we would love to hear from you.
Speak to an expert at +44 1932 361807 (UK) or 1 844 390 1798 (USA Toll-free) or fill in the contact form below. Alternatively, email us at [email protected].

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