Best places to see wildlife in Tanzania. Tanzania is one of the best countries in the world to see wildlife in its natural habitat. Tanzania has a beautiful contrasting landscape, treasured and unique wildlife, all year round great weather and welcoming people. Tanzania is blessed with diversity in wildlife including all the Big 5 animals and it is where the great iconic migration of wildebeests start and end in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro conservation plain areas which happens every year. This has therefore made Tanzania a great place to see wildlife for many film makers and photographers. Contact Eco Adventure Safaris and we will help plan and book for you all Tanzania. Here are the Best places to see wildlife in Tanzania;
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park has a diverse variety of habitats ranging from grassland plains, savanna, riverine forest and woodland. These are home to various wildlife which include wildebeest, zebra, lion, gazelle, giraffe, spotted hyena, leopard, elephant, serval, agama lizard, rock hyrax, secretary bird, rhinoceros, buffalo, cheetah, jackal and aardwolf.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Ngorongoro Crater is one of the best places in Tanzania to see the endangered Black Rhinos. It is also one of the best places to see the Big 5 animals. Among other notable animals species to see in this Conservation Area include wildebeest, lion, hartebeest, elephant, mountain reedbuck, zebra, spotted hyena, hippopotamus, buffalo, gazelle, black rhinoceros, leopard, serval
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park is home to large herds of Elephants one herd can go consist up to 300 Elephants. Other animals include wildebeests, buffaloes, impalas, gazelle, heartbeest, zebras, elands, stately fringe-eared oryx and peculiar long necked gerenuk.
Lake Manyara National Park
Lake Manyara National Park is home to some of the migratory mammals from Tarangire National Park which includes wildebeests, Zebras, Thomson’s gazelle and Grant’s gazelle. Predators to see in Lake Manyara National Park include lion, leopard, black-backed jackal, bat-eared fox, serval, honey badger, African wild cat, spotted hyena, African civet, genet (Genetta) species and several mongoose species. Cheetah and African golden cat are rarely sighted. Other notable mammals include elephant, baboon, lesser flamingo, greater flamingo Cape buffalo, lion, hippopotamus, wildebeest, bushbuck, impala, giraffe, zebra, white pelican, yellow-billed stork, Ayres’s hawk-eagle, Nile monitor, white-breasted cormorant, palm-nut vulture and cobra
Ruaha National Park
Ruaha National Park is one of the best places to see Elephants in Africa it is believed to have the highest concentration of elephants in East Africa. Other animals include both the Greater and Lesser Kudu, Sable and Roan antelopes, wild dogs, lions, cheetahs, giraffes, lions, Zebras, Impalas, Elands, Jackals and bat eared foxes.
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Tanzania Visa and work permit Advice
You will need to purchase the tourist visa. Many tourists prefer obtaining their visas before they come to Tanzania but visas can be obtained easily upon arrival at any entry point in Tanzania upon paying USD100.00 for Tourist Visa you will be able to get it immediately. Proof of yellow fever vaccination and a COVID-19 free certificate may be asked if arriving from affected countries. Visa, work permit and other entry and exit conditions such as customs and quarantine regulations can change regularly. We advise you contact your local Tanzanian embassy or here for the latest travel information to Tanzania.
Tanzania Vehicle Hire Services
Eco Adventure Safaris will help you organize transport in Tanzania depending on interest, budget and the nature of roads in such selected locations to see in the park. We recommend Customized 4×4 Land Cruisers which costs from USD200-250 per vehicle per day with Driver/Fixer or 4×4 Safari Vans from USD200 per Van per day with driver. For us to estimate how much it will cost in terms of fuel, we will need to look at your schedule to establish mileage and distance to be travelled.
Where to stay during wildlife Safari in Tanzania
Lodge options to stay in during wildlife safari in Tanzania range from Budget, mid-range to luxury options. You will choose what to stay in depending on your interests and budget. Lodge options include Arusha Giraffe Lodge, Original Maasai Lodge, Crest Safari Lodge, Meru View Lodge, Africa Amini, Kiboko Lodge, Lake Duluti Lodge and Arusha Budget Lodge among others. Contact us here for booking and reservation details
What is the best time to see wildlife in Tanzania?
Sighting wildlife in Tanzania is done throughout the year and the best time is during the months of December to February and then June to October which is relatively drier than March to May and November.
Why book with Eco Adventure Safaris your Safari Trip to Tanzania to see wildlife?
Eco Adventure Safaris is experienced in organizing amazing safari experiences to Tanzania. We are also highly rated and reviewed on trip Advisor. We combine Tanzania safaris with eco-friendly and unforgettable high-end adventure and wildlife safaris that help preserve biodiversity, conserve wildlife and uplift local communities, these include gorilla trekking, chimpanzee trekking, Big 5 safaris and game viewing, Mountain Hiking, Boat cruises excursions and Cultural encounters to give you a memorable and best African Safari experience including popular and great African safari destinations Kenya, Botswana and Namibia. Feel free to contact us about Best places to see wildlife in Tanzania.