Why Tanzania is the Best Safari Country : The name “safari” conjures up visions of large creatures roaming wild landscapes, dusty roads, and blood-red sunsets in an unmatched adventure. The Arabic word safara, which means “a voyage,” and the Swahili verb kusafiri, which means “to travel,” are the true sources of the word safari. An once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, a safari is undoubtedly a voyage worth taking especially in Tanzania home of the largest crater in the world- The Ngorongoro crater, largest mountain in Africa Mount Kilimanjaro and also home of the Great wildebeest migrations in Serengeti national park.

Tanzania is considered as one of the best safari country in Africa with many attractions to see such the mount Kilimanjaro, The Serengeti national Park, The Ngorongoro crater, Zanzibar island, tree climbing lions in Lake Manyara national Park etc. not only attractions do make Tanzania as the best safari country in Africa, but also the presence of many options of activities/ things to do such as Game drives, hot air balloon safaris, walking safaris, hiking safaris, cultural tours, diving, snorkeling, camping safaris etc. all make this country as one of the best safari country in Africa.

 Making the choice of where to travel for your safari vacation is important. Making decisions about which country to select, which tour operator, and which packages is not easy either. There are undoubtedly a huge number of possibilities, but we are confident that Tanzania is the ideal location to go if you want to plan the best safari of your life. Here are three main reasons why Tanzania is the ideal location for your safari vacation:

  1. Tanzania has the highest concentration of animals per square kilometer in the world.

Better get comfortable for this one… 2,000,000 wildebeests, nine million gazelles, 300,000 Zebras, 70,000 buffaloes, 15 thousand warthogs, 4,000 lions, 2570 elephants, A thousand leopards, Five hundred hippos, and 250 cheetahs. This list only includes a small portion of the fauna that may be found only in Serengeti National Park. Approximately 4 million wild animals live in Tanzania, which makes up 20% of all large mammals on the continent. Additionally, it has the biggest lion population on the planet—some estimates put that number at over 16,000 lions. Without forgetting over 1,000 species of birds.

Why Tanzania is the Best Safari Country
Serengeti wildebeest

It may be clear by now, but Tanzania is home to numerous national parks, including Tarangire National Park, the Serengeti, and the Ngorongoro Crater, the biggest complete caldera in the world and one of the seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites. There isn’t a better location for a safari in Africa than Tanzania.

  1. Access and variety are unparalleled.

Most safaris in Tanzania begin and end with flights into Kilimanjaro International Airport, which puts you right in the thick of things. You could be observing leopards hunting gazelles or elephants combing through the grasslands with binoculars just a few hours after getting off the plane.

You will learn all about the interaction between people and nature in Tanzania because of how intimately the country’s landscape is linked to the over 120 different tribes that have lived there for thousands of years. There are options to rest your weary bones on a picturesque coastal resort in Zanzibar Island under the swaying palms after a week or two of your wildlife safari or big five safaris in Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Arusha, Tarangire national park etc. Or, for the more daring, you can walk to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, the world’s tallest freestanding mountain. Tanzania truly has so much to offer for all types of tourists.

  1. Your vacation, your budget

You may find a trip to fit practically any budget thanks to Tanzania’s booming safari industry. Need luxury? Hot air balloon rides, private trips, and luxury resorts are available. Want budget? Take a tour with a small party, decide to camp, and travel by land. Wildlife doesn’t differentiate between your budgets, so your Tanzania safari will be priceless.

And at Focus East Africa Tours, we’ve made sure that our passengers have a variety of options based on whether they’re traveling on a tight budget, seeking a balance, or seeking the greatest accommodations available. Depending with your budget, you can choose your Tanzania safari tour based on the following:

  • Basic: Guests will be staying in public campsites and sharing the camp’s bathrooms with other travelers.
  • Comfort: This choice strikes the ideal balance between quality and cost, with guests staying in modest lodges and tented camps with private bathrooms.
  • Comfort Plus: For some travelers, comfort is more important than luxury. By selecting Comfort Plus, you will have access to lodges or tented camps with amenities on par with those of large hotel chains.

The conclusion: There are a lot more factors than just three that make Tanzania the ideal destination for safaris in Africa. Tanzania is twice the area of California and is home to Africa’s tallest mountain, deepest lake, and highest concentration of large mammal populations. What more could you possibly need when it offers a wide range of activities and affordable solutions to suit your needs?

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