Places to Visit in Tanzania

Tanzania is a large country with a lot to offer every different kind of traveler. If it’s your first safari or first time to Tanzania, many opt for the classic Northern Circuit, ensuring your see the most well known landscapes and game viewing areas in the country, with many choosing to end their adventure on the shores of Zanzibar for some much needed R&R. Whatever your tastes, our travel experts are well versed in the best places to visit in Tanzania.

Places to visit

The key areas of the Northern Circuit include the Ngorongoro Crater, a drive through Lake Manyara, and time spent in the famed Serengeti. For a more robust safari experience in the north, travelers can add time spent in Tarangire National Park, attracting big game numbers to the waters of the Tarangire River. For a more off-the-beaten path itinerary, you can choose to explore the remote and untouched west and south of the country. Trek chimpanzees in the Mahale Mountains, nestled along the shores of Lake Tanganyika, or be surrounded by elephants in Ruaha, Tanzania’s second largest park. Spend some time exploring the pristine and vast Selous, traversing the diverse terrain of Africa’s largest game reserve. Tanzania’s south coast and Zanzabari beaches offer miles of unspoiled beaches, perfect for days filled with adventure or rejuvenation.

Map featuring best places to visit in Tanzania

Places on the map

  • Zanzibar and the coast Tanzania
  • Selous and southern Tanzania Tanzania
  • Serengeti and northern Tanzania Tanzania
  • Kilimanjaro Tanzania
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