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Mark, your guide to Tanzania from Escape Worldwide.
“Tanzania is an incredible country, both for a safari and also for the beaches, mainly Zanzibar - I’m a huge fan!”
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Getting to Tanzania
Main airports Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar
Flying time approx 10-11 hours
Kilimanjaro airport near Arusha is the gateway to Tanzania’s Northern safari parks, and is reached from Heathrow via Nairobi or from other UK airports via Amsterdam. Regular flights link Northern Tanzania with Zanzibar, while light aircraft link Southern parks with other areas of the country.
Time difference GMT +3
Currency Tanzanian Shilling
Language English, Kiswahili
Entry details (for British nationals) a visa is required for entry to Tanzania, and we recommned that this is obtained prior to departure. A valid Yellow Fever vaccination certificate will also be required. Passports need at least 6 months validity from your date of entry. Before you depart, check the latest travel advice at www.fco.gov.uk.
The Beaches of Zanzibar
The spice island of Zanzibar is the perfect antidote to an action-packed safari holiday, with miles of beautiful beaches that are ideal for pure relaxation. This is a fascinating island with a long history and plenty of interest, plus an excellent range of beach hotels to choose from - a great option for a chilled beach break.
Fascinating Stone Town is Zanzibar’s cultural heart, where winding streets and traditional houses seem to date from centuries ago. Spend a day or two exploring this historic gem, either on a day trip from the beach or staying in one of the fascinating hotels that are available here.
On Safari in Tanzania
Tanzania is an extraordinary country of incredible wildlife and stunning landscapes. Africa’s highest peak Mount Kilimanjaro dominates the landscape in Northern Tanzania, while game-rich national parks and reserves make this one of the best places in the world for a wildlife-based holiday.
Many safari itineraries focus on the national parks in the north of Tanzania, including two of the most well known game parks in Africa - the vast plains of the Serengeti, and the 600 metre deep Ngorongoro Crater, one of the richest game viewing areas anywhere. Further south, parks such as Selous and Ruaha are vast and relatively untouched, with fewer visitors making their way there - a visit here is trickier but all the more rewarding.
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|3-night Selous Explorer|
|5-night Best of Tanganyika Safari|
|5-night Simba Serengeti Safari|
|6-night Serena Serengeti Safari|
|6-night Southern Tanzania Explorer|
|7-night Elewana Road Safari|
|8-night Elewana Air Safari|
|9-night Kenya & Tanzania Safari|
|13-night Great Migration Safari|
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|Tarangire & Lake Manyara|
|Selous, Ruaha & Saadani|
|All beach hotels|
|Bluebay Beach Resort|
|Breezes Beach Club|
|Diamonds Mapenzi Beach|
|Dream of Zanzibar|
|Essque Zalu Zanzibar|
|Fumba Beach Lodge|
|Gold Zanzibar Beach House|
|La Gemma dell'Est|
|Neptune Pwani Beach Resort|
|Ocean Paradise Resort|
|Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort|
|The Residence Zanzibar|
|Riu Palace Zanzibar|
|The Zanzibari Hotel|
|All Stone Town hotels|
|Kenya National Parks|
|Tanzania National Parks|
|Victoria Falls extensions|
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