Tanzania Family Holidays offer the best vacation plan that anyone can go for. Tanzania has a vast concentration of wilderness as well as the serenity of Mother Nature. The safari area of Tanzania is divided into three parts, the Northern Circuit, the Southern circuit, and the western circuit. The most glorious activity of the planet earth happens here, the great migration. This will be a treat to your eyes during your Tanzania Safari Tours. So we are here to give you some tips that you can consider while planning a family vacation to the world’s most famous safari destination, Tanzania.

Recommended Family Activities In Tanzania:

With its huge concentration of wildlife, Tanzania  is the best place to experience a typical safari life. There are many amazing and affordable areas or destinations in Africa for a classic Tanzania Family Safari. And another benefit of going in a larger group is, the more your group size, the more economical the safari trip will become, as the cost of a safari vehicle will split among the family members. A lot of things to see with your family throughout the country beginning from north to south. There are also many provisions of family rooms along with some interconnecting rooms. You will also find some accommodations with swimming pools and larger communal areas and some companies provide some special activities for families so that you can take a flexible family holiday in Tanzania.

Family Game Drives

There are many Game drives in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater which are pretty special for Tanzania Family Holidays. If you chose an accommodation that offers a private vehicle for your family, then it will be great to explore Tanzanian life away from the crowds. These areas have rich cultural activities for people of all age groups. Here adults or kids can enjoy the wild nature by interacting with their fellow travelers and elderly members also can get their community among the other travelers and interact accordingly.

Family Activities In The Selous

In the Selous game reserve, you can enjoy fishing and canoeing. It will be a great opportunity for older children or adults. Bushwalking has a minimum age limit that you must be of at least 15 years old which means you must be a mid to mid-late teenager to involve in this game. These walks make you feel the thrilling experience at the bush, offering a different area than game drive.

Family Activities In The Serengeti

The Serengeti National Park is the best when it comes to Family safari activities which include tracking, making bows-and-arrows, and walking around the camps. These are just a few examples of the provisions for kids can get up to here. You can find all types of natural panoramas, something to enjoy at a close view, from birds to smaller mammals.

Family Flying Safaris

We recommend adding this flying safari experience to your Tanzania Safari Packages. Flying safaris is the best and most alluring experience you will have in your Safaris Tanzania. It also opens up several of northern Tanzania's most wanted wilderness in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro landscapes. You can find out more adventure by watching the chaos between the predators and their prey above a certain height. We recommend this activity the most as it is a comfortable and stylish experience on a breathtaking Tanzania Family Holiday.

Family Activities In Zanzibar

After concluding your wild Tanzania Safaris, you must be willing to visit the calm side of Mother Nature. Then we must suggest having a board for Zanzibar Beach Holidays. It offers numerous things to do that include trips to the stone town, visiting the stone town, playing on the beach, trying a few watersports, and taking incredible trips tortoise-tastic Prison Island and also Jozani forest.

Best Family Camps In Tanzania Safari Tours:

You can find hundreds of options for your camp during your Tanzania Family Holidays. Most of them provide various game activities mainly for children. Some of the game activities are, at Lemala, there is a kids club called Lemala Cubs which offers to view small animals and birds, experiencing the local cultures, shooting bows-and-arrows, cooking in the kitchen.

Kaskaz Mara Camp

These camps are located in the Serengeti National Park, especially the northern area. These camps claim very large spacious tented rooms which your whole family can accommodate. Kaskaz offers the best game activities for kids too.

Lemala Ndutu Camp

Ndutu, Mara, and Ewanjan are in the Serengeti National Park which provides good interconnecting tents and spacious for families. These tents have amazing special gaming activities for children.

Serian's Serengeti Camps

These are the authentic camps featured with nice interconnecting rooms that will feel like a home. You will enjoy an amazing view across the bushy plains, with cool shade delivered by the majestic acacia trees. 

Legendary Serengeti Mobile Camps

You can book these mobile camps for a family of a minimum of five members in the grassland of Serengeti National Park. A private vehicle and guide are associated with a standard booking, and you will find very children friendly staff there.

Kiba Point Selous

This is the best private housing lodge or camp available in the Selous that is comfortable for families. It is located in the center of the Selous Game reserve. You can select your preferred activity among the long list of game activities.

Breezes Beach Club & Spa

If you are looking for any budget friendly properties on Zanzibar beaches, then Breezes Beach Club & Spa is the best choice for you. It offers family-friendly accommodation and various interesting activities for kids. There are a lot of options to arrange all sorts on your Safari Tours In Tanzania.

Zuri Zanzibar

Zuri is a luxury resort at Zanzibar which is so perfect for a family vacation and especially who is looking for something special. The resort offers spacious bungalow type rooms and the location is very easy to connect. It is located on the finest non-tidal beach of Zanzibar.

You will find a handful of safari camps and beach lodges for your families. The itinerary of your safari must depend on the age and fascination of your youngest child. You must keep two things in your head, first one is Tanzania is very much prone to malaria so make sure your family must undergo malaria and yellow fever vaccination keeping Health & Safety On Tanzania Safari on first. Second of all, you must safeguard your trip with good Tanzania Travel Insurance.

Experience the best safari experience with the best travel companion, Lifetime Safaris. We are offering the best package for your Tanzania Family Holidays. If you have any query then contact us and get your queries solved by our travel experts.

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Tanzania Safari Frequently Asked questions

Lifetime Safaris Practical Guide To Planning A Trip To Tanzania

  • 1
    Can I make my own itinerary?

    Yes! You can definitely plan your own personalised travel itinerary with Lifetime Safaris. We provide private Tanzania Safari Tours which are customised according to your needs. For planning a perfect Tanzania Safari itinerary, you can speak to our Travel experts who will guide you about the destinations of your choice. We also take utmost care of the safety, hygiene of our clients. The Food will be of your choice requested as per your recommendations during the time of safari bookings.

  • 2
    Can I take my children on safari?

    Yes you can surely bring your children on Safari. But you must be aware of the minimum age restrictions at various national parks and lodges which is about 4 and 12 years of age. As all safari activities are not open to children, you must check with our travel exerts regarding the age criteria at the different destinations planned in your itinerary.

  • 3
    Will I stay in tents or lodges?

    Whether you stay at tents or lodges depends on the type of packages you have purchased like luxury safaris, budget safaris or a standard Tanzania Safari where we will bring our own tents, camping, a cook to prepare your meals, food and other cooking equipments.

    You can choose to upgrade your accommodation, to enjoy a more comfortable and luxurious experience as well.

  • 4
    What size are your safari groups?

    In a safari group in Tanzania we take anywhere around 4-6 people in our vehicle depending on the type of safari you have chosen. In group tours six people are taken at max. While for a private tour less than three guests will accompany in the safari vehicle.

  • 5
    What Kind of vehicles do you use?

    The safari vehicle provided by Lifetime Safari is a 4×4 safari vehicle. Mostly we accommodate around six guests in throw rows of seating in our closed safari vehicles which has a pop-top roof hatch that will allow you to view wildlife Form a height. These safari vehicles can also be minibuses or 4X4 Land Cruisers or 4X4 Land Rovers.

  • 6
    I am interested in a Tanzania safari… What is my next step?

    It's a great choice to choose Tanzania safari as your next travel or vacation destination. As you have already made up your mind for visiting this spectacular country, we suggest you to call our Lifetime Safaris travel experts to inquire about and book a suggested itinerary of your choice. You can accompany us in our group safari trips or even plan a personalised private Tanzania safari which offers flexible dates, location and safari durations. After selecting your package or travel itinerary you can proceed with booking the safari.

  • 7
    Will I have a chance to interact with local people of Tanzania?

    Tanzania for many years has been a home to thousands of native tribes and people of different origins, and culture. Tanzania is the home of 120 African ethnic groups and more than 26 million people live in this East African country. You will be amazed to encounter and closely interact with the Maasai people of Tanzania who will show you how to light a fire without any combustibles. Other lesser-known tribes like the Datoga and Chaga and their rich cultural tapestry can be explored in your Tanzania walking or cultural tours

  • 8
    What additional costs can I expect when traveling in Tanzania?

    In your Tanzania Safari Cost the following expenses are not included in your safari package:

    • Airport departure taxes

    • Travel Insurance

    • Excess baggage fees

    • International Flight Travel expenses

    • Tanzania Visa or passport costs

    • Medical expenses, meals or activities included in the safari package (up gradation of stay or additional activities included after travel bookings)

    • Tips to drivers/guides/tour leaders

  • 9
    How far in advance should I book my safari?

    It is advisable to book your international flight tickets at least three months in advance if you do not wish to face problems getting seats on British Airways or KLM. If you are planning your trip in the peak season, it is advisable to book your safari to Tanzania at least nine months before.

  • 10
    Can I use a credit card to pay?

    Yes you can use credit cards to pay your bills however these are only accepted in big hotels or restaurants. However in other local markets only Tanzanian Shillings are accepted. There are ATM machines in Arusha, Dar and Zanzibar where you can get local currency with your Visa or MasterCard.

  • 11
    Should I bring some cash with me?

    Yes you can bring cash around in either Tanzania Shilling (TSh) or American dollars as cheques and cash are acceptable in many places here around town.

  • 12
    What will my means of transport be?

    Uber is the least expensive means of road transportation in the Tanzanian town as for 30-40 min ride they charge a minimum of $3.50. There is affordable public bus transportation in Tanzania called Dallas-Dallas, which can be difficult to navigate in town, as the bus stations don't have any name on it and you will have to ask around for directions. To go around the towns you can take the Rapid Transit System as well but these do not go into the peninsular areas.

  • 13
    What about Tanzania Safari Tips?

    Tanzania Safari Tipping is not compulsory but customary. Lifetime Safaris recommends you to tip moderately depending on the level of satisfaction you have received from the services.

    • Safari guide(s) US $10 per day;

    • Cook US $7,

    • Camp staff US $3 $5 per day.

  • 14
    Do I need a visa to enter Tanzania?

    To enter this marvellous country of diverse wildlife and unique culture, some countries like USA, Australia, UK, require a Tanzania Visa which cost around $50 US cash for non US citizens and $100 for US citizens. You can obtain this visa on arrival at the airport as well.

  • 15
    What Are The Entry Requirements?

    The various documents needed to enter Tanzania are listed below in the Tanzania Travel Requirements :

    • Passport valid for at least 6 months

    • Two Blank Passport pages

    • A Tourist Travel Visa for entry

    • Yellow fever vaccinations are required if travelling from a yellow fever endemic country. You can consult your physician for any other vaccine requirements.

    • Can I get a visa upon arrival?

  • 16
    Can I get a visa upon arrival?

    Yes you can purchase a Tanzanian Visa on arrival at the Airport upon entry by paying $50 after some document verifications (which is a 30 min procedure only). American citizens need to pay 100 US$, and get only a multiple entry Visa (since September 2007).

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