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Tanzania offers one of the most diverse and enchanting holiday landscapes in Africa. Located on the east of the continent, where the waters of the Indian Ocean meet the land, Tanzania has mighty peaks, sun-kissed beaches, hectic and exciting cities, and a range of superb wildlife to encounter. You really can get the best of Africa when you book great-value accommodation in Tanzania.
Knowing about the peak seasons for travel in Tanzania is vital to get the holiday you desire. There are two wet seasons and two dry seasons here. The dry seasons run from January to March and June to October, though some rain can come at any time. The dry seasons mark the peak times for holidays in the island paradise of Zanzibar, as well as the best climbing conditions for those scaling Mount Kilimanjaro. Wildlife viewing is also optimal during the dry seasons, especially in June and July when the wildebeest continue their migration across the vast plains of the Serengeti. The wettest months in Tanzania are March and April. And while you might find bargain hotels during this time, it is likely that your holiday reality might not live up to your dreams.
Now you know what to expect of the weather, find out a bit more about the main destinations in Tanzania with our guide on where to stay.
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Whether you stay in basic lodgings or the finest luxury hotels, Tanzania will greet you with a warm welcome...
The undisputed darling of the holiday scene in Tanzania is Zanzibar. With ancient Stone Town as its beating heart and a cluster of five-star hotels along its shores, island life in Zanzibar can be as relaxing or as lively as you want it to be.
The city of Dar es Salaam is often seen only on stopovers to Zanzibar, or from the air by those itching to pack off to a safari lodge in the wilderness of Tanzania. It has much to offer however and often enchants visitors who stay in places such as the Msasani Peninsula, where luxury hotels stand at the edge of the ocean.
The national parks of Arusha and Mount Kilimanjaro lure visitors to the north of Tanzania and hotels are in good supply in these neighbouring areas.
In the far west of Tanzania, Kigoma is a small but vibrant port town on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. Stay awhile in a hotel here before sailing on a passenger ferry that provided inspiration for the boat in “The African Queen”.
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Holidays in Tanzania are not easily forgotten, not with a line-up of attractions such as these…
Top five attractions
Gracing the bucket list of many an adventurer, a climb to the peak of Africa’s tallest mountain is as rewarding as it is gruelling.
Stone Town in Zanzibar
Hard as it is to leave the perfect beaches of Zanzibar, the cultural heart of the island is awash with elegant and eclectic architecture. Shop at a bustling market or simply sit back with a coffee and let life on the Spice Islands play out before you.
Botanical Gardens in Dar es Salaam
Known for great plains, soaring mountains and pristine beaches, see a different side to Tanzania within the cool and calming confines of the Botanical Gardens, where peacocks pose and flowers bloom.
Serengeti National Park
Lions dozing in the sun, elephants taking shade under the spread of an acacia, millions of wildebeest on the move… Africa’s wildlife doesn’t come more neatly packaged anywhere else on this vast continent.
Part of the Zanzibar Archipelago, the verdant and hilly island of Pemba feels like Zanzibar might have done before the arrival of trade and tourism.
Find out what’s on throughout the year in Tanzania…
Kiliman Adventure Challenge; February-March: A six-day trial of climbing, cycling and running brings visitors to Kilimanjaro early in the year.
Great Migration; peaks in June/July: Each year, more than 1.5 million wildebeest (accompanied by a quarter of a million zebra and half a million gazelle) get on the move. The migration begins with calving in January and February, though it is the months of June and July that often deliver the most spectacular scenes in the Serengeti National Park.
Zanzibar Cultural Festival; July: A shower of culture and art rains down on the Spice Islands during this annual event.