Tanzania Fly-In & Fly-Out Safari from Zanzibar

from $191 /person

Location: How to reach there

Tanzania is located on the eastern coast of Africa, and Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous archipelago off the coast of mainland Tanzania. To reach Zanzibar, you can fly into Zanzibar International Airport (ZNZ) from various international destinations, including major cities in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Once in Zanzibar, you can take a domestic flight or a ferry to reach the mainland where most safaris begin.

Fun Facts

  1. Tanzania is home to Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, and the Serengeti National Park, famous for its annual wildebeest migration.
  2. Zanzibar is renowned for its rich history, stunning beaches, and vibrant culture, with influences from Africa, Arabia, India, and Europe.
  3. The Great Migration, where millions of wildebeest, zebras, and other ungulates migrate across the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem, is one of the most spectacular wildlife events on the planet.

Tourist Attractions

  • Serengeti National Park: Witness the iconic African savannah teeming with wildlife, including the Big Five (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros).
  • Ngorongoro Crater: Explore the world’s largest inactive, intact volcanic caldera, home to an abundance of wildlife, including the endangered black rhinoceros.
  • Tarangire National Park: Experience diverse landscapes and large herds of elephants against the backdrop of ancient baobab trees.
  • Stone Town, Zanzibar: Wander through narrow alleys lined with historical buildings, bustling markets, and enjoy the unique Swahili cuisine.

The Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Tanzania for a safari is during the dry season, from June to October, when wildlife congregates around water sources, making it easier to spot them. However, the timing can vary depending on the specific parks you plan to visit and your preferences for weather and wildlife sightings.

Where to Stay

  • Budget: Options include campsites and budget lodges near the national parks. Some popular budget accommodations include Twiga Campsite in Serengeti and Jambo Rooms in Zanzibar.
  • Mid-Range: Numerous mid-range lodges and tented camps are offering comfortable accommodations and personalized safari experiences. Examples include Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp and Zanzibar Palace Hotel.
  • Luxury: For those seeking luxury, Tanzania offers exclusive safari lodges and tented camps with top-notch amenities and services. Consider accommodations like Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti and Park Hyatt Zanzibar.


  1. Do I need a visa to visit Tanzania?
    Yes, most visitors require a visa to enter Tanzania. However, requirements vary depending on your nationality. It’s advisable to check with the Tanzanian embassy or consulate in your country before traveling.
  2. Is it safe to travel to Tanzania?
    Tanzania is generally safe for tourists, but like any destination, it’s essential to take usual precautions and stay informed about any travel advisories or safety concerns.
  3. What should I pack for a safari?
    Essential items include lightweight and neutral-colored clothing, sturdy walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, binoculars, and a camera with plenty of memory cards.
  4. What kind of wildlife can I expect to see on safari?
    Tanzania is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, cheetahs, and an array of bird species.

A fly-in and fly-out safari from Zanzibar offers a convenient and exciting way to explore Tanzania’s iconic national parks and experience the beauty of East Africa’s wildlife and landscapes.