Tanzania is a remarkable destination situated in East Africa where wildlife thrives in numbers. Set as the Largest country in East Africa, this country holds some remarkable areas to visit. The East of the country borders the Indian Ocean where it's famous Zanzibar Islands lie, where the West borders the magnificent Lake Victoria. Close is MT Kilimanjaro that located at the very North of Tanzania, bordering Kenya is the highest point in Africa and is accessible to visit along with a safari in the Serengeti.
Tanzania is home to some of the world's most incredible wildlife that nature photographers dream to photograph. When it comes down to safaris, Tanzania has some marvellous destinations that many wildlife enthusiasts visit. The main wildlife destination of Tanzania is the all-knowing Serengeti National Park holding the famous great migration into Southern Kenya where wildlife photography is at its prime.
Photograph the Wildebeest grazing in the Serengeti with their newly born calves during the month of February
The calves make for easy prey so predators are always on the prowl providing endless big cat photography opportunities
Visit during July/August and experience the Great Migration of Wildebeest and Zebra traveling North and crossing rivers where the Nile Crocodiles are waiting patiently
Photograph the wildlife living in the Ngorongoro Crater including many Hyena and Lion
Time of Year
Best Time to Visit
Best Time to Visit
Located just below the equator, Tanzania’s temperature has very little fluctuation throughout the year. The climate is this country is similar to most East African countries including Uganda and Kenya.
The months of January and February are ideal for wildlife viewing in Tanzania, as the Wildebeest migration has moved South to give birth in the Ndutu area. Guests can experience the large herds of wildebeest as they graze in the open plains and stay on high alert as they protect their new born calves. This time of the year is also ideal for spotting predators on the prowl.
If you are hoping to see the Great Migration of Wildebeest and Zebra in full effect, the best time of the year to visit Tanzania is the months of July and August. At this time of the year, the migratory herds are making their way back the the North, towards the Mara. If you are interested in capturing the Great Migration in action, these months of July and August are ideal for sightings of river crossings.
Tanzania has two rainy seasons: March - May and October - December. Our expert photographers tend to avoid traveling to Tanzania during these rainy seasons, as some parks prohibit entry into the parks during acclimate whether and wildlife can be unpredictable during these months.
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Ngorongoro Crater, newly named a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the 8th Wonders of the World, is one of Tanzania’s most iconic natural attractions. This is the world's largest inactive and unfilled volcanic caldera, making for the perfect habitat for wildlife. Animals have been living inside the walls if this ancient crater for over 3 million years.
A safari on the crater floor is something unimaginable. With the most picturesque landscapes you could ask for, wildlife roams the flat crater floor in harmony with the local Maasai tribes nearby. Ngorongoro Crater is a great destination to visit to photograph the Big 5 of African wildlife. Outside of wildlife, this is any nature lovers dream destination, simply due to the craters size leaving guests in awe.
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4-star Luxurious tented camps throughout the tour plotted right in the middle of the best wildlife Africa has to offer
Fantastic photo opportunities, sometimes without even leaving the comfort of your tent
Our photo tours are based on an all-inclusive travel experience. All safaris, meals, drinks, transfers (including one domestic chartered flight) are included in our Tanzania photo safaris
Guests can expect complete professionalism from our photographic staff and camp staff at all times. We are true professionals wanting to offer you the best experience possible
If you are unsure on how to start planning your Tanzania wildlife photo holiday, we are here to help. Our specialists have been working in the area for years and are the perfect people to talk to when it comes to making sure you are choosing the right tour for you. Speak to one of us today to consider your options. Speak with an expert today!
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If you are not sure if Tanzania is the right destination for you, contact one of our experts today to ensure that you are choosing the tour that best suits your photographic needs. Tanzania is an incredible country for any wildlife photographer or enthusiast, but if you are planning your first safari, speaking to a specialist will ensure that you choose the right tour for you.