Travel Tips & Useful Info
The best time to visit Tanzania depends on what wildlife you’d like to spot. The country’s seasons and wildlife number are dictated by the rains, so you have a slightly different experience depending on when you choose to visit.
Tanzania’s headline attraction is the Great Migration which occurs year round in Serengeti. Many people flock to Tanzania between July and September for a chance to witness huge herds of wildebeests crossing the Mara River – panic ensues as they try to avoid the jaws of crocodiles waiting to pounce. You will see a lot of vehicles in the park and this time of the year, though.
Tanzania’s green season, between November and March, is much quieter, while there is a chance of rain showers, it is fantastic time for bird watching as migratory species arrive in their thousands. You will also see the great migration herds with their newly born calves.
The only time that we tend to avoid Tanzania is between April and May when heavy rains can disrupt wildlife viewing.