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October 24, 2019

Tanzania Safari Prices & Cost for 2022/2023

Best Safari Packages for Budget and Luxury Tours 

Are you planning a Tanzania Safari? Or Zanzibar beach holidays? Or even climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest free-standing Mountain in Africa? Don’t bother! We are the experts based in Arusha, Tanzania with extensive knowledge and experience of this part of Africa. We are therefore, devoted to give you quality and affordable services for all your Tanzania travel needs.

Tanzania offers real outstanding wildlife and it’s a top African safari destination. But, if you’re thinking about going on safari in Tanzania, the first question you’ve probably asked yourself is, “How much will my safari in Tanzania cost?” The real answer to this question is, “Your Tanzanian safari will cost as much as you want.”

Tanzania safari cost depends on several factors like; Time of traveling (season), number of person going on safari with you (group size), type of accommodation, number of days on safari & so on.

So how much does the average Tanzania safari cost?

Taking into consideration your comfort i.e the type of transport, the type of accommodation and services you will get;  the average Tanzania safari cost may be grouped as follows;

  1. Tanzania budget camping safari prices starts from $ 195 -350 per person per day
  2. Midrange Tanzania budget lodge Prices $ 490 – 550 USD per person per day.
  3. Luxury Tanzania  Safari Prices $ 690 – 2500 USD per person per day

There are endless options for your Tanzania safari and each option is entirely up to you. So the cost of your safari in Tanzania is based upon which options you choose, and how much money you are willing and able to spend on those options.

Settle your budget

The price range for a Tanzania safari is broad and veers from economical to extremely expensive. So, the first thing to do when you start planning your Tanzanian safari is decide how much you can or are willing to spend. Interlink Trails, as an experienced tour operator based in Arusha, Tanzania, can customize the cost of your safari taking into account when you go, the number of people in your party, and your choice of accommodations.

One of the most basic factors to decide upon is whether or not you and your friends and family are willing to share your game drive vehicle (and therefore driver and guide) with other guests. Doing so can seriously lower the cost of your safari in Tanzania and some say it’s one of the best parts of being on safari.

Exploring the African bush with new friends becomes a bonding experience as you marvel at the wildlife and absorb the sights and sounds of the savannah.

Or, perhaps you favor the intimate and flexible experience of a private safari.

Tanzania Safari Cost by Special Interests Category

special interest safari is a safari where you can do specialised activities beyond a typical safari itinerary. If you have a particular passion or are looking for a more specific trip, specialised safaris include expert guides that focus on your key interest. You can do a special interest safari by yourself or in a group.

  • Tanzania Flying-in Safari  Prices (US$ 650 – US$ 1550)

Well, unique safari experience in Tanzania through scenic game viewing within the national park. This is the best Tanzania Safari option by taking private chart flight hire with your family or group. The private flight charter hasn’t a good scenic viewing like a hot air balloon safari. The options of Tanzania hot air balloon ride safari will be one of the African holiday experiences you will never forget. Combing your hot air balloon safari in Tanzania with any of our packages published on our website and we will advise you which one will fit.

  • Tanzania Honeymoon Safari Prices (US$ 195 – US$ 650)

If you’re looking for best place to take your love one in honeymoon, Tanzania is perfect destination in Africa for your honeymooners.

  • Tanzania Family Safari Prices (US$ 250 – US$ 550)

Taking your family and kid on safari to Tanzania must be every tourist bucket list.  Visit top destination like Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park mixed with cultural activities to Lake Eyasi make your family holiday more amazing and perfect.

  • Tanzania Photographic Safari Prices (US$ 350 – US$ 2550)

How much does a Tanzania Photo Safari Cost? An Africa and Tanzania is best places for photographic safari destination especially Serengeti National Park. Considering where to take or snap great photo elsewhere Tanzania is your first to consider for you photo adventure trips.

  • Serengeti Great Migration Safari Prices (US$ 250 – US$ 1900)

Our Vast Experience Offering Bespoke Great Migration Holidays is Second to none. Arrange a Fully Bespoke, Luxury Safari Holiday To See The World’s Greatest Natural Sights. The Serengeti Safari in Tanzania takes a landless plain safari adventure in the Northern circuit which is popular for Herd Tracker Serengeti Wildebeest Migration Adventure at the Mara river crossing between Tanzania and Kenya! You can stay in various accommodations during your safari.

  • Walking Safari Prices (US$ 275 – 500)

Specialised hiking trails and footpaths through Kilimanjaro National Park.

  • Birdwatching Safari Prices ( US$ 570 – 700)

Viewing and tracking indigenous birds like pink flamingos in Lake Manyara Park.

  • Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Prices ( US$ 820 – 1300)

Viewing and tracking chimpanzee troops in Gombe National Park.

Tanzania Safari Cost  by Accommodation Type.

  • $195-350 USD per person per day for basic budget accommodation
  • $490 USD per person per day for 3-star  lodges/ hotel accommodation
  • $690 USD pp per day for 4-star lodges/ hotel accommodation
  • $990+ USD pp per day for 5-star  lodges/hotel accommodation

Tanzania safari prices: what’s included – and what’s not

i) Inclusions

  • Safari accommodation
  • Meals: Full Board Breakfast, Hot Lunch, or Picnic Lunch and Dinner while on Safari.
  • All Transfers and Transport, Park Fees,
  • Game viewing activities as stated in the above tour/safari description.
  • Services of a Safari Driver
  • Airport pick up and drop off (Kilimanjaro/Arusha airport)
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation before and after safari

ii) Excluded

  • Items of a Personal Nature
  • Tips and Gratitude to Safari Staff
  • Local flights
  • International airfares.
  • Any required Visas
  • Travel Insurance

iii) What to bring

  • Clothes.
  • A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Why Tanzania Safari is too expensive?

Tanzania is chosen as the world’s best safari country, but it is also an expensive country. Unfortunately we cannot change that. What we can do is give you a breakdown of the costs of a safari, so you get a better understanding.

The factors that make up for the total cost of a Tanzanian safari:

  • Rent of safari vehicle & private guide
  • Entrance fees for the national parks
  • Accommodation

The first two factors are fixed prices, unless you choose to share the safari vehicle with more people. The entrance fees for the national parks are expensive, for example the costs of driving with a safari jeep in the Ngorongoro Crater are $300 per day excl. $78.50 per person. This makes a safari a costly journey. It is possible to save money on accommodation, depending the level of luxury/exclusiveness you choose.

Tanzania National park or game reserve entrance fees

Tanzania National Park Entry Fees (until 30th June/July 2022/2023) for Non-East African Citizens
National Park Adult entry/ day Entry Fee per Child (5-15 years)/day Child Entry Fee (under 5 years)/day
Serengeti National Park $70 $30 Free
Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area (24 Hour Single Entry) $70 $30 Free
Arusha, Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks $50 $20 Free
Katavi, Mikumi, Ruaha, Rubondo, Saadani, Kitulo, Mkomazi Udzungwa and Saanane National Parks $30 $10 Free
Gombe National Park $100 $20 Free
Mahale National Park $80 $20 Free
Kilimanjaro National Park $70 $20 Free

Below please find our sample Tanzania safari packages & prices. For questions, clarifications, advice, please feel free to contact us, we will be more than happy to help you.

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