How Much Does a Tanzania Safari Cost in 2024?

Tanzania safari cost can vary depending on the type of experience you choose. Prices typically start at $200 per person per day for basic safari packages and can range up to $1000-$2500 per person per day for more luxurious or exclusive tours.

Your Tanzania safari adventure cost is influenced by various factors, including the type of safari experience, the duration of your trip, and the size of your group. Whether you opt for a budget safari, lodge safari, or luxury safari, along with the number of days and people in your group, determines the overall price of your experience.

Let’s segregate the Tanzania Safari Price for travelers according to the travel category they want…..

  • Tanzania Budget Camping Safari prices $200 – $350 per person per day
  • Mid-range Tanzania budget lodge Prices $400 – $550 per person per day
  • Luxury Tanzania Safari Prices $ 600 – $2500 per person per day

Tanzania Safari Types: Group, Private Or Self-Drive?

Firstly, you have a broad choice between joining a Group Safari, doing a Self Drive Safari or booking a Private Safari tailor-made for you.

Group Safaris

Groups Safaris are cheaper than customized safaris, but they don’t offer as much flexibility or exclusivity. Both self-drive and private safaris can be fully customized to include the standard of accommodation and activities that you prefer which gives you more choice.

Group safaris offer the chance to participate in a game drive by compromising one’s individual schedule. The reason for choosing such is to reduce the price and spread the cost of the safari across all members of the tour, but could also be to make friends and meet new people during your adventure.

Private Tailor Made Safaris

Private safaris mean custom trips and no compromising on your interests or schedule. Private tailor-made safaris become more affordable when you are traveling in a group of 4 or more people. Even if your travel party is smaller you may find the extra expenditure worthwhile especially if your group needs a specialist guide who speaks your language. Private Safaris are also ideal for groups with special interests, such as hiking, photography and birding.

We believe that private tour is the best way to experience a Tanzania Safari. Whether it’s your honeymoon, a family vacation or a small group of your closest friends, a private safari offers the chance to meet all of your safari adventure dreams.

Self Drive Safaris

Self-drive Safaris can be the cheapest option if researched and planned carefully, but with Tanzania safaris, self-drive isn’t necessarily the cheapest way to go.

Self-driven safaris also mean self-organized. Not only will you spend a great deal of time planning and reading reviews to book your own accommodations, but you will also have to locate them all on your own! It is not an easy endeavor to drive through unmarked roads in remote areas of Tanzania to find your lodgings, and perhaps impossible to navigate if you are not a fluent Swahili speaker.

Tanzania Safari Cost By Category

Tanzania Flying Safari Cost (US$ 650 – US$ 1550)

Well, experience Tanzania Safari 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 Serengeti Hot Air Balloon Safari. The options of Tanzania Hot Air Balloon Safari will be one of the African holiday experiences you will never forget.

Tanzania Honeymoon Safari Cost (US$ 195 – US$ 650)

If you’re looking for best place to take your partner in honeymoon, Tanzania is perfect destination in Africa for honeymooners. How Much Does Tanzania’s Honeymoon Safari Cost?  $350pp/night for budget camping safari, $490 – $550pp/night for Mid-range Lodge Safari, $990 – $2500 pp/night for Luxury lodge Safari. The Tanzania Safari Cost depends upon the accommodations where to stay during honeymoon to Tanzania – budget, mid-range tented or luxurious lodges.

Tanzania Family Safari Cost (US$ 250 – US$ 550)

Tanzania Family Safari Tours cost you a lot of money. How Much Does a Tanzania Family Safari Cost?  Tanzania Family Safari Cost $250 — $350 per person per night for a Basic Camping Family Safaris In Tanzania. While a Tanzania family lodge Safari’s average price of $490 — $2500 per person per night depending on the comfort level of safari Accommodation chosen.

Tanzania Budget Safari Cost (US$ 200 – US$ 650)

How much does a Tanzania Budget Safari Cost? The cost of this Affordable Tanzania Safari Tours start from $350 and up per person per day tour in Tanzania. All our Tanzania Wildlife Safari Packages whether family, budget, honeymoon are individual private tailor adventure travel.

Luxury Tanzania Tours & Safari Cost (US$ 690 – US$ 2500)

How much does Tanzania Luxury Tours & Safaris Costs? Tanzania Luxury Lodge Safari costs around $690 – 2500pp/night. The safari offers are for high-end trips. Stay in 5* hotel/lodges with modern western design with all-inclusive safari vocation.

  • 7 Days Tanzania Luxury Safari Cost $3950 – $8700 per person per tour
  • 7 Days Mid-Range Tanzania safari Cost $3690- $3750 per person per tour
  • 7 Days Tanzania Budget safari Cost $2250 -2350 per person per tour

Tanzania Safari Cost By Destinations

National ParkAdult Entry/ DayEntry Fee Per Child (5-15 Years)/DayChild Entry Fee (Under 5 Years)/Day
Serengeti National Park$70$30Free
Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area$70$30Free
Arusha, Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks$50$20Free
Katavi, Mikumi, Ruaha, Rubondo, Saadani, Kitulo, Mkomazi Udzungwa and Saanane National Parks$30$10Free
Gombe National Park$100$20Free
Mahale National Park$80$20Free
Kilimanjaro National Park$70$20Free

Serengeti Safari Cost (US$ 370 – US$ 650)

  • Entry fee start from $70 + 18% VAT for adult, Children (5-15 years)/day $30 + 18% VAT, and child below 5 is free of charges
  • 2 Day Safari Costs from: $ 750 USD per person for budget while lodge or mid range $ 1350 USD
  • 3 Day Serengeti Safari from: $ 1250 USD per person for budget while lodge or mid range $ 1650 US

Ngorongoro Crater Safari Cost (US$ 295 – US$ 650)

  • Entry fee is US$ 71 per person + 18% VAT, while the crater services is US$ 300 per vehicle.
  • 1 person – Price cost US$ 855 for a day trip.
  • 2 people – Price cost US$ 595 for a day trip.
  • 3 people – Price cost US$ 450 for a day trip.
  • 4 – 7 people – Price cost US$ 375 for a day trip.

Tarangire Safari Cost (US$60 – US$ 750)

  • Entry fee is US$ 60 per person + 18% VAT, while the crater services is US$ 18 per vehicle.
  • 1 person – Price cost US$740 for a day trip
  • 2 people – Price cost US$ 395 for a day trip
  • 3 people – Price cost US$ 350 for a day trip
  • 4 – 7 people – Price cost US$ 335 for a day trip

Lake Manyara Safari Cost (US$60 – US$ 750)

  • Entry fee is US$ 54 per person + 18% VAT, while US$ 10 per vehicle + 18% VAT
  • 1 person – Price cost US$740 for a day trip
  • 2 people – Price cost US$ 395 for a day trip
  • 3 people – Price cost US$ 350 for a day trip
  • 4 – 7 people – Price cost US$ 335 for a day trip

Usual Tanzania Safari Price Per Day

Travel Per NightCamping Safari/NightMid-Range Safari/NightLuxury Safari/Night
Green Season (April to May)$250 – $385 per night$450 – $495 per night$550 – $2500 per night
Shoulder Season (January to March, Sometimes June, Oct)$260 – $365$480 – $560$900 – $2400
Peak Season July to Sept/October$250 – $380$495 – $690$990 – $2690
Zanzibar Beach Holidays$30$10Free
Serengeti Safari$450$570$2450
Ngorongoro Safari$380$550$1500
Kilimanjaro National Park$390$650 – $780$890 – $1590

Tanzania Safari Tipping Guidelines

During Tanzania Safari Holidays, you will be accompanied by your driver guide and cook/chef depending on the types of safari you choose. If you have a tented lodge/lodging safari you will only be accompanied by a driver-guide. Tipping during your Tanzania Safari differs according to the safari holidays.

  • Tanzania Safari guides – Tip of $15 – $25per day per customer per day but you can tip more no limit to tip up amount.
  • Cook/ Chef – Tip of $15 – $25per day per customer per day but you can tip more no limit to tip up the amount.
  • Mountain Guide – Tip of $25 per day per customer per day but you can tip more no limit to tip up the amount.
  • Porters Tip an of $15 per day per customer per day

Tanzania Safari Accommodation Cost

Ranging from basic budget camping to high ended lodges makes Tanzania a top safari destination. The price for Tanzania Budget Accommodation starts from $35 per person per night.

  • $200-400 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

Optional Extra Activities

There is lots to do and see in Tanzania. Various tours and activities give you a break from game drives and let you experience different aspects of this vibrant country.

  • Hot Air Ballooning: $500-$600pp
  • Guided Walking Safari: $25pp
  • Night Safaris: $175pp
  • Masai Village Tours: $30-$40pp
  • Coffee Farm Visits Around Ngorongoro: $50pp
  • Full-Day Hiking And Kayaking Trip To Lake Chala: $250pp

What Are You Paying For In Your Tanzania Safari?

Ejas Africa Adventure provides the following cost inclusions on your Tanzania Safari Cost:

  • Round trip airport transfer: ($50 to $70 per minibus) Starting from the picking our guests up from the airport and dropping them back during departure we are at their service from the beginning till end.
  • 4×4 Custom built – safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing: ($70 per day) what make for great safaris are the top-quality Tanzania Safari Vehicles that we provide which takes you safely closer to the wildlife and helps you experience the more enhanced Tanzania Safari Adventure.
  • Professional, English-speaking safari guide: A good guide will enlighten you with great knowledge and insights on Safaris in Tanzania. We provide you with great English-Speaking safari guides who are quite professional in their undertakings.
  • Meals: ($10 to $15 per day) You are provided with three times meals a day including Dinner, Breakfast and Picnic lunch box
  • Drinking water: We provide safe, distilled drinking water for your health safety.
  • Park Entrance Fee:
    • Park fee for Tarangire National Park – $50
    • Park fee for Serengeti National Park – $70
    • Park fee for Ngorongoro Crater – $70 + $295
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • One pair of binoculars

Tanzania Safari Guide FAQ’s

Certainly! Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Tanzania safaris:

When is the best time to go on a Tanzania safari?

The best time for a Tanzania safari depends on your interests. The dry season (June to October) is ideal for wildlife viewing as animals gather around water sources. The wet season (November to May) offers lush landscapes and fewer crowds, but some areas may be inaccessible due to heavy rains.

What wildlife can I expect to see in Tanzania?

Tanzania is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including the Big Five (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros), as well as giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, cheetahs, hippos, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species.

What are the main national parks and reserves in Tanzania?

Some of Tanzania's most famous national parks and reserves include the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, and Selous Game Reserve.

Do I need a visa to visit Tanzania?

Most visitors to Tanzania require a visa, which can be obtained upon arrival at the airport or online before traveling. Requirements may vary depending on your nationality, so it's essential to check with the Tanzanian embassy or consulate in your country.

What type of accommodations are available on a Tanzania safari?

Accommodation options in Tanzania range from luxury lodges and tented camps to budget-friendly campsites. Each offers a unique experience, with amenities varying from basic to luxurious.

Is it safe to go on a Tanzania safari?

Tanzania is generally a safe destination for travelers, including those on safari. However, it's essential to take precautions such as following the advice of your guide, staying informed about local conditions, and keeping your belongings secure.

What should I pack for a Tanzania safari?

Essential items to pack for a Tanzania safari include lightweight, breathable clothing, sturdy walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, a camera with extra batteries and memory cards, and any necessary medications.

What kind of vehicles are used for safari game drives?

Most safari companies in Tanzania use rugged, four-wheel-drive vehicles, such as Land Rovers or Land Cruisers, equipped with pop-up roofs for optimal wildlife viewing. These vehicles are spacious, comfortable, and designed to navigate the varied terrain of the national parks and reserves.

Are there any cultural experiences available on a Tanzania safari?
Yes, many safari operators offer cultural experiences as part of their itineraries, such as visiting Maasai villages, learning about traditional crafts, or participating in community-led conservation projects.
How can I book a Tanzania safari?

You can book a Tanzania safari either directly through Contact Form or by contacting us via email or phone.

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