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Why choose Tanzania Specialist for your safari?

There are so many tour operators to choose from. Why choose us? Although other tour operators also bring you to the national parks, the safari experience can be totally different. We give you all the reasons why you should choose Tanzania Specialist for your safari.   Local tour operator based in Arusha (Tanzania) One of […]

Best time to visit Tanzania

Tanzania Safari : Best time of the year ? The decision is made : you are going to spend your holiday in Tanzania ! Congratulations, you have made a really good choice. You are now wondering when is the best time to go on a Tanzania safari. Our answer is… it depends ! It depends […]

Why we only accept bank transfers

Tanzania Specialist has the goal to deliver the best safari experience for the best prices. To make sure that we can keep doing this, we have to be very strict on what we do and what we don’t do. So we do this also with the payment methods. Bank transfers are possible for everybody: Everybody […]

Why we only offer private safaris

For most travelers a safari to Tanzania is a once in a lifetime experience, so they want to get the most out of it. The Tanzania Specialist wants to give you an experience of a lifetime and we think the best way to achieve this is on a private safari. Benefits of private safaris We […]

Safari cost Tanzania – How much does safari cost in Tanzania?

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. How much does safari cost? Safari cost Tanzania The factors that make up […]

Serengeti – when and where to go

The Serengeti is renowned for the Great Wildebeest Migration, the largest mammal migration in the world. It is also one of the few places in Africa where game viewing is spectacular year round. Predator numbers are high and the Big Five is present as well. The Serengeti is a massive park that spans around 30,000 […]

Tipping Tanzania: how much to tip on safari

Tipping for services is not obligated, but very common in Tanzania. Your tip is highly appreciated and can make a big difference to your guide and lodge staff. Of course you should only give a tip if you are satisfied with the quality of the service. So what is the norm for tipping on safaris […]

Jambiani – Why Jambiani is the place to be is in Zanzibar?

Zanzibar’s cultural diversity, beautiful nature and friendly people make this tropical island the perfect get away. Our favorite place to stay in Zanzibar is Jambiani. If you love beautiful beaches, exciting activities, nice restaurants with delicious food and authenticity, Jambiani is the place to be. Fishing village Jambiani is an old fishing village on the […]

Tanzania best safari country 2017

For the second time, Tanzania is the winner of Best Safari Country in Africa. Over 2,500 safari travelers and experts participated in this large survey conducted by SafariBookings.com. The panel also included 22 renowned guidebook authors from e.g. Rough Guides and Lonely Planet. Tanzania came out as the clear winner. Also Zanzibar, a popular beach […]

Money tips for travelers to Tanzania

Currency Tanzania The Tanzanian Shilling is the official currency of Tanzania. You can use the Tanzanian Shilling for smaller expenses like shopping at local markets, restaurants and super markets. The US dollar is in all places used too, especially at tourist areas they prefer dollars over local currency. So make sure you have shillings as […]

Is Tanzania safe? Safety tips when you visit Tanzania

Tanzania is known as one of Africa’s safest and friendliest countries, especially when you go on an organised safari. About a million tourists visit Tanzania every year and most of them do not face any incidents. But as with many tourist destinations, there are some things to be aware of before you go. Use safe […]

Zanzibar excursions: what to do?

The tropical island of Zanzibar is known for its beautiful white sandy beaches and coral reefs. But Zanzibar does not only offer laid-back beach life and watersport activities but also a colorful culture and history. The old Stone Town is amazing mix of cultures. Food lovers and culture enthusiasts can visit interesting cultural places like […]

Preparing for Climbing Kilimanjaro: Top-4 Tips

You want to know how to prepare yourself for climbing Kilimanjaro? There are many things you can do to increase your chances to reach the summit and to make sure you enjoy the trek. Our enthusiastic and experienced climbing guides, Nico and Paul, have safely guided hundreds of climbers to the top of the Kilimanjaro. […]

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