Discover one of Africa’s iconic destinations – Tanzania. A vast country with 40% of its landmass dedicated to conservation, offering a great variety of biodiversity. From the powder soft sand beaches of the historical exotic spice islands of Zanzibar, to the vast endless plains of the Serengeti home to the spectacular phenomenon that is the great migration. And, from the fabled snow capped mountains of Kilimanjaro to the ancient volcanoes and craters that dominate the highlands, Tanzania dazzles at every turn.


Conservation efforts have been consistent making for unrivaled wildlife encounters. Tanzania boasts arguably the most diverse array of biodiversity. Tanzania boasts of 1500 bird species, over three quarters of the plant species of East Africa and the largest mammal population in Africa. However challenges of creating more inclusive journeys that create opportunities but Buutu Safaris
Tanzania’s greatest asset however remains the friendly and courteous people of Tanzania who treat one and all with the “Umoja” spirit of brotherhood.
Over the years we’ve continuously refined our Tanzania safaris. Explore Tanzania with Buutu Safaris on our curated Tanzania safaris. Better still, combine gorilla trekking safari with Tanzania great migration safari for the ultimate African safari experience.


Tanzania is found in East Africa. It’s bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Congo, Rwanda and Burundi to the west and Zambia, Mozambique and Malawi to the south and Indian ocean to the east.
Swahili and some English
The Tanzania shilling $1 = 2335 Tanzania shillings as of January 2023
The best time to visit is June to October when it’s drier. The February calving season has also increasingly become a popular time to visit as it’s less crowded.
A spectacular natural phenomenon that sees millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelles traverse the Serengeti and Masai Mara in search of fresh grass that springs during the rains.
The great migration in the Serengeti is best viewed during the months of June to August as the herds move northwards.
Tanzania is generally warm but the nights tend to get quite cooler especially in the dry season. Light summer clothes and light warm clothing like fleece are a must on early morning and late evening game drives. Bright colors and white are not recommended for a safari, with khaki-coloured clothing generally recommended for travel in the African wilderness.
-Long sleeved shirts, pants and socks to protect from mosquito bites -A small flashlight and batteries -Anti malaria medication and electrolytes in case of dehydration -Adapter plugs and convertors for electrical devices -Sun glasses, sun hat and sunscreen -Long skirts, t-shirts, sweaters, pants, tops and flip flops -Good walking shoes -A good camera, lots of memory sticks, batteries and a charger -Insect repellent -Light rain gear for summer months -Warm clothes like fleece for the morning and evening -Binoculars
A Tanzania safari ranges from $900 for a 3 day safari to $15,000. The variables that determine safari price are: 1. The number of days spent on safari 2. Number of travelers on safari. Bigger group safaris are more affordable compared to solo safari 3. Lodges chosen where luxury lodges will make a safari dearer than budget lodges 4. Transport: Flying is pricier than driving though it comes with obvious advantages 5. Admin costs. Overseas companies often charge higher fees for the same service compared to local based companies.
Tanzania is a vast country so at least 4 days are needed to immersively experience Tanzania. This is especially true if one chooses to explore the Serengeti plains. Shorter safaris though cheaper often leave guests feeling short changed as the experience seems to flee by so fast before guests get a good feel of the land.
Yes, there is malaria in Tanzania. It is advisable to speak to your doctor for advice before you travel to Tanzania.
Yellow fever vaccine is a requirement to travel to Tanzania.