After Kilimanjaro Climbing
If all goes well, you will be coming off the mountain knowing that you are one of the few who have succeeded in climbing Mount Kilimanjaro so well done! Now its time to relax and take in some of the amazing sights and experiences what Tanzania has to show. We offer our climbers a selection of safaris ranging from a great budget safari in northern Tanzania to a Luxury 4/5 star safari through Tanzania. We also offer a safari in Tanzania that includes a few days to relax as you explore the beautiful island of Zanzibar in the Indian Ocean. For adrenaline junkies who didn’t get enough of a kick out of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, why not go for a wildlife safari to the nearby national parks? Also, See What to take on Africa Safari.
National Parks surrounding Mount Kilimanjaro
The “Northern Zone” in Tanzania forms the backbone of game conservation in East Africa. It consists of Arusha National Park, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Serengeti amongst others. The Serengeti is the biggest game sanctuary in Africa and one of the biggest in the world. To really explore this wilderness area, join a safari of your choice and discover the Africa of your dreams.
Best Time to Travel for Safari in Tanzania
There are four seasons in Tanzania which are two short rain seasons, one long rain season and dry season. Anyone can travel to Tanzania at any time of year, for the safari, there is always somewhere game viewing is good. However for the greatest wildlife viewing, visit during the months of December through February, and July through September.
If you’re interested in something more specific; For example birds watching, filming, Serengeti wildebeest migration, and then you will choose the wetter months. Read More about Africa wildlife safaris…
Recommended Destinations for northern tourism zone by seasons
- DECEMBER – APRIL: Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Serengeti National Park (Serengeti – Central, Southern and Eastern)
- MAY – JUNE: Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Tarangire and Serengeti National Park, (Serengeti – Central, Western and Southern)
- JULY – NOVEMBER: Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire, Lake Manyara and Serengeti National Park ( Serengeti – Central, Western and North)
Four Tourism Seasons in Tanzania
- Late March – Late May: The long rain season and not crowded on safaris.
- July – October: Dry season and high peak season for Tourists.
- Late October – Mid December: Short rain season and usually few people in national parks.
- December – March: “Summertime” This season many people are coming to Tanzania to view Serengeti Wildebeest Migration.
“I know this all sounds a bit much, but if I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa.” – John Hemingway