Honeymoon destinations in dreamy Tanzania is a beautiful choice as it combines the beach bliss of Zanzibar with the incredible safari options also available. Meet red-cloaked Maasai warriors, see elephants, lions and giraffes up close in the flesh, witness the migration of wildebeest in the Serengeti, climb Mount Kilimanjaro or just relax on the incredible beaches of Zanzibar. Sweeping you off your feet, this idyllic country creates the perfect romantic setting for a honeymoon in Tanzania.
Tanzania is a country on very much an upwards trajectory at present. Long gone are the days when Tanzania lived in Kenya’s shadow in tourism terms, it now justifiably more than holds its own with the beautiful scenery and charming locals. Ecotourism is thriving here, there are some of the best safari options in the whole of Africa, and Zanzibar is an intoxicating place thanks to Tanzania’s magical Indian Ocean coastline and the effortless charm of Stone Town in Zanzibar City.
About the activities:
Tanzania is the sort of place where you will literally never be bored, ever. Selous Game Reserve is the largest wildlife resort in Africa (48,000 km squared!), and as a result is home to lions, buffalo, leopards, elephants, black rhinos, giraffes and hippos. Similarly, tough anti-poaching laws in the Serengeti have thankfully led to a resurgence in the number of elephants in recent years.
When the safari tires you out, head east to Zanzibar where stunning beaches, cool water and stunning islands such as Pemba await you. Untouched coral facilitate some of the best scuba diving and snorkelling in Africa, whilst the beautiful mosques in Zanzibar City will take your breath away.
About the weather:
For honeymoon in Tanzania, the best time to visit Tanzania is between June – October during the dry season. At this time of year, there are virtually no mosquitoes thanks to the lack of rain, and in safari terms the animals are easier to find and spot as they congregate around watering holes and lakes. Similarly, June and July are the best times to witness the wildebeest migration, which is a spectacle that you will never forget.
What we love:
The Tanzanians are wonderful people and they make you feel welcome instantly in their country. There are over 120 different tribes in Tanzania, each with their own distinctive identity. Yet they still retain a cohesive sense of unity despite their differences, and this is a model upon which we should all aspire.
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The landscapes of East Africa are truly iconic, from the plains of the Serengeti to the snow-capped peaks of Kilimanjaro to the tropical paradise of Zanzibar. Safari experts Aardvark can help you create the perfect plan for your Tanzania honeymoon, including accommodation in luxurious camps and lodges set against the most romantic locations of Tanzania. Why not take advantage of the incredible coastline and combine a safari honeymoon with a luxury beach break?
African Horizons offers many Tanzanian safaris with a variety of locations, accommodation and transport. Explore enchanting national parks such as Serengeti or Tarangire and experience some of Tanzania’s most famous and diverse wilderness areas filled with stunning safari wildlife, including the ‘Big Five’. You can nip into Kenya to easily expand your safari experience or you can even climb Mount Kilimanjaro! There are also luxurious private reserves or a chance to follow the annual migration of wildebeest for a truly unique safari experience. Whether you travel by road or plane, stay in traditional safari lodges or luxury tented camps, you can find your perfect adventure with African Horizons!
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