When Is Best To Visit Tanzania

When you are planning any break then you are going to want to make sure that you pick the best time of year to travel. However, when you are planning to visit somewhere like Tanzania, then picking the right time actually becomes all the more important. Particular when the weather and even the season, can make the difference between seeing none of the animals and all of the animals. 

This means that it comes as little surprise that one of the most asked questions when it comes to booking a break in Tanzania, is what time of year is best? To help you to make sure that you plan the best break in Tanzania possible, we have put together our guide to the very best time of year to visit.

June To October 

One of the best times of year to visit Tanzania if you want to see wildlife is in early June. During this time of year the long rainy period that can affect the area has stopped, but it hasn’t become a busy time, with lots of visitors as of yet. 

This means that you won’t have to worry about fighting through the crowds to get a glimpse of the animals and the animals themselves are likely to want to be out and about even more. 

When July comes around the peak of the tourist season has come into force in Tanzania, whilst it may not sound like an ideal time to travel, June to October is actually the winter here and it means that the entire area is cool and dry.


March To May

This particular time of year is seen as the low season in Tanzania, which means that if you don’t mind the combination of warmer temperatures and a high chance of rain, then you can book in during this particular time frame. Sure, you won’t get as kind weather as you may during the “winter” months, but you will find that the prices to travel to Tanzania is cheaper and there will be less people around too.

You might not want to consider a break during this timeframe if you are keen to top up your tan or to sit on the beach for hours on end, but, to be honest, who goes to such a beautiful, wildlife packed part of the world to waste their time led down on the beach? We know that we don’t. 

The important thing to remember about travelling to Tanzania is that booking a safari there is a great idea, no matter what time of year it is. Of course, certain times of year are going to be better to travel there than others, however, any season or month is going to be the perfect time to see some of the most beautiful animals up close and personal in their natural surroundings.