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Tanzania Safari Travel Tips for 2020 Tourists Intending to Visit

Tanzania is Africa’s largest country sitting on a geographical area of about 945,087 km² bordered by Kenya and Uganda in the north, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the west,  Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique in the south and to the east by the Indian Ocean. In most cases when one hears about Tanzania, the first thing that comes in their mind is the Serengeti National Park famous for its wildebeest migration wildlife safaris in Tanzania. Yes, you are right to think that way! Tanzania safaris are popular because of the diversity in wildlife species within her boundaries. Many tourists always try to find where to visit on an African safari and Tanzania is always one of the top destinations looked ar. But then why would one choose to tour Tanzania or add it to their safari bucket listHowever, don’t be blinded about the wildlife in tours Tanzania because it has lots of other Tanzania safari attractions including birds. With a resident population of about 1,388 different bird species, inclusive of the migratory birds from Europe and Southern Africa, Tanzania is definitely one of the greatest places on in the world for birders interested in Bird watching safaris in Tanzania.

Interested in only Tanzania wildlife safaris? Don’t make it strict, it is possible to enjoy Tanzania birding tours alongside the Tanzania wildlife tours for they all take you to remarkable African safari destinations that boost a bird list of over 100 species. From the gigantic Marshall eagle to the delicate sunbird, the elusive Shoebill to the omnipresent Marabou, there is certainly something to please anyone looking out for them on their Tanzania safaris tours.

At the moment, Africa takes lead and has a reputation as the best birding continent in the world hosting a profusion of commendably colourful and easily observable birds. During your safari in Tanzania, undertake birds and wildlife safari to Tanzania for it is designed to maximize both big game and birdwatching safari Tanzania experiences. Your tour operator will only select the very best and most accessible destinations with both hence assuring you with the best ultimate Africa safari memories.

Tanzania birding watching safari itineraries take you to explore the prominent birding destinations like the legendary Ngorongoro Crater floor, that literally crowds mammals and birdlife.

Visit the endless plains of the Serengeti National Park and the verdant riverbeds of Tarangire National Park. Other birds watching spots in Tanzania include; Arusha National Park, East Usambara mountains, Lake Manyara National Park, Selous Game Reserve, Ruaha National Parks, Amani Nature Reserve, Momella lakes, Rubondo Island, Lake Natron, Mkomazi National Park, Olduvai gorge, Speke’s bay, and the West Usambara mountains.

We tailor Tanzania birding tours specifically designed to target basically all the Tanzanian endemic bird species, including Udzungwa Forest Partridge, Dapplethroat and the endangered Uluguru Bushshrike. The tour also focuses on the regional specials including the beautiful Fischer’s, Ashy Starling, Grey-breasted Spurfowl Yellow-collared Lovebirds, and Rufous-tailed Weaver. The most rewarding thing about this trip in Tanzania is that you will have ample time to marvel the highest concentrations of wildlife that cannot be found anywhere on the Africa planet.

There are several birds you will encounter on your safari in Tanzania including; Usambara/Eastern Double-collared Sunbird, Banded Green Sunbird, Black-fronted Bush-Shrike, Magpie Shrike, Tiny Greenbul, Pearl-spotted Owlet, Amani Sunbird, Uluguru Violet-backed Sunbird, Golden-winged Sunbird, Taita Fiscal, Blue-capped Cordon-bleu, Spotted Thick-knee, Woodland Kingfisher, Gabon Nightjar, Fischer’s Lovebird, White-chested Alethe, Usambara/Olive Thrush, Usambara Akalat, Spot-Throat, Dappled Mountain Robin, Kurrichane Thrush, Pale-breasted Illadopsis, Scaly Chatterer, Beesley’s Lark, Usambara Eagle-Owl, Rosy-breasted Longclaw, Pink-breasted Lark, Beesley’s Lark, Southern Ground Hornbill, Yellow-collared Lovebird, Black Coucal, Swahili Sparrow, Red-tailed Ant Thrush, Sharpe’s Akalat, Tanzania Red-billed Hornbill, Bare-faced Go-away-bird, Schalow’s Turaco, Saddle-billed Stork, Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, Northern Grey Tit, Red-throated Tit, Black Bishop, Heuglin’s Courser, Grey Crowned Crane, Kretschmer’s Longbill, Southern/Usambara Hyliota, Karamoja Apalis, Coastal Cisticola, Lyne’s Cisticola, Hunter’s Cisticola, Southern Grosbeak Canary, Southern Citril, Thick-billed Seedeater, Brown Parisoma, Kori Bustard, Secretarybird, Lesser Flamingo, Greater Flamingo, Chestnut-banded Plover, Moustached Tinkerbird, Grey-Olive Greenbul, Crested Guineafowl, Purple-throated Cuckooshrike, Oriole Finch, Common Scimitarbill, Abyssinian Crimsonwing, White-tailed Blue-Flycatcher, Narina Trogon, Long-billed Tailorbird/Forest Warbler, African Broadbill, Mombasa Woodpecker, Southern Red Bishop, Banded Parisoma, Green Woodhoopoe, Brubru, Usambiro Barbet, Red and Yellow Barbet, Superb Starling, Ashy Starling, Golden-breasted Starling, Silvery-cheeked Hornbill, Goliath Heron, Great White Pelican, Taveta Weaver, Rufous-tailed Weaver, Fire-fronted Bishop, Grey-breasted Spurfowl, Hildebrandt’s Francolin, Coqui Francolin, Meyer’s Parrot, Hildebrandt’s Starling, Forest Batis, Pygmy Batis, Red-throated Twinspot, Oriole Finch, White-headed Mousebird among others.

Your Tanzania tour accommodation will depend on your choice ranging from budget, mid-range and luxury. We will ensure you use comfortable safari vehicles with pop-up roof hatches to optimize viewing, it may be a 4×4 safari van, a 4×4 safari minivan, a 4×4 safari land cruiser, 4×4 safari drone, 4×4 safari super custom, or 4×4 safari extended land cruiser.

Featured Park: Serengeti

Serengeti National Park is one the most popular Tanzania safari destinations. It's the country's oldest park.