Sali Safaris



  1. When is the best time to go on a safari in Tanzania?

    • The best time to go on a safari in Tanzania depends on what you want to see and experience. The dry season, from June to October, is generally considered the best time for wildlife viewing as animals tend to gather around water sources. However, the wet season, from November to May, offers lush landscapes and fewer crowds.
  2. What should I pack for a safari in Tanzania?

    • Essentials include lightweight and neutral-colored clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, sturdy walking shoes, binoculars, camera equipment, and any personal medications. It’s also important to pack layers as temperatures can vary throughout the day.
  3. Which national parks should I visit in Tanzania?

    • Tanzania is home to several world-renowned national parks, including Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, and Selous Game Reserve. Each park offers unique landscapes and wildlife experiences.
  4. What types of animals can I expect to see on a Tanzanian safari?

    • Tanzania is famous for its diverse wildlife, including the Big Five (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros), as well as giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, cheetahs, hyenas, hippos, crocodiles, and a vast array of bird species.
  5. Is it safe to go on safari in Tanzania?

    • Generally, going on safari in Tanzania is safe, especially when you book with reputable tour operators and follow their guidelines. However, it’s essential to remain cautious around wild animals and to adhere to park rules and regulations.
  6. What types of accommodations are available on a Tanzanian safari?

    • Accommodation options range from luxury lodges and tented camps to budget-friendly campsites. Each offers a different level of comfort and amenities, so you can choose based on your preferences and budget.
  7. Do I need vaccinations or medications before traveling to Tanzania?

    • It’s recommended to consult with a healthcare professional or travel clinic before your trip to Tanzania to discuss any necessary vaccinations or medications. Common vaccinations include those for yellow fever, typhoid, hepatitis A and B, and malaria prophylaxis.
  8. How long should I plan for a safari in Tanzania?

    • The duration of your safari depends on your interests and budget. Many safaris range from 3 to 7 days, but longer trips are also possible if you want to explore multiple parks or include other activities such as hiking or cultural tours.