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Horizon Africa Safari is an owner-managed travel operation (LLC) specializing in East Africa and based in Chicago, IL.

Tanzania & Zanzibar Tours


Tanzania in East Africa is the land of Kilimanjaro, Serengeti and Zanzibar and is one of the most beautiful countries in the world of extraordinary natural variety with more than its fair share of Africa’s most famous wonders. It offers the experienced traveler the unforgettable beauty of nature, wildlife and beaches.

Travelers to Tanzania require a valid Visa each time they enter the Republic. It is possible, however, to obtain a tourist's visa for a single entry at any one of the following four main entry points to Tanzania, subject to the fulfillment of all immigration and health requirements. Tanzania has three major international airports: Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro airports, Click here for your travel/ trip information to

Accommodation in Tanzania varies ranging from luxurious game lodges, mid-range hotels and the budget, rough-around-the-edges guest houses. Arusha, renowned as the safari capital of Tanzania, is an attractive little town situated beneath the towering peaks of Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro. Top ten destination to visit in Tanzania include the Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Zanzibar, lake Manyara, Tarangire and Zanzibar. These parks form the northern, southern and eastern circuits.

The highest point in Africa is Mount Kilimanjaro, it rises from lush, grassy plains and towers over the land. Its snow-capped peak is a sight to behold whether you come to take on the challenge of hiking to its snowy summit or simply enjoy its towering majesty as a backdrop to your safari. For safaris, the Serengeti National Park, “endless plains” in the Masai language, is undoubtedly one of the world’s most celebrated Wilderness areas and is an ongoing source of inspiration to writers, filmmakers and photographers. It is Tanzania’s oldest game reserve, renowned for the part it plays in the annual Great Migration, when an estimated three million antelope

The Serengeti National Park is also home to the Olduvai Gorge, where groundbreaking archaeological discoveries have been made, as well as the breath-taking Ngorongoro Crater - a World Heritage Site. TheNgorongoro Crater Conservation Area within the Serengeti, is home to more than 30 000 protected animals. It is an area of spectacular beauty and excellent game viewing.

The Ngorongoro Crater, once a gigantic volcano, is the largest intact caldera in the world. Some maintain that before it erupted, it would have been higher than Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. Today, long since having collapsed and eroded, it is an extensive highland area with the famous 600 metres deep Ngorongoro Crater as its focal point. Nearly three million years old, the ancient caldera shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens on earth. Fresh springs and a large soda lake quench the thirst of all the inhabitants. Black rhino are protected within its rim, giant tusked elephants wander the forests, black-maned lions stalk the grasslands, and flamingos crowd the soda lakes.

Lake Manyara National Park offers a wilderness experience, the shores of the lake encrusted with pink flamingo, attract more than 400 species of birds, many of them waterfowl or migrants. Large herds of buffalo, cheetah, Masai giraffe and impala roam the lake shores and the forested valley slopes. A Lake Manyara safari is a fascinating experience as the park also features a ground-water forest; acacia tortilis woodland and hot springs called Maji Moto.

And then there’s the allure of Zanzibar, off the coast of mainland Tanzania, with its charming, culture-infused Stone Town and world-class beach resorts with miles of soft sand fringing the Indian Ocean.

Zanzibar is a Tanzanian archipelago off the coast of East Africa. On its main island, Unguja, familiarly called Zanzibar, is Stone Town, a historic trade center with Swahili and Islamic influences. Its winding lanes present minarets, carved doorways and 19th-century landmarks such as the House of Wonders, a former sultan’s palace. The northern villages Nungwi and Kendwa have wide beaches lined with hotels.
Tanzania is Africa’s visual masterpiece. It is a country of natural splendour, astounding wildlife, seductive beaches, charming ancient towns, archaeological sites and geological wonders.For any questions, safari packages or advise on safaris to Tanzania, you can contact us


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