Best Time To Visit Tanzania


Best Time To Visit Tanzania

The Best Time To Visit Tanzania is during the dry season from late June to October. This time of year offers the perfect weather conditions to explore Tanzania’s incredible wildlife and breathtaking landscapes.
While Tanzania has two distinct rainy seasons, the ‘long rains’ from April to May and the ‘short rains’ from November to December, the dry season promises warm days and cool evenings, making it easier to track and spot wildlife. However, if you’re looking to avoid crowds and save some money, during your Tanzania Safari Tours, the low season can be a great option too.
Whether you’re a first-time safari goer or a seasoned adventurer, Tanzania has something to offer everyone. From the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru to the hot and humid Indian Ocean coast and lakeside regions, there’s no shortage of incredible sights to see and experiences to be had

Tanzania Seasons
Tanzania has two distinct rainy seasons and two dry seasons.

The Rainy Season – the rainy season typically occur from November to March with heavy tropical downpours in the afternoons.

The Dry season – Dry season in Tanzania runs from late June to October, offering warm days and cool evenings, making it the Best Time For Tanzania Safari as wildlife is easier to spot. From November to February, the weather is generally dry, with cooler temperatures in the evenings.

Tanzania’s weather is mostly tropical, with temperatures remaining warm year-round. However, temperatures can drop below freezing on Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru. The coastal areas and lakeside regions are hot and humid throughout the year.
Best Time for Great Wildebeest Migration
The Great Wildebeest Migration is an annual event that takes place from late November to August, with the best time to witness the action being from June to August.

During this time, millions of wildebeest, zebra, and other animals make their way across the Serengeti, navigating through rivers and dodging predators. It’s an awe-inspiring sight that must be seen to be believed! Ace Tip: Witness the great migration with us and our experienced guide will take you to the best viewing spots. You can choose to stay in a luxurious tented camp or lodge, offering all the comforts of home while still being immersed in nature.

Time Period Migration Activity
November – December Herds start to gather in the Serengeti plains
January –  February The calving season begins in the southern Serengeti
March – April The great migration move toward the Western Corridor
May – June Herds gather in the Western Corridor and prepare for the river crossing
July – August Mara River crossing in the Northern Serengeti
September – October Back to the Southern Serengeti plains

Note: The exact dates can vary from year to year, so it’s always best to check with a reputable safari operator for the most up-to-date information.
Best Time For Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro
The Best Time To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is during the dry seasons of January to mid-March and June to October. These months offer the best weather conditions, making for a safer and more enjoyable climbing experience.

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