Tanzania Honeymoon Safari

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Safaris are the perfect honeymoon for couples looking for something a little bit different – and you can always add a beach stay to complete the traditional ‘relaxing in paradise’ side of your once-in-a-lifetime trip.

Tanzania honeymoon safaris can be anything you want them to be – from adventure to relaxation, all wrapped up in luxury. Just what you need to start your new life together and create a lifetime of memories.

The best places in Tanzania for a honeymoon safari

Safari | Mountains | Adventure | Great Migration

There’s a perfect place in Tanzania no matter what type of honeymoon you want. If you’re looking for adventure, add a trip to Mount Kilimanjaro. If you want peace and an intimate safari, the parks in southern Tanzania offer an off-the-beaten-track experience. And if you want a traditional safari, you can’t miss the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater in northern Tanzania. Wherever you go, you’ll see something spectacular.

Do you want to see forests and mountains? Include a stay in the Mahale Mountains National Park. , Your honeymoon will be spent in one of the most beautiful locations anywhere in Africa, with the crystal clear waters of Lake Tanganyika, deserted sandy beaches and a stunning backdrop of forested mountains. You’ll also be close to a population of around 700 habituated chimpanzees – a truly unique experience.

 

Serengeti Serengeti

The Serengeti is, in our opinion, the finest game reserve in Africa. A vast and stunningly beautiful wilderness with its open and grassy plains occasionally broken up by isolated granite koopjes and areas of acacia woodland.

The parks sheer...

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Selous Selous

The Selous is Africa’s largest game reserve with a very high quality game viewing area offering a wonderful mix of vehicular and river safaris.

The park is bisected by the Rufiji River which gives the park its distinctive character an...

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Kilimanjaro Kilimanjaro

At 19,330ft (5895m) Mt.Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the world’s largest free-standing mountain. The view of Kilimanjaro rising up from its flat surrounding plains with its distinctive snow-capped peak is one of Africa...

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Bespoke Tanzania Honeymoon Safaris

We create bespoke itineraries so you get to see and do exactly what you want – whether that’s exploring on a walking safari, or watching the Great Migration with a private guide. We create a honeymoon that’s as unique as you, from the national parks you’ll visit to the places you stay.

We’ll handpick lodges and camps based on your desires – from full on luxury to tented camps that offer a real taste of Africa.

Your honeymoon safari should be special – that’s why we tailor your itinerary to you. You get to build the type of trip others can only dream of.

Tanzania Honeymoon Safaris Itineraries

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Tanzania and Zanzibar Honeymoons

When you think of a dream honeymoon destination, you’d be hard pressed to find somewhere more spectacular than Zanzibar. It’s close enough to make it the perfect beach addition to your safari, and the ice-white beaches will provide the perfect backdrop to your romantic break.

Just a short flight takes you from your Tanzania safari to your luxury Zanzibar beach paradise. You can choose from boutique beach hotels, luxury resorts, and hotels in stunning Stone Town.

Pick a hotel with a spa to boost your pampering opportunities, choose a hotel with private villas to give yourselves a sense of seclusion and romance, and opt for a rooftop terrace bar for stunning sunset cocktails.

Luxury Honeymoon Safaris in Tanzania

 

When you’re planning your honeymoon, we know you want the very best experience. That’s why we work with you to create a tailor-made experience that matches exactly what you’re looking for.

If you’re looking for luxury, we have some of the most stunning lodges to complement your experience. Want to look up at the epic African sky from a private terrace? A bush dinner for just the two of you? Lake-view accommodation? The possibilities are endless. We can help you narrow down the options to create a personalised honeymoon that ticks all of your boxes.

Don’t leave the biggest trip of your lives to chance – make it yours.

Adventure honeymoons in Tanzania

Every couple has their own ideas about what they want from a honeymoon. If you want adventure and excitement as part of your once-in-a-lifetime experience, then why not plan a trip to climb Mount Kilimanjaro? Conquering a mountain together is a brilliant start to the rest of your lives. Walking safaris and horseback safaris are also options for adventurous honeymooners.

If your adventures are more water-based than land-based, Zanzibar has plenty of incredible dive sites for you to explore, not to mention its adrenaline-fuelled kite-surfing experiences. Of course, if you want some relaxation to go along with your adventure, staying in Zanzibar will give you every opportunity to soak up the luxury of the beautiful Spice Island.

Honeymoons can be calm and relaxed or filled with activity, or both. It’s all up to you.

Make your honeymoon extra special

Every honeymoon is special, but if you want to add some extra touches to yours, why not try out one (or more) of these…? You could even add them to your wedding gift list.

Get a bird’s eye view of the far-reaching plains of the Serengeti on a Hot Air Balloon ride. You won’t get a better perspective of Tanzania than this.
Try out a safari on horseback – either for an afternoon, a couple of days, or even a full week. See the Serengeti from your own private mount.
Include a walking safari – you’ll see much more than you expect, finding the smaller creatures that are easy to miss when you’re in a vehicle.

Top tips for your honeymoon safari

We’ve worked with a lot of couples to plan the perfect honeymoon in Tanzania, and we’ve picked up quite a few hints and tips along the way – that’s one of the biggest benefits of working with experts, you get all the extra knowledge.

Get the most out of your trip, with these top tips:

Consider arranging your trip as beach then safari, or even beach-safari-beach, so you have a little time to relax after the excitement of the wedding, before jumping into the action of a safari

Choose a tailor-made, bespoke safari so you get to go to the places you want to see, rather than following an off-the-rack itinerary

If you have your heart set on an African honeymoon, plan your wedding date to match. Tanzania and Zanzibar are at their best from late June to early October. If you want to see the wildebeest migration, plan a June or July honeymoon, and if diving and snorkeling are top of your list, plan for August or September.

Ask for private guides for a more personal experience for just the two of you. We can arrange private game drives

Pick internal flights rather than long drives if you’re staying in a few different places – don’t let the trip tire you out, travel between your lodges or camps faster

Don’t forget your mosquito repellent – no one wants to spend their honeymoon scratching!

Tanzania Honeymoon Food

One question we’re often asked is what the food will be like. We’re happy to say that the food in Tanzania is top notch. The chefs at each lodge take great pride in creating delicious dishes that include local specialities and incorporate international trends. If you have special dietary requirements, the chefs are always happy to help make sure you have something tasty to eat – talk to us as early as possible in your planning, so we can work with you on getting everything in place, no matter your needs.

favourite Tanzania Honeymoon Safari places to stay

Naona Moru Camp

Award winning luxury tented camp from this fabulous Tanzanian operator....

S&B Rating:
$250 Per person, per night  
Naona Moru Camp

Lemala Ngorongoro Camp

Lemala Ngorongoro Camp is a small luxury tented camp set in a delightful ancient acacia forest on the rim of the crater....

S&B Rating:
$475 Per person, per night  
Lemala Ngorongoro Camp

Zawadi

An exciting new addition to our luxury hotels in Zanzibar, Zawadi is a cool all villa, all inclusive boutique hotel beside the Indian O...

S&B Rating:
$250 Per person, per night  
Zawadi
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