Safari cost Tanzania

How much does safari cost in Tanzania?

Tanzania is chosen as the world’s best safari country, what we can do is to give you a breakdown of the costs of a safari, so you get a better understanding. How much does safari cost?

Safari cost Tanzania

The factors that make up for the total cost of a Tanzanian safari:

  • Safari vehicle & private guide
  • Number of travellers
  • Entrance fees for the national parks
  • Accommodation
  • Duration of stay
  • Time of the year
  • Optional activities

Safari Vehicles &Private guide

Our safaris vehicles (4*4) are qualified vehicles with all International required features for safaris anywhere with private professional guide; our vehicles are highly maintained before, during and after safaris and the features to our vehicles including’s;

  • Extended body to create Comfortability
  • Wide sliding windows for viewing and photography
  • Min refrigerator
  • Sockets for charging electronic devices
  • A pop up roof for viewing and photography both in the passenger and the front seat next to the driver
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Binoculars
  • Radio call
  • Spacious boot luggage

Number of Travellers

The number of people sharing a vehicle is a significant factor in the person cost on safaris. One person on his/her own is not only paying for their park fees and accommodation but also bears the full cost of the safari vehicles and guide!

Example if car is $200 per day and the number of travellers are four (4) each will pay $ 50per day but if traveller is alone will bare all cost

Entrance fee for National Park

Entrance fees to the National parks vary example Serengeti National park fee, Ngorongoro Crater fee is highly compared to Mikumi National park and Ruaha National Park.

The fees you pay are used in a variety of conservation projects which support the National Parks and surrounding communities, these includes wildlife protection, ecological monitoring, tourism management and park infrastructures  and security.


The kind of accommodations you choose to stay in will be a significant factor in the final cost of your Tanzania safaris. It’s depend on your budget and wishes, Qualified Tours Tanzania Limited is arranging accommodations in the following categories

  • Great Luxury Accommodation
  • Luxurious Accommodation
  • Mid-range Accommodation
  • Budgeted Accommodation
  • Public Camping/Rest House

GREAT LUXURY ACCOMODATION (5*Hotel) are properties provides flawless guest services in a state-of-the-art facility. As a five-star property, such as premium dining options and personalized services to its guests. Provides high-ends services for guests

LUXURY ACCOMODATION (4*Hotel)-is an upscale accommodation that provides amenities, activities, and extras to create a full experience for multi-night stays. These facilities are often large and located in touristic areas, such as near beaches or major cities and within the parks allow the guest direct and easy access to the game viewing areas.

MID-RANGE(Standard) ACCOMODATION (3*Hotel)- is a hotel that provides average amenities, higher quality service, physical attributes and design and  aim towards meeting guest expectations and providing pleasant stay.

BUDGETED ACCOMODATION- is a hotel that provides minimum amenities and services for a lower price than a regular hotel in the area. This type of hotel provides clean rooms that are safe and meet the basic needs of a guest

PUBLIC CAMPING/REST CAMP– These are campsites which provide basic facilities such as share toilets, showers and wash areas and in some cases a central restaurant area and bar. Accommodation is provided by means of a standard tent and mattresses while meals are served outside under the African sky using tables and chairs. In the case of rainy weather a mess tent will be provided. A cook and driver/guide accompany all “adventure” safaris.

Duration of stay

The  price of your Tanzania Safaris will be influenced by its length, if you want to increase the number of days on Tanzania Safaris but you have a strict budget !You may consider the following;

  • Change the accommodation category
  • Ask additional people to join your safaris(the more people inside the safaris jeep the lower cost)
  • Visiting Tanzania during low season (March, April &May)Most of accommodations lower rates during these times

Time of the year

Are you on tight budget   and you are wishing to do Tanzania Safaris? Consider visiting during the low season (March, April &May) Most of accommodations have lower rates! Whilst you may experience rain, the benefits of coming this time (as well as reduction in cost) is that the country side is green, lush and spectacularly beautifully, crops growing and animals have good sources of water and food and also there are significantly fewer visitors in the National Park

Optional Activities

In addition to your game drive, there are numbers of optional activities during Tanzania safaris that can be included in your safaris .Hence addition of extra activities the cost will added also, even though depend of optional category some are expensive and some are cheaper, for example Hot air balloon and night game drive is expensive compared to visiting Masai village and tree top canopy walking

Optional activities include;

  • Hot Air balloon Safari
  • Night game drive
  • Visiting Maasai Villages
  • Quad driving
  • Canoeing
  • Horse riding
  • Tree Top Canopy walking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Visiting Meserani snake park
  • Visiting Maasai Museum and Camel riding