Fly in / Fly out safaris with highlights including....

  • Much shorter distances than the classic drive in and out option.
  • Great for short itineraries to maximise the time spent viewing wildlife.
  • Avoid crowded roads and skip delays at gates and towns.
  • Plenty of strategically located airstrips inside and outside of National Parks across the circuit.
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Wildlife and safaris in Tanzania

  • Parks and reserves:
    Arusha National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area, Lake Natron, Lake Eyasi, Serengeti National Park
  • Activities included:
    Wildlife safari (game drives)
  • Optional extras:
    Hot air balloon, cultural tours, scenic flights, canoeing safaris, museums.
  • Pre/post safari accommodation:
    Usually included but you can check your itinerary or with your consultant.
  • Best months for this tour:
    December to February (Southern Serengeti), May to July (Western Serengeti) or July to September (Northern Serengeti)
  • Commonly seen animals:
    Elephant, giraffe, hippo, buffalo, zebra, wildebeest, lion, cheetah, hyena, warthog, kudu, leopard, ostrich, mongoose, hyrax, dik-dik.
  • Occasionally seen animals:
    Crocodile, caracal, serval, klipspringer, black rhino
  • Rarely seen animals:
    Wild dog

Standard packages usually include...

  • Accommodation as stated in the itinterary with all taxes and fees included
  • National park, Conservation area or Wildlife Management Area fees as applicable to your itinerary
  • Game drives as indicated in the itinerary with a dedicated (private) 4x4 Land Cruiser operated by our English speaking safari-guides and sanitized between uses.
  • Meals as indicated in your itinerary
  • Domestic flights if indicated in your personal itinerary
  • In vehicle sanitizers and complimentary face masks
  • In vehicle safari WiFi subject to network connectivity

Optional extras you can add...

  • Airport or other transfers
  • Pre and post safari accommodation if not already included
  • Hot air balloon safaris if available on your planned route
  • Night game drives if available on your planned route
  • Walking safaris in Arusha or Tarangire National Parks
  • Extra activities such as museums, snake parks, cultural or nature walks if avaialble on your planned route
  • Canoeing safaris in Arusha or Lake Manyara National Parks (subject to water levels)
  • Kilimanjaro scenic flight
  • Special bush meals if available at your planned activity

Standard packages usually exclude...

  • Tips / gratuities
  • Beverages such as soft drinks, alcohol etc.
  • International flights
  • Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
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When to visit?

These recommendations are based on weather predictions and trends.

Excellent time

January, February, July to October, December

Good time

March, June, November

Mixed time

April, May

Why choose us?

Here are some of the top reasons thousands have chosen Shah Tours.

35+ years experience

We are not just saying it, we have decades of experience with many guides having worked with us for years and years creating memories since 1984.

Family owned

Currently on the third generation of the 'Shah' in Shah Tours, we have always been family owned bringing the experience and passion of many generations.


We are part of multiple organisations to ensure our standards are high. Some of our tours are also externally monitored to ensure fair and independent monitoring.

Superior guides

Most of our guides have worked with us for many years and have plenty of training, skill and real world experience to offer a superb and friendly experience in multiple languages.

Safe and Reliable

Policies for safety and operations ensure our tours are enjoyable and safe. Some companies still operate without licenses and cut corners, we are not one of them!

Happy clients

Although we have never counted exactly, we can safely say that many tens of 1000's have travelled with us and left happy. We continually improve based on feedback.