Family Holidays Tanzania

For unique and exotic family vacations, Africa is a destination of choice. Among the most popular African destinations for family vacations, Tanzania offers a memorable experience for all members of the family. With its vast wilderness, national parks famous for their abundant wildlife, white sandy beaches and rich cultural heritage, Tanzania is the ideal place for an unforgettable family vacation.

Some tips for your family trip to Tanzania

Adventure lovers have everything to gain from organising a family trip to Tanzania! This country offers a wide variety of places to visit that will delight young and old alike. Tanzania’s national parks are among the most famous in Africa, including Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater, where you can see lions, elephants, giraffes and zebras in their natural habitat.

For more relaxing activities, you can head to the beaches of Zanzibar and the Tanzanian coast, where you can enjoy the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean and the sun. The town of Stone Town, on the island of Zanzibar, also offers a wealth of culture and history to explore, with its bustling markets, narrow streets and stone buildings.

As well as national parks and beaches, there are other must-see places to visit in Tanzania for a complete experience. Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the country’s most iconic attractions, while Lake Victoria isAfrica’ s largest lake and offers a unique fishing experience as well as water sports activities for the whole family.

Discover the richness of Tanzania's cuisine on your family trip

Tanzanian gastronomy is a fusion of African, Indian and Arabic cultures and influences. Traditional dishes are often simple but delicious, based on rice, meat, vegetables and spices, reflecting the flavors ofAfrica and the EastAfrican region. Ugali », a dish of mashed maize, is a staple of Tanzanian cuisine. Nyama choma », which literally means « grilled meat » in Swahili, is also very popular, consisting of grilled meat served with vegetables and ugali.

Spices, such as cardamom, ginger, cumin and coriander, are widely used in Tanzanian cuisine to add taste and flavor to dishes. Chapati », a flatbread of Indian origin, is another staple of Tanzanian cuisine, often served with dishes in sauce or grilled meat. Tropical fruits, such as mango, pineapple and papaya, are also very popular in Tanzania and are often served fresh or in juice.

Tanzanian gastronomy is a truly African culinary experience, reflecting the flavors and culinary influences of Africa. If you book a luxury hotel in Tanzania, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to sample some of the country’s best traditional dishes!

Discover the best family activities for exploring Tanzania and Africa

Whether you book an all-inclusive trip to Tanzania or a few days on safari, this incredible country is packed with exciting activities for young and old alike. Here are a few examples that are sure to please:

Cultural activities

Cultural activities

Discover Tanzanian culture by visiting villages and taking part in traditional activities such as dancing, cooking or handicrafts, or go on safari in the Serengeti nature reserve and admire Africa’s magnificent wildlife.



Hike Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, for a memorable family experience.

The island of Zanzibar

The island of Zanzibar

Explore the island of Zanzibar and its magnificent white sandy beaches, as well as the region’s spices and tropical fruits.

Local flora and fauna

Local flora and fauna

Visit Tarangire National Park to see elephants, giraffes, lions and other African wildlife. To make the most of it, book a luxury lodge in Tanzania… you’ll be immersed in the heart of nature. 

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By offering your children rich and varied experiences, you'll make your family trip to Tanzania an unforgettable experience for all.

Plan a child-friendly itinerary, with a variety of activities and sufficient rest periods to avoid fatigue and frustration. Avoid dangerous areas and high-risk situations, remaining vigilant and following local safety advice.

Clothing: bring comfortable, practical clothing for outdoor activities such as safaris or mountain hiking.

Plan treatment: consult a doctor before you leave to make sure your family is healthy and ready for the trip.

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