Honeymoon safari in Tanzania
Honeymoon safari in Tanzania is an exciting adventure experience with luxury and also combined tours to the wilderness and also to the beach,
There are so many options to choose from around Tanzania for a honeymoon including the northern safari destinations like Serengeti national park or the hidden gems in the southern part of the country or a relaxing boat ride in the western parts of the country and the most popular honeymoon escape in Tanzania is Zanzibar island.
For a wildlife escape while on safari in Tanzania, you can travel to the north, south, central, or western regions of the nation. Honeymoon safaris are special because you can see a variety of wildlife species there.
Honeymoon by the beach
Zanzibar beach in Tanzania is a destination which is popular for beach holidays and honeymooners in particular visit the island to spend time with their loved ones.
There are various resorts and hotels found by the beach area on the various islands of Zanzibar. Other hotels are also located within the towns and are a short drive to the white sand beaches of the Indian ocean.
During a honeymoon on Zanzibar island, there are a number of activities to choose from and these include snorkeling, scuba diving, kite surfing, visiting the prison island (Changuu island), visiting stone town, spice tours, dhow rides, the safari blue excursions among others.
The different beaches to visit during a honeymoon on Zanzibar island include Nungwi beach, Kendwa beach, Paje beach, Kizimkazi beach, Kiwengwa beach, Jambiani beach, Pongwe beach among others.
Beach walks can also be an activity for couples to do during their honeymoons on Zanzibar island. sipping cocktails and watching the sunset or taking a swim in the evening is another option for couples to relax and unwind while in Zanzibar.
Couples can also enjoy the spa services and swimming at their hotels during their honeymoon in Zanzibar. Some of these facilities are offered as a complete honeymoon package during holidays on the island.
Booking a private boat to the Prison island for a day excursion of snorkeling and swimming with the turtles is another activity to add to your list for a honeymoon in Zanzibar.
Simply relaxing by the beach and enjoying the sea breeze is also an option when on a honeymoon in Zanzibar. The island is known for its diverse culture and rich history and interactions with the locals can also be done.
In stone town some of the places to visit during a honeymoon in Zanzibar island include the palace museum, the Darajani market, the house of wonders, the local markets and walks can also be done around the narrow streets of stone town.
Spice tours provide an insight into the different spices on the Zanzibar island which include cloves, vanilla, cinnamon, pepper among others. During the spice tour, couples can also try out food made using the island grown local spices.
Visiting the different restaurants for taste of the sea food on Zanzibar island as well as other international and local cuisines is an exciting thing to do during a honeymoon on the island. hotels can also prepare candlelit dinners by the ocean for couples during their honeymoons.
The airport to use to get to Zanzibar island for the honeymoon is the Abeid Amani Karume international airport.
Honeymoon in the wild
When choosing which destination to add to the list for a honeymoon wildlife safari in Tanzania, your best bet would be a national park around the northern part of Tanzania.
Serengeti national park in particular has a lot to offer in terms of wildlife viewing and its vast nature offers a serene environment for safari with privacy for the honeymooners who can b surrounded with just nature.
Wildlife to look out for during the honeymoon in the wild in Tanzania include the big five such as elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos and rhinos which can be seen in number of destinations including Serengeti national park, the Ngorongoro conservation area, Ruaha national park, Nyerere national park among others.
Apart from the big five other wildlife species to search for on a safari in Tanzania include wildebeests, hyenas, kudu, waterbucks, giraffes, elands, warthogs, bushbucks, baboons, dik dik, kudu, impalas, gazelles and many others which can be seen at any time of the year.
Seeing the wildebeest migration in Tanzania is another exciting experience during a honeymoon in the wild. This migration involves movement of over 2 million wildebeests annually in Serengeti national park.
The wildebeest migration takes place in different months of the year in Serengeti national park and some of the highlights of this migration include the river crossings along the Mara river, the calving season and watching the wildebeest herds as they graze in the savannah plains.
There are also a number of activities to add to the list for a honeymoon safari in the wild and they include private game drives, hot air balloon safaris, guided nature walks, horse riding, cultural tours, canoeing among others.
Game drives in Tanzania can be exciting especially when spotting a variety of wildlife species around the savannah. This activity can be done at different times of day including morning, afternoon and night hours of the day. 4×4 safari vehicles are used during game drives around Tanzania.
Guided nature walk with your significant other can be another fun activity to engage in while exploring the wilderness of Tanzania. This activity brings you closer to nature and also amazing views and landscapes during a safari since it is carried out off the usual tracks followed during safari drives.
What better way to explore the savannah in Tanzania than drifting over the plains in a hot air balloon with your loved one. Hot air balloon safaris can be exciting while watching the sunset, wildlife in the savannah below, and sipping champagne and having a bush breakfast to celebrate the successful activity.
Spending time in the tented camps and lodges nested in the savannah of the national parks in Tanzania provides the privacy for the honeymooners who are surrounded by just nature and can unwind without distractions.
Couples during their honeymoon safari in Tanzania can also enjoy canoeing and watching wildlife by the lake shores and also seeing a variety of bird species. Some of the places to do this activity include Lake Duluti.
There is a lot more to do during a safari in Tanzania and for the more athletic couples, they can also choose to hike during their honeymoons.