3 Best Tanzania Honeymoon Safaris for Wildlife and Nature Lovers

Undoubtedly, the day you say "I do" to your forever person is one of the most memorable experiences of your life. Therefore, a honeymoon safari in Tanzania could be a perfect way to begin your life as husband and wife, and check it off your bucket list. Here is a list of the three best Tanzania safaris for honeymoons.

Undoubtedly, the day you say “I do” to your forever person is one of the most memorable experiences of your life. After making a lifetime commitment to your loved one, what comes to mind is how you can cement this experience. If nature and wildlife fascinate both of you, an African safari to a great destination is ideal for you both. Therefore, a honeymoon safari in Tanzania could be a perfect way to begin your life as husband and wife, and check it off your bucket list. 

Of course, a honeymoon vacation is timely as it allows you to take a break from the busy and overwhelming experience of planning a wedding. It provides an opportunity for a couple to know one another better, find more things in common, laugh, love, and have a lot of fun, rest, and leisure while preparing for their future together.

A Tanzania honeymoon safari offers more than just picturesque views, exciting experiences, and Instagrammable moments. This safari vacation provides you and your spouse an excellent opportunity to strengthen your bonds, and share a new and amazing experience together. 

A honeymoon safari offers a great opportunity for the newlyweds to have alone time in a calming, nourishing, and rejuvenating environment away from life’s distractions. 

There are other magnificent vacation destinations that you can leverage, but a honeymoon safari is exceptional. It offers limitless and first-time opportunities that can strengthen your bond. 

This article highlights some of the best honeymoon destinations in Tanzania for wildlife and nature lovers.

1. The Serengeti National Park

All nature lovers will agree that the Serengeti National Park is a perfect destination for a honeymoon safari. The Serengeti is one of twenty-two magnificent national parks in Tanzania. Besides, it is popularly known as a honeymoon safari destination worldwide. 

What makes it stand out from most African parks is the fact that it is home to all the Big Five of Africa. You can see a lion, buffalo, leopard, rhinoceros, and an elephant at Serengeti. 

Additionally, if you love bird watching, you will be glad you visited the Serengeti on your Tanzania honeymoon safari. There are hundreds of unique birds found in this national park. You and your spouse will also enjoy seeing other mammals, like hippopotamuses, Wildebeest, cheetahs, zebras, giraffes, jackals, and impalas. 

You can also experience one of the most magnificent world spectacles, the Great Migration. This is a circular movement in various national park areas to Kenya’s Masai Mara Game reserve. Basically, millions of animals move from one area of the wilderness to another after receiving rain. 

If you want an exceptional and less congested experience on your honeymoon, you can consider going to a Tanzania safari from March through May and November. Very few visitors usually are on a safari during this time, so you and your forever person can enjoy the stunning Serengeti wildlife alone. 

Moreover, the Serengeti National Park has beautiful and luxurious accommodations, so you and your spouse can unwind and revisit your beautiful memories after a long day in your opulent lodging in the African bush. 

To add an exciting experience you can choose an accommodation with a natural atmosphere. For instance, a safari cabin with a private plunge pool or a traditional tented camp. This will allow you to experience a breathtaking view of the sun rising over the horizon.  

2. Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara is the perfect example of, “don’t judge a book by its cover.” Fact: About a one-third of the park consists of dry land and two-thirds water.

The surprising fact about Lake Manyara is that it is home to a fantastic diversity of habitats. Therefore, if you’re on a Tanzania honeymoon safari, visiting Manyara can expose you to acacia tortilis woodland, bubbling hot springs, soaring groundwater forests, a tranquil soda lake, and the steep escarpment of the Rift valley.

Manyara is famous for large elephant herds, so the initial idea of creating the Lake Manyara Reserve was to protect them. Moreover, at Lake Manyara, you may encounter the striking beauty of the Great Rift Valley. It has a steep descent of approximately 500 m (1600 feet) to the lakeshore surrounded by flamingos. 

Have you ever heard of the tree-climbing lions in Africa? Lake Manyara National Game Reserve is the best place for lion sightings. It has magnificent dense woods, and most people are in awe of the unusual behavior of the lions climbing the trees. These lions lounge in these woods and hunt on the lake’s grassy shores. 

A vast concentration of baboons, herds of buffalo, rare African wild dogs, Maasai giraffes, cheetahs, and impalas are all found in this reserve. 

Besides the animals, Lake Manyara offers game and night game drives. This can be an exciting experience for honeymooners who love nature and the wild. Manyara allows you to experience the African bush at night or during the day. 

Also, Lake Manyara is the ideal place to learn about Tanzania’s birdlife. It is home to over 400 bird species, which include flamingos, migratory, and waterfowl birds. This makes the region an ideal location to go for bird watching. A Tanzania safari has a lot to offer tourists and nature lovers. 

3. Ngorongoro Conservation Area

The beauty of the Ngorongoro crater is incredibly striking. It is a perfect honeymoon destination as its beauty is fascinating and photogenic. You can’t imagine that one of Tanzania’s, and the world’s most stunning and unique African safari destinations is the crater left behind after a volcano collapsed. 

So, if you and your spouse are on a luxury Tanzania safari, this destination is fantastic for witnessing nature’s mesmerizing majesty. The Ngorongoro crater is home to thousands of exotic animals. 

Besides, the destination has perfect safari accommodations alongside the crater’s rim. You can enjoy stunning views of the crater floor, soak yourselves in the lodgings swimming pool, or enjoy other exciting facilities perfect for romance, like a couples massage. 

Additionally, the Ngorongoro crater provides a perfect opportunity to interact with the Maasai tribe, and learn more about their customs and way of life while at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Undoubtedly, a visit to the Ngorongoro crater should be the highlight of your honeymoon as it offers an excellent opportunity for you and your loved one to interact with the wild and nature.

Final Thoughts

After tedious wedding preparations, every couple deserves a well-rested and memorable honeymoon. This is because your honeymoon will always be the highlight of your wedding. So, if you’re nature lovers, a Tanzania honeymoon safari will be an extraordinary aspect of your journey together. Unquestionably, a Tanzania safari is worth your money and beautiful memories you want to create. Tanzania’s magnificent beauty lives up to the hype. 

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