About Tanzania

Tanzania is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, inhabited by friendly and warm-hearted people. It offers travelers with unforgettable beauty of nature, wildlife and beaches – away from the crowds, back to the essence. The spirit of Africa, simple and inspiring, Unforgettable Tanzania. At Watu Safaris, we hope to take you on a tour of the real Tanzania, showing you as much of the country’s rich and diverse beauty as possible. The best times to visit Tanzania are between June to October, when the weather is warm and mild, or in the early months of the year when temperatures across the country range from the mid-twenties to the low-thirties.

But rising from the flat plains of Eastern Tanzania, the forests of the Udzungwa Mountains are on hand to offer a cooling refuge. The primeval forests climbs to over 2,000 meters, and visitors can spot birds, monkeys and butterflies as they explore the mountains. Trails suited to hikers of all abilities are available, and you can reward and refresh yourself with a dip in a pool at the peak or in the misty spray from the 550 feet Sanje Waterfall.While Udzungwa offers the opportunity to see a unique ecosystems, all over Tanzania you will find a wealth of wildlife. In Mikumi National Park alone you have the chance to see lions, zebra, wildebeest, impala, giraffes and more than 400 species of birds. It is also the most reliable place in Tanzania to spot the Eland, the world’s largest antelope, while hippo and crocodiles roam the water holes.

You can find out much about the history of Tanzania among the ruins of Bagamoyo on the coast north of Dar Es Salaam. Around 5km south of the town, the mosques and tombs at the Kaole ruins from the 13th century illustrate the country’s roots in Islam, while there are also many historical sites linked to the town’s ivory and slave trading activities in the 19th century, when it was the original capital of German East Africa. As well as a wealth of history, the town is also known for its beautiful beaches and its dhow fishing. Just off the Tanzanian coast, the spice-island Zanzibar has some of the best beaches in the world. And if relaxing on the beach all gets a bit much, you can take the time to explore the bustling port in Stone Town or visit the Menai Bay Conservation Area, which works to protect the endangered sea turtles that come to breed on the island.

Watu Safaris (T) Ltd

We are a licensed Tour Operator with our head offices located in Morogoro town, Tanzania. With our vast local knowledge about traditions, culture and life in Tanzania, we organize tailor made safaris,  in a personal, friendly yet professional approach to suit your vacation interests, budget and time to create life long vacation memories for you.

WATU (in Swahili) means “People” in English. We organizing life experience safaris in Tanzania in a personal, friendly yet professional approach to suit each customers vacation interests, budget and time. Not only do we offer wildlife oriented tours but we also offer itineraries to cover tradition destinations  off the beat and track so you can get a real taste for what life is like for the people of Tanzania. We have an experienced team, our directors are wildlife and tourism professionals, and have been organizing tours for the past 10 years in Tanzania. We hire and employees experienced professional staff to ensure that your next get away in Tanzania is in good hands.

Watu Safaris (T) Ltd has been in operations since 2010 and still continuing, our company is a 100% locally owned and operated travel company. Our directors and staff have more than 10 years experience in organizing and managing tours around Tanzania and East Africa. If you choose us we promise to offer you the best services for a great life time safari experiences in our country Tanzania.