Best time to visit Tanzania, Tanzania Safari time , When to go for Tanzania Safari .
Tanzania location ,
Tanzania is situated in Eastern Africa and neighbored by Uganda plus Kenya to the north, Mozambique, Zambia and Malawi in the south, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Burundi to the west, and the large Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania is one of the favorite tourist destinations in the whole of Africa so feel free to enjoy any of the Tanzania Safaris.
Because of its adjacent location to the Equator, the country experiences two major climate changes; the wet season (from March to May, and the dry season (from December to March). However, the best time to visit depends in mainly what you plan to do or see.
Tanzania’s Dry Season; Calving of Wildebeests
From December till February it is the warm, dry season, while February symbols the beginning of the calving period for the country’s wildebeests. During this period, the average temperature is about 20 degrees Celsius though it may rise to 30 degrees Celsius. For that reason, it is advised that you carry majorly cotton clothing plus sun-glasses and not to forget hats for personal health purposes.
Towards the finish of February closing in to March, there are several climatic variations because the temperatures start cooling down falling to less than 20 degrees Celsius, and this period is characterized by irregular rains which increase through April as well as May. However, March is one among the best times to enjoy Game viewing.
Tanzania’s Wet Season
Heavy rains start in April and all through May, resulting into poor roads hence making access to the various tourist destinations quite challenging by road transport. For that matter unless traveling with a Seasoned-Safari-Group, it is not recommended to travel during this time of the year. Fortunately, the rains usually begin early in the morning clearing up by mid-day so there is no need for worry about being stranded indoors for long!
From June up to October, the country experiences a moderate season and it is this time that it receives most tourists, particularly between July and August. This is mainly attributed to the lower temperatures which permit tourists to travel around without worry and discomfort of the excessive heat. Furthermore, from June although to October, this is the best time to enjoy a hike on the renowned Mount Kilimanjaro. On average, the temperatures fall between 10 degrees to a maximum of 23 degrees along the Tanzanian Coast.
November; the great Eurasia Bird Migration
Finally, November symbols the beginning of yet another season of irregular rains with possibilities of explode floods. Nonetheless, through this month several bird species start arriving all the way from Eurasia, and this makes it the most ideal time to watch birds. Towards the finish of November, the temperature yet again begins to rise up to an average of 15 to 20 degrees Celsius.
From this summary, you can generally notice that the temperature rarely fall below 10 degrees Celsius although the can reach as high as 30 degrees Celsius or more. However, very month symbols an exceptional event, for instance February marks the wildebeests’ calving while November marks the great Eurasia migration of birds. Therefore when you look at hotels in Tanzania make sure you have one close to what you want to see and or do.
For that matter therefore, as you book into any of the Hotels in Tanzania, ensure that you get on near to where you will be enjoying your adventure.