Typical Tanzania Safari

Arusha National Park, Tarangire NP, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara,

Duration

7 days

Max People

100
Overview

Safari Details

Experience the best of what Tanzania has to offer with our 7-day/6-night adventure which takes you on a journey through the northern parts of the country. Enjoy a world-class safari, taking in four of the most famous national parks in the region. If you want an itinerary that combines maximum game viewing time with the chance to unwind in some of the country’s most luxurious accommodations, this is the safari for you.

What to Expect

As you learn about the nature and landscape of this part of the world, so you’ll be given the chance to learn something about human history too.
This safari takes you across the most sought-after parks in Tanzania. You’ll have a chance to see:

  • Elephants
  • Lions
  • Rhinos
  • Baboons
  • wildebeest
  • Leopards
  • Flamingos

Along with plenty more animals you’ve maybe not even heard of yet. You will be accompanied every step of the way by an experienced Tanzanian safari guide. They’ll know the usual places to find the animals you want to see and be able to help you identify species and get the best photographs possible.

Tour Highlights

  • ​Its a 7 Days 6 Nights Safari.
  • Destination: Arusha National Park, Tarangire NP, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, .
  • Type of transport:- Road using a 4×4 comfortable 8 seater Tour van / Jeep (Land Cruiser).
  • Best Time to Visit: July 01- October 31 | Dec 23 – Jan 2
  • Type of transport: - Road using a 4×4 comfortable Jeep (Land Cruiser).
  • Tour Type-Private

Trip Extensions available on request.

Day to day

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arusha Town/Kilimanjaro Intl Airport - Arusha National Park

Depart Arusha/Kilimanjaro Airport at 08.30 am for your 1st game drive to Arusha National Park. Here you can choose to participate in a half day walking safari and a half day game drive or have a full day game drive. You will be accompanied by an armed ranger for the walk, who will guide you through the forest up to the waterfall and the point for viewing the black and white colobus monkeys. During the game drive you will see the 7 Lakes of Momella, a whole lot of wildlife, flamingos  and the Nguruduto Crater.  Your lunch will be served in picnic style inside the park as you enjoy its wonderful nature. At sunset, you will return to camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Destination: Arusha National Park
Travel Time: 1/2 to 3 hrs. (30 Km)
Complementaries: Drinking water
Meals: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)

Day 2 - Arusha National Park - Tarangire National Park

Have your breakfast and leave the lodge/hotel in the morning at 08.30 am, drive for about 90 minutes to Tarangire National Park. This park is often referred to as the “home of elephants”, you have a great chance to spot elephants in large groups gathering around the Tarangire River. Other animals to be spotted include leopards, lions, giraffes and even tree-climbing pythons!. Enjoy your picnic lunch inside the park before a short afternoon game drive to ensure your opportunity for game viewing is well utilized. Later dinner and overnight at Tarangire national park.

Destination: Tarangire National Park
Travel Time: 2 to 3 hrs. (139 Km)
Complementaries: Drinking water
Meals: All meals

Day 3 - Tarangire National Park - Serengeti National Park

Early breakfast at the camp/lodge in the morning, we then depart to Serengeti. Game drive en route to Serengeti National Park. Serengeti is the largest and most famous park in Tanzania, known worldwide for its endless plains, wildebeest-migration, herds of lions and other predators like hyenas, cheetahs and leopards. Crocodiles can be found in the Grumeti River, as well as hippos, giraffes, antelopes, and gazelles. You’ll take lunch during the trip as a picnic and have a full dinner once you reach the camp or lodge that you’ve chosen for your stay in the Serengeti. Dinner and overnight in the heart of Serengeti.

Destination: Serengeti National Park
Travel Time: 4 to 5 hrs. (220 Km)
Complementaries: Drinking water
Meals: All Meals

Day 4 - Full Day in Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti is undoubtedly a special place, and it deserves a special viewpoint to do justice to the beauty within. You can choose to take a hot air balloon over the park at day-break, watching the sky turn from black, to shades of orange and red, until it finally turns blue to mark the start to another glorious day on the savanna. You’ll have a different appreciation for the landscape and the sheer size of the terrain covered by the animals that live here. Once you return to solid ground you will be treated to a champagne breakfast on a viewing platform with panoramas over the grasses. As an optional activity, there’s an additional fee of $500 per person for this experience.

The rest of your day is dedicated to game drives throughout the park, with a choice of breaking up the day with a return to your accommodation for lunch or taking your midday meal as a picnic deep inside the park, surrounded by nature. Either way, you have access to one of the most densely populated nature reserves in Africa, where you’ll have plenty of chance to observe and photograph them in their natural habitat.

As the sun sets, once again treating you to multicolored skies, you will head back to your camp or lodge. Dinner is served and you then have time to reflect on the day and rest up, ready for another day out in the wilds.

Destination: Game drive in Serengeti National Park
Accommodation: At Camp/Lodge of your choice
Meals: All meals included
Optional Visit: A ride on hot air balloon ($500 per person)

Day 5 - Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Although today you will leave Serengeti National Park, you will remain very much within the same biosphere as you move southwards towards Ngorongoro Conservation Area that is attached to a much wider area under protection. Breakfast will be served early so you can get out on to the Serengeti early and complete your swansong game drive before moving into the area of the infamous crater.

As you pass through the area, you will come across Olduvai Gorge, a sparsely planted area that holds the key to human history. Here, Dr Richard Leakey spent years digging for the earliest human remains, with some bones dating back over a million years. He also discovered untold numbers of some of the first tools crafted by early humans; one of the most important discoveries in our history. To learn more about this fascinating place, you have the option to pay a visit to the museum on the site, for a fee of $40 per person.

Round of the day by arriving at your accommodation, either directly on the crater’s edge or on the lands just outside. Here, you’ll have dinner and have time to relax and appreciate viewing terraces that may be provided.

Destination: Ngorongoro conservation area
Travel Time: 2 to 3 hrs. (146 Km)
Complementaries: Drinking water
Meals: All Meals
Optional Visit: Olduvai Gorge at an extra fee for the museum.

Day 6 - Ngorongoro Crater - Lake Manyara National Park

Starting the day early allows for a morning game drive as the Masai Mara transitions from night to dawn. The dawn chorus over the savanna is an African safari experience not to be missed.

Breakfast is served after the game drive, followed by embarking on the journey back to Nairobi. During your return journey you will stop for lunch in Narok town, for a serving of traditional Kenyan food. Once back in Nairobi, you can choose to return to your hotel, residence, or directly to the airport depending on your plans.

No Accommodation on this last day
Travel Time : 5 to 6 hrs. (279 Km)
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch (No Dinner)

Day 7 - Lake Manyara National Park - Arusha

A full day in Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its green scenery, varied bird life, tree-climbing lions, hippos and baboons. Early sunrise game drive and picnic lunch. In the afternoon, drive back to Arusha.
End of Tour!

No Accommodation on this last day
Travel Time: 2 to 3 hrs. (126 Km)
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

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Included/Excluded

  • All transfers
  • All accommodation during the tour
  • All applicable government taxes, levies and park entrance fees
  • All meals and drinking water during the tour
  • Services of our professional driver guide
  • All game drives as noted in the itinerary
  • Personalized service.
  • Passports and visa applications and processing
  • International flights and taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips and Gratuity for driver/guide
  • Entrance fee for activities noted as optional
  • Hot-air balloon safari from 490$ per person / Masai Villages 80$ per person

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