8 Days Safari Tanzania

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8 Day wildlife safari in Tanzania

Tour overview

The safari begins and ends in Tanzania, the tour takes you to three main national parks of Tanzania, including; Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro conservation Area, and Tarangire National Park. The tour will also take you to Serengeti national Park with the massive wilderness of over 14500 sqkm where every day brings new adventure as well as a new land scape. The same safari will take you to Ngorongoro crater as well as the Ngorongoro conservation Area in Tanzania, this one features one of the highest concentration of game as well as a large population of carnivores and predators in Africa. In these parks, you will witness the amazing African Wildlife species. The tour will finally take you to Tarangire national park which has the greatest concentration of the game in Tanzania. You will get chance to view lots of wildlife including; elephants, lions, zebras, antelopes, birds, and many more.

safari tarangire tanzania

Tour highlights

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

Day 2: Have a game drive in Arusha National Park

Day 3: Transfer to Tarangire and have a game drive

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Manyara and have a game drive

Day 5: Transfer to Serengeti and have a game drive

Day 6: Full day game drive in Serengeti National park

Day 7: Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater

Day 8: Transfer from Ngorongoro to Arusha

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

Arrival will be at any time at Kilimanjaro international Airport, we shall then arrange a private transfer from Kilimanjaro to Arusha at any booked lodge of your choice. Here you will spend the rest of the day for leisure. The guide will come and give you a briefing about the whole safari.

Overnight at Moivaro Lodge.

Day 2: Have a game drive in Arusha National Park

We shall travel from the hotel and drive through Arusha National Park, where we shall view many herds of Buffalos within the spectacular Ngurdoto crater, you will as well view the flamingos at Momela Lakes and the peak of the rugged Mount Meru. This park harbours many wildlife species including the Giraffes, colobus monkeys, zebras, hyenas, leopards as well as birds. You will enjoy a picnic lunch as you gather at the rolling hills as well as the wooded savannahs of the park. At the end of the day, we shall return to the hotel.

Accommodation option

Moivaro Lodge

Day 3: Transfer to Tarangire and have a game drive

Early in the morning, drive to Tarangire, where you will have an excellent game viewing session, this park is small and offers excellent sights. This park during the dry season comes alive with wildlife and the birdlife that come around Tarangire River, that is permanent source of water. We shall spend the night at the lodge in the park with the unique and stunning atmosphere. Later in the afternoon, we shall travel to Lake Manyara National Park.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Manyara and have a game drive

This day, we shall drive to Lake Manyara National park and enjoy a full day game drive, this park is one of the smallest parks in Tanzania and offers a rewarding and beautiful safari experience.  The shores of this lake are filled with lots of birds and you get chance to spot some tree climbing lions. You can as well locate some large mammals as well as the striking cliffs and the Rift escarpments that form on the backdrop. Later, the afternoon, we shall have a drive to the lodge.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Lake manyara tree hotel

Mid-range: Kirurumu tented lodge

Budget: Olmasera tented camp

Day 5: Transfer to Serengeti and have a game drive

We shall head to Serengeti National Park and en route have the opportunity to visit Olduvai Gorge. It’s here that the two archaeologists, Lois and Mary Leaky discovered the world’s most important discoveries in 1950s. You be able to see the small museum were you will see the evidence of our ancestors that has dated back .5 million years ago. Have Lunch and after drive to Serengeti and in the afternoon have a game drive within the vast plains which are broken by stands of the acacia trees as well as the Kopje. In the months of January, February, December, we might meet the migration of the large herds to zebras, gazelle and wildebeest. There are also plenty of animal species including; giraffes, elephants, buffalos, lions, cheetah and leopards. We shall then return to the lodge for the night.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

Day 6: Full day game drive in Serengeti National park

Today, you will spend a full day game viewing in the park, you will wake up so early and the guide will choose the best locations for the time of the year. You will spend most of the time at the Hippo Pool watching the animals as they cool down at the water source. These include; the crocodiles, and the hippos. You will view a big pride of lions as well as the migration of Wildebeests as well as the zebras. We shall drive on the wide open plains to the Kopjes, these are known as the volcanic rocky out crops which provides shelter and protection from the many animals and also from the top, you can view the vast grasslands of Serengeti National Park. The park land scape will provide you with the best game viewing opportunities, you will view many animals including; the elephants, zebras, lions, wildebeest, giraffes, leopards, cheetahs etc. there are also many birds found here, some of these include; secretary birds and the Flightless ostrich. We shall then return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

 Day 7: Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater

We shall start the day with a game drive before driving to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, this is a special place in Tanzania, the area is managed for the masai people and the animals which graze along the indigenous wildlife. During the drive, we shall enjoy seeing the masai people and their way of life. At the entrance gate, there is a chance of learning about the volcanic land scape, after, we shall drive around the rim of this beautiful crater, get chance to view many wildebeests, buffaloes. After, we shall descend to the crater. This crater also provides a sanctuary for many animals including; the lions, buffalos, elephants, Rhinos, leopard as well as the giraffes that are found in the steep sides of the crater. In the late afternoon, we shall travel outside the Ngorongororo Conservation Area to the lodge.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

Mid-range: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge

Budget: Plantation Lodge

Day 8: Transfer from Ngorongoro to Arusha

You will relax in the morning and after transfer to Arusha, you will explore the Maasai Market, you will after transfer to the airport which makes it the end of this safari.

END OF Tanzania Safari

Tour inclusions

  • Professional Guide
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • All activities detailed in the safari
  • Park entrance fees
  • Drinking water on the safari
  • Airport transfer

Tour Exclusions

  • Tanzania hotel fees( the eve of the safari and the night after the safari),
  • Tips,
  • Laundry services,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • international flights,
  • Visas,
  • Items of a personal nature,
  • optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

 

tour operators

 

  8 day wildlife tour in Tanzania and Zanzibar.

Tour overview

The safari takes you too many tourist destinations in Tanzania. It will take you to Lake Manyara The tour will take you to Lake Manyara which is one of Tanzania’s dramatically located wildlife area that consists of a shallow and a huge soda lake that is located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley. The size of this park makes it possible for a one day game viewing and it’s famous for the tree climbing lions. The tour will finally take you to Tarangire national park which has the greatest concentration of the game in Tanzania. You will as well enjoy a visit to Zanzibar; where you will enjoy many activities along the beautiful plains.

lake manyara lion safari

Tour highlights

Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara

Day 2: Transfer to Ngorongoro crater

Day 3: Transfer to Tarangire National Park

Day 4: Transfer to the hotel and have safari bookings

Day 5: Have a stone town tour & spice Tour

Day 6: Enjoy Leisure activities at the Dhow Inn

Day 7: Have a full day Leisure activities at Dhow Inn

Day 8: Transfer back to the Airport

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara- (130km: 20.30hours)

You will meet our professional guide in Arusha Town, he will deliver a safari briefing and after transfer to Lake Manyara National Park. We shall arrive in time for lunch at your lodge. After head towards Lake Manyara , which is one of Tanzania’s most drastically located wildlife areas, that consists of massive and shallow soda lake which covers two thirds of the park at the foot of the great Rift valley. This park’s varied habitant harbors lots of animals including one of the largest elepahnt concentration of elephants, Manyara tree climbing lions as well as the large flocks of the flamingos which are most attracted at the park.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Lake manyara tree hotel

Mid-range: Kirurumu tented lodge

Budget: Olmasera tented camp

Day 2: Transfer to Ngorongoro crater- 155km -2 hours & 3:30hours

Have breakfast and after descend 600m into the magnificent crater for a morning game drive, this crater is also one of the most densely populated African wildlife areas in the whole world. It’s also home to over 30000 animals including the Tanzania’s last remaining black Rhinos. This crater is well supported by a year round water supply with fodder, it also supports variety of animals, which include; herds of zebras, buffaloes, eland, warthogs, hippos, and wildebeest as well as the giant elephant. The also has a dense population of the predators that include; the lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and the elusive leopard that requires a trained eye to spot. We will also enjoy a picnic lunch in the crater and after travel to Tarangire National Park.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

Mid-range: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge

Budget: Plantation Lodge

Day 3: Transfer to Tarangire National Park-120km & 2 hours

Have breakfast and after head to Tarangire National Park for a morning game drive, this park runs along the shore line of Tarangire River and is made up of the low lying hills of the Great Rift Valley floor. This is a natural vegetation which is made of Acacia woodland as well as the huge swamp areas and the African Baobab trees in the south. Both the swamps and the river act as a harbor for the wild animals during the dry season. The park is also contains some of the largest herds of animals with in Africa and is also home to the three rare animal species including; the Fringed Eared Oryx, the great Kudu and the few Ashy Starlings. We shall then return to the lodge to have lunch and after depart for Arusha town which will mark the end of the safari.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

 

Day 4: Transfer to the hotel and have safari bookings

You will arrive at the Zanzibar Airport and then start you transfer to Zanzibar resort Inn in the stone Town, the guide will as well give you a briefing about the safari. Arrive at the lodge and check in.

Overnight at Zanzibar Resort Inn

Day 5: Have a stone town tour & spice Tour

Have breakfast and after have a half day historical stone tour which will take four hours or you will enjoy an exotic spice tour. You will after have lunch at the resort and spend the night at the Inn.

Overnight at Dhow Inn

Day 6: Enjoy Leisure activities at the Dhow Inn

After enjoying breakfast, you will take a shuttle bus and drive to the Blue Bay beach Resort in the East Coast for two days of leisure time as you enjoy many activities. You will have lunch at the Blue Bay Resort and later in the afternoon, enjoy many activities including; Wind surfing, sailing scuba diving, snorkeling, Dhow trips and many more.

Overnight at Dhow Inn

Day 7: Have a full day Leisure activities at Dhow Inn

After enjoying breakfast at the resort, you will enjoy safari activities for the whole day at the resort, these include; Wind surfing, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, dhow trips as well as swimming.

Overnight at Dhow Inn

Day 8: Transfer back to the Airport

Have breakfast as well as lunch and after you will be driven to the airport for your departure flight to Arusha, Dar es salam .

END OF SAFARI

Tour inclusions

  • Professional Guide
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • All activities detailed in the safari
  • Park entrance fees
  • Drinking water on the safari
  • Airport transfer

Tour Exclusions

  • Tanzania hotel fees( the eve of the safari and the night after the safari),
  • Tips,
  • Laundry services,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • international flights,
  • Visas,
  • Items of a personal nature,
  • optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

tour operators

8 DAY ADVENTURE SAFARI IN TANZANIA

Tour overview

This is a unique tour referred to as an African Lion safari, this tour will take you to an adventure of a life time in to Tanzanian Northern safari circuit. You will get chance to view the cheer number of animals, predators as well as the carnivores African lions. The tour includes 4 of the main national parks of Tanzania as well as the areas that are well known for lion tour sightings including Ngorongoro National park and Serengeti National Park which makes it a unique African lion tour adventure. This safari itinerary can also be tailored to the client’s needs if required.

serengeti migration

Tour Highlights

Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park

Day 2: Transfer to Serengeti National Park

Day 3: Explore Serengeti plains

Day 4: Touring Serengeti plains for the second day

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Ndutu

Day 6: Transfer to Ngorongoro crater

Day 7: Exploring Ngorongoro crater

Day 8: Transfer back to Arusha

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park-130km

This tour starts with a beautiful lunch in Arusha town by 12:30pm , immediately after enjoying your lunch, you will meet with our professional guide who will give you a briefing about the whole safari, after here, you will drive west  of the great Rift valley as well as Lake Manyara, which is famous for the tree climbing lions.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Lake manyara tree hotel

Mid-range: Kirurumu tented lodge

Budget: Olmasera tented camp

Day 2: Transfer to Serengeti National Park-205kms & 6 hours

 

Have breakfast and after drive through the fresh agricultural produce which is found in the market town of Mto Wa Mbu, that is located next to lake Manyara national park entrance. This town is also a souvenir paradise which has thousands of souvenir salesmen ready to provide a slightest invitation.

This lake is one of Tanzania’s most drastically located park consisting of a shallow soda lake that is located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley of the western escarpments. The national park is also known to harbor lots of animals including the large concentration of elephants, tree climbing lions as well as the flocks of flamingos that are attracted by the algae in the lake.

We will also enjoy lunch before driving towards Serengeti National Park via the very beautiful lying farmlands of the Karutu as well as the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Apart from leaving the highlands behind, we shall descend inside the wild Africa as well as the endless plains that roll into the distance of the eyes. We shall have a chance to spend three days in this place, where millions of animals roam. We shall also enjoy a late afternoon game drive as you travel to the lodge.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

Day 3: Explore Serengeti plains

We shall have a morning game drive after breakfast, this will be carried out along the Songore River circuit that loops the plains in the southern part of Seronera River and is good for watching the lions, Thomson Gazelle, ostrich, topis, as well as cheetahs. The visitor center here is also close to the lodges around and is worth a visit after the morning game drive. This centre offers some interesting wildlife displays in the gift shop as well as the park information leaflets and the maps of the area.  You can as well do some shopping of the cold drinks as well as snacks from the center, you can as well get to the picnic area and the information trail around and near by the Kopje . Have a relaxed picnic lunch at the center under the giant acacia trees.

Later in the afternoon, we shall follow the Kopjes circuit that goes into the anti-clockwise direction around the masai Kopjes, which attract a number of lions as well as cobras. These Kopjes are also weathered with the granite out crops, miniature ecosystems, as well as the scattered plains, these provide shade and water in the pools left to the rocks after the long rains. This also makes the Kopjes good for spotting the wildlife within the dry seasons including the lions that like to lie in and wait for the animals coming to drink the water.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

Day 4: Touring Serengeti plains for the second day

This day will offer you the opportunity to have an optional and unforgettable Hot Air Balloon flight that will be followed by the delightful champagne breakfast, immediately after the breakfast, we shall head to the south eastern side of the park , and also visit the Barafu Kopjes and the Ngare and Nanyuki River area.  For both morning and an afternoon game drives. There is also a lion pride in the area, you can as well view some cheetahs and the Ngare Nanyuki River is common for being with the packed game.

Accommodation Options

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-Range: Asilia Dunia Camp

Budget: Usanja Camp

Day 5: Transfer to Lake Ndutu- 80km

You will have your last day in Serengeti National Park and we shall again visit the Kopjes on your way out of the park and also have a morning game drive in the Simba Kopjes area. These Kopjes were named after the lions that frequent these kopjes to lie and bath in the sun. You will also have chance to see the baboon, and the giraffes in the area.

After here, we shall drive to Lake Ndutu which is also an alkaline, and a rift valley lake, this water is drinkable and still used by many local wildlife. We shall also have an afternoon game drive in the lake area, which offers quite a change from the open plains of this park. This area is also heavy populated with herds of elephants and birds.

Dinner and overnight at Ndutu safari Lodge

Day 6: Transfer to Ngorongoro crater-90km & 2hours

We shall depart after having breakfast from the lodge, proceed for a morning game drive in the Naabi Hill area before we head to Ngorongoro carter via the Olduvai Gorge which is known as the cradle of mankind. This gorge also lies on the site of this ancient lake that is covered by the thick layers of the volcanic ash and is carefully preserved as the world’s earliest records of mankind that was discovered   by the Leaky family. The museum here displays most of the fascinating discoveries and the remarkable finds. After here, we shall head to Ngorongoro crater, which is one of the most densely crowded game areas in the world. This crater is home to over 3,000 animals, we shall arrive in time for lunch at the lodge and spend the whole afternoon at leisure.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

Mid-range: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge

Budget: Plantation Lodge

Day 7: Exploring Ngorongoro crater

Have an early morning breakfast and after descend 600m into the crater in order to view the wildlife for a full day tour. You will view an unforgettable African wildlife adventure, which is teeming with the animals. The crater is supported by a year round water supply and the fodder, the park also supports variety of animals that include herds of zebras, buffalos, eland, warthogs, giant elephants as well as the black Rhinos. This national park is densely populated with lots of predators including; the hyenas, jackals, lions, cheetahs as well as the elusive leopards. We shall also return to the lodge for your lunch and spend the whole afternoon at leisure.

Accommodation options

Luxury: Neptune Ngorongoro Lodge

Mid-range: Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge

Budget: Plantation Lodge

Day 8: Transfer back to Arusha-190km

Breakfast early in the morning, and after depart to Arusha which will mark the end of this safari. You will have lunch on your arrival to Arusha.

END OF SAFARI

Tour inclusions

  • Professional Guide
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • All activities detailed in the safari
  • Park entrance fees
  • Drinking water on the safari
  • Airport transfer

Tour Exclusions

  • Tanzania hotel fees( the eve of the safari and the night after the safari),
  • Tips,
  • Laundry services,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • international flights,
  • Visas,
  • Items of a personal nature,
  • optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

tour operators

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