Tanzania Safari 7 Days

TOUR OVERVIEW

Enjoy 7 days of safari experience to Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. Jump on the well-extended Land Cruisers with roof hatches for unobstructed and up-close game-viewing. All our safaris include all park fees, an English speaking driver/guide, meals and lodge accommodations. Price per person varies depending on group size.

TOUR SUMMARY

You’ll go to Tanzania

This tour starts and ends in Arusha (Tanzania)

You’ll visit Arusha (City), Tarangire NP, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara NP & Serengeti NP

Activities: game drives

Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle

Getting around: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle

A transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for extra Cost

DAY 1: Kilimanjaro International Airport To Arusha

Touch down at the Kilimanjaro International Airport where your own personal driver will be waiting to greet you. Let your driver whisk you away to your chosen hotel in the bright and bustling city of Arusha – gateway to Tanzania.

Arusha is the beating heart of the wild – the last port of civilization before heading out into dense jungles and rich savannah plains. The markets of Arusha burst with color, and throng with locals picking up their weekly wares. The numerous cafes sell dark and deliriously good coffee from the plantations, and close by the infamous National Park lures visitors in to explore her evocative Maasai culture and exotic flora and fauna.

Today you can relax in Arusha, enjoy a quick de-briefing about your trip, recover from your journey, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Africa.

 

   DAY 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

After breakfast you will be greeted at your accommodation by your guide who will brief you about safety in the parks whilst on safari. You will then depart for your first day of safari and make your way to the picturesque Tarangire National Park for an adventure packed day of game driving. You will reach your accommodation in time for you to settle in and enjoy a lunch. In the afternoon you will enjoy an afternoon game drive.

Tarangire National Park is dominated by the perennial Tarangire River and is characteristically known for its giant baobab trees that stretch and wind their branches into the blue sky. The most spectacular feature of Tarangire is its large elephant population. In fact, it has the largest population of any park in northern Tanzania. These gentle giants abound in excess of 3,000. Tarangire is currently experiencing and elephant baby boom and you will notice a lot of juniors and babies as members of the herd. Also expect to see zebra, eland, mongoose, giraffe, bushbuck, hartebeest, dik-dik, impala, warthog, and reedbuck. Primates you may encounter are olive baboon, velvet monkey and bush baby. Many carnivores are abundant throughout the park such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and jackal

 

   DAY 3: Tarangire to Serengeti National Park

The wildlife encounters continue as you transfer today from Tarangire to the Serengeti National Park. Your transport into the park is by Safari vehicle, and you will enjoy the magnificent views over the endless plains from the jeep as you take in your surroundings for the next 4 nights.

Enjoy visit a traditional Maasai village here you will be greeted by the Chief who will guide you around the nearby Boma and explain the culture of the Maasai people. After saying goodbye to the Maasai people, you will head towards the Serengeti National Park. Enjoy lunch en-route as you head towards the entry gate for the world famous Serengeti National Park. Tanzania’s oldest and most popular National Park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th world wide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebras and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing. Yet even when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa

 

   DAY 4: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast in the morning you will start game drive in the eastern, southern or north part of the park. The aim is to get you within a comfortable driving distance of the massive herds. This does depend on the annual rains. Guides will always try to get you as close as possible, but should the herds not appear when expected, there is plenty of resident game.

Optional activities: Hot air balloon safari On this day, Experience the wildlife of Serengeti National Park in a new, unique way. Wake up early to catch the sunrise, as you silently fly over the plain of Serengeti National Park. Admire the heads of wildebeest, buffaloes, and elephant and enjoy the Serenetranquility of the bush Africa.

You will take off early at down around 5:00 for a flight that lasts for approximately 1 hour. Rise as the sunrise and float in whatever direction the winds of the morning takes you. Fly higher than the trees and hills and enjoy the best Tanzania, with many great photo opportunity of the scenery and wildlife below.

After a smooth landing you can celebrate this amazing adventure with a Bush Breakfast “Out of African Style” and followed by glass of champagne – your driver will pick you up for your full-day game drive. Price for balloon safari is US$ 550 per person

 

   DAY 5: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro

The stirring sounds of Africa will rouse you from your sleep. You make the most of it by 8:00 and start heading for your morning game drive section, later afternoon the adventure continue when you travel to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Into Serengeti there is always something new to experience and see. With more than 2million herbivores and many more predators, and the changing of seasons and natural light, with the help of driver guide you sport as many more species as possible, teaching you about their fascinating habit and habitats.

After lunch in the picnic is time to drive to another African Africa spectacular wildlife setting, the world famous Ngorongoro Crater. On the arrival, settle in the accommodation while a test, hot dinner is prepared for you

 

   DAY 6: Ngorongoro Crater

At sunrise, we descend 600 meters into the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater for a game drive. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most densely crowded African wildlife areas in the world and is home to an estimated 30,000 animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino. Animals that you may find in the crater include wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo and elephant. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park is the dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. Tour the Lerai Forest with its yellow-barked acacias, searching for giant-tusked elephant, rare black rhino and black- mined lion. Bird lovers can view flamingo and other species, which share the shallow waters with a big game. You may also see Maasai herdsmen and their cattle the crater is in their territory, and the Maasai continue to coexist with wildlife as they have for centuries.

Stop for a picnic lunch near the hippo pool and watch resident hippos bobbing in the river. Ascend the crater in the afternoon depart to your accommodation in the carter rim.

 

   DAY 7: Lake Manyara National Park to Arusha

After breakfast, enjoy a short drive to Lake Manyara National Park. En-route you will take the opportunity to stop and explore Mto wa Mbu Village. This village is considered a melting pot of the many different tribes in Tanzania. You will love to explore the busy and interesting marketplace. You will arrive at your accommodation, in time to settle in and enjoy a hot lunch. Then in the afternoon you will enjoy a game drive in the park.

Stretching for 50km’s along the base of the 600 meters high Rift Valley Escarpment, Lake Manyara is a scenic gem, with a setting described by Ernest Hemingway as the “loveliest I had seen in Africa”. The compact game-viewing circuit through Manyara offers a virtual microcosm of the Tanzanian safari experience. From the entrance gate, the road winds through an expanse of lush jungle-like groundwater where hundred strong baboon troops lounge nonchalantly along the roadside, blue monkeys scamper nimbly between the ancient mahogany trees, dainty bushbuck tread warily through the shadows, and forest hornbills honk high in the jungle canopy. The park is world famous for its tree climbing lions which you may be lucky to observe. Highlights include thousands of pink-hued flamingos, elephant, giraffe, large buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, baboons and blue monkeys. Afternoon you will have lunch on the picnic site and drive back to Arusha

GROUP SIZE PRICE PER PERSON

7 Days Holiday – 6 nights 1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax
Private Family Safari $ 3,937.00 $ 2,499.00 $ 2,179.00 $ 2,181.00 $ 2,076.00 $ 2,021.00

INCLUDED

  • All park fees
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • A service of professional driver/guide
  • Roundtrip airport transfer (Local Flight)
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All flights during the tour
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Bottled water
  • 24/7 phone support
  • Thermos with hot tea/coffee
  • Medical Kit
  • Binocular (I per SUV)
  • Wet wipes

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