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8-Day Wilderness Safari To Famous National Parks Of Tanzania From Arusha
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Bird Watching, Safari, Wildlife

  • Duration

    8 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Embark on an incredible wildlife safari to the world-famous national parks of Tanzania, including Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti and Lake Manyara. Participate in multiple game drive sessions to spot vast wildlife like lions, hartebeests, buffalos, zebras, giraffes, elephants, reedbucks, and expansive species of birds. Also, witness the thrilling Wildebeest Migration, if lucky.

Highlights
  • Visit the famous 2000-ft deep Ngorongoro Crater
  • Spot Africa's Big 5: Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, and Rhinoceros
  • Do multiple game drives in the African forests and wildlife reserves
  • Watch the exciting Wildebeest Migration at Serengeti National Park
  • Watch big seasonal games at Lake Manyara National Park
  • Day 1- Arrival in Arusha expand_more
    • You will be picked up from the airport by a Kitonga Tours Representative and transported to your accommodations in Arusha, where you will stay overnight, relax, and prepare for your adventures to come. Arusha Planet Lodge is an oasis of calm and aesthetic pleasure.

    Main Destination: Arusha (City)

    Accommodation: Arusha Planet Lodge (Mid-range lodge located in or near Arusha)

    Meals and Drinks, Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

  • Day 2- Lake Manyara National Park expand_more
    • After breakfast, you will be met at your accommodations by your safari guide and then drive to Lake Manyara National Park. This is a relatively small but diverse park situated 120km west of Arusha. The park’s namesake is a shallow salt lake. It covers a large area of the park, floods and dries with the seasons, and is home to thousands of flamingos and over 500 other bird species. 
    • During your park explorations, you will see monkeys, giraffes, zebra, wildebeests, buffalo, elephants, and, with some luck, lions lounging on the trees. The park is known for its diverse landscapes. It not only has grassy plains but also primate-filled woodlands and baobab dotted cliffs.
      After an extensive game drives through the park, you will head towards your nearby accommodations at one of our luxurious, mid-range partner lodges. Your lodging has been carefully selected by us for quality. You can dine in an expansive restaurant, relax by the pool, and rest in a spacious and comfortable room.

    Main Destination: - Lake Manyara National Park

    Accommodation: - Eileen's Trees Inn (Mid-range lodge located in or near Karatu)

    Meals and Drinks: - All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

  • Day 3- Lake Manyara - Serengeti expand_more
    • After breakfast, you will continue towards the fertile highlands where wheat, coffee, and corn are grown by the Iraqw people. 
    • Passing through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you will be able to see the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater before travelling onwards to the Serengeti, which you will reach by midday. Serengeti National Park is the largest park in Tanzania. It features diverse landscapes and habitats, such as grassy plains, swamps, lakes, savannahs, and mountains. The biggest wildebeest and zebra migration takes place here and, depending on the season, you may witness thousands of animals on their search for food and water.
      After an extensive game drive, you will head to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.

    Main Destination: - Serengeti National Park

    Accommodation: - Serengeti Heritage Luxury Tented Camp (Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti)

    Meals and Drinks: - All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

  • Day 4- Serengeti National Park expand_more
    • Enjoy full-day game drives in Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti is the habitat for an abundance of wildlife, including impalas, buffalo, crocodiles, and hippos, but is best known for its great migrating herds of zebras and wildebeest. The animals’ trek is determined by the rainfall and varies from year to year. In November and December, the animals move from the northern region, dominated by woodlands and hills, to the grassy plains of the south. During the longer rainy season from April to June, they return to the north.
    • Apart from the migrating herds, you might have the chance to see predators, such as leopards, cheetahs, and lions, always lurking close by.

    Main Destination: - Serengeti National Park

    Accommodation: - Serengeti Heritage Luxury Tented Camp (Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti)

    Meals & Drinks: - All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

  • Day 5- Serengeti National Park expand_more
    • This will be your final day spent in the Serengeti or the “endless plain” as it is called in Maasai, the tongue of the local Maasai people. This is truly one of the most spectacular places on Earth. 
    • Continue to enjoy the wide range of animals and birds. By now you will be an expert! Our guide will make sure to take you to the best locations for game viewing.

    Main Destination: - Serengeti National Park

    Accommodation: - Serengeti Heritage Luxury Tented Camp

    Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti

    Meals & Drinks: All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

  • Day 6- Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater expand_more
    • After an early breakfast, you will head out for another game drive in the Serengeti. You might be able to spot the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, and leopard – before embarking on your journey to the Ngorongoro Crater. The animals roam freely through the unfenced reserves, offering you an uninterrupted game viewing experience. 
    • Arriving at the edge of the crater, you will have your first glimpse of what awaits you the following day – glistening streams, open grassland, and an infinite number of animals. You will have dinner and spend the night at one of our mid-range partner lodges.

    Main Destination: Ngorongoro Highlands

    Accommodation: Rhino Lodge Mid-range lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater

    Meals and Drinks: - All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

  • Day 7- Ngorongoro - Karatu expand_more
    • After a hearty breakfast, you will drive down the adventurous track into the crater. This UNESCO world heritage site formed millions of years ago is 610m deep and covers roughly 260 square kilometres. Due to its dense animal population of approximately 25,000, the crater offers the best game viewing of all the parks in Tanzania. 
    • In a matter of minutes, you will be able to see wildebeest, zebras, gazelles, elephants, and some of the more than 500 bird species native to the area. With a little bit of luck, you might catch a glimpse of the endangered black rhino through the grass.
      After lunch, you will ascend the steep walls of the crater and head to your accommodations at one of our carefully selected mid-range partner lodges in Karatu. You will eat dinner in the expansive and tasteful restaurant, soothe yourself with a swim in the pool, and make the most of your spacious room to fuel your dreams of wild cats!

    Main Destination: Ngorongoro Crater

    Accommodation Eileen's Trees Inn (Mid-range lodge located outside Ngorongoro Crater)

    Meals and Drinks, All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

  • Day 8- Karatu - Tarangire - Arusha expand_more
    • After breakfast, you will drive to your final destination on this epic safari: Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is well known for its large elephant herds. 
    • From the open roof of the vehicle, you will experience the seasonal swamps, savannah, and Tarangire River in search of many animals - including zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, elephant, and giraffe. It's possible that you will catch a glimpse of a lion stalking its prey or leopards watching and relaxing in the trees above.
      After an extensive game drives through the park, you will head back to Arusha.

    Main Destination: Tarangire National Park

    Accommodation: - No accommodation (End of tour)

    Meals & Drinks: All meals included, Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

What's Included
  • Park fees(For non-residents)
  • All activities(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation(Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation(Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals(As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water(On all days)
What's Excluded
  • International flights(From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • The government imposed increase in taxes and/or park fees
What to bring
  • Camera with enough memory card
Know before you go
  • This tour is unavailable for solo travelers. If it is a group tour Minimum of 7 and when more than 7 ( 7+) contact us as we will make it cheaper.
Meeting Point

Arusha, Tanzania

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Standard
1 To 4 USD 2920 Per Person

This is a group tour

Private Tour Price USD 2920
Maximum no. of people 2
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USD 2920 / person

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