9-Day Safari in Tanzania Featuring Serengeti, Ngorongoro

Explore the most famous wildlife havens; Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation area, Tarangire known for year-round exceptional & abundant wildlife. Certainly, a thrilling African Big 5 safari experience awaits!
DETAIL
YOUR 9 DAY ITINERARY

Join our Big 5 safari in Tanzania. Upon arrival at Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will perform clearance at the immigration. Proceed to collect your luggage and then move out to the area where guides and others await their guests. There, you will notice a Home to Africa representative (Tour Driver-guide) holding a placard bearing your names and the Home to Africa logo. You will be received and transferred to the booked accommodation in Arusha to check in and take some rest.

Accommodation: (Mountains Hotel Arusha: 3-Star) | Meals: Dinner | Transfer time: Approx. 45 mins to 1 hr.

You will be picked from your hotel in Arusha and depart for Tararngire National Park. The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River, which crosses the park and is the primary source of fresh water for wildlife. Check in at your booked camp and then, proceed for an extensive game drive on this Big 5 safari in Tanzania.

This quiet park is famous for its large elephant herds, birdlife, and authentic safari atmosphere. During the game drive, there is chance 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 drive through the park, return to your safari camp for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: (Baobab Tented Camp: 3-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: 3 hours.

Day 3 of this safari in Tanzania takes us to Lake Natron Area. After breakfast, you will drive to Lake Natron. We will check in and then, move out to explore this area. Natron is home to ancient hominid footprints, the largest breeding ground for Lesser Flamingo and to Ol Doinyo Lengai, and it’s the only active carbonatite volcano in the world.

The lake is also home to endemic algae, invertebrates and even fish that can survive in the slightly less salty water. Other animals which inhabit this area are zebra, ostrich, fringed eared oryx, gazelle, gerenuk, lesser kudu and golden jackal. You will also get a chance to interact with the Masai people and learn about their culture. Dinner and overnight at your safari camp.

Accommodation: (Africa Safari Lake Natron: 3.5-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: Approx. 5 hours.

After a relaxed breakfast, depart Lake Natron with picnic lunch box(es) for Central Serengeti. Expect an en route game drive before finally connecting to the booked safari camp. After a satisfying encounter with the Serengeti wildlife inhabitants (on this first day), we shall head to the camp for this safari in Tanzania and check in. Dinner and overnight awaiting more of the big 5 encounters tomorrow.

Accommodation: (Tanzania Bush Camp Central Serengeti: 3-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: Approx. 7 hours

After breakfast, depart the Safari Camp with picnic lunch box(es) for a day’s exploration of the park on this safari in Tanzania. The legendary Serengeti National Park is the most renowned safari destination for its incredible population of lions and leopards. The central portion of the Serengeti – known as Seronera area is one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park.

It features the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. After a satisfying encounter, return to the Safari camp (late afternoon/evening) for dinner and overnight stay.

Accommodation: (Tanzania Bush Camp Central Serengeti: 3-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: n/a

After yesterday’s comprehensive exploration of the Central Serengeti, you may choose to divide this day into two halves. 1 half for more game viewing and the other half for relaxation at your camp. On the game drive, expect more of the wildlife that Serengeti is home to; Cheetah, lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, Wildebeest, Hartebeest, Topi, Eland, Thomson and Grant Gazelle and many more. Birds: Kori bustard ostrich, secretary birds and many more including the migrant birds from Eurasia. Dinner and overnight at safari camp.

Accommodation: (Tanzania Bush Camp Central Serengeti: 3-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: n/a

A safari in Tanzania is simply incomplete without a visit to Ngorongoro. After breakfast, you’ll depart with picnic lunch box(es) for Ngorongoro Crater – considered by some to be the Eighth Wonder of the World. When you get your first glimpse of this vast, verdant caldera from the panoramic viewpoint, you’ll soon understand why it has earned such a lofty reputation.

Home to over 120 species of mammal including the fabled Big Five, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of the most sought after safari destinations in the world. It’s a particularly good place to see the endangered black rhinoceros enjoying a lonely meal out on the grass plains, as well as a place to see large numbers of hippopotamus enjoying the cool water.

From the comfort of your open-top vehicle, you’ll be able to observe and photograph some of Africa’s most recognizable faces. In the mid-afternoon, you will be transferred Karatu to rest and overnight.

Accommodation: (Eileens Tree Inn: 3-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: 3-4 hours.

Let’s have some authentic cultural encounter on this safari in Tanzania. After an early morning breakfast, you depart for a cultural tour with the hadzabe community. This is your day with a typical cultural tribe. Hadzabe tribe consists of hunters and collectors, which formerly inhabited the Serengeti, but was forced away by stronger and more aggressive tribes.

The Hadzabe live in traditional ways, hunting game such as dik-diks and collecting honey. Their huts are simple, built in a few hours and as easily abandoned. Like another tribe of hunters and collectors, the San tribe of the Kalahari in southern Africa, the Hadzabe speak in click language. After hunting and engagement with the tribe, you depart for Karatu for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: (Eileens Tree Inn: 3-Star) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner | Transfer Time: 3 hours.

We check out of the lodge (with picnic lunch box) for a day game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Known for its elephants and legendary tree-climbing lions’ population, Lake Manyara is also excellent for flamingos and other fascinating birds in and around the soda lake. Arrive in time to enjoy game viewing.

After a satisfying excursion in Lake Manyara National Park, you will transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport to catch your outbound flight (recommended for 1900hrs or later). This 9-Day safari in Tanzania has come to an end. Thank you for travelling with Home To Africa.

Accommodation: (Recommended on request) | Meals: Breakfast, Lunch | Transfer Time: Approx. 5 hours.

PRICE PER PERSON

1 pax

USD 5,570

2 pax

USD 3,725

3 pax

USD 3,355

4 pax

USD 3,010

5 pax

USD 2,930

6 pax

USD 2,770

Price Includes

Park entry & concessional fees to the above-mentioned National Parks and Game Reserves.

All activities (unless labeled as optional).

Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section).

Drinking water during the safari.

Accommodation at a safari lodge/camp/city hotel.

Roundtrip transfer.

A professional and experienced Tour driver-guide.

Transport in open roof 4×4 safari land-cruiser.

All Taxes/VAT.

Price Excludes

Accommodation at the end of the tour (if any).

International flights (from/to home).

Extra meals, soft and alcoholic drinks etc.

Driver guide’s gratuity (recommended).

Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees.

Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

Optional activities such Masai village visit, balloon safari.

Entry visa into Tanzania

Other special arrangements that you may ask.

YOUR TOUR ROUTE
safari in Tanzania

Safari Package Info

Duration: 9 days & 8 nights
Price P/P (2pax): $3,725
A 60% deposit is due upon booking this tour.
Tanzania
Private, family-friendly safari.

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