Tanzania is home to some of the most iconic wildlife in Africa, including the Big Five (lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo, and rhinos). Tanzania is also home to the Serengeti National Park, which is known for its annual wildebeest migration.
Live up to your inner Tanzania Wildlife Safaris! Tanzania Wildlife Safaris will take you to the most fascinating northern circuit destinations. Less crowded and unspoiled, immerse yourself with all the sensations of a true wilderness adventure with nine days walking and wildlife safaris. Travel through the vast Savannah, viewing the favorite creatures of wildlife enthusiasts and trek through the thick forests with nice walk in Ngorongoro highlands with the little crater known Olmoti and Empakai Crater.
Tanzania Wildlife Safaris would also be an unforgettable bird watching and wildlife experience since Lake Manyara and Serengeti is one of the best parks for bird watching and wildlife. The parks are home to a variety of exciting birds like water birds and migrants. Dare to venture out and witness new sights, extraordinarily different from your usual safari.
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Day 1: Drive to Arusha National Park.
Depart after breakfast/ pick up from Airport to Arusha national park beside with picnic lunch takes a short drive from Arusha to the park
Arusha National Park offers some lovely walking in the foothills of Mount Meru and canoeing on the Momela Lakes, plus gentle game drives. A half- or full-day visit is well worth the time.
After game drive do optional walking tours through the park also visiting the Ngurudoto Crater also known as the little Ngorongoro, buffaloes, water bucks, Giraffes, Warthogs, Zebras will be spotted as well as many types of birds later proceed back to Arusha in the evening for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: From Arusha to Lake Natron.
After breakfast, drive to Lake Natron has a number of activities that are very easily combined with walks in the middle of the day and evening there is the nearby Ngare Sero gorge that you can walk to options of long hikes to the source or shorter hikes to waterfalls.
Arrive at the camp or lodge on evening for dinner and overnight
It’s an optional for those who are willing in the night 08:00p.m to 10:30a.m to climb the active volcanic Mountain Oldonyo lengai known as the Mountain of God (about 3,188m/10,459ft).
Day 3: Lake Natron to Lake Manyara.
After breakfast pack all staffs and start driving to Lake Manyara National Park, arrive at lunch time, eat your packed lunch afterward proceed with the game viewing in Lake Manyara famous for tree climbing Lion and bird species in Lake Manyara. Arrive on the evening at the lodge or camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Drive to Ngorongoro highland Olmoti Crater & Empakai.
Depart after breakfast with all staffs beside with picnic lunch on your vehicle and drive to Ngorongoro highland Olmoti Crater known the little Ngorongoro Crater for the chance to see flora and fauna up close and to enjoy the beautiful Highlands area of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, head to the Olmoti Crater. The gentle ascent takes you through mountain forest, grassland and rocky outcrops and makes an excellent break from sitting in a safari vehicle. As you walk, you will enjoy mountain views and hear the faint chimes of cowbells – long before you spot the cattle that are brought here by Maasai herders to graze on the lush grass. At the summit, you will be rewarded with a stunning view of the Olmoti Crater and the seasonal Munge waterfall. This is a good spot to relax before making your way slowly down, back to your waiting vehicle.
Drive back to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Empakai Crater Hike.
In the Highlands area of the Ngorongoro Crater, there are some great opportunities for breaking up a vehicle-based safari and stretching the legs. The stunning but relatively unknown Empakaai Crater lies some 40km north-east of its famous neighbor the Ngorongoro Crater.
From the moment you arrive at Empakai you will be treated to splendid views of the Empakai Crater as well as a glimpse of Oldonyo Lengai Tanzania’s most active volcano. The hike will accompany by an armed ranger you will begin the 30–45 minute descent into the crater through thick, mountainous forest. Down on the crater floor, there’s superb birding around the lake as well as some big game like buffalo, hyena and elephant.
On evening arrive for dinner and overnight at the camp or lodge.
Day 6: Drive to the beautiful land of the Serengeti plains.
After breakfast leave the lodge/ camp with picnic lunch and drive to Serengeti National Park from Ngorongoro highland through Olduvai Gorge an archaeological site located in Ngorongoro, in which early human fossils were first discovered.
Then in the late afternoon head to Serengeti Seronera with game viewing followed with sunset, drive to and overnight at the camp or lodge.
Day 7: Full day drive in Serengeti western corridor / Grumeti River.
In the morning after breakfast leave the lodge with picnic lunch drive to western Serengeti the best part in the Serengeti with the abundance of the annual wildlife around the grumeti river also famous for the huge crocodiles as well hippos can be seen all the year in their pool, alongside the river lions can be seen when stocking for they pray, never forget about the giraffes and elephant.
On evening arrive back to the camp or lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater descent.
Wake up with early morning game drive followed with sunrise in Serengeti plains till 8:30am, head back to the lodge or camp for breakfast then depart to Ngorongoro crater descent with picnic lunch, proceed with the game viewing in the crater till evening, ascent the crater and overnight at the lodge on the Ngorongoro highlands outside the Ngorongoro.
Day 9: Driving to Arusha drop off/ Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).
On this day will depend to your flight schedule as will be the day will no harry after all the 8 days on driving with walking. In the morning after having a relaxation with your heavy breakfast, depart with some pass to souvenirs shops on the way to Arusha with hot lunch stop. Afterward drive straight to Arusha or Kilimanjaro International Airport drop off and will be the end of the safari.
- Balloon safaris in Serengeti plains available at an extra cost $600 per person
- Visiting Maasai village in Ngorongoro Crater $100/ vehicle
• 9 days of game drive and walking in Empakai and Olmoti Crater
• 1 day game drive in Lake Manyara
• 8 nights’ accommodations tented camp/lodge
• Full board meals
• Airport transfers Kilimanjaro Airport(JRO)
• Tour guide-driver English speaking/French
• All parks entrance fees and concession fees
• Transportation with 4×4 safari vehicles with an opened roof
• Guaranteed window seat for photographing
• Mineral water and soft drinks
• Free pickup in residential house in Arusha
• Other dietary requirements on request
• Guide gratitude / tips
• Items of a personal nature
• Optional activities
• Alcohol drinks
• Domestic and international flights
• Travel insurance and visas
• Accommodation /meals one night before the safaris and last day after the safari in case clients will prefer to overnight with an extra charges we can arrange it.