8 days Tanzania safari

8 days Tanzania safari

8 days Tanzania safari is a wildlife viewing experience which will take place across different national parks in Tanzania such as Lake Manyara national park, Serengeti national park, the Ngorongoro crater and also Tarangire national park.

The safari will start with a flight from Zanzibar to Arusha where you will engage in a cultural experience at Olpopongi and interact with the Maasai people. The rest of the days of the safari will be spent in the wild and after visiting the different national parks, you will end the safari with a flight back to Zanzibar.

Safari highlights

Day 1; flight from Zanzibar to Arusha and Maasai experience

Day 2; drive to Lake Manyara national park

Day 3; drive to Serengeti national park

Day 4; Full day Serengeti national park

Day 5; drive to Ngorongoro crater

Day 6; drive to Tarangire national park

Day 7; full day Tarangire national park

Day 8; flight to Zanzibar

Detailed itinerary

Day 1; flight from Zanzibar to Arusha and Maasai experience

On the 1st day of your 8 days Tanzania safari, your guide will pick you up at the airport in Arusha ahead of your cultural experience in Arusha. You will interact with the local community and get to know more about the way of life and culture of the Maasai and later return to your hotel in Arusha for dinner and overnight at Runako lodge.

Day 2; drive to Lake Manyara national park

You will be met by your guide after breakfast at your hotel and driven to Lake Manyara national park where you will check in at your lodge.

After having your lunch, you will engage in a game drive in Lake Manyara national park and look out for different wildlife species such as elephants, giraffes, buffalos, baboons, antelopes among others. You will return to your lodge after the game drive for dinner and overnight at Twiga lodge.

Day 3; drive to Serengeti national park

You will have an early breakfast at your lodge as you prepare for your drive to Serengeti national park. You will search for different wildlife species during your en route game drive in the open savannah plains. You will have lunch in Serengeti national park and prepare for a wildlife viewing activity.

After lunch, you will have an afternoon game drive as you search for wildlife species in the savannah plains such as the big five like elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, rhinos and also enjoy the beautiful scenery such as the kopjes where lions can be seen as they watch their prey. You will proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Osinon camps and lodges.

Day 4; Full day Serengeti national park

On the 4th day of your 8 days Tanzania safari, after having breakfast at your lodge in Serengeti national park during your safari, you will engage in a morning game viewing experience. Your lunch will be had after your morning game drive. You will also engage in an afternoon game drive to look out for wildlife species such as the big five like lions, leopards, buffalos, rhinos and elephants. You will also search for other wildlife and bird species which include wildebeest, waterbucks, antelopes, zebras, kudus, hippos, buffalos among others. You will return to your lodge after your evening game drive for dinner and overnight at Osinon camps and lodges.

Big 5 in Serengeti National Park

Day 5; drive to Ngorongoro crater

After breakfast at the lodge, you will drive to Ngorongoro Conservation area. You will have lunch before descending 600 meters into the Ngorongoro crater for a game drive around the crater.

You will look out for wildlife species such as wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants as well as predators such as lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and leopard. You will also see flamingos along the shores of Lake Magadi during your safari around the Ngorongoro crater. After the crater experience, you will proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Karatu tented lodge.

Day 6; drive to Tarangire national park

You will have an early breakfast at you lodge and check out of your lodge ahead of a drive to Tarangire national park where you will have lunch. Later, you will engage in an evening game drive around the national park and search for different wildlife species such as elephants, buffalos, antelopes, zebras, lions, leopards, cheetahs, giraffes among others. You will proceed to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Baobab tented camp.

Day 7; full day Tarangire national park

After breakfast at your lodge, you will proceed for a morning game drive in Tarangire national park. During your morning game drive the national Park you will search for various wildlife species such as elephants, zebras, hartebeest, waterbucks, gazelles, Oryx and others.

Game drives in tarangire national park

You will also engage in an afternoon game drive around Tarangire national park to experience the wilderness of the national park and to look for other wildlife species while enjoying the beautiful scenery such as Baobab tress and the grass plains. After the full day of exploring the national park, you will return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Baobab tented lodge.

Day 8; flight to Zanzibar

You will have an early breakfast at your lodge and your guide will drive you to Arusha for your flight to Zanzibar which will bring your Tanzania wildlife safari to an end.

Price Includes

  • Arrival & Departure airport transfers
  • 4×4 safari land cruiser
  • Accommodation per itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
  • Guide fees
  • National park entrance fees as per itinerary.
  • Excursions & activities as per itinerary
  • Crater fees

Price Excludes

  • Flights
  • Visas and related costs.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.
  • International and local flights.
  • Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary

 

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