7 Days Tanzania Safari
Explore three beautiful parks in northern Tanzania during this 7 day Tanzania Safari. The Ngorongoro Crater is for most people one of the reasons to come. Visit Serengeti and Tarangire National Park-home to the highest concentration of wildlife in Africa, including the Big Five. If you love elephants Tarangire National Park is the place to be. It is known for its majestic Baobab trees and has the largest concentrations of elephants in the world.
This private safari offers you the flexibility to travel at your own pace, exactly the way you like it. You will have a private safari vehicle and guide. The hotels we selected for you during this safari are category A. Let us know if you want more luxury, we have other beautiful accommodations that Zebra-safaris can reserve for you.
Day 1: arrival kilimanjaro – arusha
Upon arrival to Kilimanjaro International Airport, a friendly Zebra-safaris representative will meet you outside the airport and transfer you to the hotel. This is an arrival day and meals are not included. Checkin to the Hotel, situated near thirty active coffee farms on the outskirts of Arusha. The African styled chalets are ideally positioned facing the coffee farm and each has a private deck with an amazing view of the ancient indigenous trees found in large numbers on the farm.
Accommodation: Masai Land Safari Lodge or similar – masailandsafari.nl
Day 2: Tarangire National park
Today you depart after breakfast to Tarangire National Park for a full day game drives The Tarangire River snakes through the park and wildlife travel long distances; drawn to the area’s only permanent river. The 1,096 square miles of protected lands are home to a large variety of game such as: wildebeests, elephants, zebras, gazelles, elands, gerenuks, lions and leopards. Extensive grasslands, dusted with the occasional acacia or baobab tree, provide optimum conditions for viewing wild animals. Bird lovers will have the opportunity to see more than 500 avian species including: Yellowcollared Lovebirds, Rufoustailed Weavers, Ashy Starlings, Stockingthighed Ostriches, and Kori Bustards. Lunch in the Park and after lunch drive to the lodge where you will have time to relax or take a guided nature walk.
Accommodation: Osupuko Tarangire Lodge
Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast depart for Lake manyara National park, you can see elephants and huge troops of baboons in the forest and if you are lucky even tree-climbing lions. A variety of wildlife can be found around the huge soda lake, like buffalos, warthogs, giraffes, wildebeest, zebras and flamingos. The shallow Hippo Pool offers excellent opportunities for hippo sightings and you will have a spectacular view of the Rift Valley Escarpment. Hippo sightings and you will have a spectacular view of the Rift Valley Escarpment.
Lake Manyara is an ideal location to combine game drives with enjoyable activities, like a cultural tour, mountainbike tour or canopy walk.
Accommodation: Olea Africana-Karatu
Day 4 and 5: Serengeti National Park
Today you continue your safari in the Serengeti national park. Its stunning landscape can be seen in some of the most impressive nature documentaries. The endless plains and abundance of wildlife are unsurpassed. The annual wildebeest migrationwith more than a million wildebeest is probably the highlight of the Serengeti. It is a true spectacle and impressive to watch millions of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles thunder across the endless plains of the Serengeti. Together with your private guide you will be looking for the herds across the plains. Apart from the migratory animals you will also get to see lots of other animals, like lions, cheetahs, leopards, and many more. Expect to be impressed by the natural beauty of Africa’s most famous park.
Accommodation: Angata Central Camp – www.angatacamps.com/serengeti
Or Serengeti Heritage Camp – www.heritagecampsandlodges.com
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater
Early morning you drive in 1 hour from Karatu to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The road leads you over the Great Rift Valley, through the crater forest, to the striking Ngorongoro Crater. This collapsed volcano is the main feature of the area and creates a unique ecosystem with a wide variety of vegetation. Enjoy the beautiful colors of the landscapes and the wealth of animals. The crater is home to the highest concentration wildlife in Africa and is full of elephants, lions, buffaloes, hippos and even the rare black rhino. This is one of the best places to spot all of the Big Five. The views from the crater rim over the crater floor are incredible. Because of its natural beauty the Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders.
There are a range of activities to do in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, like visiting a Maasai village or the Elephant Caves.
Accommodation: Olea Africana Karatu
Day 7: airport
Morning at leisure to relax or explore as you like. Your driver transfers you to Kilimanjaro Airport for your departure flight later. On day 8 you will arrive back home.
Would you like to extend your safari with a beach holiday? Tanzania offers perfect paradises to unwind after your safari, such as Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia.
This price includes:
- All arrival and departure transfers.
- All Government taxes and levies.
- Game drives through the National Parks
- Luxurious private 4×4 Safari Jeep with pop-up roof and big windows, especially designed for high end safari game drives
- English speaking private guide during the whole safari
- All fees visiting parks includes crater fees
- All fees visiting villages
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner during your safari (full board), excluding day 1, because most likely you will arrive in the evening
- 24/7 service from our local office in Tanzania or the Netherlands
- Drinking water in our safari jeeps
- International flight tickets and visa
- Travel insurance (travel- /cancellation insurance, flying doctors)
- Reservation costs €25
- Covid-19 form