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7-Day Epic Tanzania Adventure Safari Tour

From $2,437 per person sharing

7-Day Epic Tanzania Adventure Safari Tour

From $2,437 per person sharing

Tour Overview

Cross Kenya and Tanzania through the rich, fertile Masai Mara. The wonders of Kenya and Tanzania unfold before you on this incredible safari adventure, which goes deep into the heartland of the Maasai tribespeople and the finest game parks in eastern Africa.

Moreover, travelling through the world-renowned Masai Mara and the vast open Serengeti plains and the lakes of the Great Rift Valley and the dramatic scenery of the Ngorongoro Crater and Amboseli National Park in southern Kenya. It’s known for its large elephant herds and views of immense Mount Kilimanjaro across the border in Tanzania.

type

Classic tour

This tour uses midrange and classic tented camps and lodges.

activity

Activities

Game drives

private

Private tour

Exclusively organised for you and won’t be shared with others

customize

Can be customised

You can request changes to this tour

start

Start/End point

This tour starts and ends in Arusha/ JRO.

car

Game drives

Pop-roof 4×4 vehicle

cal

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day

solo

Suitable for solo travellers

Solo travellers can book this private tour

Itinerary Overview:

Day
Destinations
Accommodation
Night
Category
Day 1:
Arusha Town
Maua Villa
1
Silver
Day 2
Tarangire NP
Maramboi Tented Lodge
1
Silver
Day 3-4
Serengeti NP
Acacia Central Camp
2
Silver
Day 5
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Ang’ata Ngorongoro Camp
1
Silver
Day 6
Embakai Crater
Ang’ata Ngorongoro Camp
1
Silver
Day 7
Ngorongoro Crater – JRO
End of Tour – No Accommodation

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

Upon your arrival at the serene heart of Tanzania, the city of Arusha extends a warm embrace. Maua Villa, nestled within a lush, hidden garden, provides more than just accommodation—it’s an encounter for the senses. At Maua Villa, take the opportunity to meander through the vibrant gardens, becoming acquainted with the local flora and fauna. An evening of relaxation awaits as you’re serenaded by the gentle sounds of the night creatures, ensuring you’re well-rested for the escapades that await.

Maua Villa

Day 2: Journey from Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Begin the day with breakfast before departing at 7 a.m. with your safari guide to Tarangire National Park. Spend the whole day immersed in game drives, observing the rich tapestry of wildlife in the park. A midday picnic offers a delightful meal and a chance to witness wildlife congregating around the Tarangire River from an observatory with stunning views—where the thrill of a hunt may unfold before you.

As dusk falls, continue your exploration of Tarangire, known for its significant elephant population and the majestic baobab trees dotting its nearly 3000 sq km expanse. The park’s lifeblood, the Tarangire River, draws herds from across the park during the dry season, making it a rival to the Serengeti for its wildlife spectacle. Your day in the wild concludes with a retreat to Maramboi Tented Lodge for dinner and an overnight stay nestled within this breathtaking landscape.

tarangire 1 (2)

Day 3: From the Baobabs of Tarangire to the Plains of the Serengeti

After breakfast, amidst the sounds of Tarangire waking up, you will embark on the journey to the legendary Serengeti National Park. The drive is a scenic voyage, transitioning from Tarangire’s dense woodlands and baobab trees to the Serengeti rolling grasslands. In this realm, wildlife roams freely across endless horizons.

Upon arrival, an afternoon game drive awaits, offering the chance to spot the park’s diverse species in their natural habitat, from the stealthy predators to the vast herds of wildebeest and zebras. As the sun sets, painting the sky in hues of amber and gold, you’ll head to Acacia Central Camp. Here, you’ll enjoy a sumptuous dinner and unwind under the starlit sky, reflecting on the day’s sights and sounds, before retiring for a restful sleep in the heart of the Serengeti.

tar2

Day 4: Discovery in the Heart of the Serengeti

Awaken to the Serengeti’s dawn for a day of bespoke safari exploration. Your guide will tailor the day’s adventures, from sunrise game drives to afternoon excursions, ensuring a personal touch to each wildlife encounter.

Embrace the full beauty of the Serengeti with an option for a full-day game drive, including a picnic amidst the wild. The Central Serengeti’s Seronera Valley offers year-round, abundant game viewing, a true highlight for any wildlife enthusiast.

Conclude your day’s journey as the Serengeti sky glows at dusk, with the park’s inhabitants gathering at water sources. Return to Acacia Central Camp for a night of comfort under the stars, the day’s adventures giving way to the peaceful African night.

serengeti 1a

Day 5: Journey from Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Start your day with an early breakfast followed by a last-morning game drive in the Serengeti to soak in the awe-inspiring wildlife. Post-brunch set off eastward to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a unique ecosystem where the Maasai community, their livestock, and diverse wildlife coexist harmoniously.

Arriving in the late afternoon, you’ll check into Ang’ata Ngorongoro Camp. This stay promises a memorable experience, offering stunning views. Enjoy dinner and a night’s stay at this exceptional location. The Ngorongoro Crater, a natural marvel, is home to a dense population of animals, including the elusive black rhino and giant tusked elephants, presenting a unique wildlife spectacle.

Ngorongoro 3a

Day 6: Walking and Hiking Embakaai Crater – Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Following breakfast, you’ll head towards the Ngorongoro Highlands to discover the tranquil Empakai Crater. This hidden gem, nestled 40km from the renowned Ngorongoro Crater, cradles a serene lake nearly 8km wide, flanked by steep, forest-clad cliffs.

Your trek starts with breathtaking views of Oldonyo Lengai, Tanzania’s most active volcano, and distant glimpses of Lake Natron. Guided by an expert and accompanied by an armed ranger, you’ll descend through lush forests to the crater floor, where flamingos fringe the lake, and wildlife such as monkeys and buffalos roam.The hike down takes under an hour, with the return climb taking longer. You’ll enjoy a picnic lunch at the crater’s rim, soaking in the vistas before making the ascent and returning to your Camp for dinner and overnight rest.

Empakaai crater

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater – Goodbye Safari

Your final morning starts with an early meal at Ang’ata Ngorongoro Camp before you descend into the famous Ngorongoro Crater. Often described as the eighth wonder of the world, the crater offers a last memorable safari experience with its dense wildlife population in a compact area.

Enjoy a leisurely picnic lunch on the crater floor, surrounded by this unique ecosystem’s natural beauty and animals. In the afternoon, bid farewell to the wilds of Tanzania as you travel to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure, bringing your unforgettable safari to a close.

Scenic view from the rim of Ngorongoro crater, Tanzania

Inclusions:

  • Pick up and drop off at Arusha/Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
  • English-speaking driver-guide
  • Park fees
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary.
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF – Flying Doctors)
  • All accommodation – (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • All transportation – (Unless labelled as optional)
  • 4×4 Customized safari vehicle
  • All meals
  • Water in the car
  • Taxes

Exclusions:

  • International flights – (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips – (Highly recommended)
  • Personal items – (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increase of taxes and park fees
  • Meals not specified.
  • Hot air balloon safari US$ 599 per person
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Laundry services

Prices

Travel Dates
1 Pax
2 Pax
3 Pax
4 Pax
5 Pax
6 Pax
1 Jan, Feb & March 2024
 $5,463
 $3,587
 $3,307
 $2,908
 $2,792
 $2,682
1 April – 31 May 2024
 $5,216
 $3,320
 $3,047
 $2,640
 $2,608
 $2,415
1 June- 31 October 2024
 $5,463
 $3,587
 $3,307
 $2,908
 $2,792
 $2,682
1 Nov – 30 Nov 2024
 $5,248
 $3,342
 $3,073
 $2,663
 $2,632
 $2,437
1 Dec – 31 Dec 2024
 $5,463
 $3,587
 $3,307
 $2,908
 $2,792
 $2,682

Your 7-day Tanzanian safari adventure commences in Arusha, a serene gateway to Tanzania's wildlife. At Maua Villa, enveloped in lush gardens, you'll experience a harmonious blend of nature and relaxation, preparing you for the journey ahead. The next destination is Tarangire National Park, renowned for its elephant herds and iconic baobab trees. Here, the Tarangire River forms the centrepiece of a vibrant ecosystem, offering a wildlife spectacle, particularly during the dry season. Your day concludes with a stay at Maramboi Tented Lodge in this rich and diverse landscape.

The journey then leads you to the vast Serengeti National Park. En route, the scenery transitions from Tarangire’s woodlands to the Serengeti’s sprawling grasslands. In the Serengeti, each game drive is an opportunity to witness an array of wildlife, from stealthy predators to vast herds of wildebeest and zebras. Your nights at Acacia Central Camp offer a tranquil retreat under the starlit African sky. The next day, continue exploring the Serengeti's heart, where the Seronera Valley presents an abundance of wildlife, ensuring a unique and personal safari experience.

The tour progresses to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a harmonious coexistence of wildlife and the Maasai community. The final full day brings a hike to the serene Empakai Crater, offering breathtaking views and a chance to see flamingos and other wildlife up close. Your adventure concludes with a descent into the Ngorongoro Crater, a compact but wildlife-rich area, before journeying to Kilimanjaro International Airport, marking the end of an unforgettable safari that showcases the unique beauty and diversity of Tanzania's natural wonders.

type

Classic tour

This tour uses midrange and classic tented camps and lodges.

activity

Activities

Game drives

private

Private tour

Exclusively organised for you and won't be shared with others

customize

Can be customised

You can request changes to this tour

start

Start/End point

This tour starts and ends in Arusha/ JRO.

car

Game drives

Pop-roof 4×4 vehicle

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day

solo

Suitable for solo travellers

Solo travellers can book this private tour

Itinerary Overview:

Day
Destinations
Accommodation
Night
Category
Day 1:
Arusha Town
Maua Villa
1
Silver
Day 2
Tarangire NP
Maramboi Tented Lodge
1
Silver
Day 3-4
Serengeti NP
Acacia Central Camp
2
Silver
Day 5
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Ang'ata Ngorongoro Camp
1
Silver
Day 6
Embakai Crater
Ang'ata Ngorongoro Camp
1
Silver
Day 7
Ngorongoro Crater - JRO
End of Tour – No Accommodation
-
-

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

Upon your arrival at the serene heart of Tanzania, the city of Arusha extends a warm embrace. Maua Villa, nestled within a lush, hidden garden, provides more than just accommodation—it's an encounter for the senses. At Maua Villa, take the opportunity to meander through the vibrant gardens, becoming acquainted with the local flora and fauna. An evening of relaxation awaits as you're serenaded by the gentle sounds of the night creatures, ensuring you're well-rested for the escapades that await.

Day 2: Journey from Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Begin the day with breakfast before departing at 7 a.m. with your safari guide to Tarangire National Park. Spend the whole day immersed in game drives, observing the rich tapestry of wildlife in the park. A midday picnic offers a delightful meal and a chance to witness wildlife congregating around the Tarangire River from an observatory with stunning views—where the thrill of a hunt may unfold before you.

As dusk falls, continue your exploration of Tarangire, known for its significant elephant population and the majestic baobab trees dotting its nearly 3000 sq km expanse. The park's lifeblood, the Tarangire River, draws herds from across the park during the dry season, making it a rival to the Serengeti for its wildlife spectacle. Your day in the wild concludes with a retreat to Maramboi Tented Lodge for dinner and an overnight stay nestled within this breathtaking landscape.

Day 3: From the Baobabs of Tarangire to the Plains of the Serengeti

After breakfast, amidst the sounds of Tarangire waking up, you will embark on the journey to the legendary Serengeti National Park. The drive is a scenic voyage, transitioning from Tarangire's dense woodlands and baobab trees to the Serengeti rolling grasslands. In this realm, wildlife roams freely across endless horizons.

Upon arrival, an afternoon game drive awaits, offering the chance to spot the park's diverse species in their natural habitat, from the stealthy predators to the vast herds of wildebeest and zebras. As the sun sets, painting the sky in hues of amber and gold, you'll head to Acacia Central Camp. Here, you'll enjoy a sumptuous dinner and unwind under the starlit sky, reflecting on the day's sights and sounds, before retiring for a restful sleep in the heart of the Serengeti.

Day 4: Discovery in the Heart of the Serengeti

Awaken to the Serengeti's dawn for a day of bespoke safari exploration. Your guide will tailor the day’s adventures, from sunrise game drives to afternoon excursions, ensuring a personal touch to each wildlife encounter.

Embrace the full beauty of the Serengeti with an option for a full-day game drive, including a picnic amidst the wild. The Central Serengeti's Seronera Valley offers year-round, abundant game viewing, a true highlight for any wildlife enthusiast.

Conclude your day's journey as the Serengeti sky glows at dusk, with the park’s inhabitants gathering at water sources. Return to Acacia Central Camp for a night of comfort under the stars, the day's adventures giving way to the peaceful African night.

Day 5: Journey from Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Start your day with an early breakfast followed by a last-morning game drive in the Serengeti to soak in the awe-inspiring wildlife. Post-brunch set off eastward to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a unique ecosystem where the Maasai community, their livestock, and diverse wildlife coexist harmoniously.

Arriving in the late afternoon, you'll check into Ang'ata Ngorongoro Camp. This stay promises a memorable experience, offering stunning views. Enjoy dinner and a night's stay at this exceptional location. The Ngorongoro Crater, a natural marvel, is home to a dense population of animals, including the elusive black rhino and giant tusked elephants, presenting a unique wildlife spectacle.

Day 6: Walking and Hiking Embakaai Crater - Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Following breakfast, you'll head towards the Ngorongoro Highlands to discover the tranquil Empakai Crater. This hidden gem, nestled 40km from the renowned Ngorongoro Crater, cradles a serene lake nearly 8km wide, flanked by steep, forest-clad cliffs.

Your trek starts with breathtaking views of Oldonyo Lengai, Tanzania's most active volcano, and distant glimpses of Lake Natron. Guided by an expert and accompanied by an armed ranger, you'll descend through lush forests to the crater floor, where flamingos fringe the lake, and wildlife such as monkeys and buffalos roam.The hike down takes under an hour, with the return climb taking longer. You'll enjoy a picnic lunch at the crater's rim, soaking in the vistas before making the ascent and returning to your Camp for dinner and overnight rest.

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater - Goodbye Safari

Your final morning starts with an early meal at Ang'ata Ngorongoro Camp before you descend into the famous Ngorongoro Crater. Often described as the eighth wonder of the world, the crater offers a last memorable safari experience with its dense wildlife population in a compact area.

Enjoy a leisurely picnic lunch on the crater floor, surrounded by this unique ecosystem's natural beauty and animals. In the afternoon, bid farewell to the wilds of Tanzania as you travel to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure, bringing your unforgettable safari to a close.

Inclusions:

  • Pick up and drop off at Arusha/Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
  • English-speaking driver-guide
  • Park fees
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary.
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF - Flying Doctors)
  • All accommodation - (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • All transportation - (Unless labelled as optional)
  • 4x4 Customized safari vehicle
  • All meals
  • Water in the car
  • Taxes

Exclusions:

  • International flights - (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips - (Highly recommended)
  • Personal items - (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increase of taxes and park fees
  • Meals not specified.
  • Hot air balloon safari US$ 599 per person
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Laundry services

Prices:

Travel Dates
1 Pax
2 Pax
3 Pax
4 Pax
5 Pax
6 Pax
1 Jan, Feb & March 2024
 $5,463
 $3,587
 $3,307
 $2,908
 $2,792
 $2,682
1 April - 31 May 2024
 $5,216
 $3,320
 $3,047
 $2,640
 $2,608
 $2,415
1 June- 31 October 2024
 $5,463
 $3,587
 $3,307
 $2,908
 $2,792
 $2,682
1 Nov - 30 Nov 2024
 $5,248
 $3,342
 $3,073
 $2,663
 $2,632
 $2,437
1 Dec - 31 Dec 2024
 $5,463
 $3,587
 $3,307
 $2,908
 $2,792
 $2,682