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7-Day Luxury The Best of Tanzanian Wildlife Safari Tour

From $4,009 per person sharing

7-Day Luxury The Best of Tanzanian Wildlife Safari Tour

From $4,009 per person sharing

Tour Overview

This 7-day luxury safari tour starts with a heartwarming welcome at Kilimanjaro International Airport and a transfer to the serene Arusha Coffee Lodge, nestled within a lush coffee estate. It’s an exquisite setting to relax and prepare for the week’s adventures, offering a taste of Tanzania’s renowned hospitality and luxury.

Venturing forth, guests will experience the rich biodiversity of Lake Manyara National Park, followed by the iconic Serengeti plains and the geological marvel of the Ngorongoro Crater. Evenings are spent in unparalleled comfort at lodges like the Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge and Lemala Nanyukie, providing panoramic views and fine dining under the African sky.

The tour culminates with an immersive game drive in the elephant-rich Tarangire National Park before a reflective journey back to Kilimanjaro International Airport. Each day is a blend of adventure and luxury, designed to create a lifetime of memories in Tanzania’s most majestic landscapes.

type

Luxury tour

This tour uses luxury 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
Arusha Coffee Lodge
1
Platinum
Day 2
Lake Manyara NP
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
1
Platinum
Day 3-4
Serengeti NP
Lemala Nanyukie
2
Platinum
Day 5
Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Melia Lodge – The Rim Room
1
Platinum
Day 6
Tarangire NP
Lemala Mpingo Ridge
1
Platinum
Day 7
Tarangire NP – JRO
End of Tour – No Accommodation

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival – Embrace the Warmth of Arusha

Upon touchdown at Kilimanjaro International Airport, guests are greeted with the warm hospitality synonymous with Tanzania. A professional guide provides a personal escort to the Arusha Coffee Lodge, a serene retreat nestled amid verdant coffee plantations. This premier lodge is the first encounter with Tanzania’s luxury safari experience, offering comfort and cultural authenticity. Guests can unwind in well-appointed accommodations and enjoy a pre-safari briefing, setting the stage for the adventure ahead.

Day 1 Arrival - Embrace the Warmth of Arusha (Small)

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park – A Melange of Biodiversity

The journey unfurls towards the biodiverse sanctuary of Manyara National Park. Framed by the Rift Valley escarpment and the Soda Lake, Manyara is a microcosm of the African safari landscape, teeming with elephants, hippos, and the elusive tree-climbing lions.

The day’s excursion culminates at the Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge, an oasis of tranquillity with panoramic views. Here, luxury is harmonised with nature, allowing guests to reflect on the day’s sights and sounds over a gourmet dinner and restful night’s stay.

Day 4 From Tarangire_s Wilderness to the Wonders of Manyara National Park (Small)

Day 3: Serengeti National Park – Into the Heart of the Wild

A scenic drive transitions guests to the legendary Serengeti National Park. The endless plains become a canvas for the quintessential safari experience, dotted with acacia trees and wandering wildlife. Lemala Nanyukie is the base camp for exploration, blending tented seclusion and upscale amenities. It’s an intimate gateway to the vibrant life of the Serengeti, where each day ends with a sundowner overlooking the untamed wilderness.

Day 3 Serengeti National Park - Into the Heart of the Wild (Small)

Day 4: Central Serengeti – A Day of Discovery

The narrative of the Serengeti continues with a full day dedicated to exploring its depths. Whether tracking the Big Five or witnessing a predator in action, the Central Serengeti’s rich ecosystem offers unparalleled opportunities for wildlife photography and personal encounters with nature. Back at Lemala Nanyukie, the evening offers a chance to recount the day’s adventures in the comfort of luxury that speaks to the soul of the safari experience.

Day 4 Central Serengeti - A Day of Discovery (Small)

Day 5: Journey from the Serengeti to the Ngorongoro Crater

We’ll embark at dawn from the expansive Serengeti, leaving behind its wild beauty—our compass points to the Ngorongoro Crater. This awe-inspiring natural sanctuary offers an exceptional safari adventure. Descending into the crater, an Eden-like setting unfolds, rich with African wildlife where the Big Five roam freely in their natural habitat.

The day promises thrilling encounters and discoveries within this lush, volcanic haven. As dusk approaches, we will retreat to the serene embrace of the Ngorongoro Melia Lodge, situated on the crater’s edge. The Rim Room awaits to provide us with a peaceful night’s rest, surrounded by the calming sounds of the African wilderness and the mesmerising views of the ancient crater’s landscape.

Day 5 Journey from the Serengeti to the Ngorongoro Crater small

Day 6: Traverse from Ngorongoro Highlands to Tarangire National Park

As the sun rises over the Ngorongoro Highlands, we’ll commence our journey to the renowned Tarangire National Park. The drive itself is a scenic excursion, offering views of Tanzania’s diverse landscapes. Upon arrival, we’ll delve into the heart of Tarangire on a game drive, where the park’s signature baobab trees and vast herds of elephants set the scene for an unforgettable safari experience.

We’ll traverse the savannah and woodlands; eyes peeled for the myriad of wildlife that finds refuge here. As the evening hues paint the sky, we’ll conclude our day’s adventure at Lemala Mpingo Ridge. Nestled on a ridge with commanding views over the Tarangire River, our stay promises a blend of luxury and serenity, cradled by the sounds of the wilderness under the starlit African sky.

Day 6 Traverse from Ngorongoro Highlands to Tarangire National Park (Small)

Day 7: Tarangire’s Farewell to Kilimanjaro Departure

The day starts with the fresh breeze of Tarangire at dawn, setting off for a sunrise game drive as the park stirs to life. This last expedition offers a peaceful observation of wildlife in their untouched surroundings. Carrying the vibrant sounds of the savannah with us, we journey towards Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) with the essence of Tarangire etched into our memories, readying for our onward travels.

Day 7 Tarangire_s Farewell to Kilimanjaro Departure (Small)

Inclusions:

  • Pick up and drop off at Arusha/Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • 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
  • All soft drinks, house wine, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees (excluding champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brands, spirits and cigars).
  • 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 – 29 Feb 2024
$ 7,902
$ 5,797
$ 5,576
$ 5,105
$ 5,111
$ 4,875
1 March – 31 March 2023
$ 7,102
$ 5,094
$ 4,839
$ 4,401
$ 4,388
$ 4,171
1 April – 31 May 2023
$ 6,904
$ 4,932
$ 4,667
$ 4,240
$ 4,219
$ 4,009
1 June – 30 June 2024
$ 7,902
$ 5,797
$ 5,576
$ 5,105
$ 5,111
$ 4,875
1 July, 30 Sept 2024
$10,310
$ 6,797
$ 7,045
$ 6,105
$ 6,393
$ 5,874
1 Oct – 31 Oct 2024
$ 7,961
$ 5,833
$ 5,621
$ 5,142
$ 5,153
$ 4,912
1 Nov – 14 Dec 2024
$ 7,658
$ 5,646
$ 5,395
$ 4,956
$ 4,943
$ 4,725

Tour Overview

This 7-day luxury safari tour starts with a heartwarming welcome at Kilimanjaro International Airport and a transfer to the serene Arusha Coffee Lodge, nestled within a lush coffee estate. It's an exquisite setting to relax and prepare for the week's adventures, offering a taste of Tanzania's renowned hospitality and luxury.

Venturing forth, guests will experience the rich biodiversity of Lake Manyara National Park, followed by the iconic Serengeti plains and the geological marvel of the Ngorongoro Crater. Evenings are spent in unparalleled comfort at lodges like the Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge and Lemala Nanyukie, providing panoramic views and fine dining under the African sky.

The tour culminates with an immersive game drive in the elephant-rich Tarangire National Park before a reflective journey back to Kilimanjaro International Airport. Each day is a blend of adventure and luxury, designed to create a lifetime of memories in Tanzania's most majestic landscapes.

type

Luxury tour

This tour uses luxury 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
Arusha Coffee Lodge
1
Platinum
Day 2
Lake Manyara NP
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
1
Platinum
Day 3-4
Serengeti NP
Lemala Nanyukie
2
Platinum
Day 5
Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Melia Lodge – The Rim Room
1
Platinum
Day 6
Tarangire NP
Lemala Mpingo Ridge
1
Platinum
Day 7
Tarangire NP - JRO
End of Tour – No Accommodation
-
-

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival - Embrace the Warmth of Arusha

Upon touchdown at Kilimanjaro International Airport, guests are greeted with the warm hospitality synonymous with Tanzania. A professional guide provides a personal escort to the Arusha Coffee Lodge, a serene retreat nestled amid verdant coffee plantations. This premier lodge is the first encounter with Tanzania's luxury safari experience, offering comfort and cultural authenticity. Guests can unwind in well-appointed accommodations and enjoy a pre-safari briefing, setting the stage for the adventure ahead.

Day 1 Arrival - Embrace the Warmth of Arusha (Small)

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park - A Melange of Biodiversity

The journey unfurls towards the biodiverse sanctuary of Manyara National Park. Framed by the Rift Valley escarpment and the Soda Lake, Manyara is a microcosm of the African safari landscape, teeming with elephants, hippos, and the elusive tree-climbing lions.

The day’s excursion culminates at the Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge, an oasis of tranquillity with panoramic views. Here, luxury is harmonised with nature, allowing guests to reflect on the day’s sights and sounds over a gourmet dinner and restful night's stay.

Day 4 From Tarangire_s Wilderness to the Wonders of Manyara National Park (Small)

Day 3: Serengeti National Park - Into the Heart of the Wild

A scenic drive transitions guests to the legendary Serengeti National Park. The endless plains become a canvas for the quintessential safari experience, dotted with acacia trees and wandering wildlife. Lemala Nanyukie is the base camp for exploration, blending tented seclusion and upscale amenities. It's an intimate gateway to the vibrant life of the Serengeti, where each day ends with a sundowner overlooking the untamed wilderness.

Day 3 Serengeti National Park - Into the Heart of the Wild (Small)

Day 4: Central Serengeti - A Day of Discovery

The narrative of the Serengeti continues with a full day dedicated to exploring its depths. Whether tracking the Big Five or witnessing a predator in action, the Central Serengeti's rich ecosystem offers unparalleled opportunities for wildlife photography and personal encounters with nature. Back at Lemala Nanyukie, the evening offers a chance to recount the day's adventures in the comfort of luxury that speaks to the soul of the safari experience.

Day 4 Central Serengeti - A Day of Discovery (Small)

Day 5: Journey from the Serengeti to the Ngorongoro Crater

We'll embark at dawn from the expansive Serengeti, leaving behind its wild beauty—our compass points to the Ngorongoro Crater. This awe-inspiring natural sanctuary offers an exceptional safari adventure. Descending into the crater, an Eden-like setting unfolds, rich with African wildlife where the Big Five roam freely in their natural habitat.

The day promises thrilling encounters and discoveries within this lush, volcanic haven. As dusk approaches, we will retreat to the serene embrace of the Ngorongoro Melia Lodge, situated on the crater's edge. The Rim Room awaits to provide us with a peaceful night's rest, surrounded by the calming sounds of the African wilderness and the mesmerising views of the ancient crater's landscape.

Day 5 Journey from the Serengeti to the Ngorongoro Crater small

Day 6: Traverse from Ngorongoro Highlands to Tarangire National Park

As the sun rises over the Ngorongoro Highlands, we'll commence our journey to the renowned Tarangire National Park. The drive itself is a scenic excursion, offering views of Tanzania's diverse landscapes. Upon arrival, we'll delve into the heart of Tarangire on a game drive, where the park's signature baobab trees and vast herds of elephants set the scene for an unforgettable safari experience.

We'll traverse the savannah and woodlands; eyes peeled for the myriad of wildlife that finds refuge here. As the evening hues paint the sky, we'll conclude our day's adventure at Lemala Mpingo Ridge. Nestled on a ridge with commanding views over the Tarangire River, our stay promises a blend of luxury and serenity, cradled by the sounds of the wilderness under the starlit African sky.

Day 6 Traverse from Ngorongoro Highlands to Tarangire National Park (Small)

Day 7: Tarangire's Farewell to Kilimanjaro Departure

The day starts with the fresh breeze of Tarangire at dawn, setting off for a sunrise game drive as the park stirs to life. This last expedition offers a peaceful observation of wildlife in their untouched surroundings. Carrying the vibrant sounds of the savannah with us, we journey towards Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) with the essence of Tarangire etched into our memories, readying for our onward travels.

Day 7 Tarangire_s Farewell to Kilimanjaro Departure (Small)

Inclusions:

  • Pick up and drop off at Arusha/Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • 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
  • All soft drinks, house wine, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees (excluding champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brands, spirits and cigars).
  • 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 – 29 Feb 2024
$ 7,902
$ 5,797
$ 5,576
$ 5,105
$ 5,111
$ 4,875
1 March - 31 March 2023
$ 7,102
$ 5,094
$ 4,839
$ 4,401
$ 4,388
$ 4,171
1 April - 31 May 2023
$ 6,904
$ 4,932
$ 4,667
$ 4,240
$ 4,219
$ 4,009
1 June – 30 June 2024
$ 7,902
$ 5,797
$ 5,576
$ 5,105
$ 5,111
$ 4,875
1 July, 30 Sept 2024
$10,310
$ 6,797
$ 7,045
$ 6,105
$ 6,393
$ 5,874
1 Oct - 31 Oct 2024
$ 7,961
$ 5,833
$ 5,621
$ 5,142
$ 5,153
$ 4,912
1 Nov – 14 Dec 2024
$ 7,658
$ 5,646
$ 5,395
$ 4,956
$ 4,943
$ 4,725