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7-Day Luxury Wildlife Wonders of Tanzania Safari Tour

From $3,768 per person sharing

7-Day Luxury Wildlife Wonders of Tanzania Safari Tour

From $3,768 per person sharing

Tour Overview

Begin your Tanzanian adventure with a warm reception at Kilimanjaro International Airport, followed by a serene evening at the Arusha Coffee Lodge. As Mount Meru looms in the background, prepare for the safari of a lifetime in the comfort of this luxury retreat nestled among coffee plantations.

The adventure takes a thrilling turn as you explore the wildlife-rich Tarangire National Park, famous for its elephants and baobabs, and Lake Manyara National Park, a gem within the Great Rift Valley known for its flocks of flamingos and tree-climbing lions. Each day ends in luxury, whether at the Lemala Mpingo Ridge in Tarangire or the Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge, where stunning views and sumptuous meals await.

Journey through the legendary Serengeti and experience nature’s grandeur, culminating with the Ngorongoro Crater—a haven for the Big Five and a pristine showcase of ecological diversity. As your 7-day tour draws close, leave with memories of picnics by rivers, game drives at dawn, and the tranquil luxury of Tanzania’s finest lodges, the spirit of the wild forever etched in your heart.

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

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival Day: Kilimanjaro International Airport – Retreat to Arusha

Your journey begins with an arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, where the warm smiles of our experienced guide greet you. A transfer to the Arusha Coffee Lodge offers you a first taste of Tanzania’s renowned hospitality. The lodge, a luxurious haven set amidst a coffee plantation, provides a serene backdrop for relaxation and a pre-safari briefing.

Spend the evening indulging in the lodge’s comforts, with Mount Meru standing as a silent sentinel in the distance. Today, you can relax in Arusha, enjoy a quick briefing about your upcoming safari, recover from your journey, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Africa.

Day 1 Arrival Day Kilimanjaro International Airport - Retreat to Arusha (Small)

Day 2: Tarangire National Park – Encounters with Giants

Your safari begins in earnest with a scenic drive to Tarangire National Park after an early breakfast. The park’s landscape is dotted with majestic baobabs and teeming with wildlife. Midday, you’ll enjoy a carefully prepared picnic, watching the ebb and flow of animals by the Tarangire River.

As the evening sets in, retreat to the seclusion of Lemala Mpingo Ridge. Here, the elegant, tented suites offer a luxurious respite, blending seamlessly with the untamed surroundings, promising a night of peace under the African sky.

Day 2 Tarangire National Park - Encounters with Giants (Small)

Day 3: Tarangire to Manyara National Park

Start your fourth day with an exhilarating journey into the heart of Lake Manyara National Park. This park is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, featuring diverse ecosystems that range from lush forests to grasslands and marshes. It’s famous for its tree-climbing lions and an array of birdlife, including the picturesque flamingos. Immerse yourself in a morning game drive, capturing the essence of Tanzania’s wild beauty.

As noon approaches, settle down for a specially arranged picnic lunch in the tranquil setting of the park, allowing you to enjoy the natural beauty while savouring delicious local flavours. Post-lunch, continue to explore the wonders of Lake Manyara. Head to the luxurious Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge as the day winds down. Nestled in an idyllic location, the lodge offers an oasis of comfort with stunning views, perfect for unwinding after a day of exploration. You’re evening at Kilimamoja Lodge promises relaxation and a serene connection with nature, setting the stage for a peaceful night amidst the wilderness.

Day 3 Tarangire to Manyara National Park (Small)

Day 4: Manyara to 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 4 Manyara to Serengeti National Park - Into the Heart of the Wild (Small)

Day 5: Exploring Central Serengeti

Begin your day enveloped by the Serengeti’s awakening. Here, amidst Africa’s raw beauty, a day of bespoke exploration in this legendary national park awaits you. Your Serengeti National Park experience is customisable. Today’s schedule will align with your preferences, crafted with the insight of your guide. Opt for a morning game drive followed by a leisurely lunch and rest back at your lodge, then venture out again for an afternoon drive. Alternatively, you could immerse yourself in the wild from dawn to dusk with a picnic lunch amidst nature.

Central Serengeti’s year-round wildlife spectacle, especially in the Seronera River Valley, is unparalleled. During the dry season, from June to November, the concentration of wildlife, including impalas, buffalos, hippos, and big cats, is exceptionally high. Your overnight stay will be at Lemala Nanyukie, where luxury meets the wild, offering a serene end to your day under the stars.

Day 5 Exploring Central Serengeti (Small)

Day 6: Journey from Central Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Enjoy one last game drive in the Central Serengeti after breakfast, returning for a hearty brunch. Post-lunch, you’ll set off eastward towards the breathtaking Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Arriving in the late afternoon, you’ll check in at the Ngorongoro Melia Lodge for some well-deserved relaxation followed by dinner. Overnight, you’ll rest at the lodge, perched on the highlands, with stunning views of the crater.

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a unique place where humans (the Maasai), their livestock, and wild animals coexist. The Ngorongoro Crater, a natural amphitheatre, is a sanctuary for thousands of animals, including the elusive black rhino. Here, you can witness giant elephants with impressive tusks, a testament to the crater’s global fame for its pachyderm residents.

Day 6 Journey from Central Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Small)

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater – The Grand Finale

The final day’s descent into the Ngorongoro Crater offers an intimate encounter with a world where wildlife coexists in the caldera of an ancient volcano. This natural sanctuary is where guests can find the Big Five and witness the symbiotic balance of nature. A leisurely picnic lunch within the crater is followed by a journey back to the surface and a reflective drive to Kilimanjaro International Airport. Guests depart with memories etched into their hearts, carrying the spirit of Tanzania with them.

Day 7 Ngorongoro Crater - The Grand Finale (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
4 Jan – 28 Feb 2024
$ 7,494
$ 5,459
$ 5,215
$ 4,768
$ 4,759
$ 4,537
1 March – 31 March 2024
$ 6,739
$ 4,802
$ 4,526
$ 4,112
$ 4,083
$ 3,881
1 April – 31 May 2024
$ 6,561
$ 4,691
$ 4,392
$ 3,999
$ 3,957
$ 3,768
1 June – 30 June 2024
$ 7,651
$ 5,608
$ 5,367
$ 4,917
$ 4,911
$ 4,687
01 July – 31 Oct 2024
$ 9,891
$ 6,511
$ 6,715
$ 5,819
$ 6,080
$ 5,588
01 Nov – 15 Dec 2024
$ 7,529
$ 5,592
$ 5,316
$ 4,901
$ 4,873
$ 4,671
16 Dec – 03 Jan 2025
$10,013
$ 6,633
$ 6,837
$ 5,941
$ 6,202
$ 5,710

Tour Overview

Begin your Tanzanian adventure with a warm reception at Kilimanjaro International Airport, followed by a serene evening at the Arusha Coffee Lodge. As Mount Meru looms in the background, prepare for the safari of a lifetime in the comfort of this luxury retreat nestled among coffee plantations.

The adventure takes a thrilling turn as you explore the wildlife-rich Tarangire National Park, famous for its elephants and baobabs, and Lake Manyara National Park, a gem within the Great Rift Valley known for its flocks of flamingos and tree-climbing lions. Each day ends in luxury, whether at the Lemala Mpingo Ridge in Tarangire or the Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge, where stunning views and sumptuous meals await.

Journey through the legendary Serengeti and experience nature's grandeur, culminating with the Ngorongoro Crater—a haven for the Big Five and a pristine showcase of ecological diversity. As your 7-day tour draws close, leave with memories of picnics by rivers, game drives at dawn, and the tranquil luxury of Tanzania's finest lodges, the spirit of the wild forever etched in your heart.

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

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival Day: Kilimanjaro International Airport - Retreat to Arusha

Your journey begins with an arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, where the warm smiles of our experienced guide greet you. A transfer to the Arusha Coffee Lodge offers you a first taste of Tanzania's renowned hospitality. The lodge, a luxurious haven set amidst a coffee plantation, provides a serene backdrop for relaxation and a pre-safari briefing.

Spend the evening indulging in the lodge’s comforts, with Mount Meru standing as a silent sentinel in the distance. Today, you can relax in Arusha, enjoy a quick briefing about your upcoming safari, recover from your journey, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of Africa.

Day 1 Arrival Day Kilimanjaro International Airport - Retreat to Arusha (Small)

Day 2: Tarangire National Park - Encounters with Giants

Your safari begins in earnest with a scenic drive to Tarangire National Park after an early breakfast. The park's landscape is dotted with majestic baobabs and teeming with wildlife. Midday, you’ll enjoy a carefully prepared picnic, watching the ebb and flow of animals by the Tarangire River.

As the evening sets in, retreat to the seclusion of Lemala Mpingo Ridge. Here, the elegant, tented suites offer a luxurious respite, blending seamlessly with the untamed surroundings, promising a night of peace under the African sky.

Day 2 Tarangire National Park - Encounters with Giants (Small)

Day 3: Tarangire to Manyara National Park

Start your fourth day with an exhilarating journey into the heart of Lake Manyara National Park. This park is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts, featuring diverse ecosystems that range from lush forests to grasslands and marshes. It's famous for its tree-climbing lions and an array of birdlife, including the picturesque flamingos. Immerse yourself in a morning game drive, capturing the essence of Tanzania's wild beauty.

As noon approaches, settle down for a specially arranged picnic lunch in the tranquil setting of the park, allowing you to enjoy the natural beauty while savouring delicious local flavours. Post-lunch, continue to explore the wonders of Lake Manyara. Head to the luxurious Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge as the day winds down. Nestled in an idyllic location, the lodge offers an oasis of comfort with stunning views, perfect for unwinding after a day of exploration. You’re evening at Kilimamoja Lodge promises relaxation and a serene connection with nature, setting the stage for a peaceful night amidst the wilderness.

Day 3 Tarangire to Manyara National Park (Small)

Day 4: Manyara to 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 4 Manyara to Serengeti National Park - Into the Heart of the Wild (Small)

Day 5: Exploring Central Serengeti

Begin your day enveloped by the Serengeti's awakening. Here, amidst Africa's raw beauty, a day of bespoke exploration in this legendary national park awaits you. Your Serengeti National Park experience is customisable. Today's schedule will align with your preferences, crafted with the insight of your guide. Opt for a morning game drive followed by a leisurely lunch and rest back at your lodge, then venture out again for an afternoon drive. Alternatively, you could immerse yourself in the wild from dawn to dusk with a picnic lunch amidst nature.

Central Serengeti's year-round wildlife spectacle, especially in the Seronera River Valley, is unparalleled. During the dry season, from June to November, the concentration of wildlife, including impalas, buffalos, hippos, and big cats, is exceptionally high. Your overnight stay will be at Lemala Nanyukie, where luxury meets the wild, offering a serene end to your day under the stars.

Day 5 Exploring Central Serengeti (Small)

Day 6: Journey from Central Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Enjoy one last game drive in the Central Serengeti after breakfast, returning for a hearty brunch. Post-lunch, you'll set off eastward towards the breathtaking Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Arriving in the late afternoon, you'll check in at the Ngorongoro Melia Lodge for some well-deserved relaxation followed by dinner. Overnight, you'll rest at the lodge, perched on the highlands, with stunning views of the crater.

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a unique place where humans (the Maasai), their livestock, and wild animals coexist. The Ngorongoro Crater, a natural amphitheatre, is a sanctuary for thousands of animals, including the elusive black rhino. Here, you can witness giant elephants with impressive tusks, a testament to the crater's global fame for its pachyderm residents.

Day 6 Journey from Central Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Small)

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater - The Grand Finale

The final day's descent into the Ngorongoro Crater offers an intimate encounter with a world where wildlife coexists in the caldera of an ancient volcano. This natural sanctuary is where guests can find the Big Five and witness the symbiotic balance of nature. A leisurely picnic lunch within the crater is followed by a journey back to the surface and a reflective drive to Kilimanjaro International Airport. Guests depart with memories etched into their hearts, carrying the spirit of Tanzania with them.

Day 7 Ngorongoro Crater - The Grand Finale (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
4 Jan - 28 Feb 2024
$ 7,494
$ 5,459
$ 5,215
$ 4,768
$ 4,759
$ 4,537
1 March - 31 March 2024
$ 6,739
$ 4,802
$ 4,526
$ 4,112
$ 4,083
$ 3,881
1 April - 31 May 2024
$ 6,561
$ 4,691
$ 4,392
$ 3,999
$ 3,957
$ 3,768
1 June - 30 June 2024
$ 7,651
$ 5,608
$ 5,367
$ 4,917
$ 4,911
$ 4,687
01 July - 31 Oct 2024
$ 9,891
$ 6,511
$ 6,715
$ 5,819
$ 6,080
$ 5,588
01 Nov - 15 Dec 2024
$ 7,529
$ 5,592
$ 5,316
$ 4,901
$ 4,873
$ 4,671
16 Dec - 03 Jan 2025
$10,013
$ 6,633
$ 6,837
$ 5,941
$ 6,202
$ 5,710