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7-Day Tanzania Wildlife Marvels Safari Tour

From $2,197 per person sharing

7-Day Tanzania Wildlife Marvels Safari Tour

From $2,197 per person sharing

Tour Overview

Your 7-day grand Tanzanian safari begins in the tranquil city of Arusha, where the charming Maua Villa, set amidst vibrant gardens, welcomes you. This serene start leads to Lake Manyara National Park, a diverse ecosystem teeming with wildlife, including tree-climbing lions and large elephant herds. Your day concludes with a stay at Manyara Lakeview Oasis, which offers stunning views and a tranquil environment for reflection.

The journey then takes you to the legendary Serengeti National Park, known for its vast wildlife and the Great Migration. You’ll experience varied wildlife sightings in the Serengeti, from morning drives witnessing the wilderness awakening to evenings under the African sky at Acacia Central Camp. The Central Serengeti, especially around the Seronera River Valley, is a hotspot for wildlife, including impalas, buffalos, hippos, and big cats.

On the final leg of your journey, you’ll move from the endless plains of the Serengeti to the majestic Ngorongoro Crater, a World Heritage site with diverse wildlife, including the rare black rhino. After exploring the crater, unwind at the Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge, nestled in the cool highlands. Your 7-day adventure concludes with a scenic drive from Ngorongoro to Kilimanjaro International Airport, marking the end of a journey filled with the unique beauty and wildlife diversity of Tanzania’s most famous parks.

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
Lake Manyara NP
Acacia Farm Lodge
1
Silver
Day 3-5
Serengeti NP
Acacia Central Camp
3
Silver
Day 6
Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge
1
Silver
Day 7
Ngorongoro Highlands – 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 1 Arrival in Arusha (Small)

Day 2: Journey from Arusha to Manyara National Park

Embarking from Arusha, your journey takes you to the enchanting Lake Manyara National Park, a gem within Tanzania’s northern safari circuit. The drive to the park is an experience in itself, showcasing the lush landscapes and vibrant culture of the Tanzanian countryside. Upon arrival at Manyara National Park, you dive into an exciting game drive. This park, famed for its diverse ecosystems, offers opportunities to see myriad wildlife, including its famed tree-climbing lions, large herds of elephants, and perhaps a glimpse of its elusive leopards.

After a day filled with wildlife sightings and exploring the varying terrains of the park, from its expansive grassy floodplains to the acacia woodland, your adventure culminates with a stay at the Manyara Lakeview Oasis. This accommodation, perched at a vantage point, offers stunning views of the park and the Rift Valley. The evening at Manyara Lakeview Oasis is a chance to unwind, relish the tranquil environment and reflect on the day’s experiences in one of Tanzania’s most picturesque settings.

Day 2 Journey from Arusha to Manyara National Park (Small)

Day 3: Manyara National Park to Serengeti – the Heart of the Wilderness

On Day 4, your adventure transitions from the diverse ecosystems of Manyara National Park to the expansive Serengeti National Park, known for its legendary wildlife and natural beauty. The journey includes a scenic drive, offering a glimpse into the changing landscapes of Tanzania. Upon arrival in the Serengeti, you’ll experience an afternoon game drive, immersing yourself in the park’s rich array of animals and birds possibly witnessing the Great Migration. The day culminates with an overnight stay at Acacia Central Camp, which provides a tranquil retreat amid the Serengeti wilderness, where you can relax under the starlit sky and reflect on the day’s unforgettable experiences.

Day 3 Manyara National Park to Serengeti – the Heart of the Wilderness (Small)

Day 4-5: Exploring Central Serengeti

Awake to the early light of dawn breaking over the Central Serengeti. As the natural world stirs around you, prepare for a day of personalised discovery in the heart of this iconic national park.

Tailor your day in the Serengeti with the guidance of your expert guide. Choose between an early morning game drive to catch the wilderness coming to life, followed by a relaxed lunch and some downtime at Acacia Central Camp. Later, you can embark on another game drive in the afternoon. For those who wish to maximise their time in the wild, a full-day game drive with a packed picnic lunch offers an immersive experience.

The Seronera River Valley, a hotspot within the Central Serengeti, offers an incredible display of wildlife year-round. The dry season brings an even more remarkable abundance of animals, such as buffalos, hippos, and an array of big cats. Your day’s adventure concludes with a night at Acacia Central Camp, a place that harmonises comfort with the untamed spirit of the wilderness, all under a blanket of African stars.

Day 4-5 Exploring Central Serengeti (Small)

Day 6: Serengeti’s Endless Plains to the Majestic Ngorongoro Crater

Set off from the Serengeti to the highlands of Ngorongoro, where the landscape shifts from endless savannahs to the verdant, rolling hills surrounding the Ngorongoro Crater. This leg of your journey promises a dramatic change in scenery and wildlife encounters.

Arriving at Ngorongoro, delve into the crater for a comprehensive tour of this World Heritage site, a sanctuary teeming with wildlife, including the storied black rhino. The crater offers a unique, densely populated wildlife spectacle. Following exploring the crater’s wonders, ascend to the rim and head towards the Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge. You’ll unwind in the cooler highland air, nestled amongst coffee bushes. Your day of exploration culminates with a peaceful stay at the lodge, nestled comfortably in this highland retreat.

Day 5 Serengeti_s Endless Plains to the Majestic Ngorongoro Crater (Small)

Day 7: Ngorongoro Highlands to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

On your final day, you’ll journey from Ngorongoro’s cool, misty highlands to the Kilimanjaro International Airport. Reflect on the unforgettable experiences as you transition from the tranquillity of the highlands to the anticipation of your onward journey. This day marks the conclusion of your adventure as you prepare to bid farewell to the natural splendours of Tanzania.

Day 6 Ngorongoro Highlands to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) (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
  • 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
 $4,753
 $3,198
 $2,950
 $2,623
 $2,461
 $2,431
1 April – 31 May 2024
 $4,442
 $2,963
 $2,691
 $ 2,389
 $2,329
 $2,197
1 June- 31 October 2024
 $4,785
 $3,217
 $2,972
 $2,642
 $2,482
 $2,450
1 Nov – 30 Nov 2024
 $4,418
 $3,006
 $2,746
 $2,432
 $2,380
 $2,240
1 Dec – 31 Dec 2024
 $4,840
 $ 3,285
 $3,037
 $2,710
 $ 2,547
 $ 2,518

Tour Overview

Your 7-day grand Tanzanian safari begins in the tranquil city of Arusha, where the charming Maua Villa, set amidst vibrant gardens, welcomes you. This serene start leads to Lake Manyara National Park, a diverse ecosystem teeming with wildlife, including tree-climbing lions and large elephant herds. Your day concludes with a stay at Manyara Lakeview Oasis, which offers stunning views and a tranquil environment for reflection.

The journey then takes you to the legendary Serengeti National Park, known for its vast wildlife and the Great Migration. You'll experience varied wildlife sightings in the Serengeti, from morning drives witnessing the wilderness awakening to evenings under the African sky at Acacia Central Camp. The Central Serengeti, especially around the Seronera River Valley, is a hotspot for wildlife, including impalas, buffalos, hippos, and big cats.

On the final leg of your journey, you'll move from the endless plains of the Serengeti to the majestic Ngorongoro Crater, a World Heritage site with diverse wildlife, including the rare black rhino. After exploring the crater, unwind at the Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge, nestled in the cool highlands. Your 7-day adventure concludes with a scenic drive from Ngorongoro to Kilimanjaro International Airport, marking the end of a journey filled with the unique beauty and wildlife diversity of Tanzania's most famous parks.

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
Lake Manyara NP
Acacia Farm Lodge
1
Silver
Day 3-5
Serengeti NP
Acacia Central Camp
3
Silver
Day 6
Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge
1
Silver
Day 7
Ngorongoro Highlands - 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 1 Arrival in Arusha (Small)

Day 2: Journey from Arusha to Manyara National Park

Embarking from Arusha, your journey takes you to the enchanting Lake Manyara National Park, a gem within Tanzania's northern safari circuit. The drive to the park is an experience in itself, showcasing the lush landscapes and vibrant culture of the Tanzanian countryside. Upon arrival at Manyara National Park, you dive into an exciting game drive. This park, famed for its diverse ecosystems, offers opportunities to see myriad wildlife, including its famed tree-climbing lions, large herds of elephants, and perhaps a glimpse of its elusive leopards.

After a day filled with wildlife sightings and exploring the varying terrains of the park, from its expansive grassy floodplains to the acacia woodland, your adventure culminates with a stay at the Manyara Lakeview Oasis. This accommodation, perched at a vantage point, offers stunning views of the park and the Rift Valley. The evening at Manyara Lakeview Oasis is a chance to unwind, relish the tranquil environment and reflect on the day's experiences in one of Tanzania's most picturesque settings.

Day 2 Journey from Arusha to Manyara National Park (Small)

Day 3: Manyara National Park to Serengeti – the Heart of the Wilderness

On Day 4, your adventure transitions from the diverse ecosystems of Manyara National Park to the expansive Serengeti National Park, known for its legendary wildlife and natural beauty. The journey includes a scenic drive, offering a glimpse into the changing landscapes of Tanzania. Upon arrival in the Serengeti, you'll experience an afternoon game drive, immersing yourself in the park's rich array of animals and birds possibly witnessing the Great Migration. The day culminates with an overnight stay at Acacia Central Camp, which provides a tranquil retreat amid the Serengeti wilderness, where you can relax under the starlit sky and reflect on the day's unforgettable experiences.

Day 3 Manyara National Park to Serengeti – the Heart of the Wilderness (Small)

Day 4-5: Exploring Central Serengeti

Awake to the early light of dawn breaking over the Central Serengeti. As the natural world stirs around you, prepare for a day of personalised discovery in the heart of this iconic national park.

Tailor your day in the Serengeti with the guidance of your expert guide. Choose between an early morning game drive to catch the wilderness coming to life, followed by a relaxed lunch and some downtime at Acacia Central Camp. Later, you can embark on another game drive in the afternoon. For those who wish to maximise their time in the wild, a full-day game drive with a packed picnic lunch offers an immersive experience.

The Seronera River Valley, a hotspot within the Central Serengeti, offers an incredible display of wildlife year-round. The dry season brings an even more remarkable abundance of animals, such as buffalos, hippos, and an array of big cats. Your day's adventure concludes with a night at Acacia Central Camp, a place that harmonises comfort with the untamed spirit of the wilderness, all under a blanket of African stars.

Day 4-5 Exploring Central Serengeti (Small)

Day 6: Serengeti's Endless Plains to the Majestic Ngorongoro Crater

Set off from the Serengeti to the highlands of Ngorongoro, where the landscape shifts from endless savannahs to the verdant, rolling hills surrounding the Ngorongoro Crater. This leg of your journey promises a dramatic change in scenery and wildlife encounters.

Arriving at Ngorongoro, delve into the crater for a comprehensive tour of this World Heritage site, a sanctuary teeming with wildlife, including the storied black rhino. The crater offers a unique, densely populated wildlife spectacle. Following exploring the crater’s wonders, ascend to the rim and head towards the Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge. You'll unwind in the cooler highland air, nestled amongst coffee bushes. Your day of exploration culminates with a peaceful stay at the lodge, nestled comfortably in this highland retreat.

Day 5 Serengeti_s Endless Plains to the Majestic Ngorongoro Crater (Small)

Day 7: Ngorongoro Highlands to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

On your final day, you'll journey from Ngorongoro's cool, misty highlands to the Kilimanjaro International Airport. Reflect on the unforgettable experiences as you transition from the tranquillity of the highlands to the anticipation of your onward journey. This day marks the conclusion of your adventure as you prepare to bid farewell to the natural splendours of Tanzania.

Day 6 Ngorongoro Highlands to Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) (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
  • 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
 $4,753
 $3,198
 $2,950
 $2,623
 $2,461
 $2,431
1 April - 31 May 2024
 $4,442
 $2,963
 $2,691
 $ 2,389
 $2,329
 $2,197
1 June- 31 October 2024
 $4,785
 $3,217
 $2,972
 $2,642
 $2,482
 $2,450
1 Nov - 30 Nov 2024
 $4,418
 $3,006
 $2,746
 $2,432
 $2,380
 $2,240
1 Dec - 31 Dec 2024
 $4,840
 $ 3,285
 $3,037
 $2,710
 $ 2,547
 $ 2,518