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7 Days Best Safari Parks of Tanzania

Tanzania, more than any other destination is the land of safaris has almost 38% of its land reserved and protected areas. It is home to a large variety of wildlife and it boasts 17 national parks, 29 game reserves, and 40 controlled conservation areas and marine parks. Home to the highest point of Africa, Mt Kilimanjaro, Tanzania’s most well-renowned wildlife attraction is situated in the northern part of the country including the Serengeti, Lake Manyara National Park, and Tarangire National Park. Seven days is nowhere near enough to experience the best of Tanzania, but this itinerary has handpicked some of the best locations across the country and provide you with an unforgettable experience.

Here’s what to expect on your 7-day best Tanzania adventure.

Inclusion

  • Return Airport transfers as shown on the above itinerary
  • Accommodation and meals as per the above itinerary
  • 4 x 4 Toyota Land cruiser with pop up roof
  • A private professional speaking English driver guide
  • All sightseeing and game viewing as specified in the itinerary
  • Crater service fee in Ngorongoro Crater as specified in the itinerary
  • Unlimited bottled Mineral water during safari
  • Unlimited soft drinks during the safari
  • Unlimited tea and coffee during the safari
  • Unlimited game mileage during safari game drives
  • Snacks during game drives
  • Government taxes and national park fees
  • Flying Doctor Service
  • A glass of wine during sundowner
  • High Resolution Binoculars

Exclusion

  • International Flights
  • Any other items of a personal nature, i.e. Telephone, Laundry, beverages, etc.
  • Tips for the driver/guide highly recommended US$20 per person per day
  • Any Insurance
  • Visas

Tour Highlights

7 Days / 6 Nights

  • 1
    Lake Manyara National Park
  • 2
    Serengeti National Park (Central)
  • 3
    Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • 4
    Tarangire National Park

DAY BY DAY

Day 1
Arrival in Arusha
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by one of our experienced drivers/guides who will escort you to Arusha Town and your reserved hotel. He will introduce you to the wonderful city of Arusha best known for its multicultural city with a majority Tanzania population of mixed backgrounds and it is located below Mt Meru on the eastern edge of the eastern branch of the Great Rift Valley.
Accommodation recommendations:
Kibo Palace Hotel (Mid-range)
Arusha Serena Hotel (Mid-Luxury)
Arusha Coffee Lodge (Luxury)
Day 2
Lake Manyara National Park
Our driver/guide will pick you up after breakfast, and drive you down to Lake Manyara for game viewing. Lake Manyara boasts a variety of diverse habitats. With over 670 flowering plants and fern documented species, its flora is also diverse. Known for its flocks of thousands of flamingos that feed along the edge of the lake. It boasts over 390 species of birdlife. Plains zebra, bushbuck, waterbuck, giraffe, and many more can be found here. After spending a swell time in Lake Manyara National Park, you will proceed to your accommodation outside the national park.
Accommodation recommendations:
Lake Manyara Tortilis (Mid-range)
Lake Manyara Serena Lodge (Mid-Luxury)
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja (Luxury)
Day 3
Serengeti National Park
The exciting sounds of Africa bush will awake you from your sleep. We make the most of the day by departing early in the morning after breakfast with your lunch and hit the road on a spectacular afternoon game viewing in the Serengeti. After immersing yourself with what the African bush has to offer, you will proceed to your reserved accommodation inside the national park.
Accommodation recommendations:
Serengeti Tortilis Camp (Mid-range)
Kubu kubu Tented Lodge (Mid-Luxury)
Four Season Safari Lodge (Luxury)
Day 4
Full Day in Serengeti
After breakfast in the wild, you proceed with a game drive safari in the Serengeti. The Serengeti National Park is famous for its year-long migration of over 1.5 million wildebeest, zebra, and for its numerous Nile crocodiles and honey badgers. Widely known for its abundance in wildlife and biodiversity, the Serengeti boasts a great chance to spot the Big 5 and a large population of mammals that roam the planet. After spending a memorable time in the African bush, you will proceed to your accommodation inside the national park.
Accommodation recommendations:
Serengeti Tortilis Camp (Mid-range)
Kubu kubu Tented Lodge (Mid-Luxury)
Four Season Safari Lodge (Luxury)
Day 5
Serengeti – Ngorongoro
After an early breakfast in the wild, you depart with your lunch and head for a final morning game viewing in the Serengeti before being transferred to your accommodation for an overnight stay.
Accommodation recommendations:
Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp (Mid-range)
Ngorongoro Serena Lodge (Mid-Luxury)
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge (Luxury)
Day 6
Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire
Our driver/guide will pick you up after breakfast and proceed with game viewing in the Ngorongoro Crater. A world heritage site and a protected area located 180km west of Arusha, the main feature of the Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest inactive, intact and unfilled volcanic caldera and there is a picnic site open to visitors plus a huge swamp fed by the spring. Elephants, lions, hippopotamus, and many others are inhabitants of this area. After a swell stay at Ngorongoro Crater, you will be driven to your accommodation in Tarangire for an overnight stay.
Accommodation recommendations:
Lake Burunge Tented Camp (Mid-range)
Tarangire Sopa Lodge (Mid-Luxury)
Oliver’s Camp (Luxury)
Day 7
Tarangire National Park – Kilimanjaro International Airport
After having breakfast, our driver/guide will pick you at your hotel together with your lunch and drive you to Tarangire for game viewing. The name Tarangire originated from the Tarangire River that crosses through the park. Thousands of animals migrate towards the Tarangire National Park from Manyara National Park during the dry season as it is the only source of water for wild animals during the dry season. A great sight to behold! You will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your onward flight after having the time of your life at the Tarangire National Park.
Accommodation recommendations:
No Accommodation (End of tour)