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8 Days Tanzania Safari Flying In The Wild

Your bird’s eye view of the magnificent surroundings makes for a truly one of a kind safari experience. Flying safaris are the best way to wind down the travel hours, avoiding the endless dusty, bumpy roads, while you head straight to the heart of the action as it provides a quick, seamless trip from point A to B, giving you more time on your 8-day fly safari. It’s basically the best of your safari, from the best seat in the house. 

Here’s what to expect on your 8-day flying safari.

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
  • Domestic flight from Tarangire/Serengeti, Serengeti/Manyara, Manyara/Kilimanjaro. Luggage allowance is 15kg per person one way.

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

8 Days / 7 Nights

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

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. Your guide will give you a short briefing of Arusha which is a city in northeastern Tanzania and is situated 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
Arusha City – Tarangire National Park
After a tasty breakfast, our driver/guide will pick you up at your hotel together with your lunch and drive you straight to Tarangire for game viewing. Tarangire National Park is well known for the large number of elephants that congregate here, as do many wildebeest and zebras. Lions are common throughout Tarangire, as are leopards and the Tarangire River is the primary source of water for wild animals in the Tarangire ecosystem during the annual dry season. A great sight to behold! After spending a great time in Tarangire National Park, you will be driven to your accommodation inside the national park.
Optional activities at extra cost:
Night Game drive
Accommodation recommendations:
Lake Burunge Tented Camp (Mid-range)
Tarangire Sopa Lodge (Mid-Luxury)
Oliver’s Camp (Luxury)
Day 3
Tarangire and fly to Serengeti National Park
While the exciting sounds of the African bush will awake you from your sleep, we make the most of the day by flying from Kuro to Serengeti. Upon arrival, you will proceed with game viewing where you can catch a glimpse of the abundance of wildlife and high biodiversity the Serengeti National Park is well renowned for. Later during the day, 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 4-5
Full Day game viewing in Serengeti National Park
After breakfast in the wild, you proceed with a game drive safari in the Serengeti and explore the rolling plains of Serengeti National Park in search of large predators. The Serengeti National Park covers 14,750 sq km of grassland plains, riverine forest, savanna, and woodlands and it is also divided into three regions namely the Serengeti plains, western corridor, and the northern Serengeti. After spending a swell time immersing yourself in the African bush, you will be driven to your accommodation inside the national park.
Optional activities at extra cost:
Balloon Safaris
Accommodation recommendations:
Serengeti Tortilis Camp (Mid-range)
Kubu kubu Tented Lodge (Mid-Luxury)
Four Season Safari Lodge (Luxury)
Day 6
Serengeti fly to Lake Manyara
After breakfast, our driver/guide will pick you up and drive you straight to Seronera Airstrip to Lake Manyara Airstrip. Upon arrival, you will enjoy lunch and later proceed for a late afternoon game drive. Rich in wildlife and amazing numbers of birds, Lake Manyara boasts over 390 bird species, plus a large population of migratory mammals that are concentrated primarily in Tarangire National Park but they also move through Lake Manyara National Park. Later during the day, you will proceed to your accommodation inside the national park.
Accommodation recommendations:
Lake Manyara Tortilis (Mid-range)
Lake Manyara Serena Lodge (Mid-Luxury)
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja (Luxury)
Day 7
Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro
Our experienced driver/guide will pick you up after breakfast, and you’ll proceed with game viewing in Ngorongoro Crater. The Crater boasts one of the densest populations of lions and approximately 25,000 large animals call it home. After spending a great time in this Unesco World Heritage Site, you will be driven to your accommodation inside the national park.
SOME UNIQUE FACTS ABOUI EHIS PARK INCLUDE THE CREE CLIMBING LIONS FLAMINGOS IN THE LAKE SHORE, AS WELL AS THE GROUND HORNBILL AND THE CRESTED EAGLE
Accommodation recommendations:
Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp (Mid-range)
Ngorongoro Serena Lodge (Mid-Luxury)
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge (Luxury)
Day 8
LAKE MANYARA Airstrip to Kilimanjaro Airport
You have breakfast at the lodge/camp in the morning, then go for a final crater rim walk. In the afternoon, you’re driven down to the Manyara airstrip for a flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport ready to check-in for your onward flight.
Accommodation recommendations:
No Accommodation (End of tour)