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Arusha, Tanzania

Savannah Splendor

Northern Tanzania Safari
VISIT Tarangire, Serengeti National Park
Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara

Tour Description:

Explore the wonders of Tanzania’s wildlife and culture on our 7-day “Savannah Splendor” safari adventure. Journey from the lush forests of Lake Manyara to the sweeping plains of the Serengeti and descend into the majestic Ngorongoro Crater. Encounter iconic wildlife, including the Big Five, and immerse yourself in Maasai traditions. With exhilarating game drives and optional cultural experiences, this safari promises an unforgettable exploration of Tanzania’s untamed wilderness and rich heritage

7 Days Safari

Day 1: Arusha/ Lake Manyara

Estimated driving distance: 3hrs drive Activities: Game drives Accommodation & Meals: Farm of Dream or Ngorongoro Farmhouse B, L, D.

After breakfast, we leave with packed lunch and go for a game drive in Lake Manyara; The Park is famous for its tree-climbing lions, elephants, hippos and colorful birds, Alternative (instead of game drive safari in Manyara): After breakfast, we drive to nearby Mto wa Mbu area (4+ miles from Manyara Park’s gate) to do an approximately two hour cultural tour which will include visiting banana or rice plantations as well as a walking safari with traditional healers who will explain the medicinal values of the indigenous plants. We will leave in the afternoon and drive to overnight in Karatu.

Day 2: Karatu/ Serengeti

Estimated driving time: 4-5 hrs. Activities: Game drives Accommodation & Meals: Serengeti Pure Camp, B, L, D.

After breakfast leave Karatu with parked lunch and drive to an on-route game drive to Serengeti national park with optional ($60/group) visit of Maasai village, or optional ($36/person) visit to Olduvai Gorge. Afternoon game drives in Serengeti searching for the predators and the herbivores the feed on the Serengeti Savannah. 

Day 3-4 Serengeti National Park

We will spend more days doing game drives in Serengeti exploring the rolling plains of Serengeti National Park in search of the large predators and the gentle herbivores on which they feed,

Day 5: Serengeti/ Ngorongoro

Estimated driving time: 3 hrs. Activities: Game drives Accommodation & Meals: Embalakai Tented Camp, B, L, D.

After breakfast, we will have another game drive in Serengeti, and then drive to overnight in Ngorongoro with an optional visit to a Masai Village ($60/vehicle), or optional visit of Olduvai Gorge ($36/person).

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater/ Karatu

Estimated driving distance: 3hrs drive Activities: Game drives Accommodation & Meals: Farm of Dream or Ngorongoro Farm House B, L, D.

After breakfast, we leave with picnic lunch and descend into the Ngorongoro Crater exploring the short grass plains of the largest intact caldera in the world. The crater enjoys its enduring charm stems from the overwhelming physical beauty and the abundance of wildlife permanently resident on the crater floor. This extinct volcano embraces 100sq miles alive with lions, leopard, rhino, elephant, buffalo, and many games, then later in the late afternoon leaves the crater and drive back to overnight in Karatu.

Day 7:Karatu/Tarangire/Arusha

Estimated driving distance: 2 hrs drive Activities: Game drives Accommodation & Meals: Amani Safari Lodge B, B. This Safari itinerary includes:

Today, after breakfast, we drive to Tarangire National Park with picnic lunch; the park is renowned for its large elephant population. Game drives in the park.

Later in the afternoon, drive back to overnight in Arusha.

Price Includes:

  • Private safari
  • All camping equipments.
  • Flight [Serengeti/Zanzibar]
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Unlimited mileage on the safari
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Activities as indicated unless listed as option
  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Accommodation as indicated (2 people sharing a double tent)
  • Services of Professional English-speaking driver-guide and cook
  • Game drives in Land Rover or Land Cruiser with pop-up or flip-flop roof tops and guarantee of a window seat

Price does not Include:

  • International airfare
  • Tips to driver-guide
  • Extra activities
  • Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa and traveler’s insurance
  • Any increase which is not within our jurisdiction such as government taxes or hotel rates.