Tanzania Lodge Safari

Tanzania Lodge Safari

This safari begins and ends in Arusha.
4x4 Land Cruiser and Land Rover are used for this safari. Safari in brief:

  • Arusha
  • Tarangire National Park
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Northern Serengeti
  • Central Serengeti
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Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 0: Arrival day

On arrival transfer to Impala Hotel for dinner and overnight. If time allows you may book additional local activities (See suggested activities in our "Trip Highlits")

 Day 1: Tarangire National Park
After breakfast commence safari and drive towards the north to Tarangire. Tarangire National Park is famous for its dense wildlife population, which is most spectacular between June and September, the dry period. During this time thousands of animals- wildebeest, buffalo, and Oryx migrate from the dry Maasai steeple to the Tarangire River looking for water. Lion, leopard and other predators follow the herds. Tarangire is home to over 500 varieties of birds. Have lunch and take a late afternoon game viewing drive returning for dinner and overnight at Tarangire Roika Tented Lodge/Maramboi Tented /Burunge Tented

Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast enjoy a game viewing drive in Tarangire Park. Later drive to Ngorongoro Crater In the afternoon. Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Ngorongoro Farm House or Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge.

Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater
Descend into the crater and spend the full day. One of the World’s largest Calderas, 20 km wide, Ngorongoro Crater is also one of the best Wildlife viewing areas where Black Rhinos can be seen in Tanzania. The crater at 2.286 m above sea level is the largest unbroken Calderas in the world. Surrounded by very steep walls, rising 610 m from the crate floor, it covers 260 km2 and is home to over 30.000 animals, almost half of them being zebra and wildebeest. Ngorongoro is listed as a World Heritage site. Returning for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Ngorongoro or Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge /Similar.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park
At 06h30 start to take a game drive to Lobo in the remote Northern Serengeti. The Lobo area is one of the natural pathways for the yearly migration of the wildebeests. This area has one of the highest concentrations of lion in Africa. Overnight is spent at Lobo Widlife Lodge.

Day 5: Serengeti National Park
The morning is spent game viewing in the northern Serengeti. In the afternoon drive to the Seronera, the central Serengeti, game viewing en-route, overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge or Seronera Wildlife Lodge. Serengeti National Park is undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world with columns of wildebeest, head to tail, trudging along their traditional migration routes.

Day 6: Serengeti National Park
Early morning game drive at the Seronera valley returning for breakfast at the Lodge, then drive to Kirurumu Tented Lodge or Lake Manyara Hotel or Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp for dinner and Overnight.

Day 7: Lake Manyara National Park
After an early breakfast drive to Lake Manyara National Park and spend the day game viewing and spot the tree climbing lions that inhabit this area. This beautiful park is at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment and comprises of forest, woodland, grasslands, and swamps. The large variety of mammals, reptiles and birds in the Park and the different types of vegetation, all within a small area make Lake Manyara a diverse and particularly memorable place to visit. Afternoon drive to Arusha for dinner and Overnight at Impala Hotel

Day 8: Transfer to the airport or an option to visit Mount kilimanjaro (Marangu)
Drive to Marangu. Marangu is a rural village set high on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. Coffee and Banana trees flourish here. Dinner and Overnight at Babylon Lodge.

Day 9: Mount Kilimanjaro
Enjoy your day relaxing, on the cool slopes of Kilimanjaro, amongst the banana and coffee plantations or take a walk in Kilimanjaro National Park. The local Cultural Tourism programme can arrange guided tours leading to panoramic viewpoints ideal for photographing (waterfalls and Mt. Kilimanjaro) Walks that pass through historical sites of clan wars and ancient legends including large caves used for hiding during the Chagga-Maasai wars. Dinner and Overnight at Babylon Lodge.

Day 10: Zanzibar
We recommend to compliment your safari you fly to the exotic 'spice island' Zanzibar to relax on white sands and experience some of the worlds finest diving.

Trip Highlights

Arusha National Park - Day Trip

The closest national park to Arusha town – northern Tanzania’s safari capital – Arusha National Park is a multi-faceted jewel, often overlooked by safarigoers, despite offering the opportunity to explore a beguiling diversity of habitats within a few hours.

The entrance gate leads into shadowy montane forest inhabited by inquisitive blue monkeys and colourful turacos and trogons – the only place on the northern safari circuit where the acrobatic black-and-white colobus monkey is easily seen. In the midst of the forest stands the spectacular Ngurdoto Crater, whose steep, rocky cliffs enclose a wide marshy floor dotted with herds of buffalo and warthog.

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Tanzania Lodge Safari - Safari Map