11 day safari Tanzania
This 11 day safari Tanzania is a very long tour where you will visit many tourism attractions in Tanzania for an adventurous trip. During the trip, you will visit Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro conservation area, Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National park and Zanzibar.
By the end of this tour, you will surely know much about Tanzania. This is purely a customized trip, should you want to make some changes about the entire tour- you could decide to visit another destination apart from those mentioned, removing some of the national park, or reducing the number of days. Whatever the case it is, we shall make the necessary adjustments to fulfill your travel plan.
We have a team of great tour guides who are knowledgeable about Tanzania, you will learn with greater detail about everything that you encounter. Our tour guides are certified to carry out tours in Tanzania
We have a fleet of 4×4 safari cars that is always maintained in the best mechanical condition for the safety of our clients. Each car has an AC, charging system, and a cooler or fridge
This amazing safari is expected to start in Arusha and end in Zanzibar. However we understand that some clients prefer to be picked up from another location in Tanzania; if that is the case, we shall make the necessary changes to fulfill your travel plans.
We will pick you up from Kilimanjaro International airport to your hotel in Arusha.
Day 1: Arusha – Tarangire National Park
Early in the morning, our tour guide will pick you up from the hotel and you will be driven to Tarangire National Park. The park was named after the River Tarangire that flows through the park. The journey to the park offers remarkable sightseeing opportunities.
Upon arrival in Tarangire, you will check in your lodge, have breakfast and later depart the lodge for the park where you will witness various wildlife species. Tarangire National Park is famous for the largest herd of elephants. Other wildlife species to expect in the park include the African big 5- lions, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, and leopards.
Other species to expect include the wildebeest, crocodiles, hippopotamus, zebra, hyena, cheetah, giraffes, antelopes, baboons, wild dogs, warthogs, and many more. In the evening, you will return to the lodge where you will be offered the best hospitality services
Day 2: Full day game drive in Tarangire
Early in the morning, you will be driven to the park for another awesome game drive. You will be in position to explore the park in detail. You will visit areas around river Tarangire; these areas always exhibit different wild behaviors.
It is around these areas where you will expect to witness as many wildlife species as possible because each animals at least needs water to survive, they would have come to drink water.
After this wonderful journey, you will return to the lodge where you will be served with delicious dinner
Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park
Early in the morning, you will be driven to Lake Manyara National Park. The park is about 3 hours’ drive away from Tarangire. Upon arrival you will check in the lodge, have breakfast, and later visit the park with packed lunch for game viewing until evening hours.
Lake Manyara holds various precious wildlife species. During the game drive, it is possible to spot as many life species as possible. Some of the wildlife species to expect include the lions, elephants, leopard, giraffes, hyena, cheetah, elands, zebra, wild dogs, bushbucks, warthogs, water bucks, crocodiles, hippopotamus and many more.
The highlight of this adventure is witnessing the tree-climbing lions. Lake Manyara National Park is famous for tree-climbing lions. In the evening, after witnessing the African sunset; you will return to the lodge where you will be served with delicious meals.
Day 4: Full day game viewing in Lake Manyara
Early in the morning, our tour guide will drive to Lake Manyara for another exploration. It is possible that you could have missed out on watching some of the wildlife species.
During this tour, you will be in position to look out for some of the wildlife species that you missed out during the previous day. The game drive will start early in the morning until sunset. By evening hours, you will have a memorable wildlife experience.
Day 5: Ngorongoro
On this beautiful day, you will depart Lake Manyara National Park for Ngorongoro. Upon arrival in Ngorongoro, you will be driven to the loduare gate where you will be allowed to access the park. On entering, you will drive to the crater rim view area where you will have the opportunity of having clear and beautiful views of the crater floor.
After photography, you will descend to the crater floor for an awesome game viewing experience. There is a lot to expect during the game drive in Ngorongoro, it is highly possible to spot the African big 5- lions, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, and leopards. Other species to expect within the crater floor include the wildebeest, zebra, hippopotamus, crocodiles, elands, giraffes, cheetah, hyena, warthogs, Topis, hartebeest and many other species.
Lunch will be served at the hippo pool picnic site. Later, you will continue with game viewing until evening hours. Afterwards, you will be driven to the crater rim to experience the sunset and afterwards, you will drive to the lodge where you will be served with delicious meals.
Day 6: Full day game viewing Ngorongoro
Ngorongoro crater is a prime game viewing area. The area is small enough however it contains many wildlife species. Early in the morning, you will depart the lodge for Ngorongoro crater floor where you will participate in an amazing game drive.
During this day, you will be looking out for some of the experiences that you could have missed out the previous day. Lunch will still be served at the hippo pool picnic site. By evening hours, you will remarkable photos of the Ngorongoro crater floor as many wildlife species.
Day 7: Nature walk or Maasai village tour in Ngorongoro
Early in the morning, you will drive to the Ngorongoro crater floor where you will participate in either the nature walk or visiting the Maasai Village. By lunch time, you would have finished with the experience and after meals; you will be driven to Serengeti National park.
You will arrive in the evening; you will check in the lodge where you will be served with delicious dinner. Some lodges are strategically located in prime game viewing areas. You will be in position to spot many wildlife species at the comfort of your lodge.
Day 8: Full day game viewing Serengeti
Early in the morning after breakfast, you will depart Serengeti National Park for an adventurous game viewing experience where you will be in position to spot as many wildlife species as possible.
It is possible to witness the African big 5- lions, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, and leopards in the park. Other wildlife species to expect include wildebeest, crocodiles, hippopotamus, elands, Topis, gazelles, hartebeest, antelopes, zebra, giraffes, and many more species.
By evening hours, you would have had a remarkable game viewing experience.
After watching the sunset, you will be driven back to the lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 9: Full day game viewing in Serengeti
This second day game viewing is essential to explore all the three sections of Serengeti in detail. During this day, you will wake up early in the morning for a game drive until evening.
Taking the trip to Serengeti plains, western corridor and the northern Serengeti requires time. However by the end of this day, you would have visited many areas. It is essential to explore all the park sections because various wildlife species inhabit in particular sections.
If you happen to visit around March – July, it is possible to witness the great wildebeest migration where millions of wildebeest and hundreds of thousands of Zebras, Topis, and gazelles are seen grazing. The herd keeps on grazing from one area to another until it crosses over to Maasai Mara.
By evening hours, you would have heard a remarkable experience, you will return to the lodge and have dinner
Day 10: Serengeti – Zanzibar
Very early in the morning, you will be driven to the hot-air balloon site where you will take a flight around the Serengeti while witnessing various park inhabitants. The hot-air balloon safari will give you the opportunity to have an aerial view of the park and this will offer the best time to take aerial photos. After landing, you will be treated to a delicious bush breakfast.
Later on, you will be driven to seronera airstrip where you will take a flight to Zanzibar. Our exceptional and highly intelligent tour guide will be waiting for you.
You will meet at the airport and you will be driven to the stone town where you will visit several iconic tourism attractions such as the sultan’s palace, spice market, slave market, and different attractions. Later, you will be driven to the hotel where you will be offered with delicious meals.
Day 11: Airport
On this day, after breakfast at the hotel, you will visit one of the beaches in Zanzibar. Zanzibar has many marvelous beaches that have crystal clear waters, powdered white sand and swaying palm trees that offer the most tranquil and relaxing environment.
You will participate in any of the beach activity that you feel like. You will be served with delicious sea food or continental dishes. Afterwards, you will be driven to the airport such that you take the flight back home. If you want to spend more time in Zanzibar, we shall adjust the tour according to your travel needs.
The tour includes:
Transportation during the safari, Accommodation, park entrance fees, Meals, Tour guide fees
The tour excludes:
Personal items, Visa fees, gifts, travel and medical insurance, Air ticket to and from Tanzania, Laundry, Souvenirs