8 day Safari Tanzania
The 8 day safari Tanzania will take you to Tanzania for a remarkable long holiday where you will be able to visit different National Parks as well as Zanzibar. During this tour, you will visit Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro conservation area and Lake Manyara National Park.
This long safari is sometimes regarded as the bush to beach experience. In other words, you start by visiting the bush- National Parks, and later the beach which is Zanzibar. We have a team of well-qualified and exceptional tour guides who have the passion for tourism.
Our tour guides have extensive knowledge in Tanzania safaris and we are sure, you will feel at home under their company. We have a fleet of excellent 4×4 safari cars that are kept in the best mechanical condition for the safety of our clients. Each car is always clean.
There are many accommodation facilities within Tanzania. No matter the choice, you will have wonderful options in regards to lodges. Whether you want to sleep in budget lodges, you will find them and should you want to go for luxury lodge, such lodges are spread over the various national parks.
This tour is fully customizable. Should you want to include or exclude anything; we shall do as per your desires.
The tour will start in Arusha and end in Zanzibar however if you want to be picked up from any other location apart from Arusha, we shall surely do as per your request.
We shall pick you up from the airport to your hotel before the start of the tour.
Day 1: Arusha – Manyara
Lake Manyara National Park is among the nearest parks to Arusha. Early in the morning, you will be driven to the Lake Manyara National Park by our expert tour guide.
The journey to Manyara is approximately 3 hours. Upon arrival in Manyara, you will check in the lodge, have breakfast and later depart with packed lunch for a game drive until evening. Lake Manyara National Park is remarkable because of the tree-climbing lions.
The lions are seen on tree trunks, this is one of the experiences that you can’t miss out. Other species to expect within the park include the elands, gazelles, baboon, caracal, lions, elephant, leopards, giraffes, hippopotamus, crocodiles, wild dogs, and many more.
After this marvelous game drive, you will return to the lodge where you will be offered with delicious meals.
Day 2: Ngorongoro
Early in the morning, you will be transferred from Lake Manyara National park to Ngorongoro. Upon arrival in Ngorongoro, you will drive to the loduare gate where you will be allowed into Ngorongoro. On entering, you will be driven to the crater rim view area where you shall have memorable and breathtaking views of the crater floor.
You will take as many photos as possible. Afterwards, you will descend to the crater floor for a remarkable game viewing experience. The crater floor is not so wide but it hosts various wildlife species and this makes game viewing in Ngorongoro a lifetime achievement.
There are many species within the park which include the African big 5- lions, elephants, leopard, buffaloes, and rhinos. Other species to expect include the wildebeest, antelopes, cheetah, zebras, giraffes, warthogs, hyena, crocodiles, hippopotamus, wild dogs, elands, Topis, and many more.
Lunch will be served at the hippo pool picnic site. You will continue on with the game drive until evening. Later, you will be driven to your lodge after witnessing the sunset. Some lodges are strategically located along the crater rim which allows clients to continue experiencing wonderful views of the crater floor
Day 3: Full day Ngorongoro
Early in the morning, you will be driven back to Ngorongoro for a full day game drive. During the game drive, you will be looking out for some of the wildlife species that you haven’t witnessed. Still, lunch will be served at the hippo pool. By evening hours, you will remarkable memories of this wilderness. Dinner will be served at the lodge
Day 4: Ngorongoro – Serengeti
Early in the morning, you will be driven to Serengeti National Park. You will have a stop at the oldupai gorge to learn about this important historical site. Remains of the first humans were discovered at the oldupai gorge. To get an elaborative understanding of this wonderful area; you will visit the Museum, talk to the local guide and the researchers.
Afterwards, you shall continue your journey to Serengeti. Upon arrival in Serengeti, you will check in your selected lodge, have meals and later, you will be transferred to the park for game viewing. Serengeti National Park is among the finest national Parks in Africa.
The park is home to diverse wildlife species. Some of the wildlife species in Serengeti include the African big 5-lions, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, and leopards.
Other species within the park include the wildebeest, crocodiles, elands, gazelles, bushbuck, waterbuck, warthogs, zebra, wild dog, giraffes, caracal, impala, hartebeest, antelopes and many more. In the evening, you will return to the lodge where you will be served with a perfect sundowner and dinner
Day 5: Full day Serengeti
Early in the morning, you will be driven to Serengeti for another game drive until sunset. During this game drive, you will wake up early in the morning and you will be driven to the park with packed breakfast and lunch for a full day game drive.
You will explore the different areas within the park. By evening hours, you will have a remarkable wildlife experience. Apart from a normal game drive, Serengeti National park is renowned for the great wildebeest migration, if you happen to visit during March to July, it is possible to witness the great wildebeest migration where millions of wildebeest and hundreds of thousands of zebra, elands, and Topis are seen grazing from one region to another.
Day 6: Serengeti – Zanzibar
Early in the morning, you will be driven to the park where you will board a hot-air balloon such that you fly over Serengeti. This will enable you have wonderful aerial views of the park and its inhabitants. You will have the chance to take as many photos as possible.
Upon landing, you will have the most delicious bush breakfast and afterwards, you will be driven to Seronera airstrip to take a flight to Zanzibar.
Upon arrival, you will meet another tour guide who shall drive you to the stone town, spice market, sultan palace and other iconic attractions within the city. In the evening, you will be driven to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Beach experience
On this day, you will take a tour to one of the beaches where you will be able to learn about the beach life in Zanzibar. Zanzibar is blessed with amazing beaches. These wonderful beaches have crystal clear waters and powdered white sands.
The beaches have restaurants that serve delicious sea food and continental dishes. You will participate in any beach activity along these palm-lined beaches. In the evening, you will return to the hotel where you will be served with dinner
Day 8: Airport
This is the last day of this amazing trip however if you want to stay for more days in Zanzibar, we shall adjust according to your preferences. On this day, after breakfast at the hotel, you will drive to the airport where you shall take a flight back home.