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Overview

With a Tanzania walking safari you will break the norm and instead of doing the normal game drives, you will engage your feet and break a little sweat. Traverse the dusty African savannas relishing at a vast range of wildlife to be viewed alongside the breathtaking landscapes.

You will have the opportunity to trek on the vast Serengeti plains. Visit the cradle of mankind that is Olduvai Gorge. Trek the Ngorongoro crater highlands and eventually head for lake Eyasi where you will engage with locals and interact with them as you learn about their culture.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Visit the Olduvai Gorge
  • Cultural tour at the local communities
  • Scenic views of the rift valley, Lake Eyasi and the Ngorongoro crater
  • See a wide range of wildlife

Day 1: Arrival

On arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport meet our representative & privately transfer to Planet Lodge in Arusha for overnight. Later our safari manager will come for detailed safari briefing & leave you to relax & enjoy the rest of your day at the lodge.

Overnight at Planet Lodge in Arusha. Breakfast included

Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire National park

After breakfast at your lodge depart for Tarangire National Park via Arusha city for any last minute purchaseThe driving is along Masai steppe & villages, this park is located along the Great Northern highway and it runs along Tarangire river attributes and it is made up of small hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its main vegetation consisting of huge African Baobab trees and scattered acacia woodland and a swamp area in the south.

Tarangire River and the swamp are the valuable source of water in the park and refugee area for larger number of animal species during the dry season. The park is highlighted with some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. This park is also home to some rare animal species like Great Kudu, Fringed-eared Oryx and the Ash Starlings.

Late afternoon drive to Marera Valley lodge with stop at the Great East African Rift Valley escarpment for sunset & nice pictures of Lake Manyara & its forest

Overnight at Marera Valley lodge in Karatu town. All meals included.

Day 3: Tarangire – Ngorongoro Crater – Serengeti

After early breakfast “The private safari in Tanzania takes you to Ngorongoro Crater via the high lying farmlands of Karatu & many villages up to Ngorongoro gate, after park formalities drive up to Crater view point 2,300meters for some nice pictures of the crater floor from the rim. Then descend 600 meters into the Crater floor for nice game drive.

Ngorongoro Crater is a remarkable wildlife sanctuary and UNESCO’s World Heritage, the crater is sometime referred by many as the 8th wonders of the world. As very few animals move in and out of the crater with its 600 meters high walls, you can expect to spot lions, leopard, hyenas, jackals, elephants, zebras, hippos & the rare black rhino.  Many bird species can be seen in the crater like flamingos, ibises, goose, ostrich & others. After lunch start your way out & drive to Serengeti National Park (Option), on the way visit one of Masai village whereby some Masai warriors invites you & take you in & around their houses with some stories of their nomadic life around this area.

You will meet kids & other family members; you can ask any question & take pictures with them. Later they will sing a farewell song which involves dancing & jumping high. Afterward drive further & reach Naabi gate in late afternoon, after some park formalities start the sunset game drives in the Serengeti in search of Wildebeest Migration. Reach the central Serengeti during sunset.

Overnight at Serengeti Tortilis Camp in Central Serengeti. All meals included

Day 4: Full Day Game Drives in Serengeti

On this day, our style African safari tours in Serengeti we take you for an early morning game drive starts at 6:30 (leave with breakfast box & lunch box), early morning game drive allows you to witness the sunrise in the Serengeti plains and sport most of the cut family on the road as they avoid the morning mist.

You may also see some other predators coming back from their long night of hunting and sometime eating or playing along the road. You may expect to see a lot of animal actions like fighting and sometime killing. If the Wildebeest Migration will be in Serengeti you will spend much of your game drive following their movement. Late afternoon during or before the sunset drive back to the lodge for dinner & overnight.

Overnight at Serengeti Tortils Camp in Central Serengeti. All meals included.

Day 5: Serengeti – Zanzibar Islands

After breakfast, drive to Soronera airstrip for your flight to Zanzibar, with en-route game drive reaches the airstrip at least a half an hour before the flight. Arrive in Zanzibar, meet our representative and transfer to Ocean Paradise Beach Resort on the North east of the island. Dinner and breakfast included.

Overnight at Ocean Paradise Beach Resort on the North east of the Island. Dinner and breakfast included.

Day 6 and 7: Zanzibar Beach Holidays

Relax and enjoy the white sand beaches of Zanzibar, various water sport can be arranged at your resort or you may visit the Stone town & do some excursion, see Zanzibar Islands tours page. Breakfast and dinner included.

Overnight at Ocean Paradise Beach Resort on the North east of the island. Dinner and breakfast included.

Day 8: Departure Transfer

After breakfast you will be transfer to Zanzibar airport to catch your flight back home (depending on your flight time, you can do our famous stone town tour or the Spice tour before going to the airport, please see our Zanzibar tour page.

If you depart from Dar es Salaam international airport a domestic flight will be needed. The best private safari in Tanzania safari & Zanzibar beach ends up here. Karibu Sana!

All accommodation subjected to availability.

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