10-Day Best of Tanzania Safari

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This 10-day Tanzania safari brings you to some of the country’s most famous wildlife spots. A trip to Serengeti National Park to experience the Great Wildebeest Migration, a safari in Ngorongoro, Tarangire, and Lake Manyara, the home of tree climbing You visit a Maasai boma to learn about their culture and how they have managed to maintain their traditions to this day.

A trip to Lake Eyasi, where you may learn about the indigenous Hadzabe people, who still live a hunter-gatherer lifestyle, makes them one of the few remaining bastions of traditional African tribal life.


Day 1: Arrive in Tanzania via Kilimanjaro Airport

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, meet and greet our guide, who will assist you and transfer you to your accommodation in Arusha. Take some time to relax and settle in, preparing for the thrilling days ahead.

Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel (Standard Room)   Meal: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 2: A Day Tour to Materuni Waterfalls

After breakfast, at 8 a.m., meet your driver guide and embark on your journey to the Materuni waterfalls. Materuni is one of Northern Tanzania’s charming villages, located at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. The area is blessed with natural beauty, making it a perfect holiday destination.

As you proceed, you’ll pass through banana and coffee plantations, mini-valleys, ridges, and narrow splashing rivulets. During the walk, your guide will share insights about the local flora, and its uses for food and traditional medicine, and provide you with information about the Chagga culture.

Hike the short but challenging path to Materuni Falls, where you can stand beneath the cascading waters as they flow into a serene pool perfect for a refreshing dip. After the sweaty climb, taking a plunge is the most relaxing option. There are no strict rules, so you can enjoy your packed lunch before or after your swim. In the evening, drive back to Arusha for dinner and spend the night.

Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel (Standard Room)   Meal: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 3: Game Dives in Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, you embark on a scenic drive from Arusha to Tarangire National Park. The park is known for its diverse landscapes, including vast grasslands, baobab trees, and the Tarangire River. Keep your camera ready, as you may spot a variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, and zebras. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the park and continue with an afternoon game drive. Later in the day, you will head to your accommodations for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation: Tarangire Sopa Lodge    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

Early breakfast at the lodge; depart at 8:00 a.m. to Serengeti. Game drive en route to Serengeti National Park. Serengeti is the largest and most famous park in Tanzania, known worldwide for its endless plains, wildebeest migration, herds of lions, and other predators like hyenas, cheetahs, and leopards, as well as hippos, giraffes, antelopes, and gazelles. Stop at the picnic site in Serengeti, have lunch, and thereafter drive to the center of Serengeti. Dinner and overnight in the heart of Serengeti

Accommodation: Serengeti Central Heritage Tented Camp    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 5: Full Day Serengeti National Park

Begin your day with an early morning start as you set out on a full-day Serengeti game drive. To immerse yourself further, look for big game animals in action, such as fighting, playing, hunting, and mating. Throughout the day, stay engaged in tracking these animals, and finish your wildlife adventure with a sunset game drive. Then, after this exciting experience, return to your accommodation for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Serengeti Central Heritage Tented Camp    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 6: Serengeti - Ngorongoro

Enjoy an early breakfast and have a morning game drive. Then we depart for the Ngorongoro Conservation Area with a game drive en route.

Accommodation: Marera Valley Lodge    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 7: Full-day Game Drive in Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, you descend into the crater. Then, you can enjoy a game drive in the crater. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most densely populated African wildlife areas in the world and is home to an estimated 30,000 animals, including some of Tanzania's last remaining black rhinos.

The crater provides year-round access to food and water, enabling a wide range of animals to live there. These include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big drawcard to this picturesque national park is its huge population of predators. These predators include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and the ever-elusive leopard. To enhance your experience, we will enjoy a picnic lunch on the crater floor.

Accommodation: Marera Valley Lodge    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 8: Lake Eyasi – Meet and Experience Hadzabe & Datoga Tribes

In the morning, after having breakfast, you will pick up the packed lunch boxes and get ready for the game drive to Lake Eyasi. Upon arriving at Lake Eyasi, you will have the opportunity to visit the cultural and natural heritage of the Hazdabe and Datoga.

First, you will reach the remote plains where the Hadzabe hunter-gatherers live. Here, you will learn about their hut creation as well as how and why they move. You'll also go for a walk, during which you'll learn Hadzabe bush lore and the uses of different plants.

In the afternoon, following this enlightening experience, you will have lunch at the picnic site. After lunch, the journey continues as you drive to visit the Datoga tribe. The Datoga are known for their skills, particularly in blacksmithing, beadwork, brass bracelets, and necklaces. They are also renowned for supplying the Hadzabe tribe with arrowheads. Cattle are their most important domestic animals, although they also herd goats, donkeys, and sheep and raise chickens.

Accommodation: Marera Valley Lodge    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 9: Game Drives Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, depart from the lodge and drive to Lake Manyara National Park. The park is famous for its stunning scenery, rich birdlife, and notably famous tree-climbing lions.
Once inside the park, consequently, embark on a game drive, exploring the diverse landscapes and searching for the park's famous residents. You'll have plenty of opportunities for photography, birdwatching, and additionally enjoying the natural beauty that surrounds you.
In the afternoon, following that, stop at the picnic site and have lunch with the best view of Lake Manyara. Following that, you will proceed with the game drives until the evening, when you will check out of the park and drive to the accommodation near Lake Manyara National Park for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Marera Valley Lodge    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 10: Maasai Tour – Transfer Back to Kilimanjaro Airport

After breakfast, drive to a local Maasai village. Firstly, learn about Maasai culture, traditions, and daily life from the locals. Next, participate in beadwork and handicraft activities with Maasai women.

Engage in conversations with the Maasai people, ask questions, and learn about their customs, beliefs, and rituals. Finally, after the tour, drive to Arusha and have a hot lunch, followed by a transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport to connect your flight.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

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The Price Include

  • National Park entrance fee as detailed above
  • Accommodation double or twin rooms and meals as stated in the itinerary
  • Private safari cars during safari Land Cruiser 4WD with the top up the roof, fridge to cool your drinks, guaranteed window seat to each person, and seat belt
  • Professional English-speaking driver-guide. A Friendly, Experienced, and Passionate with a wide knowledge of culture, Flora, and Fauna
  • Enough Bottled mineral water, throughout the Safari
  • Airport transfer – Pick up and drop off as detailed above
  • Cultural tour entrance fee as detailed in the itinerary
  • Service Charges our offer include the planning, handling, operational, and communication charges & current VAT Taxes

 Price Exclude

  • Tips to the driver-guide and hotelier
  • Alcoholic beverages, sodas,
  • Laundry Service
  • Visa
  • Balloon Safari in Serengeti and Tarangire National Park
  • International and local flights
  • Travel and medical Insurance
  • Other items of a personal nature