Best Mid-Range Tanzania Safari Lodges | 8Day Tanzania safari budget lodge offers astonishing encounter wildlife of Africa.
Day 1: Arrival in Tanzania
Welcome to Tanzania for your Tanzania safari lodge! Upon your arrival into Kilimanjaro Airport and after clearing customs and immigration, you will be met by your Tanzania representative who will transfer you to the Hotel for overnight at The Karama lodge to start and Safari within Tanzania. Dinner, breakfast at the lodge.
Day 2: Arusha to Lake Manyara national park
After a lovely breakfast, we leave for Lake Manyara National park for a day game with picnic lunch boxes. This Park with its shallow alkaline lake stretches along the base of the Rift Valley Escarpment. Lake Manyara attracts thousands of birds, including huge flocks of flamingos. Other animals in the park include buffaloes, elephants, hippos, and Masai giraffes as well as troops of boisterous baboons and monkeys in the forests. The park once became famous for tree-climbing lions and if you are lucky to spot them you will be amused by the site of these animals lounging on branches in the acacia trees. After a game drive in the park, you will ascend to the Ngorongoro highlands, where you will overnight on a lodge situated on the crater’s edge with magnificent views of the caldera below. Late afternoon drive to Osupu lodge dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, we head towards the Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head to the Central Park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the Park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight Katikati Tented lodge.
Day 4: Game Drive in Serengeti National Park
Early morning games drive Serengeti National, the biggest national park in the world. You will enjoy the natural features and beauty of the world, going back for breakfast and relaxing. Proceed for a full day game drive with picnic lunches, Dinner, and overnight Katikati Tented lodge
Day 5: Serengeti Plain to Ngorongoro Crater
After a relaxing morning and an early lunch, you will proceed to Ngorongoro. Today, you will be doing a game viewing en-route during your way from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater. You will be in Ngorongoro Crater late in the evening, where the night will be spent on the crater rim. Dinner and overnight will be at Ngorongoro Rhino lodge.
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater to Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, we depart for the descend down the crater for the 5-6hrs game drive. In the crater, you can see the big 5 with a stunning backdrop of the Great Rift Wall. After the game drive in Ngorongoro crater, our driver will take back to Osupu Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Tarangire National Park | Tanzania Safari Lodges
After breakfast in the hotel, we will drive you to Tarangire National Park. In this region, Hemmingway often went on big game hunting safaris. After the formation of the national parks in 1970, they turned the seasonal marshes and the endless savannah that one sees today into, once again, profitable hunting grounds. Today, however, cameras thankfully have replaced the elephant guns. The Tarangire National Park has the highest density of elephants in North Tanzania and you can view these animals all year round in which the herds often can reach an impressive number of 300 animals. Around lunchtime, you will stop at a suitable picnic place before the afternoon is dedicated to more wildlife watching. Before sunset, you will be taken Osupu Lodge for overnight. Dinner, breakfast, lunch
Day 8: Tarangire National Park to Arusha
Early in the morning enjoy the game drive in Tarangire National later walking safari accompanies with a ranger with the gun. Enjoy Tanzania safari best time later in the afternoon drive back to Arusha-Kilimanjaro airport or Arusha Airport
Include for Tanzania Safari Lodges
- The government imposed an increase in park fees and/or taxes
- Park fees (for non-residents)
- All activities (unless labeled as optional)
- Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
- Drinking water (on all days)
- All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
- Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
- Roundtrip airport transfer/Airport pick up and drop off
- A professional driver/guide
- All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
- All Taxes/VAT Accommodation on the last day
Excluded for Tanzania Safari Lodges
- International flights (from/to home)
- Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Local flights
What to bring for Tanzania safari Lodges
- A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
- Comfortable shoes
- Toilet paper
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