Tanzania Safari Prices | Average Cost of Safari in Tanzania
On this trip, you’ll experience the best Northern Tanzania has to offer and get to know the best Tanzania Safari Prices. There will be a Peak season prices – High season prices – Low season prices. You will have a chance to visit the most prestigious national parks, find the Big Five and an incredible array of wildlife, meet the Maasai and learn about their culture and traditions, and visit Lake Natron, a soda lake that is a breeding ground for flamingos. What makes your Tanzania Safari Prices too high depending on the accommodation level you choose during your holidays to Tanzania.
Also, the Tanzania Safari Prices and average costs of safari in Tanzania can be high because of flights, entry fees, costs of fuel, an insurance company, etc.
11Days Tanzania Safari: Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Lake Natron, and Lake Manyara.
Day 1: Arrival Arusha
Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, where you’ll be met by our representative. Transfer to Arusha for lunch or dinner, depending on your arrival time. Meet and greet your guide, who will sit with you for a trip briefing before your departure the following morning.
Day 2: Tarangire National Park
Following an early breakfast, we will drive to Tarangire National Park to arrive in time for a short game drive before lunch at one of the park’s picnic sites. The park is home to eland, oryx, wildebeests, zebras, lions, leopards, gazelles, hartebeest, and a sizable elephant population. The Tarangire River runs through the landscape and it supplies the park with water all year around. Walking safaris with a ranger and guide are also available. We will continue with a full afternoon game drive before driving to our accommodation in Karatu.
Day 3: Karatu Town to Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, we’ll head to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Upon registering at the gate, we will continue our drive and eventually descend 2,000 feet to the base of the Ngorongoro Crater, where volcanic slopes shelter almost 30,000 animals. Observe the interactions of predator and prey; spot colorful birdlife from Marabou Storks to Crowned Cranes; and track elephants, rare black rhinos, cheetahs, and more. We spend a full day game drive here before we had to back to our overnight accommodation on the crater rim.
Day 4: Ngorongoro Highlands – Empakai Crater
Today we make our way through Maasai land to Empakai Crater. We pass Maasai villages where life has changed little and we will have a chance to visit one of the bomas. We will arrive in Empakai Crater rim just in time for lunch and if you wish, after lunch a challenging but rewarding walk is waiting for you, down to the lake on the Empakai Crater floor. Tonight we’ll overnight at the crater rim for the second night.
Day 5: Serengeti National Park
This morning on our way to Serengeti we will stop at Oldupai Gorge, where the English couple, Louis and Mary Leak, pioneered archaeological excavation work. In the sixties, some of the earliest archaeological deposits of human evolution were found here and a small museum (visit optional) reports these discoveries. We will continue our drive to the park and take lunch at Naabi Gate. The name “Serengeti” comes from the Maasai word “Siringet” and means “endless plains”. It undoubtedly is the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world and is unequaled for its natural beauty and has the greatest concentration of game anywhere. We will head for a full afternoon game drive before driving to our overnight accommodation.
Day 6: Serengeti National Park
Today we will have an optional early morning game drive to witness the sunrise over the savannah and see the plains come to life. We will return for breakfast followed by a full day game drive. After a long day in the park, sundowners will be served before we have our communal dinner and we finish this incredible day with drinks around the fire. Tonight we spend another night sleeping in the African bush.
Day 7: Serengeti to Lake Natron
After an early breakfast, we leave Serengeti behind and start our long drive towards Lake Natron. We pass through the Ngorongoro Highlands before we descend to the Great Rift Valley. The drive offers beautiful vistas, Oldoinyo Lengai in the distance with Maasai bomas scattered as far as the eyes can see. We arrive at our accommodation just in time for drinks and dinner.
Day 8: Lake Natron
Today, we will have a leisurely breakfast. We are in the heart of Maasai land here, and we will visit one of the traditional villages (bomas) to meet these fascinating people. We will have a chance to witness their dances, singing, learn from the chief and his wives about their culture and traditions.
After our visit, we continue onto Lake Natron, a soda lake that is home to thousands of pink flamingos. In the afternoon we will walk to Kamakia Waterfall for a refreshing swim to wash away all the dust of the previous days. We overnight at the lake.
Day 9: Lake Natron to Lake Manyara
After breakfast, we start our drive towards Lake Manyara and arrive in time for lunch. The afternoon is yours to relax or join a guided bird walk outside the park. As this area is known for an abundance of birdlife. Another afternoon option is a visit to Mto Wa Mbu, a small vibrant local village, famous for its tasty red bananas and rice plantations. We overnight in the village.
Day 10: Lake Manyara
Today, we will enjoy a full day game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. The famous for its birdlife and tree climbing lions. As the day comes to an end we start our drive back to Arusha to our overnight accommodation.
Day 11: Departure
After breakfast, depending on your onward flight, you can explore the town of Arusha. Transfer to your outbound flight.
What is Included for your Tanzania safari Prices
2 nights hotel accommodation in Arusha before and after safari
All Safari accommodation
Complimentary camping equipment
Walking safari in Ngorongoro crater
Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
En-route game viewing from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater
5-6hrs Ngorongoro Crater tour
The government imposed an increase in park fees
Park entrance fees (for non-residents)
Round-trip airport transfer (pick up and drop off)
Safari transportation (unless labeled as optional
What is not Included Tanzania Safari Prices
International flights (from / to home)
Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Tips (tipping guideline 10 USD per person per day)
What to bring Tanzania Safari Prices
A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
Bath towels, pillow, toilet paper
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