12 Day Tanzania Honeymoon Safari itinerary to Tarangire, Ngorongoro, Serengeti Great Migration Experience & Lake Natron.
This Tanzania honeymoon safaris trip offers a real sense of “out of Africa” in remote parts of Northern Tanzania with a chance to witness the Serengeti Wildebeest Migration crossing the Mara River and game drives in the famous Ngorongoro Crater. Evenings are spent relaxing at top-notch luxury tented camps and lodges in the African bush.
Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park has of up to 300 elephants, nomadic wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest, and eland mass the lagoons. It’s the most attractive wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem, a smorgasbord for predators.
Tarangire National Park is one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelope. The stately fringe-eared oryx and peculiar long-necked gerenuk are regularly practical. Tarangire National Park is the only national park that holds the migrant during the dry season and welcoming home of different species of animal.
Serengeti National Park
Serengeti National Park is one of the most famous national parks in the world. Known for its magnificent lions and great migration. It is one of the most comprehensive and appealing presentations of nature, conservation, and research in general. Every day, hundreds of nature lovers and tourists from all over the world visit it.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
One of the world’s breathtaking natural wonders with a breathtaking setting. One of the places to see the Big Five. Ngorongoro is a haven for approximately 25,000 animals and around 400 different bird species. You can find a good population of black manned lions that trail the grasslands, robust herds of wildebeests along with endangered black rhino, zebras, hyenas, and leopards.
A mineral-rich soda lake in northern Tanzania, at the border with Kenya. It’s a breeding ground for hundreds of thousands of lesser flamingos, despite the highly alkaline state of the striking red waters. It sits below Ol Doinyo Lengai, a soaring active volcano in the Rift Valley. Trails lead from the lake to the Engero Sero waterfalls, which flow over craggy rocks into a natural pool.
Travel Style: Private and Tailor-Made Safaris
Destinations: Tanzania Honeymoon Safari itinerary: Tarangire, Ngorongoro, Serengeti Great Migration Experience & Lake Natron.
Duration: 12 Day
Accommodation: On the request between Basic Budget camping or lodges
12 Day Tanzania Honeymoon Safari itinerary.
Day 1. Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha
Meet and greet on your arrival in Arusha and after a short briefing be transferred to your preferred hotel for rest and overnight.
Tanzania honeymoon Accommodations: Where to Stay & Overnight: at Hotel in Arusha (Mount Meru Hotel/ Grand Melia Hotel/ Kibo Palace Hotel)
Meal plan: Lunch & dinner.
Day 2. Arusha to Tarangire-Tanzania honeymoon Safari
Honeymoon destinations in Tanzania: Early morning departure from Arusha to Tarangire Park which derives its name from the Tarangire River that traverses within the park. The park gives support to many types of animals especially during the dry season when animals migrate from the drylands in search of greener pastures. Animals easy to spot include wildebeest, zebra, eland, elephant, buffalo, hartebeest, and others.
Mind-Blowing Romantic Dinner Places in Tarangire National Park Tanzania: Dinner and Overnight: Tarangire Safari Lodge / Tarangire Sopa Lodge/ Kichuguu lodge/
Day 3. Full-Day at Tarangire National Park
Recommended Tanzania Honeymoon Safari Itinerary: Another day to spend time in Tarangire National Park for a Tanzania Honeymoon Safari. The Park probably one of the least visited of the northern Tanzanian game parks and retains a real air of undiscovered Africa. The most visited and rate Tarangire National Park Trip Advisor. It lies a little distance to the southeast of Lake Manyara and covers an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers. It is named after the Tarangire River that flows through the park. The swamps, tinged green year-round, are the focus for 550 bird varieties, the largest number of species in one habitat anywhere in the world; on drier ground, the Kori bustard – the heaviest flying bird – can be found.
Spend your day at Tarangire amongst mighty baobabs and elephants, before retreating to your Camp for relaxation and overnight stay.
Day 4. Tarangire to Ngorongoro Crater rim
Tanzania vacation packages all-inclusive tours: After a relaxing lunch, transfer to the Ngorongoro Crater rim for views of a breathtaking sunset over the ancient caldera. The world-famous Ngorongoro Crater is at the eastern edge of the Serengeti in Northern Tanzania. Nearly three million years old, the ancient caldera of the once-volcanic Ngorongoro shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens on Earth, ringed with towering walls and highland forests, grasslands, fresh springs, and a large soda lake.
Known as the “Eighth Wonder of the World”, the Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa’s most well-known wildlife arenas. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Ngorongoro Crater offers a unique biosphere that has remained virtually unchanged since the dawn of time. Enjoy watching the breathtaking African sunset over the Ngorongoro Crater rim in the comforts of your Lodge. Indulge in opulence at this Gem where Versailles meets Maasai! Accommodation: at campsite or Lodge.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
Best romantic places in Tanzania: You will start your Ultimate honeymoon Safari in Tanzania after early breakfast checks out of camp/lodge with packed picnic lunch to eat during your game viewing within the crater floor for the full day. Descend to the crater to see the breath-taking huge caldera which is home to Tanzania’s Safari only remaining black rhino population. Other animals which are easy to spot include hippo, elephant, gazelle antelope, flamingo, and other water birds. Evening ascent back to camp/lodge for rest, dinner, and overnight: campsite or Lodge.
Day 6. Ngorongoro to Serengeti
Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in Tanzania: Early breakfast followed by departure to the Great Serengeti National Park via Ngorongoro Conservation area arriving for lunch; lunch is followed by game viewing. Serengeti is home to Africa’s big five (elephant, rhino, lion, leopard & buffalo) and is also home to millions of other animals which include browsers, predators, reptiles, and birds. The annual wildebeest migration commences in June when over 1 million wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle head into the Masai Mara plains in search of better pasture. These animals are followed closely by the predators of the savannah (lion, cheetah, wild dog, jackal, hyena, vultures, and others). Evening transfer back to accommodation for rest.
Luxury Romantic Getaway to the Serengeti National Park: Dinner and Overnight: Kubukubu tented lodge / Serengeti Sopa Lodge / Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 7 & 8. Full-Day in Central Serengeti
African Honeymoon Safaris: Early breakfast starts your Ultimate honeymoon Safari in Tanzania game viewing within the famous and game studded Serengeti plains which are also home to over 500 bird species. Your expert guide will help you track animals, spot camouflaged animals and birds as well as stop patiently for you to take many pictures. Break for lunch at camp/lodge then proceed with afternoon game viewing till evening.
Amazing Romantic Lodge in Tanzania: Dinner and Overnight: Kubukubu luxury tented lodge / Serengeti Sopa Lodge / Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 8. Central to Northern Serengeti: Great Wildebeest Migration
After breakfast, continues with both morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park for a honeymoon adventure trip. The Serengeti National Park is famous for the ‘Great Migration’, Tanzania Migration Safari over one million wildebeest, and two hundred thousand plus zebras each year follow the rains. In October and November, they travel from the mountains of the north, southwards to the plains seeking lush pastures. After the great rainy season in April, May, and June the herds then make their return ward journey. Even without this mass migration, the Serengeti is still an exciting and spectacular place that still cannot fail to enthrall Dinner and overnight at Lodge or Campsite.
Day 9 & 10. Full day in Mara River area
Must See Africa Honeymoon Destinations: After breakfast, we will drive you full game drive following the animal Tanzania Migration Safari at the Northern Serengeti where the migration will be, you can see wildebeest, zebra, a topi hartebeest, eland, antelope, hyena, varieties of birds singing on the trees also viewing the beauty of landscape &nature. Usually, In the month of August and November, the migration reaches its northern range. The grasslands on either bank of the crocodile-infested Mara River which the herds must cross not once. But twice, as they complete their migration. Also, we will be able to enjoy the sunset at Serengeti between 18:20 pm -18:40 pm after a game drive late in the evening back to back to Overnight at the campsite or lodge.
Day 11: Northern Serengeti to Lake Natron
After breakfast, you will leave the area around Serengeti National Park and head to Lake Natron. From here you will travel on a spectacular and very bumpy gravel road along the Rift Valley Escarpment. With Ol Doinyo Lengai(Hike to a waterfall in a deep gorge. Visit a Masai village) “the holy mountain” of the Masai in the distance. Today’s destination is the typical Masai village of Ngare Sero in the hot and dusty.
Best Honeymoon Tented Lodge in Tanzania: Dinner and overnight at Lake-Natron-Tented-Camp. Dinner, breakfast, lunch.
Day 12: Lake Natron –Arusha
After an early start after breakfast. You will travel along adventurous for a Hike to a waterfall in a deep gorge. Visit a Masai village later back to Arusha for hotel leisure then transfer you to Kilimanjaro airport at midnight for a flight back home.
Included for 12 Day Tanzania Honeymoon Safari
Park fees (for non-residents)
All activities (unless labeled as optional)
All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
A professional driver/guide
All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
Roundtrip airport transfer
Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinking water (on all days)
Airport pick up and drop off
Accommodation before and at the end of the tour
The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees
Exclude for 12 Day Tanzania Honeymoon Safari
International flights (from/to home)
Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
What To Bring for 12 Day Tanzania Honeymoon Safari
A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
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