7 Day Taste of Tanzania Budget Safari Itinerary
Day 0: Tanzania Arrival | Safari in Tanzania
Pick up you at Kilimanjaro airport/Arusha airport transfer you to Arusha. We booked a hotel for your overnight ready to start your tour the following day. You will meet with our safari manager to give you briefly about safari after that you will continue leisure in your hotel.
Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National park
We will pick you from your hotel at 8:00 am and then we drive to Tarangire National Park for game viewing. The Park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mainly made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. The best base camp Safari Tanzania takes you to the best safari location and sees both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzania’s dry season. Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. Later proceed for dinner and overnight at lodge/ campsite.
Day 2: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park
After your breakfast, and then we drive to Lake Manyara National Park for your Tanzania Camping Safaris. This impressive National Park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park) at the foot of the Great Rift Valley Western escarpment. The Park varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of Elephants; Manyara is famous for a Tree-climbing lion, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake. Dinner and overnight at the lodge/ campsite.
Day 3: Lake Manyara to Central Serengeti game drive
After breakfast, we depart from the Camp and drive to Serengeti across Ngorongoro Conservation Area and later arrive on the great Serengeti plains for a different but just as spectacular wildlife viewing experience. You will have one of the world’s greatest adventure safari with us. Then after the game drive, you will continue your way over the scrub-lands and overnight and dinner at Central Serengeti Seronera lodge/ Campsite.
Day 4: Budget Safaris in Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, you will have a game viewing towards Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti, Tanzania’s largest National Park, covers nearly 6,000 square miles of grassland plains, Savannah, kopjes, hills, woodlands, and River line forest systems serve as critical water sources and are often excellent sites for wildlife viewing. Beyond the heralded migration of wildebeest and zebra, the Serengeti is best known for its big predators, including cheetah and Leopard, as well as large pride of Lions and clans of Hyenas and able to see the big 5. Dinner and overnight at Central Serengeti Seronera lodge/ Campsite.
Day 5: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro crater
After a relaxing morning and an early lunch, you will have early in the morning Tanzania Camping Safaris game drive in Serengeti later back to the campsite for branch and hot lunch, Our driver and cook will load everything on the top of our safari jeep after then continue with the game drive while looking to be our of Serengeti to 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 lodge/ Campsite.
Day 6 Ngorongoro to Lake Eyasi
On our last day we start very early in the morning equipped with a picnic lunch. We descend 2000 ft. down to the Crater floor by our 4×4 wheel drive vehicle for game viewing for 5-6hrs. Let’s explore this Garden of Eden. Ngorongoro is a huge and deep volcanic Crater. There is rich pasture, swamps, forest, and permanent water on the Crater floor that is why wildlife here is so diverse and numerous. Late in the afternoon, I drove back to Lake Eyasi for dinner and overnight./lodge/campsite.
Day 7. Lake Eyasi Hadzabe to Arusha
The tour will start around 5 am and head to Lake Eyasi to go hunting with the Hadzabe Bushmen, one of the last hunter-gatherer societies in the world. After your morning hunt, you will visit the Datoga tribe, skilled craftsmen, and blacksmiths.
After your amazing cultural experience, you will be transferred back to Arusha overnight at Venice Hotel.
At the end of your Tanzania Safari, we will drop you off at the airport at either Arusha or Kilimanjaro.
Day 8: Transfer you to Airport (End of Safaris in Tanzania)
After breakfast in the hotel, we will transfer you to the airport to take a flight back home or to the next safari destination, you’re planned yourself. This will be the end of your tour and safari with us.
Included for your Tanzania Safaris
- 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 at Venice hotel
- 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 your Tanzania Safaris
- 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 your Tanzania Safaris
- A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
- Comfortable shoes, towels, toilet paper, pillow