7 days



Tanzania is one of the best countries in Africa to visit for memory-making safari holidays. So if you're really keen to discover Tanzania's most amazing wildlife, enjoy unlimited game drives every day and view the widest variety of wildlife species, Tanzania's Classic Explorer is your best choice of a real fun-filled safari.

Day 1

Day 1: Arusha/Tarangire

Depart Arusha, Tanzania's safari capital in a 4x4 safari vehicle and head to Tarangire National Park for whole day game drive. As you enter the park, your driver guide will open up the roof to begin viewing breathtaking scenery and myriad of wildlife species found in this magnificent park. Tarangire is the fourth largest National Park in Tanzania, and its very diverse habitats support an equally rich variety of mammals, birds and flora, making it a delight to explore. Magnificent 1000-year-old giant baobab trees punctuate the park and big herds of elephant and other game seasonally swell the large numbers of wildlife here. During dry months, concentration of wildlife around the Tarangire river is diverse and plentiful. Elephants are the main attraction with up to 3,000 in the park. During peak season good numbers of wildebeest and zebra as well as giraffe, buffalo, Thompson's gazelle, greater and lesser kudu, eland, leopard and cheetah are regularly witnessed on morning and afternoon game drives. Later in the afternoon drive to Maramboi Tented Lodge on the shores of Lake Manyara for your overnight stay. Maramboi Camp provides guests with completely different wilderness experience. It comprises of luxurious tented suites with panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes and is perfectly located for ample game viewing.

Maramboi Tented Camp

Day 2

Day 2: Tarangire/Lake Manyara

Today enjoy whole day game viewing with picnic lunch in Lake Manyara National Park. This lovely park is situated within a wildlife corridor and it's a superb wilderness area located between the Great Rift Valley's western escarpment and the shallow alkaline waters of Lake Manyara. It's perhaps best known for its flamingos, pelicans, cormorants and is home to over 400 other species of birds making it a birdwatcher’s paradise. Large mammals in the park include wildebeests, zebras, bushbucks, waterbucks, hippos, giraffes, leopard, lions, baboons and troops of noisy blue monkeys.
Your overnight accommodation will be at Karatu Simba Lodge which is a charming retreat set deeply in a farming area and nestled alongside the Ngorongoro Forest where elephants, buffaloes, hyenas and plenty of wildlife roam freely. On arrival you’ll receive warm welcome from the lodge staff, a refreshing drink and a hot towel to rinse away the dust of your journey. Accommodation at Karatu Simba comprises of cottages with canvas walls and a solid attached bathroom and shower, tastefully and simply decorated with handmade furniture of African hardwood.

Karatu Simba Lodge

Day 3

Day 3: Lake Manyara/Serengeti

This morning after breakfast depart for the world-famous Serengeti National Park arriving for lunch at Serengeti's Kubu Kubu Lodge. Afternoon game drive in the Serengeti which is internationally renowned as one of the most famous wildlife habitats in the world and home to incredible herds of wildebeest and other grazing mammals. Serengeti in Maasai language means “endless plains". Located in northwest of Tanzania, Serengeti is the ultimate ‘wildlife show’ on earth and best known for its unequalled natural beauty and diverse wildlife. It supports a magnificent diversity and abundance of animals from the "Big 5": Lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and black rhino to giraffe, impala, kongoni, topi and eland.
Your overnight stay will be at the beautiful Kubu Kubu Lodge. Recently this lodge has become synonymous with amazing game viewing in a landscape that is untouched since the dawn of time. Comprising of luxurious elevated tents each with spacious and richly furnished bedrooms, the camp blends seamlessly into the environment. Each of the tented suites is surrounded by its own 360-degree verandah deck which in turn creates your very own private sanctuary to enjoy constant game sightings and the ever-present sounds of the surrounding bushes.

Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge

Day 4

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

Whole day in the Serengeti with game drives guided by your dedicated safari driver. Serengeti is internationally renowned for the greatest wildlife spectacle on the planet. This outstanding wildlife habitat offers the most complex and least disturbed ecosystem since the dawn of time. Serengeti’s unique combination of diverse habitats enables it to support more than 30 species of large herbivores and nearly 500 different species of birds. Its landscape originally formed by volcanic activity has recently been sculptured by concerted action of wind, rain and sun. It now varies from open grass plains in the south, savannah with scattered acacia trees in the centre, hilly wooded grassland in the north, to extensive woodland and black clay plains to the west. Small rivers, lakes and swamps are scattered everywhere. The park is particularly famous for its predators that include lion, cheetah and leopard and others including serval cats, wild dogs, jackals and spotted hyenas.


Day 5

Day 5: Serengeti/Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast depart for Ngorongoro Crater with a brief tour of OL Dupai Gorge on the way. OL Dupai is the most famous archaeological site in East Africa and an important place in the world for the study of human origins and evolution. It’s here that that the remains of the earliest human ancestors were discovered by Louis Leakey, making Africa the “Cradle of Mankind”. Proceed to Ngorongoro Crater arriving Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp late in the afternoon. Ngorongoro Tortilis is nested under a forest canopy at the end of a valley just a few kilometres away from the crater rim and 20 kilometres from the park descend gate. The camp derives its name from the Tortilis tree which is very common in the Serengeti/Ngorongoro Ecosystem. Guests here will find all the available comfort and relaxation together with warm, courteous and friendly service offered by local Maasai tribesmen. All tents are ensuite and tucked away in unique magical forest setting. In this lovely camp you will experience unforgettable and unparalleled sense of being deep in the wilderness enabling you to relax, dine and sleep beneath beautiful skies.

Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp

Day 6

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Awake before the crack of dawn for breakfast and drive down to the floor of Ngorongoro Crater for whole day crater safari. Ngorongoro Crater is the largest intact caldera and shelters one of the most beautiful wildlife havens anywhere in the world. The crater is often referred to as the "Eighth Wonder of the World" and hosts the most unique ecosystem on earth with over 20,000 large grazing mammals and the largest concentration of predators. It is the best place in Tanzania to see all the "Big 5" in one day and is one of the world’s most astonishing and renowned natural wonders. Ngorongoro is home to a large assortment of animals including zebra, buffalo, warthog, wildebeest, hippo and elephants; and an amazing population of predators such as lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the elusive leopard.
Late afternoon drive to Endoro Lodge for your overnight stay. Endoro is a charming retreat nestled into the hillside in a serene and tranquil environment. It comprises of chalets that are tastefully designed with wooden floors, indoor and outdoor showers and offers amazing views over the Ngorongoro Highlands. The restaurant is beautifully set next to charming bar and lounge with a fireplace where guests can enjoy stunning views and a cold drink as they marvel at views of the night sky.

Endoro Lodge

Day 7

Day 7: Ngorongoro/Arusha

Endoro Lodge boasts of a fabulous setting and Tanzania's warm and courteous hospitality. Your chalet provides spectacular views of the morning sunrise and for those wishing to stretch their legs and view beautiful mountainous scenery and ever-green vegetation, the Endoro River Nature Trail offers suitable possibilities for hiking, birdwatching and game viewing. After breakfast drive back to Arusha arriving in the afternoon. You will be dropped in Arusha or transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) to board your departure flight.

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  • Private wildlife safari as outlined above
  • Rooms/tents whole safari with ensuite facilities
  • Fullboard meals (Breakfast, lunch & dinner) on safari
  • Private/Exclusive use of safari vehicle with pop-up roof for game viewing and photography
  • Services of experienced and knowledgeable English speaking driver guides
  • Mineral water while in safari vehicle
  • All park entrance fees
  • All wildlife conservation fees
  • All Government taxies and levies
  • Flying Doctors Cover while on safari
  • Fully equipped First Aid Kit box in the safari vehicle

Not included

  • International flights
  • Entry Visa fees
  • Covid-19 PCR tests
  • Tips for safari driver guide & other gratuities & porterage
  • Shopping, wood carvings and crafts
  • Items of personal nature e.g. telephone bills,
  • Travel & Medical Insurance
  • Trip Cancellation & Baggage Insurance
  • Any other items not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Laundry service
  • Soft drinks, wine & beer & spirits
  • Visit to Maasai Village/Manyatta

Price Guide

Prices are per person sharing in USD and this trip is available all year round. Current price is based on accommodation as indicated above and is subject to availability at the time of booking.

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