8 Day Private Safari Expedition | Tanzania's Wild Heart

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Overview

Embark on an exclusive 8 day private safari expedition through Tanzania’s most renowned national parks and conservation areas. This meticulously crafted tour offers a personalized and immersive experience, allowing you to explore the wonders of the wilderness away from the crowds.

Encounter unparalleled wildlife sightings against the backdrop of breathtaking landscapes, from the expansive plains of the Serengeti to the verdant forests of Tarangire and the dramatic vistas of Ngorongoro.

With night game drives, prepare to delve into the secrets of the nocturnal world, amplifying the thrill of your safari adventure.

Included/Excluded

  • Private Safari
  • Private Transport
  • Parkfees
  • Meals on Safari
  • Drinking water
  • Beer & Wine on Safari jeep
  • Safari Jeep with Top up roof and sliding window
  • Airport Transfer
  • Personal Items
  • Tipping
  • Souvenir
  • Travel insurance

Tour Plan

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha Arusha

Upon your arrival at either the Arusha Airport or Kilimanjaro International Airport, our team will be there to greet you. Depending on your arrival time, we can kick off this exciting safari adventure with a city sightseeing tour or a small hike to Kilimamoto. However, we highly recommend arriving in the afternoon to catch the stunning sunset in Arusha.

Main Destination: Arusha (City) Accommodation: Summit Africa lodge

Meals & Beverages: Meals at your own expense; drinks not included

Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park Tarangire National Park

Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

The journey from Arusha to Tarangire National Park spans about 2 hours. Once we arrive at Tarangire, we'll dive into a full day of game drives, exploring the park's renowned spots where lions, cheetahs, leopards, and a variety of herbivores like elephants, wildebeest, buffalos, and gazelles roam freely. There's an abundance of wildlife awaiting your discovery!

In the afternoon, our game drive continues until evening, when we embark on a night game drive at 8:00 pm. This unique experience allows us to witness the activities of nocturnal creatures in a quieter setting, as most tourists have concluded their day. Later, we settle into a camp amidst the wilderness for a serene night's rest.

Accommodation: Baoba Tented lodge

Day 3: Tarangire National park to Karatu Tarangire National park

As the dawn breaks over the vast savannah of Tarangire, we embark on an immersive game drive, venturing deep into the heart of the wilderness. But today, our adventure takes on a new dimension as we incorporate a walking safari led by a knowledgeable ranger, offering a unique opportunity to approach the wildlife on foot and gain a deeper understanding of their natural habitat.

With the guidance of our ranger, we tread softly through the bush, our senses heightened as we observe the intricate interactions between the flora and fauna. From the graceful movements of giraffes to the thunderous footsteps of elephants, every encounter is a testament to the resilience and beauty of life in the wild.

As the morning sun bathes the landscape in golden light, we bid farewell to Tarangire and set our sights on Karatu, a charming town nestled amidst the lush greenery of the Ngorongoro Highlands. But our journey is far from over, as we make a detour to visit a traditional Maasai village, immersing ourselves in the rich culture and heritage of these proud and noble people.

Led by Maasai guides, we are welcomed with open arms into their community, gaining insight into their traditional way of life, from herding cattle to building homes made of mud and thatch. We participate in cultural rituals, learning the art of beadwork and the rhythmic dance of the Maasai warriors.

Overnight at country lodge

Day 4: Karatu to Serengeti National Park Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, our journey takes us to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area en route to Serengeti National Park. Along the way, we pause at a designated viewpoint in Ngorongoro to admire the breathtaking scenery and capture some memorable photos. Upon reaching Serengeti in the afternoon, we enjoy lunch before embarking on an evening game drive. Our camp for the night is set at Seronera

Main Destination: Serengeti National Park Best Time to Visit: January to February and June to October (Varied wildlife sightings)

Accommodation Suenos du Africa lodge

Day 5: Exploring Serengeti National Park Serengeti National park Full day

Following breakfast, we embark on a full-day game drive, venturing into the remote corners of Serengeti. Today promises ample opportunities to encounter diverse wildlife species in their natural habitat. Later in the afternoon, we return to our camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight at Suenos du Africa

Day 7: Exploring Ngorongoro Crater Ngorongoro Crater

Descending into the Ngorongoro Crater offers an exhilarating start to your wildlife adventure. As you venture into this natural wonder, anticipation fills the air, fueled by the possibility of encountering the elusive black rhinos. The crater's unique ecosystem promises a spectacle of biodiversity, with each turn revealing a new surprise.

Despite the challenge of spotting the black rhinos, the crater floor greets you with a bustling tableau of life. From herds of wildebeest and zebras to graceful giraffes and majestic lions, every sighting adds to the richness of your safari experience. Patiently scanning the horizon, you remain vigilant, knowing that each moment holds the potential for an extraordinary encounter.

As the day draws to a close, you begin the ascent from the crater, carrying with you memories that will last a lifetime. Returning to Arusha, you reflect on the day's adventures, grateful for the opportunity to witness the beauty and wonder of Ngorongoro. In the heart of Tanzania's wilderness, amidst the splendor of nature, you have experienced the true magic of safari.

Day 8: Excursion to Materuni and Kikuletwa Materuni Waterfall

Your journey begins with a pick-up from your hotel in Arusha, igniting anticipation for the adventure ahead. Set against the backdrop of scenic vistas, the drive towards Materuni waterfall promises awe-inspiring moments and a communion with nature's grandeur.

Arriving at Materuni waterfall, you're greeted by the majestic cascade of water amid lush greenery. The tranquil pools beckon, offering an invitation to immerse yourself in their pristine embrace. A refreshing swim amidst the serenity leaves you revitalized, deeply connected to the beauty that surrounds you.

Continuing your exploration, a visit to a local village unveils the art of coffee cultivation during an enlightening tour. Engage your senses as you delve into the world of freshly brewed coffee, savoring its rich aroma and learning about its cultural significance from knowledgeable locals.

The journey progresses to Chemka hot spring, a natural oasis renowned for its clear waters and therapeutic allure. Submerge yourself in the rejuvenating pool, accompanied by vibrant fish darting beneath the surface. As you unwind, indulging in refreshing drinks, you're enveloped in a sense of tranquility and contentment.

As the sun dips below the horizon, you're faced with a choice: return to Arusha or head to Kilimanjaro airport for your departure. With cherished memories etched in your heart, you bid Tanzania farewell, carrying with you the essence of adventure and the warmth of its hospitality

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