8 day Explore Tanzania Safari. Tribal & Wildlife Safari

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What you can expect from this 8 Day Explore Tanzania Safari:

Kenya and Tanzania: The vast Serengeti National Park, is arguably the finest reserve on the continent, home to millions of plains animals and a profusion of predators. The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest intact volcanic caldera in the world, whilst Tarangire National Park is well known for it's dense elephant population and magnificent baobab trees. Add to this, Mount Meru, Africa's fifth highest mountain, at 4566 m, which dominates the horizon when visiting the bustling town of Arusha, the gateway to the reserves of northern Tanzania. Africa's spectacular Rift Valley, with the wide open plains of East Africa stretched before us. This safari explores Africa's tribal people and its wildlife unchallenged in their diversity.

Day 1: Nairobi

Day at leisure enjoy the many optional attractions and activities available. All meals will be at your own expense. Overnight at a Hotel (Silver Springs Hotel or similar).

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park has the highest concentration of game outside the Serengeti ecosystem.áHere too there are tree climbing Lions, Leopards and Pythons as well as plains game and Elephant. Morning and afternoon game drives into the park. Camping overnight atá Wildpalm Campsite or similar.

Days 3 - 4: Excursion to Serengeti National Park

Serengeti, which means "endless plains" in Masai, is one of the best known wildlife areas in the world.áThe park is host to the spectacular annual migration of Wildebeest in late May or early June, where over 6 million hooves pound the legendary plains of the Serengeti in search of greener pastures.

The park is also famous for its abundance of larger game, such as Lion, Leopard and Elephant. The rare and almost extinct Wild dogs can also be seen here if you are lucky. Morning game drive en route to camp and afternoon game drives. Camping (Seronera National Park campsite or similar). Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Days 5 - 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Today you drive to Ngorongoro Crater. The gigantic 259kmâU crater is one of the wonders of the world, and is teeming with wildlife and birdlife, which are forever in the crater. You will descend into the crater using 4x4 vehicles for half a day of game viewing. Camping (Simba campsite or similar). Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

The following information is taken from our history section in the dossier:

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti, which sprawls across 14,763 sq km (5757 sq mi), is Tanzania's largest and most famous national park. The chief herbivore of Serengeti is the wildebeest of which there are up to two million. The amazing annual migration of wildebeest herds is one of the biggest attractions of the Serengeti. It begins at the Serengeti National Park near the Kenyan border, when huge herds of Wildebeests head for greener pastures in Kenya.

Starting in April each year, these animals migrate across the Serengeti's southern plains accompanied by Zebras, Antelopes, Gazelles, Lions and tourists. The park is also famous for its Lions, which can be tracked due to the fact that many have collars fitted with transmitters, as well as Cheetah and large herds of Giraffe.

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Being one of the largest calderas in the world, 20km (12.4mi)-wide, 600m (1968ft) tall, with a variety of animals and vegetation, Ngorongoro Crater is one of Tanzania's most visited areas. The vegetation includes grasslands, swamps, forests, salt pans and a freshwater lake and has been compared to Noah's Ark and the Garden of Eden.

You should have no trouble finding Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo and many of the plains herbivores such as Wildebeest, Thomson's gazelle, Zebra and Reedbuck, as well as thousands of flamingo wading in the shallows of Lake Magadi, the soda lake on the floor of the crater.

Within the steep walls of the crater you will find considerable movement of animals and you may well come across local Maasai tribes people, who have grazing rights here, tending their cattle.

Day 7: Arusha to Nairobi

Transfer to Nairobi after an early breakfast, where you can enjoy the balance of the day at your leisure. Breakfast. Lunch and dinner will be at your own expense. You stay at am hotel (Silver Springs Hotel or similar).

Day 8: Nairobi

The tour ends after an early breakfast.


  • Fully equipped safari vehicle
  • Services of tour leader and camp courier
  • All accommodation, all catering equipment and National Park entrance fees
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner where specified (Meals not shown will be to the clients account. Occasionally breakfast and lunch may be combined into a brunch where necessary e.g. mornings with early game drives)

Not Included:

  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Personal spending money, visas, passports
  • Vaccinations, personal taxes (including departure and border taxes)
  • All optional activities, unscheduled or optional national / game parks and other activities
  • Gratuities, restaurant meals and drinks
  • All other items of a personal nature

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