8 Days Luxury bush Safari

Short Overview

This 8-day safari allows you to explore Tanzania’s most stunning wilderness areas and some of nature’s greatest wildlife spectacles in style. Experience a journey of contrast from the hidden wonders of the Tarangire National Park to the unique Ngorongoro Crater and the world-renowned Serengeti.

Luxury safari: Tanzania Bush Safari

Tourcode: LX08LTZINST

From: Arusha

To: Arusha

Min. number to guarantee tour: N/A

Max number of participants: private safari

Departure day: any day of your choice

Price:

from 3500 USD (4-6 pax)

to 4800 USD (2-3 pax)

NOTE : The price listed above are per person

Details of 8 Days Luxury Bush Safari

Day 1 Arusha – Tarangire National Park

In the morning, you will be greeted by your guide and after an approximately 2-hour drive you will reach the Tarangire National Park. As you enter the park, your guide will open up the roof for your better viewing experience. The landscape is made up of seasonal marshes and a seemingly endless tree savannah with its mighty baobab trees. The park is home to the largest elephant herds in the north of Tanzania. After an extensive game drive you will reach the Simba Lodge which is located close to the animal dense Silale Swamps.
Lunch; Dinner

Day 2 Tarangire National Park

This morning you will strike out into the bush on foot, accompanied by an experienced walking guide and an armed ranger, where you will focus on the smaller things and learn more about nature, wildlife behaviour and animal tracks. After lunch in the camp, our guide will take you on an afternoon game drive and you will have more time to explore this amazing and beautiful park. You will return to the Simba Lodge at sunset and spend another night at the camp.
Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 3 Tarangire National Park – Karatu

On your way to the gate, you will have some more time to see animals that you may not have seen yet. You continue to the multi-cultural town of Mto wa Mbu where you leave the African Rift Valley behind and make your way to the vegetation rich crater highlands. Soon, the higher lands are reached and a wonderful view of the Masai Plains and the Lake Manyara opens up before you. Photo stops will be taken and you will be able to enjoy the spectacular views. You then continue to Karatu and today’s destination: the Acacia Farm Lodge which lies in the middle of its own coffee plantation and has wonderful views.
Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 4 Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater – Karatu

Today you will drive into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and down into the Ngorongoro Crater. Grass steppes and acacia forests are home to almost all the species of animals found in the East African savannah. In only a few hours, you have the chance of spotting the big five – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard. After extensive game viewing and a picnic in the crater, you will leave the Ngorongoro Crater in the afternoon and travel back to Karatu
Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 5 Karatu – Serengeti National Park

Today you will set off to the Serengeti National Park. After passing the crater highlands, you will soon see the plains of the southern Serengeti and start to understand the meaning of the word “Serengeti” which stands for endless plain. Animals such as elephants, buffaloes, lions, cheetahs, hyenas, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, topi, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles and many more can be seen. The Serengeti is also home to the largest animal migration on the planet. Depending on the time of the year and the location of the big herds, Overnight at Acacia Luxury tented camp
Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 6 – 7 Serengeti National Park

These two days are dedicated for game viewing in the Serengeti National Park. During the short rainy season in November and December the herds move from the hills in the north to the plains in the south. During the longer rainy season from April to June they return up north. As the migration is completely dependent on the yearly rainfalls, the location of the herds may vary from year to year but your guide will know where to locate the animals and where to see them best. Overnight at Acacia Luxury tented camp
Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 8 Serengeti National Park – Arusha

After a hearty breakfast, your guide will take you to the airstrip. Here you will say goodbye and board a small aircraft which will take you back to Arusha.
Breakfast; Lunch

Included in the price
  • Accomodation according to the itinerary
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Professional, English-speaking safari cook
  • Overnight stays in safari tents
  • Camping equipment (tents, sleeping mats, chairs, tables etc.)
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Mineral water
  • All mentioned activities
  • All national park fees
  • Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari
  • Flight Serengeti National Park – Arusha (Optional)
Excluded from the price
  • Any sightseeing
  • excursions and optional activities other than those specified
  • Entry visas
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Please
  • read our Terms and Conditions
  • Tips and gratuities to safari crew – recommended: 15-20 USD per day to safari driver
  • 10 – 15 USD per day to safari cook
  • Travel insurance
Itinerary Note
  • All prices are subject to change if Tanzanian National Park Entry fees change! US Dollar notes from the years before the year 2006 are not accepted in Tanzania.
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Itinerary in Brief

 

  • Tarangire National Park – Game drive and walking safari
  • African Rift Valley – Viewpoint
  • Ngorongoro Crater – Game drive
  • Serengeti National Park – Game drive
  • Flight from the Serengeti to Arusha