This 7 Day Tanzania Wildlife Adventures itinerary will enable you to visit three famous parks in northern Tanzania with very high chances to see the big 5 and lots of other animals. You will also do village walk tour and go out to a nightclub so as to interact with the local people and learn their culture.
Day by Day
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Venus hotel
After a long flight to Tanzania, we assume that our guests are tired. So today we will only transfer them to Venus Premier hotel in Arusha for a rest. Depending on their arrival time, guests can opt for a town tour instead of resting at the hotel
Day 2: Tarangire national park/Night Safari
After breakfast depart for Tarangire, Tanzania’s third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population for the game drive, with picnic lunch. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lions, leopards, cheetahs and up to six thousand elephants. In the afternoon you will continue to Whistling thorn camp for dinner, then depart for night game drive to look for nocturnal animals that are hardly seen in daylight. Overnight will be at Whistling thorn camp.
Day 3: Lake Manyara national park/Mto wa Mbu village walk
After breakfast, you will drive to Mtowambu town on the floor of the Great rift valley, for a guided village tour. In this small but very busy town where people belonging to all 120 tribes in Tanzania live together, you will have the opportunity to see a typical daily life of Tanzanians. Your walking guide who comes from that area will take you to rice and banana plantations where you will interact with the people working in their farms, you will visit a traditional beer bar/factory, you will visit a school and carvings factory where the famous “Makonde” use ebony black wood to carve different statues. You will then continue to Lake Manyara national park for game drive with picnic lunch. In this small but very beautiful park with dense forest, you will have an opportunity to see lots of monkeys, giraffes, elephants, impalas, dik-dik, flamingos in the lake and if you are lucky you may spot the rare tree climbing lions. In the late afternoon, you will continue to Ngorongoro rhino lodge located on the rim of the crater for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater/Serengeti national park
After an early breakfast drive to Ngorongoro crater for a game drive in the crater, with picnic lunch. Sightings in the crater include big pride of lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs hippos and it is the best place to see the rare black rhino. In the late afternoon, you will continue to Serengeti heritage camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Serengeti national park
Morning and afternoon game drive in Serengeti national park with early departure looking for active predators. In this park, you will have opportunity to see big pride of lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, giraffes, elephants, different antelopes and other wildlife All meals and overnight will be at Serengeti heritage tented camp
Day 6: Serengeti national park
Depart early in the morning for early morning game drive with picnic breakfast. You will have your breakfast somewhere in the bush then continue with a game drive. You will later return to the camp for lunch. After lunch, you will drive to Ngorongoro for dinner and overnight at Eileen’s trees inn.
Day 7: Arusha/Departure
After breakfast drive back to Arusha for local lunch then continue for your flight back home/own arrangements
- All meals and accommodations during the entire safari
- A very high-quality safari land cruiser with pop up roof
- A highly experienced English speaking safari guide
- Unlimited mineral water during the entire safari
- All park fees for all the national parks
- All transfers and game drives
- Night game drive
- AMREF flying doctors rescue cover
- International flights
- Drinks at the lodges
- Any other things not mentioned above
End of 7 Day Tanzania Wildlife Adventures