12 Days safari explore inside Tanzania: Culture, Featured, safari, walking safari, wildlife safaris
Day 1: Arrival Tanzania
Welcome to Tanzania! As your plane descends into Kilimanjaro International Airport between the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, your adventure into the wilds of the country will finally begin. A representative will meet you in the arrivals hall of the airport, and together you will make a short drive to the Lodge, just outside the city.
Our safari manager will come to meet you and to provide you with a safari briefing. A wonderful home-cooked dinner will be served on the spot – either in the dining room or the terrace overlooking the beautiful gardens. Dinner included.
Day 2: Tarangire National Park- Game drive
After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterwards we head towards the Tarangire National Park for a game drive with picnic lunch at the park. Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the centre of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebras. Dinner and overnight at lodge
Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park Game Drive
After breakfast, Tosha Adventures driver will pick you up and depart to the Lake Manyara national park for a game drive. This national park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park), located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The park’s varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants, Lake Manyara’s unique tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake. Late afternoon transfer to dinner and overnight at lodge
Day 4: Lake Eyasi Hadzabe and Bushmen Cultural Tour
Today it’s time to interact with the Bushmen, the Hadzabe Tribe, who live in groups hunting with bow and arrows and gathering roots, tubers and wild fruits much as humankind lived in the Stone Age. We will get in depth look at how they continue to survive and how they adapt to their harsh environment and the challenges they face to continue this nomadic existence. The Datoga tribe are blacksmiths, a trade developed over centuries and still practiced in vary much the same way today. They produce the arrow heads for the Hadzabe and brass trinkets, some of which will be for sale by maker himself. Late afternoon transfer to the lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 5: Lake Eyasi- Ngorongoro crater
After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, You will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Day 6: Ngorongoro crater to Serengeti National Park
Early morning breakfast and after depart to Serengeti National Park. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Dr. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution. Do game drive in Serengeti and overnight at the lodge
Day 7: Serengeti National Park- Full game drive
Full day Serengeti National Park game drive including Dinner and overnight at Seronera campsite
Day 8: Serengeti National Park – Lake Natron
After an early breakfast, does a morning game drive then after do a game en route towards north Serengeti. Check out of the park at Klein’s gate then transfer to Lake Natron for an early dinner and overnight. Go for an evening lake Natron walk for sunset if time permits. Dinner and overnight at lodge
Day 9: Lake Natron to Arusha
Night ascent & dawn summit bid, Oldoinyo Lengai (seismic conditions permitting). Optional waterfall hike and swim (Depending on what time your flight is leaving). After transfer to Arusha for dinner and overnight at the hotel we booked for you.
Day 10: Arusha National Park
You will depart from Arusha Town in the morning with your private guide and travel to Arusha National Park; it’s only a short 40-minute drive from Arusha Town. Your day trip includes a visit to the Ngurdoto Crater which is well known as the “Little Ngorongoro”.
After a delicious picnic lunch, you will continue your safari within the Arusha National Park. After plenty of time observing the wildlife, you will return to Arusha for dinner and overnight at the Hotel
Day 11: Arusha to Kilimanjaro
At the first day you have to drive about 2 hrs through Kilimanjaro in the morning the semi-tropical foothills to Marangu area which situated on the south-eastern side of the mountain. As you drive, there is usually some admirable view of the snow-capped peak of the mountain. On arrival at Marangu gate, you meet your team of guides and porters, pick up any last minute supplies for the trek, and head to the entrance of Mount Kilimanjaro National Park to register for the climb. From the cluster of buildings at the gate it is some four to five hours walk through patches of coffee plantation and dense rainforest to Mandara Hut. The forest teems with brightly-coloured bird life, colobus and other varieties of monkey. If the skies are clear you may have fine views over the town of Moshi lying at the boundary of the plain far underneath. In the evening transfer you to Arusha.
Day 12: Transfer to Airport (Arusha/Kilimanjaro airport
After breakfast in the lodge we will transfer you to take flight back home this will be end of your tour and safari holidays with us
Note: Tosha Adventures uses 4-WD Land Cruiser with viewing roofs for the safaris that can accommodate 4 or 6 passengers Tosha Adventures guides are licensed, trained, friendly, and have years of experience.
Park fees (for non-residents)
All activities (unless labeled as optional)
Meals (as specified in the day by day section)
Drinking water (on all days)
All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
A day room at the end of the tour
Roundtrip airport transfer
A professional driver/guide
All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
12 minimum small groups
International flights (from/to home)
Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
What to bring:
• A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
• Comfortable shoes
9 Days midrange active safari: Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, and Kilimanjaro day Trek
Experience the enthralling wilderness of Tanzania! This package will be a very fantastic tour and safari to you. Foot Slopes Tours & Safaris will drive you to the most popular and best destinations in the world for tours and game drives. You will be able to see and take photos of various animals in Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and Kilimanjaro National Park.
Day 1: Arrival Kilimanjaro airport/Arusha Airport
Arrival at the Airport whether Kilimanjaro/Arusha airport, we will pick you giving you the words of warmly welcome you to Tanzania and transfer you to the lodge for your overnight bed and breakfast basis, on your way our driver guide will continuous giving you the history and natural beauty of our country and city as well ready to proceed with your tour in the next day
Day 2: Arusha to Lake Manyara
After having breakfast, you will continue the journey you will visit Lake Manyara National Park. The protected area encloses a large part of the alkaline lake of the same name. This amazing lake is the seasonal home of a giant flamingo colony and many more waterfowls. On the lakeshore, you can also observe elephants, hippopotami, buffalos, guenons, banded mongooses, and numerous types of gazelles and antelopes.
Furthermore, the park is well known for its “tree climbing lions”. Visitors can regularly observe lions taking a nap in the tree canopies or escaping from the heat on the ground. After watching the animals and exploring the national park, you will leave the park in the afternoon and travel to the Kirurumu Manyara Lodge. You will enjoy a wonderful view of the Maasai Plains and the Lake Manyara. Photo stops will be taken and you will be able to enjoy the spectacular views. late in the evening drive you back to Manyara wildlife lodge http://www.wildlifecamp.co.tz/ for dinner and overnight
Day 3: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park
The breakfast will be at 06:00. You will be picked up from the camp at 07:00 while bringing packed picnic lunch and drive to Serengeti National Park. You will enjoy game drives en route via Ngorongoro Crater rim. You will have 2hrs late afternoon game drive
Serengeti National Park is one of the most famous national parks on earth, renowned for its magnificent lions and great migration. It is the home of lions, leopards, elephants, cheetahs, buffalos, zebras, wildebeest, elands, wild dogs, gazelles, crocodiles, and more. You will stay overnight at Katikati Tented lodge http://www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com/camps/serengetimediumcamp/
Day 4: Central Serengeti to Northern Serengeti
After having breakfast, you will enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park. Since Serengeti is very large, your game drives will depend on the move of the migrants. Your guide knows very well on how to locate the herds. Serengeti National Park is famous for the 'Great Migration' of more than one million wildebeest and two hundred thousand zebras each year.
In October and November, they travel from the mountains of the north southwards to the plains, seeking lush pastures. After the great rainy season in April, May, and June, the herds then make their return journey. Even without this mass migration, Serengeti is still an exciting and spectacular place that will not fail to enthrall. You will have dinner and stay overnight at Mara under canvas http://twctanzania.com/en/accommodation/mara-under-canvas/
Day 5: Northern Serengeti
After having breakfast, you will experience a game drive following the animal migration at the Northern Serengeti. You can see wildebeests, zebras, topi hartebeests, elands, antelopes, hyenas, and various birds singing on the trees while viewing the beautiful landscape and nature.
Usually, in July , August and beginning of November, the migration reaches its northern range in which the herds cross the grasslands on either bank of the crocodile-infested Mara River twice, as they complete their migration. You will also be able to enjoy the sunset at Serengeti between 18:20 - 18:40 after the game drive before returning and staying overnight at Mara under canvas http://twctanzania.com/en/accommodation/mara-under-canvas/
Day 6: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater
After having breakfast, you will experience a game viewing in Serengeti for three hours. Then, you will proceed with a game en-route and arrive at Nabi gate to have lunch. You will then proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area to have dinner and stay overnight at Rhino lodge http://www.ngorongoro.cc/
Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
On this day, you will start early at 07:00 for a game drive (with a picnic lunch) in the Ngorongoro Crater for 5-6hrs . As animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 feet high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds, and other species.
Your driver / guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals. After all the great explorations in Ngorongoro Crater, you will back to Arusha dinner and stay overnight at Karama lodge http://www.karama-lodge.com/
Day 8: Arusha to Kilimanjaro, Mandara hut
At the first day you have to drive about 2 hrs through Kilimanjaro in the morning the semi-tropical foothills to Marangu area which situated on the south-eastern side of the mountain. As you drive, there is usually some admirable view of the snow-capped peak of the mountain. On arrival at Marangu gate, you meet your team of guides and porters, pick up any last minute supplies for the trek, and head to the entrance of Mount Kilimanjaro National Park to register for the climb.
From the cluster of buildings at the gate it is some four to five hours walk through patches of coffee plantation and dense rainforest to Mandara Hut. Mandara Hut is a collection of basic, A-frame mountain huts with bunk beds - quite adequate for your needs - where you inevitably meet up with fellow trekkers who are bent on the same goal.
Late in the evening back to Arusha for overnight at Karama lodge http://www.karama-lodge.com/
Day 9: Drop you off to Airport
We your flights leave on the same day or next day or after some few days we will take you to either airport ARK/JRO/bus station back home
Note: Foot Slopes Tours & Safaris uses 4-WD Land Cruiser with viewing roofs for the safaris that can accommodate 4 or 6 passengers. Foot Slopes Tours & Safaris guides are licensed, trained, friendly, and have years of experience.
• 8nights’ accommodation
• All transfers and transport
• 12 pax minimum people to be booked this tour
• Daily meals and drinking water
• Game viewing activities
• Park entrance fees (for non-residents)
• Pre and post-program accommodation for 2 nights
• Services of a professional driver / guide
• Airport pick up and drop off
What's not included
• International airfares
• Items of personal nature
• Tips and gratituities for the safari staff
• Travel insurance
• Visa fees
Ce voyage épique est l'un de nos voyages les plus luxueux en Tanzanie, c'est les meilleures vacances pour les lunes de miel, les familles et les groupes de coopération.
Il offre un large éventail d'activités de plein air d'une manière détendue dans certaines des séances les plus spectaculaires du circuit safari du nord de la Tanzanie et des activités de l'océan Indien. Explorez l'expérience et découvrez la vraie Tanzanie dans les parcs nationaux incomparables, le pays des glaciers et les plages de sable blanc. Profitez d'un trek d'une demi-journée sur le Kilimandjaro, d'une nuit dans un hébergement de luxe unique dans une culture africaine traditionnelle et profitez des jours de détente sur les plages vierges et blanches des îles de Zanzibar, de la migration sauvage du parc national du Serengeti et des 5 grands Baobabs en une journée au cratère du Ngorongoro et des grands arbres du parc national Tarangire, ainsi que du grand troupeau d'éléphant de la faune sauvage de l'archipel. Ces 17 jours de vacances vont certainement impressionner tout le groupe, la famille ou les proches ! Votre guide, qui parle couramment l'anglais, l'espagnol, l'allemand ou le français (autre langue sur demande), se fera un plaisir de répondre à toutes vos questions sur les animaux, les oiseaux et les plantes qui vous entourent et vous aidera à interagir avec les communautés locales pour que le groupe ne s'ennuie jamais.