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10 Days Best African Tanzania Safari

10 Days Best African Tanzania safari specifically starts and ends in Arusha Tanzania, it includes some of the most beautiful and interesting places in Africa such as Serengeti national park, Tarangire national park, Ngoro Ngoro Crater, Lake Manyara national park, Selous Game park, Ruaha national park, Mahale Mountains national park. These  national park are endowed with numerous wildlife such as cheetahs, lions, wildebeests, gazelles, ostriches, elephants, and giraffes. Tanzania has the highest number of predators in Africa for example  leopards, jackals, hyenas, and big cats. Furthermore reptiles include agama lizards and crocodiles.

Besides other activities like hiking Kilimanjaro mountain, game drive in Serengeti national park among other activities.

Arusha National Park
  • Location: Arusha National Park is located just northeast of the city of Arusha in northern Tanzania. It covers an area of approximately 137 square kilometers (53 square miles).
  • Ecosystems: The park is known for its remarkable diversity of landscapes, ranging from lush montane forests to open grasslands, and from acacia woodlands to the alkaline Momela Lakes. This variety of ecosystems supports a rich array of wildlife species.
  • Wildlife: While not as densely populated with large mammals as some other Tanzanian parks, Arusha National Park still offers an opportunity to see a variety of animals, including giraffes, buffaloes, zebras, warthogs, hippos, and various antelope species. The park is also home to a variety of primates, including blue monkeys, black-and-white colobus monkeys, and baboons.
  • Birdlife: Arusha National Park is a haven for bird enthusiasts, with over 400 bird species recorded. The Momela Lakes attract a wide range of waterbirds, including flamingos, herons, and pelicans.
  • Mount Meru: The park’s dominant feature is Mount Meru, an active stratovolcano and the second-highest mountain in Tanzania after Mount Kilimanjaro. Treks to the summit of Mount Meru are popular among hikers and climbers, offering stunning views and a chance to see wildlife along the way.
  • Activities: Visitors to Arusha National Park can enjoy a variety of activities, including game drives, walking safaris, birdwatching, and even canoeing on the Momela Lakes. The park is one of the few places in Tanzania where walking safaris are permitted.
Serengeti National Park.

Serengeti National Park is one of the most famous and iconic wildlife conservation areas in the world. Located in northern Tanzania, it is renowned for its vast savannas, diverse wildlife populations, and the dramatic Great Migration of wildebeest and other animals. Here’s an overview of what makes Serengeti National Park such a remarkable destination:

  • Location: Serengeti National Park is situated in northern Tanzania, extending into southwestern Kenya. It covers an area of approximately 14,750 square kilometers (5,700 square miles).
  • Wildlife: The park is home to an incredible diversity of wildlife, including the “Big Five” (elephants, lions, leopards, buffalo, and rhinos), as well as cheetahs, hyenas, giraffes, zebras, various antelope species, and more. The presence of predators and herbivores creates a dynamic ecosystem and exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities.
  • Great Migration: One of the most famous natural phenomena, the Great Migration, takes place within the Serengeti ecosystem. This massive annual movement involves millions of wildebeest, zebras, and other grazers as they follow the seasonal rains in search of fresh grazing lands. The migration is a spectacular sight and is often referred to as one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of Africa.”
  • Landscapes: The Serengeti is characterized by vast grasslands, open plains, acacia savannas, rocky outcrops (kopjes), and seasonal rivers. The variety of landscapes offers different habitats for various wildlife species.
  • Kopjes: The rocky outcrops known as kopjes are a unique feature of the Serengeti. They provide vantage points for predators, shelter for small animals, and unique photo opportunities.
  • Birdlife: Serengeti National Park is also home to a rich avian population, with over 500 bird species recorded. Birdwatchers can spot vultures, eagles, storks, secretary birds, and a variety of waterfowl.
  • Game Drives: Game drives are the primary way to explore the park and its wildlife. Both guided game drives and self-drive options are available, although guided drives with experienced guides are recommended for optimal wildlife viewing and insights into the ecosystem.
  • Conservation: Serengeti National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a critical area for wildlife conservation. Conservation efforts aim to protect the park’s biodiversity and delicate ecosystems.
Ngorongoro Crater.
The Ngorongoro Crater is a natural wonder and a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in northern Tanzania. It is often referred to as the “Eighth Wonder of the World” due to its remarkable geological features, diverse wildlife populations, and breathtaking landscapes. Here’s an overview of what makes the Ngorongoro Crater a must-visit destination:
  • Location: The Ngorongoro Crater is located within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, near the town of Arusha in northern Tanzania. It’s part of the Ngorongoro Highlands, a region of great natural beauty and cultural significance.
  • Geology: The Ngorongoro Crater is actually a caldera, which is a large volcanic crater formed by the collapse of a volcano’s summit. The caldera measures approximately 20 kilometers (12 miles) in diameter and is one of the largest intact calderas in the world. The caldera’s walls are steep and serve as natural barriers that contain a unique and self-contained ecosystem.
  • Wildlife: The Ngorongoro Crater is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including the “Big Five” (lions, elephants, buffalo, leopards, and rhinos), as well as hyenas, wildebeest, zebras, cheetahs, hippos, and various antelope species. The caldera’s relatively small size concentrates these animals in a confined area, making for excellent wildlife viewing opportunities.
  • Landscape: The landscapes within the Ngorongoro Crater are varied and include grasslands, forested areas, saline lakes, and wetlands. The diversity of habitats supports a rich array of plant and animal life.
  • Maasai Culture: The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is also home to the Maasai people, who have a deep connection to the land and its wildlife. The Maasai have coexisted with wildlife in the region for centuries and continue to maintain their traditional way of life.
  • Game Drives: Game drives within the Ngorongoro Crater are a popular way to explore the area and witness its wildlife. Guided drives with experienced guides provide insights into the ecosystem and the behavior of the animals.
  • Conservation: The Ngorongoro Conservation Area aims to balance wildlife conservation, tourism, and the needs of the local communities. Efforts are made to ensure the sustainability of the ecosystem and protect the unique cultural heritage of the Maasai people.
  • Scenic Views: The views from the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater are breathtaking, providing panoramic vistas of the caldera below and the surrounding landscapes.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at the airport

Upon your arrival, 5Days Best African Tanzania you will certainly be met by our company guide at the airport. He will straightaway transfer you to your booked hotel so that you can relax after a long flight. Finally have dinner and Overnight at Hatari Lodge.

Main destination Tanzania

Accommodation option:

Luxury: Hatari Lodge

Meals plan:

Breakfast and  lunch as well as  dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 2: Transfer to Arusha National Park

You will have full day safari activity around the park,10 Days Best African Tanzania some of the activities here for instance boating on the Momella lakes, walking at the mount Meru crater, and birding within the lands between the mountains of Meru and Kilimanjaro. Lastly, an overnight at Hatari Lodge

 Main destination Arusha National Park

Accommodation option:

Luxury: Hatari Lodge

Meals Plan:

Breakfast and  lunch as well as  dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 3: Transfer to Serengeti National Park

After enjoying break first, you surely start your transfer by flight to Serengeti National Park, upon your arrival. While here,10 Days Best African Tanzania you will spend the rest of the day moving and exploring the park where you will get chance to view the big five including the lion, buffalos, hyenas, hippos and the elephants.

Later have a picnic lunch and after approach the hippo pool and marvel through the rough rugged wilderness that surrounds you. Lastly return to the lodge for dinner and overnight,

Main destination Serengeti National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Asilia Dunia

Budget: Usanja Camp

Meals plan:

Breakfast and  lunch as well as  dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 4: Explore Serengeti National Park

Firstly, you will today have a full day exploring this world’s most famous and wild wildlife sanctuary. Then go for a game drive to view the nocturnal predators as they return from hunting and the animals waking up in early morning light.

Meanwhile, have full day game drives around the park and depending on the time of the year, and you can expect to see the migration of the herds you can expect to see animals for instance giraffes, 10Days Best African Tanzania wildebeest, monkeys, baboons, hippos, antelopes, and many bird species and the Big five including the hippos, lions, elephants, antelopes, black Rhinos, and the leopards. The driver will then drive you back to your lodge.

Main destination  Serengeti National Park

Accommodation Option:

Luxury: Four Seasons Safari Lodge

Mid-range: Asilia Dunia

Budget: Usanja Camp

Meals plan:

Breakfast and  lunch as well as  dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 5: Game drive & transfer to Ngoro Ngoro crater

Wake up so early and have breakfast as you prepare for a morning game drive in Serengeti on route to Ngoro Ngoro crater. However,  there is also another option of visiting the fascinating Olduvi Gorge

Main destination Ngoro Ngoro Crater Area

Accommodation Option:

luxury lodge; Neptune Ngoro Ngoro Lodge

Midrange lodge; Ngoro Ngoro Wildlife lodge is

Budget lodge; Plantation Lodge

Meals plan;

Breakfast and  lunch as well as  dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 6: Explore Ngorongoro conservation Area

After break first, then after descend into the crater to view the wonderful game inside the Ngoro Ngoro crater, it’s mostly described as one of the wonders of the world. It’s also the largest volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for the many animals that live in it.

It’s also one of the few places where the rare black Rhino can be seen in their natural setting. Later also expect to see many other animals for example the lions,10 Days Best African Tanzania elephants, zebra

Main destination Ngoro Ngoro Crater Area

Accommodation Option:

luxury lodge; Neptune Ngoro Ngoro Lodge

Midrange lodge; Ngoro Ngoro Wildlife lodge

Budget lodge; Plantation Lodge

Meals plan:

Breakfast and  lunch as well as  dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 7; Transfer to Ngoro ngoro crater

You will then have a morning nature walk in the northern crater rim of the Ngoro Ngoro crater, here you will spot some birds and monkeys. Eventually be escorted by a ranger or a Maasai guide, and track the animal path through the dense bush and you will get chance to experience the sounds, sights and the scents of this stunning and nice corner of the world.

Immediately after the walk, 10 Days Best African Tanzania you start your drive to Manyara Ranch Conservancy which is a wildlife corridor that is between Tarangire and Lake Manyara. Therefore you will spend two days here as you explore and discover animals as per the safari schedule. Finally after the briefing by the guide, you will go to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main destination Lake Manyara National Park

Accommodation Option:

luxury lodge; Lake Manyara tree hotel

Midrange; Kirurumu tented lodge

Budget; Olmasera tented camp

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 8-9: Full day’s activities in Lake Manyara

You will have full days of safari activity at the private ranch Conservancy which is home to many animals like the eland, greater kudu, hyenas, bull elephants, giraffes, wildebeests, zebras, Oryx, cheetah, lions, leopard as well as the bat eared fox.

Then you may also include cultural visits to the villages nearby, nature walks with in the surrounding land scape, 10 Days Best African Tanzania and there are also night time game drives that are carried out of the road, you will also watch animals along the river from the hides. Finally, return to the lodge for dinner and overnight

Main destination Lake Manyara National Park

 Accommodation Option:

luxury lodge; Lake Manyara tree hotel

Midrange lodge; Kirurumu tented lodge

Budget lodge; Olmasera tented camp

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 10: Departure

Wake up so early in the morning, 10 Days Best African Tanzania have a morning game drive and after have breakfast and later transfer to Arusha Airport to catch your flight. Thus the end of our tour.

Thank you for specifically choosing bonobos African holiday’s safaris and we hope to see you again.

Main destination Arusha Airport

Accommodation; Not included(end of tour)

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Tour includes:

  • Professional Guide
  • 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Full Board Accommodation
  • All activities detailed in the safari
  • Park entrance fees
  • Drinking water on the safari
  • Airport transfer

Tour Excludes:

  • Tanzania hotel fees (the eve of the safari and the night after the safari),
  • Tips,
  • Laundry services,
  • Beverages/ drinks,
  • International flights,
  • Visas, Items of a personal nature,
  • Optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.
  • Experience the Best African Tanzania Safari

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