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8day Tanzania Luxury Safari Holiday

8day Tanzania Luxury Safari tour is the most efficient way of exploring the best national parks and conservation areas in northern Tanzania, national parks like Serengeti, Ngorongoro, lake Manyara national park among others all endowed with abundant wildlife like Ruaha national park gifted with elephant ,zebra, lion, giraffe, hunting dog, ostrich, greater and lesser kudu, grants gazelles, striped hyena, sable and roan antelopes, crocodile and hippos mainly in Ruaha River. Besides the safari includes hiking on mountain Kilimanjaro a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It has three volcanic cones: Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. Additionally it is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest single free-standing mountain above sea level in the world.

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park is another captivating wildlife conservation area in Tanzania, known for its unique landscapes, diverse wildlife, and impressive baobab trees. Situated in the northern part of the country, it’s a popular destination for safari enthusiasts and offers a different experience compared to other parks in the region. Here’s some key information about Tarangire National Park:

  • Landscape and Baobab Trees:
  • Tarangire is characterized by its diverse landscapes, which include open grasslands, acacia woodlands, swamps, and the iconic baobab trees. These massive trees create striking silhouettes against the horizon and provide shade for wildlife.
  • Wildlife:
  • While Tarangire may not have the same volume of large predators as some other parks, it is known for its high density of elephants. During the dry season (June to October), large herds of elephants gather around the Tarangire River, making it a great place to see these majestic creatures up close. Other animals commonly seen in the park include giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, impalas, buffaloes, and various antelope species.
  • Birdlife:
  • Tarangire National Park is a paradise for birdwatchers, with over 550 bird species recorded. You can spot various birds of prey, vibrant bee-eaters, and other avian species in different habitats throughout the park.
  • Lesser-Known Wildlife:
  • While predators like lions and leopards are present, Tarangire is also home to less common species like fringe-eared oryx and greater kudu. These unique animals add to the park’s biodiversity.
  • Tarangire River:
  • The Tarangire River is a lifeline for the park’s wildlife, especially during the dry season when water sources are scarce. Animals congregate around the river to drink and cool off, providing excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing.
  • Scenic Views:
  • The landscapes in Tarangire National Park are picturesque, with rolling hills, expansive grasslands, and the distinct baobab trees creating a backdrop for memorable safari experiences.

Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park is a compact yet ecologically diverse national park located in northern Tanzania. It’s a relatively small park but offers a wide range of landscapes, wildlife, and birdlife. Here’s an overview of what you can expect to experience in Lake Manyara National Park:

  • Lake Manyara:
  • The park is named after Lake Manyara, a shallow soda lake that stretches along its eastern border. The lake is known for its vibrant pink flamingos, which flock to its shores in large numbers. The lake’s alkaline waters support a variety of bird species and provide a scenic backdrop for wildlife viewing.
  • Wildlife:
  • Despite its size, Lake Manyara National Park is home to diverse wildlife. The park is known for its tree-climbing lions, which are a unique sight as they lounge in acacia trees. Other animals that can be spotted in the park include elephants, giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, buffalo, hippos, impalas, and various monkey species.
  • Birdlife:
  • Lake Manyara is a paradise for birdwatchers, with over 400 bird species recorded. Along with the flamingos, you can see pelicans, storks, herons, and a wide range of other waterbirds. The park’s varied habitats also attract numerous other bird species, including raptors, forest birds, and more.
  • Ecological Diversity:
  • The park’s landscapes range from open savannah to acacia woodlands and groundwater forests. The diversity of habitats supports a variety of animal species, making it possible to encounter different wildlife as you explore the park.
  • Hot Springs:
  • Lake Manyara National Park is also known for its hot springs, which are found in a section of the park known as Maji Moto. These springs are a result of the volcanic activity in the region.

The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania

One of the most famous and iconic wildlife conservation areas in the world. It is known for its vast savannah landscapes, diverse wildlife, and the annual Great Migration, where millions of wildebeest, zebras, and other herbivores move in search of water and greener pastures. Here’s a glimpse of the incredible wildlife you can encounter in the Serengeti:

  • Big Five:
  • The Serengeti is home to all members of the “Big Five” — lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, and rhinoceros. These animals are some of the most sought-after sightings on safari, and the Serengeti provides excellent opportunities to see them in their natural habitat.
  • Great Migration:
  • The Great Migration is one of the most spectacular wildlife events on Earth. Each year, over a million wildebeest, accompanied by hundreds of thousands of zebras and other ungulates, make a circular journey between the Serengeti in Tanzania and the Masai Mara in Kenya in search of food and water. The migration is a dramatic display of nature’s cycles and survival instincts.

The Ngorongoro Crater

A natural wonder and one of the most iconic and unique features of the African continent. It is located in northern Tanzania, within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Ngorongoro Crater is often referred to as the “Eighth Wonder of the World”. Due to its stunning beauty and incredible biodiversity. Here’s some key information about the Ngorongoro Crater:

  • Geological Formation:
  • The Ngorongoro Crater is actually a large volcanic caldera, formed millions of years ago. By the collapse of a massive volcano. The caldera floor covers an area of about 260 square kilometers (100 square miles), and its walls rise steeply to heights of up to 600 meters (2,000 feet).
  • Wildlife:
  • The Ngorongoro Crater is a natural haven for wildlife. Often referred to as a “natural zoo.” The diverse ecosystems within the crater support a wide range of animals. Including lions, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, leopards, cheetahs, hippos, and various antelope species. The concentration of animals in the relatively small area of the crater. Makes it a prime location for wildlife viewing and photography.
  • Big Five:
  • The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the few places in Africa. Where you can find all members of the “Big Five” (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros) within a relatively small area.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1:Arrival at the Airport

Arrive at the airport, you will be picked by our well trained tour guide and transfer to your hotel for Dinner in Arusha town.

Main destination  Arusha Tanzania

Accommodation Option

Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge

luxury one.

Meals plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 2: Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park

After your morning break first, you’ll be at leisure with safari briefing then followed by lunch. In the afternoon, you’ll surely leave Arusha and pass through the Maasai Steppe in order to view lovely African villages having maize, coffee and banana plantations.

Nevertheless, your trip through the scenic Rift Valley will bring you to the lodge, perched on the edge of the Rift Valley with also amazing views over Lake Manyara.  Lastly, dinner and Overnight at Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge on full board basis

Main destination Lake Manyara National Park

 Accommodation Option

Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge

luxury lodge

Meals  plan;

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 3: Transfer Serengeti National Park

For now, you’ll enjoy a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park before departing North West across the highlands peppered with coffee plantations. Similarly,8day Tanzania Luxury Safari arrive at the Ngoro Ngoro Conservation Area where you can view the vast plains of the Serengeti.

As well as spotting some serious games. Lastly, for evening  dinner and overnight will be at Serengeti Sopa Lodge on a full board basis with an exciting few days ahead.

Main destination Serengeti National Park

Accommodation Option

Serengeti Sopa Lodge

luxury lodge.

Meals Plan:

Break first, lunch & dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 4: Full day game drive in central Serengeti

Nevertheless, you’ll enjoy a game drive early in the morning mainly to view all the nocturnal animals that are returning from hunting and the lions awakening in the dawn. Again during the game drive, you will certainly view many other animals on this Tanzania safari for instance buffaloes, elephants, giraffes, topi, eland, Zebras  plus the Kongoni, Lions, Solitary Leopards, Impalas, Hyenas, cheetahs, serval cats, wild dogs, lizards, the black Rhinoceros and many more. Finally, dinner and overnight will be at the lodge.

Main destination Serengeti National Park

 Accommodation Option

Serengeti Sopa Lodge

luxury lodge

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch & dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 5: Ngoro Ngoro crater conservation area

After your break first, you’ll trip to Ngoro Ngoro with packed lunch, overlooking the Serengeti plains, visit a Maasai village and then continue to the rim of the Ngoro Ngoro Crater where your lodge is certainly perched.  Furthermore,8day Tanzania Luxury Safari the Sopa Lodge has one of the BEST locations over the crater.

Additionally the views set the scene for tomorrow’s epic descent into the crater. Lastly, dinner and overnight will be at Ngoro Ngoro Sopa Lodge on a full board basis. There is an optional early morning hot air balloon safari, please contact us for further details.

Main destination Ngoro Ngoro

Accommodation Option

 Ngoro Ngoro Sopa Lodge

luxury lodge

Meals plan:

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 6: Ngoro Ngoro Crater Conservation Area

Besides, today is your journey into the known Ngoro Ngoro Crater (2,000 feet) to explore one of the World’s largest natural wildlife masses. Your guide will surely pack lunch for you because today is going to be action packed.

The Ngoro Ngoro Crater is mainly the World’s largest intact volcanic crater.  Due to its size and diversity, the crater floor is comprised of several distinct areas ranging from forest, swamps, lakes and springs, to open grassland and some sandy dunes.

Lastly, return to the lodge in the late afternoon and enjoy scenic views as you browse your photos of the morning’s animals. Finally, dinner and overnight will be at Ngoro Ngoro Sopa Lodge on a full board basis

Main destination  Ngoro Ngoro Crater

Accommodation Option

Luxury: Ngoro Ngoro Sopa Lodge

Meals Plan:

Break first, lunch and dinner

Water and fruits throughout

Day 7: Transfer to Tarangire National Park

Meanwhile, this morning you’ll travel South East passing by Lake Manyara and the Karatu district a home to coffee and wheat plains. Enjoy a game drive in the Tarangire National Park known for large herds of Elephant as well as plains game. Eventually, dinner and Overnight will be at Tarangire Sopa Lodge will be on a full board basis

Main destination Tarangire National Park

Accommodation Option

Luxury: Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Meals Plan:

Break first, Lunch and Dinner

Water & fruits throughout

Day 8: End of your safari in Tanzania Holiday

For the moment journey with your guide North East to Arusha where you’ll pass by the Maasai Steppe filled with many villages. Eventually, on arrival in Arusha, lunch will be provided. Then followed by a transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport to connect to the international departure flight. Thus the end of our Safari.

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Main destination Arusha

Accommodation option: No accommodation( end of tour)

Meals Plan:

Break first(lunch and dinner excluded)

Water and fruits throughout

Things Included

Airport meeting and transfers, transport in a 4×4 Land cruiser, as well as safari vehicle with pop-up roof, English-speaking guide, plus meals and accommodation, park fees, game drives, crater tour and bottled mineral water.

Things Excluded

International flights, Visa, personal travel insurance, tipping, drinks, as well as telephone calls and laundry services, and any other services.

Enjoy your Tanzania Luxury Safari Holiday