7-Days Best Tanzania Safari Tours


7 Days

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Cities & Parks

Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater

Time of Year

Available whole year

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This Tanzanian safari begins in Arusha, a prime location to start your journey to the country’s most popular, accessible and incredible national parks that offer awe-inspiring and unforgettable lifetime safari experiences. You will visit the Ngorongoro crater, Lake Manyara, Tarangire and Serengeti National Parks; the parks are well famed for the presence of the Big five and beautiful sceneries.


  • This tour starts and ends in Arusha
  • You'll visit Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater
  • Activities: Game Drives
  • Game drives: Pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle


Mid-range tour

This tour uses lodge and tented camps.

Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Suitable for solo travellers

Solo travellers can book this private tour.

Private Tour

This tour will be organised exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others.

Can be customised

You can request changes to this tour.

Minimum age of 1 year

The minimum age for this tour is 1 year.


Day 1: Arusha City

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport, where our driver guide will transfer you to Arusha town—located below Mount Meru on the eastern edge of the east branch of the Great Rift Valley. Arusha has a temperate and calm climate. The city is close to many of Tanzania’s most fantastic attractions and is a central international diplomatic hub. You will be given a briefing about your upcoming safari, and your overnight stay will be at The African Tulip.

Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, you will be picked up and depart to Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is a sanctuary for a huge elephant population and majestic baobab trees, an exciting park dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, providing only a permanent water supply. You may catch sights of lions, leopards and cheetahs. You will return for dinner and overnight stay at the Baobab Tented Camp late evening.

Day 3: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park

Breakfast, then depart to Lake Manyara for a full-day game drive inside the park. Afternoon enjoys lunch in the picnic site, later continue with an afternoon game drive till African Sunset, later end of the afternoon drive back for dinner and overnight stay at Marera Valley Lodge.

Although the park is small, it has awe-inspiring scenery and is well-known for its growing population of baboons and blue monkeys. Permanent residents of this park also include giraffes, elephants, impalas and many buffaloes. The lake is also home to a large number of hippos. The landscapes of Lake Manyara are something that cannot be described in words. The game drives along the lake provide spectacular photo opportunities of giraffes and buffaloes in the foreground and the lake and its flamingos in the background. Moreover, the park is a bird watcher’s heaven where over 350 species of birds, including the lively flamingo, pelican, sacred ibis, grebe and stork, can be spotted.

Day 4: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, drive towards the Serengeti National Park via the beautiful high-lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. You will arrive in time for a picnic lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the central part of Serengeti National Park.

The Central part of the Serengeti is probably the greatest and most famous park on earth. It covers over 14,763 km² and offers, midst many other things, the most crucial concentration of big cats, including lions and leopards. Many diverse sceneries can be found in the Serengeti: Savannah with the extensive plains to the south, hills and woods to the west, the kopjes area to the east, and bushland to the north. Significant rivers (Seronera, Banagi, Grumeti) run through the park. Wide mammals can be spotted during game drives, including cheetahs, elephants, buffalo, giraffes, antelopes, hippos and crocodiles. You will spend the evening time, dinner and overnight stay at the Kirimu Camp.

Day 5: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, you will spend morning and evening game drives through the Serengeti plains, spotting vast herds of wildebeest and zebra inhabiting these immense, seemingly unending plains during the migration. There is a great diversity of wildlife here, including lions, leopards, cheetah, impala, buffalo, birds and elephants. You will spend the evening time, dinner and overnight stay at the Kirimu Camp.

Day 6: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater

After early morning breakfast, you will depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and descend into the Ngorongoro Crater. Here you will sight the game on the vast grasslands of the crater floor. The crater is prominent for watering holes and shelters many animals in an area naturally enclosed by the volcano’s slopes.

Ngorongoro crater is the home to the Big Five animals; lions, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos and leopards. The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest unbroken caldera worldwide and is bounded by steep walls rising 600m from the floor. It is well-thought-out, one of the Natural Wonders of the World and is a splendid sanctuary for wildlife throughout the year due to the permanent availability of grass and water. You will have a picnic lunch on the crater floor, and later on, in the afternoon, you will drive for dinner and overnight stay at the Marera Valley Lodge.

Day 7: Ngorongoro to Arusha City

After breakfast in the lodge, drive to Mto wa Mbu for a cultural visit, and learn about their totality way of life. You will have a local lunch tasting the local African food. Afternoon drive back to Arusha or Kilimanjaro International Airport for drop off.

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Seasons Price per person sharing
1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
July 1, 2022, to September 30, 2022 $4,034 $2,769 $2,531 $2,274 $2,231 $2,109
October 1, 2022, to October 31, 2022 $3,942 $2,713 $2,463 $2,218 $2,168 $2,054
November 1, 2022, to December 19, 2022 $3,818 $2,582 $2,336 $2,088 $2,011 $1,924
December 20, 2022, to February 28, 2023 $4,114 $2,831 $2,570 $2,315 $2,262 $2,143
March 1, 2023, to March 31, 2023 $4,042 $2,744 $2,488 $2,228 $2,149 $2,056
April 1, 2023, to May 31, 2023 $3,962 $2,670 $2,414 $2,167 $2,060 $1,983
June 1, 2023, to June 15, 2023 $4,066 $2,756 $2,504 $2,240 $2,163 $2,068
June 16, 2023, to June 30, 2023 $4,114 $2,831 $2,570 $2,315 $2,262 $2,143
July 1, 2023, to September 30, 2023 $4,210 $2,889 $2,641 $2,373 $2,328 $2,201
October 1, 2023, to October 31, 2023 $4,114 $2,831 $2,570 $2,315 $2,262 $2,143
November 1, 2023, to December 19, 2023 $3,984 $2,695 $2,438 $2,179 $2,099 $2,008
December 20, 2023, to February 28, 2024 $4,114 $2,831 $2,570 $2,315 $2,262 $2,143

Package Includes:

  • Pick up and drop off Arusha
  • English-speaking driver-guide
  • Park fees
  • Park fees
  • All activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Evacuation insurance (AMREF - Flying Doctors)
  • All accommodation - (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • All transportation - (Unless labelled as optional)
  • 4x4 Customized safari vehicle
  • All meals
  • Drinking water & soft drinks in the car
  • Taxes

Package Excludes:

  • International flights - (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips - (Tipping guideline US$15+ pp. per day)
  • Personal items - (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increase of taxes and park fees
  • Meals not specified
  • Hot air balloon safari US$ 599 per person
  • Laundry services
  • The African Tulip

    The African Tulip hotel is an elegant, charming boutique hotel located in the leafy suburb of Arusha, Tanzania’s safari capital. A warm and friendly welcome awaits guests who want to experience the best of Tanzanian hospitality.

    The hotel has been designed for safari travellers, business persons, families, honeymooners, and elite and leisure travellers. It has amenities of convenience whilst offering a high standard of luxury.

    The African Tulip boasts of individually styled and decorated rooms. Each of our 29 rooms is different from the others in size and décor, consisting of 22 deluxe rooms and 7 spacious suites.

    The ‘Zanzibar lounge & bar’ is an ideal meeting place; The Baobab restaurant serves an excellent range of cuisine; the ‘The Serengeti’ Pool & Bar is a fantastic place to relax. Additional facilities include a business centre, conference room & gift shops. It truly is Chic and unique and Authentically African.

  • Tarangire Baobab Tented Camp

    A mid-range accommodation inside Tarangire National Park offers excellent accommodation with a wildlife experience, consisting of 10 en-suite and comfortable permanent rooms built in traditional African style with a raised platform with modern comfort.

    Rooms are well decorated; elevated and furnish beds with private en suite facilities like flush toilets, hot and cold showers, mosquito nets, televisions, wooden chairs and tables, private balconies, verandas and sitting areas. So you relax while overlooking the stunning view over the Tarangire river and wildlife visiting the camp and surrounding area.

  • Marera Valley Lodge

    Marera Valley Lodge is located on the outskirts of Karatu town about midway between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater; this elegant lodge has stellar views over the valley.

    The Lodge is set in a lovely country setting with landscaped gardens. 18 spacious rooms are spread out around a large swimming pool. Each cosy room has a mosquito-netted king or twin bed, a dressing area, a fireplace, a large bathroom with a shower and a veranda from which to enjoy the views of our lush tropical gardens. Triples are possible with prior notice, and two of the cottages can be used as family suites with connecting rooms.

    The central part of the lodge features a reception room, lounge, bar and dining room serving delicious food.

  • Kirimu Camp

    Kirimu Camp is an exclusive small luxury camp in the heart of Serengeti National Park. We are committed to providing personalised services in our carefully selected location in the Serengeti to offer the beauty of serenity and luxury in the wilderness of Tanzania.

    The camp is set in the remote setting 32-kilometres north of Seronera airstrip in the Serengeti plains to offer the exclusive and the ‘Out of Africa’ experience to our esteemed guests.

    The accommodation offers a range of modern, stylish and beautiful 9 tents including 1 family tent. Each tent is spacious and designed to provide luxury home amenities away from home. The dining/lounge tent is spacious and the perfect place for guests to relax during the hot Serengeti days. Guests can look forward to setting menus for lunch and dinner and using the complimentary Wi-Fi.