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Tanzania Culture and Wildlife

Example 9 Day Tour
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Discover Tanzania's rich culture and wildlife on this 9-day safari tour from Tarangire National Park to Serengeti National Park. You'll get a chance to visit indigenous tribes like the Maasai, Hadzabe, and Datoga. Explore Ngorongoro Crater, best known for its natural beauty and abundance of diverse wildlife. And lastly, visit the Northern Serengeti, a remote African wildlife wonderland. A truly unforgettable safari wilderness experience.
Marvel at the wildlife and landscape of the Ngorongoro CraterA leopard relaxes high in a treeZebra herd on the SerengetiMeet the Maasai people of TanzaniaA huge herd of wildebeest crosses a riverLions sleeping high in a tree
  • Visit the shores of Lake Eyasi, a seasonal soda lake.
  • Explore Tarangire National Park granite ridges, river valleys, and wildlife
  • Visit the town of Karatu in the green hills of Tanzania’s northern highland
  • Explore Ngorongoro Crater known for its natural beauty and diverse wildlife
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Activity Level: Relaxed

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Day 1: Arrival to Honeyguide Tarangire Camp

After clearing customs and immigration procedures upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you meet your driver guide, who brings you straight to Tarangire National Park. Upon arrival, someone helps you check in and escorts you to your tent.

Day 2: Explore Tarangire National Park

  • Hotel
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
After receiving an early wake-up call, you go for a full day of activities in Tarangire National Park, which includes a picnic lunch. At your convenience, you may leave and return to camp in time for a drink and a shower before dinner.

Day 3: Arrival to Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp

You check out of your camp today and head towards the shores of Lake Eyasi, a seasonal soda lake. You stop along the way to visit a nearby school that Adventure Life is proud to support. You spend time with the ever-enthusiastic pupils and teachers before heading to Kisima Ngenda Tented Camp.

Day 4: Arrival to The Plantation Lodge

  • Hotel
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
You check out of your lodge today and depart with a packed lunch for a chance to visit the Hadzabe and Datoga tribes, two fascinating and remote groups of people that live in the area.

Make your way to the Plantation Lodge at a time that is best for you. It is conveniently situated just a short distance from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area entrance. You are led to the reception upon arrival at your lodge to complete check-in. After a quick safari briefing, you are taken to your room, where you can refresh and relax while you wait for dinner.


Day 5: Explore Karatu

  • Hotel
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
You are taken on a crater tour today, packed with a picnic lunch. If you're lucky, you might see many animals on your "must-see" list.
Dinner is cooking when you get back to Plantation Lodge, and you can enjoy a delicious meal in the elegant dining room after a well-earned hot shower.

Day 6: Arrival to Serian's Serengeti North

You meet your driver at the reception after breakfast and check out for a short drive to the Manyara Airstrip. You bid your driver-guide farewell and board the scheduled flight to the Serengeti. Your camp's safari vehicle and the driver guide meet you upon arrival. You take a short game drive to Serian Camp. Upon arrival, you are escorted to reception and given a quick safari briefing before being shown to your room.

You start your first Serengeti game drive after lunch.

Day 7: Explore Serian's Serengeti North, Northern Serengeti

Enjoy the magic of the Reserve while spending two full days searching for game. The early morning is the best time to go on a game drive, when the animals are most active, or you can relax in the camp. As the afternoon progresses, the chances of spotting Africa's famous Big Five increase, due to the park's density of both predators and prey.

Day 8: Explore Northern Serengeti

A full day spend on game package

Day 9: Return Home

  • 1 Breakfast
Following breakfast and check-out, you meet your driver and head to the airport to catch your scheduled flight to Arusha. Upon arrival at the Arusha Airstrip, you are met by an Adventure Life driver and vehicle, who take you to the nearby Shanga workshops at the lunch location. Depending on your international flight times, you meet your Adventure Life driver at the Reception of Arusha Coffee Lodge and are driven to the Kilimanjaro Airport. Adventure Life's services are now complete.


The Plantation Lodge

Rest while on safari at the Plantation Lodge
Rest while on safari at the Plantation Lodge
Rest while on safari at the Plantation Lodge

Honeyguide Tarangire Camp

Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp

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Dining Area

Serian's Serengeti North

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A mega dusty crossing

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  • 8 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 8 Dinners
  • 8 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Access to a 24-7 Emergency line while traveling
  • Park and Entrance Fees 
  • Scheduled flight/s as per the itinerary, luggage allowance 15kgs per person.
  • 1 liter of water per person per day while in an Albatros safari vehicle
  • Transfers to and from the airport
  • All game viewing in a custom built 4 x 4 Land Cruiser safari vehicle driven by a professional English speaking driver guide
  • Current Government taxes and levies
  • House Wines/Beers & Sodas at 'Tarangire Honeyguide Camp & Serian Camp only
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Laundry Service
  • Balloon flight in the Serengeti (additional charge USD 545 per person)
  • International and domestic departure tax
  • Entry Visas to the country
  • All alcoholic & Non-alcoholic drinks at Plantation Lodge & Kisima Ngeda


When to Go

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Chance for unpredictable weather but with fewer visitors.
Typically not offered during this period because of weather conditions.


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