7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania

7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania2018-11-10T07:27:14+00:00

Overview of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania

The 7 Days Safari in Tanzania is a medium safari package that takes you to the magical micro destinations in Tanzania. The 7 Days Safari takes you to Lake Manyara National Park, the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park thus offering a complete northern circuit experience.  The extensive Soda lake in Lake Manyara NP, the extensive savannah plains of Serengeti believed to be the best in Africa and the gigantic Ngorongoro crater make the iconic experience on this Tanzania tour.

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Safari Highlight of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania

Day 1 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park & do an evening game drive

Day 2 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Transfer to Serengeti National Park & explore the Seronera Area

Day 3 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Explore the extensive Serengeti Plains

Day 4 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Transfer to Ngorongoro Crater. Make an en route stop at Olduvai Gorge & afternoon relaxation at the lodge

Day 5 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Explore the magical Ngorongoro Crater

Day 6 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Transfer to Tarangire National Park & do an evening game drive

Day 7 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Do a morning game drive & transfer to Arusha in the afternoon

Detailed Safari Itinerary of the 7 Days Safari in Tanzania

Day 1 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park & do an evening game drive

You are picked up from Arusha to embark on the drive to Lake Manyara National Park 130km about 2½ hours.  You drive along the good scenic sights en route before arriving at the lodge for check in and lunch. Lake Manyara National Park is one of the strategically placed wildlife areas that feature the gigantic famous soda lake covering 2/3 of the park. It is positioned in the eastern arm of the great East African rift valley and the park stands as one of the places with enormous elephant concentration on the continent of Africa, the tree climbing lions and the counts of flamingos which are pulled by the algae in the lake.

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Kirurumu Tented lodge

Budget / Basic: Migunga Forest Camp

Wild Camping
Day 2 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Transfer to Serengeti National Park & explore the Seronera Area

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Following breakfast embark on the drive to the Serengeti National Park 205km about 6 hours. You drive along the impressive landscapes including the Karatu farmland and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Driving past the highlands, you approach on the best wildlife havens in Africa – the Serengeti National Park emerging with extensive plains that roll to the limit of your human eye. The Seronera Area (Central Park Area) welcomes you presenting sights of myriad of wild game that are pulled by the Seronera River one of the notable water sources in the area. The afternoon game drive is magical and offers views of the savannah at the sun set.  Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Serengeti Serena Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Serengeti Sopa Lodge

Budget / Basic: Serengeti Kati Kati Camp

Wild Camping

Day 3 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Explore the extensive Serengeti Plains

Here, you have an option of exploring the magical wild game both in Air and on Land. The Hot Air Balloon is still a unique way of having an Arial view of the magical wild game and their habitats. It is very impressive to float silently on top of the awakening bush and open savannah dotted with myriad of wild game, flowing rivers and the villages below. .   Be one of only a few fortunate people to glide in a Hot Air Balloon over the Serengeti Plains (available at supplementary cost by pre-arrangement). Floating silently above the awakening bush, while spotting wildlife and enjoying the amazing scenery of Africa, across rivers and over numerous small villages. For land drive, you embark on the drive following the Sogore River Circuit that traverses the south of River Seronera with possibilities of viewing lions, the Topi, Thomson gazelle, cheetah, topi ostrich. You can reach at the visitor center which features a nice gift shop, shop with cold drinks & snacks, maps of the area, information trail and picnic site and can be explored after the game drive. The picnic lunch in the shade of the gigantic acacia trees is thrilling. You embark on the afternoon game drive following the Kopje Circuit that goes anti-clockwise around the Masaai Kopjes that pull counts of lions and huge Cobras. The Kopjes appear as weathered granite outcrops which are scattered in the plains mostly in miniature ecosystems with pools of water that provide drinking water which makes them ideal for wildlife viewing in the dry season. Retire for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Serengeti Serena Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Serengeti Sopa Lodge

Budget / Basic: Serengeti Kati Kati Camp

Wild Camping

Day 4 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Transfer to Ngorongoro Crater. Make an en route stop at Olduvai Gorge & afternoon relaxation at the lodge

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After breakfast, embark on the 145km drive about 4 hours to Ngorongoro Conservation area. A stop will be made at Olduvai Gorge which is an ancient archaeological site that dates back to 1959 where the human ancestor believed to have been in existence 1.75 million years ago. The nut cracker man and the handy man discovery in 1960 were discovered at the site which makes a great destination relevant to any mankind thus worthy exploring. You proceed to Ngorongoro crater for lunch and have an afternoon relaxation at the lodge

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Budget / Basic: Ngorongoro Farmhouse

Wild Camping

Day 5 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Explore the magical Ngorongoro Crater

Following breakfast at the lodge, you set off to 600m down to the famous crater featuring one of the wildlife concentrations in Africa. The Ngorongoro Crater inhabits a range of about 30,000 animals including the country’s remaining Black Rhino population.   The crater features an all round year water supply along with fodder and wild game like Zebras, the Wildebeest, the Buffalo, the Warthog, the Elephant, the Hippos along with numerous predators like Hyenas, Lions, and Cheetahs along with elusive leopard. The picnic lunch will be enjoyed at the floor of the crater.  An afternoon game drive before retreating to the lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Midrange / Standard: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Budget / Basic: Ngorongoro Farmhouse

Wild Camping

Day 6 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Transfer to Tarangire National Park & do an evening game drive

Tarangire NP

After breakfast, you embark on the drive to Tarangire National Park 155km about 3 ½ hour’s drive. Tarangire National Park extends along the ecosystem of River Tarangire that features the low lying hills spread along the Great Rift Valley floor with extensive natural vegetation made up of Acacia woodland along with huge African Boabab trees and swamps to the south of the park. The swamps and the River present a nucleus for the wild game in the park because of water supply. Tarangire also features the Fringed-eared Oryx, Greater Kudu and the Ashy starlings which are among the rare species. You will enjoy a picnic lunch and the evening game drive before retiring for relaxation, dinner and overnight

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Oliver’s Camp

Midrange / Standard: Tarangire River Camp

Budget / Basic:  Tarangire Safari Lodge

Wild Camping

Day 7 of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania: Do a morning game drive & transfer to Arusha in the afternoon

After breakfast, you embark on another game drive to explore more game after which you transfer back to Arusha 120km about 2 hours drive to mark the end of the tour.

End of the 7 Days Wildlife Safari in Tanzania