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11 Days Tanzania Safari


Tarangire Park -Lake Manyara Park - Empakai crater - Ngorongoro crater - Serengeti Park - Lake Natron

11 Day Escorted Tour With an option to add Extension in Zanzibar

An 11 days Tanzania safari offers an immersive and diverse experience, showcasing the country’s rich wildlife and stunning landscapes. The itinerary typically includes visits to iconic national parks such as Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire, and Lake Manyara and lake natron (Tanzania is renowned for its vivid red hue). Travelers can witness the Great Migration in the Serengeti, where vast herds of wildebeest and other animals traverse the plains. The Ngorongoro Crater provides an opportunity to observe an abundance of wildlife in a unique crater setting.

Additionally, the safari may involve game drives, guided walks at the Empakai crater a sister crater of Ngorongoro crater, and cultural interactions with local Masai tribe. The diverse ecosystems encountered during the journey offer a chance to spot the “Big Five” (lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhinoceros) along with countless other species of mammals, birds, and reptiles. 

Experience the freedom to explore at your own pace with our private safari, providing a dedicated vehicle and guide; while we’ve selected mid-range accommodations, you have the flexibility to customize according to your preferences.

11 Days Tanzania Safari day By Day itinerary

Day 0 : Kilimanjaro airport - Arusha

Today get to meet with our team at Kilimanjaro airport while we transfer you to your accommodation at Arusha Town .Located below Mount Meru on the eastern edge of the eastern branch of the Great Rift Valley, Arusha City has a temperate climate. The city is close to Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation AreaLake Manyara National Park, Olduvai Gorge, Tarangire National ParkMount Kilimanjaro, and Mount Meru in the Arusha National Park.

  • Meals Included: Bed & breakfast
Tulia Boutique Hotel
You will overnight at
Mid-Range Accommodation
Day 1 : Arusha - Tarangire National Park

You will be picked up at your hotel at 0700hrs and transferred to  Tarangire National Park for your game viewing experience in this magnificent park famous for its large collection of baobab trees, spectacular large mammal population, and variety of bird species, not to mention one of the largest concentration of elephants in the country.
Later this evening depart to your accommodation at Mto wa Mbu Town.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
African Safari Lake Manyara
You will overnight at
Mid-Range Accommodation
Day 2 : Lake Manyara National Park

Begin your safari adventure at a charming, albeit smaller, national park—a hidden gem boasting breathtaking scenery. Traverse the forested areas where majestic elephants and lively baboon troops roam freely, with the occasional thrill of spotting elusive tree-climbing lions if luck is on your side. As you approach the expansive soda lake, prepare to be mesmerized by a rich tapestry of wildlife, including buffalos, warthogs, graceful giraffes, wildebeest, zebras, and the elegant presence of flamingos. The Hippo Pool, though shallow, promises excellent opportunities for up-close hippo encounters, all while treating you to a stunning vista of the Rift Valley Escarpment.

Lake Manyara isn’t just about game drives—it’s a haven for diverse activities, offering cultural tours, mountain bike adventures, and the chance to stroll along a canopy walkway for a unique perspective on this captivating landscape.
Later this evening depart to your accommodation at Karatu Highlands.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Farm Of Dreams Karatu
You will overnight at
Mid-Range Accommodation
Day 3 : Walking to Empakai Crater

The Empakai Crater is a smaller volcanic caldera located in the northern part of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It is relatively lesser known compared to the more famous Ngorongoro Crater, but it’s still a stunning and unique landscape. The crater is about 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) wide and contains a soda lake at the bottom, which attracts various bird species, including flamingos. The walls of the crater are covered in lush vegetation, making it a beautiful and serene environment.

Empakai Crater is also known for its walking trails that allow visitors to hike down to the crater floor. The hike provides an opportunity to experience the breathtaking views and the diverse ecosystem within the crater. Additionally, the area surrounding the crater is inhabited by wildlife such as buffalo, baboons, and various bird species, enhancing the overall natural experience. 

  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Farm Of Dreams Karatu
You will overnight at
Mid-Range Accommodation
Day 4 : Ngorongoro Crater - Central Serengeti National Park

We’ll kickstart the day bright and early, descending into the captivating crater floor for a remarkable wildlife experience in one of Earth’s most breathtaking locations. Following an exciting game drive, we’ll savor a delightful picnic lunch near the serene Hippo Lake. Afterward, we’ll enjoy a brief game drive before ascending the crater and exiting the Ngorongoro Conservation Area en route to Serengeti National Park.

  • Meals Include: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Kontiki Serengeti
You will overnight at
Mid-range Accommodation
Day 5 : Full Day Serengeti National Park

A full day of exploration in the Serengeti’s Seronera region unfolds with the first light, offering a glimpse into the active lives of predators and diverse wildlife amid the breathtaking Serengeti scenery. Pause midday for a picnic lunch, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the wild. The afternoon brings visits to the famed hippo pools, quests for elusive black rhinos, and the potential to witness segments of the Great Migration, depending on the season. As the day wanes, a late afternoon game drive captures the Serengeti’s beauty during the golden hour, culminating in a mesmerizing sunset. Throughout, your experienced guide enhances the experience, sharing insights into the animals and ensuring a respectful and secure safari adventure.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Kontiki Serengeti
You will overnight at
Mid-range Accommodation
Day 6 : Transfer to Northern Serengeti

Today, your exciting adventure kicks off as you leave your hotel and head towards the beautiful Northern Serengeti. Picture this: the journey itself is like flipping through the pages of a stunning photo album, with every view showcasing the amazing Tanzanian scenery. Once you reach the Northern Serengeti, it’s not just about checking into your cozy place—it’s about settling into a comfy spot where you can relax and get pumped up for the awesome days that lie ahead. Think of it as your home base for all the incredible things you’re about to experience in the Serengeti, where nature’s wonders and unforgettable moments are waiting for you at every turn. Get ready to soak it all in!.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Acacia Migration Camps
You will overnight at
Mid-Range Accommodation
Day 8-9 : Full Day Northern Serengeti

Picture a whole day in the Northern Serengeti, especially along the Mara River—a day packed with pure wildlife magic. As you journey through this incredible place, get ready for a day that feels like a real-life adventure story. Start by taking in the amazing views of the Tanzanian wilderness. When you reach the Mara River, that’s where the real show begins. Imagine being surrounded by herds of wildebeest and zebras, elephants strolling by, and hippos hanging out by the riverbanks. It’s not just a day on safari; it’s a day immersed in the wild beauty of the Serengeti. The Mara River becomes the heart of the action, making your experience feel like a front-row seat to nature’s spectacular show. Get ready for a day of awe and wonder in the Northern Serengeti, where every moment by the Mara River is a brushstroke on the canvas of adventure.
Early evening depart to your accommodation As you journey back to your comfortable accommodation, you carry with you the memories of a day filled with wildlife wonders along the Mara River—a perfect conclusion to an unforgettable adventure in the heart of the Serengeti.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Acacia Migration Camps
You will overnight at
Mid-Range Accommodation
Day 10 : Serengeti - Lake Natron Through Klein's Gate

After breakfast, we’re saying bye to the amazing Serengeti National Park and heading to Lake Natron through Klein’s Gate, not far from Lobo airstrip. This gate is like a doorway to Lake Natron, Ol Doinyo Lengai, and the southern route.

Our journey takes us through the Loliondo game controlled area, where the Maasai people live. Here, the Maasai live side by side with wildlife, guiding their cattle against the stunning backdrop of the Greater Serengeti. This place is crucial for the Great Migration.

Once we reach the hotel, we’ll check-in and start our exciting plan, which includes:

  •  Learning about the Maasai Tribe’s cool culture. 
  • Checking out Lake Natron, the most alkaline lake around.
  • Finding ancient footprints that tell us about our really old past
  • Going on calm walks to see the graceful flamingos.
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
African Safari Lake Natron
You will overnight at
Mid-Range Accommodation
Day 11 : Lake Natron - Arusha

After having breakfast this morning, embark on a delightful guided hike leading you to the captivating Engaresero Waterfall – a true hidden gem. Following this memorable experience, continue your journey with a scenic drive in the direction of Mr. Oldonyo Lengai. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to get up close and appreciate the remarkable presence of this natural wonder.

Later followed by a drive back to Arusha to connect with your flight backhome.

  • Breakfast & Lunch 

11 day tanzania Safari Highlights

  • Explore Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks in search of wildlife
  • Enjoy walking to Empakai crater hidden gem of the Ngorongoro conservation area 
  • Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, home to Africa’s densest concentration of wildlife
  • Explore Central  Serengeti and North Serengeti, home to the predators
  • Visit Lake Natron: Rift Valley jewel known for its flamingo-filled waters and striking landscape.
Key Information to Consider
  • 11 Days Tanzania Safari can be tailored to suit your travel needs
  • The rates quoted are per person and do not include the cost of international flights
  • This safari itinerary warmly welcomes children from above 7 years. Children under 12 years old are eligible for a discounted rate, while children under 2 years old can join for free. 
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Price Include
  • This is a private safari, with all game viewing in a 4WD land rover or land cruiser
  • All full board accommodation throughout the safari
  • Mineral water
  • 24/7 service from our local office in Tanzania
  • Reservation costs
  • All park fees and conservation fees
  • Unlimited kilometers on game drives
  • Services of an English-Speaking Driver Guide
Price Not Include
  • Domestic and International flight tickets
  •  Visa
  • Accommodation before and after safari
  • Travel insurance 
  • Soft and alcoholic drinks
  • All items of a personal nature
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