Tanzania

7-Day Ultimate Tanzania Safari

Discover Tanzania's most iconic wildlife areas on this once-in-a-lifetime safari to Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara, Lake Eyasi, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater.

Itinerary

Day 1: Tarangire National Park

In the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel in Moshi and drive to Tarangire National Park, which is known for its huge baobab trees and large herds of elephants often found looking for underground streams in the dry riverbeds. Its sparse vegetation makes it a beautiful and special location. Migratory wildebeest, zebra and buffalo can also be seen crowding the shrinking lagoons. Here you will enjoy an afternoon game drive with a picnic lunch. Later, we proceed to Karatu.

Accommodation: Motto Cottages or similar

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In the morning, drive to Lake Manyara National Park, which is located within the Great Rift Valley. Lake Manyara boasts a spectacular setting, famous for its tree-climbing lions and soda-ash lake. The park also provides the perfect introduction to Tanzania’s birdlife. The shores of the lake, encrusted with pink flamingos, attract more than 400 species of birds, many of them waterfowl or migrants.

Accommodation: Marera Valley or similar

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Early morning drive to Lake Eyasi, you’ll get the chance to visit the bushmen tribe of Datoga and Hadzabe and learn about their culture and way of life. A tour will give you he opportunity to go along on a hunt and experience their great hunting skills with arrows and bows, as well as enjoy some singing and dancing ceremonies.

Accommodation: Marera Valley or similar

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Today you drive to one of the most famous game parks in Africa, the Serengeti! Known to host one of the most amazing wildlife spectacles on earth – the great migration of wildebeest and zebra – the Serengeti’s vast plains are also home to a haven of other wildlife, including lions, cheetahs, leopards, and many other predators.

Accommodation: Serengeti Heritage Camp or similar

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Enjoy a full-day of game drives in Serengeti National Park .

Accommodation: Serengeti Heritage Camp or similar

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This morning, you may be lucky to catch a glimpse of lions and other predators on their morning hunt during your first game drive. After brunch, you’ll then leave the park and go for the final game drive while on your way to Karatu via the Ngorongoro conservation area. One of Africa's seven natural wonders! Before dinner is served, enjoy awesome views of the crater below.

Accommodation: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge or similar.

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Today you’ll rise early in the morning to descend the 600m high walls to the floor of the crater and get up close with one of Africa’s seven natural wonders! Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is considered one of the most beautiful and unique places in Africa. Here you will find a haven of African wildlife and you might also be lucky enough to witness the endangered Rhino! later proceed to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure flight.

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What's Included

Included
  • 4x4 vehicle with English speaking guide.
  • Park fees, government fees, and taxes.
  • 6-night's accommodation.
  • Full board meals while on safari.
  • Bottled mineral water.
Not Included
  • Flights.
  • Visa fees (if applicable).
  • Accommodation in Moshi before or after the safari.
  • Insurance.
  • Tip for guide.
  • Alcoholic beverages.
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FAQs

Before you go

We recommend you check with your travel doctor. You can find more advice on the Fit For Travel website.

The safari is family-friendly, with a minimum age of 6 years.

On your trip

It can be generally hot during the day and cool in the evenings. We recommend packing the following; - Extra binoculars - Camera - Sunglasses - Hat - Sunscreen - Mosquito repellent - Warm clothes (sweater, fleece or jacket, pants etc.) for your early morning in Ngorongoro Crater. - Cool comfortable clothes for during the day.

Start: You will be picked up from your hotel in Moshi at 7 AM on day 1 of your itinerary. End: You will be dropped off in Moshi, or Kilimanjaro Airport at 7 PM on day 7 of your itinerary.

The average temperature is 25C in the day and 15C in the morning/evenings. We recommend bringing a fleece and waterproof jacket, although you'll spend most of the safari within the 4x4s.

Other FAQs

You may want to bring a small amount of cash for tips and any souvenirs.

You will be travelling with experienced and qualified guides, and this safari is very safe. However, it is important to abide by the rules set by the National Park and always follow the advice of your guides.

Yes, we can cater for most dietary requirements. Please let us know in advance on your trip form or message system on your Skyhook dashboard.

Yes, we can set up a safari to follow your Kilimanjaro trek. It usually lines up well to start on the last day of your trip which is the day after you finish trekkin. As another operator runs the Kilimanjaro treks on Skyhook, you can let us know which dates you are interested in and how many are in your group. If there are 3 or more people, we can offer a better price.

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All trips on Skyhook are run by small, hand-picked local guiding companies. For this trip your guides run Nyange Adventures, based in Moshi Town.

By booking through Skyhook you'll be joining a small-group trip. This can make it nice and sociable (you'll be added to a group chat after booking), and guarantees great value for money!

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