8 Days Family Safari in Tanzania (8 Days Safari in Tanzania with Kids)

Are you looking forward to exploring Tanzania with your loved ones? You can never go wrong with this 8 Days Family Safari in Tanzania. Discover from Tanzania’s unrivalled wildlife in Serengeti to thrilling cultural immersion while on this 8 Days Safari in Tanzania with Kids. The 8 Days Family Safari in Tanzania is one of the best Tanzania family safari packages that allows you and your loved ones to explore various Top Tanzania safari destinations.

This family tour will take you to some of Tanzania’s most iconic Safari Park for wildlife watching, giving you an opportunity to spot all the iconic African wildlife species including the African Big Five Animals. On this 8 Days Family Safari in Tanzania, you will visit Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Mto Wa Mbwa for a cultural experience. This 8 Days Tanzania family safari itinerary is an 8 days and 7 nights safari package suitable for both kids and adults. During this tour, there are a number of thrilling activities that suit both adults and youngsters. You will enjoy from renowned Tanzania wildlife watching experiences on pop-up roof safari vehicles to thrilling cultural immersion where you get to learn more about the traditional local ways of life in Tanzania. Youngsters will enjoy a sight of large mammals across the vast savannas of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater floor. This Tanzania Family tour is carefully crafted to cater for all, the accommodation and facilities you will use are all child friendly (family friendly accommodation) guaranteeing safety and service for all.

Book this classic 8 Days Family Safari in Tanzania and unleash your imagination of an African safari, explore the charm in Tanzania wilderness whilst spotting all top wildlife species.

Detailed day by day 8 Days Family Safari in Tanzania itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Arusha

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport in Tanzania where our representative will be readily waiting to welcome you and your family in Tanzania. From the Airport, you will be transferred to a hotel within Arusha Town. At the hotel, you will have rest from the long flight or just have a dip into the pool waters.

Your tour guide will brief you about this 8 days Tanzania Family safari and later leave you to spend your time at the hotel for the rest of the day. You will have dinner and an overnight stay at your hotel in Arusha.

Accommodation Options: Gran Melia Arusha

Meal Plan: Dinner


Day 02: Visiting Mto Wa Mbwa

On this second day of 8 Days Family Safari in Tanzania, you will explore Mto Wa Mbwa, a vibrant village in Tanzania, near Manyara Region. Wake up early in the morning and have breakfast at your hotel. After breakfast, your driver guide will drive you to Mto Wa Mbawa for your exciting safari experience. Mto Wa Mba is known for its cultural diversity, attracting over 18,000 residents from about 120 different tribes across Tanzania.

There is a lot to excite you while here as you can embark on several adventures. You will enjoy a guided walk through the village while learning about the history of this area, taste different local cuisines from different tribes among others. You can also visit the local markets where various items are sold.

You shouldn’t miss out on the impressive artistic skills that are exhibited at the workshops of various artists, they will describe for you the influences and different materials which they use to make their items. You will also learn various artistic techniques for making several items.

Accommodation Option: Rift Valley Photographic Lodge

Meal Plan: Lunch, Breakfast, & Dinner


Day 03: Mto Wa Mbwa – Serengeti National Park

Today you will visit the iconic Serengeti National Park for iconic safari encounters. Wake up early in the morning at your lodge and have breakfast. After breakfast, you will depart for Serengeti National Park. This journey will reward you with stunning views of the beautiful countryside, viewing captivating landscapes, natural beauty and vegetation. As you proceed on the way, you will have a stop over at Olduvai Gorge Museum and visitors center to have a chance to learn about the history of human origins.

Lunch will be en-route and later you procced with your drive to the iconic Serengeti National Park. Arrive in Serengeti National Park and proceed for a thrilling drive across the Serengeti Sweeping plains. Keep an eye out for to spot various wildlife species including the African big Five animals and several mammal grazers. You will drive to your camp for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation option: Serengeti Tortilis Camps

Meal Plan: Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner

Day 04&05: Serengeti National Park

The following two days of this Tanzania family safari holiday or Family safari in Tanzania will be spend in Serengeti National Park. You will not only be amazed by the incredible numbers of wildlife but also stunning sceneries of the dotted Serengeti plains.

On each of the following days, you will wake up and embark on thrilling morning game drive in the park to explore its diverse birdlife and wildlife. The morning game drive are best for adventures in Serengeti as you are likely to spot both birdlife and wildlife at the time when they are most active. Keep an eye out for the iconic Big Five African Animals (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and,  buffalo) while on game drive in Serengeti National Park. You will also encounter several other wildlife species including zebras, wildebeests, giraffes, hyenas, cheetahs, wild dogs, crocodiles, gazelles, and several antelope species. Serengeti is also home to about 500 different bird species and if you are keen enough, you will spot a number of them. Return to your lodge for lunch after the morning game drive.

After lunch, have a short rest and embark on a nother thrilling game drive in the Park. Later after the game drive, return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation option: Serengeti Tortilis Camps

Meal Plan: Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner


Day 06: Exploring the Ngorongoro Crater

Today following breakfast, depart to Ngorongoro Crater with your lunch boxes. Descend 600 meters to the floor of this crater to enjoy a thrilling wildlife watching tour. The Ngorongoro Crater is a UNESCO World Heritage site a world natural wonder. The Crater is said to have formed over 2 million years ago. The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest unbroken volcanic caldera.

The crater floor has a range of environments that act as habitat for the alarming populations of wildlife here.

The crater floor is known for its large populations of leopards, lions, buffalos, rhinos, and elephants, among other wildlife species. While here, you are guaranteed to spot several wildlife species including the famous African big Five species. There is also a large number of birdlife that can be seen in the crater. After your adventure in the crater, you will proceed to your booked lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation Options: Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner

Day 07: Ngorongoro – Arusha

Today you will wake up early in the morning and enjoy a short morning game drive at the crater floor. After this morning game drive you will return to your lodge for a hefty breakfast. Following breakfast, you  will check out of your lodge and embark on a transfer to Arusha. Along the way, you will enjoy the scenic country side and landscapes. Lunch will be en-route.

Arrive in Arusha in the late afternoon and transfer to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Accommodation Options: Gran Melia Arusha

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 08: Departure

Today depending on your scheduled outbound flight, you will wake up lazily at your hotel in Arusha and have breakfast. After your breakfast, the driver guide will be waiting to transfer you to the airport to catch your flight back home.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

End of 8 Days Family Safari in Tanzania

Tour Summary for 8 Days Family Safari in Tanzania

Day 01: Arrival in Tanzania

Day 02: Mto Wa Mbwa

Day 03: Mto Wa Mbwa – Serengeti National Park

Day 04&05: Serengeti National Park

Day 06: Ngorongoro Crater

Day 07: Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

Day 08: Departure

Safari Quote includes;

7 nights’ Accommodation during the tour

All meals mentioned in the itinerary

Transfers on a 7-seat 4×4 safari vehicle

Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch, Mto wa Mbu

Wildlife safari drives in Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park

Entrance to Olduvai Gorge Museum and Visitors Centre

All transfers between destinations and activities


Safari quote excludes;

Airfare to and from the destination

Minimum medical and emergency evacuation insurance


Any activity not described in the itinerary

Extra meals not mentioned in the itinerary



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