12 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari tour

12 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari tour

This 12 days Tanzania wildlife Safari tour exposes you to the beauty that lies within Tanzania. This thrilling adventure will take you to several national parks as well as seraphic land-forms in Tanzania. These include; Tarangire national park.

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12 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour

This 12 days Tanzania wildlife Safari tour exposes you to the beauty that lies within Tanzania. This thrilling adventure will take you to several national parks as well as seraphic land-forms in Tanzania. These include; Tarangire national park, Karatu, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro crater and Serengeti national park.

On this Tanzania wildlife Safari tour, you are guaranteed to come across several birds and animals including the famous “big five”. This Tanzania wildlife Safari tour itinerary offers a diverse and immersive wildlife safari tour experience in Tanzania, covering some of the country’s most iconic national parks and wildlife-rich areas. Remember to follow all safety guidelines and regulations to ensure a safe and enjoyable safari.

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Detailed 12 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safaris tour

Day 1: Arrival Arusha Airport in Tanzania

On arrival at the Kilimanjaro airport, connect to Willy’s Cottages or Oasis Lodge overnight. You’ll likely start your tour in Arusha, a city in northern Tanzania. This is often the gateway to many safaris in Tanzania, and you may have some time to explore the city or rest after your journey.

Day 2-3: Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour in Tarangire National Park

Start your 12 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour morning early with a journey to Tanzania’s most seasonal and sixth largest national park, Tarangire. This park is best during the dry season because large numbers of animals are attracted to the Tarangire River.

The park is a sanctuary to an unusually large number of elephants as well as other animals such as; Lions, Cheetahs, Leopards, Zebras, Giraffes, and many other animals.

While at the park you will engage in numerous activities such as; Game drives, Nature walks, Cultural visits with the semi-nomadic tribes, bird watching (the park has over 494 bird species), sightseeing, and any other activities of your preference. Meals and overnight at Tarangire River camp

Day 4: Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour in Karatu

Leave for Karatu, on the outer slopes of Ngorongoro Crater, and drive across the Great Rift Valley near Lake Manyara. Experience trading in local markets as you purchase a number of local produce and handicrafts.

Continue to Lake Manyara national park where you will spot several animals such as the Manyara lions that are known for climbing trees and lazily lying on acacia trees, Elephants, Hippos, Giraffes, and many other animals as well as over 400 bird species. Enjoy the picnic near the park and overnight at Ngorongoro farmhouse. (FB)

Day 5: Visit Lake Eyasi

Get up early for a 5-hour drive to Lake Eyasi where you will experience the culture of the Bushmen hunters. Lake Eyasi is the home to the Hadzabe Bushmen who have lived there for over 10,000 years and still retain their hunter-gatherer lifestyle, making them one of the last bastions of Ancient tribal life.

Your tour guide will ensure your comfort while on nature walks where you will be introduced to the cultural hunting techniques and daily life activities as well as many other interesting Hadzabe traditions. Return drive and overnight in a private mobile camp at the Ngorongoro crater verge.

Day 6-7: Visit and Adventure Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Crater is endowed with true African wilderness boasting over 400 species of birds, endangered species of black Rhinos, and other wildlife including one of the highest densities of lions in the world. While at Ngorongoro, you will start your morning early with a game drive on the vast grasslands of the 100-meter crater floor.

This game drive will give you an opportunity to spot several animals such as; Zebras, Buffaloes, Elephants, Rhinos, Lions, Leopards, Wildebeests, Black-spotted Hyenas, Elands, Gazelles, and a variety of Antelope species.

You can also engage in other activities such as; Crater Rim walks, Crater hikes, Mto Wa Mbu village walk, Cultural visits (where herdsmen are grazing around the crater rim), Farm visits, Bird watching, and so many others according to your preference. Two nights at a private mobile camp on the rim of the Ngorongoro crater (warm clothes required as you are camping at 7000feet).

Day 8- 11: Experience the Serengeti national park Wildebeests

Three days of Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour spent in the vast plains of the savannah will leave you desiring more time to discover the jewels that lie within Tanzania.

Serengeti is “a must-visit” once in Tanzania because it has a variety of wild animal species in abundance as well as the annual migration of several animals such as Wildebeests, gazelles, and zebras from the Mara region to the Serengeti.

You will start your Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour with an early morning game drive where you will spot a variety of animals such as; Elephants, Giraffes, Hippos, Buffaloes, Wildebeests, Zebras, Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs, Hyenas, and many other animals.

In the afternoons, you can visit the Maasai Villages where you will experience their colorful culture, visit the Serengeti visitors center, Visit the Moru Kopjes (a weathered gigantic rock that rises out of the Serengeti plains like miniature mountains), take a hot air balloon trip, go for night game drives, nature walks in the Ikoma region during June-November, Bird watching, or take an afternoon off relaxing by the poolside.

The Serengeti national park will give you an adventure of a lifetime and you a guaranteed a chance to spot all of the animals confirmed to be present within the park during your three days stay. Spend four nights at the private mobile campsite in the wild near the migratory herds.

Day 12: Return Journey or Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour Extension

Board a flight from the Serengeti to Arusha and catch your flight back home.

Alternatively, you can request a Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour extension to Zanzibar, the home of spices at an additional fee.

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12 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari Tour Inclusions and Exclusions

The Tariff Includes

  • Full board accommodation excluding drinks.
  • Ground transportation by 4×4 Safari Land cruiser.
  • English-speaking Driver/Guide.
  • Entrance fees, taxes
  • All activities that have been mentioned directly on the itinerary.

The Tariff Does Not Include:

  • Air ticket.
  • Tourist insurance
  • Entrance visas: directly from Arusha Airport.
  • Drinks and tips.
  • Everything is not directly mentioned in the program itinerary.

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