12 Day Luxury Tanzania Safari


Arusha, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, South & Central Serengeti, and the Ngorongoro Crater.

Explore the best National Parks of Tanzania on an Luxury Tanzania Safari. Unwind and relax in the wilderness as you traverse the beautiful sceneries of wild Tanzania and enjoy some of the best wildlife experiences on planet Earth.

Best from Mid-November to February

Wildlife Safari through Northern Tanzania on a Tanzania Safari


Safari Itinerary

Day 1

Arusha City


Welcome to Tanzania!

Your waiting driver-guide will pick you up from the Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer you to the city of Arusha. You will be checked in to your hotel and spend the remainder of your day resting and recuperating from your long flight.

Take the time to unwind before your Tanzania Safari begins the next day.

Tanzania Safari Day 1

Pick up: Kilimanjaro Airport


Day 2



It’s going to be a gentle start to your Tanzania Safari as you spend the morning hours at ease at the hotel or visiting one of several attractions in the area, like the Shanga Arts Centre or the Cultural Heritage Centre.

After lunch at the hotel, you will start making your way West towards your first stop on your Wildlife Safari, the Tarangire National Park, in your private safari vehicle.

You will be checked in on arrival and will spend the evening with sundowners with amazing views of the Tarangire landscape.

Day 5

Lake Manyara


You will be picked up from your lodge in the morning and start to make your way towards the Lake Manyara National Park, back tracking just a little.

Your day will be spent traversing the many sceneries that this exquisite National Park has to offer. From tree covered canopies, to a bit open savannah, swamps and a lake.

Towards the mid-to-late afternoon, or whenever you have had enough, you will exit the park and head back to your lodge. Your experience will also include a Treetop Canopy Walk.

At night, you will be transferred to the National Park once more to go on an amazing night game drive. The drive will give you a glimpse into the nocturnal world of the wilderness.


Flamingos on Lake Manyara National Park

Breakfast, picnic lunch & dinner

Day 6

The Serengeti


You will check out of your lodge in Ngorongoro this morning and start driving towards the adjacent and world-renown Serengeti National Park. Your journey will take you through the Ndutu plains as you emerge in the Naabi area.

You will enjoy an en-route game drive as well as a dedicated game drive in the Ndutu area and the southern plains of the Serengeti.

Around mid-to-late afternoon, or whenever you have had enough, you will make your way to your luxury camp for the night.

Serengeti National Park near Naabi Hill

Breakfast, picnic lunch & dinner

Day 7

The Serengeti


Your day will begin super early as you head out for a Safari from the Sky with Hot Air Balloon ride over the wild Serengeti.

Once done, you will go for a short game drive, trekking the various game and the Wildebeest Migration, before returning to the camp early for some rest and relaxation.

Later, you will head back out for an afternoon game drive, returning whenever you are ready.

Hot Air Ballooning in the Serengeti on a Safari

Breakfast in the bush, lunch & dinner

Day 8

The Serengeti


You will check out of your camp today and spend your day on amazing game drive of the “Endless Plains” of the Serengeti. Your expert driver-guide will vary your locations as you trek amazing game and traverse some of the best parts of the Serengeti.

Towards the mid-to-late afternoon, you will head to your new lodge for the night, enjoying a sundowner as the sun melts away from the African landscape.

Leopard leading a safari vehicle in the Serengeti

Breakfast, picnic lunch & dinner

Day 9

The Serengeti


It’s going to be a flexible and relaxing day today.

You can choose to head out for an early morning game drive with a picnic lunch and return to the lodge for some relaxation later around lunch or you can choose to stay in through the morning and head out later for a game drive.

You can plan your day with your driver-guide a day before.

Lioness in the Serengeti

Breakfast, hot lunch or picnic lunch & dinner

Day 10

The Ngorongoro


An easier start to the day today as you check out from your lodge in the Serengeti and head out for one last game drive of this amazing landscape.

Later, around or after lunch, you will crossover into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and head to the edge of the crater’s rim to check in to your lodge for the night.

Your lodge, perched on the edge of the best viewpoint in Ngorongoro, will afford you spectacular sunset views of the entire crater.

Luxury stay in Ngorongoro

Breakfast, picnic lunch & dinner

Day 11

The Ngorongoro


You will exit your lodge early today as you head to the nearest crater descent trail and descend onto the crater floor. Your day will be spent on the unique Ngorongoro Crater floor, trekking the various animals that inhabit this collapsed volcanic caldera.

Your lunch stop will be lakeside inside the crater, after which your game drive continues, and, towards the late afternoon, or whenever you’ve had enough, you will make your way back up the crater rim and back to your lodge.

Elephant in the Ngorongoro

Breakfast, picnic lunch & dinner

Day 12

End of Experience


Your Tanzania safari experience comes to an end as you check out of your lodge and head towards the Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight out from Tanzania.

Your Safari team wishes you a safe journey ahead. Bon voyage and safari njema!


Safari with a view

Breakfast & picnic lunch

Drop off: Kilimanjaro Airport

Safari Inclusions


  • All National Park entry fees (Conservation fees)
  • All National Park Concession fees
  • Ngorongoro Crater descent fees
  • All accommodation as listed in the itinerary
  • All meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Lake Manyara Treetop Walk
  • Night game drive in Lake Manyara National Park
  • Hot Air Balloon Safari in the Serengeti
  • 2 hr Bush walk in the Tarangire
  • An expert, English-speaking driver-guide
  • A private safari vehicle for exclusive use
  • Bottled drinking water in the safari vehicle
  • Private airport transfers
  • 1% Tourism Development Levy (TDL)
  • 18% Value Added Tax (VAT)

Safari Exclusions


  • Post-safari accommodation (if required)
  • Any meals not mentioned
  • Extra & premium drinks
  • Tray charges and room service
  • Gratuities, tips & porterage
  • International or domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Covid-19 tests
  • Any other costs not explicitly mentioned


Why Napenda Adventures?

What makes us different? We are fanatically passionate about our safaris! We do not believe in the cookie cutter, one-size-fits-all approach. We tailor make every experience to match the traveller and provide dedicated attention right from planning all the way to execution of every safari.


    Our booking process

    Our safari booking process is centred around you, our guest. It all starts with a dedicated one-on-one consultation with our safari experts, where we learn more about you, your travel style and preferences and provide expert advice tailored for your requirements.