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 - Luxury Tanzania Safari
“Lose yourself in the untamed grandeur of Tanzania’s wilderness and national parks, where every moment becomes a brushstroke on nature’s canvas. Weave a tapestry of life in and let the timeless allure ignite the adventurer within, as you navigate the vast expanses and dream under the starlit African skies.”


Safari Itinerary

Day 1

Arusha City


Welcome to Tanzania!

Our waiting driver-guide will pick you up from the Kilimanjaro International Airport and we will transfer to the city of Arusha. We will check you in to your hotel and you will spend the remainder of your day resting and recuperating from your long flight.

Take the time to unwind before your Luxury 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, we will start making our way West towards our first stop on our Wildlife Safari, the Tarangire National Park, in your private safari vehicle.

We will check you in at your lodge on arrival and you will spend the evening with sundowners with amazing views of the Tarangire landscape.

Tarangire Treetops Sundowner in the bush

Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 3



We will pick you up in the morning and we will make our way into the Tarangire National Park.

We will spend oour day on a spectacular game drive of this amazing National Park, with a picnic lunch at a picnic site within the park.

Towards the mid-afternoon, we will turn back and return to your lodge for the day.

Elephants in the Tarangire

Breakfast, picnic lunch & dinner

Day 4

Tarangire – Karatu


We will engage in arguably one of the most immersive wildlife experience this morning, a bushwalk near Tarangire. We will head out with an expert guide/ranger for a two-hour traverse of the wilderness, with a chance to see wildlife up-close.

Later, we will return to the lodge for lunch, after which we check out and make our way West towards the township of Karatu, bordering Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

We will check you in to your lodge on arrival in Karatu and you will spend the rest of the afternoon resting and relaxing in nature.

A bush walk at Elewana Treetops in Tarangire

Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 5

Lake Manyara


We will pick you up from your lodge in the morning and we will start to make our way towards the Lake Manyara National Park, back tracking just a little.

Our 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, we will exit the park and head back to your lodge. Your experience will also include a Treetop Canopy Walk.

At night, we will transfer 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


We will check out of the lodge in Ngorongoro this morning and start driving towards the world-renown Serengeti National Park. Our journey will take us through the Ndutu plains as we emerge in the Naabi area.

We 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, we will make our way to your luxury camp for the night.

Serengeti National Park near Naabi Hill

Breakfast, picnic lunch & dinner

Day 7

The Serengeti


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

Once done, we 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, we 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


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

Towards the mid-to-late afternoon, we will head to our 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 we check out from the lodge in the Serengeti and head out for one last game drive of this amazing landscape.

Later, around or after lunch, we 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.

The 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


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

Our lunch stop will be lakeside inside the crater, after which our game drive continues, and, towards the late afternoon, or whenever you’ve had enough, we will make our 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

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