Tanzania Highlights Safari

Experience the highlights of Tanzania, including safaris in the famous Tarangire and Serengeti National Parks and in Ngorongoro Crater.

From $3,085
per person
6 days
Airfare additional cost
Based on
2 travelers

This Tanzania Highlights Safari was designed for a mother and daughter who wanted a unique safari experience on a relatively short trip. We sent them to some of Tanzania’s best lodges to experience the highlights of Tanzania, including safaris in the famous Tarangire and Serengeti National Parks and in Ngorongoro Crater.

They began their Tanzania Highlights Safari with a night at the luxurious Tarangire Sopa Lodge. After a delicious bush breakfast, they went on their first game drive in the magnificent Serengeti National Park, most famous for the Great Migration of wildebeest to the plains of Kenya. After an exciting day looking for the Big 5 on safari, they arrived at Serengeti Sopa Lodge, where they were greeted with cold drinks and shown to their comfortable room with a private deck overlooking the African plains.

The next day, they enjoyed an early breakfast while watching the stunning sunrise over the Serengeti. They went for an early morning game drive to see the giraffes, lions, wildebeest, and more at their most active time of day, then ate lunch at the lodge before setting out on another game drive in the evening.

Next on their Tanzania Highlights Safari, they made their way to Ngoronogoro Crater, an oasis that is home to rhinos, hippos, zebras, gazelles, and much more. They arrived at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge in time for a scrumptious lunch before heading out on a game drive to see the area’s rich and diverse wildlife. In the evening, they retreated to their luxury lodge for dinner and relaxation on their deck overlooking the uninterrupted plains of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

The next day, they enjoyed more game drives with their expert guide to see the unique wildlife of Africa up close in the pristine park. Finally, their Tanzania Highlights Safari came to an end. After breakfast, they were transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport to begin the trip home.

Our Reference A263

Day 1
Upon your arrival in Tanzania, you will be met by your driver guide in Arusha, followed by a short briefing on what to expect over the next week. Onward to your accommodations at Tarangire Sopa Lodge. Settle into your suite and enjoy the amazing views over the park. After lunch, enjoy a dip in the pool and relax before your first game drive.
Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Day 2
Start your day early as you head off after breakfast to world-renowned Serengeti National Park. This amazing park is home to an abundance of unique wildlife, and is most famous for the Great Migration of wildebeest. Annually, herds of wildebeest cross over into the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. After your safari adventure, you’ll be transferred to your lodgings at Serengeti Sopa Lodge. While eating a late lunch, enjoy stunning views overlooking the plains of the southwestern Serengeti. Then it’s time for your first game drive of the evening.
Serengeti Sopa Lodge

Day 3
Wake early and enjoy the gorgeous sunrise over the Serengeti, before heading out on your morning game drive. Early morning is the best time for a game drive, as much of the local wildlife is at its most active in the cool morning temperatures. Return to the lodge for lunch and a relaxing afternoon before another game drive later in the day.
Serengeti Sopa Lodge

Day 4
Today, you’ll head off for the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater and 2 nights at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. Upon arrival, enjoy a late lunch and explore the grounds before heading out on your afternoon game drive. Dinner brings scrumptious cuisine and a chance for guests to share their stories.
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Day 5
Today is your last day on safari, so make the most of it by getting up with the sunrise and exploring the rich landscape of Ngorongoro Crater on a game drive. Pack a picnic and enjoy breakfast in the bush before returning to the lodge for lunch. The rest of your day is meant for relaxation. Soak up the views that surround you, then head out on your last game drive of the day.
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Day 6
After a delicious breakfast, your safari comes to an end as you make your way back to Arusha. Here, you’ll be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport, where you’ll begin your journey home.

  • 1 night Tarangire Sopa Lodge, Tarangire National Park – includes daily lunch, dinner, and safari activities
  • 2 nights Serengeti Sopa Lodge, Serengeti National Park – includes all meals and safari activities
  • 2 nights Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area – includes all meals and safari activities
  • Road transfers throughout itinerary