Tanzania Highlights Safari

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

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 3 nights at the luxurious Tarangire Treetops Lodge.  They spent their time there exploring the Tarangire National Park. The park is most popular for its large elephant herds and mini-wildlife migration that takes place during the dry season which sees about 250,000 animals enter the park.

After that, they transferred to the Serengeti, where they started their game drives 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 Pioneer Camp, 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 area, an oasis that is home to rhinos, hippos, zebras, gazelles, and much more. They arrived at Elewana The Manor in time for a scrumptious lunch and relaxing for the balance of the day.  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.

Suggested Itinerary

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 Treetops 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 Trreetops Lodge

Day 2-3
For the next two days, spend your time on game drives into the Tarangire National Park, looking for herds of elephants, giraffe, lions and other amazing African wildlife.  Enjoy sundowners each evening.
Tarangire Trreetops Lodge

Day 4
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 Pioneer Camp. 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 Pioneer Camp

Days 5-6
Wake early each day 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 Pioneer Camp

Day 7
Today, you’ll head off for the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater and 3 nights at Elewana the Manor. Upon arrival, enjoy a late lunch and explore the grounds. Dinner brings scrumptious cuisine and a chance for guests to share their stories.
Elewana the Manor

Days 8-9
These days are for 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.  Soak up the views that surround you, then head out on your evening game drives.
Elewana the Manor

Day 10
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.

About this vacation
Cost Per Person

Does not include the cost of airfare


Based on
10 day stay
2 travelers

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