8 Days Best of Tanzania Safari Holiday, Luxury Tanzania Wildlife Safari, Great Wildlife Migration

In this 8 Days Best Tanzania Safari Holiday and amazing landscapes, experience-rich cultural heritage, and discover some of Tanzania’s finest wildlife parks and game reserves.

With all these, you will be able to explore quite a lot of adventure and many more amazing encounters where you will be able to sight a lot of wildlife together with vast species of birds!

Without any doubt, this 8 Days Best Tanzania Safari Holiday will definitely leave you with plenty of unforgettable memories of Africa and a fulfillment of a dream come true that every enthusiastic traveler should experience!

8 Days Best Tanzania Safari Holiday: Highlights

  • Day 1: Arrive in Arusha –transfer to – Lake Manyara National Park followed by an overnight stay.
  • Day 2: Early start – game – transfer to Lake Natron National Park/ Mount OL Doinyo Lengai – game & overnight camp
  • Day 3: Early start – game, breakfast – transfer to Serengeti National Park – evening game & overnight tented camp
  • Day 4: Early morning start/game – full day activities in Serengeti National Park – overnight at the camp
  • Day 5: Early start Serengeti/game – Full day activities in Serengeti National Park – overnight at the camp
  • Day 6: Early morning start/game – transfer to Ngorongoro crater – evening game and overnight at the camp
  • Day 7: Early morning start/game – full day activities in Tarangire National Park -overnight at the camp
  • Day 8: Breakfast, game en-route to Arusha, depending on your time of departure, you will have a city highlight – Drop off at the airport for departure on time.
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wildlife migration in Tanzania Serengeti National Park

8 Days Best Tanzania Safari Holiday: details

Day 1: Arrive in Arusha – transfer to Lake Manyara National Park overnight   

Upon arrival, you will be warmly welcomed by our professional representative that will offer you a briefing on the whole expedition before you depart to Arusha for Lake Manyara National Park which is set between the Rift Valley’s western escarpment and the shallow alkaline waters of Lake Manyara. You will be able to see a lot of wildlife, aquatic life, and birds while in this park.

Enjoy a full-day game drive in the park with your packed picnic lunch, this will allow you to have more time for game viewing. You will have your lunch out in the jungles of the park as you enjoy the open-air breeze and animal life.

Lake Manyara is best known for its flamingos, pelicans, and cormorants and is home to over 400 other species of birds, making it a bird watcher’s paradise every bird enthusiast should never miss out on!

Mammals in the park include wildebeests, zebras, bushbucks, waterbucks, tiny Kirk’s dik-diks, hippos, giraffes, leopards, lions, baboons, and troops of noisy blue monkeys. We will return in the evening to the camp for our dinner and overnight.

  • (Meal plan L/D)
  • Accommodation options: Lake Manyara Wildlife Camp. (Mid – Upper range)

Day 2 of 8 Days Best Tanzania Safari Holiday: Early start game – transfer to Lake Natron National Park / Mount OL Doinyo Lengai – game & overnight camp  

You will wake up before the sun rises and be served with your breakfast and thereafter depart to Lake Manyara and make your way to Mount OL Doinyo Lengai located to the south of Lake Natron. OL DoinyoLengai means “The Mountain of God” in the Maasai language.

OL DoinyoLengai is an active volcano with immense ecological, geological and cultural value and is part of the larger volcanic system of the East African Rift Valley.

After lunch enjoys an afternoon nature walk to the shores of Lake Natron to view flamingos and other water birds to be found here.

Lake Natron Camp located on the southern end of the lake on an old volcanic lava flow boasts a unique location of the camp’s superb panoramic views of the Great Rift Valley in all directions.

The camp comprises six tents all named after the surrounding mountains that lie parallel to the freshwater streams flowing into Lake Natron. You will wind up your day with dinner and an overnight stay at the camp.

  • (Meal plan F/B)
  • Accommodation options: Lake Natron Tented Camp. (Mid – Upper range)

Day 3: Early start game, breakfast – transfer to Serengeti National Park – evening game & overnight tented camp

An early start with a visit to Lake Natron, OlDonyoLengai, and the surrounding region mainly focus on remoteness, the unique scenery, beautiful landscapes, spectacular escarpments, and volcanic mountains Lake Natron is a soda lake and is one of the most alkaline lakes in the world.

The lake is a haven for thousands of lesser flamingos and is one of the most important flamingo breeding grounds on earth. The lake is also famous for very interesting nature walks.

Walkout across the baked mud to the shores of the great soda lake itself to view hot water springs and thousands of flamingos followed by a drive to the Ngare Sero Gorge and walk to the waterfalls along the Ngare Sero River.

Participate in a mountain trek or a visit to an authentic Maasai homestead. We will retire in the evening for dinner and overnight at the camp.

  • (Meal plan F/B)
  • Accommodation options: Lake Natron Tented Camp. (Mid – Upper range)
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Best Tanzania Safari Holiday in Serengeti National Park

Day 4 of 8 Days Best Tanzania Safari Holiday: Early morning start/game – full day activities in Serengeti National Park – overnight at the Camp

More adventures are yet to be unveiled on this day; your breakfast will be served early before departing for Serengeti National Park arriving in time for lunch. Thereafter enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti which is scenically located along with one of the main annual migration corridors for thousands of wildebeests,  zebras and other gazelles in the company is a cast of predators.

It is a place of infinite calmness and offers a timeless blend of classical safari rusticity and beautiful accommodation. More as you relax to have your dinner and overnight stay at the camp.

  • (Meal plan F/B)
  • Accommodation options: Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp. (Mid – Upper range)

Day 5: Early start Serengeti/game – Full day activities in Serengeti National Park – overnight at the camp

A Sunrise starts with breakfast and a game drive in the Serengeti national park, an internationally renowned incredible wildlife spectacle.

Located in the Northwest of Tanzania, the Serengeti is the ultimate “wildlife show” on earth and is best known for its unequaled natural beauty and diverse animal population and as such offers the most complex and least disturbed ecosystem on earth.

Serengeti’s unique combination of diverse habitats enables it to support more than thirty species of large herbivores and nearly 500 species of birds.

The landscape varies from open grasslands in the south, savanna with scattered acacia trees in the center, wooded grasslands in the north to extensive woodland and black clay plains in the west. You will then have your dinner and overnight stay at the camp.

  • (Meal plan F/B)
  • Accommodation options: Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp. (Mid – Upper range)

Day 6 of 8 Days Best Tanzania Safari Holiday: Early morning start/game – transfer to – Ngorongoro crater – evening game overnight at the camp

Your day kicks off with an early morning game drive, you will then return to have breakfast and thereafter depart for the Ngorongoro Crater. On your way, you will make a brief visit to OLD Dupai Gorge (originally misnamed Olduvai), which is the most famous archaeological location in East Africa.

It is here that the remains of the earliest human beings were found, making Africa the “Cradle of Mankind.” We will proceed on with our journey arriving at our camp in time for dinner and overnight.

  • (Meal plan F/B)
  • Accommodation options: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge (Mid – Upper range)

Day 7: Early morning start/game – full day activities in Tarangire National Park -overnight at the Camp  

You will wake up early for breakfast and then drive down to the floor of the crater for the whole day at Ngorongoro Crater safari with a picnic lunch.

Ngorongoro Crater is often referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World and hosts one of the most unique ecosystems on earth with over 20,000 large grazing mammals and the largest concentration of predators calling it home.

Thereafter, you will depart for Tarangire National Park arriving late afternoon at Lake Burunge Tented Lodge which is located in a shaded grove overlooking the picturesque seasonal Lake Burunge in an area of dense bush known for its populations of dry-country antelope such as lesser kudu and gerenuk.

Accommodation is in spacious and attractively rustic en-suite tents built on stilted platforms and shaded by Makuti roofs.

  • (Meal plan F/B)
  • Accommodation options: Lake Burunge Tented Camp (Mid – Upper range)
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Best Tanzania Safari Holiday to Tarangire National Park

Day 8 of 8 Days Best Tanzania Safari Holiday: Breakfast, game en-route to Arusha, depending on your time of departure, you will have a city

Highlights – Drop off at the airport for departure on time.

You will wake up early enough just before sunrise and be served breakfast before you set off for a whole morning game drive to view the great variety of wildlife found in Tarangire National Park.

Tarangire is the fourth largest National Park in Tanzania and its very diverse habitats make it a delight to explore.

Magnificent 1000-year-old giant baobab trees punctuate the park and great herds of elephants and other game seasonally swell the already large number of wildlife.

After lunch, you will be driven back to Arusha; all along as you get to see more scenic views of East Africa’s endowments. You will be dropped in Arusha town or at Kilimanjaro International Airport.

(Meal plan B/L)

End of Deks Africa Safaris –Services8 Days Best Tanzania Safari Holiday

8 Days Best Tanzania Safari Holiday: includes

  • All services in national parks i.e. park entrance fees, guided nature walks, hikes & game drives
  • All accommodation and meals as specified in the itinerary (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • Full-time exclusive use of a 4 x 4 Safari Jeep/Toyota Land cruiser
  • Full-time services of experienced English speaking drive/guide
  • Bottled drinking mineral water, coffees, teas, or soft drinks while on Safaris, game drives, walks, hikes, or transfers
  • All Nature/Safari & Community walks as indicated in the itinerary-safari program
  • All airport pickups and drop off from Arusha Tanzania, Kilimanjaro Int. airport & back to Arusha Tanzania, Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • All activities indicated & mentioned in the itinerary

Deks Africa Safaris uses a mix of lodges and tented camps for accommodation, rates reflected herein can be amended to fit your luxury requirements on request/the company may change the booked hotel/lodge/tented camp at the time of booking in case the reflected accommodation is full.

8 Days Best Tanzania Safari Holiday: exclude

  • International flights and airfares (From/to home)
  • Roundtrip airport transfer inland charter flights
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, bar bills, phone calls, etc.)
  • Any Government imposed or increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Laundry service in different hotels we stay
  • Personal insurance and medical bills
  • Airfares
  • All other services of a personal nature
  • All services marked as Optional in the itinerary
  • Driver/guides/hotel staff or any other person’s gratuity (Tips and tipping guidelines US$10 pp per day)

Quotation: 8 Days Best Tanzania Safari Holiday

  • Based on 2 persons sharing services – per person standard rate
  • Standard Net rate – based on Mid – Upper range Accommodation per person: USD $3,550.00
  • For an extra 3rd person or more please contact the office for rates

Note: This program requires arriving at Arusha Tanzania-Kilimajaro International airport before mid-morning approximately 0600hrs, to allow for a transfer/drive to Tarangire National Park

Overnight stay options:

If staying in Arusha, please request assistance at the time of booking this safari to allow us ample time to make arrangements.

If departing Arusha the same night, please note’ both by use of charter flight or by road’ returns to Arusha are always late morning approximately 1100hrs/1200hrs-by charter flight or approximately 1600hrs by road).

Please DO NOT book flights departing prior to 1600hrs or 2200hrs respectively in order to allow time for security, check-in, and if any delays due to weather.

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