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Tanzania Explorer 2025

Tanzania

11 days from $6,099 per person

* Based on double occupancy, incl. taxes & fuel surcharges, restrictions apply.

1 Night Arusha 2 Nights Tarangire National Park 2 Nights Lake Manyara National Park 3 Nights Serengeti National Park 2 Nights Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Explore Tanzania’s prolific parks in comfort and style on this eleven day safari. The vast plains of the Serengeti and the world-renowned Ngorongoro Crater are just two of the areas you will encounter Africa’s wildlife, while on expertly guided safari drives.


Highlights

Explore UNESCO's Serengeti Plains, renowned for the greatest wildlife spectacle on earth - the great migration of wildebeest and zebra. The resident population of lion, cheetah, elephant, giraffe, and birds is also impressive.

Discover the Ngorongoro Crater, hailed as one of the Natural Wonders of the World, and home to both predator and prey.

Experience game drives among the ancient baobabs in Tarangire National Park, known for its large concentration of elephants.

Enjoy unusual wildlife viewing. Lake Manyara has more than 400 bird species, including thousands of seasonal pink-hued flamingos on their perpetual migration.

Accommodations

1. Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel

Arusha, Tanzania

The spacious, air-conditioned rooms feature modern African-style décor and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. All private bathrooms come with a bath and shower. Guests at Four Points by Sheraton, The Arusha Hotel can enjoy meals and drinks in the Parachichi Restaurant and the Hatari Bar. There are also massage services and a hot tub. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas. The Central Market in Arusha is just 0.6 mi away. Arusha National Park is located 28 mi away and Mount Kilimanjaro is 56 mi away. Arusha Airport is just a 10-minute drive away from the Hotel.

2. Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Tanzania, Tarangire National Park

Tarangire Sopa Lodge is nestled among the small rocky hills or kopjes scattered with ancient baobab trees. All spacious rooms at this lodge have a private lounge with a mini bar. Each room has two queen-size beds with a mosquito net around them. Ceiling fans keep the rooms cool and glass sliding doors open out on to a balcony, with a great view of the landscape beyond.  Wildlife can sometimes be spotted while sitting on the balcony. The bar is located between the lobby and the dining room furnished with comfortable seats for total relaxation. The dining room is a large, spacious, and airy room with an enormous outdoor patio.  All meals are included.

3. Kemarishe Serengeti Lodge

Serengeti, Tanzania

Nestled within the renowned Serengeti National Park, Kemarishe Serengeti Lodge offers a prime location near Kemarishe Hill amidst the sweeping savannah, offering captivating vistas. Unwind and swap safari tales by the crackling fire pit, or enjoy a refreshing dip in the infinity swimming pool. Savor a drink from the bar while soaking in the panoramic Serengeti plains. Our dining area showcases a delightful fusion of local and continental cuisine. Each of our generously appointed en suite tents features modern amenities including hot and cold showers, flush toilets, solar energy, mosquito nets, a cozy lounge area, and a veranda with ample seating for relaxation.

4. TNS Ngorongoro Rim Lodge

Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Perched on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, TNS Ngorongoro Rim Lodge offers a stunning view of the natural wonder. The lodge blends modern amenities with the natural surroundings, providing a comfortable stay. Guests can enjoy delicious meals, relax on their private balconies, and take in the breathtaking views. Safari adventures into the crater, guided by experienced staff, offer a chance to see a variety of wildlife. After a day of exploration, guests can unwind with a massage or share safari stories by the fireplace. TNS Ngorongoro Rim Lodge offers a memorable retreat in the heart of Tanzania's wildlife paradise.

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrive Arusha, Tanzania

On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, transfer to Four Points by Sheraton Arusha Hotel. Relax and enjoy the remainder of your day.

Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel

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Day 2. Arusha / Tarangire National Park

After breakfast drive to Tarangire. Lunch at Tarangire Sopa Lodge. This afternoon join your expert safari ranger for your first game viewing activity. The grassy acacia woodlands and gigantic baobabs make for spectacular vistas. (BLD)

Tarangire Sopa Lodge

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Day 3. Tarangire National Park

Enjoy your morning at leisure with an optional balloon safari. After lunch depart on a game drive in the Tarangire National Park. Your guide is an experienced wildlife expert whose knowledge and ability to spot the animals and birds will astound you. Not knowing what you’ll see next is all part of the fun of a safari! (BLD)

Tarangire Sopa Lodge

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Day 4. Tarangire National Park / Lake Manyara

After breakfast drive to Escarpment Luxury Lodge, arrive in time for lunch. Enjoy a game drive in this scenic gem, with a setting praised by Ernest Hemingway as “the loveliest I had seen in Africa”. Return to lodge in time to freshen up before dinner. (BLD)

Escarpment Luxury Lodge

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Day 5. Lake Manyara

Enjoy a relaxing morning at leisure and an afternoon game drive in the beautiful Lake Manyara National Park. This small but uniquely diverse national park is home to leopards, lions, cheetahs, elephants, blue monkeys, dik-diks, gazelles, hippos, giraffes, impalas, flamingos and nearly 400 bird species. (BLD)

Plant a native tree and create shade for the community after a tour of the village with a local guide.

Escarpment Luxury Lodge

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Day 6. Lake Manyara / Serengeti National Park

The adventure continues as you set off after breakfast to the vast plains of the Serengeti arriving at the lodge in time for lunch. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in the greatest game sanctuary in the world, fantastic in its natural beauty. Watch territorial hippos lounging in the water, giraffes foraging in the tree tops and lions relaxing in the shade before the evening hunt begins. (BLD)

Kemarishe Serengeti Lodge

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Day 7. Serengeti National Park

Depart during the early morning splendor of an African sunrise for your first game drive of the day. Your expert ranger will maneuver you to the perfect spots to collect a gallery of thrilling images as the morning unfolds. Watch alert elephant carefully guarding their young as they traverse the bush; a startled warthog running with its tail erect; ungainly herds of wildebeest grazing alongside zebra. This afternoon, relax at the lodge until the day cools down and the animals become more active for your afternoon drive. Before retiring, stretch out and listen to the sounds of the wilderness and watch the illumination of the infinite African sky. (BLD)

Kemarishe Serengeti Lodge

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Day 8. Serengeti National Park

Perhaps start with a dawn adventure in a hot air balloon safari over the Serengeti, offering breathtaking wildlife views (available at an extra cost). During morning and afternoon game viewing activities, your ranger continues to lead you to spectacular locations of outstanding natural beauty where you can observe the wildlife in their natural habitat. (BLD)

Kemarishe Serengeti Lodge

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Day 9. Serengeti National Park / Ngorongoro Crater

Continue your journey to the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of Africa’s best-known wildlife areas. Visit a local Maasai village to observe the tribe’s way of life and learn about their culture and traditions. (BLD)

TNS Ngorongoro Rim Lodge

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Day 10. Ngorongoro Crater

Descend 2,000 feet through the early morning mists, to explore the crater floor of this extinct volcano. You’ll be in awe of the profusion of wildlife concentrated here. Enjoy a picnic lunch before returning to your lodge. Share the day’s magical moments with your safari companions as the sun sinks below the horizon. (BLD)

TNS Ngorongoro Rim Lodge

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Day 11. Ngorongoro Crater / Arusha

After breakfast, drive to Arusha. Enjoy lunch and a place to relax at a day room reserved for your use. Later this afternoon transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your international departure flight. Bid farewell to Africa until the next time. (BL)

Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, The Arusha Hotel (Day Room)

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Pricing

Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates May 12, 2025 - May 22, 2025
Share Twin/Double From $6,099
Single Room Supplement Starting From: $789
Departure Dates Jun 16, 2025 - Jun 26, 2025
Share Twin/Double From $7,299
Single Room Supplement Starting From: $1,099
Departure Dates Jul 14, 2025 - Jul 24, 2025
Share Twin/Double From $7,999
Single Room Supplement Starting From: $1,099
Departure Dates Aug 18, 2025 - Aug 28, 2025
Share Twin/Double From $7,999
Single Room Supplement Starting From: $1,099
Departure Dates Sep 15, 2025 - Sep 25, 2025
Share Twin/Double From $7,999
Single Room Supplement Starting From: $1,099
Departure Dates Oct 20, 2025 - Oct 30, 2025
Share Twin/Double From $7,899
Single Room Supplement Starting From: $1,099
Departure Dates Nov 10, 2025 - Nov 20, 2025
Share Twin/Double From $7,199
Single Room Supplement Starting From: $1,099
Departure Dates Dec 1, 2025 - Dec 11, 2025
Share Twin/Double From $7,199
Single Room Supplement Starting From: $1,099

**Surcharges Apply Limited no single supplement on select departures. Contact a safari consultant to discuss options. Departs with a minimum of 4 guests.

Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)

No internal air is required for this itinerary.

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