8 Days Family Safari in Tanzania

DURATION8 Days | 7 Nights

TIME OF YEARThrought out the year
DESTINATIONSSERENGETI, Manyara, Ngorongoro, Tarangire

This 8 Days Family Safari in Tanzania is designed to be the ultimate safari experience for families with children. We do have quite a lot of experience in traveling with children and we don’t mind at all to adjust the day-program while traveling. The schedule of our family safaris allows time for walking, swimming and playing. All accommodations in our example family safari are lodges or tented lodges with a swimming pool. However, if you prefer nature camping with your kids in one of the Natural Parks (or a combination of nature camping and lodges), please contact us for a proposal.

Day 1:  Arrival

Arrival of your flight at Kilimanjaro International Airport. You will be warmly welcomed by our representative and your driver-guide outside customs and immigration hall. You will be assisted with your bags and proceed to your hotel. If time permits, you will have a tour briefing at the hotel lobby ready to start your safari proper in the morning. Dinner and overnight stay

Meals: Lunch | Dinner

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park

After a hearty and delicious breakfast, your Tanzania wildlife safari expedition itinerary takes you across the Great Rift Valley toward Lake Manyara National Park, well known for its herds of elephant and tree-climbing lions. Game drives here present an opportunity to a close encounter with buffalo, baboon, waterbuck, flamingo and prides of lion. After Manyara Park continue into the highlands of Karatu

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation: of your own choice

Day 3: Lake Manyara – Serengeti

Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at Lodge/Camp, before setting out for the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area, the world’s largest unflooded caldera (collapsed cone of a volcano). This unique crater is protected from the outside world by a huge rim, Ngorongoro Crater’s abundance of food and fresh water supports more than 30,000 large mammals. You’ll descend 2,000 feet into the crater for thrilling game drives among Africa’s “Big Five” (lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard), but also search out the rare black rhino – Ngorongoro crater offers you your greatest chance to observe the East African black rhino in East Africa. At Mid-day enjoy a picnic lunch on the crater floor, and continue our drive before checking into the
Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation: of your own choice

Day 4&5: Full Game Drive at Serengeti

Your exciting Tanzania wildlife safari tour itinerary includes daily game drives through the acacia savannahs and grasslands of the Serengeti National Park. These thrilling excursions offer opportunities to spot wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, topi, impala and hartebeest along with predators such as lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and wild dog. Along the network of rivers and lakes, you may find hippos and crocodiles. At the Lodge, you’ll have ample opportunity to learn more about your expert driver/guides and staff, personable locals who strive to bring this land to life during your African safari
Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation: of your own choice

Day 6: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater

Breakfast at the Lodge/Camp and check out. 07h30: Depart for Ngorongoro Consrvation Area with game drive as you exit Serengeti. En-route, you may opt to visit the historic Olduvai Gorge and/or visit a traditional Maasai tribal village. Ol Duvai Gorge, labelled the “Cradle of Mankind”, is where the first early human species occupied 1.9 million years ago. Pending interest level, we can arrange for a private tour down into the excavation site where the famous researchers Louis & Mary Leakey first made their incredible discoveries about the origin and evolution of man. Each stop would last approximately 1 hour. Picnic lunch en route. Continue to the lodge. Arrive later in the afternoon and check in assistance. The evening is at leisure to relax. Dinner and overnights stay.
Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation: of your own choice

Day 7: Game drive at Ngorongoro Crater

Today we recommend an early morning rise to be the first ones on the crater floor; see the sun rise and catch the nocturnal animals returning from their hunts; this is when the animals are most active and there are fewer vehicles in the bush. We will break for a picnic breakfast/lunch.

The Ngorongoro Crater is a unique ecosystem also known as “the eighth wonder of the world”. The crater formed after a large volcano collapsed on itself 2-3 million years ago, Take-in the “unparalleled beauty of one of the world’s most unchanged wildlife sanctuaries” while in search of resident game such as elephant herds, lion prides, cheetahs, hyenas, zebra herds, and so much more.
Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation: of your own choice

Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha

Breakfast at the lodge and set off for Arusha. Arrive and have lunch at the Lodge/Hotel

Later, transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Bid farewell to your driver guide then proceed to check in for your outbound flight
Meals: Breakfast | Lunch

  • Accommodation as per the itinerary.
  • Transport in safari equipped 4 x 4 vehicle with pop up roof enhanced for game viewing.
  • Services of professional English speaking driver guide.
  • All game drives as per the itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner as per the itinerary.
  • All Park entrance fees, crater service fees and conservation fees where applicable as per itinerary.
  • Complimentary mineral water i.e. 1.5 litre bottled drinking water per person per day while on safari.
  • Emergency evacuation cover in case of breakdown.
  • All Government taxes and levies.
  • All Internal or International flights and taxes
  • Travel and personal health insurance
  • Laundry services
  • All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc
  • All optional activities and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary (e.g Maasai village tour, Olduvai Gorge Tour and Balloon excursion)
  • Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver- guide
  • Alcoholic drinks and non-alcoholic drinks(beverages) and Meals not described in the itinerary.
  • Visas

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