7 Days Budget Tours Affordable Tanzania
Below are our safari itinerary, descriptions of the main parks, and accommodations. We depart from Arusha at 8:00 AM, All safaris end in the mid-afternoon on the last day in Arusha. Safaris are private. You can depart on any day, for any period of time. A minimum of three days is recommended, and the five-day itinerary is the most popular choice among our clients.
Day 1: Arrival.
Arrive Arusha – stay overnight at Arusha Planet Lodge
Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire Np.
Drive from Arusha to Tarangire National Park for a game drive, Tarangire s the sixth largest national park covers an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers. Tarangire is famous for its huge number of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing African pythons. Stay overnight at Kigongoni campsite
Day 3: Tarangire to Serengeti Np.
Morning drive to the Serengeti National Park, via Olduvai Gorge (Millions of years ago, the site was that of a large lake, the shores of which were covered with successive deposits of volcanic ash. Excavation work there was pioneered by Louis and Mary Leakey beginning in 1931. The Serengeti National Park covers 14,763 km² (5,700 square miles) of grassland plains and savanna as well as river trine forest and woodlands. The park lies in the north of the country, bordered to the north by the national Tanzania and Kenyan border, where it is continuous with the Masai Mara National Park Reserve. Stay overnight at Seronera Campsite
Day 4: Serengeti.
Full day game driving in the Serengeti plains, the endless, almost treeless grassland of the south is the most emblematic scenery of the park. Other hoofed animals – zebra, gazelle, impala, hartebeest, topi, buffalo,
waterbuck – also occur in huge numbers thru out the year. Stay the second night at Ikoma Bush Campsite
Day 5: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater.
Morning game drive from Serengeti then drives to the southeast of the Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The crater is one of the most amazing sights in the world to be seen anywhere. Stay overnight at Simba Campsite – with the fascinating view of the sunken volcano.
Day 6: Ngorongoro to Lake Manyara Np.
Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for crater tour. This is world heritage site, the incomparable Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest “caldera”. Dominated by cliffs standing some 600 meters high and presenting a sheer drop down to a wide open space of some 246 square km, and you may see everything from elephant to lion, and if you’re lucky, the near-extinct black rhino, all amongst large herds of zebra and wildebeest. Afternoon exit the crater and drive to Jambo Campsite for overnight – Just outside Lake Manyara National Park.
Day 7: Lake Manyara to Arusha.
After a leisure breakfast – drive inside Lake Manyara National Park for a game drive, Lake Manyara is a shallow freshwater lake in Tanzania. It is said to be the “loveliest (lake) in Africa,” Lake Manyara is covering 127 square miles (329 km2) of Lake Manyara National Park, the lake’s alkaline waters cover approximately 89 square miles (231 km2). It is famous for a good number of baboons and birdlife, also home to herbivores such as hippos, impalas, elephants, wildebeests, buffalo, warthogs, and giraffes, giant fig trees and mahogany seen in the groundwater forest immediately around the park gate. Afternoon drive back to Arusha – stay overnight at Ilboru Safari Lodge.
- Transport in 4×4 Safari vehicle
- Professional, English speaking guide
- Meals provided according to travel plan
- Mineral water (3 liters per day/person)
- Overnight stays in safari lodges / tented camps
- All national park fees