Day 1: Arrival/ Arusha (D)

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met by a Tales of Tanzania Safaris representative and transferred to your hotel where the remainder of the day is at leisure – rest in your room, enjoy a swim in the pool or explore Arusha and the surrounding areas on one of our day tours, the choice is yours.

Accommodation: Ilboru Safari Lodge

Meals & Drinks:

  • Dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

Today after breakfast you will drive to Tarangire National Park with lunch boxes. The drive to Tarangire National Park is about 110 Km and takes about 2 hours from Arusha
Tarangire National Park is a huge park best known for its large herds of elephants, but it’s also great for lion and leopard — wonderful for bird life — great variety of landscape and wildlife. The gorgeous Silale Swamp, towards the south of the park, is magnificent — and almost always rich in wildlife taking advantage of this reliable water source. The park provides water not only from the swamp, but also from the Tarangire River — and during the dry season it’s the primary source of water for animals from the entire area, making for fantastic viewing.
You will have your lunch in the park (your driver guide will pick a picnic site in the park where you can your lunch and thereafter continue with the game drive. Parks normally the parks open at 6:00 am to 6:00 pm – you will be at your next lodge in time for dinner.

Accommodation: Octagon Lodge

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3: Lake Natron (B,L,D)

Today after breakfast you will travel to the wild and remote Lake Natron which is off the beaten path and away from the crowded places. Located at the base of Africa’s only active volcano (Oldonyo Lengai) and between Ngorongoro Highlands and Serengeti plains, Lake Natron lies in a dry and desolated area also inhabited by the Maasai.
This lake is one of the most alkaline lakes in the world and a special shelter to millions of tiny crustaceans, attracting literally thousands of lesser flamingos. You will trek to the local waterfalls where you will have the opportunity to swim. Beautiful and surrounded by lush vegetation, these waterfalls break the yellow-coloured pattern found in the savannah.

Accommodation: Africa Safari Lake Natron

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4: Lake Natron (B,L, D)

In the morning your guide will take you for an adventurous walk at shores of the Lake. Being on the shore of Lake Natron as the sun rises is something you will never forget. Lake Natron is often described as having a lunar beauty. The lake gets its reddish colour from salt-loving organisms and algae. Amazingly, 2.5 million flamingos make Lake Natron their home and it is one of their only breeding grounds.
You will have a chance to experience these incredible birds and then return to camp for breakfast.

After lunch, you will travel back to Karatu.

Accommodation Octagon Lodge

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5: Serengeti National Park

Today after breakfast you will drive to the famous Serengeti. The drive takes about 3 to 4 hours, (game on route) driving through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area
You will visit a Maasai Village in the Ngorongoro Highlands (optional) where you will meet the Elders, Warriors, women and children and learn about the culture, beliefs and traditions of Tanzania’s last nomadic tribe
The Serengeti is actually enormous approximately the size of Switzerland, so most people on safari, depending on the month, they will visit the central (Seronera) area plus one other area either the north in the dry season for the Mara crossings or the west during the green season for the migration herds spread out from the central area to around the Grumeti River, or Ndutu in the “bridge” season between the “short rains” of November/December, The central Serengeti boast those spectacular “endless plains,” dotted with acacia trees and the occasional rocky kopjes.

Accommodation:Suenos De Africa Camp

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

DAY 6: Serengeti National Park (B, L, D)                                                                                 

Today you will enjoy another full day game drive in Central Serengeti, what is special about Central Serengeti is the wide open spaces, driving through the miles and miles of animals as far as the eye can see, riverine forest and leopard. There is nice chance of seeing leopard along the river valleys also the wildebeest spread over a large area.


Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge Rhino Lodge – Experience the Ngorongoro Crater

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included

Day 7: Ngorongoro Conservation

After an early tea/coffee you will be led by a professional walking guide along the Crater Rim for about 2 hours walk(Optional) Here a wealth of information can be gleaned from the smallest of tracks, including which animals have passed by recently, and whether they could still be in the area. The natural setting of the bush gives a thrilling aspect to the sightings, much more than a usual vehicle safari
After the walk you will continue with the game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater. This Crater is the world’s largest intact collapsed caldera (volcano) which is a self-contained ecosystem with its own unique population of wildlife in a confined area of amazing variety.
The crater boasts lots of lions, hyena, fantastic bird-life, serval, Cape buffalo, zebra and gorgeous landscapes – Also there is an added advantage of seeing Rhino’s, if you are lucky.

You will have your lunch in the Crater and then continue with the game drive.In the late afternoon you will drive to Octagon Lodge where you will spend the night

Accommodation: Octagon Lodge

Meals & Drinks:

  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8: Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park is the oldest and most popular sanctuaries in East Africa. The main habitats include the shallow soda lake itself which occupies 70% of the National Park total area of 320 sq km, the ground water forest, open grassland, acacia woodland and the rift wall.

The most famous spectacle in the park is the tree-climbing lions, which are occasionally seen along branches of acacia trees. Other animals found in the park include buffalo, elephants, leopards, baboons, impala, giraffes, zebra, wildebeest, ostrich and hippos. Popularly referred to as an ornithologist’s paradise, Lake Manyara National Park contains over 400 bird species found in most savanna and river habitats in East Africa.

After the game drive you will be driven to Arusha for your final safari night


2 people     3 people      4 people     5 people    6 people

$2,924        $2,624         $2,349        $2,240         $2,100


  • Witness the elephants and centenaries old baobab trees of Tarangire
  • Visit the wild, remote and hauntingly beautiful Lake Natron
  • Experience the vastness of the world-famous Serengeti
  • Meet the Maasai and learn about this nomadic tribe’s beliefs and traditions
  • Search for the elusive Big 5 in the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Spot the tree climbing lions of Lake Manyara
  • Enjoy the comforts of a lodge in the heart of the Tanzanian bush


  • Arrival transfer from Kilimanjaro/Arusha Airport to hotel
  •  English speaking Driver Guide (other languages available upon request)
  • Custom built, extended 8 seats, pop up-roof 4WD safari Land Cruiser with fridge ,ac, and inverter for charging your phones and cameras
  •  Accommodation as specified
  •  Meals as specified (B-breakfast, L-lunch and D-dinner) and are served in buffet style or a la carte
  • Drinks during game drive (unlimited water and 2 sodas per person, per safari day. Drinks can be substituted to suit your preferences)
  •  Unlimited game drives including park and vehicle entry fees
  • Local Guide and activities in Lake Natron
  • Ngorongoro Walking Safari
  • Maasai Village visit
  • Binoculars
  • Departure transfer from hotel to Kilimanjaro/Arusha Airport
  • All current Government fees and taxes


  • International Flight from your Country & Airport
  • Taxes
  • International Insurance.
  • Shopping, Alcohol, Souvenirs and etc.
  • Tips for Driver Guide & Assistants Guide (we suggest $40 per day per car)
  • Sky Balloon Tarangire or Serengeti National Park 540 dollar per Person

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