10 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari
10 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari is a safari to different parts of Tanzania starting and ending in Arusha and exploring the northern tourist circuit which consists of Serengeti national park, Ngorongoro conservation area, Lake Manyara national park and Tarangire national park.
You will get a big five experience during your 10 days Tanzania safari as you visit Serengeti national park and Ngorongoro conservation area (Ngorongoro crater). Serengeti national park is also known for the wildebeest migration which takes place annually in the national park as thousands of wildebeests move from one location to another in search of greener pastures.
During your 10 days safari, as you visit Lake Manyara national park, you will enjoy seeing the tree climbing lions as well as other wildlife and bird species as you engage in various activities while on safari like game drives. You will also get an experience with the Maasai people in Mto wa mbu town while on this Tanzania safari.
Another location you will be driven to on your 10 days Tanzania safari is Tarangire national park where you will enjoy seeing large herds of elephants and many bird species as seen in the itinerary below;
Safari highlights of the 10 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari
- Day 1: arrival
- Day 2 and 3: Tarangire national park
- Day 4: drive to Serengeti national park
- Day 5 to 7: Serengeti national park
- Day 8: drive to Ngorongoro conservation area
- Day 9: drive to Lake Manyara national park
- Day 10: departure
Day 1; arrival
Start your 10 days Tanzania safari with pick up from the airport where you will be met by your guide and you will be briefed shortly about your safari. You will proceed to your hotel in Arusha where you will have dinner and overnight at Tulia boutique hotel and spa.
Day 2 and 3; Tarangire national park
After having breakfast at your hotel in Arusha, you will head out for another experience on your 10 days Tanzania safari which is visiting Tarangire national park. This national park which is located in the northern part of Tanzania is known for its large herds of elephants which can be seen during game drives in the morning and in the afternoon.
You will also see various wildlife species as you drive around Tarangire national park on your 10 days Tanzania safari and these include elands,, impalas, buffalos, wildebeests, zebras, lions, leopards among others. Tarangire national park is also famed for having numerous bird species which are about 500 bird species. You will have dinner and overnight at Tarangire Roika lodge.
Day 4; drive to Serengeti national park
Another adventure awaits you during a visit to Serengeti national park which is known for being home to the big 5 wildlife species such as elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos and rhinos. During your 10 days Tanzania safari, you will also see many other wildlife species as you explore the open savannah plains in this national park.
After lunch at your lodge, you will also engage in an afternoon game drive to get another wildlife viewing experience on you 10 days Tanzania safari and you will see wildlife species such as wildebeests, hippos, waterbucks, hippos, giraffes among others. Dinner and overnight will be at Serengeti heritage luxury tented camps and lodges.
Day 5 to 7; Serengeti national park
You will have breakfast at your lodge before heading out to engage in game drives for the whole day as you explore Serengeti national park and its attractions on your 10 days Tanzania safari. You will see many wildlife species especially in the morning since they are very active and can easily be spotted in the open savannah plains.
On your 10 days Tanzania safari experience in Serengeti national park, you will also see wildlife species such as wildebeests, zebras, buffalos, elephants, hippos, lions, cheetahs, giraffes, antelopes, impalas, dik dik, elands among others. You will be driven back to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Serengeti heritage luxury tented camps and lodges.
Day 8; drive to Ngorongoro conservation area
After having your breakfast, you will proceed to Ngorongoro conservation area which is another popular destination to visit during a Tanzania safari. This destination is known for having a large caldera which was formed in the eastern rift valley as a result of collapse of an active volcano.
During your 10 days Tanzania safari to Ngorongoro conservation area, you will also see various wildlife species in big numbers as you explore the destination and these include the big five such as elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards, buffalos and other wildlife species like wildebeests, zebras, gazelles, elands and many others.
Another amazing attraction to see during a visit to Ngorongoro crater is Lake Magadi where you will see flamingos along the lake shores as well as many other bird species. The Ngorongoro crater is also known for its amazing views and scenery for photography. You will have dinner and overnight at Hhando coffee lodge.
Day 9; drive to Lake Manyara national park
Lake Manyara national park is another destination you will visit during your 10 days Tanzania safari. This national park is known for being covered by mostly a lake and also being home to the rare tree climbing lions. During a safari in Tanzania to this national park, you will also enjoy views of the Great Rift Valley.
After having your lunch at your lodge, you will have an afternoon game drive to experience the wilderness of Lake Manyara national park. You will see wildlife species such as wildebeests, zebras, buffalos, hippos, lions, elephants among others as you drive around the national park. You will have dinner and overnight at Twiga lodge.
Day 10; departure
At the end of your 10 days Tanzania safari, you will drive to Mto wa mbu town where you will interact with the Maasai people and get to know about their way of life. You will also enjoy traditional dance performances by the Maasai warriors and also visit the manyattas as well as the local market. After this experience, you will be driven back to Arusha which will mark the end of your safari.
The safari and tour prices below include
- all day game drives as per sample itinerary
- Hotel/lodge accommodation for the duration of the safari
- Animal tours according to your itinerary preferences
- Private 4-wheel drive vehicle with a roof hatch
- Professional safari and tour guide/driver
- All national park fees
- All meals on the safari
- All game viewing activities specified
- Price quoted per person sharing
The safari and tour prices below exclude
- Drinks and mineral water
- Items of personal nature
- International and local airfares
- Airport taxes Any airport transfers & hotel accommodation before/after the safari
- Entry visas
- Travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities