10 Days Safari In Tanzania Tour (Culture & Wildlife Viewing) Arusha, Tarangire, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Tour

10 Days Safari In Tanzania Tour SAFARI OVERVIEW

This 10 Days Safari In Tanzania Tour is a 10 days safari to Tanzania, offering you rewarding culture and wildlife viewing experiences in four of Tanzania’s best wildlife destinations: Arusha National Park, Tarangire National Park, and the legendary Serengeti, and the wildlife-rich Ngorongoro Crater.

Your 10 days Tanzania safari tour begins in Arusha with a scenic game drive in Arusha National Park and a community walking tour –  before heading to Tarangire, a beautiful quiet park with big elephant herds and baobab trees.

Next on the itinerary is Serengeti, known throughout the world for its thundering Wildebeest Migration when almost 2 million animals move across the savannah and its rivers, pursued by Big Cats, Wild Dogs, Hyenas, and Crocodiles.

Finally, visit the world’s largest intact volcanic crater known as Ngorongoro. The crater forms a spectacular bowl of about 264km2 with sides rising 600m high and is home to Africa’s densest concentration of large animals, resulting in almost guaranteed sightings of the African Big Five animals.

This 10 Days Safari In Tanzania Tour can be customized to suit your interests, please let us know how you want it and we shall give it to you beyond your expectations.

10 Days Safari In Tanzania Tour PRIME SAFARI ACTIVITIES

  • Enjoy daily game drives
  • See Tarangire’s huge elephant herds & baobabs trees
  • Watch African Big 5 animals in their natural habitat
  • Spot Lions, Leopards, and Cheetahs on thrilling hunts
  • Explore the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater
  • Chance to witness the Great Wildebeest Migration
  • Enjoy fantastic birdwatching & photography
  • Gain insights into the culture of the indigenous Maasai

10 days safari in Tanzania tourFEATURED SAFARI DESTINATIONS

Day 1 & 2: Arusha – Arusha National Park

Day 3 & 4: Tarangire National Park

Day 5, 6 & 7: Serengeti National Park

Day 8 & 9: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Day 10: Maasai Village – Depart

10 days Safari in Tanzania TourSAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, transfer to Arusha

Day 2: Transfer to Arusha National Park & do a game drive

Day 3: Transfer to Tarangire National Park and do a game drive

Day 4: Full-day game drive in Tarangire National Park

Day 5: Transfer to Serengeti National Park & do an evening game drive en-route

Day 6: Whole day game drive Serengeti National Park 

Day 7: Another full-day game drive in Serengeti National Park

Day 8: Transfer to Ngorongoro & do a crater tour in the Afternoon.

Day 9: Full-day game drive inside the Ngorongoro Crater Tour

Day 10: Visit a Maasai Village & transfer back to Arusha (Kilimanjaro Airport)

10 Days Safari in Tanzania TourDETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport & Transfer to Your Hotel Arusha

Your 10 Days Safari In Tanzania Tour begins with your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, where you will be welcomed by our company representative and transferred the short distance to Arusha, less than an hour away.

Arusha is a cool, lush, green city, situated in the shadow of Mount Meru (4,562m) and close to Mount Kilimanjaro – Africa’s highest mountain at 5,895m. This city enjoys a temperate climate because of its 1,400m altitude. It is a gateway to the classic Tanzania safari Destinations: Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti, and Arusha National Parks.

You’ll receive a briefing about this exciting 10 days Tanzania safari and then you’ll be dropped off at your overnight hotel in the city for your first night in Tanzania. The rest of the day is free for you to do as you please – rest after your travels.

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Impala Hotel/Arusha Coffee Lodge/Kibo Palace Hotel

Midrange: – Outpost Lodge

Meal Plan: – Dinner

Activities & Services: –

  • Pick up from the airport.
  • Transfer to a hotel.

Day 2: Transfer to Arusha National Park & Do Game Drive

After an early breakfast on day 2 of your 10 days safari in Tanzania tour, your tour guide will take you on a 45-minute drive to the nearby Arusha National Park for a morning game drive. This scenic park of about 137km2 encompasses Mount Meru – a dormant volcano with an elevation of 4,562 meters and the centerpiece of the park.

You will be immersed in stunning landscapes that include ancient fig tree forests, sulphur lakes, meandering mountain streams, and the opportunity to see many species of wildlife – including the unusually beautiful colobus monkeys, giraffes, Flamingos, Zebras, Elephants, Buffalos, Hippos, Waterbucks, Bushbucks, Dik-dik, and Warthog. After a game drive, return to your lodge for lunch and relaxation.

In the late afternoon, enjoy a community walking tour and explore the colorful local markets of Arusha and get a feel for African local life in Tanzania. Return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Arusha Coffee Lodge/Kibo Palace Hotel/Impala Hotel

Midrange: – Outpost Lodge

Meal Plan: – Dinner

Activities & Services: –

  • Game drive
  • Arusha community walk

Optional Activities:-

  • Walking safari in Arusha park
  • Canoe ride on Momella Lake
  • Cycling tour through villages

Day 3: Transfer to Tarangire National Park & Do Game Drive

Day three of your 10 days safari in Tanzania tour, starts with breakfast at 7.00 am. Then set off on a scenic 2-hour-drive southwest to Tarangire National Park – home to Tanzania’s largest elephant population.

You reach your lodge or camp for your next two nights in time for lunch.  After lunch, have some time to relax and then you are off on an afternoon game drive.

During your game drive, learn about this wonderful, lovely quiet park. Tarangire is the least visited reserve on the northern Tanzania safari circuit but one capable of delivering fantastic game viewing. Its grassy plains are scattered with the iconic African baobab trees, massive in size and believed to be up to a thousand years old. Spread among them are huge herds of elephants and buffalo, often in their hundreds.

Tarangire also supports large numbers of Giraffes, Zebras, and many antelope species, most evident during the dry season (June to September) when concentrations of animals at the life-giving Tarangire River are at their peak. You’ll also be on the lookout for Big Cats: lions, leopards, and cheetahs.

After your exciting game drive, return to our lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Midrange: – Tarangire Kirurumu Camp

Budget: – Roika Tented Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive Distance & Time: – Approx. 150km/2½ hours

Activities & Services: –

  • Transfer to Tarangire
  • Afternoon game drive

Optional Activity: –

  • Night game drive

Day 4: Full Day Game Drive In Tarangire National Park

On day four of your 10 days safari in Tanzania tour, have a full day in wonderful Tarangire. You will enjoy morning and afternoon game drives and return to camp/lodge for lunch and a short rest in the heat of the day. You’ll explore the park looking for the ‘Giants of the Tarangire’ – the baobabs and elephants.

Plus, you will visit the Silale Swamp, one of the Tarangire ecosystem’s most important features. The swamp acts as a giant sponge during the green season and slowly releases water during the dry season, attracting thousands of animals. Huge herds of herbivores flood the park in search of this water, attracting lions, leopards, hyenas, Cheetahs, and the painted wolves of Africa, endangered wild dogs.

Like great battleships drifting through the park, elephants can often be witnessed in large numbers here. Great rock pythons can be seen living alongside the swamp. And if you’re a bird enthusiast, this is the best place to see several of the park’s 553 bird species.  You will again return to the lodge for your final dinner and overnight here.

Tomorrow you’re off to the fabled Serengeti!

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Tarangire Sopa Lodge

Midrange: – Tarangire Kirurumu Camp

Budget: – Roika Tented Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

Activities & Services: –

  • Full-day game drive

Optional Activity: –

  • Walking safari

Day 5: Transfer To Serengeti National Park & Do an Evening Game Drive En Route

On day five of your 10 days safari in Tanzania tour, enjoy an early breakfast at around 6.30 am. Then embark on a marvelous African drive northwest.

This will be a long drive of 5-6-hour drive. You travel through the rural Masai villages and incredible Ngorongoro Conservation Area as you make your way to the endless plains of Serengeti National Park – one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa and a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site.

Serengeti National Park is renowned for its large population of lions, leopards, cheetahs, and hyenas, as well as the biggest terrestrial mammal migration on Earth, the “Great Wildebeest Migration”. On arrival, enjoy a game drive as you continue to your lodge or camp in central Serengeti. Have a packed lunch en route, so as to not cut into your game viewing time in this part of this wonderful part of Serengeti.

The area forms part of the Great Migration and is home to the Seronera River Valley one of the best places in Africa to see the Big Cats (lions, leopards, and cheetahs) on thrilling hunts. You will reach your lodge in the evening and freshen up. You will then relax, have dinner, and overnight stay.

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Serengeti Serena Lodge

Midrange: – Serengeti Kati Kati Camp

Budget: – Kijereshi Tented Camp (Bungalow)

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive Distance & Time: – Approx. 250km/5-6 hours

Activities & Services: –

  • Transfer to Serengeti
  • Evening game drive

Day 6: Whole Day Game Drives Serengeti National Park 

Enjoy an early breakfast on this day six of the 10 days safari in Tanzania tour and then set off on a thrilling morning game drive in Central Serengeti. You will return to your camp for lunch. After lunch, have some time to relax and then go out in the park again to search for more animals and birds on an afternoon game drive.

Explore the heart of Serengeti, the magnificent Seronera Valley, with its endless stretches of savannah-covered open plains, interspersed with umbrella-shaped acacia trees, meandering rivers, swamps, and colossal mounds of granite kopjes.

You will encounter vast pods of hippos, herds of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, topis, buffalos, elephants, giraffe, elands, impalas, and waterbucks alongside their associated predators: lions, leopards, cheetahs, and hyenas. You will return to your camp/lodge for some relaxation time, dinner, and overnight.

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Serengeti Serena Lodge

Midrange: – Serengeti Kati Kati Camp

Budget: – Kijereshi Tented Camp (Bungalow)

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services: –

  • Game drives in Serengeti

Optional Activity: –

  • Hot air balloon safari

Day 7: Another Full Day Game Drive in Serengeti National Park

On day 7 of your 10 days safari in Tanzania tour, enjoy another full-day safari in the magical Serengeti. You have breakfast and lunch at the camp, with morning and afternoon game drives included.

In the Maasai language, Serengeti means “endless grasslands.” These vast are home to the greatest remaining concentration of plains animals in the world. Packs of African Wild Dog, Prides of Lion, Cheetah, Leopard, and Hyaena are often seen tailing the herds of Buffalo, Wildebeest, Zebra, Gazelle, Topi, Elephant, and Impala.

Serengeti also hosts over 500 bird species including the Fischer’s Lovebird, Mayor’s Parrot, Common Ostrich, Kori Bustard, Secretary bird, etc. After another fantastic day in Serengeti, return to the lodge for the final dinner and overnight here. Tomorrow you go to the most famous crater on Earth!

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Serengeti Serena Lodge

Midrange: – Serengeti Kati Kati Camp

Budget: – Kijereshi Tented Camp

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services: –

  • Full-day Game drive

Day 8: Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area & Do Crater Tour in the Afternoon

Day 8 of your 10 days safari in Tanzania tour starts with a leisurely breakfast at the lodge. You will then embark on a morning en-route game drive as you leave the plains of Serengeti to the rugged forested hills of Ngorongoro.

Drive through the beautiful Masai villages en route. Your destination today is the Ngorongoro Crater – another World Heritage Site. You’ll arrive at your lodge in time for lunch, after which you descend 2000 feet to the crater floor. On the way into the crater, learn some cool facts about this incredible natural geological wonderland.

Formed by a massive volcanic eruption, this world’s largest unbroken volcanic caldera (264km2), offers a year-round home to an astonishing 25,000 large mammals, including rare black rhinos, wildebeests, and zebras along with some of Africa’s densest concentrations of lions.

The forests of the crater shelter African elephants and buffalo, and the wetlands are home to Hippos and Flamingos while spotted hyenas, African wild dogs, Leopards, and Cheetahs make up the full range of predators. After a game drive, you will return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Ngorongoro Crater Lodge/Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Midrange: – Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

Budget: – Karatu Simba Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Drive Distance & Time: – Approx.140km/3-4 hours

Activities & Services: –

  • Transfer to Ngorongoro
  • Game drives

Day 9: Full Day Game Drive Inside the Ngorongoro Crater

Day 9 of your 10 days safari in Tanzania tour will start with an early breakfast at the lodge, as the sun rises. After breakfast, you will go on a full-day safari inside the Ngorongoro crater. You’ll have a picnic lunch on the crater floor and return in the late afternoon to your lodge for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Ngorongoro Crater sometimes referred to as “the eighth wonder of the world”, is best known for its natural beauty and abundance of diverse wildlife.

Most of the animals are very relaxed and habituated to the presence of humans and vehicles, and the cloud-draped crater walls make for dramatic pictures and memories. This is one of the only places in Africa where you can see all the Big Five – Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino, and Buffalo on a single game drive.

While a major attraction is of course the mammals, Ngorongoro also hosts over 500 bird species. You can tick off some specials such as Golden-Winged Sunbirds, Jackson’s Widowbird, Flamingos, Common Ostrich, Secretary bird, Kori Bustard, Crowned Crane, Bateleur, Martial and Long-crested Eagle, and Augur Buzzard

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Ngorongoro Serena Lodge/Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Midrange: – Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

Budget: – Karatu Simba Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services: –

  • Full-day game drive

Day 10: Visit a Maasai Village & Transfer Back To Arusha (Kilimanjaro International Airport)

Today, enjoy breakfast at 8 am and then visit a Maasai village in the Ngorongoro Crater highlands. Spend time with the villagers, find out about their way of life, and join in their lively singing and dancing. Learn about some of the customary practices such as fire-making and beadwork.

After that, embark on a 4-5 hour drive back to Arusha. You can stop for some last-minute shopping before making your way to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure flight at the end of this lovely 10 days Tanzania safari tour.

End of the 10 days safari in Tanzania tour

10 days safari in Tanzania tour SAFARI INCLUSIONS

  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in either 4X4 Safari Van or 4X4 Safari Land Cruiser all with Pop up roof &AC
  • Fuel
  • Professional English Speaking driver guide. Any other foreign language speaking guide can be arranged on request.
  • Entrance fees to the tourist sites including Protected areas mentioned
  • Activity fees of the tourist activities mentioned
  • Bottled water while on safari

10 days safari in Tanzania tour − SAFARI EXCLUSIONS

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides, and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages/drinks of personal nature like Alcohol
  • International Flights
  • Domestic Flights (Arranged on request)
  • Visas
  • Optional Activity fees
  • Other extras not mentioned in the Itinerary
  • Airport Transfers (Arranged on request)
  • Accommodation in Arusha (Arranged on request)