7 Days Tanzania Safari Tour, Culture & Wildlife Viewing Safari In Tanzania Tarangire, Serengeti, & Ngorongoro Crater

7 Days Tanzania Safari Tour – SAFARI OVERVIEW

7 days Tanzania safari tour, 7 day Tanzania wildlife safari

This 7 days Tanzania safari tour is an affordable 7 days safari in Tanzania tour, offering you amazing Maasai culture experiences and wildlife viewing in Tanzania’s wildlife-rich game parks of Tarangire, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro Crater on an exciting series of morning and afternoon game drives.

Your tour begins with the giants of Tarangire National Park – Elephants and Baobab trees – before moving to the ‘Endless Plains of the Serengeti and the wildlife haven of the Ngorongoro Crater, two of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders. Here, marvel at the wealth of wildlife ranging from millions of migrating Wildebeest, Zebras, and Gazelles in the season to Big Cats, Big Five, Wild dogs, Giraffes, Hyenas, Jackals, Warthog, Hippos, Crocodiles, Ostriches, etc…

On this 7 days Tanzania safari tour, you will travel in a comfortable 4X4 safari vehicle, complete with large windows and a pop-up roof for easy photography. A professional local guide will take care of the driving between destinations and conducts game drives, opening up the secrets of the landscape and offering insights into both the wildlife and various cultures of the area.

This 7 days Tanzania safari trip starts and ends in Arusha and can be customized to suit your special interests – at an affordable price!

7 Days Tanzania Safari Tour – PRIME SAFARI ACTIVITIES

  • Enjoy daily game drives
  • See Tarangire’s huge elephant herds & baobab trees
  • Watch Africa’s Big 5 animals in their natural habitat
  • Spot the Big Cats – Lion, Cheetah, and Leopard
  • See the endless plains of the Serengeti
  • Explore Ngorongoro Crater – a natural wonder
  • A chance to experience the Great Wildebeest Migration
  • Fantastic birdwatching & photography
  • Cultural tour of Maasai Village

7 Days Tanzania Safari Tour – FEATURED SAFARI DESTINATIONS

Day 1: Tarangire National Park

Day 2, 3, & 4: Serengeti National Park

Day 5 & 6: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Day 7: Maasai Village – Depart

7 Days Tanzania Safari Tour – SAFARI HIGHLIGHTS

Day 1: Transfer from Arusha to Tarangire National Park & do a game drive.

Day 2: Transfer to Serengeti National Park & do an en-route evening game drive

Day 3: Full day in Serengeti National Park.

Day 4: Full day in Serengeti National Park.

Day 5: Morning game drive in Serengeti & transfer to Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 6: Full-day Ngorongoro Crater tour with a game drive

Day 7: Maasai village visit & transfer back to Arusha.

7 Days Tanzania Safari Tour – DETAILED SAFARI ITINERARY

Day 1: Transfer to Tarangire National Park for a Game Drive

Your 7 days Tanzania safari tour begins with a morning pick-up from your hotel in Arusha and a briefing by your tour driver guide before you leave. You then take a very scenic drive of about 2 hours to Tarangire National Park in the southwest.

Arrive at your lodge in time for lunch. After lunch, have some time to relax, and then go on your first game drive of the safari! Learn some more about this wonderful park as you drive along looking to start your trip with lists of mammals, birds, and more.

Tarangire is a lovely quiet park, off the beaten safari track, most famous for its mid-year dry-season game viewing when tens of thousands of animals gather at the life-giving Tarangire River, including some of the largest elephant herds in Tanzania. Its open savannah grasslands are dotted with hundreds of Africa’s prehistoric ‘Trees of Life, the baobab tree, the largest tree on the continent.

You also search for buffalos, zebras, giraffes, wildebeest, and antelopes as well as the lions, leopards, hyenas, and cheetahs that prey on them. Tarangire is also home to around 550 species of birds, including dazzling Yellow-collared lovebirds and Common Ostrich. After a game drive, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight. 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

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

Activities & Services: –

  • Transfer to Tarangire
  • Afternoon game drive

Optional Activity: –

  • Night game drive

Day 2: Transfer To Serengeti National Park Via Ngorongoro Conservation

Day two of your 7 days Tanzania safari tour commences with an early breakfast.  After breakfast, you have your packed lunch and then begin an amazing African drive north. Pass through the cool crater highlands, beautiful Maasai villages, and the gorgeous Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Your destination today is Serengeti National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders, and the scene for the annual Great Wildebeest Migration from about November to roughly July as well as an excellent game viewing throughout the year.

On arrival, enjoy your picnic-packed lunch and a game drive as you continue to your lodge or camp in central Serengeti. The area forms part of the “Great Wildebeest 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 reach your lodge in the evening for relaxation, dinner, and overnight.

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Serengeti Serena Lodge/Serengeti Sopa 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
  • Visit Olduvai Gorge Museum
  • Game drive

Day 3: Full Day in Serengeti National Park.

You will enjoy an early breakfast on day 6 of the 7 days Tanzania safari tour and then set off on a thrilling morning game drive in Central Serengeti. You will return to camp/lodge during the hotter hours in the middle of the day, where you will enjoy a hearty meal, relax and maybe take a siesta. You 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 Serena Lodge/Serengeti Sopa 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 4: Full Day in Serengeti National Park

On day four of your 7 days Tanzania safari 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 Serena Lodge/Serengeti Sopa Lodge

Midrange: – Serengeti Kati Kati Camp

Budget: – Kijereshi Tented Camp

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services: –

  • Full-day Game drive

Day 5: Morning Game Drive in Serengeti National Park & Transfer to Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast on day 5 of your 7 days Tanzania safari tour, embark on a morning 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 Serena Safari Lodge/Ngorongoro Crater 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 6: Full Day Ngorongoro Crater Tour With A Game Drive

As the sun rises on the sixth day of your 7 days Tanzania safari tour, enjoy an early breakfast at the lodge. After breakfast, go on a full-day safari inside the crater. You will 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. Animals within the crater are less shy of people and safari 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 animals (Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo Lion, and Leopard) on a single game drive.

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

Accommodation:-

Luxury: – Ngorongoro Crater Lodge/Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Midrange: – Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

Budget: – Karatu Simba Lodge

Meal Plan: – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities & Services: –

  • Full-day game drive

Day 7: Maasai Village Visit & Transfer Back To Arusha

Your day 7 of the 7 days Tanzania safari starts with a leisurely breakfast at the lodge/camp (and perhaps the freshest cup of coffee you have had). You then visit a Maasai village in the Ngorongoro Crater highlands.

You will 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, beadwork, and much more. After that, you travel back to the town of Arusha, arriving in the late afternoon/evening.

Your guide will drop you off at a hotel of your choice or the airport for your onward travel arrangements and an end to this lovely 7 days Tanzania safari tour.

Please note: Extensions to Zanzibar, Uganda (for gorilla trekking), or parks in Kenya can easily be arranged. Don’t hesitate to contact us.

Meal Plan: – Breakfast & Lunch

Drive Time: – Approx. 4-5 hours

Activities & Services: –

  • Cultural tour of Maasai village
  • Transfer back to Arusha/drop off at the airport

End of the 7 Days Tanzania Safari Tour

7 Days Tanzania Safari Tour SAFARI INCLUSIONS

  • Full Board Accommodation on Safari
  • Transportation in 4X4 Safari Van/4×4 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

7 Days Tanzania Safari Tour − SAFARI EXCLUSIONS

  • General tips for the driver guide, site guides, and service staff at the lodges
  • Laundry Services
  • Other Beverages or 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

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