12 Days Classic Tanzania Safaris

12 Days Classic Tanzania Safaris Excursion.

Day 1: Arrival!

You will be met at the airport upon your arrival by one our Zazu Tanzania Safaris staff and transferred to your hotel in Arusha.

HotelIlboru Safari Lodge

 Meals: Full Board

Activities: Free time at the hotel preparing for safari the next day

Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire National Park

Today is the beginning of your Tanzania Safaris excursion. Early in the morning after breakfast, depart to Tarangire National park with packed lunch. The drive time from the hotel to Tarangire is about 2 hours, upon arrival check in at the gate and start the game drive.

It’s possible to start spotting animals right away upon entry to the park gate. The lunch box will be served at the picnic site inside the park where you will enjoy your lunch box while viewing the wildlife around the picnic site (possibly elephants, antelopes, and monkeys). After lunch, continue with the game viewing for the rest of the afternoon.

Later in the evening, head to the lodge for dinner and overnight. During dinner hours you will discuss with driver guides the key interests of your first Tanzania safaris excursion.


Hotel: Sangaiwe Tented Lodge

Meals: Full Board

Activities: Game Drive in Tarangire

Day 3-4: Tarangire – Serengeti (Central Part)

Today your Tanzania safaris excursion takes you to the next level of wildlife experience. After breakfast drive from Tarangire to Serengeti via Ngorongoro conservation area with your packed lunch, stop at the crater rim for the crater view. Upon arrival to the Serengeti continue with game drive until late in the evening, after head to the lodge for dinner & overnight.

About Serengeti

Serengeti is by far the best destination when comes to Tanzania safaris excursions, its indeed a Not place when visiting Tanzania. The Endless Plains of Nature’s Wonders:

The Serengeti National Park, covering 14763 square kilometers is one of the world’s largest wildlife sanctuaries. One of the most breathtaking events in the animal kingdom, the migration of thousands of wildebeest takes place here every year. The Serengeti, 320 kilometers from Arusha, was gazetted in 1951. It was accepted by the World Heritage Convention as a World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve in 1981.

Hotel: Serengeti Heritage Luxury Camp

Meals: Full Board

Activities: Full day game viewing in the Serengeti.


The next three days will be the highlight of your private guided Tanzania safaris excursions. The 15,000 square kilometer (5,791 square miles) Serengeti is arguably the most well-known safari hotpot worldwide.

Think vast horizons dotted with acacia trees and an immense variety of wildlife. We’ve included a game drive and depending on the season of your visit, you can anticipate the thundering hooves of the wildebeest migration – a majestic sight that leaves one breathless and thrilled.

Your days in the Serengeti are yours to spend as you please and your private guide will happily show you around. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the far-reaching Africa horizon.

HotelSerengeti Heritage Luxury Camp

Meals: Full Board

Activities:  Game viewing in Serengeti.

Day 8: Serengeti – Ngorongoro

After breakfast, enjoy the last-minute morning game viewing before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. On your way to Ngorongoro you have a chance to stop at the Masai Boma (Masai traditional houses) to learn about their unique African culture. Later proceed to your lodge located at the Ngorongoro Crater rim.

HotelNgorongoro Serena Lodge

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Activities: Game en route to Ngorongoro.

Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater – Eileen’s Trees Inn

After breakfast, descend into the crater floor for a game viewing drive with picnic lunches in the Crater, this place will indeed gives you a different experience of your Tanzania safaris excursion.

This protected area is located in the Great Rift Valley and is also known as the eighth wonder of the world. Here you will explore the forest areas inhabited by monkeys and elephants, and the lake area where you may see flamingos. You will also visit the open savanna where the lions hunt.

The Ngorongoro Crater has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa; 30,000 animals make their home in this crater, making it an ideal place for sightings of the ‘Big Five’ – lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and leopard.

Our driver/guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with their skill at locating the hidden animals. After a great day of exploration in the crater, the driver will take you to your lodge which is located in Karatu Area (a small town between Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara National Park).

HotelEileen’s Trees Inn

Meals: Full Board

Activities: Ngorongoro Crater and transfer to the hotel

Day 10: Eileen’s Tree Inn – Lake Eyasi

Today you leave the Lodge in the morning and continues on to Lake Eyasi elongated Salt Lake in Mang’ola village. En route to the lake, you will visit the Hadzabe tribe known to be the last true nomads in Africa.

These good natures men and women are eager to show you how to hunt for daily substances and gather fruits in true hunter-gatherer fashion.

This is an authentic African experience to add up on your Tanzania safaris excursion.

After a day of cultural experiences and animal spotting, drive back to the lodge and get some well-deserved rest.

HotelEileen’s Trees Inn

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Activities: Lake Eyasi & Cultural Tour

Day 11: Karatu – Arusha

After breakfast depart to Arusha and upon arrival in Arusha check in at Ilboru Safari Lodge – Arusha Hotel.

HotelILboru Safari Lodge

Meals: Full Board

Activities: Free time relaxing at the hotel!

Day 12: Arusha –Kilimanjaro Airport

Departure day! You will be transferred back to the airport for your international flight or for any other further destination.

Total cost of the package per person US$ 4,940.



·      All current government Taxes relevant to the itinerary (Tanzania

·      All accommodation and meals as described

·      All entry fees for national parks, conservation fees, reserve fees relevant to this itinerary

·      Specially adapted 4×4 game drive vehicle with window seats for all passengers, reference books (flora / fauna / avifauna), mobile communication, bottled water

·      Trained English speaking driver guide

·      Backup and logistical support from our Safaris Team.

·      Airport transfers

·      Cultural tours

·      Accommodation & meals in Arusha



·      Domestic air flights

·      International air flights (unless otherwise stated)

·      Alterations to this itinerary (i.e. if different accommodations and services are provided then the price will most likely vary up or down)

·      Entry visas

·      Airport departure taxes (unless stated)

·      Tips

·      Laundry

·      Drinks

·      Hospital bills and international evacuation in the event of an emergency.





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12 Days Classic Tanzania Safaris