Tanzania Classic Safari Experience

7 Days / 6 Nights

Tanzania Classic Safari ExperienceTanzania Classic Safari Experience

Embark on a week-long journey that will take you to some of Tanzania’s most enthralling destinations. Watch for lions, elephants and other creatures while exploring the Serengeti; relax along Lake Manyara and marvel at the unspoiled beauty found within the Ngorongoro Crater. This tour adds a touch of luxury to the classic safari experience.

Daily arrival in Arusha, year-round

A Safari through Tanzania with Private Driver via 4x4 vehicle, featuring Arusha, Lake Manyara, The Serngeti and the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area.

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Picture yourself surrounded by an ancient mahogany forest as you watch a lion slumbering amid the branches of a distant acacia tree. This is the type of experience that makes this seven-day tour so remarkable. Embrace the unspoiled beauty of the Tanzania landscape while enjoying authentic African hospitality.

  • Watch for wildlife along the shores of Lake Manyara
  • Visit Ol Duvai Gorge, one of the world’s most important prehistoric sites
  • Spend two days marveling at big game in the Serengeti National Park
  • Explore the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area

Included in Your Journey »


  • 1 night in Arusha at the Arush Mt. Village Hotel
  • 1 night in Lake Manyara at the Manyara Serena Lodge
  • 3 nights in the Serengeti at the Serengeti Serena Lodge
  • 1 night in the Ngorongoro Carter at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge


  • Transfers and Game Drive via especially equipped 4 x 4 Land Cruises with Pop Up Room for better viewing
  • Services of a professional driver-guide, game viewing drives
  • Two-way long range high frequency radio communication in each vehicle.
  • On safari accessories in each vehicle: First-aid kit, cools box and fire extinguisher.
  • VIP meet and greet services


  • Breakfast at the hotel in Arusha
  • 3 meals per day at all the Safari Lodges during the program

Not Included:

  • Any International or Regional Flights
  • Items of personal nature
  • Any Tips and Gratuities
  • Beverages


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  • Day 1 - Arrive in Arusha

    Day 1: Arrive in Arusha Upon arrival in Arusha, meet your guide and then relax at a charming hotel. (B)
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    When you arrive at the Kilimanjaro International Airport, look for one of our guides holding a sign with your name on it. After introductions, you’ll be driven to your hotel room at the Arusha Mt. Village. Tucked within a lush forest at the base of Mount Meru, this hotel features a collection of cottage-style rooms that reflect a timeless, colonial-era charm. (B)

  • Day 2 - Arusha – Lake Manyara

    Drive to Lake Manyara and spend the afternoon viewing wildlife before an exquisite dinner. (B,L,D)
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    After breakfast, our staff drives you to the famous Lake Manyara, a sparkling pocket of water that Ernest Hemingway once called the “loveliest” lake in Africa. Enjoy lunch while savoring spectacular views at the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge and then experience wildlife viewing in the wilds of this incredibly diverse national park. Spot bright-pink flamingos, zebras and perhaps even tree-climbing lions that slumber on the branches of acacia trees. Return to the lodge for a swim in the horizon pool before dinner in an exquisite dining room. Overnight at the lodge. (B,L,D)

  • Day 3 - Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park

    Travel to Serengeti National Park, stopping to admire Ol Duvai Gorge – one of the world’s most important prehistoric sites. (B,L,D)
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    Enjoy breakfast before driving to Serengeti National Park, passing through awe-evoking scenery along the way. Stop en route at Ol Duvai Gorge – a remarkable paleontological site that has helped scientists better understand human evolution. Arrive at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge late in the afternoon, providing time to unwind before a classic safari dinner. Spend the night surrounded by the unspoiled beauty of the park. (B,L,D)

  • Day 5 - Serengeti National Park

    Continue your game-viewing safari by exploring new areas of the Serengeti National Park. (B,L,D)
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    Capture more spectacular photographs of wildlife with the ceaseless beauty of the Serengeti as the backdrop. Today is an opportunity to explore more of these iconic plains. Watch for big game in the distance or simply look up into the trees and spot rare and exotic birds. Serengeti National Park is also known for its annual migration of more than one million wildebeest, which provides an unforgettable experience. Return to the lodge after a full day of adventure and enjoy dinner before bed. (B,L,D)

  • Day 6 - Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area

    Depart the Serengeti towards the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area. Explore the Ngorongoro, filled with lions, elephants, rhinos and other wildlife. (B,L,D)
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    After breakfast, drive to the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area. This is a special place, filled with lush plains, sparkling lakes and some of the most diverse wildlife in the world. Our staff takes you up the massive Ngorongoro Crater, a World Heritage Site, and then to the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge before delving into a remarkable biosphere that has withstood the test of time.

    Explore saltpans, a fresh water lake, swamps, forests and more. This is also one of the few places where you can see the ‘Big Five’ game animals: lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards and buffalo. After a picnic lunch on the crater floor, drive back to the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge for dinner and relaxation. (B,L,D)

  • Day 7 - Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area – Departure

    Our staff drives you to the airport for your departing flight. (B)
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    Our staff drives you back to Arusha, where a decadent farewell lunch will be waiting for you. Spend your last day here shopping or exploring nearby attractions.

    Transfer to the airport and then fly to Nairbori to connect to your flight back home. (B)

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