Tanzania Express Safari


Tanzania is one of the most delightful and diverse destinations in East Africa, a melting pot of cultures and traditions, complemented by the visually stunning beauty of vistas that captivated all who came to experience their magic. This extraordinary safari is going to take you into the heart of Tanzania, to Lake Manyara, with flocks of flamingos skipping over the knee deep surface of its tranquil waters, the Olduvai Gorge, revealing its treasure of prehistoric life and on to the Serengeti National Park with its rolling landscapes and hot savannahs teaming with wildebeest and zebras during their annual migration.

You also venture to explore the mist covered rim and lush valley of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area with its spectacular wildlife viewing opportunities and amazing landscapes. This exciting Safari represents the essential Tanzania, its famous landscapes and magnificent vistas as well as breathtaking wildlife. In Tanzania, the magic of Africa comes alive in its uncontrived natural marvels and spectacular vistas; an experience to remember forever.

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Day 1:

Arrival in Arusha.

Transfer from airport to your accommodation in Arusha.

Day 2:

Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park.

Scenic drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Game drive.

Day 3:

Lake Manyara National Park to Serengeti National Park.

Scenic drive to Serengeti National Park. Visit Olduvai Gorge. Game drive.

Day 4:

Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Scenic drive to Ngorongoro.

Day 5:

Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Arusha.

Game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater. Scenic drive to Arusha.

Day 6:

Departure from Arusha.

Airport transfer and departure from Arusha.


Day 1:

Arrival in Arusha.

On day one of your safari, our experienced driver/ guide will collect you at the airport or city - depending on your mode of arrival - and take you to your accommodation in Arusha.

You will be given a short briefing and answers to any additional questions you might have regarding your upcoming safari.

Day 2:

Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park.

In the morning, you proceed to Lake Manyara National Park, which is a photographer's paradise, offering amazing game viewing opportunities against the backdrop of the marvellous vista of the Great Rift Valley Escarpment, sparkling in the sun.

One of the major highlight of your safari awaits you during a game drive and the opportunity to see the rare and unique tree climbing lions. Legends have been built around the tree-climbing lions in this area and spotting one of the cats is a very special experience indeed as there are only two places in the world where you can find tree climbing lions. Thereafter, your safari continues to the Serengeti National Park.

Day 3:

Lake Manyara National Park to Serengeti National Park.

After breakfast, your drive will continue past the unique Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the famous Olduvai Gorge, also known as The Cradle of Mankind, since it is revealing its treasure of prehistoric life. This extremely important prehistoric site was first discovered by Louis and Mary Leakey and excavation exhibits from different periods are still on display in the Olduvai Gorge museum. You will also visit the famous Masai bomas, where can meet the Masai people and discover their culture.

As you enter the Serengeti National Park for your game drive, the most intriguing African landscape unfolds before your eyes and you experience an amazing variety of African wildlife in all its glory.

Day 4:

Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Tanzania's oldest and most popular national park is also a UNESCO World

Heritage Site and was recently proclaimed the 7th world wonder.

The Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some 200.000 zebra and 300.000 Thomson's gazelle join the wildebeest's trek for fresh grazing areas.

The highlight of today's exploration will be another game drive in the Serengeti National Park, with its amazing scenery of golden savannahs, where you can observe large herds of animals such as wildebeests and zebras, tall and graceful giraffes, antelopes and gazelles and the powerful African elephant.

Your day starts early with a sunrise game drive through the morning light and the endless savannahs, accompanied by the calls of colorful tropical birds. You will be searching for leopards and lions hunting for their daily meal and observe hippo families, returning to their watery homes. Thereafter, you depart for the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Day 5:

Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Arusha.

After breakfast, you will proceed to drive down into the Ngorongoro Crater for a game drive.

From the comfort of your open-top vehicle and descending down into the crater, you can enjoy amazing panoramic views and an abundance of wildlife, including the Big Five. The crater's caldera offers more than 120 species of mammals and is graced in its centre with the saline Lake Magadi.

There you can observe flamingos and pools with hippos, the endangered African black rhino as well as birds such as the secretary bird, the white stork, kori bustards, crowned cranes and ostriches. A landscape of sheer beauty with the major additional advantage that this picturesque park is also home to a population of predators, such as lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the elusive leopard. After the excitement of the day, you will have a picnic lunch in the park and thereafter make your way to Arusha.

Day 6:

Departure from Arusha.

  • Time to say goodbye.
  • Pick up at your accommodation and transfer to the airport.



The price here presented is for mid range accommodation provided for the duration of the safari described in this document.

The price options for budget and luxury accommodation are available on request.

Price per person sharing in a double/ twin room:

  • 2 people travelling from US $ 9.612,00
  • 3 people travelling from US $ 8.822,00
  • 4 people travelling from US $ 8.426,00
  • 5 people travelling from US $ 8.189,00
  • 6 people travelling from US $ 8.031,00
  • 7 people travelling from US $ 7.918,00

Single supplement from US $ 1.587,00

Features Included in Safari Price:

  • All airport transfers, ground transportation and fuel as per the itinerary
  • Transport in a 4x4 minibus with safari roof (other options on request)
  • Charter or scheduled local flights where applicable and listed in the itinerary
  • All park and conservation fees including for the vehicle, driver/ tour guide and clients.
  • English speaking Rwandan driver/ tour guide (other languages on request)
  • Accommodation and meal plan as specified
  • Activities as per itinerary

Features Excluded in Safari Price:

  • All international flights, all flights not specifically listed in the itinerary
  • A 4x4 wheel drive vehicle such as a Land Cruiser
  • Cost of visas
  • Travel, medical and personal insurances
  • Gratuities and personal requirements
  • Gorilla permits Rwanda (US $ 750,00 pp)
  • All other ‘Optional Activities' listed in the itinerary (prices on request)

Our passion for Africa and efforts to furnish you with the very best Creative Destination Management are defined by the objective to provide exceptional quality, intensive and unforgettable experiences as well as pleasurable moments, that in every detail and attention to superior services are a dream come true and a feast for the senses.

Our passion, commitment and dedication to provide you with memorable adventures is as limitless as the magical vistas of the African continent ...

Your Across Africa Creative Destination Management Team

T's & C's

Additional Notes:

  • This is a proposal only and subject to availability. If components of this itinerary are not available at the time of booking, we shall endeavour to offer suitable alternatives.
  • Gorilla and Chimpanzee tracking permits are not included. Please note that
  • Gorilla permits of US $ 600,00 per permit in Uganda and/ or US $ 750,00 per permit in Rwanda and US $ 150,00 for Chimpanzee permits in Kibale, Uganda need to be paid together with the deposit. The price for these permits is nonrefundable, however in case of cancellation, we shall endeavor to resell excess tickets through the available official channels.
  • The appointed driver/ tour guide will accompany clients throughout the safari, assist them with check-in at accommodation and share his knowledge of flora and fauna.
  • A language specific tour guide is available against a surcharge.
  • A 4 x 4 wheel drive vehicle such as a Land Cruiser is available against a surcharge.

Where applicable for charter or scheduled local flights, the following baggage restrictions apply:

  • 15 kgs on all flights in small, soft-sided bags.

Abbreviations for the meal plan are as follows:

  • BB = Bed & Breakfast.
  • DBB = Dinner, Bed & Breakfast.
  • FB = Full Board.

Terms and Conditions of our Services Payments Deposit:

  • 25% of the total safari price within 7 days of confirmation.
  • Balance: full balance due 45 days (6 weeks) prior to arrival.
  • Reservations: made within 45 days or less prior to arrival: Immediate full prepayment due.
  • Cancellations: received within 30 days before safari date 20%
  • 29 to 23 days before safari date 25%
  • 22 to 15 days before safari date 40%
  • 14 to 08 days before safari date 55%
  • 07 to 03 days before safari date 65%
  • 02 days before safari date 95%
  • No Show 100 % Changes Without Prior Notice Tariffs quoted are valid for 2015 wherever possible.

Not all service providers release or guarantee their rates well in advance and therefore the itinerary price may be subject to changes without prior notice.

Factors that can not be anticipated and may influence this cost calculation include, but are not limited to, supplier increases (including gorilla permits and park/conservation fees), government tax increases, fuel price increases, unforeseeable itinerary amendments due to circumstances beyond our control, availability restrictions, etc.