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12-Day Tanzania Wild Opulence

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Get ready to elevate your holiday with an experience that truly lifts you off the ground! Our 12-day Flying Safari across Tanzania transforms travel time into an adventure in itself. Instead of enduring long drives, you’ll soar between Tanzania’s most iconic sights in short, exhilarating plane rides. This unique approach to safari travel isn’t just about adding excitement; it comes with a host of benefits;

Maximize Exploration: Less time traveling means more time immersing yourself in the wonders of the wilderness. Get ready to dive deeper into your safari experience with extended stays at each location.

Aerial Views: Gain a new perspective of the Serengeti and other renowned national parks with breathtaking aerial views that few get to witness. Watching the vast landscapes unfold from above is an unforgettable sight

Hassle-Free Transits: Forget the long waits at the gate; with our streamlined process, you’ll board your flights as soon as you arrive at the airstrip, making every transition smooth and swift.

Luxury Lodging: Rest and rejuvenate in Luxury lodges, where luxury meets the wild. Each lodge has been carefully selected to ensure your comfort, offering serene settings and top-notch amenities.

We’re thrilled to craft this 12-day Flying Safari for you, ensuring every detail is tailored to your preferences. Anticipate a warm welcome to Tanzania, where your dream safari, complete with the thrill of flight, awaits. Let’s make your visit to East Africa an extraordinary journey you’ll cherish forever.

Cities & Landmarks

two days Arusha, two days Lake Manyara, two days Ngorongoro Crater, three days Serengeti National Park & two days Tarangire National Park.

Time of Year

All Year Round

Route overview per day
Tour Features
Luxury+ tour
This luxury+ tour uses lodges.
Private tour
This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won't be shared with others.
Can start any day
If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.
Can be customized
You can request changes to this tour.
Suitable for solo travelers
Solo travelers can book this private tour.
Suitable for all ages
This tour is suitable for children of all ages.
Activities & Transportation
Activities: Game Drives
Game Drives: Pop-up Roof 4x4 Vehicle
Getting Around: Pop-up Roof 4x4 Vehicle, Minivan & Air Transfer
A transfer from and back to the airport is included
Accommodation & Meals

Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost

Day

Accommodation

Meals

1
Legendary Lodge
Luxury + lodge located in or near Arusha
Dinner
Dinner
2
Legendary Lodge
Luxury + lodge located in or near Arusha
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
&Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Lake Manyara NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
&Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Lake Manyara NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Grumeti GR (Greater Serengeti)
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Grumeti GR (Greater Serengeti)
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Serengeti National Park
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
10
Sanctuary Swala
Luxury+ lodge located outside Lake Manyara NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
11
Sanctuary Swala
Luxury+ lodge located outside Lake Manyara NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
12
No Accommodation
End of Tour
Breakfast & Lunch
Breakfast & Lunch
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Arrival

(See Getting There for more details)
A transfer from and back to the airport is included
Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.
Day 1
Arrived Arusha
Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

As you step off the plane at Kilimanjaro International Airport, a warm "Karibu Tanzania!" (Welcome to Tanzania!) greets you, courtesy of a congenial guide from Bush 2 City Adventure. They will lead you to your hotel, where you can unwind and settle in. The real excitement begins the following day with the commencement of your private jeep safari. Crafted exclusively for you, this adventure allows you to discover Tanzania's spectacular wildlife and awe-inspiring landscapes at your leisure, ensuring a truly unique and personal experience.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Legendary Lodge
Luxury + lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included)
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 2
Relaxing at Legendary Lodge
Day 2: Relaxing Day at Legendary Lodge

Enjoy a day just how you like it. Relax at the lodge, enjoying drinks by the pool with beautiful views. If you're up for some fun, check out Arusha. You can go on a city tour, ride a mountain bike for some adventure, or shop for cool stuff at a Maasai market. Plus, don't miss the coffee tour to learn about and taste Tanzania's famous coffee. It's a day of chilling out, having fun, and getting a little taste of local culture.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Legendary Lodge
Luxury + lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 3
Lake Manyara National Park
Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park

After an early breakfast, your driver/guide will pick you up from the hotel for a drive to Manyara National Park, with a scenic transfer back to Arusha planned afterward.

Upon reaching Lake Manyara, embark on a game drive to the andBeyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge. The park is celebrated for its diverse habitats, tree-climbing lions, and large elephant herds, offering a rich wilderness experience over approximately 3.5 hours.

Enjoy a 2-night stay at the andBeyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge, nestled in an elegant stilted treehouse with an ensuite bathroom, outdoor shower, and viewing deck. Included in your stay are three daily meals, beverages, scheduled safari activities, game drive refreshments, and laundry service.

Main Destination:
Lake Manyara National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
June to September (easier to spot animals)
High Season
July to March (Northern section gets crowded)
Best Weather
June to October (few showers of rain)
Accommodation:
&Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Lake Manyara NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 4
Lake Manyara National Park
Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park

Enjoy a leisurely afternoon bike ride through the vibrant Mayoka community, guided by an expert &Beyond guide. Cycle through the bustling village, meeting friendly locals and possibly encountering the nomadic Mang’ati tribe, known for their traditional animal skin cloaks, textured skirts, and colorful beads. After leaving the village, pedal along a picturesque route to the lakeshore to see bright pink flocks of flamingos.

Following dinner, embark on a night game drive from andBeyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge, one of the few places in Tanzania where evening game drives are possible. This unique experience offers a chance to spot nocturnal predators in their natural habitat.

Main Destination:
Lake Manyara National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
&Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Lake Manyara NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 5
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater

Start your day with an early breakfast before embarking on a scenic drive back to Lake Manyara's exit gate, then proceed to &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Immerse yourself in the serene natural splendor of one of Tanzania's most revered destinations for the day.

During your 2-night stay in a Suite at &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, enjoy luxurious amenities including an ensuite bathroom with both bath and shower. Your stay encompasses three daily meals, soft drinks, house wines, local spirits and beers, teas, and coffees, along with scheduled safari activities, game drive refreshments, and laundry services. Indulge in this unparalleled experience, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Ngorongoro Crater.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
June to September (General wildlife viewing is best)
High Season
Most of the year – July to March (Expect crowds)
Best Weather
June to October (Rainfall is little to none)
Accommodation:
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 6
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Start your day with an excursion to the celebrated Ngorongoro Crater, a jewel among Africa's seven natural wonders and a spectacle of the natural world. Born from a colossal volcanic eruption two million years ago, this verdant sanctuary is home to Africa's densest wildlife populations. Following breakfast, as you descend to the crater's floor, prepare to be captivated by the vast array of wildlife - from regal lions and roaming zebras to sturdy buffaloes and the elusive black rhinos. Every corner of the crater offers a scene of unparalleled beauty and wonder, making it a must-visit for enthusiasts of wildlife and nature. The Ngorongoro Crater provides an opportunity to immerse yourself in Africa's pristine and untouched wilderness.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 7
Serengeti National Park
Day 7: Flight to Serengeti National Park (included in the Price)

After breakfast, enjoy a brief transfer to Manyara Airstrip for your flight to the Serengeti. Upon landing, your driver-guide will be there to greet you and kick off another thrilling adventure. Enjoy a game drive en route to your camp/lodge where you'll have time for lunch and some relaxation, followed by an afternoon game drive.

The Serengeti, renowned for its vast, expansive plains, promises to astonish, especially for first-timers. In the coming days, we'll encounter a diverse array of wildlife in this remarkable setting. Each safari drive in the Serengeti is an adventure of its own, teeming with unexpected encounters in the wild. You'll witness a myriad of animals and landscapes that shift with the day's light. While capturing photos is a must, don't forget to also pause, look around, and soak in the breathtaking beauty of the natural world. After a day packed with discoveries, we'll return to our camp for dinner and a restful overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Grumeti GR (Greater Serengeti)
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 8
Serengeti National Park
Day 8: Serengeti National Park

Wake up to the vibrant sounds and smells of the Serengeti. Grab your breakfast and lunch, and embark on a morning game drive with an expert guide who will introduce you to the ever-changing landscapes and diverse wildlife. After enjoying a picnic lunch, continue your exploration and encounter magnificent animals such as lions, leopards, elephants, and cheetahs in their natural habitat. Witness the dynamics of the wild. As the sun dips below the horizon, return to your camp for a peaceful dinner and a restful night's sleep. The Serengeti offers an array of unforgettable experiences at every turn.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Grumeti GR (Greater Serengeti)
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 9
Serengeti National Park
Day 9: Serengeti National Park

Wake up in the heart of the Serengeti, surrounded by the vibrant sounds and scents of Africa. Start your day with breakfast and embark on a morning game drive through this famous national park, guided by an expert through its dynamic landscapes teeming with wildlife. Enjoy a hot lunch served back at camp, and then set out for your afternoon game drive. As the sun begins to set, continue exploring and encountering an array of wildlife, from majestic lions and elusive leopards to elephants and swift cheetahs. End your day with the breathtaking African sunset, returning to camp for a leisurely dinner and a peaceful overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Serengeti National Park
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 10
Tarangire National Park
Day 10: Flight to Tarangire National Park (included in the Price)

After breakfast, take a brief transfer to the airstrip for your flight to Tarangire. Upon landing, your driver-guide will welcome you and escort you to Sanctuary Swala, nestled deep within the Tarangire ecosystem. Look forward to a two-night stay in a suite room, where you'll enjoy a distinctive 'slow safari' experience in the park. Tarangire National Park is celebrated for its large elephant herds and iconic, ancient baobab trees. These trees play a crucial role in the survival of the elephants during dry periods by providing essential sustenance. The Tarangire River draws a remarkable variety of wildlife, including vast herds of elephants that can reach up to 250 in number, making it a premier location for wildlife observation and ensuring unforgettable encounters with nature's giants.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Sanctuary Swala
Luxury+ lodge located outside Lake Manyara NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)
Day 11
Tarangire National Park
Day 11: Tarangire National Park

Experience a Tanzanian safari and witness the sunrise in Tarangire National Park, a place renowned for its large herds of elephants and towering baobab trees. These magnificent trees are vital for the elephants, providing them with water during the dry seasons. Imagine spotting up to 250 elephants congregating around the Tarangire River, which serves as a lifeline for them in times of drought. This incredible sight of so many elephants together makes Tarangire an exceptional destination for an unforgettable African adventure.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park (Tanzania)
Accommodation:
Sanctuary Swala
Luxury+ lodge located outside Lake Manyara NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 12
Departure Day
Day 12: Flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

After breakfast, drive to the Arusha Coffee Lodge for a hot lunch. Then, transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your return flight, your mind and camera filled with memories of your Tanzanian safari. For more adventure, consider extending your journey with a beach holiday in Zanzibar, Pemba, or Mafia, perfect for unwinding after your safari. Contact us to customize an extension of your Tanzanian adventure, blending wildlife exploration with beach relaxation.

Main Destination:
Accommodation:
No Accommodation
End of Tour
Meals & Drinks:
Breakfast & Lunch (dinner is not included)

End of tour

(See Getting There for more details)
Extra accommodation is available for an additional fee.
You'll be dropped off at the airport.
How to book this safari?
Important to Know
Summary

Day

Country

Destination

Accomodation

Meals

1
Tanzania
Arusha
Legendary Lodge
Dinner
2
Tanzania
Arusha
Legendary Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tanzania
Lake Manyara NP
&Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Tanzania
Lake Manyara NP
&Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
10
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Sanctuary Swala
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
11
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Sanctuary Swala
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
12
Tanzania
Arusha
No Accommodation
Breakfast & Lunch
2024
Per Person Price
United States Dollar

Start Dates

Solo

1 room

2 people

1 room

3 people

2 room