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8-Day Great Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti Adventure

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Join us on an 8-day safari in Tanzania, designed especially for travelers looking to discover the best of the northern parks. Your adventure starts with relaxed days in Arusha, a quiet time to get over jet lag. From there, you’ll visit the stunning Ngorongoro Crater, famous for having the most animals in one place in the world. Next, you’ll explore the Serengeti, known for its vast wildlife and the incredible wildebeest migration. This trip lets you see two of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders. With this luxury safari, you get to travel in your own time with a private vehicle and guide just for you.

Cities & Landmarks

two days Arusha (City), two days Ngorongoro Crater & three days Serengeti 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 & 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 Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Serengeti National Park
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Serengeti National Park
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Luxury+ lodge located inside Serengeti National Park
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Arusha Coffee Lodge
Day Room (End of Tour)
Breakfast & Lunch
Breakfast & Lunch
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Arrival

(See Getting There for more details)
You'll be collected from the airport.
Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.
Day 1
Arrival Arusha
Day 1: Arrival 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 in Arusha
Day 2: Relaxing in Arusha

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
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater

Our journey starts with a three-hour drive (200km) heading west from Arusha. Along the way, you'll be treated to the rich tapestry of Tanzania's landscape and culture, including the sight of Maasai herdsmen tending to their goats. This is your chance to bond with your driver guide, whose knowledge about the local flora, fauna, and traditions will astonish you with every question answered. As we continue, we'll drive towards the renowned Ngorongoro Crater, arriving just in time for a leisurely lunch with breathtaking views overlooking the crater itself. The remainder of your day will be spent relaxing and soaking in the serene beauty of one of Tanzania's most celebrated landmarks. This day offers a perfect balance: the thrill of a safari in Tarangire paired with the tranquil beauty of Ngorongoro.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Best Time To Visit
June to October (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 4
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater

Begin your day with a trip to the famous Ngorongoro Crater, known as one of Africa's seven natural wonders and a marvel of nature. Formed two million years ago by a massive volcanic eruption, this lush haven boasts the highest density of wildlife in Africa. After breakfast, as you make your way down to the crater floor, get ready to be amazed by the incredible variety of animals - majestic lions, wandering zebras, strong buffalos, and even the rare black rhinos. Every part of the crater presents a breathtaking and awe-inspiring sight, making it a dream destination for anyone who loves wildlife and nature. The Ngorongoro Crater offers more than just a safari; it's a chance to experience the untouched and raw beauty of Africa up close.

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 5
Serengeti National Park
Day 5: Flight to Serengeti National Park (Included in the Price)

After breakfast, we'll head to the Serengeti, about 145 kilometers away, a drive of roughly 3 and a half hours. Once we get there, we'll have lunch and then go on an afternoon safari. The Serengeti is famous for its huge, open plains that amaze everyone, especially if it's your first visit. Over the next few days, we'll see lots of different animals in this amazing place. Every safari drive here is a new adventure, filled with surprises from the wild. You'll see many animals and beautiful scenes that change with the light of day. Remember to take photos, but also to just look around and enjoy the beauty of nature all around you. After a day full of adventure, we'll go back to our camp for dinner and to sleep overnight.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park (Tanzania)
Best Time To Go
June to March
High Season
June to March
Best Weather
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 6
Serengeti National Park
Day 6: Serengeti National Park

Wake up in the Serengeti to the lively sounds and scents of Africa. Get your breakfast and lunch, and head out for a morning game drive with an expert guide. They'll show you the changing landscapes and wildlife. After a picnic lunch, keep exploring and see animals like lions, leopards, elephants, and cheetahs. Watch the natural world in action. When the sun sets, go back to camp for a relaxing dinner and a good night's sleep. The Serengeti is full of amazing experiences waiting for you.

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 7
Serengeti National Park
Day 7: Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park is a really popular place for safaris, mostly because of the Great Migration. This is when huge groups of animals move across the park. It's amazing to see! The park is also home to lots of big animals like over four thousand lions, 225 cheetahs, a thousand leopards, 3500 hyenas, and lots of wild dogs. There are many other beautiful animals too. Your guide knows a lot about these animals and will be happy to help you find and learn about them.

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 8
To Arusha by Plane, Day Room & Hot Lunch (Included in the Price)
Day 8: Flight Home from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

After breakfast at your safari camp, enjoy a morning game drive through the Serengeti before flying to Arusha. Stay at the Arusha Coffee Lodge, savoring a hot lunch. Then, transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your return flight, filled with Tanzanian safari memories. For more adventure, consider extending your trip with a beach holiday in Zanzibar, Pemba, or Mafia, ideal for post-safari relaxation. Contact us for a tailored extension of your Tanzanian experience, combining wildlife and beach relaxation.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Arusha Coffee Lodge
Day Room (End of Tour)
Meals & Drinks:
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

End of tour

(See Getting There for more details)
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Summary

Day

Country

Destination

Accomodation

Meals

1
Tanzania
Arusha
Legendary Lodge
Dinner
2
Tanzania
Arusha
Legendary Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&beyond Grumeti River Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tanzania
Arusha
Arusha Coffee Lodge
Breakfast & Lunch
2024
Per Person Price
United States Dollar

Start Dates

Solo

1 room

2 people

1 room

3 people

2 room

4 people

2 room

5 people

3 room

6 people

3 room

Jan 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
$23,969
$16,009
$17,579
$15,197
$16,301
$14,925
March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
$14,592
$9,757
$10,284
$8,943
$9,421
$8,672
April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
$20,448
$13,720
$14,919
$12,937
$13,812
$12,675
June 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
$23,809
$15,902
$17,454
$15,090
$16,184
$14,818
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 31, 2024
$14,592
$9,757
$10,284
$8,943
$9,422
$8,672
Dec 1, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
$23,970
$16,069
$17,659
$15,287
$16,397
$15,025
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Jan 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$23,969

2 people

(1 room)

$16,009

3 people

(2 room)

$17,579

4 people

(2 room)

$15,197

5 people

(3 room)

$16,301

6 people

(3 room)

$14,925
March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$14,592

2 people

(1 room)

$9,757

3 people

(2 room)

$10,284

4 people

(2 room)

$8,943

5 people

(3 room)

$9,421

6 people

(3 room)

$8,672
April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$20,448

2 people

(1 room)

$13,720

3 people

(2 room)

$14,919

4 people

(2 room)

$12,937

5 people

(3 room)

$13,812

6 people

(3 room)

$12,675
June 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$23,809

2 people

(1 room)

$15,902

3 people

(2 room)

$17,454

4 people

(2 room)

$15,090

5 people

(3 room)

$16,184

6 people

(3 room)

$14,818
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$14,592

2 people

(1 room)

$9,757

3 people

(2 room)

$10,284

4 people

(2 room)

$8,943

5 people

(3 room)

$9,422

6 people

(3 room)

$8,672
Dec 1, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$23,970

2 people

(1 room)

$16,069

3 people

(2 room)

$17,659

4 people

(2 room)

$15,287

5 people

(3 room)

$16,397

6 people

(3 room)

$15,025
-
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

-

2 people

(1 room)

-

3 people

(2 room)

-

4 people

(2 room)

-

5 people

(3 room)

-

6 people

(3 room)

-
This price includes: