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9-Day Tanzania Safari Gateways – Luxury

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Enjoy a 9-day safari in Tanzania, covering iconic parks like Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro Crater. See the great land migration and diverse wildlife. This private safari is tailored to your preferences, with a personal vehicle and guide. Stay in luxury lodges and camps for comfort and connection with nature. Expect daily wildlife sightings and nights under the starry African sky.

Cities & Landmarks

Arusha (Day 1), Two days Tarangire NP, Lake Manyara NP, Ngorongoro Crater and Three days Serengeti NP - Fly out to Arusha included: 24/7 Service - All Accommodations & Round trip airport transfer.

Time of Year

9 Days - Anytime, Year-Round, Complete Private Safari service. Luxury Level (Platinum Class)

Route overview per day
Tour Features
Luxury tour
This premium tour features stays in upscale lodges and hotels.
Private tour
This tour is exclusively arranged for you and will not be shared with other participants.
Can start any day
This tour can commence on any day, subject to availability.
Can be customized
You are welcome to request small adjustments to the tour's accommodations and destinations.
Suitable for solo travelers
This private tour is available for booking by individual travelers.
Suitable for all ages
This tour is appropriate for children from any age group.
Activities & Transportation
Activities: Game Drives
Game Drives: Pop-up Roof 4x4 Vehicle
Getting Around: Open-sided 4x4 Vehicle, Minivan & Air Transfer
Transportation to and from the airport is included in the tour.
Accommodation & Meals

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

Day

Accommodation

Meals

1
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Luxury lodge located in or near Arusha
Dinner
Dinner
2
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Luxury lodge located just outside Tarangire NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Luxury lodge located just outside Tarangire NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Lake Manyara NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Ngorongoro Lodge Meliá Collection
Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Lemala Nanyukie
Luxury+ tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Lemala Nanyukie
Luxury+ tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Lemala Nanyukie
Luxury+ tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
No accommodation
(End of tour)
Breakfast & Lunch
Breakfast & Lunch
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Arrival

(See Getting There for more details)
You will be picked up from the airport.
Extra lodging prior to the start of the tour can be organized at an additional charge.
Day 1
Arrive in Arusha
Day 1: Arrive At Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Upon exiting Kilimanjaro International Airport, you are greeted by your Bush 2 City Adventure guide with a warm 'Jambo - welcome to Tanzania!' and promptly escorted to your hotel for relaxation. The following day, you embark on a private safari in your jeep, giving you the freedom to discover at your own pace and observe the wildlife for as long as you wish.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Luxury lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
Dinner (Breakfast & lunch not included)
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 2
Tarangire National Park
Day 2: Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, drive to Tarangire National Park in the west, carrying a packed lunch for your game drive. The park is famous for its large elephant herds and giant baobab trees, which are vital for elephants during the dry season. You'll also spot many elephants and other animals near the Tarangire River. After you visit the park, return to your lodge for dinner and spend the night.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park
Best Time To Visit
July to November (Animals come to the Tarangire River)
High Season
June to October (The park is full of visitors)
Best Weather
June to October (Little rainfall)
Accommodation:
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Luxury lodge located just outside Tarangire NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 3
Tarangire National Park
Day 3: Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, take a day trip to Tarangire National Park, where you'll encounter numerous elephants and majestic baobab trees. These trees provide essential water for the elephants during dry periods. Keep an eye out for various wildlife, especially around the Tarangire River. Later in the afternoon, return to your lodge for dinner and spend the night.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park
Accommodation:
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Luxury lodge located just outside Tarangire NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 4
Lake Manyara National Park
Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, head out for a morning safari in Lake Manyara National Park, located between Tarangire National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. This park offers varied landscapes, home to many different animals. You'll have the chance to see the lake, explore a dense rainforest with numerous monkeys and birds, encounter elephants in the woodlands, and visit the famous Manyara hippo pool where hippos bathe throughout the day. Later in the afternoon, drive back to your lodge for lunch, relaxation, dinner, and your overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Lake Manyara National Park
Best Time To Visit
June to October (Easier to spot animals)
High Season
July to March (The northern section gets crowded)
Best Weather
June to October (Little rainfall)
Accommodation:
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Lake Manyara NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 5
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater Tour

After breakfast, make your way to the renowned Ngorongoro Crater, a remarkable African wonder formed by a volcanic eruption two million years ago. Inside the crater, you'll encounter various wildlife, including lions, zebras, buffaloes, and black rhinos, surrounded by stunning views. Later in the afternoon, return to your lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater
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:
Ngorongoro Lodge Meliá Collection
Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 6
Serengeti National Park
Day 6: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, enjoy a scenic drive to Serengeti National Park via the Ngorongoro area. Serengeti is famous for the Great Migration, where vast herds of animals move across the landscape. It's also home to numerous predators, including lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, and wild dogs. Your guide will help you spot these and other wildlife during your visit. At the end of the day, head to your camp for dinner and an overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Best Time To Visit
January to February and June to October (Different areas are best at different times)
High Season
July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)
Best Weather
June to October (Little to no rainfall)
Accommodation:
Lemala Nanyukie
Luxury+ tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 7
Serengeti National Park
Day 7: Serengeti National Park

Start your day in the Serengeti with an exciting full-day safari led by your experienced guide. Encounter a variety of amazing wildlife throughout the day. As evening falls, return to Acacia Central Tented Camp. Spend the night sharing stories around the campfire and admiring the star-filled African sky.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Lemala Nanyukie
Luxury+ tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 8
Serengeti National Park
Day 8: Serengeti National Park

Start your day with a decision: either embark on a hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti, followed by a champagne breakfast, or opt for a full-day game drive to observe wildlife up close. The balloon ride offers breathtaking aerial views of the landscape, while the game drive, guided by your knowledgeable guide, promises close encounters with animals. Your day ends with the spectacular sunset over the Serengeti.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Lemala Nanyukie
Luxury+ tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 9
Flight to Arusha, Day Room & Lunch
Day 9: Flight Home from Kilimanjaro International Airport

On the last day of your trip, you will depart on a morning flight to Arusha airport. Upon arrival, a personal driver from Bush 2 City Adventure will be there to greet you and transport you to Arusha Coffee Lodge for a lunch break. If your flight schedule allows, you may spend some additional time relaxing in the lodge's shared space. When the time comes, our driver will guide you to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your return flight. Should you wish to extend your vacation, consider adding a few extra days to explore one of Tanzania's exquisite islands, such as Zanzibar, Pemba, or Mafia!

Main Destination:
Arusha City
Accommodation:
No accommodation
(End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Breakfast & Lunch (dinner is not included)

End of tour

(See Getting There for more details)
You will be provided with a drop-off service to the airport.
Additional lodging can be arranged for an extra charge.
How to book this safari?
Important to Know
Summary

Day

Country

Destination

Accomodation

Meals

1
Tanzania
Arusha
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Dinner
2
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Tanzania
Lake Manyara NP
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater Tour
Ngorongoro Lodge Meliá Collection
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Lemala Nanyukie
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Lemala Nanyukie
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Lemala Nanyukie
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
Tanzania
Arusha
No accommodation
Breakfast & Lunch
2024
Per Person Price
United States Dollars

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

Feb 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
$9,708
$7,017
$6,934
$6,282
$6,380
$6,038
March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
$9,020
$6,418
$6,304
$5,682
$5,761
$5,435
April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
$8,273
$5,920
$5,741
$5,199
$5,236
$4,958
June 1 - Oct 31, 2024
$14,329
$9,663
$10,238
$8,928
$9,420
$8,683
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 30, 2024
$10,291
$7,691
$7,577
$6,956
$7,035
$6,711
Dec 1, 2024 - Dec 31 , 2024
$14,317
$9,680
$10,265
$8,959
$9,454
$8,719
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Feb 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$9,708

2 people

(1 room)

$7,017

3 people

(2 room)

$6,934

4 people

(2 room)

$6,282

5 people

(3 room)

$6,380

6 people

(3 room)

$6,038
March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$9,020

2 people

(1 room)

$6,418

3 people

(2 room)

$6,304

4 people

(2 room)

$5,682

5 people

(3 room)

$5,761

6 people

(3 room)

$5,435
April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$8,273

2 people

(1 room)

$5,920

3 people

(2 room)

$5,741

4 people

(2 room)

$5,199

5 people

(3 room)

$5,236

6 people

(3 room)

$4,958
June 1 - Oct 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$14,329

2 people

(1 room)

$9,663

3 people

(2 room)

$10,238

4 people

(2 room)

$8,928

5 people

(3 room)

$9,420

6 people

(3 room)

$8,683
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 30, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$10,291

2 people

(1 room)

$7,691

3 people

(2 room)

$7,577