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9-Day Tanzania Safari Gateways – Midrange

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Embark on a breathtaking 9-day safari in Tanzania, a journey through some of Africa’s most revered wildlife parks. This adventure spans from the lesser-known gems of Tarangire and Lake Manyara to the globally celebrated Serengeti and the extraordinary Ngorongoro Crater. Experience firsthand the world’s largest overland migration, marvel at the abundance of wildlife, and immerse yourself in the natural beauty that Tanzania has to offer.

This private safari affords you the luxury of traveling at your own pace, tailored precisely to your preferences. Equipped with a private safari vehicle and an expert guide, your expedition promises intimate encounters with nature. The accommodations selected for your journey are mid-range lodges, offering comfort and serenity amidst the wild. Prepare to witness the unparalleled wonders of Tanzania, where every day brings a new spectacle of wildlife and every night stars illuminate the 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. Mid-Range Level (Silver Class).

Route overview per day
Tour Features
Mid-range tour
This moderate-priced tour features stays in lodges and tented camps.
Private tour
This tour will be exclusively arranged for you and will not include participants outside your group.
Can start any day
Should availability allow, this tour can commence on any chosen day.
Can be customized
You have the option to request slight modifications to the lodgings and locations included in this tour.
Suitable for solo travelers
This private tour is available for solo travelers to book.
Suitable for all ages
This tour is appropriate for children across all age groups.
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 provided.
Accommodation & Meals

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

Day

Accommodation

Meals

1
Villa Maua
Luxury hotel located in or near Arusha
Dinner
Dinner
2
Maramboi Tented Lodge
Luxury lodge located outside Tarangire NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Maramboi Tented Lodge
Luxury lodge located outside Tarangire NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Manyara Lakeview Oasis
Mid-range lodge located on the crater rim of Lake Manyara NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge
Mid-Range lodge located in Karatu near Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Acacia Central Camp
Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Acacia Central Camp
Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Acacia Central Camp
Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
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'll be collected from the airport.
Additional Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.
Day 1
Arrived Arusha
Day 1: Arrived At Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Upon exiting Kilimanjaro International Airport, you are warmly greeted by your Bush 2 City Adventure guide, who welcomes you with a cheerful 'Jambo - welcome to Tanzania!' Your guide promptly escorts you to your hotel, providing an opportunity for you to unwind and immerse yourself in the African ambiance. The following day, you embark on a personalized, private safari, offering the freedom to explore at your leisure. Revel in the comfort of your exclusive safari jeep, and feel free to pause and observe the wildlife for as long as you desire!

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Villa Maua
Luxury hotel 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, you'll drive west to Tarangire National Park, bringing along a packed lunch for your game drive. This park is famous for its large herds of elephants and the impressive baobab trees that provide water for these elephants in the dry season. The Tarangire River, the main water source during this season, attracts groups of elephants, sometimes as many as 250, along with various other animals. After exploring the park, you will leave and drive to your lodge for dinner and to 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:
Maramboi Tented Lodge
Luxury lodge located 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, known for its large herds of elephants and giant baobab trees. These trees are important for elephants, especially in the dry season, as they provide water. Watch various wildlife, especially many elephants, near the Tarangire River. In the afternoon, head back to your lodge for dinner and to stay overnight.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park
Accommodation:
Maramboi Tented Lodge
Luxury lodge located 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 game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, located between Tarangire National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater, along the Great Rift Valley. 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:
Manyara Lakeview Oasis
Mid-range 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, you'll drive to the famous Ngorongoro Crater, one of the natural wonders of Africa. This crater, formed two million years ago from a volcanic eruption, now hosts an incredibly diverse ecosystem with the highest density of animals in Africa. In the crater, you'll see a variety of wildlife, including lions, zebras, buffaloes, and black rhinos. The scenery is spectacular, offering panoramic views at every turn. In the late afternoon, you'll leave the crater, exit the park, and head back to your lodge for dinner and to spend the night.

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 Coffee Lodge
Mid-Range lodge located in Karatu near 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, take 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 a large number of predators including thousands of 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, you'll drive 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:
Acacia Central Camp
Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
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, set for an exciting full-day safari with your experienced guide. You'll see a variety of amazing wildlife throughout the day. As evening comes, head back to Acacia Central Tented Camp. Spend the night sharing stories around the campfire and enjoying the star-filled African sky.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Acacia Central Camp
Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 8
Serengeti National Park
Day 8: Serengeti National Park

Begin your day with a choice: either experience a hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti, followed by a champagne breakfast, or go on a full-day game drive to see wildlife up close. The balloon ride offers stunning aerial views of the landscape, while the game drive, led by your knowledgeable guide, provides close encounters with animals. Your day concludes with the beautiful sunset over the Serengeti.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Acacia Central Camp
Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 9
Flight to Arusha, Lunch and Drop off Airport
Day 9: Flight Home from Kilimanjaro International Airport

On your final day, you'll catch a morning flight to Arusha airport. Your Bush 2 City Adventure personal driver will meet you there and take you to Arusha Coffee Lodge for lunch. Depending on the timing of your flight, you'll have the opportunity to unwind a bit longer in the lodge's common area. When it's time, our driver will escort you to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your journey home. If you're considering extending your holiday, you have the option to add a few more days and visit one of Tanzania's beautiful islands, like 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)
Your safari adventure concludes in Arusha, a renowned safari city in Tanzania.
Extra accommodation is available for an additional fee.
You will be taken to the airport for drop-off.
How to book this safari?
Important to Know
Summary

Day

Country

Destination

Accomodation

Meals

1
Tanzania
Arusha
Villa Maua
Dinner
2
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Maramboi Tented Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Maramboi Tented Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Tanzania
Lake Manyara NP
Manyara Lakeview Oasis
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater Tour
Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Acacia Central Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Acacia Central Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Acacia Central Camp
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

Mar 1, 2024 - Mar 31, 2024
$6197
$4247
$3983
$3561
$3539
$3332
Apr 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
$5900
$4062
$3761
$3376
$3332
$3147
Jun 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
$6351
$4387
$4126
$3700
$3681
$3472
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 31, 2024
$6039
$4145
$3861
$3458
$3425
$3230
Dec 1, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
$6322
$4369
$4105
$3683
$3662
$3454
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Mar 1, 2024 - Mar 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$6197

2 people

(1 room)

$4247

3 people

(2 room)

$3983

4 people

(2 room)

$3561

5 people

(3 room)

$3539

6 people

(3 room)

$3332
Apr 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$5900

2 people

(1 room)

$4062

3 people

(2 room)

$3761

4 people

(2 room)

$3376

5 people

(3 room)

$3332

6 people

(3 room)

$3147
Jun 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$6351

2 people

(1 room)

$4387

3 people

(2 room)

$4126

4 people

(2 room)

$3700

5 people

(3 room)

$3681

6 people

(3 room)

$3472
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$6039

2 people

(1 room)

$4145

3 people

(2 room)

$3861

4 people

(2 room)

$3458

5 people

(3 room)

$3425

6 people

(3 room)

$3230
Dec 1, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)