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9-Day Tanzania Safari Gateways – Semi Luxury

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Set off on an extraordinary 9-day safari adventure in Tanzania, exploring some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife parks. Your journey will take you from the hidden treasures of Tarangire and Lake Manyara to the renowned Serengeti and the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. Witness the world’s largest terrestrial migration, be amazed by the rich wildlife, and soak in the breathtaking landscapes Tanzania showcases.

This private safari is customized to suit your pace and preferences. With a personal safari vehicle and an experienced guide, you’re set for close-up nature encounters. Your stay will be in semi-luxury lodges and camps, ensuring both comfort and a serene connection with the wilderness. Get ready for a Tanzanian adventure where each day is a new display of wildlife and every night the African sky is a blanket of stars.

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. Semi-Luxury (Gold 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 can request changes to the accommodations and destinations in this tour.
Suitable for solo travelers
This private tour is available for solo travelers to book.
Suitable for all ages
Children of all ages are welcome on this tour.
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 as part of 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
Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa
Luxury hotel located in or near Arusha
Dinner
Dinner
2
Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge
Mid-range tented camp located inside Tarangire NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge
Mid-range tented camp located inside Tarangire NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Lake Manyara NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Luxury lodge located inside Serengeti NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Luxury lodge located inside Serengeti NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Luxury lodge 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 accommodation 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)

As you walk out of Kilimanjaro International Airport, your Bush 2 City Adventure guide greets you with a friendly 'Jambo - welcome to Tanzania!' and takes you directly to your hotel to relax. The next day, you start a private safari in your own jeep, where you can explore at your own pace and watch the wildlife for as long as you want.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa
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, drive to Tarangire National Park in the west with a lunch packed for your game drive. The park is known for its big elephant herds and large baobab trees, which are important for elephants in the dry season. The Tarangire River also attracts many elephants and other animals. After your park visit, head back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

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:
Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge
Mid-range tented camp located inside 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, go on a day trip to Tarangire National Park, where you'll see many elephants and large baobab trees. These trees provide water for the elephants during the dry season. Expect to see various wildlife, especially around the Tarangire River. In the afternoon, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park
Accommodation:
Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge
Mid-range tented camp located inside 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, go for a morning safari in Lake Manyara National Park, nestled between Tarangire National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. This park is diverse, with a lake, dense rainforest full of monkeys and birds, elephants in the woodlands, and a hippo pool with hippos bathing all day. In the late afternoon, return 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 Serena Safari 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, drive to the renowned Ngorongoro Crater, an African natural wonder formed by a volcanic eruption two million years ago. It's known for having the highest concentration of wildlife in Africa. Inside the crater, you'll see animals like lions, zebras, buffaloes, and black rhinos, surrounded by amazing views. In the late afternoon, head back from the crater 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 Serena Safari Lodge
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, drive through the scenic Ngorongoro area to reach Serengeti National Park, well-known for the Great Migration of countless animals. This park is also rich in predators like lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, and wild dogs. Your guide will help you spot various wildlife. End your day by driving 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:
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Luxury lodge 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

Kick off your day with a full-day safari in the Serengeti, guided by an expert. You'll spot various amazing animals during the day. In the evening, return to Acacia Central Tented Camp, where you can share stories around the campfire and enjoy the starry African sky at night.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Luxury lodge 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 by deciding between two exciting options: a hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti with a champagne breakfast, or a full-day game drive for up-close wildlife sightings. Enjoy breathtaking views from the balloon or get close to the animals on the game drive with your experienced guide. Either way, your day ends with a stunning Serengeti sunset.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Luxury lodge 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'll take a morning flight to Arusha airport. There, your personal driver from Bush 2 City Adventure will pick you up and bring you to Arusha Coffee Lodge for lunch. If your flight schedule allows, you can relax longer at the lodge. Later, the driver will take you to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight back home. If you wish to extend your trip, you can add extra days to explore Tanzania's stunning 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'll be dropped off at the airport.
Extra accommodation is available for an additional fee.
How to book this safari?
Important to Know
Summary

Day

Country

Destination

Accomodation

Meals

1
Tanzania
Arusha
Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa
Dinner
2
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Tarangire Ndovu Tented Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Tanzania
Lake Manyara NP
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater Tour
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
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
$6,759
$4,915
$4,548
$4,181
$4,107
$3,935
March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
$6,040
$4,236
$3,855
$3,502
$3,419
$3,256
April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
$5,507
$4,026
$3,557
$3,307
$3,168
$3,065
Jun 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
$7,064
$5,082
$4,760
$4,348
$4,301
$4,102
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 30, 2024
$6,040
$4,236
$3,855
$3,502
$3,419
$3,256
Dec 1, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
$7,110
$5,128
$4,806
$4,394
$4,347
$4,148
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Feb 1, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$6,759

2 people

(1 room)

$4,915

3 people

(2 room)

$4,548

4 people

(2 room)

$4,181

5 people

(3 room)

$4,107

6 people

(3 room)

$3,935
March 1, 2024 - March 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$6,040

2 people

(1 room)

$4,236

3 people

(2 room)

$3,855

4 people

(2 room)

$3,502

5 people

(3 room)

$3,419

6 people

(3 room)

$3,256
April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$5,507

2 people

(1 room)

$4,026

3 people

(2 room)

$3,557

4 people

(2 room)

$3,307

5 people

(3 room)

$3,168

6 people

(3 room)

$3,065
Jun 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$7,064

2 people

(1 room)

$5,082

3 people

(2 room)

$4,760

4 people

(2 room)

$4,348

5 people

(3 room)

$4,301

6 people

(3 room)

$4,102
Nov 1, 2024 - Nov 30, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$6,040

2 people

(1 room)

$4,236

3 people

(2 room)

$3,855

4 people