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9 Days: Tanzania Grand Game Drive

$6510 pp (USD)

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Embark on a 9-day luxury safari in Tanzania, starting in Arusha with its rich coffee culture. Discover two of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders: the biodiverse Tarangire National Park and the wildlife-rich Ngorongoro Crater. The journey culminates in the Serengeti National Park, home to the Great Wildebeest Migration.

Travel at your own pace in a private 4×4 photographic vehicle with a professional guide. Stay in handpicked luxury accommodations, ensuring a comfortable and memorable safari experience. This trip offers a blend of adventure and luxury in Tanzania’s stunning wilderness.

Cities & Landmarks

Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater & Serengeti National Park

Time of Year

9 Days - Anytime, Year-Round, Complete Private Safari Service.

Route overview per day
Tour Features
Luxury tour
This luxury tour uses lodges and tented camps.
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 minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of 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: open-sided 4x4 vehicle & pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle
Getting around: open-sided 4x4 vehicle, 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
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Luxury lodge located in or near Arusha
Dinner
Dinner
2
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Luxury lodge located in or near Arusha.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
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
5
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Luxury+ lodge located in or near Karatu District
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
7
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Luxury tented camp (with rustic facilities) located inside Serengeti NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Luxury tented camp (with rustic facilities) located inside Serengeti NP
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
No accommodation
(End of tour)
Breakfast & Lnch
Breakfast & Lnch
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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
Arrived Arusha
Day 1: Arrived Kilimanjaro International Airport

When you arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport, a guide from Bush 2 City Adventure will greet you with a friendly "Karibu Tanzania!" (Welcome to Tanzania!) and take you to your hotel to relax. The next day, you'll start a private safari in your jeep. This means you can explore the way you want and see Tanzania's wildlife and beautiful places at your own pace.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Luxury lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 2
Relaxing Day in Arusha Coffee Lodge
Day 2: Relaxing Day in Arusha Coffee Lodge

Enjoy a day at your pace. Relax at the lodge, sipping drinks by the pool in the serene African setting. For a bit of adventure, explore Arusha with options like a city tour, a thrilling mountain bike ride, or shopping for unique finds at a Maasai market. Additionally, join a coffee tour to learn about Tanzania's rich coffee heritage. End the tour with a freshly brewed cup of local coffee, experiencing the rich flavors of the region. This day offers a blend of relaxation and exploration, with a taste of local culture.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Luxury lodge located in or near Arusha.
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 ride in your own 4x4 vehicle to Elewana Tarangire Treetops Lodge, located in the Tarangire ecosystem. You'll spend two nights in a Vintage Treehouse, enjoying a unique 'slow safari' in the park. Tarangire National Park is famous for its large groups of elephants and big, old baobab trees. These trees are important for the elephants, especially when it's dry. The Tarangire River, the main water source in dry times, attracts lots of wildlife, including big groups of up to 250 elephants. This makes for great wildlife watching.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park
Best Time To Visit
June to October (Animals come to the river)
High Season
June to October (The park is full of tourists)
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, go on a morning game drive in Tarangire National Park, famous for its many elephants. You might see big groups of elephants, even up to 250! The park is home to over 550 types of birds and other animals, especially around its green swamp that stays lush all year. After your drive, head back to the camp for a nice dinner and a cozy night's stay. This trip is great for seeing lots of wildlife and enjoying the African outdoors.

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 5
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater

After a morning safari and breakfast, head to The Manor at Ngorongoro, set in a large 1500-acre Arabica coffee estate in the Ngorongoro Highlands. Spend two nights in luxury suites surrounded by lovely gardens and coffee fields. During your stay, you can go horse riding, enjoy sundowner drinks in the evening, or have a relaxing massage. The Manor at Ngorongoro offers a mix of fun activities and relaxation in a beautiful setting.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater
Accommodation:
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Luxury+ lodge located in or near Karatu District
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 5
Ngorongoro Crater
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Today, you'll visit the amazing Ngorongoro Crater, a famous natural wonder. See the big crater filled with grasslands and lots of animals like elephants, lions, rhinos, and hippos. Learn about how the Maasai people live with these animals in this special place, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your guide will tell you interesting things about this area. In the late afternoon, head back to your lodge for dinner and a good night's sleep, thinking back on the great things you saw today.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater
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
Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 7
Serengeti National Park
Day 7: Flight to Serengeti (Included in the Price)

After breakfast, head to Lake Manyara airstrip for a flight to Serengeti National Park. There, an andBeyond Serengeti Under Canvas guide will meet you for a game drive in an open 4x4 on the way to the camp, where you'll have a hot lunch. In the afternoon, go on another game drive to see animals like lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, and wild dogs, famous for the Great Migration. Your guide will help you spot and learn about other wildlife too. Finish your day back at camp with stories around the campfire, a tasty dinner, and a cozy night in your luxury tent.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Best Time To Visit
June to February (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:
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Luxury tented camp (with rustic facilities) located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 8
Serengeti National Park
Day 8: 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
Accommodation:
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Luxury tented camp (with rustic facilities) located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
All meals included
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Day 9
Flight to Arusha, Day Romm & Lunch
9: Flight Home from Kilimanjaro International Airport

After your morning safari and breakfast, we'll take you to the airport for your flight to Arusha Airport (ARK). When you arrive in Arusha, you can relax in a day room and have lunch at the Arusha Coffee Lodge. Later, we'll drive you to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight back home.

But your adventure doesn't have to end there. You can choose to keep the journey going. You have the option to go on a safari in Kenya or take it easy on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar. Both choices offer more amazing experiences to make your trip even more special.

Main Destination:
Accommodation:
No accommodation
(End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
All drinks (Premium wines & liquors might be excluded)
Breakfast & Lunch (dinner is not included)

End of tour

(See Getting There for more details)
Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
You'll be dropped off at the airport.
How to book this safari?
Important to Know

Rates are per person and exclude international flights from/to your home country.

This tour accepts children of all ages.

Rates include a fixed budget for flights during this tour. Flights may cost more, depending on travel dates. If so, your quote will reflect this.

Summary

Day

Country

Destination

Accomodation

Meals

1
Tanzania
Arusha
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Dinner
2
Tanzania
Arusha
Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3
Tanzania
Tarangire NP
Elewana Tarangire Treetops
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
Elewana The Manor at Ngorongoro
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Tanzania
Serengeti NP
&Beyond Serengeti Under Canvas
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
9
Tanzania
Arusha
No accommodation
Breakfast & Lnch
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 4, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
$13780
$9440
$10000
$8780
$9260
$8570
Mar 1, 2024 - Mar 31, 2024
$11600
$8060
$8520
$7520
$7910
$7340
Apr 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
$10410
$7230
$7570
$6690
$7000
$6510
Jun 1, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024
$13330
$9240
$9880
$8700
$9190
$8520
Jul 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
$13980
$9650
$10370
$9110
$9650
$8930
Nov 1, 2024 - Dec 19, 2024
$11810
$8370
$8800
$7830
$8200
$7650
Dec 20, 2024 - Jan 3, 2025
$13630
$9470
$10260
$9020
$9580
$8870
Jan 4, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$13780

2 people

(1 room)

$9440

3 people

(2 room)

$10000

4 people

(2 room)

$8780

5 people

(3 room)

$9260

6 people

(3 room)

$8570
Mar 1, 2024 - Mar 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$11600

2 people

(1 room)

$8060

3 people

(2 room)

$8520

4 people

(2 room)

$7520

5 people

(3 room)

$7910

6 people

(3 room)

$7340
Apr 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$10410

2 people

(1 room)

$7230

3 people

(2 room)

$7570

4 people

(2 room)

$6690

5 people

(3 room)

$7000

6 people

(3 room)

$6510
Jun 1, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$13330

2 people

(1 room)

$9240

3 people

(2 room)

$9880

4 people

(2 room)

$8700

5 people

(3 room)

$9190

6 people

(3 room)

$8520
Jul 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$13980

2 people

(1 room)

$9650

3 people

(2 room)

$10370

4 people

(2 room)

$9110

5 people

(3 room)

$9650

6 people

(3 room)

$8930
Nov 1, 2024 - Dec 19, 2024
Per Person

Solo

(1 room)

$11810

2 people

(1 room)

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