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An Example of a 7-Night/ 8-Day Safari (Tanzania)

The World of Safari

Safaris are by their very name mean 'journey'. And that is what a safari is, a journey of experience, in this case around the parks and conservancies of Tanzania.


Ordinarily safaris visit multiple parks in order to see the diversity of wildlife, as well as the environmental differences between each of the locations. For example some parks are perfect environments for elephants whereas others are better suited for giraffe or wildebeest. 


With each park comes a new lodge or tented camp providing your overnight accommodation. It is also interesting to see how each lodge blends seamlessly into its environment and proudly highlights its heritage through the interiors and furnishings, and delicious menus at each. 

 

Accommodations - Learn More

Should you wish to know more about our approved lodges and tented camps, please contact us directly. Each lodge and camp has a 'Star' rating similar to Europe so depending on your budget we can advise which lodge or tented camp will suit your itinerary best. 

Day-by-Day Safari Itinerary

Day 1 - Welcome to Tanzania

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Your arrival will be to Kilimanjaro international airport. From there you will be greeted by our Beyond Safari representative and transferred to your selected overnight accommodation in Arusha.

Day 2 - Tarangire & Elephants

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Having spent a restful night at your safari lodge, you will enjoy a full breakfast, options of sightseeing some of the sites of this bustling town before heading off by car to Tarangire National Park and your new lodge for 2 nights.

Day 3 - Tarangire's Beauty

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This day you will spend a full morning and afternoon in the park in your vehicle watching the amazing wildlife of this famous park. Notably the park is famous for its elephants and other migratory animals.

Day 4 - Heading to Ngorongoro

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After breakfast, your guide will meet you transfer you by car across the Rift Valley, passed Lake Manyara and up the escarpment to spy the dramatic views across the lake itself. From here you will drive up your selected lodge in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area 

Day 5 - Ngorongoro's Crater

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After a night in the clear fresh air that is always found atop the 2200 metre crater of Ngorongoro, your guide will take you into one of the world's natural wonders - the Crater - for a full day of wildlife watching and a picnic by the hippo pool.

Day 6 - Serengeti's Endless Plains

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After a relaxing night dreaming of what has happened in the previous days, the adventure continues as you once again navigate the rim of the Crater only to drop down into the famous Serengeti National Park. Your transfer to your selected camp or lodge is itself an epic game drive.

Day 7 - The Golden Savannah

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Yet another full day in the bush, with picnic lunch in the  vast expanse of of the Serengeti. famous for its cats it is also the scene of the annual mass migration of wildebeest each year (from May til August).

Day 8 - Your Final Day

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After breakfast you will take a drive back to Arusha through the Serengeti and around the Crater for your return flight to your home. Options are available to transfer to Arusha via plane should you wish.

Extension Option - Beach

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For many, extending their African experience can be done by taking the opportunity to visit one of two Indian Ocean islands - Zanzibar (which is a direct flight from Arusha) or Mauritius which requires two flights via Nairobi.

Activity Option - Kili Golf

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Some travellers love their golf, and we oblige by arranging an extra day in Arusha in order to take in the beautiful course at Kilimanjaro Golf and Country Club. Rental clubs are available

Activity Option - Climb Kilimanjaro

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If you have ever wanted to touch the sky, Kilimanjaro offers a challenge that thousands each year take up. requiring a minimum of 5 days, we can help arrange what you will discover to be a seminal moment in your life.

Fly & Drive in Style

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The itinerary shown above is also available in a Fly Drive option where your transfers are all taken by aircraft, either by scheduled flights or via a luxury private aircraft in a special experience called SkySafari.