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8 Days – Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural tourism

8 Days – Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural tourism

8 Days – Tanzania Wildlife and Cultural tourism

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  • Overview
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Trip Highlights

The unique thing about Tanzania safari is that you never run out of natural and cultural attractions. You could spend two weeks or more in the country and still not get to the end of it. For that reason, this itinerary gives you a perfect blend of wildlife viewing and cultural experience.

Tour Features


Mid-range tour

This mid-range tour uses lodges.


Private tour

This tour will be organized exclusively for you and won’t be shared with others.


Solo travelers

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Can be customized

You can request minor changes to the accommodations and destinations of this tour.


Can start any day

If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.


Minimum age of 3 years

Minimum age allowed is 3 years old.

Activities & Transportation


Activities: Game drives, Cultural Tourism


Game drives: Pop-up roof 4x4 vehicle


A transfer from and back to the airport is included


Day 1 – Arrival/Arusha – Welcome to Tanzania

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro airport, you will be welcomed by your Nature in Spirit Travel guide and transferred to your hotel in Arusha. If you have time, explore Arusha town on our short complimentary city tour, then, relax and get ready for your safari the next morning.

Dinner and overnight at Kibo palace Hotel.

Main destination: Arusha

Accommodation: Kibo Palace Hotel


Day 2 – Tarangire National Park

After breakfast depart with picnic lunch to Tarangire National Park, one of the largest national parks in the Northern circuit of Tanzania.

Tarangire National Park is a home for large elephant population which will make your game drive experience enjoyable. Among many attractions in the park, majestic baobab trees are interesting feature that attracts visitors’ attention, especially when animals come to feed under them.

Animals concentrate along the river Tarangire which is the permanent source of water in the area. The river attracts a great diversity of wildlife, herbivores and carnivores.

In the afternoon you will continue to Tarangire Safari lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main destination: Tarangire National Park

Accommodation: Tarangire Safari lodge


Day 3 – Cultural experience at Mto wa Mbu

Wake up early today ready to explore the cultural attractions of Tanzania at the small town know as Mto wa Mbu which means “river of mosquitos”.

You will visit a Maasai village where you will gain a better understanding of the customs and culture of these livestock’s headers and fearsome warriors who have become one of the most widely known symbols of the East Africa region. Proud with their red blankets and painted shield outfits, the Maasai have drawn attention for centuries for their incomparable lifestyle and traditions.

Proceed to the small dazzling Mto wa Mbu town for another exciting local lunch as you look to get another chance to explore closely the people of Tanzania by a short visit to rice and banana plantations. You will be surprised to see hectors of cash crops. You will call it a day by visiting a carving studio where you will learn the Tanzanian labour system as you get to see artists enjoying their daily activities.

Later in the afternoon you will proceed to Karatu near Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Dinner and overnight at Kudu Lodge.

Main destination: Mto wa Mbu

Accommodation: Kudu Lodge


Day 4 – Lake Eyasi and Elephant Caves

After breakfast, you will depart to Lake Eyasi where you will see the Bushmen and even interact with them. This experience will be followed by a walk in the jungle, looking for the elephants’ caves.

You will tour Lake Eyasi, a shallow Lake located on the floor of Eastern Arm of the Great Rift Valley, the father of all rifts being the oldest in the world. Depending on the season, you will be able to see good populations of flamingos and pelicans.

Next, visit the Bushmen societies of Hadzabe & Datoga who live around Lake Eyasi and still hunt for food to this day. Get to interact with these iconic tribes who are believed to live in groups of around twenty people with no hierarchy & rules, all the resources are equally shared. You will get the opportunity to go on the hunting activity with the Hadzabes and witness on what they usually eat on their daily life.

Later in the afternoon, you will drive back to Karatu town for a hot lunch followed by a breathtaking 2h30 nature walk in the jungle around Ngorongoro forest, venturing elephant caves and waterfalls.

The elephant caves were formed many years ago when elephants used to visit the rocks and hit them continuously to obtain calcium needed to improve their bone strength. The resulting big holes from elephant’s rock hits are what today’s world calls the “elephant caves”.

Tonight, indulge in a delicious dinner at Kudu Lodge.

Main destination: Lake Eyasi

Accommodation: Kudu Lodge


Day 5 – Game en route to Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, set off for a long enjoyable & scenic drive to Serengeti National Park known for its famous wildebeest migration and its large concentration of wildlife.

On the way to your Serengeti camp, you will have an en-route game drive in Tanzania’s oldest park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The route to the camp is famous for spectacular wildlife spotting chances.

You will have your picnic lunch in Serengeti wilderness while enjoying the panoramic views of this award-winning endless plain.

Just before the sunset, you will reach Tanzania Bush Camp in central Serengeti for dinner and overnight.

Main destination: Serengeti Natio0nal Park

Accommodation: Central Serengeti Bush Camp


Day 6 – Full day at Serengeti National Park

This is your day to explore Serengeti National Park, you can discuss with your trip experienced guide whether to go out for a full day game drive with picnic lunch or return to your camp for hot lunch. Your guide will advise you the best option of the day based on the seasonality/availability of the Great Migration.

Serengeti National Park is the park that gives you a good chance to spot the Big 5 – lions, elephants, leopards, buffalos and rhinos.

Other animals including hippos, giraffes, different species of antelopes, cheetahs and crocodiles can be spotted there.

The abundance of wildlife in Serengeti national park is unmatched with anywhere else in Africa.

Later in the afternoon, you will return back to Tanzania Bush Camp for dinner and overnight.

Main destination: Serengeti Natio0nal Park

Accommodation: Central Serengeti Bush Camp


Day 7 – Ngorongoro Conservation Area

After breakfast, relish another game drive in Serengeti National Park on the way to Ngorongoro Conservation area. Serengeti is such a huge and beautiful park that you cannot finish in a single day.

In this en-route game drive to Ngorongoro, explore the Southern endless plains of Serengeti National Park. This part of the park is remarkable for its short grasses rich in nutrients from the volcanic soil, loved by the ungulates that attract large predators in the area.

You will continue to Ngorongoro Conservation area where wild animals and human beings live together in harmony. On your way, discover the splendid striking views of the Ngorongoro highlands. Later, descend down to the floor of Ngorongoro crater, a unique self-contained ecosystem often referred as 8th natural wonder of the world.

You will spend afternoon on the floor of the crater, exploring its reach flora and fauna. Since the crater has a permanent supply of food and water, animals stay inside all year round, increasing your chances to spot as many animals as possible.

While the game drive is a game of chances, this is the best place to see the rare endangered black rhinos as well as flamingos who tend to concentrate at Lake Magadi.

Other animals that can be seen in the crater include Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelles, warthogs, hippos, zebras, waterbucks, hyenas, jackals, elephants, lions, buffaloes etc.

Later in the evening you will drive out of the crater and continue to Kudu Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater

Accommodation: Kudu Lodge


Day 8 – Drive to Kilimanjaro International Airport

Have a peaceful relaxing breakfast as you wait to be driven to the airport to catch you flight back home.

The price includes

  • All meals and accommodations during the entire tour except meals in Zanzibar
  • A high-quality safari land cruiser with pop up roof
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Highly experienced safari guide (who speaks good English, French and Spanish)
  • Unlimited mineral water on mainland safari
  • All park fees for all national parks
  • All government taxes
  • AMREF Flying doctor’s emergency rescue

The price excludes

  • International Flights
  • Tips
  • Drinks at the lodges
  • Any other things not mentioned above.