10-Day Safari and Cultural Experience

+ Culture
From$2,870
Booking Form
Enquiry Form
Full Name*
Email Address*
Your Enquiry*
* I agree with Terms of Service and Privacy Statement.
Please agree to all the terms and conditions before proceeding to the next step
Available: 100 seats
* Please select all required fields to proceed to the next step.

Proceed Booking

Save To Wish List

Adding item to wishlist requires an account

279
10 Days
Availability : Jan 21’ - Dec 22’
Arusha, Kilimanjaro
Overview
Itinerary
Price
Inclusions

On this 10-day unique safari and cultural experience you will get a chance to visit the most incredible places in our beautiful country. These places will give you a unique touch of both cultural and safari experience of the flora and fauna present in Tanzania. Background of Cultural Tourism in Tanzania Cultural Tourism in Tanzania has been developing since 1996, under the stewardship of the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) in collaboration with Ministry of Natural Resources & Tourism.


Route overview

Start Arusha (Day 1-2)
Day 3-4 Tarangire NP
Day 5 Lake Manyara NP
Day 6 Lake Eyasi (Lake)
Day 7-8 Serengeti NP
Day 9 Ngorongoro Crater
End Arusha (City) (Day 10)

Tour Features

  • Mid-range tour

This mid-range 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.

  • Not for solo travelers

Solo travelers cannot book this private tour.


 

Activities & Transportation

  • Activities: game drives

  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle

  • Getting around: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle

  • A transfer from and back to the airport is included

Arrival
  • You’ll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Arrival in Arusha

On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) or Arusha Airport (ARK) which caters for domestic flights, you will be met by African Big Cats Safaris representative who will drive you to your accommodation in Arusha. overnight will be at the Ilboru Safari Lodge a Calm lodge located in the suburbs of the city with a natural set up with beautiful garden awaiting for your safari the following day.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 2

Exploring Arusha City + Albinism centre

After early morning breakfast, we will drive to one of the albinism centers in Arusha. People with albinism have serious vision issues—often they are considered semi blind. This factor has repercussions in education as their teachers often do not realize that the students with albinism are unable to see the blackboard well enough to keep up with other students. Classmates and teachers alike treat them with scorn as it is assumed that they are inherently stupid. Few people with albinism complete secondary school and even fewer have the opportunity to attend college or university.
After that, we will visit one of the local markets and interact with the locals in Arusha before driving back to our hotel in Arusha for overnight at Ilboru Safari Lodge.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:

 

  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

 
Day 3-4

Arusha to Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, we depart for Tarangire National Park. The Park is named after the Tarangire River which runs through it. This ‘river of warthogs’ is the only source of water for wildlife in the region during the dry season. In places, the vegetation is quite dense, including elephant grass, acacia woodlands. The Park is well known for its elephant families, which can often be seen congregating by the river. You may also see giraffe, bushbuck and hartebeest. These animals are closely followed by a range of predators, including lions and leopards. There are more breeding species of birds found in Tarangire National Park than anywhere else on the planet. Tarangire is the best place to see these gentle giants in their natural habitat – from the adorable calves all the way up to the intimidating bulls. You will spend two nights at Lake Burunge Tented Lodge with all meals included.

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:
  • Mid-range lodge located outside Tarangire NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

 

Day 5

Lake Manyara National Park to Lake Eyasi

Early breakfast, thereafter drive to Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing drive. Located beneath the cliffs of the Manyara Escarpment, on the edge of the Rift Valley, Lake Manyara National Park offers varied ecosystems, incredible bird life, and breathtaking views. Breakfast. Morning continue short drive to Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing drives where you first encounter will be spotting large troupes of baboons. Lake Manyara National Park boasts a spectacular array of diverse terrain as well as plant and animal species. Established specifically to protect the elephant herds that have made the area renowned, the park provides an amazing wildlife experience. Elephants are not the only animals that Lake Manyara is famous for. Tree climbing lions are occasionally sited. A packed lunch will be served at a picnic site. After lunch drive to Lake Eyasi for dinner and overnight at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge.

Main Destination:
Lake Manyara National Park
  • Best Time to Visit June to September (easier to spot animals)
  • High Season July to March (Northern section gets crowded)
  • Best Weather June to October (few showers of rain)
 
Accommodation:
  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Lake Eyasi
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

 
Day 6

Lake Eyasi Activities

After an early morning tea or coffee, you will depart for a guided tour visiting the Bushmen tribe of the hadzabe who live on hunting and gathering wild fruits and roots. You may want to go on a hunting with the Bushmen. They subsist entirely off the bush and by bow hunting. Everything they use is made from local materials, including their bows which are strung with giraffe tendon and their arrows which are coated in lethal poison. Their language resembles that of Kalahari Bushmen tribe (who were featured in the 1980 film ‘The Gods Must Be Crazy’) with clicking noises used. After the hunt return to your lodge for a brunch. Afternoon visit the Datoga tribe who are blacksmiths who make spears and other iron materials. Dinner and overnight at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge.

Main Destination:
Lake Eyasi (Lake)
Accommodation:

Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge

  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Lake Eyasi
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 
Day 7-8

Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and on to Serengeti National Park with game viewing en-route. Serengeti National Park is undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, unequalled for its natural beauty and scientific value, it has the greatest concentration of plains game in Africa. It is the migration for which Serengeti is perhaps most famous. Over a million wildebeest and about 200,000 zebras flow south from the northern hills to the southern plains for the short rains every October and November, and then swirl west and north after the long rains in April, May and June. So strong is the ancient instinct to move that no drought, gorge or crocodile infested river can hold them back. Serengeti is truly home of the legendary Great Wildebeest Migration. The Serengeti National Park is where safari-goers come to truly experience an African safari. Late afternoon you arrive at your lodge for dinner and overnight at Serengeti Heritage Tented Camp.

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:
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

 
Day 9

Serengeti to Ngorongoro crater

After breakfast, drive out of the Serengeti and on to Ngorongoro Crater for game viewing drive. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa’s most famous sites and is said to have the highest density of wildlife in Africa. Sometimes described as an ‘eighth wonder of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Crater has achieved world renown, attracting an ever-increasing number of visitors each year. You are unlikely to escape other vehicles here, but you are guaranteed great wildlife viewing in a genuinely mind-blowing environment. There is nowhere else in Africa quite like Ngorongoro! One of the best places in the country to see the endangered black rhinoceros, Lions, herds of wildebeests, Zebras and the elusive caracal. The park is home to the entirety of the big five and is a particularly good place to see lions and cape buffalo year-round. A packed lunch will be served at a picnic site. Late afternoon drive to Ngorongoro Highlands. Dinner and overnight at Eileen’s Tree Inn.

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:
  • Mid-range lodge located outside Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

 

Day 10

Karatu to Arusha

You will have a leisurely breakfast, thereafter drive back to Arusha for a hot lunch and last minute shopping and re-packing, transfer to the airport for you flight back home or for a flight to Zanzibar.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

End of tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport.

Important to Know

  • This tour is not available to solo travelers.
  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.

Rates Per Person

Start dates
Solo

2 people

3 people

4 people

5 people

6 people

7+ people 
Jan 1, 2021 – Dec 31, 2021 n/a* $3,210 $2,870 $2,870 $2,870 $2,870 $2,870
Jan 1, 2022 – Dec 31, 2022 n/a* $3,210 $2,870 $2,870 $2,870 $2,870 $2,870

*n/a = not available. This tour is unavailable for solo travelers.

Included

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Please Note That: The tour price can change at any time. This is because of Government charges price changes, Park fee price changes, or Accommodation price changes.

Overview
Itinerary
Inclusions

On this 10-day unique safari and cultural experience you will get a chance to visit the most incredible places in our beautiful country. These places will give you a unique touch of both cultural and safari experience of the flora and fauna present in Tanzania. Background of Cultural Tourism in Tanzania Cultural Tourism in Tanzania has been developing since 1996, under the stewardship of the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) in collaboration with Ministry of Natural Resources & Tourism.


Route overview

Start Arusha (Day 1-2)
Day 3-4 Tarangire NP
Day 5 Lake Manyara NP
Day 6 Lake Eyasi (Lake)
Day 7-8 Serengeti NP
Day 9 Ngorongoro Crater
End Arusha (City) (Day 10)

Tour Features

  • Mid-range tour

This mid-range 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.

  • Not for solo travelers

Solo travelers cannot book this private tour.


 

Activities & Transportation

  • Activities: game drives

  • Game drives: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle

  • Getting around: pop-up roof 4×4 vehicle

  • A transfer from and back to the airport is included

Arrival
  • You’ll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Arrival in Arusha

On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) or Arusha Airport (ARK) which caters for domestic flights, you will be met by African Big Cats Safaris representative who will drive you to your accommodation in Arusha. overnight will be at the Ilboru Safari Lodge a Calm lodge located in the suburbs of the city with a natural set up with beautiful garden awaiting for your safari the following day.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

Day 2

Exploring Arusha City + Albinism centre

After early morning breakfast, we will drive to one of the albinism centers in Arusha. People with albinism have serious vision issues—often they are considered semi blind. This factor has repercussions in education as their teachers often do not realize that the students with albinism are unable to see the blackboard well enough to keep up with other students. Classmates and teachers alike treat them with scorn as it is assumed that they are inherently stupid. Few people with albinism complete secondary school and even fewer have the opportunity to attend college or university.
After that, we will visit one of the local markets and interact with the locals in Arusha before driving back to our hotel in Arusha for overnight at Ilboru Safari Lodge.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:

 

  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

 
Day 3-4

Arusha to Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, we depart for Tarangire National Park. The Park is named after the Tarangire River which runs through it. This ‘river of warthogs’ is the only source of water for wildlife in the region during the dry season. In places, the vegetation is quite dense, including elephant grass, acacia woodlands. The Park is well known for its elephant families, which can often be seen congregating by the river. You may also see giraffe, bushbuck and hartebeest. These animals are closely followed by a range of predators, including lions and leopards. There are more breeding species of birds found in Tarangire National Park than anywhere else on the planet. Tarangire is the best place to see these gentle giants in their natural habitat – from the adorable calves all the way up to the intimidating bulls. You will spend two nights at Lake Burunge Tented Lodge with all meals included.

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:
  • Mid-range lodge located outside Tarangire NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

 

Day 5

Lake Manyara National Park to Lake Eyasi

Early breakfast, thereafter drive to Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing drive. Located beneath the cliffs of the Manyara Escarpment, on the edge of the Rift Valley, Lake Manyara National Park offers varied ecosystems, incredible bird life, and breathtaking views. Breakfast. Morning continue short drive to Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing drives where you first encounter will be spotting large troupes of baboons. Lake Manyara National Park boasts a spectacular array of diverse terrain as well as plant and animal species. Established specifically to protect the elephant herds that have made the area renowned, the park provides an amazing wildlife experience. Elephants are not the only animals that Lake Manyara is famous for. Tree climbing lions are occasionally sited. A packed lunch will be served at a picnic site. After lunch drive to Lake Eyasi for dinner and overnight at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge.

Main Destination:
Lake Manyara National Park
  • Best Time to Visit June to September (easier to spot animals)
  • High Season July to March (Northern section gets crowded)
  • Best Weather June to October (few showers of rain)
 
Accommodation:
  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Lake Eyasi
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

 
Day 6

Lake Eyasi Activities

After an early morning tea or coffee, you will depart for a guided tour visiting the Bushmen tribe of the hadzabe who live on hunting and gathering wild fruits and roots. You may want to go on a hunting with the Bushmen. They subsist entirely off the bush and by bow hunting. Everything they use is made from local materials, including their bows which are strung with giraffe tendon and their arrows which are coated in lethal poison. Their language resembles that of Kalahari Bushmen tribe (who were featured in the 1980 film ‘The Gods Must Be Crazy’) with clicking noises used. After the hunt return to your lodge for a brunch. Afternoon visit the Datoga tribe who are blacksmiths who make spears and other iron materials. Dinner and overnight at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge.

Main Destination:
Lake Eyasi (Lake)
Accommodation:

Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge

  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Lake Eyasi
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 
Day 7-8

Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and on to Serengeti National Park with game viewing en-route. Serengeti National Park is undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, unequalled for its natural beauty and scientific value, it has the greatest concentration of plains game in Africa. It is the migration for which Serengeti is perhaps most famous. Over a million wildebeest and about 200,000 zebras flow south from the northern hills to the southern plains for the short rains every October and November, and then swirl west and north after the long rains in April, May and June. So strong is the ancient instinct to move that no drought, gorge or crocodile infested river can hold them back. Serengeti is truly home of the legendary Great Wildebeest Migration. The Serengeti National Park is where safari-goers come to truly experience an African safari. Late afternoon you arrive at your lodge for dinner and overnight at Serengeti Heritage Tented Camp.

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:
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

 
Day 9

Serengeti to Ngorongoro crater

After breakfast, drive out of the Serengeti and on to Ngorongoro Crater for game viewing drive. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa’s most famous sites and is said to have the highest density of wildlife in Africa. Sometimes described as an ‘eighth wonder of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Crater has achieved world renown, attracting an ever-increasing number of visitors each year. You are unlikely to escape other vehicles here, but you are guaranteed great wildlife viewing in a genuinely mind-blowing environment. There is nowhere else in Africa quite like Ngorongoro! One of the best places in the country to see the endangered black rhinoceros, Lions, herds of wildebeests, Zebras and the elusive caracal. The park is home to the entirety of the big five and is a particularly good place to see lions and cape buffalo year-round. A packed lunch will be served at a picnic site. Late afternoon drive to Ngorongoro Highlands. Dinner and overnight at Eileen’s Tree Inn.

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:
  • Mid-range lodge located outside Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

 

Day 10

Karatu to Arusha

You will have a leisurely breakfast, thereafter drive back to Arusha for a hot lunch and last minute shopping and re-packing, transfer to the airport for you flight back home or for a flight to Zanzibar.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

End of tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You’ll be dropped off at the airport.

Included

  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Excluded

  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Please Note That: The tour price can change at any time. This is because of Government charges price changes, Park fee price changes, or Accommodation price changes.

PRICE


Important to Know

  • This tour is not available to solo travelers.
  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.

Rates Per Person

  2021 2022
Solo n/a* n/a*
2 people $3,210 $3,210
3 people $2,870 $2,870
4 people $2,870 $2,870
5 people $2,870 $2,870
6 people $2,870 $2,870
7+ people $2,870 $2,870

*n/a = not available. This tour is unavailable for solo travelers.

5 travellers are considering this tour right now!