Tanzanian Safari: Example Itinerary

Face of Africa Adventures specializes in ‘custom’ tours where the itinerary is tailored to the client’s specific interests. The following excursion is just an example, and can be modified to your liking:

Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire

Depart Arusha and begin driving toward Tarangire, Tanzania’s third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees dwarf the animals that feed beneath them as animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply to the area. View a diverse selection of wildlife including: Lions, Leopards, Cheetahs and up to 6000 elephants. Enjoy your lunch box at the picnic point. Experience a game drive, then dinner and an overnight at the lodge.

Day 2: Tarangire to Serengeti

Enjoy breakfast, then drive to Serengeti National Park passing the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority. Your driver will stop at Ngorongoro so that you can experience the amazing view overlooking the crater. Then, continue to Olduvai Gorge, the most important paleoanthropological site in the world. A picnic lunch will be provided by your driver followed by continual game viewing until you reach your lodge for an overnight.

Day 3: Serengeti to Ngorongoro

Morning game drive through Serengeti National Park, a 14763 square kilometer area which is home to a large array of animals including: Lions, Elephants, Giraffes, Wildebeests, Zebras, Leopards, Cheetahs, Warthogs and Hyenas in addition to a tremendous assortment of bird life. Migrations also take place here where millions of wildebeest and zebra mingle together and evade predators. A picnic lunch is provided inside the park followed by a drive to the Ngorongoro Crater rim for a lodge overnight.

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha

Descend 600 meters down into the crater floor for game viewing. Ngorongoro, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest intact volcanic caldera in the world. You can expect to see many animals including: Black Rhinos, Lions, Zebras, Wildebeest, Hyenas, Cheetahs and Leopards as well an an abundant assortment of birdlife including: Pelicans, Flamingoes, Turacles and Fire Finches. In the afternoon, ascend the crater wall and drive back to Arusha.