The highlights of northern Tanzania

Gorgeous sceneries, fascinating cultures, the animal kingdom, fun activities, wonderful beaches; all is covered.
This is a wonderful tour: quietly built-up and with a high variety. An unforgettable adventure for young and old!

Here, you find the safari parks of Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire and Lake Manyara. Besides the special safaris and animal crowds, northern Tanzania is an extraordinary destination for an active safari; mountain biking, canoeing and hiking.
Zanzibar Island guarantees a relaxing and tropical beach vacation; an ideal way to end this tour!

  • Travel schedule Click to view
  • Arusha Day 1
  • Tarangire Day 2 - 3
  • Lake Manyara Day 4
  • Ngorongoro Crater Day 5 - 6
  • Serengeti Day 7 - 9
  • Zanzibar Day 10 - 14
  • Departure Day 15-16

Travel schedule

Enjoy the thousands of animals that are around all year. Follow the great migration of wildebeests from our mobile camp in Serengeti National Park. You’re at the perfect location to see this world-famous trek. This safari is suitable throughout the year.


The journey begins in Arusha city, Tanzania’s safari capital. You’re welcomed at the airport and enjoy the first evening in a comfortable hotel, on the outskirts of the city. At this pleasant place, you enjoy a drink and a bite with the sounds of crickets and young birds in the background.

The program includes several jeep safaris, a night safari and a Maasai visit. Great experiences that you share with each other in the evening by the campfire and the setting sun.


Our guide picks you up to start your safari. You drive west through the Maasai Steppe to Tarangire National Park. This park is known for the gigantic baobab trees and large elephant herds.

Lake Manyara

Before you reach Lake Manyara National Park, you drive through the village of Mto wa Mbu. This typical African village hosts a colourful local market with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. Certainly worth to explore.

Subsequently, you spend two nights inside (or near) the park, from where you have the opportunity to take a safari at night or by foot. There’s a great chance that animals pass by as you enjoy a cold drink at the tent.

Ngorongoro Crater

In the village of Mto wa Mbu you can go mountain biking or get acquainted with daily life in this bustling village on foot.

You drive on to the Ngorongoro Highlands and make a full day safari in the world famous Ngorongoro Crater where you potentially see all of the Big Five in one day.


The road from the Ngorongoro Highlands to the Serengeti is one of the most iconic itineraries in Tanzania. Serengeti literally means “endless plains.” You’ve probably never been able to see for such a distance in your life. In search of fresh grass, throughout the year millions of animals roam through this park, which has so much to offer.


You say goodbye to your guide and fly to Zanzibar Island.  A beautiful flight with exceptional views. In the coming days, you have the opportunity to enjoy the sun, sea and beach on the tropical island of Zanzibar.


In the evening you fly from Zanzibar Island – via Dar es Salaam or Nairobi – back to your home destination, where you arrive the next morning.

Trip’s details

This safari with Explore Tanzania is completely private. You only travel with your own group in the same jeep, together with a professional safari guide from Explore Tanzania.

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  • Large herds of elephants in Tarangire National Park
  • Culture in Mto wa Mbu (near Lake Manyara)
  • The animals up close in Ngorongoro Crater (World Heritage Site)
  • The great migration in Serengeti National Park
  • A charming lodge on the beach on Zanzibar Island

Price indications

Comfort accommodations *
€ 5367 p.p. for 2 people
€ 4135 p.p. for 4 people

Select accommodations *
€ 6867 p.p. for 2 people
€ 5630 p.p. for 4 people

Excluding accommodations *
€ 18150 p.p. for 2 people
€ 16905 p.p. for 4 people

€ 3570 p.p. for 2 people
€ 2865 p.p. for 4 people

Note 1: This is the price for the most common travel period. This may be lower in the low season, favorable exchange rate, the number of travelers and/or children. This may be slightly higher during holidays or less favorable exchange rates.

Note 2: This example trip is indicative and will be adapted to the season you travel, for the most interesting safari experience.

* = Please view the options on our overview page and use the ‘filter’ to select your favorite accommodation.

**= With this adventurous saving option you sleep in a simple accommodation in both Arusha City and on Zanzibar Island, and in between you spend the night in dome tents at public campsites in the various parks, where there are more travelers with whom you share the sanitary facilities with.


  • All transfers
  • Small-scale and charming accommodations
  • All meals (with the exception of Zanzibar: based on half board
  • Drinks in the Green Camps (beer, wine & soft drinks)
  • Private safari in a 4WD jeep with a highly knowledgeable guide
  • Mineral water, coffee, tea & snacks during safari
  • Flying Doctors insurance
  • National Parks entrance fees
  • Domestic flight Serengeti – Zanzibar Island (with the select – and exclusive option)
  • SGR guarantee


  • International flight
  • Visa Tanzania
  • Travel and cancellation insurance
  • Tipping
  • Optional activities
  • Lunch on Zanzibar


Experience the Tanzanian adventure together with a diversified safari in gorgeous sceneries, and a wonderful beach holiday to end!

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