Lions in Ngorongoro crater

The Overview of 9 days Tanzania Guided Safari Tour

The Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Crater in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area are three of Tanzania’s most beautiful wildlife places that you may visit during this 9-day guided safari tour on wildlife It begins and concludes in Arusha. Enjoy thrilling daily game drives that will take you from the beautiful landscapes of Tarangire, the location of huge elephant herds and iconic African baobab trees to the boundless plains of the Serengeti, the home of Great Wildebeest Migration and where more than 3 million large wild animals live, including over 1.5 million wildebeest, 250,000 zebras, 500,000 gazelles and Africa’s largest population of predators: lions, leopards, Cheetahs, and hyenas. From the Serengeti, you travel to Ngorongoro Crater, a magnificent natural geological paradise where you can view all five of the Big Five on a single game drive: the elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion, and leopard.

The highlights of this 9 days guided safari tour

On exhilarating hunts, see Lions, Leopards, and Cheetahs.
Admire the stunning Ngorongoro Crater.
View the Serengeti’s endless grasslands.
Delight in daily game drives
See the sizable elephant herds at Tarangire.
Discover Africa’s Big Five creatures in their natural environment.
The opportunity to see the Great Wildebeest Migration
Stunning birdwatching and photography are available.
Tour Olduvai Gorge, the Cradle of Humanity, and a traditional Maasai village

Detailed Itinerary 9 days Tanzania  Safari Tour

Day 1: Transfer to Arusha national park and do a game drive on a guided safari tour
After breakfast, enjoy a calm morning trip to Arusha National Park, which is 45 minutes away. Explore and experience this incredible landscape on a morning walking safari with armed rangers, followed by a wildlife drive. The game drive will take you past the park’s highlights, such as the Ngurdoto Crater and Momella Lakes. You will be treated to breathtaking vistas of Mt Meru and Mt Kilimanjaro. You may see acrobatic Colobus Monkeys, Zebras, Giraffes, Buffaloes, Elephants, Hippos, pink Flamingos, and other animals. This picturesque 137-square-kilometer park is quite calm and home to a diverse range of animals and exceptional wildlife. Return to your lodge for lunch and relaxation after your game drive. Enjoy the rest of the evening strolling in your hotel or lodge. Dinner and overnight at the lodge
Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 2: Drive to Tarangire national park for afternoon game drive
After a hearty breakfast, you will be driven to Tarangire National Park on a three-hour journey. Upon arrival, check into your hotel or lodge for lunch and relaxation. Tarangire National Park is a beautiful, calm park in Northern Tanzania known for its elephant migration, birdwatching, and real safari feel. The bulk of visitors to the region either skip Tarangire entirely or visit the park for only a few hours, leaving parts of the park largely unspoiled.
Go on a game drive in the afternoon to look for interesting animals. Africa’s largest trees, and a home for many different species, the Baobabs are scattered throughout the grassy plains of Tarangire. Elephants flourish in this region; some herds can contain up to 300 animals. Find over 500 different bird species, including the magnificent Yellow-collared lovebird, the largest bird in the world, and the Kori Bustard, the heaviest flying bird. Look for herds of Zebras, Giraffes, Elands, Gazelles, Buffalos, Impalas, Wildebeests, Hartebeests, and Waterbuck. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight
Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 3: Full-day game drive in Tarangire
Take the wildlife viewing drive after breakfast to tour the park and search for the “Giants of the Tarangire” — African elephants and baobab trees. Drive in the direction of the Silale Swamp, a significant element of the Tarangire ecosystem. Thousands of creatures are drawn to the swamp because it acts as a huge sponge during the wet season and slowly releases water during the dry. Huge herbivore herds that are in desperate need of water overrun the park, drawing lions, leopards, hyenas, cheetahs, and critically endangered African wild dogs/painted wolves. Return to the lodge for lunch and some rest
In the late afternoon, go on a guided walking safari in Tarangire National Park while spotting elephant, buffalo, waterbuck, antelope, eland, impala, giraffe, and other animal tracks. Get up close and personal with animals. During this escorted walking safari, more than 600 different bird species can be seen in this national park, including the vibrant Yellow-collared Lovebird, the Common Ostrich, the largest bird in the world, and the Kori Bustard, the heaviest flying bird in the world. Raptors can also be found in the Park. The Bateleur Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Long-Crested Eagle, Martial Eagle, Fish Eagle, and Spotted Eagle Owl are among the raptors that are frequently sighted. After the game drive, head back to the resort for dinner and the night.
Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 4: Transfer to Serengeti via the Oluduvai Gorge site
After breakfast, you will leave for the magnificent 6-7-hour drive through Africa to the Serengeti plains via Olduvai Gorge, also known as the Cradle of Mankind, where in the 1960s archaeologists Louis and Mary Leakey discovered the remains of Homo habilis, one of the earliest members of the human genus.
Arrive in the late afternoon at the renowned Serengeti National Park, one of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders, a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site, and the site of the Great Migration. More than 3 million large animals, including approximately 1.5 million wildebeest, 250,000 zebra, 500,000 gazelles, and Africa’s greatest population of predators, live on more than 14700 km2 of Serengeti. Check-in at the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.
Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 5: Full-day Tanzania safari game drive in Serengeti plains
The day will begin with an early breakfast. Take a full-day game drive into the wide grasslands of the Serengeti after breakfast. After eating lunch and relaxing for a little, you’ll leave for an afternoon game drive to look for additional animals and birds. You’ll set out for a morning Serengeti tour just before dawn. The excitement of the pursuit is best experienced in the early morning because few predators hunt throughout the day. It’s also a magical time in the Serengeti National Park, where birds are waking up, there is soft sunshine dappling the landscape, and a sense of adventure is starting to take hold. Search for animals like hippos, elephants, buffaloes, giraffes, lions, hyenas, cheetahs, antelopes, hartebeest, and zebras all day long. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay
Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 6: Another full-day game drive in Serengeti
In the Serengeti, today is another extended day. In which you will do morning and afternoon game drives. Serengeti is a Masai word that translates as “Endless Plains.” With its vast grasslands and Acacia trees with flat tops, the Serengeti has an “Out of Africa” vibe to it. Many people think that the Serengeti sunsets are among the most stunning on Earth.
The greatest variety of animals living on the plains of Serengeti National Park is huge herds of buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, topi, elephant, impala, and waterbuck are commonly spotted, and then African wild dogs, lion feelings of pride, pride of cheetah, jackals, leopards, and spotted hyenas appear. The Common Ostrich, Kori Bustard, Southern Ground Hornbill, and Secretary birds are just a few of the over 500 bird species that can be found in the area and will be spotted during the game drive. After a full day of wildlife viewing, return to the lodge for some downtime, supper, and overnight.
Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 7: Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for afternoon Crater rim walk

After a fantastic breakfast at the camp, drive through rocky forested highlands and scenic Masai communities to the Ngorongoro Crater, another UNESCO World Heritage Site.
After arriving at the lodge in time for lunch and some rest, you can learn some interesting information about this amazing natural geological wonderland as you make your way inside. In the afternoon, you can descend 2000 feet to the crater floor. The world’s largest unbroken volcanic caldera (264 km2), which was created by a powerful volcanic eruption, is home to an astounding 25,000 large mammals year-round, including some of Africa’s highest densities of lions and rare black rhinos, wildebeests, and zebras. You return to the lodge for dinner and a night’s stay.
Meal plan: All meals are included

Day 8: Full-day game driver in Ngorongoro crater

At the hotel or resort, the day starts with breakfast. After that, go on a full-day game drive inside the crater, which is also referred to as “the eighth wonder of the world” due to its abundance of wildlife and natural beauty. it is among the few spots in Africa where you can go on a game drive and view all five of the Big Five — the Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino, and Buffalo.
More than 500 different bird species can be found at Ngorongoro, including Golden-Winged Sunbirds, Jackson’s Widowbirds, Flamingos, Common Ostriches, Secretary Birds, Kori Bustards, Crowned Cranes, Bateleur, Martial Eagles, Long-crested Eagles. Return back to the hotel to have dinner and spend the night.
Meal plan: All the meals are included

Day 9: Transfer back to Arusha for leisure and departure

Take a leisurely breakfast before taking the 4-5 hour drive back to Arusha. This safari will come to a conclusion when you are dropped off at Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure flight, depending on the scheduled time of your flight or to the hotel
Meal plan: Breakfast and Lunch