Holidays to Tanzania offer an incredible opportunity to explore diverse wildlife and stunning landscapes. The best time to visit Tanzania is during the dry season, which typically runs from late June to October. However, different parks and attractions have varying peak seasons for specific wildlife experiences.
The northern circuit parks, including Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National Parks, are popular destinations and can be visited year-round. However, Tarangire National Park stands out as its wildlife viewing is particularly rewarding during the dry season.
Tarangire National Park is the sixth-largest national park in Tanzania, covering 2,600 square kilometers. It is known for its large herds of wildlife and is especially famous for its elephant population. The park is named after the Tarangire River, which serves as a vital water source for animals during the dry season.
Ngorongoro Crater, voted as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa, is located within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in northern Tanzania. The crater is a volcanic caldera that offers breathtaking scenery and is home to the “big five” animals: elephants, lions, leopards, buffaloes, and rhinos. It is also a significant site for paleoanthropological discoveries, with Hominin fossils found in Olduvai Gorge.
Serengeti National Park is a vast and renowned national park in northern Tanzania, spanning over 14,763 square kilometers. It is part of the Serengeti ecosystem, which extends into the Mara and Arusha regions. The park is famous for its endless plains, diverse wildlife, and the annual Great Wildebeest Migration. The Serengeti offers incredible safari experiences and is home to some of the most luxurious safari lodges in Tanzania.
Lake Manyara National Park is known for its tree-climbing lions and the picturesque soda ash lake that attracts thousands of flamingos. It is located in the Monduli District of the Arusha Region and is the seventh-largest lake in Tanzania. The park’s diverse landscapes provide habitats for various animal species, making it a unique destination for wildlife enthusiasts.
During your holiday in Tanzania, a visit to the Meserani Snake Park is a must. Located west of Arusha on the route to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, the snake park offers guided tours where you can learn about some of the world’s most dangerous snakes, including the Black Mamba, Green Mamba, Egyptian Cobra, and Puff Adders. You can even hold a live snake and witness crocodile feedings. Additionally, you can explore the Maasai Cultural Museum with a Maasai guide and support the Free Education Centre, which contributes to the education of the local Maasai community.
Please note that this information provides an overview of the attractions and highlights in Tanzania. It’s important to consult with your tour operator or local guides for specific details and recommendations based on your travel dates and preferences.
Day 1: Arrival Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, our team will pick you up and transfer you to Green Mountain Hotel in Arusha. You can relax and settle in at the hotel, preparing for your exciting safari adventure.
Day 2: Tarangire National Park After breakfast, we will depart for Tarangire National Park. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes during the drive to the park. Once inside Tarangire, embark on an exhilarating afternoon game drive. Observe a wide variety of wildlife, including lions, giraffes, buffaloes, wildebeests, zebras, antelopes, and gazelles. Bird enthusiasts will be delighted with over 550 species, including the majestic Masai Ostrich. Have a picnic lunch in the park and continue your wildlife exploration in the afternoon. Later, transfer to Marella Valley for a refreshing hot shower, followed by dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti Park Start your day with an early breakfast at the lodge before heading to the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. Embark on a fantastic game drive within the world’s largest unbroken caldera. Witness the abundant wildlife and breathtaking scenery of this unique ecosystem. Enjoy lunch within the crater itself, surrounded by natural wonders. In the late afternoon, depart for Serengeti Park and continue your game drive. Dinner and overnight accommodation will be provided at Serengeti Wild Camp, immersing you in the heart of the Serengeti.
Day 4: Serengeti Park Experience a full day of game drives in Serengeti National Park, renowned for its vast plains and extraordinary wildlife. Observe the diverse species that call this park home, including the famous Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino), and witness the natural wonders of the Serengeti. After an eventful day, return to your lodge at Serengeti Wild Camp for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 5: Serengeti Park – Karatu: Following breakfast, depart from Serengeti National Park, enjoying an en-route game drive as you make your way back to Arusha. Delight in the wildlife sightings and cherish your final moments in the Serengeti. Have a picnic lunch in the park and continue your wildlife exploration in the afternoon. Later, transfer to Marera Hotel in Karatu for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 6: Lake Manyara National Park After breakfast, drive towards Lake Manyara National Park with a picnic lunch. Embark on a thrilling game drive in the park during the afternoon. Witness a remarkable spectacle during the dry season as you observe various wildlife species, including lions, giraffes, buffaloes, wildebeests, zebras, and different types of antelopes and gazelles. If you’re lucky, you may even spot a python! Bird enthusiasts will be delighted by the park’s over 550 species, including the majestic Masai Ostrich. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the park and continue your wildlife watching in the afternoon. Transfer to Green Mountain Hotel in Arusha for a hot shower, dinner, and overnight stay.
Day 7: Meserani Snake Park – Departure On your last day, visit Meserani Snake Park, located 25km west of Arusha on the route to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. Explore the park through guided tours and get up close with some of the world’s most dangerous snakes, such as the Black Mamba, Green Mamba, Egyptian Cobra, and Puff Adders. You can even hold a live snake
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