Tanzania Safari Experience

  • Trip Type: Journeys
  • 7 Days | Round-trip Arusha
  • Group Size: Max 6

Trip Details

 

Go on an unforgettable seven-day adventure in Tanzania. Search for the “big five” in scenic Lake Manyara, the wildlife-teeming Ngorongoro Crater, and the plains of the Serengeti. Explore the area around the Olduvai Gorge, which has been occupied by humans—and their earliest ancestors—for almost two million years. Here where the cradle of humanity meets the masters of the animal kingdom, experience your own evolution.

Trip Highlights

    • Set out on safari in Lake Manyara, the Ngorongoro Crater, and the Serengeti in search of lions, elephants, giraffes, and more.
    • Meet with a researcher from the Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre to discuss ongoing studies.
    • Spend time with Maasai women involved in the
      G Adventures–sponsored Clean Cookstoves Project.

Itinerary - 7 Days

Day 1 — Arusha

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included.

Day 2 — Mto wa Mbu Village/Lake Manyara National Park

Visit Mto wa Mbu village to take a guided cultural walk and have a traditional lunch with a local family. Continue to our safari lodge, located outside Lake Manyara National Park and featuring unobstructed views of the Rift Valley escarpment. Embark on an afternoon game drive with phenomenal wildlife viewing and search out the famed tree-climbing lions. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 3 — Olduvai Gorge/Serengeti National Park

Travel through the Rift Valley and visit a Maasai village to learn about the G Adventures–supported Clean Cookstoves Project. Enjoy an exclusive presentation by some of the “Maasai mamas” and take a guided tour of the village. Afterward, visit the historic site of Olduvai Gorge, and travel to our safari camp located inside Serengeti National Park. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 4 — Serengeti National Park

Opt to take a sunrise balloon safari. Embark on an incredible full-day game drive and drop by the Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre for a talk by one of its visiting researchers. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 5 — Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Continue game viewing on the drive out of the Serengeti to our comfortable tented camp. Later, relax and enjoy the African sunset as you overlook scenic Lake Eyasi. (1B, 1L, 1D)

Day 6 — Ngorongoro Crater/Arusha

Depart early into Ngorongoro Crater, part of a UNESCO World Heritage site, for a game drive and picnic lunch. In the afternoon, drive to Arusha for the final night. (1B, 1L)

Day 7 — Arusha

Depart at any time. (1B)

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Dates

2017
  • Nov 24 - 30, 2017 (sold out)
  • Dec 01 - 07, 2017
  • Dec 15 - 21, 2017
  • Dec 22 - 28, 2017 (sold out)
  • Dec 29, 2017 - Jan 04, 2018
  • Dec 30, 2017 - Jan 05, 2018
2018
  • Jan 05 - 11, 2018 (sold out)
  • Jan 12 - 18, 2018
  • Jan 13 - 19, 2018
  • Jan 19 - 25, 2018
  • Jan 20 - 26, 2018 (sold out)
  • Jan 26 - Feb 01, 2018 (sold out)
  • Jan 27 - Feb 02, 2018
  • Feb 03 - 09, 2018 (sold out)
  • Feb 10 - 16, 2018 (sold out)
  • Feb 17 - 23, 2018
  • Feb 24 - Mar 02, 2018 (sold out)
  • Mar 10 - 16, 2018
  • Mar 17 - 23, 2018 (sold out)
  • Apr 07 - 13, 2018
  • Apr 21 - 27, 2018
  • May 12 - 18, 2018
  • May 26 - Jun 01, 2018
  • Jun 09 - 15, 2018
  • Jun 16 - 22, 2018
  • Jun 22 - 28, 2018
  • Jun 23 - 29, 2018
  • Jun 30 - Jul 06, 2018
  • Jul 02 - 08, 2018
  • Jul 06 - 12, 2018
  • Jul 07 - 13, 2018
  • Jul 14 - 20, 2018
  • Jul 16 - 22, 2018
  • Jul 21 - 27, 2018
  • Jul 23 - 29, 2018 (sold out)
  • Jul 28 - Aug 03, 2018
  • Jul 30 - Aug 05, 2018
  • Aug 03 - 09, 2018 (sold out)
  • Aug 04 - 10, 2018
  • Aug 06 - 12, 2018
  • Aug 11 - 17, 2018
  • Aug 18 - 24, 2018
  • Aug 20 - 26, 2018
  • Aug 24 - 30, 2018
  • Aug 25 - 31, 2018
  • Aug 27 - Sep 02, 2018
  • Sep 03 - 09, 2018
  • Sep 08 - 14, 2018
  • Sep 10 - 16, 2018
  • Sep 14 - 20, 2018
  • Sep 15 - 21, 2018
  • Sep 17 - 23, 2018
  • Sep 24 - 30, 2018 (sold out)
  • Sep 29 - Oct 05, 2018
  • Oct 05 - 11, 2018
  • Oct 06 - 12, 2018
  • Oct 08 - 14, 2018
  • Oct 13 - 19, 2018
  • Oct 19 - 25, 2018
  • Oct 20 - 26, 2018
  • Oct 26 - Nov 01, 2018
  • Oct 27 - Nov 02, 2018
  • Nov 03 - 09, 2018
  • Nov 10 - 16, 2018
  • Nov 24 - 30, 2018
  • Nov 30 - Dec 06, 2018
  • Dec 01 - 07, 2018
  • Dec 07 - 13, 2018
  • Dec 08 - 14, 2018
  • Dec 14 - 20, 2018
  • Dec 15 - 21, 2018
  • Dec 22 - 28, 2018
  • Dec 28, 2018 - Jan 03, 2019
  • Dec 29, 2018 - Jan 04, 2019
2019
  • Jan 04 - 10, 2019
  • Jan 05 - 11, 2019
  • Jan 11 - 17, 2019
  • Jan 12 - 18, 2019
  • Jan 19 - 25, 2019
  • Jan 26 - Feb 01, 2019
  • Feb 01 - 07, 2019
  • Feb 08 - 14, 2019
  • Feb 09 - 15, 2019
  • Feb 19 - 25, 2019
  • Feb 23 - Mar 01, 2019
  • Mar 09 - 15, 2019
  • Mar 16 - 22, 2019 (sold out)
  • Mar 23 - 29, 2019
  • Apr 20 - 26, 2019
  • May 18 - 24, 2019
  • May 25 - 31, 2019
  • Jun 08 - 14, 2019
  • Jun 15 - 21, 2019
  • Jun 22 - 28, 2019
  • Jun 28 - Jul 04, 2019
  • Jul 01 - 07, 2019
  • Jul 06 - 12, 2019
  • Jul 13 - 19, 2019
  • Jul 15 - 21, 2019
  • Jul 20 - 26, 2019
  • Jul 22 - 28, 2019
  • Jul 27 - Aug 02, 2019
  • Jul 29 - Aug 04, 2019
  • Aug 10 - 16, 2019
  • Aug 17 - 23, 2019
  • Aug 23 - 29, 2019
  • Aug 24 - 30, 2019
  • Aug 31 - Sep 06, 2019
  • Sep 02 - 08, 2019
  • Sep 07 - 13, 2019
  • Sep 09 - 15, 2019
  • Sep 13 - 19, 2019
  • Sep 14 - 20, 2019
  • Sep 21 - 27, 2019
  • Sep 23 - 29, 2019
  • Sep 27 - Oct 03, 2019
  • Sep 28 - Oct 04, 2019
  • Oct 03 - 09, 2019
  • Oct 04 - 10, 2019
  • Oct 05 - 11, 2019
  • Oct 07 - 13, 2019
  • Oct 12 - 18, 2019
  • Oct 19 - 25, 2019
  • Oct 25 - 31, 2019
  • Oct 26 - Nov 01, 2019
  • Nov 08 - 14, 2019
  • Nov 09 - 15, 2019
  • Nov 15 - 21, 2019
  • Nov 23 - 29, 2019
  • Nov 29 - Dec 05, 2019
  • Nov 30 - Dec 06, 2019
  • Dec 06 - 12, 2019
  • Dec 07 - 13, 2019
  • Dec 14 - 20, 2019
  • Dec 27, 2019 - Jan 02, 2020
  • Dec 28, 2019 - Jan 03, 2020

Trip Cost

Price From

$3,689

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Activity Level

Light/Moderate

Travelers should be in good health and comfortable walking or standing for extended periods of time. Daily activities may include city walking tours, visits to sites, game drives, or easy hikes, with options for more physical activities such as hiking, kayaking, snorkeling and biking.

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Cost Details

All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy. If you're traveling on your own, we'll pair you up with a roommate of the same gender so that you can pay the same rate as other travelers. Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

My Own Room

During your trip, sometimes it's just more convenient and comfortable to have your own room. That's why we offer the "My Own Room" option - a single room all to yourself.

My Own Room Option: From $1,099

What's Included

Arrival transfer, transport between destinations and to/from included activities, and activities as listed in the itinerary. The optional Serengeti balloon safari is at an additional cost.

Accommodations
Comfortable, mid-range hotels (2 nights), safari lodge (1 night), comfortable tented camp in the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area (3 nights)

Meals Included
6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners. Allow an additional $170–225 for meals not included.

Transportation
7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle

Optional Experience

You can do whatever you wish during your free time on tour, but if you're in need of suggestions, we've got them. Details about any optional experiences for this trip will be available during the booking process. Please note, these are at an additional cost.