9 Days Tanzania Safari

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9 Days Tanzania Safari Overview

Get ready for an incredible 9-day adventure in Tanzania! Your journey kicks off in Tarangire National Park, home to giant elephants and unique baobab trees. Then, head to Lake Natron, where you’ll find salty water and pink flamingos hanging out. Next stop: the Northern Serengeti for the Great Migration, where millions of animals move together, crossing rivers and dodging crocodiles. It’s a wild sight to behold! In the Central Serengeti, spot lions, cheetahs, and giraffes chilling on the grasslands while your guides share fascinating insights about these creatures and their habitat. Each day brings new adventures, from exploring forests to vast plains. By the end of your trip, you’ll have unforgettable memories of amazing animals and breathtaking landscapes that will stay with you forever!

Tour Highlights
Serengeti National Park, Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Big 5 Safari, Cultural Tour, Lake Manyara, Lake Natron, Wildebeest Migration, Central Serengeti

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Amani Mahewa


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9 Days Tanzania Safari Itinerary

Day 1


As you step out of Kilimanjaro International Airport, your personal Key2africa Safaris guide will welcome you with a big smile: Your guide will take you straight to your hotel, where you can relax and breathe in the African atmosphere. The next day, your guide will take you on an exciting private safari, where you will be able to travel at your leisure. Enjoy the luxury of your 9 day Tanzania Safari.

Main Destination: Arusha City

Accommodation: Sanna Boutique Hotel 

Meal Plan:  Dinner

Day 2

Arusha To Tarangire National Park

On your first day of your 9 Days Tanzania Safari, You will be picked up from your hotel in Arusha by your safari guide and driven to Tarangire National Park. The park is named after the Tarangire River that runs through it. This ‘river of warthogs’ is the only source of water for wildlife in the region during the dry season. Vegetation including elephant grass, acacia woodland, and lush rainforest is quite dense in places. The park is well known for its elephant families, which can often be seen congregating by the river. Giraffe, bushbuck and hartebeest can also be seen. These animals are closely followed by a range of predators including lions and leopards, overnight in Mto Wa Mbu. 

Main Destination: Tarangire National Park

Accommodation: Mawe Mawe Manyara Lodge

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

9 days tanzania safari
9 days tanzania safari

Day 3

Mto Wa Mbu To Lake Natron

On the third day of adventure, you will depart at your hotel heading to Lake Natron the home of flamingos and the famous mountain of God “Oldonyo Lengai” Upon arrival at your accommodation you will check in and dress up for a small fun hike to waterfall where you will enjoy swimming and the history of the famous Oldonyo lengai Mountain. Lake Natron stands out for its extraordinary appearance. The lake, located in northern Tanzania close to the Kenyan border, is famous for its vibrant red or pink color, caused by special minerals and tiny organisms. Although most animals can’t thrive in its unusual waters, it becomes a significant place for flamingos.

Main Destination: Lake Natron

Accommodation: Africa Safari Lake Natron

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

9 days tanzania safari
9 days tanzania safari

Day 4

Lake Natron To Northen Serengeti

Today, wake up early and drive to the northern part of Serengeti, called Kogatende. You’ll see something amazing – 2 million wildebeest and zebras crossing the Mara River. Spend the whole day watching this incredible show. In the late afternoon, go back to your lodge for a comfy place to stay and a tasty dinner.

Main Destination: Northern Serengeti

Accommodation: Kon tiki Northern Serengeti Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

9 days tanzania safari
9 days tanzania safari

Day 5

Mara River Full Day

Another day of morning and afternoon game drives in the North Serengeti along the Mara River. Dust exploding, lions stalking a moveable feast, gigantic crocodiles, and fast-flowing wild rivers await the herds as they head north. The river crossing of thousands of wildebeest and zebra is absolutely one of the most breathtaking natural wonders in Africa.

Main Destination: Northern Serengeti

Accommodation: Kon tiki Northern Serengeti Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

9 days tanzania safari
9 days tanzania safari

Day 6

Northern Serengeti To Central Serengeti

Today, after breakfast, get ready for an adventure-packed day! Take a leisurely drive to Central Serengeti, keeping an eye out for exciting wildlife sightings along the way. When you arrive at your hotel, dive into the pool for a refreshing swim and then kick back and relax.

Main Destination: Central Serengeti

Accommodation: Kon Tiki Serengeti Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

Full Day In Central Serengeti

A full day in Central Serengeti is all about exciting safaris and amazing wildlife. You’ll see lions, giraffes, and elephants in their natural habitat. Driving through the wide-open plains, you’ll get to watch animals doing their thing and enjoy beautiful views. It’s a day of adventure and unforgettable moments in the heart of nature.

Main Destination: Central Serengeti

Accommodation: Kon Tiki Serengeti Camp

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8

Ngorongoro Crater

On this day, you’ll explore the renowned Ngorongoro Crater with a full day dedicated to a game drive. Enjoy lunch near Hippo contuining game drive later in the afternoon drive back to Accommodation.

The Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania is like a big bowl made by a volcano. It’s special because lots of animals live there, such as lions, elephants, buffalos, and more. There’s also a lake called Lake Magadi where you can see flamingos and other birds. People called the Maasai also live there, making it a unique place with both animals and culture. You can stand on the edge of the crater and see everything below, and the views are really amazing. The Ngorongoro Crater is part of a special area to protect nature, and it’s a great safari spot where you can experience the beauty of the land and see lots of animals.

Main Destination: Ngorongoro Crater

Accommodation: Africa Safari Karatu

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

9 days tanzania safari
9 days tanzania safari

Day 9

Lake Manyara To Arusha

On the last day of your 9 day Tanzania safari, you will enjoy a day at Lake Manyara where you will have the opportunity to see elephant, hippo, giraffe and the famous tree-climbing lions. Take in the breathtaking views of the lake and its flamingo-filled shores, and get lost in the rich greenery of the forest, home to countless species of birds. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the park, surrounded by the sounds of nature. In the afternoon, drive to Arusha and drop off at Kilimanjaro Airport or the accommodation of your choice.

Main Destination: Lake Manyara

Accommodation:  No Accommodation

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch

Price Inclusions
  • Park fees
  • Conservation Fees
  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • All accommodations as stated in the itinerary
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Airport Pick Up and Drop Off
Price Exclusions
  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips(Tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items(Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government-imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
Safari Add-Ons And Activities During This Safari.
Hot Air Balloon
Cultural visit
Community center visit
Village tour
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Frequently Asked Questions For This Tour
Can I change some accommodations on this tour?
Yes, you can change some accommodations on this tour. Please let us know your preferences, and we will do our best to adjust the bookings to suit your needs, subject to availability.
Can this tour be booked at short notice?
Yes, this tour can be booked at short notice. However, the availability of accommodations and activities may vary, so it’s best to book as early as possible.
Is there an additional fee for this tour?
The tour price covers most expenses, but there may be additional fees for optional activities, special requests, or changes in accommodations. Please check the detailed itinerary for more information.
Are airport pick-up and drop-off included?
Yes, airport pick-up and drop-off are included in the tour package. We will arrange for your transportation to and from the airport for a smooth start and end to your trip.
Can I include a cultural visit during this tour?
Yes, you can include a cultural visit during this tour. We offer the option to visit a Maasai village.
What Animals Can Be Seen On This Tour?
On this tour, you can see a variety of animals including lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, buffaloes, leopards, cheetahs, rhinos, hippos, gazelles, and many types of antelopes. Bird lovers will also enjoy spotting numerous bird species like ostriches, eagles, and flamingos. The tour covers key wildlife areas like the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, ensuring diverse and exciting animal sightings.
Is It Possible to Extend or Shorten the Tour Days?
Yes, it is possible to extend or shorten the tour days. Please let us know your preferred schedule, and we can adjust the itinerary to fit your needs. We strive to provide a flexible and personalized experience for all our guests.
Do I Need A Visa To Enter Tanzania?

All visitors to Tanzania require a return or onward ticket and a valid passport with an entry or re-entry visa duly endorsed. Visas are not required for visitors from some member countries of the Commonwealth and other specified countries. Visas can be applied online or obtained from any Tanzania Diplomatic Mission or Consulate abroad and at main entry points, including international airports, sea ports, and border posts.

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