8 Day Iconic Tanzania

Arusha, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire

Starting from USD 2600 per person | Min. 2 pax

Scheduled Departure Group Tour

Big Five

Herds of Elephants`

Safari Drives

Stunning Scenery

Bird Watching

African culture

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Why we love this tour

  • An incredibly priced affordable Scheduled Departure Group Tour covering 4 of Tanzania’s best northern circuit parks -Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire
  • Traveling with like-minded safari goers can be fun on this seat-in-vehicle guaranteed departure scheduled group tour leaving Sunday/Tuesday/Thursday
  • Excellent selection of lodges perfectly positioned for safaris in each location
  • A fabulous rate for kids between 7-11 years – 1 child sharing with two adults pay 50% of the adult rate and 2 children sharing their own room pay 75% of the adult rate. *Kids under 7 are not permitted
  • A truly unique wildlife experience in the World Heritage Site of the Ngorongoro Crater with its diverse beauty and prolific wildlife on the crater floor
  • A chance to explore Tarangire and its rugged landscapes that are distinctly different to Tanzania’s other parks
  • The wonderful big cats, elephants plains game viewing and over 400 bird species in Tarangire which has the highest concentration of mammals in Tanzania
  • The lovely landscapes, birding and elephant herds of Lake Manyara with sightings of predators as well
  • Big Five game viewing in the world famous Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater
  • To see the Great Migration in the Serengeti – travel during March, April, May, June and July. (From August to October the wildebeest migration moves towards the Mara – Kenya). With the short rains in November – the wildebeest move towards the Serengeti.
  • January and February are lovely months to explore as the calving season happens in the southern part of the Serengeti
  • Option to book the iconic Hot Air Balloon Safari (additional cost) – includes bush breakfast with bubbly to celebrate a successful flight in keeping with the traditions of balloonists over the centuries
  • Maximum 7 pax in a 4×4 game viewing vehicle with guaranteed window seats
  • Looking for an upgrade – we love that this tour can be offered with the Serena Lodges too
  • If you love this Scheduled Departure Group Tour fill up the enquiry form below or enquire for a tailor-made tour

Itinerary at a glance

Day 1 : A night in Arusha | 1 Night



Meet and greet at Kilimanjaro Airport, transfer to the lodge, accommodation in a plantation room on bed and breakfast basis

* Baggage allowed on safaris will be soft sided bags only, not exceeding 15 Kg and 65 x 46 cm. Suitcases unsuitable.


A plantation room at the Arusha Coffee Lodge or similar. The lodge is in the outskirts of Arusha on the foothills of Mount Meru hidden amongst Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations. Perfect to relax before your exciting safari.

Day 2 : The rim of the Great Rift Valley | 1 Night

Lake Manyara


Breakfast, safari briefing followed by lunch and a transfer from Arusha to Lake Manyara passing picturesque African villages, and plantations. A journey through a scenic escarpment brings you to your lodge perched on the edge of the Great Rift Valley, dinner.


The stunning air-conditioned 48 suites in the Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge with panoramic views over the surrounds is the perfect location to visit Lake Manyara as it nestles against the rim of the Great Rift Valley with stunning views over the lake.

Day 3, 4 : The amazing Serengeti experience | 2 Nights

Serengeti National Park


Breakfast, a game drive to Lake Manyara National Park, lunch at the lodge, transfer to the exciting plains of the Serengeti where amazing game viewing en-route to the lodge, dinner. Morning and afternoon game drives on Day 4 in Serengeti. All meals included.


Serengeti Sopa Lodge located in the Nyarboro Hills in the south west overlooking the Serengeti Plains. Each room has a stunning verandah overlooking the Serengeti Plains, making it just perfect for game viewing.

*Option to book a Hot Air Balloon Safari (Enquire for price)  - includes transfer to balloon staging site before sunrise, ballooning adventure begins at sunrise for approx. 50 minutes,  bush breakfast with bubbly to celebrate a successful flight in keeping with the traditions of balloonists over the centuries

Day 5, 6 : The unique Crater experience | 2 Nights

Ngorongoro Crater


All meals, leave after breakfast with a picnic lunch and game viewing in Serengeti en-route to the Crater, visit a Masaai village to get a feel of the local culture before checking in to the lovely lodge. On Day 6, leave after breakfast with a picnic lunch to descend through the early morning mist into the World Heritage Site of the Ngorongoro Crater – the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera.


A standard double bedroom at the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. With glass fronted verandahs, this Lodge has the most magnificent views of the crater and stunning sunsets.

Day 7 : The Tarangire experience | 1 Night

Tarangire National Park


Breakfast, scenic transfer through Lake Manyara and Mtowa Mbu village, the highlands and Karatu districts with its wheat and coffee plantations, enjoy a game drive in Tarangire National Park enroute to the lodge, lunch at the lodge, another exciting game drive in the afternoon, dinner.


Tarangire Sopa Lodge hidden among the kopjes and surrounded by ancient baobab trees with rooms that have incredible views of the Tarangire landscape.

Day 8 : Departure

Kilimanjaro Airport


Breakfast, transfer to Arusha through picturesque African villages and plantations, lunch in Arusha, transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your international departure.

Prices will depend on high/shoulder/green seasons

Exchange rate fluctuations will apply at the time of booking

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Tour Code: ABATAN3

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