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10-Days Tanzania Private Safari

This Safari is exactly how it sounds, “short and sweet.” It is ideal for adventurers who do not have a lot of time but would like to see all the best parts of the Northern Safari Circuit of Tanzania. Highlights include Lake Manyara National Park, the world-famous Serengeti National Park, the UNESCO Heritage Site of the Ngorongoro Crater, the largest unbroken caldera in the world, and the Maasai tribe.

Day by Day Overview

Karibu and Welcome to Tanzania. We hope you are as excited to begin your Adventure as we are to having you. Your Africa Bound Tours representative will be waiting for you with a sign at the airport with the flight details you have provided. You will be given a short trip briefing so you know what to expect on our way to your accommodation of choice.

Note – All driving times are approximate as weather and animal movements can greatly affect road and driving conditions. We will be in nature after all.

  • Travel distance: 80 km
  • Travel time: 1. 45min +
  • Overnight: Arusha Serena Lodge


Lake Manyara is a scenic gem, with a setting that Ernest Hemingway described as “the loveliest I had seen in Africa”. Manyara offers a virtual microcosm of the Tanzanian safari experience with hundreds of baboons and over 400 bird species in its lush jungle like forest.

  • Travel distance: 120 km
  • Travel time: 2.30 hours
  • Overnight: Serena Lake Manyara Safari Lodge.

After breakfast depart for the Serengeti National Park. Serengeti was voted the #1 Safari destination in the world for a reason! It’s majestic and awe inspiring beauty is definitely something one should experience in their lifetime. You will be blessed with panoramic views, amazing wildlife and spectacular photos! Serengeti is also the last natural grazing ecosystem in the world and home to The Great Wildebeest Migration, said to be the “greatest wildlife show on Earth”. The Serengeti is said to have over 3 million large mammals and nearly 500 species of birds. It should give you plenty of opportunities to see the “Big 5″ in one day (Lion, Rhino, Elephant, Leopard and African Buffalo)!

  • Travel Distance: 220 km
  • Travel Time: 4+ hours
  • Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

We will go and explore the different areas of this magnificent park, one of the 10 Natural Wonder Travels of the World, with its sprawling savannah, short-grass plains and their granite kopjes. You can never spend too much time seeing the vast grandeur of the Serengeti.

  • Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

The UNESCO Heritage site of Ngorongoro Crater is actually the largest unbroken caldera in the world and boasts the most diverse group of animals anywhere. About 20kms across, 600 meters deep and 300 sq. kms in area, the Ngorongoro Crater is a breathtaking natural wonder and also known as the “cradle of humankind”. On your way you will pass through Masai Village where you will learn about Maasai culture

  • Travel distance: 214 km
  • Travel time: 4+ hours
  • Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Make sure that your camera is ready as you descend to the crater floor. Enjoy the splendor of the magnificent views as it’s a great time for wildlife viewing and sunrise photos. Here you have the opportunity to see lions, leopards, cheetahs, Rhinos and a host of other game species. We ascend the crater towards Lake Manyara

  • Travel distance: 60 km
  • Travel time: 1hours
  • Overnight: Escarpment Lodge Manyara

After breakfast we will drive to Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is famously known for its largest concentration of Elephants, Baobab trees and the magnificent scenery. The 6th largest park in Tanzania, Tarangire is an excellent introduction to your safari with over 550 bird species and herds of elephants teaming over its dry river bed for underground streams. Your game drive will last until around 5:00 pm then we continue to your accommodation for dinner and overnight stay

  • Travel distance: 121 km
  • Travel time: 2+ hours
  • Overnight: Tarangire Sopa Lodge

On this day, your African Adventure will come to an end. We will take you to your final destination for your on-going flight and journey.After lunch we will start heading towards the airport via Planet Lodge for showering and refreshment before the flight

  • Refreshment at Planet Lodge Airport
  • Tarangire National Park – Kilimanjaro Airport
  • Travel distance: 210 km
  • Travel time: 4+ hours


On this day, your African Adventure will come to an end. We will take you to your final destination for your ongoing flight and journey.

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