East Africa Safaris Tours Packages 2022/23

8 Days Tanzania Safari Adventure, Nature & Culture Tour


Our 8 Days Tanzania Safari Adventure, Nature & Culture Tour offers the most comprehensive overview of the country’s parks and cultures. You will visit all four of Tanzania’s prominent Northern circuit parks for an unparalleled game drive experience.

The wildebeest migration on the Serengeti, the big five in Ngorongoro, and tree climbing lions in Lake Manyara. You will also enjoy cultural experiences such as overnighting at a Maasai lodge to experience their fascinating culture firsthand

Detailed 8 Days Tanzania Safari Adventure, Nature & Culture Tour

Day 1: Transfer from Airport to Moshi

The town of Moshi on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. It is the center of coffee production in Tanzania. Worth a visit in Moshi and its vicinity are the coffee roasting factory, where you can learn more about the coffee growing and production, sugar plantation and the crops and coffee farms.

You also have a cultural trip to the nearby tribes and villages, learning about the local Chagga and Masai tribes. Kilimanjaro is also the main reason tourist come to Moshi, as the town is the main way to the most routes up to the mountains peak

Recommended Accommodation:

  • The secret garden hotel
  • Ameg lodge
  • Kilimanjaro white house hotel
  • Climbers corner Moshi
  • Pink flamingo boutique hotel
  • Kilemakyaro mt lodge
  • Pink flamingo B&B
  • Chanya lodge
  • Meal plan: half board
Day 2: Kilimanjaro

You will start your Tanzanian experience with a visit to the roof of Africa; Mount Kilimanjaro. The highest mountain in Africa has enchanted and challenged climbers from around the world for decades now.

And you will get a small taste of what climbers on the mountain experience as you take a picnic breakfast and ascend to the first Hut.

Your day of trekking takes you through lush rain-forest and you will stop at a scenic waterfall to enjoy your picnic lunch before finishing your day hiking. You will then descend go to your lodge for dinner and overnight

Recommended Accommodation:

  • The secret garden hotel
  • Ameg lodge
  • Kilimanjaro white house hotel
  • Climbers corner Moshi
  • Pink flamingo boutique hotel
  • Kilemakyaro mt lodge
  • Pink flamingo B&B
  • Chanya lodge
  • Meal plan: full board
Day 3: Africa Amin Lodge Explore Maasai Tribe

After an early breakfast you had directly to participate in Maasai lead activities such as guided nature walks to learn about traditional medicines, spear throwing, handicraft lessons and many more.

This day will offer you a rare treat for visitors to Tanzania, as you will have the opportunity to experience life among the famous Masai people who call Tanzania and Kenya home.

You will visit the Amin life Masai Lodge, where you’ll get a mix of both traditional Masai life and luxury accommodations

Highlights of your day include:

  • Traditional lunch this includes plenty of meat and vegetables
  • A guided nature walks through Maasai territory to learn about various herbal remedies
  • Spear throwing demonstrations
  • Sunset singing and dancing ceremony

You will then have an overnight in your own Maasai hut, designed to be authentic while still retaining the creature comfort to which you’ve become accustomed.

Feel the cool night air on your skin as you take a hot shower and fall asleep to the sounds of insects and night birds singing you to sleep

After enjoying lunch at the Africa Amin Maasai lodge you will be transferred to Arusha

Recommended accommodation:

  • The secret garden hotel
  • Ameg lodge
  • Kilimanjaro white house hotel
  • Climbers corner Moshi
  • Pink flamingo boutique hotel
  • Kilemakyaro mt lodge
  • Pink flamingo B&B
  • Chanya lodge
  • Meal plan: full board
Day 4: Arusha and Transfer to Lake Manyara

After an early breakfast, there you go for another challenge by joining the Hadzabe bushmen for an opportunity to hunt for your own food. Hadzabe is one of the last true bushmen tribes in Africa, they live very much as they always have despite the rapid development of Tanzania.

With only 2,000 members, the hadzabe tribe are fascinating people who offer us a window into how life Tanzania was in the past

The local hunters will prepare a demonstration of hunting techniques just for us. Far from being a mere performance, this display reveals a great deal about their everyday lives when they must hunt for animals to feed their families.

You will see firsthand how the hadzabe use distinctive motions and even the body parts of certain animals to lure their prey close enough that they can be brought down with hand-crafted poison. After late lunch, you will have the opportunity for a drive around lake eyasi properly.

While this shallow soda lake is home to the same variety of wildlife you will find in national parks, you will have a chance to spot a variety of bird and mammal life. On occasion flamingoes and hippos may be found here

You may also opt to visit the Datoga people mostly crop and cattle farmers. These fascinating people offer another insight into tribal life in Tanzania. After this experience, you will return to your hotel/lodge for dinner and accommodation

Recommended Accommodation:

  • Africa Safari Glamping
  • And Beyond lake Manyara tree lodge
  • Lake Manyara Kilimamoja lodge
  • Lake Manyara Serena safari lodge
  • Karatu tented lodge
  • Chem chem lodge
  • Maramboi tented Lodge
  • Lake Manyara wildlife lodge
  • Manyara’s secret
  • Meal plan: full board
Day 5: Lake Manyara and Transfer to Serengeti

We’ll take an early breakfast, as we have a big day of exploration and adventure ahead of us. The day will begin with a scenic drive towards the Serengeti, along the way, we will pass through the mist shrouded forest of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you might be lucky enough to glimpse cape buffalo, baboons or even elephants and leopards in the dense undergrowth

It’s a nearly four-hour drive to the Serengeti Park gates, optional you can choose to break the drive with one or both of the below activities. Oldupai Gorge Museum: sometimes known as the cradle of mankind, the Oldupai Gorge Museum commemorates some of the oldest evidence of human habitation ever found.

Here you can see some of the oldest fossil’s evidence in the world of human habitation, visit the Oldupai Gorge Museum to learn more about human journey, take in the stunning views of this stark gorge country

Maasai Boma visit: you can choose to visit one of the famous Maasai bomas, where you will have the opportunity to witness or even participate in the traditional Maasai dance, tour authentic Maasai Villages, even do a little souvenir shopping at the local market

Both of the above activities attract an additional cost. Speak with your safari expert about adding them to your itinerary

This will break for lunch, after this lunch break at Serengeti National Park, its time to explore the seventh wonder of the world. Witness Africa’s iconic savannah landscape and be amazed by the sheer number of animals that roam these grassy plains. After this evening game drive, you will head to your lodge for dinner and overnight

Recommended Accommodation:

  • Four seasons safari lodge Serengeti
  • Seronera wildlife lodge
  • Serengeti serena safari lodge
  • Zawadi Serengeti camp
  • Suenos de Africa luxury camp Serengeti
  • Serengeti safari lodge
  • Meal plan: full board
Day 6: Exploring Serengeti National Park

You will start your day with unforgettable sunrise game drive across the Serengeti. See the sun set fire to the savannah as predators such as leopards and lions hunt for their morning meal

Alternatively, you may opt to take the skies with a sunrise hot air balloon safari and champagne breakfast. Ask your 8 Days Tanzania Safari Adventure, Nature & Culture Tour expert about how this can be added to your itinerary. After this breakfast you will take packed lunch and proceed for a day long game drive through the park.

Your driver will pick a route designed to ensure you have the best possible chance of spotting the big five and just in case it’s a wildebeest migration months to have an opportunity to experience

You then later return to your lodge for accommodation and dinner

Recommended Accommodation:

  • Four seasons safari lodge Serengeti
  • Seronera wildlife lodge
  • Serengeti serena safari lodge
  • Zawadi Serengeti camp
  • Suenos de Africa luxury camp Serengeti
  • Serengeti safari lodge
  • Meal plan: full board
Day 7: Serengeti National Park and Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

After breakfast early in the morning, you will hit on the road towards the Ngorongoro Crater National Park. Our drive takes us back through the Serengeti via a different route, offering plenty opportunities to spot the animals that elude you on day two.

As far as the eye can see, you will spot thousands upon thousands of animals in herds; wildebeests and zebras migrating together, tall and graceful giraffes, jumping antelopes and gazelles, the powerful African elephants and the most respected group of animals: the predators

You will have a chance to spot lean cheetahs and shy leopards, foraging hyenas, and lastly the lion. Later you will arrive in your lodge.

Recommended Accommodation:

  • Ngorongoro Serena Safari lodge
  • Neptune Ngorongoro luxury lodge
  • Ngorongoro wildlife lodge
  • Lemala Ngorongoro tented camp
  • Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge
  • Catherine Monastery guest house
  • Ngorongoro tortilis camp
  • Meal plan: full board
Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater and Transfer to Arusha

After an early breakfast, you will depart for Ngorongoro Crater which is considered by some to be the eighth wonder of the world. When you get your first glimpse of the vast verdant caldera from the glimpse of the vast verdant caldera from the panoramic viewpoint, you will soon understand why it has earned such a lofty reputation

Home to over 120 species of mammals including the fabled big five, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of the most sought-after safari destinations in the world. It is particularly good place to see large number of hippos enjoying the cool water.

The crater is a home to large number of predators including lions, leopards, cheetahs, jackals, Hyenas as well as large populations of wildebeests, zebras, antelopes, cape buffalo and more. Its truly one of Africa’s premier safari destinations

After these thrills of excitement, you go back to your lodge, have lunch and check out. You will then be transferred to Arusha

Background Information of 8 Days Tanzania Safari Adventure, Nature & Culture Tour

Lake Manyara National Park

This is a protected area in Tanzania’s Arusha and Manyara regions. Situated between Lake Manyara and Great Rift Valley. It is administered by the Tanzanian National Park Authority., and covers areas of 322 km (125 sq. mi) including about 230 km (89 sq. mi) lake surface.

More than 350 bird species have been observed on this lake. Since the 1920, the lake Manyara area was used for sports hunting. In 195, a game reserve was established. In 1960, it was given a National Park status and in 1974 about 550 ha (1,400 acres) were added to the southern end.

The majority of the land area of the park a narrow strip running between the Gregory Rift wall to the west and lake manyara, an alkaline lake

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

The Crater

The Ngorongoro crater (260km2) is the most densely populated area in the world. There are estimated 25,000 animals on the crater floor including the big five. The rim of the crater is about 600 meters above the crater floor in the middle of which is a Salt Lake.

At night herds of zebras and elephants climb the edge of the crater and in day time the Maasai herds their cows and goats down into crater allowing them graze on the green crater floor.

Olduvai Gorge

Running 45 kilometers along the rift valley between Ngorongoro crater and Serengeti, this gorge is named after the Maasai word for the wild sisal plant. often referred to as “the cradle of humankind” East Africa is one of the most important anthropological areas in the world.

Louis and Mary Leakey began searching for evidence of early humans in the 1950s, and in 1974 the well-preserved skeleton of Lucy’ was discovered and has since retained the fame as the oldest human ever found

The Serengeti National Park

This is a Tanzanian National Park in the Serengeti ecosystem in the Mara and Simiyu regions. Its famous and well known for its annual migration of 1.5 million white- bearded (brindled) wildebeests and 250,000 zebra and for its numerous Nile Crocodile and honey badger.

That migration is the largest remaining unaltered animal migration. It contains 1.5 million ha of savannah. The park is the centrepiece of the Serengeti ecosystem and twice as large.

The park covers, 14,750 square kilometers (5,700 sq. mi) of grassland plains, savanna, riverine forest, and woodlands. The park lies in north western Tanzania, bordered to the north by the Kenyan border, where it is continuous with Maasai Mara National Reserve.

To the southeast of the park is Ngorongoro Conservation Area, to the west are the Ikorongo and Grumeti Game Reserve, and to the northeast and east lies the Loliondo Game Control Area. Together, the areas form the larger Serengeti Ecosystem


  • DAY 1: Kilimanjaro Airport to Moshi
  • DAY 2: a day at Kilimanjaro
  • DAY 3: Activities at Maasai Lodge
  • DAY 4: Arusha to Lake Manyara Game drive
  • DAY 5: Lake Manyara to Serengeti game drive
  • Day 6: Serengeti game drive
  • DAY 7: Serengeti to Ngorongoro game drive
  • DAY 8: Ngorongoro game drive and transfer back to Arusha

Safari Inclusions and Exclusions

Safari includes:

  • Transportation in a tour van/Land cruiser
  • Service of an English -speaking tour guide/driver
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Park admissions
  • Accommodation on full board
  • Entrance fees to all destinations as per the program
  • Transfer to and from the airport

Safari exclusions

  • All activities not mentioned in the program
  • Phone calls bills
  • Tips
  • International transfers
  • Gratitude to tour guides
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal effects of any nature
  • Hotel fees before and after the safari


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