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Discover Tanzania: 7-Day Safari to Lake Manyara, Serengeti, & Ngorongoro


Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro
Budget | Lower Mid-range | Mid-range | Semi-luxury | Luxury |


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Full Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, our expert team will be there to warmly welcome you to Tanzania. You will be transferred to your luxurious accommodation in Arusha, where you can unwind and prepare for the extraordinary safari experience ahead.

Accommodation Options:

BUDGET: Arusha Planet Lodge

LOWER MID-RANGE: Kibo Palace Hotel

MID-RANGE: The African Tulip Hotel

SEMI-LUXURY: Arusha Serena Hotel

LUXURY: The Glan Melia Hotel

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park

After a delicious breakfast, your safari adventure kicks off as you depart for Lake Manyara National Park. Nestled at the base of the Great Rift Valley, this park is a paradise for bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts alike. Explore the diverse habitats, from the dense forests to the picturesque lake, and embark on game drives in search of the elusive tree-climbing lions that call this park home. As the day draws to a close, retreat to your exquisite lodge nestled in the heart of the wilderness.

Accommodation Options:

BUDGET: Manyara Safari Lodge

LOWER MID-RANGE: Lake Manyara Tortilis Camp

MID-RANGE: Kirurumu Manyara Lodge

SEMI-LUXURY: Lake Manyara Serena Lodge

LUXURY: Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge

Day 3: Serengeti National Park

Today, you set off towards the world-renowned Serengeti National Park, a vast savannah that serves as the stage for one of nature's greatest spectacles—the Great Migration. En route, soak in the sweeping vistas and anticipate the unparalleled wildlife encounters that await you. Arrive at your luxurious camp or lodge in the Serengeti, where the sounds of the wild lull you to sleep under the star-studded African sky.

Accommodation Options:

BUDGET: Serengeti Heritage Luxury Camp

LOWER MID-RANGE: Serengeti Tortilis Camp

MID-RANGE: Serengeti Wilderness Camp

SEMI-LUXURY: Serengeti Serena Lodge

LUXURY: Melia Serengeti Lodge

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

Awake to the symphony of the Serengeti at dawn and embark on exhilarating game drives across the endless plains. Witness the drama of predator and prey, the herds of wildebeest and zebra on their epic journey, and the iconic wildlife that defines this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your days in the Serengeti are filled with wonder and excitement, offering unforgettable moments at every turn.

Following an exciting day of game drives, your driver will drop you off safely to your Serengeti accommodation for another restful night (see above). Enjoy a drink, unwind, eat, and sleep while in the serengeti wildness. How could it get any better?

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater

As you bid farewell to the Serengeti, you journey towards the Ngorongoro Crater, a natural wonder and wildlife haven. Descend into the crater's verdant oasis, where an abundance of wildlife thrives in the crater floor's unique ecosystem. Arrive at your lodge perched on the crater rim, offering breathtaking views of this natural amphitheater.

Accommodation Options:

BUDGET: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge

LOWER MID-RANGE: Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp

MID-RANGE: Ngorongoro Angata Camp

SEMI-LUXURY: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

LUXURY: Ngorongoro Lions Paw Camp

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Today is dedicated to exploring the wonders of the Ngorongoro Crater, a microcosm of African wildlife diversity. Encounter the Big Five and a myriad of other species in this pristine habitat, where every corner holds a new surprise. As you traverse the crater's floor, marvel at the harmonious balance of nature and the sheer beauty of this natural masterpiece.

Day 7: Departure

As your safari adventure draws to a close, reflect on the extraordinary experiences and memories you've gathered during your time in Tanzania. Depart from the Ngorongoro Crater and return to Arusha, where you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your journey back home. Carry with you the indelible memories of Africa's wild beauty and the promise of future adventures in this remarkable land.


- All accommodation as detailed in a double occupancy room, with private facilities.

- All meals, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, prepared by expert chefs.

- Park fees and conservation charges for all national parks and reserves visited.

- Expert safari drivers/guides who will accompany you throughout your journey.

- Game drives in 4x4 safari vehicles, offering optimal wildlife viewing opportunities.

- Bottled water during game drives

- Airport transfers upon arrival and departure.

- All government taxes and levies


- International flights and visas.

- Travel Insurance (highly recommended).

- Optional activities or experiences not mentioned in the itinerary.

- Hot air balloon safari over the Serengeti with a bush breakfast experience.

- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, laundry, items of a personal nature.

- Tips and gratuities for safari guide and camp/lodge staff.

Important to Know:

- Children aged between 0-2 years are free of charge.

- Children aged 3-12 years pay 50% of the adult rate when sharing the same room with adults

- Children between 3-12 years pays 75% of the adult rate when staying in their separate room from adults

- Children 13 years and above are recognized as adults

Passenger Information:

- Passengers should bring soft-sided bags on safaris as our vehicles have limited luggage space.

- All the passengers must have an Identification Card/Passport for any internal flights.

- Baggage on internal flights is strictly limited to 15kgs per person (including hand luggage). Any excess baggage will be charged by the airline at check-in.

- Passengers arriving in TANZANIA will be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.


- This tour is offered by Pita Safaris.

- In the event of non-availability, we might have to change the itinerary, put you in a similar camp or lodge, or upgrade you for an additional fee.

- Prices may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed to you for park fees and government taxes.

- This tour is subject to the terms and conditions of Pita Safaris.

Payment Methods:

We accept payment either by credit card or by direct wire transfer.

 1. Payment by Credit Card Online

We accept Visa, Master Card, and American Express. This is the fastest and easiest method of payment as it avoids the necessity of complying with numerous banking procedures. You will need to allow for 3.9% on top of the trip cost, this being bank charges for the use of the credit card. This 3.9% charge stays with the bank, not Pita Safaris.

 2. Payment by Direct Wire Transfer

If paying by this method, any bank charges incurred will be at your cost. Beneficiary bank charges are approximately $45 and they will be added by us to your invoice. It usually takes a minimum of 3 to 5 working days for the funds to arrive in our account. At that point, we can issue your booking confirmation.