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Thrilling Tanzania 9-Day Safari Camp Adventure


Adventure Safari
Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro
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Full Safari Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

"Welcoming the Wilderness - Arrival and Acclimatization in Arusha"

Upon your arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport, a representative of Pita Safaris will greet you with the warm hospitality Tanzania is known for. You'll be transferred to your hotel in Arusha, where the comfort of a soft bed and the excitement for the upcoming safari adventure await. Take the evening to rest or explore the vibrant town at your leisure, setting the tone for your wilderness journey.

Day 2: Tarangire National Park

"Tarangire's Majestic Beasts - Game Drive and Camping Under the Stars"

After breakfast, set out for Tarangire National Park, renowned for its dense wildlife population and majestic baobab trees. With your guide leading the way, delve into a game drive that brings you up close to herds of elephants, zebras, and, if you're lucky, the elusive leopard. As dusk falls, you'll retire to a campsite set by your guide, where dinner is enjoyed in the wild and the night is spent under a tapestry of stars.

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park

"Lake Manyara's Flamingo-lined Shores - Game Drive and Campfire Stories"

On the third day, your safari continues to Lake Manyara National Park, a gem known for its flocks of flamingos and tree-climbing lions. Traverse through diverse ecosystems, from its alkaline lake to its dense forests. As evening approaches, retreat to a campsite outside the park boundaries. Gather around the campfire, share tales of the day's sightings, and fall asleep to the symphony of nocturnal sounds.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

"Into the Heart of the Wild - Serengeti's Endless Plains and Overnight Camping"

With the sunrise, embark on a journey to the fabled Serengeti National Park. The drive itself is an adventure, revealing changing landscapes and the chance to spot wildlife en route. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in a game drive across the park's sprawling savannahs, home to the Big Five and the stage for the Great Migration. Tonight, your guide sets up camp within the park, allowing you to slumber amidst the echoing calls of the Serengeti's nocturnal creatures.

Day 5: Serengeti National Park

"Serengeti's Spectacle - A Full Day of Exploration and Nighttime Serenity"

Dedicate the entire day to exploring the vastness of the Serengeti. Your guide's expertise leads you to the park's hotspots, where predators and prey enact the timeless dance of survival. Revel in the chance to observe wildlife in their natural habitat, with opportunities for exceptional photography. As the sun sets, return to your campsite for another night of camaraderie and storytelling in the heart of the wilderness.

Day 6: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

"From Plains to Crater - Morning Game Drive and Ngorongoro's Natural Amphitheater"

Savor a morning game drive in the Serengeti before bidding farewell to its boundless landscapes. Your journey takes you to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, a breathtaking natural wonder teeming with wildlife. After a half-day game drive in this prehistoric caldera, ascend to the crater rim where your guide sets camp. The views from the top are as spectacular as the wildlife below.

Day 7: Lake Eyasi with the Datoga Tribe

"Cultural Encounters - Lake Eyasi's Datoga Tribe Insights"

Wake to the misty views of the crater and then depart to the lesser-visited, yet culturally rich, Lake Eyasi. Here, you get an extraordinary opportunity to engage with the Datoga tribe, known for their skilled blacksmithing and intricate beadwork. Learn about their traditions and way of life, an experience that enriches your understanding of Tanzania's cultural diversity. Camp near the lake, absorbing the tranquility of this secluded area.

Day 8: Hadzabe Hunter-Gatherers and Karatu

"Traditions of the Land - Hadzabe Experience and Karatu's Calm"

The day begins with a visit to the Hadzabe community, one of the last true hunter-gatherer tribes. Participate in their morning routines, which may involve foraging for roots and fruits or joining a hunting expedition. The Hadzabe's connection to the land offers a unique perspective on humanity's relationship with nature. Later, visit a local blacksmith who continues the ancient craft passed down by the Datoga. In the afternoon, travel to the rustic town of Karatu. Settle into your campsite and enjoy the cooler climate and verdant surroundings, providing a peaceful contrast to the previous days on the savanna.

Day 9: Karatu to Arusha Departure

"Farewell Tanzanian Tapestry - Local Markets, Maasai Culture, and Departure"

Your final day starts with an exploration of Karatu's local markets. Engage with the community, marvel at the array of fresh produce, and perhaps pick up some last-minute souvenirs. Visit a Maasai village to witness the vibrant culture of one of Africa's most famous ethnic groups. The Maasai's warm welcome and colorful attire offer a fitting end to your journey. After a taste of Tanzanian cuisine, bid goodbye to Karatu as you make your way back to Arusha. Reflect on the past days' adventures during the drive. Upon arrival in Arusha, you'll be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport, carrying with you a heart full of memories and a spirit touched by the wilds of Tanzania.


- Transport and game drives in 4x4 safari vehicles, offering optimal wildlife viewing opportunities.

- Accommodation in comfortable safari camps

- All meals as specified in the itinerary (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

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

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

- Bottled water to keep you hydrated during your safari adventures

- Airport transfers upon arrival and departure.


- International flights and visas.

- Travel Insurance (highly recommended).

- Optional activities or experiences not mentioned in the itinerary.

- Beverages, laundry, items of a personal nature.

- Tips and gratuities for safari guide and camp 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 pay 75% of the adult rate when staying in their separate room from adults

- Children 13 years and above are recognized as adults