Arrive at Kilimanjaro airport, where you will be greeted by your Wenzi Travel private guide. Upon arrival at your first luxury lodge in Arusha, take the rest of the day to relax, restore and enjoy your first taste of Africa. Your private safari guide is an expert on all things Tanzania – from the culture to the national parks to Tanzania’s wonderful wildlife. Don’t be afraid to ask your Wenzi Travel guide questions!
On this exclusive private safari, you are in charge of your vacation. Decide with your guide when to leave for your morning and afternoon game drives, and share which animal or sights you are most enthusiastic to experience. After a leisurely day enjoying the comfort of your boutique safari lodge, get a good night’s sleep. Tomorrow morning your 5 day Tanzania safari will begin.
Accommodation: Five Star – Coffee Lodge
Get up early on day 2 of your Tanzania safari, and travel from Arusha to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Sit back and enjoy the journey: the road winds over the Great Rift Valley, through the crater forest and ending at your final destination: the striking Ngorongoro Crater.
This collapsed volcano is one of Tanzania’s most visited destinations, and it’s certainly not hard to see why. One of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders, the crater is home to the highest concentration of wildlife in Africa and is brimming with elephants, lions, buffaloes, hippos and even the rare black rhino. Roam the unique landscape from the safety and comfort of your private safari vehicle, and experience nature at its very finest.
In addition to game drives, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area offers a whole host of bucket-list Tanzania activities – from visiting a traditional Maasai village. to seeing the Laetoli Footprint, the oldest known footprints of early humans at approximately 3.6 million years old. Interested? Learn more about the Ngorongoro Conservation Area here!
Accommodation: Five Star Hotel | The Highlands
After an action-packed day at the Ngorongoro Crater, enjoy a delicious fresh breakfast as the sun rises and depart to your next Tanzania destination: the Tarangire National Park for a full day game drive. One of the lesser-visited national parks of atmosphere, expect to see few other travellers on your journey and plenty of private moments to admire majestic herds of elephants roaming amidst the iconic Baobab trees.
Home to the highest concentration of wild elephants in the world, the Tarangire offers up unbeatable elephant sightings. Sometimes herds of up to 300 elephants can be seen around the Tarangire River, drinking from the shallows or enjoying a cooling mud bath. Apart from elephants, Tarangire is a paradise for bird lovers. In the area around these swamps you can also see lions, leopards, cheetahs and even tree-climbing pythons. Learn more about Tarangire National Park.
On the final night of your 5 days Tanzania safari, enjoy the luxury of your accommodation at the Tarangire Treetop Lodge, located in one of the most beautiful spots of the Tarangire region and offering amazing views over the Tarangire savannah.
Accommodation: Treetop Elewana Lodge | Meals: Meals and Drinks
After a gorgeous final evening with fantastic food and an unforgettable sunset, today is your last day on your Tanzania safari. Depending on your flight, use your last morning to fit in a final, epic game drive. You will be picked up from your five-star Tarangire safari lodge by your private driver and taken to Kilimanjaro airport in time for your return journey home.
Is a 5 day Africa safari not quite enough? You may wish to Extend your safari in Tanzania with a Zanzibar beach holiday or a once-in-a-lifetime guided Mount Kilimanjaro trek. Get in touch with the experts at Wenzi Travel and start creating your custom Africa travel experience now.