8 Day Tanzania Affordable Big Five Safari

8 Day Tanzania Affordable Big Five Safari

8 Days

8 Day Tanzania Affordable Big Five Safari

8 Days Starting and ending in Arusha

Visiting:

Arusha

,

Tarangire National Park

,

Lake Manyara National Park

,

Lake Eyasi

,

Serengeti National Park

,

Ngorongoro Crater

Tour operator:

Xandro Adventure Tours

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegans, Meat, Kosher, Jain, Halal

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

007

Group size:

2 - 8

Age range:

12-65

Tour operated in:

English

,French

,German

,Spanish

Interests:

Recommended For:

This tour is no longer available

Tour Overview

Xandro Adventure Tours gives you an opportunity to its clients to interact with the local community in some of the projects that we truly believe are making an impact in their local community. We give you an opportunity usually at the end of your safari either one or two full days to take part in a program that is making a positive mark in the local community.

Places You'll See

Serengeti national park

Tarangire national park

lake enyasi

serengeti national park

Tarangire national park

Lake enyasi

Serengeti national park

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Arusha
Location:

  Arusha


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Arusha Masailand Safari Lodge


Meals Included:

  Lunch, Dinner


We stay at Arusha Masailand Safari Lodge, which is a beautiful lodge located on the lower slopes of Mount Meru and is a perfect place to prepare you for the adventure.
We will gather in the evening at 5:30 pm for a pre-safari briefing and an equipment check.
We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.

icon Day 2 : arangire National Park
Location:

  Tarangire National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Accommodation Name:

  Eileen’s Trees Inn Lodge


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Today we drive to Tarangire National Park, for excellent game viewing. Tarangire is a small park that offers some excellent sights. Generally, in the dry seasons, Tarangire comes alive as the wildlife and birdlife congregate on the Tarangire River, which is a permanent source of water. We spend the night in our lodge beautifully set outside the park with stunning views and a unique atmosphere.

icon Day 3 : Lake Manyara National Park
Location:

  Lake Manyara National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Accommodation Name:

  Eileen’s Trees Inn Lodge


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Today we drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a full day of game drives. This is one of Tanzania’s smaller parks but still offers a rewarding and diverse safari experience. The lakeshore at Manyara teems with birdlife, and while you are looking for the birds, you might spot one of the elusive tree-climbing lions. There are a surprising number of other large mammals and the striking cliffs on the Rift escarpment form a dramatic backdrop. In the late afternoon, we make a short journey from the park to our Lodge.

icon Day 4 : Lake Eyasi
Location:

  Lake Eyasi


Accommodation:

  Camp


Accommodation Name:

  Lake Eyasi Ziwani Tented camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Breakfast in the lodge departs for Lake Eyasi safari to meet up the elusive Hadzabe tribe, whom you learn more about their fascinating culture. Picnic lunch then goes for the Datoga village tour then back in the evening for the overnight.

icon Day 5 : Serengeti National Park
Location:

  Serengeti National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Accommodation Name:

  t Serengeti Acacia Tented Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Start off early with your bushman guide to meet a group of resident Hadzabe people. Enjoy the Hadzabe Tour walking into the bush with the only hunter-gatherers remaining in the East African region. The Hadzabe speak a click-based language and move their encampments with the seasonal movements of the wildlife. Your guide is a member of the group and teaches you more about how they hunt, track wildlife, make fire, and even take honey from bee’s nests before introducing you to his people and explaining a little more about the customs and the way of life.
Then proceed to Serengeti National Park with an en-route game drive.

icon Day 6 : Serengeti national park
Location:

  Serengeti National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Accommodation Name:

  Serengeti Acacia Tented Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


We have another full day in this wonderful park, rising early to make the most of our time. Our guides will choose the best spotting locations for the time of year; we can spend time at the Hippo pool watching these majestic animals laze about in the cool water happily living alongside the crocodiles, watch a big pride of lions, be in the middle of the migration, sometimes surrounded by wildebeest, sometimes by zebras, which travel with the wildebeest. We journey from the wide-open plains to the kopjes: these volcanic rocky outcrops provide protection and shelter for a wide variety of animals and from the top, we can look out across the vast grasslands of the Serengeti. This diverse and interesting landscape will provide us with the ultimate in game viewing, we will hopefully see all of the plain games; elephants, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, lions and if you are lucky the elusive leopard and cheetah, as well as huge amounts of the interesting birdlife, from the elegant secretary birds to the flightless ostrich. We return to our special tented camp for the night.

icon Day 7 : Ngorongoro Crater
Location:

  Ngorongoro Crater


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Arusha Masailand Safari Lodge


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


We start the day with an early morning game drive before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro is a special place in that it is a Conservation Area, not a National Park; this means that the whole area is managed for both the animals and the local Masai people who graze their cattle alongside the indigenous wildlife. During the drive-in Ngorongoro, we have a chance to glimpse something of the Masai way of life. After stopping at the entrance gate, where there is a chance to learn more about this fascinating volcanic landscape, we will drive around the rim of the Crater itself, and from here we can look down and see the herd of wildebeest or buffalos. Finally, we descend into the crater. The crater walls provide a natural sanctuary for the animals, which means there is plenty to see: lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino, and leopard (if you are lucky). The only animal you won’t see here is a giraffe, whose long legs are unable to cope with the steeps sides of the crater. In the late afternoon, we travel back to Arusha via Karatu, drop off one person then proceed to Arusha.

icon Day 8 : Arusha
Location:

  Arusha


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Free morning to relax after your great northern safari or explore the Masai market in Arusha.
We will arrange a private transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) after the safari.

What's Included

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

  • Accommodation

  • Fully Guided

  • Game Drives on Safari

  • Entrance Fees

  • Drinks with Meals

  • 1 bottle of Mineral Water per person per day

  • Free Wi-Fi at Accommodation

What's Not Included

  • All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

  • International Travel

  • Country Entry Visas

  • Tipping and Gratuities

Check out our Q&As

What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

low

Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

no

Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

no

What is the maximum group size?

8

Company Instant Book

yes

    Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    yes

    Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    yes

    Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    no

    What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

    mid range

    What currencies are required for this tour?

    USD

    Is there a supplement for solo travellers?

    yes

    Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    yes

    Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    yes

    Do you require a visa for this holiday?

    yes

    What happens if a group doesn’t make its minimum required number of passengers?

    there is no problem we can just go on with the tour

    Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    yes

    Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

    no

    Are flights included in this tour?

    no

    Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

    yes

    Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    yes

    Are vaccinations required for this tour?

    yes

    Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

    yes

    Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    yes

    Will passengers from another country be participating in the tour?

    no

    Can I join the tour once it has departed?

    yes

    Am I contributing to any charity by booking the tour?

    No

    Q. What vaccinations/shots are required?

    Converse with your primary care physician about Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Typhoid Yellow fever Rabies Polio MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    5 years

    What documents will I receive before I travel?

    Confirmation e-mail that the tour will 100% depart

    Q. What does an ordinary day resemble?

    Your day will begin after breakfast. Activities for the day are depicted underneath. Breakfast and supper are given at the lodging or campground. A case lunch is additionally given every day to be had at an assigned lunch spot in the parks. The national parks shut down at 18:00pm, so all game drives are finished at that point.

    What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Key Information for Travelers to Tanzania Before you travel, get tested with a viral test 1–3 days before your trip. Do not travel if you are waiting for test results, test positive, or are sick. Follow all entry requirements for your destination and provide any required or requested health information. During travel, wear a mask, stay at least 6 feet from people who are not traveling with you, w

    Q. Where is the best place/time to go?

    Tanzania is incredible to visit whenever of year. A great many people evade the stormy long periods of April, May, and November. Investigate our website www.xandroadventuretours.com for more data.

    What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

    it is okay but you must notify us 7 days before departures

    Q. Would I be able to get a visa upon landing?

    Truly, you can get a visa at significant air terminals and at outskirt intersections, yet attempt to stretch out beyond time to make your entrance into the nation as simple as would be prudent. Investigate Visas.

    Q. What is the migration?

    The migration in East Africa is incredibly famous. A large number of wildebeests take an interest in the migration through Tanzania and Kenya. A huge number of zebra go along with them. In spite of the fact that lions and different carnivores don’t move with the touching creatures, they devour them when their ways cross.Q. When is the best time to see the migration?

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    yes

Book with Confidence

  • Low Deposit

    Xandro Adventure Tours requires a minimum deposit of 35% or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 5 days before departure.

8 Day Tanzania Affordable Big Five Safari

8 Days Starting and ending in Arusha

Visiting:

Arusha

,

Tarangire National Park

,

Lake Manyara National Park

,

Lake Eyasi

,

Serengeti National Park

,

Ngorongoro Crater

Tour operator:

Xandro Adventure Tours

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegans, Meat, Kosher, Jain, Halal

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

007

Group size:

2 - 8

Age range:

12-65

Tour operated in:

English

,French

,German

,Spanish

Interests:

Recommended For:

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