5 Nights 6 Days Classic Lodge Safari in Tanzania Arusha, Tanzania
is a Tanzanian based specialist adventure outfitter, providing a range of easy to book departures and professional outfitting services for adventure trips in Tanzania including trekking on Mt Kilimanjaro & Mt Meru as well as Zanzibar Beach Holidays



Day 1 - Arrive at (JRO) - Transfer to Arusha:
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be Met & Assist at the airport and after going through Immigration, Baggage Claim and Customs, Transfer to Dam Stan Hotel to overnight on Bed and Breakfast basis.

Day 2 - Arusha - Tarangire National Park:
After an approximately 2-hour drive you will reach the Tarangire National Park. As you enter the park, your guide will open up the roof for your better viewing experience. The landscape is made up of seasonal marshes and a seemingly endless tree savannah with its mighty baobab trees. The park is home to the largest elephant herds in the north of Tanzania. After an extensive game drive you will reach the Maramboi Luxury Tented Lodge to overnight on Full Board basis.

Day 3 - Serengeti National Park:
After breakfast, you will depart for Serengeti National Park with an optional visit to the Maasai Village for an extra US$ 50 or Olduvai Gorge (Millions of years ago, the site was that of a large lake, the shores of which were covered with successive deposits of volcanic ash. Excavation work there was pioneered by Louis and Mary Leakey beginning in 1931. The Serengeti National park covers 14,763 km (5,700 square miles) of grassland plains and Savannah as well as river trine forest and woodlands. The park lies in the north of the country, bordered to the north by the national Tanzania and Kenyan border, where it is continuous with the Maasai Mara National Park Reserve. Stay overnight at Embalakai Luxury Tented Camp on Full Board basis.

Day 4 - Full Day Serengeti National Park:
After breakfast, enjoy a full day game drive in the central Serengeti National Park. The central of the park give us further time to wonder at the migratory herds and the dangers and challenges they face each year in their battle for survival. As well as the heard animals, you can perhaps the hippopotamus - or up in the skies, a majestic martial eagle. As well as the migrating animals, this area also has a good population of resident wildlife, so you won't be disappointed. Picnic lunch box will be provided by your driver guide at the picnic site. Stay overnight at Embalakai Luxury Tented Camp on Full Board basis.

Day 5 - Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority:
Wake ups call at 6:00 AM, in order to have just a cup of hot coffee then proceed for the early morning game drive, this morning game drive is very important as you will be able to witness the early morning kills from the big five only if you will be lucky enough. After the game drive back to the Lodge at 9:30am in order to have your main breakfast, there after you will check out the Lodge and proceed with game drives en-route to Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority. Stay overnight at Rhino Lodge Ngorongoro on Full Board basis.

Day 6 - Ngorongoro Crater Tour - Karartu Area:
After an early breakfast you will drive down the steep and narrow road that takes you into the crater. The slopes are forested but soon the landscape changes to Savannah. Here the wildlife is just breath-taking and with a little luck you can observe the "Big Five" - lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard - in just a few hours. You should also see warthogs, wildebeests, zebras, hippos and some of the more than 500 bird species of the area. After a morning dedicated game viewing and a picnic lunch, you will leave the crater in the afternoon and then proceed to Marera Valley Lodge to stay overnight on Full Board basis.

Day 7 - Lake Manyara National Park - Drive to Arusha Airport:
Have breakfast at 7:00 AM, around 7:40 AM you'll depart for Lake Manyara National Park for game drive, Lake Manyara is a shallow freshwater lake in Tanzania. It is said to be the "loveliest (lake) ... in Africa," Lake Manyara is covering 127 square miles (329 km2) of Lake Manyara National Park, the lake's alkaline waters cover approximately 89 square miles (231 km2). It is famous for a good number of baboons and birdlife, also home to herbivores such as hippos, impalas, elephants, wildebeests, buffalo, warthogs, and giraffes, giant fig trees and mahogany seen in the groundwater forest immediately around the park gates, and then drives to Arusha Airport to fly to Zanzibar Island to proceeds on your own arrangements.

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Cheetah Hunting Technique

Typical Day

As you can see from the given itinerary above, all the days are described according to the destinations. You should expect to see the different scenery and each national park has got the unique atmosphere which will make your safari a memorable trip of your lifetime! We would like to encourage all our guests to wake early and start an early morning game drives at Serengeti National Park where they can be lucky to witness the hunt from lions and other predators.

Leopard On The Tree

Map & Directions

Swahili St, Arusha, Tanzania 255

Points of Interest
Aardvark Expeditions Limited
Swahili St, Arusha, Tanzania
Tarangire National Park
Arusha, Tanzania
Serengeti National Park
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Arusha, Tanzania

Nearby Attractions and Services

30Mount Meru Waterfall
15Maasai Market Curios and Crafts
15The Tanzanite Experience
20Cultural Heritage Centre
51.7Kilimanjaro Airport


  • Bar
  • Internet Access
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Shuttle Service - Available

  • Reservations Required

  • Beverages - Coffee/Tea
  • Local Transportation
  • Meals

Age range, type of group

Just to let all of you know that we don't have any restrictions for the safari part in Tanzania but for MOUNT KILIMANJARO CLIMBING children under the age of 14 years old are not advisable to to the trek unless if their parents insist.

A Lion Cub

Sleeping and meals

please keep in your mind that, the itinerary provided above offers you accommodation in the lodge. But Aardvark Expeditions team can provides adventure camping accommodations according to the clients' interest and budget.

A Lion Male At Serengeti

Policies & Restrictions

Confirmation of the tour:
Booking will be considered confirmed upon receiving from the clients the deposit of 35% of the total travel cost and the outstanding balance should be paid not later than 50 days before commencement of the safari tour. Payment in full is required where bookings are made less than 40 days before the tour begins. Notwithstanding any prior confirmation of arrangements, the right is reserved not to execute tours if payment has not been received in accordance with foregoing.

Cancellation policy:
In case you may need to cancel your trip please notify us by e-mail as your earliest convenience. Any cancellations shall be effective on the date that we received your cancellation request. The following cancellation fees apply:
1 Cancellation up to 50 days before the day of arrival: 30% of the total amount.
2 Cancellation from 50 days to 40 days before the day of arrival: 75% of the total amount.
3 Cancellation from 40 days to the day of arrival: 100% of the total amount.

No refunds will be given for any unused services, late arrivals or no-shows.

Items Included:
Lodge safari according to the itinerary, Transportation in a 44 safari vehicle, English-speaking guide, overnight accommodation according to the itinerary, Meals according to the itinerary, 1.5 liters of Mineral water per person per day, All mentioned activities, All national park fees, Transfers according to the itinerary.

Items Excluded:
Flight ticket, Optional activities, Maasai village activity, Zanzibar Island, Alcoholic and soft drinks, Visa fees, Tips, Any additional activities, Travel insurance, Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.

Pets are not allowed in this tour, Smoking is not allowed, all ages and genders are allowed on this tour.

An Elephant At Tarangire Park


Last updated: Feb 03, 2021

Philemon Joel  (View Profile)
Aardvark Expeditions is a Tanzanian based specialist adventure outfitter, providing a range of easy to book departures and professional outfitting services for adventure trips in Tanzania including treks on Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru, Ol Doinyo Le Ngai, Zanzibar Beach Holidays, Cultural Tourism Programs as well as Eco-Treks.

We take in the best of the Northern Circuit National Parks of Tanzania, and our guides have many years of experience in our parks – keen to make your time here as special as possible. Our programs are all operated by ourselves (we do not sub contract), using our own equipment and experienced trekking crew whose knowledge and professionalism has largely contributed to our excellent reputation today.

Philemon Joel

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