The best of the Luxury Tanzania safari in 6 days! This package gives you the chance to tour Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater; two of the most famous wildlife areas in Tanzania and Africa at large.

This 6 days Luxury safari in Tanzania will have you fly into the Serengeti National Park from the Arusha Domestic Airstrip where you will spend the next 3 days and 2 nights before transferring to the Ngorongoro. Seronera Airstrip is the main airstrip where you will land in the Serengeti, but depending on the time of travel, you may also fly into one of the other Airstrips like Lobo, Lamai, Grumeti or others.

6 days Tanzania Luxury Safari Outline

Day 1 – Transfer to Arusha Domestic Airport, Fly to the Serengeti for safari
Day 2 – Morning and afternoon safari in the Serengeti National Park
Day 3 – Full day safari game drives at Serengeti National Park
Day 4 – Morning safari in Serengeti on your way to Ngorongoro Crater with game viewing en route. Transfer to Ngorongoro Crater for overnight
Day 5 – Descend to the Ngorongoro Crater for safari game drives.
Day 6 – Morning breakfast at leisure. At mid-morning transfer to Manyara Airstrip for flight back to Arusha. End of safari

6 Day Luxury Tanzania Safari Highlights

The highlights of this medium length safari in Tanzania is the best park in Africa; the Serengeti National Park. Having voted as the best park in Africa across multiple awards, the Serengeti National Park features endless savannah plains where thousands of animals call home. Big and small game roam this vast wilderness spanning over 14,743 Km square, a truly legendary wildlife safari destination in Africa.

Serengeti National Park is a Big five destination so apart from many animals and birds, you may be luck to spot all the BIg Five of Africa; Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Leopards and Rhinos. Serengeti is also where the wildebeests herds of the famous Great Migration spend most of their time, migrating to Kenya only between August and October.

Apart from the Serengeti, you will visit the Ngorongoro Crater which is one of the few UNESCO world heritage sites. The Ngorongoro is also one f the world biosphere reserves, and recently the first geopark in East Africa was created within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA).

Best time for the 6 Days Luxury safari in Tanzania

This is a safari package that you can take any time of the year but the best time to take this luxury safari in Tanzania is during the drier months between June and October but also January to March. The other good time to visit is November to December when the parks are green and beautiful but also temperatures are cooler.

April & May are the long rains season and it is always good to avoid this time if you can, but if you want to enjoy the luxury accommodations and the luxury safari experience at a discount price, then this is the best time to visit. The lodges offer Green Season rates during the months Of April & May.


Additional information

duration6 days
locationArusha, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park

6-Day Tanzania Luxury Safari Itinerary

Day 1

Transfer to Arusha Domestic Airport for a flight to Serengeti

First day of your 6 Days Luxury Safari adventure in Tanzania, you will be picked up from your hotel in Arusha or directly from Kilimanjaro International Airport if you have an early morning arrival, and transfer to Arusha Domestic Airport, where you will take your early morning flight to the Serengeti National Park.

Your private safari guide will meet you at the airstrip on arrival, and the adventure in Serengeti begins straightaway! We will spend the rest of the day exploring the vast Serengeti plains in search for the Big Cats as well as large and small game alike. Serengeti’s name is derived from the Masai Word’ Siringit’ which means endless plains.

Late in the afternoon you will be taken to your lodge or camp for relaxation and later dinner and overnight in the middle of the Serengeti. Overnight at Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge. Lunch and Dinner included.

Upgrades also available at a supplement; you may stay at Four Seasons Serengeti Lodge, Melia Serengeti Lodge, Naona Moru Camp, One Nature Camp, Mwiba Lodge or one of the Ole Serai Luxury Camps. Depending on the time of visit, your guide will be able to advise eon the best locations and accommodations to use.

Day 2&3

Explore the Legendary at Serengeti!.

On this second day of your safari adventure in Tanzania, you have an option to wake up early for a sunrise safari if you don’t mind waking up early. The early morning safari game drive offers unique opportunity to spot a few nocturnal species retiring from a night hunting outing, but also the animals tend to be more active during this time before the sun is hot.

You may also choose to wake up for a hearty breakfast in the morning then leave the camp with a lunch box in order to spend the whole day out there in the wilderness searching for animals.

The over 14,000 Kilometers square of wilderness makes Serengeti one of the best wildlife safari destinations in the world. The Serengeti is home to the wildebeests migration, the big cats; Lions, leopards and Cheetahs but also the Big 5 of Africa. With a little bit of luck you may spot the lions, elephants, buffaloes, Rhinos, leopards, zebras, giraffes, impalas, gazelles, topis, hartebeests, jackals, hyenas. The list is endless! Serengeti is also a birders haven with more than 500 bird species recorded, both migratory and non-migratory alike.

You will spend these two days doing safari game drives at your own pace as the safari is a private tour and therefore very flexible. Please make sure that you discuss the next day’s schedule with your professional safari guide in the evening.

Later in the afternoon we will check in back at the camp for evening campfire, and later dinner and overnight. Overnight at Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge. Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 4

Serengeti – Transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

After breakfast at your lodge or camp on this morning, you will depart from Serengeti and transfer to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area with game viewing en route. You will be entering the NCA through the Naabi Hill Gate where you will make a brief stop for registration. You will arrive at your lodge at the Crater rim where you will check in at your lodge for relaxation, dinner and overnight.

Optional Activities: On your way to Ngorongoro Highlands, you will have the options of visiting one of the Masai Villages to learn about the famous Masai tribe’s culture. This offers you a rare chance to learn a few facts about their lifestyle, cultures and traditions. You may also visit the Olduvai Gorge an archaeological site with a museum on site; a place where Dr Luis and Mary Leakey discovered the fossils of the hominid that they named Zinjanthropus boisei (later reclassified as Paranthropus boisei).

Overnight at Lion’s Paw Camp, Ngorongoro. All meals included.

Optional Upgrades are at Lemala Ngorongoro Camp, The Highlands at Ngorongoro or the top market Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. It is possible to stay at some of the best luxury lodges in Karatu just outside the Ngorongoro Conservation Area; like The Manor at Ngorongoro, Oldeani Mountain Lodge or the incredible Gibb’s Farm.

Day 5

6 Days Luxury Tanzania Safari - Ngorongoro Crater safari.

Early morning breakfast this morning or depart with picnic breakfast so as to descend as early as possible to the Ngorongoro Crater’s floor. The earlier we descend the better the chances of avoiding any crowds, especially during the peak season of July to September but also that presents a better opportunity to spot more animals before the sun is hot. Once at the Crater floor you will start your full day of wildlife safari game drives that will go on until time for the picnic lunch at the hippo pool side picnic site.

Ngorongoro Crater is often referred as the garden of Eden because of its abundance of animals and birds which can be spotted easily and a very close range. Ngorongoro Crater is also a Big Five destination and with some little luck you may be able to spot all of them in a single day. It is estimated that the Ngorongoro Crater floor is home to over 30.000 animals, large and small game alike. The Lake Makat at the middle of the lake ensures that there is constant water supply within the Ngorongoro Crater and the lakeside makes a great game viewing region in the Ngorongoro Crater. Later in the afternoon you will be taken back to your lodge / camp for relaxation and inner and overnight.

Accommodation is at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. All meals included.

Options: The Crater floor breakfast is one of the best extra you can have at the Ngorongoro  Crater. The Crater floor breakfast is normally offered to a minimum of 6 People but we can also arranged for any number of people including couples.

Day 6

Lake Manyara Airstrip – Fly to Arusha or Zanzibar

This is the last day of your 6 days Luxury Tanzania safari tour and you will wake up for a leisurely breakfast after which you will check out and transfer to the Manyara Airstrip where you will catch a flight back to Arusha or to Zanzibar via Arusha. You will be picked up at Arusha Airport and transferred back to your hotel in Arusha town where your safari ends.

Planning to go for a Zanzibar Island holiday? We can help you in combining your Tanzania safari adventure with a beach holiday in the Zanzibar island at a supplement.

Need customization? Please get in touch with our able Tanzania travel specialists for free advise and customization of our 6 Days Tanzania Luxury Safari.

6 Day Tanzania Luxury Safari Prices

A Group of 2 Persons – USD 3955 per person sharing (Double room or Twin room)

A Group of 4 Persons – USD 3370 per person sharing (2 Double rooms or Twin rooms)

A Group of 6 Persons – USD 3120 per person sharing (3 Double rooms or Twin rooms)

Single Traveler – Ask for price

Group of more than 6 Travelers – Ask for price

Children Prices depend on Age of the child and room configuration.

We can customize the program according to your interests and budget.

The Price includes

06 days Tanzania Luxury safari for 02 – 06 persons

Domestic flight from Arusha to Serengeti, Manyara – Arusha

Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4 x 4 Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch

Services of a professional English speaking safari guide

All wildlife reserve entry fees

All game drives as mentioned in the itinerary

03 x 0,5 l mineral water per person / day during game drives

05 x FB at Tanzania luxury safari lodges or tented camps as per itinerary

Value Added Tax by Tanzania Revenue Authority

Concession fees for lodges located inside parks and game reserves

All Airport pick up and transfers in private car at Arusha and Manyara

The Price does not include

International Flights

Any domestic connection flights on arrival or departure

items of a personal nature such as toothbrushes, body oil, lotions etc..

Gratuities for safari guide and lodge staff (please tip separately)

Travel insurance if needed

Visa fee (50 US$ /100 US$ for American or Irish Passport holders – to be paid upon arrival)

Drinks and beverages in lodges

Hot Air Balloon Safari at Serengeti (555 USD per person), including concession fees

Accommodation at Arusha on arrival

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