African Safari Tours

Authentic 12 Days Tanzania budget Safari Tour

Want to experience “Wild Africa” in an authentic way? A Tanzania Safari Package is for you! Tanzania budget safari Tour package is more price and pocket-friendly than their lodge safari packages and luxury safari packages counterparts.

Embark on a whirlwind adventure with our Kilimanjaro Day Trip followed by exploration in Arusha, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, and Lake Eyasi. Each day unveils unique landscapes, diverse wildlife, and cultural encounters.

Ascend Kilimanjaro for a breathtaking view, explore Arusha National Park’s scenic beauty, and witness the vibrant ecosystems of Tarangire and Lake Manyara. The Serengeti promises the Great Migration spectacle, while the Ngorongoro Crater teems with wildlife.

Engage with the Hadzabe tribe at Lake Eyasi, adding cultural richness to your journey. This comprehensive 12-day itinerary captures the essence of Tanzania’s natural wonders, ensuring an unforgettable safari experience.

Destinations: Kilimanjaro Day Trip, Arusha National Park, Tarangire National park, Lake Manyara National park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro crater and Lake Eyasi.

Full Tour Itinerary

Days 1: Arrival in Tanzania

You will be met at the  airport by our Driver / Guide and our representative. Take you to the hotel situated outside of Arusha Town at the slopes of majestic Mount Meru. Our safari manager will come to meet you and to provide you with a safari briefing. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Kilimanjaro Day Hike to Mandara Hut

Pick up in the hotel at 7:00am drive you from Arusha to Marangu gate. It take almost 2hrs driving. Check in and registration process after then start short hiking  passing the semi-tropical foothills to the Marangu for your safari in Tanzania, the area situated on the south-eastern side of the mountain.

Mandara Hut is a collection of basic mountain huts with bunk beds where you inevitably meet up with fellow trekkers who are bent on the same goal. The Kilimanjaro trekking will take approximately 7 hours. Late in the evening,   back to Arusha and stayed for dinner and overnight at Venice Hotel.

Day 3: Arusha National park

After breakfast drive you to Arusha National park for game drive. Depart at 8:30 am to Arusha National Park game full day late back to Arusha Venice for dinner and overnight at Venice hotel.

Day 4: Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last-minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterward, we head towards the Tarangire National Park for a game drive with a picnic lunch at the park.  Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the center of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest, and 30,000 zebras. Dinner and overnight at Fanaka campsite. 

Day 5: Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, the tour departs head to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats. Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps, and the lake itself. Small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible birdlife. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world and the lions here are also renowned for their tree climbing. Dinner and overnight at Fanaka Campsite.

Day 6: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National park

After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see.

Then head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy 2hrs late afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Nyani campsite. 

Day 7-8: National Park Serengeti game drive

After breakfast, you will have a game viewing at Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti, Tanzania’s largest National Park, covers nearly 6,000 square miles of grassland plains, Savannah, kopjes, hills, woodlands, and River line forest systems serve as critical water sources and are often excellent sites for wildlife viewing. Beyond the heralded migration of wildebeest and zebra, the Serengeti is best known for its big predators, including cheetah and Leopard, as well as large pride of Lions and clans of Hyenas and many animals, dinner and overnight at Serengeti Nyani campsite

Day 9: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

After early in morning breakfast you will have early in the morning Mid-range Tanzania Safari game drive later you will back to the campsite to have an early hot lunch, our driver and chef will load everything on top of our safari jeep and you will continue with game viewing en-route during your way from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater. You will be in Ngorongoro Crater late in the evening where the night will be spent on the crater rim. Dinner and overnight will be at Ngorongoro simba campsite

Day 10: Ngorongoro Crater to Lake Hadzabe – Eyasi

Today, you will have early breakfast and proceed directly to the crater floor for a 5-6hrs crater tour with picnic lunch down the crater whereby you will be able to see all the “Big Five”.
Later, you will proceed back to Arusha in the evening. Overnight at Lake Eyasi. 

Day 11: Lake Eyasi Hadzabe to Arusha

The tour will start around 5 am and head to Lake Eyasi to go hunting with the Hadzabe Bushmen, one of the last hunter-gatherer societies in the world. After your morning hunt, you will visit the Datoga tribe, skilled craftsmen, and blacksmiths.

After your amazing cultural experience, you will be transferred back to Arusha overnight at the Venice Hotel.

Day 12:  Transport in Arusha  airport departure

After breakfast we will pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to Airport.  Our pick up drop will be at Venice Hotel on time picking you up and driving you directly to Arusha airport. This will be the end of your tour and safari with us.

Included for your 12-Days Tanzania Budget Safari Tour
  • 11 nights safari accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • En-route game viewing from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater
  • 5-6hrs Ngorongoro Crater tour
  • The government imposed an increase in park fees
  • Park entrance fees (for non-residents)
    Professional driver/guide
  • Round-trip airport transfer (pick up and drop off)
    Safari transportation (unless labeled as optional
  • 18% VAT, Increase of entry by government 2023/2024
Excluded 12-Days Tanzania Budget Safari Tour
  • International flights (from / to home)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Tips (tipping guideline 15 USD per person per day).
  • Internal flights
Bring 12-Days Tanzania Budget Safari Tour
  • Clothes.
  • A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes.
  • Comfortable shoes
    Bath towels, pillow, toilet paper

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