family safaris

9 Days / 8 Nights Tanzania Family Safaris

Family Safaris in Tanzania are a delight for all ages including kids, and as such they are an ideal family holiday. The excitement of the adventure is truly shared, allowing parents, grandparents and children to treasure the memories for ever after. Our Tanzania Family Safari explores Tanzania’s great national parks and includes amazing wildlife viewing, opportunities for walking, swimming, wildlife tracking, and cultural interactions with Maasai, village school visits, and kid friendly meals!

Day 1: Arusha
Welcome to Tanzania! You will be met by our representative and transferred to the lodge for a good night’s rest. Arumeru River Lodge or similar accommodation.

Day 2: Arusha National Park
After breakfast depart for Arusha National Park, a small park but wonderfully diverse in habitat with forest, lakes, savannah, and several craters. We have a picnic lunch and an afternoon wildlife game drive before returning for dinner and overnight at the lodge. Arumeru River Lodge or similar accommodation.

Day 3: Tarangire National Park
Today we depart Arusha after breakfast, traveling southwest through the Maasai Steppe to Tarangire National Park with picnic lunch en-route. Tarangire is known for its large population of elephants, diverse scenery and the dramatic baobab trees. This afternoon we have a game drive before checking into the lodge. You will retire to Maramboi Tented Camp for overnight all meals included.

Day 4: Tarangire National Park
Full day of exciting wildlife viewing in Tarangire National Park.You will retire to Maramboi Tented Camp for overnight all meals included.

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
This morning we travel to the Ngorongoro Crater, the earth’s largest unbroken caldera. A veritable “Garden of Eden”, the Crater is reputed to contain the highest density of carnivores, which includes cheetah, leopard and lion. This is the only place in East Africa where one can easily observe black rhino. You will retire to Ngorongoro Farm House for overnight all meals included.

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater
Full day of wildlife viewing on the crater floor with a picnic lunch. Return to the lodge at Ngorongoro Farm House for overnight all meals included.

Day 7: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast we continue our journey to the Serengeti National Park en-route visiting Oldupai Gorge, a river canyon cutting 300 ft into the volcanic Serengeti plains, once home to our earliest ancestors. After our picnic lunch we visit a Maasai village and school. Our journey continues as we descend to the Serengeti Plains. Part of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem, Serengeti National Park is home to the most famous wildlife spectacle on earth, the annual migration of a million wildebeest. We use the Seronera Plains for our camping in order to ensure year round access to some of the most spectacular wildlife viewing on earth. We may also enjoy the option of a hot air balloon safari over the Serengeti Plains. Ewanjan Luxury tented Camp(B,L,D)

Day 8: Serengeti National Park
We enjoy a full day wildlife viewing and exploring in the park with a picnic lunch. Accommodation is in a luxury tented camp set up under the magnificent African sky. Ewanjan LuxuryTented Camp (B,L,D)

Day 9: Arusha / Depart
After breakfast we transfer to the airstrip for our scheduled flight back to Arusha where we will be met and transferred to the Arumeru River Lodge for dayrooms. After lunch there will be time for some last minute shopping or a swim in the pool. Early evening transfer to the airport for the onward flight home. (B,L)

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