12 Days Tanzania Dream Safari

Arusha, Tarangire, Ngorongoro, Serengeti

Journey highlights
  • This 12 Days Tanzania Dream Safari will help you scour the Serengeti for lions and trek through lush mountain forest for views over a pristine caldera. Embrace the seclusion of luxury accommodations and feel the rumbling grounds during the Great Migration. You will indulge in a safari tailored to your dreams with a local expert as you customize the itinerary to your needs and preferences.

Safari Itinerary

Day 1-2

Arrival Arusha, Transfer Legendary Lodge

The beauty of Tanzania is revealed as your plane lands at Kilimanjaro Airport. Your private transfer will meet you upon arrival and escort you to the comforts of your stunning accommodations set at the base of Mount Meru, for an impressive view of Kilimanjaro’s great peak looming over the horizon. You will check in at the Legendary Lodge - a Peaceful and luxurious location on a working coffee farm on the outskirts of Arusha.

Set in lush tropical gardens on a working coffee farm just outside Arusha, Legendary Lodge features ten beautiful garden cottages and two family cottages, each with its own private veranda. Designed with a unique blend of African arts and crafts, combined with old, colonial-style luxury, the cottages offer king sized beds, a separate lounge with fireplace and ensuite bathrooms with deep tubs and refreshing showers.

Mouth-watering gourmet meals are served in the gracious environment of the main house, surrounded by a lush tropical garden. Meals can be taken in the more formal dining room, or on the open air veranda. The Spa at Legendary Lodge offers rejuvenating treatments in the elegant therapy room or in the privacy of the guest cottages. A selection of fascinating coffee farm tours, shopping expeditions and interesting day tours are available at the lodge.

You will have pleasant days in Arusha National Park for full day safari experience and game drives. Step into your canoe on Momella Lake for a different perspective of the wildlife both in the water and along its shores. As you glide across the alkaline water, you may hear the call of African fish eagles as they soar overhead or see the pink hues of flamingoes rising out of the water as they forage for food. Cape buffalo often graze on the surrounding grasses revealing their enormous size as giraffes linger in the background. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the park, and a quiet afternoon back at your luxury camp, as well as a gourmet dinner.

Overnight: Legendary Lodge | 2 Nights
Day 3-4

Tarangire National Park, Nimali Tarangire

After breakfast, you will be picked up by your safari guide and transfer by road to Tarangire National Park. Upon arrival you will check in at the luxurious Nimali Tarangire. Nimali Tarangire is a permanent, lodge-style tented camp that opened in 2015 on the north-eastern boundary of Tarangire National Park. Built on a private concession, it is located on the pretty banks of a seasonal river in the Radilen Wildlife Management Area. The lodge is situated alongside the riverbed and well hidden amongst the acacia & baobab trees. Natural materials are merged with contemporary decor, to provide guests with a unique and unforgettable bush experience. The main areas comprise of a spacious lounge, library and a central dining area that overlooks the swimming pool and a waterhole that attracts wildlife. Selections of safari books are available for guests to read. Every evening, guests are able to relax in the lounge and have sundowners by the fireplace.

Boasting sweeping golden pastures and Tanzania’s biggest elephant population, Tarangire National Park is a wilderness paradise you will enter after privately transferring from Arusha Airport. After you arrive at the park, settlements will give way for nature, and emerald landscapes speckled with diverse flora and fauna will unroll beyond you towards the horizon.

Tarangire National Park features sun-kissed granite mountains, sparkling river valleys, prolific bushveld, and free-roaming wildlife you will behold from the moment you touch down in Tanzania and transfer to your decadent suite overlooking the park’s boundless wilds.

Accommodation: Nimali Tarangire | 2 nights
Day 5-7

Ngorongoro Crater, Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge

Leaving Tarangire National Park, today you will head out to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, On arrival you will be assisted with check in at Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge. Situated on the edge of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Nepture Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge is a short drive away from the famous crater – a world wonder for game viewing – as well as the rewarding Lake Manyara National Park. Relax and enjoy the tranquil ambience of the lodge, which is set in a dramatic landscape known for its coffee plantations and volcanic peaks. Enjoy private cottage accommodation and socialise at the pool after all-day game-viewing activities in the crater

Spanning cascading verdant hills, luxuriant wetlands, and immense golden plateaus, the Ngorongoro Crater is a dreamy safari destination boasting a wealth of opportunities to witness the wildlife during your short stay in the caldera. From spotting massive lions lounging in the shade to rhinos and their calves peacefully grazing the short grass, you will be eager to discover these momentous creatures as well as the remainder of the Big Five. You may also learn more about the origins of humankind during a visit to the intriguing Olduvai Gorge, a valuable site answering questions on the evolution of our species.

Accommodation: Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Camp | 3 nights
Day 8-11

Central Serengeti, Nimali Central Serengeti Camp

Leaving the Ngorongoro Crater, today you will head out to central Serengeti national Park, On arrival you will be assisted with check in at the luxurious Nimali Central Serengeti Camp. Nimali Central Serengeti is a tented camp elegantly and comfortably furnished with all the necessary luxuries of a wild yet classic safari. The camp is located in the heart of the Serengeti close to Makoma Hill, offering utter seclusion and great access to the annual migration and the ‘Big 5’. Makoma hill is best known for large herds of Buffalo, Giraffe, Elephants & Predators such as Lions, Cheetahs and Hyenas. It is a good area for game viewing all year around.

The camp is designed to provide guests with an authentic safari experience. With a lounge & dining overlooking the panoramic views of the Serengeti plains, the camp brings guests as close to nature as you can get. The camp is designed to provide guests with an authentic safari experience with all the modern furnishings. Under the lantern lit tree enjoy sundowners by the fireplace and connect with the nature and wildlife surrounding you.

The Serengeti is home to one of the world’s most remarkable wildlife spectacles, the Great Migration, an unforgettable treasure you may have the privilege of witnessing should your travels be timed perfectly. During the migration, millions of wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, and other animals begin their journey north with hungry predators hot in their pursuit. While you may recall the events in the popular Lion King film, no words or visual imagery could capture the true majesty of such a phenomenon, a highlight you will share for years to come.

Accommodation: Nimali Central Serengeti | 4 nights
Day 12

End of Tour, Depart

In the morning, you will have one last game drive as you travel from your remote camp to the Serengeti Airstrip. You can keep an eye on the horizon hoping for one last glimpse of the migrating herds, grazing buffalo, or scrambling warthog. After your flight, you can relax at a lodge with lunch nestled into one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations for a multi-course meal. Your private transfer will meet you at the lodge ready to take you to the airport for your return flight home.

Tour Inclusions

  • Airport Transfer Services
  • Transport in a spacious 4 x 4 WD safari land cruiser
  • Full board accommodation in your preferred luxury lodge/camp
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Game drives
  • Schedule Flights as specified on itinerary
  • Mineral water
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver guide
  • The flying doctors emergency medical evacuation / rescue insurance cover

Tour Exclusions

  • International and local flights
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Excursions
  • Visa
  • Travel & Medical Insurance
  • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. telephone, drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.)
  • Premium Drinks

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