Cheetah in the African savanna at sunset

8-Day Highlights of Tanzania

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited


Places Visited

Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Central Serengeti, Northern Serengeti

Suggested Duration

8 Days

From the dreamy plains of Tarangire National Park to the sprawling savannas of the Serengeti, explore the highlights of Northern Tanzania on this adventurous 8-day tour across the best Tanzania reserves and conservation areas. Along the way, you will chance upon a myriad of magnificent indigenous wildlife, including colorful birds and the iconic Big Five, as well as admire the spectacular natural landscapes encompassing the country’s safari highlights.

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Trip Highlights

  • Capture remarkable sunset photography over the sprawling savannas and spreading plains of Tarangire National Park during an afternoon safari culminating with cocktails overlooking the breathtaking wilderness views
  • Meet local Maasai people at an authentic tribal village in Tarangire, and delve into their distinct way of life through ancient traditional performances and their delectable Tanzanian delicacies
  • Descend into the luxuriant Ngorongoro Crater to witness the extraordinary landscapes and admire the impressive wildlife sightings, including thousands of pink flamingos gathering around Lake Nakuru
  • Discover the rich environments sprawling across Lake Manyara National Park and absorb the marvelous wilderness and wildlife encounters awaiting you in the spellbinding natural reserve
  • Set off across the Central Serengeti in the early mornings and late afternoon to catch a glimpse of nocturnal hunters, Africa’s famous Big Five, and delight in sensational sunset scenes while sipping on cocktails
  • Explore the Northern Serengeti on guided safari drives revealing the untouched majesty of the sweeping savannas and showcasing the phenomenal indigenous wildlife that calls this idyllic African bushveld home
  • Soar into the sky and fly over the great Serengeti in a hot air balloon sharing unique vantage points overlooking the sprawling wilderness and the diverse collection of animals inhabiting the untouched region

Starting Price

$7,795 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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