Hot air balloon over Serengeti National Park in Tanzania

Serengeti and Off the Beaten Track Safari in Tanzania

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Serengeti National Park, Grumeti Game Reserve, Gombe National Park, Katavi National Park

Suggested Duration

12 Days

Western Tanzania is where inaccessible parks provide a complete sense of wilderness on this 12-day safari adventure. A safari experience that is far from the tourist norm, you will track chimpanzees and ride horses on wildebeest-dappled plains and then settle in opulent lodges that overlook Africa's biggest buffalo herds. Combined with the iconic Serengeti, this safari provides a luxurious journey through the rarest of wildlife highlights to reveal Tanzania's untouched natural bounty.

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Trip Highlights

  • Cruise across the vast Serengeti grass plains to follow the trail of some two million mammals, including astonishing numbers of the big cats
  • Savor expressive Serengeti panoramas by as you float over the wildebeest-dappled plains in a hot air balloon
  • Enhance the intimacy of the Serengeti experience with two nights in the private Grumeti Reserve, where walking and horse riding safaris are imbued with both thrill and charm
  • Track wild chimpanzees in the thick woodland of Gombe, some of the world's rarest primates found on exclusive trekking experiences
  • Discover a wealth of primates that inhabit Gombe National Park, including many monkeys that swing past your luxury lodge
  • Fully escape the crowds and soak up the opulence of Katavi National Park, an often inaccessible safari destination that's home to Africa's largest buffalo herds and some very boisterous hippos
  • Fly between safari destinations in light aircraft for quick transfers to remote parks with dramatic views of the wild landscapes

Starting Price

$7,483 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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