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10 days Self Drive Holiday in Tanzania

10 days Self Drive Holiday in Tanzania

Self Drive Holiday Overview

10 Days Self drive holiday tour in Serengeti, Ngorongoro crater and Tarangire national parks the Tanzania most renown game reserves is awesome. Above all you will drive through the rough African terrain in the middle of the no where, surrounded by herds of animals will brings you a life time memory.

Start your Self Drive holiday by driving towards Ngorongoro crater the largest and intact caldera which host about 30,000 different species of animals. Some commonly seen animals in the crater include lions, buffaloes, wildebeest, zebras, hyenas and many others. These animal were migrated into the crater to the sufficient availability of water and green pastures. The crater is also the home to various birds species include the flamingos.

After enjoying a brilliant game viewing in the crater the Self Drive Tanzania Tour takes you to Serengeti national park which is the world most famous park with the largest population of wildlife in the world. The common animals of serengeti include lions, elephants, zebras, and wildebeest among others. In addition to that this park host the migratory wildebeest and Zebra which move in different parts of the park as from December to August of each year.

The last portion of your Self Drive holiday Tour will be spent in Lake Manyara and the Tarangire National Park. These parks have remarkable number of wildlife and diverse landscapes. Doing self drive in these parks is also a phenomenon and will add value to your African Safari experience.

Self Drive Holiday Day-by-day program

Day 1: Start the self drive holiday

Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport, met and greet by our representative who will show you the vehicle and handle it to you.

After taking the vehicle start your Self drive holiday in Tanzania by driving to Ngorongoro highlands via Arusha town for lunch. Arrive Ngorongoro in the late afternoon for leisure stay which followed by dinner and overnight at Kitela Lodge.

Perched up on the hillside of a valley with beautiful views of a coffee plantation and a waterfall at Ngorongoro highlands, Kitela Lodge offers perfect accommodation for Self drive safari in Ngorongoro crater and Serengeti national park. This lodge consists of 20 cottages surrounded by beautiful gardens, a coffee plantation and a working farm.

Day 2: Self Drive holiday in Ngorongoro Crater.

Today you shall continue with the self drive holiday into the Ngorongoro Conservation area for a full day ngorongoro crater tour. The crater boast the Early morning breakfast, leave the lodge for a self drive into the Ngorongoro crater. The  where you will spend a full day conducting

The Ngorongoro Crater is the best place for self drive holiday in Tanzania to see ‘The Big Five’.  The crater is also the home to the rare black rhino, good populations of lion, leopard, hyena, wildebeest, buffalo and zebra.  Other wildlife which can also found in the crater includes serval cat, cheetah, jackal, Grant’s and Thompson’s gazelle. Over 400 species of birds are also found in Ngorongoro Crater.



Day 3 – 6: Self drive holiday in Serengeti

Early breakfast, then depart for a self drive holiday in Serengeti National Park. Enjoy the game drive in the Serengeti plains searching for the Migration herds. The Serengeti national parks is the leading safari destination as well as self drive safari in Africa due its abundant wildlife and nature. During the migration you can easily spot predators such as lions, hyenas, cheetahs chasing and killing their prey. You will be spending the nights at Kubu kubu Tented Camp on full board.

Kubu kubu tented camp has designed with a modern African decorative style that creates a fresh and bright atmosphere, but very cozy and with the right amount of luxury. Guests can attend to the show of the Great Migration from the comfort of their tents.


Day 7: Serengeti – Maramboi

Today you shall depart Serengeti National park to Maramboi area which is located within the Lake Manyara ecosystem southern of Lake Manyara National Park. After the arrival spend the afternoon at leisure in the lodge, dinner and overnight at Maramboi Tented Lodge

The Maramboi tented lodge is situated at a prime location in the fields of golden vegetation within the ecosystem of Lake Manyara. Right from the lodge you can see a variety of animals such as zebras, giraffes, warthogs, gazelles among others. A walking safari can also organize from the lodge which is guided by a Maasai guide into the nearby areas which surround the lodge.


Day 8: Self drive holiday in Manyara

Breakfast at the lodge, depart for a self drive into Lake Manyara National Park. This park has the size of 330 square kilometers of which 220 sq kilometers is the Lake Manyara which the park derived its name from. The Lake Manyara national park boast a good population of elephants, wildebeest, hippos along with so many giraffes, and buffalo. Other animals of Lake Manyara include warthog, waterbuck, zebras, impala, and waterbuck.


 Day 9: Self drive holiday in Tarangire

Today you shall proceed with the self drive holiday in Tarangire national park which is located to the south east of the Great Rift Valley. This park has the area of about 2,600 square kilometers which cross cut by the Tarangire River which stands as main source of the water for animals during the dry season. The park has also several wide swamps which dry into green plains during the dry season in the south. Late Afternoon drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.


 Day 10: Maramboi – Arusha- Kilimanjaro Airport

Breakfast at the lodge, depart the lodge Kilimanjaro International Airport via the Arusha town. Our representative will meet you at the airport for the handing back the vehicle.

Tanzania Self Drive Holiday Price

2 people @ US $ 2557

3 people@ US $ 2110

Self Drive Holiday CostIncludes

All park fees and  concession fees
Vehicle Rental Fees

Self Drive Holiday Excludes

Accommodation at the parks
Driver salary


4 days Chimpanzee Trekking Mahale Mountains NP

4 days Chimpanzee Trekking Mahale Mountains NP

Chimpanzee Trekking Mahale

Chimpanzee Trekking Mahale Mountains Overview

Enjoy a 4 Days Chimpanzee trekking Mahale Mountains National park, which starts from Kigoma then transfer by road to Mahale Maountains National Park via Rukoma and Mgambo village. Participate in the treks through the tropical rain forest of Mahale which boast the world largest population in the world.


Detail Chimpanzee Trekking Mahale National National Park


Day 1: Kigoma – Mahale Maountains National Park

Early in the morning picked up from the hotel in Kigoma for the journey of 5 hours to Mahale mountains national park via Rukome and Mgambo village. Afternoon you can opt to stay at leisure in the lodge swimming or embark into the chimpanzee trekking or a short walk in the forest. Evening enjoy the beautiful sun downer then dinner and overnight at the park cottage.


Day 2: Chimpanzee trekking in Mahale mountains national park

Breakfast at 7:00 am followed by a morning chimpanzee trek in the tropical rain forest of Mahale. Other animals which you can see at during the trek include giant forest squirrel, bushy-tailed mongoose, Angolan black-and-white colobus monkeys, red-legged sun squirrel, brush-tailed porcupine, , banded mongoose, blue duiker and Sharpe’s grysbok. Other savannah animals can be seen. Return to the lodge at 12:30 pm for lunch then afternoon at leisure. Enjoy your evening sun-downer at the beach which later followed by a dinner and overnight in the lodge.


Day 3: Chimpanzee Trekking Mahale Mountains National Park

Breakfast at the lodge; depart for a chimpanzee trekking in the mountainous forest and return to the camp at 12:30 pm for lunch. After lunch spend the afternoon at leisure and enjoy evening sun-downers at the beach. Dinner and overnight at Tanapa cottage.


Day 4: Mahale Mountains – Kigoma

Today after early breakfast you shall depart from the cottage for the journey back to Kigoma. Arrive Kigoma in the afternoon at lunch time lunch.


Chimpanzee Trekking Mahale Cost

No Of People 1 2 3 4 5
PP  Price in US $ 1660 1160 1000 950 890


Safari Cost Excludes

Return transfer from Kigoma to Mahale

Full board accommodation at Tanapa Cottage

Park entrance fees

Guide fee

Chimpanzee trekking activities

Walking tour

Concession fee

A bottle of pure drinking water 1 litre pp daily


Safari Cost Exclusives:

Accommodation in Arush

Medical insurance,

All other expenses of the personal nature

Chimpanzee Tracking Mahale Mountains -4 Days

Chimpanzee Tracking Mahale Mountains -4 Days

Chimpanzee Tracking Mahale Mountains National Park one of the Tanzania natural habitat for some families of the chimpanzee. The Mahale Mountains National Park is the world leading park with the highest population of chimpanzee in the world. Game viewing activities include walking safari, chimpanzee tracking in their natural habitat, hiking Mount Nkungwe and snorkeling in Lake Tanganyika. This park can accessed by road during dry season, boat and air.

Details Chimpanzee tracking Mahale Tour – 4 days tour


Day 1: Flying Arusha to Mahale National Park

Early morning departs Arusha on a shared flight charter to Mahale mountains national park. Upon your arrival at Mahale Airstrip the Lodge /camp staff will transfer you by boat to the camp the journey of about 1.5 hrs. Enjoy hot lunch and in the afternoon go for the chimpanzee tracking in the forest accompanied by the guide. Dinner and overnight at the Kungwe Luxury Camp.


Day 2: Chimpanzee Tracking in Mahale National Park

Breakfast at the Lodge / camp; departs for the morning chimpanzee tracking in one of the fewest chimpanzee reserve in Tanzania the Mahale mountains national park. This park boast the world largest population of the chimpanzee. The topography of Mahale is hilly which dominated by the Mahale Mountains. The highest point is these mountains is Mount Nkungwe with the altitude of 2,462 m above sea level. Hot lunch in the Lodge / Camp followed by Leisure afternoon. Dinner Overnight at Kungwe Luxury Camp.


Day 3: Chimpanzee Tracking

Spend the morning hours tracking the chimpanzee in the forest. Your guide will lead you through the right trail where you can spot the chimps. Depending on the season of the year chimpanzee tends come closer to the lodge / camp or further away which makes the trek to be shorter or longer which might take up to 8 hrs. In some occasion the chimps tends to be out of reach  that is why we encourage visitors to book a tour of at least two to three days. Afternoon return to the lodge / camp for lunch and spend the remaining hours of the days at leisure.  Dinner and overnight at Kungwe Luxury Camp.


Day 4: Mahale National Park – ARUSHA

Breakfast at the Lodge / camp, transfer by boat to Mahale airstrip for a shared charter flight back to Arusha.

Safari Cost Excludes Return flight ticket Arusha Mahale Full board accomodation at Kungwe Park entrance fees Boat Transfer from airstrip to the lodge Chimpanzee tracking activities Guide fee Concession fee A bottle of pure dinking water 1 litre pp daily     Safari Cost Exclusives: Accommodation in Arush Medical insurance, All other expenses of the personal nature

2 days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Gombe

2 days Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Gombe

Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Overview


Chimpanzee trekking safari at Gombe National Park the place of a great scenic beauty. This park has magnificent views of the mountains of the rift valley escarpments falling westwards into the lake. While doing the chimpanzee tracking at Gombe you will also see other primates such as beachcombers, olive baboons and red tailed monkeys in addition to the famous chimpanzees.

The absence of predators such as lions, hyena, crocodiles etc at Gombe makes this park to be an ideal place for walking safari and Carnivores are rare in the forest, making Gombe the ideal place for a walking safari, or a swim in one of the streams.


Chimpanzee Trekking Gombe Tour Information.

DEPARTURE Any day of the week. Subject to availability of accommodation
STARTS Dar es Salaam, Arusha or Kigoma
ENDS UP Dar es Salaam, Arusha or Kigoma
PASSENGER Minimum 1 person
STYLE Private Safari
VEHICLE No vehicle required
PLACES Gombe Stream National Park
ACTIVITIES Hiking and Chimpanzee trekking
COMBINATION This tour can be tailored to your exact requirements and number of days available.

Chimpanzee Trekking Safari Program


Day 1: Kigoma – Gombe Stream National Park

Pick up from your hotel or resident house in Kigoma town to the boat for a transfer to Gombe National Park with picnic lunch. On your arrival check inn then proceed to the forest for chimpanzee tracking till evening. Dinner and overnight at Gombe Rest House.


Day 2: Gombe Stream National Park

Breakfast in the lodge, depart for a half day chimpanzee tracking include climb to Kakombe water falls. In the noon time return to the rest house for hot lunch, packing and catch a boat back to Kigoma.

Inquire for Price

Cost includes
Return boat transfer Kigoma – Gombe National Park
Park entrance fees
FB accommodation at Gombe Rest House
Charges for professional cook
Fee for a ranger
A bottle of water 1 litre per person daily


Cost excludes
Accommodation in Kigoma
Travellers medical insurance
Air ticket from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma


4 days Joining Safari Tangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro

4 days Joining Safari Tangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro

Tanzania Joining Group Safari

4 days joining safari Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro crater the parks rich in wildlife and diverse landscapes. These Tanzania northern national parks are home to the Africa’s highest density of plains game and particularly the Serengeti and Ngorongoro are the backdrop to annual wildebeest migration.

This joining safari to Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater is designed in such as way it offers the chance for travelers to experience the African safari at a low budget making new friends.

The kind of accommodation utilized during the joining safari program is basic camping. In this program you shall travel with the driver guide and your private cook together with the camping gears. The cook will be responsible in perching up the tents and prepare for your meals when you are on game drives.

During this joining safari you will be able to see a number of animals species include lions, leopards, hyenas, cheetahs, buffaloes, elephants, wildebeest, zebras, several antelope species, black rhinos who are virtually guaranteed in Ngorongoro crater.

Joining Safari Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire National Park.
Picking up from the hotel in Arusha at 08:00 am for Tarangire National Park with picnic lunch for a full day game drive. Game viewing in Tarangire is the best during dry season (June to October) where there is greatest concentration of wildlife along the Tarangire River and the shrinking lagoons. This park is only destination in Tanzania where you can see the highest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti National Park. In the dry season thirsty antelopes and elephants wonder hundreds of parched kilometers to this river for drinking. Other animals that can be seen in Tarangire are wildebeest, zebras and gazelles mingle with rare species such as eland and oryx around each shrinking lagoon. Pythons climb into the shade of trees that line Tarangire’s massive southern swamps and hang there like giant malignant fruit coils, neatly arranged over the branches in a perfect sphere. Dinner and overnight at the campsite

Day 2: Tarangire -Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, take some sunrise pictures then leave with your lunch box for a drive to Serengeti Park via Olduvai Gorge Museum. At the gorge you will see the skull of the earliest man on the planet then proceed with drive to Serengeti National Park. Upon arrival at Naabi Gate lunch will be served. Proceed with program and later stop for dinner and overnight at Campsite.

Day 3:  Joining Safari Serengeti National Park
Today after breakfast you will continue with the joining safari by conducting the morning game drive in Serengeti National Park. After some hours of exploring the beauty of Serengeti and its wildlife you will then drive back to the camp for hot lunch and pack your thing then drive to Ngorongoro conservation area for dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day 4: Crater Tour –Back to Arusha
After early breakfast leave with your lunch box for full day game drive inside the crater. Stop for lunch at the picnic site then proceed with game drive until late afternoon then drive to Arusha in the Evening.
End of Service.

Joining safari Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Rates:

US $ 180 per person /day

Price includes:
All Park entrance fees
All camping fees
Private safari cook
3meals per day
One litter of mineral water per day per person.
Safari based vehicle 4×4 land Cruiser with fuel and driver
English spoken Guide

Price above Exclude:
International flights
Airport departure tax
Tips for your driver and cook
Drinks and all items of personal nature


3 Days Join Group Safari in Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater

3 Days Join Group Safari in Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater

Join Group Safari


Join Group Safari Overview

Join Group Safari to Tarangire  and Ngorongoro Crater for the true African adventure of the life-time. These two parks  have a remarkable number of mammals and bird species. Tarangire National park on its side offer habitats to the largest herds of Elephants compared to other northern Tanzania parks. The  Ngorongoro crater, which is the world largest unbroken and unfolded volcanic caldera is the homeland to all the BIG FIVE.


Join Group Safari Itinerary


Day 1: Arusha – Tarangire National Park

Pick up early morning from your hotel in Arusha town and introduced to other members of travellers in the group and start the journey to Tarangire National park which is your first game spotting destination. The Tarangire National Park is the home to the largest population of elephant in North Tanzania. This park has also a sufficient population of giraffe, lion, buffalo, gnu, lion, zebras and a variety of antelopes. Dinner and overnight in the campsite.


Day 2:  Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Today your group joining safari proceed to ngorongoro crater. Mentioned as one of the eight wonders of the world the ngorongoro crater host the largest population of predators such lions and hyena over an areas. The special thing about the Ngorongoro crater is that a visitor if lucky can obvious see all the BIG FIVE in a day.  In the evening drive back to Mto wa Mbu for dinner and overnight at Twiga Campsite / Lodge.


Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park – Arusha

Today we fish up our 3 days group joining safari in Tanzania by visiting Lake Manyara National Park. This park is among few destination where you can see a tree climbing lion and other animals such as elephants, zebra, hippos and wildebeest. If you are a bird lover you shouldn’t miss Lake Manyara Park as you will a remarkable bird species. Evening drive back to Arusha or Moshi for a drop off at your hotel.

“End of your Tour”


Join Group Safari Cost

Start from US $ 540 per person per day.


Tour Cost Includes

Transport in a 4×4 open hatched land cruisers/Land rovers

Full board accommodation in campsite

Park Entrance fees

Activities as it specified on the itinerary

Fee for a professional driver guide


Cost Excludes

Travelers Medical Insurance

Gratuity for the driver guide

Drinks and Laundry services



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