Self-drive Tanzania safari
FROM PRICE: $ 3350
An intrepid self-drive safari through Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti, fully planned prior to your arrival in Tanzania including a fully equipped safari vehicle.
Fancy independance? Go it alone.
Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti NP, Tanzania - 11 days/10 nights.
Where is it?
The pre-planned self-drive itinerary, includes a night in Arusha on arrival in Tanzania, to go through the maps, vehicle and find out where to fuel up, purchase food and how to get to your nightly stops.
After your briefing, drive to Lake Manyara for 2 nights, then on to Ngorongoro Crater for 2 nights, and then to Serengeti for 5 nights including a balloon ride and travelling between 3 camps. End with a last night in Arusha before connecting to your onward flights.
The accommodation is in fully catered safari camps or lodges.
What is the best time of year to go?
The rainy seasons are late November to end of December and again April/May. We do not suggest doing this self-drive camping itinerary during the rainy season.
How to get there
The safari starts and ends in Arusha, Tanzania. The price includes return road airport transfers to your first and last night at your lodge in Arusha.
You should plan to arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport, Arusha, Tanzania at the beginning and end of your safari.
Tips and Notes
Driving in Tanzania is very different to driving in the western world and requires a confident, experienced driver able to handle a large, 4x4 vehicle, with know-how to drive through sand and mud and on rough terrains.
The price includes:
A price per person sharing a fully equipped 4x4 vehicle for 11 days to a maximum of six per vehicle; all accommodation in safari camps or lodges on a half board basis (bed/breakfast/dinner), maps, airport transfers.
The price excludes:
Food other than breakfast and dinner in the lodges, drinks, laundry, parks fees (budget US$800 pp) or any activities/guides.
Tanzania Safari Spots
Tanzania Overview | Dar & the Coast | Katavi National Park | Lake Manyara | Mafia Islands |Mahale Mountains |Mikumi National Park | Mt Kilimanjaro | Ngorongoro Crater | Pemba | Ruaha National Park | Selous Game Reserve | Serengeti National Park | Tarangire National Park | Udzungwa | Zanzibar
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