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Take a walk on the wild side

Our Serengeti Walking Safari delves into prime wilderness areas of the Serengeti. Explore the eco-system and experience the sights, sounds and scents of the African Bush. Leave your vehicle behind and walk in the wilderness with our professional guides.

  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Central Serengeti
  • 7 days/6 nights

Highlights of the Serengeti Walking safari

We’re uncovering the premier areas of this game-packed region. So we’re footloose for three days guided walking in the national park. Our guides show us how to look for footprints and track wildlife in this beautiful wilderness.

First of all, the Ngorongoro Crater sits on the rim of the collapsed volcano. Furthermore, it’s a world heritage site. Therefore, it’s often referred to the eighth wonder of the world!

The crater floor is a natural amphitheater with a span of 19.2 kilometres and an area of 304 km². It’s home some 30,000 animals including vast herds of wildebeest, buffalo and zebra. And the brightly coloured flamingo on the lakes are an amazing sight.

Elephant, cheetah, leopard and lion can also be seen but especially relevant are the of the endangered black rhino.  And, thanks to anti-poaching patrols, the crater is now one of the few places in East Africa where visitors can see black rhino, with the number now approaching 25.

  • experienced professional guides lead the walking safari so they’re on hand to track the wildlife
  • explore the Ngorongoro Highlands and the Crater floor
  • Serengeti National Park and the Serengeti plains via Olduvai Gorge. There are more than 100 difference bird species recorded in the Serengeti
  • The Serengeti walking safari has the full back up of support vehicle and crew who go ahead and set up camp in private areas.
  • finally, what about an optional one way scenic flight out of the Serengeti

Best time to do the Serengeti Walking safari

The safari is available from 1st January to 31st December 2018

View our other walking safaris here

(Walking from Somalisa in Hwange courtesy African Bush Camps)

ItineraryFrom $3894

Day 1 - Arusha - Ngorongoro Crater

You're met at your Arusha Hotel. Briefing by your guide and leave for Ngorongoro Conservation area. Afternoon walk on crater rim with Masai Conservation Guide. Overnight Lodge accommodation h/b basis

Day 2 - Central Serengeti

Game drive on the crater floor. Picnic lunch, enjoy a game followed by a game drive to Serengeti. Stop at Old Duvai Gorge en-route. Wilderness Camp accommodation overnight on f/b basis

Day 3 - Central Serengeti

Full day of game drives in the Serengeti eco-system. Overnight at Wilderness Camp on full board basis

Days 4 and 5 - Walking in the Serengeti

Walking safari in the Serengeti camping overnight in a lightweight mobile camp with trained guides and Tanzania National Park guides, driver and cook and Parks ranger.

Day 6 - Central Serengeti

Early breakfast then final walk from camp. You're then picked up and driven to Serengeti Wilderness or Ndutu camp with game drives en-route. Overnight on f/b basis

Day 7 - Departure

Optional scenic flight from Seronera to Arusha or road transfer and continue under your own arrangements.

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Useful info Tips and notesHow to get there

Tips and notes


Pick up from Arusha hotel and briefing
Services of driver/guide, park entrance fees Accommodation at an Ngorongoro lodge and Serengeti / Ndutu Wilderness Camps and
Lightweight Walking Camp
Back up crew and vehicle for walking safari
All nights are spent in parks or conservation areas unless noted above.
Olduvai Gorge.
Services of National Parks guides on walk
Walking safari fees and camp fees, and guide costs. One way flight Seronera – Arusha


Visas if required,
Hotel night in Arusha before/after safari excluded Airport transfers,
Personal travel insurance, drinks & tips.
Balloon safaris run from the Serengeti may be added to your camping trip - MUST be booked in advance

How to get there

The safari starts in Arusha.

Please advise your Zambezi consultant if you would like assistance with booking your international flights.

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