Exterior view of Mount Meru Game Lodge
11 Days Tanzania Family Safari
Tanzania is a land with truly breathtaking landscapes filled with a staggering amount and variety of wildlife, from creatures you’ve always imagined seeing on safari, to animals you may never even have dreamed of. This is a short safari suitable for families that would like to have an intimate time in the african wilderness jungle
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Days 1 – 2: Arrive in Arusha, Tanzania
Accommodation: Mount Meru Game Lodge
Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), your guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to tonight’s lodge in Arusha.
Days 3 – 4: Tarangire National Park
Accommodation: Little Oliver’s camp
Tarangire National Park will be your destination for the next two days. Here, you and your family will catch your first thrilling glimpses of African wildlife. See lions bask in the sun, zebras lap up water from a pond, and leopards dash across the savannah. Kids will love a stop at a nearby lodge for a dip in the pool where elephants have been spotted taking a drink.
Days 5 – 6: Ngorongoro Crater
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
On a morning drive to Ngorongoro Crater, you’ll stop at a local school so your kids can meet their Tanzanian pen pals. You can enjoy a hearty lunch at Gibb’s Farm before your journey continues. Once at tonight’s camp, which sits on the crater’s rim, you’ll have a chance to settle in and listen to your guide talk more about the history of this volcanic caldera
In the next morning, you’ll descend 2,000 feet below the camp to the crater’s floor. Your day here will be full of excitement as this 10-mile wide crater is home to the densest concentration of wildlife in Africa. You and your family can make a game of who can spot the greatest variety of animals.
Days 7 – 9: Serengeti National Park
Accommodation: Klein’s Camp
Next stop is Serengeti National Park. Along the way, you’ll stop at Olduvai Gorge, also known as “the Cradle of Mankind.” Your three days in the Serengeti are rich with wildlife viewing. Spot lions, cheetahs, crocodiles, and warthogs using the tracking skills your expert guide taught you. In the evenings, you will return to your camp and enjoy playing traditional Tanzanian games, sitting around the campfire, and sharing stories with fellow travelers.
Days 10 – 11: Serengeti National Park to Arusha / Departure
Dayroom: Arusha Impala Hotel
Wave goodbye to the vast plains of the Serengeti on your flight back to Arusha. Enjoy shopping for some final souvenirs and relax in a day room before your evening flight home.