This 7 night / 8 day safari adventure combines Tanzania's most celebrated wildlife areas in one wonderful tour with the chance to observe some of the animals for which Africa is renowned – such as lions, elephants and leopards.

The tour includes game drives in Tarangire, Ngorongoro (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) as well as in the world-famous Serengeti National Park.

Nimali Camps are Fully Inclusive of:

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and selected drinks (beer, house wine, mineral water, soft drinks, spirits)
  • Morning and evening shared game drives (private vehicles available at a supplement)
  • Game drives in 4×4 safari vehicles
  • Professional driver-guides
  • Sundowner drinks to watch the sunset from scenic viewing points

Nimali Tarangire is an exclusive luxury lodge located on the eastern boundary of Tarangire National Park that is renowned for its stunning baobab trees and large concentration of elephants.

Nimali Central Serengeti is a tented camp elegantly and comfortably furnished with all the necessary luxuries of a wild yet classic safari. The camp is located in the heart of the Serengeti close to Makoma Hill, offering utter seclusion and great access to the annual migration and the ‘Big 5’.

Nimali Mara Camp is a small, intimate safari camp with only 10 tents. Located about 30 minutes from the Mara River in a small kopje, the camp fits naturally into its surroundings amongst the trees and boulders with an infinity pool set within a natural cave.

Safari Itinerary

Day 1 Kilimanjaro - Tarangire
Fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport to arrive in the morning or early afternoon (latest by 2.00 pm). Met by a Nimali vehicle and driver-guide for transfer straight to Nimali Tarangire, a journey lasting approximately 3 hours. Evening game drive in the private wildlife concession around the camp. Dinner and overnight at Nimali Tarangire.

Day 2 Tarangire
After breakfast, depart with packed lunches for a full day tour of Tarangire National Park. In the evening, return to Nimali Tarangire for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 Tarangire - Ngorongoro
Breakfast at the lodge and then depart by 9 am for Ngorongoro, arriving at about 11.15 am. Descend into the Crater for game viewing and a picnic lunch. Later in the afternoon, drive out of the crater and on into a delightful ancient acacia forest on the rim of the crater, next to the quiet Lemala Camp access route. Dinner and overnight at Tloma Lodge.

Day 4 Ngorongoro - Manyara - Central Serengeti
Breakfast at the lodge. Depart by 8.30 am for Manyara, getting there at about 9.15 am. Game drive in Lake Manyara National Park for about 3 hours. Later exit the Park and drive to Manyara airstrip where you will have a picnic lunch while waiting to board the flight. Board the scheduled flight to Seronera, departing at 1.40 pm to arrive at 2.20 pm. Met at the airstrip by a Nimali safari vehicle and driver-guide. Start game viewing in the Serengeti National Park en route to the Nimali Central Serengeti arriving for afternoon tea. Have a further evening game drive from camp followed by dinner and overnight.

Day 5 Central Serengeti
After breakfast leave for an early morning game drive. Mornings are a great time for watching lions in action and getting a glimpse of the endangered black rhino. Come back to camp for a hot lunch and relax during the afternoon. Head out for an evening game drive before returning to camp for cocktails and canapés as you watch the sun set. A perfect end to a perfect day, enjoying the dramatic shades of the African sunset! 

Day 6 Central Serengeti - North Serengeti
Breakfast at camp. Check out and transfer to the airstrip for scheduled flight to Kogatende (flight departs at 09:00 am to arrive at 10:05 am) Met at the airstrip by a Nimali Mara safari vehicle and driver-guide. Start game viewing in the North Serengeti en route to the camp for check in and lunch. Later, enjoy evening game drive from camp followed by dinner and overnight.

Day 7 North Serengeti
A Serengeti game viewing day. After breakfast this morning, enjoy a game drive. The great diversity of Serengeti wildlife is also evident here—look for buffalo, hippopotamus, elephant, giraffe, antelope, Thompson’s and Grant’s gazelle, lions, and in season the spectacular migration of the wildebeest. In late afternoon we venture out in another game drive. Everywhere there are animals, monkeys and, yes, birds…but look closely and you will thrill to the huge jungle cats—lion, leopard and cheetah—just watching the world go by. Rhino, gazelle, antelope and massive elephants by the hundreds. Animals in the trees, on the wing, camouflaged in the bush, in rivers and in streams. Enjoy it all! All Meals and overnight at Nimali Mara.

Day 8 North Serengeti - Kilimanjaro
Breakfast at camp. Check out and transfer to the airstrip for scheduled flight to Kilimanjaro for onward connections (flight departs at 9:25 am to arrive at 1:00 pm, approximately, via Arusha).

Optional Beach Add-On:

We can arrange for you to head to the beautiful white-sand beaches of Zanzibar for a few days of relaxation after your safari adventure. Fly directly from the Serengeti to the coast to relax at one of a choice of hotels. Please ask us for more details and prices.  

Special Discounted Rates

To make it easy for you to book your safari adventure, our prices are all fully-inclusive of accommodation, meals, transport, day & night game drives, guided walks, sundowners and park fees.

Tour Price Per Person in US Dollars:

  • 4 Jan - 31 Mar 2024: US$ 6079 (US$ 2732 child*)
  • 1 Apr - 31 May 2024: US$ 6024 (US$ 2706 child*)
  • 1 Jun - 15 Jun 2024: US$ 6079 (US$ 2732 child*)
  • 16 Jun - 31 Oct 2024: US$ 8019 (US$ 3705 child*)
  • 1 Nov - 15 Dec 2024: US$ 6051 (US$ 2719 child*)

Prices based on 2 adults sharing a Twin / Double Tent

  • * Child rates apply to children aged 5 to 11 years sharing a tent with adults
  • Children aged 4 years and under are welcome but game vehicle must be booked for exclusive use (supplement applies)
  • Single Supplement for Sole Use of Twin / Double Tent, per tour: US$ 2453 (16-29 Feb 2024), US$ 1114 (1-31 Mar 2024), US$ 2009 (1 Apr-31 May 2024), US$ 3672 (1-15 Jun 2024), US$ 1421 (16 Jun-31 Oct 2024) & US$ 1518 (1 Nov-15 Dec 2024)
  • Operates with minimum of 2 people
  • Festive supplement at Nimali Camps of US$ 40 per person per night on 24-26 Dec, 31 Dec and 1 Jan

Supplements / Credits

Supplement for road transport / transfers for a Sole Traveller: US$ 872 per person in addition to single supplement as above

Credit for Kogatende to Kilimanjaro flight (if choose to fly to Zanzibar): US$ 416 per person. (Zanzibar flight at a supplement).

Price includes:

• One-way scheduled flights: Manyara – Seronera, Seronera - Kogatende & Kogatende – Kilimanjaro (baggage allowance of 15Kgs in soft bags, inclusive of hand luggage) • Road transfer: Kilimanjaro - Tarangire • Full Board accommodation plus soft drinks, house wine, beer and spirits • Park/Conservancy fees • Local airstrip transfers • Game drives as per the itinerary in shared vehicle • Flying doctor medical evacuation cover

Price excludes: • International flights • Visas • Travel Insurance • Vaccinations • Gratuities • Optional excursions from camp • lunch on Day 8

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