7 DAYS TANZANIA SAFARI
7 DAYS TANZANIA SAFARI EXPERIENCE
Embark on an unforgettable adventure in Tanzania searching for the African “big five” and gaining insights into the culture of the indigenous Maasai. Discover the epic, wildlife-rich Ngorongoro Crater and the rippling golden plains of the Serengeti; tour a Maasai village; and explore the area around the Olduvai Gorge, which has been occupied by humans—and their earliest ancestors—for almost two million years.
- Enjoy an extended experience at a Masai village. Meet some of the incredible
women who live here and learn how their lives have been impacted and their
- Ngorongoro Crater Wildlife Safari Drive, Spot zebra, gazelles, buffaloes, and
warthogs. The swamp and forest are home to hippos, rhinos, elephants, baboons,
and monkeys. Keep your eyes peeled and camera ready to capture a pride of lions or
a lone leopard walking along the crater floor.
- Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre Lecture, Set in Serengeti National Park, the
Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre is a base for many of the region’s top wildlife
researchers and scientists.
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer is included.
This morning, make your way to Mto wa Mbu village, a vibrant
settlement of Tanzania’s diverse tribal groups. Take a guided walk
through the village, visiting the local market and meeting artisans in
their workshops; then sit down for a traditional lunch with a local
family. Continue to the Rift Valley escarpment and settle into our
safari camp, located at the edge of Lake Manyara National Park.
Set out on our first safari drive to discover East Africa’s legendary
wildlife, searching for lions, elephants, hippos, giraffes, and more.
Travel through the breathtaking Rift Valley to a Maasai village.
Here, we learn about the supported Clean Cookstoves Project,
dedicated to providing clean-burning cookstoves to Maasai
communities throughout Tanzania. Enjoy a presentation by a
Masaai woman on the impact of the project, and take a guided tour
of the village, visiting traditional homes or bomas and helping build
a new stove. Continue to our safari camp in Serengeti National
Park, stopping en route at the Olduvai Gorge Museum and Visitor’s
Centre—located near the site where National Geographic
archaeologists Louis and Mary Leakey discovered early hominid
fossils and stone tools in 1960.