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6-Day Safari with Night Game Drive Tanzania

Tour Overview

A night game drive in Tanzania offers a unique and thrilling adventure, allowing you to experience the wonders of the wilderness under the cover of darkness. As you embark on this excursion, you’ll have the opportunity to track and observe wildlife in their natural habitat, witnessing their nocturnal behaviors and interactions.

Tarangire National Park, known as the home of elephants, provides an ideal setting for a night game drive. As the sun sets and the sky darkens, the park comes alive with activity, offering sightings of a diverse range of animals that are often elusive during the day.

During your night game drive, you may encounter a variety of wildlife species, including elephants, lions, leopards, hyenas, and nocturnal creatures such as civets, genets, and bushbabies. The thrill of spotting these animals in the moonlit landscape adds an extra element of excitement to your safari experience.

Exploring Tarangire National Park at night allows you to immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and mysteries of the African bush after dark. It’s an adventure that promises unforgettable encounters and a deeper appreciation for Tanzania’s rich and diverse wildlife.

So, if you’re seeking a truly unique safari experience that goes beyond the traditional daytime game drives, a night game drive in Tarangire National Park is an excellent choice. Get ready for an extraordinary journey into the heart of Tanzania’s wilderness, where the magic of the night awaits.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire ( night game drive )

Embark on an enchanting journey into the nocturnal world of Tarangire National Park with an exclusive night game drive experience. As darkness descends upon the park, a new realm of wildlife activity emerges, offering the opportunity to witness rare and elusive creatures in their natural habitat.

Your night game drive will commence around 19:30, following a brief orientation provided by your knowledgeable guide at the gate of Ang’ata Tarangire Camp. During this briefing, you’ll receive important instructions on safety protocols and respectful behavior while exploring the park after dark.

As you venture into the wilderness under the cloak of night, be prepared to encounter a fascinating array of nocturnal species that are seldom seen during daylight hours. Keep your eyes peeled for the elusive leopard, known to roam the park’s shadowy depths with stealth and grace. Other nocturnal inhabitants, including lions, wandering elephants, antelopes, porcupines, and genets, may also make appearances, offering glimpses into their secretive lives.

With the assistance of your experienced guide and the aid of spotlights, you’ll navigate through the darkness, uncovering the mysteries of Tarangire’s nocturnal ecosystem. The thrill of spotting these creatures in their natural habitat adds an element of excitement and wonder to your safari adventure.

Please note that dinner will not be provided during the night game drive, so guests are advised to have an early dinner prior to the excursion. After an exhilarating evening of wildlife encounters, you’ll return to Ang’ata Tarangire Camp, where you can reflect on your unforgettable safari experience beneath the starlit African sky.

Day 2:Tarangire National Park

After a delicious breakfast at your lodge or hotel, set out for an exciting game drive in Tarangire National Park. This stunning park is renowned for its scenic beauty, boasting majestic baobab trees and sprawling acacia landscapes.

During your game drive, you’ll have the opportunity to encounter a wide variety of wildlife species, including zebras, elephants, giraffes, and waterbucks. Tarangire’s resident animals are attracted to the lush vegetation surrounding the Tarangire River, providing excellent viewing opportunities.

This time of year is particularly ideal for spotting elephant herds, common elands, lesser kudu, leopards, lions, and cheetahs. Additionally, the park is home to a diverse range of birdlife, adding to the richness of the safari experience.

After a full day of game viewing, your guide will escort you back to Suricata Boma Lodge, where you can relax and enjoy a delicious dinner. Unwind in the comfort of your accommodations, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the African wilderness, before retiring for the night.

Day 3: Serengeti National Park

After enjoying a hearty breakfast, you’ll embark on a road transfer from Karatu to Serengeti National Park. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the wonders of the park, starting with a visit to the Hippo pool, where you can observe these magnificent creatures basking in the cool water alongside crocodiles.

Serengeti National Park is renowned for its rich diversity of wildlife, earning its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Prepare to be amazed by the abundance of animals, including iconic species such as lions, leopards, elephants, cheetahs, buffaloes, zebras, wildebeests, wild dogs, gazelles, and crocodiles.

As you explore the park, keep your eyes peeled for sightings of these fascinating creatures in their natural habitat. After a rewarding day of wildlife encounters, return to your lodge in the early evening for a relaxing sundowner, followed by a delicious dinner and a comfortable overnight stay at Matawi Serengeti Camp.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

After a delightful breakfast, soak in the breathtaking sunrise over the vast plains of Serengeti before embarking on an exhilarating game drive in Serengeti National Park. Today, our experienced tour guide will lead you on an adventure to encounter some of the park’s most iconic carnivores, including majestic big cats and elusive hyenas.

As you traverse the Serengeti landscape, your guide will share fascinating insights into the park’s rich ecosystem and cultural significance, revealing why the Maasai people aptly named it “Serengeti,” which translates to “Endless Plains.”

After an eventful morning exploring the wilderness and spotting wildlife, you’ll pause for a leisurely lunch amidst the natural splendor of Serengeti. Then, continue your game drive, immersing yourself in the sights and sounds of this renowned national park.

As the day draws to a close, return to the comfort of Matawi Serengeti Camp for a delectable dinner and a restful overnight stay, surrounded by the tranquility of the African wilderness.

Day 5:Serengeti to Ngorongoro

After a leisurely breakfast and a serene morning at your lodge, prepare for another exciting day of game drives in Serengeti National Park. Today’s adventure will unveil some of the wonders of Serengeti, offering you memorable wildlife encounters and scenic vistas.

During your game drives, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the renowned hippo pools, where these fascinating creatures can be observed in their natural habitat. Marvel at their behavior and interactions as you soak in the tranquil ambiance of the surroundings.

After immersing yourself in the wonders of Serengeti, it will be time to bid farewell to this iconic national park. Your journey continues with a road transfer to the charming Farm of Dreams Lodge near Karatu. Nestled amidst picturesque landscapes, this mid-range lodge offers a comfortable retreat where you can unwind and reflect on the day’s adventures.

Relish in the warm hospitality and serene ambiance of Farm of Dreams Lodge as you settle in for the evening. Enjoy a delicious dinner and a restful night’s sleep, surrounded by the beauty of Tanzania’s natural splendor.

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

After indulging in a delicious breakfast at your lodge, get ready for an adventure-packed day as you embark on a road transfer from Karatu to the breathtaking Ngorongoro Conservation Area. With a packed lunch in hand, you’ll journey towards this iconic destination, renowned for its stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife.

As you enter the Ngorongoro Crater, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse array of wildlife that calls this natural wonder home. From the rare black rhino to herds of elephants, lions, zebras, and more, the crater is teeming with life. Take in the breathtaking scenery, including a river, swamps, a lake, forests, and open plains, all nestled within the confines of the crater’s ancient volcanic slopes.

Amidst this natural splendor, enjoy a picnic lunch at the hippo pool site, where you can observe these majestic creatures in their natural habitat while surrounded by the stunning beauty of the caldera.

As the afternoon unfolds, soak in the sights and sounds of the Ngorongoro Crater before bidding farewell to this remarkable destination. Your journey concludes with a transfer to your hotel in Arusha or the airport, where you can reflect on the unforgettable experiences and cherished memories created during your Tanzanian adventure.

Price Range

Prices are Per Person and Valid for Trips from December 31, 2023, to

December 31, 2025

# People in Group:23-456+
Mid-Range Lodging:$2800$2600$2400$2350
Luxury  Lodging:$4000$3850$3500$3200

Price Inclusions

  • All Park entrances & taxes
  • Accommodation during safari(lodge)
  • All Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner),
  • soft drinks & water (bottled water 3litres or more a day)
  • Transportation in a custom safari 4×4 with a viewing roof and guaranteed window seating
  • Safari vehicles have an inverter for charging batteries, communications radio, electric cooler, and filtered wate
  • Tips for guide
  • International
  • Tanzania Visa fee
  • Balloons In Serengeti ($600 per perso

From $2800.00 Per Person/Group

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