8 day Africa Lion Tour in Tanzania

EAST AFRICA, Tarangire National Park

8 day Africa Lion Tour: Tanzania Private Luxury Lodge Travel Overview:

Name: Africa Lion Tour: Tanzania Private Luxury Lodge Travel
Duration: 8 Days
Start: Arusha at 7 AM
End: Arusha at 4 PM

Safari Highlights


  • Lake Manyara
  • Tarangire National park
  • Lake Eyasi
  • Lake Natron
  • Oldoinyo Lengai
  • Serengeti national park
  • Ngorongoro game reserve
  • Awesome scenery
  • Blend of local cultures and tribes people including the Masai etc.
  • Elephant,Buffallo, Gazelle, dikdik, Giraffe, Lion, Ostrich, Cheetah, Warthog, Flamingoes, Pelicans etc.
  • Option hot air balloon excursion at Serengeti
  • Optional Masai village visit (please arrange with your driver guide)

8 day Africa lion tour is our unique African lion safaris, tours and trekking packages, will take you on an adventure of a lifetime, into the heart of the Tanzanian northern safari circuit. Nowhere else in Africa do we find the sheer numbers of animals, predators and carnivores like the African lion, or the ease with which these animals can be viewed, as in Tanzania.

Not only have we included 4 out of the 5 northern circuit national parks into our lion safaris, but we have also attempted to identify and incorporate areas well known for its frequent lion sightings (including the Serengeti and Ngorongoro National Parks) to make this a truly unique African lion safari adventure.

This is a suggested or sample Tanzanian safari itinerary for the 8 day Africa lion tour– it can be adapted to suite your own personal needs and preferences, or any seasonal changes and migratory animal movements.

As with all our African safaris, tours and trekking packages, we have offered you a wide variety of accommodation options – directly impacting on the total safari costs – in order to offer you the widest possible tour budget options. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our travel consultants directly, should you require any further assistance or more detailed info, regarding any of our African safaris, tours and trekking packages.

Jamboree Africa Tours and Safaris Team is happy to welcome you to Africa and sample our Tanzania safari options.

Check-in Time: 08:00

Check-out Time: 16:00

Luxury Safari: This is a Luxury Safari tour.

Private tour: This is strictly a private safari.

Can start any day: If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.

Can be customized: You can request changes to this tour.

Suitable for single travelers: Single travelers can join this group tour.

Children policy: Children from the age of 1 year are allowed to participate under the supervision of a parent or guardian.

Minimum age: No minimum age for this tour

Airport transfer available: Kindly request for transfer fees depending on the airport.

8 Day Tanzania Luxury Safari to Tarangire, Lake Eyasi, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Natron, Oldoinyo Lengai & Lake Manyara


  • You’ll be collected from the airport (or hotel).
  • Accommodation before the tour departs can be arranged for extra cost.

Day 1: Arusha -Tarangire National Park (Distance: 130km)

After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterwards we head towards the Tarangire National Park for a game drive with picnic lunch at the park. Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the centre of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebras.Ngorongoro farm house.

MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Olivers tented camp

Day 2: Tarangire National Park – Lake Manyara National Park – Lake Eyasi

After breakfast, Tanzania Expeditions driver will pick you up and depart to the Lake Manyara national park for a game drive. This national park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park), located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The park’s varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants, Lake Manyara’s unique tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake. Late afternoon transfer to Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge

MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Lake Eyasi Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp

Day 3: Lake Eyasi

Today it’s time to interact with the Bushmen, the Hadzabe Tribe, who live in groups hunting with bow and arrows and gathering roots, tubers and wild fruits much as humankind lived in the Stone Age. We will get in depth look at how they continue to survive and how they adapt to their harsh environment and the challenges they face to continue this nomadic existance. The Datoga tribe are blacksmiths, a trade developed over centuries and still practiced in vary much the same way today. They produce the arrow heads for the Hadzabe and brass trinkets, some of which will be for sale by maker himself. Late afternoon transfer to Ngorongoro Gibb’s Farm

MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Ngorongoro Gibb’s Farm

Day 4: Lake Eyasi- Ngorongoro crater (Distance: 190km)

After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, You will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Day 5: Ngorongoro crater – Serengeti National Park (Distance: 145km)

Early morning break fast and after depart to Serengeti National Park. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Dr. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution. Do game drive in Serengeti and overnight at the heart of Serengeti Seronera Nasikia tented tented Camp

MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Nasikia Tented Camp

Day 6: Serengeti National Park

Full day Serengeti National Park game drive including following the wildebeest migration. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp.

MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Serengeti Nasikia Tented Camp

Day 7: Serengeti National Park – Lake Natron (Distance: 300km)

After an early breakfast, Do a morning game drive then after do a game en route towards north Serengeti. Check out of the park at Klein’s gate then transfer to Lake Natron for an early dinner and over night. Go for an evening lake Natron walk for sunset if time permits. Dinner and overnight at Lake Natron tented camp.

MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Lake Natron Tented Camp

Day 8: Lake Natron – Arusha (Distance: 250km)

Night ascent & dawn summit bid, Oldoinyo Lengai (seismic conditions permitting). Optional waterfall hike and swim( Depending on what time your flight is leaving). After transfer to Arusha for airport drop off or overnight.( ( Accommodation can be included upon request at extra cost )




List of Included items:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Window Seats
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Standard Safari Vehicle
  • Water
  • Park Fees
  • Taxes

List of Not Included items:

  • Airport Transfers
  • International Flights
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Extra Meals
  • Clothing
  • Maasai Village Visits

Tanzania Luxury Safari (Per person – Low Season)

1 Pax = USD $5900

2 Pax = USD $4550

3 Pax = USD $4550

4 Pax = USD $4550

5 Pax = USD $4500

6 Pax = USD $4500

7 Pax = USD $4450

8 Pax = USD $4450

9 Pax = USD $4450

Tanzania Luxury Safari (Per person – Mid Season)

1 Pax = USD $6000

2 Pax = USD $4650

3 Pax = USD $4650

4 Pax = USD $4650

5 Pax = USD $4600

6 Pax = USD $4600

7 Pax = USD $4550

8 Pax = USD $4550

9 Pax = USD $4550

Tanzania Luxury Safari (Per person – High Season)

1 Pax = USD $6100

2 Pax = USD $4750

3 Pax = USD $4750

4 Pax = USD $4750

5 Pax = USD $4700

6 Pax = USD $4700

7 Pax = USD $4650

8 Pax = USD $4650

9 Pax = USD $4650