9 Day Romantic Off The Beaten Path Safaris
About this tour
This romantic Safaris itinerary takes you on a journey through Tanzania’s unrivalled wildlife destinations – Lake Manyara, the Ngorongoro Crater and the fabled Serengeti – to deliver a dramatic and diverse big game safari.
Begin this romantic Safaris with the beauty of Tarangire NP home of Elephant population, moving on to encounter the spectacle of the Ngorongoro Crater floor, home to Africa’s Big 5. The sweeping plains of the vast endless plains of Serengeti continuing the search for cats among the magical kopjes. One of the greatest Spectacles of the Eastern Serengeti Private Concessionto watch the Big Cats Family, River Crossing Great Migration.
Thousands of zebra and wildebeest cross the Mara River during the annual migration between Tanzania and Kenya. The annual migration sees over a million wild animals move from one country. On this fantastic tour and finishing up by taking the Light Aircraft flying to Arusha Airport
Arrival & Departure
Kilimanjaro International Airport
From US Per Person Sharing
Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Olduvai George, Serengeti National Park
- All accommodation according to the itinerary
- Overnight accommodation according to the itinerary
- Guaranteed window seat in safari vehicles/Jeep driven by experienced driver guides
- Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Professional, English-speaking guide
- All park entrance fees
- All government taxes
- All sightseeing and game viewing
- Domestic and International Flights
- Tanzania Visa Entry Fees
- Tips and Gratuities for the driver guide and cook
- Personal expenses such as souvenirs, laundry, beverages, alcoholic and soft drinks
Day by day itinerary
Day 1: Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha.
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, our VIP Visa Specialist will meet and welcome you to East Africa. He guides you through the entire Tanzania Visa application process and skipping long immigration queues. With Inno Africa , you will be escorted from arrival to departure, making your arrival to Tanzania completely worry-free.
Upon exiting the airport, Inno Africa representative will be holding a poster with your name who will transfer you to Arusha (45 minutes) for the Serenity retreat of Killi Villa Retreat set on a picturesque coffee plantation; this charming lodge has beautiful views of Mount Meru and is the ideal place to acclimatize to Africa.
After settling into your cottage, take a stroll through the plantations, visit the markets of nearby Arusha, or simply relax in the poolside gardens with a chilled drink. On cool winter evenings, get cosy next to a fireplace and sip one of the best coffees you will ever taste and prepare for your next day romantic Safaris.
Day 2: Tarangire National Park – Elephants and Baobab Trees on Your romantic Safaris.
Depart 08h30 from Arusha with 4×4 and drive to Tarangire National Park where you will start your romantic Safaris. The park is a unique place and an absolutely fantastic in this time of the year. Viewing some of Tanzania’s largest populations of elephant and enjoying the diverse scenery, including the dramatic baobab trees that are so typical of the park.
Enjoy a delicious Picnic Lunches near the stretch of Tarangire River. More game drive until end of the day you drive to Sanctuary Swala Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Bush Walk – Exploring the Tanzanian Woodland – Night Game drives – Sundowner + Cocktails.
Keep watching and it’s another minute before the next rustle. But now the sighting is unmistakable. Just ten meters away there’s a cheetah concealing itself amongst the green. Perhaps the impala get scared, and you don’t see more than this. But on some mornings, you watch a whole stalking and hunting scene play out Sanctuary Swala Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park – Game drive – Sundowner.
Enjoy your picnic lunches under the Acacia trees. This habitat is favored by the park’s famous tree-climbing lions, leopards and giraffes and can claim the greatest elephant concentration in East Africa. Algae thrive in the high saline content of the lake. Huge and colorful flocks of birds gather in the water to feed, including many different varieties of birds that coexist together. In fact, well over 300 different species of birds have been recorded here, continue with afternoon game drive and later drive to the Lush retreat of Lions Paw Camp Ngorongoro for cocktails drinks dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater Africa’s “Garden of Eden – Bush Dinner + Cocktail:
Early breakfast and today you will explore the famous Ngorongoro Crater during a wonderful Crater tour (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater often described as one of the Wonders of the world. It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest Animal populations.
It is one of the few places where the rare Black Rhino can be observed in their natural setting. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, Hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. With a bit of luck the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted during one game drive only. Drive back to Lions Paw Camp Ngorongoro for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Olduvai George – Masai Village Cultural – Northern Serengeti Taasa Private Reserve.
Breakfast, drive to Serengeti National Park. Stop at Olduvai Gorge, which is often referred to as ‘The Cradle of Mankind’ and is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the world.
Proceed to Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Dinner and overnight at Taasa Lodge-Suite Chalet.
Day 7: Taasa Private Reserve Bush Guided Walk – Sundowner + Cocktails + Night Game drives.
In this romantic Safaris you will be walking in the bush, surrounded by all the sights, sounds and smells of Africa is completely different and more personal experience than a drive in a Safari vehicle. Learn about medicinal plants, how to start a fire with sticks, and the wildlife you might encounter. Also look out for small Oribi, which thrives in this area, but is otherwise extremely scarce in northern Tanzania generally. Sunset game drives to Taasa Lodge in the Private Concession for dinner and overnight.
Load into our open-sided Toyota Land Cruiser with warm blankets and head out in the dark of night under starlit skies. The experience of a game drive at night is very different from one during the day and you may see striped hyena on the prowl or lions on hunt. Your Maasai guide will be in his tracker’s chair mounted on the vehicle front with his floodlight sweeping for reflective eyes of predators. One never knows what will be lurking in the dark, but it is guaranteed to be electrifying and totally unlike your daytime game drives. Taasa Lodge-Suite Chalet.
Taasa Lodge-Suite Chalet or similar
Day 8: Taasa Private Reserve – Sunrise Game drives – Cultural experience at Campfire + Bush Dinner.
06h00 Begin your romantic Safaris and return for late breakfast at 09h00. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the Northern corridor of Serengeti National Park, where you can often see wildebeest and large numbers of lions and cheetahs, as well as herds of giraffe and zebra – a most unforgettable spectacle of Africa’s circle of life, right before your eyes! Equally impressive are Tanzania’s magical sunsets, which out here are celebrated at traditional “sundowners”… like those you’ll enjoy at your Lodge on your final night on safari, followed by a festive farewell dinner. Dinner and overnight at Taasa Lodge.
Thousands of zebra and wildebeest cross the Mara River during the annual migration between Tanzania and Kenya. The annual migration sees over a million wild animals move from one country. You’ll feel right at home between game drives in one of our luxurious and spacious en-suite tents. Expertly appointed, each one seamlessly blends modern comforts with uniquely African accents.
Enjoy stunning views of the Lobo Valley from the serenity of your private veranda or curl up with a good book in your own cosy sitting area, beautifully furnished with a large sectional couch and desk. A raised sleeping area features either a king or twin sized beds. En-suite bathrooms are complete with a stone shower, double vanity, and hair dryer, along with sumptuous robes and towels – a touch of indulgence in the bush. Taasa Lodge-Suite Chalet.
Taasa Lodge-Suite Chalet or similar
Day 9: Eastern Serengeti Private Concession – Fly to Arusha – Kilimanjaro Airport – Departure.
On your arrival at Arusha Airport you will be Meet and greet with our driver and drive the short distance for a fare well deserved Lunch at BUTTER & SCOTCH SABLE SQUIRE. Here you will have a variety of English – African taste meals with soft drinks & juices. After lunch we transfer back you to Kilimanjaro International Airport in time for check in for departure flight. this will mark the end of your romantic Safaris in Tanzania.
This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to run.