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Itinerary Overview
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This 5 Days Tanzania Family Safari Lodge and Tented Camp Safari allows us experience the highlights of the Northern Safari Circuit. We experience breathtaking wildlife in the midst of diverse landscapes; monkeys in the forest, lions in the trees, elephants amongst the acacias and a huge variety of animals inside a collapsed volcano. We also visit The Serengeti National Park, home to some 3 million animals. These spectacular grass plains offer the best opportunity of viewing cheetah, leopard, and lion, in the true wild.

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha.

You will be picked up from the airport by a Leon Expedition Ltd representative and conveyed to your accommodation in Arusha where you will overnight, relax, and prepare in anticipation of the adventures to come.

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 2: Tarangire National Park.

After breakfast our safari guide collects us from our lodge to start our 5 Days Tanzania Family Safari he will drive to Tarangire National Park (approximately 2 hours). Tarangire, best known for its elephant families, Savannah, iconic baobab trees, and seasonal swamps, is so named for the life-giving Tarangire River. Animals gather at the river and giraffe, bush buck, and hartebeest, are often seen. The Park, also home to buffalo, zebra, and wildebeest, all of whom are closely attended by a range of predators,  Lion and his cousin, the leopard. From the open roof of our state of the art Safari Truck we will be able to absorb the landscape and watch the wildlife. We enjoy a picnic lunch in the park, which includes a delicious varied repast, coffee, and soft drinks. After a full day soaking up the sights of the park, we drive to accommodation where we take the opportunity to relax, enjoy dinner in aesthetic surrounds, and retire to our well appointed quarters when the spirit moves us.

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti.

After an early breakfast, we boot up and head out towards the Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest volcanic caldera. Almost 20km wide, approximately 600 m deep and known for its large variety of wildlife, the caldera, formed at the explosion of a volcano some three million years ago, was once taller than Kilimanjaro. A self contained paradise, the caldera hosts an abundance of the finest animal life on the planet. In addition to the Big Five the various springs attract animals such as wildebeest, gazelle, reed buck, and more than 500 bird species. At approximately 1400hrs we head towards the Serengeti, arriving at our lodgings in a high grade tented camp at roughly 6:00 p.m. The Serengeti National Park, the Serengeti, ‘Endless Plain in Serengeti National Park, the tongue of the Maasai is the largest park in Tanzania and home to diverse landscapes and habitats such as grassy plains, swamps, lakes, Savannah and mountains and all of the creatures there inhabiting.

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 4: Serengeti to Karatu.

We will once more enjoy an early breakfast and set off on our game drive at about 6:30 am, spending 6-7 hours exploring this incredible park. The Serengeti is the habitat for an abundance of wildlife, such as impala, buffalo, crocodile and hippo, but is more well-known for its great migrating herds of zebras (two hundred and fifty thousand), wildebeest (one and a half million!), and antelope (half a million). The animals’ trek is determined by the rainfall and varies from year to year. Apart from the migrating herds, we may see predators, such as leopard, cheetah, and lion, plying their rough trade. At roughly 1400hrs we head back to Karatu for overnight.

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 5: Lake Manyara National Park to Arusha.

After breakfast we make the short drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Manyara, a relatively small but diverse park 120km west of Arusha, is so named for the shallow salt lake that occupies a good seventy percent of the parks lands. Flooding and drying seasonally, this soda lake is home to thousands of flamingo and over 500 other bird species. On our exploration of the park we will see monkey, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, elephant, and with some luck, lions lounging in the trees. The park is known for its diverse landscapes; not only open grassy plains, but also primate-filled woodlands and baobab dotted cliffs. Late afternoon we will drive to Arusha town for dinner relaxation and overnight and this will be the end of our 5 Days Tanzania Family Safari with a lot of cheers with our team.

Meal Plan: Full Board

Day 6: Departure Day.

On this day you will be picked from your Hotel and transfer to the airport to catch your flight to next destination.


  • Park Fees (for Non-Residents).

  • Concession/ Camping Fees.

  • Daily game drives while on Safari.

  • A professional driver/ guide.

  • 4x4 Land Cruiser.

  • All Taxes and VAT.

  • Meals as per itinerary.

  • Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).


  • International flights.

  • Airport Transfers (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour (Unless mentioned otherwise).

  • Tips.

  • Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).

  • Government imposed increase of Taxes and or Park Fees.

  • Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary.