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Annual wildebeest migration, Serengeti

 

 

 

Lake Manyara baboons

 

 

 

Red & Yellow Barbet, Lake Manyara

 

 

 

Jackel in the crater

 

 

 

Cheetah in the Serengeti

 

 

 

The migration at Ndutu

 

 

 

Lesser Masked Weaver, Selous Game Reserve

 

 

 

Hyenas in crater

 

 

 

Kori bustard

 

 

 

Dwarf mongoose, Tarangire

 

 

 

Elephants in dry river bed, Tarangire

 

 

 

Serengeti sunset

 

 

 

Auger buzzard

 

 

 

The migration at Ndutu

 

 

 

Vuma Hills Camp

 

 

 

Watering hole, Mikumi.

 

 

 

Eland in Selous

 

 

 

Black rhino, Ngorongoro Crater

 

 

 

Serengeti Park sign

 

 

 

Lion at Simba Kopjes

 

 

 

Baboon troop in Manyara

 

 

 

Rufiji River Camp

 

 

 

Tembo House Hotel

 

 

 

Ocean Paradise

 

 

 

Lion at Simba Kopjes, Serengeti

 

 

 

Baboon in Lake Manyara National Park

 

 

 

Baobab tree, Tarangire National Park

 

 

 

Warthog

 

 

 

Browsing giraffe

 

 

 

Giraffe in Tarangire

 

 

 

Hippos in the Mara River

 

 

 

Zebras at a watering hole.

 

 

 

Lesser kudu

Wildlife Safaris

East Africa is renowned for its awe-inspiring concentrations of wildlife. There is an extraordinary diversity of mammals, particularly in the savannahs and eastern edge of the rainforests, not to mention the hugely varied and abundant birdlife that make this part of Africa truly remarkable. From following the great migration to immersion into the mysteries of the rainforest, Warrior Trails has the knowledge and experience to offer life-changing experiences with these amazing animals.

There are endless possibilities for customized safari itineraries with Warrior Trails based upon when you visit, your interests, your budget and where you choose to stay. We are committed to working with you to design the most optimal itinerary. Use the links below to find samples of some of our strategically designed safari itineraries.

Sample Itineraries

 


Day Trip Safari Packages

Arusha, the hub of Tanzania’s buoyant safari industry, is surrounded by some of Africa’s most famous landscapes and National Parks. The city is situated at the foot of Mt Meru, within striking distance of some of Tanzania’s beautiful parks, reserves and conservation areas. Our 1-day safaris out of Arusha have been designed for visitors with a free day, or waiting for a flight to their next destination. Please Contact Us to select from our wide range of brief but unforgettable 1-day excursions from Arusha to Arusha National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park, or the Ngorongoro Crater.

 


2-Day Safari Package 

Trip Summary:
Our 2-day Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater safari package is designed to offer visitors with a time constraint, a short but very intense wildlife safari experience in two of the most spectacular national gems in Northern Tanzania.

Visit:
Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater.

Highlights:
Wildlife viewing and bird watching.

Itinerary:

Day 1
Following an early breakfast, you will depart for Lake Manyara National Park for a full day of game viewing. Picnic lunches will be enjoyed in the park. Dinner and overnight at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge. 

Day 2
An early breakfast will be followed by the departure for the Ngorongoro Crater and a full day game drive. Picnic lunches will be enjoyed on the Crater floor. Late afternoon you will return to Arusha.

 


3-Day Safari Package

Trip Summary
Our 3-day Tanzanian safari includes visits to Lake Manyara National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park. This package has been designed to offer the excitement of a wildlife safari experience in three of the most spectacular game viewing regions of Tanzania.

Visit:
Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park.

Highlights:
Wildlife viewing and birdwatching.

Itinerary:

Day 1
Following an early breakfast, you will depart for Tarangire National Park for a full day of game viewing. Picnic lunches will be enjoyed in the park. Dinner and overnight at Maramboi Tented Camp. 

Day 2
After breakfast you will depart to Lake Manyara National Park for a full day game drive. Picnic lunches will be enjoyed in the park. Dinner and overnight at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge.

Day 3
An early breakfast will be followed by the departure for the Ngorongoro Crater and a full day game drive. Picnic lunches will be enjoyed on the Crater floor. Late afternoon you will return to Arusha. 

 


5-Day Lake Manyara/Tarangire/Ngorongoro/Maasai Boma

Trip Summary:
This 5-day/4-night safari is one of our most popular programs, offering a superb overview of the gems of Tanzania’s Northern Circuit. Enjoy the wildlife and magnificent landscapes the region has to offer.

Visit:
Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Simangori Maasai Boma.

Highlights:
Wildlife viewing and bird watching, overnight in a Maasai boma

Itinerary:

Day 1
After breakfast and a short safari briefing, you will be driven to Tarangire National Park with a picnic lunch for a full day game drive. Dinner and overnight at Maramboi Tented Camp.

Day 2
An early start following breakfast includes a drive to Lake Manyara National Park with picnic lunch for a full day game drive. Dinner and overnight at Bougainvillea Lodge.

Day 3
Following an early breakfast, depart to the Ngorongoro Crater for a full day crater tour. Picnic lunches will be at the Nkoitoktok picnic site. Ascend the crater and drive to Simangori Maasai boma for dinner and overnight.

Day 4
An early breakfast will be followed by a tour of Simangori and the surrounding Maasailand. Picnic lunches. Dinner and overnight at the boma.

Day 5
Following breakfast enjoy a short tour in Maasailand followed by your depart to Arusha via the Snake Park. Picnic lunch en-route to Arusha, arriving in time for dinner and overnight.

 


6-Day Warrior Trails Popular Program

Trip Summary:
This six-day safari is one of our most popular programs, offering a superb overview of the gems of Tanzania’s Northern Circuit. Enjoy the wildlife and magnificent landscapes the region has to offer.

Visit:
Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Ngorongoro Crater.

Highlights:
Wildlife viewing and bird watching.

Itinerary:

Day 1
After breakfast and a short safari briefing, you will be driven to Lake Manyara National Park with a picnic lunch for a full day game drive. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.

Day 2  
Spend the morning touring Lake Manyara National Park, returning to the lodge for lunch followed by the drive to the Ngorongoro highlands. You arrive at the lodge in time to relax and appreciate the magnificent views before the sun sets.  Dinner & overnight at either the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

Day 3
This morning you descend into the Ngorongoro Crater to enjoy a full day of game viewing.  Lunch will be at the
Nkoitoktok picnic site. Dinner and overnight back at either the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge. 

Day 4
You will leave the Ngorongoro highlands for a full day of game viewing in
the great Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight back at either the
Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

Day 5
Spend a full day exploring the endless plains of the Serengeti observing animal & bird life in their natural habitat.  Lunch, dinner and overnight at either the Serengeti Serena Lodge or the Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

Day 6 
After breakfast depart on your last game drive in the Serengeti en route to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Arusha.  After the 50 min flight you will be met on arrival in Arusha and taken for lunch prior to being transferred to the airport for your outbound flight. A Warrior Trails tour officer will be on hand to assist you with any further arrangements you may require.

 


8-Day Serengeti Migration Safari – December to May 

Trip Summary:
At this time of year, the great herds of wildebeest are in the southern plains of the Serengeti ecosystem in their traditional calving grounds. This is the green season in northern Tanzania and a very beautiful time of year.

Visit:
Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Ngorongoro Crater.

Highlights:
Great animal migration and birdwatching.

Itinerary:

Day 1
After breakfast and a short safari briefing, you will be driven to Lake Manyara National Park with a picnic lunch for a full day game drive. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.

Day 2 
An early start today includes a drive via Ngorongoro to the Southern Serengeti with game drive and picnic lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at Lake Masek Tented Camp.

Days 3
Following breakfast you will have a full day of game viewing in the Ndutu region. Picnic lunches can be enjoyed en route. Dinner and overnight at Lake Masek Tented Camp. 

Days 4 & 5
The following two days you will continue to experience the migration at Ndutu. Picnic lunches can be enjoyed en route. Dinner and overnight at Ndutu Safari Lodge. 

Day 6
Following breakfast and a morning game drive, travel by way of Olduvai Gorge to the Ngorongoro Crater. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

Day 7 
Enjoy a full day on the floor of the Crater. Lunch will be at the Nkoitoktok picnic site. Ascend from the Crater for dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

Day 8 
Drive back to Arusha by way of a visit at
Simangori Maasai Village for a cultural tour. Transfer to the airport for your international flight.

 


10-Day Serengeti Migration Safari – June/July 

Trip Summary:
The endless plains of the Serengeti are the setting for one of the world’s greatest wildlife events, the wildebeest migration. The Serengeti Migration Safari provides you the opportunity to experience this remarkable, unique event at the time of year when wildebeest are in transit from Tanzania into Kenya. This luxury wildlife safari encompasses the four famous national parks of the northern Tanzania safari circuit. 

Visit:
Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park.

Highlights:
Wildlife viewing, walking, cultural experience, luxury accommodations.

Day 1 
Arrive in Arusha where our friendly Warrior Trails representative will greet you at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer you for overnight accommodations at Serena Mountain Village Lodge. 

Day 2 
After breakfast, leave Arusha for a drive to Tarangire National Park. Picnic lunch followed by a game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight at Maramboi Tented Camp.

Day 3
After breakfast enjoy a full day game drive in Tarangire with picnic lunches. Dinner and overnight at Maramboi Tented Camp.

Day 4
Proceed to the world famous Ngorongoro Crater rim for lunch at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. After lunch, enjoy a 2-3km Crater rim walk through the Ngorongoro highlands overlooking Lake Eyasi. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.

Day 5
An early morning breakfast is followed by a descent into the Ngorongoro Crater for a full day of exploring the crater floor. Enjoy a picnic lunch at the Ngoitoktok springs picnic site. Ascend from the Crater for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.

Day 6
Leave after breakfast for the great Serengeti National Park and a very full day of game viewing in transit to the western corridor of the park. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Kirawira Tented Camp.

Day 7
A full day of game viewing in Serengeti National Park following breakfast. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight Kirawira Tented Camp.

Day 8
After breakfast, travel with packed lunches for a full day of game viewing in the park. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge.

Day 9|
Following breakfast, drive with picnic lunches to Karatu, game viewing enroute. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Farmhouse.

Day 10
Drive to Arusha by way of Lake Manyara National Park for a short game drive. Transfer to the airport for your outbound flight.

 


15-Day Super Southern Game Parks Safari

Trip Summary:
This itinerary takes you to the protected wildlife areas of Tanzania’s southern safari circuit which offer quite different safari experiences from those in the north. This is a wild, remote place with fewer visitors and different landscapes and wildlife.

Visit:
Dar es Salaam
, Mikumi National Park, Ruaha National Park, Selous Game Reserve.

Highlights:
Safari, wildlife viewing, bird watching, bush walks.

Itinerary:

Day 1
Arrive Dar es Salaam where our friendly Warrior Trails representative will greet you at Dar es Salaam International Airport and transfer you for overnight accommodations at the Peacock Hotel.

Day 2
Following breakfast, travel to Mikumi National Park with game viewing on the way and arriving in time for lunch at Vuma Hill Tented Camp. The afternoon will be at your leisure. Dinner and overnight at Vuma Hill Tented Camp.

Days 3, 4
Breakfast at camp will be followed by morning and afternoon game drives in the park. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Vuma Hill Tented Camp.

Day 5
After an early morning breakfast, drive to Udzungwa Mountains for a wonderful walk in the park. Lunch in the bush will precede an afternoon exploring the rest of the park. Return to Mikumi before sunset. Dinner and overnight at Vuma Hills Tented Camp.

Day 6
Travel by shared charter flight out of Mikumi National Park to Ruaha National Park, arriving in the afternoon. A short evening game drive will be followed by dinner and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge.

Days 7, 8, 9, 10
These days will be filled with game drives and walks to places such as the stone age ruins at Isimila. All meals and overnights at Ruaha River Lodge.

Day 11
After checking out of Ruaha River Lodge, transfer to the airstrip with packed lunches for a shared charter to the Selous Game Reserve. Late afternoon and evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Lodge.

Days 12, 13, 14
Your days in the Selous Game Reserve will be spent on game drives, walks and boat excursions. Enjoy a night of fly camping. Picnic lunches will be in the bush, or enjoy hot lunches at the camp. Dinner and overnights at Rufiji River Lodge.

Day 15
Share a chartered flight back to Dar es Salaam where you will be met and transferred to the Peacock Hotel for an afternoon of leisure. Dinner and overnight at the Peacock Hotel.

 


17-Day Wildlife Safari and Beach Tour

Trip Summary:
This is a combined wildlife safari and beach tour, and the trip of a lifetime for many. You will explore the gems of Tanzania’s northern safari parks, the southern Selous Game Reserve and the Island of Zanzibar

Visit:
Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Selous Game Reserve, Zanzibar.

Highlights:
Wildlife viewing, bird watching, beach holiday

Itinerary:

Day 1
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport to be met by our friendly Warrior Trails representative and transferred to Arusha Crown Hotel for dinner and overnight booked on a half board basis.

Day 2
You will be picked up from your hotel in Arusha and drive to the Ngorongoro Crater where you will have a hot lunch at your hotel followed by and easy walk along the Crater rim. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.

Day 3
Following breakfast, descend into the Crater for a full day game drive and picnic lunch. Ascend for dinner and overnight Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge. 

Day 4
Depart for Serengeti National Park following breakfast at the lodge. Game drive enroute to your lodge where you have the option to spend the afternoon at leisure, or enjoy an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge. 

Day 5
Morning and afternoon game drives which will depend on the movement of animals in the park. Your experienced guide will determine the direction and duration of game drives based on extensive knowledge of animal movements. All meals and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge. 

Day 6
Drive to Lake Manyara for a hot lunch followed by a restful afternoon, dinner and overnight at Migunga Forest Camp.

Day 7
An early breakfast will be followed by a short game drive in the park after we will drive back to Arusha in time for a hot lunch. Your afternoon can be spent relaxing and at leisure. Dinner and overnight at Arusha Crown Hotel. 

Day 8
Following breakfast at your hotel, transfer to the airstrip for a scheduled flight to Selous Game Reserve. You will be met at the airstrip and transferred to Rufiji River Camp for dinner and overnight. 

Day 9
Your will have breakfast at your accommodation followed by morning and afternoon game drives in the reserve. All meals and overnight are at Rufiji River Camp. 

Day 10
You will experience a walking trip in the wilderness following breakfast, accompanied by an armed ranger guide. You will experience a picnic lunch in the bush after which you will be transferred to Rufiji for a boat excursion on the Rufiji River. Dinner and overnight Rufiji River Camp

Day 11
An early morning game drive to experience the sunrise in Selous will be followed by breakfast back at camp. The rest of your morning will be at leisure with an afternoon game drive following lunch. Experience a sunset game drive. Dinner and overnight Rufiji River Camp. 

Day 12
A morning game drive will follow breakfast. Your afternoon can be spent at leisure in camp. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp. 

Day 13
Following breakfast you will be transferred to the airstrip for a scheduled flight to Zanzibar Island where you will be met and transferred for dinner and overnight at Tembo House Hotel. 

Day 14
A half day excursion to Spice farm will follow breakfast. Following lunch you will transfer to North east Coastal beach of the island for dinner and overnight at Ocean Paradise Beach Resort. 

Days 15, 16
Rest and relax at leisure on the white sand beaches of the Coastal resort. Dinner and overnight Ocean Paradise Beach Resort.  

Day 17
Following breakfast, transfer to the airport for your outbound flight

 

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