12 Day Road Trip Itinerary for Tanzania's Greatest Wildlife Reserves

Tanzania’s Greatest Wildlife Reserves: The Perfect 12 Day Self Drive Around Tanzania

12 Day Road Trip Itinerary for Tanzania's Greatest Wildlife Reserves

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Road Trip Highlights

Tanzania

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12 days

992 km

  • Witness the Great Migration in Serengeti National Park.
  • Explore the stunning landscapes of Ngorongoro Crater.
  • Encounter diverse wildlife in Tarangire National Park.
  • Immerse yourself in the Maasai culture at Lake Eyasi.
  • Discover the archaeological wonders of Olduvai Gorge.
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Author Bio

Toine IjsseldijkNetherlands FlagNetherlands

Visual moments in time to celebrate life and the natural and cultural beauty of our planet, and Indo

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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1 Arrival in Arusha, stay 1 night at Moivaro Lodge 21 Moivaro Lodge
Day 2-3 Drive to and explore Tarangire National Park, stay 2 nights at Mawe Ninga Camp 151 Mawe Ninga Camp
Day 4 Travel from Tarangire to Lake Eyasi, stay 1 night at Tindiga Camp 92 Tindiga Camp
Day 5 Visit Lake Eyasi and proceed to Karatu, stay 1 night at Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge 85 Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge
Day 6 Explore Ngorongoro Crater and Olduvai Gorge, proceed to South-central Serengeti, stay 1 night at Olduvai Tented Camp 88 Olduvai Tented Camp
Day 7-8 Visit Olduvai Gorge and continue to Central Serengeti, stay 2 nights at Ronjo Camp 112 Ronjo Camp
Day 9-11 Travel from Central Serengeti to Serengeti Mara, stay 3 nights at Kimburu Camp 68 Kimburu Camp
Day 12 Drive from Serengeti Mara to Arusha and depart to go back home 375 Arusha Airport

Photo Gallery

Famous Jumping Maasai Tribe in Olduvai Gorge Tanzania | Photo Credits: Toine Ijsseldijk (Duni Art)
Giraffes with Camp in background in Olduvai Gorge Tanzania Photo Credits Toine Ijsseldijk Duni Art
Pride of Lion relaxing in Ngorongoro Tanzania | Photo Credits: Toine Ijsseldijk (Duni Art)
Sunrise view in camp at Serengeti Mara Tanzania | Photo Credits: Toine Ijsseldijk (Duni Art)
Tribe at Lake Eyasi in Tanzania | Photo Credits: Toine Ijsseldijk (Duni Art)
Wildebeest Migration in Ngorongoro Tanzania | Photo Credits: Toine Ijsseldijk (Duni Art)
Famous Jumping Maasai Tribe in Olduvai Gorge Tanzania | Photo Credits: Toine Ijsseldijk (Duni Art)
Giraffes with Camp in background in Olduvai Gorge Tanzania Photo Credits Toine Ijsseldijk Duni Art
Pride of Lion relaxing in Ngorongoro Tanzania | Photo Credits: Toine Ijsseldijk (Duni Art)
Sunrise view in camp at Serengeti Mara Tanzania | Photo Credits: Toine Ijsseldijk (Duni Art)
Tribe at Lake Eyasi in Tanzania | Photo Credits: Toine Ijsseldijk (Duni Art)
Wildebeest Migration in Ngorongoro Tanzania | Photo Credits: Toine Ijsseldijk (Duni Art)

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