Wild Wonders of Tanzania Safari Road Trip Adventure

Self Drive Safari Road Trip in Tanzania With Itinerary

Wild Wonders of Tanzania Safari Road Trip Adventure

Map Itinerary Photos

Road Trip Highlights

Tanzania

Car

6 days

802 km

  • Start your journey and stock up in Dar Es Salaam, the capital of Tanzania
  • Close up Experiences with families of elephants, showcasing their natural habitat and behavior.
  • Witness a diverse array of wildlife including the rare black rhino in the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera.
  • Experience the vastness of the Serengeti from both the ground and air, with a special sunrise hot air balloon safari.
  • Spot big cats like lions, cheetahs, and elusive leopards, along with an abundance of other species in their natural surroundings.
  • Observe a rich variety of birdlife, including flamingos, and encounter elephants in this unique ecosystem.
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Author Bio

Catie BrooksAustralia FlagAustralia

My name is Catie (in case you haven’t guessed). I love to travel, but hate being restricted by vacation time so my husband, James, and I decided to take a delayed gap year and explore the world! Follow us on this journey as I share our stories and maybe even a few tips along the way 🙂

https://catietheexplorer.blog/

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Volkswagen Polo Vivo Hatch

Volkswagen Polo Vivo Hatch

4 Seats | 5 Doors | 2 Medium Bags | 1 Small Bags
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Minimum rental: 1 day
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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1 Depart from Moshi, drive to Tarangire National Park for a game drive. Elephant spotting and various wildlife sightings. Stay 1 night at Fanaka Campsite. 194 Fanaka Campsite
Day 2 Visit Ngorongoro Crater. Wildlife viewing including black rhinos, lions, hippos, and buffalo. 67 Simba A Campsite, Ngorongoro
Day 3-4 Travel to Serengeti National Park. Goon game drives with sightings of lions, elephants, and other wildlife. Early next morning go on a hot air balloon safari, game drives with sightings of leopards, zebras, and more. 145 Siringit Serengeti Camp
Day 5 Go for a morning game drive through the Serengeti National Park. A travel day through Ngorongoro. 213 Fanaka Campsite
Day 6 Visit Lake Manyara. Spot baboons, various bird species, monkeys, and elephants. That is the end of the safari Road Trip, drive back to Moshi. 183 Moshi

Photo Gallery

Elephant Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Fanaka Campsite iin Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Hot Air Balloon Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Lizard on Rock in the Serengeti Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Look Out Point in Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Male Lion in Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Pride of Lions Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Wildebeest Crossing Road Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Zebra in Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Elephant Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Fanaka Campsite iin Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Hot Air Balloon Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Lizard on Rock in the Serengeti Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Look Out Point in Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Male Lion in Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Pride of Lions Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Wildebeest Crossing Road Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)
Zebra in Tanzania | Photo Credits - Catie The Explorer (Catie Brooks)

All images copyright Catie Brooks (unless indicated otherwise).