Best Luxury Tanzania Family Safari Holiday Vacation Trip Africa

Lake Manyara, Tanzania


We all know that these days it is difficult to find a family holiday that suits everyone. This sample trip is action packed providing a variety of family friendly things to see and do.

This is a 7 Days / 6 Nights luxury northern circuit Tanzania safari that can easily be combined with a beach extension to Zanzibar.

This holiday is simply an idea of how you might like to spend your holiday vacation time. You can customize it by adding more days, destinations or even activities to make it a truly memorable African Safari Experience.


7 Days / 6 Nights Tanzania Family Safari Holiday Vacation Trip Highlights

Arusha - Lake Manyara - Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area - Serengeti National Park

Day 1: Arusha - Lake Manyara

Day 2 & 3: Lake Manyara - Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area 

Day 4 - 6: Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area - Serengeti National Park

Day 7: Serengeti National Park – Arusha Town

One More Reason To Book This Safari Experience

  • Customize this safari by adding more destinations or even more days at each location for a truly memorable safari experience.
  • Discover Lake Manyara's diverse habitats wilderness experience.
  • See the famous Lake Manyara tree climbing lions, pink flamingoes and the vast elephant herds among other wildlife in the park
  • Visit the Ngorongoro Crater the largest unbroken caldera in the world.
  • Get breaths taking views out across the Ngorongoro Crater Hero's Point.
  • Explore the Ngorongoro Crater floor on a game drive viewing the high concentration of wild animals with the spectacular backdrop of the crater wall at every turn.
  • Discover the vast open plains of the Serengeti that spread out as far as the eye can see and the plentiful wildlife that inhabit them on game drives.
  • Visit the famous and world renowned Serengeti National Park Tanzania's Northern Circuit one of the world's largest wildlife sanctuaries.
  • View the one of the world’s largest land migrations the Great Wildebeest Migration by wildebeest, zebra's, gazelle's and other plains animals in search of pasture.
  • Enjoy evenings at the camp fire savoring stories of the days adventures, gazing at the stars as the camp manager unravels the myths of the night sky and the Serengeti plains.

Day By Day

The Detailed Luxury Safari Adventure Holiday Vacation Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha Town - Lake Manyara

On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be met by your driver guide who will escort you to your 4x4 vehicle to begin your safari.

From Kilimanjaro you will take the scenic drive south to Lake Manyara National Park arriving in time for lunch at the Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. You will then spend the afternoon game viewing in the park before being returned to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

1 Night in Lake Manyara staying at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge in 2 x Standard Rooms (FB)

Day 2 & 3: Lake Manyara - Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area 

After breakfast and a morning game drive in the Lake Manyara National Park you will take the short journey to the Ngorongoro Crater arriving at your lodge the Ngorongoro Serena in time for lunch. Spend the afternoon at your leisure either enjoying the fantastic views from your Lodge, taking a guided walk along the crater rim or take the opportunity to visit a traditional village were you will have chance to explore rich cultures of the different tribes in this area of Great Rift Valley.

The following day after an early breakfast you will head down into the Ngorongoro Crater for a day of fantastic game viewing. Your permit is for six hours in the crater game viewing after which you will head back to the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. Afternoon at your leisure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

2 Night in Ngorongoro Crater staying at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge in 2 x Standard Rooms (FB)

Day 4 - 6: Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area - Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, you will head toward the Serengeti National Park via the spectacular Malanja Depression, stopping on route to visit the famous Olduvai Gorge (world-famous hominid fossil site) were you will have your picnic lunch. From there you will enter the Serengeti National Park via Naabi Hill gate. Enjoy your afternoon en-route game drive en-route to your lodge, the Serengeti Serena which is located in the Seronera Area of the Serengeti National Park.

The next two days you will spend your time exploring the famous Serengeti Plains and the abundance of wildlife it harbors. Take a picnic lunch and spend the whole day in search of the wildlife and game viewing or go back to your lodge for hot lunch and then out again in the cool of the afternoon.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

3 Night in Serengeti National Park staying at Serengeti Serena Lodge in 2 x Standard Rooms (FB)

Day 7: Serengeti National Park – Arusha Town

After breakfast you will head to the Seronera Airstrip for your flight back to Arusha. On arrival at Arusha Airstrip you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro Airstrip for your flight home. Alternatively should you wish to continue on to Zanzibar, you will be transferred to Arusha for a light aircraft flight.


Prices and Inclusions


Please treat the prices shown as a price estimate. Your final price might go up or down following seasonal prices in the different lodges, camps and resorts. All prices indicated are per person, based on 2 persons sharing a room, and on estimated high season rates.

Rate Includes

  • Full Board Accommodation on safari
  • Airport / Airstrip transfers
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water on safari
  • Transportation in a private 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser with a safari driver/guide

Rate Excludes

  • International flights into and out of Kilimanjaro
  • Seasonal supplements (usually applied for Easter, Christmas and New Year)
  • Beverages
  • Any items of a personal nature
  • All statutory increases beyond our control
  • Gratuities
  • Tanzania Entry Visa
  • Aviation and Airport taxes and Security fee Per Person Per trip
  • Drinks


How To Book

  1. Contact a destination specialist

Whether you wish to book this holiday vacation or wish plan your holiday trip around this itinerary idea or you have other ideas, please do get in touch by filling the booking form below or online contacts page. If using our booking form or online contacts page, an And Africa Travel safari destination specialist will contact you by email to discuss your requirements.

  1. Discuss your requirements

Our destination safari specialists have the first hand knowledge about Africa, required to put your holiday plans into action. They can answer your questions, offer suggestions and advice to suit your tastes, needs, likes and budget.

  1. Refine your tailor-made custom itinerary

Your safari specialist will carefully design your holiday trip, creating a detailed itinerary which you will receive on email. Your safari specialist will answer any further questions you have and refine it until you are completely happy.

  1. Confirmation

Once you are satisfied with all the arrangements, we ask you to complete a booking form and pay a deposit of 40% of the total cost of your trip.

  1. Staying in touch

Even after booking, you’ll undoubtedly think of more questions. Feel free to call your safari specialist at any time. The same safari specialist will handle your trip from start to finish.

  1. The Online Booking Form

Please complete the enquiry form below in as much detail as possible and one of our safari specialists will respond to your enquiry within 24 hours (48 hours on a weekend) with free, no-obligation advice, or a quote if appropriate.