Experience the thrill of a lifetime by traveling in a small or large students groups to explore the breathtaking Tanzania National Parks! Our 6-seater safari jeeps, accommodating up to 6 passengers, will take you on an unforgettable journey through the Masai steppe and across The Great East African Rift Valley, all the way to the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro Crater and the majestic Serengeti National Park. Get ready to witness the incredible wildlife, including the magnificent big cats and the mind-blowing Wildebeest Migration, as they thunder across the vast Serengeti plains.

At Affordable Tanzania Student Safaris, we specialize in organizing adventurous tours for students during their long or short holidays, as well as for those participating in special programs or volunteering trips in our country or the region of East Africa. Whether you’re interested in a standalone safari experience, a combination of Kilimanjaro Trekking and a short Tanzania safari, or even a Tanzania safari followed by a relaxing Zanzibar beach holiday, we’ve got you covered.

Contact us today and let us assist you in creating an unforgettable student safari in Tanzania. We are more than happy to help!

Explore the wonders of Tanzania with our 8 Days Special Student Safari Package, which includes camping options. We also offer sample packages for shorter safaris to Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, and Serengeti National Park. For a comprehensive experience that includes Kilimanjaro Trekking, both long and short safaris in Tanzania, and a combination with Zanzibar beach, please visit our Tanzania Safari Packages page. Tanzania is renowned as a top safari destination in Africa, with a diverse range of experiences to offer.

Planning a Tanzania Safari can be a daunting task for many travelers, but our page is here to guide you through the process. Enhance your trip with cultural tours, such as visiting the Bushmen at Lake Eyasi, exploring a Masai village in the Ngorongoro highlands, biking around Lake Manyara, embarking on a midnight hike up the active volcanic Mountain Ol Doinyo Lengai, and visiting the historic Olduvai Gorge in Arusha. These experiences can be added to your package upon request for a truly unforgettable adventure.

Sample Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), our representative will be there to welcome you and take you to your accommodation in Arusha, where you will have dinner and spend the night. Following this, our safari guide will give you a detailed briefing on your special Tanzania student safari. Overnight at Planet Lodge in Arusha.

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire National Park

After enjoying your morning breakfast, embark on a journey to Tangier National Park. Tarangire is the fifth largest wildlife reserve in Tanzania, boasts breathtaking landscapes and diverse vegetation, including acacia woodlands, fig trees, red mahogany, and magnificent baobabs that tower over some of the park’s animal inhabitants.

As you explore, keep an eye in search of large herds of elephants, but also buffalos, zebras, giraffes, wildebeests, warthogs, baboons, and monkeys. You may also be fortunate enough to spot the three rare species of Great Kudu, Fringed Eared Oryx, and the Ash stalling. The park is also home to lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and leopards.

Bird enthusiasts will find themselves in paradise, as the park is home to over 400 bird species, both aquatic and terrestrial. As the day draws to a close, you will make your way to Migombani Public Campsite for a delightful dinner and an overnight stay.

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Full Day of Activity at Lake Manyara – Lake Eyasi

After breakfast at the camp, drive to Lake Manyara Gate for a hiking adventure with a local guide along the Great East African Rift Valley. Enjoy stunning views of Lake Manyara and its lush forest from the viewpoint before heading back.

Next, gear up for a biking tour around Mto wa Mbu village and possibly towards Lake Manyara. Take a canoeing trip on the lake to spot hippos, baboons, monkeys, and birds. Return to the village by bike for lunch and rest.

Continue your journey to Lake Eyasi to visit the Bushmen community, known for their hunting and gathering lifestyle. Explore the Datoga tribe known for blacksmithing and craftsmanship. Visit the blacksmith and take a walk along the lake shore before heading to the Bushmen Public Campsite for dinner and overnight stay.

  • Meals Plan: Dinner, Breakfast & Lunch

Day 4: Lake Eyasi – Serengeti National Park

On this day we’ll take you on an early morning hunting with the Hadzabe, where you will receive instruction on survival skills. Following this, you will return to the camp for breakfast before embarking on your journey to Serengeti National Park. The drive will take you through the picturesque highlands of Karatu and along the rim of Ngorongoro Crater.

You will make a stop at the Crater viewpoint to capture some stunning photographs of the crater floor from the rim. Afterwards, you will descend into the heart of the untamed wilderness of Serengeti National Park, with its vast rolling plains. Enjoy a picnic lunch at Naabi Hills Gate or among the kopjes (Rocky outcroppings) before continuing to Central Serengeti, known as Soronera.

Soronera is a prime wildlife habitat within the park, boasting the Soronera River as a vital water source that attracts a diverse array of wildlife to the Serengeti. Keep an eye out for the Great Wildebeest Migration (depending on the time of your visit) and the majestic big cats. You may also spot herds of buffalo, giraffe, elephant, warthog, topi, eland, hippos, and more. In the late afternoon, drive to Seronera Public Campsite for dinner and overnight stay.

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Full Day Game Drive in the vast Serengeti plains

Early in the morning, armed with a breakfast and lunch box, you will embark on an exhilarating early morning game drive across the vast Serengeti plains. This opportune time allows you to witness the return of other nocturnal predators from their night of hunting, or observe a group of lionesses strategizing their morning ambush or enjoying a meal by the roadside. Following this thrilling experience, a breakfast break will be taken amidst the wilderness.

Serengeti National Park is renowned for the awe-inspiring Great Wildebeest Migration. If the wildebeests are present in the Serengeti, your knowledgeable safari driver guide will be well-informed and will lead you directly to their location. You will have ample time to witness captivating animal behaviors such as hunting, feeding, fighting, and even witnessing the circle of life. Furthermore, keep your eyes peeled for other predators like leopards, hyenas, cheetahs, and jackals. The Serengeti plains are also home to herds of buffalo, elephants, giraffes, warthogs, zebras, various antelope species, and a plethora of bird species.

After a satisfying packed lunch, which can be enjoyed at a picnic site or amidst the bush, you will have some time to rest before embarking on an afternoon game drive. As the day draws to a close, you will return to Seronera Public Campsite for a delectable dinner and a restful overnight stay.

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Conversation Area

Start your day early, around 06:30, with a packed breakfast box toward the morning game drive. In the early afternoon, make your way to Ngorongoro Conservation Area with an en-route game drive and a visit to the Olduvai Gorge, known as the cradle of mankind. This archaeological site is where Dr. Luis Leaky and his wife Mary made significant discoveries about early man, supporting the theory that early man lived in Africa.

Along the journey, you will have the opportunity to visit a Masai village for a cultural encounter. Masai warriors will welcome you into their homes, where you can interact with children and other family members, and ask questions to learn more about their way of life. Experience their traditional songs and dances, which often include high jumping, and even join in if you wish. Finally, head to Simba Public Campsite in Ngorongoro Conservation Area for a sunset watch, dinner, and overnight stay.

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Full Day Ngorongoro Crater Tour – Back to Arusha

On this day as early after breakfast you will descend over 600 meters high walls into the crater floor for a wonderful game drive. Ngorongoro Crater is referred by many as the 8th nature wonder of the world, the crater was formed some 3 million years ago due to some internal forces under the earth crust. It is a Caldera but mistakenly is called a Crater, supported by yearly round water supply & fodder, Ngorongoro Conservation Area supports a big number of animal species, which include herds of wildebeest, buffalo, zebra, topi, hippos, eland, warthog, The rare Black Rhinos and Giant African elephant.

Another big draw card to this unique Crater is the dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs & the ever- mysterious leopard, which sometimes need sharp eye to spot. You will drive to Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline Lake in the southwestern corner, occasionally visited by flamingos, hippos & many aquatic birds. Late afternoon drive out and back to Arusha for dinner & overnight.

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Departure Day

After having breakfast and considering your flight schedule, proceed to Kilimanjaro airport for your departure.

  • Meals Plan: Breakfast Included