10 Day Luxury Flying Safari in Tanzania January – Dec 2023

Safari highlights
Detailed Day by Day Itinerary
Dates, Prices and Info’s
Safari highlights

Each property featured on this luxury Tanzania safari is located on a private, stunning wildlife viewing meaning rewarding game drive year-round. We’ll take you through the unique terrain of Tarangire – known as the place of elephants, the unique forests and soda lakes of Lake Manyara National Park, one of the few places in the world where you can spot rhino, flamingo, elephants and tree-climbing lions, then there’s the ‘lost world’ of the Ngorongoro Crater, an extinct volcano which shelters endangered species and the legendary Serengeti, which millions of wildebeest cross every year as part of the great migration you can expect massed herds and plenty of predator action. You’ll be mesmerized by the sights and sounds of the natural world at its most impressive. Lift off on an exciting hot air balloon flight as dawn breaks over the vast Serengeti grasslands, from aloft,

Staying in intimate, award-winning luxurious safari camps, lodges enjoy incredible all-inclusive dinning, alcoholic beverages and all internal flights. Touchdown to take off services of your Galloping Safari Director, and 24-hour access to our one-of-a-kind Concierge Service.

Detailed Day by Day Itinerary

  • Day-By-Day tour 

    Day 01: Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha.

    Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, our VIP Visa Specialist will meet and welcome you to East Africa. He guides you through the entire Tanzania Visa application process and skipping long immigration queues. With Galloping Safaris, you will be escorted from arrival to departure, making your arrival to Tanzania completely worry-free. Upon exiting the airport, a Galloping Safaris representative will be holding a poster with your name who will transfer you to Arusha (45 minutes) for the Serenity retreat of Legendary Lodge this charming hotel has beautiful views of Mount Meru and is the ideal place to acclimatize to Africa or simply relax in the poolside gardens with a chilled drink. On cool winter evenings, get cozy next to a fireplace and sip one of the best coffees you will ever taste and enjoy dinner at the lodge’s restaurant.


    Day 02: Tarangire to Witness the massive Elephant herds and Giant Baobab trees – Evening High tea.

    08: 00 AM Departure Arusha and drive to with 4x4x and drive to Tarangire National Park is a unique place and an absolutely fantastic in this time of the year. Viewing some of Tanzania’s largest populations of elephant and enjoying the diverse scenery, including the dramatic baobab trees that are so typical of the park. Enjoy a picnic lunch near the stretch of Tarangire River. More game drive until end of the day you drive to Lemala Mpingo Ridge please join us for a welcome reception followed by cocktails drinks, dinner and overnight at on cool winter evenings, get cozy next to a fireplace and sip one of the best coffees you will ever taste

    Mpingo Ridge makes a very elevating, highly relaxing and whatever-you-feel-like-feeling sort of place. The frisson of your private outdoor shower and tub with a view, a swim in the pool overlooking the savannah, a delectable al fresco dinner – in short, all the beautiful business of safari is ready when you are.

    Day 03: Sunrise Walking Safaris + Game drive – Sundowner + Private Dinner Under the Stars.

    Early morning walks through lovely ribbons of riverine forest, accompanied by a trained and experienced field guide. Your guide will expertly teach you how to recognize and follow various wildlife tracks. Experience the excitement of encountering and tracking animals on foot. Awaken every sense, fully embracing a world where each sound, scent and bent of grass is significant. Return for breakfast at the lodge. Go on your game drive and take a break with a picnic lunch at Silale Swamp and spend the afternoon in the beautiful Kitibong regions. Return to the Lodge for high tea and ready for your sundowner in hand watch as the sun swiftly sinks and your setting becomes illuminated by a magnificent log fire. Once you have settled into your surroundings let our chef introduce you to traditional Swahili fare and experience a memorable evening under the African night sky. Dinner and overnight at Lemala Mpingo Ridge.


    Day 04: Lake Manyara National Park – Game drive – Ngorongoro Highlands -Evening High tea & Bonfires.

    Enjoy your breakfast with best fine view and you leave the lodge with en-route game drive to Tarangire gate for exit and drive the short distance to Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing to this unique park with an alkaline lake and breathtaking views. Here you will view a wide variety of wildlife and the acacia woodlands offer the best overall wildlife viewing in the park. Enjoy your picnic lunches under the Acacia trees. This habitat is favored by the park’s famous tree-climbing lions, leopards and giraffes and can claim the greatest elephant concentration in East Africa.

    Algae thrive in the high saline content of the lake. Huge and colorful flocks of birds gather in the water to feed, including many different varieties of birds that coexist together. In fact, well over 300 different species of birds have been recorded here and later drive Ngorongoro Conservation Area, home to Ngorongoro Crater, a wildlife mecca, Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge. Please join us for a welcome reception followed by cocktails drinks, dinner and overnight at on cool winter evenings, get cozy next to a fireplace and sip one of the best coffees you will ever taste.  


    Day 05: Ngorongoro Crater Game drive to see Big 5 Animals + Bush Lunch – Sundowner & Bonfires.

    Early breakfast and today you will explore the famous Ngorongoro Crater long regarded as Africa’s “Garden of Eden.” Within the crater lie grasslands, forests and a freshwater lake, inspiring a continual migration of animals. Riding in our four-wheel-drive safari vehicle, you’ll have a chance to spot Africa’s celebrated “Big Five” – buffalo, elephant, leopard, the black-maned lion and the rare black rhinoceros. Dig into a hot lunch as you picnic in the heart of the crater, sure to be a highlight of your African safari. Back at the Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge for the sundowner at the Lodge is one of its kinds. The ever-inviting fireplace pit by the campfire where the Swahili lessons with fun are offered by our staff. Enjoy your delicious dinner will be served at the mezzanine that offer the best fine view over the Highlands forest.

    Day 06: Maasai Village & Olduvai George Visit – Serengeti National Park – Game drive – Evening High Tea.

    Breakfast, with picnic lunch’s drive to Serengeti National Park. Set off this morning to explore Oldupai Gorge, where archaeologists Louis and Mary Leakey discovered the fossilized remains of some of the earliest known human species, an estimated 1.8 million years old; learn more about the site’s significance on a docent-led tour. Stop at Land of the Maasai—the iconic pastoralists of the East African savanna, known for their scarlet robes, their beadwork, and their legendary ceremonies. Pay a visit to a Maasai Manyatta, or village, where we’ll be greeted with a foot-stomping, high-jumping welcome dance. Immerse yourself in their world, learning about their customs. Meet the village elders, visit homes, and take part in a memorable cultural exchange. Continue wildlife viewing while driving the rough dirt roads across the plains and grasslands of the Serengeti. We head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, dinner and overnight at Four-Season Serengeti Lodge-Horizon room water hole view.

    Day 08: Sunrise Ballooning over the Serengeti Plains – Game drive – Sundowner + Traditional Dance.

    06: 00 AM Lift off on an exciting hot air balloon flight as dawn breaks over the vast Serengeti grasslands, from aloft, observe wildlife in the first light of day, an African safari thrill – and enjoy another thrill upon your return where a champagne breakfast in the bush waits for you. A morning game drive on the Serengeti plains may yield sightings of wildebeest, zebras, giraffes, hyenas, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, rhinoceros, hippos, buffalo, jackals, and gazelles. This is also one of the best places on the African Continent to see prides of lions. Around midday you will stop for a break to enjoy a packed lunch and stretch your legs before jumping back in your jeep ready for another few hours of spotting the animals in the afternoon. Return to the lodge for a special sundowner this evening before Boma dinner and traditional dancing entertainment at Four- Four-Season Serengeti Lodge-Horizon room water hole view.


    Day 08: Remote Northern Corridor – Bush Lunch – Game drive – Cocktails – High tea & Bonfires.

    Early breakfast, today we start with another game drive through the Northern Serengeti and head to the Mara River, time to watch the wildebeest migration as the dominated by the Mara River, groaning with crocs and hippos, this area is great for elephant, big herds buffalo, lion, cheetah as well as leopard in the many kopjes that make this landscape so distinctive. Also look out for small Oribi which thrives in this area, but is otherwise extremely scarce in northern Tanzania generally. Sunset game drives to Olakira Migration Camp for dinner and overnight.


    Day 09: In Search for the Migration River Crossing – Sundowner + Private Dinner Under the Stars.

    These full day safaris are the best way to see the full range of what this magnificent park has to offer. Each excursion departs at around 6.30 am, with your 4×4 fully equipped to cross the Serengeti in search of game. The early mornings are relatively cool, but by midday it can become very hot indeed and sun-block lotion and hats are advised. Lunch is served under the shade of an Acacia tree as you take a break from scanning the horizons, and realize that all is well with the world.

    One of nature’s great occasions is the annual crossing of the Mara river by migrating wildebeest. Yet it is often in the lesser-known corners of the bush that we spot the highlights of your visit, such as a kill, amorous liaison, or lesser-known creature. A full day on safari gives you every chance of such unforgettable encounters. Return for sundowner and cocktails, campfire is ready for you, enjoy dinner and overnight at Olakira Migration Camp.

    Day 10: Flight to Arusha Airport – Private Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport- Departure.

    Early breakfast, check out your room and today is your final morning in Serengeti for an en-route game drive keep your open for any number of cat family or mammals that may turn up, while transfer to Kogatende Airstrip for flight to Arusha Airport departs at 10: 00 AM, and arrive at 12: 15 PM. On arrival Arusha you will be meet and greet with Walter and his team again short drive to butler & scotch for a farewell delicious Lunch, today you have variety of vegetables, chicken, beef barbecue, brown rice, with local beers & wine to have more African touch. Later board your Vehicle and private transfer back to Kilimanjaro International Airport in time for check in for departure flight. Allow 2½ hours for flight check-in.



  • River Trees Country Inn
  • Nyikani Camp Tarangire
  • Ngorongoro Lions Paw Camp

Dates, Prices and Info’s

This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to run.

 Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.

 Land arrangements, Per Person

                                    Balance of Year

Double Occupancy        $7,980


Single Supplement        $1,950