tanzania sky safari

8-day Drive/Fly Small Group Safari to Tanzania's Top Parks

Experience the highlights of Northern Tanzania in style on this all-flying safari. The Tanzania Sky Safari is a small group departure for a maximum of eight guests to Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Serengeti in the comfort of an executive seated Cessna Grand Caravan.  Guests stay in spacious and beautifully designed tented camps and lodges located in exclusive locations away from the large concentrations of tourists. Plus, enjoy special bush meals and sundowners overlooking the magnificent plains, an upgrade to a Plantation Suite in Arusha, a free spa treatment at the Manor at Ngorongoro.

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Perfect for:

  • Perfect for Big 5/Wildlife Sightings
  • Perfect for Great Migration
  • Duration 8 days
  • 2021 Departures Click here for 2021 departures
  • Accommodations Deluxe tented camps and lodges
  • Fitness Rating Easy
  • Activities Game drives, nature walks, cultural visits
  • Safari Type Big 5/Wildlife
  • Style Deluxe
  • *Land-Only Price $5,000 - $9,999
  • Flight Price Call for pricing

*All pricing per person based on double occupancy. Pricing varies based on travel dates, call for a customized quotation matching your travel needs. Changes to itinerary and pricing may apply. Price includes all accommodations, meals, some drinks, transfers, vehicles, park fees, guides and activities as indicated, and a $25 donation to a worthy African charity. Price excludes international flights, visas, tips, inoculations, travel insurance, and anything not specified above. We accept Visa, Master Card, Discover & AMEX. No refunds—see Terms and Conditions for details.


Day 1 – Arusha: On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you’ll be met and driven to the Arusha Coffee Lodge for dinner and overnight in a Plantation Suite. (D, Dr)

Days 2 & 3 – Tarangire National Park: After breakfast, enjoy a coffee estate tour and an alfresco lunch in the garden.  After lunch, transfer to the airstrip for your flight to Tarangire National Park, famous for its elephant herds and huge baobab trees. Overnight and meals at Tarangire Treetops, from where you can enjoy guided walking safaris, day and night game drives, a visit to an authentic Masai village, and sundowners in the bush. (B, L, D, Dr)

Day 4 – Ngorongoro Highlands:  After breakfast, enjoy a final morning game drive in Tarangire National Park.  Enjoy a picnic lunch on your way to the local airstrip for your flight to the Manyara airstrip.  Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the Manor at Ngorongoro in time for cocktails and dinner.  Overnight at the Manor at Ngorongoro, where you will spend the next two nights.  (B, L, D, Dr)

Day 5 – Ngorongoro Crater: After breakfast, drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and spend the day exploring the famous Ngorongoro Crater with a picnic hamper lunch. This 100-square-mile caldera is home to more than 20,000 large mammals like lions, leopards, elephants, zebras, wildebeest, and the rare black rhino. Return to the highlands for dinner and overnight at the Manor at Ngorongoro. (B, L, D, Dr)

Day 6 – Serengeti: After breakfast, you can choose to either visit Lake Manyara National Park, which is famous for tree-climbing lions and the thousands of flamingos that inhabit the lakeshore, or enjoy the various activities available at the lodge, including horseback riding, cycling, an estate tour, and a spa treatment (one treatment included per person).  After lunch at the Manor, you will be transferred to the local airstrip for your flight to the Serengeti. Upon arrival, enjoy a game drive en route to camp, arriving in time for dinner. Overnight at Serengeti Migration Camp in a luxurious safari tent. (B, L, D, Dr)

Day 7 – Serengeti: Arise early for a guided, walking safari. After breakfast at camp, enjoy a full day on game drives in the Serengeti, home to millions of animals including lions, cheetah, leopards, buffalo, elephants, zebras, impalas, hyenas, gazelles, hippos, crocodiles, and much more. Return to camp in time for sundowners and dinner. Overnight at Serengeti Migration Camp. (B, L, D, Dr)

Day 8 – Arusha/Depart: After breakfast, enjoy a guided game walk along the banks of the Grumeti River, returning to camp for lunch. After lunch, enjoy a final game drive en route to the local airstrip for your flight to Arusha. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to Arusha Coffee Lodge, where you will have a day room to freshen up and relax before your transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport in time for your departing flight. Optional extra night at Arusha Coffee Lodge (at an additional cost).  (B, L, Dr)

Optional Extensions:

Zanzibar Extension: Enjoy 5 days/4 nights at Kilindi Zanzibar, the perfect place to relax after safari. Call for pricing. (Not valid Apr & May)

Pre/Post Night In Arusha: Enjoy 1 extra night at Arusha Coffee Lodge at the start or end of your safari. Call for pricing.

Serengeti Extension: Enjoy 3 days/2 nights at Pioneer Camp in the Central Serengeti, great for year-round game including lion, leopard, and more. Call for pricing.

Masai Mara Extension: Enjoy 4 days/3 nights at Sand River Masai Mara in Kenya, the perfect location to see the migration from August to October or resident wildlife year-round. Call for pricing.


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