Set Departure Safari

Northern Tanzania Explorer

"Discover the magic of Northern Tanzania in a small group on this 9 day multi-activity safari"
Price 5,440 USD * (See price tab)
8 Nights
Safari Type
Fly camping, Lodge and Canvas
Northern Tanzania
Kids Min Age

A small group affordable adventure safari in Northern Tanzania that sees you exploring all the highlights and ‘Bests of’ but without the masses of tourists. Perfect for couples or single travellers.

Safari Frank Serengeti Green Camp Wayo Tanzania79

An unforgettable safari itinerary at an affordable price. This set-departure adventure safari in Northern Tanzania comes in as one of our most highly recommended tours for couples or single travellers looking to experience the Best of Northern Tanzania.

The tour was designed by Tanzanian safari experts and is made to include a mix of activities including: exciting walking safaris, scenic mountain biking, authentic cultural experiences and productive game drives. The safari starts with an Arusha city tour before heading over towards the beautiful Lake Manyara National Park, with a mountain biking experience en-route. After exploring Lake Manyara by vehicle and on foot, you will then make your way to the Crater highlands and enjoy a treetop walkway and cultural village & farm tour en-route. The following morning see’s you exploring the Ngorongoro Crater on a half day game drive for chances to see the ‘Big 5’ before continuing the game drive into the Serengeti. You will then stretch your legs and explore the vast Serengeti on immersive walking safaris in areas few tourists ever venture.

The safari is guided by an expert English-speaking guide and both starts and ends in Arusha. Experience the beautiful Lake Manyara National Park, the famous Ngorongoro Crater and finally the endless Serengeti Plains – and all in a range of adventure activities. Join a group of like-minded individuals on this group set-departure and enjoy the advantage of group safari rates.


  • Visit: Arusha, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti!
  • A range of activities including: Mountain biking, walking safaris, cultural experiences and drives!
  • Affordable group rates and multiple set-departure dates!
  • Guided by Expert English-speaking Local Safari guides.
  • Outstanding wildlife sightings – bring your cameras!
  • Accommodation in beautiful and secluded eco-friendly camps!
  • Rates taking advantage of a ‘stay 5 pay 4’ special!

map and overview

1 Night Rivertrees Country Inn

2 Nights Manyara Green Camp

1 Night Plantation Lodge

1 Night Mysigio Camp

3 Nights Serengeti Green Camp


Wayo Africa prides itself in employing some of the most highly trained and experienced guides in Tanzania. Due to the fact that they are specialists in Walking Safaris, their walking guides are specially trained and assessed to the highest standards, ensuring quality and safety on these immersive activities.

Most of their guides started a career as young activity guides, taking guests on bike rides, walks, night game drives, canoeing and cultural tours. It gave them exceptional training in all the smaller wonders of the bush easily missed from within a vehicle. Also being exposed to many different guests, personalities and cultures gave them excellent social skills. This understanding of both the environment and people makes for fantastic guides.

start dates

DATES 2024:
17 August 2024 - 25 August 2024
6 December 2024 - 14 December 2024
DATES 2025:
11 January 2025 - 19 January 2025
5 March 2025 - 13 March 2025
11 June 2025 - 19 June 2025
8 August 2025 - 16 August 2025
3 September 2025 - 11 September 2025
3 October 2025 - 11 October 2025
12 December 2025 - 20 December 2025

detailed itinerary

Day 1

Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport where a transfer will pick you up and enjoy an evening at Rivertrees Country Inn in a garden room. You will also be able to make use of access to a swimming pool. Delicious Pizzas and a full menu. Bed and breakfast rate – dinner and drinks not included.

Overnight at Rivertrees Country Inn

Day 2

Morning Arusha city tour and mid morning transfer to the South of Manyara National Park. Enjoy lunch at the Magara Waterfalls and mid afternoon mountain bike ride in to the South gate of Manyara National Park. Late afternoon game drive to the Camp. Arrive at Manyara Green Camp nestled at the bottom of the beautiful Endabash waterfall – a reliable fresh water source for the local wildlife. Sundowners by the waterfall and supper under the stars.

Overnight at Wayo Manyara Green Camp

Day 3

Start the day with a canoe safari on Lake Manyara, various game drive options, sundowners on the waterfalls, swimming in the rock pools and night drive and overnight back in the Manyara Green Camp.

Overnight at Wayo Manyara Green Camp.

Day 4

Early morning game drive out of Manyara, enjoy a treetop walkway en-route out of the park followed by a guided walk through the farming village of Mto Wa Mbu and sampling of local cuisine in a banana plantation. Afternoon transfer to Karatu and Plantation Lodge and overnight in this lovely property with great gardens and amazing meals. Drinks not included.

Overnight at Plantation Lodge

Day 5

Today will be your game drive onto the crater floor; a famed activity around the world. This tranquil area is rich in wildlife and was one of the first regions to become protected so wildlife is in abundance. There are usually opportunities to view Rhino here. You will enjoy a packed lunch along your route. You will leave the crater and head back to Ngorongoro Classic Green Camp for overnight and enjoy meeting the maasai in the evening.

Overnight at Ngorongoro Classic Green Camp

Day 6

Depart after breakfast for drive up through the Serengeti with a packed lunch en- route. Head out to the remote Serengeti Green Camp and enjoy sundowners.

Overnight at Serengeti Green Camp

Day 7

Enjoy a short morning walk (July – October) and then head out for more game driving aiming to spot the migration – back to camp in time for sundowners and supper.

Overnight at Serengeti Green Camp

Day 8

Enjoy a short morning walk (July – October) and then head out for more game driving aiming to spot the migration – back to camp in time for sundowners and supper.

Overnight at Serengeti Green Camp


Day 9

Early morning game drive out of the area and drive to Kogatende or Seronera airstrip depending on the time of year. Flights over the plains back to Arusha. Transfer to Rivertrees for use of a dayroom and transfer back to JRO (options for a Zanzibar extension if wanted).


Prices 2024

  • USD 5,440 per person sharing double
  • USD 6,025 per single traveller
  • USD 5,114 per adult sharing triple
  • USD 2,938 per child 12-15 yrs
  • USD 3,210 per child 5-11 yrs

Prices 2025

  • 11 – 19 January 2025: Sharing USD 6.477,00 per person, Single USD 7.319,00 per person
  • 5 – 13 March 2025: Sharing USD 5.846,00 per person, Single USD 6.665,00 per person
  • 11 – 19 June 2025: Sharing USD 6.061,00 per person, Single USD 6.918,00 per person
  • 8 – 16 August 2025: Sharing USD 6.912,00 per person, Single USD 7.790,00 per person
  • 3 – 11 September 2025: Sharing USD 6.864,00 per person, Single USD 7.722,00 per person
  • 3 – 11 October 2025: Sharing USD 6.800,00 per person, Single USD 7.657,00 per person
  • 12 – 20 December 2025: Sharing USD 6.082,00 per person, Single USD 6.912,00 per person


Price includes:

  • All accommodation & meals throughout
  • Accommodation in all Wayo properties is
    on a full board basis including drinks
  • Park & Activity fees
  • All road transfers
  • All internal flights

Price excludes:

  • Accommodation at Rivertrees does not include meals or drinks
  • Insurance
  • Tips
  • International flights

additional information


  1. Departures will be closed 2 months prior to departure if there are no sign ups
  2. There is a minimum number of 4 pax to run these departures and a maximum of 6 pax
  3. A supplement will be added to run the departure if only 2 or 3 pax are signed up. Enquire direct for rates
  4. If only a single sign up, we will offer a private safari or to join a later set departure. Enquire direct for more information
  5. Full payment is due 2 months before safari start date
  6. Rates for signed up guests of less than 4 pax will reduce if more guests sign on less than 2 months
    before safari start. A refund will be given if full payment has already been made
  7. Rack single supplement is: $350 for all departures.

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