• Arusha, Tanzania
  • +255-714 094 921/689 332 181
  • info@maasaiwanderlust.co.tz

Tanzania Big Cats Luxury Safari

  • 4 Days, 3 Nights
  • + 2 Days Hotel Stay in Arusha city
  • Code: 3DTBCLLS
  • Starts From: $1,890 Per Person

Safari Highlights

Big Cats safari brings you close to the proficient killers in the African wilderness; the Lion, leopard and cheetah. With their shortened head and reduced number of teeth, pose to be the most specialized carnivores in their hunting and killing techniques in the family of felidae.

Explore the Lake Manyara National Park famous for its tree-climbing lions, Ngorongoro Crater, dubbed as the 8th wonder of the world with a staggering concentration of about 30,000 animals and Serengeti with the greatest land migration on Earth where is big possibility of spotting the big cats which includes lion, cheetah and the rare leopard. You will capture amazing, unique and infinite amount of photos and no photo captured by your camera lens ever seems to do justice.

This 4 days 3 nights safari is perfectly tailored for those are interested in sighting the Tanzania's Big Cats (lion, leopard and cheetah) and wishes to experience Tanzania's wilderness in a cozy room equipped with all the necessary things including Wi-Fi. A large variety of food for meat lovers and vegetarians will not leave you indifferent!

Why you choose this Safari

  • Discover Tanzania Big Cats.
  • Witness Incredible Wildlife Encounters.
  • Best price that won't break the bank.
  • Single travelers can join this group safari.
  • This Safari can be customized on request.
  • Inexhaustible vigor of Wildlife
  • Ultimate African adventure safari.
  • Luxury lodge accommodations.
  • Starts any day, if availability permits.
  • Joining group keeps safari costs down.

Additional Info



Min Age

Max Pax


Pick Up

Drop Off


6 days

No limit





Safari Itinerary


Day 1: Arrive at KIA and transfer to Arusha City

After you arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to Arusha City.

  • -Bed & Breakfast Hotel accommodation. Check-in starts at 2:00 PM.
  • -Overnight at Mount Meru Hotel / Kibo Palace hotels in Arusha City or similar.
  • 2

    Day 2: Arusha City- Lake Manyara National Park

    After a buffet breakfast head for Lake Manyara National Park. Before entering the park, head to the Great Rift Valley view point for magnificent views and taking photos. From the view point, the Lake shimmers below the western Great Rift wall in the heat haze. As you drive into park through a luscious green underground water forest you may spot tree climbing lions, buffalo, dik-dik, giraffe, hyenas, impala, baboon, monkey, bush pig, wildebeest, hartebeest, hippos and many more. Also the park is known as Tanzania’s water wonderland due its fantastic profusion of birdlife over 400 species.

  • -Distance: 185 km from Arusha City.
  • -No game-viewing drive time: 2 hours.
  • -Dinner and overnight at Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp/Karatu Simba Lodge or similar.
  • 3

    Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater- Serengeti National Park

    After having a hearty breakfast, you descend down into the Ngorongoro Crater. At nearly 2300m, the mornings are brisk and low cloud sometimes covers the area. As you drive down the descend road, the black dots below becomes discernable shapes, with the crater becoming ever more beautiful and irresistible. With over 30,000 animals across all species, the Ngorongoro Crater can be regarded as a “Garden of Eden”. The 100 sq km caldera also has the highest density of lions anywhere in Africa. Also, Zebra and wildebeest mix on the crater floor along with lions, buffalos, elephants, rare rhino, hyenas, gazelles, cheetah, antelopes, hippos, various types of jackal, greater and lesser flamingo and many other species. By lunch time you will arrive at the lake side, where you will be offered lunchboxes, after which the safari will continue, ending in a few hours with a transfer to Serengeti National Park.

  • -No game-viewing drive time: 4-5 hours.
  • -Meals: Breakfast, Hot Lunch/ Picnic lunch & Dinner.
  • -Dinner and overnight at the Ang'ata Tented Camp/ Serengeti Serena Lodge in the Serengeti or similar.
  • 4

    Day 4: Serengeti National Park

    After breakfast, head for full day game viewing in the Serengeti with a picnic lunch in the search for the “Big 5” – lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino. Famed for its annual migration, Serengeti offers the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa such as great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, big cats (lion, leopard and cheetah), thousands upon thousands eland, topi, kongoni, impala and grant gazelle binds the Serengeti’s ecosystem much as it has done for the past two million years. Over 500 bird species ranging from the out-sized ostrich and bizarre secretary bird of the open grassland to the black eagles that soar effortlessly above the sky. Later in the afternoon, you may experience one of the blazing Serengeti sunsets, with silhouetted acacia trees and the call of the wild close at hand.

  • -Full day game-viewing drive.
  • -Meals: Breakfast, Hot Lunch/ Picnic lunch & Dinner.
  • -Dinner and overnight at the Ang'ata Tented Camp/ Serengeti Serena Lodge in the Serengeti or similar.
  • 5

    Day 5: Serengeti- Arusha City

    After breakfast in the morning you will safari in the eastern and southern parts of the park. The greater part of these areas is a savanna with wide open spaces, which provides a likely opportunity to see cheetah hunting antelopes. By evening you will finish the safari and return to the hotel in Arusha.

  • -Distance: 335 km from Arusha City.
  • -No game-viewing drive time: 3 hours.
  • -Overnight at Mount Meru Hotel / Kibo Palace hotels in Arusha City or similar.
  • 6

    Day 6: Departure

  • Rest in the hotel and transfer to the airport or prolong your stay in Tanzania to Mt. Kilimanjaro / Mt. Meru climbs or luxury and relaxation holiday in Zanzibar Island.
  • Note

  • Hotel check-out is at 11:00 AM. In case you need a late check-out because of an evening flight, there is the option to extend your hotel stay for an extra fee.
  • Safari Map


  • √ Private professional experienced English-speaking safari driver/guide.
  • √ Safari vehicle (land cruiser 4x4) with pop-up roof.
  • √ Pick-up & Drop Off at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
  • √ Transfer to and back to the hotel in Arusha city.
  • √ All accommodation before and after safari (double room, breakfast included).
  • √ Luxury lodge accommodations (Unless listed as upgrade).
  • √ All park fees (For non-residents).
  • √ All Value Added Taxes.
  • √ Three meals(As specified in the day-by-day Itinerary).
  • √ Bottled drinking water and soft drinks throughout the safari.
  • √ Medical kit and wet wipes.
  • √ 1 Binocular per safari vehicle.
  • Excluded

  • ∆ International flights tickets (from/to home)
  • ∆ Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.).
  • ∆ Lunch and dinner in hotel (only before and after safari).
  • ∆ Tips to your safari guide (Tipping guideline US $10-20 per day).
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    • +255-714 094 921/689 332 181
    • info@maasaiwanderlust.co.tz