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Tanzania Western Circuit: A 14 Days Safari to Remember

Tanzania Western Circuit: A 14 Days Safari to Remember



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Unveil the untamed beauty of Tanzania's Western Circuit on this unforgettable 14-day safari adventure. Explore the iconic Katavi, Mahale Mountains, and Gombe Stream National Parks, each teeming with diverse wildlife. Witness Tanzania's highest concentration of elephants in Katavi, trek alongside chimpanzees in Mahale Mountains, the world's largest chimpanzee population, and follow in the footsteps of Dr. Jane Goodall at Gombe Stream. Expert guides will ensure an enriching experience, while sightings beyond the Big Five - rare antelope species, graceful birds, and vibrant ecosystems - will leave you breathless. This isn't just a safari, it's an immersive adventure into the heart of Tanzania's untouched wilderness. Book your Tanzania Western Circuit safari and start creating memories that will last a lifetime!

Tour Features

Tour type

Luxury Tour

This is luxury tour uses 5 stars hotels & Lodges

Private Tour

Private Tour

This is a private tour with a private guide, designed exclusive for you.

Customizable Tour

Customizable Tour

This tour can be customized to fit your preferences and your needs

Departure Guaranteed

Departure Guaranteed

This tour can start any day, and it is available troughout the year.

2024/2025 Rates Per Person

Dates 2-3 pax 4-5 pax 6 pax
1 Jun to 31 Oct $9,330 $9,225 $9,098
22 Dec to 31 Mar $9,190 $9,022 $8,910
1 Nov to 21 Dec $9,006 $8,900 $8,820
1 Apr to 31 May $8,910 $8,770 $8,600

Trip Summary

Day 1

Arrival in Dar es Salaam and Relaxation at Serena Hotel

  Check-in at Serena Hotel Dar es Salaam for dinner and overnight

Day 2

Soaring into the Western Circuit - Kigoma Awaits

  Dinner and overnight at Kigoma Hilltop Hotel

Day 3

Unveiling Gombe Stream's Chimpanzees and Kakombe's Majesty

  Overnight at hilltop hotel

Day 4

Boat ride to Mahale Mountains National Park

  Kigoma Hilltop hotel

Day 5

Transfer from Kigoma Katavi

  Dinner and overnight at Mbalimbali Katavi Lodge

Day 6

Game drive in Katavi

  Mbalimbali lodge in Katavi

Day 7

A FULL DAY OF WALKING SAFARIS & GAME DRIVES IN KATAVI

  MbaliMbali Katavi Lodge

Day 8

Transfer from Katavi to kigoma

  Dinner and Overnight at Hill Top Hotel kigoma

Day 9

Take a local flight from Kigoma to Dar es Salaam

  Check-in at Serena Hotel Dar es Salaam for dinner & Overnight

Day 10

Rainforest trek at Udzungwa Mountains

  Dinner and Overnight at Vuma hills Tented Camps

Day 11

Game drive at Mikumi National park

  Dinner and Overnight at Vuma hills Tented Camps

Day 12

Transfer from Morogoro to Dar es Salaam

  Overnight at Serena Hotel in Dar es Salaam

Day 13

Full day relaxing and swimming at Serena hotel.

  Full day at Serena Hotel Dar es salaam

Day 14

Departure Day

Day 1
Tour activity

Arrival in Dar es Salaam and Relaxation at Serena Hotel

Begin your Tanzanian adventure with a smooth arrival at Julius Nyerere International Airport. Our team will meet you and whisk you away to the luxurious Serena Hotel for a relaxing evening and overnight stay.
Tour activity

Check-in at Serena Hotel Dar es Salaam for dinner and overnight

Day 2
Tour activity

Soaring into the Western Circuit - Kigoma Awaits

After a delicious breakfast, embark on a scenic flight from Dar es Salaam to Kigoma, the gateway to Tanzania's captivating Western Circuit. This flight marks the true beginning of your wildlife adventure. Upon arrival in Kigoma, our team will warmly welcome you and whisk you away to the Kigoma Hilltop Hotel for check-in. Nestled amidst lush gardens overlooking the majestic Lake Tanganyika, this haven offers the perfect setting to relax and unwind before your thrilling exploration of the Western Circuit begins.


Tour activity

Dinner and overnight at Kigoma Hilltop Hotel

Day 3
Tour activity

Unveiling Gombe Stream's Chimpanzees and Kakombe's Majesty

Fuel up for an exciting day with a hearty breakfast.  Then, embark on a scenic boat ride across the vast Lake Tanganyika, setting sail towards Gombe Stream National Park, renowned for its habituated chimpanzee population.

Immerse yourself in the world of chimps: Upon arrival, embark on a thrilling chimpanzee tracking adventure.  Accompanied by expert guides, delve into the lush rainforest and observe these fascinating primates in their natural habitat. Witness their social interactions, playful antics, and intriguing behavior.

Unveiling Kakombe's Majesty:  After your unforgettable encounter with the chimps, the day continues with a refreshing hike to the awe-inspiring Kakombe Waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the beauty of this cascading wonder, a perfect spot to capture stunning photos and create lasting memories.

As the sun dips below the horizon, cruise back to Kigoma Hilltop Hotel for a delicious dinner and a well-deserved rest, preparing for your next adventure on the Western Circuit.

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Overnight at hilltop hotel

Day 4
Tour activity

Boat ride to Mahale Mountains National Park

After breakfast, go game viewing, bird-watching, chimpanzee tracking, and climb to Jane will's peak in Gombe Stream National Park. Overnight at Kigoma Hilltop hotel.

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Kigoma Hilltop hotel

Day 5
Tour activity

Transfer from Kigoma Katavi

After breakfast, our guide will pick you up from Kigoma hilltop Hotel to katavi Mbali Mbali Katavi Lodge.

Mbali Mbali is a collection of five stunning lodges in Tanzania. Each location has been carefully selected for its unique experiences, across incredibly diverse ecological areas.

We at Oreteti Safaris Ltd have promised our clients a unique and unforgettable experience and we will always full fill our promise, this is taking you on a trail less traveled to some of Tanzania’s most untouched and unique National Parks.


Tour activity

Dinner and overnight at Mbalimbali Katavi Lodge

Day 6
Tour activity

Game drive in Katavi

After breakfast, Morning walking safari to explore the Katavi floodplain. Late morning break for picnic brunch. Afternoon game drive to Katavi national park, the inner side. Dinner and overnight at Mbalimbali lodge in Katavi

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Mbalimbali lodge in Katavi

Day 7
Tour activity

A FULL DAY OF WALKING SAFARIS & GAME DRIVES IN KATAVI

After breakfast, spend another day exploring the Katavi floodplain. Afternoon game drive to Katavi national park inner side. Dinner and overnight at MbaliMbali Katavi Lodge

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MbaliMbali Katavi Lodge

Day 8
Tour activity

Transfer from Katavi to kigoma

After breakfast, our guides will pick you up to Kigoma, for lunch, dinner and overnight

Tour activity

Dinner and Overnight at Hill Top Hotel kigoma

Day 9
Tour activity

Take a local flight from Kigoma to Dar es Salaam

depending on your flight schedule you will have your lunch, dinner and overnight at Serena Hotel Dar es Salaam

Tour activity

Check-in at Serena Hotel Dar es Salaam for dinner & Overnight

Day 10
Tour activity

Rainforest trek at Udzungwa Mountains

After breakfast, depart with your guide for Udzungwa National Park, a lush high-elevation rain forest and a great site for a day of walking, moderate hiking, and a picnic lunch. It is one of thirty-four World Biodiversity Hotspots and one of 200 World Wildlife Federation ecoregions of global critical importance. The Udzungwa forest is part of the so-called Eastern Arc, which is a series of mountains ranging from the Southern Highlands through the Uluguru and Usambara mountains northwards to Pare. The forest is home to many indigenous species of plants, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, butterflies, and insects of which some the species are found nowhere else in the world. During the evening we will take you to Vuma hills Tented Camps for dinner and accommodtion.

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Dinner and Overnight at Vuma hills Tented Camps

Day 11
Tour activity

Game drive at Mikumi National park

Soon After breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your accomodation to Morogoro region and then to Mikumi national park. You will have a full-day game drive at Mikumi national park. In the mid of the day you will have your lunch box at a picnic site at Mikumi National park and at the end of the day we will take you to Vuma Hills Tented camps for your dinner and overnight.

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Dinner and Overnight at Vuma hills Tented Camps

Day 12
Tour activity

Transfer from Morogoro to Dar es Salaam

Soon After the breakfast, you will have your journey back to Dar es Salaam. In the mid of the day, you will have your lunch box, while enjoying the stunning view of the landscape.

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Overnight at Serena Hotel in Dar es Salaam

Day 13
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Full day relaxing and swimming at Serena hotel.

After the adventure on the Western Circuit of Tanzania, you will have a Full day relaxing and swimming at Serena hotel.

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Full day at Serena Hotel Dar es salaam

Day 14
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Departure Day

This is your departure day, our guide will pick you to the airport based on your flight schedule.

package includes Package Includes

  •  All Accommodation and Meals cost from arrival to departure
  • Transfer from the hotel to the national park gate and back
  • Airport pickups and dropping during arrival and departure
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Drinking water, tea & coffee
  • All national park fees
  • Local flight to and from Kigoma (Economy Class)

package includes Package Doesn't Include

  • Arrival and Departure Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Tips (Optional)
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance

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