Tanzania Family Vacation Package

  • Destination

    Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park

  • Duration

    7 Days / 6 Nights

Imagine the gentle stretch of a giraffe reaching for a leaf, the stealth of the cheetah in the tall grass, the splash of a hippo in a watering hole and the thundering stampede of the wildebeests across a plain. Tanzania has them all. Beyond the incredible animals seen on safari, experience the mystery of the Maasai people and see the marvels of Mount Kilimanjaro and the Serengeti from above as you witness the wonders of Africa.

From $7,345

Per Adult

From $5,585

Per child under 12

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Hot air balloon in Tanzania

Taste the best of Tanzania's culture and adventure

Learn beading from the Maasai people indigenous to this area. Explore the reserve on horseback, mountain bike or one of several educational hikes. Take your safari to the sky in a hot air balloon.

Trout in hand

Get hands-on with coffee roasting, fishing and more

From trout fishing to farming, there is something for everyone. Learn to roast coffee, hike through the Great Duluti Forest or experience Tanzania from above via helicopter.

Horse in Africa

Treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind local experience

Experience sunset on the edge of Lake Burunge. Take a horseback ride around the coffee estate. Explore Olduvai Gorge archaeological site, one of the most important historical sites in the world. Indulge in an indigenous Maasai spa treatment.

Two young kids watching an elephant at a watering hole

Immersive Experiences

Our CommUnity Impact Tours give travelers a truly global perspective — an inside look at what is being done in their destination to renew social, ecological and cultural resources and help these communities flourish. Through these immersive, one-a-kind experiences, our travelers have the opportunity to exchange ideas, customs and problem-solving techniques in the spirit of mutual respect, and to contribute with time or resources to emerging communities.

African children running at school
Tloma Primary School

Tloma Primary School is in Tloma Village, 5km from Karatu in Northern Tanzania. It is the only primary school in Tloma Village and caters for the children of approximately 350 families. It is a government school and the school receive very little funding. Tloma Primary School has over 650 students, and only 16 classrooms. This means there is an average of 40 children per classroom. Often 4-5 children share one desk, making it difficult for children to see their textbooks and learn comfortably in an optimized environment.

Family Meal

Experience an evening of local dining as your family joins a resident family for a shared meal around their table. Learn customs and traditions while exchanging ideas about family life and culture. Based upon the preference of the client, as well as destination, this opportunity may be a shared meal, cooking lesson and/or market visit.

Our Happy Travelers
"Katie planned the perfect trip. We all agree it was the best trip we've had, and the hotels were some of the best we've stayed in. We found that with a baby, it was only possible to get through about half of the suggested itinerary each day, which was great because it gave us options. We took time each night to debate what we would do the next day, and really enjoyed having those possibilities laid out for us.​"

–Beck Family Trip

"Thank you for all of your support and expert tips. Everything went seamlessly, all our activities were wonderful and working with you made all of the planning so easy for me as a working mum. All the activities Melissa chose were tailored to my children's likes and also had a great blend of education and great fun."

–Silva Family Trip

"We had a fantastic trip. So many thanks for your help in putting this together."

–Lange Family Trip

Maasia in a field
Maasai people walking
Optional 3-Day Extension

Lake Natron Camp 

Get off the beaten path and experience a side of Tanzania seen by very few tourists. There is also a chance for children to learn about the evolution of man and get to know and understand the Maasai people. Olduvai gorge is known as the ‘Cradle of Mankind’ and it is possible to add on a trekking expedition either to or from this area incorporating the history of mankind, geology and landscapes spanning 250 million years. You’ll also love visiting the hominid footprints located right near camp. These footprints were actually discovered by members of the camp team and have since been investigated by international scientists who have determined that they could be as old as 100,000 years. This part of the Great Rift Valley is populated by the Maasai people. Maasai bomas spread around the area, but the main central village is few kilometres away to the west at the base of the escarpment. The village is named Engare Sero, which means dappled water. This village gets its name from the river flowing out of the escarpment through a spectacular gorge that is both arid and lush. Take some time out with your guides and visit a local homestead.

To Know Before You Go

  • Keep in mind that family tents book up well in advance. It is best to plan your safari up to a year in advance to secure a family tent.
  • Visiting Tanzania from late June – October is best for viewing wildlife as it is the dry season.
  • Some safari activities are limited for children under 12
  • A visa is required for visiting Tanzania
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