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14 Days Self Drive Safari Tanzania | The Ultimate Self Drive Experience

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14 Days Self Drive Safari Tanzania | The Ultimate Self Drive Experience

The less well-known national parks in south-eastern Tanzania are explored on this road trip, which starts in Arusha/Moshi and ends in Dar es Salaam. Ideal for people seeking affordable travel off the beaten path. Experience first-rate safaris in Mikumi and Ruha National Parks, learn about daily life in old-style highland Tanzanian villages, go bird watching, and go chimpanzee trekking in the Udzungwa Mountains.

The daily route for this road trip may be seen below, along with advice on where to stay if you’re making your own reservations. When we take our own road trips, we prefer to stay in these types of lodges: small-scale, with a fair price-to-quality ratio, and, whenever feasible, owner-managed.

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Day by Day Itinerary

  • Day 1: Welcome to Tanzania (Moshi/Arusha)

    When you arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport,Nyange Adventures transfer service will be waiting to greet you in the arrivals area (look for a signboard with your name on it). They will help you with your bags and arrange a transfer to take you to your first lodging in Moshi. After checking in at your Accommodation, you can relax.

  • Day 2 & 3: Tarangire National Park

    After breakfast, you will pick up your rental car and drive to Tarangire National Park, your next stop. Customers might extend their stay in the Tarangire or Karatu region if they are interested in northern Tanzania. Elephants are common because they are commonplace in this area. However, even the shyest wild cats are frequently spotted here.

  • Day 4: Kolo - Dodoma

    You will travel to Dodoma today by taking the recently finished route in the south. After a 2- to 3-hour trip, you pass the village of Kolo, which is home to the "Kondoa Rock Art" UNESCO World Heritage Site. To see ancient rock paintings, get out of the automobile and trek up the slopes. You continue to Dodoma, the capital of Tanzania, after the stop. Despite being the country's capital, there isn't much to do or see there.

  • Day 5 & 6: Iringa

    You will arrive in Iringa, a tiny town in southern Tanzania, farther south after two hours. The city is not at all bustling, and one can observe colonial buildings as well as locations where the Hehe people fought to free themselves from German colonialists. Despite being a small town, we advise a two-night stay to give you ample time to independently explore the city. Despite the restricted number of lodging options, guests will unwind and have a good time.

  • Day 5 & 6: Iringa

    You will arrive in Iringa, a tiny town in southern Tanzania, farther south after two hours. The city is not at all bustling, and one can observe colonial buildings as well as locations where the Hehe people fought to free themselves from German colonialists. Despite being a small town, we advise a two-night stay to give you ample time to independently explore the city. Despite the restricted number of lodging options, guests will unwind and have a good time.

  • Day 7 & 8: Ruaha National Park

    Tanzania's largest second National Park, Ruaha, is one of the undiscovered wonders your clients must see. With a stunning terrain and one of the largest populations of elephants, cats are also highly prevalent and very likely to be seen. Although a third or fourth night in Ruaha is definitely doable, we advise staying at least two nights there.

  • Day 9 & 10: Southern Highlands

    Clients must unplug and relax a little outside of their autos after breathing in the savannah's dust. They have the option of staying further south in the Mafinga or Mufindi region on two historic farms that welcome visitors. Here, you may hike, unwind, and eat freshly prepared farm products. Despite being much closer to Iringa than Mafinga, Mufindi has a nicer environment overall.

  • Day 11 & 12: Uzdungwa Mountains

    After leaving the highlands and heading towards the shore, you will soon arrive to Udzungwa Mountains National Park. Since it is a highland rainforest, the scenery is very different from the rest of the journey. On a day trip, you can trek up and cool down at one of the Sanje Falls.

  • Day 13: Mikumi - Morogoro

    Mikumi National Park will be visited when traveling towards the coast. Since it's not a great distance today, we advise a half-day game drive at Mikumi National Park. The majority of the animals will have already been seen after Tarangire and Ruaha, but it's always great to cap the journey with one more safari day. You depart Mikumi in the afternoon and drive  to Morogoro.

  • Day 14: Departure Dar-es-Salaam

    You travel to Dar-es-Salaam after breakfast. Your journey's conclusion is awaiting you here. You can prolong the trip to Zanzibar or one of the beaches on the mainland when the car is dropped off at the airport.

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Self-drive Safari Tanzania car rental

For those who want to choose their own adventure while on a safari in Tanzania, Nyange Adventures is one of the few businesses that offers self-drive car rentals.

Our fleet is made up of Toyota Landcruiser automobiles, which are well-known and popular 4WD vehicles in Tanzania. We never use third parties as subcontractors and all of our rental cars are our own. For as little as €59 per day, you can rent a 4×4 safari vehicle in Tanzania that comes with unlimited mileage, a Bradt travel guide, a road map, comprehensive insurance, and round-the-clock roadside assistance.

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Fatou J
Fatou J
2022-12-06
Great Safari Experience with Nyange Adventures. Highly Recommend! The whole experience was amazing. My second time with Nyange Adventures doing the Tarangine and Ngorongoro national parks Safaris. Picked up at Kili Airport and we drove to the first National Park. Spend the night at a beautiful resort with a great diner and the next morning went to Ngorongoro National park, which really is an extraordinary once in a lifetime experience. The tour company is very professional, plan according to your wishes and take good care of you throughout your stay with them. They go the extra mile to show you all the beautiful animals and share their knowledge with you. Even the lunchboxes were great! We had a wonderful time. Many thanks to our driver, Alan, and the whole Nyange Adventures team. I highly recommend.
reyesg960
reyesg960
2022-12-06
Great Safari, great guide and driver. Kids learnt a lot! Top 5 hotels. Excellent service and quality! Nyange Adventures is the best company you can get to do your safari. I went aloke with my 2 children and they did all necessary to make pur stay really unforgettable. Roger, the driver, made possible for us to see all the animals, he found even 2 beautiful Rhynos!Hotels were super luxurious I love them!I dont have any doubt I will contact them again if I come back! Highky recommended!
Faye Lenette
Faye Lenette
2022-12-04
Amazing skilled guides and very friendly. Perfect safari experience! My mother and I travelled with Ian as our guide and Godfrey joined the team as amazing cook. Ian went above and beyond to give us the best experience, has shared so much knowledge on wildlife, has respect for nature and was simply the best guide we ever had. He and Godfrey were helpful, very friendly and great company. We laughed a lot and we couldn't wish a better team to have this incredible experience with! Thank you guys! Also the owner, Praise, was very helpful with organising the covid test. All went smooth. Totally recommend this company.
Koen T
Koen T
2022-11-13
wonderful team and client oriented organisation We are very happy with the client oriented services of Nyange. They are flexible and provide a lot of information before the hike. In case of problems they solve them. We had a wonderfull team and especially the cook Nikaas and waiter Samual. The team managed to get the best places for the tents at the camps. They did a wonderful job getting us on the summit.
Rosser
Rosser
2022-11-12
Tansania Safari Die Safari war ein ganz besonderes Erlebnis! Wir waren 5 Tage in Serengeti, Ngorongoro und Tarangire zusammen mit unserem Guide und unserem Koch. Die Campsites waren absolut ausreichend mit akzeptablen Sanitäranlagen. Wir mussten uns um nichts kümmern. Alles wurde uns organisiert und geplant. Wir durften nur geniessen. Leckeres Frühstück, Mittag- und Abendessen mit frischem und mehr als ausreichendem Essen und Trinken wurde uns immer zur Verfügung gestellt, sodass wir nie hungrig sein mussten. Unser Guide hat uns die ganze Reise begleitet, uns an alle Hotspots gebracht und sich sehr bemüht uns alles zu zeigen. Manchmal hätten wir uns mehr organisatorische Infos und etwas weniger Aufmerksamkeit seinerseits für sein Handy gewünscht. Man merkt jedoch, dass er sehr viel Wissen hat, alle Fragen jederzeit beantworten kann und er definitiv seine Arbeit gerne macht. Das Motto von Nyange Adventures „Come as a client-Leave as a friend“ ist wirklich sehr passend! Wir könnten Nyange Adventures nur empfehlen und wünschen jedem eine so tolle Erfahrung, wie wir sie machen durften.
1313ninav
1313ninav
2022-11-10
Super safari! 4 dagen lang hebben wij een safari gehad die we nooit meer zullen vergeten. Samen met gids Roger van Nyange Adventures bezochten wij Tarangire, Ngorongoro en Serengeti. We genoten van de prachtige omgeving en wildlife. Roger wist ons allerlei nieuwe dingen te vertellen, beschikt over veel kennis en is erg enthousiast. De communicatie gedurende onze trip was perfect en we krijgen elke dag een duidelijke briefing van wat ons te wachten staat. Al met al enorm genoten, een aanrader.
Orion R
Orion R
2022-11-01
thoughtful, considerate Praise and his team are an exceptional outfiter… they we’re flexible and accommodating with my custom climb up Kilimanjaro.I would highly recommend if you are going in a group or going solo like I did… this team can make it happen.
Kathi
Kathi
2022-10-28
Awesome hike with super professionell guides We did the 6 day Marangu Route and it was a blast. Freddy and Benny were our guides and an absolut blessing. They instructed us carefully, explained a lot about the nature, the animals, the mountain and the route itself. We felt very well guided all the time. The provided food, drinks and equipment was good and well suited for the hike.The tour itself can be mentally and physically exausting but the gudies and the whole team (guides, porters, cook, waiter) took care of us and supported us.
Grabercj
Grabercj
2022-10-22
Hands down best experience I have had traveling abroad! Part 1- Booking and Safari! Booking was a breeze with Nyange Adventures! They were easy to coordinate with even from the US. They were responsive and answered all my questions. Provided packing lists, clear pricing breakdowns and clear communications. Kelvin was our go-to! Highly recommend! Day 1- Living (the manager) and Kelvin met us at the hotel to take our final payment, to discuss our trek, needs and expectations. I asked for guides with a sense of humor and knowledge to answer a gazillion questions. Boy, did they deliver! Perfect matching for our needs! We met Alen, our guide and he was smiling ear to ear and welcoming! He was an outstanding guide. Alen's knowledge of animals, history, terrain, culture is unmatched. He has a great sense of humor and made our 4 day safari beyond our expectations. We saw 4 National Parks and a Conservation Area. The entire safari was extraordinary! Each day got better and better. We saw ALL the animals soooooo close! Life long memories were made! I highly recommend Nyange Adventures Safari! They handled all food,transport, and hotel arrangements. We just showed up for the food and adventure! We even had a picnic in the park surrounded by ZEBRAS! 🤩😍🥰Part 2- After our safari, we completed the 9 day Northern Route Kilimanjaro Summit trek! Our guides were Fredie and Florenece. Our crew was INCREDIBLE!!!! Again Nyange Adventures surpassed our expectations! Freddie was serious and quite. Very knowledgeable and was a great coach and pacer. Florence had a great sense of humor and answered my billion questions. Recommed asking for them as your guides. Remember to listen to their guidance, if you follow what they say, they will get you to the top! They were a great balanced team. It took a crew of 11 people to get us to the top! Oscar was our stomach engineer aka chef. He worked miracles. The food was delicious! I was amazed each meal at the delicious taste, quality, and quantity of food! Mussa was our camp manager. He ensured our tents, bags, sleep mats and entire camp were set up each day before we arrived. Big Freddie ensured the portable toilets were ready, clean, and working. Jamoo was our amazing waiter. He always had a smile, answered our questions and made sure we had water and snacks for our trek. Our porters included: Saidi, Simba, Athuman, Godlove, Lukule, Denis and Yohana! Each were kind, smiling, positive and soooooo strong and fast!! An incredible crew! This amazing crew worked so well together and made a positively delightful team! After our trek, we were invited to a tour of the farm, where all our food during the trek was organically grown. They held a bon fire, with amazing food and live music. Then they presented us with Kilimanjaro completion certificates and we had a dance party. The owner Praise, and his wife were amazing hosts, that were so welcoming and kind. Again, I cannot recommend Nyange Adventures enough for your safari and trekking Adventures! Best tour and trek I have ever taken. They have now set the bar high!
Hamza M
Hamza M
2022-10-17
Incredible Safari with the best staff ! Incredible trip with Nyandge Adventures. I’ve traveled to more than 35+ countries and this Safari will be the best experience ever. Thanks for the professional services from the first email contact to the the drop off to the Airport. If you’re looking for a professional agency please don’t hesitate one second to go for their services.Special thanks to Amina ( Sales Team) and Rodger (our very friendly guide) for their availability, kindness and services. Hakuna Matata 💚
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