15 Days Tanzania Motorbike Safari

5-Days Motorbike Safari | 4-Days Classic Wildlife Safari |4-Days Zanzibar Islands

 Prices Per Person in US Dollars: 

  • 2 – 3 Pax:  $. 6,840pp.
  • 4 – 5 Pax:  $. 5,936pp.
  • 6 – 7 Pax:  $. 5,831pp.
  • 8 – 9 Pax:  $. 5,749pp.
  • 10 – 11 Pax: $. 5,642pp
  • 12 – ∞ Pax: $. 5,491pp

15 Days Tanzania Motorbike Safari

This 15 Day tour will start with 5-days Tanzania Motorbike safari will make you enjoy the adventure of Tanzania on the bike through untouched magnificent destinations and tracks, off the beaten roads right into the bush and experience authentic and exceptional encounters with the African wildlife as you interact with indigenous groups in Africa such as the Maasai, Chagga and the Sonjo and see the best of Tanzania from off-road Motorcycle tour that ride over mountains, valleys and vast plains of wildlife and rich African cultures.

After the Dusty and bumpy days now it is the time to visit the highlights of northern Tanzania National Parks in another 4-Days Full days Classic wildlife Safari, such as the Tarangire National Park, the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. Unique to this safari is the abundant of wildlife offering you a real sense of what Africa has to offer.

In Serengeti National Park you will witness the great wildebeest migration approximately two million wildebeest, including animals such as zebra and gazelles move anually in an endless cycle across Tanzania’s Serengeti and Kenya’s Masai Mara in search for better grass and water resources

In Tarangire National Park you will enjoy good elephant sightings and marvel at the huge baobab trees that line the horizon of this park. You can also look for cats along the swamp edge and or towards the Tarangire River.

In Ngorongoro Crater: Apart of seeing all the Big 5 and many other animals, Ngorongoro Crater is the cradle of mankind a place where animal and human lives together peaceful on a crater floor, the task of the day will be to try and find the endangered black rhino.

After your wildlife experience, now it’s time for relaxation in Zanzibar Islands for at least 4-days. Zanzibar offers the world’s most beautiful beaches. Soft white sandy beaches surrounded by colorful coral reefs and the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Zanzibar Island has about 25 beaches, sprinkled with fishing villages.

We Recommends Double Tree Hotel by Hilton in Nungwi because it is in the Northern coast of Island, which is the Zanzibar’s best beaches, all with crystal white sand and colorful coral reefs. Nungwi and Kendwa are one of the most popular beaches since they do not have to deal with high and low tides. It has a chilled atmosphere with numbers of restaurants, bars and accommodation options.

15 Days Tanzania Motorbike Safari Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport

Meet and greet from Dahlia Africa staffs, from JRO airport you will be taken to the lodge for a refreshing, in the evening you will meet the bikes for personal adjustment and trial. If flying with Qatar airways the plan will be well blend. In the evening we will take you to Arusha famous street for a dinner BBQ (vegetarian meals also available).On this evening we will give briefing for the next day activities. After dinner we will take you around for a drink if interested but if much tired we will return you to the lodge for a rest of the night.

  • Accommodation: Mount Meru Hotel
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 2: Arusha to Lake Chala    

After breakfast, you will leave Arusha and diverge to a goat trail to the north up to Mount Meru forest where you will have a stop for a nice view of Mount Meru and Arusha City. The ride will pass over gravels and newly tarmac roads which will take you near the Tanzanite Mining Shafts in Simanjiro District. Refueling at the small Maasai town shift before getting to a hidden gem, Hot Oasis, for a swim and lunch break. This ride will give you a nice view of Kilimanjaro Mountain as you are rotating Mount Kilimanjaro anticlockwise. You will arrive at Lake Chala in the evening for dinner and a campfire while enjoying cold drinks.

  • Accommodation: Chala Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.
  • Distance: 220 kilometers / 136 miles
  • Travel duration: 8 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirt road, gravels, rocky, sandy, and forestry trails.

Day 3: Lake Chala to West Kilimanjaro

This day will be an awesome day since the ride will be from the Windward side of Mount Kilimanjaro to the leeward side of it. Two peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo will be visible in the morning and evening. This is also a chance to pass over different Chagga people whom are regarded as the typical conservators of Mount Kilimanjaro. On this day we will take picnic lunch, and if we’re lucky we might be able to see mountain primates such as black and white Colum- bus monkeys and blue monkeys on the forest reserve. The ride will pass over earth road and newly tarmacked roads, the distance will be 140km and we will be arrived at Maasai Lodge for dinner. The camp is situated in between Mount Kilimanjaro and Meru. You will have an awesome view of both old volcanic mountains.

  • Accommodation: Simba Farm Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.
  • Distance: 140 kilometers / 86 miles
  • Travel duration: 8 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirt road, gravels, rocky, sandy, and forestry trails.

 Day 4: West Kilimanjaro to Lake Natron (Via Longido)

On this day, we will ride on the typical African roads; dust, sand and gravel up to the small town of Longido. This is an adventure ride on a very dusty trail way down into a huge gorge where resident wildebeest, zebras, giraffes and antelopes gather for grazing land and water. The last 50 km in this leg is a sandy and stony track cut in the rift.

While here, we are going to visit the largest soda ash lake, Lake Natron, Engare Sero waterfalls and views of Oldonyo Lengai. We will experience the Maasai culture, traditions and customs. Meals will be prepared in native way with high hygienic standards and Maasai warriors will give us a dance while enjoying the local barbeque prepared by the Maasai warriors.

  • Accommodation: Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge.
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.
  • Distance: 237 kilometers / 147 miles
  • Travel duration: 8 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirt road, gravels, rocky, sandy, and forestry trails.

Day 5: Lake Natron to Sonjo plains + Day Hike to waterfalls

Located about 40 miles/64km west of Lake Natron, The Sonjo are a Bantu speaking people. About 30,000 Sonjo live in northern Tanzania in the Ngorongoro district, riding to their area you will get chance to know better about this less Known indigenous tribe of Tanzania, who have lived there for centuries isolated within Maasai territory. You will learn astonishing culture about Sonjo tribe, their gender roles, role of Music as well as their clothing. Return to Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge for rest.

Latter on around 4pm  an English speaking local Maasai guide will lead your walk to the great Engaresero waterfalls for a natural swim during the hot day before returning to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

  • Accommodation: Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge.
  • Meal Plan:
  • Distance: 120 kilometers / 75 miles
  • Travel duration: 6 hours.
  • Terrain: Dirt road, gravels, rocky and sandy (steep trails)

Day 6: Lake Natron to Tarangire National Park

After early breakfast, ride from Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge through gentle slopes at the foot of Oldoinyo Lengai to a famous little crater of Shimo la Mungu (a Swahili word for “god’s hole”) where you will have a 15mins break before going on with your ride through a Maasai village of Engaruka to a small township of Mto wa Mbu (near Lake Manyara National park) where you will have your picnic lunch and 1hr break. Just after your lunch break, your guide will lead your ride alongside Lake Manyara ecosystem to the Tarangire National park where you will leave your bike on the gate and go inside the park with 4×4 Safari Jeep for late evening game drive while driving to the accommodation for your overnight stay.

  • Accommodation: Tarangire Safari Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 7: Full Day in Tarangire National park – Overnight Lake Eyasi:

After breakfast, we will leave our lodge for a full day game drive inside Tarangire National Park the park, The Park is known as the elephant Sanctuary, the giant baobab trees, bush savannah and the seasonal marshes add to the wonder of this nature reserve. The Tarangire National Park is considered as one of the best places to view elephants up close. The park is also home to buffaloes, zebras and wildebeests which are always closely followed by a range of predators such as lions. Leopards are seen now and then but cheetahs are rarely spotted. From the open roof of the safari vehicle you will be able to absorb the landscape and watch the animals. In the late afternoon you will drive outside the park and drive to lake Eyasi for your overnight stay.

  • Accommodation: Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge.
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 8: Lake Eyasi Half Day – Overnight in Central Serengeti

Start off early with your bushman guide to meet a group of resident Hadzabe people. Enjoy the Hadzabe Tour walking into the bush with the only hunter-gatherers remaining in the East African region. The Hudzabe speak a click-based language and move their encampments with the seasonal movements of the wildlife. Your guide is a member of the group so he will explain to you about their customs and their way of life. You will get a chance to hunt, track wildlife, make fire and even take honey from bee’s nests with the Hadzabe people. Spending time with the Bushmen is a powerful experiences and hard to beat, but we also live and walk in the most beautiful African bush, constantly surrounded by wild animals. Anybody who enjoys spending time close to nature in wild will love this trip. Return to the lodge for lunch then afternoon you will leave the community and drive direct to Central Serengeti.

  • Accommodation: Great Exploration Tented Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 9:  Full Day in Serengeti National Park:

The full day is dedicated to game viewing in the Serengeti National Park. Your guide will take you to the best spots to observe the wildlife. Elephants, buffaloes, lions, cheetahs, hyenas, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, topi, Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles and many more can be seen in this large national park. Especially in the Seronera Valley you will be able to experience fantastic game viewing all year round. The Serengeti is home to the largest animal migration on the planet.

Optional Serengeti Balloon: Prepare for a  4 am wakeup call so that you can fully enjoy your sunrise hot air balloon safari, Enjoy an incredible Safari from The Sky over the Serengeti National Park, boosting enchanting scenery and uninterrupted views as you embark on an extraordinary adventure. Special arrangements are made for you to depart before the break of dawn. This gives you a rare chance to experience the awakening of the surrounding wildlife and a wonderful sunrise. With amazing opportunities for stunning photographic moments, this miraculous glide over the Serengeti ecosystem allows you to absorb the magnitude of the size of the park. Planned take-off is at dawn – 6am. The flight depends mostly on the weather and the wind, thus varies from day to day, but generally it is an hour’s flight. Once you land, our ground team will escort you to your breakfast area where you will commemorate this special event with a hearty breakfast amidst the wild ambiance.

  • Accommodation: Great Exploration Tented Lodge
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 10: Serengeti Half Day – Overnight to Ngorongoro Crater Rim

After late breakfast will proceed with game drive inside Serengeti National Park until lunch time, where we will have a picnic lunch while enroute to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and go for an afternoon you will walk around the top crater take some picture of the beauty crater with stunning views. There after you will ascend to the top where you will meet your driver and drive you to your accommodation for dinner and overnight.

  • Accommodation: Rhino Lodge.
  • Meal Plan: Full Board.

Day 11: Ngorongoro Crater full Day – Arusha – Zanzibar

Rise and shine! After breakfast you travel to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area before you drive down into the crater floor for a full day game drive. The massive collapsed volcano is home to over 25,000 mammals ranging from the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard – to spotted hyenas, rare wild dogs and some of the more than 500 bird species of the area. After an extensive game drive and a picnic for lunch, you will leave the caldera in the afternoon and drive to Kilimanjaro International airport for evening flight to Zanzibar.

Day 12, 13 & 14: Full Days of Leisure in Zanzibar White Sand Beach:

Days of Leisure and relax in Zanzibar White sand Beaches, all the Zanzibar Activities can be booked locally.

 Day 15: Departure Day

Your Last day in Zanzibar, You will wake up to sharks, and fly over the archipelago. Then, you will board your international flight. Two weeks have come to an end, but they will certainly never be forgotten.

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What included on Prices

  • Personal meet and greet services.
  • Private Transfers to and from Airports.
  • Bike + Fuel + Guide.
  • Basic spares, Tools and First aid kit.
  • Support vehicle – 4×4 Safari Jeep.
  • All Park fees, entry fees and Government Taxes.
  • Professional experienced English speaking guide and full-time mechanic.
  • Full board accommodations and all 3 Meals Every day.
  • Motorbike insurance third party in Tanzania.
  • AMREF Flying Doctors Insurance on the tour – Emergency Evacuation Service.
  • 4×4 Safari Jeep with pop-up roof for safari
  • All Airport Transfers
  • Domestic Fight to Zanzibar.

What is Excluded on Prices (Available on request)

  • International Flights
  • Visas and Vaccinations.
  • Driver/guide gratuities.
  • Bike Insurance – Third Party.
  • Drinks/laundry/Porters.
  • Any other items of a personal nature.
  • Personal travel & medical insurance.
  • Visas (US$50) and yellow fever vaccination.
  • Serengeti Balloon Safari (USD. 599/person).

Important information's to know

  • Distance on Motorbike: 717kms/ 445miles distance will be covered on this motorcycle tour (roughly 80% of this distance will be off-road).
  • Experience: Suitable for all skilled bikers who like a couple of long riding days, but you don’t need experience on un-tarred roads. No hard off-road riding involved. Most roads you’ll ride around 60 – 100 km/hour. The itinerary is planned in such a way that you have plenty of time to enjoy the magnificent scenery. You’ll encounter wildlife and indigenous people to learn their culture most of the days.
  • Wildlife Experiance: You will visit the highlights of northern Tanzania such as the Tarangire National Park, the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater.
  • Motorbike Types & Model: Honda CRF250L – 2013.
  • Suitability: Very suitable for riders with a pillion; if you want to skip a day on the backseat you can ride with the backup vehicle.
  • Single room’s supplements: $700pp.
  • Pillion riders pay 25% less than of the riders cost.

Travelers Checklists

For The Ride:

  • Motorcycle jacket.
  • Protective pants.
  • Sturdy shoes or boots.
  • Protective gloves.
  • Sunglasses or goggles.
  • Shawl or buff.
  • Rain gear (optional).

For off the bike:

  • Swimming gear
  • Fleece sweater (April /Oct)
  • Underwear, socks etc.
  • T-shirts and/or blouses
  • Casuals for the evenings
  • Slippers or sandals
  • Shorts (f.i. during game drives)
  • Cap or hat.

Documents and money:

  • Flight ticket (print of your e-ticket)
  • Valid passport with at least two empty right-hand pages (valid until at least 1 or 6 months after your Flight date back home).
  • Valid motorcycle driver’s license and if needed a valid international driver’s license.
  • A photocopy or scan of all of the above
  • Vaccination certificate
  • (Bank)card with which you can use on ATM’s in Tanzania.
  • Credit card (Mastercard, American Express or Visa)
  • Cash Dollars or Euro

 Personal effects:

  • Malaria prophylaxis and other personal medical drugs
  • Basic First Aid set containing Painkillers, plasters, antiseptic etc.
  • Mosquito repellent (containing at least 50% Deet or similar)
  • Sun cream and Glasses.


  • Camera, including memory card, (spare) batteries and charger)
  • Plastic bags, dust-proof
  • Duct tape (for those repairs)
  • Torch or headlamp.

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