Start anywhere your self-drive safari in Tanzania for wildlife. This itinerary can be easily arranged with Mwanza as the starting point, with the advantage that the Serengeti road trip is generally cheaper to arrange from Mwanza than from Arusha.

For 17 days, visit Lake Victoria and its surrounding attractions. Lake Victoria is seldom travelers’ itineraries, but it’s a fascinating region with much to offer those who enjoy exploring away from the beaten track. It’s also easily combined with wildlife watching in Serengeti National Park, Saanane Game Reserve, Rubondo Island, Lukuba Island Ukerewe, Bukoba, Musoma.

Following the exploration of central Serengeti, and continue to the Western Corridor, which is especially rewarding around May and early June. Exit the park at Ndabaka gate, from where it’s an easy drive north to lively Musoma.

Following several days becoming acquainted with Musoma’s many cultures and enjoying sunrise and sunset views over Lake Victoria, drive south to Mwanza, with its low-key vibe and good facilities.

Continue west around the lake toward pretty, prosperous Bukoba and the heart of the ancient Haya kingdom. En route, don’t miss Rubondo Island National Park, with its magnificent birding. Once finished, connections are easy into Rwanda or Uganda.



  • Highlight

    Visit Lake Victoria and its surrounding attraction for 17 days. Enjoy a self-drive safari and explore Rubondo national parks. See the highlights of unmatched wildlife viewing, and wildebeest calving, as well as predictor, catching their prey in Ndutu in Serengeti National Parks. Ngorongoro Crater,  OldonyoLengai, the only active volcanic mountain in Tanzania. Visit the surrounding attraction like Ukerewe, Saanane Game Reserve, Bujoro Cultural center, Bukoba, Musoma, and Lukuba island. A truly exciting self-drive safari/adventure awaits.

  • Mwanza.
  • Saanane Game Reserve.
  • Bujoro Cultural Center.
  • Ukerewe.
  • Rubondo Island National Park.
  • Bukoba.
  • Musoma.
  • Lukuba Island.

Note: These is proposed itinerary route. You ca create your own and enjoy self-drive adventure in Tanzania for 17 days.