10 days
Duration
Tanzania
Destination
Highlights Arusha, Tarangire, Great Serengeti, Ngorongoro crater
Accommodation Mid-range Lodges, Mobile Tented Camp
Type of Safari Wildlife safari, Serengeti Migration, Nature, History
Departure Flexible

 

Day Location Accommodation Meal plan Activity
1 Arusha Kibo Palace hotel Bed & Breakfast Transfer, Leisure
2 Tarangire National Park Sangaiwe Tented Camp Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Morning game drive, Afternoon game drive
3 L.Manyara N. Park Country Lodge Karatu Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Morning game drive, Afternoon game drive
4 Manyara – Serengeti Mbugani Tented Camp Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Afternoon game drive
5 Serengeti Mbugani Tented Camp Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Morning game drive, Afternoon game drive
6 Serengeti Mbugani Tented Camp Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Morning game drive, Afternoon game drive
7 Serengeti Mbugani Tented Camp Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Morning game drive, Afternoon game drive
8 Serengeti – Ngorongoro Marera Valley Lodge Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Morning game drive, Leisure
9 Ngorongoro Conservation Area Marera Valley Lodge Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Crater Tour
10 Ngorongoro/Arusha Day Room Bed & Breakfast, Lunch Transfer, Leisure

 

 

Additional information

LocationTanzania
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Day 1: Karibu- Welcome to Tanzania

Karibu Tanzania – Welcome to Tanzania. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by one of our staff members. After greet and meet services he will escort you to your accommodation in Arusha (approximately 60 Km) ready for the safari tomorrow. Make sure your camera is fully charged ready for the adventure.

  • Main destination: Arusha
  • Accommodation: Kibo Palace Hotel Mid-range hotel located in or near Arusha
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included) Drinks not included

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Day 2: Start the safari - Discover the Tarangire

After breakfast set off on a safari with your private car and driver to Tarangire National Park (approx. 120 km). Named for the river that nourishes the wildlife of a vast ecosystem, Tarangire is home to elephant, zebra, wildebeest, gazelle, buffalo, eland, waterbuck, lion, giraffe, onyx and an unsurpassed diversity of birds. From June to November, masses of wildlife congregate around the river, but the park is a stronghold for big game year-round. Take your first game drive before retiring to your beautifully designed lodge, hidden among ancient baobab trees and giant rock kopjes within the park.

  • Main destination: Tarangire National Park
  • Accommodation: Sangaiwe Tented Lodge Mid-range lodge bordering Tarangire NP without fences
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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Day 3: On to Lake Manyara

After breakfast, you depart for Lake Manyara National Park (approx 90 Km) with en-route views. Nestling at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, A beautiful park, Lake Manyara contains a diverse range of habitats and topographical features ranging from the rift wall, groundwater forest, acacia woodlands, and open grasslands to the shores of Lake Manyara and the lake itself. Have afternoon game viewing in the park searching for the diverse flora and fauna of the park. There are some 350 different bird species in the park. The park provides sanctuary to a variety of animals such as the gazelle, impala, buffalo, wildebeest, hyena, baboon, giraffe, hippo and the famous tree-climbing lions that are unique to the Lake. The park is generally recognized for its incredible beauty.

  • Main destination: Lake Manyara National Park
  • Accommodation: Country Lodge Karatu Mid-range lodge located outside Lake Manyara NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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Day 4: Drive to Serengeti

Break the lodge in the morning and drive towards Serengeti via Ngorongoro. Game and nature view on the way. You visit the Olduvai Gorge which is an important archaeological site. Lunch will be served in the bush today.
Enjoy a short game drive in Serengeti as you drive to your lodge for dinner and overnight rest ready tomorrow adventure.

  • Main destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Mbugani Tented Camp Mid-range Tented Camp located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
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Day 5: Tracing the Big five in Serengeti

Today we enjoy morning and afternoon game viewing drives on the vast Serengeti plains. In the early morning and evening light, the Serengeti landscape is stunningly beautiful. The Serengeti ecosystem supports the greatest remaining concentration of plains game in Africa, including more than three million large mammals. The park is one that can never disappoint. One is spoilt by the variety of bird and wildlife species in this game reserve.
Depending with wildlife movement at different times, we may serve picnic lunch at a picnic site or take hot lunch from our lodge.

  • Main destination: Serengeti National Park
  • Accommodation: Mbugani Tented Camp Mid-range Tented Camp located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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Day 6-7: Follow the migration paths in Serengeti ecosystem

Today you will leave after breakfast and with lunch packet, you will drive as you follow the migrations paths depending with the location. We will spend the day following the great migration of about 1.5 million Wildebeests and 500,000 Zebras migrating through the Serengeti Ecosystem. The danger is everywhere and prides of lion, cheetah, and other carnivores are everywhere waiting for the right moment to strike. Crocodiles in Serengeti river does no mercy as the herds cross the river. Thousands are swept by the arrogant waters and the scenes are amazing. Later in the early evening, you will drive to your mobile luxury camp for overnight rest.

  • Main destination: Greater Serengeti Ecosystem
  • Accommodation: Mbugani Tented Camp Mid-range Tented Camp located inside Serengeti NP
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
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Day 8: Morning game drive in Serengeti - Drive to Ngorongoro

You will enjoy yet another morning game drive in Serengeti. Drive back to the camp for breakfast and check out before starting your journey to Ngorongoro. We arrive at our crater rim lodge to a warm welcome, check-in and then lunch. This afternoon just relaxes and enjoy the breathtaking and spectacular views of the Ngorongoro scenery, the largest unbroken caldera in the world. Dinner and overnight at your game lodge.
Note: a warm jacket or cardigan is highly recommended.

  • Main destination: Ngorongoro Highlands
  • Accommodation: Marera Valley Lodge Mid-range lodge located outside Ngorongoro Highlands
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
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Day 9: A day in the 'African garden of Eden', Ngorongoro

Descend into the crater (600m) for an in-depth exploration of this distinctive Eco-system. Enjoy abundant wildlife viewing set against the impressive backdrop of the Ngorongoro Crater, the heart of the conservation area. These drives provide one of the best opportunities in Africa to view the rare black rhino, which tends to spend their time on the crater floor. Ngorongoro Crater is one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles; its magical setting and abundant wildlife never fail to enthrall visitors. For lunch, enjoy a picnic next to the hippo pools on the crater floor. Continue with the game drive throughout the various ecosystems of the crater, including woodland filled with zebra and baboon, plains that support scavenging hyena and a lake that is tinted pink with greater and lesser flamingos. Other game that you can see includes leopard, cheetah, hyena, other members of the antelope family, and small mammals.
In the afternoon ascend and drive back to your lodge for overnight rest.

  • Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
  • Accommodation: Marera Valley Lodge Mid-range lodge located outside Ngorongoro Highlands
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

 

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Day 10: Ngorongoro to Arusha

Today we leave for JRO airport for your flight back home

  • Main destination: Kilimanjaro Airport
  • Accommodation: No accommodation
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)