6 days
Duration
Tanzania
Destination

Itinerary at glance

One of the best safari to indulge in, traversing Tanzania’s best-protected areas for Big five viewing, from big herds of Elephants in Tarangire, big cats and spectacular wildebeest migration in Serengeti, to the rare rhinos in Ngorongoro. On the last day before departure, you enjoy the unique adventurous activity on a quad bike at a village near Ngorongoro. If you’re a wildlife and nature enthusiast at heart, this trip is definitely one you don’t want to miss!

Day Location Accommodation Meal plan Activity
1 Arusha Green Mountain Hotel Bed & Breakfast Transfer, Leisure
2 Tarangire National Park Marera Valley Lodge Bed and breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Morning game drive, Afternoon game drive
3 Serengeti National Park Serengeti Heritage Camp Bed and breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Afternoon game drive
4 Serengeti National Park Serengeti Heritage Camp Bed and breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Morning game drive, Afternoon game drive
5 Ngorongoro Conservation Area Marera Valley Lodge Bed and breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Crater Tour
6 Village near Lake Manyara/ JRO No Accommodation Bed & Breakfast, Leisure Morning game drive, Afternoon game drive

Price includes:

  • Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide.
  • Transport whilst on safari in a 4×4 safari Land cruiser with pop up roof for game viewing.
  • All transfers upon arrival and departure as in the itinerary.
  • Full Board Accommodation whilst on safari.
  • One night in Arusha on bed and breakfast.
  • All park entrance fees as per the itinerary.
  • All games drives for detailed in the itinerary.
  • Village tour.
  • Drivers salary and allowances plus park fees for driver and
  • Government taxes.
  • Complimentary drinking water whilst on safari

Price excludes:

  • Airport arrival or Departure taxes.
  • Lunches and Dinners in Arusha hotel.
  • Accommodation after the safari.
  • Tips and gratuities to driver/guide, hotel/camp, and restaurant staff, room service.
  • Items of a personal nature i.e., telephone/internet usage, laundry, bottled water and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, etc.
  • Change in the itinerary.
  • Activities not mentioned in the package.

Additional information

LocationTanzania
1

Day 1

Karibu Tanzania – Welcome to Tanzania

Karibu Tanzania – Welcome to Tanzania. On arrival at Kilimanjaro 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.

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

2

Day 2

Lake Manyara Park

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 Park
  • Accommodation: Marera Valley Lodge Mid-range lodge close to Ngorongoro
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included
3

Day 3

Drive to Serengeti National Park

Early in the morning, you drive to Serengeti via Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Picnic lunch packets will be served on the way. We arrive in Serengeti in time for an exciting game viewing drive in one of the best game parks in Tanzania. Covering an area of 14,763 square kilometers, the world-famous Serengeti National Park is Tanzania’s oldest park and one of the world’s last great wildlife refuges. It stretches as far as Lake Victoria to the West. Its name comes from the Masai word Siringet, meaning ‘endless plains’.

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

4

Day 4

Full day in the endless Serengeti plains

If you rise early you can take a morning game drive through the park to see the nocturnal predators returning from their nightly hunt and very active animals waking up in the early morning light. Depending on the time of year and the migration of the herds, you can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes, birds and other species.

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, we can have a hot lunch at the camp or enjoy picnic lunch packets.

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

5

Day 5

Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, we break the camp and drive south towards Ngorongoro. The drive is scenic and on arrival, we descend some 610 meters into the crater, which is home to an abundance of wildlife and a photogenic paradise, for a full day of game viewing drive with picnic lunch at a private scenic site (hippos pool). Ngorongoro Crater, the largest intact caldera in the world teams with an abundance of wildlife permanently resident on the crater floor. Pride of lions, herds of Cape buffalo, impala, Thompson gazelles, rhino, golden and black-backed jackal, zebra, cheetah, leopard and the spotted hyena freely roam on the crater floor plains. Unmatched for its natural variety and breathtaking beauty, there are few places on earth where such a tremendous diversity of landscapes exist inside a region this size. Apart from its wildlife riches, the crater is also home to hundreds of bird species, refreshing in the small lakes in the crater floor.

Spend the night few minutes drive from Ngorongoro.

  • Main destination: Ngorongoro Crater
  • Accommodation: Marera Valley Lodge Mid-range lodge close to Ngorongoro
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

6

Day 6

Biking/Walking Village Tour – Departure

Today with a guide you enjoy a half-day Biking/walking tour around the village of Mt wa Mbu. With a guide you will start to walk around the mountainous rugged village overlooking Lake Manyara; the topography is spectacular. At some point, you may encounter some wild animals like antelopes. There are a lot of bird species and a camera should not be forgotten. A picnic lunch packet will be served.

Drive to the airport in the afternoon for your flight back home.

  • Main destination: Village tour / Arusha
  • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included) Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

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