7 Days: Classic Tanzania Safari

7 DAYS CLASSIC NORTHERN
TANZANIA SAFARI

Visit Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti and Tarangire

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7 DAYS CLASSIC TANZANIA SAFARI

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

An exhilarating 7 days safari that starts in Arusha and takes you to Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Tarangire
You will visit the iconic Lake Manyara famous for tree climbing lions and hippos wallowing in the lake, then follow the migration and wildebeest herds stalked by predators across the Serengeti plains, explore the large Lion prides in the Jurassic caldera of the Ngorongoro Crater and finish with tracking herds of Elephants through the Tarangire’s vast open baobab woodlands

DAY

ACTIVITIES

HOTELS AND MEALS

ONE

Meet & greet at the airport
Private transfer to the hotel/lodge

 

Planet Lodge
Dinner

TWO

Road transfer - Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park [ 2.5 hrs drive in a 4x4 landcruiser ]
Morning and afternoon game drives

 

Tloma Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner plus two 500ml bottles of water

THREE

Road transfer from Tloma Lodge to Central Serengeti via Ngorongoro [ 4 hrs drive in a 4x4 landcruiser ]
Afternoon game drive

Katikati Tented Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner plus two 500ml bottles of water

 

FOUR

Full Day Safari Activities in Serengeti
Game Drives

Morning Balloon safari option booked separately

 

Katikati Tented Camp
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner plus two 500ml bottles of water

 

FIVE

Morning game drive.

Road transfer from Central Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater rim

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner plus two 500ml bottles of water

SIX

Full day at the Ngorongoro Crater

Options: Walking safari with an armed ranger/ Visit to Olduvai Gorge

 

 

 

Tloma Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Plus two 500ml bottles of water

SEVEN

Morning Game Drive in Tarangire

Road Transfer to Arusha – Depart
Airport Transfer

Breakfast & Lunch

Plus two 500ml bottles of water

DAY 1: ARRIVAL - ARUSHA

Arriving at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by one of our experienced driver guides, ready to greet and escort you to Arusha and your chosen hotel. He will introduce you to this wonderful city and country!

DAY 2: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

Today we set out early, collecting you from your Arusha hotel and heading south to stunning Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara is a very popular park, made even more so for its tree-climbing lions, elephants, hippos, thriving herds of giraffe and broad range of bird species. Overnight at Tloma Lodge in Karatu on a FB basis

DAY 3: CENTRAL SERENGETI

After breakfast drive to Central Serengeti; a beautiful part of the Serengeti which plays host to the Great Migration as it makes it way North during May and June and again as it returns South in November and December.

There is a permanent water source in the area, meaning it’s great for game viewing all year round.

Overnight at Kati Kati Tented Camp. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner provided. 2 small bottles of water (500ml) per person are also provided.

DAY 4: CENTRAL SERENGETI

** OPTION DAY 4**Hot Air Ballooning in the early morning followed by Bush Champagne Breakfast.

Enjoy game drive in a different part of central Serengeti.

Overnight at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp again on a FB basis.

DAY 5: CENTRAL SERENGETI - NGORONGORO RIM

Enjoy the morning in Serengeti and then drive onto the rim of Ngorongoro Crater

Free evening to enjoy the rim and views of Ngorongoro.

Overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided.

2 small bottles of water (500ml) per person are also provided

 

DAY 6: NGORONGORO CRATER

After breakfast at your lodge drive to Ngorongoro conservation area and descend to the Ngorongoro Crater: The jewel in Tanzania’s crown where the Big Five roam free and there’s an animal around every corner. Spend your day exploring all the dramatic scenery and wildlife of the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area. The largest intact volcanic caldera in the world, its magnificent topography and fertile soils attract a wide variety of plains game and predators in what makes for a thrilling amphitheatre of wildlife viewing. The Big Five are all present here including Black Rhino and you can spot flamingos on the central soda lake, zebras grazing on the plains, lions lazing in the tall grass, leopards lying in the trees, as well as big "tuskers" in the forests.

Overnight at Lake Burunge Tented Camp.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner provided. 2 small bottles of water (500ml) per person are also provided

**Option: Crater Rim Walk with a National Parks ranger in the late afternoon hours.

DAY 7: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast drive for approx 2 hours to Tarangire National Park.

This park offers wide panoramas of open acacia woodland and grass savanna, where huge herds of Elephants and other unique residents, such as fringe-eared Oryx and Lesser Kudu roam free, Lion, Cheetah and Leopard

After lunch, drive back to Arusha and proceed to JRO for departure flight in the evening.

Breakfast and lunch. 2 small bottles of water (500ml) per person are also provided.

DATES

2 PEOPLE

4 PEOPLE

6 PEOPLE

02 Jan to 31 Mar 2019
01 Nov to 15 Dec 2019

01 Apr to 30 May 2019

01 Jun to 31 Oct 2019
16 Dec to 01 Jan 2020

7 DAYS FROM USD 2675 PER PERSON

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION:
Kilimanjaro Airport  /  Kilimanjaro Airport

 

DEPARTURE TIME:
By 0700 hours

 

 

WEAR:
Comfortable cotton clothing, safari hat, jacket and sunscreen.

Avoid dark coloured clothes in Tarangire National Park as they attract Tsetse flies

INCLUDED:

  • All activities (unless labeled as optional)
  • Park Entrance fees where applicable
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinks (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT

NOT INCLUDED

  • Accommodation on the last day
  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Tips
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Some meals (as specified in the day-by-day)

 

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