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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • You'll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Arrive at Kilimanjaro (JRO) or Arusha Airport

Arrive at Kilimanjaro (JRO) or Arusha Airport

On arrival in Arusha Airport or Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), you will be met and assisted at the airport. After going through immigration department, baggage claim and customs, you'll be transferred to Tulia Boutique Hotel & Spa on bed and breakfast basis.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Tulia Boutique Hotel & Spa
  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, your safari will set off towards the Tarangire National Park. This park with its savannah, seasonal swamps and the life-giving Tarangire River is home to huge elephant herds—literally hundreds of animals. Animals gather at the river and besides elephants, you should see mongoose, giraffes, bushbucks, hartebeests, dik-diks, waterbucks, warthogs and reedbucks all year round. After an extensive game drive, you will leave the park late in the afternoon and head to Eileen’s Trees Inn to overnight on full board basis.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park
Best Time to Visit June to October (Animals come to the river)
High Season June to October (The park is full of tourists)
Best Weather June to October (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Tarangire NP

ElephantAbundant
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
BuffaloCommon
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
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HippoCommon
HyenaOccasional
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Eileen's Trees Inn
  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Karatu
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, you will continue to the lush highlands where crops such as wheat, corn and coffee are grown. Travelling through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, you might stop for a breathtaking view over the Ngorongoro Crater before you continue to the Serengeti National Park. Serengeti means “endless plains” in the language of the Maasai and you will see the grassland savannah stretching to the horizon. Bizarre rock formations dot the grassy landscape where predators roam. Blue wildebeests, Thomson’s gazelles, zebras and buffaloes are on their menu. Through the high and open roof of the safari vehicle, you will be able to enjoy the diversified habitats and landscapes of the park. You will arrive in the Seronera Valley for an evening meal and overnight stay at Serengeti Mawe Tented Camp on full board basis.

Main Destination:
Central Serengeti National Park
Best Time to Visit June to February (Areas are best at different times)
High Season July to March (The Seronera area is crowded)
Best Weather June to October (Little to no rainfall)

Wildlife in Serengeti NP

ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
CheetahCommon
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
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BuffaloCommon
HippoCommon
HyenaCommon
LeopardOccasional
Black RhinoVery Rare
Accommodation:
Mawe Tented Camp
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority

Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority

Your wake up call is at 6:00 am to have just a cup of hot coffee then proceed for the early morning game drive. This morning game drive is very important as you will be able to witness the early morning kills from the Big Five, only if you will be lucky enough. After the morning game drive, get back to the lodge at 9:30 am to have your main breakfast. Thereafter, you will check out the lodge and proceed with game drives en-route to Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority. Have your overnight stay at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge on full board basis.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Highlands
Accommodation:
Rhino Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Ngorongoro Crater Tour & Then Drive Back to Arusha

Ngorongoro Crater Tour & Then Drive Back to Arusha

Have an early morning breakfast and then descend the Ngorongoro Crater at 7:00 am for crater tour. This is World Heritage Site; the incomparable Ngorongoro Crater is the world's largest "caldera". Dominated by cliffs standing some 600m high and presenting a sheer drop down to a wide open space of some 246sq km. You may see everything from elephant to lion, and if you’re lucky, the near-extinct black rhino, all amongst large herds of zebras and wildebeests. In the afternoon, exit the crater and then drive back to Arusha for your overnight at Tulia Boutique Hotel & Spa on bed and breakfast basis.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater
Best Time to Visit June to September (General wildlife viewing is best)
High Season Most of the year – July to March (Expect crowds)
Best Weather June to October (Rainfall is little to none)

Wildlife in Ngorongoro Crater

LionCommon
CheetahCommon
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
HyenaAbundant
Show more
ElephantCommon
BuffaloCommon
HippoCommon
GiraffeOccasional
LeopardOccasional
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Tulia Boutique Hotel & Spa
  • Mid-range hotel located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Airport Departure Transfer

Airport Departure Transfer

On this day, you will be provided a private departure transfer to Arusha Airport or to Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will fly to Zanzibar Island or catch your flight back home!

Main Destination:
Kilimanjaro Airport
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.
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