Amshar Serengeti Adventures

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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

Arusha

Arusha

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by one of our experienced driver-guides. After a brief introduction, he will escort you to Arusha and your hotel, where you will be introduced to this wonderful city and country.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Arusha Planet Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located in Arusha (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Arusha – Tarangire National Park

Arusha – Tarangire National Park

After a tasty breakfast, our driver-guide will collect you from your hotel and transport you and to Tarangire for a game drive (we’ll bring picnic lunches). After the game drive, we will continue to Karatu for dinner and you overnight stay.

The park derives its name from the Tarangire River, which serves as the sole water source for the wildlife here during the dry season. The park is famous for its elephant herds, iconic baobab trees, and tree-climbing pythons.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park
Best Time To Visit July to November (Animals come to the Tarangire River)
High Season June to October (The park is full of visitors)
Best Weather June to October (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Tarangire NP

ElephantAbundant
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
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HippoCommon
HyenaOccasional
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Marera Valley Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located in Karatu (Town)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 3

Tarangire National Park – Lake Manyara National Park

Tarangire National Park – Lake Manyara National Park

Today you will enjoy excellent views over Lake Manyara, see elephants up close in the woodlands, and visit the renowned Manyara hippo pool, where many, many hippos stay in the water from early morning until late in the evening. Your overnight stay will be at the lodge on a full board basis.

Lake Manyara National Park spans a modest 330 square kilometers (127 square miles), of which Lake Manyara itself makes up 200 square kilometers (77 square miles) at its peak. This park is also a prime location for bird enthusiasts and offers ample opportunities to spot elephants, giraffes, zebras, baboons, warthogs, buffalos, and, with a stroke of luck, the elusive tree-climbing lion! During your game drive, consider taking a break at the hippo pool to stretch your legs and observe these fascinating creatures.

Main Destination:
Lake Manyara National Park
Best Time To Visit June to October (Easier to spot animals)
High Season July to March (The northern section gets crowded)
Best Weather June to October (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Lake Manyara NP

ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
ZebraCommon
HippoCommon
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LionOccasional
HyenaOccasional
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Marera Valley Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located less than 1hr drive from Lake Manyara NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 4

Karatu – Serengeti National Park

Karatu – Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, you’ll depart early in the morning with a lunchbox in hand for a day of game viewing in Serengeti National Park. You will spend two nights in the Serengeti.

Located in northern Tanzania, the Serengeti spans approximately 15,000 square kilometers and holds the esteemed status of being a UNESCO World Heritage site. The park is home to over two million herbivores, 4,000 lions, 1,000 leopards, 550 cheetahs, and around 500 bird species. It is also renowned for hosting massive herds of migratory wildebeest and zebra during the dry season.

However, the North Serengeti also nurtures a rich population of wildlife year-round, including lions, elephants, hippos, giraffes, crocodiles, and the elusive oribi antelope.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Best Time To Visit January to February and June to October (Different 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
LionCommon
CheetahCommon
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
Show more
GiraffeCommon
HippoCommon
HyenaCommon
LeopardOccasional
Black RhinoVery Rare
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Kon Tiki Serengeti Camp
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 5

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

After breakfast you’ll go on a morning game drive in Serengeti National Park. Our guide will help you explore the Serengeti plains in pursuit of Africa's “Big Five.” Around 12:30pm, we’ll eat lunch and then continue with an afternoon game drive in the park.

Located in northern Tanzania, the Serengeti spans approximately 15,000 square kilometers and holds the esteemed status of being a UNESCO World Heritage site. The park is home to over two million herbivores, 4,000 lions, 1,000 leopards, 550 cheetahs, and around 500 bird species. It is also renowned for hosting massive herds of migratory wildebeest and zebra during the dry season.

However, the North Serengeti also nurtures a rich population of wildlife year-round, including lions, elephants, hippos, giraffes, crocodiles, and the elusive oribi antelope.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Kon Tiki Serengeti Camp
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 6

Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater - Karatu

Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater - Karatu

After breakfast, we’ll drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, where you'll experience some game viewing and visit the famous Ngorongoro Crater. If you are lucky, you’ll get the opportunity to see the black rhino. In the evening, we’ll drive to Karatu for dinner and your overnight stay.

The Ngorongoro Crater, the world's largest caldera, was formed approximately 2-3 million years ago following a volcanic explosion. The crater floor sits at an elevation of 1,800 meters (5,900 feet) above sea level and boasts a diverse population of around 30,000 animals and an array of bird species.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater
Best Time To Visit June to October (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
BuffaloAbundant
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
HyenaAbundant
Show more
ElephantCommon
HippoCommon
LeopardOccasional
Accommodation:
Marera Valley Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located 1-2hr drive from Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 7

Departure

Departure

After breakfast, you’ll spend a few more hours at the lodge before returning to Arusha and the airport. This concludes your remarkable 7-day adventure experiencing the best of Africa’s “Big Five” in Tanzania.

Main Destination:
Arusha National Park
Best Time To Visit June to October (Animals are easier to spot)
High Season July to March (The park can get busy)
Best Weather June to October (Little rainfall)

Wildlife in Arusha NP

GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
ZebraCommon
HippoCommon
ElephantOccasional
WildebeestOccasional
Show more
HyenaRare
LionNone
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals 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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