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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

Arrival – transfer to Arusha

Arrival – transfer to Arusha

On arrival to Tanzania, you will be transferred to the Hotel by our Nature in Spirit Naturalist Guide, where you will stay in a charming atmosphere and enjoy every comfort you need. As you overland to Arusha, which is 1h 30m, you will see locals alongside the road doing their daily activities. Do not shy to ask your Driver Guide to stop the vehicle for you to experience anything interesting happening along the road. As you get to the hotel check-in, get settled, rest and get ready to start your adventure tomorrow.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Rivertrees Country Inn
  • Mid-range lodge located near Arusha (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park

After breakfast you will depart to Tarangire National Park, as you overland you will experience a change in landscape, environment and culture. You will drive straight to the camp, check in, have lunch and rest a bit before you head out for an afternoon game drive in the park.
Tarangire, home to a variety of wildlife species including elephants, buffalos, lions and leopards. It is also known for the ancient baobab tree estimated to be over 1000 years old. With its sweeping savannas and luxuriant greenery, the landscape is always breathtaking and leaves you with very beautiful memories. River Tarangire, to which the park draws it name from is the main source of water in the park hence draws a lot animals who come to drink water thus a good opportunity to spot varieties of animal species in one place. With more than 550 bird species, Tarangire is one the best birding destination for birders.
At around 17:30 you will start heading to the camp for dinner and overnight.

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:
Maramboi Tented Lodge
  • Luxury tented camp located less than 1hr drive from Tarangire NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 3

Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara National Park

Today after breakfast you will depart with picnic lunch to Lake Manyara National Park, one of the smallest national parks in Northern Tanzania. The ground water forest and the lake itself makes it a special and beautiful place to visit. You may glimpse groups of baboons in the forest, drive by lions, elephants, and wildebeest on the grassy plains, and halt at the hippos in the hippo pool thanks to the woodland's slow transformation into an open, grassy landscape.

The East African Rift Valley's 400-meter-high slopes may be seen beautifully from the park. The Rift Valley divides Africa in two and stretches about 6,000 kilometers (from Lebanon to Mozambique). This has caused a variety of phenomena, including the development of alkaline.
Lake Manyara National Park is not very big hence can be explore in few hours. You will have lunch in one of the picnic sites then proceed with game drive. In the afternoon you will start driving to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

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:
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 4

Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater

Today you will wake up with the great view of the crater ready to descend down the 600m high caldera. After breakfast you will descend the crater for a wonderful game drive with a picnic lunch which will be taken in one of the designated picnic areas. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the cavernous bowl-shaped crater is in fact a caldera, formed two to three million years ago due to volcanic activities.

The crater is home to unprecedented number of animals including the black rhino, lions, magnificent elephants and smaller game. The crater is self-sustaining due to annual rainfall hence animals do not need to migrate in search for food. With a bit of luck, a lot of wildlife can be spotted during one game drive only.
After this exciting game drive, you will drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

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:
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 5

Game enroute to Serengeti National Park

Game enroute to Serengeti National Park

After breakfast you will head to Serengeti national Park via Ngorongoro conservation Area with game enroute. You will witness spectacular view of Ngorongoro highlands as you drive towards the endless plains. While waiting for your guide to complete the gate formalities, you can climb up a giant kopje to get a better view of the vast savanna that extends to the horizon.

These large rocks serve as habitat for various species of flora and wildlife that are unique to these strange-looking stone formations. You will drive to the camp for check-in, lunch and head out again for an afternoon game drive. After and exciting day you will return back to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Central 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:
Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located inside Central Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 6

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

Today after breakfast is another day for a great adventure in Serengeti National Park, home to all five of the Big Five. You may also decide to go for optional Balloon ride in the midst the endless plain which end with breakfast in the bush.
Talk to your guide on what you want to see as every area of the Serengeti has something special to offer.

Whether it's witnessing a rhino amble through the bush near Kopjes, spying on a wild dog, or gasping as you watch a huge cat hunt its meal. You will go back to the camp for lunch then head out again for afternoon game drive at around 15:00. You will enjoy the sunset as you drive back to the camp during the evening for dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located inside Central Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 7

Drive to the airstrip

Drive to the airstrip

The end of your wildlife safari is today! However, one last adventure is left: the drive to the airstrip. This is your opportunity to find something special in the landscape as you drive to the airstrip after a relaxing breakfast, hence your Guide as keen as you are to spot final attraction as a parting memory. You will board on a flight that will land at Arusha and have lunch before you transfer to Kilimanjaro International airport for your onward flight.

Main Destination:
Arusha Airport (Arusha)
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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