Nature in Spirit Travel

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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 lodge 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 approximately 1hours 30 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport, 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:
Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa
  • Luxury hotel located near Arusha (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & dinner (Lunch not included)
  • Drinks not included

Day 2

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park

After early breakfast, embark on your adventurous journey to Tarangire National Park with picnic lunch. This park has a worldwide reputation for surprising large herds of elephants and medieval baobab trees. It draws its name from Tarangire River, the only permanent source of water in the park that spans approximately 2,850 square kilometers. Among many, Tarangire National Park is home to numerous species of animals, birds and flora. You will have lunch in one of the designated picnic areas then proceed with game drive in other parts of the park.

On your game drive along the Tarangire River, search for zebras, wildebeests, buffaloes, waterbucks, giraffes, dik-diks, impalas, elands, grant's gazelles, monkeys, banded mongooses, lions, leopards, cheetahs, caracals, honey badgers and many more. African wild dogs can be also rarely spotted in Tarangire National Park, hunting for their preys.
Later in the afternoon, you will do game en-route to the lodge 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

After breakfast at lodge depart to Lake Manyara National Park well known for its tree-climbing lions and large flocks of flamingos along the lake. Here you will see the Great Rift Valley escarpment, flowering plants, an evergreen forest and the shallow alkaline Lake Manyara that makes the park spectacular with many photographing opportunities. Tree-climbing lions can be spotted in Lake Manyara National Park although spotting them is a game chance.

The Park is also home to thousands of herbivores such as zebras, gazelles, buffalos, bushbucks, waterbucks, giraffes, baboons, hippopotamus, elephants, warthog and many others.
You will stop to a designated picnic site for lunch before you proceed with game drive before you transfer to the lodge in Karatu town 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:
Kitela Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located less than 1hr drive from Lake Manyara NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 4

Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast at 07:30, you will depart with picnic lunch and head to Ngorongoro crater. Explore wildlife in the self-contained ecosystem of Ngorongoro crater. This is a land of multiple uses where wild animals and human beings have managed to co-exist together in harmony. You will drive more than 600 meters deep to Ngorongoro crater, a fallen mountain believed to erode more than millions of years ago.

You will search for various animals from endangered black rhinos, lions, buffaloes, elephants, gazelles, warthogs, hippos, zebras, waterbucks, hyenas, jackals, to large flocks of flamingos along Lake Magadi. You will have lunch in the park’s designated area then proceed with game drive.
Late in the afternoon after an eventful game viewing day, you will return 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:
Kitela Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located 1-2hr drive from Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 5

Game enroute to Serengeti National Park

Game enroute to Serengeti National Park

You'll begin the day with the scenic drive towards the Serengeti after breakfast0. Along the way we'll pass through the rainforests of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you might be lucky enough to encounter wild animals like baboon, vervet monkeys, warthogs and buffalos. As you enter Serengeti you will witness Africa’s iconic savannah landscape and sheer number of ungulates roaming these grassy plains.

You will drive straight to camp for lunch, rest and head out for an afternoon game drive
exploring Serengeti. As sun dusk draws close enjoy the views of the sunset as you drive back to camp for dinner and overnight.

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:
Matawi Serengeti Camp
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 6

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

Early in the morning after having tea/ coffee at 6:00, depart at 6:30 with breakfast for a morning game drive. You will have an opportunity to see the nocturnal very early in the morning conducting various activities before they go hide. You will have breakfast in the bush along with the beautiful golden colored sunrise. You will relish a number of wildlife in this park known to have the highest concentration of wildlife as you proceed with game drive after breakfast.
At around 11:30 you will drive back to camp for lunch and rest, then later proceed for an afternoon game drive.

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

Day 7

Depart

Depart

Today marks the end of your safari, however, one last adventure is left as you drive to the airstrip after breakfast. This is your opportunity to find something special in the landscape 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 (City)
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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