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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • A transfer from the airport can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Arusha National Park + Walking Safari

Arusha National Park + Walking Safari

Are you ready to hit the road and to start your safari adventure? In the morning our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Arusha and take you to Arusha National Park. Arusha National Park has a rich variety of wildlife. Despite the small size of the park you can find animals like the giraffe, cape buffalo, zebra, the black-and-white colobus monkey, flamingo, elephant and many other animals. Arusha National Park offers some of the most breath taking scenery in Northern Tanzania, including Mount Meru, the second highest mountain in Tanzania. In the morning you will be doing a game drive and after lunch a ranger will accompany you on your walking safari that will give you the chance to experience the wildlife up-close. At the end of the day your guide will bring you back to Arusha where you overnight at Green Mountain Hotel.

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
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HyenaRare
LionNone
Accommodation:
Green Mountain Hotel
  • Budget hotel located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park

Today our guide will pick you up in the morning from Green Mountain Hotel in Arusha. The drive to Tarangire National Park will take about 2 hours. Enjoy the beautiful views of the local villages and Masaai herds on the way. Tarangire is famous for its large elephant population. You can also find many zebras, wildebeest, giraffes and even lions and cheetahs. We will have lunch at the picnic site in the park and in the afternoon we continue our game drive. At the end of the day we slowly drive out of the park and head to Migombani Campsite. Take a dive in the pool with an amazing panoramic view of Manyara!

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:
Migombani Campsite
  • In or near Mto wa Mbu
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Village Walk, Bike Tour & local lunch

Village Walk, Bike Tour & local lunch

It’s time to be active today and to see a bit more culture. We start early in the morning with a short hike on the Great Rift Valley wall. Make sure you wear good hiking shoes, the walk will be a bit steep and rocky. Once you are on top you will enjoy the amazing panoramic view of Lake Manyara and Mto Wa Mbu. You’ll be surprised by all the green colours! After a few minutes rest we will walk down to the place where the bikes are waiting for us. The bike tour will take you through the village, you pass by local craft shops and you will have lunch between the banana plantations. Lots of choice between all kinds of local dishes! In the afternoon we go back to Migombani campsite.

Main Destination:
Mto Wa Mbu (Town)
Accommodation:
Migombani Campsite
  • In or near Mto wa Mbu
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Natron + Waterfalls

Natron + Waterfalls

After breakfast we head to Lake Natron. The drive from Manyara to Natron are remote, with a desolate, other-worldly beauty and an incomparable feeling of space and antiquity. The roads pass through untraveled Maasai land, with small bomas and big mountains often in view. Upon arrival your guide will take you for an adventurous walk to the waterfalls (make sure to bring walking shoes). We overnight at Lake Natron campsite.

Main Destination:
Lake Natron
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • In or near Lake Natron
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Natron to Serengeti

Natron to Serengeti

After breakfast we head towards the Serengeti. Catch the surrounding landscapes that comes complete with stunning views of Mount Ol Doinyo Lengai, a still-active volcano and the great Rift Valley which stretches all the way across several countries in Africa. Enjoy the view and after a few hours drive, we'll be entering the Serengeti where you'll be doing game drive en route to Nyani or Lobo Campsite where you'll have 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
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GiraffeCommon
HippoCommon
HyenaCommon
LeopardOccasional
Black RhinoVery Rare
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Nyani Campsite
  • Inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Full day Serengeti National Park

Full day Serengeti National Park

Today we continue with our game drive in Serengeti. The Serengeti is known for its endless plains of savannah and forest landscapes. The park is famous for the migration involving about 1.5 million herbivores and followers. As you explore the wilderness, prepare to encounter many animals including herds of elephant, waterbuck, Black and White colobus monkeys, shy leopard and both the Greater and the Lesser Kudu. At the end of the day we arrive at Nyani campsite where your private chef will prepare a nice meal for you.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Nyani Campsite
  • Inside Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Morning Serengeti, afternoon Ngorongoro

Morning Serengeti, afternoon Ngorongoro

On this day we will do a game drive through the Serengeti all morning and in the afternoon we'll be driving towards Simba campsite located in the Ngorongoro Area. Enjoy a delicious meal from your private chef, a beautiful night under the stars with a nice view from the crater rim!

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Ngorongoro Simba Campsite
  • On the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 8

Ngorongoro Crater

Ngorongoro Crater

Today we drive early into the amazing Ngorongoro crater. The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest inactive, intact and unfilled volcanic caldera. Approximately 25,000 large animals live in the crater. We will find many zebras, wildebeest, elephants and if we’re lucky even rhinos! In the afternoon we drive to Lake Eyasi campsite where you'll be staying for the night.

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
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ElephantCommon
HippoCommon
LeopardOccasional
Accommodation:
Budget camping
  • Outside Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 9

Lake Eyasi: Hadzabe & Datoga Tribes Men

Lake Eyasi: Hadzabe & Datoga Tribes Men

It’s going to be a special day because today we meet the bush men! We will visit the Hadzabe & Datoga tribe who live near Lake Eyasi. The Hadzabe is a tribe of nomadic hunters. They live purely off the land and depend solely on the bush. The Datoga tribe are pastoralists who are skilled silversmith’s who live near the Hadzabe and supply them with iron tips, knives
and spears in exchange for honey and fruits. After this surreal experience we take you to Heart & Soul Lodge, which offers
comfortable rooms situated throughout lush gardens. Take a dive and relax at the swimming pool!

Main Destination:
Lake Eyasi
Accommodation:
Heart And Soul Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located in or near Mto wa Mbu
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 10

Lake Manyara

Lake Manyara

After a good night sleep it’s time to go to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara is known for the tree climbing lions, the soda ash lake and its flamingos. Between the game drives we will find a nice picnic site to enjoy our lunch. In addition you can book a walking safari and enjoy the park by foot with a park ranger. An amazing experience to see the animals up close! After our afternoon game drive it’s time to head back to Arusha where your safari adventure will come to an end.

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
Show more
LionOccasional
HyenaOccasional
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
  • Drinking water (Other 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.
  • A transfer back to the airport can be arranged for an extra cost.
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