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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 in Arusha

Arrival in Arusha

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel for your overnight stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

Arusha is a city in East Africa's Tanzania, located at the base of volcanic Mt. Meru. It's a gateway to safari destinations and to Africa's highest peak, 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro, lying some 100 kilometres northeast. To the west lies Serengeti National Park, home to wildlife including lions, rhinoceros, giraffes, and leopards. The annual migrations feature huge herds of wildebeests crossing its plains.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Gran Melia Arusha
  • Luxury hotel located in or near Arusha
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 2

Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Arusha to Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, your safari guide will collect you from your accommodation and drive you to Tarangire National Park (approximately 2 hours).

Tarangire is best known for its elephant families, savannah, iconic baobab trees, seasonal swamps, and the life-giving Tarangire River. Animals gather at the river and giraffes; bushbuck and hartebeest are often seen. The park is also home to buffalo, zebra, and wildebeest. These animals are closely followed by a range of predators such as lions and leopards and rarely cheetahs. From the open roof of the safari vehicle, you will be able to absorb the landscape and watch the wildlife while in the truck. You will enjoy a picnic lunch in the park which includes a delicious lunch & soft drink.

After a full day in the park, you will drive to your accommodation where you will be able to relax and enjoy 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:
Kitela Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located just outside Ngorongoro Highlands
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 3

Ngorongoro Crater tour

Ngorongoro Crater tour

Today we will wake up early in the morning and after breakfast, we will drive into the amazing Ngorongoro Crater. The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest intact crater in the world. Later in the evening, you will transit through NCA to the Serengeti, entering at the South of the park.

Due to its natural borders, wildlife is abundant throughout the conservation area which is home to the Big Five. The crater spreads for 102 sq. miles and has 2.000 ft high walls, making it virtually Noah's ark and inhabiting almost every species of wildlife that is indigenous to East Africa. It's one of the very rare locations in the whole continent where you can witness the Black Rhino. The crater has a river, several swamps, a soda lake with a great concentration of flamingos, a forest, and open plains. It's also famous for its elephants which, are the largest in the world and have huge tusks.

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:
Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 4

Central Serengeti – Karatu town

Central Serengeti – Karatu town

On this day we suggest a very early wake up in order to do an early morning game drive (when the animals are more active) and see one of the best sunrises you'll ever witness. After the game drive, we return to the camp for a rewarding brunch, and then we'll proceed to Karatu via the Ngorongoro conservation area.

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:
Kitela Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located just outside Ngorongoro Highlands
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 5

Karatu to Arusha

Karatu to Arusha

After breakfast, you will drive back to Arusha for your onward destination to either the Zanzibar option or back home, we will work on your plan according to your update as you share with us. If you fly back home with KLM flight, we will offer you a hot lunch and drop you off at the airport. You will also have enough time for shopping for gratuities. There are a lot of shops for coffee and Tanzanite gems that you can purchase as a gift to your family members back home.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

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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