Meru Slopes Tours & Safaris

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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 City

Arrival in Arusha City

Upon your arrival at the airport, our team will warmly welcome you and assist with your transfer to the comfortable accommodations at Mount Meru Game Lodge. Here, you will spend your day relaxing after a long journey while acclimatizing to the weather conditions of Tanzania and the environment as well.

Main Destination:
Arusha (City)
Accommodation:
Mount Meru Game Lodge
  • Luxury lodge located near Arusha (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 2

Arusha National Park

Arusha National Park

After a hearty breakfast, you'll depart from Mount Meru Game View Lodge and head towards the stunning landscapes of Arusha National Park. Here, you'll have the opportunity to explore diverse ecosystems, encounter wildlife, and marvel at the majestic Mount Meru.

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:
Arusha Planet Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located in Arusha (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 3

Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Continuing your adventure, you'll journey to Tarangire National Park, renowned for its vast elephant herds and iconic baobab trees. It takes almost 2 to 2.5 hours to get there. You will have a full game drive in Tarangire National Park while enjoying the picturesque area. Later on, you will be driven to the picnic site where you will have lunch. Your overnight stay will be at the charming Farm of Dream Lodge, where you can relax amidst the tranquil surroundings.

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:
Farm of Dreams Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located in Karatu (Town)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 4

Central Serengeti National Park

Central Serengeti National Park

Prepare for an exhilarating drive to Serengeti National Park, one of Africa's most iconic wildlife destinations. As you traverse through the savannah, you'll have the chance to witness an array of wildlife in their natural habitat. Your accommodation for the night will be at Tanzania Bush Camp Central.

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
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GiraffeCommon
HippoCommon
HyenaCommon
LeopardOccasional
Black RhinoVery Rare
Wild DogVery Rare
Accommodation:
Tanzania Bush Camps Central Serengeti
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 5

Central to Northern Serengeti National Park

Central to Northern Serengeti National Park

You'll be immersed in the wonders of the Northern Serengeti, where the Mara River awaits with its dramatic crossings and abundant wildlife sightings. Your evenings will be spent at Tanzania Bush Camp Mara River, offering an authentic safari experience under the starlit African skies.

Main Destination:
Northern Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Tanzania Bush Camps Mara River
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Northern Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 6

Northern Serengeti National Park Migration Tour

Northern Serengeti National Park Migration Tour

You will embark on daily game drives in the northern reaches of the Serengeti, renowned for its rich biodiversity and spectacular wildlife sightings. You'll traverse the vast plains, woodlands, and riverine areas in search of the iconic Big Five, including lions, elephants, leopards, buffaloes, and rhinos, along with a plethora of other species.

One of the highlights of your adventure will be the opportunity to witness the dramatic river crossings during the Great Migration (seasonal), as thousands of wildebeests and zebras brave the crocodile-infested waters of the Mara River.

Main Destination:
Northern Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Tanzania Bush Camps Mara River
  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Northern Serengeti NP
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 7

Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro

Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro

You will bid farewell to the Serengeti as you journey toward the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater which offers a high chance to witness black rhinos. En route, you will enjoy the breathtaking scenery before settling in for the night at Rhino Lodge, nestled on the rim of the crater.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:
Rhino Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located on the crater rim of Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 8

Ngorongoro Crater then Departure

Ngorongoro Crater then Departure

You will embark on a memorable safari within the Ngorongoro Crater, home to an incredible diversity of wildlife. After this enriching experience, you'll conclude your safari adventure. We will transfer you from Ngorongoro to Arusha where you will spend the night at Arusha Planet Lodge.

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:
Arusha Planet Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located in Arusha (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 9

Arusha

Arusha

On the final day of your adventure, you will wake up to a delicious breakfast before enjoying some leisure time at your hotel. You'll take a moment to relax and reflect on your incredible journey through the Serengeti. If you'd like, you'll venture out to explore nearby shops and markets for souvenirs or gifts for your loved ones back home.

Later, our team will arrange your transfer to the airport, ensuring a seamless departure process. As you bid farewell to Tanzania, carry with you cherished memories and treasures from your safari experience.

Main Destination:
Kilimanjaro Airport
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.
  • You'll be dropped off at the airport.

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