Tour Duration: 13 day(s)
This wildlife safari/tour features scenic tourist destinations, wilderness camps, luxury lodges, balloon safaris, Maasai tour, unlimited wildlife game drives and much more. On arrival our driver will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel in Arusha town for a free day all meals included, comprehensive briefing about your tour follow after arrive at the hotel.
Tour Duration: 13 day(s)
Specialty Categories: Wilderness Safari and Sight Seeing and Cultures
Season: All year round
This Tour is Customizable
This wildlife safari/tour features scenic tourist destinations, wilderness camps, luxury lodges, balloon safaris, Maasai tour, unlimited wildlife game drives and much more.
Day 1: Arrive JRO on KLM
on arrival at JRO we meet and greet then provide a private transfer to Arusha, for overnight stay at Naura springs Hotel or Snow Crest Hotel on Bed and Breakfast.
Naura Springs Hotel Arusha – Exactly Half way between the Cape Town (SA) and Cairo (Egypt)
Day 2: Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast, we depart from the hotel with picnic lunch, drive to Lake Manyara via Maasai village. The Park derives its name from the Maasai word "Manyara," which is the name for the plant Euphorbia trucalli. The Maasai use this plant to grow livestock stockades. Eventually Manyara will produce a stock proof hedge which is more durable than any made of cut thorn branches. There is a specimen of Euphorbia trucalli at the entrance gate.
The Great Rift Valley is part of a fault in the earth's crust which stretches 8,000 kilometers (4,971 miles) from Turkey to the mouth of the Zambezi River in Mozambique. Game drives in the park till evening. Dinner and overnight at the Lake Manyara Hotel on Full board basis.
Lake Manyara Hotel
Lake Manyara National Park
Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park to Serengeti National Park Ndutu Area
After breakfast drive to the Great Serengeti National Park with lunch and game drives en route. Going to Serengeti you pass via Ngorongoro Crater and also visit Olduvai Gorge (historical site). You will pass through Ngorongoro Conservation Area to reach the Serengeti National Park. Leaving the Ngorongoro highlands behind you will enter the Southern plains of the Serengeti National Park where your eyes will have an opportunity to see up to its limits as you will be viewing the endless plains with lots of animals. Actually the name Serengeti is the corruption of the Maasai word Serengeti which means endless plains. Game drives in the park then onward to overnight stay at Ndutu Safari Lodge on Full board basis.
Ndutu Safari Lodge
Serengeti National Park
Day 4: Full day in Serengeti National Park,
After Breakfast you depart from the lodge and head out to the bush for half day game viewing in Ndutu area then you have a lunch time break, (you have a choice to take picnics with you as you head out to the bush for a full day game drives) or return to have a hot lunch at the Lodge, and go on with game drives until evening, you return to the lodge for dinner and overnight in the Ndutu Safari Lodge on Full board basis.
Day 5: Full day in Serengeti National Park,
Breakfast, then half day game viewing in Lobo area where you will have your hot lunch before you drive back to Seronera the center of Serengeti. Continue with game drives to search for Carnivores (Lions, Leopards, Cheetah, Hyenas, and wild dogs) in the Kopjes until evening, dinner and overnight in Ndutu Safari Lodge or Luxury Lodge.
Day 6: Serengeti Ndutu area to Serengeti Western Corridor
After breakfast leave Ndutu with picnics then drive to Serengeti western corridor, this is another opportunity to follow the migration, millions of wildebeest moving from Ndutu to Masai Mara via the lowlands of Serengeti western corridor, enjoy game viewing enroute then game drives as you proceed to west, your picnics will be served while on game drives, then later in the evening drive to overnight stay at Kirawira Tented Camp on full board basis.
Day 7: Full day in Serengeti Western Corridor.
Enjoy a full day exploration of the great wilderness, the game drives start after breakfast, leave the camp with picnics and head to the bush, visit Grumeti river a haven of residents hippos then your picnics will be served and proceed with game drives then later in the evening return to overnight at Kirawira Luxury Tented camp on Full board basis.
Day 8: Serengeti Western Corridor to Serengeti Central
Today we leave early after breakfast and drive to Serengeti Central area with picnics, huge concentration of wildlife seen as you drive to Serengeti Central, game drives enroute then onward to overnight stay at Serengeti Serena Lodge on Full board basis
Serengeti Serena Lodge
Day 9: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
After breakfast depart from Serengeti and drive to Ngorongoro Conservation area. Depart from Serena with picnic lunch boxes and game viewing en route to Ngorongoro Crater We take to Olduvai Gorge and Dr. Leakey’s museum then after the detailed information at the museum we drive further to Ngorongoro, we also visit the Masai Boma for cultural experience then on to Ngorongoro Crater rim, for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge on Full board Basis
Ngorongoro Serena Lodge
Day 10: Ngorongoro Crater Tour
After breakfast descend to the floor of the crater for 6hours game drives your picnics will be served inside the floor of the crater, then later in the afternoon ascend to the crater rim for final glance of the beautiful view of the crater, then afterwards we proceed to Karatu for dinner and overnight at Gibb’s Farm on Full board basis
Day 11: Karatu to Tarangire National Park
After breakfast, today we leave Karatu with packed lunch, we drive over the rift valley escapement and via Mto wa Mbu colorful market then we proceed to Tarangire National Park, After breakfast, start game drives in Tarangire National Park. Tarangire National Park covers approximately 2600 square kilometers and, in the dry season, is second only to Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area in concentrations of wildlife. Tarangire lies to the south of the large, open grass plains of southern Maasai land, and derives its name from the Tarangire River, which provides permanent water for wildlife in the area.
The park is spectacular in the dry season when many of the migratory wildlife species come back to the permanent waters of Tarangire River. Huge herds of wildebeest, zebras, elephants, eland and oryx gather to stay in Tarangire until the onset of the rains when they migrate again to good grazing areas. game drives enroute and picnics will be served at a picnic site inside the park, later we drive to overnight stay at Tarangire River Camp on Full board basis.
Tarangire River Camp
Day 12: Tarangire National Park
Enjoy optional walking safaris or cultural tours (visit Maasai Boma and other local community village). Then drive to Tarangire National Park for Dinner andovernight at Tarangire River Camp on Full board basis.
Day 13: Tarangire National Park to Arusha – onward to JRO
After breakfast leave the lodge and start driving slowly to Arusha, visit some curio shops on the way back to Arusha, then visit cultural heritage for your glance of Tanzanite gem stones. your lunch will be served at New Arusha Hotel then after lunch drive to Kia Lodge for day room, (Kia lodge is located near Kilimanjaro International airport and it has shimmering swimming pool overlooking the white cap of Mount Kilimanjaro) then your early dinner or snacks (optional) we provide transfer to Kilimanjaro international airport for your outbound flight.
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This package is suitable from late November to late July.
We will change accommodation from Ndutu to Serengeti Central from May to October
A tailor - made safari, is the ideal way for the tourist or traveller to explore the cultures and wildlife of Tanzania / Africa, without having to be pushed towards our set or fixed departure tours. It reflects on your personal interest while making the most of your time and budget . clients have the opportunity to share their thoughts and ideas, while the tour itself offers an outstanding personalized services from our team bursting with knowledge and enough experience to offer you a wealth of information to help organizing your itinerary into a life time experience.