On this 5-day luxury Lodge and tented camp safari. You’ll start in either Tarangire National Park or Lake Manyara Park, depends your choice before spending three days in the Serengeti National Park following the movements of the Wildebeest Migration. You’ll then finish your drive in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. There’s no better way to see the Wildebeest Migration in action and see the amazing parks that have made Tanzania so famous.
Day 01: Kilimanjaro Airport – Arusha
Upon your arrival at Kilimnjaro Airport, you will be welcomed by kiliholidays transfer driver and taken to Tulia Hotel and Spa (http://www.tuliahotelandspa.com ) or Similar within Arusha. The rest of the day will be at leisure and you can either relax at the hotel. In the evening you will attend a briefing in preparation of the upcoming safari. Bed and Breakfast
Day 1: Arusha City– Tarangire National Park
On this day, you can choose to go to Tarangire National Park or Lake Manyara National Park. Depending on the time of year, each of these parks offers a different safari experience. Your guide can advise you as to which is best to visit during your safari.
If Tarangire National Park, You’ll depart from Arusha after breakfast for the approximately two hour drive to Tarangire National Park. Along the way you’ll pass bustling Masai villages and the vast, open plains that have become synonymous with images of Africa. Dinner and overnight at lake Manyara Kilimamoja lodge (http://wellworthcollection.co.tz/lodge/lake-manyara-kilimamoja-lodge )
Day 2: Tarangire Area – Serengeti National Park
Today you will set out on your journey through the lush highlands where corn, coffee and wheat grown, to travel to the Serengeti National Park. Serengeti, named by the indigenous Masai people, means “endless plains”, which is easy to see once the grassy savannah stretches out before you with no end in sight. The landscape is dotted by kopjes, bizarre rock formations, on which predators often are found surveying the region in search of their prey. The Serengeti is home to the largest animal migration in the world and depending on the season you will be able to witness thousands of wildebeest and zebras trekking through the Serengeti and Masai Mara Game Reserve in search for food. In the late afternoon you will arrive at Serengeti Embalakai Tented Camp (https://www.embalakaicamps.com/ ) or Similar in the Seronera Valley, where you will stay the night. Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner.
Day 3: Full day game drive within Serengeti National Park
Today you will explore the Serengeti National Park. Your guide will take you closer to where the migrating herds are to be found. During the short rainy season in November and December the herds make their way from the hills in the north to the plains of the south, returning north during the longer rainy season from April to June. Their exact location differ yearly as they migrate according to the rainfalls, but your guide will know where you will be able to see them best. Lurking close by you might even spot some leopards, cheetahs and lions. After an eventful day you will return to your Serengeti Embalakai Tented Camp (https://www.embalakaicamps.com/ ) or Similar in the Seronera area for your evening meal and overnight. Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Area
After an early breakfast you will head out for another game drive in the Serengeti. You might be able to spot the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard – before embarking on your journey to the Ngorongoro Crater. The animals roam freely through the unfenced reserves offering you an uninterrupted game viewing experience. Arriving at the edge of the crater you will have your first glimpse of what awaits you the following day – glistening streams, open grassland and an infinite amount of animals. You will spend the night at a Ngorongoro O’Ldeani Mountain Lodge (http://wellworthcollection.co.tz/lodge/ngorongoro-oldeani-mountain-lodge ) with the orange glow of sunset surrounding you as you drift off to sleep. Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha
Early in the morning you will head down the forested slopes into the crater on a steep and narrow path. The crater floor is covered in open grassland with the occasional acacia tree and two small wooded areas. Teaming with wildlife, you will be able to see many animals in a short period of time and might even be able to tick the “Big Five” – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino and leopard – off your list. Other animals present in the crater area include wildebeest, zebras, gazelles, warthogs, hippos and more than 500 species of birds. You will spend the entire morning exploring the park and after a picnic lunch in the crater, you will return to Arusha where you will arrive by early evening. Breakfast; Lunch.
FREE Orphanage visit to provide supplies you have to kids
Masai village visit 20$ pp
Hot air balloon and champagne breakfast in the Serengeti 580 pp
Oldupai Gorge museum 55$ pp
Walking Safari 50$
Night Game Drive 100$ pp
Ngorongoro Crater Rim Hike for 2hrs 100$pp
- Lodge safari according to the itinerary
- Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
- Professional, English-speaking guide
- Overnight accommodation according to the itinerary
- Meals according to the itinerary
- Mineral water
- Pick up upon arrival and drop off after the safari
- Accommodation at Tulia hotel or similar. Bed and Breakfast
- All mentioned activities
- All national park fees
- Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the safari
- Optional activities
- Alcoholic and soft drinks
- Visa fees
- Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
- Travel insurance