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Arusha - Tanzania

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7 Days of wildlife starts in Arusha and takes you to Tarangire, Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Mto wa Mbu for a cultural tour. Elephants, lions, buffalo, giraffe and Cheetah and many birdlife you can find them in this spectacular and classic destination.

With your own private Safari Land Cruiser 4WD with the top up the roof, driver guide will take you to a wonderful experience. All 6 nights are planned with a combination of comfort hotel, lodges and tented camps free Wi-Fi and private bathroom are available to all accommodation.

FULL ITINERARY

Day 1: ARRIVAL KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT / ARUSHA CITY

Transfer via: Private vehicle 1hour

Meals: Bed and Breakfast

Meet at the airport, after short briefing escort to the vehicle driving about 1hour, on the way if whether is clear you will be able to see the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru from a distance.

Overnight: Mount Meru Hotel or Similar Hotel on Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: ARUSHA / TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

Departure time: 07:30am

Driving Time: 2hours 30 Minutes

Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner

Following breakfast, depart to Tarangire National Park drives about 2hours 30 Minutes to reach at entrance gate. The Tarangire National Park is located between the pasture of Maasai Steppe to the south east and the lakes of the Great Rift Valley to the north and west.

Tarangire river is the source of water for wild animal during the dry season, many wild animals can be easily be spotted during the afternoon because they come to the riverbanks to drink water also there are many baobab trees in this Park. In the afternoon enjoy a picnic lunch and in the late afternoon drives about 2 hours to Karatu.

Dinner and overnight: Bougainvillea Safari Lodge or Similar

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Day 3: BOUGAINVILLEA SAFARI LODGE / SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner

Driving time: 3-5 hours

Following breakfast, depart to Serengeti National Park drive through Ngorongoro Conservation AreaThe Park is covering an area of 14,763 sq. km, The Park located some 320 km to the northwest of Arusha, lying in a high plateau between the Ngorongoro highlands and the Kenya/ Tanzania border, and extending almost to Lake Victoria to the west.

Seronera valley in Central Serengeti endowed with permanent surface water attracts a large concentration of wildlife throughout the year. Animals that can be seen here are lions, impalas, hippos, waterbucks, elephants, cheetahs, buffaloes and leopards.

Dinner and overnight: Serengeti Central Acacia Tented Camp or Similar

DAY 4: FULL GAME DRIVES SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

Meals: Breakfast, Picnic or Hot Lunch and Dinner

Morning and afternoon game viewing in Serengeti, perhaps the greatest symbol of African wildlife heritage. Being centrally located, is an ideal base for exploring this hugely diverse Park. The short grass plains dotted with rock outcrops “kopjes” dominate the south and supports a combined population of more than 2.5 million Wildebeest, Zebra and gazelle.

Dinner and overnight: Serengeti Central Acacia Tented Camp or Similar

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DAY 5: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK / NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

Driving Time: 3-4hours

Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner

Following breakfast, en-route game drives in Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation area. The Ngorongoro Crater was formed when a large volcano erupted and collapsed on itself. This explosion created a caldera approximately two and a half million years ago.

Today you will do a game drive over the crater floor, through grassland and forest, and see the soda lake named Lake Makat. The animals are resident throughout the year including all of the “Big Five” Elephant, Lion, Buffalo, Rhino and Leopard. Centrepiece of the extensive floor is Crater lake with its pink mantle of Flamingo and other birdlife.

Dinner and overnight: Bougainvillea Safari Lodge or Similar

DAY 6: BOUGAINVILLEA SAFARI LODGE / LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch and Dinner

Following breakfast, depart for a game drives in Lake Manyara park, unique for its diverse and distinct Ecological zones ranging from the rocky Rift wall and ground water forest to woodland, open grassland, thermal springs and swamp.

This diversity of habitat allows the visitor to see a wide variety of wildlife in a relatively small area. Look out for the rare tree-climbing Lions, monkeys galore in the tropical rain forest, hippo and flamingo around the lake and plenty of plains game grazing on the savannah.

Dinner and Overnight: Manyara Widlife Hotel or Similar

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DAY 7: VISIT MTO WA MBU VILLAGE / AIRPORT

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Following breakfast, depart to a local agricultural hub the town is famous for its crops of rice and banana plantations. A half day tour of the town by experience local guide will have an opportunity to interact with local farmers, craftsmen, artisans, painters and Masai people.

Mto wa Mbu ward has three villages and it in these villages the cultural tourism program in Mto wa Mbu is operating. These villages include Migombani, Losirwa and Barabarani.

During your tour in this unique village, you will have a time to visit several attractions and participate in some social activities such as; Rice and Banana Plantations, Local coffee plantation tour and Masai Village or Boma, after several activities depart to Kilimanjaro International airport.

  • Full board accommodation during safari (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • National Park Entry Fees
  • Private Safari Land Cruiser 4WD with the top up the roof
  • Service of experienced English Speaking Driver Guide
  • All Taxes and VAT
  • Drinking water / tea and coffee in the vehicle
  • International and Domestic flights
  • Tips to the guide/hotels
  • Visa to Tanzania
  • Travel insurance
  • Any item for personal use