7 Days / 6 nights Tanzania Highlights Safari
A high-value road safari featuring both luxury tented camps and traditional safari lodges, this memorable Tanzanian safari offers a sensational three-night stay in the world-famous Serengeti National Park, and a visit to the ‘eighth wonder of the world’, the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN ARUSHA
Arrive at Arusha’s Kilimanjaro International Airport and meet your customer service representative. Transfer to Arusha town situated at the foot of Mount Meru. Check in to the Mount Meru Hotel (BB), a modern hotel nestled against one of the most majestic backdrops of the picturesque Mount Meru, sister peak to Africa’s highest summit,
Mount Kilimanjaro. Lunch and afternoon will be at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2 – 5: ON SAFARI IN THE SERENGETI
After breakfast transfer to Arusha Airport for a morning scheduled flight to Seronera Airstrip of the Serengeti National Park and to and to Serengeti Acacia Central Camp(Central) which is ideally located for safari game drives as well as optional activities such as balloon safaris, guided walks etc. Lunch and afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at the camp Serengeti Acacia Camp Central-Luxury Suite – Fullboard LDBB.
Spending full day’s game-driving in the park, your options are wide. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served at the camp. Whilst the annual migration is the Serengeti’s most famous attraction, the Park is also renowned for its lion, many of which have been fitted with radio-transmitter collars so that their movements may be tracked, and additionally for its wealth of cheetah, zebra, giraffe, Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelle, eland, impala, klipspringer, hippo and warthog.
About the Serengeti
Covering 14,763 sq km of endlessly rolling savannah plains, the Serengeti is Tanzania’s first-established, largest and most famous park wherein tens of thousands of hoofed animals roam in a constant and unremitting search for the fresh grasslands upon which their survival depends.
DAY 5: THE SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO CRATER
After breakfast depart the camp not later than 08.00AM with game drive en-route, drive through the Serengeti to the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area , stopping en route for a visit to the world-famous Olduvai Gorge Palaeolithic site and reputed Cradle of Mankind’.There after proceed leisurely to Ngorongoro Crater to check in at Ngorongoro Serena for lunch (alternatively a packed/box lunch will be provided) In the afternoon proceed to visit a traditional Maasai Homestead within Ngorongoro Area
Remainder of the day spent at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge, which offers the finest location of all the crater rim lodges,lying on the southern rim of the crater, directly above the yellow fever trees of the Lerai Forest.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge-Standard room L-DBB
DAY 6: NGORONGORO CRATER TO LAKE MANYARA
After an early breakfast at the lodge descend into the crater for a half day game drive in the crater. Ngorongoro Crater: Often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world’ the Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa’s best known wildlife arenas. A World Heritage Site, it is also one of the largest volcanic craters in the world (almost 20 kilometres wide, 610-760 metres deep and covering a total area of 264 square kilometres). An utterly unique biosphere, the Crater harbours grasslands, swamps, forests, saltpans, a fresh water lake and a glorious variety of birdlife, all enclosed within its towering walls. Due to its high concentration of wildlife, close-range viewing opportunities and striking scenery it is also Tanzania’s most visited destination. At the end of the tour drive to Lake Manyara and check in at Manyara Serena Lodge for late lunch In the afternoon visit a local school (alternatively visit the school before check-in at Manyara Serena)
All meals and overnight at Manyara Serena Lodge-Standard room LDBB
DAY 7:LAKE MANYARA TO ARUSHA
Check out of lodge after breakfast. Drive into Lake Manyara National Park for game drives. Proceed to Arusha where you stop for lunch at Arusha Coffee Lodge (if flying out of Manyara Airstrip a packed/box lunch will be provided from Manyara Serena Lodge) Transfer to Arusha or Kilimanjaro Airport for your onward flight.
GROUP SIZE: 2–12 clients
ACCOMMODATION: City hotel, Luxury tented camp and safari lodge.
MEALS: All meals are included as per itinerary
TRANSPORTATION: Air & Road on standard 4×4 Land cruiser
STAFF: One dedicated professional driver / guide. He is selected for his experience of the African bush, thus ensuring your travel experience is enjoyable and successful.
Detailed information on the history of the area, fauna and flora is given to participants during the safari. The safaris are conducted in English.