Duration: 11 Days
Category: Safari, Northern circuit
Destinations: Ngorongoro, Serengeti
Attraction: Big Five, Cultural Tours, Lions, big herds of Elephants, Wildebeest, Hyenas, Jackals, Gazelles, Hippos,
Budget Level: Optional
Tour Guides Language: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian,
Start in: Arusha
End in: Arusha
Packing list: Camera with enough zoom and memory space and extra batteries, binoculars, light clothes, safari boot, mosquito repellents, sunhat, sunglasses with ultraviolet radiation filtering etc.
Extra info: Rangers will escort all walking along the wildlife areas.
The tour is planned to give you an amazing time and will make you discover all the Serengeti plains, Ngorongoro crater and southern short grass plains of Ndutu lake in Serengeti. This safari is ideal for those who wish to discover the spectacular event of wildebeest calving which happens end of February.
Day 1-Arrival in Kilimanjaro airport.
Picked up and transferred to Arusha Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight, Meals plan is in F/B basis.
After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel for Tarangire national park with a lunch break in the park game drive and touring the park till very late in the evening drive to Tarangire Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight, Meals plan F/B basis.
Day 3-Tarangire Full Day
Today you have two sessions the morning and evening sessions though you will start after breakfast though you have an option on starting with an early morning game drive with a packed breakfast so to be able to see the sunrise under the baobabs trees and afternoon drive back to the lodge for lunch of which will be followed by a short rest and start again in the late afternoon just after the sun cools down game drive till late evening back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge, Meals plan F/B-Room basis.
After breakfast depart Tarangire with lunch boxes for Serengeti via Ngorongoro with a brief stop at the viewpoint then proceed with game en route towards Serengeti arrive in the evening proceed with game en route to Serengeti Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight, Meals plan F/B basis.
Day 5- Serengeti Full Day
After breakfast depart the hotel with parked lunch for full day game drive over the plains of Serengeti with expectations of seeing the big cat’s with a number of all other interesting wildlife exploring the Serengeti till late evening back to Sopa lodge for dinner and overnight, Meals plan is F/B basis.
Day 6- Western Serengeti Full Day
You will as well start after breakfast with packed lunch and today we will take you for another full day in the Serengeti plains and the game drive will leads you to western corridor and Grumeti river where we hope to see the giants Nile crocodiles with number of big cats’s exploring the west part of Serengeti till late evening drive to Speke Bay Lodge which is right on the show of lake Victoria for dinner and overnight, Meals Plan F/B basis.
Day 7-Western Serengeti-Ndutu Plains
After breakfast with lunch boxes depart the hotel game en route to ndutu plains with lunch stop on the way then proceed with game drive towards the lodge arrive to the lodge late in the evening dinner and overnight at Ndutu Safari Lodge, Meals plan F/B basis
Day 8-Ndutu Full Day
After an early breakfast depart the hotel for morning and afternoon game drive discover the southern Ngorongoro short grass plains famous for wildebeest migrations herds , lunch stop at the Lodge before you start again the evening session till very late in the evening back to Ndutu Safari lodge for dinner and overnight, Meals plan F/B basis.
Day 9-Ndutu Plains-Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast with lunch box depart the ndutu lodge for an hour drive to seneto crater descending road , full day game drive on the crater floor, discover the big cat’s, antelope’s , wildebeest’s, hippo’s , topi’s and the only remained black rhino’s continue exploring the crater floor till late evening drive to Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight the lodge is just on the edge of the crater rim with a fantastic view over the crater, Meals plan F/B basis.
Day 10-Sopa Lodge-Empakai Crater-Hikkings
Today you will start just after the breakfast with parked lunch get yourself ready for some exercises after spending most of the time in safari for animals viewing, you will be going for a 5-6 hrs walking safari/Hiking down the beautiful Empakai crater with a lunch stop down the Empakai crater then go around the lake in the crater floor if ones lucky will see a lot of flamingos, then will follow a visit to the Maasai Boma before you drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Meals plan F/B basis.
After a late breakfast depart the lodge slowly start your journey back to Arusha if you have lust with Tanzanian souvenirs you will stop and shop along the way lunch stop on the way, arrive in Arusha in the late afternoon drop at Arusha Tumaini Cottages for relaxations dinner and overnight and here is where our service is ending, Meals Plan F/B basis.
TOUR PRICE INCLUDE
Airport Transfers pick up and drop off
Transportation in a 4WD with pop up roof for animals viewing
Meals three times a day Full Board
Accommodations in Lodges as per itinerary
All entry park fees
Ngorongoro Crater fess
Mineral water 1 Liter per day
Walking safari with armed Ranger
TOUR PRICE NOT INCLUDED
International Flight Ticket
Visas, Personal Travel insurance
All things of personal nature, Alcoholic drinks & soft drinks
Tips for Hotel porters, camp staff and your guide-driver (RECOMMENDED)