Visiting Area: Arusha/Tarangire/Karatu/Ngorongoro crater/Serengeti
Day 01: Arrival / Overnight Arusha: 50 mnts drive
Upon arrival to JRO met and transferred to Arusha for overnight stay on bed and breakfast basis at SG Resort or similar.
Day 02: Arusha / Tarangire: 2 hrs drive
After breakfast met for safari briefing then drive to Tarangire with packed lunch for morning and afternoon tour, late afternoon drive to Minjingu for dinner and overnight at Maramboi Tented Camp or similar.
The Park covers the area of 2,850 sq km and is named after the Tarangire River which runs directly through the center of the park and is the only permanent water source for the animals. The park is most spectacular with species includes buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah, python, warthog, eland, giraffes and large numbers of impala and abundance of big herds of elephant and giant baobab trees.
Day 03: Tarangire / Serengeti: 5-6 hrs drive
Breakfast then drive to Serengeti via Ngorongoro with packed lunch, Optional Olduvai Gorge or Masai village visit at an extra cost, games viewing on the way, arrives before dusk for dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa lodge or Similar.
Serengeti is Africa’s most famous and Tanzania’s oldest and second largest park covering 14,763 sq km and is adjoining with Ngorongoro area to the south and with the Masai Mara National reserve in Kenya to the north.The wildebeest population is about 1.5 million and several other hoofed species including zebras and Thomson’s gazelle, impala, topi, Grants gazelle, Kongoni, Eland, buffalo, giraffe, warthog also the cats. The Serengeti predator include lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, golden jackals and bat eared foxes.
Day 04: Serengeti Full Day
Spend the day viewing games and exploring Seronera (Central Serengeti) plains, Optional break for hot lunch at the lodge or carry the packed lunch for full day tour, dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa lodge.
Day 05: Serengeti / Ngorongoro Crater: 3 hrs drive
Early breakfast then drive to Ngorongoro crater with packed lunch for games viewing and exploring crater floor, late afternoon ascend the crater heading to the rim for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or similar.
Ngorongoro Crater is one of the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera formed when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed some three million years ago. The crater houses 30,000 animals include the big five (rhino, elephant, buffalo, lion & leopard) and a large variety of birds.
Day 06: Ngorongro / Arusha: 3 hrs drive
After breakfast drive to Arusha for lunch, after lunch safari de-briefing then transfer to the airport.
End of the Tour and Services
The Price includes:
- All park entrance, crater service, WMA and administrative fees.
- Meals & accommodation whilst on safari (subject to availability during the booking).
- Accommodation in Arusha on bed and breakfast basis as per itinerary.
- 4WD Safari vehicle while on safari (Car has WIFI, Fridge and Inventor for charging batteries/Cameras)
- English speaking Driver Tour Guide.
- Staff & Car Entrance fees.
- Bottled drinking water while on safari – day time.
- AMREF Flying Doctors Service.
- Airport transfers to/from Arusha as per itinerary.
Price do not include: Items of personal needs, Travel insurance, Day room in Arusha, Lunch & Dinner in Arusha, Soda/alcohol unless otherwise noted, Visa fees, Local & international airfare, Olduvai Gorge/Masai village visit, Cultural tours, gratuities (tips), laundry, Serengeti balloon safari and any other extras not stated above as included.