9 Days/8 Nights Deluxe Discovery Wildebeest Migration Galore
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Country Overview ~ Tanzania
Explore the best quality of African landscapes when you explore Tanzania, the perfect African destination for any traveler with open mind and heart to experiencing wildlife and culture, past and present. A relaxed attitude combined with some of the best wildlife spotting on the continent is within affordable reach.
Your safari hits the incredible wildlife spots, namely the Elephant Kingdom -Tarangire National Park, the flamingo-lined shores of Lake Manyara,the unique ecosystem of Ngorongoro Crater, the vast savannahs of centrally Serengeti the magical Grumeti River in western Serengeti, Join our experts for unforgettable adventure!
Day 1: Kilimanjaro International Airport/Kibo Palace Hotel or similar:
You will Arrive Kilimanjaro International airport by KLM flight or similar and be transferred by our driver Guide to Kibo Palace Hotel for Overnight-Bed and Breakfast.
Day 2: Tarangire National Park/Tarangire Simba Lodge or similar.
After breakfast you will be driven 2.30 hours to Tarangire National Park with picnic Lunch for game drive. The abundance and diversity of fauna and flora in this ecosystem will be rewarding. You will enjoy seeing both herbivores and carnivores along with an amazing birdlife and beautiful landscape.
Apart from accommodating a unique population of elephants in Northern Tanzania, you will also see other game such as giraffes, impalas, wildebeest, and the carnivores such as lions, leopard etc. Late afternoon you will proceed to your tented Lodge.
Dinner and Overnight Tarangire Simba Lodge-Full board. (www.simbaportfolio.com)
Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park /Ngorongoro Farm House Valley or similar:
After breakfast, you will drive 2 hours to Lake Manyara National Park for game drive with picnic Lunch. Manyara is home to the tree climbing lions. Big troops of baboons and Black faced and Blue Monkeys as well as Buffalos, Wildebeest, Giraffes, Blue Monkeys, Impalas, Elephants, school of Hippos and other herbivores will give you great photo opportunity. Both terrestrial and aquatic birdlife is amazing.
Depending on water level in Lake Manyara, you may see thousands of flamingos. Late afternoon you will drive 45 minutes to your Lodge.
Dinner and Overnight Ngorongoro Farm House Valley -Full board. (www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com).
Day 4: Tloma Village Cultural Activities /Ngorongoro Farm House Valley or similar:
After breakfast you will do Village walk at Tloma Village to see and experience different activities of the Local iraqw people. This will include visiting a School, Hospital, Makonde wood carvers, a church, a local distiller, local coffee roasting family etc.
You will then return to your Lodge for Lunch and short afternoon relaxation. At 1600 hours, you will be visit farmers market or you may opt to relax by the pool or do your own organic garden walk.
Dinner and Overnight Ngorongoro Farm House Valley -Full board (www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com).
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater/Ngorongoro Farm House Valley or similar.
You will have breakfast at 6.00 AM and depart at 6:30 AM to the Ngorongoro Crater (2 hours drive)for game drive. Nick named the African Garden of Eden, Ngorongoro crater holds the highest concentration of wildlife in Africa, and you will see a lot of wildlife at close quarters.
If you are lucky, you may see the rare black rhino. At noon enjoy picnic Lunch in the Crater floor.After Lunch you will do another short afternoon game drive before you are driven back to your Lodge.
Dinner and Overnight Ngorongoro Farm House Valley-Full board. (www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com).
Day 6: Serengeti National Park/Hippo Trail Semi Permanent Tented Camp or similar:
After breakfast, you will be driven 3.45 hours to Serengeti entrance gate with picnic Lunch. After you check into Serengeti National Park, you shall start doing afternoon game drive en route to your tented camp, enjoying the varieties of game animals, birds and beautiful landscape.
Central Serengeti is known to be felids stronghold, you will have a chance to see lions, hyenas, Jackals and if you are lucky Cheetahs and Leopards. Herbivores such as elephants, Giraffes, Buffalos, Impalas, and many more will be seen too. Late afternoon you will proceed to your Tented Lodge.
Dinner and Overnight Hippo Trail Semi Permanent Tented Camp -Full Board.(www.hippotrails.com).
Day 7: Western Serengeti /Mbalageti Tented Lodge.
After breakfast, you will do game more game drive exploring the central Serengeti more in search for different wildlife.Depending on the localized rain pattern at the time of visit, you may see part of great wildebeest migration and the predators that follow them such as Hyenas, Lions, Cheetahs and Jackals. Grass eaters like Hartebeests, Elands, Topi, Giraffes, Reedbucks, Dik Diks and others will be seen too.
At noon, you will enjoy your packed lunch before you are driven to Western Serengeti where your Tented Lodge is located,you will be doing game drive on the way.
Dinner and Overnight Mbalageti Tented Lodge-Full board-(www.mbalageti.com).
Day 8: Western Serengeti /Mbalageti Tented Lodge.
Today you will explore Serengeti even more by doing a full day game drive with packed lunch, in the western corridor of Serengeti, River Grumeti in particular.River Grumeti is Home to giant crocodiles and big Schools of hippos.
If you are lucky, depending on the localized rain pattern at the time of visit, you may see part of great wildebeest migration and elusive predators such as leopards, lions and cheetahs. Their prey, giraffe, topi, Bohor reedbuck, Defassa waterbuck, buffalo impala will also be seen grazing and browsing in different game circuits.Late afternoon, you will return to your Tented Lodge and enjoy the rest of the day by the pool.
Dinner and Overnight Mbalageti Tented Lodge-Full board-(www.mbalageti.com).
Day 9: Seronera Airstrip/Kibo Palace Hotel/Kilimanjaro International Airport.
After breakfast you will be transferred to Seronera Airstrip for your flight to Arusha departing at 10:30. On arrival at Arusha Airport, you will be driven to Cultural Heritage Centre for your last shopping. Lunch and day room shall be at Kibo Palace Hotel. In the evening, shall be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your international flight back home.
END OF OUR SERVICES:
- Full board Accommodations and 3 meals a day, except the first night in Arusha is Bed and Breakfast and on day 9, dinner is on your own.
- All wildlife viewing with private 4×4 Toyota land cruiser, driven by Professional English-speaking driver guide.
- Professional Naturalist will lead the group.
- Complimentary bottle of water during game drives.
- All park entry fees and Crater service fees.
- All cultural visits.
- Flying Doctors evacuation fees.
- All Transfers as shown in the itinerary.
- Day room and Lunch on day 9.
- Local Flight: Serengeti/Arusha
- Round trip international air transportation.
- Passport and visa fees.
- Excess baggage charges levied by airlines.
- Meals and beverages, other than specified.
- Soft and Alcoholic drinks when staying at Kibo Palace and Ngorongoro Serena.
- Laundry and other items of a personal nature.
- Personal and baggage insurance.
- Tips to your Driver Guides:
- Tips to your Naturalist:
- Local Guides taking you for walks.
- Tips to Porters:
- General Staff.
- Comprehensive Travel insurance.
- Cost for anything not specifically mentioned in the include