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    $1760 p/p in USD
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Tanzania Wildlife Adventures

  • Tanzania
Destinations

Destinations

Tanzania,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Budget

Tour Overview

This safari explores some of the most popular wildlife reserves in northern Tanzania: Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara. This safari runs with special discounted offers during the April and May departures. With Tanzania Wildlife Safari travel in custom designed 4×4 safari vehicles with open roofs for game viewing. This is a small group seat-in-vehicle safari with a maximum of 6 travelers per vehicle, all with window seats. Traveling for 6-day, the safari includes meals, accommodation and park entry fees.

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General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Karatu
  • Wildlife:
    Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Thomson's Gazelle, Crocodile, Lion, Cheetah, Rhino, Wild Dog, Hyena, Wildebeest, Dik Dik, Waterbuck, Mongoose, Topi
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Walking Safari, Cultural Experience
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start in Kilimanjaro Airport, end in Moshi

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 1,760 per person

What's Included

  • Full board (breakfast, lunch & dinner) accommodation while on safari
  • All game drives viewing in a custom-built 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser
  • All park and entrance fees
  • Professional English speaking driver/guide during the safari
  • Bottled water in safari vehicles
  • Ngorongoro Crater car supplement fee
  • Current Government taxes and levies
  • 24-hour support during the safari from our office in Moshi

What's Excluded

  • Flights & visas
  • Transfers to and from the airport
  • Balloon excursion (US$600 pp)
  • Travel and health insurance
  • Gratuities to your guide, hotel staff, and porters
  • Meals, drinks, and excursions not described in the itinerary
  • Any other items of a personal nature, laundry, telephone etc

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Tanzania Wildlife Adventures
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Tanzania Wildlife Adventures‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport, Tanzania. After clearing customs, look for your Tanzania Wildlife adventure driver who will be waiting for you, holding a sign with your name on it. Your driver will transport you to Eastpoint Hotel in Moshi.

Overnight: Eastpoint Hotel or similar (with breakfast)

Enjoy the day in the Karatu area, nestled between the Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara. Karatu is a colorful bustling town and a fun place to visit to buy souvenirs. After breakfast enjoy a hike to the Ngorongoro Forest. On this two-hour hike through the forested slopes of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you will discover a magnificent waterfall and incredible “elephant caves” created by elephants digging up the earth to ingest the vitamin-rich soil. You may see buffalo, bushbuck, waterbuck and baboons, also attracted by the soil.

During the afternoon visit the Iraqw cultural center. The areas surrounding Karatu town are Iraqw homeland and you can witness their locally developed intensive cultivation techniques. Traditionally in conflict with the Maasai, Iraqw homesteads included underground tunnels – aasimo — in which to hide. You’ll see these elaborate structures during your visit as well as learn more about the Iraqw culture by interacting at the local markets and learn how they run their daily lives.

Overnight: Highview Hotel or similar (with lunch, dinner & breakfast)

Head out after breakfast for the drive to Serengeti National Park. The word “Serengeti” is derived from the Maasai language, meaning “endless plain.” En-route to the Serengeti, you can opt to visit at Masaai Village, a perfect place to explore the Maasai culture and even participate in some tribal activities or visit Olduvai Gorge, known as the Cradle of Humanity; the Museum is a testament to the long journey that humanity has made from its humble roots in East Africa to its current state as the dominant species on earth. Enjoy a game drive en-route to your camp.

Overnight: Ikoma Wildcamp or similar (with lunch, dinner & breakfast)

Head out after breakfast for the nature walking tour along the Grumeti River. Head back to your lodge for lunch and relaxing while waiting for sundowners and night game drive in the evening, A whole new world of animal species (nocturnal) awaits you on a night game drive. Ikoma is a scenic gem, with a setting extolled, giving you a different perspective of the park and wildlife, especially on a night game drive. Dinner will be a selection of Swahili cuisine prepared in our Ikoma wild camps. After dinner, you can experience a great night safari.

Overnight: Ikoma Wildcamp or similar (with lunch, dinner & breakfast)

Enjoy a full day of game drives in the Serengeti National Park, unequaled for its beauty and home to the Great Wildebeest Migration. The huge herds of plains game such as wildebeest, zebra and antelope dominate the park, while the attendant predators such as lion and cheetah are to be found amongst the many kopjes scattered across the plain. Its landscape varies from open grass plains in the south, savanna with scattered acacia trees in the center, hilly, wooded grassland in the north, to extensive woodland and black clay plains to the west.

Overnight: Serengeti Wildbeest camp or similar (with lunch, dinner & breakfast)

This morning you’ll enjoy a game drive en-route to Ngorongoro Crater where you will descend into the Ngorongoro Crater floor for game driving and exploration. The crater is 600m deep, 16km across and 265 sq km in area. Enjoy the spectacular scenery and game viewing, in what has been described as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’. Many of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino can be seen grazing on the open grassland of the crater floor, surrounded by some of the 20,000 large animals that occupy the crater, including lion, cheetah, eland, zebra and gazelle. Flamingo, among other bird species, can often be seen feeding at Makat Soda Lake as well. Afternoon dive to your lodge for your overnight stay.

Overnight: Highview hotel or similar (with lunch, dinner & breakfast)

Depart for Lake Manyara National Park and enjoy game viewing here. Later in the day return to Moshi.

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