Explore Tanzania’s best big game areas on this remarkable 14-day fly-in safari adventure, staying in excellent safari accommodation and spending your time on wonderful wildlife-viewing activities such as guided drives and walking safaris.
Start off in Arusha and travel through to the wilderness of the Tarangire National Park before heading to the game rich Lake Manyara National Park – packed with large herds of elephant, buffalo and flamingos.
Next, travel to and stay on the rim of renowned Ngronogoro Crater, spending time exploring the conservation area on guided game drives.
Head to Serengeti National Park for more game drives and see the Great Wildebeest migrations. Transfer by light aircraft to Katavi National Park unsoiled and the third largest National park in Tanzania, followed by the chimpanzee-packed Mahale Mountains, staying on the shores of Lake Tanganyika.
22nd September- Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport, where you will be met and transferred to Rich Hotel. Settle in before enjoying a delicious dinner, and prepare for tomorrow’s adventure.
Your day tour begins from your hotel pickup at the morning, followed by the short drive to nearby Arusha National Park. Often overlooked by visitors to Tanzania, this is nevertheless a special place: your driver-guide will show you the Marvelous and Awesome Ngurudoto Crater and the splendid resident wildlife of different species.
Enjoy a calm canoeing safari in Arusha National Park, and experience wildlife watching in a whole new way. Watching the resident wildlife come to the lake to quench their thirst promising a good nature sighting. You can also opt for a walking safari which can turn into an exciting highlight here; it’s a Park which is the only place on Tanzania’s Northern Circuit where the acrobatic black and white colobus monkey can easily be seen.
Also present here are leopards and hyena, though an elephant sighting would be rare and lion are absent. But there is every high chance to see giraffe and zebra, waterbuck and dik-dik
Pick up from your hotel or Lodge at Arusha at around 07:30 am and drive to Tarangire National Parks for Full day game drive. Here, You will have to carry with you a lunch box and 1.5 ltrs of bottled mineral water as you will have a pick nick lunch within the National Park.
Tarangire National Parks is famous of having the largest number of elephant which are said to be its home in Northern Tanzania. It is also noted for its splendid baobab trees, rolling savannah and acacia woodland. Dinner and overnight to be spent at Maromboi luxury tented camp as well as breakfast.
Pick up from the Lodge at 07:00 am and drive for about two hours to Lake Manyara National Park again for a full day Game drive. Lake Manyara is well known and it is famous for its tree climbing lion and in spotting wildlife it won’t let you down. The Park is a corridor for the great migration of huge herds of mammals towards the north and the south.
Over 500 bird species are available in this park, we do expect that you can be able at least to spot an impressive hundred a day. Flamingos dot the lake surface joined by myriad other water birds that are the best spotted at the end of the dry season. The better place that you can encounter Palm-nut vulture is lake Manyara National park than any other place.
Lion, Spotted hyena, serval, cracal, leopard and cheeter are more prolific in other parks, keeping an eye out will reap High rewards here. Full body Accommodation will be booked for you at Farm house Lodge.
After early breakfast, we drive to Ngorongoro conservation and descend in to the Crater floor for 6 hrs game viewing with picnic lunches in Ngorongoro Crater.
Ngorongoro crater is one of the true wonders of nature and in fact it is said to be the eighth natural wonder in the world. It is also the home and the prime areas to observe the endangered Black rhino and black manned Lions, Elephants, hippopotamus and many other species.
All the Big five Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera, the rest are Zebra, Wildebeest, Hyena and more…Birds includes flamingos on the Soda Lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more. Ngorongoro Crater is also called ‘Africa’s Eden’ because of its beautiful look and nature. Lunch is going to be enjoyed at the hippo pool picnic site within the crater. Diner and Overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge.
Enjoy your last breakfast at Ngorongoro wildlife Lodge, before been transferred to the Serengeti National Park, We target to give you a lifetime exposure and memorable safari ever thought as you can spend even more days without repetition of the same places and adventures. Spotting of wild animals of different species is not limited except time. You will have a great chance of enjoying the famous Wildebeest Migrations which occur every year.
NOTE. Accommodations in Serengeti will be booked according to the area of Migrations but we will not stay in the same Lodge/tented camp.
Fuel up on breakfast this morning, before transferring to the airstrip for your scheduled flight to Katavi Airstrip. Here you will be met and transferred by road to Katuma Bush Lodge. Settle in, and have lunch then enjoy an afternoon game-viewing activity.
Spend your time at Katuma Bush lodge exploring Katavi National Park on guided game drives – especially large concentrations of hippo, crocodile and buffalo. You can go walking with an armed guide.
Enjoy your early morning activity and breakfast before transferring to Katavi Airstrip for your scheduled flight to Mahale Airstrip. You will be met and transferred by boat, enjoying lunch on board on your way to the very unique Kungwe beach Lodge, Kungwe Beach Lodge sits on a secluded golden beach in the Mahale Mountains National Park. With a dramatic mountain range rising up from behind and crystal clear waters of Lake Tanganyika in front of the lodge, this romantic getaway is the perfect blend of adventure and comfort. Arrive and settle in, before heading off for a lovely dinner at the water’s edge or on a mahogany dhow.
Spend your time at Kungwe beach lodge, keeping an eye out for chimpanzees, with one of the largest populations in the world living in the Mahale Mountains National Park. Trek through the rainforest in search of these furry creatures, as well as leopard, bushbuck, bushpig, and a variety of birds and butterflies.
The waters are alive with over 250 species of tropical fish, and you can kayak along the lakeshore, snorkel or fish. Back at the lodge, unwind on the sandy beach or enjoy the views from the upper decks.
Around lunchtime, with a packed picnic, transfer by boat to Mahale Airstrip and board your scheduled flight to Arusha Airstrip and connect with another flight to Zanzibar/Dar es salaam.
Cost $3,420USD per person sharing.
Expenses of a personal nature, laundry, telephone calls, drinks and beverages and personal travel insurances.
Tipping/gratitude to the supported staff
International Airfares & Visa entry fees to Tanzania
Accommodation in Arusha town