Tanzania Safari


Trip Overview

• 7 Days / 6 Nights
• Arrival/Departure Airport Transfers
• Visit Olduvai Gorge Museum "Cradle of Mankind"

• English speaking drivers and guides
• Park and Conservancy entrance fees included
• Game drives in 4X4 Safari vehicles on exclusive use

 

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival Kilimanjaro

You shall be met on arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport at by a Serena Hotels representative and transfer to Arusha Serena Hotel Resort & Spa

Arusha Serena Hotel Resort & Spa

Nestled at the foot of the wooded slopes of Mount Meru, this unique hotel stands amid coffee plantations on the shores of tranquil Lake Duluti. Designed to echo the traditional style of the colonial coffee farm, which originally stood on this site, the hotel offers a range of tastefully presented cottage-styled rooms set amid extensive landscaped grounds.

Standing at the gateway to the famous Tanzanian ‘Northern Safari Circuit', the hotel features a stone-built reception with adjoining lounge, library, restaurant, boutique and business Centre. Imposing in stature and spacious in concept, the design of the new building echoes the hotel's original incarnation as a working coffee farm dating back to colonial times. 

Overnight at Arusha Serena Hotel Resort & Spa

DAY 2 - Arusha to Lake Manyara

After a leisure breakfast, depart to Lake Manyara to arrive in time to freshen up for lunch at Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

Lunch in the lodge with an afternoon at leisure.  Optional activities available here include: Guided Nature/Bird Walks, Target Curve Archery, Jogging, Mountain Bike Cycling, Swahili and Cooking lessons among others.

1530hrs Depart for an evening game viewing drive in the nearby Lake Manyara Park.  The extraordinary birdlife and Tree climbing lions are but one of the lure. The place is world-renown amongst the ornithologists, who come to observe the masses of pink flamingos and great birds of prey. 

1800hrs Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight

DAY 3 - Lake Manyara to Serengeti

After breakfast depart and drive to Serengeti National park drive to Serengeti National Park with a brief stop at the Olduvai Gorge. Olduvai Gorge the 'Crater of Mankind' is world famous for the Archaeological discoveries made there by Dr. Louis Leakey and Mary Leakey.

Lunch at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

1600hrs depart for an afternoon game viewing drive before returning to the lodge in time early evening. 

All meals and overnight at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

Day 4 - Serengeti National Park

Full day in Serengeti National park with morning and afternoon game viewing drive in the Park, apart from the Selous, this is the largest of all the Parks in Tanzania, summed up as 'one of the most unique areas in the world'. The Serengeti contains the largest remaining concentration of plains game in Africa, on a scale which has no parallel anywhere in the world.

Even during the height of the migration towards the Masai Mara, there is a huge concentration of plains game in the Reserve, mainly concentrated around the watering places, and with good chances also of seeing the predators at work. 

All meals and overnight at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

Day 5 - Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast depart and drive to Ngorongoro climbing to the altitude of 8,000 feet. You continue to ascend to the exterior of the crater reaching its rim and here your first glimpse of what has often been referred to as the “Eighth wonder of the World.”  

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

The Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is built onto the rim of this amazing natural phenomenon, a stunning plant and local creeper covered stone lodge where guests co-exist in perfect harmony with the surrounding natural environment and wildlife.

Lunch in the lodge followed by an afternoon at leisure.

All meals and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.

Day 6 - Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast descend to the floor of the crater for game viewing drives. Often described as the ‘Eighth’ wonder of the World, the Ngorongoro crater is so spectacular, a natural sanctuary for over 25,000 animals, including the black rhino. It is also a conservation area inhabited by the Masai tribe.

Picnic lunch will be served at one of the designated picnic sites on the crater floor.  

As the sun sets on the western side of the crater rim, ascend and drive to the Lodge to arrive in time to refresh for dinner. 

All meals and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Day 7 - Arusha & Departure

After breakfast, depart and drive to Arusha for lunch at Arusha Serena Hotel Resort & Spa

Later you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro airport for your homebound flight.

 

Places You Will See

  • Arusha
  • Lake Manyara
  • Serengeti
  • Ngorongoro Crater

What Isn't Covered

  • International and Visa Entry Charges to Kenya/Tanzania
  • Mountain climbing gear
  • All personal items (drinks, laundry, phone calls, tips, travel insurance, etc.)

Accomodations Provided By:

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