This Tanzania Safari is the type of vacation most people only dream about. Take yourself on an inspirational adventure designed to free the soul and satisfy the imagination. It will give you an exclusive experience within the Northern Circuit of Tanzania. It is paced so that you are concentrating on photography and game viewing as you have your own private safari guide and vehicle.
Day 1: Mountain Village Lodge, Arusha, Tanzania
Touch down at Kilimanjaro International Airport on day one of your splendors of Serengeti Safari in Tanzania, you will be met by a Kilitop & Safaris representative, outside customs ,together you drive to your lodge in Arusha where you will spend the night.
Accommodation: Your lodge accommodation is in a standard room equipped with en suite facilities ,you are on a bed and breakfast basis. Mountain Village Lodge prides itself in offering a classic African experience with room in individual rondavel style thatch chalets and a warm, friendly and hospitable atmosphere, all dwarfed by the spectacular views of Lake Duluti, Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro.The lodge has a large central restaurant and bar with roof terrace. The area boasts a prolific bird life and nature walks to the lake can be arranged.
Days 2 – 3: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Tanzania
After a leisurely breakfast in Arusha, you will depart to Ngorongoro crater via Gibbs Farm where you stop for lunch. Before enjoying your hearty lunch at Gibbs Farm, you have a scenic walk in the coffee plantation, visit the water falls and the elephant caves. Thereafter proceed with your journey to your lodge perched at the rim of the Ngorongoro crater with panoramic view of the crater floor below.
Accommodation: Your room has a private terrace and equipped with en suite bathroom. Your stay is on a full board basis (three meals-breakfast, lunch and dinner) including one full day game drive in a 4X4 safari vehicle. Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge features 75 guest rooms that can host up to 150 guests. Each room boasts en suite showers and a private terrace. The lounge and dining room are set indoors, with large glass windows providing spectacular views of the crater below. Activities available include day trips into the caldera, visits to the local Masai village or even visits to the famous Olduvai Gorge, all at an additional cost.
Days 4 & 5: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge,Tanzania
After breakfast, drive to Serengeti stopping en route at the renowned Olduvai Gorge, the site of Dr. & Mrs. LSB Leakey’s discovery of Zinjanthropus bosei. Here, you will enjoy a short talk to be delivered by one of the Deputies of Antiquities, explaining to you what has been done and what continues to happen. The Gorge was discovered accidentally by professor Kattwinkle who was a German butterfly collector in 1911, but it was not until 1959 that Dr. Mary Leakey unearthed the Zinj skull believed to be 1.8 million years old.You will have two nights accommodation in standard room at Serengeti Serena Lodge, in a twin bedded chalet with en-suite facilities on a full board basis including park fees..
The famed Serengeti National Park is a natural paradise and home to one of the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth, the annual migration of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle. Serengeti Serena Lodge is inspired by a traditional African village; separate rondavel (hut) house the luxury guest rooms that have their own view of the vast Serengeti plains.
Day 6 : Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, Tanzania
In the morning, after breakfast you will be transferred to Seronera airstrip to board your a scheduled flight to Manyara airstrip. From there you will be collected from the airstrip and be transferred to Lake Manyara Serena Lodge,alternatively you can drive to Lake Manyara by road.You will stay at the beautiful Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge for 2 nights in a thatched room with an en-suite bathroom. Your stay here is on a full board basis including one full day game drive in Lake Manyara National Park in a 4×4 safari vehicle, transfers and park fees.Lake Manyara National Park tour is a great experience as the park abounds with bird life and wildlife.
Days 7: Return to Arusha/Depart
Your Tanzania Safari holiday tour comes to an end as you enter Lake Manyara National Park to do your last wildlife viewing in Tanzania. In the afternoon return to your lodge where you will have lunch and thereafter start your return journey to Arusha.On arrival you have an option to go shopping before proceeding to the airport.
- Backup & logistical support 24/7 from Active Kilitop & Safaris
- Trained, English speaking safari guide/driver
- Shared twin room accommodation as per itinerary
- Meals as per itinerary ( three meals per day – Breakfast, lunch, dinner )
- Current government taxes and hotel levies relevant to the itinerary
- All transfers in specially built 4x 4 tour vehicle with pop –up roof
- Scheduled game activities as per itinerary
- Park entrance fees to all National Parks
- Flying doctors emergency evacuation services
- Specially adapted 4X4 game drive vehicle with window seats for all passengers
- The cost of obtaining A valid passport & Visa fees
- Telephone calls and other items of personal nature
- Crafts shop purchases
- International flight to Kilimanjaro Airport
- Meals not specified above
- Gratuities to hotel/lodge staff and your driver/guide
- All items of a personal nature
- Sightseeing and excursions other than those specified
- Beverages at your safari lodges in Tanzania