Day 1: Kilimanjaro airport/Arusha. Overnight at Planet lodge
Day 2: Arusha/Tarangire Park. Overnight at Sangaiwe lodge
Day 3: Tarangire full day. Overnight at Sangaiwe lodge
Day4: Tarangire/Lake Manyara. Overnight at Bougainvillea safari lodge
Day 5: Karatu/Serengeti N.park. Overnight at Serengeti thorn tree tented camp
Day 6: Full day in Serengeti N.park. Overnight at Serengeti thorn tree tented camp
Day 7: Another full day in Serengeti. Overnight at Serengeti thorn tree tented camp
Day 8: Central/North Serengeti. Overnight at Lobo wildlife lodge
Day 9: North Serengeti full day. Overnight at Lobo wildlife lodge
Day 10: Serengeti park/Ngorongoro crater rim. Overnight at Ngorongoro rhino lodge
Day 11: Ngorongoro crater floor/Arusha. Overnight at outpost lodge
Day 12: Arusha/ Kilimanjaro airport. Fly out
Day 1: Kilimanjaro Airport/Arrive in Arusha.
Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). We will arrange a private transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) to Arusha, Dinner and overnight at planet lodge: Half board.
Day 2: Arusha/ Tarangire National Park.
Today you will drive to Tarangire National Park, for excellent game viewing. Tarangire is a small park which offers some excellent sights. Generally in the dry seasons Tarangire comes alive as wildlife and birdlife congregate on the Tarangire River, which is a permanent source of water. We spend a night in our beautifully lodge set outside the park with stunning views and a unique atmosphere. Dinner and overnight at Sangaiwe tented lodge: Full board. http://sangaiwe.com/
Day 3: Tarangire National Park.
Another full day game drives in the Tarangire national park. This starts from sunrise to sunset game drives in the Tarangire national park. The Park is famous for its high density of elephants and baobab trees. Dinner and overnight at Sangaiwe tented lodge: Full board.
Day 4: Tarangire/Lake Manyara Park
Early breakfast before you drive out with sunrise game drive to Lake Manyara Park for half day game drives. Lake Manyara National Park which is among Tanzania’s smallest park. Drive through the lush garden is a gentle reminder that you are now in Africa. Exotic birdcalls fill the air. Enjoy a picnic lunch and afterwards you’ll continue with game viewing of animals in the park. Zebra, wildebeest, bushbuck, dik-dik and guinea fowl regularly cross your path, unbothered by your benign presence and going about their daily routines. You’ll meander along bush tracks and explore the Lake which is home of thousands of Flamingos and River’s twists and turns, finding elephant drinking and playing in the refreshing waters. Late afternoon you will drive to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Bougainvillea safari lodge. Full board. http://bougainvilleasafarilodge.com/
Day 5: Karatu/ Serengeti National Park.
We head towards the Serengeti National Park with game En route for afternoon game viewing in the plains that are broken only by stands of acacia trees and the occasional kopje. There are always plenty of resident animals, such as giraffe, buffalo, and elephant, and many large predators such as lion, cheetah, and leopard. Dinner and overnight at Thorn tree Camp: Full board. http://thorntreecamp.com/
Day 6-7: Full day game drive in Serengeti National Park.
Our guides will choose the best spotting locations for the time of year; we can spend time at the Hippo pool watching these majestic animals laze about in the cool water happily living alongside the crocodiles. This interesting landscape will provide us with the ultimate in game viewing, we will hopefully see all of the plain games; elephants, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and lions. Dinner and overnight at Thorn tree Camp: Full board. http://thorntreecamp.com/
Day 8: Central to North Serengeti Park
Early breakfast at 5:40am whereby you will drive out with sunrise game drive on your way to lobo area for full day migration tour. In this day you will be searching wildebeest migration in the northern Serengeti national park. This will start from sunrise to sunset game drive in the endless plain of Serengeti national park. Sunrise game drives starts at 6:00am. We expect them to be around the northern Serengeti Lobo and Mara river area. In the evening you will drive to the camp for dinner and overnight at Lobo wildlife lodge. Full board. http://www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com/properties/en/lobo_index.php
Day 9: North Serengeti full day
Another full day Migration watch. (Special game drives in the North Serengeti Area). This is sunrise to sunset special migration watch only. Dinner and overnight at Lobo wildlife lodge. Full board. http://www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com/properties/en/lobo_index.php
Day 10: Serengeti to Ngorongoro
Todays you will departure from Serengeti to Ngorongoro conservation area. You will have two options either to pass to Masai Boma and experience their culture ways of life or pass at Olduvai Gorge, the place which play important signs about the origin of first human ancestors, living for many years back. Overnight at Ngorongoro rhino lodge. http://ngorongoro.cc/
Day 11: Ngorongoro Crater Floor to Arusha.
We start the day with an early morning breakfast before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. we descend into the crater. The crater walls provide a natural sanctuary for the animals, which means there is plenty to see: lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino and leopard (if you are lucky). The only animal you won’t see in here is a giraffe, whose long legs are unable to cope with the steeps sides of the crater. In the late afternoon we travel just outside of Ngorongoro Conservation. Dinner and overnight at Outpost lodge: Half board.
Day 12: Arusha to Kilimanjaro Airport.
The next morning our driver will drop you at Kilimanjaro Intl Airport for your flight back home
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, BL=Picnic Lunch, D=Dinner
Note: Same Itinerary can be quoted in budget camping and standard lodge/tented camps.
- Pick up at the airport.
- Hotel before safari in Arusha.
- All Game drives and the Park fees
- Accommodations as indicated in the itinerary
- Meals as per the above itinerary – 3 Meals a day – Vegetarians and Non vegetarians.
- Services of a Senior Bright African Safaris Naturalist Driver/Guide
- Wildlife viewing drives in a specially customized 4-WD Land cruiser with Pop up roof for game viewing
- Complimentary bottled drinking water and soda while on safaris (1.5ltr bottled water per person per day).
- Services of Bright Safaris (Binoculars’)
Soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits (as well as gifts like local crafts etc)
International flights tickets (airline) + Airport transfer.
Tips for staff such as guides and the cook staff
Fees for passport, visas, immunizations and insurance
Laundry, phone and other items of a personal nature
Visit and support s for the orphans center – these can be arranged and paid for direct to the center
Transport while on Safari: – We’ll provide special Safari Jeep & 1 stretched – Land cruiser 4WD. The vehicles are fitted with a pop – up roof for game viewing and photographing.
Re: Advice for the trip
Others are like Light weight safari shoes or trainers, sandals, sunglasses, sun creams, insect repellent creams, a light weight first aid kit, day pack for your cameras, rucksack for your safari gears and clothes. Of course, you will want to capture much of Tanzania’s wildlife, so don’t forget a camera, batteries and film. A medium range telephoto lens will be found useful as will a pair of binoculars. In case you’re bringing any electrical equipment, the electricity is 220v.Also our vehicles has got charging system for our clients to charge their cameras etc