Day 1: Kilimanjaro airport/Arusha
Our driver will pick you on your arrival at the airport whereby you will drive to Arusha town for overnight at the lodge booked for overnight.
- Destination: Arusha town
- Accommodation: Planet lodge http://www.planet-lodges.com/arusha_planet_lodge/
- Meals: BB
Day 2: Arusha/Tarangire National park
Early in the morning after your breakfast you will drive to Tarangire national park by Land cruiser, crossing the Maasai Steppe on your way to Tarangire National Park, Tanzania’s fourth largest and one of its most diverse. Stop at the picturesque park gate for the driver to fill up the parks registration book e. Full day game drive in the park enjoying viewing animals in the park. Soon, the impressive Great Rift Valley Escarpment will come into view – a 2,000 foot high wall that rises up, improbably steep and incredibly tall, out of the flat plains.
Elephants, Buffalos, pythons are seen easily regularly cross your path, unbothered by your benign presence and going about their daily routines. You’ll meander along bush tracks and explore the Tarangire River’s twists and turns, finding elephant drinking and playing in the refreshing waters. Late this afternoon you’ll arrive at your lodge where you can settle in and relax before dinner and your overnight.
- Destination: Tarangire N.park
- Accommodation: Tarangire simba lodge http://www.simbaportfolio.com/tarangiresimbalodge/
- Meals: B,BL,D
Day 3: Tarangire/Lake Manyara national park
Early breakfast before you drive out with game sunrise game drives en-route to Lake Manyara national park. 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 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 thousand of Flamingos and River’s twists and turns, finding elephant drinking and playing in the refreshing waters. More game drive to sunset before you drives to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Note: In the late afternoon you will do a short hike down the Great Rift Valley as well as a visit to mto wa mbu village. View birds, monkeys, bush buck and other forest animals. During the hike enjoy the sounds of the forest and the fresh streams and waterfalls surrounding you. Visit the Mto wa Mbu local village. Enjoy a short stroll on the edge of the Great Rift Valley with beautiful views of Lake Manyara and the National Park below. Learn more about plants, insects, birds and small mammals from a knowledgeable guide.
Day 4: Lake Manyara national park /Serengeti N.park
Having an early breakfast before you take your way to the Serengeti’s endless plains for afternoon to sunset game drives in the park,You will make your way around the southern edge of the crater rim, spotting the occasional hyena, elephant or African buffalo along the way. By late morning, you will arrive at the famed Serengeti National Park. The plains seem endless from this vantage point. Stop to enjoy your picnic lunch at Naabi Hill before meandering through the wildlife-rich central Serengeti. Later in the evening at your camp, you will be able to settle into your accommodation before joining other travelers in the dining area for some palate teasers in anticipation of a scrumptious meal this evening. Afterwards, gather round the campfire before heading off to bed. Relax in your comfortable surroundings tonight as you are lulled to sleep by the sounds of the Serengeti plains.
- Destination: Serengeti N.park
- Accommodation: Serengeti tortilis camp http://www.tortiliscamps.com/
- Meals: B,BL,D
Day 5: Central Serengeti/North Serengeti (Special day for migration watch)
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. In the evening you will drive to the camp for dinner and overnight. We expect them to be around the northern Serengeti Lobo and Mara river area
- Destination: North Serengeti
- Accommodation: Mbugani migration camp http://mbuganicamps.com/camps/migration-camp.html
- Meals: B,BL,D
Day 6: Full day in Northern Serengeti area
In the morning after done with your breakfast you will drive out for full day wildebeest migration game drive in the Northern Serengeti area. Late in afternoon you will make your way back to the camp for dinner and overnight.
- Destination: Full day in Northern Serengeti area
- Accommodation: Gnu migration camp http://www.gnucamp.com/
Day 7: Northern Serengeti/Ngorongoro crater rim
Morninggame drive in northern Serengeti area, this start from sunrise to 11am where you will break and enjoy your lunch, after lunch you will have game en-route on your way to Ngorongoro for dinner and overnight.
- Destination: Ngorongoro crater rim
- Accommodation:Ngorongoro rhino lodge http://www.ngorongoro.cc/
- Meals: B,BL,D
Day 8: Ngorongoro crater floor/Arusha
Rise early for breakfast before you spend a half day exploring the crater floor. The area is world-renowned in its reputation and very small in its scale, so you will see other safari goers. Don’t let that distract you from the beauty of the place or from the fact that this remains one of the only places on earth where you may see all of the Big Five at once: Lion, Leopard, Bull Elephant, African Buffalo and Black Rhino. To maximize your time on the crater floor you will enjoy a special boxed lunch at a scenic picnic spot.
Your journey will take you throughout this tremendous landscape that is constantly changing as animals move to and fro in search of pasture, water or east prey. In the afternoon ascend to the rim and drive back to Arusha town for dinner and overnight.
- Destination: Arusha
- Accommodation: Masailand safari lodge http://masailandsafari.com/
- Meals: B,BL,D
Day 9: Arusha/Kilimanjaro airport
In the morning after done with the breakfast our driver will pick you and drop at the airport for your flight back home.
- Destination: Arusha/Kilimanjaro airport
- Accommodation: Fly out
- Meals: B
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 and drop off at the Airport.
- Hotel before and after 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.
For balloon you will pay extra $ 495 per person (NORTHERN SERENGETI)
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.