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4 Day Safari to Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park.

A wonderful way to relax on one of our safaris through Northern Tanzania’s most famous national parks and conservation areas. We offer a great deal of safari itineraries to suit any schedule. All our safaris use well-maintained Toyota Land Cruisers or Land Rovers TDI, with roof hatches for unobstructed and up-close game-viewing. Our safari itineraries include all park fees, an English speaking driver/guide, meals and lodge accommodations. Price per person varies depending on group size.
Day 1: Arusha National Park
We depart from your hotel in moshi. We go through Arusha National Park, where we view the herds of buffalo in the spectacular Ngurdoto Crater, the flamingos of the Momela Lakes, and the imposing peak of rugged Mount Meru. Arusha National park houses a variety of wildlife, including giraffe, zebra, colobus monkeys, leopards and hyenas, in the park’s small but bustling 53 square miles of natural habitats. Enjoy a picnic lunch while gazing at the rolling hills and wooded savannahs of this national treasure. At the end of the day, we return to your hotel in Arusha. Afternoon game driving through the park followed by dinner and overnight at lodge

Day 2: Tarangire National Park
Morning breakfast at East African hotel in Arusha/moshi, safari briefing and after wards we depart for Tarangire National Park. Your first experience of safari will be the thrilling game drive through the vastness of Tarangire National Park, arrive in good time for lunch. Afternoon game driving through the park followed by dinner and overnight at Lodge.

Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater
Today we visit the largest intact volcanic crater in the world, the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. At more than 2,000 feet deep and 12 miles in diameter, the Ngorongoro Crater has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. 30,000 animals make their home in this crater, making it an ideal place for sightings of the ‘big 5’ – lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this truly world-class attraction, also known as the ‘8th Wonder of the World’. Our dinner and overnight stay is at the rustic Ngorongoro Crater Lodge.

Day 4: Lake Manyara National Park
We depart from your lodge proceed to Lake Manyara National Park. Although small in size, this park is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. Lake Manyara covers two thirds of the park. At the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley, before which lies the ground water forest, areas of open grassland near the lake foreshore, and the Soda Lake. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this area, which consists of open grassy areas, hot springs, dense woodlands and steep mountainsides. Lake Manyara National Park is a birding paradise that has more than 350 species of bird. The park is also famed for its unique and elusive tree- We will leave Lake Manyara National Park in Afternoon to Arusha /moshi
With prior arrangement to the Airport.

Our Tour Include:
Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
Private guide
Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
Park fees
Crater fees
Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport
On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebook, karibuni welcome packet with useful information for all guests
Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
Excludes:
Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100
Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
Meals not listed above
Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
Tips and any items of personal nature

5 Days Tanzania Camping Safari to Lake Manyara,Serengeti &Ngorongoro Crater

Day 0: Arusha
Distance: 30km /50km
Met on arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport. Transfer to Lodge in Arusha for dinner and overnight (40 km, 30 minutes)
MEALS: Dinner and Overnight
Day 1: Lake Manyara National Park
Driving 3 – 4 hrs
After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterwards we head to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats. Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. And thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible bird life. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world and the lions here are also renowned for their tree climbing. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Kudu Lodge and Campsite.
MEALS:Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
Day 2 -3: Serengeti National park
Distance: 145km/ Driving: 3 – 4 hrs
After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Seronera campsite.
MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Serengeti Seronera Campsite
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast at the campsite go for a full day game drive. depending on the season follow the wildebeests migration . Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Seronera campsite.
MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Serengeti Seronera Campsite
Day 4: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater
Distance: 145km/ Driving : 2 – 4 hrs
Early morning game drive and after depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution Late afternoon transfer to NgorongoroSimba Campsite where you will have dinner and overnight
MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: NgorongoroSimba Campsite
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha – Airport 
Distance: 210km/ Driving: 3 – 4 hrs
After an early breakfast, You will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports avast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. Late afternoon transfer to Arusha For dinner and Overnight or airport drop off. (Accommodation can be included upon request at extra cost)

5 Day Safari to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater

A wonderful way to relax on one of our safaris through Northern Tanzania’s most famous national parks and conservation areas. We offer a great deal of safari itineraries to suit any schedule. All our safaris use well-maintained Toyota Land Cruisers or Land Rovers TDI, with roof hatches for unobstructed and up-close game-viewing. Our safari itineraries include all park fees, an English speaking driver/guide, meals and lodge accommodations. Price per person varies depending on group size.

Day1: Arusha/ moshi to Lake Manyara National Park.
We depart from your hotel in Arusha/moshi and proceed to Lake Manyara National Park. Although small in size, this park is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. Lake Manyara covers two thirds of the park. At the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley, before which lies the ground water forest, areas of open grassland near the lake foreshore, and the Soda Lake. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this area, which consists of open grassy areas, hot springs, dense woodlands and steep mountainsides. Lake Manyara National Park is a birding paradise that has more than 350 species of bird. The park is also famed for its unique and elusive tree-climbing lions. Our dinner and overnight stay is at the rustic Rhino Lodge, situated near the Ngorongoro Crater rim.
Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater via Olduvai Gorge to Serengeti National Park.
We proceed to Olduvai Gorge, known as the ‘Cradle of Mankind’. It was here, in the Great Rift Valley, that the remains of early hominids dating back 2 million years were uncovered. Afterwards, we visit the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world – Serengeti National Park. The word ‘Serengeti’ means ‘endless plains’, which describes the park’s 5,600 square mile boundary. Yet for its sprawling area, the Serengeti does not disappoint when it comes to rich game-viewing. The Serengeti ecosystem is one of the oldest on earth. We make our way to Ikoma Bush Camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day3: A full day game view in the Serengeti National Park.
We embark on an encore game drive in the expansive Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti boasts one of the most varied collections of wildlife on the planet. Annually, from May to December, millions of animals embark on a migration which brings them from central Serengeti to Kenya’s Masai Mara and back again in an incredible spectacle. Even during the ‘down-time’, vast herds of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle roam here, along with groups of elephant, giraffe, and buffalo, as the lions, leopard, cheetah, hyenas and jackals stalk their meals. We return to Ikoma Bush Camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater.
We depart from the Serengeti to visit the largest intact volcanic crater in the world, the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. At more than 2,000 feet deep and 12 miles in diameter, the Ngorongoro Crater has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. 30,000 animals make their home in this crater, making it an ideal place for sightings of the ‘big 5’ – lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard. This truly world-class attraction is also known as the ‘8th Wonder of the World’. Our dinner and overnight stay is at the rustic Rhino Lodge.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
After breakfast, we depart the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and head back to your hotel in Arusha/ moshi. With prior arrangement, we can arrange a private transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) after the safari.
Our Tour Include:
Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
Private guide
Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
Park fees
Crater fees
Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport
On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebook, karibuni welcome packet with useful information for all guests
Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
Excludes:
Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100
Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
Meals not listed above
Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
Tips and any items of personal nature

6 Days Camping Safari

Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater via Olduvai Gorge – Lake Manyara – and Tarangire National Park
DAY 1: Serengeti National Park
Early in the morning drives straight to the Serengeti arriving in time for an afternoon game drive. Catching the great migration in the Serengeti is a spectacular sight, and if you time your safari right, you might witness over a million wildebeest hustling together as the intensity of the migration grows, dinner and overnight at the Campsite.
DAY 2: Serengeti National Park
Full day on game viewing and you will have both morning and afternoon game drives through the Serengeti exploring the wildlife in the great open plains, dinner and overnight at the Campsite.
DAY 3: Ngorongoro Crater & Olduvai Gorge
After enjoying your breakfast you will drive via Olduvai Gorge to Ngorongoro Crater, with a picnic lunch en route. Discover the archaeological history at Olduvai before driving to your accommodation at Ngorongoro Campsite. Quite possibly the most famous of all Africa’s conservation areas, this is one of the places in Africa where you stand a very good chance of seeing the “Big Five”. Spend two nights at Ngorongoro, where the high altitude of the Crater Rim will ensure you sleep well.
DAY 4: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, our essential Northern Circuit safari has allocated a full day for game viewing in the Crater with a picnic lunch. The crater is rich in wildlife and the day will be filled with sights and sounds of the wild echoing within the crater walls,dinner and overnight at the Campsite
DAY 5: Lake Manyara National Park
This morning you will drive to Lake Manyara. Activities here will include a walk around the rim of the Great Rift Valley, escorted by a Maasai guide. Lunch is followed by a game drive in this park famous for its herds of elephants and huge variety of birds. The Lake Manyara forest is the place to see leopard, while lions hunt on the grassy shores of the lake. You will be staying at Karatu
DAY 6: Tarangire National Park
After breakfast you leave Lake Manyara and drive to Tarangire. In the afternoon you’ll be taken on a game drive through the park. Many of the animals congregate around the only source of permanent water in the park, the Tarangire River. This is the best place in Tanzania to see really big herds of elephant – up to 300 at a time. After lunch transfer to Arusha or Moshi and overnight, If you are departing this evening, we are happy to arrange a dayroom and airport transfer.

6 Day Safari from Arusha/ moshi Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater

A wonderful way to relax on one of our safaris through Northern Tanzania’s most famous national parks and conservation areas. We offer a great deal of safari itineraries to suit any schedule. All our safaris use well-maintained Toyota Land Cruisers or Land Rovers TDI, with roof hatches for unobstructed and up-close game-viewing. Our safari itineraries include all park fees, an English speaking driver/guide, meals and lodge accommodations. Price per person varies depending on group size.

Day 1: Arrival in Arusha/moshi
Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), Tanzania. You will
meet us at the airport and pick up with private transfer to Arusha/moshi.
we will gather in the evening for a pre-safari briefing and an equipment check. We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.

Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park
Morning breakfast at East African hotel in Arusha, safari briefing and after wards we depart for Tarangire National Park. Your first experience of safari will be the thrilling game drive through the vastness of Tarangire National Park, arrive in good time for lunch. Afternoon game driving through the park followed by dinner and overnight at NsiyaTented Lodge.

Day 3: NsiyaTented Lodge to Lake Manyara National Park.
We depart from NsiyaTented Lodge and proceed to Lake Manyara National Park. Although small in size, this park is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. Lake Manyara covers two thirds of the park. At the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley, before which lies the ground water forest, areas of open grassland near the lake foreshore, and the Soda Lake. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this area, which consists of open grassy areas, hot springs, dense woodlands and steep mountainsides. Lake Manyara National Park is a birding paradise that has more than 350 species of bird. The park is also famed for its unique and elusive tree-climbing lions. We dine and stay overnight at the charming NsiyaTented Lodge.

Day 4: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park.
we proceed to Olduvai Gorge, known as the ‘Cradle of Mankind’. It was here, in the Great Rift Valley, that the remains of early hominids dating back 2 million years were uncovered. Afterwards, we visit the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world – Serengeti National Park. The word ‘Serengeti’ means ‘endless plains’, which describes the park’s 5,600 square mile boundary. Yet for its sprawling area, the Serengeti does not disappoint when it comes to rich game-viewing. Annually, from May to December, millions of animals embark on a migration which brings them from central Serengeti to Kenya’s Masai Mara and back again in an incredible spectacle. Even during the ‘down-time’, vast herds of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle roam here, along with groups of elephant, giraffe, and buffalo. As the lions, leopard, cheetah, hyenas and jackals stalk their meals, we enjoy a picnic lunch in this open arena. We return to Ikoma Bush Tented Camp.

Day 5: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater
we depart from the Serengeti for an encore game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater. At the top of the crater, the views of the caldera and the scattered animals below are breathtaking. We venture onto the crater floor for an up close at the residents of this World Heritage Site, and enjoy a picnic lunch here. The Ngorongoro Crater provides great game-viewing all year-round. The wildlife here makes up a permanent population because grazing and water supplies are plentiful throughout the seasons. We have our final dinner and around evening drive back to Arusha at Ilboru Safari Lodge.

Day 6: Arusha/ moshi to Kilimanjaro International Airport

We can arrange a private transfer to the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) after the safari.

Our Tour Include:

Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
Private guide
Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
Park fees
Crater fees
Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport
On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebook, karibuni welcome packet with useful information for all guests
Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
Excludes:
Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100
Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
Meals not listed above
Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
Tips and any items of personal nature

6 Days Safari to Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro

Day 1: Arrive – Tarangire National Park
Arrive at Kilimanjaro airport – transfer to Tarangire Safari Lodge Located at Tarangire National Park, Dinner and stay for overnight.
Day 2: TarangireNational Park
Pick up after breakfast from Hotel which is inside the park, with your picnic lunch, start game drive in the park, afternoon drive to MtowaMbu; Twiga Campsite.
Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park –Oldvai George – Serengeti NP
After breakfast In the morning depart from hotel drive to Lake Manyara National Park for game drive, The park is home to Lion, Hippo, Elephant, Zebra, Buffalo, Giraffe, Baboon and Vervet monkey, Warthog, Flamingos and more…About 350 species of birds have been recorded. You will have Picnic lunch, Drive to Serengeti via Oldvai George, overnight Ikoma Safari Lodge
Day 4: Serengeti National Park
Full day game drive in this wonderful park, rising early to make the most of our time. Our guides will choose the best spotting locations for the time of year, dinner and overnight atIkomaSafari Lodge
Night safari; Safari start after dinner around 9:00pm, can takes up to three hours or more.
Day 5: Serengeti National Park
Hot air Balloon ride Safari; Balloon Safari is probably the most beautiful balloon flight in the world and the ultimate Safari Experience which makes you enjoy the most beautiful migration of wildebeests through the endless plain of Serengeti.
About 5:00 am, Serengeti Balloon Safaris team will collect you from Ikoma Safari Lodge, and transfer Masai Kopjes. Here you will meet your pilot, receive a briefing and watch the inflation of your balloon.
Your pilot can precisely control the altitude of your balloon: sometimes flying at treetop height, sometimes lower, offering a unique perspective and great photographic opportunities of the wildlife below. After bush breakfast, you are taken to the rendezvous point to meet with your driver guide and continue with your day game drive.
Late in the afternoon, proceed driving to Ngorongoro. Arrive at Rhino lodgefor dinner and overnight.
Day 6: NgorongoroConservation Area
After breakfast descends to the Ngorongoro Crater floor for gamedrive, The Ngorongoro Crater provides great game-viewing all year-round. The wildlife here makes up a permanent population because grazing and water supplies are plentiful throughout the seasons.
Finally 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

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.

Afternoon we travel to Arusha Hotel

7 Day Safari across the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire

We offer unique safari itineraries to suit customer requirements. All our safaris use durable, well-maintained Land Cruisers or Land Rovers, with roof hatches for unobstructed and up-close game-viewing. Our safaris include all park fees, an English speaking driver/guide, meals and lodge accommodations. Price per person varies depending on group size.

Day 1: arrival in Arusha/ moshi
Arrive Kilimanjaro and transfer to Arusha at Ilboru Safari Lodge. The rest of the day is free to relax and recover from your flight, laze by the pool or explore the town.
Day 2: Arusha/ moshi to Tarangire National Park
Today we 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 the night in our lodge beautifully set inside the park with stunning views and a unique atmosphere. In the late afternoon we travel just outside of Tarangire National Park to Lake Manyara at Nsiya special tented camp

Day 3: Tarangire to Lake Manyara
Today we drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a full day of game drives. This is one of Tanzania’s smaller parks but still offers a rewarding and diverse safari experience. The lakeshore at Manyara teems with birdlife, and while you are looking for the birds, you might spot one of the elusive tree-climbing lions. There are a surprising number of other large mammals and the striking cliffs on the Rift escarpment form a dramatic backdrop. In the late afternoon we make a short journey from the park to our special tented camp.

Day 4: Lake Manyara to Serengeti
We head towards the Serengeti National Park. En route there is an opportunity to visit Olduvai Gorge. It is within this steep sided ravine that Louis and Mary Leakey made some of the world’s most important archaeological discoveries in the 1950s. Here in a small museum we are able to see evidence of our ancestors that have been dated back 2.5 million years. After lunch we drive into the Serengeti itself and the rest of the afternoon is spent game viewing in the vast plains that are broken only by stands of acacia trees and the occasional kopje. In December, January and February we will normally meet the migration with large herds of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle. There are always plenty of resident animals, such as giraffe, buffalo, and elephant, and many large predators such as lion, cheetah, and leopard. We return to our special tented camp for the night.

Day 5: Serengeti
We have another full day in this wonderful park, rising early to make the most of our time. 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, watch a big pride of lions, be in the middle of the migration, sometimes surrounded by wildebeest, sometimes by zebras, which travel with the wildebeest. We journey from the wide open plains to the kopjes: these volcanic rocky outcrops provide protection and shelter for a wide variety of animals and from the top we can look out across the vast grasslands of the Serengeti. This diverse and interesting landscape will provide us with the ultimate in game viewing, we will hopefully see all of the plain games; elephants, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, lions and it you are lucky the elusive leopard and cheetah, as well as huge amounts of interesting bird life, from the elegant secretary birds to the flightless ostrich. We return to our special tented camp for the night.

Day 6: Serengeti toNgorongoro Crater
We start the day with an early morning game drive before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro is a special place in that it is a Conservation Area, not a National Park; this means that the whole area is managed for both the animals and the local Masai people who graze their cattle alongside the indigenous wildlife. During the drive in Ngorongoro we have a chance to glimpse something of the Masai way of life. After stopping at the entrance gate, where there is a chance to learn more about this fascinating volcanic landscape, we will drive around the rim of the Crater itself, and from here we can look down and see the herd of wildebeest or buffalos. Finally 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 Area to our special tented camp.

Day 7
Free morning to relax after your great northern safari or explore the town, especially maasai market.

We will arrange a private transfer to the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) after the safari.
Our Tour Include:
Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
Private guide
Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
Park fees
Crater fees
Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport
On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks
Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
Excludes:
Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100
Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
Meals not listed above
Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
Tips and any items of personal nature

8 Day Safari to Arusha National Park, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongor Crater.

A wonderful way to relax on one of our safaris through Northern Tanzania’s most famous national parks and conservation areas. We offer a great deal of safari itineraries to suit any schedule. All our safaris use well-maintained Toyota Land Cruisers or Land Rovers TDI, with roof hatches for unobstructed and up-close game-viewing. Our safari itineraries include all park fees, an English speaking driver/guide, meals and lodge accommodations. Price per person varies depending on group size.

Day 1: arrival in Arusha/ moshi
Arrive Kilimanjaro and transfer to Arusha / moshi. The rest of the day is free to relax and recover from your flight.

Day 2: Arusha National Park.
We depart from your hotel in Arusha/ moshi. We go through Arusha National Park, where we view the herds of buffalo in the spectacular Ngurdoto Crater, the flamingos of the Momela Lakes, and the imposing peak of rugged Mount Meru. Arusha National park houses a variety of wildlife, including giraffe, zebra, colobus monkeys, leopards and hyenas, in the park’s small but bust ling 53 square miles of natural habitats. Enjoy a picnic lunch while gazing at the rolling hills and wooded savannahs of this national treasure. At the end of the day, we return to your hotel in Arusha/ moshi accomodation for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Arusha/ moshi to Tarangire National Park.
Today we 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 the night in our lodge beautifully set inside the park with stunning views and a unique atmosphere. In the late afternoon we travel just outside of Tarangire National Park to Lake Manyara at Nsiya Tented Camp.
Day 4: A full day game drive in the Lake Manyara National Park.
Today we drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a full day of game drives. This is one of Tanzania’s smaller parks but still offers a rewarding and diverse safari experience. The lakeshore at Manyara teems with birdlife, and while you are looking for the birds, you might spot one of the elusive tree-climbing lions. There are a surprising number of other large mammals and the striking cliffs on the Rift escarpment form a dramatic backdrop. In the late afternoon we make a short journey from the park to our special tented camp.
Day 5: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park.
We head towards the Serengeti National Park. En route there is an opportunity to visit Olduvai Gorge. It is within this steep sided ravine that Louis and Mary Leakey made some of the world’s most important archaeological discoveries in the 1950s. Here in a small museum we are able to see evidence of our ancestors that have been dated back 2.5 million years. After lunch we drive into the Serengeti itself and the rest of the afternoon is spent game viewing in the vast plains that are broken only by stands of acacia trees and the occasional kopje. In December, January and February we will normally meet the migration with large herds of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle. There are always plenty of resident animals, such as giraffe, buffalo, and elephant, and many large predators such as lion, cheetah, and leopard. We return to our special tented camp for the night.
Day 6: Another full day game drive in the Serengeti National Park.
We have another full day in this wonderful park, rising early to make the most of our time. 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, watch a big pride of lions, be in the middle of the migration, sometimes surrounded by wildebeest, sometimes by zebras, which travel with the wildebeest. We journey from the wide open plains to the kopjes: these volcanic rocky outcrops provide protection and shelter for a wide variety of animals and from the top we can look out across the vast grasslands of the Serengeti. This diverse and interesting landscape will provide us with the ultimate in game viewing, we will hopefully see all of the plain games; elephants, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, lions and it you are lucky the elusive leopard and cheetah, as well as huge amounts of interesting bird life, from the elegant secretary birds to the flightless ostrich. We return to our special Tented camp for the night.

Day 7: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater.
We start the day with an early morning game drive before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro is a special place in that it is a Conservation Area, not a National Park; this means that the whole area is managed for both the animals and the local Masai people who graze their cattle alongside the indigenous wildlife. During the drive in Ngorongoro we have a chance to glimpse something of the Masai way of life. After stopping at the entrance gate, where there is a chance to learn more about this fascinating volcanic landscape, we will drive around the rim of the Crater itself, and from here we can look down and see the herd of wildebeest or buffalos. Finally 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 Area to our special Tented camp.

Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
Free morning to relax after your great northern safari or explore the town, especially maasai market.

We can arrange a private transfer to the Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) after the safari.
Our Tour Include:
Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
Private guide
Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
Park fees
Crater fees
Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport
On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebook, karibuni welcome packet with useful information for all guests
Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
Excludes:
Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival, USA and CANADA passport holders USD.100
Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
Meals not listed above
Optional Tours (balloon rides USD. 500 per person etc)
Tips and any items of personal nature

Trekking Equipment

  • Tent, Sleeping Mat
  • Sleeping Bag (3/4 seasons)
  • Hiking Boots, Walking Poles
  • Head lights (Torch)
  • Sun glasses
  • Rain Pants, Rain Jacket
  • Warm Jumper, Warm Pants
  • Thermal Top 2
  • Thermal Pants 2, Hiking Pants
  • Sun Hat, Balaclava
  • Gloves, Glove Liners
  • Gaiters, Warm socks

SPECIAL PACKAGE

A Serengeti balloon safari is a fantastic once in a lifetime experience, particularly suitable for a bird’s eye-view game viewing experience withPlanet Guide SafariCo Ltd.
Hot air balloon rides leave from three sites in this prime national park where In Central Serengeti include theSeroneraRiver Valley where there is permanent water and the Great Migration passes around the said area through May and June.
At the Western Serengeti includes the Grummet River, where the Great migration crossingson June and July. In South Serengeti plains, the wildebeests assemble from December onwards, to calve in February.
The Balloon safari is particularly convenient, letting you get closer and distinctly accessible to the wild animals than you could be by a game-viewing safari vehicle.

Conditions are favorable, but you are advised to pre-book this popular activity for your safari holiday to Serengeti due to its limited seating availability. The balloons are immense; Baskets are compartmented for comfort and security capable to accommodating 16 people for each one-hour voyage. The price reflects the enormous cost of the balloons due to a safety replacement every few hundred hours, equivalent to swapping with a high-end automobile.
A skilled, experienced and licensed Pilot and staff of 20 are needed for each trip, including launching and recovery. Each flight is unique, some high enough to view the landscape for miles ahead. The Balloon safari will make your northern Tanzania vacation one among the most memorable of your life. It is possible to charter special private balloon flights in the Grummet Reserve for Honeymoon Couples on their romantic trip in the Great Plains of Africa.

Camping Safari inside the National Parks
Want to experience the Wild Africa in an authentic way? A camping safari is for you! A Budgeted camping safari packages are the most pocket friendly compared lodge safari packages or Luxury safari Packages. Some of our visitors choose to stay in tents in order to be close to nature and to the National Parks’ beautiful landscapes.
Planet Guide safaris clients who choose this option will have their tents assembled for them each evening and collapsed again in the morning by our staff, with the tents being packed away and stored on the vehicle, for use again the following evening. Our Camping safaris are rewarding experiences because visitors feel like they’re participating in a real African adventure, but still have all the services of safari drivers, guides, and a chef to take care of all their needs, while on camping safari you will have a chef who will be preparing delicious fresh foods for breakfast, Lunch and dinner.
We regularly receive feedback from our guests that they were surprised to be able to enjoy such high levels of service and care, and that the experience was a great deal more comfortable than they expected In the camping safari, tents, mattresses, sleeping bags, chairs, tables, cooking wear and other camping equipment are provided by our company
Safety while camping inside the national parks with wild animals. Well be assured that it’s very safe as we have National Park armed rangers patrolling and guarding the campsites at all times.

7 Days Hiking Ngorongoro Crater Highland
Day 1: Arusha-Ngorongoro Crater Highland-Nainokanoka village

Leave Arusha to Ngorongoro for a half day Crater tour then proceed to Nainokanoka village where you set your camp. Walk to Olmoti Crater and Munge Waterfalls, in the afternoon you’ll return to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Nainokanoka-Kamnana village
After breakfast you’ll walk through Embulimbuli depression, forests and grassland following the animal trail to Kamnana village where you set up your tents and have dinner and overnight
Day 3: Kamnana-Empakaai crater.
Hike through the bushland and forest to the rim of the Empakaai crater where you set up your camp. Walk to the crater to see the volcanic lake, dense forest, different bird species and wild animals like buffalos, waterbucks, reedbucks. Return to the rim of the crater for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 : Empakai-Naiyobi village
After breakfast descend on the north western side of the crater to Naiyobi village for dinner and overnight. The camp will be set in the village
Day 5: Naiyobi village-Muonwongoni village.
Walk through the dusty path down the Ngorongoro Crater Highland to Muonwongoni village where you set up your tents for overnight and have your dinner
Day 6: Muonwongoni village-Ngaresero village
After early breakfast walk through the volcanic rock and dusty trail across the Ngareseroriver. The camp is set near by the river. Bathing here is especially refreshing, after a long walk. You’ll be spending the night at the campsite near by the river
Day 7: OlDoinyoLengai-Lake Natron-Arusha
In the morning visit the viewpoint of OlDoinyoLengaiand pass by Lake Natron (high breeding place for flamingo’s) and in the afternoon you return to Arusha

Walking Safari across the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater andTarangire
We offer unique safari itineraries to suit customer requirements. All our safaris use durable, well-maintained Land Cruisers or Land Rovers, with roof hatches for unobstructed and up-close game-viewing. Our safaris include all park fees, an English speaking driver/guide, meals and lodge accommodations. Price per person varies depending on group size.
Day 1: Arrival
Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), Tanzania. You will meet us at the airport and pick up with private transfer to Arusha/ moshi. We will gather in the evening for a safari briefing and an equipment check. We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.
Day 2: Tarangire National Park
After breakfast we head to Tarangire National Park, where we reach around noon. We pitch our tents at a campsite in a remote area of the park. First experience of an African landscape we get on an afternoon walk close to the park border. Dinner and overnight at Campsite.
Day 3: Tarangire to Lake Manyara
Full day Walking Safaris guided by an armed ranger and game drives in the park. The park owns a rich bird life, depending on season you can see elephants, zebras, wildebeest and even lions. A visit to Tarangire, whatever the season, is full of experience. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Campsite.
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater
Today we visit the largest intact volcanic crater in the world, the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. At more than 2,000 feet deep and 12 miles in diameter, the Ngorongoro Crater has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. 30,000 animals make their home in this crater, making it an ideal place for sightings of the ‘big 5’ – lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this truly world-class attraction, also known as the ‘8th Wonder of the World’. Our dinner and overnight stay is at the rustic on top of Ngorongoro Crater rim Campsite.
Day 5: Olmoti and Empakai Crater
After breakfast depart to Olmoti Crater for a half day walk. Often we meet Maasai on the way to the water falls at the crater.
At afternoon we proceed to our base camp at Empakaai Crater (Special Campsite).
Experiencing the serenity and quiet beauty of this wild spot. Surrounding the lake you will reach springs, where you frequently see lots of wildlife. In the lake there are many flamingoes. Overnight at the special Campsite, Empakaai.
Day 6: Empakaai to Lake Natron.
Today we start walking from Empakaai to Lake Natron. We descend the outer hills of the Great Rift Valley; we walk through the open plains of the Embulbul depression, passing through Naiobi village. We have also the great opportunity to meet the local Maasai.
OlDoinyoLengai and Mount Meru are seen along the way. Donkeys carry our luggage.
Afterward we proceed to the Acacia Campsite for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7: Walking to OdonyoLengai
Today we walk to OldonyoLengai, the single active volcano mountain in Tanzania this means (the holy mountain of the Maasai). The trail will lead us down into the Rift Valley escarpment, and most of the parts are quite steep. After 5-6 hours of walking we reach the foot of the inspiring mountain. Here you can decide if you want to camp at the ChiniYaMlima campsite, or want to proceed to the Engaresero campsite, which is much more comfortable (showers!) and less hot. We can also pick you up by our car at the mountain, and drive back to the Engaresero Campsite.
Day 8: Lake Natron to Arusha.
Today you’ll experience the culture and traditions of the local Maasai at Lake Natron. Your local guide will show you a MaasaiBoma and explain the way on how Maasai live; after a short visit in the maasaiboma we will drive back to Arusha/ moshi
Day 9: Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
Afternoon lunch at Moivaro Lodge. Drive back to Kilimanjaro International airport (JRO) ready for the evening flight.

Our Trip itineraries include:
All park entrance, hotels and administrative fees
All meals while on Safari
Transfer to/from Arusha
4WD transportation while on Safari
Staff salaries and fees
Tented Lodges where noted
Maasai Experience Tour in the Ngorongoro Highland

Price Excludes:
International airfares and departure taxes
All items of person nature such as telephone call, fax, email etc
Trips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, porters, camp staff and driver – guide(s)
Alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks
Laundry services
Visa and International flight tickets fees.

Holiday Wildlife Safari – 3 Days ManyaraNgorongoro Crater
Day1: arrival at Kilimanjaro airport and transfer to Arusha or Moshi
DAY 2: Lake Manyara National Park
In the morning you drive to Lake Manyara. Activities here include a walk around the rim of the Great Rift Valley. Lunch is followed by a game drive in the park famous for its herds of elephants and huge variety of birds and tree climbing lions. A leopard might also be spotted in Lake Manyara forest. After game drive you head back to your hotel at sunset for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, our essential Northern Circuit safari has allocated a full day for game viewing in the Crater with a picnic lunch. The crater is rich in wildlife and the day will be filled with sights and sounds of the wild echoing within the crater walls. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: Day of Departure
After a relaxing breakfast departs from Ngorongoro crater to Arusha for Lunch. If you are departing this evening, we are happy to arrange a dayroom and airport transfer.

Arusha National Park :
The park has three distinct zones: Ngurdoto Crater (often described as a mini Ngorongoro), the Momella Lakes, a group of shallow alkaline lakes fed by underground streams, and Mount Meru, one of the most rewarding mountains to climb in Africa. Animals here include buffalo, elephant, hippo, giraffe, zebra and a variety of antelope, blue monkey and black and white colobus monkey, leopard and hyena. Arusha National Park is the only place in Tanzania where you can see black & white guereza monkeys (colobus). So far, three separate game reserves, the different areas of the park enable travellers to experience a lot of different terrain and habitats. All areas are great for bird watching. Ngurdoto Crater, an extinct volcano Caldera. Although there is a ring road, with magnificent views down into the crater lush interior, there is no access to the interior. However, you can climb up to the crater rim through the misty forest inhabited by the nimble black and white colobus monkeys, the mascot of the park.Keep an eye on the long, white bushy tail, which is hanging from the trees. The monkeys are shy, so it is important to be quiet. It is about 55 km from Arusha to the Momella Gate. The roads in the park are steep, so the car must be in a good condition. Hideouts have been created for observation. Arusha National Park is the only park where you can have a walking safari in the Northern Circuit of Tanzania. The park can be visited year round, but in March and April it takes a 4×4-wheel drive to get around the park

Gombe National Park:
Gombe is the smallest of Tanzania’s national parks: a fragile strip of chimpanzee habitat straddling the steep slopes and river valleys that hem in the sandy northern shore of Lake Tanganyika. Its chimpanzees – habituated to human visitors – were made famous by the pioneering work of Jane Goodall, who in 1960 founded a behavioral research program that now stands as the longest-running study of its kind in the world. The matriarch Fifi, the last surviving member of the original community was only three-years old when Goodall first set foot in Gombe and is still regularly seen by visitors

Chimpanzees share about 98% of their genes with humans and no scientific expertise is required to distinguish between the individual repertoires of pants, hoots and screams that define the celebrities, the powerbrokers, and the supporting characters. Perhaps you will see a flicker of understanding when you look into a chimp’s eyes, assessing you in return – a look of apparent recognition across the narrowest of species barriers.

The most visible of Gombe’s other mammals are also primates. A troop of beachcomber olive baboons, under study since the 1960s, is exceptionally habituated, while red-tailed and red colobus monkeys – the latter regularly hunted by chimps – stick to the forest canopy.

The park’s 200-odd bird species range from the iconic fish eagle to the jewel-like Peter’s twin spots that hop tamely around the visitors’ centre.

After dusk, a dazzling night sky is complemented by the lanterns of hundreds of small wooden boats, bobbing on the lake like a sprawling city

Katavi National Park:
Isolated, untrammeled and seldom visited, Katavi is a true wilderness, providing the few intrepid souls who make it there with a thrilling taste of Africa as it must have been a century ago.

Tanzania’s third largest national park, it lies in the remote southwest of the country, within a truncated arm of the Rift Valley that terminates in the shallow, brooding expanse of Lake Rukwa.

The bulk of Katavi supports a hypnotically featureless cover of tangled brachystegia woodland, home to substantial but elusive populations of the localized eland, sable and roan antelopes. But the main focus for game viewing within the park is the Katuma River and associated floodplains such as the seasonal Lakes Katavi and Chada. During the rainy season, these lush, marshy lakes are a haven for myriad water birds. Seasons define much of the park’s ecohydrology: while Lake Chada and Lake Katavi are grasslands during the dry season, they transform into shallow lakes with the onset of heavy rains during the rainy season (October to April). The average rainfall is approximately 930 mm and follows a bimodal pattern with short rains in slight low in February. The vital lifeline of the Park is the Katumariver which feeds Lake Katavi in the north and Lake Chada in the center as well as the huge Katisunga floodplain (425 km²). In recent years, this river as well as the Kapapa and Ngolima rivers, which feed lakeChada, tend to dry out earlier due to illegal damming upstream outside the national park.

Mount Kilimanjaro:
The name itself is a mystery wreathed in clouds. It might mean Mountain of Light, Mountain of Greatness or Mountain of Caravans. Or it might not. The local people, the Wachagga, don’t even have a name for the whole massif, only Kipoo (now known as Kibo) for the familiar snowy peak that stands imperious, overseer of the continent, the summit of Africa.

Kilimanjaro, by any name, is a metaphor for the compelling beauty of East Africa. When you see it, you understand why. Not only is this the highest peak on the African continent; it is also the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, rising in breathtaking isolation from the surrounding coastal scrubland – elevation around 900 metres – to an imperious 5,895 metres (19,336 feet).

Lake Manyara National Park:

Lake Manyara National Park is another of Tanzania’s small parks with an area of not more than 330square kilometers. The beautiful nature, the varied flora and the exiting fauna make Lake Manyara an obvious place to spend a day or so on the way to Serengeti and Ngorongoro. Lake Manyara is situated in the bottom of the Great Rift Valley, which stretches all the way from Jordan to Mozambique, and it has an intriguing ecology and a greatly varied bird life, perfect for bird watching. 380 species have been registered, and at most times of the year, thousands of flamingoes settle down, feeding on algae as a pink ribbon along the lake.

The vegetation is also very unique, with groundwater forest with high fig and mahogany trees, acacia forest, marsh area and grassland, as well as hot springs in the south. The park is especially famous for its lions, which have a habit of climbing the trees. Except from in the Ruwenzori Park in Uganda, the lions in Lake Manyara are the only ones who have this peculiar behavior, which is inherited from generation to generation. Zoologists believe that they have attributed this habit to avoid the biting flies and the heat at the ground. You are lucky if you spot these lions, though.

But there are good chances of spotting elephants. Lake Manyara used to have the largest concentration in Africa, but because of poaching, the number of animals has decreased. You are also sure find hippos, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, antelopes, gazelles and a lot of baboons. Lake Manyara is about 120 km (1.5-2 hours) from Arusha on the way to Ngorongoro and Serengeti. One can also take a 1-hour flight from Arusha. This park can be visited year round.

Mikumi National park:
Although comparatively small in area, Mikumi is rich in wildlife and contains buffalo, elephant and lions. There are also wildebeests, zebras, impalas, wart hogs, hippos, cheetahs and giraffes. Most of the animals can be seen at all seasons within a short drive of Mikumi Wildlife Lodge and in the vicinity of the Hippo Pool and Mikumi Wildlife Camp. Elephants can be seen throughout the area, and buffalo totaling some 3,000 are to be found on the treeless grassland. A family of hippo lives at Hippo Pool 5km from the park gate.

Mikumi National Park abuts the northern border of Africa’s biggest game reserve – the Selous – and is transected by the surfaced road between Dar es Salaam and Iringa. It is thus the most accessible part of a 75,000 square kilometre (47,000 square mile) tract of wilderness that stretches east almost as far as the Indian Ocean.

The open horizons and abundant wildlife of the Mkata Floodplain, the popular centrepiece of Mikumi, draw frequent comparisons to the more famous Serengeti Plains.

Lions survey their grassy kingdom – and the zebra, wildebeest, impala and buffalo herds that migrate across it – from the flattened tops of termite mounds, or sometimes, during the rains, from perches high in the trees. Giraffes forage in the isolated acacia stands that fringe the Mkata River, islets of shade favoured also by Mikumi’s elephants.

Tarangire National Park:
Covering approximately 2,600 square kilometers, Tarangire lies to the south of large open grass plains of the southern Maasai land. Tarangire National Park is named after the Tarangire River, where great flocks of animals gather together in the dry season from June to November. This is the best time to visit Tarangire. Most of the other waterholes are dried out, so the flood is the only place where the animals can extinguish their thirst. After the short rainy season in November, the animals wander in big flocks of wildebeests, zebras, gazelles and hartebeests, outside the borders of the park – some wander off to Lake Manyara, others all the way to Lake Natron close to the border to Kenya. First when the rainy season has passed, the animals turn back to Tarangire, where they arrive during the summer.

Several circuits are possible, Burungi to the west, Lamarkau to the south and Matete along the river. Acacia and baobab trees shelter animals seeking refuge near the river. The park is especially known for its elephants, which are more numerous than in the other northern parks. Apart from this, there are good chances of spotting buffaloes, giraffes, waterbucks, kudus, Oryx, lions, leopards, hyenas, and if you are lucky, you’ll even spot the famous tree climbing pythons! The park has a varied landscape consisting of open grassland with acacia trees and baobab trees, bush steppe, forests and swamps. In the whole area there are tsetse flies, which make the area unsuitable for cattle holding. This explains why Tarangire today has a status as a National Park. Tarangire is not far away from the tarred main road between Arusha and Dodoma. The distance from Arusha to the gate of Tarangire is 115 km, or about 1 hour driving.

Selous Game Reserve:
In the south of Tanzania, stretching inland from the coast, lays Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuary, the Selous Game Reserve – bigger than Denmark. It lies south of Mikumi, covers 6% of Tanzania’s total area and is four times the size of Serengeti. It contains the greatest concentration of big game left on earth. Selous game reserve is internationally famous for its animals. It has the world’s largest number of big game: – elephant 28,000, buffaloes 160,000, hippos 2,000, and sable antelopes 14,000. There are about 350 species of birdlife which include: – Fish eagle, secretary bird, king fisher, sun bird, herms, bill stork and hammer kop.

The climate is tropical, with two rainy seasons; from January – March it is hot with occasional showers. The heaviest rains are between March – May. The best time to visit is from June – October when the weather is cool and dry, the vegetation lush and the animals easy to see.

Selous has the finest virgin bush, unspoiled by time. Although it remains one of the least scientifically researched areas in Africa, some 1700 botanical species have been identified. In the far south, the vastness of the reserve and its general inaccessibility has turned the Selous into a magnificent refuge for animals, birds, insects and reptiles.

Tanzania is one of the World’s best places for wildlife lovers hoping to see the Big Five. It’s also a fantastic destination for bird lovers with a myriad of colorful species. The Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Tarangire national parks are all within easy reach of Kilimanjaro Airport and can be combined into a fantastic safari at the end of a Mountain Kilimanjaro climb.
We have shared some of the itineraries that previous customers have loved but we can arrange anything you can imagine. So go on, spoil yourself and do it your way!
We also offer a full tailor made service covering all of Tanzania’s National Parks, just give on of our Destination Experts a call to discuss your requirements or drop us an email.

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