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Explore Tanzania with an Adventurous Safari with Thrilling Active activities and Game Drives on the Most Iconic Tanzanias National Parks
Itinerary In Brief
DAY 1
Arusha - Kilimanjaro Day Hike
Kilimanjaro Day Hike - Marangu Route
Kaliwa Lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 2
Maji Moto Cycling Day Tour
Maji Moto Cycling Day Tour
Moivaro Lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 3
Arusha - Arusha National Park - Arusha
2 Hours Dolly Horse Riding
Arusha National Park Game Drive
Moivaro Lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 4
Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park
Lake Manyara Game Drive
Country Lodge Karatu
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 5
Lake Manyara - Serengeti National Park
Ngorongoro Transit to Serengeti
Serengeti Central Game Drive
ThornTree Camp
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 6
Serengeti - Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Morning Serengeti Game Drive then Ngorongoro
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 7
Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive
Enter Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 8
Empakai Crater
Empakai Crater Hike
Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
DAY 9
Lake Eyasi - Arusha
Lake Eyasi Tour And Cultural Activities

Day By Day Details

Day 1: Arusha - Kilimanjaro Day Hike
You will be picked up from your Arusha accommodation and proceed to a thrilling Kilimanjaro Day hike to Mandara Hut.

On Your Kilimanjaro Day Hike - Marangu Route
Marangu gate to Mandara Hut


Choosing this route your journey will start at the Marangu gate (1,980 m), where you should sign in at the Park Office.Walk through the rainforest to the Mandara encampment. A side trip to Maundi Crater is a good way to see the surroundings including Northern Tanza...
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Kilimanjaro Day Hike - Marangu Route



Day 2: Maji Moto Cycling Day Tour
Explore this day with Hot Springs at Maji Moto with a thrilling Cycling Tour.

On Your Maji Moto Cycling Day Tour
You'll set off after breakfast today for a cycling adventure that will take you from the scenic Kilimanjaro foothills to Tanzania's safari capital, Arusha.

Setting off after an early breakfast, you'll make the lengthy (22km) ride to the famous Maji Moto hotsprings. Casting aside your bike and hel...
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Maji Moto Cycling Day Tour



Day 3: Arusha - Arusha National Park - Arusha
Explore a 2 hours Horse Riding in Dolly Estate, afterwords proceed to Arusha National Park for a thrilling Game drive.

On Your 2 Hours Dolly Horse Riding

Horse Riding base is on Dolly Wildlife Estate, in USA River /Maji Ya Chai, only 45 minutes drive from Arusha Town. The ride takes place on the Wildlife Estate and whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced rider, there is an opportunity and experience for everyone.


Those with litt...


On Your Arusha National Park Game Drive
Visiting Arusha National park, you will be thrilled by the breathtaking landscapes ranging from the Meru Crater in the west, the Ngurdoto Crater in the south-east, to the grasslands and the Momella lakes in the north-east. Also home of the Ngurdoto Crater, often called Little Ngorongoro, with its sw...
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • 2 Hours Dolly Horse Riding
  • Arusha National Park Game Drive



Day 4: Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast, proceed to Arusha National Park for a full day game drive with packed lunch.

On Your Lake Manyara Game Drive

From the entrance gate, the road winds through an expanse of lush jungle-like groundwater forest where hundred-strong baboon troops lounge nonchalantly along the roadside, blue monkeys scamper nimbly between the ancient mahogany trees, dainty bushbuck tread warily through the shadows, and outsize...

DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Lake Manyara Game Drive



Day 5: Lake Manyara - Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, proceed to the Great Serengeti National Park through the Ngorongoro Crater with a thrilling Game Drive along the way.

On Your Ngorongoro Transit to Serengeti

It is a scenic 4 hours drive towards the Great Serengeti National Park passing through the mist-shrouded rainforests of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you might be glimping buffalos, baboons, or even elephants and leopards in the dense undergrowth.


The drive can be accompanied b...


On Your Serengeti Central Game Drive

Exploring the Serengeti well known for its abundant resident wildlife, with lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo all present. They share the park with cheetah, Thomson's and Grant's gazelle, topi, eland, waterbuck, hyena, baboon, impala, African wild dog and giraffe to name a few.



The p...

DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Ngorongoro Transit to Serengeti
  • Serengeti Central Game Drive



Day 6: Serengeti - Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Explore Serengeti Morning Game Drive and return back to your accommodation for a late breakfast. After breakfast proceed with a game drive towards the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

On Your Morning Serengeti Game Drive then Ngorongoro
Start your day with an unforgettable sunrise game drive across the Serengeti. See the sun set fire to the savannah as predators such as leopards and lions hunt for their morning meal.

Alternatively, you may wish to take to the skies with a sunrise hot air balloon safari and champagne breakfast. A...
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Morning Serengeti Game Drive then Ngorongoro



Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater
Explore the Ngorongoro Crater with a Full Day game drive with Picnic Lunch at the hippo pool.

On Your Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive

A home to one of the densest mammal populations in the world, the Ngorongoro Crater is one of the best places to see the Big Five (African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard, and Rhinoceros). Other animals like gazelle, wildebeests, zebras, cheetahs, golden jackals, and topi ar...


On Your Enter Ngorongoro Conservation Area

The home of the 8th world wonder; Ngorongoro Crater and the famous Wildebeest Migration in Ndutu Area and Rhinoceros.



Around heavy forests and thrilling views the whole of Big 5 and particularly the black Rhino, Lion, cup Buffalos.


DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive
  • Enter Ngorongoro Conservation Area



Day 8: Empakai Crater
After breakfast, proceed to a thrilling Empakai Crater hike. After the hike, proceed to Lake Eyasi for overnight and prepare for a cultural tour tomorrow.

On Your Empakai Crater Hike
Hiking through forested hills that come to some 300 metres above the crater floor, you'll be rewarded with an absolutely stunning view when you reach the top.

Empakai Crater offers unparalleled views of Ol Doinyo Lengai, a still active volcano. There's also the opportunity to see Lake Natron, the...
DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Empakai Crater Hike



Day 9: Lake Eyasi - Arusha
You will wake up early in the morning for a chance to go hunting with the Hadzabe. Return back to your accommodation for late breakfast and proceed with Cultural Tour and practices. After the Day Tour return back to Arusha.

On Your Lake Eyasi Tour And Cultural Activities

you will be introduced to the extraordinary people who belong to an indigenous tribe known as the ‘Hadzabe’ (hunter-gatherer bushmen). The tribe inhabits the shores of Lake Eyasi as do the Nilotic-speaking Datoga tribe.



Early morning we depart to the village for local hunting exper...

DAY ACTIVITIES
  • Lake Eyasi Tour And Cultural Activities

Itinerary Accommodations

Kaliwa Lodge Day 1

Amidst the fascinating tropical vegetation of the mountain-rainforest, with its perennial mild climate, lie the bungalows nestled between eucalyptus, banana trees and blooming exotic plants.vNumerous animal species guide to sleep unterneath a starry sky, alongside the tender chirr of the crickets together with the laughing of the bush babies to wake up from the unique tunes from the hornbill and the screech of the black monkeys.

The terrace is the ideal place for events and a pupular place for meetings held by yoga-groups from all over the world. Its upscale lay, above the river valley offers a direct view to the nearby Kibo.

The lodge is situated at a height of 1300m on the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro and it is just a few minutes away from Machame Gate, the entrance to the Kilimanjaro National Park.



The small bustling town of Moshi which is roughly 20km from the lodge, can be reached easily thanks to the good tarmac roads.


Moivaro Lodge Day 2 - 3

Welcome to Moivaro Coffee Plantation Lodge & Estate, the lodge where you will stay in a charming atmosphere and enjoy every comfort you need.

Moivaro Lodge is situated right in the heart of beautiful, natural scenery and yet is only 7 km from the town of Arusha: an ideal spot to enjoy the impressive flora and fauna of East Africa.

At Moivaro Lodge we will ensure that you are looked after in a unique, friendly and peaceful manner, helping you to prepare for your safaris and cosseting you on your return in the evening. Our spacious thatched brick cottages are set in a lovely tropical garden, with private verandas ensuring every visitor all the privacy needed. Relax and enjoy the beautiful views of Mount Meru from the comfortable veranda, go for a stroll around the Moivaro property, or laze at the pool nestling in the midst of tropical trees and coffee plants.

As a daily activity we arrange the Moivaro Village Walk. A unique opportunity to see everyday life in Tanzania and make closer contact with the local people. You can visit a local banana brewery and sample its beer; or hear the story of a local eccentric, and marvel at the tree house he fashioned for himself. A walk is typically 2 hours long and can involve a climb up Oldonyo Maas Hill for those looking for a more demanding experience.


Country Lodge Karatu Day 4

Located on the outskirts of Karatu, a quaint country town on the Great Escarpment, midway between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Country Lodge is situated in the centre of Northern Tanzania’s green belt district and farming community.

Country Lodge Karatu symbolizes simple country comforts, providing pleasant and affordable lodging in the heart of Tanzania’s rich and scenic highlands. We are the ideal ‘Stepping Stone’ for safaris into Ngorongoro Crater and beyond, as well as other travellers visiting the area.


ThornTree Camp Day 5

The latest in Bougainvillea Group of Lodges’ group of camps and lodges, ThornTree Camp is a classic tented safari camp located in Seronera area of Serengeti National Park, about fifteen minutes from the Seronera airstrip and visitor’s centre. The camp is open year round; offering traditional Tanzanian hospitality and great food.

The camp is permanently based in central Serengeti, in the Seronera Valley, home to year-round wildlife due to the constant presence of water. This area is famous for spotting lion, leopard and large herds of elephant. Views from the campsite look across onto Banagi Hill and classic vistas of the Serengeti Plains.

The entire camp is powered by solar including hot water and electricity.


Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge Day 6 - 7

Ngorongoro Crater is often referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the World…
A large caldera 600 meters deep, that hosts the most unique ecosystem on Earth, with 20,000 large grazing mammals and the largest concentration of predators on Earth playing a key role in the maintenance of the ecological balance.



Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is strategically perched on the rim of this 'Garden of Eden', affording unbelievable views plunging down over the crater floor, 7,500 feet above sea level.

The Lodge is elegantly built mainly from natural stone and local wood, harmoniously merging with its natural surroundings, and it is provided with panoramic windows that encompass superb views of the Crater’s great bowl.


From its privileged position, all the Lodge’s 80 rooms afford breathtaking uninterrupted views, and the open–air terrace of the Rhino Lounge Bar offers superb panoramic views of the whole Crater.

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge invites you to an unforgettable safari experience from its privileged location, both for game viewing and scenery. Ngorongoro is: 185 km from Arusha, 60 km from Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge, 145 km from Seronera Wildlife Lodge and 225 km from Lobo Wildlife Lodge.


Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge Day 8

Located on a gentle slope, Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge offers stunning views over the seasonal soda lake and up to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Sixteen tastefully furnished spacious rooms are located within the large property, each with a private verandah overlooking the lake. The décor blends elements from the surrounding landscape with modern comfort.


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Includes and Excludes

Itinerary Includes
All Park Fees
All Accommodations On Safari
All Meals on Safari
4x4 Safari Specialised Pop Up Roof Safari Land Cruiser
Professional English Speaking Guide
Flying Doctors
Bottled Water on Safari
Itinerary Excludes
Visa
International Flight
Laundry
Travel Insurance
Any Item of personal Nature
GETTING THERE...
Fly to/from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO - Check Price) near Arusha. Or fly to/from Arusha Airport (ARK - Check Price) via Dar es Salaam or Nairobi (Kenya). If planning to explore Zanzibar, Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ - Check Price).
We Can Easily Arrange your Airport Transfers and pick you up from the airport and proceed to Safari/tour
Additional Accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged as well