Safari in Tanzania (Sept. 2019)
Safari in Tanzania (Sept. 2019)
TOUR PRICE: To be established in October, 2018)
AVAILABILITY: This tour is currently overbooked. We are not taking any more reservations on this trip until we know about possible availability next fall. If you are already on the interest list, you will be notified in the fall regarding the final details and pricing. You will then have a chance on first come first served basis to submit a deposit.
ArawjoTours Tanzania Safari 2019: Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Ngoroongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park
Day 1 - Depart from USA on overnight flight to Kilimanjaro
Day 2 - Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, you will be met by your Akorn tour manager and driver and driven to Arusha. Transfer time is approximately one hour. Dinner and overnight are included at teh Mount Meru Hotel (or similar).
Day 3 - Arusha to Tarangire
This morning, you will drive to Tarangire taking approximately 2 hours across the Maasai Steppe. On arrival, you will have a game drive through the park arriving at your lodge in time for lunch. Enjoy a rest before setting out again on an evening game drive to see the large number of elephants in the park. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight at the Tarangire Sopa Lodge.
Day 4 - Tarangire
As the sun rises above the ancient baobab trees, venture out into the Tarangire in search of lion and cheetah whilst large herds of elephant roam the park en route to their favorite swamp. You may like to spend the full day game viewing in the park with a picnic lunch to be enjoyed at a dramatic lookout or you may prefer to incorporate some leisure time at your lodge between morning and afternoon game drivers (extra park fees apply). Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight at the Tarangire Sopa Lodge.
Day 5 - Tarangire to Ngorongoro
Drive to Manyara National Park approximately 2 hours for a game drive with a picnic lunch. The bird life is incredible here and the environment is really beautiful. Get out at the hot springs which are used by the locals for their medicinal purposes. After your game drive, continue to the Ngorongoro Highlands to your lodge on teh Ngorongoro Crater Rim (approximately 1 hour drive). Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight at the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Day 6 - Ngorongoro
Your game drive today will be like no other as you visit one of the most dramatic safari destinations in Africa, the Ngorongoro Crater. Descend to the crater floor in search of the big 5 with the back drop of the forest covered crater walls surrounding you, creating a stunning back drop for all of your wildlife photographs. Travel through the Lerai Forest looking for leopard and onto the plains where the wildebeest and zebra graze whilst cheetah and lion lay and watch. Old elephants pass your vehicle whilst further afield rhino wander and hippos hide in the pools. A picnic lunch is provided so you can maximize your stay in the crater. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight at the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Day 7 - Ngorongoro - Serengeti
Enjoy breakfast at the lodge. With a picnic lunch packed, leave your lodge and drive along the crater rim before descending the outer slopes of the Ngorongoro crater and onto the vast plains of the Serengeti. Arrive at your lodge approximately 4-5 hours later. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight at the Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Days 8 and 9 - Serengeti
Spend you two days exploring the extensive plains of the Serengeti in search of the Big 5. If you would like to maximize your time game viewing, you can take a picnic lunch out into the park and enjoy a meal in the vast Savannah before returning to your lodge later in the day. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Overnight both nights at the Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Day 10 - Serengeti - Arusha
This morning you will be transferred to the nearby airstrip for your flight to Arusha departing at 10:00 a.m. and arriving at 12:10 p.m. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the Mount Meru hotel for lunch. You will have the opportunity to freshen up with the use of a day room at the hotel (extra charge) if you choose. Later, you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro Airpor for the outbound flight to the USA.
We hope you enjoyed your Safari in Tanzania with ArawjoTours, LLC!