Tanzania Africa Comfort

6 Days
From $2,790
Activity Level
Light
Transport
4x4 Land Cruiser
Comfort Level
Mid Range

Trip Overview

Day 1: Welcome to Tanzania
Day 2: Lake Manyara national park OR Tarangire national park
Day 3: The Serengeti drive
Day 4: Whole day Game drives in Serengeti national park
Day 5: Game drives in the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro crater
Day 6: Departure or tour extension

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Tanzania

Be picked from Kilimanjaro International Airport and be driven to your lodge for the evening.

Meals included: No Meals
Accommodation: Arumeru River Lodge
Day 2A:  Lake Manyara National Park 

Go out of the park on a drive to  “Mto wa Mbu” village for a cultural tour that involves moving around this farming community as you tour through farms, schools, churches, markets and with 18,000 locals who have diverse cultures from 120 tribes. Visit the wood workshops where the Skilled Makonde carpenters carve wooden intricate household items, masks, and figurines. Enter the local markets and put your haggling skills to use especially when buying vegetables, fruits, meat and spices in their stalls. 

Between June and October, AA Safaris recommends you go to Tarangire national park on Day 2 instead.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Escarpment Luxury Lodge
Day 2B: Tarangire national park

Start your morning with a game drive in this park. It is well known for its large herds of elephants which gather at the Tarangire River to drink. For birders, there are about more than 500 bird species to watch. This park is the only place in Tanzania where you can spot gerenuk and oryx, outside the Serengeti it has the largest wildlife population.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Eco Science Luxury Lodge
Day 3: The Serengeti drive

Visit the Serengeti national park since its one of the tour highlights. With the most extensive wild game population on earth with a pure undisturbed ecosystem. The Serengeti has three sections; the North (Lobo area), South (Seronera valley) and the West corridor. The great wildebeest migration can be seen in the North area which is one of the most fascinating natural events worldwide. You can now return to your hotel for the evening.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Mbuzi Mawe Tented Camp
Day 4: Whole day Game drives in Serengeti national park

You will set off for a whole day out in the Serengeti with close up opportunities during the drives in the wild.lets do this early morning when most predators have just woken up and are up for hunting. Visit Seronera valley that has the lions and mongoose spending time there. Lunch will be a pre-packed picnic.

Optional activity: Hot air balloon safari

Float over the beautiful scenery of the Serengeti seen with a birds-eye view. This safari activity will be early morning while it’s still dark so you see the nocturnal animals going to water shores to quench their thirst. In the middle of the park, you can enjoy a bush breakfast with champagne.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Mbuzi Mawe Tented Camp
Day 5: Game drives in the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro crater

Today’s morning game drive will be as you drive out of the park towards the Ngorongoro crater for an afternoon game drive. Within the crater, you will see cheetahs, jackals, Thompson’s gazelle, flamingo, and uniquely the Big 5; lions, elephants, buffalos, rhinos, leopards. As well as for those who enjoy birding as an activity, there are around 400 bird species to add your drive

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Ngorogoro Farm house
Day 6: Departure

Depending on what time your international flight out of the local airport is, you can take part in an optional activity to end the safari.

Optional activity; Ngorongoro highland walks

Guided by an armed ranger enter this scenic area that combines culture and wildlife together on this amazing landscape. See volcanoes, forests, craters all in one place and encounter the Masai people who inhabit the area’s highlands.

If you don’t want to end your tour, inform your AA Safaris tour consultant to book you another tour in another destination in Africa.

Meals included: Breakfast Only
Accommodation: No accmmodation

Expectations

AA Safaris has this tour tailored to take you into some of the best national parks and conservation areas in Northern Tanzania like Lake Manyara or Tarangire national park, The Serengeti, Ngorongoro crater plus sleep in accommodation whose location is close by and has impeccable service to offer you.

Accomodations

Arumeru River Lodge
As soon as you arrive in this lodge you feel the enthusiasm and personal attention of the German owners. The lodge – built on an old coffee plantation - has a large entrance with different places to relax and to have dinner. All cottages are very well kept and built with a mix of African and European materials. You will definitely enjoy the elegance of this fine lodge!
Escarpment Luxury Lodge
This beautiful lodge is situated on the rift Escarpment on the edge of Lake Manyara N.P. The spacious cottages have an en-suite bathroom with bathtub and outdoor shower! This lodge has a swimmingpool as well. A spreading deck surrounding the main lodge affords you breathtaking views of the lake and the gorge upon which the lodge perches watch pelican sweep the skies as you take sundowners, see the sun slip like a segment of orange into the hills and listen to the sounds of Africa nestle up to you as night slides in.
Eco Science Luxury Lodge
The Ecoscience property is situated on the North-Eastern border of Tarangire National Park, 20 km South of the village of Makuyuni (itself on the main tourist road to the Serengeti national park). The local village is called Mswakini Juu. The 80 ha property borders an important migration route of elephants, zebra´s and other animals. The area is locally called “the small Serengeti plain”. Most of the land is kept natural. At the Northern edge we built our luxurious boutique lodge and our science center. Ecoscience is set in a very fragile savannah environment
Mbuzi Mawe Tented Camp
Located in a scenic glade known as ‘the place of the klipspringer' (mbuzi mawe), this luxury tented camp is uniquely and cleverly placed at the very epicenter of the Serengeti. The sixteen large custom-made canvas tents are widely spaced throughout the rocky glades of the camp. Reached by winding stone paths, each tent stands on a stone platform and has its own thatched roof. Opening off the spacious bedroom, is a tented bathroom, which features twin basins, shower and flushed WC. The main bedroom area features two queen-sized four-poster beds, each with all encompassing mosquito nets
Mbuzi Mawe Tented Camp
Ngorogoro Farm house
A small and exclusive lodge facing the Oldeani Volcano, only 5 kilometers from the Ngorongoro Lolduare gate, was built to offer our clients an original experience reminiscent of the atmosphere of the old days. Offering 52 room cottages, 49 standard rooms and 3 suite rooms, all with ample space inside, built on the style of an old colonial farm and rustically decorated with local materials and full of details of good taste, with the purpose of offering our clients an imaginary journey to the life of the days gone.

Availability and Prices

Jan 1 - Feb 29, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 3,290
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$
Per Person
Mar 1 - 31, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 3,090
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$
Per Person
Apr 1 - May 31, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 2,790
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$
Per Person
Jun 1 - 30, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 3,250
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$
Per Person
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 3,290
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$
Per Person
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 3,250
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$
Per Person
Nov 1 - 30, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 3,090
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$
Per Person
Dec 1 - 31, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 3,290
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$
Per Person
Included
  • Transfers upon arrival and departure
  • Accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Daily activities and excursions as indicated in the itinerary
Excluded
  • All gratuities
  • Airfare to and from destination
  • Trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Alcoholic beverages