Tanzania Safari – luxury tour

9 Days
From $4,290
Activity Level
Light
Transport
4x4 Land Cruiser
Comfort Level
Luxury

Trip Overview

Day 1: Welcome to Tanzania

Day 2: Walking safari & a game drive in Arusha National park

Day 3: Tarangire national park

Day 4: Lake Manyara national park

Day 5: Transfer from Lake Manyara to Serengeti national park

Day 6: Game driving in Serengeti national park

Day 7: last day in the Serengeti

Day 8: Ngorongoro crater safari and return to Arusha

Day 9: Departure

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 - Garden Chalet
Day 2: Walking safari & a game drive in Arusha National park

Drive to Arusha national park; on it is Mt Meru as one of the park’s attractions. Other attractions in the park include the Meru crater, Ngurdoto crater, and Momella lakes. Some of the animals in the park include buffalos, giraffes, black and white colobus monkeys, and small predators. On a clear day, you will get a glimpse of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Take a walk with an armed park ranger so you take a close up the walk with the animals; zebras, buffalos, waterbucks, bush-backs, warthogs, baboons, and different bird species. The walk will take you across Jekukumia River to visit the waterfall. The guide will tell you about most of what you see; animals, trees, animal food. Go on an afternoon game drive by the Momella lakes which between May and October it looks pink because of the thousands of flamingos and other water birds on the water.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Arumeru River Lodge - Garden Chalet
Day 3: 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. Spot animals like lions, buffalos, leopards, impalas, warthog, eland, and waterbuck.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Eco Science Luxury Lodge
Day 4: 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.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Escarpment Luxury Lodge
Day 5: Transfer from Lake Manyara to Serengeti national park

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 6: Game driving 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. 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.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Mbuzi Mawe Tented Camp
Day 7: last day in the Serengeti

Visit the migration one more time then head out of the Serengeti to Ngorongoro crater. Travel to the Ngorongoro Conservation area.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Ngorongoro Farm Lodge
Day 8: Ngorongoro crater safari and return to Arusha

Go on a morning game drive in the Ngorongoro crater. 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: Lake Duluti Lodge
Day 9: Departure

Sadly this will be your last day of this tour with AA Safaris.
Be driven to Kilimanjaro airport.

Meals included: Breakfast Only
Accommodation: No accmmodation

Expectations

AA Safaris has organized this luxury tour that takes you to Arusha national park for a walking safari, Lake Manyara and Tarangire national parks for the game and the Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater that will spice up the tour to give you an adventure a day. The accommodation chosen is based on location, luxury, and excellent service qual

Accomodations

Arumeru River Lodge - Garden Chalet
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!
Arumeru River Lodge - Garden Chalet
Eco Science Luxury Lodge
The Eco science 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 savanah environment,
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.
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
Ngorongoro Farm Lodge
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.
Lake Duluti Lodge
The lodge is made up of 18 spacious contemporary African styled romantic chalets ideally positioned for maximum privacy and view inside a thirty acre active coffee farm located in a safe and exclusive area on the outskirts of Arusha. All chalets are positioned to face the coffee farm and each has a private deck with an amazing view of the ancient indigenous trees found in big number within the farm. . The lodge has been designed in a way that you will feel like you are staying at home rather than at a top end hotel. 

Lake Duluti lodge prides itself on its finest cuisine, first class exclusivity, five star personalized excellent service, top class amenities and the eco friendly architecture and operations.

Availability and Prices

Jun 1 - 30, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 4,490
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$
Per Person
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 4,650
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$
Per Person
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 4,450
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$
Per Person
Nov 1 - 30, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 4,290
Per Person
Single Occupancy
$
Per Person
Dec 1 - 31, 2020
Double Occupancy
$ 4,390
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