Northern Tanzania Safari Low Season Special

9 Days ~ Small Group Departure ~ Only 1 spot remaining!

northern tanzania safari  low season special

Northern Tanzania Safari Low Season Special

9 Day / 8 Night  Safari ~ Small Group Departure 6 guests max
This safari visits the Northern Circuit National Parks, Tarangire, Lake Manyara,  Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Grumeti Reserve.
Accommodations in authentic tented camps and stylish lodges. Enjoy bush walks with Maasai and night game drive.
Tour Dates 14 May to 22 May 2017
Price US$ 2,345 per person sharing ~ No Single Supplement
Only 1 spot remaining!

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival Arusha 14 May

    You will be met by our representative at Kilimanjaro airport and transferred to your lodge.
    Overnight Moivaro Coffee Lodge (on BB basis)

  • Day 2 Arusha – Tarangire 15 May

    After breakfast proceed towards your next destination, Tarangire National Park, a quiet and scenic park with giant baobab trees and the park has some of the highest population density of elephants in Tanzania. Tarangire River attracts wide variety and concentration of migratory animal including elephant, wildebeest, zebra, eland and oryx.  Tarangire is also a bird lovers’ paradise, with about 450 species.
    Overnight Maweninga Tented Camp  Meal Plan BLD
    Perched on the top of a massive granitic rock, the camp has a privileged location within Tarangire National Park. All 16 tents are equipped with large & comfortable beds, a lovely terrace overlooking the park & the lakes in a far distance,  en-suite bathroom with hot shower (provided via solar panels) and flush toilet. The camp’s architecture is unique and perfectly integrated into the wilderness. Breathtaking views from the tents & from the dining room & the bar.

  • Day 3 Tarangire 16 May

    After a morning coffee, you will go on a walking safari guided by local Maasai from the camp, a unique and exciting experience. Return to the camp for breakfast, later proceed on game viewing in the park.

    Overnight Maweninga Tented Camp Meal Plan BLD

  • Day 4 Tarangire – Ngorongoro Highlands 17 May

    Morning departure to Manyara National Park, Ernest Hemingway wrote that it was “the loveliest he had seen in Africa” ….
    This relatively small wilderness reserve was named after the alkaline lake filled with thousands of flamingos roaming the banks for food and hippos bathing in the waters. However the most famous inhabitants of this park are the tree-climbing lions. Picnic lunch in the park. In afternoon, you will proceed towards your next destination, the Ngorongoro Highlands.
    Overnight Bashay Rift Lodge  Meal Plan BLD

    Located in the heart of coffee plantations, Bashay Rift Lodge is a small and exclusive property, ideally located near Karatu and only 15 mn drive to the Ngorongoro Crater Park gate. All 21 rooms offer a charming atmosphere with all the amenities  superb views over the scenic highlands & the Great Rift Escarpment. Amenities and services at the lodge will make your stay comfortable and enjoyable.

  • Day 5 Ngorongoro Crater 18 May

    Leaving early in the morning and taking a picnic lunch with you, you will spend most of the day game driving on the floor of the crater. The bottom of the crater dotted with watering-holes, shelters almost 30 000 animals in an area naturally enclosed by the slopes of the volcano. Covering an area of 259 sq.kms and standing at 2236m above sea level, it is considered to be one of the Wonders of the Natural World. Spend a whole day exploring the caldera with picnic lunch break at Ngoitokitok Springs.
    Overnight Olduvai Camp Meal Plan BLD
    Close to the famous Olduvai Gorge (cradle of mankind), lies Olduvai Camp. Perfectly integrated into the natural environment, Olduvai Camp is unique. The 17 tents encircle a kopje, overlooking to the plain and the Mount Lemagrut. Enjoy the old-fashioned safari atmosphere, a unique opportunity to interact with the Maasai , learn more about early humans who once stood up and started moving …… There’s so much to see and do around Olduvai !!

  • Day 6 & 7 Serengeti National Park 19 & 20 May

    After breakfast, departure to the western part of the Serengeti and the Grumeti Reserve. From May to early July, the great migration of wildebeest and zebra converges to this remote and unique part of the famous Serengeti. (Western Corridor)  2 full days will be spent exploring the Serengeti ecosystem, following conditions and the movement of game. Night game drive during your stay at the camp.
    Overnights Grumeti Hills Meal Plan BLD

    The camp is built on the highest hill in the area with a breathtaking view of the surroundings. 16 comfortable en suite safari tents, each tent has its own terrace. The camp is eco-friendly with 24-Hour Solar Power.  The main area  opens onto a large terrace with views over the plain which stretches at the foot of the hill. Most of the year, this grassy plain is home to a rich and varied fauna. The swimming  pool is carved into the rocks, (equipped with an eco-friendly water filtering system) it’s the guests’ favorite spot after a long dusty day  in search of the big five.

  • Day 8 Serengeti – Ngorongoro Highlands 21 May

    A full day of game viewing split between Serengeti and Ngorongoro plains. A nice drive among changing landscapes, punctuated with some encounters. Visit to the Olduvai Gorge, it was here that Louis and Mary Leakey found early human fossils back in 1959. Lunch at Olduvai Camp. After lunch you will proceed towards Karatu to Plantation Lodge. The lodge’s 24 rooms lie generously distributed throughout the flowering garden, some with verandas and direct access to the garden. Each room has its own style, choice accessories and bouquets of fresh flowers from the garden that put the cherry on the cake.  From the kitchen, the chef offers exquisite meal.
    Overnight Plantation Lodge   Meal Plan BLD

  • Day 9 Departure Day 22 May

    Morning at leisure, the lodge offers free guided walks to the nearby coffee plantation and to the farm adjacent to the lodge. Lunch at Plantation Lodge. In the afternoon, drive back to Arusha, shopping possible on the way. In the evening, transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for your flight back home. Meal Plan BL

     

  • Price

    Price US$ 2,345 per person sharing ~ No single supplement

     

  • Included

    Small group 6 guests max
    Safari with experienced English speaking driver/ guide – Unlimited game drives
    Transport and exclusive use of our custom safari built 4 x 4 Land Cruiser.
    All accommodations and meals as indicated in the itinerary
    Visits as indicated
    Transfers as indicated in the itinerary
    All park entrance fees to the various game reserves and parks
    Mineral water in the car during game drive
    Enrollment with flying doctor services.

     

  • Not included

    International flights
    Visas
    Travel & Medical Insurance
    Any extras not mentioned above such as extra meals and activities
    All beverages with the exception of mineral water on board the safari vehicle.
    Laundry
    Increases in park fees, government taxes and levies
    Any items of personal nature such as beverages, laundry, telephone calls, etc

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