Classic 14 day Safari
C L A S S I C 1 4 – D A Y S A F A R I
This is one of our most popular itineraries. Combining the true
feel of the African bush with luxury camp and lodge accommodation.
It's the perfect blend of "roughing it" while traveling
in style. Highlights of this safari include, Tarangire, Lake Manyara,
Lake Eyasi, Ngorongoro Highlands and Crater, and, of course, The
ITINERARY: 14 Days, 13 Nights:
Includes: Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park,
Lake Eyasi, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Crater, Serengeti
||Arumeru River Lodge
| Arusha to Tarangire
||Tarangire Safari Lodge
||Tarangire Safari Lodge
|Tarangire - Manyara
|Manyara - Karatu
|Karatu - Ngorongoro
|Ngorongoro - Serengeti
||Serengeti Serena/ Sopa
|Serengeti - Arusha
||Flight to Arusha/Moivaro
Day 1 - Arrive Arusha (via Nairobi or Mt. Kilimanjaro International)
Transfer to lodge for lunch, dinner, overnight (depending on arrival.)
Meet and greet safari briefing upon arrival at lodge or the following
morning prior to departing for Tarangire.
Day 2 - After breakfast, depart for Tarangire National Park.
During the dry season from July to November, animals concentrate
along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water
supply in the area. You'll have a spectacular view from a bluff
above where you'll have lunch. An afternoon game drive, dinner
and overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge complete your day.
Day 3 - Morning and afternoon game drives in Tarangire National
Park. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and overnight at Tarangire Safari
Day 4 - After breakfast we'll drive across the Rift Valley to
Lake Manyara National Park. If lucky, we may see the Manyara lions,
known for their tree climbing habits. Elephants, hippos, giraffe,
buffalo and other plains animals are present at Manyara. You'll
also see the famous jungle where early Tarzan movies were filmed.
Birdlife in Manyara is also very impressive. Picnic lunch in the
park and overnight at Kirarumu Camp, a tented camp overlooking
the great Rift Valley.
Day 5 - After breakfast, we proceed to Karatu where we'll overnight
at Plantation or Gibbs Farm. Here we can visit a school. Drive
out to visit the Hadza tribe at Lake Eyasi and walk/hike in the
Day 6 - After breakfast, we'll proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation
Area, stopping to visit a Maasai village, and proceed into the
crater with a picnic for the afternoon. Overnight at Serena or
Day 7 - Full day in the Crater with picnic lunch. Dinner and
overnight at Serena or Sopa.
Day 8 - 12 - After breakfast we drive to Serengeti National Park,
stopping at Olduvai Gorge along the route. This is where the Leakey's
discovered the remains of Homo Erectus, bringing crucial understanding
to the study of the evolution of man. Serengeti is the most famous
wildlife sanctuary in the world, where the great migration begins
and ends. Numbers of up to 1.5 million wildebeest and zebra inhabit
the area. We may stay in two different areas within the Serengeti.
This is also the perfect opportunity to take the dawn hot air
balloon ride over the plains, followed by a full English-style
breakfast served on fine china in the bush.
Day 13 - After breakfast we'll drive to Seronera Airstrip for
our scheduled morning flight to Arusha. Upon arrival in Arusha,
we'll be transferred to Moivaro Coffee Plantation where you can
relax, shop in town, prepare for you departure, or spend the afternoon
on a game walk in Arusha National Park.
Day 14 - Those departing from Kenya will be transferred to Nairobi
and have a day room until their departure. Those departing from
Kilimanjaro will have a day room in Arusha, then transfer for
their flight out. Arrangements can be made for day activities
in either location.