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T A N Z A N I A   E X P L O R E R

For those requiring a shorter safari, or wanting to combine it with optional packages, this is the perfect safari. It gives a real taste and feel for all of the parks and includes Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and Arusha as well as Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Crater.

ITINERARY: 10 Days/10 Nights:
Includes: Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Crater, Serengeti National Park, and Arusha National Park.

Day Accommodation Activity
Arusha arrival Arumeru River Lodge Relax/walks
Arusha to Tarangire Sopa Lodge Game drives
Tarangire - Manyara Plantation/Gibbs Farm Game drives
Karatu - Serengeti Serena/Sopa Game drives
Serengeti Serena/Sopa Game drives
Serengeti Serena/Sopa Game drives
Serengeti - Ngorongoro Serena Walk/drives
    Maasai Tribe
Ngorongoro Plantation Lodge Crater Day
Karatu - Arusha Moivaro or Arumeru Lodge In transit
Arusha Moivaro or Arumeru Lodge Game drive

Day 11 - Departure, day use room as necessary

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 or the following morning before departing to 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 your hotel where often elephants come to graze. Lunch and overnight at Sopa Lodge.

Day 3 - Game drive out of Tarangire with a picnic lunch and stop at 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 Plantation Lodge in Karatu.

Day 4 - After breakfast we proceed to Serengeti, stopping along the way to visit Olduvai Gorge. We game drive into the park, possibly with a picnic lunch to enjoy along the way. Dinner and overnight at Serena or Sopa.

Day 5 and 6 - After breakfast, we have morning and afternoon game drives. As well as an opportunity to take the hot air balloon ride over the plains at dawn, followed by a champagne English-style breakfast served in the bush. (Additional cost)

Day 7 - Today we game drive out of Serengeti, visit a Maasai Tribe and village, then with a picnic lunch, we proceed into the Ngorongoro Crater for an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Serena or Sopa.

Day 8 - Today we spend the entire day (with picnic lunch) in the Crater. Dinner and overnight at Plantation or Gibbs Farm.

Day 9 - After breakfast we'll transfer back to Arusha, stopping for lunch along the way, then proceed to your lodge for an afternoon of relaxation or shopping in Arusha.
Dinner and overnight at Moivaro or Arumeru Lodge.

Day 10 - Today we visit Arusha National Park with a picnic lunch. Walks and hiking are available as well. Dinner and overnight at Moivaro or Arumeru River Lodge.

Day 11 - Transfer to JRO airport for your flight out