10 Days Tanzania Safari
Explore the beauty of northern Tanzania national Parks. Arusha, Serengeti, Tarangire and Manyara National Parks, The Ngorongoro Crater is for most people one of the reasons to come. Visit Tarangire National Park-home to the highest concentration of wildlife in Africa, including the Big Five. If you love elephants, Tarangire National Park is the place to be. It is known for its majestic Baobab trees and has the largest concentrations of elephants in the world.
This private safari offers you the flexibility to travel at your own pace, exactly the way you like it. You will have a private safari vehicle and guide. The hotels we selected for you during this safari are category A. Let us know if you want more luxury, we have other beautiful accommodations that Zebra-safaris can reserve for you
Day 1: Arrival Kilimanjaro – Arusha
Upon arrival to Kilimanjaro International Airport, a friendly Zebra-safaris representative will meet you outside the airport and transfer you to the hotel. This is an arrival day and meals are not included. Check‑in to the Hotel, situated near thirty active coffee farms on the outskirts of Arusha. The African styled chalets are ideally positioned facing the coffee farm and each has a private deck with an amazing view of the ancient indigenous trees found in large numbers on the farm.
Accommodation: Ambureni coffee lodge – www.amburenicoffeelodge.com
Day 2: Arusha National park
Day 3: Tarangire National Park
Today you depart after breakfast to Tarangire National Park for a full day game drive. The Tarangire River snakes through the park and wildlife travel long distances; drawn to the area’s only permanent river. The 1,096 square miles of protected lands are home to a large variety of game such as: wildebeests, elephants, zebras, gazelles, elands, gerenuks, lions and leopards. Extensive grasslands, dusted with the occasional acacia or baobab tree, provide optimum conditions for viewing wild animals. Bird lovers will have the opportunity to see more than 500 avian species including: Yellow‑collared Lovebirds, Rufous‑tailed Weavers, Ashy Starlings, Stocking‑thighed Ostriches, and Kori Bustards. Lunch in the Park and after lunch drive to the lodge where you will have time to relax or take a guided nature walk.
Accommodation: Osupuko Tarangire Lodge – www.osupukolodges.com
Day 4: Cultural experience
After early breakfast visit an authentic Masai Village: Wonderful opportunities to visit and interact with local Masai. Then proceed to Losirwa Primary School for visit
Afternoon stop at tourist village Mto wa Mbu village. During your walk through the village, you will be able to observe the way of life in this rural community and enjoy lunch prepared by a local family explaining the different culinary delights and how they are made. After lunch proceed to your next Lodge in time for sunset optional. It is fun to do the banana plantation tour or a bike tour, you can book this with us, so you can be sure of a guide. The owner Sunday has trained guides to take you through the village of Mto wa Mbu / Lake Manyara. But you can also reserve a tour in places. After lunch, transfer to your next Lodge for sunset
Accommodation: Migombani Camp-Mto wa Mbu – https://migombanicamp.com/
Day 5: Lake Manyara National Park
The third national park you visit is one of the smaller but most scenic ones. You can see elephants and huge troops of baboons in the forest and if you are lucky even tree-climbing lions. A variety of wildlife can be found around the huge soda lake, like buffalos, warthogs, giraffes, wildebeest, zebras and flamingos. The shallow Hippo Pool offers excellent opportunities for hippo sightings and you will have a spectacular view of the Rift Valley Escarpment.
Lake Manyara is an ideal location to combine game drives with enjoyable activities, like a cultural tour, mountain bike tour or canopy walk.
Accommodation: Olea Africana-Karatu – www.canopytours-eastafrica.com
DaY 6: Serengeti National Park
Today depart for Serengeti National park. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the location of the famous annual migration of over a million wildebeest. Other wild game includes zebra, gazelle, buffalo, elephant, and giraffe along with predators like lion, cheetah and leopard. Morning and afternoon game drives
Accommodation: Mbugani Migration Camp – www.mbuganicamps.com
Day 7 and 8: Serengeti National Park
These two days explore Southern or Northern Serengeti depends on season (Dec-March: Southern and June-October: Northern) with Morning and afternoon game drives searching for wildebeest migration, Cats, Hippos, gazelles and other animals
Accommodation: Mbugani Migration Camp – www.mbuganicamps.com
Day 9: Ngorongoro Krater
Early morning drive in 1 hour from Karatu to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The road leads you over the Great Rift Valley, through the crater forest, to the striking Ngorongoro Crater. This collapsed volcano is the main feature of the area and creates a unique ecosystem with a wide variety of vegetation. Enjoy the beautiful colors of the landscapes and the wealth of animals. The crater is home to the highest concentration wildlife in Africa and is full of elephants, lions, buffaloes, hippos and even the rare black rhino. This is one of the best places to spot all the Big Five. The views from the crater rim over the crater floor are incredible. Because of its natural beauty the Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa’s Seven Natural Wonders.
There are a range of activities to do in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, like visiting a Maasai village or the Elephant Caves.
Zebra safaris can also offer accommodation in the crater itself. Prices in the Ngorongoro crater are more expensive than overnight stays outside the crater.
Accommodatie: Olea Africana Karatu
Day 10: airport
Morning at leisure to relax or explore as you like. Your driver transfers you to Kilimanjaro Airport for your departure flight later. On day 11 you will arrive back home . If you would like to extend your safari with a beach holiday? Tanzania offers perfect paradises to unwind after your safari, such as Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia.
THIS PRICE INCLUDES:
-ALL TRANSFERS ON ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE.
-All government taxes and fees.
-Game drives through the national parks
-Luxury private 4×4 Safari Jeep with pop-up roof and large windows specially designed for game drives
-English speaking private guide during the whole safari
-All rates to visit the parks, including crater fees
-All costs to visit the villages
-Breakfast, lunch and dinner during your safari (full board), with the exception of day 1, as you will most likely arrive in the evening
– 24/7 service from our local office in Tanzania and the Netherlands
-Fresh drinking water in the safari jeep
– International flight tickets
– Travel and cancellation insurance
– Reservation fee € 25
– CoVid-19 test