The following itinerary will guide you from the day one of your Tanzania safari. The plan includes a specific location, hotel or lodge or tented camp. This will guide you throughout your safari. The safari starts by meeting on arrival and departure with airport assistance services. The safari includes a Private 4WD safari vehicle with pop up roof meant for game viewing as well as equipped with ice chest mineral water, guide book and welcome packet which contain vital information for all guest. The itinerary will follow the following routing.
Day 1: Arusha
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport – Arusha you will be welcomed and picked by our kenya.com representative who will be your driver and guide for the rest of the safari in the northern circuit.. On the same day, you will be driven to Arumeru River Lodge where you will spend your first night. Arumeru River Lodge is a garden chalet, which contain all sorts of meals. You will be provided with all day meals including lunch and supper. No game driving on the first day therefore you will spend the rest of the day at the lodge having leisure of your preference.
Day 2: Tarangire
After completion of the morning breakfast, you will have a brief meeting with your Driver-Guide at the lodge. It is an introductory session whereby your guide will give you an overview on your safari program. After that, you will travel to Tarangire National Park. At Tarangire National Park, you will spend the rest of the day game viewing. Every travel is to travel with a packed lunch to prevent unnecessary breaks. At the late evening, you will be driven to Maramboi Tented Camp where you will have your meals and spend the night there.
Day 3: Tarangire
Tarangire is among the widest parts in Tanzania so the journey will advance to the next day. After your breakfast at Maramboi Camp, you will departure to an archaeological excavation site and fossil museum at Serengeti through Olduvai Gorge, known as The Cradle of Mankind. The Leakey family discovered the site. Afternoon session you will enjoy a game drive through the Serengeti National Park. At the late evenings, you will be driven to Nasikia Central Camp where you will have meals and spend your three nights in luxurious double tent.
Day 4: Ngorongoro
After your breakfast in Serengeti, you will be transferred to Ngorongoro Conservation Area with packed lunch through the Olduvai Gorge. There you will be able to learn about the origin of human life in East Africa. Later, you will be taken to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge or Ngorongoro Serena Lodge depending on your preference. At the conservation area, you will be able to take a glance at the migration of big animals such as wildebeest, Thompson and Grant gazelles and zebras.
Day 5: Ngorongoro
Early in the morning of the fifth day, you will be transferred from your hotel or lodge immediately after the breakfast to Ngorongoro Crater. There you will be amazed to see the majestic beauty of caldera as well as enjoy your packed lunch at the crater floor in the noon. From within and from the rim views there are breathtaking. The amazing places at Ngorongoro are Empakaai Crater and Olduvai Gorge where you will learn about geology and paleontological history of East Africa. The crater houses consist of game viewing spots where you will be able watch several big birds fly from one place to another because of too much availability of water. Later at the afternoon, you will be driven to the country Ngorongoro Serena lodger for diner and night accommodation.
Day 6: Serengeti
Serengeti national park is the best destination to be. After morning breakfast, you will be transferred to Serengeti plains for a wonderful full day game viewing. You mode of transportation will be a private safari land cruiser or 4 WD minivan with a safari guide. Depending on your preference, you may choose to return to camp for hot lunch or proceed for another full day drive with packed lunch. Your dinner and overnight will be at mbalageti luxury camp or Nasikia Central Camp.
Day 7: Serengeti
Serengeti area is so wide so you will not be able to tour all the places within a day. Before your morning breakfast, you will be taken for an early morning drive to look at the Serengeti beauty at dawn. After the morning drive, you will return to the camp for morning breakfast and later you will proceed to the remaining parts of the Serengeti Park. There you will explore the endless plains with your packed lunch. Later at evening, you will take your meals and accommodation at Nasikia Central Camp. Serengeti Ndutu Plains is an ideal area for game driving.
Day 8: Fly Zanzibar
You will take a flight to the city of Zanzibar whereby you will enjoy several activities such a visiting jozani forest. Monkeys, bush- pigs, civets and small antelopes inhabit the bush. The game drive may also involve Visiting Zanzibar Island where you will be able to watch birds and colorful butterflies as they fly. You will also enjoy your packed lunch at the afternoon. In addition, later you may decide to precede to East Coast a place for snorkeling and scuba driving. Late at the evenings, you will enjoy your meals and accommodation at the Zanzibar lodge.
Day 9: Zanzibar
After the morning breakfast, you will enjoy Full day of game viewing at Zanzibar with your private safari land cruiser and safari guide. Kiswahili language originated from Zanzibar therefore, you will be able to learn their history and different cultures of local population of Zanzibar. Later you will be taken to have dinner and overnight at Zanzibar luxury camp.
Day 10: Zanzibar
Your guide will drive you from your hotel early in the morning after breakfast to Nungwi. There you will spend most of your time sun bathing at a beautiful white sand beaches and clear waters. At the mid of the day you will spend your time eating your packed lunch and relaxing on the sun drenched beach of Nungwi. Later in the day, you will witness the orange rays of sunset coming from the resplendent Nungwi beach. In addition, you may want to spend your leisure time meeting local people. Finally, you will be taken back to your lodge or hotel for evening meals and night accommodation as you conclude your visit.
Day 11: Fly out
At the last day of your visit you will transferred from your hotel or lodge by the guide to the Arusha or Kilimanjaro Airport. There you will take your flight and head to your homeland. Enjoy your Tanzania safari.