WONDERS OF TANZANIA
 
 


Tour Itinerary - 7 days /8 nights

 

Day 1 Arrival Jro- Lake Manyara National Park
 
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Proceed through Immigration and Baggage Collection. Met by a local representative/guide and debriefed. Depart and drive to Lake Manyara Serena for lunch followed by an afternoon game drive at Lake Manyara National park.

The game in this petite park is plentiful and the magnificent bird watching will make a devotee out of even the most reluctant. It is also one of the very few places in Africa to see tree-climbing lions. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge (L,D)

 

 

Day 2 Serengeti Game Reserve
 
Breakfast at the lodge; depart and drive to Serengeti via the Ngorongoro Conservation area. With its wide-open spaces, bright blue skies and creature-filled landscape, you will discover why the fabled Serengeti typifies the dream of “Old Africa.” Large prides of lions laze in the long grasses; plentiful families of elephants feed on acacia bark and trumpet to each other across the plains, while giraffes, gazelles, monkeys, eland and the whole range of African wildlife present themselves in awe-inspiring numbers. Arrive in time for lunch followed by an afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge (B,L,D)
     

Day 3/4 Serengeti Game Reserve
 
A Serengeti game viewing day. After breakfast at your lodge, enjoy a game drive. The great diversity of Serengeti wildlife is also evident here—look for buffalo, hippopotamus, elephant, giraffe, antelope, Thompson’s and Grant’s gazelle, and lions. Return to your lodge for lunch. Later in the afternoon, head out for yet another game drive. After the game drive, return to your lodge for dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge (B,L,D)



 
     
 
Day 5 Ngorongoro Conservancy
 
The Ngorongoro Conservation is your destination today. En route make a stop over at Olduvai Gorge, the “cradle of mankind,” where the Leakey family uncovered the fossil of Homo habilis, who lived 1.75 million years ago. Arrive in time for lunch at the lodge; Afternoon at leisure in your lodge with walks around the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge (B,L,D)
 
     
     
 
Day 6 Ngorongoro Conservancy
 
Breakfast at the lodge; descend 2,000 feet to the crater floor to explore this natural zoological park, and observe an extraordinary variety of wildlife: elephant, rhinoceros, lion, hyena, zebra, wildebeest, Thomson's gazelle, reedbuck, and buffalo. The lovely crested crane (similar to a peacock) can be found in great profusion here and maybe you'll spot a bat-eared fox. The balance of predator and prey in this extraordinary ecosystem is so precise that animals seldom leave. Ngorongoro Crater is said to be one of the natural wonders of the world. Return back to your lodge for lunch and rest of the afternoon at leisure around the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge (B,L,D)
 
     
     
 
Day 7 Depart
  Breakfast at the lodge. Depart and drive back to Arusha arriving in time for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your onward flight. (B,L)
 
     
     
 

Costing and other details

Tour cost: USD 1590 per person on Twin Sharing basis.

Note : The above cost is for the minimum group size in multiple of 6 passengers in a group. For any deviation in the passenger number the cost will vary. The children between 5-12 yrs will be charged 70% of the cost and will share the room with parents. Children above 12 years will be charged full.

Included in the itinerary

* Accommodation on meal plans indicated by B, L, D (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

* All transfers and game-drives conducted in a 4x4 Land Cruisers

* All park entrance fees as per itinerary

* Services of professional English-speaking driver guide

* Bottled water in the Safari Vehicles

* Half Day Crater Tour

* Masai Village in Ngorongoro (USD 25)

* Stopover at Olduvai Gorge & Museum (USD 45)

* Transit lunch in Arusha

 

The above rates do not include:

* Expenses of a personal nature e.g. tips, laundry, drinks and beverages

* Tips and porterage

* Any extras incurred at the hotels

* Any visa fees

* Any international or domestic airfare unless specified above