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Tanzania Safari Experience

Take seven days in Tanzania for an adventure you'll never forget, searching for the Big Five in incredible places like scenic Lake Manyara, the wildlife-teeming Ngorongoro Crater, and the plains of the Serengeti. Explore the area around the Olduvai Gorge, which has been occupied by humans (or their ancient ancestors) for almost two million years. Tanzania holds so much history; make some of your own in its awe-inspiring landscapes.


Duration: 7 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Parks & Nature Reserves, Wildlife Physical rating: 2 - Light
Accommodation standard:   Moderate% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 155204
Starts: Arusha, Tanzania Finishes: Arusha, Tanzania
You will visit
  • Arusha
  • Arusha

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arusha

Our trips throughout Kenya and Tanzania have a maximum group size of six travellers in addition to a CEO and a driver who are both trained safari guides. That means everyone gets a window seat and twice the insight about the astounding wildlife all around you.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Transport:
Private Vehicle

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Day 2: Arusha/Lake Manyara National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

This western wall of the Rift Valley escarpment is truly stunning. It provides a backdrop for your search of the park's bird life, tree-climbing lions, elephants, hippos, and baboons. The afternoon is spent game viewing along the main road that winds through a lush, cool forest that's dominated by large ficus trees covered in bromeliads and ferns.

Included Activities:
Mto wa Mbu Village Cultural Walk
Lake Manyara National Park Safari

Transport:
7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 130km)

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Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park/Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)





Included Activities:
Planeterra Clean Cookstove Project Visit
Planeterra Clean Cookstove Project Talk
Olduvai Guided Tour
Serengeti National Park Safari

Transport:
7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 220km)

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Day 4: Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)

Embark on afternoon and morning game drives in our compact, safari 4x4, that features a pop-up roof for optimal wildlife observation. Visit the Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre, where wildlife researchers and scientists are working on projects within the National Park and surrounding protected areas. Enjoy a lecture by one of the visiting researchers. Topics will vary based on the studies being done at the time. Opt to take a sunrise balloon safari.

Additional Notes:
If you have pre-booked a Serengeti Balloon Safari Theme Pack, your flight will be early in the morning. You will miss the morning game drive, but you will have a much better view from above.

Included Activities:
Serengeti National Park Safari
Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre Lecture

Transport:
7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle

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Day 5: Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro (1B, 1L, 1D)

Continue game viewing on the drive out of the Serengeti to our comfortable tented camp. Relax this evening enjoying the African sunset with a cool drink overlooking Lake Eyasi.

Included Activities:
Serengeti National Park Safari

Transport:
7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 160km)

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Day 6: Ngorongoro/Arusha (1B, 1L)

Depart early into Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage site for a game drive and picnic lunch. In the afternoon, drive to Arusha for the final night.

Included Activities:
Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive

Transport:
7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 200km)

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Day 7: Arusha (1B)

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Arrival transfer
    • Game drives in Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and Serengeti National Park
    • Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre lecture
    • Entrance to Olduvai Gorge
    • Guided walk and lunch in a local community
    • Interesting articles, helpful tips, and photography advice from National Geographic before you depart
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (2 nts), safari lodge (1 nt), comfortable tented camp (3 nts)
    Meals Included
    • 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
    Transport
    • 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, certified driver/guide
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Tour Highlights:
  • Visit the G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstoves Project
  • Embark on numerous game drives
  • Enjoy the African sunset over scenic Lake Eyasi
  • Meet the researchers and scientists at the Serengeti Wildlife Centre