Tanzanian Safaris

TOUR 1: TARANGIRE–MANYARA–LAKE NATRON-NGORONGORO-SERENGETI-MANYARA ( 11 DAYS)
  • Day 1. Drive to Tarangire National Park for game drive in the park. Continue in late afternoon to Lake Manyara. Overnight at Kiboko Bushcamp.
  • Day 2. Game drive at Lake Manyara National Park, well known for its tree-climbing lions. The park is a good introduction to the wildlife of Tanzania and has a variety of habitats in a relatively small area: ground water forest, grass plains, and acacia woodland. Overnight at Kiboko Bushcamp.
  • Day 3. Continue to Lake Natron via Engaruka its implosion crater. Walk up Engare Sero gorge to the waterfalls and visit the shore of Lake Natron. Overnight at Lake Natron Camp.
  • Day 4. Continue to Serengeti via Sonjo and Wasso. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
  • Day 5. Game drive in northern and central Serengeti. Overnight at Kirawira Game Lodge.
  • Day 6. Game drive and/or hikes in Serengeti. There are the options of game drives, hiking, visiting a gold mine that uses traditional methods of extracting gold, and visiting the local village and its traditional life. Overnight Kirawira Game Lodge.
  • Day 7-9. Day in Serengeti with options of game drive, walking and visiting local village. Overnight Serengeti Wildlife Lodge.
  • Day 10. Continue to Ngorongoro Crater via Olduvai Gorge. The road passes through the central part of the Serengeti and the Serengeti Plain, where between late December and May the large herds will be concentrated. Afternoon in Ngorongoro Crater. This is a good opportunity of seeing the elusive rhino and if you haven’t already seen enough lions you will get your fill of them here. Ngorongoro Crater is one of the very few places that has such an abundance of animals in such a small area and in so may varying habitats. Exit the crater in late afternoon. Overnight at Kiboko Bushcamp
  • Day 11. Return after breakfast to Arusha.

2.TARANGIRE-MANYARA-NATRON-SERENGETI-NGORONGORO (12 DAYS)

  • Day 1. Arrive Arusha and transfer to Arusha Farm House or Impala Hotel
  • Day 2. Drive to Tarangire National Park for a day in park. In late afternoon drive to Lake Manyara. Overnight at Kiboko Bushcamp.
  • Day 3. Day in Lake Manyara National Park. Overnight at Kiboko Bushcamp.
  • Day 4. Drive to Ngorongoro Crater. Picnic lunch in crater. Overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.
  • Day 5. Drive to Manyara and Engaruka. Overnight Ngorongoro Campsite-Karatu.
  • Day 6.  Continue to Lake Natron via Engaruka and implosion crater . Overnight Lake Natron Camp.
  • Day 7.Options for this day include: Hike of Oldoinyo L’Engai; Walk to waterfalls; Hike up the escarpment, visit Maasai village or walk to lake flats to see the famous  flamingo breeding area of Lake Natron. Overnight Lake Natron Camp.
  • Day 8. Continue to Serengeti via Sonjo and Wasso. Overnight Kirawira Game Lodge.
  • Day 9. Game drive in northern and central Serengeti. Overnight Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
  • Day 10. Game drive and/or hikes in Serengeti. There are the options of game drives, hiking, visiting a gold mine that uses traditional methods of extracting gold, and visiting the local village and its traditional life. Overnight Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
  • Day 11. Drive to Manyara via Karatu. Overnight at Kiboko Bushcamp
  • Day 12. Return after breakfast to Arusha.


3.TARANGIRE-MANYARA-NATRON-SERENGETI-NGORONGORO (13 DAYS)

  • Day 1. Arrive Arusha and transfer to Arusha Guest House or Impala Hotel. Dinner and Overnight.
  • Day 2. Drive to Tarangire National Park for a day in park. Overnight Tarangire Sopa Lodge.
  • Day 3. Morning in Tarangire Park and continue to Lake Manyara. Optional walk in afternoon. Overnight at Kiboko Bushcamp.
  • Day 4 Day in Lake Manyara National Park. Overnight at Kiboko Bushcamp
  • Day 5. Drive to Ngorongoro Crater. Picnic lunch in the crater. Overnight at Ngorongoro Lodge.
  • Day 6. Option A: Continue to Embakai crater and start hike to Lake Natron accompanied by Maasai guide. This is a six hour each day. Overnight fly camp. Option B: drive to Manyara and Engaruka. Overnight Kiboko-Bushcamp.
  • Day 7. Option A: continue hike down to Lake Natron. Option B: continue to Lake Natron via Engaruka and implosion crater and meet up with walking group of Option A. Overnight Lake Natron Camp.
  • Day 8. Walk up Engare Sero gorge to the waterfalls and visit lake shore. Optional climb of Oldoinyo L’Engai or walk to waterfalls/hike up the escarpment, visit Maasai village, walk to lake flats and see flamingo. Overnight Lake Natron Camp.
  • Day 9. Continue to Serengeti via Sonjo and Wasso. Overnight Lobo Wildlife Lodge.
  • Day 10. Game drive in northern and central Serengeti. Overnight Serengeti Wildlife Lodge.
  • Day 11. Game drive and/or hikes in Serengeti. There are the options of game drives, hiking, visiting a gold mine that uses traditional methods of extracting gold, and visiting the local village and its traditional life. Overnight Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
  • Day 12. Drive to Manyara via Karatu. Overnight Kiboko-Bushcamp
  • Day 13. Return after breakfast to Arusha.

4. Tour Code: ESL/TE/147 Arusha-Tarangire-Manyara-Natron-Serengeti-Ngorongoro/14 Days

  • Day 1. Arrive Arusha and transfer to Kijenge Farm House
  • Day 2. Drive to Tarangire National Park for day in park. Overnight Tarangire Sopa Lodge.
  • Day 3.Morning in Tarangire Park and continue to Lake Manyara. Optional walk in afternoon. Overnight at Kiboko-Bushcamp.
  • Day 4. Day in Lake Manyara National Park, well known for its tree-climbing lions. The park is a good introduction to the wildlife of Tanzania and has a variety of habitats in a relatively small area: ground water forest, grass plains, and acacia woodland. The camp is in a quiet and secluded area close to the park. Overnight Kiboko-Bushcamp
  • Day 5. Drive to Ngorongoro Crater. Picnic lunch in crater. Overnight Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.
  • Day 6. Option A: Continue to Embakai crater and start hike to Lake Natron accompanied by Maasai guide. This is a six hour each day. Overnight fly camp. Option B: drive to Manyara and Engaruka. Overnight Kiboko-Bushcamp.
  • Day 7. Option A: continue hike down to Lake Natron. Option B: continue to Lake Natron via Engaruka and implosion crater and meet up with walking group of Option Overnight Lake Natron Camp.
  • Day 8. Walk up Engare Sero gorge to the waterfalls and visit lake shore. Optional climb of Oldoinyo L’Engai or walk to waterfalls/hike up the escarpment, visit Maasai village, walk to lake flats and see flamingo. Overnight Lake Natron Camp.
  • Day 9. Continue to Serengeti via Sonjo and Wasso. Overnight Lobo Wildlife Lodge.
  • Day 10. Game drive in northern and central Serengeti. Overnight Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
  • Day 11-12. Game drive and/or hikes in Serengeti. There are the options of game drives, hiking, visiting a gold mine that uses traditional methods of extracting gold, and visiting the local village and its traditional life. Overnight Serengeti Sopa lodge.
  • Day 13. Drive to Manyara via Karatu. Overnight Kiboko Bushcamp.
  • Day 14. Return after breakfast to Arusha.

5. TOUR CODE ESL/TE/148-TARANGIRE-MANYARA-NATRON-NGORONGORO-SERENGETI-MANYARA/15 DAYS

Day 1. Arrive Arusha and transfer to Kijenge Farm House

  • Day 2. Drive to Tarangire National Park for day in park. Overnight Tarangire Sopa Lodge.
  • Day 3. Morning in Tarangire Park and continue to Lake Manyara. Optional walk in afternoon. Overnight at Kiboko-Bushcamp.
  • Day 4. Day in Lake Manyara National Park, well known for its tree-climbing lions. The park is a good introduction to the wildlife of Tanzania and has a variety of habitats in a relatively small area: ground water forest, grass plains, and acacia woodland. The camp is in a quiet and secluded area close to the park. Overnight Kiboko-Bushcamp..
  • Day 5. Drive to Ngorongoro Crater. Picnic lunch in crater. Overnight Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.
  • Day 6. Option A: Continue to Embakai crater and start hike to Lake Natron accompanied by Maasai guide. This is a six hour each day. Overnight fly camp. Option B: drive Manyara and Engaruka. Overnight Kiboko-Bushcamp.
  • Day 7. Option A: continue hike down to Lake Natron. Option B: continue to Lake Natron via Engaruka and implosion crater and meet up with walking group of Option A. Overnight Lake Natron Camp.
  • Day 8. Walk up Engare Sero gorge to the waterfalls and visit lake shore. Optional climb of Oldoinyo L’Engai or walk to waterfalls/hike up the escarpment, visit Maasai village, walk to lake flats and see flamingo. Overnight Lake Natron Camp.
  • Day 9. Continue to Serengeti via Sonjo and Wasso. Overnight Lobo Wildlife Lodge.
  • Day 10. Game drive in northern and central Serengeti. Overnight Seronera Wildlife Lodge.
  • Day 11. Game drive and/or hikes in Serengeti. There are the options of game drives, hiking, visiting a gold mine that uses traditional methods of extracting gold, and visiting the local village and its traditional life. Overnight Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
  • Day 12. Drive to Lake Victoria, game viewing en route in the western corridor. This is one of the best drives in the Serengeti. Overnight Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
  • Day 13. Day in Serengeti with options of game drive, walking and visiting local village. Overnight Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
  • Day 14. Drive to Manyara via Karatu. Overnight Kiboko-Bushcamp
  • Day 15. Return after breakfast to Arusha.