Highlights:

* Shared game drives in Central Serengeti

* Shared game drives in Lake Manyara National Park

* Shared game drives in Tarangire National Park

* Tour the Ngorongoro Crater

* Classic accommodations in prime locations

* Year round Big-5 game viewing

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha

On arrival into Kilimanjaro airport you will be met and transferred to Four Points Sheraton, where you stay for one night.

Please note that the earliest check-in at Four Points Sheraton is at 14.00.

Overnight: Four Points Sheraton (Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park

Spend the morning at leisure and meet your guide and travel companions for a safari briefing.

After lunch, depart Arusha and pass through the Masai Steppe, viewing picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee and banana plantations.

Arrive at Kilimamoja Lodge, which is perched on the edge of Rift Valley with amazing views over Lake Manyara.

Overnight: Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Day 3: Central Serengeti

Enjoy an early morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park before departing North West across the highlands peppered with coffee plantations.

Arrive at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and gaze out over the vast plains of the Serengeti as you begin spotting the wild animals who roam this area.

The lodge is situated on the edge of an escarpment overlooking the South-Western Serengeti Plains. The veranda extends from the front of the main building and provides a perfect platform to relax with a drink and see what you can spot with your binoculars!

Overnight: Serengeti Sopa Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Day 4: Central Serengeti

Today you will be taken on game drives in the Serengeti National Park which is home to the Big 5; (elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo and leopard) and a wealth of wildlife and beautiful open landscapes.

It is possible to pre-book an optional early morning balloon safari.

Overnight: Serengeti Sopa Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast depart for the Ngorongoro highlands, stopping for a picnic lunch. Pass along the rim of the crater before reaching Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge which has one of the best positions in the area, overlooking the Ngorongoro Crater. The views are incredible!

Overnight: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

A highlight awaits you this morning as you descend through the early morning mists 2,000 feet into the Ngorongoro Crater.

Ngorongoro Crater is the World’s largest intact volcanic caldera. The crater floor is comprised of distinct areas, ranging from forest, swamps, lakes and springs, to open grassland and sandy dunes. It is an awesome wildlife experience and it is possible to see the Big-5 in a relatively small area!

Overnight: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Day 7: Tarangire National Park

This morning, your journey will take you through Lake Manyara and the Karatu district which is home to coffee and wheat plains, before heading down the spectacular escarpment towards Arusha.

Divert towards Tarangire National Park where you can enjoy a game drive across the lush green plains, famous for large herds of elephant as well as other game.

Overnight: Tarangire Sopa Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Day 8: End of Itinerary

After breakfast depart for Arusha passing through the Masai Steppe filled with picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee and banana plantations.

Lunch is provided in Arusha followed by a transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport, where you continue with your own onward arrangements. Please book an international flight departing after 16:00hrs.

Tour Code

WBT8(SOPA)GRP

Price

From: USD $2,640 per person (based on 2 people sharing 1 April – 25 May 2020).

This is a shared group tour departing every Tuesday & Sunday throughout the year.

** Please contact us for pricing on other months or for solo traveller rates.

This itinerary is also available as a PRIVATE SAFARI, departing on any dates to suit you. Please contact us for the private safari prices and details.

Price Includes

 Meet and greet services

 Guaranteed window seat in 4×4 safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing

 Services of a bilingual English speaking driver-guide

 Game drives and crater tour

 All accommodation and meals as specified

 All park fees and government taxes

 One bottle of water per person per day during game drives

Price Excludes

 International flights & airport taxes

 Visas

 Tipping

 Drinks

 Personal travel insurance

 Personal expenses such as laundry service

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