Very complete and luxurious safari with 13 days and 12 nights for a large selection of parks in Tanzania, including visits to several of the largest lakes in the country, including the great Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa. We will enjoy boating, visiting tribes who will explain their everyday life, we will be amazed by the huge diversity of the country and will experience Tanzanian indescribable sensations. This safari will start at the city of Arusha, after which we will go to evergreen surroundings of Lake Manyara. After that we head to Lake Natron, with its large population of flamingos. Then follow towards the wide and endless plains of Serengeti. From here we continue towards Lake Victoria, with the incessant bustle of fishermen in the waters of the largest lake in Africa. After these visits we will be introduced in the world's largest intact caldera, Ngorongoro Crater.Then visit Lake Eyasi and Bushmen tribes that live around and we will finish our African dream in Tarangire. After this adventure we will drive back to Arusha where we take the flight back to our home country, but first take a look back to the days we spent in Africa, where time stops to let you enjoy the freedom.
- Private Safari.
- Assistance and Private Transfers arrival and departure airports.
- Expert safari driver/guides speaking English or Spanish.
- Transport on SUV especially for safari
- All entries and fees to parks and reserves described in the itinerary.
- Bed and breakfast in Arusha; rest of the safari full board.
- International Flights.
- Travel and accident insurance. Advisable
- Beverages, various tips (waiters / porters )
- Personal expenses (phone , laundry, etc).
- Entry visa on arrival or at the Embassy (40 euros or 50 dollars, fluctuate)
- Optional activities.
- Gratuity to the driver / guide at the end of the Safari.
* The route map is provisional and could be changed on the ground some days when circumstances require.
Day 1: ARUSHA/KILIMANJARO
The arrival day you will land at the airport in Arusha or Kilimanjaro International Airport. Depending on the time of arrival you will stay at the hotel or you can visit the city or the Arusha National Park. East African Hotel.
Day 2: MANYARA
We will move to Lake Manyara, which undergoes drastic transformations throughout the year, since its appearance changes from rainy season to dry. We will have the opportunity to live during our stay in the park with the famous tree-climbing lions, plus elephants, leopards, hippos, giraffes, water buffalo and over 400 species of birds. Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge. Optional Kirumuru Tented Camp or Lake Manyara Serena.
Day 3: LAKE NATRÓN
We will leave Lake Manyara National Park to get into the arid and harsh terrain that will take us to Lake Natron, leaving Ngorongoro on our left. Here you can enjoy the stunning views that this lake offers, topped by the figure of the active volcano Ol Doinyo Lengai. Natron Camp.
Day 4: LAKE NATRÓN
Full day at Lake Natron, unique Rift Valley lake where flamingos nest. For the brave and those who are looking for strong emotions, may optionally ascend the volcano Ol Doinyo Lengai, always accompanied by Maasai warriors. Natron Camp.
Day 5: SERENGETI
Depart to Serengeti, unmatched for its spectacular beauty and for having the highest concentration of wild animals anywhere in the world. Arrive at lunchtime and in the afternoon we will have a safari through this natural extension of the Masai Mara reserve. There are no borders of both countries in the reserves so they are ignored by animals in search of fresh pastures. Place of the famous migration of millions of wildebeest, zebras and gazelles in one of the most breathtaking spectacles of nature between both parks. Ikoma Safari CAmp. Optional Kati Kati Camp, Ikoma Tented Camp, Serengeti Serena Lodge.
Day 6: SERENGETI
Full day visiting the Serengeti National Park, crossing breathtaking plains and making morning and afternoon safaris trying to complete the sighting of the Big Five, the five largest African animals: lion, buffalo, elephant, rhino and leopard addition to other wild animals that inhabit these plains. Ikoma Safari CAmp. Optional Kati Kati Camp, Ikoma Tented Camp, Serengeti Serena Lodge.
Day 7: LAKE VICTORIA
We will cross Serengeti park and head to Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa, in the area of Speke Bay. We may boating on the lake, and even visit some islands, one of the most important is the island of Rubondo. On this island you can find deserted beaches and lush forests full of life that will leave anyone with an open mouth. Speke Bay Lodge.
Day 8: LAKE VICTORIA – SERENGETI
In the morning we will visit a typical fishing village on Lake Victoria, where we will do a small tour and know their way of life and their fishing methods. In the afternoon we will return to Serengeti for an afternoon game drive. Seronera Wildlife Lodge. Seronera Wildlife Lodge. Opcional Kati Kati Camp, Ikoma Tented Camp, Serengeti Serena Lodge.
Day 9: NGORONGORO
Safari in our way to Ngorongoro Crater, the largest intact crater in the world. It has an overwhelming beauty, and abundance of wildlife permanently resident in the crater. During the tour you could visit Ol Duvai Gorge where many fossils and tools of early hominids have been found. Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Crater Forest Tented Camp, Flamingo Safari Lodge. Optional Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.
Day 10: NGORONGORO
With the first rays of sun descend into the Ngorongoro Crater, a volcanic crater 600 meters deep and more than 20 km in diameter that contains the biggest "permanent" concentration of wildlife in Africa. Full day safari, where we can take a picnic lunch by the pool of hippos. The crater is a scene of singular beauty, incomparable to any other habitat, nestled in the crater of an extinct volcano and declared World Heritage Site. Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Crater Forest Tented Camp, Flamingo Safari Lodge. Optional Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.
Day 11: LAKE EYASI
We will go to the lake Eyasi, the only place in Tanzania where the Hadzabe and Datoga live, the tribes of the Bushmen of Lake Eyasi. This is a hidden place where they still live by hunting and gathering wild fruits and roots. We can go with them in their hunts in the woods, still with bow and poisoned arrows, and they will show us their knowledge on key aspects of their lifes in this place. Tindiga Camp, Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp.
Day 12: TARANGIRE
We will drive to the Tarangire National Park, known as the Garden of baobabs, famous for its scenery, the Tarangire River and its huge herds of elephants, and large groups of them can be seen cooling off in the river. In these low and warm lands we can also see lions, giraffes, buffaloes, leopards, cheetahs, impalas, zebras and other less common species such as lesser kudu, oryx and sable antelope. It is the park that has a higher concentration of animals in Tanzania behind Serengeti. Maramboi Camp, Tarangire Sopa Lodge, Tarangire Safari Lodge, Whistling Thorn Tented Camp.
Day 13: ARUSHA/KILIMANJARO
Depart from Tarangire to head back to the airport where you will take the flight back to your country with the feeling of bringing a piece of the best of Tanzania in your heart.