7 Days Wildlife Safari and Cultural Experience


7 Days Wildlife Safari and Cultural Experience

Trip Summary:1 night near the airport, and 6 Days Safari to Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Lake Eyasi (to see Bushmen).
Level of Accommodation: Choice of Value, Value Plus or Premier
Group size: Small (No more than 6 people)
Is Group discount Available?: : Yes, If you book as party of 2 and we get other(s) to join you, or you join an existing group, then discount of at least 10% will apply to everyone in the group
Is Option to book as Private safari for 2people available?: : Yes, BUT you have to book accordingly, and that will only attract an extra $150/person for entire trip (not per day)
Schedule Dates: Depart any day


Itinerary Details
Day 1
Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

You will be met upon your arrival in JRO; and transfer to Hotel in Arusha.
Estimated driving time: 7 minutes drive
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B&B
Adventure Camping: : Arusha Planet Lodge
Value & Value Plus: Airport Planet Lodge (Standard Room)
Premier: Airport Planet Lodge (Deluxe Room)

Day 2
Arusha & Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, drive to Tarangire National Park with picnic lunch; the park is renowned for its large elephant population.
Estimated driving time: 3.5 hrs
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B&B
Value: Sangaiwe Tented Camp
Value Plus: Maramboi Tented Camp
Premier: Maramboi Tented Camp.

Day 3
Tarangire / Ngorongoro (Karatu)

More game drive safari in the Tarangire Park; then later in the day, we drive to overnight in Karatu (approx 20 minutes drive from Ngorongoro’s gate).
Estimated driving time: 2 hrs
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B&B
Value: Tloma Lodge
Value Plus: Ngorongoro Farm House
Premier: Acacia Farm Lodge

Day 4
Ngorongoro / Serengeti (Central)

Drive towards Ngorongoro (approx 20mins); after registration at the gate, enter the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and drive for about 30minutes before entering the descending gate of the Crater. Game drives safari in the Crater, exploring the short-grass plains of the crater floor. This extinct volcano embraces 100sq miles alive with lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, buffalo, and many more games. Later in the day we drive to overnight in Serengeti.
Estimated driving time: 3 hrs
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B&B
Value: Kati Kati Tented Camp
Value Plus: Mbugani Tented Camp
Premier: Kubu Kubu Tented Camp

Day 5
Serengeti (Central)

Game drives safari in the Serengeti exploring the rolling plains of Serengeti National Park in search of the large predators and the gentle herbivores on which they feed.
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B&B
Value: Kati Kati Tented Camp
Value Plus: Mbugani Tented Camp
Premier: Kubu Kubu Tented Camp

Day 6
Serengeti / Lake Eyasi

Morning game drive safari in the Serengeti before driving to Lake Eyasi with lunch boxes for dinner and overnight..
Estimated driving time: 4.5 hrs
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B&B
Value: Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge
Value Plus: Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge
Premier: Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp.

Day 7
Lake Eyasi / Arusha / Kilimanjaro Airport/ Departure

Early after breakfast you will visit the nomadic, hunter-gatherer Hadza Bushmen for a hunting trip (approx 2-3hrs walking hunting trip: they hunt game – everything from small birds and rodents, to giraffes, buffalo and larger monkeys are hunted whenever an opportunity arises).
For those who can’t participate into such a walk, there is activity for just a short walking safari in the area and/or wait others at the Camp. After hunting trip, we will visit Datoga (blacksmith) village in the area for seeing/exploring on how they make arrow heads, necklaces, etc.
We will drive back to Arusha and proceed to Airport Planet Lodge where we will stop to freshen up before proceeding to the airport for your evening/night flight back home
Estimated travel time: 5 hrs to Arusha, plus 50 minutes to JRO Airport
Activities: Cultural Tours
Accommodation & Meals: Airport Planet Lodge (Shower Facility) ~ B, L



Accommodation Level
Prices per person ~ double occupancy Single Room Supplement Fee
2017 2018
Premier $ 2,990 $ 3,060 $ 450/person
Value Plus $ 2,860 $ 2,920 $ 330/person
Value $ 2,620 $ 2,680 $ 290/person
Note:
-Prices quoted above are based on maximum 4 people in the vehicle.
-Private safari will cost $150/person more (For the entire trip)
-For a group of three or more, please contact us for special rate
-For April ~ May; November to early December prices, contact us for low season discount; which will be applicable to Value level and up

    Price includes:

  • Guarantee Price, Guarantee Departure
  • Arrival and departure Kilimanjaro airport transfers
  • Accommodation as indicated (2 people sharing a double room with 1 or 2 separate beds. Please let us know your preference at the time of booking)
  • Activities as indicated
  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • Services of professional English-speaking driver-guide
  • Game drives in Land Rover or Land Cruiser with pop-up or flip-flop roof tops and guarantee of a window seat
  • Bottled water while on safari
  • Unlimited mileage on the safari
  • Maximum of 6 passengers in our safari vehicles, each with guarantee window seat

    Price excludes:

  • International airfare
  • Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa and traveler’s insurance
  • Tips to driver-guide

    More Options for Your safari (in Kenya / Tanzania) that you can add::

  • -A Masai Village visit for $60/vehicle
  • -Olduvai Gorge Museum for $36pp
  • -Walking safari at rim of Ngorongoro Crater for $60pp
  • -Balloon safari for $540pp
  • -“Off road” game drive permits in the Serengeti for about $500/permit (one permit per person) which is good for up to 3days there. This needs to be booked several months prior