14 DAYS TANZANIA & SOUTHERN AFRICA SAFARI HIGHLIGHS


14 DAYS TANZANIA & SOUTHERN AFRICA SAFARI HIGHLIGHS

Trip Summary: 14 days safari to Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro, Livingstone / Victoria Falls, Cape Town and Hermanus Whale Watching Area (which is seasonal: July ~ October).


Itinerary Details
Day 1
Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Accommodation: See options below, B,L,D
Value: Airport Planet Lodge [Standard room]
Value Plus: Airport Planet Lodge [Deluxe room]
Premier: Airport Planet Lodge [Deluxe room]

Day 2
Arusha & Tarangire National Park

Today, after breakfast, we drive to TarangireNational Park with picnic lunch; the park is renowned for its large elephant population. Game drives in the park.
Estimated driving distance: 2.5hrs drive
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B,L,D
Value:Sangaiwe Tented Camp
Value Plus:Tarangire Safari Lodge
Premier:Maramboi Tented Camp

Day 3
Tarangire / Lake Manyara

After breakfast, we drive to Lake Manyara Park in the Great Rift Valley. The park is home to tree-climbing lions, colorful birds, elephant and hippo. Game drives in the park. Dinner and overnight in a small town of Karatu so as we can have less drive time to the Serengeti the next morning.
Estimated transit time: 2hrs drive to Manyara; 45mins drive to Karatu.
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B,L,D
Value:Tloma Lodge
Value Plus: Ngorongoro Farm House
Premier: Acacia Farm Lodge

Day 4
Lake Manyara (Karatu) / Serengeti

Today we leave Lake Manyara for Serengeti. Afternoon game drive in Serengeti, in search of large predators and gentle herbivores in which they feed. Estimated transit time: 4.5hrs drive
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B,L,D
Value:Kati Kati Tented Camp
Value Plus:Mbugani Camp
Premier:Serengeti Serena Lodge

Day 5
Serengeti National Park

More 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,L,D
Value:Kati Kati Tented Camp
Value Plus:Value:Kati Kati Tented Camp
Value Plus:Mbugani Camp
Premier:Serengeti Serena Lodge

Day 6
Serengeti (Central)

More 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.
Estimated transit time: 2.5hrs drive
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B,L,D
In mid-December ~ March we will stay at Ndutu Lodge for any of the above three options;
In May ~ June we will stay at Mbalageti Camp – standard room (for those on value plus or premier, we will stay at tented chalet);
In July ~ November we will stay at Lobo Wildlife Lodge for Value option (and Value Plus and Premier at Mbugani Migration Camp)

Day 7
Serengeti / Ngorongoro

After breakfast, we will drive to Ngorongoro with game drive en-route, with an optional visit of Masai Village ($60/group), and optional visit of Olduvai Gorge ($25/person).
Estimated transit time: 5.5hrs drive
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B,L,D
Value:Rhino Lodge
Value Plus:NgorongoroSopa Lodge
Premier:Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Day 8
Ngorongoro / Arusha

Descend into Ngorongoro Crater for game drives 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 back to stay near Kilimanjaro airport so as we can have a short drive to the airport next morning for our onward flight.
Estimated transit time: 4hrs drive
Activities: Game drive
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B,L.
Value: Airport Planet Lodge [Standard room]
Value Plus: Airport Planet Lodge [Deluxe room]
Premier: Airport Planet Lodge [Deluxe room]

Day 9
Arusha / Kilimanjaro / Nairobi / Livingstone (LVI) in May-July [For between August and December we recommend Zimbabwe side, hence we will fly to VFA]

Transfer to the airport for a Morning flight to Livingstone (LVI) via Nairobi. Met on arrival at LVI, and transfer to your lodge Lodge. Estimated driving distance: 3hrs flight time [The flight leaves JRO at 4:00AM via NBO, to arrive LVI at 9:35AM]
Accommodation & Meals: See options below, B
Value:Munga Eco Lodge
Value Plus: Camp Nkwazi
Premier: Protea Hotel by Marriott Livingstone

Day 10
Livingstone (Victoria Falls)

Explore the quaint colonial city of Livingstone, located just 10km from the thundering Victoria Falls. Explore the historic beauty of Livingstone by foot. Marvel at the Edwardian style buildings or take advantage of the many adventure and gaming activities available. Travel to the spectacular Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of the natural world, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Included in your second night stay here are:
- Breakfast, and Lunched box when going for the tour
- A guided tour of the Victoria Falls
- village and museum tour

Day 11
Victoria Falls / Cape Town

After breakfast and morning activity that you want to do; you will be transferred to Livingstone airport (LVI) for an afternoon flight to Cape Town for overnight there.
Estimated driving distance: 20 minutes’ drive [flight leaves LVI at 1:30PM,via JNB, to arrive CPT at 7:10PM]
Activities: See below
Accommodation & Meals:? see options below, B
Value: Cultivar Guest Lodge
Value Plus: WedgeView Country House and Spa
Premier: Asara Wine Estate & Hotel

Day 12
Hermanus (Whale Watching)

After breakfast and morning activity that you want to do; you will be transferred to Livingstone airport (LVI) for an afternoon flight to Cape Town for overnight there.
Estimated driving distance: 20 minutes’ drive [flight leaves LVI at 1:30PM,via JNB, to arrive CPT at 7:10PM]
Activities: See below
Accommodation & Meals: see options below, B
Value: Cultivar Guest Lodge
Value Plus: WedgeView Country House and Spa
Premier: Asara Wine Estate & Hotel

Day 13
Wine Country / Cape Town

We will spend this day driving along the wine route stopping at vineyards and doing a wine tasting. Enjoy all the scenic highlights Cape Town has to offer. Estimated transit time: about 45 minutes’ drive
Activities: Vineyard Tours & Wine Tasting (An extra day may be needed if you need to add the following: Table Mountain, Cable Way, Camps Bay and Clifton Beaches, Malay Quarter, V&A Waterfront, Artscape Theatre and Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens).
Accommodation & Meals: see options below, B, L
Value: Cultivar Guest Lodge
Value Plus: WedgeView Country House and Spa
Premier: Asara Wine Estate & Hotel

Day 14
Cape Town (CPT) / Departure

Explore Cape Town on own (or we can arrange something for you), before the transfer to Cape Town International Airport (CPT) for your return flight home. Estimated driving distance: 20 minutes’ drive to the airport
Accommodation & Meals: B



Accommodation Level
Prices per person ~ double occupancy Single Room Supplement Fee
2017 2018
Premier $ 6,440 $ 6,560 $ 950/person
Value Plus $ 5,820 $ 5,950 $ 820/person
Value $ 5,450 $ 5,550 $ 600/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 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 JRO / LVI (VFA) /CPT Airports transfers
    -Accommodation as indicated (2 people sharing a double roomwith 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 Cruiser with pop up roof top and guarantee window seat!
    -Bottled water while on safari
    -Unlimited mileage on the safari
    -Maximum of 4 passengers in the safari vehicles
    -FLIGHT: JRO to LVI one way, including taxes
    -FLIGHT: LVI to CPT one way, including taxes

Price excludes:

  • International airfare that is not shown above
  • Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa, and traveler’s insurance.
  • Tips to driver-guide

Some of Activities at Victoria Falls (Extra $$):
• African Queen River Cruises: $75pp
• Canoeing Safari, Upper Zambezi : $85pp
• Elephant Back Safaris (Zambia): $170pp
• Helicopter Flights: $125pp
• Jet Boat Extreme: $125pp
• River Safaris (4x4 on Water) Jet Boat: $95pp
• White Water Rafting: $170pp