TANZANIA NATIONAL PARKS AND GAME RESERVES

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NORTHERN TANZANIA

TOUR PLAN
DETAILS
CH N1 5 DAYS SAFARI
LAKE MANYARA, SERENGETI & NGORONGORO
CH N2 6 DAYSSAFARI
LAKE MANYARA, SERENGETI & NGORONGORO
CH N3 7 DAYS SAFARI
SERENGETI, NGORONGORO, LAKE MANYARA & TARANGIRE
CH N4 10 DAYS SAFARI
MULALA VILLAGE, ARUSHA N PARK, LONGIDO, TARANGIRE, MTO WA MBU, LAKE MANYARA, NGORONGORO, MAKOROMBA HILL & SERENGETI
CH N5 12 DAYS SAFARI
TO ARUSHA N PARK, ENGARUKA, TARANGIRE, LAKE MANYARA, LAKE NATRON, SERENGETI & NGORONGORO
CH N6 14 DAYS SAFARI
TO ARUSHA N PARK, TARANGIRE, LAKE MANYARA, LAKE EYASI, LAKE VICTORIA, SERENGETI & NGORONGORO


SOUTHERN TANZANIA

TOUR PLAN
DETAILS
CH S1 DAR-ES-SALAAM FULL DAY CITY TOUR.
CH S2
BAGAMOYO DAY TRIP
CH S3 3 DAYS SAFARI
MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK
CH S4
4 DAYS SAFARI
SELOUS GAME RESERVE
CH S5
7 DAYS SAFARI
MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, RUAHA N. PARK, SELOUS GAME RESERVE
CH S6
13 DAYS SAFARI
MIKUMI NATIONAL PARK, UDZUNGWA MOUNTAINS N. PARK, MOROGORORUAHA N. PARK, SELOUS GAME RESERVE
Selous Game Reserve Safaris
Serengeti Safari Tour
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Selous Game Reserve Safaris

 

 


NORTHERN TANZANIA
CH N1 [5 days safari]

Day 01:
Lunch in Arusha.
Soon after, drive to Manyara.
Afternoon game drive in the Lake Manyara National Park.
Early evening drive out of the park and up the escarpment.
Dinner and overnight at a Lodge in Manyara.

Day 02:
Breakfast at the lodge.
Drive to the Oldupai Gorge for a short but a very informative visit on our ancestors.
Soon after, drive on to Serengeti.
Lunch at your Lodge in Serengeti.
Afternoon game drive in the seemingly endless plains.
Meals and overnight at a lodge in Serengeti.

Day 03:
An entire day to explore this famous National Park with game drives both in the morning and in the afternoon.
All meals and overnight at your lodge.

Day 04:
Breakfast.
Drive to Ngorongoro Crater arriving in good time for an afternoon Crater Tour.
Dinner and overnight at your lodge in Ngorongoro.

DAY 05:
Breakfast at your Lodge then drive back to Arusha.
Lunch at a restaurant.

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CH N2 [6 days safari]

Day 01:
Lunch in Arusha.
Soon after, drive to Manyara.
Afternoon game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.
Early evening drive out of the park and up the escarpment.
Dinner and overnight at a Lodge in Manyara.

Day 02:
Breakfast at the lodge.
Soon after, drive to Serengeti.
Lunch at your Lodge in Serengeti.
Afternoon game drive in the seemingly endless plains.
Meals and overnight at a lodge in Serengeti.

Day 03:
An entire day to explore this famous National Park with game drives both in the morning and in the afternoon. All meals and overnight at your lodge.

Day 04:
Breakfast.
Drive to the Oldupai Gorge for a short but a very informative visit on our ancestors.
Continue to Ngorongoro arriving in good time for lunch.
Afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the scenic views of the surroundings/ optional visit to an authentic Maasai Boma could be organized directly.
Dinner and overnight at your lodge in Ngorongoro.

DAY 05:
After breakfast, descend into the floor of the crater for a tour.
Picnic lunches at midday.
Thereafter, ascend out of the crater and return to your Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 06:
Breakfast at your Lodge then drive back to Arusha.
Lunch at a restaurant.

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CH N3 [7 days safari]

Day 01:
Lunch in Arusha.
Soon after, drive to Manyara.
Afternoon game drive in the Lake Manyara National Park.
Early evening drive out of the park and up the escarpment.
Dinner and overnight at a Lodge in Manyara.

Day 02:
Breakfast at the lodge.
Soon after, drive to Serengeti.
Lunch at your Lodge in Serengeti.
Afternoon game drive in the seemingly endless plains.
Meals and overnight at a lodge in Serengeti.

Day 03:
An entire day to explore this famous National Park with game drives both in the morning and in the afternoon. All meals and overnight at your lodge.

Day 04:
Breakfast.
Drive to the Oldupai Gorge for a short but a very informative visit on our ancestors.
Continue to Ngorongoro arriving in good time for lunch.
Afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the scenic views of the surroundings/ optional visit to an authentic Maasai Boma could be organized directly.
Dinner and overnight at your lodge in Ngorongoro.

DAY 05:
After breakfast, descend into the floor of the crater for a tour.
Picnic lunches at midday.
Thereafter, ascend out of the crater and return to your Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 06:
Breakfast.
Drive to the Tarangire National Park.
Arrive just before midday - good time for lunch.
Afternoon game drive in this beautiful park.
Dinner and overnight at a Lodge in the park.

Day 07:
Breakfast at your Lodge then drive back to Arusha.
Lunch at a restaurant.

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CH N4 [10 days safari]
Day 01
Arrive in Arusha.
Dinner and overnight at the Impala Hotel or similar.

Day 02
After breakfast, drive to Mulala Village located on the slopes of Mt Meru.
Some rural women will guide you through their daily activities including coffee farming, cheese-making and pottery.
By walking along Marisha River, you will have an encounter with some playful monkeys.
The views of the rolling plains in the distance are just wonderful.
Return to your Lodge for a quick Lunch.
Soon after depart for an afternoon game drive in the Arusha National Park.
Dinner and overnight at the Impala Hotel or similar.

Day 03
Breakfast.
Collect picnic lunches and drive to Longido arriving in an hours time.
You will be met by a local guide who will take you for a walk through the acacia woodland giving you a medicinal lecture. You will be surprised by the wealth in medicinal value found in tree barks, leaves, roots, seeds and fruits.
Thereafter, walk along the slopes of Mt Longido and visit some monuments erected over 70 years ago in honour of some world war two heroes as well as their cemetery.
Picnic lunch at midday.
In the afternoon, visit a typical Maasai Boma where you will experience the pure taste of a Maasai Village livelihood.
Late afternoon, drive back to Arusha.
Dinner and overnight at the Impala Hotel or similar.

Day 04
Breakfast.
Drive to Tarangire National Park.
Lunch at Tarangire Safari Lodge which is situated along the Tarangire river.
Afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight at the Tarangire Safari Lodge or similar.

Day 05
After breakfast, drive to Manyara where you will find a local guide waiting.
Walk through some Rice farms, try out a ripe fresh banana in the fruits farm, meet the weavers at their trade, visit a kindergarten, then hike to the top of a certain hill from where you will have a bird’s-eye-view of Mto Wa Mbu Settlement. Late lunch at Lake Manyara Hotel or similar.
Dinner and overnight at the Lake Manyara Hotel or similar.

Day 06
Morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.
Lunch at Lake Manyara Hote.
Afternoon drive to Ngorongoro.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge or similar.

Day 07
After a late breakfast, collect picnic lunches and drive down into the crater for a game drive.
Late afternoon, ascend out of the crater and head back to your Lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge or similar.

Day 08
Weather-permitting, have a short walk through shrubland to the peak of Makoromba Hill from where you will be able to see all the major peaks in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area namely Lolmalasin, Olmoti, Empakaai, Oldeani & Lemargrut.
Thereafter, drive to Serengeti with picnic lunches. You will make a brief stop at the Oldupai Gorge where an informative lecture on our ancestors will be given. A visit to the small museum is just as interesting.
Immediately after, proceed to Serengeti with an afternoon game drive en route.
Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge or similar.

Day 09
Morning and afternoon game drives in the famous Serengeti.
All meals and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge or similar.

Day 10
After a slow breakfast, drive to Bougainvillea Lodge for lunch.
Immediately after, continue to Arusha.

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CH N5 [12 days safari]
Day 01
Arrive in Arusha .
Dinner and overnight at Impala Hotel or similar.

Day 02
After breakfast, drive to Arusha National Park arriving in less than an hours time.
You will have a morning walk on the beautiful evergreen slopes of Mt Meru guided by a Park Ranger.
Hot Lunch at Momella Wildlife Lodge.
Afternoon game drive through the puzzling network of Momella Lakes and the Ngurdoto Crater.
Thereafter, drive back to Impala Hotel where you will have dinner and stay for the night.

Day 03
After breakfast, drive to Tarangire National Park.
Lunch at Tarangire Safari Lodge.
Afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight at the Tarangire Safari Lodge or similar.

Day 04
Early morning game drive followed by breakfast.
At around 1100hrs, drive out of the park and head to Manyara.
Lunch at Manyara Tented Camp or similar.
Afternoon game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.
Dinner and overnight at the Lake Manyara Manyara Hotel or similar.

Day 05
Breakfast.
Drive northwards to the Engaruka ruins where a local guide will take you through a glimpse of an ancient generation that lived in this area.
Picnic lunches at midday.
Afternoon proceed to Lake Natron.
Dinner and overnight at the Lake Natron Camp.

Day 06
For the really energetic people, wake up at midnight and have a road transfer to the foot of the Mt. Oldoinyo Lengai. With a guide, collect your picnic breakfast & picnic lunches and start the ascent to the peak of this conical volcano. An enduringly tough six hours will take you to the peak from where you will enjoy a bird’s eye view of the surroundings. After an hour on top, then descend to the bottom of the mountain where you will find your vehicle waiting to transfer you back to your Camp. Afternoon is at leisure.
For a more relaxed day, take a guided walk to the shores of Lake Natron where you will learn how the lake products provide both salt and soap used by the local people. This lake excursion will be followed by hot lunch at your Camp.
In the afternoon, visit the Waterfalls and if possible take a swim in the crystal clear water.
Dinner and overnight at the Lake Natron Camp.

Day 07
After breakfast, drive westwards through semi-arid shrubland enjoying beautiful views. Picnic lunches at midday.
Arrive late afternoon in Northern Serengeti.
Dinner and overnight at the Lobo Wildlife Lodge.

Day 08
Breakfast.
An entire day to explore the kopjes and the woodlands which characterize northern Serengeti.
All meals and overnight at the Lobo Wildlife Lodge.

Day 09
Drive southwards to Central Serengeti with a game drive en route.
Lunch at your Lodge.
Afternoon game drive along the Seronera river valley, the hippo pool and the short-grass plains in Central Serengeti.
Dinner and overnight at the Seronera Wildlife Lodge or similar.

Day 10
Breakfast.
Visit the Oldupai Gorge as you drive to the Ngorongoro.
Afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the scenic views from the rim of the crater. If active, one can take a guided walk to the peak of Makoromba hill from where views of Olmoti Crater, Empakaai Crater and Ngorongoro Crater are incredibly enchanting.
Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge or similar.

Day 11
Collect picnic lunches and descend into the crater for a game drive.
Thereafter, ascend out and head back to your lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge or similar.

Day 12
After breakfast, drive back to Arusha arriving in good time for Lunch.

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CH N6 [14 days safari]

Day 01
Arrive in Arusha.
Dinner and overnight at the Impala Hotel or similar.

Day 02
After breakfast drive to Arusha National Park for a morning game drive through the puzzling pattern of the Momella Lakes. You will also have some scenic moments from a couple of view points along the rim of the Ngurdoto Crater.
Hot Lunch at Momella Wildlife Lodge.
Afternoon game drive in the forested area.
Late afternoon or early evening return to Impala Hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 03
Drive to the Tarangire National Park famous for its huge concentration of the gigantic baobab trees and the huge elephants.
Lunch at Tarangire Safari Lodge.
Afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight at the Tarangire Safari Lode or similar.

Day 04
Early morning game drive followed by late breakfast.
Thereafter, depart for Manyara.
Lunch at Lake Manyara Hotel or similar.
Afternoon game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.
Dinner and overnight at the Lake Manyara Hotel or similar.

Day 05
After breakfast, take a guided walk through the Mto Wa Mbu Settlement where you will visit the rice farms, fruits farms, a kindergarten and the local market. If still energetic, continue to Miwaleni lake full of papyrus reeds where bird life is both varied and in abundance.
Lunch at Kirurumu Tented Lodge.
In the afternoon, drive to Lake Eyasi.
Dinner and overnight at a Kisima Ngeda Camp or similar.

Day 06
Breakfast.
Visit the local tribes including the Hadzapi who mainly live on hunting and gathering.
You will also have the opportunity to visit the Datoga – a tall proud people who are extremely conservative on cultural issues.
Visit the seasonal Lake Eyasi where there are some hot springs and some strange vegetation.
Dinner and overnight at the Kisima Ngeda Camp or similar.

Day 07
After breakfast, drive to the Serengeti.
Picnic lunches at midday.
A short game drive en route.
Dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge or similar.

Day 08
Breakfast.
Morning and afternoon game drives in the amazing short-grass plains punctuated by the presence of huge rock outcrops called kopjes.
All meals and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge or similar.

Day 09
With lunch boxes, proceed to the western corridor as you view game.
Late afternoon, arrive at the Lake Victoria - the source of River Nile.
Dinner and overnight at Speke Bay Lodge situated on the shores of this big famous Lake.

Days 10 & 11
Spend these two days either relaxing at the shores of the lake enjoying the cool breeze, or simply take a walk through the surrounding farm land, or a drive to the closest market.
The features of this third-biggest lake in the world are as amazing as the reliance of the Egyptians’ livelihood on the Nile.
All meals and overnight at the Speke Bay Lodge.

Day 12
After breakfast, take picnic lunches and drive Eastwards at a leisurely pace to Ngorogoro via the Oldupai Gorge.
Late afternoon arrive at your lodge which is scenically located.
Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge or similar.

Day 13
With picnic lunches, descend into the crater for a game drive.
Thereafter, ascend out and head back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 14
After breakfast, drive back to Arusha.
Lunch at a Hotel.

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SOUTHERN TANZANIA
CH S1 [Full day City Tour]
  • Mwenge Open Market for Makonde Carvings and other local hand-made items.
  • Makumbusho Village where different types of traditional houses have been built. This site gives a global picture on different traditions of Tanzanian tribes.
  • National Museum.
  • Askari Monument, a symbol of the 2nd, World War.
  • Roman Catholic and Lutheran Churches
  • Dar es Salaam Fish Market.
  • Samora Avenue shops for shopping.

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CH S2 [Bagamoyo Day trip]

You get picked up from a Dar city centre Hotel and embark on a drive northwards to Bagamoyo.
Visit Kaole Ruins, the Old Fort, the Old Church, the Slave ruins and finish with the Livingstone house where the body of late David Livingstone was kept before being shipped to Zanzibar. Lunch to be served at Travellers Beach Lodge or simillar.
Late afternoon, you are driven back to Dar es Salaam.


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CH S3 [3 Days Safari]
Day 1.
Morning pick up from Dar hotel and drive to Mikumi National Park.
Lunch at Vuma Tented Camp in Mikumi Park. Afternoon game viewing in the Park.
Dinner and overnight at Vuma Tented Camp.

Day 2.
At 06:00 am, have a cup of tea/coffee and depart for an early morning game drive in Mikumi Park. Late breakfast at 900hrs. Soon after, collect packed lunch and depart for a full day of game viewing. Late afternoon drive back to Vuma Tented Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 3.
After an early breakfast, have another morning game drive in Mikumi Park. Lunch at the Camp. In the afternoon, drive back to Dar es Salaam with drop-off at your hotel.

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CH S4 [4 Days Safari]
Day 1.
Drive from a hotel in the Dar city centre and transfer to Dar airport terminal 1 for an hours scheduled flight to Selous Game Reserve. ETD 08.30. Meet upon arrival and transfer to Rufiji River Camp or similar. Enjoy a morning game drive. Lunch at the Camp. Afternoon boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp or similar.

Day 2.
After breakfast, have a full day of game viewing in the Selous Game Reserve.
Meals and overnight at Rufiji River Camp or similar.

Day 3.
After breakfast, you will do a guided Walking Safari lasting for 2.5 to 3 hours. It is non-strenuous walk led by a Park Ranger Guide. An afternoon game drive.
Meals and overnight at Rufiji River Camp or similar.

Day 4.
After breakfast, you will have a morning of game viewing following by Lunch at the Camp. Afternoon transfer to Mtemere airstrip for a scheduled flight back to Dar es Salaam.
ETD 15.30. Met upon arrival in Dar and Transfer back to your hotel in the City Centre.

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CH S5 [7 days Safari]
Day 1.
In the morning, you will be met and driven to Mikumi National Park.
Lunch at the Vuma Hill Camp.
An afternoon game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Vuma Hill Tented Camp.

Day 2.
06.00hrs Early morning game drive in Mikumi National Park. After breakfast served at around 830hrs, collect packed lunches and depart for Ruaha National Park.
Late afternoon game viewing en-route to Ruaha River Lodge where you will have dinner and stay for the night.

Day 3.
An entire day of game viewing drives in this beautiful park.
All meals and overnight at Ruaha River Lodge or similar.

Day 4.
After breakfast, collect packed lunches, have a short game drive as you drive out of the park. You will visit Kalenga Village then continue to Morogoro.
Dinner and overnight at Oasis Lodge.

Day 5.
After breakfast, collect packed lunches and continue to Selous Game Reserve. Afternoon game drive in the Reserve. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp or similar.

Day 6.
After breakfast have a morning game drive followed by Lunch at the Camp.
An afternoon boat trip on the Rufiji River. Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp or similar.

Day 7.
After breakfast, drive back to Dar es Salaam. Late Lunch at Slipway Restaurant followed by a drop-of at your Hotel in the City Centre.

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CH S6 [13 days Safari]
Day 1.
You will be met at Dar Airport and transferred to Movenpick Hotel in the City Centre for overnight. BB

Day 2.
After breakfast, drive to Mikumi National Park. Lunch at Vuma Hill Tented Camp. Afternoon game drive in Mikumi Park. Dinner and overnight at Vuma Hill Tented Camp or similar.

Day 3.
After breakfast, collect packed lunches and depart for a full day of game viewing in Mikumi Park. Late afternoon drive back to the Vuma Hill Tented Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 4.
After breakfast, collect picnic lunches and drive to Udzungwa Muntains where you will have guided walks through the natural Tropical Rain Forest plus various Waterfalls & cataracts.
In the evening, staying for the night at Udzungwa Mountains Guest House.

Day 5.
After breakfast, drive to Ruaha National Park and visit Kalenga Village en route.
Late lunch at Ruaha River Lodge.
An afternoon of game-viewing.
Dinner and overnight at the Ruaha River Lodge or similar.

Days 6 & 07.
Two entire days of game viewing in Ruaha Park, famous for its herds of Elephants and Sable Antelopes. Meals and overnight at the Rufiji River Lodge or similar.

Day 8.
After breakfast, check out and depart for Morogoro. On the way, you will make a short visit of the Isimila Stone Age site. Packed Lunch at miday near the foot of the famous Kitonga Mountain. Soon after, continue to Morogoro town located on the foot of Uluguru Mountains. Dinner and overnight at Oasis Hotel.

Day 9.
After breakfast, continue to Selous Game Reserve. Packed lunches to be served at midday followed by an afternoon game drive. Late afternoon check-in at Rufiji River Camp where you will also take dinner.

Day 10.
Full day of game viewing in the Selous Game Reserve with packed lunches served in the middle of nowhere. Late afternoon drive back to the Rufiji River Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 11.
After breakfast, you will do a guided Walking Safari lasting for 2.5 to 3 hours. It is non-strenuous walk led by a Park Ranger Guide. An afternoon game drive.
Meals and overnight at Rufiji River Camp or similar.

Day 12
After breakfast, you will have a morning game drive.
Lunch at the Camp.
Afternoon boat safari along the mighty Rufiji River.
Dinner and overnight at Rufiji River Camp or similar.

Day 13.
After breakfast, check out, collect packed lunches and drive back to Dar es Salaam.
Late afternoon arrival in Dar.

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