Taste of Tanzania

Arusha
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You can reel off the names of the Big 5, you've imagined yourself driving through the Serengeti in an open-top vehicle, and you've dreamed of going on safari since you first learnt how to say 'Hakuna Matata'. How about we throw in some views of the Great Rift Valley, a visit to an ancient volcano dense with game and predators, and nights camping under the star-swept skies of the Serengeti plains? Now this is the Africa trip you've been waiting for.

Departure dates

From 11/05/2024 to 02/01/2025

What's included

Highlights.
5 Dinner (D)5 Breakfast (B)5 Lunch (L)Arusha: Support this social enterprise that employs local disabled people with artisanal skills.
Watch weaving, glass blowing, beading, paper making and metal work.
Tarangire National Park: Take a drive through the ‘land of giants’.
This national park is known for its elephants and sprawling Baobab trees.
Serengeti: Watch out for local wildlife as we head to our camp, which is bang in the middle of these endless plains.
Could the location be any more epic?Serengeti: Was that lion we heard last night? Let’s go find out.
Take an incredible morning drive in search of the wildlife we heard throughout the night.
Serengeti: Cruise around the plains at sunset to explore new areas and spot a few more animals before they head off to bed.
Serengeti: Another day, another game drive, giving us the most amount of opportunities to see the wildlife that roams these plains.
Ngorongoro Crater: Experience a one-of-a-kind drive inside an ancient volcano that’s packed with incredible wildlife and right in the heart of the action.
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Itinerary / more information

  • Day 1 Welcome to your African safari adventure! Our first stop is the Shanga Community Project, which offers employment to the disabled people of the community. Afterwards, we'll head to our first national park in Tanzania - Tarangire, home to two of Africa's giants: elephants and baobab trees. The lodge will provide us with a buffet dinner tonight, so make sure you're hungry!
  • Day 2 An early start this morning will take us into the Tarangire National Park for a full day, in the hopes for a glimpse of some of its elusive predators and changing landscapes. We'll stay here for most of the day with a packed lunch provided to give us the most opportunity of exploring this wildlife wilderness. Afterwards, we'll visit a Maasai village, meeting some of the locals to learn all about their customs and way of life. There'll be a buffet dinner tonight too, so be sure to save some room!
  • Day 3 After breakfast we'll set out in our safari vehicles to our next destination: the Serengeti. We take in views of the Rift valley and the rim of Ngorogoro Crater as we make our way to the main gate of the Serengeti, stopping off to visit Mto Wa Mbu Village and a local market. We'll drive through the endless plains of this vast reserve to reach our accommodation for the night. Tonights accommodation will be a safari-style lodge in the middle of the Serengeti. A buffet meal will be served for dinner, and you're free to sit outside and listen to the sounds of nocturnal animals waking up to forage or hunt, all while sitting under the bright canopy of stars in the African sky.
  • Day 4 We'll spend a full day seeking out the game of Africa's plains, with predators in hot pursuit of their prey. If the wildebeest migration is around, then you are in for a wildlife treat: millions of wildebeest and zebra grazing for as far as the eye can see really is one of Africas' greatest spectacles to observe. If you want to make today even more unforgettable, you can opt in for a once-in-a-lifetime Balloon safari. A buffet dinner awaits us back at our safari camp.
  • Day 5 Enjoy some breakfast before we depart the Serengeti with a morning game drive on our way to our next destination, the Ngorogoro Crater. In the late morning we reach the Ngorogoro Crater, an ancient volcano, boasting one of the highest densities of predators stalking the abundant wildlife enclosed inside the volcano's centre. We'll stop here for a picnic lunch before we ascend the plateau. A true natural wonder, only found in Africa.
  • Day 6 Its our last day on safari and our last chance for some wildlife viewing. Opt to jump on one last game drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Renowned for its famed tree-climbing lions, Lake Manyara is a completely different ecosystem to the other parks we have visited with grassy floodplains and massive forests to spot unique wildlife and bird-life to this region. With full hearts and memories made, it's time to say fond farewells to your new lifelong friends, and to our African adventure.
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