1 - NAMANGA-ARUSHA- TARANGIRE
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport meet and transfer to Arusha
Coffe Lodge for lunch. In the afternoon drive to Swala Camp located within a
hidden pocket of Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is noted for its Elephant population and spectacular baobabs of every shape creating a beautiful setting. This evening retire to your camp’s fire for a pre dinner drink as you discuss the afternoon’s game sightings.
Swala Camp is located under majestic umbrella of acacia and Baobab trees at the south western part of the park, by the Gurusi marches. The camp offers a most peaceful setting for the traveler after a long day of game viewing. The camp comprises of 12 double tents a swimming pool, lounge and dinning mess with sweeping decks overlooking the well requested waterhole. All tents face east overlooking the marshland and watering hole and feature full length windows, indoor & outdoor shower and broad decks with comfortable lounge chairs.
Dinner and overnight Sanctuary
Day 2 - TARANGIRE
Awake this morning to a steaming hot cup of tea or coffee served to your tent. This morning you may like to visit the local Gijadebung School. The school is an initiative supported by Swala Camp and you have the unique opportunity to interact with the school children and learn about the curriculum in a rural African school. Return to your camp for lunch with time to relax by the pool or on your desk as you gaze out at the waterhole where elephant and impala laze away the heat of the day. This afternoon return to the bush for an afternoon game drive. View Elephant down by the Tarangire River or search for the elusive leopard that lurks in the trees.
Tarangire National Park derives its name from the Tarangire River that rises in the highlands of central Tanzania and winds its way through the game sanctuary. During the dry season the river lures herds of plains migrants from the parched surrounding area to its shrunken, brackish waters. The animals come by thousands, dramatically swelling the resident population with wildebeest, zebra, eland, elephant, hartebeest, buffalo and fringe-eared Oryx. As the rainless days continue the Tarangire’s pools are clotted with thirsty migrants, and elephants begin to dig for underground streams in the dry riverbed.
All meals and overnight Sanctuary Swala
Day 3 - TARANGIRE-LAKE MANYARA
Today drive from Tarangire to your lodge located just outside the beautiful Lake Manyara National Park. This afternoon enjoy a game drive in the park in search of the elusive Tree climbing Lions.
Lake Manyara Tree Lodge is situated with the towering escarpment of the Great Rift Valley as a breathtaking backdrop, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge is the only lodge in the remote Southern end of Lake Manyara Park. The Privacy of the location ensures near exclusivity of game-drives. The lodges ten elegant stilted tree houses are cradled in the boughs of mahogany trees, ensuring privacy for all guests. Built of timber and makuti (palm fronds), the interiors are bleached, earthy and stylishly understated. Rooms are spacious with sitting areas and viewing decks. All rooms have en suite bathrooms which include a bath, outdoor shower and twin hand basins.
Lunch, Dinner and overnight Lake Manyara Serena Lodge
Day 4 - LAKE MANYARA-NGORONGORO
This morning, enjoy a second game drive in Manyara before being driven to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge located on the Rim with spectacular views across the Crater. The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest unbroken caldera in the world and the first sight of it is breathtaking.
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is situated on the edge of the ancient crater rim above the cool, swirling mists; the Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is a return to the noble elegance of the traveling colonials. Inspired in design by the Maasai Manyatta, three separate camps of 6 to 12 suites each remember a bygone era when characters such as Lord Delamere adorned the stilted, handcrafted structures with graceful antiques, grand chandeliers and treasures collected from travels through Africa.
Dinner and overnight Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Day 5 - NGORONGORO CRATER
After breakfast descend into the Crater floor. Track and photograph the animals before enjoying a picnic lunch with the hippos and birds. Afternoon visit Maasai village.
The floor of the crater is only 100 sq miles but is home to around 30,000 animals with a high concentration of predators and some of the finest black-maned Lion in Africa. Rhino can be seen with calves at heel. Eland and waterbuck appear not to notice the human visitors, enabling photographers to shoot at ease. On the lake in the middle of the Crater you may see thousands of flamingos fluttering
and shimmering like a pink heat haze. Zebra and wildebeest account for almost half the animals - gazelle, buffalo, eland, hartebeest and wart hog can also be seen
Dinner and overnight Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Day 6 - NGORONGORO - SERENGETI
This morning drive to Olduvai Gorge. Olduvai Gorge is the site where Dr Mary Leakey unearthed the Zinj skull believed to be 1.8 million years old. With a picnic lunch continue your drive to your camp in the Serengeti National Park, enjoy game viewing en route.
Custom made walk in tents using heavy-duty canvas ensure a spacious ‘room’ complete with en-suite bathrooms. Tents are tastefully appointed with twin or king beds, mosquito nets, crisp linen, warm blankets or duvets and hot water bottles for chilly nights. Framed pictures and local wall hangings, Persian rugs, bedside tables, wardrobes and luggage racks make your tent a true ‘home away from home’. Lighting is provided by solar power and your bathroom comes complete with a dressing table with fully plumbed washbasin, lavatory and showers – a new, and often surprising, interpretation of ‘camping’. Hot water is available throughout the day and evening and, like your laundry, morning tea or in fact your every need will be arranged by your Butler allowing for a refreshing wash, shower or maybe a shave on the veranda of your tent. The spacious veranda in front of your room is furnished with comfortable camp chairs and tables - the perfect retreat for a relaxing moment watching a weaver bird building its nest in a nearby Acacia tree, a herd of impala grazing quietly only meters away, or simply relaxing and listening to the sounds of the African bush. Camp cuisine is exceptional, using only fresh ingredients, original recipes and with beautiful presentation our camp chefs never cease to amaze our guests. We cater to all dietary requirements however demanding. Meals can be served al fresco or in the traditional mess tent and served by our liveried waiters.
Dinner and Overnight Serengeti Exclusive Mobile Camp
Day 7 & 8 - SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Enjoy a full day exploring the Serengeti by Four-wheel drive vehicle with thrilling morning and afternoon game drives. Whether this is your first time on Safari or a return trip the Serengeti will not disappoint.
The Serengeti National Park is arguably the most famous National Park in the world. The Serengeti perhaps defines the safari experience as surely as the wildlife that inhabits it. Established in 1951, and covering an area of almost 15,000 sq km –an area comparable to the state of Connecticut or Northern Ireland, the Serengeti hosts a fantastically diverse eco-system. The principal attraction of the Serengeti is the passing of the wildebeest migration, 1.5 million wildebeest, hundreds of thousands of zebra, gazelle and other plains game that follow close behind, stalked by the inevitable predators who make the most of the ‘feast’ close at hand.
Meals and Overnight Serengeti Exclusive Mobile Camp
Day 9 - SERENGETI - KILIMANJARO
This morning, you will be transferred to the nearby airstrip for your flight to Kilimanjaro airport where you will be meet by a representative and given a picnic lunch to connect with your flight to Kenya.
Tanzania cost in USD valid in 2010 based on minimum 10 pax
Per Person Sharing USD 5799
Single rooms Supplement USD 1600
Per 6 seater Land Cruiser USD 3899
Schedule flight Per person
Serengeti / Kilimanjaro USD 275
Charter Flight (per flight) LET 410 (17 seater)
Serengeti / Kilimanjaro USD 4799
Optional : Tour Escort ( Courier ) USD 5175
Full board accommodation for the Safari Sector.
Laundry Sanctuary Swala Camp, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge,Ngorongoro Crater Lodge and Serengeti Mobile Camping
Guaranteed window seat in a private safari vehicle throughout the safari.
All transfers as per the itinerary ( Vehicle quoted separate)
Park entrance fees to the parks and reserves mentioned
Scheduled flights (quoted separately)
Tour Escort ( Courier ) quoted separately
Porterage of 2 pieces of luggage per person
Government taxes and levies;
Assistance on arrival and departure
Drinks included at Sanctuary Swala Camp, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater Lodge and Serengeti Mobile Camping - except champagne and premium brands.
Mineral water in the vehicle on game drives.
International Air fare
International airport departure taxes - USD 38 out of Kilimanjaro airport)
All expenses of a personal nature such as, telephone calls.
Tips and gratuities for driver -guide, Courier , hotel staff etc
Entry visa fees
Travel & health insurance
Cost of obtaining passport
Flying doctors membership (US$75 per person) subject to change
Any additional cost is not included in the itinerary.
All drinks at Arusha Coffee Lodge
Travel and medical insurance
Kenya sector Supplement Cost:
Per person sharing twin US$ 205
Single room supplement US$ 107
Per 7-seater minibus US$ 257
The above costs include:
- One transfer from Nairobi Airport to Nairobi Serena Hotel in a 7-seater minibus
- One night's accommodation on bed & breakfast at Nairobi Serena Hotel
- Transfer from the hotel to Wilson Airport in our 7-seater minibus
- Transfer from Wilson Airport to Nairobi Airport upon clients' return from Tanzania
- All necessary assistance by our customer service during transfers
- All government taxes and levies except those related to flights which are quoted below
The costs exclude:
- personal services and items such as drinks, telephone calls, laundry and personal insurance
- tips and gratuities for hotel and other staff
- any meals or services not specifically requested for or mentioned in our list of inclusions
Scheduled return flight between Nairobi and Arusha US$ 460 per person
Charter 18-seater Twin Otter Nairobi-Arusha ONE WAY US$ 4389 per aircraft
Please note that:
1. the airfare for the scheduled flight INCLUDES all airport taxes whereas the charter airfare DOES NOT include any taxes.
2. international airport taxes are currently US$ 20 from Kenya and US$ 40 from Tanzania.
3. all airfares and related taxes are subject to change without notice.
Rates quoted are net and inclusive of current statutory taxes but are subject to change in case of any taxation, levy increases,
changes effected by the government, airlines and or suppliers (such as fuel surcharges etc)
25% of the total tour cost is due on client confirmation and is non refundable.
Another 25% of the total tour cost is due at 60 days prior arrival.
The remaining 50% is payable in full 30 days prior to departure, (cancellation policy applies).
For bookings cancelled or reduced in number between 60 and 30 days from the date of arrival, 50% of the booking cost will be charged.
For bookings cancelled or reduced in number within 29 days from the date of arrival, or “no show”, 100% of the total value of the booking will be charged.
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