Tanzania Fly-In Tarangire, Karatu & Serengeti

10 days
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Highlights

  • Visit the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Experience wildlife viewing on foot
  • Travel off the beaten track & dine in the bush
  • Be whisked away in private planes
  • Visit Masai Villages
  • Enjoy Horseback riding
  • Learn from expert guides
  • Stay in classic safari accommodation

Overview

This 10-day tour is ideal for first time travellers to Africa that are wanting to experience a diverse wildlife safari in the heart of Northern Tanzania from the plantations of Arusha to the Tarangire National park, Ngorongoro crater and Serengeti, an ever-changing landscape promises surreal rustic scenery. Your expert guides will impart their knowledge of wisdom, curating a special journey through the bush, and taking care of travel to classic and renowned safari locations. Look forward to baobab wonders, elephant herds, the big 5 and the Wildebeest migration.

Starting off in the Tarangire National Park, witness a spectacle of elephant concentrations, a rewarding destination year-round. Experience the golden plains of a global wildlife sanctuary; the Serengeti, which boasts annual wildebeest migrations, and journey onwards to the largest intact caldera in the world; the Ngorongoro crater. The crater offers unique Big 5 game viewing opportunities and even the chance to see flocks of pink flamingo and families of hippos in the crater wetlands.

Witness rural treasures, passing through on 4x4 game drives to each location, this comprehensive tour is diverse in everything it has to offer and instils a passion for wildlife whilst igniting an admiration for authentic African landscape, biodiversity and culture.

Summary

  • Tour Duration: 10 Days

Accommodations Visited

Top Reasons to Visit

  • Wildlife and safari
  • Wildebeest Migration
  • Mobile camping
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Itinerary

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Arusha Lodge, Tanzania | Go2Africa
Arusha Coffee Lodge restaurant, Tanzania | Go2Africa

Day 1: The Journey Begins

Day 1: The Journey Begins | 1 Night
Detailed breakdown

Day 1: The Journey Begins | 1 Night

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Day 1: The Journey Begins | 1 Night

Upon arrival to the Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met by a guide who will be your chauffeur to the Arusha Coffee Lodge. In the sprawling grounds of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantation, The Arusha Coffee Lodge offers tranquillity after a long journey.

Arusha Lodge, Tanzania | Go2Africa
Arusha Coffee Lodge restaurant, Tanzania | Go2Africa

Day 2-3: Safari Sojourn | 2 Nights

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Day 2-3: Safari Sojourn | 2 Nights

Wake up in the setting of the Arusha Coffee Lodge and enjoy a guided walk through the evergreen coffee plantation or visit the Shanga workshop that employs Tanzanians with disabilities, to revel in local creations and craftsmanship. After an alfresco-prepared lunch, take to the sky on your short charter flight to Tarangire National Park, with cameras and binoculars on the ready.

Arrive at the Tarangire Treetop Lodge and sit down to a dinner for a Boma African dining experience. The Tarangire Treetop Lodge is a sought-after accommodation surrounded by breath-taking views of the Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance, Lake Manyara and The Rift Valley. It houses a one-thousand-year-old baobab tree on its property. This is a perfect place to rest and recharge before a day of adventure to follow.

A day full of activities to choose from will leave you feeling spoilt for choice. Embark on a day game drive, visit the local Maasai village, brave a bush walk and return in time for sundowners or for a night drive to spot predators on the hunt.

Tarangire Treetops Lodge, Tanzania | Go2Africa
Tarangire Treetops Lodge, Tanzania | Go2Africa

Day 4-6: Ngorongoro Ancient Treasures | 3 Nights

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Day 4-6: Ngorongoro Ancient Treasures | 3 Nights

Your day kicks off with a tour through the Tarangire National Park. The height of the dry season attracts a myriad of wildlife, most famous for impressive elephant sightings and well worth the visit. A personalized picnic will be prepared and enjoyed in the bush on the way to the Kuro Airstrip where your short charter flight to Manyara takes off. Arrive at the Manor at Ngorongoro where a complimentary spa treatment awaits you after a day of game viewing and travelling.

The following day includes a tour into the Manyara National park. The Manyara National Park hosts an impressive number of species with over 400 types of birds that can be spotted - remember to pack in your binoculars. Back at your base camp, many activities can be arranged such as horseback riding through the bushveld, local farm and school visits for community outreach programs.

The 6th day is focused on an exploration of the Ngorongoro Crater where an intimate picnic lunch will be arranged. This is a definite highlight with guaranteed animal sightings. Big cats and elephants are commonly spotted. You will make your way back to the camp for evening cocktails and a recharging dinner.

The Manor at Ngorongoro, Tanzania | Go2Africa
The Manor at Ngorongoro, Tanzania | Go2Africa

Day 7-9: Serengeti Sights | 3 Nights

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Day 7-9: Serengeti Sights | 3 Nights

After your breakfast, you’ll make your way back to the Manyara airstrip for your flight to the Serengeti. Once on Serengeti soil, you’ll embark on a game drive to the Serengeti Migration Camp, after which dinner in an open air style under the stars will be ready for you to enjoy.

The following day you will get a taster of the vast and expansive Serengeti with a game drive to witness some of the most famous wildlife in this sanctuary and a bush picnic-style lunch will be arranged for an immersive experience. Return for a local dish at dinner.

The last full day of the tour can be spent in relaxation watching animal crossings or joining in on more bush walks and game drives. Your final diner will take place around a campfire under the baobab tree and night stars where you can recount your favourite memories made.

Serengeti Migrations Camp, Tanzania | Go2Africa
Serengeti Migration Camp, Tanzania | Go2Africa

Day 10: Bid Farewell, Arusha

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Day 10: Bid Farewell, Arusha

Enjoy a game drive back to Arusha after a delicious breakfast. Once at the Arusha Tree Lodge you will be chauffeured to the Kilimanjaro International Airport en route home after a safari of a lifetime.

Arusha Lodge, Tanzania | Go2Africa
Arusha Lodge Plantation Room, Tanzania | Go2Africa
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Inclusions

  • All domestic flights in Skysafari's executive aircraft (depending on schedule of international outbound flight)
  • All statutory taxes for the domestic flights mentioned
  • All transfers, including to / from International Airports and local airstrips
  • Medical Emergency Evacuation Insurance
  • Safari activities: Bean-to-Cup Coffee Tour; Visit an authentic Masai village; Game walk; Sundowners in the bush; Night game drive; Massage; Game walk
  • Services of an English-speaking driver/guide
  • Shared daytime game drives in specially adapted 4x4 game drive vehicles
  • VIP lounge at Kilimanjaro International Airport
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Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

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Dates Price
2022-07-01 — 2022-10-31 $12,875
2022-11-01 — 2022-12-19 $11,875
2022-12-20 — 2022-12-31 $12,875
Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently. Please treat all pricing as a guide only:
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