“One Million Wildebeest Can’t Be wrong”!
Arusha National Park, Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Accommodations in Tented Luxury Camps and Lodges
Activities: Wildlife safari, Arusha Town exploring, shopping, Cultural Heritage
Day 1 Arrive in Arusha Kilimanjaro International Airport
Meet your guides and transfer to Mt. Meru Hotel
Mount Meru Hotel is a five-star luxury hotel in Arusha, Tanzania’s safari capital and gateway to the North. Mount Meru Hotel offers a stunning panorama of Mount Meru, Tanzania’s second highest peak after Kilimanjaro, and 37 acres of beautiful gardens. The luxury property features four presidential suites, four restaurants, golf course, large outdoor swimming pool, spa, conference facilities and a business center.
Mount Meru sits on the eastern edge of the Great Rift Valley in Arusha; a hub for people visiting Africa’s most sought-after attractions such as Ngorongoro Crater, Mount Kilimanjaro, and the famous Serengeti, home to the “Great Wildebeest Migration”
Overnight at Mt. Meru Hotel
Day 3 Tarangire National Park
Depart Arusha after an early breakfast and travel to an exciting journey into Tarangire for your very first introduction of wildlife viewing. Lunch will be served at the lodge as you glance through the most amazing scenic plains and the river valley.
Tarangire has the greatest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem – a paradise for predators and the one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelope such as the stately fringe-eared oryx and peculiar long-necked gerenuk are regularly observed.
Tarangire offers incredible scenery, including the dramatic baobab trees that are so famous in this Park, Herds of up to 300 elephants can be seen all at once by the dry river bed for underground streams, they are easily encountered during wet or dry seasons while migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest and eland crowd the shrinking Tarangire river.
The park host year round 550 bird varieties, the most breeding species in one habitat anywhere in the world, a heaven for ardent bird lovers. We return to lodge late afternoon for cocktails and see the most incredible sunset over the vast plains of Tarangire
Overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge
Day 4 Tarangire – Still Exploring
Day 5 Tarangire / Serengeti
Once again at dawn we take another game drive in Tarangire returning for a delicious breakfast heading short after to Serengeti National Park arriving late afternoon in time to explore what the Maasai call “endless plains” Serengeti is famous for its migration which is led by millions of wildebeest followed by many predators.
Drive to lodge before evening, and enjoy an African Maasai show or any African traditional dance of Tanzania.
Enjoy sitting near a camp fire having a drink and glazing into the dramatic blanket of dazzling stars in the sky above
Overnight at Kati Kati tented Camp
Day 6 Serengeti
We spend a full day here where you take your time to explore the most spectacular show on earth filled with millions of animals roaming free. Here you will witness the most fascinating world of predators and vast variety of wildlife and the landscapes that go on forever fading into many distant horizons.
Overnight at Kati Kati tented Camp
Day 7 Serengeti towards the migration Traveling to Mblageti tented camp
Today you are given a chance to a remarkable journey of Hot Air Balloon! You will be gliding over the magnificent plains, across rivers, passing through villages and witness the awakening of wildlife at early dawn. For sure you will be deeply touched by the most breathless scenery of all Africa. Those journeys are followed by champagne breakfast right in the bush; this is available at supplementary cost and booked in advance
Overnight at Mblageti Tented Camp
Day 8 Serengeti / Ngorongoro Crater
We set off early for your last game drive in Serengeti with your picnic lunches traveling to Ngorongoro Conservation are, we will be following the Kopjes Circuit. This area attracts lions which usually use these kopjes to take baths or just to lie and wait for potential prey to come and drink water. Here you can also see at times large cobras. These kopjes are good for exploring wildlife during the dry seasons. Here we can also spot baboons, giraffe’s exotic existing birds’ residents of this area. We travel then to Ngorongoro and have a stop at the famous Olduvai Gorge Museum, archaeological site. We stop here for picnic lunch at the Gorge.
Late afternoon, if interested in the Massai culture we arrange for a visit to their village known as Irkeepus. They are friendly and welcome you with their traditional dances, and they somehow get you to dance with them. They are curious about you and try very hard to sell you their crafts which are very impressive. This is a fun and enjoyable experience.
Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Day 9 Ngorongoro Crater / Arusha / Mt. Meru Game Lodge
This morning and after an early delicious breakfast we descend 2,000 feet into the Crater for game drives a full to a day’s tour. It is at this time early at dawn that wildlife becomes very active and with some luck we might just see how they hunt their prey.
It’s estimated that 35,000 species of wildlife live within the crater. It has the highest density of mammal’s predators in all Africa and it’s the only reserve area that combines human life and wildlife together. The Park is host to a vast variety of predators including the Africa’s famous Big Five such as the lion, leopard, the buffalo, the rhino and the elephant. The park hosts as well as cheetahs, jackals, elands, warthogs, wildebeest, Hippos and the endangered black rhino. And the list is endless…
Lunch will be served by the hippo pool close to Mandusi Swamp traveling then for a short while stop at Lake Magadi, where thousands of flamingos, hippos, several exotic water birds can often be found in this area
Day 10 Exploring Arusha
After breakfast we take a town tour visiting the local market. We also visit Cultural Heritage, a hot spot for shopping and to view the museum with endless paintings and strange statues that come from all over Africa. Shortly after we visit the Massai market in the afternoon where you can buy souvenirs at affordable prices
Day 11 Day Room / Departure
Arrival and departure transfers to airports
Accommodations in Arusha
Accommodations on safari / All meals on safari full board
Ground transport in a 4×4 with pop up roof for game drive and photography
Game drives with a high qualified private English speaking driver guide while on safari
All drivers and vehicle Park entrance fees
All your National Park Entrances fees
All-inclusive government taxes fees
Water while on safari only
Day Tour complementary of African Brothers Expeditions
Daily detailed brochure
Visas, personal items, phone calls, laundry, alcohol, Olduvai gorge
Massai visit, Hot Air Balloon ride and anything else not mention in itinerary
Any other activities not mention in itinerary