Days 1-2: Depart U.S./Arrive Arusha. Connect in Amsterdam with your flight to Kilimanjaro Airport, arriving late evening. You will be met by our staff and transferred to your lodge. We can arrange your international flights, please call for competitive pricing and availability. Overnight: The Arusha hotel. BB.
Day 3: Arusha National Park. Just outside of Arusha city, Arusha National Park is a special gem, offering lush mountain forests that are home to colobus monkey and 575 bird species. Here, you will head to the foothills and follow a gentle uphill trail to the Tulutuluisia Waterfall where you will have beautiful views of the park's diverse landscapes. Wildlife viewing and waterfall walk at Arusha National Park. Overnight: Arusha Hotel.
Day 4: Tarangire National Park. Make your way to Tarangire National Park, Tanzania's fourth largest, offering diverse scenery including dramatic baobab trees. In the evening, enjoy the campfire at your Nyumba with millions of stars overhead. Wildlife viewing in Tarangire National Park. Overnight: Tarangire safari lodge.
Day 5: Tarangire National Park. Enjoy a full day exploring Tarangire National Park, one of the best places to view elephant herds. Keep your eyes peeled near Tarangire's riverbanks looking for lion, leopard, giraffe, gerenuk, reedbuck, and even the rare fringe-eared oryx. The kids will enjoy cooling off at a swimming pool during the lunch break. Wildlife viewing in Tarangire National Park. Swimming at Tarangire Safari Lodge. Overnight: Safari lodge.
Day 6: Ngorongoro Highlands. Travel through the rolling hills and vibrant colors of the Great Rift Valley as you make your way to the Ngorongoro Highlands. After months of anticipation, meet your pen pals today! This visit to their school is often a highlight as the kids learn from each other's cultures and interact in activities, from soccer to arts and crafts. Gibb's Farm offers you and your family the perfect blend of relaxation and activities; choose from a variety of activities from biking to bird watching. Night at Gibbs farm.
Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater. The Ngorongoro Crater is a geological marvel boasting several vegetation zones from lakes to forest to Savannah. Despite its tiny size of only 10 miles across, the Crater is home to about 30,000 animals, including lion, hippo, the rare black rhino, hyena, wildebeest, zebra, African buffalo and much more. Full day of wildlife viewing in Ngorongoro Crater. Overnight: Gibb's Farm.
Day 8: Serengeti National Park. Make your way into the Serengeti, a pristine and unique sanctuary that will give you a glimpse into “the world as it was in the beginning.” Full day of wildlife viewing in Serengeti National Park. Overnight: Serena lodge.
Day 9: Serengeti National Park. After wildlife viewing this morning, set out on foot to the local village where you can learn more about Tanzanian life. The people who inhabit this village, the Ikoma, are known for their drumming, dancing and storytelling. Relax at Serengeti Serena in the evening while the kids learn traditional Tanzanian games. Night in the Serena lodge. Wildlife viewing in Serengeti National Park (if you have advance reservations, make an early departure for your hot-air balloon excursion today). Walk and village visit. Overnight: our camp.
Day 10: Catch your local flight at Seronera airstrip – back to Arusha - Where you will connect your flight back home. Depart on a scenic flight late this morning arriving in Arusha in time for a farewell lunch, some shopping and a dayroom to prepare for your flight home this evening. Scenic flight to Arusha (33 lbs baggage maximum). Farewell lunch in Arusha. Shopping Day room in Arusha. Later Transfer to the International Airport for your flight home.
- Safari cost per person sharing (Based on 2 persons in double room, lodge and Tented Camp accommodation during safari)
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