9 days wildlife safari

9 days wildlife safari


9 days wildlife safari

9 days Tanzania safari

An nine day safari will take you to Tanzania’s best areas for wildlife viewing. Extra time will allow you to see several lakes and add on cultural visits.

Lake Manyara is ideal for viewing birdlife with over 400 species. Ngorongoro is the largest intact crater in the world abundant with wild game including elephants, rhinos, cheetahs, lions, leopards, and hyenas. Tarangire is a beautiful park filled with Baobabs and Acacias with a large variety of game such as zebras, elephants, giraffes, and waterbuck.

You will also visit the Serengeti, Tanzania’s most famous and largest national park and one of the most spectacular parks in the world. The “endless plains” cover some 14,763 square kilometers including large plains, short grass plains, kopjes, and lakes.

Day 1 : Drive to Lake Manyara or Tarangire for afternoon game drive

Drive 3-4 hours from Moshi to Lake Manyara or Tarangire with lunch enroute and afternoon game drive.

Meals: LD
Budget Lodging: Migunga Forest Camp or Kudu Lodge (Manyara) / Whistling Thorn (Tarangire)
Standard Lodging: Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge (Nov-May) or Tarangire Safari Lodge (Jun-Oct)
Luxury Lodging: Lake Manyara Serena, Kitela Lodge, Plantation Lodge (Nov-May) or Tarangire Sopa Lodge (Jun-Oct)
Elite Lodging: Tarangire Treetops

Day 2 : Four options to choose from

Option #1: Full day game drive in Tarangire

Option #2: Hiking/biking in Mto Wa Mbu, visit local medical clinic and orphanage

Option #3: Lake Eyasi to visit the Bushman tribe

Option #4: Drive to Lake Natron, afternoon hike to waterfalls and visit Maasai village

Meals: BLD
Budget Lodging: Budget lodge or tented camp depending on option
Standard Lodging: Mid-range lodge or tented camp depending on option
Luxury Lodging: Luxury lodge or tented camp depending on option
Elite Lodging: Tarangire Treetops

Day 3 : Drive to Serengeti, afternoon game drive

Drive to the Serengeti for afternoon game drive.

Meals: BLD
Budget Lodging: Serengeti Halisi Camp
Standard Lodging: Kati Kati Tented Camp or Seronera Wildlife Lodge
Luxury Lodging: Serengeti Serena Lodge or Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Elite Lodging: Serengeti Migration Camp

Day 4 : Serengeti Game Drive

Full-day game drive in Serengeti, lunch at Visitor’s Center.

Meals: BLD
Budget Lodging: Serengeti Halisi Camp
Standard Lodging: Kati Kati Tented Camp or Seronera Wildlife Lodge
Luxury Lodging: Serengeti Serena Lodge or Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Elite Lodging: Serengeti Migration Camp

Day 5 : Serengeti Game Drive

Full-day game drive in Serengeti.

Meals: BLD
Budget Lodging: Serengeti Halisi Camp
Standard Lodging: Kati Kati Tented Camp or Seronera Wildlife Lodge
Luxury Lodging: Serengeti Serena Lodge or Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Elite Lodging: Serengeti Migration Camp

Day 6 : Serengeti Game Drive, Olduvai Gorge, Maasai Village

Drive Serengeti to Ngorongoro with game drive en route. Optional visits to the Olduvai Gorge and Maasai village.

Meals: BLD
Budget Lodging: Rhino Lodge
Standard Lodging: Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge or Ngorongoro Farmhouse
Luxury Lodging: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or Sopa Lodge
Elite Lodging: The Manor at Ngorongoro

Day 7 : Ngorongoro Crater game drive

Half-day game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater.

Meals: BLD
Budget Lodging: Rhino Lodge
Standard Lodging: Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge or Ngorongoro Farmhouse
Luxury Lodging: Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or Sopa Lodge
Elite Lodging: The Manor at Ngorongoro

Day 8 : Hiking/biking/culture OR Bushman tribe in Lake Eyasi

Option #1: Hiking/biking in Mto Wa Mbu, visit local medical clinic and orphanage.

Option #2: Lake Eyasi to visit the Bushman tribe.

Meals: BLD
Budget Lodging: Rhino Lodge or Tindiga Tented Camp
Standard Lodging: Tarangire Safari Lodge or Tindiga Tented Camp
Luxury Lodging: Tarangire Sopa Lodge or Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp
Elite Lodging: The Manor at Ngorongoro

Day 9 : Tarangire or Lake Manyara game drive, return to Moshi/Arusha

Drive to Tarangire or Lake Manyara for morning game drive in the park. Afternoon, return to Moshi/Arusha via Mto Wa Mbu.

Meals: BL

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Includes:

>Transport with qualified driver/guide in 4×4 vehicles with viewing roof
>Camping fees or lodge accommodation
>All meals (including cook on camping safari)
>Camping equipment, if necessary
>National Park gate fees
>Park commission

Include:

>Tips for guides and cook
>Bottled water and drinks
>Lodging before and after the safari
>Optional visit to Oldupai Gorge and a Maasai village
>Transfers to and from your hotel in Moshi/Arusha
>Lunches, dinners, drinks at your hotel in Moshi/Arusha
>Personal expenses