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Classic Tanzania

Tailor Made Itinerary

10 Days From £6,325

Overview

Tanzania is one of the continent’s most renowned safari destinations. Here, across the open plains, its game-rich parks and landscapes enjoy an enviable reputation for wildlife encounters that is fully justified. Combining some of the country’s finest parks and safari camp accommodation, this stunning itinerary showcases the best the region has to offer.

Beginning amongst the coffee plantations of Arusha, your journey takes you to the shores of Lake ...

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Take in the vast panoramas form the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater
  • Search for the famous tree climbing lions of Lake Manyara National Park
  • Experience the spectacular crossing of the Mara River during the Serengeti’s Great Migration
  • Discover the amazing fossils found at Olduvai Gorge
  • Enjoy a picnic in a giant volcanic caldera
  • Go on game drives through the Serengeti

ITINERARY

This is a suggested itinerary. Our experts have all travelled widely in the region and will be happy to tailor any of our itineraries to suit your tastes, or build a trip from scratch.

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DAY 1: KILIMANJARO - ARUSHA

DAY 1: KILIMANJARO - ARUSHA

Arriving into Kilimanjaro Airport today, you will be collected and transferred across to the outskirts of Arusha where the afternoon will be free to relax, enjoy the stunning setting around your lodge and prepare for the adventure ahead.

Rivertrees Country Inn
Breakfast

DAY 2: ARUSHA - LAKE MANYARA

DAY 2: ARUSHA - LAKE MANYARA

After a morning's game drive and a hearty breakfast at the lodge, you will transfer to Lake Manyara National Park, a UNESCO biosphere reserve. The park boasts rich ground water forest, lakeside grassland and a variety of trees and shrubs. Armed with a packed lunch, you can spend the day exploring the park in search of its famous tree climbing lion. The lake is also famous for its flamingoes, pelicans, storks and shorebirds. An early evening departure from the park sees you driving to Plantation Lodge in Karatu.

The Plantation Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: EXPLORE LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK AND NGORONGORO CRATER

DAY 3: EXPLORE LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK AND NGORONGORO CRATER

This morning you will drive to the renowned Ngorongoro Crater, surely one of the most phenomenal sites in Africa. Drive to the rim to enjoy the view before descending through the forest canopy to the crater floor. Your full day safari will include a picnic lunch in this giant volcanic caldera home to a high concentration of game, before returning back to the lodge later this afternoon. The rest of the day is at leisure.

The Plantation Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: EXPLORE LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK AND NGORONGORO CRATER

DAY 4: EXPLORE LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK AND NGORONGORO CRATER

After breakfast, return to Ngorongoro to either spend another day exploring with your camera in hand or hike to the Olmoti or Empakai Craters. Return to Plantation Lodge for dinner and a free evening.

The Plantation Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5: LAKE MANYARA - SERENGETI CENTRAL

DAY 5: LAKE MANYARA - SERENGETI CENTRAL

Following breakfast, you will be met and driven to Moru in Central Serengeti, stopping at the Olduvai Gorge for a brief historical visit en route. Many human fossils have been found here, that created a fuller picture of human evolution and stone tool use. Go on a game drive around the Ndutu plains on the way to camp where you will arrive in time for lunch. Embark on another game drive this afternoon from the Kirurumu Serengeti Moru Camp before dinner late in the evening.

Kirurumu Serengeti Ndutu Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7: EXPLORE THE CENTRAL SERENGETI

DAY 7: EXPLORE THE CENTRAL SERENGETI

Another day of game drives to enjoy this stunning part of Africa.

Kirurumu Serengeti Ndutu Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8: CENTRAL SERENGETI - NORTHERN SERENGETI

DAY 8: CENTRAL SERENGETI - NORTHERN SERENGETI

Following breakfast, you will be transferred to Northern Serengeti where you will be driven down through the park to your overnight safari camp for the next two nights. The landscape is characterised by vast stretches of open plains and open woodlands punctuated by rock formations known as kopjes that have survived from the Pre-Cambrian period. Lunch will be followed by some free time before heading out later to enjoy a late afternoon game drive.

Kirurumu Serengeti North Mobile Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9: EXPLORE THE NORTHERN SERENGETI REGION

DAY 9: EXPLORE THE NORTHERN SERENGETI REGION

Undoubtedly one of the world’s best-known wildlife sanctuaries, the Serengeti is home to the highest density of animals in the world as well as being noted for its natural beauty, diversity and scientific value. Explore the park in the company of an experienced and knowledgeable guide.

Kirurumu Serengeti North Mobile Camp
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10: SERENGETI NORTH - ARUSHA - DEPART KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

DAY 10: SERENGETI NORTH - ARUSHA - DEPART KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

A last safari and a farewell breakfast this morning, and then it is back to the airstrip for the flight to Arusha. You will be taken out for lunch and provided a day room at Meru Game Lodge before travelling to Kilimanjaro Airport for your onward flight where your tour ends.

Breakfast, Lunch

SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Accommodation listed here is intended as a guide only, to give you a taste of what we can do. Our experts can tailor any aspect of this itinerary and accommodation to suit your budget and tastes.

GUIDELINE PRICE & WHAT’S INCLUDED

CLASSIC TANZANIA (10 DAYS) £6,325

MEALS

As specified in the itinerary, sampling some of the country's finest cuisine.

TRANSPORT

Private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced, dedicated drivers.

ENTRANCE FEES

Tours and admission fees, including tickets specified in the itinerary.

EXPERT TEAM

Licensed English-speaking guides and a support team available 24/7.

ACCOMMODATION

As specified in the itinerary, using some of our favourite local properties.

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Superior
Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

CARBON CONTRIBUTIONS

If you book international flights through Wild Frontiers.

This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is based on two people travelling outside of peak periods. As this itinerary is only a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit your interests and budget, your final price may differ.

START PLANNING YOUR TRIP

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Meet the expert, Jamie

Jamie is our Sub Saharan expert, who has travelled extensively in the region.

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+44 (0)20 3944 6258

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