8 day Wildlife Safari
A wildlife safari in Africa, where you spend more than a week exploring Tanzania’s wildlife. This 8 days wildlife safari itinerary is the complete package. A fly-in safari that begins at Ndutu in the southern Serengeti National park, through Ngorongoro, Lake Eyasi for some cultural tour with the Tanzania bushmen known as the Hadzabe then Tarangire National Park.
This 8 days safari offers amazing game drive opportunities hence great game views, breathtaking sights, and cultural immersion and you get to be very active on this safari.
|3||Serengeti National Park or Ndutu Area||Serengeti Savannah Camp|
|2||Ngorongoro Crater||Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.|
|1||Lake Eyasi||Bouganvillea Lodge|
|1||Tarangire National Park||Tarangire Safari lodge|
- Pick up and drop off to and from Kilimanjaro International Airport or Arusha
- Transfers as per Itinerary
- Accommodations as per itinerary
- Meals - full board unless noted
- Bottled water when in game drives.
- Ngorongoro Conservation and National Park fees , Crater service fees
- Professional Safari Guide
- Well maintained 4x4 Land Cruisers or Land Rover have viewing hatches for optimum game viewing..
- Temporary evacuation insurance
- Airfare from Arusha to Serengeti
- Activities not mentioned
- Accommodation before and after the trip
- Day use room if required
- International flights
- Gratuity to your driver/ guide
- Soft drinks and alcohol at the Lodges /Camp
- Tips to the waiters, bar staff, porter, maid staff at the lodges and resorts
- Laundry service at the lodges and resorts
- International Travel insurance. Highly recommended
- Christmas and New Year Supplements (Dec 24,25,26, 31 and Jan 1) if you travel on these dates
- Purchase of personal items and souvenirs.
Full 8 Days Wildlife Itinerary
Fly-in to Ndutu Airstrip (08:30 am) with a local flight, Pick up from Ndutu Airstrip and drive to Serengeti Savannah Camp Ndutu with en route game viewing; after early lunch continue game-viewing in the Serengeti. Undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, the Serengeti is home to the highest density of animals in the world as well as being unrivaled for its natural beauty, diversity and scientific value. During your daily game-drives you’ll witness the annual ancient drama of life, death and rebirth in this primeval wilderness.
Two Full days game viewing. It is possible to see many of the Serengeti’s resident wildlife including giraffe, buffalo, topi, hartebeest, waterbuck, impala reedbuck bushbuck, dik dik, hippopotamus, crocodile, warthog and diverse birdlife .Large prides of lion reside here, as well as clan of spotted hyena. Late afternoon return to the
After breakfast drive to the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater, a collapsed volcano, once as high as present day Mount Meru. Stop at Olduvai Gorge, a world famous archaeological site for a visit to the local museum, before driving to your luxury lodge perched on the crater rim. No lodges are inside the Crater so overnight is at
After an early breakfast, spend half-day in the Crater photographing or simply enjoying the animals and landscapes. At lunchtime, relax with a picnic, and then leave heading to Lake Eyasi into Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp. While at the camp get familiar with the surroundings and learn more about the culture around here before a delicious dinner and restful night.
In the morning after breakfast, you will have an exciting day. Accompanied by a local guide you will be introduced to the Hadzabe Bushmen in the morning, and then you will take off for food gathering. You will see the places where they collect fruits and roots and find their water during dry season. Your guide is very experienced and will interpret what we will get to see, your guide will show you around where the Hadzabe live - they use caves as a home. You will have a very active day before heading to Bouganvillea Lodge for dinner and overnight
Today we drive in comfort to Tarangire National Park for excellent game viewing. After a relaxing lunch, we’ll enter head off for game viewing in the national park, this is a small park which offers some excellent sights famous for its giant baobab trees, large herds of elephants, plains game and predators. Generally in the dry seasons Tarangire comes alive as wildlife and birdlife congregate on the Tarangire River, which is a permanent source of water. We spend the night at Tarangire Safari lodge beautifully set inside the park with stunning views and a unique atmosphere
Free morning to relax after your great northern safari or drive back to Arusha and explore the town, especially Maasai market for gift buying