9 Day – Asilia Lodges Safari circuit

Arusha, Tanzania

Trip Description

Every guest to Asilia may rest comfortable knowing that all of their camps are situated in the most desirable areas of Tanzania, in exceptional game-viewing zones that have been carefully chosen.

Due to Asilia’s warm hospitality, trustworthy standards of service, and skilled guides, every one of our guests on our 9-day Asilia Circuit safari will enjoy a rich and entertaining safari experience. In addition to giving you the best safari experience possible, your stay with Asilia has a positive and noticeable influence on the community and the ecology of East Africa.


9 Day Safari Asilia Lodges Circuit

Stays Destination Accommodation
1 Arusha River Trees Country Lodge
1 Lake Manyara – Karatu Plantation Lodge
1 Karatu Plantation Lodge
5 Southern Serengeti Olakira Tented Camp

Welcome to Tanzania! Upon your arrival into Kilimanjaro Airport and after clearing customs and immigration, you will be met by your Ecological Wilderness Adventures representative who will transfer you to the lodge for overnight

Dinner and overnight at River Trees Country Lodge

Dawn game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, perhaps the most beautiful on the circuit. Famous for its elephants and lions-in-trees, the park boasts rich ground water forest, lakeside grassland and an abundant variety of trees and shrubs. The Lake is famous for its flamingoes, pelicans, storks and shorebirds. During the morning game drive you'll understand why this is where part of Out of Africa was filmed.

Dinner and overnight at the Plantation Lodge

In the early morning, we can often watch banks of cloud lift off the Crater as the sun penetrates an already magical setting. We descend more than 2,000 feet on steep tracks cut into the crater wall to reach the open plains of the Crater floor taking picnic breakfast and lunch with us so that we can spend the maximum time viewing animals. The Ngorongoro Crater is undoubtedly the best place in Tanzania to view black rhino as well as large prides of lion that include magnificent black-manned males. It is also home to huge herds of wildebeest and zebra and many other plains game, such as Thomson's gazelle. An alkaline lake in the floor of the Crater provides a habitat for colorful flamingo and a variety of other water birds. Massive bull elephants feed in the swamps, some adorned with enormous tusks. In the mid-afternoon we ascend to the lodge, relax on our veranda and marvel at the view. We can soak in a hot bath, or walk around the lodge grounds.

Dinner and overnight at The Plantation Lodge

Leave after breakfast head to the Southern end of Serengeti around Ndutu area arrive in time for lunch and afternoon will be spent exploring the grassy plains and woodlands in the area, tracking the resident animals such as lion, cheetah and hyena on the hunt. The area also teems with other wildlife, including elephants, eland, various gazelle species, Kirk’s dik-dik, giraffe and, if we’re lucky, the elusive leopard as well. There is, a variety of Raptors should be seen above the skies to include the Tawny and Walberg’s Eagle. Many large mammals shall also be added on our list.

Dinner and overnight at Olakira Tented Camp

Today you will have a leisurely breakfast at the Camp before then say goobye to the camp staff and head off to the Ndutu Airstrip to board your local flight to Arusha airstrip, arrive in time for lunch and later drive to Kilimanjaro airport where the day use room will be provided before your home bound flight.


  • Full board accommodation on safari
  • Transfers as indicated on itinerary
  • Private safari vehicle throughout the safari driven by an experienced English speaking Private tour guide
  • Park entrance fees
  • Government taxes and levies
  • All drinks at Tarangire Treetops.
  • Laundry atTarangire Treetops
  • Mineral water and soft drinks during game drives
  • All walking fees
  • International air fare
  • Drinks at the Lodges
  • Cost of Entry Visa and passport
  • International and local airport departure taxes
  • All expenses of a personal nature such as, telephone calls, tips & gratuities, etc
  • All optional activities which have not been shown above
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Any extras not mentioned above.

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