9 DAYS CLASSIC TANZANIA SAFARI

This is the 9 days Tanzania Classic Safari that takes in Tanzania's most famous parks, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park and Lake Manyara National Park. Opportunities for great wildlife sightings and spectacular scenery abound!

Start: Arusha
End: Arusha
9 days – 8 nights

Day 1:  Arusha

Arrival  in Tanzania, Kilimanjaro International Airport/Arusha Airport, meet and greet with Restoration’s  driver/guide. You will be driven to your accommodation in Ilboru Safari Lodge or Lake Duluti Serena Hotel:  Half board

Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, start your journey to Tarangire National Park. This beautiful park attracts great herds of game year-round due to the Tarangire River always having water for the animals to drink. In this park you can find varied species from Oryx to Kudu, Gerenuk to Klipspringer, and of course the Cats. Also found here are huge numbers of huge African elephants, and of course, the rather big Giraffe, and the immense Baobab Trees. Game drives, picnic lunch, more game drives. In late afternoon transferred to Maramboi Tented Camp or Tarangire Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight:  Full board

Day 3: Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, full day in Tarangire National Park, game view, lunch, more game drives. Return to Maramboi Tented Camp or Tarangire Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight :  Full board

Day 4: Lake Manyara – Mto wa Mbu village  (River of Mosquitoes)

After breakfast, morning game drive on your way towards the Eastern Escarpment of the Great Rift Valley through the lovely farming villages along the way to Mto wa Mbu ( River of Mosquitoes) for a cultural tour for 2 hours or more. You will explore Mto wa Mbu village (where more than 120 tribes live) and its surrounds , and you will be accompanied by your  local guide who will introduce you to some of these tribes so that you can learn more about their lifestyles. Local lunch. You will then be driven to Tloma Mountain Lodge or Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight:  Full board

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro Crater for a full day game drive, descend into the crater. The largest Caldera in the world (imploded volcano with an intact rim) The rim at 7,200' overlooks the Crater floor below that supports more than 20,000 mammals year-round – from Black Rhino to herds of Buffalo and many Big Cats. Alsoyou can see varieties of birds-kori bustard, secretary bird and African White-backed vulture.  In the evening ascend, return to Tloma Mountain Lodge or Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight: Full board

Day 6: Serengeti National Park

After breakfast, drive to Serengeti National Park, continuing through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. There will be a stop along the way at Olduvai Gorge, which has been christened the "Cradle of Mankind," and also offers stunning scenery. However, your destination is the Serengeti National Park. With two nights of accommodation here, you will have plenty of time to explore the endless plains of the Serengeti. The Serengeti is renowned as the Greatest Show on Earth, and your time here will be spent exploring this magnificent park.  It seems endless and you will be impressed by the constantly changing landscape. From plains to hills to the giant outcrop of granite, called Kopjes, this park is considered to many as the most bountiful game reserve in the world. Game drive on your way to Central Serengeti Serengeti, picnic lunch, drive on to your accommodation in Serengeti Katikati Tented Camp or Kubu kubu Tented Camp, arrive for dinner and overnight:  Full board

Day 7:  Serengeti National Park

Early morning game drive in Serengeti National Park, breakfast in the bush, picnic lunch, more game drives. Return to Serengeti Katikati Tented Camp or Kubu kubu Tented Camp for dinner and overnight:  Full board

Day 8: Lake Manyara

After breakfast, morning game drive in Serengeti on your way back through Ngorongoro highlands to Lake Manyara, picnic lunch on the way. Arrive in Bougainvillea Safari Lodge or Kirurumu Tented Lodge for dinner and overnight:  Full board

Day 9: Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, drive to Lake Manyara National Park. This 600 KM sq. with the Great Rift Valley Escarpment.  Lake Manyara is famous for the tree-climbing lions found lazing on branches of acacia trees.  The park also features large concentrations of elephant and buffalo. Over 380 species of birds have been recorded included the immense Silvery Cheeked Hornbill, one of the largest breed, Crested Guinea Fowl, found deep in the forest. Many hippos reside in the water, as do thousands of flamingo and other water birds. Enjoy the game drives, picnic lunch overlooking the lake, leave park, drive to Arusha Airport/ Kilimanjaro International Airport.

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Please contact us if you have more interests and requirements. We work together with different  resorts, hotels, lodges and tented camps

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