8 Days Tanzania Simba Safari

08 Days
Destinations: Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire
 
  • Day 1: Arrival in Arusha

    Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by our team outside the customs and immigration halls and then transferred to your hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast basis.

    Accommodation options (subject to availability): New Safari Hotel (Economy), African Tulip Hotel (Midrange), Mount Meru Hotel (Luxury)

    Meals: Bed and Breakfast

  • Day 2: Arusha to Lake Manyara

    Pick up at 8:30 A.M from your Arusha hotel and drive to Lake Manyara National Park with picnic lunch boxes for a full day game drive exploring the stunning landscape of the park, looking for wildlife on the plains, in the acacia woodlands and by the shores of the shallow alkaline lake. Lake Manyara National Park is a bird watcher’s paradise where over 400 species of birds recorded here, including flamingo, pelican, sacred ibis, grebe, and stork. Manyara is also known for its numerous troops of baboons and blue monkeys buffalo, elephant, giraffe, impala, hippo, a large variety of smaller animals, and of course: the very elusive tree-climbing lions. Accommodation options (subject to availability): Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge.

    Accommodation options (subject to availability): Migunga Tented Camp (Economy), Manyara Wildlife Hotel (Midrange), Manyara Serena lodge (Luxury)

    Meals: Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 3: Lake Manyara to Serengeti

    After breakfast, we will depart to Lake Manyara National Park with lunch boxes to Serengeti National Park a UNESCO World Heritage Site doubt as the endless open plains which offer the biggest concentration of big cats in the world (cheetahs, lions, leopards, etc) and it’s a home to elephant, buffalo, giraffes, antelope, hippo, and crocodiles... Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Camp/lodge.

    Accommodation options (subject to availability): Thorn Tree Tented Camp (Economy), Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp (Midrange), Serengeti Serena Lodge (Luxury)

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4: Full day Serengeti

    Today you will wake up with sights, sounds and smells of Africa all around you, and ahead is a full day of adventure in the world’s most famous national park. After breakfast, we start today with the morning section of our game drive in Serengeti National Park, marveling at the stunning scenery, ever-changing light and always entertaining wildlife. After our picnic lunch, we set off again, searching for wildlife in this awe-inspiring park. Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge.

    Accommodation options (subject to availability): Thorn Tree Tented Camp (Economy), Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp (Midrange), Serengeti Serena Lodge (Luxury)

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater (via Olduvai Gorge)

    After breakfast, with en-route game drives you will leave the plains of the Serengeti National Park and travel with picnic lunches to the highlands of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area via Olduvai Gorge, the site of Leakey’s famous discovery of fossils for human and animal ancestors dating back to almost two million years before proceeding to Ngorongoro where the night will be spent at a camp/lodge directly on the Ngorongoro Crater’s edge with a view over the collapsed volcano. It is a perfect spot to enjoy a sundowner at sunset. Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge.

    Accommodation options (subject to availability): Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge (Economy), Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge (Midrange), Ngorongoro Serena Lodge (Luxury)

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6: Full day Ngorongoro Crater to Karatu

    After breakfast descends into the crater floor for a half-day with picnic lunch at the beautiful hippo pool. The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest volcanic caldera with a massive floor of about 260 sq km with a depth of over 2000 feet, full of grassland, forest, and swamp. The permanent water of the Crater floor supports a resident population of more than 25,000 large mammals which includes wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, baboons, wallowing hippo, waterbuck, African elephants, lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and the ever-elusive leopard... even the rare black rhino finds shelter here. Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge.

    Accommodation options (subject to availability): Bougainvillea Lodge (Economy), Ngorongoro Farm House (Midrange), Acacia Lodge (Luxury)

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 7: Karatu to Tarangire

    After breakfast, we will depart to Tarangire National Park for a full day game drive with picnic lunches. Tarangire National Park is Tanzania’s third largest National park is known for its majestic baobab trees that dot the landscape, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. The park is famous for some of the largest herds of elephants in Africa. Here you may see lion, leopard, cheetah, lesser kudu, buffalo, Oryx, eland, giraffe, and zebra. Dinner and overnight at camp/lodge.

    Accommodation options (subject to availability): Sangaiwe Tented Camp (Economy), Maramboi Tented Camp (Midrange), Tarangire Sopa Lodge (Luxury)

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 8: Tarangire to Kilimanjaro Airport

    After breakfast drive back to Arusha for a hot lunch and then you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

    NB: This is an indication of the type of itinerary you can do. You have the option to customize this itinerary to fit your own budget, ideas and interests in terms of destinations you would like to visit and/or activities you would prefer to do.

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    Tour Inclusions
    • Kilimanjaro Airport pick up/ drop off
    • 1 Night accommodation in Arusha before the safari
    • Transport in a 4×4 Land Cruiser with pop up roof for game viewing
    • Full board accommodation while on safari
    • Stay in the economy, midrange or luxury lodges/tented camps (Please pick your choice)
    • Park entry tickets
    • Crater fees
    • Unlimited mileage on game viewing drives
    • All game drives as specified in the itinerary
    • Unlimited supply of bottled, drinking water in the vehicle while on safari
    • Services of a professional ENGLISH speaking guide-driver
    • Government taxes and local levies
    • The flying doctors medical, emergency and rescue cover
     
    Tour Exclusions
    • International flights
    • Tips and gratuities (Recommended $10 per day per person)
    • Hot-air balloon safari from $500 per person
    • International departure taxes.
    • Easter and Christmas holiday Supplements
    • Accommodation upgrade
    • The cost of obtaining visas
    • Travel and medical insurance
    • Dayroom use to relax and freshen up before your return flight
    • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. telephone, drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs, etc.)
    • Optional Masai village visit - arrange with your safari driver/ guide =$ 20 per person
    • Drinks and any other item not specified above.

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