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Safari 705: accommodation in mid-specification lodges and tented camps

Sunset in Seronera

Day 1
Visited park: Lake Manyara National Park
Dinner and overnight: Tloma mountain Lodge
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro airport you will be met by your private guide and car and depart to Lake Manyara NP to enjoy a gentle game driving.

Day 2
Visited park: Serengeti south-eastern and central
Dinner and overnight: Serengeti Kati Kati
In between one rain and another this part of the Serengeti is reached by herds of zebras, wildebeest, gazelles and antelopes. The area is renown for the high concentration of cheetahs as well as for the presence of lions. You will then reach at sunset the Seronera valley, actually one of the best spot in whole continent to sight leopards ...

Day 3
Visited park: Serengeti central and south-west
Dinner and overnight: Ndutu Safari Lodge
Today you will move away from central Serengeti reaching Lake Ndutu by evening. You will game drive in Serengeti counterclockwise along remote tracks leaving behing most visitors. Along the way you might encounter herds of buffaloes, lions, cheetah, leopards, elephants and giraffes, wildebeest migratory herds and if lucky ... rhinos!

Day 4
Visited park: Ndutu Serengeti and Ndutu Ngorongoro OR ALTERNATIVELY the remote north-eastern sector of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Dinner and overnight: Ndutu Safari Lodge
Along with lions and one of the most relevant population of cheetahs of the entire Serengeti eco-system the area of Ndutu might give you the opportunity to sight some of the less common cats species such as caracals or serval cats or African wildcats. Since this is also calvin season, at this time of the year the presence of predators intensifies. Should migratory herds be scattered around you can head out with your private car into the vast plains reaching as well the remote Gol Mountains .. wilderness of absolute beauty.

Day 5
Visited park: Ngorongoro crater
Dinner and overnight: Ngorongoro Farm House
Today you will explore the famous caldera ...

Day 6
Breakfast and return back to Arusha or Kilimajaro airport. Time permitting visit Mto wa Mbu market or enjoy a visit to a coffee plantation with hot lunch [the visit to the coffee plantation has to be requested at the time of booking].

2014 Price per pers. based on
2 travellers
Price per pers. based on
4 travellers
Price per pers. based on
6 travellers
January & February $ 2447 $ 1964 $ 1816

Price includes:

Safari with private guide and 4x4 safari vehicle at your exclusive use
Accommodation in double
FB basis excluded beverages
Water [1,5 Lt per person per day], tea and coffee during game drives
Parks and conservation fees
AMREF urgent evacuation cover

Price excludes:
Beverages except where otherwise stated
Christmas supplements if any
Entry visa
Medical expenses insurance

Extras on request:
Activities combinable with your safari.

Private guide and 4x4 safari vehicle at your exclusive use.

Accommodation in mid-range lodges and tented camps.

At Lake Manyara: dense groundwater forest, troops of baboons and blue monkeys, buffaloes, elephants and other herbivores, large flocks of birds including Eurasian migrants. If lucky tree-climbing lions.

In the Ngorongoro and southern Serengeti plains: off-roads game drives, ostrich, giraffes, gazelles, elands, zebras, the wildebeest migratory herds and plenty of predators hence lions, cheetahs, jackals and hyanas. If lucky also leopards, wild dogs, striped hyenas and caracal. Fortuitous, unplanned encounters with the Masai people.

In central Serengeti: leopards, crocodiles and hippos.

in the Ngorongoro crater: elephants, buffalos, rhinos, lions, cheetahs. Leopards if lucky.

Elefante maschio solitario a Lake Manyara