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Safari 809: accommodation in mid-range specification lodges and tented camps

North-eastern Ngorongoro C.A. plains

Day 1 and 2
Visited park: West Kilimanjaro
Focus on: naturalistic walking safari; non-commercial interaction with the masai people, daily trekking on Shira Plateau.
Dinner and overnight: Ndarakwai ranch

Day 3
Visited Park: Arusha National Park
Focus on: canoe safari
Dinner and overnight: River Trees

Day 4
Visited Park: Lake Manyara National Park
Dinner and overnight: Kirurumu tented Lodge

Day 5
Visited Park: Serengeti south-east and central
Dinner and overnight: Serengeti Kati Kati

Day 6
Visited Park: Serengeti central and south-western
Dinner and overnight: Ndutu Safari Lodge

Escaping gnu

Day 7
Visited Park: Ndutu [both Ndutu Serengeti & Ndutu Ngorongoro]
Dinner and overnight: Ndutu Safari Lodge

Day 8
Visited Park: north-eastern sector of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Dinner and overnight: Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

Day 9
Visited Park: Ngorongoro crater
Dinner and overnight: Ngorongoro Farm House

Day 10
Return to Arusha or Kilimanjaro airport by 4x4. Time permitting visit Mto wa Mbu market or enjoy a walk in the coffee plantation at Ngorongoro Farm House [this must be pre-arranged at the time of booking]

2013 Price per pers.
based on
2 travellers
Price per pers.
based on
4 travellers
Price per pers.
based on
6 travellers
West Kilimanjaro
Return within 20 Dec. $ 4171 $ 3417 $ 3165
From 21 to 31 Dec. $ 4451 $ 3657 $ 3392

Price includes:
All transfers
Private driver guide and 4x4 safari vehicle exclusively reserved for you
Accommodation in double
Full Board basis [excluded beverages]
Water [1,5 Lt. per person per day], tea and coffee during game drives
Park fees and conservancy fees
Canoe Safari at Arusha N. P.
Walking safari in West kilimanjaro
Masai settlement visit in West Kilimanjaro
Medical expenses insurance
AMREF urgent evacuation cover

Price excludes:
Shira Plateau hiking supplement: usd 190 per person based on two travellers; usd 140 per person based on four travellers and usd 130 per person based on six travellers.
Reduction for walking safari instead than canoeing in Arusha NP: usd 50 per person
Beverages except water, tea and coffee during game drives
Entry Visa

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.

In West Kilimanjaro:
naturalistic walking safari and visit to a Masai settlement. Alternatively Shira Plateau daily trekking at 3400 m.

At Arusha National Park:
canoe safari in the Small Momela Lake, multitude of giraffes, white colobus monkeys, great variety of resident and migratory waterfowl.

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

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

In central Serengeti:
leopards, crocodiles and hippos to name a few.

Elephants, buffalos, rhinos, lions, cheetahs in Ngorongoro Crater.
Leopards if lucky.

Rinoceronte, Ngorongoro