Summary of Itinerary

  • DAY 1. ARRIVE  KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
  • DAY 2. ARUSHA TO NDUTU AREA(SOUTH SERENGETI)
  • DAY 3. FULL DAY GAME DRIVE IN NDUTU AREA(SOUTH SERENGETI)
  • DAY 4. FULL DAY GAME DRIVE IN NDUTU AREA(SOUTH SERENGETI)
  • DAY 5. NDUTU TO CENTRAL SERENGETI WITH GAME DRIVE
  • DAY 6. FULL DAY IN CENTRAL SERENGETI
  • DAY 7. NGORONGORO CRATER TOUR
  • DAY 8. NGORONGORO TO ARUSHA AIRPORT FLY TO MAFIA ISLAND
  • DAYS 9.-11. INDULGE YOUR SELF IN MAFIA ISLAND
  • DAY 12 F.LY TO DAR ES SALAAM THEN BOARD YOUR FLIGHT BACK HOME

Highlights

Serengeti National Park

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Ngorongoro Crater.

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Mafia Island.

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General Info

NORTHERN TOUR WITH MAFIA ISLAND

 

START/RETURN LOCATION ARUSHA/DAR ES SALAAM
START DETAILS ARUSHA
END DETAILS DAR ES SALAAM
WEAR
INCLUDED
Private safari converted vehicle with driver-guide on safari Service of an English-speaking guide
NOT INCLUDED International flights

Tipping is voluntarily and at your own discretion, however generally much appreciated if you are happy with the services of your driver/ guide  we generally recommend a tip of about $15 per day per person

Additional information

Duration7 Days

Day 1.Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport

On your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport met our transfer driver and take you to the Hotel in Arusha town,booked on bed and breakfast,giving you a choice of eating in their excellent restaurant

Meal plan:Bed and breakfast

Day 2.Arusha to Ndutu(South Serengeti)

08:00hrs pick up by your Driver Guide and drive to Ndutu via Ngorongoro Conservation area where you will visit the Masai Village and have a memorable opportunity to interactively experience the Masai way of life,participate in a variety of unique cultural activities, and encouraged to delve as deep into the experience as possible!

In the afternoon proceed to Ndutu with afternoon game drive, and enjoy your packed lunch in the park. Ndutu area forms an important part of the Serengeti ecosystem.You will come across a canopy of giant acacia overlooking a soda lake,Also during walking along the lake ndutu you will come across Flamingos. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge/Tented Camp.

Meal Plan: Full board.

Day 3.&4.Full days in Ndutu Area(Southern Serengeti)

Enjoy a full day game drive in ndutu Area in particular the short grass plains which provide calving grounds for wildebeest and other migratory animals, you will have a good chance of seeing this unforgettable spectacle at this time of year. Animals like Wildebeest, Giraffes, Zebras, Buffalos, Elephants, Lions and Gazelles are found in this area. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge/ Tented Camp.

Meal Plan: Full board.

Day 5.Ndutu to Central Serengeti National Park

After breakfast check out and drive to Central Serengeti ecosystem to enjoy further game drives over the Serengeti Park observing rock outcrops commonly known as Kopjes (pronounced as “copy,” which is Afrikaans language from South Africa meaning “The Spear Head”). These rocks are breeding sites for cheetah, lion, leopard and wild dog. You’ll see lions relaxing on top of the rocks, some which were given the name Simba Kopjes. Enjoy your packed lunch in the park ,enjoying the sun sets of Serengeti also the best chance to spot nocturnal animals. Afterwards, drive back to the Lodge/ Tented Camp for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan:Full board

Day 6. Full day in Central Serengeti

After breakfast depart for full day game drive in Central Serengeti,Packed lunch will be provided,

Serengeti is the largest and most famous park in Tanzania, known worldwide for its endless plains, wildebeest-migration, pride of lions and other predators like hyenas, cheetahs and leopards. Crocodiles can be found in the Grutmeti River, as well as hippos. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge/Tented Camp in the heart of Serengeti !

Meal plan:Full board

Day 7.Full day Crater Tour

This morning we are up before sunrise check out and drive to visit Ngorongoro Crater with packed lunch for full day crater tour. The Crater is a perfectly intact volcanic caldera and known as the ‘Noah’s ark’ of game reserves. During our morning game drives again there is the chance to view the ‘big 5’, lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo, as well as plains game peacefully grazing including, zebra, gazelle, impala and wildebeest. Hippopotamus are found lolling in the pools and Lake Magadi can be rimmed with the pink of greater and lesser flamingo,Early evening leave the Crater and drive to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan:Full board.

Day 8.Ngorongoro to Arusha airport then fly to Mafia Island

After breakfast depart check out and drive to Arusha airport for your flight to Mafia at 12:45hrs. On arrival at 11;15hrs Upon arrival at Mafia Airport you will be collected and transfer to Lodge located on the wonderful coast of Mafia.

Meal plan:Half Board

Day 9-11.Mafia Island

Spend three full days allowing you to take advantage of the activities on offer about the island, water sports like Scuba diving and snorkeling,whale sharks watching and so many….are available organized direct from Hotel reception on additional cost.

Meal plan based on Half board.

Day:12.Fly Mafia to Dar es salaam then board your flight back home
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y after check out transfer to Mafia Airport will arranged for your flight to Dar es salaam at 12:45hrs,arrive 13:15hrs,transfer to International terminal will be arranged then wait to board your flight back home.

Tour Ends.

School Trip beach Survival
Balloons over the Migration
Safari Vehicle at migration crossing
Eland and Zebra
Vulture Looking at dust over the Wilderbeeste migration
Lions & hyenas with a kill and herd in the distance
Vulture tree with migration background
Wildebeaste migration morning dust...
Wildebeeste Sunrise
Wildebeeste in the morning light
Serengeti Migration at Sunrise
Massing Wildebeeste - the great migration.
Zebra & Wildebeeste Migration Serengeti
Wildebeeste Migration Seronera
Approach to the migration
Serengeti Migration
Migration
Lionesses on a kill
Lionesses and Kill
Lions below Ngorongoro Crater wall
Lions in Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Lions
Flamingos on Lake Manyara
Flamingos on Lake Manyara
Flamingos on Lake Manyara
Pelicans & flamingos
Manyara Wildebeest
Wildebeest, Pelicans and Flamingos
Birds on Lake Manyara
View from the hot springs
Child looking at Flamingos Lake manyara
Giraffe before flamingos
Lake Manyara National Park
Elephants bathing
Elephants in the stream
Rift Valley View
The Rift Valley
Lake Manyara
Hiking above Isoitok