Tanzania Encompassed

On this 13 Day Tanzania Encompassed Discover extraordinary biodiversity on this safari adventure which takes in two of the country’s most iconic national parks and two that are lesser known but equally rewarding. Handpicked accommodation includes a vintage safari camp in big game territory, eco-sensitive pods overlooking a world famous natural wonder, a mobile camp that ensures maximum exposure to the Great Wildebeest Migration, and a sophisticated new camp in one of Tanzania’s best kept secrets.

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Day 1: Arrive Arusha

Arrive into northern Tanzania and transfer to your lodge, set in lush tropical gardens on a working coffee farm just outside Arusha.

Hotel: Legendary Lodge

Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire National Park

This morning you are transferred to Arusha Airport for your light aircraft to Kuro Airstrip located within Tarangire National Park, home to one of the country’s largest elephant populations. On arrival you are met and transferred with a game drive enroute to your vintage style safari camp located within the private Chem Chem Reserve. This afternoon explore the Chem Chem Reserve on a safari activity.

Hotel: Little Chem Chem, 2 nights

Day 3: Tarangire National Park

Today explore the nearby Tarangire National Park in an open 4wd vehicle. This park is famous for its large herds of elephants which migrate through the park in search of water between July and October. Breathtaking views of the Maasai Steppe and the mountains to the south make a stop at Tarangire a memorable experience. A full day allows time for plenty of game viewing.

Day 4: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

This morning meet your guide from A&K Tanzania and travel to the Ngorongoro Conservation area by road. Enroute stop off to explore a vibrant local market and community on a tuk tuk ride followed by a stop for lunch at Gibb’s Farm, a working coffee plantation in the highlands, with time to stretch your legs. Later this afternoon, arrive at The Highlands, located on the slopes of the Olmoti Volcano, where you bed down in a perspex-and-canvas domed suite with stunning views.

Hotel: The Highlands, 3 nights

Day 5: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Descend into this vast extinct volcano whose towering walls are a natural enclosure for a dazzling abundance of wildlife. See wildebeest, zebra, buffalo and gazelle on the plains, waterbuck, bushbuck and eland in the forest, a healthy elephant population, black rhino, lion, hippo and flamingos. On return to camp stop at a traditional Maasai Village.

Day 6: Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Lace up the boots for a walk into the Empakaai Crater accompanied by a ranger. Keep an eye out for an array of animals and extensive birdlife as you descend through lush forest to the sparkling soda lake on the crater floor, famous for the pink flamingo that congregate on its shores.

Day 7: Ngorongoro Conservation Area – Serengeti National Park

This morning return by road to Manyara Airstrip and board your light aircraft flight into the world-famous Serengeti. Game viewing in the park varies depending on the time of year. This is a modern take on a luxury mobile safari camp which moves seasonally between its main site in the Central Serengeti but then moves south between December to Mid April to be in the best location for the migration.

Hotel: Roving Bushtops, 3 nights

Days 8 & 9: Serengeti National Park

With an expert safari guide, explore the vast plains of the Serengeti in search of predators and other game for the next two days. The Serengeti plays host to a wonderful spectacle each year – the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra who follow the rains in their continual search for grass and water – an unforgettable experience.

Day 10: Serengeti National Park – Ruaha National Park

Fly south to Ruaha, one of Tanzania’s wildest parks and home to an incredible number of animals including an estimated 20,000 elephants alone. Your accommodation is sophisticated Jabali Ridge, set high on a rocky kopje overlooking a landscape dotted with spiky palms and bulbous baobabs.

Hotel: Jabali Ridge, 3 nights

Days 11 & 12: Ruaha National Park

Over the next two days, explore the territory with day and night game drives and guided walks. Species here include huge herds of buffalo, giraffe, zebra, impala, eland, hippo, lion and leopard, as well as some of the rarer creatures, including sable and roan antelope and greater kudu. Ruaha offers as definitive a cross-section of wildlife as any park on the continent.

Day 13: Ruaha – Dar Es Salaam

Fly by light aircraft east to Dar Es Salaam. 

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
Departs Daily from Arusha
Low SeasonFrom $22,736.00Price on Application
High SeasonFrom $28,775.00Price on Application

Inclusions 
Meals: 12 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches, 12 Dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & 4x4 Safari Vehicle
Flights:Flight Ticket: Arusha - Tarangire National Park - Serengeti National Park - Ruaha National Park - Dar Es Salaam
Accommodation: 12 nights Game Lodges / Tented Camps
Guide:Local English Speaking Driver / Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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