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Tanzania Highlights

Save $300 per person

Capture the higlights of Tanzania in this 8 day overland safari covering the northern circuit with Tarangire National Park.

Trip Type: Wildlife

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Day By Day

Day 1 – Arrival Arusha
Arrive into Kilimanjaro International Airport where a representative will greet you in the arrivals hall of the Airport. You will be assisted to the waiting vehicle and transferred to your hotel.

Starting Accommodation: Arusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa

Day 2 – Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park
This morning is at leisure with safari briefing followed by lunch. In the afternoon board you will meet your guide and depart Arusha passing through the Masai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee and banana plantations. At the town of Makuyuni turn North West and continue the journey through a scenic escarpment that brings you to your lodge, perched on the edge of the Rift Valley with stunning views over the distant Lake Manyara.

Starting Accommodation: Lake Manyara Serena (B, L, D)

Day 3 – Lake Manyara to Serengeti National park
After breakfast enjoy a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park that returns to the lodge for lunch. Leaving Lake Manyara behind, the journey continues North West across the stunning hilly countryside of the highlands which is filled with wheat and coffee plantations, and then into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. From here lie the vast plains of the Serengeti, where you begin spotting wildlife as you approach the entrance gate.  Complete the formalities and enter the park with game viewing en route to the lodge arriving for dinner

Starting Accommodation: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 4 – Exploring the Serengeti National Park
Today you will enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the Serengeti National Park. One of the most famous national parks in Africa, the Serengeti National Park is synonymous with wildlife and classic African scenery. The park is one of Tanzania's oldest National parks and in 1981 was dclared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is home to the spectacular wildebeest migration and offers superb wildlife viewing throughout the year. Wildlife include all the major safari animals include Cheetah and four of the Big 5. Only black rhino are present and sightings are rare. Aside from the big cats, many other predators can be spotted including spotted hyena (especially in the morning), jackal and bat-eared fox.

Starting Accommodation: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 5 – Seregenti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast depart the lodge.  Enjoy game viewing as you cross the vast Serengeti plains, stopping en route for a picnic lunch.  Continue to your lodge, set high on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater arriving for dinner

Starting Accommodation: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 6 – Exploring Ngorongoro Crater
A highlight awaits you this morning as you depart to explore what is commonly referred to as the World’s largest natural wildlife arena. After breakfast, you descend with a picnic lunch through the early morning mists and 2,000 feet into the crater. Ngorongoro Crater is the World’s largest intact volcanic caldera. Due to its size and diversity, the crater floor is comprised of several distinct areas, ranging from forest, swamps, lakes and springs, to open grassland and some sandy dunes. A truly unique wildlife experience.  Return to the lodge in the late afternoon.

Starting Accommodation: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 7 – Ngorongoro Crater to Tarangire National Park
Depart Ngorongoro Crater after breakfast, head south east past Lake Manyara and Mto wa Mbu Village. Through the highlands and the Karatu district, you’ll view the scenic wheat plains and coffee plantations here before journeying down the spectacular escarpment turning south on to the main Arusha – Dodoma road and into the park. From here to the lodge, enjoy a game drive en route. After lunch board your safari vehicle and enjoy an afternoon game viewing within the park.

Starting Accommodation: Tarangire Sopa Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 8 – Tarangire National Park to Arusha
Depart after breakfast and head north east to Arusha. The journey will pass through the Masai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee and banana plantations. On arrival in Arusha lunch is provided followed by a transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport where your safari comes to an end. (B)

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ArushaArusha Serena Hotel, Resort & Spa
Lake Manyara National ParkLake Manyara Serena
Serengeti National ParkSerengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Ngorongoro Conservation AreaNgorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Tarangire National ParkTarangire Sopa Lodge


Please note all prices listed below are approximations and subject to current rate of exchange adjustments. Each itinerary can be fully customized to your interests and needs.

Twin Share
10/1/2020 - 10/31/2020$4,910
11/1/2020 - 12/15/2020$3,935
12/16/2020 - 12/22/2020$4,810
12/23/2020 - 1/2/2021$5,255
1/3/2021 - 2/28/2021$4,895
3/1/2021 - 4/1/2021$3,935
4/2/2021 - 4/5/2021$3,915
4/6/2021 - 5/25/2021$3,520
5/26/2021 - 6/25/2021$4,600
Single Traveler
10/1/2020 - 10/31/2020$5,465
11/1/2020 - 12/15/2020$4,310
12/16/2020 - 12/22/2020$5,340
12/23/2020 - 1/2/2021$5,785
1/3/2021 - 2/28/2021$5,450
3/1/2021 - 4/1/2021$4,310
4/2/2021 - 4/5/2021$3,915
4/6/2021 - 5/25/2021$3,520
5/26/2021 - 6/25/2021$5,075

Terms and Conditions

1.COVID-19 Guarantee - Should travelers have to cancel plans because of travel restrictions imposed by Tanzania, or by the home country of travelers, services can be re-booked to a later date or refunded (by credit note). If services are re-booked to a different date, the applicable costs of those dates will apply including any increases in park fees. 2. Pricing is based on a minimum of 2 people traveling at one time – not applicable for solo travelers. 3. Travel must be completed between 1 October, 2020 and 30 June, 2021 3. Booking window is between 1 September to 30 November, 2020 4. This offer cannot be combined with other offers 5. Saving does not apply to children younger than 12 years of age 6. Bookings are subject to availability 7. The saving is already included in the quoted price.

Prices are per person, twin/double share in USD. All highlighted savings are reflected in the price. Travel may be limited to certain days of the week. Hotels and tours remain subject to availability. Cancellation penalties and other booking or alteration restrictions may exist. Please note blackout dates may apply to Christmas, New Year and local special event periods. Pricing may increase over Holiday and special event periods and may not be reflected in price grid. Prices indicated remain subject to change without notice. Prices are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. CST #2012413-20 See our full Terms and Conditions: www.swaindestinations.com/terms