THE TANZANIA EXPLORER
Serengeti & The Smoke that thunders; a story to tell and a dream to live. An adventure of a lifetime, as you explore wild Tanzania!
Activity Level Easy
Accomodation Type Luxury
From the coffee plantations of Arusha to safaris in the Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater, this East African country has the largest concentration of wildlife animals per square kilometre, with more than 4 million wild animals and representatives of 430 species and subspecies.
- Accommodation on a Full Board Basis in Standard Rooms Except Where Indicated Otherwise.
- Ground Transport in 4×4 Open Landcruiser, With Window Seats and Pop-Up Roof Ideal for Game Viewing.
- Services of an English Speaking Safari Guide.
- Mineral Water and Snack Hampers During Safari.
- All Park Entrance Fees.
- All Conservation Fees.
- All the Activities as Listed in the Itinerary.
- Airfare and Visa Fees.
- Yellow Fever and Adult Polio Vaccination.
- Bottled Water in Resorts.
- Extra Safaris.
- Personal Travel or Trip Cancellation Insurance.
- Laundry and Telephone Charges.
- Alcoholic Beverages and Soft Drinks.
- Tips and Gratuities.
- All Applicable Taxes.
- Things Which are not Mentioned in Inclusions.
A warm welcome awaits you upon arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport by our GW Guide who will transfer you to the beautiful Hotel nestled at the foot of the wooded slopes of Mount Meru. This unique hotel stands amid coffee plantations on the shores of tranquil Lake Duluti. Dinner overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast, you will depart for Lake Manyara National Park which is famously known for its tree-climbing lions, arriving in time for lunch at Lodge. As you arrive at the Lodge, you are immediately greeted by a blaze of colors and a host of smiles all of which belong to the local Masai tribesmen who have become part of the enchanting story that is Lake Manyara. After a lovely lunch, you will depart for an afternoon game drive. Thereafter, dinner and overnight stay at Lodge.
After a hearty breakfast, you will depart for Serengeti National Park. The vast and spectacular Serengeti is the epitome of most people’s vision of wild Africa. After a sumptuous Lunch at lodge depart for an afternoon game drive. This game drive will acquaint you with the well-known wildlife inhabitants of the famous reserve. Dinner and Overnight at Lodge.
Day 4 and 5
A full day to enjoy the Serengeti. An early morning pre-breakfast game drive followed by one after breakfast and one in the afternoon. We will see some of the best wildlife today. Dinner and overnight at Lodge.
After a hearty breakfast, you will depart for Ngorongoro arriving at the beautiful Lodge which is one of the best setting in the World. After a delicious lunch, have the afternoon at leisure followed by dinner and overnight at Lodge.
This morning you will depart from the lodge after breakfast for a full day game drive with picnic lunch to the floor of Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest Caldera. The game was trapped here during the formation of the Great Rift Valley and has evolved itself for centuries. Return to your Lodge in the evening for some sundowners followed by a relaxed dinner. Overnight at Lodge.
After a sumptuous breakfast, you will depart for Arusha. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back home.
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Facing the always magnificent sunsets to the west, and located at the highest point on Ngorongoro crater’s entire rim, the Lodge stands well over half a kilometre above the crater floor and offers unparalleled views across this enormous caldera. Themed around traditionally circular African houses with conical roofs, and decorated with examples of Africa’s rich tapestry of artistic traditions by way of rich wood carvings and sculptures, the lodge harmonizes perfectly with its dramatic surroundings. Brightly colored flowers of many species of shrubs border the paved pathways which lead away from both sides of the swimming pool to the guest rooms which are built to the same design. All rooms are equipped with amenities to ensure maximum comfort during your stay. The restaurant offers an exquisite culinary experience with a fusion of continental and local cuisine to cater for all palates; it offers guests a panoramic view of the crater as they enjoy an expansive buffet breakfast selection, lunch or dinner.
Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Located on the edge of the escarpment overlooking the plains of the south-western Serengeti National Park, home to many thousands of wild and rare animals, the Lodge lies within an area of outstanding natural beauty. Accommodation is provided in standard rooms and suites, carpeted and tastefully furnished with local fabrics and pictures with glass windows facing the vast Serengeti plains which extend as far as the naked eye can see. The Lodge has an open dining area, spacious, airy and lots of light emanating from the floor to ceiling windows allowing a magnificent view of the plains. The furniture is wrought iron chairs and wooden tops, all artistically done. The walls are painted in a mud red color with window like spaces holding artifacts found in the region. The lodge offers delicious food from a wide variety of cuisines. It allows its guests to experience magnificent sights and enjoy interaction with the land and animals difficult to find elsewhere, whilst at the same time enjoying the highest level of cuisine and hospitality.
- What to expect when in Tanzania?
Tanzania comprises of wealthy national parks, an inactive volcanic crater which is a home to abundant wildlife and wetlands where one will find variety of water birds. African Lions, Elephants, Leopards, Giraffes, Zebras as well as a variety of Antelopes can be found throughout Tanzania. Rich in avifauna, one can find a wide variety of birds throughout the region.
- Are there any prerequisites for travelling to Tanzania?
Yes, apart from having the Visa, vaccination for Yellow Fever and Adult Polio is mandatory for travelling to Kenya. These vaccinations are mandatory in many countries including India.
- What is the usual sharing in vehicles & accommodation?
The accommodations are always on double sharing basis unless otherwise opted for. Single sharing basis attracts an additional nominal fee, while triple sharing allows you to be eligible for a small discount.
Open Landcruiser Jeeps (non AC) are allotted for the safaris, with window seats and pop-up roof for game viewing. Specific Photography Mentoring Tours have 4-in-a-vehicle. Exclusive jeeps can be reserved by a group after paying a surcharge.(group size less than 6)
- Is it safe?
Open jeep safaris & even nature trails conducted by us follow the highest safety standards, and we take all necessary precautions involved. We respect the wild animals and their comfort, and keep adequate distance while photographing them. However its worthy of noting, that being cautious goes a long way in preventing any mishaps.
- How is the climate in Tanzania?
Tanzania has a pleasant climate most of the year. The temperature ranges from 25- 28 degrees Celsius. The days are sunny with clear skies whereas nights become a little cooler.
- Who all can be a part of this tour?
Anybody who wishes to photograph the African wildlife, experience a different jungle and ecosystem, or simply wants to enjoy an offbeat vacation with family or friends can be a part of this tour. Children accompanied by adults can join. For queries, you can always get in touch with our experts.
- Benefits of travelling with Go Wild?
Go Wild prides in being a wildlife expert and one of the very few who knows Africa in and out! Traveling with us means thorough knowledge about wildlife, interactive sessions, photography tips and luxury stay.
- What do I pack for my travel?
We recommend you to wear comfortable clothes with colors that will go with the nature. Avoid bright colored clothing. A sun cap / hat along with a warm jacket or sweater is a must. We will provide a detailed list of things to be carried before the tour.
- Can I get Veg/ Jain food?
Apart from the stays in Forest Rest Houses; food menu is usually tailor made according to the group. Veg food is available at all locations, and Jain food can be arranged for if informed at the time of booking.