14 Day | Tanzania Family Wildlife and Wilderness Safari
Our suggested PRIVATE family program offers great value for families, teenagers and children. Both Conde Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure have recognized us in 2014 as a top Travel Specialist and Safari Outfitter. Our talented guides love to lead family and multi-generation safaris! This itinerary can be modified and tailor-made to customize and plan your own family trip. With spectacular scenery and an opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture, activities are geared for families to include game drives, visits to local schools, and hikes with the local peoples (Hadzi and Datoga) at Lake Eyasi. You visit the three key eco-systems including Tarangire, Ngorongoro and the Serengeti to give you balanced exposure to a great variety of wildlife. Ask about visiting Ziwani Lodge for a day or two of volunteering.
Naturalist Guides in Tanzania - Our carefully selected group of naturalist guides bring an excellent knowledge of the areas you will visit and have built up an excellent camaraderie with our clients over the years. As you spend several days with the same guide, you maximize seeing and doing “everything” and come away at the end of a trip with “a friend for life”. The naturalist guides that may lead your trip include Hillary Mandia, Ephata Loitashu, Daniel Nyamoga and Emmanuel Mkenda.
Our guiding team in Tanzania is the best - it really is! A highlight includes Lake Eyasi to visit the Hadzape and Datoga. Volunteer component at Ziwani Lodge to schools, clinics and more... help improve their lives !
(Departures:) [Daily – Jan-Feb, Jul-Oct]
(Day 01+02) *USA/Europe/Kilimanjaro/Arusha* [Depart on your overnight flight to Europe. Arrive in Europe and connect with your flight to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania arriving this evening. Overnight Four Points by Sheraton Arusha Hotel or Arusha Coffee Lodge]
Arusha Coffee Lodge is close to Arusha Airport and is set amongst the coffee plantation. The hotel has 20 rooms, which are large with en suite bathrooms wi..Read More
(Day 03-05) *Tarangire* [Depart this morning with your private guide and drive to Tarangire National Park. Activities include day game drives into the park, share nature walk with a Maasai guide, visit the local schools and meet the children, perhaps have a game of football and join in with lessons, and an optional cultural visit to nomadic Maasai bomas. 3 nights Tarangire Safari Lodge or Kuro Tarangire.]
Kuro Tarangire is set amid a grove of Acacia and Kigelia trees on the banks of the Tarangire River. The camp features six large safari tents built of c..Read More
(Day 06+07) *Lake Eyasi* [Drive to Lake Eyasi, arriving late in the afternoon. This dry and rugged landscape is still inhabited by a small group of bushmen. Next morning enjoy a day with the bushmen where you may learn how to make bows and arrows with the bushmen, hunt and gather roots and tubers and how to make beaded jewerly. 2 nights Ziwani Lodge.]
Ziwani Lodge is located near Lake Eyasi and is the ideal base for exploring this region. The eco-lodge runs solely off solar and wind power and f..Read More
(Day 08+09) *Ngorongoro Crater* [Drive to Ngorongoro Crater. On Day 09 you will descend to the crater floor for a full day of game viewing and picnic lunch. Here animals are found throughout the year due to the permanent availability of grass and water. 2 nights Kitela Lodge or Entamanu Ngorongoro Camp.]
Entamanu Ngorongoro Camp is located with southern views of the Crater and northwest towards the Serengeti Plains and Oldupai Gorge. The camp is a mere ..Read More
(Day 10-12) *Serengeti* [Your journey to the Serengeti includes a visit to Oldupai Gorge, the famous archaeological site where the Leakey's discovered the remains of Australopithecus, Homo Habilis and Homo Erectus. You will spend three nights of full board accommodation at a shared mobile camp, set in wilderness areas, depending on the season and movement of the animals. 3 nights Camp Zebra or Naona Moru Camp or Serengeti Safari Camp.]
The Serengeti Safari Camp makes use of a traditional mobile tented camp on a shared-use basis, periodically moving location within the Serengeti accord..Read More
(Day 13+14) *Serengeti/Arusha-Kilimanjaro/Europe/USA* [Game drive enroute to the airstrip for your scheduled charter flight to Arusha. On arrival you will be met and transferred to The Arusha Hotel where a dayroom has been reserved. Dayroom: Arusha Hotel or Rivertrees]
#2021 Land Arrangements (Based on up to 6 persons in a vehicle)#
"My family and I want to thank you for the incredible trip that exceeded our expectations. Your help in planning the itinerary was truly invaluable. We really enjoyed meeting the three different tribes and visiting the private school. It was a once in a life time experience that all of us will never forget. "