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18 Day | Group North and South Safari to Tanzania

Country Tanzania
Theme Group Departures; Beach; Active - Moderate
Time of Year January - March & June - December; High Season: Jul-Oct; Savings Season: Jan-Mar
Budget From $8,125
Duration 18 Days

This popular program is a group tented safari driving through the parks to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater followed by a flying safari to Nyerere National Park (formerly Selous Game Reserve) and Ruaha National Park. Your driver/guide has an excellent knowledge of the areas that you will visit. The parks are chosen for their eco-systems and variety of wildlife and bird species. During your safari in the northern circuit you will be in a 4-wheel drive Landrover. In the Selous and Ruaha enjoy game drives in open-vehicles. The highlight of your adventure may be the diverse activities in Nyerere and Ruaha such as walking safaris and boating on the Rufiji River. Enjoy time on the beach on the tropical island off the Tanzania coast.

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Day by Day (subject to availability)

Day 01+02


Depart this evening on an overnight flight to Europe. Connect with your flight to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel in Arusha. Overnight Mount Meru Hotel.

Day 03

Lake Manyara

This morning is yours to enjoy at leisure. After lunch depart on your lodge safari to Lake Manyara Park. Enjoy the late afternoon at leisure. Overnight Lake Manyara Wildlife Camp.

Day 04+05


Morning game drive in the park. Lake Manyara National Park is most famed for its tree climbing lions that may be seen (if you are very lucky) sleeping amongst the branches of acacia trees. Enjoy lunch back at lodge. Continue to the Serengeti National Park through the vast African plains. You will arrive at your lodge late afternoon game viewing en route. Next day enjoy a morning and afternoon game drives in the park. An optional balloon ride may be taken this morning. 2 nights Kati Kati Explorer Camp.

Day 06+07

Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast proceed to Ngorongoro game driving on the way. Enjoy a picnic lunch en route. Arrive at your lodge late in the day where you will have the evening at leisure. Next morning descend into the crater for a full-day of game viewing. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the crater floor. Return to your lodge late in the day. Enjoy the evening at leisure. 2 nights Ngorongoro Farm House or Tloma Lodge.

Day 08


Proceed to Tarangire National Park where you will have lunch at your camp. Enjoy an afternoon game drive. Activities include game drives in Tarangire, Maasai guided walking safaris on the private land concession, canoeing on Lake Burunge and cultural interactions with the Maasai and Datoga tribes. Overnight Lake Burunge Tented Camp.

Day 09-11


This morning you will transfer to the Arusha airport for your scheduled charter flight to Nyerere National Park. Activities include game drives in open vehicles, guided walking safaris, boat trips and fishing. Enjoy two days of game viewing activities. 3 nights Rufiji River Camp.

Day 12+13


Transfer to the airstrip for your scheduled charter flight to Ruaha National Park. This is an excellent area for walking. Game drives in specially adapted 4 x 4 vehicles are offered and as well as walks. Next morning you will enjoy a day of game viewing activities. 2 nights Ruaha River Lodge.

Day 14-16

Lazy Lagoon

Board your scheduled charter flight to Dar es Salaam. On arrival you will be met and transferred by vehicle to the launch point where you will board a boat for the final leg of your transfer to the Lazy Lagoon. There are a variety of activities to keep visitors busy including swimming, sailing, snorkeling, kayaking and a historical visit to Bagamoyo can be arranged (additional fee may apply). Or enjoy just relax on your private verandah and listen to the trade winds blow. Enjoy two days at leisure. 3 nights Lazy Lagoon.

Day 17+18

Lazy Lagoon/Dar es Salaam/Europe

Enjoy the morning at leisure. Late this afternoon you will be transferred to the Dar es Salaam airport. Onward evening departure flight to Europe. Connect to your onward flight to the USA. Welcome home!

Safari Pricing Details

2021 Land Arrangements

April - May - Selous National Park is closed.

Jan 5-Mar / Jun

per person sharing

From $8,250

Single Supplement

From $1,195


per person sharing

From $8,695

Single Supplement

From $1,375

Nov-Dec 15

per person sharing

From $8,125

Single Supplement

From $1,195

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