8 days Tanzania family safari

8 days Tanzania family safari

Day 1: Arusha
Upon arrival you will be met by Duma Afrika Treks safari guide at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to your overnight lodge which is built in an old coffee plantation. Moivaro Coffee Plantation is a lovely lodge set beautifully against the back drop of Mt. Meru, the fifth highest mountain in Africa at 15,000 ft. Each of the cottages, comfortable with modern facilities, have the spectacular view of Mt. Meru which can be enjoyed from the private verandah. On a clear day, you can have brilliant views of Mt.Kilimanjaro (19730ft) from the lodge.Dinner and Overnight Moivaro Coffee Plantation Lodge/Similar

Day 2: Arusha-Tarangire
We will leave early in the morning after breakfast for Tarangire National Park. Your first experience of safari life will be the thrilling game drive through vastness of Tarangire National Park. Game driving through the park, you will marvel at the beauty of this pristine wilderness before arriving at our overnight lodge which nestles into a wooded hillside valley overlooking Tarangire Hill. Each of the rooms is comfortable with basic necessities provided. The lodge large public area to relax in the evenings and enjoy the surrounding baobab filled landscape .Dinner and Overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge/Similar

Day 3: Tarangire-Lake Manyara
We will leave early in the morning for Lake Manyara National Park and arrive at park gate late morning. We will spend the rest of the day game viewing in the park and around the lake, which is known for its big population of Flamingos. Lake Mayara is also famous for it tree-climbing lions. At sunset we will drive to our overnight lodge which is perched on the edge of Mto wa Mbu escarpment, and overlooks the Great Rift Valley and the Manyara soda lake.Dinner and Overnight at Lake manyara serena Lodge/similar

Day 4: Lake Manyara-Serengeti park
We will leave early in the morning and drive through the small town of Karatu towards Ngorongoro conservation area. We will drive around the main Ngorongoro crater rim while game viewing towards the Serengeti endless plains. We will be spending most of the day game viewing on the plains and following the great migration of Wildebeests and Zebras.This is an awesome feature for our Tanzania family safari. We will proceed with the game drive heading towards our overnight lodge which is located in the Seronera, an area rich with wildlife year round. Serengeti Serena Lodge is set discreetly high on a hill, offering magnificent view of the rolling unspoiled wilderness of the Serengeti plains. The theme of the lodge reflects a Maasai Village complete with Maasai Warriors. Each of the spacious Maasai huts with modern facilities has its own private verandah offering amazing views of the vast Serengeti plains below, home to the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth.Dinner and Overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge/similar

Day 5:Serengeti National Park
We will leave very early in the morning for sunrise game drive when animals are very active grazing on the grasslands and the predators are busy hunting. We will spend the entire day game viewing and following the great migration of wildebeests and a big number of predators hunting them as they migrate. We will take a picnic lunch under an acacia tree. We will put more concentration game viewing around Moru Kopjes with great chances of seen Black Rhinos and Leopards. In the evening we will return back to our lodge, just in time for sundowner. We will spend the rest of the evening swimming or relaxing by the pool admiring the beautiful sunset over the plain.Dinner and Overnight Serengeti Serena Lodge/similar

Day 6:Serengeti Park
Today we will leave after leisurely breakfast for western Serengeti while game viewing on the way and arriving at the lodge for lunch. After lunch we will go to the Grumet River very famous for its large number of the most aggressive and biggest Crocodiles and Hippos in Africa. We will spend time observing the Crocodiles hunting for wildebeests and sharing the same habitat with the Hippos. We will leave after sunset to one of the most prestigious small luxury hotels of the world. Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp is lusciously set upon a hill of the Western Corridor of Serengeti, offering views of the endless savanna allowing you to feel the soul of the African wilderness in close proximity. The Victorian era outpost with Tanzanian element set in the remote regions of the Grumeti River is home to a variety of big game. The 25 luxury tents complemented by highest standards of personalized attention, luxurious sleeping and sleeping arrangements complemented by valet service, superb cuisine and service are carefully landscaped in complete harmony with their natural surroundings. You will leave with an ‘Out of Africa’ experience.Dinner and Overnight at Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp/similar

Day 7: Serengeti-Ngorongoro Crater
Today we will leave after leisurely breakfast and make our way towards Ngorongoro conservation area while game viewing on the plains. We will stop at Olduvai Gorge, site of Louis and Mary Leakey’s famous discoveries of man’s ancient ancestors, the Zinjanthropus Bosei. We will take tour of the site and the museum. After the tour we will have our picnic lunch and proceed with our game drive after lunch. If you interested we can stop to visit a Masai Boma (village), learn and explore their traditions and ways of life. We will have a chance to see them performing their traditional dances and if interested you can join in the dance to add something to your adventure resume! In the evening we will drive back to our overnight lodge which is built on the rim with spectacular views of the crater. Ngorongoro Serena Lodge exists in perfect harmony with the natural environment. Awarded the green globe, the plant and ivy-covered stone camouflaged lodge has elegant rooms ornately decorated with local materials. Most of the rooms have a private terrace offering incredible views of the vast conservation area inhabited by the Masai tribe as well as an abundant variety of wildlife and birdlife.Dinner and Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater-Arusha
We will wake up early in the morning and start driving down the Ngorongoro crater which is about 2000 feet deep and 14 miles wide. The crater hosts a remarkable wildlife spectacle. There is savanna, bush land, forests and lakes, inhabited by the same range of game, from Elephant to Lion to Wildebeest; there is even a soda lake for the Flamingos. We will spend the day exploring the Ngorongoro crater which is a World Heritage Site, home to nearly 25,000 animals, giving you a very real chance of spotting the big five: lion, elephant, endangered black rhino, buffalo and leopard plus countless other African mammal species. Witness the magnificent array of habitats, each with its own unique wildlife and flora. Take time out to stretch your legs and enjoy a picnic lunch at Ngoitokitok Springs watching the hippos jostle for position in the water. In the afternoon we will leave the crater and drive back to Arusha with few stops at souvenirs shops which are beautifully decorated and full of high quality authentic artworks, sculptures, antiques, fabrics and textiles from Tanzania. In Arusha, we will provide a day room for you to freshen up and have dinner. In the evening we will transfer you to the airport for your flight home.


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