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Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Tarangire Safari

Tanzania in 10 Days, 7 Nights in Destination

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Explore Tanzania’s diverse flora and fauna in this magical experience taking you to some of Africa’s top national parks renowned for their safari game viewing; ideal for you to catch a glimpse of the elusive Big 5!

Trip Highlights

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    Arusha
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    Ngorongoro
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    Serengeti National Park
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    Tarangire National Park

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Some meals

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  3. Solo travelers from + $630

  4. Add up to 5 nights to your stay

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    Accommodation: 7 Nights

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    Day 2 to 4

    Kilimanjaro Eco Lodge

    Location

    Arusha

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    The hotels we select comply with our high standards and requirements per category. The allocation is dependent on availability and seasonality, so you can be assigned any of our selection, including the following: Mvuli Hotel

    Itinerary

    Start your African safari journey exploring the charmingly beautiful town of Arusha before making your way to the iconic Serengeti National Park, one of Tanzania’s crown jewels where you’ll have the chance to encounter the Big 5. Next, travel to the Ngorongoro Crater and the Tarangire National Park and gaze in amazement at their diverse fauna and flora.

    1st Day: Canada - Night on board
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    Arrive at your departure airport, ready for a flight to Kilimanjaro *. Night on board.

    * If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

    2nd Day: Kilimanjaro - Arusha
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    Upon arriving at Kilimanjaro Airport, you will transfer to your hotel in Arusha for check-in (Approx. 55 km/1 hour drive). Arusha is a charmingly beautiful town known for being the safari capital of Tanzania offering a plethora of attractions and adventures. 

    If time permits, after check-in, enjoy the rest of the day at your own leisure. Use this time to start exploring your new surroundings. Later, enjoy dinner as you are briefed by your tour guide on what to expect of your African safari adventure. Overnight stay in Arusha

    * Early check-in allows you to enter your room before the hotel's regular check-in time for an additional cost. You will have the option to add early check-in on arrival in the next step of the booking process.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Kilimanjaro Eco Lodge or similar

    19 Reviews

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    3rd Day: Arusha - Materuni Waterfalls - Arusha
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    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, you will take part in a fascinating full-day tour of Materuni Waterfalls, located at the foot of Kilimanjaro, which includes a visit to a local coffee plantation (Approx. 83 km/2.5 hour drive). Upon arriving at Materuni, home to the authentic tribal village of the Chagga people, your first stop will be to visit the famous waterfall which takes about 40 minutes by foot to get to.

    En route, your guide will give you some insights into the everyday life and culture of the Chagga people and the fauna and flora found in this region. Once you have reached the waterfall, take in the beauty of the scenery with majestic views from 80 meters high. You will later be able to enjoy the pool at the bottom of the waterfall for a refreshing swim. After this, make your way to Mama Agnes’ home, where you will experience a traditional Chagga lunch and even get to taste local banana beer!

    Finally, head to the coffee plantation where you will learn about the cultivation, drying and roasting processes. You will also be invited to help with the grinding of the coffee, which is traditionally accompanied by Chagga songs and dances, a fun way to immerse yourself in the local culture.

    Before saying goodbye, you can savor the coffee you made and appreciate the views of the surrounding montane rainforest. Drive back to your hotel in Arusha and enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Arusha.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Kilimanjaro Eco Lodge or similar

    19 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Materuni Waterfalls Visit

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    4th Day: Arusha - Serengeti National Park
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    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, get ready for an adventure of a lifetime as you set off to the magical Serengeti National Park. En route, you will also be taking part in an exciting game drive (Approx. 335 km/7 hour drive).

    The Serengeti National Park is famous for being home to the Big Five of Africa as well as having the largest lion population in the whole continent. Lunch will be included. 

    In the late afternoon, check-in to your tented camp and enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in the Serengeti National Park.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Narudi Tented Camp or similar

    119 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Game Drive En Route to the Serengeti

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    5th Day: Serengeti National Park
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    Enjoy the morning taking in the beauty of the Serengeti National Park; listen to the enchanting sounds, smell the wilderness and gaze at the breathtaking sunrise view of the endless plains of this location. Take some time to enjoy breakfast before starting today's adventure. Alternatively, take part in our optional morning hot air balloon over the Seregenti plains. *

    Later, embark on yet another chance to explore the Serengeti by immersing yourself at the very heart of its wildlife. Spend the entire day enjoying this vehicle safari experience. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Return to your tented camp for dinner and overnight stay in the Serengeti National Park

    Please note: Depending on what the majority of the group decides, lunch will either be had back at the lodge or brought with you as a picnic to enjoy during the game drive. 

    * Optional Hot Air Balloon Over Serengeti Plains: Get a spectacular bird’s eye view of the great migration and the unique landscapes of this location in an aerial experience you will not be forgetting any time soon!

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Narudi Tented Camp or similar

    119 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Full Day Serengeti Game Drive

    Light

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    Optional
    Hot Air Balloon Over Serengeti Plains

    Moderate

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    6th Day: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater - Karatu
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    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, you will be making your way to the Ngorongoro Crater to experience the vastness of its landscapes and wildlife (Approx. 145 km/3.5 hours drive).

    Upon arrival, descend to the crater floor for a spectacular game viewing. You will be going down a lush highland forest, with magnificent birdlife to be spotted among the different species of flora. You will also have the chance to observe a large variety of herbivore species, as well as the predators that are attracted by this abundant supply of prey.

    Its 260 sq km floor is very diverse; boasting a permanent lake, open savannah and areas of mature woodland. Surrounded by steep, densely forested walls rising over 600 m high, the effect is that of a huge natural Amphitheater.

    You will then enjoy a picnic lunch. Later, ascend and make your way to your hotel in Karatu (Approx. 45 km/1.5 hour drive). Enjoy dinner and overnight stay in Karatu.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Kudu Lodge & Camp or similar

    245 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Ngorongoro Crater Tour

    Light

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    7th Day: Karatu - Mto wa Mbu - Tarangire
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    Breakfast at the hotel. Make your way to the traditional Mto Wa Mbu village, near Lake Manyara National Park to experience stunning nature along with exceptional local artistry and cuisine (Approx. 28 km/ 35 minute drive). This guided tour includes a visit to local plantations, food markets, paddy fields, as well as a banana beer bar. Lunch is included. 

    Later, make your way to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Tarangire (Approx. 93 km/ 1.5 hour drive).

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Lake Burunge Tented Camp or similar

    576 Reviews

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    Activities

    included
    Mto Wa Mbu Village Visit, Nature Walk & Cultural Experience

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    8th Day: Tarangire National Park - Arusha
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    Breakfast at the hotel. After, hop on a 4x4 Safari Jeep to cruise along the Tarangire National Park for a full-day safari experience. Tarangire rivals the Serengeti in the great number and diversity of its wildlife. It is a good choice for those looking to encounter more animals, particularly elephants, as this location is  renowned for their frequent sightings. 

    Tarangire River is the only source of water in the area, attracting the reserves' abundance of exotic wildlife, making it a perfect spot for wildlife viewing. The landscape is a photographer's dream too, due to the high number of scenic baobab trees and its extensive marshlands. A picnic lunch is included. 

    Later, make your way back to Arusha (Approx. 120 km/2.5 hour drive). Check-in to your hotel, enjoy dinner and overnight stay in Arusha.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Kilimanjaro Eco Lodge or similar

    19 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Game Drive in Tarangire National Park

    Light

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    9th Day: Arusha - Night on board
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    Breakfast* at the lodge. At the indicated time**, transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport (55km/Approx.1hr drive out) to catch your flight back to Canada. Night on board.

    * Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day. 

    ** You will have the option to add late check-out upon departure in the next step of the booking process.

    10th Day: Canada
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    Touch down back in Canada and end your adventure. 

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    Please note this activity takes about 40 minutes by foot to get to.

    Materuni Waterfalls Visit

    Included activity for day 3 in Arusha

    Visit the impressive 80 meter high waterfalls where the views are magical and take a dive in the pool found at the very bottom. Later, visit a coffee plantation to learn about the village’s coffee-making process.

    Duration 11:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:30 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Challenging

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    Game Drive En Route to the Serengeti

    Included activity for day 4 in Serengeti National Park

    Enjoy an exciting game drive as you make your way to the Serengeti and feast your eyes on an array of beautiful fauna.

    Duration 13:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Light

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    Full Day Serengeti Game Drive

    Included activity for day 5 in Serengeti National Park

    Take in the beauty of the wildlife found in the Serengeti as you enjoy a spectacular vehicle game viewing experience.

    Duration 08:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

    Physical rating:

    Light

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    Ngorongoro Crater Tour

    Included activity for day 6 in Ngorongoro

    Make your way to the crater floor for an unforgettable game viewing experience including an array of bird and herbivore species.

    Duration 12:00h Approx. Pick up time: 06:30 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Light

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    Available Activities

    Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
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    The optional Hot Air Balloon is dependent on weather conditions and will be confirmed (or refunded) the day before. This activity is not suitable for children under 5 and is not wheelchair accessible.

    Hot Air Balloon Over Serengeti Plains

    Suggested activity for day 5 in Serengeti National Park

    Appreciate the beauty of the Seregenti from high above as you embark a hot air balloon to appreciate the great migration and spectacular landscapes from a bird’s eye’s perspective.

    Duration 01:30h Approx. Pick up time: 05:00 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Moderate

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    The price includes

    • Included in all our trips. more information
    • Departures from main Canadian airports.
    • International flights: Canada - Kilimanjaro - Canada.
    • 7 nights accommodation in Charm and Superior hotels and lodges. *
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    • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners.
    • All transfers
    • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
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    • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
    • WIFI on Safari jeep.
    • Mineral water on game drive, coffee, and some other soft drinks.
    • English-speaking guide during the whole trip.
    • Exclusive Exoticca groups.
    • Safari in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, game drive in the Serengeti National Park, game drive in Tarangire National Park in 4x4.
    *The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

    Not included

    Visa (required) *, drinks, tips ** and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

    * The Tanzanian authorities have established a new procedure for obtaining visas on arrival at Kilimanjaro airport, without prior notice and effective immediately. Upon arrival, the following procedure must be followed, which is done in 3 steps at 3 different counters:

    1) Get a visa registration number
    2) Pay for the visa (by cash or card)
    3) Verify the regulations and obtain your visa

    In each of these stages, you will need to queue and the process can take up to 2 hours. If you have applied for the visa online (this process takes between 2 and 3 weeks), you will only need to queue once.

    The price for Visa is USD50 for Canadian Citizen.

    ** Tips are not included. Although tipping is not mandatory, we highly recommend an average of USD10 per day per person for the guide as well as for the driver. Keep in mind that tipping is an important part of country culture and customary in this line of work.

    * It is possible to have 3 adults in a triple room under request. 

    This trip is wheelchair accesible and it is also possible to rent a weelchair for USD80 approx.

    Travellers are advised to carry cash in the form of USD or TSH to pay for any extras in Tanzania. Credit cards are not widely accepted. If you plan on spending US dollars in Tanzania, please ensure your banknotes are no more than five years old. Large banknotes may be difficult to change, so please bring small banknotes with you.

    • Entry requirements

      Passport with a minimum of six months validity and a return ticket.

    • Visa

      A visa is required. Issued on arrival in the country. Price approximately $50. Maximum 3 months stay. Visas are paid in cash only, with USD banknotes issued after 2006.

    • Currency

      Tanzanian Shilling.

    • Language

      Swahili and English.

    • Electricity

      230 V.

    • Health

      Vaccination against Yellow Fever is mandatory and a vaccination certificate is required. Travellers over 60 years should consult their doctor as the Yellow Fever vaccine can have serious side effects. Malaria prophylaxis is recommended.

    • Time zone

      UTC + 03:00.

    • Other useful information

      Tanzanians drive on the left-hand side of the road.

    • Tourist Office website

      http://www.tanzaniatouristboard.com

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

    Children: 3 to 12 years.

    The extra bed in hotels are fold-out style and smaller in size than a standard single bed. Triple rooms are not bigger or more spacious because they are occupied by 3 people.

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 778 807 9750 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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