This is a five-day spectacular Safari in the iconic locations of the Serengeti National Park with it ‘endless plains’ and Ngorongoro Conservation Area in its infinite beauty and grace. On this exceptional Safari adventure you will enjoy charming scenery and the finest Tanzanian wildlife and game viewing occasions while riding in the impeccable comfort and style of our 4X4 Safari top-up roof vehicles in the African wilderness. Professional drivers/guides will be availed to ensure you enjoy a remarkable Safari experience and royal treatment during the entire Safari while in our care.
Day 1: TRANSFER FROM AIRPORT TO ARUSHA
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be picked up by a representative of Love & Dove Africa and transferred to Arusha city. [Arusha city] is a lovely small town situated at the foot Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro. It is the perfect spot to spend a day or so prior to advancing any safari expeditions including mounting the Kilimanjaro. It has a range of quality restaurants, bars and local markets that you may visit to have am authentic view of the city. Other activities such as Day trips can be organized to Arusha National Park, National Museum and coffee plantations in and around Arusha, at request.
Once you arrive in Arusha city, you will spend your first night at Green Mountain Hotel located in Moshono, a suburb in Arusha city.
Day 2 & 3: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After your early breakfast, you will be picked up by driver/guide of Love & Dove Africa. You will depart from Arusha at approximately 7 O’clock en route to Serengeti via Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The Serengeti National Park in Maasai language means “endless plains” and is clothed with vast breath-taking landscapes, driving through the Serengeti is an authentic blend of the magical experience of Tanzanian wilderness and wildlife. The Serengeti National Park is also famous for the annual migration when millions of wildebeest migrate to Maasai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya. The beauty of the Serengeti lies in its unimaginably vast plains filled with a variety of wildlife, and allows the visitors to roam the plains and embrace the magic of the wilderness. You will enjoy an exceptional evening game drive sighting several lions, elephant, elands, hyenas, cheetahs, jackals, hippos, crocodiles and many more. And you drive to Serengeti Heritage Lodge where you will spend the night.
On your second day, you will embark on an early morning game drive in the Serengeti National Park and then drive back to the Camp for breakfast. With your lunch boxes, you will depart the Camp and continue your game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Driving through the Serengeti is an authentic blend of the magical experience of the Tanzanian wilderness and wildlife. The Park is also famous for the annual migration when millions of wildebeest migrate to Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya. Viewing the migration is an epic safari experience. It provides visitors a phenomenal pictorial and magnificently moving scene to the naked eyes. For those who enjoy photography, Serengeti’s vast open savannah provides an incredible backdrop to even the amateur photographers. The beauty of the Serengeti lies in its unimaginably vast plains filled with all wildlife, and allows the visitors to roam the plains and embrace the magic of the wilderness. You will view antelopes, lions, leopards, wildebeest, zebras and much wildlife here. You will continue your afternoon drive in the Serengeti. As the sun sets, the horizon of the Serengeti is movingly serene, ironically giving you an unexpected calmness in the African jungle. After your spectacular day of game viewing, you will retire for the night at Serengeti Heritage Lodge.
DAY 4: NGORONGORO CRATER
After your breakfast, you will depart the Serengeti for Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which is located within the Serengeti, is home to approximately 30,000 protected animals. The infinite beauty and grace of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is unique, submerged in deep crater valley and highlands, a soda lake in which thousands wildlife quench their thirst daily. It is at the Ngorongoro that you will relish the wonderful privileged of viewing the Big Five in one location. The Big Five are characteristically imposing, enormous and deadly animals, these include the rare black rhino, big-tusked elephants, black-mane lions, leopards and Lions, which tend to reside at the Ngorongoro. You will also sight buffalos, zebras, hyenas, wildebeest, flamingos, bat eared foxes, jackals, gazelles, cheetah and a high density of birdlife species. The beauty of this place is the lions are not afraid to walk up to your safari vehicles, giving you an authentic Safari experience.
Once you slope into the Ngorongoro Crater floor, you will find yourself submerged in the awesome picturesque backdrop of the immediate highlands and Tanzania’s rich wildlife, giving you a unique, equal to none game-viewing live experience. There is nothing quite like descending into this extinct crater floor. Because the Ngorongoro is so lush and an amazing land for animals to graze, the density of wildlife is quite concentrated which guarantees the visitor with a pleasurable game-viewing opportunity. You will enjoy a picnic lunch at the hippo pool picnic site. We recommend you visit Olduvai Gorge, where the revolutionary archaeological discoveries were made [optional].
You will then continue your afternoon game viewing in Ngorongoro Conservation Area and retire for the night at Tloma Lodge.
DAY 5: RETURN TO ARUSHA & TRANSFER TO AIRPORT
Breakfast will be served. After breakfast, lunch boxes will be prepared for the final departure back to Arusha and you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight to Zanzibar.
TOTAL PRICE PER PERSON:
– 4×4 Safari vehicle inclusive of driver/guide
– Parks entry fees
– Game drives
– Picnic Lunch at a picnic site in the park
– Tourism development levy and 18% VAT
– 1.5L of drinking water per day per person
– Inoculations and personal insurance
– Optional activities and excursions
– Other personal expenses
Additional & optional activities
- Walking or Hiking Safaris
- Mountain biking
- Visitation of the Olduvai Gorge
- Visitation of Maasai Villages
* All prices are subject to change (especially due to currency fluctuations and desired travel period). All tours are quoted on request. The quoted prices we send will not change.