Tanzania Wildlife Safari with ME International Travel

with Kenya extension
Oct 12-23, 2020 / 12 DAYS

Go where eternal plains stretch as far as the eye can see.

Time seems to stand still in the wilds of Tanzania, yet every day on safari is thrilling and new. Experience the best of this beguiling country, from …

Your package includes

  • 9 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 8 lunches
  • 10 dinners, select meals with beer
  • 8 game drives
  • Expert Tour Director & local guides
  • 4x4 Land Cruiser safari vehicle

Included highlights

Shanga River House, Tarangire National Park, Masai boma visit, Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Olduvai Gorge Museum, Ngorongoro C…

Tour pace

On this guided tour, you’ll walk for less than 1 hour daily across mostly flat terrain, including paved roads and unpaved trails.

Itinerary

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Overnight Flight / 1 NIGHT

Oct 12: Travel day

Board your overnight flight to Kilimanjaro today.

Arusha / 1 NIGHT

Oct 13: Arrival in Kilimanjaro & transfer to Arusha

Included meals: Dinner

Welcome to Tanzania! Arrive at Kilimanjaro airport and make your way to Arusha, where you’ll enjoy an included dinner.

Tarangire National Park / 2 NIGHTS

Oct 14: Tarangire National Park via Shanga River House

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, stop at the Shanga River House. This organization provides local people with disabilities the opportunity to work and develop new skills, such as using recycled materials to produce crafts that can be sold. Then, discover Tarangire National Park, one of the best-kept secrets in Tanzania.  • Enjoy included lunch • Set out on a game drive  • Roam along landscapes that vary from dry scrub to lush swamp • Search for leopards and lions on the hunt for prey like kudu, eland, and gerenuk Tonight, sit down with your fellow travelers to enjoy a welcome dinner with drinks.

Oct 15: Tarangire National Park game drives

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Begin and end your day on thrilling game drives through Tarangire National Park. • On a morning game drive, marvel at one of Africa’s largest herds of elephants, and keep watch for over 500 bird species • Enjoy an included picnic lunch • Spot predators on the prowl on an afternoon game drive • Visit a community school to meet local teachers and students Sit down for an included dinner this evening.

Manyara Region / 1 NIGHT

Oct 16: Lake Manyara National Park via Masai boma

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Immerse yourself in the Masai way of life with the help of a local guide and journey through Lake Manyara National Park. • Tour an authentic boma and discover the history and heritage behind the Masai tribe  • Travel through the Manyara region’s acacia woodland and the Great Rift Valley • Enjoy an included lunch at your lodge • Spy a stunning variety of wildlife, such as giraffes, zebras, hippos, and perhaps even tree-climbing lions on a game drive  • Glimpse Lake Manyara and its incredible swath of flamingos Sit down for an included dinner this evening.

Serengeti National Park / 3 NIGHTS

Oct 17: Transfer to Serengeti National Park & game drive

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Drive through the scenic savanna to Serengeti National Park. • Enjoy an included lunch at your lodge • Head out on a game drive to watch the dramatic dance of predator and prey • Keep watch for all of the Big Five: lions, leopards, elephants, Cape buffalo, and rhino Sit down for an included dinner this evening.

Oct 18: Moru Kopjes game drives

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Continue your exploration of the Serengeti’s endless plains on two game drives. • Look for the exceedingly rare black rhino on your morning game drive • Feast on an included lunch in the open air of the Serengeti • Embark on an afternoon game drive to see the Moru Kopjes, stunning granite formations rising out of the plains • View ancient Masai cave art Sit down for an included dinner this evening.

Oct 19: Simba Kopjes & Seronera Valley game drives

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Set off into the Simba Kopjes area of Serengeti National Park for a morning game drive. • Try to spot bohor reedbucks, flamingos, Grant's gazelles, and bat-eared foxes • Soak in views of the vast African plains Enjoy an included lunch at your lodge before heading out on an afternoon game drive. • Explore one of the Serengeti’s richest ecosystems, the Seronera Valley • Stay on the lookout for lions, cheetahs, and leopards Sit down for an included dinner this evening.

Ngorongoro Region / 3 NIGHTS

Oct 20: Ngorongoro Region via Olduvai Gorge & Iraqw village

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Make several stops as you travel to the Ngorongoro region today. • Visit the famed Olduvai Gorge, known as the “Cradle of Mankind” • Learn about the 1.25-million-year-old fossils that were found here • Discover how the fossils provided insight into human evolution • Savor a scenic picnic lunch at your lodge in the Ngorongoro region • Stop at an Iraqw village to learn about local communities and culture Sit down for an included dinner this evening.

Oct 21: Ngorongoro Crater game drive

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Pay a visit to one of the most spellbinding sights in all of Africa: Ngorongoro Crater. • Descend 1,000 feet into Ngorongoro Crater, an intact caldera covering over 100 square miles • Survey the local wildlife on a game drive, catching sight of one of the world’s densest populations of lions • Enjoy a picnic lunch near the region’s gorgeous flora and fauna Back at the lodge, raise a glass with your fellow travelers at a farewell dinner.

Oct 22: Departure

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Drive from Ngorongoro to the Kilimanjaro region, where you’ll relax in a dayroom.  Enjoy an included dinner before transferring to Kilimanjaro Airport for your overnight flight home or continue your adventure in Kenya.

Overnight Flight / 0 NIGHTS

Oct 23: Travel day

Arrive home today.

Extension / Starting from $1499 pp

Kenya / 5 NIGHTS

Continue your safari adventure in the breathtaking landscapes of Kenya. You'll witness elephants bathing at the foot of Kilimanjaro, take in stunning views of the Great Rift Valley, and search for flamingos by Lake Nakuru.

Oct 22: Transfer to Amboseli National Park & game drive

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Drive from the Ngorongoro Crater to Amboseli National Park in Kenya. • Enjoy an included picnic lunch  • Set off on an afternoon game drive • Stay on the lookout for lions, baboons, hippos, and more animals that flock to the park’s oasis-like swamplands Sit down for an included dinner this evening.

Oct 23: Amboseli National Park game drives

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Explore the landscapes of Amboseli National Park today. • Rise early for a sunrise game drive as many animals are more active during the cooler morning hours • Return to camp for breakfast • Relax at the lodge and enjoy an included lunch before setting out on an afternoon game drive  • Drive through swampy plains and the hilly savannah • Try to spot elephants and baboons Sit down for an included dinner this evening.

Oct 24: Transfer to Lake Naivasha

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Take in stunning views of the Great Rift Valley, part of the intracontinental ridge system that runs from Madagascar to Syria, en route to Lake Naivasha. Then, enjoy an included lunch before joining camp naturalists on a game walk to discover the area's diverse animals and plants. Sit down for an included dinner this evening.

Oct 25: Lake Nakuru game drive & transfer to Great Rift Valley

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Set off on a morning game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park, prime territory for spotting rhinos, baboons, and giraffes, as well as flamingos and other types of birds. Enjoy an included picnic lunch before traveling to the Great Rift Valley.  Then, sit down for an included dinner.

Oct 26: Departure

Included meals: Breakfast

Drive to Nairobi, where you’ll relax in a dayroom before transferring to the airport for your overnight flight home.

Oct 27: Travel day

Arrive home today.

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