Day 2. Arusha to Lake Manyara National park
Depart from the lodge in the morning and drive to Lake Manyara National Park. The park is perhaps best known for its flamingos, pelicans, and cormorants but it is also the home for a few hundred other species of birds; it is, therefore, a paradise for ornithologists. With a bit of luck, you might see elephants in the wooded regions and with even fortune the tree-climbing lions. Indeed, it was thought for a long time that the Lake Manyara Np is the only place where lions can be found with this typical behavior of climbing trees. Baboons and vervet monkeys are also found amongst the forested areas and in the more open spaces, giraffes nibble at the fresh leaves while the various types of antelopes common to the region browse for tasty shoots; Dinner and overnight at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge.
Day 3. Lake Manyara National park – Serengeti National park
In the morning, we will depart from the Lodge and head towards Serengeti National Park across the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (Loduare Gate). The stretch of road towards the park’s gates offers a fantastic opportunity to see animals in their natural habitat, often during migration including wildebeests, zebras, impalas, and lions. We will have a picnic lunch at the gate of the Serengeti National Park (Naabi Gate) where you can also follow a trail to the top of the hill which boasts stunning views over the famous Serengeti. With the game drive en-route, we will head for dinner and overnight at Thorn Tree Camp.
Day 4. Serengeti full day
This will be a full-day game drive in the Serengeti and the park has a lot to be seeing and need enough time for game viewing. You will leave the lodge for a morning game drive till afternoon and drive back to the lodge for Hot lunch have a short siesta and back to the park for a late afternoon game drive which is good for the great pictures of animals and the sunset. You will head back to the Camp for dinner and overnight at Thorn Tree Camp.
Day 5. Full Day Serengeti game drive
The Serengeti National park is famous and well known for its annual migration of over 1.5 million white-bearded (or brindled) wildebeest and 250,000 zebra and for its numerous Nile crocodile and honey badger; with your packed lunch head for full day game drive and dinner and overnight at Thorn Tree Camp.
Day 6. Serengeti – Ngorongoro
We will commence our journey in the morning where we can capture an abundance of animals as the sunrises over the Serengeti plains.
We will enjoy the game drive at Serengeti National Park in the rolling grasslands, dotted with wildlife, zebras, impalas, and hippos in their pools. In the late afternoon, we will head towards Ngorongoro and visit the MaasaiBoma on our way, dinner, and overnight at Rhino Lodge.
Day 7. Ngorongoro – Lake Eyasi
Early morning breakfast; and descend to the Ngorongoro Crater this is a highly visited African attraction is the world’s largest inactive, unbroken and unfilled volcanic caldera. At this point, we will get a chance to see a large number of mammals such as the endangered rhinos, mountain reedbuck, jackals, and numerous bird species including white pelicans and flamingos on Lake Ndutu and Lake Magadi. In the afternoon have our picnic lunch and have a short afternoon game drive before we drive to Lake Eyasi for dinner and overnight at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge.
Day 8. Lake Eyasi-Arusha
This tour gives you the chance to get closer to the only remaining hunter-gatherer tribes of the Hadzabe and Datoga people who still make a living from hunting small wild animals and gathering wild fruits. These people are also referred to as the Bushmen. The tour will involve hunting, their cultural practices, and the Lake Eyasi tour. Drive to Arusha for Dinner and overnight at Tulia Hotel and Spa.
Day 9. Departure Day
You will leave the hotel depending on your departure flight. On this day you will be required to check out your rooms before 10; 00 am so if your flight is in the evening and you require a day room use we request you to let us know prior.
INCLUDED WITH THE PACKAGE
- Ground transport using 4 x 4 Land cruiser for all the above days
- Accommodation and Meals
- Park entry fees, Camping fees, and Crater service fees.
- Guiding fees
- Transit fees
- Drinking bottled mineral water while on safaris
- Concession fees
- WMA fees
- Tips to your guide
- Visits to the Maasai villages
- Personal travel insurance
- All other items of a personal nature
- Alcoholic beverages
- Soft drinks other than the mineral water
2 pax = US $ 3,877 per person sharing.
3 pax = US $ 3,318 per person sharing.
4 pax = US $ 3,038 per person sharing.
5 pax = US $ 2,870 per person sharing.
7 pax = US $ 2,678 per person sharing.
12 pax = US $ 2,758 per person sharing.
A single room supplement is US $ 384.
There is a safari holiday for everyone
Our guided safari packages are curated to give you the backstage pass to authentic Tanzanian experiences. With 22 National Parks, four(4) travel seasons, and more than 753 hotels and lodges on your planning desk, curating a safari could be unbearable and time-consuming. Speaking of time, we have 20 years of doing it. We have slept in the beds, tasted the food, and experienced every corner in East Africa. In this regard, Gladiola Adventure Tanzania has designed safari packages in full luxury lodgings and tented campsites, comfortable mid-range adventures, and packages for more outdoor adventure like basic camping safaris. Most rewarding, all safaris are private, you will have a personal driver-guide with you the whole trip. A well-informed local and a naturalist. Just what you need for a carefree safari holiday.
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