10 DAYS ADVENTURE CAMPING SAFARI, Serengeti Safari & 3 Days Donkey Supported Hike

Arrival Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport - Collection via Base Camp and transfer to the L'Oasis - Lodge and Restaurant or Outpost Lodge.   PRICES IN US$ PER PERSON.
Based on the # of Participants
Day 1

Drive to Tarangire National Park famous for its Baobab trees and large herds of Elephants. Camp in a well appointed campsite just outside the park gate







Day 2

Lake Manyara National Park lies between the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley and the Soda Lake from which the park gets it name. Famous for its tree climbing lions. We spend a full day here. Camp tonight is just outside the park in Mto Wa Mbu (Mosquito Creek).

Day 3

Serengeti National Park is our destination today, en-route we stop at Oldupai Gorge to visit the 'Cradle Of Mankind' We shall pass through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area on our way to the entrance at Nabbi Gate and make our way across the short grass plains to our campsite in the heart of the Serengeti not far from the Seronera river, and arrive in time to set up our tents and enjoy our evening meal to the sounds of the African night.

Day 4

Serengeti National Park - A full days game driving, in this the most famous of all animal sanctuararys. However we too shall take a tip from the wildlife and take a break from the midday heat and return to our camp to take lunch and to relax. After lunch game driving until dusk, when we return to camp in the midst of the African wildlife. Option of a Serengeti Balloon Safaris

Day 5

Serengeti National Park at dawn we take full advantage of our last morning in Serengeti, heading for Nabbi Gate once again we take the opportunity to look at some of the spectacular rock formations called "Kopjes" (Inselbergen). En-route we stop at Oldupai Gorge to visit the 'Cradle Of Mankind', after which we continue to our campsite on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater (2,300m). It can sometime be a little chilly!

Day 6

Ngorongoro Crater, a world heritage, site we spend the maximum of six hours allowed game driving in this the worlds largest caldera (collapsed volcano). We camp tonight just outside the Conservation Area in Karatu village ( Kudu Camp ).

Day 7

Early morning drive to Ngorongoro - start of Embakai - Lake Natron hike. This is a hike of 3 days accompanied by a Massai (English speaking guide) and our cook supported only by donkeys to carry camp. Passing through breathtaking scenery and smaller craters. Drive to the start of the hike area the village of "Bulati" between Empakai crater & Lolmalasin mountains, here you will meet your guide.

Day 8

Hike down into the Empakai crater and then start your way down the Great Rift valley escarpment to camp just past the Massai village of Nayobi, spectacluar views of Lake Natron and Ol Doinyo Lengai spread out before you from this very special camp.

Day 9

Hike down into the valley at the base of the Swala escarpment where you will be met by our vehicle and taken to the camp at the Engareso river at Lake Natron choice of cold shower or river which runs alongside the camp. Visit to the hidden waterfalls camp. Massai village visit - rest and midnight climb the active volcano Ol Doinyo Lengai start at middnight and...

Day 10

Descent around lunch.  Drive to Arusha and overnight L'Oasis - Lodge and Restaurant or Outpost Lodge. On our way back to Arusha we will have sample time to stop and buy some of the Makonde carving for which Tanzania is so famous. Also for those who wish a chance to stop at Meserani Snake Park, to see the snakes that are normally difficult to see in the wild due to their natural shyness.

Departure Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for those returning home. For those taking one of our Zanzibar Budget, Zanzibar Luxury or Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru, Ol-Donyo-Lengai extensions, collection/transfer as described in tour description.

Hotel accommodation as above subject to availability  full board, breakfast, lunch, evening meal. All park entrance fees. 4x4 Safari Vehicle, Landrover & or Landcruiser with English speaking experienced driver/guide, two man dome tents, Camp beds, Cotton covered sponge mattresses. Airport collection and departure transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport Arusha
(Nairobi or Dar Es Salaam Airport please see our Base-Camp-Shuttle-Service)

EXCLUSIVE Flight and Airport Departure Tax, all things of a personal nature ie: laundry - sleeping bag - soft and alcoholic drinks - souvenirs - tips/gratuities

All Hotels are subject to availability. In the event of non-availability, hotels of a similar standard will be used. This is a camping safari using public and private campsites with limited facilities, Most campsites have showers (subject to water availability). Our cooks are well trained to provide all meals according to European/American standards. All hotel and camping accommodation is based on shared rooms/tents. Those wishing single accommodation will be charged a single supplement.