Serengeti Safari + 3-Days Donkey Supported Hike

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY –
Day 0:
 Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport.
Pick up by base camp Tonight we overnight in a mid range hotel/lodge L’Oasis Lodge D

Day 1:

Drive to Tarangire National Park famous for its Baobab trees and large herds of ElephantsCamp in inside the park  BLD

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 lionsWe spend a full day here.
Camp tonight is just outside the park in Mto Wa Mbu (Mosquito Creek). BLD

Day 3:

Serengeti National Park is our destination today, 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. BLD

Day 4:

Serengeti National Park – A full days game driving, in this the most famous of all animal sanctuary’s,  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 BLD

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).  after which we continue to our campsite on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater (2,300m). It can sometime be a little chilly! BLD

BASED ON THE NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS (PRICE IN US$ PER PERSON) <UPDATED 11.07.16 VAT INCLUSIVE>

PER PARTICIPANT
ONE PARTICIPANT $5,380
TWO PARTICIPANTS $3,225
THREE PARTICIPANTS $2,650
FOUR PARTICIPANTS $2,200
 FIVE PARTICIPANTS $2,000    
 SIX PARTICIPANTS $1,850
 SEVEN PARTICIPANTS $1,800
 OPTION OF BALLOON SAFARI $550 pp
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 ). BLD

Day 7:

Early morning drive to Ngorongorostart of Embakai – Lake Natron hike.This is a hike of 3 days accompanied by a Masai (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. BLD

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,• spectacular views of Lake Natron and Ol Doinyo Lengai spread out before you from this very special camp. BLD

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 BLD

Days 10:

Descent around lunch.
Drive to Arusha and overnight L’Oasis Lodge
On our way back to Arusha we will have sample time to stop an buy some of the Makonde carving for which Tanzania is so famous.
Also for those who wish a chance to stop at Mesarani Snake Park, to see the snakes that are normally difficult to see in the wild due to their natural shyness. BLD
NB: STEEP CLIMB, ONE SHOULD BE REASONABLY FIT AND NOT WORRIED ABOUT HEIGHTS.

Day 11:

Departure Day: B
Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for those returning home.
For those taking one of our Zanzibar or Mount Kilimanjaro / Mount Meru extensions, collection/transfer as described in tour description.

INCLUDED

AIRPORT TRANSFERS KIA -ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE / ALL PARK FEES / RANGER FEES / 4X4 TRANSPORT / ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER-GUIDE/ FULL BOARD = BREAKFAST+LUNCH+DINNER /BOTTLED WATER ON SAFARI/HOTEL ACCOMMODATION DAYS AS SHOWN ABOVE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY./ FLYING DOCTORS SERVICE


NOT INCLUDED

ALL THINGS OF A PERSONAL NATURE I.E: ALCOHOL / TIPS-GRATUITIES / LAUNDRY,SOUVENIRS / AIRPORT TAX’ES/SLEEPING BAGS