GULLAH GEECHEE BY AIR SAFARI
8 DAYS, 7 NIGHTS COMBINATION PACKAGE TARANGIRE, NGORONGORO AND THE
Most of the Tanzanian’s roads are roughs and big part is covered by bumpy and dust, and there’s distance from one park to another, you might need to skip this long driving and fly from one point to another. This option is the best for you.
Travel through northern Tanzania’s iconic destinations, paradise to some of Africa’s magical wildlife gatherings as well as the panoramic landscapes of The Great Rift Valley and the rich culture of the Hadzabe. Immerse yourself in game drives in the Ngorongoro Crater searing for black rhino, watch herds of zebras in the verdant swamps of Tarangire and explore the vast savannah plains of the Serengeti on this experience-rich safari.
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1. Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport.- Tarangire National Park.
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, depends on your International flight time you will proceed to the booked domestic flight desk for your light-internal flight to Tarangire National Park, just 30 minutes away from Kilimanjaro International Airport, upon arrival at the Kuro airport in Tarangire National Park our Safari Guide will be right there waiting for you and game drive you to your first home in Tanzania, where you can relax in and enjoy your delicious African lunch. Relax before the sunset and get ready for the evening game drive to search the magnificent of the Tarangire National Park and it is wildlife rich, the big and over one million years old baobab trees decorates this park, wildlife and birdlife in general are excellent year around. Later in the evening our drive will drive you back to the camp.
Day 2. Tarangire National Park
After a morning call “a cup of African coffee” our driver guide will pick you up ready on a guided walking Safari, from the early morning bird calls, learning to watch the signs of wildlife around will gather your African memories. Our guide will inform you on how to approach smaller creatures on the bush like warthogs, birdlife and tens of antelopes species, all of which are less coward when approached on foot compared to a Safari Vehicles. After then your guide will drive back to the camp for the lunch and relax to skip the sunny day, After a cup of African tea our guide will pick you up and go for a late afternoon game viewing. Stop for sunset glass of wine or any favorite drink of your choice which will make you forget your home. Later adventure will continue with a night animal searching game drive, looking for nocturnal species such as aardvark, nightjars and many more on the way will never miss predators such cheetah and lions on the big move, then we will drive back to the camp for the dinner and overnight.
Day 3. Tarangire National Park to Manyara Airstrip to Ngorongoro Crater
Depart after a leisurely breakfast for the airstrip. From here, you will fly over Lake Manyara to the Manyara Airstrip. A guide from The Karibu Camps will drive you through coffee plantations towards the Ngorongoro Crater, a journey of 3 hours to reach the property, enjoying a packed lunch on the way. Stop at the viewpoint overlooking the crater to soak in the spectacular landscape and continue your drive around the rim until you reach the Olmoti Crater, where you will stay for the next two nights. If you feel like stretching your legs, you can opt for a guided walk from the camp up to the rim of Olmoti Crater, passing through dense forest and waterfalls on the way.
Day 4. Ngorongoro Crater
After an early breakfast, depart with your guide for the Ngorongoro Crater, a drive of around an hour until you reach the descent road. Spend the morning game-driving on the crater floor in search of the varied wildlife that lives here. You’ll enjoy a picnic lunch during the heat of the day in a shady spot before driving back to The Karibu Camps, where you can relax a little. In the late afternoon, a guide will take you to one of the nearby Maasai villages, where you can learn more about this rich culture and take part in their afternoon activities, which often include rounding up cattle into the boma for the night.
Day 5. Ngorongoro Crater – Manyara Airstrip – Serengeti National Park
Depart by road for the Manyara Airstrip, 3 hours away, where you will catch a flight to the central Serengeti, just 45-minutes away. A guide from Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge will meet you at the airstrip and game drive you back to camp, stopping at any wildlife sightings along the way. Settle into your tent before going on an afternoon game drive to fully explore your final national park. The Serengeti is impressive in terms of both the diversity and density of wildlife found here, so there is plenty to discover each day. Return to camp in the early evening for drinks around the campfire and dinner.
Day 6 & 7. Serengeti National Park.
Safari activities at Lemala Kuria Hills Lodge take place in the early morning and late afternoon, when the wildlife is most active. You will explore with expert guides on game drives, looking for the big cats that have made the Serengeti famous as well as hippos wallowing in muddy pools and giraffe browsing the fresh shoots of an acacia tree. In between, you will return to camp for a delicious lunch, and to have a siesta or catch up on a good book. Evenings are spent sharing stories of your day’s adventures with other guests around the dinner table.
Day 8. Serengeti National Park – Kilimanjaro International Airport
Enjoy a final breakfast in camp before a short drive to the airstrip for your late-morning flight back to Kilimanjaro Internation Airport in Arusha. The flight will likely stop a couple of times on the way to drop off/pick up passengers, and the total journey will be approximately two and a half hours. You will land at the international airport so you can simply collect your luggage and check-in for your international flight home.