Africa & Middle East

National Geographic Journeys: Tanzania Safari Experience

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Price From: R 54,489.00 pps

7-Day Arusha to Arusha.

Take seven days in Tanzania for an adventure you'll never forget, searching for the Big Five in incredible places like scenic Lake Manyara, the wildlife-teeming Ngorongoro Crater, and the plains of the Serengeti. Explore the area around the Olduvai Gorge, which has been occupied by humans (or their ancient ancestors) for almost two million years. Tanzania holds so much history; make some of your own in its awe-inspiring landscapes.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEY - greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam!

Booking Details for this National Geographic Safari Experience

  • Price: R 54,489.00 per person sharing.
  • Valid on select departures from August to December 2017.
  • Trip Code: DTTNG.
  • Trip Type: Small Group. National Geographic Journey.
     

Small Group Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2: Arusha/Lake Manyara National Park

Visit Mto wa Mbu village; enjoy a guided cultural walk and traditional lunch with a local family. Continue to our safari camp located outside Lake Manyara National Park. The camp provides unobstructed views of the Rift Valley Escarpment. Embark on an afternoon wildlife safari drive with phenomenal wildlife viewing and search out the famed tree-climbing lions

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park/Serengeti National Park

Travel through the Rift Valley and visit a Maasai village to learn about the Maasai people and the G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstove project. Enjoy an exclusive presentation by one of the Maasai women and hear how participation in the project has impacted her life and empowered other females around her. Take a guided tour of the village, meet the women that have been trained as stove engineers, visit bomas (traditional homes), and observe (or get your hands dirty) by helping the Stove Team build a stove in a home. After, visit the historic site of Olduvai Gorge for a lecture on the formation of the Gorge, and then continue to our safari camp located inside Serengeti National Park.
Exclusive Inclusions: G Adventures for Good Clean Cookstove Project Visit | National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Clean Cookstove Project Talk.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

Embark on afternoon and morning wildlife safari drives in our compact, safari 4x4, that features a pop-up roof for optimal wildlife observation. Visit the Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre, where wildlife researchers and scientists are working on projects within the National Park and surrounding protected areas. Enjoy a lecture by one of the visiting researchers. Topics will vary based on the studies being done at the time. Opt to take a sunrise balloon safari.
Exclusive Inclusions: National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Serengeti Wild.

Day 5: Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro

Continue viewing wildlife on the drive out of the Serengeti to our comfortable tented camp. Relax this evening enjoying the African sunset with a cool drink overlooking Lake Eyasi.

Day 6: Ngorongoro/Arusha

Depart early into Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage site for a wildlife safari drive and picnic lunch. In the afternoon, drive to Arusha for the final night.

Day 7: Arusha

Depart at any time.

Validity Select departures from August to December 2017
Currency Our prices are quoted in ZAR, and subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
Inclusions • National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre Lecture, Serengeti National Park
• National Geographic Journeys Exclusives: Clean Cookstove Project Talk, Mto wa Mbu
• G Adventures for Good: Clean Cookstove Project Visit, Mto wa Mbu
• Arrival transfer
• Wildlife safari drives in Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and Serengeti National Park
• Entrance to Olduvai Gorge
• Guided walk and lunch in a local community
• All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
• Accommodations: Hotels (2 nts), safari lodge (1 nt), comfortable tented camp (3 nts).
• Meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners. Allow USD170-225 for meals not included.
• Transportation: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle, walking.
• Staff & experts: Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, certified driver/guide.

Exclusions • Allow USD170-225 for meals not included.
• International flights and taxes.
• Visas.
• Drinks and items of personal nature.
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