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10 Day Tanzania Tented Lodge Safari

10 Day Tanzania Tented Lodge Safari

10 DAYS TOUR OVERVIEW

Our 10 Days Tanzania wildlife safaris, Culture and Mountain Trekking packages, specifically include the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the world famous Ngorongoro Crater National Park in Tanzania and Mount Kilimanjaro day tour trip. This specific Africa safari and travel itinerary has been designed for visitors with more time on hand for a longer safari or travel tours. It specifically include the Tarangire National Park and have been designed to offer you a total Tanzanian northern circuit safari experience, while keeping your non game-viewing travel time to a minimum.

Mount Kilimanjaro: Enjoy a half day trek trip on stunning Kilimanjaro mountain, you need to climb Mount Kilimanjaro but you can’t climb Kilimanjaro in a day, but our day tour to this unique and unforgettable, snow-capped mountain will give you an excellent taster of why Africa’s highest peak is so popular in the world.

Arusha National Park: the park is so close to Arusha town, this ‘little jewel’ of a park provides the opportunity for an excellent day-trip. Its shallow lakes and the wide Ngurdoto Crater are the chosen environment for a wealth of wonderful wildlife. Might Mount Meru towers above, a spectacular backdrop. Here you might see buffalo and elephant, zebras and antelope, plus some of the 400 recorded bird species. An early morning hotel pick-up ensures you get the most from this incredible tour.

This unforgettable Tanzania safaris, tours, holidays and travel packages will take you to Tarangire National Park, which features some of the greatest concentration of game in Tanzania – second only to the Ngorongoro Crater – but less crowded and unspoiled – possessing a wild and unkempt beauty.

This safari will also take you to the Serengeti National Park, a massive wilderness of 14500 square km, where every day brings a new landscape and a new adventure.

It will also take you to the Ngorongoro Crater featuring one of the highest concentrations of game and arguably the densest population of predators and carnivores in Africa.

It will take you to the Lake Manyara National Park, one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The size of the park makes it perfect for a one-day game drive and is notably famous for it’s tree-climbing lions.

Finally this unforgettable safari will take you to  Manyara Maasai Boma where you’ll be able to learn Maasai culture   and their activities, due to our most popular Culture tours in Tanzania before you head back to Arusha City.

DAY 01: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha

Distance: 43 Km

Welcome to Tanzania. Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport where you will meet your safari guide/driver transfer to Arusha city to your allocated accommodation as requested for dinner and overnight (43 km, 45 minutes). You will get chance for briefing and introduction about your Tanzania Safari.

  • Hours:45 Minutes
  • Meals: Dinner and Overnight.
  • Accommodation: Green Mountain Hotel
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 02:Arusha to Mount Kilimanjaro (Day Tour)

Distance: 119 Km

Non – game viewing time: 2-3 hrs

After breakfast your driver pickup and transfer you from Arusha to Moshi Marangu gate.Your day tour begins  at 07:00hrs Drive 3hours to the Marangu Gate, where you’ll register at the gate with the Kilimanjaro National Park authorities, and begin hiking at around 11.00hrs The Marangu Route, which you follow today, approaches Kilimanjaro from the southeast.You’ll be attempting to reach the Mandara Hut and will only trek through the lower altitudes, taking our picnic lunch on the way to the Mandara Hut. Once you reach the hut at 14:00hrs, you’ll stop for a rest for 30 minutes and then descend slowly back to Marangu Gate for 2.5 hours. Mupana Travel vehicle will be waiting to pick you up and return you to your hotel in Arusha, arriving at 20:00hrs. Dinner and Overnight at your allocated accommodation as requested.

  • Meals: Breakfast-Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation:Green Mountain Hotel
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 03: Arusha to Arusha National Park.

Distance: 51 Km

Non – game viewing time: 1 hr

After breakfast from your hotel your safari guide will pick you to the Arusha National Park. The park has an incredible variety of fauna and flora, which cannot fail to impress. Hollywood also chose this region to film the movie “Hatari” in which Hardy Kruger starred alongside the legendary John Wayne. This trip will include a visit to the Ngurdo Crater. Buffaloes, waterbucks, giraffes, warthogs, zebras and baboons can be seen all year round as well as many different bird species. At the Momella Gate, an armed ranger will be waiting for you to accompany you on your walking safari that will give you the chance to experience the wildlife up-close. Only a few other national parks in Tanzania give you such an opportunity and it is something that should not be missed. Lunch will be taken at a picnic place and in the afternoon, you will continue your tour in the safari vehicle through the Arusha National Park. During early evening you’ll start your safari back to Arusha city to your hotel for Dinner and Overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast-Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation:Green Mountain Hotel
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 04: Arusha to Tarangire National Park.

Distance: 130 km
Non – game viewing time: 2 – 3 hrs

After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before you head off on safari. Afterwards you head towards the Tarangire National Park for a game drive with picnic lunch at the park. Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the center of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebras. In Tarangire National Park northern Tanzania’s you will enjoy finest birding. The low baobab-clad plains and fever-tree groves here support many cool species including three Tanzanian endemics and near-endemics: Over 550 birds species found in the park including Ashy Starling, Yellow-collared Lovebird, and Rufous-tailed Weaver. The lush grasses are full of ground birds like Northern White-bellied Bustard and both Red-necked and Yellow-necked Francolins and many others. Later afternoon you will drive to Karatu to Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast-Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation:Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 05: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park.

Distance: 50 Km

Non – game viewing time: 1 hr

After tasty breakfast from your hotel the tour will departs to Lake Manyara National Park. Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats. Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. And thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible bird life. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world, also include Buffalo, Elephant Wildebeest, Zebra, Waterbuck, Warthog, Impala and also Manyara health population lion are famous for their tree-climbing antics.

Lake Manyara National Park has over 300 bird species including Eurasian migrant birds, acacia associated birds, raptors, and 3 endangered Tanzanian species: Rufous-tailed weaver, Ashy starlings and Black-collared Lovebird. The bush clups on the edge of the floodplain is occupied by groups of Long-tailed fiscal, the rare Pangani Long claw. The birds in the Lake Manyara forest are: Silvery-cheeked Hornbill, Narina Trogon, Crowned Hornbill, Schawlow’s Turaco, Emerald Cuckoo, Crowned Eagle and ground dwelling Crested Guinea fowl and many more can also be found in the Lake Manyara National Park. Late afternoon drive back to Karatu to Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide

DAY 06: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park.

Distance: 145 km
Non – game viewing time: 3 – 4 hrs

After breakfast, the tour will depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, you descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Early evening you’ll drive to Mbugani Tented Lodge for Dinner and overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast-Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation:Mbugani Tented Lodge
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 07: Full Day Game Drive in Serengeti National Park.

Full game drive at Northern Serengeti to Mara River in northern Serengeti affords the most dramatic river crossings. Fierce and deep, cliff-sided and rain-swollen, the river takes an enormous toll of the exhausted and terrified wild cattle that surge through its torrential flow, some drowning helplessly, foundering in narrow defiles, floundering in mud, falling victim to crocodile, staggering, exhausted to dry land and often, in confusion, returning to the same scene of their ordeal allowing the cycle to repeat itself. Early evening you’ll drive to Mbugani Tented Lodge for Dinner and overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast-Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation:Mbugani Tented Lodge
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 08: Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater.

Distance: 145 km
Non – game viewing time: 3 – 4 hrs

The day to say good bye to Serengeti National Park. After breakfast you’ll have early morning game drives in Serengeti park and after the tour departs to Ngorongoro Conservation area. You’ll stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution, as one among of our Tanzania History. You’ll meet expertise who will provide you much information about human evolution History in the area. Later afternoon proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area  to Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge where you’ll have your Dinner and Overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast-Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 09: Ngorongoro Crater to Karatu.

Distance: 51 km
Non – game viewing time: 1 hrs

After an early breakfast, you will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. You will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. Late afternoon you’ll drive back to Karatu for Dinner and Overnight at Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast-Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge
  • Guide: Professional English speaking guide.

DAY 10: Karatu to Manyara Maasai Boma to Arusha.

Distance: 27Km
Non – game viewing time: 25 Minutes

After breakfast to your Hotel the tour will depart to Manyara Maasai Boma. This is one of our most popular Culture tours in the Maasai tribe, which is based around a traditional Maasai Boma (dwelling). This tour is led by Maasai local guide and you will be told about tribal customs and the methods in which they build their dwellings. The village you visit still preserve the traditional Masai way of life and you will be enthralled by the truly wonderful and inspiring tales that these people will tell you about their history and way of life. You will also get a chance to learn how the Masai women make their beautifully colored and intricate jeweler. The money raised from the sale of their traditional jeweler goes directly back into the local community. In addition, when you join our Masai Boma trip you will be able to watch a traditional welcome dance – something truly special that is sure to become a lifelong memory. Being up close and personal with nature while walking with a Masai guide along the deeply spiritual trails their predecessors have trodden for hundreds and hundreds of years is an experience that will surely become the highlight of your visit to this magnificent country. Early afternoon you’ll start your safari head back to Arusha City to your hotel or drop off to Airport.

Ending of our 10 Days Tanzania Wildlife Safari, Culture and Mountain Trekking Tour.

Activities at Manyara Masai Boma

  • Learning how the Masai Women Milking in the morning
  • Enjoy having Masai Dancing and Traditional Songs
  • Enjoy how Masai slaughter animals and drinking fresh blood
  • Learn How to make Masai Jewelry
  • Distribution of Work according to age (Ngayon-Moran-Laibon-Leigwanan)
  • Enjoying knowing how they sleep

Tour Includes:

  • Accommodation before & during Safari.
  • Transportation in 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Professional, English speaking guide
  • Meals: Breakfast-Lunch & Dinner
  • Mount Kilimanjaro fees
  • Mineral water
  • Overnight Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • All national park fees

Tour  Excludes:

  • Visa fees
  • Flight
  • Tips to Driver/Guide 
  • Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc.
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