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8 Day Tanzania Senior Citizens Safaris

8 Day Tanzania Senior Citizens Safaris

8 DAY TOUR OVERVIEW.

All 7 Nights- 8 Days Tanzania wildlife safaris, tours, holidays and travel packages, specifically include the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the world famous Ngorongoro Crater National Park in Tanzania. 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.

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 safaris or holidays travel tours will also 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.

These safaris or holidays travel tours 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.

Finally this safaris will also take you to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania, featuring one of the highest concentrations of game and arguably the densest population of predators and carnivores in Africa. Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of Tanzania wildlife – inside a self-contained world teeming with animals.

DAY 01: Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha

Distance: 43km

Welcome to Tanzania. Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport where you will meet your safari guide/driver transfer to Arusha city to Green Mountain Hotel 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 Tarangire National Park

Distance: 130 Km

Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 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 centre 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 03: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park

Distance: 190 Km

Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 hrs

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. 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 04:  Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park

Distance: 132 Km

Non – game viewing time : 4 – 5 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. During evening you will drive back to Mbugani Tented Lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

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

DAY 05: 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. During early evening driving back to Mbugani Tented Lodge for your Dinner and Overnight.

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

DAY 06: Full Day Game Drive in Serengeti National Park.

Full day game drive in Serengeti after breakfast game viewing drive along the Seronera River Circuit, which loops into the plains south of the Seronera River, and which is good for possible lion, Thomson gazelle, topic, ostrich and cheetah sightings. The visitor’s center not far from the Serengeti Seronera Lodge and public campsites is well worth a visit after the morning’s game drive. This nicely designed center, offers some interesting wildlife displays as well as a gift shop selling information leaflets and maps of the area. The center also has a shop where cold drinks and snacks can be purchased, as well as a picnic area and information trail up and around a nearby kopje. You will enjoy a relaxed picnic lunch at the center in the shade of the giant acacia trees then proceed with game drive, until early evening driving back to Mbugani Tented Lodge for your Dinner and Overnight.

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

DAY 07: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Distance: 145km 

Non – game viewing time: 2 – 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 will have your Dinner and Overnight.

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

DAY 08:  Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha.

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 will drive back to Arusha to your hotel or airport drop off.

Price including VAT

Items included:

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

Items not included:

  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips to Driver/Guide 
  • Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc.

NOTE:

Equipment Provided: Off- road wheelchair if needed

Meeting Point: Kilimanjaro Airport 45Km 43 Minutes drives to Arusha City.

Price: Price is for per person sharing for the accommodation.

Tour is for Senior Citizens.

We may have to change the accommodation in similar accommodation in case of non-availability.

Children Rates: Discounted rates will apply for children under 14 years.

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