10 Day Tanzania Family with Kids Safari with Private Guide
This is a fun learning experience to be experience to be remembered for a lifetime. Wildlife viewing, cross-cultural learning and a day with Tanzanian school children makes every day an adventure and spend a day with Tanzanian school kids and enjoy lunch with local villagers. Canoe on Lake Momella while watching wildlife on the shore. Stay in traditional safari lodges – comfortable and relaxing – plus, sleep under canvas in the Serengeti with views of the starlit sky. Sleep in a luxurious tree house in Tarangire with views of passing wildlife. Familiar food choices are comforting even for picky eaters. There is up-close wildlife viewing in Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and the Serengeti. It’s an educational, and above all fun, experience for the whole family. Our Guides are parents themselves and are specially selected for their skill at experiential learning.
Day 01: Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport – Arusha.
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, our VIP Visa Specialist will meet and welcome you to East Africa. He guides you through the entire Tanzania Visa application process and skipping long immigration queues. With Galloping Safaris, you will be escorted from arrival to departure, making your arrival to Tanzania completely worry-free. Upon exiting the airport, a Galloping Safaris representative will be holding a poster with your name who will transfer you to Arusha (45 minutes) for the Serenity retreat of River trees Country Inn this charming hotel has beautiful views of Mount Meru and is the ideal place to acclimatize to Africa or simply relax in the poolside gardens with a chilled drink. On cool winter evenings, get cozy next to a fireplace and sip one of the best coffees you will ever taste and enjoy dinner at the lodge’s restaurant.
Day 02: Arusha NP – Visit Momella Lakes + Game drive – Afternoon visit Kids at USA River School.
07h30 Depart lodge with 4×4 and drive the short distance to Arusha National Park passing through a dense forest, then along the various Momella lakes. Then we visit the Ngurdoto crater. Like the famous Ngorongoro Crater, this is a collapsed volcanic cone and although this crater is smaller it also offers amazing views. A walking safari is the ideal way to spot wild animals up close and enjoy the scenery. This park is one of the few parks in Tanzania where you’ll almost certainly see waterbuck, impala, zebras, buffalo, giraffes, elephants, colobus monkeys, baboons and various exotic birds over 300 species. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch as you explore the primeval wonders at the edge hill of shore of Momella Lakes. Afternoon leave the park and drive to USA river ready for a unique opportunity to experience a day of primary school in Tanzania. The teachers and children at Makurima Primary School have a special program planned for you, that will change the way you think about East Africa and the challenges that Tanzanian children face. Plan something fun to do with the children. They’ll have games and songs for you. Drive back to River trees Country Inn for dinner and overnight.
Day 03: Tarangire National Park – Elephants and Baobab Trees on Your First Game Drives.
Depart 08h00 from Arusha with 4x4x and drive to Tarangire National Park is a unique place and an absolutely fantastic in this time of the year. Viewing some of Tanzania’s largest populations of elephant and enjoying the diverse scenery, including the dramatic baobab trees that are so typical of the park. Enjoy a picnic lunch near the stretch of Tarangire River. More game drive until end of the day you drive to Tarangire Tree Tops for dinner and overnight.
However, it is the pure delight and sheer pleasure of luxury tents that will remain with you for years to come, and will keep you returning, if only in spirit, to this delightfully dreamlike lodge. Sunset Hill is the perfect locations to sit atop and enjoy the deep orange sunsets that often welcome in the starry skies. With food and drinks served by one of the staffs, this is truly a magical experience not to be missed.
Day 04: Tarangire National Park – Game drive – Afternoon High Tea – Sundowner – Bonfires.
Morning day safaris are the best way to see the full range of what this magnificent park has to offer. Each excursion departs at around 6.30 am, with your 4×4 fully equipped in search of game. The early mornings are relatively cool, but by midday it can become very hot indeed and sun-block lotion and hats are advised.
But head out at this hour, and it’s eventful in the bush. Antelopes don’t graze. They stop and listen, fearful of a predatory approach. Elephants bash into trees and hundreds of giraffe feed silently. Morning is the premier time of day for a game drive, a time when big cats are on the move, and big mammals are feeding with abandon. The grass moves, and camouflage is betrayed. Return to the Lodge for Lunch and afternoon high tea. The ever-inviting fireplace pit by the campfire where the Swahili lessons with fun are offered by our staff. Enjoy your delicious dinner will be served at Tarangire Tree Tops.
Day 05: Lake Manyara National Park – Game drive – Mto wa mbu village visit.
Breakfast with best fine view and you leave the camp and with en-route game drive to Tarangire gate for exit and drive the short distance to Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing to this unique park with an alkaline lake and breathtaking views. Here you will view a wide variety of wildlife and the acacia woodlands offer the best overall wildlife viewing in the park. Enjoy your picnic lunches under the Acacia trees. This habitat is favored by the park’s famous tree-climbing lions, leopards and giraffes and can claim the greatest elephant concentration in East Africa. Algae thrive in the high saline content of the lake. Huge and colorful flocks of birds gather in the water to feed, including many different varieties of birds that coexist together. In fact, well over 300 different species of birds have been recorded here, continue with afternoon game drive and later drive to the Lush retreat of The Plantation Lodge for cocktails drinks dinner and overnight-Family Suite.
Day 06: Ngorongoro Crater Africa’s “Garden of Eden”- Game drive – Evening High Tea – Sundowner.
Early breakfast and today you will explore the famous Ngorongoro Crater during a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater often described as one of the Wonders of the world. It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest Animal populations. It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural setting. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, Hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. With a bit of luck, the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted during one game drive only. Later drive to the Lush retreat of The Plantation Lodge for the sundowner at the Lodge is one of its kinds. The ever-inviting fireplace pit by the campfire where the Swahili lessons with fun are offered by our staff. Enjoy your delicious dinner will be served at the mezzanine that offer the best fine view the highlands and overnight-Family Suite.
Day 07: Olduvai George – Masai Village visit – Serengeti – Evening High Tea.
Breakfast, drive to Serengeti National Park. A brief visit en route to Olduvai Gorge, which is often referred to as ‘The Cradle of Mankind’ and is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the world.
Stop at Land of the Maasai—the iconic pastoralists of the East African savanna, known for their scarlet robes, their beadwork, and their legendary ceremonies. Pay a visit to a Maasai Manyatta, or village, where we’ll be greeted with a foot-stomping, high-jumping welcome dance. Immerse yourself in their world, learning about their customs. Meet the village elders, visit homes, and take part in a memorable cultural exchange. Enjoy picnic lunch under the Acacia tree and in the late afternoon, you’ll continue to the Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp where dinner will be served-Family Suite.
Day 08: Eastern Serengeti National Park – Game drive – Sundowner – Bush Barbecue Dinner.
Early breakfast, Full day game drives in Serengeti National Park gets its name from the Maasai word Siringitu meaning endless Plain. Be amazed by the vast plains and the enormous amount of wildlife that can be seen here, and start counting the Big Five. Serengeti Seronera is well known as being home to a large number of big cats – lions, leopards and cheetahs. This does not deter the elephant, giraffe, hippo, crocodile, buffalo and impala who are also popular inhabitants of Seronera. Around midday you will stop for a break to enjoy a packed lunch and stretch your legs before ‘jumping back in your jeep’ ready for another few hours of spotting the animals in the afternoon. At the end of the day you will return to return for dinner and overnight at Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp-Family Suite.
Day 09: Full Day Migration Experience in Serengeti National Park – Game drive – Bush Barbecue Dinner.
Depart at 06:30 am for a sunrise game drive before breakfast, the early morning is the best time to spot the big cats hunting Cheetahs, Lions & leopard. And also, the resident animal viewing will be superb today for giraffe, buffalo, impala, elephant and waterbuck. Return to your lodge for Hot Lunch and stretch your legs before jumping back in your jeep ready for another few hours of spotting the animals in the afternoon game drive to the remote Sametu Marsh, the territory of the Serengeti’s most famous lion pride and a magnet for wildlife. At the end of the day you will return to return for dinner and overnight at Lemala Ewanjan Tented Camp-Family Suite.
Day 10: Flight to Arusha Airport – Private Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport- Departure.
Breakfast, and today is your final morning in Serengeti for an en-route game drive that may turn up any number of cat family or mammals on the plains, transfer to Seronera Airstrip in time for check in for flight to Arusha Airport. Flight departs Seronera Airstrip at 11: 00 AM, and arrive Arusha Airport at 12: 15 PM.
Upon arrival at Arusha Airport you will be meet with our guide and short transfer to Butter and Scotch Restaurant at Sable Squire Garden for a fare well delicious LUNCH, today you will taste Beef & Chicken Barbecue, rice, bananas, cheese plate, organic salads to have more African touch and Private transfer back to Kilimanjaro International Airport in time for check in for departure flight.
2021 & 2022 Custom Price and Departures:
July – Oct, Dec 16 – 31:
6 Guest: $ 5,168 USD Per Person
4 Guest: $ 5,422 USD Per Person
2 Guest: $ 5,596 USD Per Person
Single Supplements: $ 900 USD
Children Under 12 Years: $ 1,650 USD
Child 13 – 16 Years: $ 2,075 USD