Tour Highlights:

While the spotlight of this safari is on the big cats and the great migration we will also see and photograph the staggering diversity of Wildlife on a daily basis. This trip will takes you to visit Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater as well as the vast endless plains of Serengeti continuing the search for cats among the magical kopjes. Thousands of zebra and wildebeest during the annual migration between Tanzania and Kenya. The annual migration sees over a million wild animals move from one country. On this fantastic tour and finishing up by taking the Light Aircraft flying to Selous is Africa’s oldest and biggest Game Reserve, and one of its last great wilderness areas. This UNESCO World Heritage Site has long been renowned for having more wild dog, elephant, lion, hippo and buffalo than any other game reserve in the World.

 

DAY – BY –DAY

 

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 guide 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 (45-60 minutes) for the Serenity retreat of Lake Duluti Coffee Lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

Day 02: Tarangire National Park – Game drive – Sundowner + Cocktails

Breakfast, 08h00 AM Meet and greet at Siringit Golf Villa House for pre safari briefing:

Depart 08h30 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 Nimali Tented Camp 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 staff, this is truly a magical experience not to be missed.

 

Day 03: Tarangire National Park – Guided walk – Night Game drive

Sunrise guide walk in Tarangire start your day refreshed as you watch the bush come to life from the Private deck of your tent. There is no better way to up close and personal to the wild than to take a walking safari. Feels the ancient earth beneath every step you take as you tread on the tracks of animals that have walked the same path minutes before. This afternoon you have time to take a Refreshing or relax on your private deck with a cool drink and gaze out to the waterhole watching as the game lazily Congregates in the shade to escape the midday sun. As the afternoon progresses you may like to return to Tarangire for an Afternoon game drive dinner and overnight at Nimali Tented Camp.

Head out for Night game drive around the Savannah grassland that will takes you to encounter nocturnal animals such as lions, leopards, porcupines, civet cats, white tailed mongoose, aardvarks and cape hares. Night game drive is one of the most popular and exciting activity on safari.

 

Day 04: Lake Manyara National Park – Game drive – Sundowner

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 Full Day 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 Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge for cocktails drinks dinner and overnight.

 

Day 05: Ngorongoro Crater Africa’s “Garden of Eden”.

Early breakfast and drive the short distance to Ngorongoro Loduare gate 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. Drive back to Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge.

 

Day 06: Olduvai George – Central Serengeti to see Big Cats & Large Mammals.

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. Picnic lunch in the park. Proceed to Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head 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. Dinner and overnight at Nimali Serengeti Camp.

 

Day 07: Central Serengeti to see Mammals & Big cats.

Begin your sunrise safaris and return for late breakfast at 09h00. Full day game drives in Serengeti National Park gets its name from the Maasai word Siringitu meaning endless Plain. The Serengeti is located along the rift valley and is abound with geological formations. These exposed rock forms “kopjes” are round as a result of spherical wind weathering. These rich grass plains a result of ash deposited by volcanic eruptions, and is home to 3 million animals. Within these grass plains the scattered kopjes act as a heaven for animals from grass fires, predators and the heat. The game drives in this park are exceptional and game viewing incredible. This park offers the best opportunity of viewing Cheetah, Leopards and Lions. Return for dinner and overnight at Nimali Serengeti Camp.

 

Day 08: Eastern & Central Serengeti to see Landscape & Big cats.

Begin your sunrise safaris and return for late breakfast at 09h00. Full day game drives in Serengeti National Park gets its name from the Maasai word Siringitu meaning endless Plain. The Serengeti is located along the rift valley and is abound with geological formations. These exposed rock forms “kopjes” are round as a result of spherical wind weathering. These rich grass plains a result of ash deposited by volcanic eruptions, and is home to 3 million animals. Within these grass plains the scattered kopjes act as a heaven for animals from grass fires, predators and the heat. The game drives in this park are exceptional and game viewing incredible. This park offers the best opportunity of viewing Cheetah, Leopards and Lions. Return for dinner and overnight at Nimali Serengeti Camp.

 

Day 09: Seronera Airstrip  – Flight to Selous Game Reserve.

Early start today for an early morning game drive to see also nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking up in early morning light or breakfast at the camp, and morning go on your final game drive in Seronera Plains. Keep your eyes open for any elusive wildlife that you may not have seen, transfer to Seronera Airstrip in time for COASTAL AIR Flight to Selous Game Reserve (Mtemere). Flight departs Seronera Airstrip at 11: 10 AM and arrive (Selous) Stegleirs Airstrip. Flight depart Arusha Airport at 16: 20 PM,

On arrival you will be meet and greet with your Lodge guide with an Open Vehicle and short transfer to Selous Serena Camp for relaxations and transferred to the Selous Serena Camp. 

 

Day 10: Game Package Selous Game Reserve – Boat Safaris – Game drives.

The Selous Game Reserve, covering 50,000 square kilometer’s, is amongst the largest protected areas in Africa and is relatively undisturbed by human impact. Large numbers of elephants, black rhinoceroses, cheetahs, giraffes, hippopotamuses and crocodiles live in this immense sanctuary and the park has a variety of vegetation zones, ranging from dense thickets to open wooded grasslands. Enjoy games drives, walking safaris and boat safaris. Dinner and overnight at Selous Serena Camp. 

 

Day 11: Game Package Selous Game Reserve – Walking Safaris – Game drives.

The Selous Game Reserve, covering 50,000 square kilometer’s, is amongst the largest protected areas in Africa and is relatively undisturbed by human impact. Large numbers of elephants, black rhinoceroses, cheetahs, giraffes, hippopotamuses and crocodiles live in this immense sanctuary and the park has a variety of vegetation zones, ranging from dense thickets to open wooded grasslands. Enjoy games drives, walking safaris and boat safaris. Dinner and overnight at Selous Serena Camp.

 

Day 12: Selous Game Reserve – Dar International Airport. – Departure.

Sunrise Game drives Selous Game Reserve. Return for late breakfast. Leave the Camp with picnic lunches and transfer back to Mtemere Airstrip in time for check in for Flight to Dar International Airport. COASTAL AIR Flight depart Steglers Airstrip at 13: 15 pm and arrive Dar Airport at 14: 20 PM. Here you can connect with your departure flight back home.

 

PRICE DETAILS.

 

This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to run.

 

Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.

 

TOUR START DATE & END DATE  TOUR START DATE & END DATE
06 Jan 2018 – 18 Jan 2018

 

04 July 2018 – 16 Jul 2018

 

18 Jan 2018 – 30 Jan 2018

 

12 July 2018 – 24 Jul 2018

 

08 Feb 2018 – 20 Feb 2018

 

18 July 2018 – 29 Jul 2018

 

04 Mar 2018 – 16 Mar 2018

 

25 July 2018 – 05 Aug 2018

 

10 Jun 2018 – 22 Jun 2018

 

10 Aug 2018 – 22 Aug 2018
16 Jun 2018 – 28 Jun 2018

 

27 Aug 2018 – 07 Sep 2018
22 Jun 2018 – 02 Jul 2018

 

30 Aug 2018 – 10 Sep 2018
16 Sept 2018 – 28 Sep 2018

 

04 Oct 2018 – 15 Oct 2018

 

Land arrangement only based on group of 2 Per Person Sharing 7,980
Land arrangement only based on group of 4 Per Person Sharing 6,891
Land arrangement only based on group of 6 Per Person Sharing 6,657
Land arrangement only based on group of 8 Per Person Sharing 6,837
Land arrangement only based on group of 12 Per Person Sharing 6,555
Single Room supplements 1,235
For Low Season rates if travelling April – May & November contact us for Price details.

 

Payment Schedule:

Deposit Per Person at Time of Booking: $25% (full-payment if within 90 days of departure)

Final Payment Due: 90 days prior to departure

 

Cancellation Fees Per Person – Main Group Journeys and related Group Pre/Post Tour Extensions 

91 days prior to departure or more: $500

90-61 days prior to departure: 20% of program price

60-31 days prior to departure: 50% of program price

30 days prior to departure or less: 100% of the program price

 

Cancellations must be received in writing. Additional terms and fees apply to Internal Air, Extra Services and Partial Room cancellations.

 

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