Tour Highlights

In Kiswahili ‘Elewana’ means ‘harmony’ and this breathtaking safari combines all the elements expected by the most discerning traveller with the exquisite but fragile ecosystems of the African bush. Harmony is created through a range of small, exclusive lodges, visiting Northern Tanzania’s core highlights and offering an unparalleled game viewing and cultural experience. Your light aircraft has only 9 special club seats affording maximum comfort at night be pampered in luxurious camps and lodges an outstanding value.

 

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 Arusha Coffee Lodge for dinner and overnight.

 

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

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 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 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 Tarangire Tree Tops. 

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 The Manor at Ngorongoro 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 The Manor at Ngorongoro for dinner and overnight.

 

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 Serengeti Migration 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 Serengeti Migration Camp.

 

Day 08: LOBO Airstrip – Fly to Arusha – Fly to Arusha – Kilimanjaro Airport – Departure.

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 lodge, and morning go on your final game drive in Lobo Valley Plains. Keep your eyes open for any elusive wildlife that you may not have seen, transfer to Lobo Airstrip in time for Flight to Arusha Airport. Flight departs Lobo Airstrip at 10h20, arrive Arusha Airport at 12h15. On your arrival at Arusha Airport you will be Meet and greet with your Host Walter and his team and we drive the short distance to Arusha town for fare well deserved Lunch at Local Restaurant here you will have a variety of English – African taste meals with soft drinks & juices – beers.

Later drive to Kilimanjaro Airport or departure or if you have any plan to extend your trip to Zanzibar – Kilimanjaro Climbing or Southern Tanzania please let us know so that we can make the combination of package if possible.

 

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.

 

Jan, Feb, June, July, August, September, October, & December

 

Per Person Sharing

 

6,398
For Low Season rates if travelling March –  April – May & November contact us for Price details.

 

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