Tanzania Fly-In Serengeti, Mahale & Ruaha

Overview

For 21 days, explore the vast lands of Tanzania for a true African safari experience. The comprehensive adventure trip will take you to some of the exotic spots in the Tanzanian region for a truly marvelous experience. With plenty of conservatory areas in the region, you can expect to see rich wildlife and the famous African big five on multiple occasions. Live in camps for a true jungle experience and get a chance to witness world’s largest animal migration with more than a million wildebeests and zebras.

Itinerary Highlights

Combine iconic & remote parks
Fantastic wildlife encounters
Visit the Crater, Serengeti, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Katavi, Mahale & Ruaha
Chimp treks, night drives, boat trips, bush walks, fly-camping & bird watching
Catch the migration in season
Stay in the best lodges & camps in Africa
Luxury, tailored fly-in safari

More Information

Tour Duration

21 days

Start

Kilimanjaro Airport

End

Dar es Salaam

Comfort Level

Comfortable

Type of Accommodation

Mixed

Destinations

Tanzania    Katavi,    Tarangire,    Lake Manyara,    Lake Tanganyika,    Ruaha,    Mahale,    Serengeti

Accommodation

1 night at Lake Duluti Lodge 2 nights at Oliver’s Camp, 2 nights at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge, 2 nights at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, 3 nights at Serengeti Under Canvas, 4 nights at Chada Katavi, 3 nights at Greystoke Mahale, 3 nights at Jongomero

Day to day itinerary

Day 1

Reaching Arusha

  • Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport
  • Airport transfer to Lake Duluti Lodge

 

Enjoy a scrumptious dinner and relax the rest of the evening to rejuvenate your energy for the next day.

 

Days 2-3

Trip to Tarangire National Park

  • Gourmet breakfast at Lake Duluti Lodge
  • Car transfer to Tarangire National Park
  • Check-in to Oliver’s camp.

 

Enjoy your very first game drive in Tarangire National Park for a thrilling game viewing session into Tanzanian wilderness. Return to you camp for a freshly prepared dinner.

 

Days 4-5

Famous Tree-Climbing Lions

  • Breakfast
  • Road Transfer to Lake Manyara National Park
  • Lunch at Tree Lodge

 

Go on a game drive after a short nap and explore the vast tracts of Lake Manyara National Reserve. See the famous tree-climbing lions along with large herds of buffalos and elephants.

 

Days 6-7

Expedition to Ngorongoro Crater

On the sixth morning, head to Ngorongoro Conservatory area and check-in to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the crater and go on a full day tour the next day for the extensive game viewing experience.

 

Days 8-10

Vast Tracts of Serengeti

Transfer to Serengeti National Park where you can go on fabulous and exciting game drives to view the big 5. Serengeti has a rich wildlife habitat and offers a comprehensive game viewing opportunity. Take a walk to the Masaai Village and explore the cultural heritage of the region.

 

Day 11-14

Katavi Wildlife Exploration

  • Transfer to local airstrip
  • Flight to Katavi airstrip
  • Transfer to Chada Katavi Camp

 

The Katavi National Park is a massive conservatory area that has diverse species of animals. From the vicious crocodiles to the lazy hippos, the region offers a comprehensive game drive experience, and you can live in the wilderness while enjoying a scrumptious dinner under the starry sky.

 

Day 15

Fly to Tanganyika Lake

  • Breakfast at Chada Katavi Camp
  • Transfer to Katavi airstrip
  • Flight to Mahale airstrip
  • Boat transfer to Mahale Camp

 

The dense forests of Mahale Mountains National Park is a unique experience in the African wilderness where you explore the regions on boats.

 

Days 16-17

Chimpanzee Tracking in Mahale National Park

For the next two days, explore the wide wildlife species in the region such as the range of tropical fish, bushbuck, leopard, bush pig, butterflies, and birds. Head-on for chimpanzee tracking and see the largest populations of chimpanzees in Mahale Mountains National Park. You can relax by the sandy beaches to recuperate after an exhausting day at the Tongwe Lodge.

 

Day 18

Ruaha National Park

  • Lunch at Tongwe Lodge
  • Boat Transfer to Mahale airstrip
  • Flight to Ruaha airstrip
  • Transfer to Jongomero Camp

 

This final destination of your journey is power-packed with three days of non-stop adventure. Explore the regions for extensive bird watching and cruise alongside the hippos. Enjoy sundowners and a delicious dinner back at the camp.

 

Day 21

Back to home

After one last game drive to Ruaha National Park and have a scrumptious lunch at the camp, head to Jongomero airstrip and take a flight to Dar Es Salaam Airport to board your plane back home.

Inclusions

Activities as specified in the itinerary,Medical evacuation cover,Selected park entrance fees,1 night at Lake Duluti Lodge on half board basis,2 nights at Oliver’s Camp on full board basis,2 nights at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge on full board basis,2 nights at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge on full board basis,3 nights at Serengeti Under Canvas on full board basis,4 nights at Chada Katavi Camp on game package basis,3 nights at Greystoke Mahale Camp on game package basis,3 nights at Jongomero Camp on game package basis,All transfers as specified in the itinerary,Scheduled/shared charter flight Ndutu / Katavi / Mahale / Ruaha / Dar

Exclusions

International flights,Airport taxes,All meals and drinks not specified,Tips and gratuities,Items of a personal nature

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