Director's choice BIG 5 TANZANIA SAFARI
Day 1 – Arrival JRO Airport, transfer to lodge. o/n Kia lodge. The Kia lodge is a 4 star lodge situated at just 5 minutes from the airport away. Overnight: Kia Lodge BB
Day 2 – Depart for safari at 7.30. Your safari will start spectacular with a visit to the Ngorongoro Crater. You take your picnic lunch down in the crater with stunning views. After the game drive you will then proceed to the Serengeti Ndutu area. Game drive on route to the lodge. Overnight: Ndutu Lodge 3* or Lake Masek Lodge 4*. FB
Day 3 – Today is an early start with breakfast at the lodge and after breakfast full day game drives. Overnight at Ikoma Lodge 3* or Dunia Camp 4*. FB. Optional night game drive (if staying at Ikoma).
Day 4 – In the morning you can opt for an optional bush walk (if staying at Ikoma), after that again a full day game drive in the Serengeti and return to your lodge of your choice from day 2. Overnight: Ndutu Lodge 3* or Lake Masek 4* FB.
Day 5 – If you have not seen the big 5 yet, nothing to worry! Today we bring you to Arusha Airport for your flight to Ruaha National park. You will fly with Coastal Air at 1215 and arrive at 1400. Ruaha NP is the second biggest national park (in 2008 Usangu game reserve was added to Ruaha NP which covers now 20226 km2) in Africa, after Mudumu NP in Namibia and before Kruger NP in South Africa. The game drive car collects you at the airstrip in Ruaha and has a delicious lunch with cold drinks on board. After lunch the game drive starts. Overnight at Oldonyo Old River lodge 4* or Kwihala Lodge 5*.
Day 6 – A full day game drives in Ruaha National Park.
Overnight at Oldonyo Old River lodge or Kwihala Lodge 5*.
Day 7 – After all the game it is time to leave the national parks behind and either proceed to Dar es Salaam international airport or to Zanzibar, you will fly with Coastal Air at 11.45hrs.
Prices for 4 people sharing starts from:
$2150 per person x 4, single supplement $275
1. Ndutu Lodge to Lake Masek FB – Extra $215 pppn in double/twin room, extra $280 pppn in single room
2. Ikoma to Dunia Camp FB – Extra $365 pppn in double/twin room, extra $511 pppn in single room
3. Oldonya old river camp to Kwihala - discount $50 pppn in double/twin room, discount $125 pppn in single room (this is a special rate due to June being Kwihala low season)
Price includes: transfers, vehicle, guide, park fees, crater tour, meals, accommodation, flight ark/rua, flight rua/dar, wma fees, tourism levys.
Price excludes: drinks, tips, visas, personal items, optional activities such as Safari walk $20pp from Ikoma, Night Game Drive $40pp from Ikoma.
Park fees included in the quotation - $300 Per person (Ngoro $60, Serengeti $120, Ngoro $60, Ruaha $60).
Optional Lake Eyasi Extension
After day 4 a visit to the Hadzabe, one of the last remaining gatherers and hunting tribes in Africa. You will drive from the Ndutu area to Lake Eyasi.
Overnight at Tindiga Lodge 3* or Kisima Ngeda 4*. FB.
The next day 2 tribes will be visited with a guide; the Hadzabes and the Datoq tribes. A nice sun downer at the shores of the lake concludes this extraordinary visit. The next day the programme is as day 5 in the itinerary, we will bring you to Arusha Airport for your flight to Ruaha.
Prices for 4 people sharing starts from:
$420 per person x 4
Single supplement $80
Tindiga to Kisema Ngeda FB - Extra $136 pppn in double/twin room, extra $200 pppn in single room.
Prices include: vehicle, guide, entrance fees, meals, accommodation, Lake Eyasi activities, wma fees, tourism levys.
Price excludes: drinks, tips, visas, personal items.
Optional Zanzibar Extension
Flight ruaha-znz (instead of to Dar es Salaam).
4 nights/5 days , transfers Zanzibar Airport to Beach & Beach to Zanzibar Airport.
Flight znz-dar es salaam on your last day.
Prices for 4 people sharing from:
(A) Fumba Lodge Garden Rooms HB
$730 pp x 4 single supplement $100
(B) Mapenzi beach resort Garden Rooms All inclusive
$670 pp x 4, single supplement $200
Prices include: changing flight ruaha/dar to ruaha/znz, airport transfers, 4 nights accommodation with meals as stated, flight znz/dar
Price excludes; drinks, tips, visas, personal items.
**All prices are calculated for June 2016, prices for other months can differ. Please let us know if you prefer another month.