Standard Safari Itinerary

STANDARD SAFARI ITINERARY – ALL YEAR ROUND WITH SEASONAL ADJUSTMENTS.

Instead of preparing multiple day itineraries, KARIBU KARATU TANZANIA - KKT, have prepared a standard itinerary which essentially covers the highlights of the Northern Parks within a minimum time frame. We appreciate that everyone has a different criteria for a holiday, consequently we are asking you the guest to convey to our experts your preferences and available time frame to allow us to customize your safari.

6 Days/ 5 Nights - Standard Safari Itinerary. ( All year around with seasonal adjustments)

Day 1 – Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport. Collect and transport to overnight accommodation in Arusha. Free time for orientation and briefing by guide.

Day 2 – Morning drive to Tarangire National park arriving late morning. Enjoy lunch box in Park before afternoon game drive the Park is famous for ancient baobob trees and large herds of elephants. Late afternoon drive to Karatu, outside the gate of the Ngorogoro Conservation Area. Overnight in Karatu.

Day 3 – Leave Karatu and enter Ngorogoro Conservation Area and proceed around the crater directly to Serengeti National Park. After lunch, transit directly via afternoon game drive to centrally located Seronera. Overnight in Seronera.

Day 4 – Full day game drive in the Central Serengetti experiencing the rich array of resident animals and birds. Overnight in Seronera.

Day 5 – Retrace our steps back to the Ngorogoro Conservation Area via a game drive through the Serengeti and enter the world famous Ngorogoro Crater. Enjoy lunch inside the crater, one of the most picturesque locations in Africa. In the afternoon, experience a game drive amongst one of the highest densities of wildlife in Africa. Exit the Crater and Conservation Area and overnight in Karatu.

Day 6 – After an early morning breakfast wander through the local coffee plantation, before proceeding back in the direction of Arusha, stop for shopping on the way. On arrival, you can either overnight or proceed directly to your connecting flight. ( Accommodation for this final night is optional depending on your ongoing travel arrangements and is not included in the price)


“Pick and Mix” Options to interchange within an Itinerary –


Ornithological Paradise

Bird watchers at Lake Manyara National Park can expect to see over 100 species of birds in one day, apart from the abundant animals. An extra bonus of a night game drive to see the nocturnal animals is also available. Overnight at Mto wa Mbu


Before or After Your flight- Relax

Arusha National Park
provides spectacular scenery and a perfect location to wind up or wind down, whichever is appropriate, before or after your safari. A game drive or a hike with the “plains” wildlife in the region of Lake Momela is a truly rewarding experience. Overnight in Arusha Town.


Cultural Diversion – Lake Eyasi

50km from Karatu is the uniquely beautiful Lake Eyasi the home of the indigenous Hadzabe and Datoga bushmen. Spend time learning the ancient hunting techniques and the local cultural practices. Relax and watch the sun set across the Great Rift Valley. Overnight at Lake Eyasi.


Olduvai Gorge – Archeological Site

See for yourself the site of your earliest ancestors, which was discovered by Mary Leaky in 1959. Today a museum dedicated to earliest man and his evolution, sits on the rim of the gorge. Excavations are still ongoing. Located 6km from the Ngorogoro/Serengeti Road.


Lake Natron – For the Ornithologists and Adventurers.

Flamingos, flamingos and flamingos – During the months of June to December more than 3.000.000 flamingos gather in this alkaline lake for breeding purposes providing unlimited opportunities for a "photo safari". Situated 25km from Ol Doinyo Lengai, the only active volcano in the crater highlands, it is also the starting point for treks and ascents of the mountain. Overnight in Lake Natron



Hot Air Balloon over the Serengetti –

Rise with the animals before breakfast over the Serengeti and treat yourself to an experience of a lifetime culminating in a "champagne bush breakfast". Experience can be integrated into your selected itinerary.


Masai Cultural Visit –

Experience of the wildlife in the Serengeti/ Ngorogoro Conservation Area would not be complete without a visit to a “Masai Boma” Understand the co-habitation of the Masai people with the local wildlife, a truly unique situation in Africa. Consult our experts at the time of finalizing itinerary.


standard Safari Itinerary - all year round with seasonal adjustments of itinerary.

Semi luxury Lodges :- Group Size – Rate per person sharing (2019-2020)

Trip Cost -$US 1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax 7 Pax SSR*
2019
2020

Standard Lodges/Tented Camps :- Group Size – Rate per person sharing. (2019-2020)

Trip Cost -$US 1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax 7 Pax SSR*
2019
2020

Rest Camp/Adventure Camping :- Group Size – Rate per person sharing.

Trip Cost -$US 1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 6 Pax 7 Pax SSR*
2019
2020

SSR * - Single supplement rate for non sharing person.

Children Rates – Discounted rates apply for children 14 years and younger upon application.

Rates for Luxury Lodges - Available on application

Rates for Clubs/Groups > 10 persons – Available on application.


Trip Cost Includes :-

  • Professional “ Karibu Karatu Guide/Leader and local guides if applicable.
  • Accommodation, based on double occupancy.
  • Guaranteed window seat in 4WD safari vehicle.
  • All meals included within safari itinerary. ( Lunch boxes are provided in the field)
  • Cooking and camping equipment.
  • Safari camp staff.
  • Land transportation and airport transfers as noted.
  • All National Park and Conservation Area Entrance Fees.
  • Game drives and activities as specified.
  • Membership in Flying Doctor Society for emergency medical assistance.

Trip Costs not Included :-

  • International/National Airfares ( Unless booked as an extension )
  • Passports, visa expenses or airport taxes.
  • Immunizations and travel insurance.
  • Beverages and mineral water in lodges and during safari unless specified.
  • Wi-fi in vehicle unless pre-arranged. ( Wi-fi is available in all lodges and tented camps)
  • All items of personal nature including laundry.
  • Optional gratuities to safari leaders and staff.

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