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Tanzania Family Safari

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Destinations: Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti National Park
Type of adventure: safari.png Safari
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 9995
Duration: 9 days
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    Scheduled

    The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.

    Private

    Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.

    Custom

    Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.

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    Daytime Guided
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    Self-Guided

    Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.

    Daytime Guided

    Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.

    24/7 Guided

    Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.

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    Signature

    We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.

    Bistro

    These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.

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    Recreational
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    Occasional

    “I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”

    Recreational

    “I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”

    Enthusiast

    “I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”

    Avid

    “I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”

    Expert

    “I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”

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Bring your herd on safari

This trip is a truly unique experience in Northern Tanzania for those who seek adventure. Combining walking and traditional safari game drives, this itinerary allows families more time and access to first hand experiences rather than ‘standard’ driving only safaris. Incorporating the Great Rift Valley, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, and the world famous Serengeti, this Tanzania family travel experience is designed for families with an adventurous spirit and desire to engage in their environment. The region offers an excellent habitat variety that features rolling hills, open plains, ground water forest, massive volcanoes, culture, and the Serengeti Migration.

Trip designed by Travel Expert Christine Tucker TRIP DETAILS per person from $9,995 USD
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Based on 4 ppl double occupancy
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Arusha to Arusha request a DETAILED ITINERARY

Day by Day

Drive to Legendary Coffee Lodge for a relaxing first night. The lodge provides the perfect setting to unwind after a long day of travel and great jumping off point to visit some of the local sites such as Arusha National Park at the base of Mt. Meru.

Meet your local guide and head to Manyara National Park (famous for its population of flamingoes and tree-climbing lions!) to begin your safari. Tonight, kids are treated to a fun meal with the guides while parents enjoy a round of sundowners and more intimate dinner.

Take an early morning game drive through the Lake Manyara National Park to view the vast herds of elephant, thousands of flamingos, cheetah, giraffe and hippo. Tonight, head out on a nocturnal game drive to discover the nighttime movement of predators.

Head toward Ngorongoro Crater, passing picturesque villages along the Great Rift Valley. Stop in the village of Tloma for a leisurely walk to visit to the primary school and either hike or bike to our home for the next two nights.

Drive to the famed Ngorongoro Crater in search for black rhinos and massive bull elephants. Serendipitous meetings with the Maasai on foot will provide a window into a way of life that has prevailed for millennia and yet, as now, is a way of life that is ever changing.

Today, fly either up to the northern Serengeti near the Mara River or to the south for some secret calving spots only privy to B&R. Spend the next three days exploring the magnificent Serengeti!

Activities for the kids today include archery, bush walks around camp, and horseback riding. Take part in as much game driving as your family likes.

Kids will have the chance today to participate in a Mini Rangers course including tracking animals, butterfly capture and release, a cosmic safari and learning bush survival techniques. Parents are free to enjoy walking safaris with a ranger or more traditional game drives.

Depart camp after breakfast for the return flight from the Serengeti back to Arusha for connecting flights home or on to Zanzibar.

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What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.

In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.

  • All hotel accommodation
  • All meals and beverages (excluding premium brands)
  • Services of local guide(s)
  • All special events and private tours
  • All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
  • All baggage transportation
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Butterfield & Robinson
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Photography tour in Sahara

 Have you seen the movie Gladiator? If not, go and watch right now. Those who have seen in will be glad to know that Sahara is the location where the most prominent scenes of the movie were shot. You can start with capturing the velvet dunes and taking photos of the snake charmers and mighty camels proudly swaying as they carry bedouins on their back. Once in a province, you will get a chance to capture and even participate in the traditional tea ceremony as well as to see the locals playing gnawa music performed on goatskin drums. The beauty of the sunset in Sahara is just a cherry on the top of a cake you cannot miss out on.

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