Rating in Tanzania
$ 2203

Simba Safari

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min $ 2203
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tarangire National Park, Arusha
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 2203
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  • Descriptions
  • Inclusions
  • Pricing Information & Dates
  • Itinerary

Descriptions

One of our most popular small group safaris. This Tanzania safari holiday visits four of the country’s most spectacular game viewing areas, including the captivating Serengeti, which is famous for the migration of millions of wildebeest, and the amazing Ngorongoro Crater also known as the 8th natural wonder of the world. You will visit Lake Manyara famous for its pink flamingos and Tarangire which is also known as the home of the elephants. You are accompanied by professional and knowledgeable guides throughout your safari holiday giving  an incredible experience.

Inclusions

Included

  • Airport transfers
  • Meet and greet services
  • Depart by 4x4 vehicle with photo roof (maximum 7 clients per vehicle)
  • Services of an English speaking driver-guide
  • Flying doctors coverage: Covers you within East Africa for a period of 14 days. In the eventuality of a medical emergency, you will be airlifted to Nairobi where you will be taken to a good hospital. Hospital bills are born by the patient
  • Guaranteed window seat
  • Game drives and crater tour
  • All accommodation and meals as specified
  • All park fees and government taxes
  • One bottle of mineral water per person per day during game drives

Excluded

  • All items of personal nature e.g. telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc
  • Gratuities and Tips to Hotels/Lodges/Camps staff and Driver/Guide(s)
  • Alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks
  • Any local or international flight/s and departure taxes and other taxes
  • Laundry services
  • Flights – National or International – (Local flights - Subject to your programme)
  • Concession fees (Incase of any new fees introduce by parks without our knowledge
  • Visa fees (currently US$ 50.00 per passport holder). Visas are available on arrival at all Entry point/s
  • Any other item(s) not included in our itinerary

Pricing Information & Dates

Itinerary DatesFrom Price
26 May 2017to31 Oct 2017$2887.00
01 Nov 2017to15 Dec 2017$2629.00
16 Dec 2017to28 Feb 2018$2887.00
01 Mar 2018to31 Mar 2018$2629.00
01 Apr 2018to25 May 2018$2203.00
26 May 2018to31 Oct 2018$2887.00
01 Nov 2018to15 Dec 2018$2629.00

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Arusha

Arrive Kilimanjaro Airport (flight booked by agent), where you are met and transferred to your hotel located a short distance from Arusha Town Centre.

Lying on the gentle rolling foothills that cascade down from the ever-present Mount Meru is the bustling and vibrant town of Arusha. It is here on the outskirts of this town, hidden amongst one of Tanzania’s largest coffee plantations, that you will find Arusha Coffee Lodge, a perfect haven for relaxation either before or after any African safari.

Comprising of 30 Plantation Houses – inclusive of 12 Plantation Suites – that radiate out into the evergreen coffee fields, Arusha Coffee Lodge has been designed around the original landowner’s home that dates back to the early 1900s.

The theme of coffee is never far away at Arusha Coffee Lodge, and this is never more evident than in the Plantation Suites where the coffee bean theme permeates even the interior designs of both the main bedrooms as well as the beautifully appointed en-suite bathrooms.

Overnight Arusha Coffee Lodge on bed and breakfast basis


Day 2
Arusha to Lake Manyara

Morning at leisure and safari briefing followed by lunch. Afternoon you depart Arusha passing through the Masai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee and banana plantations. At the town of Makuyuni you turn North West and continue the journey up through a scenic escarpment that brings you to your lodge, perched on the edge of the Rift Valley with stunning views over the distant Lake Manyara.

Nestled on the rim of the Great Rift Valley with amazing views over Lake Manyara, the lodge is set in lush green gardens, alive with the sounds of the many birds that frequent the property. Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge is the ideal base for a visit to Lake Manyara NationalPark. Sitting around the outside fireplace watching the sun setting over the Great Rift Valley and listening to the humming of the birds in the background is a wonderful way to relax before your delicious evening meal. The lodge has a dining room where international, traditional and fusion cuisine is served inside and out. A relaxing lounge, cigar bar, television room, billiards room, internet cafe and children’s activity room, plus a conference room are all located in the spectacular main house. There is also a beautiful rim flow swimming pool, an outside fireplace, a boutique and a spa.

The lodge 48 suites and 2 luxury 2 bedroom villas are all air-conditioned, tastefully decorated and have panoramic views of the surrounding area. Rooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms with bath, and inside and outside showers. Room facilities include a fireplace, mini bar, safe, wifi and private balcony.

Overnight at Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge on full board basis


Day 3
Lake Manyara National Park to Serengeti National Park

After breakfast there is a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park that returns to the lodge for lunch. Leaving Lake Manyara behind, the journey continues North West across the stunning hilly countryside of the highlands which is filled with wheat and coffee plantations, and then into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. From here lie the vast plains of the Serengeti, where you’ll hopefully start spotting game well before you get into the park.

Nestled in the acacia woodland on the edge of the escarpment overlooking the plains of the south-western Serengeti National Park, one of the most famous parks in the world, and host to the largest and most spectacular annual migration of the wildebeest.  The lodge is set in the Nyarboro Hills, in the South West overlooking the Serengeti Plains.

The lodge offers 69 standard rooms, all with 2 queen size beds, carpeted, and tastefully furnished with local fabrics and pictures. One entering the room is a lounge with a mini bar. In the front is a veranda with 2 comfortable chairs and coffee table, with glass windows facing the vast Serengeti plains which extend as far as the eye can see.  The rooms have en-suite bathrooms and hairdryers. A veranda extends from the room facing the plains, ideal for relaxing and watching game.

Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge on a full board basis


Day 4
Serengeti National Park

Morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park.

Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge on a full board basis


Day 5
Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast you depart for Ngorongoro viewing game across the vast Serengeti plains, stopping off en route for your picnic lunch. You then continue your journey towards Ngorongoro where you visit a Masai Village before you continue to your lodge, set high on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater.

Perched on the rim of the collapsed volcano, the Ngorongoro Crater, a world heritage site, often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world. It has the most magnificent views over the crater floor, which is home to vast herds of buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, the rare and endangered black rhino, elephant, cheetah, leopard, lion and herds of gazelle and wildebeest. Its position on the Eastern rim allows the most spectacular and uninterrupted views of the sunset.

All of the 91 double bedrooms are very spacious and each two queen sized beds and a separate dressing area. Each room has a glass fronted veranda, where you may enjoy a private view of the Crater The lodge has 6 single rooms, all of which have a queen sized beds and glass fronted sliding doors.

Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge on a full board basis


Day 6
Ngorongoro Crater

A highlight awaits you this morning as you depart to explore what is commonly referred to as the World’s largest wildlife zoo. After breakfast, you descend with a picnic lunch through the early morning mists and 2,000 feet into the crater. Ngorongoro Crater is the World’s largest intact volcanic caldera. Due to its size and diversity, the crater floor is comprised of several distinct areas, ranging from forest, swamps, lakes and springs, to open grassland and some sandy dunes. It’s an awesome wildlife experience.  Lunch is served near a small lake filled with hippos.  You then continue game viewing before returning to the crater’s rim and your lodge.

Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge on a full board basis


Day 7
Ngorongoro Crater to Tarangire National Park

Departing Ngorongoro Crater after breakfast, head south east past Lake Manyara and Mto wa Mbu village. Through the highlands and the Karatu district, you’ll view the scenic wheat plains and coffee plantations here before journeying down the spectacular escarpment where you turn south on to the main Arusha – Dodoma road and into the park. From here to the lodge, you’ll enjoy a game drive en route. After lunch and perhaps a swim, the remainder of the afternoon will be spent on a game drive.

Hidden among the kopjes, lies Tarangire Sopa Lodge, surrounded by ancient baobab trees. It is the home of the greatest concentration of elephants in Africa, and other game including the elusive leopard. Over 400 bird species can be spotted here as well. With water constantly available in the area, the greenery is lush providing a wonderful contrast to the burnt ground.

Spacious and airy with marble floors, the lobby has glass sliding doors that open out to a veranda where one can relax and enjoy the view. The ceiling has a wooden finishing, and the décor with plants in strategic places, gives it a feeling of total relaxation, much needed after the long and dusty drive to the lodge.  There is also a swimming pool for those that want to take a refreshing dip.

The lodge boasts 75 spacious rooms, all with a private lounge on entering with a mini bar. Each room is carpeted, has 2 queen size beds with a mosquito net around them. Ceiling fans keep the rooms cool and glass sliding doors that open out on to a balcony, with a great view of the landscape beyond, and wildlife can sometimes be spotted.

Overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge on a full board basis


Day 8
Tarangire National Park to Arusha

Depart after breakfast and head north east to Arusha. The journey will pass through the Maasai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee and banana plantations. On arrival in Arusha you will be provided lunch followed by transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport to connect international departure flight.  

All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Safarihub
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