The Northern Tanzanian Cultural Tourism Itinerary 14 days –You will meet local people, learn their culture, language, local women projects, take photos and video, dance the local dance and other local practices. It is well worth visiting these destinations alongside your safari, to get a real feel for both the cultural and natural heritage of this fascinating part of Tanzania.
Day 1: Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), Tanzania. You will meet us at the airport and pick up with private transfer to Moivaro Coffee Lodge. We will gather in the evening for a pre-safari briefing. We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.
Day 2: Arusha – Mkomazi
After breakfast, Morning depart from Arusha town to Mkomazi national park with packed lunch. Arrive late afternoon, dinner and overnight at Muller’s Lodge
Day 3: Full Day Game Drive at Mkomazi
Full day game viewing in Mkomazi national park with packed lunch. Dinner and overnight at Muller’s Lodge
Day 4: Mkomazi to Moshi Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort
After breakfast drive to Moshi at Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort arrive on time for lunch half day tour in the Marangu village dinner and overnight at Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort.
Day 5: Arusha to Arusha national park
After breakfast we will drive from your lodge to Arusha national park for fully day game driving, you will see many attraction like Black and White Colobus Monkey, Arusha is a breathtaking park that includes the alkaline Momella Lakes, the Ngurdoto Crater and spectacular waterfalls. It has as its dramatic backdrop the 4566 meters high Mt. Meru. Later evening drive to Moivaro Coffee Lodge for dinner and overnight
Day6: Full day in Tarangire National Park
Morning breakfast at Moivaro Coffee Lodge in Arusha, safari briefing and after wards we depart for Tarangire National Park. Your first experience of safari will be the thrilling game drive through the vastness of Tarangire National Park, arrive in good time for lunch. Afternoon game driving through the park followed by dinner and overnight at Tarangire Tented Lodge
Day 7: Lake Manyara National Park
we depart from your lodge proceed to Lake Manyara National Park. Although small in size, this park is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. Lake Manyara covers two thirds of the park. At the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley, before which lies the ground water forest, areas of open grassland near the lake foreshore, and the Soda Lake. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this area, which consists of open grassy areas, hot springs, dense woodlands and steep mountainsides. Lake Manyara National Park is a birding paradise that has more than 350 species of bird. The park is also famed for its unique and elusive tree- We will make full day game drive in the Lake Manyara National Park and in the evening we will drive black to Migunga ForestTented Camp for dinner overnight
Day 8: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park
we proceed to Olduvai Gorge, known as the ‘Cradle of Mankind’. It was here, in the Great Rift Valley, that the remains of early hominids dating back 2 million years were uncovered. Afterwards, we visit the most famous wildlife sanctuary in the world – Serengeti National Park. The word ‘Serengeti’ means ‘endless plains’, which describes the park’s 5,600 square mile boundary. Yet for its sprawling area, the Serengeti does not disappoint when it comes to rich game-viewing. Annually, from May to December, millions of animals embark on a migration which brings them from central Serengeti to Kenya’s Masai Mara and back again in an incredible spectacle. Even during the ‘down-time’, vast herds of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle roam here, along with groups of elephant, giraffe, and buffalo. As the lions, leopard, cheetah, hyenas and jackals stalk their meals, we enjoy a picnic lunch in this open arena. We return to Ikoma Bush Tented Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Serengeti National Park Game Drive at Ndutu
After breakfast head out to the bush for migrations viewing at Ndutu area, game drives with picnic lunches in the evening drive back to Ndutu Tented lodge for dinner and overnight. Day 10: Serengeti National Park Ndutu Area to Serengeti Central Morning after breakfast leave Ndutu with picnic lunches and drive to central Serengeti for game viewing, your picnic lunches will be served while on game drives, then after return to Ikoma Tented Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 11: Serengeti National Park Full Day Game Drive
Another day to enjoy a full day exploration of wildebeest migration, morning after breakfast enjoy another full day game activities at kirawira circuits with boxes, morning and afternoon game drives, then after dinner there will be night game drive for two hours. Afterwards drive back to our tented lodge at Ikoma Tented Lodge.
Day 12: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast leave the camp early morning drive to Ngorongoro Crater, visit Olduvai Gorge and Dr. Leakey’s museum then picnics will be served on your way to Ngorongoro Crater. Dinner and overnight stay at Ngorongoro Crater Tented Lodge.
Day 13: Ngorongoro Crater Tour
Today we visit the largest intact volcanic crater in the world, the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. At more than 2,000 feet deep and 12 miles in diameter, the Ngorongoro Crater has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. 30,000 animals make their home in this crater, making it an ideal place for sightings of the ‘big 5′ – lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this truly world-class attraction, also known as the ’8th Wonder of the World’. Our dinner and overnight stay is at the rustic Ngorongoro Crater Tented Lodge.
Day 14: Ngorongoro to Arusha
Morning breakfast at your lodge, afterwards drive back to Arusha, arrive on time for lunch and cultural heritage tour around Arusha, after lunch time transfer back to Kilimanjaro international Airport (JRO) for the evening flight.