10 days Tanzania Odyssey safari with Ndutu
What to expect
Trips in the Northern Circuit are highly dependent on wildebeest migration. During the month of Dec TO March we expect to see many wildebeest in the area of Ndutu on the Serengeti side but mostly on the Ngorongoro side. This is the time of wildebeests breeding where every day up to 5000 babies are born. This package is special for those who have time to travel between Dec and March
Day to day Itinerary
2 Nights In Arusha
Arusha in Africa is your gateway to Tanzania’s treasure trove
Day 1 & 2
Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport, and proceed to the Immigration desk for VISA Stamp. Before leaving the desk make sure your passport is correctly stamped. Outside the airport you will meet with your safari guide with a sign board with one of your names. Our safari guides has gone through COVID 19 standard procedure course, and they will make sure they follow all the protocols. Depart the airport and drive to Haradalis home for dinner and overnight.
When we built our home, we realized it is located in a beautiful location and it will be great if we can share it with our guests. In hotels you will be saved coffee and the waiter will leave, but in our home, we will talk, share experience, walk around as we have beautiful garden with different fruits and vegetables, you can also walk around the area for bird watching. We can’t wait to have you with us.
WHY SECOND NIGHT
We understand flying can make you feel tired and we believe it is great for you to have a day to relax before starting your safari. This day can be for you to relax the whole day, explore the town of Arusha. A trip to the cultural heritage is well recommended and there after a visit to the market place where you can get a taste of the African way of shopping. However, if you get a little nostalgic for shopping, the Masai curios could be the perfect place for you and perhaps a trip to the Mall. Shanga house and cultural heritage are located 1 km from Haradali, for you to go there we have few options, by car, by tuk-tuk or by foot. We will discuss and decide when you are here.
2 Nights in Tarangire
One of the lesser-known game reserves in Tanzania, Tarangire rivals the Serengeti in its great number and diversity of wildlife.
Day 3 & 4
We are glad to have you staying with us and now is the time to say goodbye so you can start your journey to visit Tanzania beautiful and famous national parks. Today you will start with Tarangire National Park. The park is named after the Tara River within the park. Tarangire National Park is very popular with many elephants as well as other animals like Lions, wildebeests, buffalos, zebras, leopards etc. This park has an area of 2,850 km². The Tara river is used by animals for water. Tarangire National Park also has very large baobab trees that have lived for many years.
By 08:00hrs in the morning your driver will be waiting for you while your packed lunch is ready in the car. You will head directly to Tarangire National Park for all day game drive for 2 days. Your nights will be at Lemala Mpingo Ridge Lodge
1 night in Ngorongoro after Manyara
Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Safari
Lake Manyara National park has a different look, the lake makes this park look beautiful with a variety of plants, insects and birds. this park is small but it has a variety of animals as well. The size of Lake Manyara national park is only 325 km². Being in this park for one day is quite enough.
After breakfast, you will slowly leave Tarangire National Park while continuing with game drive. Today you will carry packed lunch so that to maximize game drive time in Lake Manyara National Park. Enjoy game drive and Later in the evening you will head to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority for a stay at Pakulala Tented Camp where you will have dinner and overnight (Pakulala is a Swahili word means a place to sleep) Pakulala is located at the crater rim with amazing view of the crater.
2 Nights in Ndutu After Crater Tour
beautiful landscape and the famous calving season
Day 6 & 7
Crater is very beautiful and animals are more active early in the morning, you can decide to have breakfast at the camp or depart with packed breakfast and packed lunch. Always discuss with your safari guide. Today you will descend into the crater some 600 meters to experience the true spirit of Africa, the Africa of bygone days when you explore the crater as permanent home of wildlife population, long regarded as Africa’s “Garden of Eden”. From the comfort of your 4 x 4 vehicle crafted exclusively for game viewing will give an opportunity to spot Big five – Elephant, buffalo, leopard, black mane lion and the rare black rhino as well as hyenas, jackals, flamingos and the yawning hippos. Enjoy a delightful picnic lunch in the heart of this ancient volcanic crater close to the hippo pool. Early evening drive to Ndutu area where you will spend 2 nights at Lake Ndutu Luxury Tented Lodge.
Ndutu Area forms the Northwestern part of the Ngorongoro Conservation area. It settles between Ngorongoro and Serengeti. Ndutu is known for beautiful landscape and the famous calving season caused by the immigration of the wildebeests from the Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya to The Great Serengeti plains in Tanzania. There are at least 5000 calves born every day due to the large number of wildebeests that cross over. The best season to visit the place is from December all the way to end March.
2 Nights in Serengeti National Park
A World Heritage Site teeming with wildlife
Day 8 & 9
You will depart just after breakfast and your safari guide will make sure that your packed lunches are in the vehicle. Today you will have your last game drive in Ndutu area, late afternoon you will depart to Serengeti National Park. You and your guide will decide on where to stop for packed lunch. A place with great view will be perfect. You will arrive at Serengeti in the late afternoon then proceed with game drive in this beautiful endless plain. After the long drive, you will be taken to Lemala Kuria Hills for dinner and overnight stay.
Serengeti National Park is undoubtedly the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, unequalled for its natural beauty and scientific value, it has the greatest concentration of game plains in Africa. The Serengeti ecosystem is one of the oldest on earth. The essential features of climate, vegetation and fauna have barely changed in the past million years. Some patterns of life, death, adaptation and migration are as old as the hills themselves!
Flight To Arusha
Breakfast is saved then depart to the airstrip with game drive en-route. Your flight will depart in Serengeti at 1100hrs and arrive in Arusha at 1200hrs. Say goodbye to your safari guide, hope you had great time with him. In Arusha you will meet either Fransisca, director of the company or another safari guide who will be waiting for you at Arusha Airport. Lunch is prepared for you at Haradali home. We will also provide you a room for you to use while waiting to be transferred to Kilimanjaro airport for your departure flight.
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Price from 10 days Tanzania Odyssey safari with Ndutu
Includes & Excludes
- Accommodation and meals from day one to the last day
- Transport in a chauffeur driven Landcruiser with pop-‐‑up roof for easy game viewing & photography.
- Services of an English-speaking driver-guide.
- Game viewing drives and parks entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
- All Government taxes and levies.
- Mineral water during game drives only.
- All meet and greet services.
- All arrival transfers.
- 24 hours stand-‐‑by contact number.
- Water, Tea and coffee during game drive
- Flight from Serengeti to Arusha
- Visa fees and travel insurance.
- All items of personal nature e.g., telephone call bills, fax/email bills etc.
- Tips and gratuities to hotel, lodges, camp staff and driver-‐‑ guide(s)
- Alcoholic and non-‐‑alcoholic drinks.
- Any local or international flight and departure taxes.
- Laundry services.
- Any other item(s) not included in our itinerary.
- Tips to the guides and hotel staffs