GLOBUS 2023: Tanzania: The Serengeti & Beyond with Serengeti extended stay (QZE3)
11 Day Tour from Arusha to Arusha
Featuring exhilarating game drives through grasslands, woodlands, and swamplands-plus distinctive safari lodges and tented camps that blend into the living landscape, this Africa vacation was designed for those who like to take a walk-or a nap-on the wild side. Game drives through Tarangire, Lake Manyara, and Serengeti National Parks-as well as the vast, volcanic Ngorongoro Crater-offer an opportunity for up-close views of the 'Big 5' (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo) as well as countless other majestic creatures. As you explore these mesmerizing parks, prepare to see zebra grazing, hippo bathing, elephants trumpeting and, if luck is on your side, cheetah sprinting. Marvel at Maasai Warriors jumping in celebration of life. There's lots to fall in love with on this timeless Tanzania safari, including morning mimosas and sundowner drinks in the bush as you quench your thirst for knowledge and adventure. Stay a little longer in the spectacular Serengeti including four additional guided game drives with an expert Driver/Guide.
Call (518) 346-3525 for more information or to book today! Mention code 17274197
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- Offer valid through 6/30/2023
- 11 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Arusha||Jambo, TanzaniaWelcome to Arusha, gateway to your dream safari. Hotel rooms are avaiable for mid-afternoon check-in.|
|Day 2||Tarangire National Park||Ancient Baobabs AwaitDrive to Tarangire National Park, where baobab and acacia trees dot the landscape. The TarangireRiver provides the park a permanent water source, which makes for great game viewing year round. This is highlighted by a large population of elephants. After lunch at your lodge embark on your first exciting game drive.(B,L,D)|
|Day 3||Tarangire||Tantalizing TarangireRise early for a morning game drive including an exclusive [LF] bush breakfast. Be sure to watch for giraffe, zebra, Cape buffalo, and much more. Free time at your lodge before an afternoon game drive. (B,L,D)LOCAL FAVORITEBREAKFAST IN THE BUSH As part of your morning game drive, you'll be treated to this time-honored safari experience in Africa's unmatched landscapes, reminiscent of Africa's early explorers. Sip mimosas as you savor this memorable experience in the wild.|
|Day 4||Lake Manyara National Park||Forest Foray & Views on ViewsDrive to Lake Manyara National Park, a small, ecologically diverse park with groundwater forests, grassy plains, and alkaline Lake Manyara itself. The park is also home to the world's largest concentration of baboon. Watch for these mischievous primates, giraffe, hippo, and more on your afternoon game drive. Sundowner drinks are served at a scenic viewpoint. (B,L,D)TOUR HIGHLIGHTSUNDOWNER DRINKS This evening, as the sun sets, savor a memorable happy hour in the bush with spectacular views over Lake Manyara!|
|Day 5||Ngorongoro Conservation Area||Through Farmlands to the Craters EdgeFree time this morning before a short drive to Karatu, where coffee farms dot the outer slopes of Ngorongoron Crater. Here, visit a [LF] local primary school followed by lunch at beautiful Gibb's Farm. Continue to your lodge located on the rim of the crater. (B,L,D) LOCAL FAVORITECLASS IS IN SESSION Visit a local primary school to meet the children and learn about the educational system in rural Tanzania.FREE TIME TIPEXPLORE MORE Visit a local village to learn about life in rural Tanzania. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus.|
|Day 6||Ngorongoro||Into Africa's EdenDescend into the crater for a full-day game drive. Ngorongoro Crater is technically a caldera-the world's largest unflooded one, in fact-at more than 2,000 feet deep with a floor covering over 102 square miles. Game viewing here is fantastic, as most of the animals stay in this area year round. You can see lion, hyena, hippo, elephant, and more. This is also your best chance to see the rare black rhinoceros. An exclusive [LF] bush lunch will be served in the crater. (B,L,D)LOCAL FAVORITECRATER CATERING Because of the time it takes to descend into and ascend out of the crater it's normal to eat lunch in the crater. Standard fare is a box lunch but why settle when you can have and exclusive, fresh booked lunch served under a grove of Acacia trees?|
|Day 7||Serengeti National Park||On the Endless PlainsDrive to Serengeti National Park, Tanzania's largest and most famous park. The Serengeti covers an area of roughly 5,700 square miles, so it is no surprise that the name comes from the Maasai word siringit, meaning 'endless plains.' Enjoy lunch at your tented camp before an afternoon game drive. You have the chance to see the big cats-lion, leopard, and cheetah-as well as an abundance of other animals, including the Nile crocodile, giraffe, gazelle, and eland. With some luck you may even spot something much rarer, like a caracal, a beautiful cat with distinctive ears.(B,L,D)|
|Day 8||Serengeti||Serengeti SerendipityContinue your exploration during morning and afternoon game drives. Home to the annual Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra, the Serengeti attracts visitors from around the world and is great for game viewing year round. Tonight, join a [LF] farewell dinner in the bush featuring a traditional Maasai dance performance.(B,L,D)LOCAL FAVORITEDINNER & DANCE The Maasai people bring a history of colorful culture tied to this wilderness known as the cradle of life. Your special farewell dinner in the bush includes a traditional Maasai dance performance celebrating an ancient culture amid the majestic wildlife who find sanctuary here. The perfect ending to a spectacular safari adventure.|
|Day 9||Serengeti National Park||In the Safari SwingContinue to explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site on morning and afternoon game drives with your expert Driver/Guide. Enjoy time to relax at your camp between game drives. (B,L,D)|
|Day 10||Serengeti||Fortune of the FourYour fourth magical day exploring this wildlife lovers dream destination on morning and afternoon game drives. (B,L,D)TOUR HIGHLIGHTGAME ON! Your in the home stretch of your safari experience! Set out in search of some of your favorites or, with some luck, spot animals that have eluded you!|
|Day 11||Arusha||A Furry FarewellEmbark on a final game drive before flying back to Arusha, where a day room has been reserved for your use. Schedule departing flights after 5 pm. (B)|
- US$ Price Details
- Park entrance fees of $507 per person are included.
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