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Arusha: Serengeti and Ngorongoro Multi-Day Camping Safari

1. Arusha: Serengeti and Ngorongoro Multi-Day Camping Safari

Day 1: Arusha - Serengeti National Park Start your safari and camping adventure with hotel pickup from Arusha in the morning. Drive to Serengeti National Park with your complimentary packed lunch. Take a game drive en route to the campsite. Discover Serengeti National Park, known for its abundance of animals and the great wildebeest migration. It's a World Heritage Site teeming with wildlife and is home to lions, leopards, elephants, cheetahs, buffalos, zebras, wildebeest, eland, wild dogs, gazelles, crocodiles, and many birds, including Eurasia migrant birds. Have dinner and stay overnight in a tent at the camp Day 2: Full Day at Serengeti After breakfast, you will go on wide-ranging morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park. Your guide will locate the flocks of migrant birds and the herds. Spot carnivores like big cats and hyenas. See the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra in action. Learn about the park as you drive and see why the Maasai gave the park the name Serengeti, which means “endless plains”. Break for lunch and dinner at the campsite and spend one more night at the Campsite. Day 3: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater Enjoy breakfast and check out of your accommodations before taking a game drive as you make your way toward the Ngorongoro Crater. During the tour, there will be an optional visit to the Olduvai Gorge at an extra fee for the museum. Have dinner and spend the night at Ngorongoro “A” Campsite.  Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater Floor – Arusha Have an early breakfast and head to Ngorongoro Crater, where you will descend to the crater floor for game drives. See flamingos on Soda Lake and geese, storks, and vultures in the surrounding area. Then, break for lunch at the scenic Ngoitoktok Springs picnic site. After lunch, enjoy some final game viewing while ascending the crater. Finish your safari adventure with drop-off at your hotel in Arusha.

Arusha: Materuni Waterfalls, Coffee, and Hotsprings Tour

2. Arusha: Materuni Waterfalls, Coffee, and Hotsprings Tour

Following pickup from your accommodation, you'll head to the Materuni Village. Once there, take a short but challenging hike to the Materuni Falls where you can enjoy the beautiful views. Following that, visit a coffee farm to learn about how coffee is grown, harvested, and processed. You will then try your hand at roasting and preparing a fresh cup of raw and local coffee. Once your coffee-making experience has concluded, head to the Materuni village for a local lunch. You will then drive to a warm-water spring, which is one of the best places to swim in the area. At the conclusion of your experience, your friendly driver will return you back to your accommodation.

Kilimanjaro village walk, coffee tour, waterfalls &hot lunch

3. Kilimanjaro village walk, coffee tour, waterfalls &hot lunch

Village walk and Waterfalls: We will pick you up in the morning from your hotel in Moshi, Arusha or upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro/Arusha airports in a clean airconditioned vehicle and drive short distance to Materuni village. Materuni village is still an authentic tribal village home to the Chagga tribe and the last village before the Kilimanjaro National Park. First we start by a village walk to visit Materuni waterfalls, which are around a 45-minute walk away. On the way, learn about the culture of the Chagga tribe, village life, and the surrounding flora and fauna with your guide. Admire the breathtaking views and with luck, catch sight of the summit of Kilimanjaro, On the way trail can be slippery & muddy, best to have good hiking shoes with grip and a rain coat. When you reach the waterfalls, marvel at cascades that are more than 80-meters (262-feet) high. After enjoying the scenery you slowly return with your guide to Materuni village to experience a traditional Chagga lunch and opt to taste our local banana beer.! Coffee ceremony: You will be invited to help with the grinding of the coffee, which is traditionally accompanied by Chagga songs and dances - a fun way to immerse yourself in the local culture, You will make your own cup of coffee using traditional ways, taste local coffee and gain knowledge about Tanzania coffee Industry. Before you say goodbye, you can savor the coffee you made and appreciate the views of the surrounding rainforest before returning to your hotel in Arusha or Moshi. We will spend most of the time around mount Kilimanjaro and that may guarantee high chance of seeing and taking good photos of the mountain.

The Real Arusha City walking Tour, Tanzania.

4. The Real Arusha City walking Tour, Tanzania.

Visit some of Arusha main sites on a walking tour that’s a great way to orient yourself in the city while getting a glimpse of daily life in local neighbourhoods. You’ll see the Natural History Museum, independence monuments, the Arusha Central Market, and craft shops that are ideal for picking up unique souvenirs, with a guide who will share the stories behind each destination. Your excursion starts at the Mwenge Roundabout where your guide will explain the importance of the torch in Tanzania’s history. You continue to the Clock Tower (the mid-point between Cape Town and Cairo), Carver’s Village marketplace where you can observe ebony carvings being created, and Tanzanite experience, a display showing the history of gem mining in Tanzania and a shop with various gemstones including Tanzanite which is only found in a small mine a few kilometres from Arusha. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Popular Arusha city tour stops: ✓Kilombero market and Dala dala stand. ✓Fabric market. ✓Natural Museum. ✓Carver's village. ✓Sheikh Amri Abeid stadium ✓Central market. ✓Mosque. ✓Grave yard. ✓Church. ✓Clock Tower. ✓Masai market. ✓Local dining Locations.

Transfer from Kilimanjaro(JRO)Airport to Arusha

5. Transfer from Kilimanjaro(JRO)Airport to Arusha

Keep your holiday relaxed, and book your transfer service from the Kilimanjaro (JRO) airport to Arusha, with us! Our drivers are experienced and our transfer service is very reliable. The transfer cars are comfortable, have air conditioning, and can have up to 6 passengers. Avoid the hustle of looking for the best taxi deal, and paying too much.

4 Days Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Tarangire Group Safari

6. 4 Days Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Tarangire Group Safari

Friendly Gorillas Safaris 4 Days Serengeti & Ngorongoro safari which specifically includes the profound Ngorongoro Crater, and Serengeti National Park, has been designed to offer you a short but intense Tanzanian Northern Circuit safari experience for a shorter and time-constrained period. You will experience the excitement of game viewing in three of the most spectacular national game parks in Tanzania. It's not a trip you want to miss! Day 1: Arrival in Arusha (pre-safari) Upon your arrival in Tanzania, our driver guide shall pick you up from the airport (which can be from Kilimanjaro airport or Arusha airport) and take you to your first overnight accommodation - Venice Hotel. Depending on your time of arrival in Arusha, you may have a city tour with the guide who will show you the Arusha city plus the Masai market. Overnight: Venice Hotel Day 2: Transfer from Arusha - Ngorongoro. On this second you shall have breakfast and a transfer game drive as you head to Ngorongoro Crater which is considered one of the Wonders of the Natural World. Today, you have the whole day exploring Ngorongoro as you see some of the fascinating animals like giraffes, buffaloes, elephants, zebras, multiple wildebeest, hyenas, etc. After the encounter, you return to your hotel overnight. Overnight: Ngorongoro Camping Site Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti After breakfast, you'll set out for the endless open plains and stunning skies of the Serengeti as you have your Ngorongoro departure game drive. Enjoy an unforgettable Serengeti game drive and late evening game drive as you meet some of the profound wildlife of Serengeti including the wildebeest. This afternoon is reserved for game drives through the iconic Serengeti National Park. This vast wildlife reserve is famous for the same annual migration as Masai Mara, in which over a million herbivores migrate south from the northern to southern Serengeti plains during the short rainy season (October and November), returning north after the long rainy season (April to June). The Serengeti National Park provides excellent wildlife viewing all year, so we should see plenty of plains game and predators roaming the plains. Overnight: Safari Camping tent Day 4: Serengeti National Park tour and drive back to Arusha Early in the morning after breakfast, you'll set out for the endless open plains and stunning skies of the Serengeti. Enjoy an unforgettable Serengeti game drive as you meet some of the profound wildlife of Serengeti including the wildebeest. This vast wildlife reserve is famous for the same annual migration of animals. The Serengeti National Park provides excellent wildlife viewing all year, so we should see plenty of plains game and predators roaming the plains. Retreat from the game drive late afternoon and embark on the journey back to Arusha.

Kilimanjaro: Maasai village visit, waterfalls & coffee tour

7. Kilimanjaro: Maasai village visit, waterfalls & coffee tour

We will pick you up in the morning from your hotel in Arusha, Moshi or upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro/Arusha airports in a clean airconditioned vehicle and drive short distance to Materuni village. Materuni village is still an authentic tribal village home to the Chagga tribe and the last village before the Kilimanjaro National Park. We will start by a village walk to visit Materuni waterfalls, which are around a 45 mins away. On the way, learn about the culture of the Chagga tribe, village life, and the surrounding flora and fauna with your guide. Admire the breathtaking views and with luck, catch sight of the summit of Kilimanjaro, On the way trail can be slippery & muddy, best to have good hiking shoes with grip and a rain coat. When you reach the waterfalls, marvel at cascades that are more than 80-meters (262-feet) high. After enjoying the scenery we slowly return with your guide to Materuni village to experience a traditional Chagga lunch and opt to taste our local banana beer! You will be invited to help with the grinding of the coffee, which is traditionally accompanied by Chagga songs and dances - a fun way to immerse yourself in the local culture, You will make your own cup of coffee using traditional ways, taste local coffee and gain knowledge about Tanzania coffee Industry. Before you say goodbye, you can savor the coffee you made and appreciate the views of the surrounding rainforest before driving a short distance from Moshi to a Maasai village near Kilimanjaro airport. Maasai community live in small mud-thatched villages, surrounded by their cattle and smaller livestock. For hundreds of years the Maasai have roamed these lands of Tanzania, living a free, nomadic lifestyle. A highlight of your Kilimanjaro climb or safari vacation is a visit with these Maasai people. Many of the tribal villages welcome visitors to their villages to view up close their culture and lifestyle. On this day trip you will have a special opportunity to experience with Maasai Community. At the village, you experience many traditional aspects of Maasai life, but also see how the Maasai adapt to development and contact with modern civilization. All visits are planned and arranged by the Maasai themselves; they will show you their traditional Maasai dance and singing, different types of Maasai houses, traditional beads, making fire, ornaments, some bush techniques & medicine and you can also walk with their cattle on the plains before returning to your hotel in Arusha or Moshi We will spend most of the time around mount Kilimanjaro and that may guarantee high chance of seeing and taking good photos of the mountain.

Moshi Materuni Waterfalls, Chemka Hot Springs, & Coffee Tour

8. Moshi Materuni Waterfalls, Chemka Hot Springs, & Coffee Tour

Pick-up at your residence location in Moshi or Arusha. Drive to Materuni Village Hike to Materuni Waterfalls. (1.5 hours) -Local Materuni guide. -Learn about Materuni village and local wildlife. -Swimming available. Return to Materuni Village for a coffee tour. -Visit a local coffee plantation. -Participate in processing coffee. -Enjoy a fresh cup of coffee that you made. -Eat a local lunch Drive to Chemka Hot Springs. -Visit Chemka Hot Springs (Kilimanjaro groundwater heated from the volcano). -Swimming available. Drive back to your hotel or residence.

Mount Kilimanjaro National Park Day Trip

9. Mount Kilimanjaro National Park Day Trip

Take a day trip to mighty Mount Kilimanjaro on a guided journey to one of Tanzania’s most majestic sights. Follow your experienced guide up to Mandara Hut and enjoy the views from 2,700 meters above sea level. You’ll be picked up from your hotel and driven to the national park to meet your guide. At Marangu Gate your guide will give you a brief introduction before you enter the park. You’ll spend the rest of the morning trekking through the rainforest, giving ample opportunity to see monkeys and exotic birds. After 3 or 4 hours of trekking you’ll reach Mandara Hut for a well-earned rest and lunch. Take the time to learn more about the park and the wildlife from your guide as you enjoy sandwiches, fruit, groundnuts and juice. Following lunch, your guide will take you to the Maundi Crater, from where you can enjoy views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Northern Tanzania and Kenya. From there you’ll take a leisurely 2-hour walk back down to Marangu Gate, where your transport will be waiting to return you to your hotel.

From Arusha: Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater Camping Safari

10. From Arusha: Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater Camping Safari

Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire Start your day with pickup from your hotel at 7:30 AM. After meeting your guide, chef, and other clients, begin your 2-hour drive to Tarangire National Park, famous for its diverse landscape. The park is particularly known for its abundance of Ancient Baobab trees and for having the largest concentration of elephants in the entire country. Take part in a game drive through the park and try to spot lions, cheetahs, leopards, giraffes, wildebeest, zebras, and others. Later on, go to the Tarangire River picnic site and enjoy the beautiful view of the river and animals. After lunch, proceed with the game drive and exit the park around 4:30 PM, where you will head to your accommodations for dinner and to spend the night. Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater The Ngorongoro Crater is a wildlife park known for its beautiful crater landscape and for being a prime spot to see wildlife. After an early breakfast at 6 AM, head to the Ngorongoro view point and admire the breathtaking view. Then, descend the crater on a journey to find the black rhinos, the hardest animals to spot in the crater. After lunch, take a game drive, ascend the crater, and return to your accommodations in Arusha.

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Arusha: Serengeti and Ngorongoro Multi-Day Camping Safari

Arusha: Serengeti and Ngorongoro Multi-Day Camping Safari

Day 1: Arusha - Serengeti National Park Start your safari and camping adventure with hotel pickup from Arusha in the morning. Drive to Serengeti National Park with your complimentary packed lunch. Take a game drive en route to the campsite. Discover Serengeti National Park, known for its abundance of animals and the great wildebeest migration. It's a World Heritage Site teeming with wildlife and is home to lions, leopards, elephants, cheetahs, buffalos, zebras, wildebeest, eland, wild dogs, gazelles, crocodiles, and many birds, including Eurasia migrant birds. Have dinner and stay overnight in a tent at the camp Day 2: Full Day at Serengeti After breakfast, you will go on wide-ranging morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park. Your guide will locate the flocks of migrant birds and the herds. Spot carnivores like big cats and hyenas. See the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra in action. Learn about the park as you drive and see why the Maasai gave the park the name Serengeti, which means “endless plains”. Break for lunch and dinner at the campsite and spend one more night at the Campsite. Day 3: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater Enjoy breakfast and check out of your accommodations before taking a game drive as you make your way toward the Ngorongoro Crater. During the tour, there will be an optional visit to the Olduvai Gorge at an extra fee for the museum. Have dinner and spend the night at Ngorongoro “A” Campsite.  Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater Floor – Arusha Have an early breakfast and head to Ngorongoro Crater, where you will descend to the crater floor for game drives. See flamingos on Soda Lake and geese, storks, and vultures in the surrounding area. Then, break for lunch at the scenic Ngoitoktok Springs picnic site. After lunch, enjoy some final game viewing while ascending the crater. Finish your safari adventure with drop-off at your hotel in Arusha.

Arusha: Materuni Waterfalls, Coffee, and Hotsprings Tour

Arusha: Materuni Waterfalls, Coffee, and Hotsprings Tour

Following pickup from your accommodation, you'll head to the Materuni Village. Once there, take a short but challenging hike to the Materuni Falls where you can enjoy the beautiful views. Following that, visit a coffee farm to learn about how coffee is grown, harvested, and processed. You will then try your hand at roasting and preparing a fresh cup of raw and local coffee. Once your coffee-making experience has concluded, head to the Materuni village for a local lunch. You will then drive to a warm-water spring, which is one of the best places to swim in the area. At the conclusion of your experience, your friendly driver will return you back to your accommodation.

Kilimanjaro village walk, coffee tour, waterfalls &hot lunch

Kilimanjaro village walk, coffee tour, waterfalls &hot lunch

Village walk and Waterfalls: We will pick you up in the morning from your hotel in Moshi, Arusha or upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro/Arusha airports in a clean airconditioned vehicle and drive short distance to Materuni village. Materuni village is still an authentic tribal village home to the Chagga tribe and the last village before the Kilimanjaro National Park. First we start by a village walk to visit Materuni waterfalls, which are around a 45-minute walk away. On the way, learn about the culture of the Chagga tribe, village life, and the surrounding flora and fauna with your guide. Admire the breathtaking views and with luck, catch sight of the summit of Kilimanjaro, On the way trail can be slippery & muddy, best to have good hiking shoes with grip and a rain coat. When you reach the waterfalls, marvel at cascades that are more than 80-meters (262-feet) high. After enjoying the scenery you slowly return with your guide to Materuni village to experience a traditional Chagga lunch and opt to taste our local banana beer.! Coffee ceremony: You will be invited to help with the grinding of the coffee, which is traditionally accompanied by Chagga songs and dances - a fun way to immerse yourself in the local culture, You will make your own cup of coffee using traditional ways, taste local coffee and gain knowledge about Tanzania coffee Industry. Before you say goodbye, you can savor the coffee you made and appreciate the views of the surrounding rainforest before returning to your hotel in Arusha or Moshi. We will spend most of the time around mount Kilimanjaro and that may guarantee high chance of seeing and taking good photos of the mountain.

The Real Arusha City walking Tour, Tanzania.

The Real Arusha City walking Tour, Tanzania.

Visit some of Arusha main sites on a walking tour that’s a great way to orient yourself in the city while getting a glimpse of daily life in local neighbourhoods. You’ll see the Natural History Museum, independence monuments, the Arusha Central Market, and craft shops that are ideal for picking up unique souvenirs, with a guide who will share the stories behind each destination. Your excursion starts at the Mwenge Roundabout where your guide will explain the importance of the torch in Tanzania’s history. You continue to the Clock Tower (the mid-point between Cape Town and Cairo), Carver’s Village marketplace where you can observe ebony carvings being created, and Tanzanite experience, a display showing the history of gem mining in Tanzania and a shop with various gemstones including Tanzanite which is only found in a small mine a few kilometres from Arusha. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Popular Arusha city tour stops: ✓Kilombero market and Dala dala stand. ✓Fabric market. ✓Natural Museum. ✓Carver's village. ✓Sheikh Amri Abeid stadium ✓Central market. ✓Mosque. ✓Grave yard. ✓Church. ✓Clock Tower. ✓Masai market. ✓Local dining Locations.

Transfer from Kilimanjaro(JRO)Airport to Arusha

Transfer from Kilimanjaro(JRO)Airport to Arusha

Keep your holiday relaxed, and book your transfer service from the Kilimanjaro (JRO) airport to Arusha, with us! Our drivers are experienced and our transfer service is very reliable. The transfer cars are comfortable, have air conditioning, and can have up to 6 passengers. Avoid the hustle of looking for the best taxi deal, and paying too much.

4 Days Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Tarangire Group Safari

4 Days Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Tarangire Group Safari

Friendly Gorillas Safaris 4 Days Serengeti & Ngorongoro safari which specifically includes the profound Ngorongoro Crater, and Serengeti National Park, has been designed to offer you a short but intense Tanzanian Northern Circuit safari experience for a shorter and time-constrained period. You will experience the excitement of game viewing in three of the most spectacular national game parks in Tanzania. It's not a trip you want to miss! Day 1: Arrival in Arusha (pre-safari) Upon your arrival in Tanzania, our driver guide shall pick you up from the airport (which can be from Kilimanjaro airport or Arusha airport) and take you to your first overnight accommodation - Venice Hotel. Depending on your time of arrival in Arusha, you may have a city tour with the guide who will show you the Arusha city plus the Masai market. Overnight: Venice Hotel Day 2: Transfer from Arusha - Ngorongoro. On this second you shall have breakfast and a transfer game drive as you head to Ngorongoro Crater which is considered one of the Wonders of the Natural World. Today, you have the whole day exploring Ngorongoro as you see some of the fascinating animals like giraffes, buffaloes, elephants, zebras, multiple wildebeest, hyenas, etc. After the encounter, you return to your hotel overnight. Overnight: Ngorongoro Camping Site Day 3: Ngorongoro Crater to Serengeti After breakfast, you'll set out for the endless open plains and stunning skies of the Serengeti as you have your Ngorongoro departure game drive. Enjoy an unforgettable Serengeti game drive and late evening game drive as you meet some of the profound wildlife of Serengeti including the wildebeest. This afternoon is reserved for game drives through the iconic Serengeti National Park. This vast wildlife reserve is famous for the same annual migration as Masai Mara, in which over a million herbivores migrate south from the northern to southern Serengeti plains during the short rainy season (October and November), returning north after the long rainy season (April to June). The Serengeti National Park provides excellent wildlife viewing all year, so we should see plenty of plains game and predators roaming the plains. Overnight: Safari Camping tent Day 4: Serengeti National Park tour and drive back to Arusha Early in the morning after breakfast, you'll set out for the endless open plains and stunning skies of the Serengeti. Enjoy an unforgettable Serengeti game drive as you meet some of the profound wildlife of Serengeti including the wildebeest. This vast wildlife reserve is famous for the same annual migration of animals. The Serengeti National Park provides excellent wildlife viewing all year, so we should see plenty of plains game and predators roaming the plains. Retreat from the game drive late afternoon and embark on the journey back to Arusha.

Kilimanjaro: Maasai village visit, waterfalls & coffee tour

Kilimanjaro: Maasai village visit, waterfalls & coffee tour

We will pick you up in the morning from your hotel in Arusha, Moshi or upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro/Arusha airports in a clean airconditioned vehicle and drive short distance to Materuni village. Materuni village is still an authentic tribal village home to the Chagga tribe and the last village before the Kilimanjaro National Park. We will start by a village walk to visit Materuni waterfalls, which are around a 45 mins away. On the way, learn about the culture of the Chagga tribe, village life, and the surrounding flora and fauna with your guide. Admire the breathtaking views and with luck, catch sight of the summit of Kilimanjaro, On the way trail can be slippery & muddy, best to have good hiking shoes with grip and a rain coat. When you reach the waterfalls, marvel at cascades that are more than 80-meters (262-feet) high. After enjoying the scenery we slowly return with your guide to Materuni village to experience a traditional Chagga lunch and opt to taste our local banana beer! You will be invited to help with the grinding of the coffee, which is traditionally accompanied by Chagga songs and dances - a fun way to immerse yourself in the local culture, You will make your own cup of coffee using traditional ways, taste local coffee and gain knowledge about Tanzania coffee Industry. Before you say goodbye, you can savor the coffee you made and appreciate the views of the surrounding rainforest before driving a short distance from Moshi to a Maasai village near Kilimanjaro airport. Maasai community live in small mud-thatched villages, surrounded by their cattle and smaller livestock. For hundreds of years the Maasai have roamed these lands of Tanzania, living a free, nomadic lifestyle. A highlight of your Kilimanjaro climb or safari vacation is a visit with these Maasai people. Many of the tribal villages welcome visitors to their villages to view up close their culture and lifestyle. On this day trip you will have a special opportunity to experience with Maasai Community. At the village, you experience many traditional aspects of Maasai life, but also see how the Maasai adapt to development and contact with modern civilization. All visits are planned and arranged by the Maasai themselves; they will show you their traditional Maasai dance and singing, different types of Maasai houses, traditional beads, making fire, ornaments, some bush techniques & medicine and you can also walk with their cattle on the plains before returning to your hotel in Arusha or Moshi We will spend most of the time around mount Kilimanjaro and that may guarantee high chance of seeing and taking good photos of the mountain.

Moshi Materuni Waterfalls, Chemka Hot Springs, & Coffee Tour

Moshi Materuni Waterfalls, Chemka Hot Springs, & Coffee Tour

Pick-up at your residence location in Moshi or Arusha. Drive to Materuni Village Hike to Materuni Waterfalls. (1.5 hours) -Local Materuni guide. -Learn about Materuni village and local wildlife. -Swimming available. Return to Materuni Village for a coffee tour. -Visit a local coffee plantation. -Participate in processing coffee. -Enjoy a fresh cup of coffee that you made. -Eat a local lunch Drive to Chemka Hot Springs. -Visit Chemka Hot Springs (Kilimanjaro groundwater heated from the volcano). -Swimming available. Drive back to your hotel or residence.

Mount Kilimanjaro National Park Day Trip

Mount Kilimanjaro National Park Day Trip

Take a day trip to mighty Mount Kilimanjaro on a guided journey to one of Tanzania’s most majestic sights. Follow your experienced guide up to Mandara Hut and enjoy the views from 2,700 meters above sea level. You’ll be picked up from your hotel and driven to the national park to meet your guide. At Marangu Gate your guide will give you a brief introduction before you enter the park. You’ll spend the rest of the morning trekking through the rainforest, giving ample opportunity to see monkeys and exotic birds. After 3 or 4 hours of trekking you’ll reach Mandara Hut for a well-earned rest and lunch. Take the time to learn more about the park and the wildlife from your guide as you enjoy sandwiches, fruit, groundnuts and juice. Following lunch, your guide will take you to the Maundi Crater, from where you can enjoy views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Northern Tanzania and Kenya. From there you’ll take a leisurely 2-hour walk back down to Marangu Gate, where your transport will be waiting to return you to your hotel.

From Arusha: Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater Camping Safari

From Arusha: Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater Camping Safari

Day 1: Arusha to Tarangire Start your day with pickup from your hotel at 7:30 AM. After meeting your guide, chef, and other clients, begin your 2-hour drive to Tarangire National Park, famous for its diverse landscape. The park is particularly known for its abundance of Ancient Baobab trees and for having the largest concentration of elephants in the entire country. Take part in a game drive through the park and try to spot lions, cheetahs, leopards, giraffes, wildebeest, zebras, and others. Later on, go to the Tarangire River picnic site and enjoy the beautiful view of the river and animals. After lunch, proceed with the game drive and exit the park around 4:30 PM, where you will head to your accommodations for dinner and to spend the night. Day 2: Ngorongoro Crater The Ngorongoro Crater is a wildlife park known for its beautiful crater landscape and for being a prime spot to see wildlife. After an early breakfast at 6 AM, head to the Ngorongoro view point and admire the breathtaking view. Then, descend the crater on a journey to find the black rhinos, the hardest animals to spot in the crater. After lunch, take a game drive, ascend the crater, and return to your accommodations in Arusha.

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Overall rating

4.7
(31 reviews)

The guide was very kind and was able to show us around Tanzania. Answers all the questions we have was able to explain the culture and history of Tanzania. Would recommend him for a guided walk tour.

Fantastic. Liked Tarangire best as the animals there were much closer. In Ngorongoro the animals were at a great distance and we occasionally had to use binoculars.

Amazing walk in Arusha with the local guide Israel. Definitely recommend it. A good way to explore the city.

Everything was perfect. David makes sure you are safe and you have a wonderful time.

The hike to the waterfall. The guide Imram was amazing.