Travaleur Safari - Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Tarangire
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SERENGETI, NGORONGORO & TARANGIRE

  • Visit Africa’s ‘Garden of Eden’, Ngorongoro Crater
  • Spot Tanzania's ‘Big Five’ in their natural habitats
  • Experience the Serengeti's Wildebeest Migration
  • Encounter elephant herds up close in Tarangire
  • 8 DAYS
    8 DAYS
  • TAILOR-MADE
    TAILOR-MADE

Trip Overview

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit Africa’s ‘Garden of Eden’, Ngorongoro Crater
  • Spot Tanzania's ‘Big Five’ in their natural habitats
  • Experience the Serengeti's Wildebeest Migration
  • Encounter elephant herds up close in Tarangire

KEY DETAILS

  • Duration
    8 days
  • Travel style
    Tailor-made

Itinerary & Accommodation

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PREMIUM
DELUXE
COMFORT
PREMIUM
DELUXE
DAY 1
Arusha
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Mount Meru Game Lodge
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Arusha Serena
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Arusha Coffee Lodge
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DAY 2
Lake Manyara National Park
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Escarpment Luxury Lodge
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Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
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Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
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DAY 3
Lake Manyara National Park
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Escarpment Luxury Lodge
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Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
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Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
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DAY 4
Serengeti National Park
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Ndutu Safari Lodge
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Olakira Migration Camp
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Namiri Plains
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DAY 5
Serengeti National Park
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Ndutu Safari Lodge
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Olakira Migration Camp
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Namiri Plains
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DAY 6
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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Marera Valley Lodge
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The Highlands
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Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
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DAY 7
Tarangire National Park
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Mbali Mbali Tarangire River Camp
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Tarangire Kuro Treetops Lodge
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Oliver's Camp
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DAY 8
Arusha
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This itinerary is one of our most popular tours as it highlights some of the top sites in the region.
Choose to book this routing or have us Tailor-Make your journey to suit your needs and interests.

About your accommodation
COMFORT
PREMIUM
DELUXE
Comfort Package
Mount Meru Game Lodge
Mount Meru Game Lodge

Set landscaped gardens, the Mount Meru Game Lodge features 18 guest rooms nestled between the Usa River and its own wildlife sanctuary.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Pool, Restaurant, Safety Deposit Box, Wellness Treatments, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck (on request), Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Fan, Hair Dryer (on request), Iron / Ironing Board (on request), Laundry (Fee), Safe, WiFi (Fee)

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Escarpment Luxury Lodge
Escarpment Luxury Lodge

Resting high on the rim of the Great Rift Valley, the Escarpment Luxury Lodge provides 16 chalets with commanding views over Lake Manyara National Park.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Battery Charging Point, Pool, Restaurant, Safety Deposit Box, Spa, Wellness Treatments, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Fan, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Room Service, Safe, Tea / Coffee, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Ndutu Safari Lodge
Ndutu Safari Lodge

Situated in the southern Serengeti ecosystem, Ndutu Safari Lodge comprises of 34 stone and thatch cottages nestled under a canopy of giant acacia trees.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Battery Charging Point, Electricity (Timed), Restaurant, Safety Deposit Box, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer (on request), Laundry (Fee), Room Service (on request), Safe

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Marera Valley Lodge
Marera Valley Lodge

Conveniently located midway between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater, Marera Valley Lodge comprises of 28 guest cottages found on the outskirts of the village of Karatu.

Property Facilities: Bar / Lounge, Pool, Restaurant, Safety Deposit Box, Spa, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Fee), Room Service (on request), Safe, Tea / Coffee

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Mbali Mbali Tarangire River Camp
Mbali Mbali Tarangire River Camp

Overlooking a branch of the Tarangire River, the Mbali Mbali Tarangire River Camp offers 20 safari tents just moments from the main entrance to of the national park.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Pool, Restaurant, Safety Deposit Box, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Laundry (Complimentary)

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Premium Package
Arusha Serena
Arusha Serena

Situated along the shores of Lake Duluti, the Arusha Serena offers 42 guest rooms set within extensive gardens amongst the woodland slopes of Mount Meru.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Restaurant, Safety Deposit Box, Wellness Treatments, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Fee), Room Service, Safe, Tea / Coffee, Television, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

Overlooking Lake Manyara, the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge has 67 rooms in a peaceful location with soaring views over the Great Rift Valley

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Pool, Restaurant, TV Room, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Disabled Rooms (on request), Electrical Outlets, Fan, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Fee), Room Service, Safe, Tea / Coffee, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Olakira Migration Camp
Olakira Migration Camp

Moving twice per year to follow the herds, Olakira Migration Camp contains 9 safari tents immersed within the Great Migration of the Serengeti.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Battery Charging Point, Restaurant, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Electrical Outlets, Fan, Laundry (Complimentary), Safe, WiFi (Complimentary)

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The Highlands
The Highlands

Perched on the edge of a forest skirting Olmoti Volcano, The Highlands features 8 domed canvas suites found within easy reach of the Ngorongoro Crater.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Battery Charging Point, Restaurant, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Complimentary), Safe, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Tarangire Kuro Treetops Lodge
Tarangire Kuro Treetops Lodge

Surrounded by ancient baobabs, Tarangire Kuro Treetops Lodge has 10 stilted guest rooms boasting uninterrupted views over the Tarangire River and Silale Valley below.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Battery Charging Point, Restaurant, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Fan, Hair Dryer (on request), Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar (upon request), Room Service, Safe, Tea / Coffee, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Deluxe Package
Arusha Coffee Lodge
Arusha Coffee Lodge

On the outskirts of Arusha, the Arusha Coffee Lodge offers 30 spacious chalets nestled amongst beautifully manicured gardens and a working coffee plantation.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Pool, Restaurant, Spa, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Fan, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Iron / Ironing Board, Laundry (Fee), Mini Bar, Room Service, Safe, Tea / Coffee, Television, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Lake Manyara Tree Lodge
Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Suspended above the forest floor, Lake Manyara Tree Lodge offers 9 stilted treehouse suites situated in a remote corner of the national park, rich with wildlife.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Electricity (Timed), Pool, Restaurant, Wellness Treatments, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Fan, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Complimentary), Mini Bar, Room Service, Safe, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Namiri Plains
Namiri Plains

Overlooking the vast savannah grasslands of the eastern Serengeti, Namiri Plains comprises of 10 tented suites situated within big cat territory.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Pool, Restaurant, Spa, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Fan, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Complimentary), Mini Bar, Safe, Tea / Coffee, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Perched along the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Crater Lodge features 30 mud and thatch suites, each offering spectacularly beautiful views

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Restaurant, Wellness Treatments

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Laundry (Complimentary), Mini Bar, Room Service, Safe, Tea / Coffee, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Oliver's Camp
Oliver's Camp

Within easy reach of the wildlife-rich Silale Swamps, Oliver’s Camp provides 15 guest rooms set in the remote southern reaches of Tarangire National Park.

Property Facilities: Activities, Bar / Lounge, Battery Charging Point, Restaurant, WiFi (Complimentary)

Room Facilities: Bathroom (Private), Balcony / Deck, Electrical Outlets, Fan, Laundry (Complimentary), Room Service, Safe, WiFi (Complimentary)

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Essential Info
COMFORT
PREMIUM
DELUXE
Comfort Package
    Included
    • Accommodation based on twin room sharing
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • Vehicle transfers as specified
    • English speaking guide(s)
    • Activities as per itinerary
    • Entrance / Admission fees as per itinerary
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a group basis
    Excluded
    • All flights: international, domestic or regional, unless otherwise specified
    • Airport or departure taxes
    • Personal insurances
    • Any visas or travel permits required
    • Single room supplement
    • Late check out at properties
    • All drinks, unless otherwise specified
    • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Tips and Gratuities
    • Expenditure of a personal nature
    • Optional excursions and activities
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a private basis
    General Information

    Climate

    • Tanzania is a year-round destination with the weather varying by location, altitude and season. Picking the ‘best time’ will depend on your interests, where you are travelling to and for what purpose. Visiting the Serengeti is popular in June and July to see migrating wildebeest and in January and February to see calving.
    • The approximate seasons are January to February, short dry season; March to May, long wet season; June to October, long dry season and November to December, short wet season. During the rainy seasons, the landscape is lush and green with fewer tourists around. 

    Language & Currency

    • Kiswahili and English are the official languages of Tanzania. Kiswahili is spoken by most Tanzanians and Zanzibaris, with English fluency varying outside of major towns and tourist areas. In Zanzibar, many residents also speak Arabic. There are 126 languages spoken throughout Tanzania, making it one of the most linguistically diverse countries in East Africa.
    • The local currency is the Tanzanian shilling, which divides into 100 senti. US dollars are widely accepted; local currency is best for tipping and small purchases. Larger hotels in tourist areas may accept credit cards; however, surcharges are commonplace. Do not rely on using credit cards other than as a backup. Remote lodges often accept cash only. Access to cash machines is limited outside of major towns and cities. Exchanging currency can be done in banks and foreign exchange bureaus.

    Visa & Access

    • Many foreign nationals will require a visa for entry to Tanzania. Please check with your local Tanzanian Embassy or our travel team for further information. Tourist visit visas can often be obtained, on arrival, at most ports of entry. The Tanzanian government has introduced an online ‘e-visa’ application system for obtaining visas in advance of travel. Travellers who require a visa prior to arrival should carry a printed copy of their visa to present to immigration officials.
    • Tanzania has several international and regional airports. The main airports are Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam (DAR), Kilimanjaro International Airport in Kilimanjaro (JRO) and Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Zanzibar (ZNZ). 

    Health

    • At least 6-8 weeks before departure, please visit your local health care provider or travel clinic for any vaccination requirements and to discuss any other potential health risks, such as malaria (where applicable). All travellers should ensure they have a comprehensive travel insurance policy in place.

    For any questions on Tanzania or your holiday, contact our travel team, who will happily assist you with any information you may require.

Premium Package
    Included
    • Accommodation based on twin room sharing
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • Vehicle transfers as specified
    • English speaking guide(s)
    • Activities as per itinerary
    • Entrance / Admission fees as per itinerary
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a group basis
    Excluded
    • All flights: international, domestic or regional, unless otherwise specified
    • Airport or departure taxes
    • Personal insurances
    • Any visas or travel permits required
    • Single room supplement
    • Late check out at properties
    • All drinks, unless otherwise specified
    • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Tips and Gratuities
    • Expenditure of a personal nature
    • Optional excursions and activities
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a private basis
    General Information

    Climate

    • Tanzania is a year-round destination with the weather varying by location, altitude and season. Picking the ‘best time’ will depend on your interests, where you are travelling to and for what purpose. Visiting the Serengeti is popular in June and July to see migrating wildebeest and in January and February to see calving.
    • The approximate seasons are January to February, short dry season; March to May, long wet season; June to October, long dry season and November to December, short wet season. During the rainy seasons, the landscape is lush and green with fewer tourists around. 

    Language & Currency

    • Kiswahili and English are the official languages of Tanzania. Kiswahili is spoken by most Tanzanians and Zanzibaris, with English fluency varying outside of major towns and tourist areas. In Zanzibar, many residents also speak Arabic. There are 126 languages spoken throughout Tanzania, making it one of the most linguistically diverse countries in East Africa.
    • The local currency is the Tanzanian shilling, which divides into 100 senti. US dollars are widely accepted; local currency is best for tipping and small purchases. Larger hotels in tourist areas may accept credit cards; however, surcharges are commonplace. Do not rely on using credit cards other than as a backup. Remote lodges often accept cash only. Access to cash machines is limited outside of major towns and cities. Exchanging currency can be done in banks and foreign exchange bureaus.

    Visa & Access

    • Many foreign nationals will require a visa for entry to Tanzania. Please check with your local Tanzanian Embassy or our travel team for further information. Tourist visit visas can often be obtained, on arrival, at most ports of entry. The Tanzanian government has introduced an online ‘e-visa’ application system for obtaining visas in advance of travel. Travellers who require a visa prior to arrival should carry a printed copy of their visa to present to immigration officials.
    • Tanzania has several international and regional airports. The main airports are Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam (DAR), Kilimanjaro International Airport in Kilimanjaro (JRO) and Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Zanzibar (ZNZ). 

    Health

    • At least 6-8 weeks before departure, please visit your local health care provider or travel clinic for any vaccination requirements and to discuss any other potential health risks, such as malaria (where applicable). All travellers should ensure they have a comprehensive travel insurance policy in place.

    For any questions on Tanzania or your holiday, contact our travel team, who will happily assist you with any information you may require.

Deluxe Package
    Included
    • Accommodation based on twin room sharing
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • Vehicle transfers as specified
    • English speaking guide(s)
    • Activities as per itinerary
    • Entrance / Admission fees as per itinerary
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a group basis
    Excluded
    • All flights: international, domestic or regional, unless otherwise specified
    • Airport or departure taxes
    • Personal insurances
    • Any visas or travel permits required
    • Single room supplement
    • Late check out at properties
    • All drinks, unless otherwise specified
    • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Tips and Gratuities
    • Expenditure of a personal nature
    • Optional excursions and activities
    • Arrival and departure transfers on a private basis
    General Information

    Climate

    • Tanzania is a year-round destination with the weather varying by location, altitude and season. Picking the ‘best time’ will depend on your interests, where you are travelling to and for what purpose. Visiting the Serengeti is popular in June and July to see migrating wildebeest and in January and February to see calving.
    • The approximate seasons are January to February, short dry season; March to May, long wet season; June to October, long dry season and November to December, short wet season. During the rainy seasons, the landscape is lush and green with fewer tourists around. 

    Language & Currency

    • Kiswahili and English are the official languages of Tanzania. Kiswahili is spoken by most Tanzanians and Zanzibaris, with English fluency varying outside of major towns and tourist areas. In Zanzibar, many residents also speak Arabic. There are 126 languages spoken throughout Tanzania, making it one of the most linguistically diverse countries in East Africa.
    • The local currency is the Tanzanian shilling, which divides into 100 senti. US dollars are widely accepted; local currency is best for tipping and small purchases. Larger hotels in tourist areas may accept credit cards; however, surcharges are commonplace. Do not rely on using credit cards other than as a backup. Remote lodges often accept cash only. Access to cash machines is limited outside of major towns and cities. Exchanging currency can be done in banks and foreign exchange bureaus.

    Visa & Access

    • Many foreign nationals will require a visa for entry to Tanzania. Please check with your local Tanzanian Embassy or our travel team for further information. Tourist visit visas can often be obtained, on arrival, at most ports of entry. The Tanzanian government has introduced an online ‘e-visa’ application system for obtaining visas in advance of travel. Travellers who require a visa prior to arrival should carry a printed copy of their visa to present to immigration officials.
    • Tanzania has several international and regional airports. The main airports are Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam (DAR), Kilimanjaro International Airport in Kilimanjaro (JRO) and Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Zanzibar (ZNZ). 

    Health

    • At least 6-8 weeks before departure, please visit your local health care provider or travel clinic for any vaccination requirements and to discuss any other potential health risks, such as malaria (where applicable). All travellers should ensure they have a comprehensive travel insurance policy in place.

    For any questions on Tanzania or your holiday, contact our travel team, who will happily assist you with any information you may require.

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