This Itinerary is designed to let you experience the wildebeest Calving season and all the activities that are taking place during this season. It is ideal for wildlife enthusiast and Photographers; you will witness the predators’ versus prey drama here giving you the insight on the ways of nature.
The specialty of this period is being to witness more than 8000 wildebeest calves being born each day.
Day 01: Arrival;
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) met and transfer to Arusha for overnight at New Arusha Hotel
Day 02: Arusha To Tarangire National Park
Leave the hotel with packed lunches and drive towards Tarangire National Park, Tanzania's third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, and cheetah and up to six thousand elephant. Lunch boxes will be provided to you at the picnic point. After game drive, drive for dinner and overnight Maromboi Tented lodge
Day 03: Tarangire To Serengeti
In the morning after breakfast drive to Serengeti national park passing Ngorongoro conservation area authority, your driver will stop in some of the beautiful views overlooking the crater. On crossing the border picnic lunch will be provided by your driver guide followed by game viewing en route. Drive further Southern Serengeti for sun set game drive before going for dinner and overnight at Ndutu Safari lodge
Day 04: Serengeti Full Day In Southern Serengeti(Ndutu)
Early morning game drive to see also nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking up in early morning light, then back for the morning breakfast followed by full day game drive. During this period of the year it is expected to be the wildebeest calving season, enjoy the scenery of these remarkable world show also you will be in a position to see lots of the animals. Dinner and overnight at Ndutu Safari Lodge
Early morning game drive to see also nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking after breakfast continue game viewing en route to Karatu town with picnic lunch. Dinner and Overnight at Gibbs Farm Karatu
Day 07: Ngorongoro Crater Tour
After breakfast you will descend into the crater for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater often described as one of the wonders of the world. It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest animal populations. It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural setting. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. With a bit of luck the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted during one game drive only. Then late afternoon drive back to Arusha, Overnight at Gibbs Farm Karatu
Day 8: Departure
After breakfast drive to Kilimanjaro international Airport for your departure
The package includes
Airport transfers(2 ways)
Accommodation in Arusha before and after the safari (BB)
All meals and accommodation in lodges as per itinerary
Unlimited game drive in a 4WD Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch
Services of a professional safari guide
All park entry fees/ crater service fees
Unlimited drinks and snacks during game drives
The Package price does not include
International and local Flights costs
All items of a personal nature
Gratuities for safari guide
Visa fee (50 US$ /100 US$ for Americans & Irish Passport Holders- to be paid upon arrival)
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
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A booking is considered confirmed upon receipt of a 40% deposit to our bank account. Only the amount received by our bank account shall be regarded as paid (with all money transfer costs paid by the customer). The remaining balance is due 45 days before your departure date. If your reservation is made within 45 days of departure, the entire amount must be paid at the time of confirmation.
Although if a client is unable to pay the entire amount at the due date, we will do our best to provide an alternative option
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Pay 75% of the adult rate if occupying a room with another child.
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25% if cancelled up to 30 days prior to arrival.
50% if cancelled between 30 and 15 days prior to arrival
100% if cancelled within 14 days or in the case of a ‘No Show.’
If the cancellation case is discussed earlier, we will do our best to render our support. We understand that things can happen and will try to resolve any problems that are brought to our consideration.
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We reserve the right to re-arrange the itinerary or amend the arrangements of any tour in case of unanticipated hostile circumstances beyond our control; although efforts will be made to adhere to the original program.
Unanticipated circumstances including but not limited to mechanical breakdowns, weather, war, riots and other unpredictable circumstances above the control of the Company may cause Interruptions or alterations to the tour. The Company shall not be held responsible in any way for any of these possible occurrences or any consequences, which may arise as a result of these.
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