Safari Itinerary LAKE 201

2 Day Safari to Tarangire & Ngorongoro Crater

This safari is recommended throughout the year.

Safari

15th July 2022: Collected from your hotel in Arusha at 0730 and transferred to Tarangire National Park for game drive. 

Afternoon

Group 1 - Transfer to hotel in Arusha (own booking) for overnight.

Group 2 - Transfer to the Ngorongoro Crater rim for dinner and overnight in Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.

16th July 2022: After an early breakfast, descend into Crater for game drive.

It's advantageous to descend into the crater as soon after 0630 as possible, with a breakfast box, in the hope of discovering some of the more shy species that may be near the road, before the movement of many few vehicles disperses them away. However, the Crater is home to a very dense concentration of many species of game that we may expect to see throughout the day.

Afternoon transfer to Arusha for overnight (own hotel booking, or let us know if you'd like us to book this for you).

Alternative: drop-off at either Arusha Airport (code: ARK) or Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight to Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ), where you'll be collected and transferred back to your hotel.

Booking of domestic flights between ARK / JRO and ZNZ are most cost-effectively obtained by booking directly via the Precision Air website.

If you have spent the night in Arusha:

17th July 2022: Please be ready to be collected by your airport transfer driver at least 3 hours prior to your departing flight to ZNZ.

Zanzibar

The above images are of Sunshine Marine Lodge - currently receiving good reviews.

16th / 17th to 19th July 2022: At leisure at hotel in Zanzibar. Nowadays, most clients book this directly via Booking.com, but please let us know if you'd like assistance with booking. Popular options that currently receive good feedback are:

20th July 2022: Transfer from your Zanzibar hotel to ZNZ airport for flight to JRO. If you arrive too early for your departing flight home, it is recommended to ask for a day room (may be used for up to 4 people) at KIA Lodge - 5 minutes' drive from the airport.

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Safari prices per person in USD



No. in group πŸ‘‰ Solo 2 🧍 3 🧍 4 🧍 5 🧍 6 🧍 7+ 🧍
2 Day Safari $1,470 $1,060 $965 $935 $915 $995 $875

Prices assume double or twin-share room occupation

Mobiles: scroll right for larger groups πŸ‘‰

Airport transfers (either direction applies)

  • Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport - USD 46 per small car (seats up to 3 passengers)
    • Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport - USD 55 per minibus (seats up to 6 passengers)
      • Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport - USD 92 per coach (seats up to 12 passengers)
        • Zanzibar airport to beach hotels - ranges from USD 50 - 80 per small car (dependent on hotel at which one is staying)

          Accommodation in Arusha

          While we can book any hotel for you in Arusha, and our rates would usually be slightly better than or equal to Booking.com rates, if considering the hotels that are most frequently requested as upgrades, these are the standard prices per person (dependent on room grades and occupancy). However, from time to time, these rates fluctuate:

          Day room close to Kilimanjaro International Airport

          • KIA Lodge - day rooms with showers are available at around USD 75 per room and may be used by up to 4 guests between 1100 and 1800
            • Meals at KIA Lodge - breakfast is USD 12 | lunch is USD 20 | dinner is USD 25

              Images of accommodation featured on this page are representative of the hotel / camp / lodge generally, and do not necessarily reflect the room you will be allocated.

              Recommended from August to September and December to February.

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              Recommended from August to September and December to February.

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              Recommended from August to September and December to February.

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              When considering an ascent of Kilimanjaro we frequently receive enquiries about what climbers should expect in terms of temperatures and precipitation. While this information is of course useful, it tells only a very small part of the story in terms of informing a climber how they should prepare.

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              Tipping is a universal custom on Kilimanjaro and on safari and has always constituted a significant proportion of a guide or porter’s salary. It is alleged that there are even companies operating locally that do not pay their staff any salaries and that these workers rely exclusively on tips.

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