National Geographic Journeys: Tanzania Safari Experience (DTTNG)
Countries Visited: Tanzania, United Republic of All the adventure you want, with a softer landing Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time More included meals, activities and transfers
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Upgraded
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 6, Avg 5.
Meals Included: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Visit the G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstoves Project, Embark on numerous wildlife safari drives, Enjoy the African sunset over scenic Lake Eyasi, Meet the researchers and scientists at the Serengeti Wildlife Centre
Go on an unforgettable seven-day adventure in Tanzania. Search for the "big five" in scenic Lake Manyara, the wildlife-teeming Ngorongoro Crater, and the plains of the Serengeti. Explore the area around the Olduvai Gorge, which has been occupied by humans - and their earliest ancestors - for almost two million years. Here where the cradle of humanity meets the masters of the animal kingdom, experience your own evolution.
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|Offer valid through 3/31/2018|
|Day 1||Arusha||Day 1 Arusha|
Our trips throughout Kenya and Tanzania have a maximum group size of six travellers in addition to a CEO and a driver who are both trained safari guides. That means everyone gets a window seat and twice the insight about the astounding wildlife all around you. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: Private Vehicle
|Day 2||Lake Manyara National Park||Day 2 Arusha/Lake Manyara National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)|
This western wall of the Rift Valley escarpment is truly stunning. It provides a backdrop for your search of the parks bird life, tree-climbing lions, elephants, hippos, and baboons. The afternoon is spent viewing wildlife along the main road that winds through a lush, cool forest that's dominated by large ficus trees covered in bromeliads and ferns. Included Activities: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch Lake Manyara National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 130km)
|Day 3||Serengeti National Park||Day 3 Lake Manyara National Park/Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Included Activities: Clean Cookstove Project Visit Clean Cookstove Project Talk Olduvai Gorge Museum Serengeti National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 220km)
|Day 4||Serengeti National Park||Day 4 Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Embark on afternoon and morning wildlife safari drives in our compact, safari 4x4, that features a pop-up roof for optimal wildlife observation. Visit the Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre, where wildlife researchers and scientists are working on projects within the National Park and surrounding protected areas. Enjoy a lecture by one of the visiting researchers. Topics will vary based on the studies being done at the time. Opt to take a sunrise balloon safari. Additional Notes: If you have pre-booked a Serengeti Balloon Safari, your flight will be early in the morning. You will miss the morning wildlife safari drive, but you will have a much better view from above. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari Serengeti Wildlife Research Centre Lecture Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle
|Day 5||Ngorongoro||Day 5 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Continue viewing wildlife on the drive out of the Serengeti to our comfortable tented camp. Relax this evening enjoying the African sunset on the deck with a cool drink. Additional Notes: Please note that due to the high-altitude location of our camp, temperatures can drop at night. We recommend bringing extra layers to wear during the evening and following morning. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 160km)
|Day 6||Arusha||Day 6 Ngorongoro/Arusha (1B, 1L)|
Depart early into Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage site for a wildlife safari drive and picnic lunch. In the afternoon, drive to Arusha. Included Activities: Ngorongoro Crater Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 200km)
|Day 7||Arusha||Day 7 Arusha (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
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