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Tarangire National park, Lake Manyara National park and Arusha National park can be done from Arusha as a day-trip, it will be tough, but it is not impossible. Though for a better understanding in the wonders of nature we would recommend to travel with overnight-stays and so connect a few National parks of the area. The classical safari lasts 3-4 days and combines Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara.
optional (extra costs):
stop enroute for a visit in a Massai-village, watch the Massai-people dancing and listen to their explanations about tribal life / walk with armed ranger along the crater-rim while spotting wildlife down on the crater-floor

Safari-Examples:

Safari 3 days 2 nights:
  Day 1: Depart Arusha around 9am, drive all the way to Serengeti-plains, game-drive enroute, overnight on camp-ground or lodge in Seronera

Day 2: after or even before breakfast game-drive in Serengeti, lunch, afternoon game-drive and we'll make our way to Ngorongoro-conservation-area, overnight on camp-ground or in one of the lodges, both with views over the crater

Day 3: after very early breakfast drive down onto the Ngorongoro-crater for game-drive, lunch and in the afternoon we're heading back to Arusha, arriving before darkness.
   
Safari 4 days 3 nights:
  Day 1: Depart Arusha around 9am to Lake Manyara, game-drive in the afternoon, overnight on camp-ground
optional:
hike with a guide along the rim of the Rift Valley, overlook lake Manyara, try and spot elephants, buffalos... from above, there's also a waterfall

Day 2: after breakfast drive to the famous Serengeti-plains, game-drive and overnight on camp-ground, see and understand why not only the Grzimek's loved it so much
optional:
stop enroute for a visit in a Massai-village, watch the Massai-people dancing and listen to their explanations about tribal life

Day 3: after breakfast drive to Ngorongoro-crater, game-drive before lunch and afternoon, watching sunset and overnight on camp-ground
optional:
walk with armed ranger along the crater-rim while spotting wildlife down on the crater-floor

Day 4: after breakfast drive to Tarangire-Nationalpark, game-drive, the park is famous for its elephants, drive back to Arusha late afternoon before darkness
   
  For the ones with more time your itinerary could look like this:
Safari 7 days 6 nights:
  Day 1: Depart Arusha around 9am to Lake Manyara afternoon game drive after sunset drive to Kiboko bush camp/ Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Wake early for breakfast then proceed with early morning game in Lake Manyara, stop for lunch at the picnic site later drive to Ngorongoro bush camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: After breakfast drive to Serengeti en-route game drive via Ngorongoro conservation area picnic lunch at Olduvai Gorge later proceed to the centre of Serengeti for sunset game viewing then drive to Seronera camp/ Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Wake early and call for a light then enjoy sunrise game drive around Serengeti later drive to the camp/ lodge for hot brunch and short rest, in the afternoon continue with game drive till sunset, back to the camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Half day game drive in Serengeti after lunch proceed with game en-route towards Ngorongoro dinner and overnight on the crater rim.

Day 6: After breakfast descend to the crater floor for a full day crater tour, stop for lunch at picnic site then proceed with game drive later ascend and drive to panorama camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 7: After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for a day game drive searching for big herds of elephants and big cats after lunch drive back to Arusha.
   
Safari 10 days 9 nights:
  Day 1: Pick up after breakfast drive to Arusha national park for half day walking around the park through tropical rain forest and water falls after lunch half day game drive later drive to the camp/ lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for afternoon game drive after sunset drive to the camp/ lodge for D/O.

Day 3: After breakfast enjoy the early morning game drive after lunch drive to Kiboko bush camp for leisure followed by D/O.

Day 4: After breakfast walk around lake shore and rift valley escarpment visit the water falls then walk back for lunch later proceed with game drive in Lake Manyara national park till sun down back to the campsite for D/O.

Day 5: Wake up early morning for breakfast early morning game drive, picnic lunch in the park then proceed with the game drive, later drive to Ngorongoro bush camp for D/O.

Day 6: After breakfast en-route game drive towards Serengeti national park, stop for lunch at Olduvai Gorge, later drive to Seronera for sunset game viewing D/O at Seronera camp/ lodge.

Day 7: All day spend in Serengeti national park searching for big cats, D/O in Seronera camp/ lodge.

Day 8: After light breakfast enjoy sunrise game drive till noon drive to the camp/ lodge for brunch later proceed with en-route game viewing towards Ngorongoro D/O at Simba camp/ lodge.

Day 9: After breakfast descend to the crater floor for a full day crater tour, later drive to Lake Eyasi bush camp for D/O.

Day 10: After breakfast visit the Bushmen (Hadzabe tribe) then back to the camp for lunch, later drive back to Arusha. End of tour.
   
Safari 14 days 13 nights:
  Day 1: Depart Arusha around 09:00 am for Arusha national park half day walk around the park after lunch proceeds with game drive then D/O at camp/lodge.

Day 2: After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park for afternoon game drive till sunset drive to the cam site/ lodge for D/O.

Day 3: After breakfast early morning game drive then back to the camp/ lodge for hot lunch later drive to Kiboko bush camp for D/O.

Day 4: After breakfast walk on the rimtop Lake Manyara watching different species of birds around the Great Rift Valley and local farmers later back to the camp/lodge for lunch then enter Lake Manyara national park for game drive till sun down drive back for D/O.

Day 5: Wake up early for breakfast then enjoy the early morning game drive, break for picnic lunch then continue with the game drive later drive to Ngorongoro bush camp for D/O.

Day 6: After breakfast drive to Serengeti national park en-route game drive across Ngorongoro conservation area picnic lunch at Olduvai Gorge later drive to centre part of Serengeti for sunset game drive then D/O at Seronera campsite/ lodge.

Day 7: All day spend in Serengeti enjoying game drive D/O at the camp/lodge.

Day 8: After light breakfast early morning game drive till noon drive to the camp/ lodge for hot lunch then proceed with en-route game drive towards Ngorongoro D/O on the crater rim.

Day 9: After breakfast descend to the crater floor for a full day crater tour, break for picnic lunch later in the afternoon drive to the other side of crater for D/O.

Day 10: After breakfast walk to Olmoti crater visit the waterfalls and Flamingos on the Lake later drive to Ngorongoro bush camp for D/O.

Day 11: After breakfast drive to Lake Eyasi Visit the Bushmen (Hadzabe tribe) after lunch Lake Eyasi tour observe the different species of water birds, later drive to the camp/lodge for D/O.

Day 12: Wakeup early for light breakfast then join the Bushmen gang for local hunting later back to camp for brunch then drive to Kilimanjaro for D/O at Buffalo hotel.

Day 13: After breakfast collect your lunch box then drive to Marangu gate for walking around Kilimanjaro Mountain visit the waterfalls and enjoy the brief taking views on the foot hills of Kilimanjaro Mountain later drive back to Arusha for D/O at the hotel of your choice. End of service.
prices for overnight-stay in lodges vary during season, we advice you to ask us at the time,
for
camping-safari to our National-Parks basically we can give you prices as follows: 
 
number of persons price per person per day
2 190 U$
3 please ask
4 150 U$
5 140 U$

November 2011
- all-inclusive-prices:
National-park-fees, food - breakfast/lunch/dinner, transport, fuel, driver-guide, cook, campground-fees, tent-/ mattress-/ sleeping bag-hire, pick up/drop off - hotel/airport

If you are booking with us, a deposit is required as confirmation for both sides. You will transfer the amount to the account in Arusha/Tanzania, we will let you know the details during the booking-process.

USD-notes: in Tanzania (not only in safari-business) they only take notes of 100, 50, 20U$ and printed after the year 2000

... what to bring:
sun-cream hat sunglasses torch insect repellent personal medications sweater for chilly nights and mornings light, easy to be washed clothes (no bright or black colors because of insects), you will get dusty in the open-roof-car
camera with plenty Megabyte or film spare camera-batteries or/and charger (power is available in lodges and most campgrounds) binoculars, camcorder travel-insurance ...


important advice: Tanzania is MALARIA-area - check with your doctor before leaving home what's best to do - prophylaxis or stand-by-medications, both are common procedures

If you decide for a walking safari - special safety is required - wear long trousers and boots.

 

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