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Arusha – Ngorongoro – Serengeti

SUMMARY

DAY LOCATION ACCOMMODATION MEAL PLAN
Day 1 Arusha Onsea House BB
Day 2 Ngorongoro Ngorongoro Crater Lode Package
Day 3 Ngorongoro Ngorongoro Crater Lodge Package
Day 4 Serengeti Singita Faru Faru Lodge Package
Day 5 Serengeti Singita Faru Faru Lodge Package
Day 6 Serengeti Singita Faru Faru Lodge Package
Day 7 Departure    

DAY 1 : Arrival / Arusha

JAMBO! Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro airport you will be met by Classic Safaris Representative who will assist with the transfer to Onsea House for check in and briefing.
Your accommodation Onsea House is a privately owned, privately run luxury bed & breakfast in Arusha, Tanzania and is the perfect safari base or place to stay for those looking to climb Kilimanjaro. The level of comfort and quality of service has turned it more into a small boutique hotel than a guesthouse.

Accommodation: Onsea House
Meals: Bed and Breakfast

Day 2 & 3: Ngorongoro Conservation Area  

This morning you will be transferred to the airstrip where you will fly to Manyara, upon arrival you will be met and get transferred to Ngorongoro Crator Lodge where you will enjoy game viewing at the crator. The next day you will get a chance to enjoy a whole day game viewing drive at the crator with picnic lunch boxes.

   

Ngorongoro Crater is the largest unbroken caldera in the world. The cone is believed to have collapsed nearly two million years ago, and while the cone was standing, it could have been as tall, if not taller, than Mt. Kilimanjaro. The crater (1,800 feet deep and 102 square miles) is a microcosm of East African scenery with abundant wildlife – more than 25,000 larger animals, mostly zebra and wildebeest. This is also the best place in Tanzania to see magnificent black-maned lion and black rhino. A soda lake changes size depending on the rains that are the lifeline of this amazing land.

Colorful flamingoes and more than 100 species of birds found here and not in the Serengeti, frequent the area. Patience may also reward you with glimpses of leopard, cheetah, hyena, jackal, elephant, warthog, buffalo, impala, buffalo, hartebeest, eland and lots of other antelopes. As you descend into the crater, you may see the local Maasai as they take their cattle down the steep walls of the crater.

Overnight: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge     
 (Package includes: full board accommodation, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits & beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on lodge activities, laundry, safari activities , emergency evacuation, airstrip transfers )

Day 4, 5, 6: Serengeti National Park  

You will be collected at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge and driven with fellow guests to Manyara Airstrip.  (approx. 1 and a half hour road transfer) for your Air Excel flight from Manyara departing at 0900hrs to  Sasakwa Airstrip in the Northern part of the Serengeti. You will spend the next 3 nights at Singita Faru Faru where your stay is in a luxurious safari tent, on an all-inclusive basis.

   

Serengeti National Park (3,646,500 acres) is the jewel in the crown of Tanzania’s protected areas with over three million large mammals roaming its plains. The Serengeti has come to symbolize paradise to all, including the local Maasai, who have grazed their cattle on the vast grassy plains for generations. To the Maasai, it is Siringitu – "the place where the land goes on forever."  Today, the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and the Maasai Mara Game Reserve across the border in Kenya, protect the greatest and most varied collection of terrestrial wildlife on earth, and one of the last great migratory systems still intact. 

   

The Singita Faru Faru Lodge is situated on a slope alongside the riverbank in the Grumeti Reserves .The exclusive, luxury accommodation on offer at Faru Faru Lodge is surrounded by a variety of animal species and birdlife.Two rim-flow swimming pools and a large viewing deck overlook the watering hole where the animals come to visit while a Swahili-inspired beach offers the ideal place for some serious rest and relaxation.
The cutting-edge design and comfortable furnishings add to the rustic, yet elegant appeal of the Singita Faru Faru Lodge

Overnight: Singita Far Faru Lodge
Package: Includes all meals and beverages (excluding premium wines & French Champagne),Twice daily open Land Rover safaris, walking safaris, mountain biking safaris (accompanied by experienced guides), horse riding at Faru Faru Lodge (seasonal; experienced riders only),return road transfers between the Sasakwa airstrip and the lodge & laundry service

Day 7: Serengeti / Kilimanjaro / Departure    

You will have breakfast this morning. After this last taste of Africa, you will be transferred to the airstrip for your flight departing at 1005hrs to Kilimanjaro airport arriving at 1145hrs. Connect with the International flight back home.

Say good bye to the wonderful country and promise to join us on another expedition.