DAY 1 – Arusha / Tarangire
Meet & greet at Arusha Airport upon arrival.
Optional : assistance for visas
Departure to Tarangire National Park for a first glimpse of the bush.
Lunch at Tarangire Sopa Lodge.
DAYS 1 & 2 – TARANGIRE
Upon arrival, head to Tarangire National Park for a first glimpse of the bush.
This 2600 square km park, renowned for its endless savannah plains filled with Baobab & Acacia trees, boasts some of Tanzania’s best game: huge herds of elephants which can be seen mostly during the dry season, cats, herbivores but also rare species such as the Gerenuk, small Koudou, and Oryx.
Spend the afternoon exploring this vast wildlife sanctuary with lunch at Tarangire Sopa Lodge. The next day, morning safari and lunch Plantation Lodge.
Head of the day, head to Olduvai Camp
NIGHT 1 – Maweninga Camp
Perched on the top of a massive granitic rock, the camp has a privileged location within Tarangire national park.
All 16 tents are equipped with large & comfortable beds, a lovely terrace overlooking the park & the lakes on the horizon, and also include bathroom with hot shower and toilet.
The camp’s architecture is unique and perfectly integrated into the wilderness. Breathtaking views from the tents & from the dining & bar area.
NIGHT 2 – Olduvai Camp
Close to the famous Olduvai Gorge (cradle of mankind), lies the world renowned Olduvai Camp.
Perfectly integrated into nature, Olduvai is a unique & Must-Stay-At property when on safari in Tanzania. 17 states of the “bush-art” en suite tents, superb bar & dining area.
Feel the “Safaris of the past” atmosphere, enjoy interacting & walking with the Masai, learn more about early men who once stood up in the Gorge…There’s so much to see & do around Olduvai !!!
DAY 3 – NGORONGORO CRATER
Early departure from your lodge after breakfast and head to the park gate.
Part of the Unesco World Heritage, this place is undoubtedly the most famous African sanctuary.
The crater is a unique place in the world, 20 km wide and home of hundreds of different species all protected by a 600m wall.
All the big African mammals can be found in the crater: Big cats, Elephants, Hippos and last but not least, Rhinos.
Spend a whole day exploring the caldera with picnic lunch break around the lake.
NIGHT 3 – Bashay Rift Lodge
Located in the heart of coffee plantations, Bashay Rift Lodge is a small and exclusive property, ideally located near Karatu and 15 min away from the Ngorongoro Crater park gate.
All 26 rooms offer a cosy and charming atmosphere with superb views over the Karatu highlands & the Great Rift Escarpment. “The Main” as we call it features a superb bar & lounge area as well as a lovely dining room. The guests can enjoy the terrace and use our on-site swimming pool and SPA
After breakfast, head to Arusha.
Lunch at Shanga River House.
In the afternoon, transfer to Arusha airport and assistance for boarding on regular flight.