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6 DAYS LAKE MANYARA,SERENGETI & NGORONGORO CRATER CAMPING SAFARI

From USD 3'149

Tanzania is blessed with some of the best safari destinations on the planet. The government has also done a wonderful job in protecting so much of the land to preserve this great asset. In fact 28% of Tanzania's terrestrial land is under protected status.
By far the most sought after destinations for safaris are in the north of the country. With the magnificent Mt. Kilimanjaro also being located in the north, this area receives the most number of tourists. The town of Moshi and Arusha city are where most safari tours start from. We prefer Moshi due to its small town atmosphere, its cleanliness and the wonderful backdrop of Mt. Kilimanjaro. If you prefer Arusha though, we can easily begin the itinerary from there. Both towns are located 45 minutes from Kilimanjaro International Airport.
The Northern Safari Circuit consists of Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park, Arusha National Park and Mkomazi National Park. Although they are located close to one another, each park has its own unique qualities that make visiting several of them worthwhile. Eco-Africa Climbing Offers luxury  lodge safaris, permanent tented safaris as well as camping safaris. We can fit most every budget. You can choose to fly into parks by small plane or by safari vehicle. Our vehicles are all well maintained 4x4 wheel drive with safari viewing roofs. On our camping safaris, we supply quality tents and we prepare meals for you. We can accommodate special diet needs (if notified before the trip).

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Day 1: Moshi
Met on arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport. Transfer to Stella Maris Lodge for dinner and overnight HB.

MEALS: Dinner and Overnight HB
ACCOMMODATION: Stella Maris Lodge or similar Accommodation

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterwards we head to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats. Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. And thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible bird life. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world and the lions here are also renowned for their tree climbing. Dinner and overnight at Hevean Nature Lodge and Campsite.
MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Hevean Nature and campsite.

 

Day 3 :Serengeti National park
After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend intothe heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. Then heard to the central park area, known as the Seronera
area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of
the Serengeti’s species. Arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Seronera campsite.
MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Serengeti Seronera Campsite

Day 4: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast at the campsite go for a full day game drive. depending on the season follow the wildebeests migration . Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Seronera campsite.
MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Serengeti Seronera Campsite.

Day 5: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater
Early morning game drive and after depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. We will stopover at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Dr. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution Late afternoon transfer
to Ngorongoro Simba Campsite where you will have dinner and overnight
MEALS: Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast
ACCOMMODATION: Ngorongoro Simba Campsite.

 

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater – Moshi – Airport
After an early breakfast, You will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports
avast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, isit’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the everelusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here.Late afternoon transfer to Moshi or Arusha For dinner and Overnight or airport drop off. (Accommodation can be included upon request at extra cost ).

 

The Price includes

  • All airport pick up and transfers in private car
  • 05 days private safari for 01 – 06 persons
  • Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4 x 4 Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch.
  • Services of a professional English speaking safari guide.
  • All wildlife reserve entry fees
  • All game drives as mentioned in the itinerary
  • 03 x 0,5 l mineral water per person / day during game drives.
  • 01 x HB at Stella Maris Lodge (or similar), in Moshi or Arusha.
  • 05 x FB at public campsites as per itinerary
  • services of a professional safari cook
  • 03 meals a day prepared by the safari chef
  • Value Added Tax by Tanzania Revenue Authority

 

The Price does not include

  • International Flights
  • Any domestic connection flights on arrival or departure
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities for safari guide and safari chef (please tip separately)
  • Travel insurance if needed
  • Visa fee (50 US$ /100 US$ for American or Irish Passport holders – to be paid upon arrival)
  •  Drinks and beverages at the campsites
  •  Hot Air Balloon Safari at Serengeti (549 USD per person), including concession fees.



 

 


 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 
Please read the following terms and conditions. They limit our liability and outline the conditions under which your tours will operate. Acceptance of tour documents represents an acceptance by the customer of the terms and conditions as follows:
1.Reservations: A deposit of 30% of the total tour price is due at the time of making your reservation. The balance is due no later than 30 days prior to departure. We reserve the right to cancel any reservations for which the total fare has not been paid by the due date. In such cases the deposit paid will be forfeited. Only upon receipt of all deposits from all parties travelling will the tour be confirmed. All items included within a proposed itinerary are subject to availability at the time of deposit receipt.
2.Cancellations Charges:
         The following cancellation charges will apply:
        32+ days prior to departure – 25% of tour price
         8 – 32 days prior to departure – 50% of tour price
      7 days or less to departure – 100% of tour price
Please note that in cases where bookings have been made for external services such as accommodation, the cancellation charges incurred are the responsibility of the client. Please ensure that you are aware of such external bookings when making a reservation with us. Cancellations must be done in writing via email.
3.Alterations of Tours/Safaris by Client: We do not charge an administrative fee for changes you make to an itinerary prior to due date of full payment. We will do our utmost to make changes as you request but we cannot guarantee that this will be possible as changes are subject to availability. If the client wishes to make changes after the payment has been received in full, we cannot give guarantees that this will be possible. Some changes in itinerary may be subject to surcharge. Once the proposal is confirmed and we have made firm bookings on your behalf, we reserve the right to refuse to make alterations to the itinerary.
4.Alterations of Tours/Safaris by Company: Prices quoted are based on costs and exchange rates at time of compilation of quote. A surcharge may be necessary should there be significant changes in the following circumstances: (a) Transportation costs including the cost of fuel. (b) Dues, taxes (including road taxes and tolls) or levies charged by the governments or their agencies. (c) Exchange rate
We reserve the right to vary, modify or cancel any itinerary, either part or wholly. If this is necessary, we will substitute alternative arrangements of comparable value, or at our discretion provide a full refund.
5.Weather Conditions: Under no circumstances can we be held responsible for weather conditions, nor can any ticket be cancelled or amended by you at any time on the basis of weather conditions.
6.Tour Prices: All tour prices quoted include transportation, accommodation, meals and entrance fees, as stipulated in our itineraries. Prices advertised on the site are subject to change, and will only be fixed upon payment of the deposit.
7. Passport – Visas: Please check with a local Travel Agent regarding requirements for passport and visas. Generally a tourist visa will be required for visits to the country of no longer than 3 months. Requirements and prices vary by country.
8. Health Documents: It is strongly advised that you consult your doctor or local health department at least 8 weeks prior to departing your country of origin. Yellow Fever cards may be required at a port of entry to Tanzania.
9.Responsibility: We reserve the right to make, with or without notice, alterations to, accommodation, meals, vehicles, schedule, or planned route should the need arise. Every effort will be made to consult and inform the client of any such changes prior to the beginning of the tour.
10. Luggage: Luggage is limited to 15 kg per person.
11. Insurance: Insurance is not included and it is, therefore, strongly recommended that you obtain personal travel and medical insurance policy before departing your country.
12. Liability: We do not accept liability for injury, damage of personal property, loss of personal property, accident, delay, or irregularity caused by either defect in any vehicle the actions of any persons associated with the tour, accommodation, establishment, or employees.

 

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

 
Travel insurance is required to participate on this trip.
Trip deposits are non-refundable and balance payments are only partially refundable. Therefore, it is prudent for you to protect your investment against trip cancellation, interruption, delays and unforeseeable expenses. Standard travel insurance provides coverage for:

Trip cancellation
• Trip interruption
• Missed connection
• Travel delay
• Baggage delay and personal items lost
• Hurricane and weather
• Employment layoff
• Pre-existing medical conditions
• Emergency medical
• Medical evacuation and repatriation
• Financial default
• Terrorism

At a minimum, the insurance should protect you against trip cancellation and trip interruption, should you need to cancel your trip due to circumstances such as training injuries or sickness or emergencies. Ideally, insurance should cover high altitude trekking (not to be confused with "mountaineering" or "mountain climbing" which most insurance will not cover) and all medical and repatriation costs.

 

Route

  1. Moshi