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Detailed Itinerary

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport by scheduled flight (flight booked by agent or on own arrangements). You clear customs and immigration formalities and are met outside opposite the Arrivals Hall by our representative. He will assist you to your transfer vehicle for your transfer to the hotel.
Accommodation Kibo Palace Hotel on bed and breakfast basis in Executive Room (excludes other meals, drinks and laundry)

Kibo Palace Hotel
The hotel features a modern and stylish design, with spacious rooms and suites that offer all the amenities expected of a city hotel.

The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, minibars, tea and coffee making facilities, and free Wi-Fi. The en-suite bathrooms feature a bathtub or a shower, and some rooms come with balconies that offer panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Kibo Palace Hotel also boasts several on-site dining options, including a fine-dining restaurant that serves a variety of international cuisine, a coffee shop that offers freshly brewed coffee and light snacks, and a bar that serves a wide range of cocktails and other drinks.

Other amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre, a spa, a swimming pool, and a business centre that provides meeting and conference facilities.

Morning at leisure with optional activities (payable direct). Safari briefing and lunch at the hotel. Then depart to Tarangire National Park. As you make your way out of Arusha, you leave the busy city behind, and the landscape gives way to vast plains dotted with grass thatched huts. It will be common to see young children tending to herds of cattle and sheep. In the distance, the imposing wall of the Great Rift Valley rises from the horizon. Afternoon arrival at the tented lodge located adjacent to the park for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation Tarangire Simba Lodge on full board basis (excludes laundry and drinks)

Tarangire National Park
The park is named after the Tarangire River which runs through it and is known for its large herds of elephants and diverse wildlife. The park covers an area of 2,850 square kilometres and is home to over 550 bird species, as well as lions, leopards, zebras, wildebeest, giraffes, and many more animals. The park is also known for its baobab trees and picturesque views of the Maasai Steppe and the Rift Valley. It is a popular destination for wildlife safaris and outdoor adventure activities.

Tarangire Simba Lodge
Tented Rooms
Tarangire National Park is a gem on the northern safari circuit. Teeming with wildlife, especially in the dry season, this area is a safari-goers dream. The camp is located near the Sangaiwe Gate of Tarangire National Park.

Accommodation at Tarangire Simba Lodge is in sixteen classic canvas safari tents situated permanently under thatch. The spacious tents are constructed on platforms complete with wooden floors, large en-suite dressing room, toilet and shower. There are twin and queen tents; triples are possible. There is also a family tent with two queen-sized beds. Additionally, there is an outdoor shower, and each tent has a private veranda with views to the bush and Lake Burunge. Furnishings are handcrafted from African hardwood complimented with tastefully selected fabrics; electricity and hot water are solar powered. Full amenities are provided.

Morning game drive and lunch at the lodge. Then depart Tarangire Region, you drive through the surrounding bushland, passing small Maasai villages and farms. The road is mostly unpaved but well-maintained, with occasional bumps and dips.

After about 20 minutes, you will reach the town of Makuyuni, where you will turn left onto the main road that leads to Lake Manyara, the Great African Rift Valley and onto Karatu town. This road is paved and in good condition, and it winds through lush green hills and valleys, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscapes.

As you approach Karatu town, you will see small markets and shops along the roadside. Karatu town is a small and bustling town, known for its proximity to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and its vibrant local market.

On arrival at your lodge check in and remainder of the day/evening at leisure
Accommodation Karatu Simba Lodge on full board basis (excludes laundry and drinks)


Karatu Simba Lodge
Tented Rooms
Located between Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro, Karatu Simba Lodge is nestled up against the lush Ngorongoro Forest Reserve.

Travellers can take a break from the safari trail to experience a taste of rural Tanzanian life, relax and enjoy the changing rhythm and landscape of the seasons. Sleep under the Southern Cross listening to the call of bush babies and montane night jars.

Early departure from your lodge and enter the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Climb the back wal of the crater and continue to the rim of the crater and descend to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater. You game drive in this paradise. With a space of only 102 square miles and a resident wildlife population of more than 30,000 mammals, there is a great chance that you might see all of the big five. A picnic lunch box is provided at a scenic location within the floor of the crater. In the afternoon, you return to the rim of the crater and continue to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation Karatu Simba Lodge on full board basis (excludes laundry and drinks)

Ngorongoro Conservation Area
The Ngorongoro Crater is home to an estimated 30,000 animals, making it one of the most densely populated wildlife areas in the world. The area is also home to the Maasai people, who have lived in the area for centuries and still practice their traditional way of life. In addition to the wildlife, the area is known for its stunning landscapes, including the Ngorongoro Crater, the Olduvai Gorge, and the Empakai Crater. Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular destination for wildlife safaris and outdoor adventure activities.

Following breakfast, depart your lodge and begin your journey back to Arusha arriving in the city for lunch (excludes drinks). Then transfer to Kilimanjaro International or Arusha Airport for your departure flight (flight booked by agent or on own arrangements). End of our services.

Inclusions
  • Landside meet and greet services
  • Transfers as specified
  • Transport for safari sector in 4x4 vehicles on a exclusive basis with maximum 7 passengers per vehicle
  • Guaranteed window seats
  • Services of English-speaking driver-guides on our private safaris by road (other languages including Spanish, French, German and Italian are available on request and subject to availability)
  • Game drives and activities as specified in the itinerary
  • All accommodation and meals as specified
  • All park fees and government taxes (except Zanzibar Infrastructure Tax where applicable)
  • Filtered water will be provided in safari vehicles.
  • Travellers should bring reusable water bottles
Exclusions
  • International and regional flights (except where specified)
  • Airport taxes except on tickets we issue 
  • Passport and visa fees 
  • Zanzibar Infrastructure Tax (where applicable)
  • Hot air balloon safaris
  • Driver-guide gratuities 
  • Dining rooms tips and porterage 
  • Personal travel, baggage, and medical insurance 
  • Drinks, Laundry, Telephone bills and any items of a personal nature (except where specified) 
Notes

Minimum 02 pax required to operate tour.
In order to qualify for the above rate, tour must start and finish within the specific dates.

Supplements
Christmas Supplement [24, 25, 31 December] - AUD 71.00 per adult per night.
No reduction for 3rd adult

Child and Third Adult Rates available on request.

Arrival Information
Earliest check-in at the arrival hotel is 14h00. Travellers arriving on early morning flights are urged to book a pre-night at the arrival hotel (at an additional cost) to avoid delays in accessing the hotel rooms on arrival.

Departure Information
This safari returns to Arusha at 1230 hrs.
Travellers departing from Arusha Airport on a domestic flight to Zanzibar’s Abeid Amani Karume International Airport or international flight should book a flight departing later than 1245 hrs.
Travellers departing from Kilimanjaro International Airport on a domestic or international flight should book a flight departing later than 1530 hours.
Travellers with limited time before their departure flight will be provided a picnic boxed lunch in lieu of lunch in Arusha.
Travellers with a long layover before their departure flight should consider booking a day room (at an additional cost) to refresh and repack before their international journey.

IMPORTANT Luggage Information
Travellers should only bring soft sided bags on safari. Luggage space in safari vehicles is limited. These bags should measure no more than the following: Height 66 centimetres Length 42 centimetres Width 28 centimetres. Soft sided bags with wheels are permitted.

If travelling on internal flights during your safari, luggage allowances are strictly enforced to 15 kilograms per person including carry-on bags.

If arriving and departing from the same city, bags can be stored in our offices for a one-time fee of AUD 89.00 (per booking, not per bag or per person) to transfer and store the bags and reconnect them with the travellers for departure.

Additional remarks
We may have to re-route the itinerary or accommodate in similar lodges in case of non-availability.
Prices for domestic flights, airport taxes or park fees may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed to you for existing and new bookings.
Flight times mentioned for internal flights are based on published schedules but are subject to change depending on the airline’s load factors and airstrips visited.

Trip Highlights

Arusha - Tanzania

Periodic Departure
04 Jan, 2024 to 29 Feb, 2024

2-3 pax
AUD 3,892 P P twin share
AUD 4,333 P P single
AVAILABLE

4-5 pax
AUD 3,080 P P twin share
AUD 3,522 P P single
AVAILABLE

6 plus
AUD 2,777 P P twin share
AUD 3,218 P P single
AVAILABLE

01 Mar, 2024 to 31 Mar, 2024

2-3 pax
AUD 3,800 P P twin share
AUD 4,168 P P single
AVAILABLE

4-5 pax
AUD 2,989 P P twin share
AUD 3,356 P P single
AVAILABLE

6 plus
AUD 2,685 P P twin share
AUD 3,053 P P single
AVAILABLE

01 Apr, 2024 to 26 May, 2024

2-3 pax
AUD 3,621 P P twin share
AUD 3,825 P P single
AVAILABLE

4-5 pax
AUD 2,809 P P twin share
AUD 3,014 P P single
AVAILABLE

6 plus
AUD 2,506 P P twin share
AUD 2,710 P P single
AVAILABLE

27 May, 2024 to 31 Oct, 2024

2-3 pax
AUD 3,892 P P twin share
AUD 4,333 P P single
AVAILABLE

4-5 pax
AUD 3,080 P P twin share
AUD 3,522 P P single
AVAILABLE

6 plus
AUD 2,777 P P twin share
AUD 3,218 P P single
AVAILABLE

01 Nov, 2024 to 15 Dec, 2024

2-3 pax
AUD 3,641 P P twin share
AUD 3,862 P P single
AVAILABLE

4-5 pax
AUD 2,832 P P twin share
AUD 3,053 P P single
AVAILABLE

6 plus
AUD 2,526 P P twin share
AUD 2,747 P P single
AVAILABLE

16 Dec, 2024 to 31 Dec, 2024

2-3 pax
AUD 3,892 P P twin share
AUD 4,333 P P single
AVAILABLE

4-5 pax
AUD 3,080 P P twin share
AUD 3,522 P P single
AVAILABLE

6 plus
AUD 2,777 P P twin share
AUD 3,218 P P single
AVAILABLE

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