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1 Day Cultural / Sightseeing Expedition : Mamba & Marangu

This is an option you can add to your safari packages if you want to add cultural sightseeing to your trip. During booking, let us know what interests you in terms of cultural activities and we will accommodate you. These walking excursions are at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro and include activities with the local tribes. There are also seven waterfalls in the vicinity, unique flora with tree, flower and fruit nurseries and fauna.

Day 1 : Mamba - Marangu

  • Morning visit to the ancient sites in the Makundi area. You can enter the Laka Holes, large hiding caves which were used to protect women and children during the Maasai-chagga Wars. 

  • Mountain climbing enthusiasts will be delighted to visit the home and memorial of the late Yohano Lauwo.

  • Walking tours through Marangu also offer breathtaking scenery. Visit Kinukamori, Moonjo or Mteshane waterfall depending on your physical condition. Learn more about the Chagga culture. Visit the oldest church in Kilema.

  • Visit the first coffee tree planted in Tanzania by an Irish missionnary 100 years ago. Participate in the processing of the coffee from coffee berry picking to coffee drinking at the farm. See and participate in the preparation of local brew, ‘mbege’ – banana beer.

  • A light climb up Ngangu hill with it’s fantastic view is a pleasure. On clear days the snow of Kibo Peak is so close, the plains so wide and the Pare Mountains to grab.

  • A visit to the African Art Centre that houses a collection of ancient and modern sculptures, carvings and paintings

1-day Safari : Arusha National Park 

Wildlife to be seen in this excursion : Colobus & velvet monkeys, bushbucks, buffalos, red forest duikers, hippos, elephants & giraffes. Birdlife, especially waterfowl, is also abundant and interesting. Lions are not residents at this park, although known to visit from time to time and stay, especially during dry season. 

Typical Daily Itinerary :

- Pick up from your Arusha accommodation (or JIRO airport, depending on your schedule)

- Morning game drive in the park

- Lunch

- Afternoon game drive

- Drive back to your accommodation (around 6PM)

Mamba Waterfalls

5 Days 4 Nights Safari : Lake Manyara - Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater 

Wildlife to be seen : Elephants, lions, giraffes, buffalos, hyenas, cheetahs, black rhinos, hippos, leopards, wildebeests and zebras.

Accommodation type : Campsite OR Lodges (Budget, Mid-Range or Luxury)

Day 1 : Pick up from your hotel in Arusha. Drive to Lake Manyara and spend the day there.

Day 2 : Drive from your accommodation in Lake Manyara to Serengeti for a game drive.

Day 3 : Full day game drive in Serengeti National Park

Day 4 : After morning game drive, depart for Ngorongoro Crater

Day 5 : After breakfast, descend to the Ngorongoro Crater floor for another game drive. Drive back to your Arusha accommodation in the PM. 

3 Days 2 Nights Safari : Lake Manyara - Ngorongoro - Tarangire

Wildlife to be seen : Elephants, lions, giraffes, buffalos, hyenas, cheetahs, black rhinos, hippos, leopards, wildebeests and zebras.

Accommodation type : Campsite (Budget)

Day 1 : Pick up from your hotel in Arusha. Drive to Lake Manyara and spend the day there.

Day 2 : Drive to Ngorongoro Crater and spend the day there.

Day 3 : Depart for Tarangire. Visit of Tarangire and back to your Arusha accommodation in the PM.

4 Days 3 Nights Safari : Lake Manyara - Serengeti - Ngorongo Crater

Wildlife to be seen : Elephants, lions, giraffes, buffalos, hyenas, cheetahs, black rhinos, hippos, leopards, wildebeests and zebras.

Accommodation type : Campsites OR Lodges (Budget, Mid-range or Luxury)

Day 1 : Pick up from your hotel in Arusha. Drive to Lake Manyara and spend the day there.

Day 2: Drive to Serengeti National Park and spend the day there.

Day 3: Morning game drive in Serengeti. Depart for Ngorongoro Crater in early afternoon.

Day 4 : After breakfast, descend to the Ngorongoro Crater floor for another game drive. Back to your Arusha accommodation in the PM.

5 Days 4 Nights Safari : Lake Manyara - Serengeti - Ngorongoro Crater - Tarangire

Wildlife to be seen : Elephants, lions, giraffes, buffalos, hyenas, cheetahs, black rhinos, hippos, leopards, wildebeests and zebras.

Accommodation type : Campsites OR Lodges (Budget, Mid-Range or Luxury)

Day 1 : Pick up from your hotel in Arusha. Drive to Lake Manyara and spend the day there.

Day 2: Drive from your accommodation in Lake Manyara to Serengeti for a game drive.

Day 3: Full day game drive in Serengeti National Park

Day 4 : After morning game drive, depart for Ngorongoro Crater and descend to crater floor for another game drive. Drive back to Lake Manyara for the evening.

Day 5 : After breakfast, depart for Tarangire National Park for game drive. Back to your Arusha accommodation in the PM.

6 Days 5 Nights : Tarangire - Lake Manyara - Ngorongoro Crater - Serengeti

Wildlife to be seen : Elephants, lions, giraffes, buffalos, hyenas, cheetahs, black rhinos, hippos, leopards, wildebeests and zebras.

Accommodation type : Tented Camps & Lodges (Budget, Mid-Range or Luxury)

Day 1 : Pick up from your hotel in Arusha. Drive to Tarangire National Park.

Day 2 : Full day game drive in Tarangire National Park. 

Day 3 : After breakfast at Lake Manyara Campsite, drive through for a game drive in Ngorongoro.

Day 4 : After breakfast, descend to the crater floor for a game drive. Depart for Serengeti in the afternoon.

Day 5 : Full day game drive in Serengeti National Park.

Day 6 : Game drive in Serengeti National Park. Back to Arusha in the PM. 

8 Days 7 Nights Safari : Tarangire - Ngorongoro - Serengeti - Lake Natron - Lake Manyara

Wildlife to be seen : Elephants, lions, giraffes, buffalos, hyenas, cheetahs, black rhinos, wildebeests and zebras.

Accommodation type : Safari Lodges (Luxury)

Day 1 : Pick up from your hotel in Arusha. Drive to Tarangire National Park.

Day 2: Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Crater

Day 3: Ngorongoro to Serengeti National Park

Day 4 & 5 : Full days in Serengeti National Park

Day 6 : Serengeti National Park to Lake Natron

Day 7 : Lake Natron to Lake Manyara

Day 8 : Drive back to your Arusha accommodation in the evening. 

8 Days 7 Nights Safari - Selous - Mikumi - Ruaha - Bagamoyo

Wildlife to be seen : Elephants, lions, giraffes, buffalos, hippos, wildebeests and zebras. 

Accommodation type :  Safari Lodges (Luxury)

Day 1 : Pick up from your hotel in Dar es Salaam. Game drive in Selous Game Reserve.

Day 2 : Early morning game drive. Breakfast and then boat safari on Rifiji river.

Day 3 : After breakfast, depart to Mikumi National Park.

Day 4 : Full day game drive in Mikumi National Park

Day 5 : Depart for Ruaha National Park

Day 6 : Full day in Ruaha National Park

Day 7 : After breakfast, departure to Bagamoyo. Overnight Beach Hotel

Day 8 : Drive back to your accommodation in Dar es Salaam in the evening.

Interested in learning more about these excursions or even booking one? Contact us today!

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