10 Days 9 Nights
This is 10 days Big Five African Safari departs from the town of Arusha in Northern Tanzania
and heads out on a journey to experience the highlights of Tanzania. Our first stop will be
Arusha national park, followed by the famous Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National
Park, then the wildlife-rich Ngorongoro Crater, and lastly Tarangire national park. Each
destination has something unique to offer from wide-open plains with untamed wildlife to
Africa’s Big 5 and stunning vistas. An affordable and fun journey through a truly magnificent
region of the world!
Destination – Arusha National, Lake Manyara National Park, Serengeti National Park,
Ngorongoro Crater, and Tarangire National Park.
Activities – Guided walks, Game drive, Beautiful scenic viewing, and birding.
Tailor-Made- We are specialists in personalized, tailor-made travel and your holiday
will be custom-designed to suit your requirements. We are all individuals, so why be tied
to a set group tour or a set itinerary? Our experienced staff can help you design your own
individualized holiday. Explore at your own pace, choose your own style of
accommodation, and include your own choice of sightseeing and activities.
Accommodation – We provide the very best for our guests. Kubwa Five Safaris reserves
the right to substitute equivalent or superior hotels. If a hotel of equivalent standard is not
available Kubwa Five Safaris may substitute the next best quality hotel or suggest a
superior at an extra charge. There is free wi-fi in hotels/lodges.
Transportation – 4×4 Safari Jeep / Minivan (up to eight passengers) with pop-up tops
and seven window seats for game viewing and photography. Groups of twelve or more
people who would like to travel in one vehicle are offered 25-28 seat coasters that have
about 16 window seats. Our Safari vehicles are well maintained to provide maximum
level of comfort and safety.
On your arrival, Kubwa Five Safaris representative with your name printed on an A4 paper will welcome you to Tanzania at the airport, you will be transferred to the hotel Arusha. Stay at Kibo Palace Hotel. (Bed and breakfast basis) Kibo Palace Hotel is the home of luxury. Tucked away in Arusha, Kibo Palace Hotel is straddled between the gateway to some of the most enchanting safari destinations and Mount Kilimanjaro, whose highest point it is named after. This little paradise comes with all the amenities and access you would expect in a modern city right in the wild.
After breakfast in your Hotel in Arusha, with lunch boxes drive to Arusha national park for game drive and game viewing, the park is famous for its black and white colubus monkey, tour of the great momella lake, where flamingo can be spotted all around the year. Game drive until evening, then drive back to your base Hotel in Arusha for dinner and overnight stay at Kibo Palace Hotel.
Today we drive to Lake Manyara National Park for a full day of game drives. This is one of Tanzania's smaller parks but still offers a rewarding and diverse safari experience. The lakeshore at Manyara teems with birdlife, and while you are looking for the birds, you might spot one of the elusive tree-climbing lions. There are a surprising number of other large mammals Such as Elephants and Buffalos. Dinner and overnight at Marera Valley Lodge FB
With Picnic lunch boxes, We head towards the Serengeti National Park. En route there is an opportunity to visit Olduvai Gorge Or visit the Maasai village settled around Ngorongoro Area. Proceed to Serengeti for afternoon game drives. There are always plenty of resident animals, such as giraffe, buffalo, and elephant, and many large predators such as lion, cheetah, and leopard. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge (All meals Included) Serengeti Sopa Lodge is nestled in the acacia woodland on the edge of the escarpment overlooking the plains of the south-western Serengeti National Park, one of the most famous parks in the world, and host to the largest and most spectacular annual migration of the wildebeest. The lodge is set in the Nyarboro Hills, in the South West overlooking the Serengeti Plains. The lodge offers 69 standard rooms, all with 2 queen size beds, carpeted, and tastefully furnished with local fabrics and pictures. One entering the room is a lounge with a mini bar. In the front is a veranda with 2 comfortable chairs and coffee table, with glass windows facing the vastSerengeti plains which extend as far as the eye can see. The rooms have en-suite bathrooms and hairdryers.
You have full day in this wonderful park, rising early to make the most of our time. Our guides will choose the best spotting locations for the time of year; we can spend time at the Hippo pool watching these majestic animals laze about in the cool water happily living alongside the crocodiles, watch a big pride of lions, and many more. Meals and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge (All Meals Included)
Another full day game drive in Serengeti, follow the wildebeest great migration route. Meals and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge (All Meals Included)
We start the day with an early morning game drive before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro is a special place in that it is a Conservation Area, not a National Park; this means that the whole area is managed for both the animals and the local Masai people who graze their cattle alongside the indigenous wildlife. Game viewing enroute to Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight stay (All meals included) Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge is perched on the rim of the collapsed volcano, the Ngorongoro Crater, a world heritage site, often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world. It has the most magnificent views over the crater floor, which is home to vast herds of buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, the rare and endangered black rhino, elephant, cheetah, leopard, lion, and herds of gazelle and wildebeest. Its position on the Eastern rim allows the most spectacular and uninterrupted views of the sunset. All of the 91 double bedrooms are very spacious and each two queen-sized beds and a separate dressing area. Each room has a glass-fronted veranda, where you may enjoy a private view of the Crater The lodge has 6 single rooms, all of which have a queen-sized beds and glass-fronted sliding doors.
Today you will descend into the crater. The crater walls provide a natural sanctuary for the animals, which means there is plenty to see: lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino, and leopard (if you are lucky). The only animal you wont see in here is a giraffe, whose long legs are unable to cope with the steeps sides of the crater. Enjoy your picnic lunch by the hippo pool. Late afternoon you will ascend the crater walls and drive to Tarangire Sopa Lodge for overnight stay (All meals Included)Tarangire Sopa Lodge, it is recognised as one of the best parks on the northern circuit for elephant viewing during the dry season and Tarangire Sopa is ideally placed to experience this. The lodge welcomes guests to its vast marble-floored reception area with cold flannels and iced juice. In the pretty gardens a large circular pool with a central island, a pool bar and elegant wooden loungers demonstrates the lodges commitment to comfort. Delicious barbecue lunches are often served here. A broad veranda wraps itself around the lodge and gives prime viewing for the waterhole below, which is filled during the dry season and becomes a magnet to wildlife.The rooms at the lodge are simple, comfortable and spacious and arranged in groups of four, in African-style buildings. Large sliding doors open to a private balcony.
Full day game drive in Tarangire National Park, Known as the country of Elephants and tree climbing python. Tarangire is a small park which offers some excellent sights. Generally in the dry seasons Tarangire comes alive as wildlife and birdlife congregate on the Tarangire River, which is a permanent source of water. Meals and overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge
Am game drive enroute, drive back to Arusha and onwards to Kilimanjaro airport in good time for departure back home.