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Tanzania Wildlife Photography Safari | 14 Days

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Day 1: Catch your flight from home to Kilimanjaro

Stop At: Arusha Village Experience, Arusha Tanzania
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport you will be met by a member of the Expect Safari team who will transfer you by road to your lodge.
Duration: 45 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Mount Meru Hotel

Day 2: Bush flight to North Serengeti

Stop At: Mara River, Serengeti National Park Tanzania
Following an early breakfast, we will transfer to Arusha airport for flight Kogatende to camp in the Northern Serengeti. flight will take approximately 1 & 45 hour, and will be a great way to see Tanzania from the air. There are often stunning views during this flight over the farm-dotted highlands and valleys below. Upon landing in the Serengeti, we will be greeted by our guides and begin our safari adventure, as we journey to our camp for lunch and ready ourselves for our first afternoon safari.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Mobile Tented Camp

Day 3: Explorer | North Serengeti

Stop At: Mara River, Serengeti National Park Tanzania
Northern Serengeti
We will continue to explore the northern areas of the Serengeti, from the Mara River to the rolling hills of the northern plains we will focus on photographing the game that is unique to this area. If luck is on our side, we will also have a chance to capture a river crossing, as the wildebeest and zebra return to Tanzania from Kenya
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Mobile Tented Camp

Day 4: Explorer | North Serengeti

Stop At: Mara River, Serengeti National Park Tanzania
We will continue to explore the northern areas of the Serengeti, from the Mara River to the rolling hills of the northern plains we will focus on photographing the game that is unique to this area. If luck is on our side, we will also have a chance to capture a river crossing, as the wildebeest and zebra return to Tanzania from Kenya
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Mobile Tented Camp

Day 5: North Serengeti to Central Serengeti

Stop At: Migration at Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park Tanzania
During this time, we will cover as much of the Central Serengeti as we can. Big herds and big cats that is what has made the Serengeti famous worldwide. Lion, leopard, and cheetah, will be our focus while in this very productive area. Again, you can expect to be up early and returning to camp in the evening, or as conditions warrant
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Kenzan Tented Camp

Day 6: Full day in the Central Serengeti

Stop At: Migration at Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park Tanzania
Full day in the Serengeti to explore this amazing eco-system, find the wildebeest migration, search for a wild dog lair, watch the huge Grumeti crocodiles or spot a sleeping leopard up a tree, follow the circling vultures to a recent lion kill or study the birdlife. You can choose to stay out all day or return to your lodge for lunch and a siesta before venturing out again in the cooler evening temperatures and then get back to your Camp before sunset.
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Kenzan Tented Camp or Lodge

Day 7: Explorer | Central Serengeti

Stop At: Migration at Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park Tanzania
Big herds and big cats that is what has made the Serengeti famous worldwide. Lion, leopard, and cheetah, will be our focus while in this very productive area. Again, you can expect to be up early and returning to camp in the evening, or as conditions warrant.
Duration: 8 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Ngorongoro-Oldeani-Mountain-Lodge

Day 8: Full day explorer | Central Serengeti

Stop At: Migration at Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park Tanzania
You will depart the Lodge at first light with a picnic breakfast for a big day in search of the biggest herds of the great migrations. Alternatively, as usually you may choose to enjoy a more leisurely breakfast at the camp instead of a picnic breakfast and depart with picnic lunches for a full day of game drives exploring different areas of the central serengeti. Areas that will be visited are the Retima Hippo pool, maasai and sametu kopjes and plains as well as Moru and Simba kopjes.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the Migration Camp

Day 9: Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area via Olduvai Gorge

Stop At: Olduvai Gorge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania
After an early breakfast, depart with packed lunch and drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area via Olduvai Gorge.
Duration: 9 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Ngorongoro-Oldeani-Mountain-Lodge

Day 10: Explorer Ngorongoro Crater

Stop At: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania
Photo tour Ngorongoro Crater
We will have a very early start and we will Collect breakfast and lunch boxes, at around 05:45 and descend into the crater for an in-depth exploration of this distinctive ecosystem. Enjoy abundant wildlife viewing set against the impressive backdrop of the Ngorongoro Crater, the heart of the conservation area. These drives provide one of the best opportunities in Africa to view black rhino, which tend to spend their time on the crater floor. Ngorongoro Crater is one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles; its magical setting and abundant wildlife never fail to enthrall visitors. Another big draw card to this picturesque Caldera, is it’s dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, and if Lucky enough you will have chance to see the small cats like the Rare Caracal, Serval cat as well as the african wild cat which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Ngorongoro-Oldeani-Mountain-Lodge

Day 11: Explorer Lake Manyara National Park

Stop At: Lake Manyara National Park Tanzania
Leave the lodge at Ngorongoro and proceed driving southwards enjoying the scenic drive through the villages of karatu to Lake Manyara National Park, considered a birdwatcher’s delight and world-renowned among ornithologists; extraordinary bird life includes pink flamingos and great birds of prey. You will have a full day exploring the flora and fauna of lake Manyara National park. You have an option to visit the culturally-diverse village of Mto wa Mbu set on the banks of the river of the same name, for an in-depth look at tribal life in the African bush; more than 100 different Tanzanian tribes make their homes before check in into Lake Manyara National Park. Picnic Lunch is served at Msasa Picnic site, which has got fabulous view of the Lake. around 3pm we will drive to Lake Manyara Safari Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Duration: 9 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

Day 12: Drive to Tarangire National Park via Masai Village

Stop At: Babati, tanzania, Tarangire National Park 3134 Tanzania
Drive to Tarangire via Masai Village before driving to Tarangire National Park, complete with a picnic lunch. Your dinner and overnight stay will be at the Maramboi Tented Lodge
Duration: 10 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Maramboi Tented Lodge

Day 13: Exploring Tarangire National Park

Stop At: Babati, tanzania, Tarangire National Park 3134 Tanzania
Exploring the Silalei Swamp and Tarangire River is the centerpiece of this park, which is famous for some of the largest herds of elephants in Africa. The Silale swamp acts as a giant sponge during the green season and slowly releases water during the dry season attracting thousands of animals. In the dry season large numbers of animals congregate along the life-giving river and simply make the Tarangire River and the silale swamp serves as a place of refuge for the largest elephant population in northern Tanzania. Here you may see lion, leopard, cheetah, Greater and lesser kudu, buffalo, Oryx, eland, giraffe and zebra. In addition to the animal species, the park is famous for its century-old baobab trees and over 300 species of birds
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Maramboi Tented Lodge

Day 14: Departure

Stop At: Arusha Village Experience, Arusha Tanzania
Departure
Around 9am we will start our journey back to Arusha. Stop at cultural heritage for lunch and an optional shopping, and then drive to the hotel for a day use room before driving to Kilimanjaro Airport for your flight back home.

Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Day room at Mount Meru Hotel
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Important Information
Departure Point
Arusha, Tanzania
Duration
14 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 14x Breakfast
  • 12x Dinner
  • 13x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 14 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Arusha Village Experience
  • Entry/Admission - Mara River
  • Entry/Admission - Migration at Serengeti National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Olduvai Gorge
  • Entry/Admission - Ngorongoro Crater
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Manyara
  • Entry/Admission - Tarangire National Park
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Our trip was in total 13 days across the entire north circuit: north and central Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara and Tarangire. We flew from Arusha to Kogatende and then drove from north to south all the way back to Arusha. Expect in Africa Safari is a local small company
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Response from expectinafricasafari, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzania Wildlife Photography Safari | 14 Days
Responded 9 Aug. 2019
We are very delighted that your tour was amazing and thanks for recommending.We will be happy to plan safari for your friends who wish to visit Tanzania, Thank you very much and we can't wait to organize your next vacation. Best regards, Expect In Africa Safari /Team
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