8 Day: African Roots Tour

This is our most iconic tour which gives you a taste of African culture, wildlife experience and it represents what our company is all about. During this tour, you will have the chance of, not only visiting all the parks in the Northern safari circuit of Tanzania but also you will have 3 nights in Serengeti National Park which is an ideal time-frame, but also have fascinating cultural experiences with the Hadzabes in Lake Eyasi.

per adult from

$7,944

AUD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 8x Breakfast
    • 8x Dinner
    • 8x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 8 nights
    • All fees and taxes
    • Safari jeep 4*4 pop up roof top with six widow seat
    • A professional driver/guide
    • Entry/Admission - Ngorongoro Crater
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Eyasi
    What's excluded :
    • International flight
    • Tips form safari driver/guide and chief
    • Personal items
    • Travel insurance, visa fees

  • Day 1: Tarangire National Park

    Stop At: Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Arusha Region
    The driver will pick you up from your hotel at 8am and take you to Tarangire National Park, the park is famous for its diverse landscape with nine different vegetation zone. The park is particularly known for the abundance of Ancient Baobab trees (the largest trees in the continent) which fill the landscape and dwarfing the animals next to them.

    The river of the park is full of wildlife ranging from a large variety of birds to lions, leopards, zebras, giraffes, buffaloes, antelopes and, of course, elephants. The park has the largest concentration of elephants in the whole country and provides unique chances to observe the interaction between elephant families.
    The lunch area is fascinating, boasting an observatory with amazing views to the river and wildlife with chances of seeing a hunt while having your picnic.
    In the afternoon you will proceed with the game drive and later in the evening the driver will take you to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Nimali Tarangire (Luxury Tented Camp)

    Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park

    Stop At: Lake Manyara National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Arusha Region
    This is a beautiful short journey across the Great Rift Valley to Lake Manyara National Park for a full day game drive. Although small in dimension (205 sq. miles), the park has breathtaking scenery and famous for its lush acacia forest, giant figs and mahogany trees, as well as to a growing population of baboons and blue monkeys.

    Permanent residents of giraffes, lions, elephants, impalas, zebras, leopards, cape buffaloes, African wild cats, Thomson's gazelle, hyena, waterbucks and warthog. The lake is also a home to hippos.

    The landscapes of Lake Manyara are something that can not be described with words, and the game drives along the lake provide stunning photo opportunities of giraffes, buffaloes and flamingos in the foreground of the lake. After lunch you will proceed with the game drive, then later in the evening you will head to the camp or lodge for dinner.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Gibb's Farm (Luxury Lodge)

    Day 3: Serengeti National Park

    Stop At: Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park
    After an early breakfast at lodge or camp, you will depart towards the most famous national park in the World, the Serengeti. The driving itself, although long, is an amazing and a spectacular experience. This will be an unforgettable moment for anyone seeing it for the first time.

    As you progress into the Serengeti, you will see why the name means, in local language, "endless plains". The park has 6,900 sq. mile (18,000 sq. km) and for most of it, the plains will stretch to the horizon defying your senses and perception of distances. It is the home of the Great Migration where over to 2 million wildebeests, hundreds of thousands of zebras and all kinds of antelopes migrate in search of pasture and water. As for Big Cats and large predators, it's the place of choice to look out for lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas, with many television scenes like the famous river crossings having been filmed in this famous park.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Chaka Camp ( Luxury Tented Bush Camp

    Day 4: Serengeti National Park

    Stop At: Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park
    You will do a full day in the Serengeti National Park, we are completely flexible with your preferences and this day will be organized according to your wishes. For instance; you can do an early morning game drive were animals are so active then head back to the camp or lodge for lunch and relax then finish of with an afternoon game drive or you can do a full day game drive with a picnic lunch.

    On every day of the safari, your guide will discuss with you the best timing for you, including the game drives and the wake up time.

    Note: You can do an early morning Balloon Safari with an extra payment.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Chaka Camp (Luxury Tented Bush Camp)

    Day 5: Serengeti National Park

    Stop At: Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park
    You will do a full day in the Serengeti National Park, we are completely flexible with your preferences and this day will be organized according to your wishes. For instance; you can do an early morning game drive were animals are so active then head back to the camp or lodge for lunch and relax then finish of with an afternoon game drive or you can do a full day game drive with a picnic lunch.

    On every day of the safari, your guide will discuss with you the best timing for you, including the game drives and the wake up time.

    Note: You can do an early morning Balloon Safari with an extra payment.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Chaka Camp (Luxury Tented Bush Camp)

    Day 6: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

    Stop At: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania
    On this day we suggest a very early wake up in order to do an early morning game drive (when the animals are more active) and see one of the best sunrises you'll ever witness.

    After the game drive, you will return to the camp for a rewarding brunch and then you will proceed to Ngorongoro, the 8th wonder of the Natural World. The crater spreads for 102 sq. miles and has 2.000 ft high walls, making it virtually a Noah's ark and inhabiting almost every species of wildlife that is indigenous to East Africa. It's one of the very rare locations in the whole continent where you can witness the black Rhino.
    The crater has a river, several swamps, a soda lake with a great concentration of flamingos, a forest and open plains. It's also famous for its elephants which, are the largest in the world and have huge tusks. Ngorongoro Crater is truly a Wonder of the Natural World.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp (Luxury Tented Camp)

    Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater

    Stop At: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania
    You will start the day very early and descend into the crater floor for an incredible morning of wildlife in one of the most stunning places on Earth.

    Due to its dense animal population of approximately 25 000, the crater offers the best game viewing of all the parks in Tanzania. In matter of minutes you will be able to see wildebeest, eland, lions, zebras, gazelles, elephants, blue monkey and some of the more than 500 bird species in the area. With a little bit of luck you might catch a glimpse of the endangered black rhino.

    After game drive you will have a picnic lunch near the beautiful hippo lake. After lunch, you will proceed with a short game drive and then ascend the crater and exit Ngorongoro Conservation Area heading to Lake Eyasi, where you will have a unique and fascinating cultural experience with the Hadzabes on the next day.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp (Mid-Range Tented Camp)

    Day 8: Lake Eyasi

    Stop At: Lake Eyasi, Karatu Tanzania
    Today will be a different, special and a fascinating day for you. You will wake up very early, just before sunrise, and our guide will take you to the Hadzabes, one of the last true nomadic tribes in Africa.

    After introduction and historic explanation about the tribe, you will join them in their daily morning activities. The experience itself is out of the beaten track and beyond expectation, the photographic opportunities are out of this world. This tour will definitely be a highlight of your safari.
    You will participate in doing different activities, were you can either join the men in their daily hunting, or the women in their fruit gathering session. Either of them, you will learn about many aspects of the Hadzabes and their way of living.

    After finishing the activities with the tribe, you will visit the beautiful Lake Eyasi, a season shallow salt lake on the floor of the Great Rift Valley.
    Then later in the evening you will head back to Arusha.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Gran Melia Hotel
  • Departure Point :
    Arusha, Tanzania
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We advice our travelers to book the nearest hotel in townAirports
    • Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania
    • Arusha Airport, Arusha Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • 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 experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Serengeti Camping Safari

Activity ID: V-233986P9

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