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10 DAY EMPAKAAI TO NATRON TREK + WILDLIFE SAFARI

THE DETAILS:

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Safaris include daily game drives in a high quality Land Cruiser, suitable for up to 7 people.

GAME DRIVES

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All meals as listed, local alcoholic and
non-alcoholic drinks are included.

MEALS AND DRINKS INCLUDED

THE BUDGET:

From $X,XXX USD per adult

Price is an estimate only and is dependant on group size, age of children, time of year and your choice of camps.

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Anytime of year

RECOMMENDED DATES

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View the Serengeti from above as you fly back to Arusha or onwards to Zanzibar.

FLY OUT SAFARI

MAKE IT EXTRA SPECIAL:

We can incorporate all kind of activities in your safari, like coffee farm tours, hot air balloon, Maasai cultural tours, canoe safari and zip-lining. See below for our optional extras.

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DAY 1

Welcome to Arusha

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you are welcomed by your guide and driven to your accommodation. Spend the afternoon relaxing by the pool. 
 

Optional Extras: Tour of coffee farm and village life, shopping tour, waterfall hike


ACCOMODATION:
Ngare Sero Mountain Lodge (luxury)

Rivertrees Country Inn (luxury)

Four Points by Sheraton Arusha (luxury)

Arusha Planet Lodge (mid-range) 

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DAY 2

Empakaai Crater

Depart at 8am for the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (2.5 hours).  Once inside the Conservation area there is a 3-hour drive through the highlands to reach camp. On arrival at the special campsite on the rim of the Empakaai crater, trek down to the crater floor with a ranger. September and October are Flamingo breeding season, and the lake is fringed with thousands of flamingos. The descent takes about 40 minutes. Climb back up the crater wall in time for sundowners overlooking one of Tanzania’s hidden gems. 

 

Meals: B, L, D


ACCOMODATION:

Empakaai Special Campsite

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DAY 3

Ngorongoro Highlands

Set off with Maasai guides and their donkeys, winding your way through the rolling hills and picturesque Maasai villages.  Today’s hike is around 8 hours. Arrive in Acacia camp in the afternoon and you have the option for a short hike to a lookout for sundowners with beautiful views overlooking the volcano, Ol Doinyo Lengai. 

 

Meals: B, L, D


ACCOMODATION:

Acacia Special Campsite

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DAY 4

Lake Natron

The hike towards Lake Natron continues. Vistas are dominated by the active Volcano Ol Doinyo Lengai and the dramatic walls of the Rift Valley. Upon reaching the Rift Valley floor, you are met by the car and transferred to the Lake Natron Tented Camp. Today’s hike is around 4 hours. Arrive at camp in time for lunch. In the afternoon, take a walk with your Maasai guide to the lake shores and laze around the covered natural pools.

Meals: B, L, D


ACCOMODATION:

Lake Natron Tented Camp

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DAY 5

Lake Natron

After breakfast, take a short game drive of the area and hike with your Maasai guide to the waterfall for a swim. After lunch, depart for Lake Manyara Region. 

 

Meals: B, L, D


ACCOMODATION:

Mawe Mawe Lodge (luxury) 

Escarpment Luxury Lodge (luxury)

Manyara’s Secret (luxury) 

Migombani Camp (mid-range) 

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DAY 6

Lake Manyara

We make our way to Lake Manyara National Park for a game drive. Lake Manyara’s forests host large monkey and baboon populations and the very shy tree-climbing lion. Explore the large hippo pools and the lake shores that are the breeding grounds for thousands of flamingos. 

 

Meals: B, L, D


ACCOMODATION:

Mawe Mawe Lodge (luxury) 

Escarpment Luxury Lodge (luxury)

Manyara’s Secret (luxury)

Marera Valley Lodge (mid-range)

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DAY 7

Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, we make our way into the Ngorongoro Crater- a highlight of every safari! The sheer crater walls give way to a wide expanse of land, home to dense animal populations including thousands of flamingos during breeding time. This is your chance for an encounter with an endangered rhino.    

 

Meals: B, L, D


ACCOMODATION:

Lion’s Paw Camp (luxury)

Acacia Farm Lodge (luxury)

Tortilis Camp Ngorongoro (mid-range)

Marera Valley Lodge (mid-range)

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DAY 8

Serengeti National Park

Today we drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the Serengeti. The Serengeti’s endless grass plains are home to huge herds of wildebeest and zebra. Spend the afternoon watching hunting cheetahs, playful lion cubs and majestic leopards before heading to the lodge for sundowners.  

 

Meals: B, L, D


ACCOMODATION:

Nanyukie Tented Lodge (premium luxury)

Nyumbani Tented Camp (luxury)

Kubu Kubu Tented Camp (luxury) 

Zawadi Camp (mid-range)

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DAY 9

Serengeti National Park

Another day to explore pockets of the Serengeti’s plains. There is the opportunity today to split the day into a morning and afternoon game drive and return to the lodge for a hot lunch.

Optional Extras: Sunrise hot air balloon ride

 

Meals: B, L, D


ACCOMODATION:

Nanyukie Tented Lodge (premium luxury)

Nyumbani Tented Camp (luxury)

Kubu Kubu Tented Camp (luxury) 

Zawadi Camp (mid-range)

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DAY 10

Serengeti National Park

After a final morning game drive in the Serengeti, take your onward flight to Arusha or Zanzibar.

 

Meals: B

Ready?

THIS IS YOUR ADVENTURE

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