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Vessel Africa Safaris
Vessel Africa Safaris
Vessel Africa Safaris
Vessel Africa Safaris
Vessel Africa Safaris

Tanzania Family Wildlife Safari

Trip Summary

This 14 day family safari to Tarangire, Lake Eyasi, Ngorongoro and the Serengeti offers great value for families and children. You will drive from park to park where you will be able to enjoy the African scenery including the Great Rift Valley.

Highlights

Arusha / Tarangire / Lake Enyasi / Ngorongoro / Serengeti

Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha

Upon arrival, you will be met and assisted by Vessel Africa Representative. After a brief introduction, you will be transferred to Serena Mountain Village or similar.

 

Day 2 - 4: Tarangire

Drive to Tarangire National Park. Activities include day game drives into the park, share nature walk with a Masai guide, visit the local schools and meet the children, perhaps have a game of football and join in with lessosn, and an optional cultural visit to nomadic Masai bomas. 3 nights at Tarangire Safari Lodge or similar.

 

Day 5 - 6: Lake Eyasi

Drive to Lake Eyasi. Spend the day exploring on foot this dry and rugged landscape, which is still inhabited by a small group of bushmen. Next morning enjoy a day of activities: learn how to make bows and arrows with the bushmen, hunt and gather roots and tubers and how to make beaded jewelry. 2 nights Kisima Ngeda Camp.

 

Day 7 - 8: Ngorongoro

Drive to Ngorongoro Crater. Today you will descend to the crater floor. Here animals are found throughout the year due to the permanent availability of gras and water. Next morning enjoy a day of activities, visit a Maasai village where you will have opportunities to interact with the Maasai kids and families and learn about their daily life and activities. Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge. or similar.

 

Day 9 - 10: Serengeti

Your journey to the Serengeti includes a visit to Oldupai Gorge, the famous archaeological site where the Leakey's discovered the remains of Australopithecus, Homo Habilis and Homo Erectus. You will spend three nights of full board accommodation at a private camp, set in wilderness areas, depending on the season and movement of the animals. Overnight at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge.

 

Day 11 - 13: Serengeti

Following breakfast in camp, enjoy a guided bush walk along the Grumeti River. A leisurely lunch will be served before you transfer to the airstrip for your late afternoon charter flight to Arusha. On arrival you will be transferred to the Kilimanjaro Airport for your international flight.

Day 14: Serengeti - Arusha - Depart

Game drive enroute to the airstrip for your scheduled charter flight to Arusha. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel where a dayroom has been reserved until this evening’s airport transfer.