Kilimanjaro Bliss Safari

Safari Options

The places you can visit depend on how many days you have for safari. The longer you have, the more we can help you see. We give you lots of safari options to choose from.

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Inclusions and Possible Itineraries

All safaris leave from Arusha at 8am on the first morning.

We use safari land cruisers with opening roof-top.

Picnic box lunches are provided for each day of your safari.

Breakfast and dinners are provided as part of lodge, and tented camp accommodation on multi-day safaris, some breakfasts may be boxed for early morning game drives.

(Budget camping option: all meals are prepared by your safari cook, who travels with you).

Note: All safari options are custom booked. We do not have any scheduled group safaris, so you can be sure that your safari will be tailored to your requests, and only your group members and support staff will travel in the vehicle.

Featured Safari

7 Day “Off the Beaten Track” Safari

Day 0: Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport.  Our guide will pick you up from airport and transfer you to your hotel.

Day 1: Pick up from hotel in Arusha around 8am

Drive to Lake Manyara. Game drive then overnight Near Lake Manyara.

Day 2:  Engaruka Ruins and Lake Natron

 

Day 3: Sunrise Flamingo hike of Lake Natron, and visit Engeresro footprints.  Drive to the Northern Serengeti Camp in Lobo via the rift escarpment. 

Day 4: Full day game drive around Serengeti, Lobo region and overnight at same accommodation in Lobo, or at a new location in Central Serengeti.

Day 5: Early morning Game drive in central Serengeti, and afternoon transfer to Ngorongoro rim.Olduvai Gorge side trip possible.

Day 6: Early morning decent to crater and game drive in Ngoronogoro National Park. Afternoon drive to Lake Eyasi accommodation.

Day 7: Early morning hunting with Hadzabe Bushmen, and visit with Datoga tribe. Then drive back to Arusha, where your guide will deliver you to your hotel in the early evening.

nature of life off the beaten track, routes and activities may shift slightly, or be replaced by similar activities if there are safety concerns (these might include: increased volcanic activity, floods, road blockages), or other unexpected reasons.

Safari Itineraries

1 Day (Arusha National Park) Safari Options
Day 0 You arrive in Arusha

Day 1 – Drive to Arusha National Park for a full – day game drive, with picnic lunch. Return to Arusha.

 

2 Days (Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater) Safari Options
Day 0 You arrive in Arusha

Day 1 – Drive to Tarangire for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 – Breakfast, Proceed to Ngorongoro for crater game drive with picnic lunch. Return to Arusha.

 

3 Days (Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire) Safari Options
Day 0 You arrive in Arusha

Day 1 – Drive to Lake Manyara for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 – Breakfast, Drive to Ngorongoro Crater for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – Breakfast, Drive to Tarangire for game drive with picnic lunch. Return to Arusha.

Those wishing to visit the Serengeti should plan a safari of 4 or more days, as the driving time to Serengeti from Arusha is a 9 hours drive, and shorter itineraries do not allow time to travel and view game. Our most popular itinerary is our 5 – day safari, which gives your enough time to visit four parks highly recommended.

 

4 Days (Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater) Safari Options
Day 0 You arrive in Arusha

Day 1 – Drive to Tarangire for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 – Breakfast, Drive to Serengeti with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – Breakfast, game drive in Serengeti with picnic lunch. Return to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – Breakfast, Drive to Ngorongoro Crater for game drive with picnic lunch. Return to Arusha.

 

5 Days (Lake Manyara, Cultural option, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire) Safari Options
Day 0 You arrive in Arusha

Day 1 – Drive to Lake Manyara for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 – *Cultural Options: (choose one of these options)

  1. Drive to Olduvai Gorge Museum and world Heritage site, in the Rift valley to see display of earliest known human origins “Nutcracker Man”.  Then have picnic lunch.
  1. b) Early morning cultural visit to local tribes (Hadzabe bushmen, and Datoga Blacksmith tribe), picnic lunch,
  1. c) Visit Maasai village in Ngorongoro Conservancy area, picnic lunch

and then, continue to Serengeti for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – Breakfast, Full day game drive in Serengeti. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – Breakfast, Continue to Ngorongoro Crater for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 – Breakfast, Game drive in Tarangire with picnic lunch. Return to Arusha.

 

6 Days (Lake Manyara, Cultural Option, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire) Safari Options
Day 0 You arrive in Arusha

Day 1 – Drive to Lake Manyara for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 – *Cultural Options: (choose one of these options)

  1. Drive to Olduvai Gorge Museum and world Heritage site, in the Rift valley to see display of earliest known human origins “Nutcracker Man”.  Then have picnic lunch.
  1. b) Early morning cultural visit to local tribes (Hadzabe bushmen, and Datoga Blacksmith tribe), picnic lunch,
  1. c) Visit Maasai village in Ngorongoro Conservancy area, picnic lunch

and then, continue to Serengeti for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – Breakfast, Full day game drive in Serengeti. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – Breakfast, Full day game drive in Serengeti. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 – Breakfast, Proceed to Ngorongoro Crater for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6 – Breakfast, Game drive in Tarangire with picnic lunch. Return to Arusha.

 

7 Days (Lake Manyara, Cultural Option, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire) Safari Options
Day 0 You arrive in Arusha

Day 1 – Drive to Lake Manyara for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 – *Cultural Options: (choose one of these options)

  1. Drive to Olduvai Gorge Museum and world Heritage site, in the Rift valley to see display of earliest known human origins “Nutcracker Man”.  Then have picnic lunch.
  1. b) Early morning cultural visit to local tribes (Hadzabe bushmen, and Datoga Blacksmith tribe), picnic lunch,
  1. c) Visit Maasai village in Ngorongoro Conservancy area, picnic lunch

and then, continue to Serengeti for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 – Breakfast, Full day game drive in Serengeti. Picnic Lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 – Breakfast, Full day game drive in Serengeti. Picnic Lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 – Breakfast, Full day game drive in Serengeti. Picnic Lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6 – Breakfast, Continue to Ngorongoro Crater for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 7 – Breakfast, Game drive at Tarangire with picnic lunch. Return to Arusha.

 

8 Days (Lake Manyara, Hadzabe and Datoga tribes, Ngorogoro, Olduvai Gorge, Serengeti, Ngorogoro Concervancy & Maasi village, Tarangire) Safari Options

Day 0 You arrive in Arusha

Day 1 – Drive to Lake Manyara for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 – *Cultural Tours Early morning breakfast and cultural visit to local tribes (Hadzabe bushmen, and Datoga Blacksmith tribe). Picnic lunch, and then, continue to Ngorongoro Crater for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight

Day 3 – Breakfast, Drive to Olduvai Gorge Museum and world Heritage site, in the Rift valley to see display of earliest known human origins “Nutcracker Man”. Picnic lunch.

and then, continue to Serengeti for dinner and overnight.

Day 4 – Breakfast, Full day game drive in Serengeti. Picnic Lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 – Breakfast, Full day game drive in Serengeti. Picnic Lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6 – Breakfast, Full day game drive in Serengeti. Picnic Lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 7 – Breakfast, Continue to Ngorongoro Crater for game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight.
Day 8 – Breakfast, Game drive at Tarangire with picnic lunch. Return to Arusha.

 

 

9 Days, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Karatu, Serengeti (central and northern circuits), Ngorogoro Safari Options

Day 0 You arrive in Arusha

Day 1 – Drive to Tarangire for morning game drive

Day 2 – Drive to Lake Manyara for morning game Drive, picnic lunch and afternoon wildlife viewing.

Day 3 – Drive from Karatu to Serengeti

*Cultural Options: (choose one of these options)

  1. Drive to Olduvai Gorge Museum and world Heritage site, in the Rift valley to see display of earliest known human origins “Nutcracker Man”.  Then have picnic lunch.
  1. b) Early morning cultural visit to local tribes (Hadzabe bushmen, and Datoga Blacksmith tribe). Picnic lunch,
  1. c) Visit Maasai village in Ngorongoro Conservancy area. Picnic lunch

and then, continue to Serengeti for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 ­- Boxed breakfast for early morning game drive in Serengeti full-day wildlife viewing return to accommodation. Picnic lunch.

Day 5 ­- Drive to Central Serengeti – Northern Serengeti over nigh will be near the Mara river Picnic lunch.

Day 6 ­- Full day game drive on Mara circuit, Northern Serengeti. Picnic lunch.

Day 7 ­- Drive from Northern Serengeti back to Central Serengeti, game drive on route. Picnic lunch.

Day 8 – Morning game drive in Serengeti. Picnic lunch and drive to Ngorongoro for overnight.

Day 9 – Early morning decent into Ngorongoro for game drive, picnic lunch, then drive back to Arusha.

*Cultural Tours Note: Your Safari guide / driver will schedule which day the cultural tours are included depending on which cultural tour you choose.

 

Private Standard Safari Prices

PRIVATE STANDARD SAFARIS PRICING
Price Per Person (based on group size) (USD)
Itinerary 1 person 2 person group 3 person group 4+ person group Single*
1 Day Safari $560 $386 $325 $301
2 Day Safari $1,575 $1,174 $1,109 $997 +$75
3 Day Safari $2,336 $1,735 $1,640 $1,469 +$142
4 Day Safari $3,098 $2,295 $2,171 $1,941 +$213
5 Day Safari $3,859 $2,856 $2,696 $2,413 +$283
6 Day Safari $4,567 $3,363 $3,174 $2,826 +$354
7 Day Safari $5,275 $3,888 $3,652 $3,298 +$425
8 Day Safari $6,023 $4,443 $4,171 $3,770 +$496
9 Day Safari $6,779 $4,998 $4,578 $4,242 +$567

*Single accommodations are booked by request, at a supplement of $75 per night.
Otherwise all accommodations are shared, double or triple occupancy.

Luxury safari Prices

LUXURY SAFARIS PRICING
Price Per Person (based on group size) (USD)
Itinerary 1 person 2 person group 3 person group 4+ person group Single*
1 Day Safari $560 $386 $325 $301
2 Day Safari $2,255 $1,565 $1,475 $1,345 +$125
3 Day Safari $3,345 $2,350 $2,220 $2,025 +$250
4 Day Safari $4,455 $3,135 $2,955 $2,695 +$375
5 Day Safari $5,575 $3,900 $3,700 $3,375 +$500
6 Day Safari $6,685 $4,705 $4,435 $4,015 +$625
7 Day Safari $7,805 $5,490 $5,170 $4,665 +$750
8 Day Safari $8915 $6,280 $5,905 $5,315 +$875
9 Day Safari $10,035 $7,080 $6,640 $5,965 +$1000

*Single accommodations are booked by request, at a supplement of $120 per night.
Otherwise all accommodations are shared, double or triple occupancy.

 

Trip Inclusions/Exclusions in Standard & Luxury Safaris

These prices include:

  • Airport Pick up /drop off
  • Hotel accommodation, 1 day before and 1 night after safari, with breakfast
  • Game drives in 4×4 Toyota Land Cruiser
  • Guides/drivers
  • Accommodation, double or triple occupancy during safari
  • Breakfast and dinner at hotel and Picnic Lunches during safari
  • Wifi access at most locations
  • National Park gate fees
  • Ngorongoro Crater car supplement fee
  • Serengeti supplement fee
  • Cultural Visit Fee (Olduvai Gorge fee, Hadzabe / Datoga, Maasai Village)
  • 18% Tourism Tax introduced June 2016

 

Not included in price:

  • Alcoholic and soft drink beverages at the hotel
  • Laundry service
  • Tips (see Tip Rates below)
  • Travel insurance
  • Flights /visas

 

Cost of additional services: Prices include 18% tax

  • Serengeti balloon ride, on 5-7 day safaris, per person $650
  • Extra hotel night in Arusha, check in 11AM, check out 10AM, per double room $160

Additional Cultural tours $50 per person per extra tour

Budget safari Prices

BUDGET (camping) SAFARIS PRICING
Price Per Person (based on group size) (USD)
Itinerary 1 person 2 person group 3 person group 4+ person group Single*
1 Day Safari $560 $386 $325 $301
2 Day Safari $1,049 $681 $558 $497 +$
3 Day Safari $1,320 $878 $729 $655 +$
4 Day Safari $1,772 $1,170 $995 $906 +$
5 Day Safari $2,053 $1,427 $1,218 $1,183 +$
6 Day Safari $2,423 $1,697 $1,455 $1,334 +$
7 Day Safari $2,780 $1,965 $1,693 $1,557 +$
8 Day Safari $3,259 $2,301 $2,270 $1,822 +$
9 Day Safari $3,737 $2,637 $2,270 $2,087 +$

 

Items included:

  • Airport Pick up /drop off
  • Transportation in 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Professional, English speaking guide and safari cook
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Drinking water (Please bring your own reusable water bottle)
  • Wine, Beer, or soft drink (1 glass per evening)
  • Overnight stays in tents
  • Wifi signal at some locations
  • Tent & camping equipment
  • Sleeping mattresses
  • All National Park fees
  • Cultural tour
  • 18% Tourism Tax introduced June 2016

 

Items not included:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks beyond that included
  • Additional cultural tours
  • Other Extra options
  • Visa fees
  • Tips (see Tip Rates below)
  • Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Flights to / from Arusha
  • Laundry

Safari Tip Rates

These Rates are only a basic guideline, however feel free to tip more if you feel that the service you have received merits it.

Driver / Guide

Rate per Day per Group

 

Cook (if on budget safari)

Rate per Day per Group

 

Hotel Staff

May be tipped small denominations, but is not expected

 

$15 – $30 $10 – $15 $1

 

Useful Links:

Oldupai Gorge “Cradle of Mankind” http://www.ngorongorocrater.org/oldupai.html