Tanzania Showcase

  • CAD $4,280

  • 6 days / 5 nights

This 6-day road safari, which has as its backdrop the legendary snows of Mount Kilimanjaro, showcases the tree-climbing lions of beautiful Lake Manyara, the mighty Serengeti, the famous Olduvai Gorge prehistoric site, and the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater.

Itinerary

After lunch in Arusha, drive to the famous Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area (NCCA), which features rolling plains, lakes, craters, mountains and dormant volcanoes. Journey up the side of the vast Ngorongoro Crater, a World Heritage Site, which is one of the largest volcanic craters in the world (almost 20 kilometres wide, 610-760 metres deep and covering a total area of 264 square kilometres), and arrive at the
Ngorongoro Serena Lodge in time for sundowner cocktails overlooking one of the finest views in the world.

Accommodation: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Activities: Crater tour
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, descend into the ‘8th Wonder of the World’, a unique biosphere that has
remained virtually unchanged since the dawn of time. Enclosed within its towering walls are grasslands, swamps, forests, saltpans, a fresh water lake and a glorious variety
of birdlife. Here too are all the members of the ‘Big Five’ (lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo) as well as a large cast of plains game and one of Africa’s densest populations of predators. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the crater floor before climbing back up to the lodge in time for relaxation before dinner.

Accommodation: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Activities: Afternoon game drive
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, leave the NCCA and cross into neighbouring Serengeti National Park stopping en route at Ol Duvai Gorge. Known as the ‘Cradle of Mankind’, this is one
of the most important prehistoric sites in the world. Pioneered by famous paleontologists Louis and Mary Leakey in the 1950s it offers a glimpse into life two million years ago. Arrive at the Serengeti Serena Lodge in time to relax and enjoy a
classic safari supper.

Accommodation: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Activities: Early-morning, morning, afternoon game drives
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast. enjoy a day of game driving (meals taken in true safari style ‘in the bush’) in the vast and sensational Serengeti, which covers 14,763 sq km of endlessly
rolling savannah. Venue for ‘the greatest wildlife show on Earth’, the annual migration of over one million wildebeest, the park is also renowned for its lions, cheetahs, zebras, giraffes and plains game. Overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Activities: Afternoon game drives
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast drive to beautiful Lake Manyara, a shallow alkaline lake that shimmers in a cleft in the Great Rift Valley. Arrive in time for lunch at the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge, which stands on the edge of the escarpment, overlooking the lake. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. A small but uniquely diverse national park, Manyara is home to the world-famous tree-climbing lions, thousands of flamingoes and nearly 500 species of birds. Return to the lodge thereafter. Dinner will be served in the elegant central dining room. Overnight at the lodge.

Accommodation: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, drive back to Arusha, Tanzania’s ‘Safari Town’, in time for lunch then board your afternoon shuttle back to Nairobi.

Dates & Prices

Departure DatePrice per personChild (sharing)#
January - December 2020From CAD $4,280From CAD $2,970

* Price per person based on double occupancy. Due to the dynamic nature of availability and pricing, please click here to contact us directly for departure dates and full pricing
# Children’s rates are offered on the basis of the child being under 12 years of age and sharing with an adult.

Accommodations

Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge

Perched on the edge of the world’s largest intact crater with panoramic views over one of the most famous wildlife arenas on planet earth, the lodge offers: 75 air-conditioned rooms which are strung around the crater rim, each with its own rock-enclosed balcony. The Maasai-inspired, split-level dining and bar area features a two-tier wall of windows looking down on to the constantly changing vistas of the crater below.

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Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

Set high on the saddle of tree-clad ridge commanding panoramic views across the endless Serengeti, the lodge is the ultimate fusion of traditional African architecture and world-class style. Drawing its inspiration from a traditional Maasai village, it offers: 66 air-conditioned rooms, each of which is accommodated in a stone-built, traditionally-thatched ‘Rondavel’. Additionally there is an infinity swimming pool and sundeck, a central dining room with BBQ, a bar with panoramic viewing deck, extensive grounds and a BBQ dinner site overlooking the migration corridor.

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Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge

Perched high on the edge of a towering cliff with panoramic views over Lake Manyara and the volcano-studded floor of the Great Rift Valley, this lodge offers a unique blend of tranquillity, wildlife discovery, ornithological richness and high-adventure sporting action. There are 54 rooms accommodated in circular rondavels with fabulous views over the infinity pool to the lake. Additionally the hotel
offers a central bar and dining room set amidst extensive tropical gardens, a hill top BBQ restaurant and a spectacular poolside bar.


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