A showcase of real Eastern African wildlife that will leave visitors with the special memories of Africa's natural treasures and dazzling white beaches.
With an abundance of wildlife and bird species on its grassy plains, Serengeti is where where thousands of grazing animals are tailed by the predators in one of the worlds greatest migrations. The Ngorongoro Crater, a World Heritage Site, is one of the most important refuges for animals in Africa.
Visit the homelands of the Masai people and the island of Zanzibar, a perfect combination of safari and beach relaxation.
- Meserani Snake Park & Masai Cultural Museum.
- Dar es Salaam.
- Zanzibar Island's white sandy beaches and culture.
- Optional excursion into Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater.
Touring Transport and other Options:
- Budget Adventure Groups Tours by Customised Overland Trucks.
- Small Family Groups by Special-made Trucks or Smaller Tourist Buses.
- Scheduled or tailor-made Trips, from Camping to Accommodated.
3 Crew Members
Most Meals Included
25 Passengers Max
10 Days / 9 Nights
DAY 1-3: Zanzibar (OPTIONAL) (B)
Hop on the ferry to the "Spice Island,” where you have the option to spend the 3 nights on the island.
PLEASE NOTE: Accommodation and Meals are on your own account whilst on Zanzibar, as most passengers prefer to explore the island on their own. The Trip Leader will join you and can arrange your accommodation.
Zanzibar offers a wide variety of optional excursions
If you don't feel up to visiting Zanzibar, the next 3 days are spent at leisure at the beach campsite in Dar es Salaam.
The camp offers diving, snorkelling and fishing trips. The driver and cook remain behind in Dar es Salaam.
DAY 4: Dar es Salaam (D)
We depart Zanzibar in the afternoon and return for another night in Dar es Salaam.
Arrival back to camp is usually in the late afternoon/evening.
Day 5: Pangani (B/L/D)
Leaving the hustle and bustle of Dar es Salaam, we head for the farmlands. Today is used as a transit day to get us closer to Serengeti.
DAY 6: Arusha (B/L/D)
A long day’s drive through vast sisal plantations and African bushveld takes us to Arusha. We pass The Pare and Usambara Mountain ranges and also the town of Moshi. Moshi is the base for Mount Kilimanjaro climbing expeditions. We may even catch a glimpse of this iconic mountain’s snowy summit - a great photo opportunity. We reach our campsite in Meserani on the outskirts of Arusha.
DAY 7: Karatu (Optional) (B/L/D)
Today we visit Meserani Reptile Park and Masai Cultural Museum. We have time to explore the town of Arusha. Lunch is enjoyed at our camp against the backdrop of Mount Meru and transfer into locally operatedm specially designed 4WD vehicles.
Traveling via the Masai town of Mtu Wa Mbu and climbing then up the Rift Valley Escarpment we reach the village of Karatu. We spend the evening at a very pleasant campsite in Karatu with ablution facilities.
DAY 8: Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park (B/L/D)
Departing early, we head for the Ngorongoro Conservation area and head into the Ngorongoro Crater, the largest unbroken, unflooded caldera in the world, boasting some of the best game viewing in Africa – including Black Rhino.
After our game drive in the Crater, we drive down the rim of the Crater rim and past the ‘Cradle of Mankind’ towards the Serengeti National Park. Tonight we camp without ablution facilities surrounded by the sounds of the African wilderness, without any fences around the campsite... truly in the midst of nature!
DAY 9: Serengeti National Park to Arusha (B/L/D)
In the morning we start off with another game drive and search of the any wildlife we might have missed so far. We retrace our journey back to our truck at Arusha.
*Those of us skipping the optional Serengeti/Ngorongoro Crater you will remain at the campsite.
DAY 10: Nairobi (Kenya)(B)
Make our way north we reach the Tanzania/ Kenyan border and continue on our journey to Nairobi.
The rest of the day is yours at leisure.
Optional Excursions - Visit The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust or Giraffe Centre in Langata, Nairobi National Park or local curio markets close by the campsite or try the fair on offer at the famous Carnivores restaurant.