Tanzania Safari 2017


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10 Day Road Safari

Highlights: Waterfalls, flora, fauna, scenery and more wildlife. Prices start at $3610.

This tour is unique to The Safari Express Company. Traveling in four-wheel-drive safari vehicles throughout with our top English speaking driver-guides, the safari visits all four of the country’s top parks. Afternoon departures allow for arrivals from Kenya or overnight international flights. Returning to Arusha at noon permits travelers to easily extend to southern Tanzania or Zanzibar. Our Classic Saffron and Vistas of Plains and Spice offer the Simba Safari combined with Zanzibar and Selous Game Reserve and are a great way to extend a Tanzanian adventure.

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2017

Season

(September 2017)

Group Tour

(Sunday Start)

Zanzibar

(On Request)

Double Occupancy
$3610 pp
$99 – $396 pp
Single Room
$4035 pp
$230 – $250

(One Way Flights From Arusha)

Extra Night Arusha Hotel

(Double Room w/BL)

$125 pp

Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb 2017

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Extra Night Arusha Hotel

(Single Room w/BL)

$190 pp
Balloon Safari in Serengeti
$485 pp
A DEPOSITof $500 is due at time of booking. Full tour amount is due for bookings after June 1, 2017.

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Day

 

Destination

 

Group Tour

(Sunday Start)

Meal Plan**

 

10 Arusha The Arusha Hotel
11 Arusha
The Arusha Hotel BL
12 Serengeti Serengeti Sopa Lodge FB
13 Serengeti Serengeti Sopa Lodge FB
14 Serengeti Serengeti Sopa Lodge FB
15 Ngrorngoro Crater
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge FB
16 Ngrorngoro Crater
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge FB
17 Tarangire Tarangire Sopa Lodge FB
18 Tarangire Tarangire Sopa Lodge FB
19 Arusha Depart The Arusha Hotel BL

 

**Meals are included if indicated by the following codes:

HB = Half Board – Breakfast and Dinner
FB = Full Board
FI = Fully inclusive – all meals and house beverages (generally excludes champagnes, premium spirits, liqueurs and tobacco)

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner

Sep 10 Arrival in Arusha

Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) in Arusha, Tanzania. Airport Meet and Greet. Transfer to the Arusha Hotel for overnight.

Sep 11 Arusha

Morning safari briefing. Remainder of the day at leisure. Evening to explore one of Arusha’s restaurants. Overnight at The Arusha Hotel. (BL)

Sep 12 ArushaSerengeti NP

Morning departure for the Arusha Airport. From here we fly to the Seronera Airstrip in the heart of the Serengeti National Park. Game drive en-route to the Serengeti Sopa Lodge. After lunch there will be an afternoon game drive in the vast Serengeti. Overnight at the Serengeti Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Sep 13 Serengeti NP

Optional sunrise balloon safari. Full day of game drives in this fantastic animal kingdom. At 5600 square miles the Serengeti is EIGHT times larger than the northern part of this eco-system in Kenya – the famous Masai Mara. Overnight again at the Serengeti Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Sep 14 Serengeti NP

Optional sunrise balloon safari. Another full day of game drives in wildlife paradise. Serengeti means endless plains in Swahili. Overnight again at the Serengeti Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Sep 15 Serengeti NPNgorongoro Crater Conservation Area

After breakfast depart to the Eighth Natural Wonder of the World – Ngorongoro Crater (a caldera or collapsed volcano). You will make an en-route stop at the Olduvai Gorge – ‘cradle of mankind’. There is a small museum here at Olduvai, seemingly in the middle of nowhere, that is surprisingly good. You will have a picnic lunch here before continuing on to the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge located on the the rim of the crater. (BLD)

Sep 16 Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area

Entire day will be spent 2000 feet down on the floor of this fabulous crater which is teeming with wildlife. This is one of the best places to see black rhinos. The crater elephants also have some of the largest tusks in all of Africa. Picnic lunch at one of the hippo pools. Late afternoon return to the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge for overnight. (BLD)

Sep 17 Ngorongoro Crater Conservation AreaTarangire NP

After breakfast proceed down into the Rift Valley and on into Tarangire National Park. My very first safari park. Game drive en-route to your lodge. After lunch there will be an afternoon game drive. Overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Sep 18 Tarangire NP

Morning and afternoon game drives in Tarangire – home of the giant Baobab trees. This is also the time of year of a large elephant migration into the park. Overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge. (BLD)

Sep 19 Tarangire NPArushaDeparture

Early morning departure and a short game drive as you leave Tarangire NP for the drive back to Arusha. Your lunch will be at the Arusha Hotel. There is a day room here for you to organize yourself for the trip home. In the early evening you will be transferred to the Kilimanjaro International Airport to begin your safari – Swahili for journey – home. (BL)

Please note: Each highlighted destination is linked to a different site for further descriptions of the location.

**Meals are included if indicated by the following codes:

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner

Simba is Kiswahili for “lion”.

Periodic Emailers will be sent out beginning Spring 2017. Int the meantime you may go to our FAQs page to get an idea on what to expect.