Ndovu Safari


10 or 11 Day Road/Fly Safari

Highlights: Waterfalls, flora, fauna, scenery and more wildlife. Prices start at $2750.

The Ndovu Safari remains Tanzania’s most popular program. 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.

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NDOVU SAFARI ITINERARY

Tours operate daily with two people minimum (based on availability)

Day 1 Arrival in Arusha

KARIBU TANZANIA. Welcome to Tanzania.
Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) in Arusha, Tanzania. Airport Meet and Greet and then transfer to Arusha Hotel for overnight.

Day 2 Arusha

Meet with your tour guide at 10 am. Visit a local market where you will help pick out local produce to donate to a local orphanage. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, have a choice of an optional visits to the Tanzanite Experience, Shanga or the remainder of the day at leisure. (BLD)

Day 3 Arusha – Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area

After breakfast, drive south through the Great Rift Valley. Ascend up to the escarpment and into the farmlands before you reach the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area. En-route shopping stop at the best souvenir shop in Tanzania. After lunch, an optional visit at a Maasai Village ($20) is available for you. Overnight at your Ngorongoro lodge or Farm House. (BLD)

Day 4 Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area

Game drive 2000 feet down in the Eighth Natural Wonder of the World – Ngorongoro Crater. Year round water keeps a large variety of animals teeming in the area. Picnic lunch will be at one of the hippo pools. Continue your game drive in one of the best places to see black rhinos in Tanzania. The crater elephants also have some of the largest tusks in all of Africa. Overnight at your Ngorongoro lodge or Farm House. (BLD)

Day 5 Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area – Serengeti NP

Continue on around the rim of the Crater and descend into the Serengeti. Optional visit to the Olduvai Gorge ($30) which sits between the two parks. The drive leading up to the park entrance at Naabi Hill gives you an idea where the park gets its name of Serengeti – Maasai for ‘endless plains’. After your picnic lunch you will continue with the game drive en-route to your lodge. Arrive in the late afternoon and overnight. (BLD)

Day 6 Serengeti NP

Optional sunrise balloon safari. Enjoy more exploration of this great park possibly visiting one of the many dazzling Kopjes (rocky outcrops) scattered throughout the area. Return in the late afternoon and overnight at your Serengeti lodge. (BLD)

Day 7 Serengeti NP

The Serengeti is full of awe-inspiring landscapes from the plains, to the acacia forests, to the hills in the central region and the Kopjes located throughout. Add that to the abundant wildlife and you will see why it is animal paradise. You will spend the entire day in it looking for game including the many prides of lions that live throughout the park. Overnight at your Serengeti lodge. (BLD)

Day 8 Serengeti NP – Tarangire NP

Morning departure for Tarangire National Park. Return across the vast plains of the Serengeti and climb up and around the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. Pass through the farmlands and descend back into The Great Rift Valley before arriving at Tarangire NP. Depending on the season, it’s possible to see large herds of elephants throughout the park. Along with many other herbivores they are drawn to the Tarangire River and the Silale Swamp. Overnight at your Tarangire lodge. (BLD)

Day 9 Tarangire NP

Morning and afternoon game drives today. Large Baobab trees are a main feature of the park. While over 500 bird species have been recorded here the big cats may be found as well. Overnight at your Tarangire lodge. (BLD)

Day 10 Tarangire NP – Arusha

Morning game drive en-route to the Seronera Airport in the central Serengeti for your flight to Arusha. Continue on to your Zanzibar extension or transfer to your Arusha hotel where there is a day room waiting for you. Transfer to JRO for your evening departure for the U.S. (BL)

OPTIONAL: Adding an additional day and night in the fabulous Serengeti National Park is highly recommended. With the Serengeti being the size of Vermont (5600 sq. mi.) there is plenty of park left to explore. The additional day also creates flexibility in how the game drives will play out during the other days in the Serengeti.

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NDOVU ULTIMATE SAFARI LODGES
Day
Destination
Ultimate Lodge A
Ultimate Lodge B
Meal Plan
01 Arusha Gran Melia Arusha Gran Melia Arusha
02 Arusha Gran Melia Arusha Gran Melia Arusha BLD
03 Ngorongoro Crater
Crater Lodge Crater Lodge BLD
04 Ngorongoro Crater
Crater Lodge Crater Lodge BLD
05 Serengeti NP
Melia Serengeti Lodge Serengeti Lake Magadi Lodge BLD
06 Serengeti NP
Melia Serengeti Lodge Serengeti Lake Magadi Lodge BLD
07 Serengeti NP
Melia Serengeti Lodge Serengeti Lake Magadi Lodge BLD
08 Tarangire NP
Lemala Mpingo Ridge Lodge Lemala Mpingo Ridge Lodge BLD
09 Tarangire NP
Lemala Mpingo Ridge Lodge Lemala Mpingo Ridge Lodge BLD
10 Arusha
Gran Melia Arusha Gran Melia Arusha BL

NDOVU ULTIMATE SAFARI RATES

Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Travelers not sharing a room will have a single room supplement (SRS).

Ultimate Safari A
Peak Season

(Jan 1 – Feb 28/29)
(Jun 22 – Oct 31)
(Dec 20 – Dec 31)

High Season

(Mar 1 – Mar 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

Low Season

(April 1 – May 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

2 Persons
3 Persons
4 Persons
5 Persons
6 Persons
SRS
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Extra Night Arusha
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Ultimate Safari B
Peak Season

(Jan 1 – Feb 28/29)
(Jun 22 – Oct 31)
(Dec 20 – Dec 31)

High Season

(Mar 1 – Mar 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

Low Season

(April 1 – May 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

2 Persons
3 Persons
4 Persons
5 Persons
6 Persons
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Extra Night Arusha
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Serengeti Hot Air Balloon
Year Round
$599

Please contact us directly if you wish to travel in the low season (April – Mid-June or Nov – Mid-Dec) and receive 10-20% off regular prices.
Also NOTE: Children under 12 sharing a room with two Adults has a 50% price reduction.

Christmas and Easter supplements will apply.

Includes VAT fees.

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NDOVU BOUTIQUE SAFARI LODGES
Day
Destination
Boutique Lodge A
Boutique Lodge B
Meal Plan
01 Arusha Arusha Coffee Lodge Arusha Coffee Lodge
02 Arusha Arusha Coffee Lodge Arusha Coffee Lodge BLD
03 Ngorongoro Crater
Oldeani Mountain Lodge Ngorongoro Farm House BLD
04 Ngorongoro Crater
Oldeani Mountain Lodge Ngorongoro Farm House BLD
05 Serengeti NP
Ole Serai Luxury Camp Kubu Kubu Tented Camp BLD
06 Serengeti NP
Ole Serai Luxury Camp Kubu Kubu Tented Camp BLD
07 Serengeti NP
Ole Serai Luxury Camp Kubu Kubu Tented Camp BLD
08 Tarangire NP
Ole Serrai Luxury Camp – Kuro Ole Serrai Luxury Camp – Kuro BLD
09 Tarangire NP
Ole Serrai Luxury Camp – Kuro Ole Serrai Luxury Camp – Kuro BLD
10 Arusha
Arusha Coffee Lodge Arusha Coffee Lodge BL

NDOVU BOUTIQUE SAFARI RATES

Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Travelers not sharing a room will have a single room supplement (SRS).

Boutique Safari A
Peak Season

(Jan 1 – Feb 28/29)
(Jun 22 – Oct 31)
(Dec 20 – Dec 31)

High Season

(Mar 1 – Mar 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

Low Season

(April 1 – May 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

2 Persons
3 Persons
4 Persons
5 Persons
6 Persons
SRS
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Boutique Safari B
Peak Season

(Jan 1 – Feb 28/29)
(Jun 22 – Oct 31)
(Dec 20 – Dec 31)

High Season

(Mar 1 – Mar 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

Low Season

(April 1 – May 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

2 Persons
3 Persons
4 Persons
5 Persons
6 Persons
SRS
Extra Day Serengeti
Extra Night Arusha
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Serengeti Hot Air Balloon
Year Round
$599

Please contact us directly if you wish to travel in the low season (April – Mid-June or Nov – Mid-Dec) and receive 10-20% off regular prices.
Also NOTE: Children under 12 sharing a room with two Adults has a 50% price reduction.

Christmas and Easter supplements will apply.

Includes VAT fees.

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NDOVU PRIME SAFARI LODGES
Day
Destination
Prime Lodge A
Prime Lodge B
Meal Plan
01 Arusha Arusha Serena Lodge Four Points by Sheraton
02 Arusha Arusha Serena Lodge Four Points by Sheraton
BLD
03 Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Serena Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge BLD
04 Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Serena Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge BLD
05 Serengeti NP
Serengeti Serena Serengeti Sopa Lodge BLD
06 Serengeti NP
Serengeti Serena Serengeti Sopa Lodge BLD
07 Serengeti NP
Serengeti Serena Serengeti Sopa Lodge BLD
08 Tarangire NP
Tarangire Sopa Tarangire Sopa BLD
09 Tarangire NP
Tarangire Sopa Tarangire Sopa BLD
10 Arusha
Arusha Serena Lodge Four Points by Sheraton BL

NDOVU PRIME SAFARI RATES

Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Travelers not sharing a room will have a single room supplement (SRS).

Prime Safari A
Peak Season

(Jan 1 – Feb 28/29)
(Jun 22 – Oct 31)
(Dec 20 – Dec 31)

High Season

(Mar 1 – Mar 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

Low Season

(April 1 – May 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

2 Persons
3 Persons
4 Persons
5 Persons
6 Persons
SRS
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Extra Night Arusha
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Prime Safari B
Peak Season

(Jan 1 – Feb 28/29)
(Jun 22 – Oct 31)
(Dec 20 – Dec 31)

High Season

(Mar 1 – Mar 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

Low Season

(April 1 – May 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

2 Persons
3 Persons
4 Persons
5 Persons
6 Persons
SRS
Extra Day Serengeti
Extra Night Arusha
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Serengeti Hot Air Balloon
Year Round
$599

Please contact us directly if you wish to travel in the low season (April – Mid-June or Nov – Mid-Dec) and receive 10-20% off regular prices.
Also NOTE: Children under 12 sharing a room with two Adults has a 50% price reduction.

Christmas and Easter supplements will apply.

Includes VAT fees.

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NDOVU VALUE SAFARI LODGES
Day
Destination
Value Lodge A
Value Lodge B
Meal Plan
01 Arusha Mount Meru Hotel Kahawa House
02 Arusha Mount Meru Hotel Kahawa House BLD
03 Ngorongoro Crater
Pamoja Olea Farm Lodge Farm House Valley BLD
04 Ngorongoro Crater
Pamoja Olea Farm Lodge Farm House Valley BLD
05 Serengeti NP
Pamoja Serengeti Luxury Camp Kati Kati Tented Camp BLD
06 Serengeti NP
Pamoja Serengeti Luxury Camp Kati Kati Tented Camp BLD
07 Serengeti NP
Pamoja Serengeti Luxury Camp Kati Kati Tented Camp BLD
08 Tarangire NP
Tarangire Safari Lodge Maramboi Tented Camp BLD
09 Tarangire NP
Tarangire Safari Lodge Maramboi Tented Camp BLD
10 Arusha
Mount Meru Hotel Kahawa House BL

NDOVU VALUE SAFARI RATES

Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Travelers not sharing a room will have a single room supplement (SRS).

Value Safari A
Peak Season

(Jan 1 – Feb 28/29)
(Jun 22 – Oct 31)
(Dec 20 – Dec 31)

High Season

(Mar 1 – Mar 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

Low Season

(April 1 – May 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

2 Persons
3 Persons
4 Persons
5 Persons
6 Persons
SRS
Extra Day Serengeti
Extra Night Arusha
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Value Safari B
Peak Season

(Jan 1 – Feb 28/29)
(Jun 22 – Oct 31)
(Dec 20 – Dec 31)

High Season

(Mar 1 – Mar 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

Low Season

(April 1 – May 31)
(Nov 1 – Dec 19)

2 Persons
3 Persons
4 Persons
5 Persons
6 Persons
SRS
Extra Day Serengeti
Extra Night Arusha
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Serengeti Hot Air Balloon
Year Round
$599

Please contact us directly if you wish to travel in the low season (April – Mid-June or Nov – Mid-Dec) and receive 10-20% off regular prices.
Also NOTE: Children under 12 sharing a room with two Adults has a 50% price reduction.

Christmas and Easter supplements will apply.

Includes VAT fees.

Book Now

Ndovu is Kiswahili for Elephant.
Look for an elephant migration in Tarangire NP from the end of June until November.