Day 1: Arrival Tanzania/Arusha airport /Kilimanjaro airport Welcome to Tanzania!
As your plane descends into Kilimanjaro International Airport/Arusha between the snow-capped peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru, your adventure into the wilds of the country will finally begin. A representative will meet you in the arrivals hall of the airport, and together you will make a short drive to the hotel, just outside the city. Our safari manager will come to meet you and to provide you with a safari briefing. A wonderful home-cooked dinner will be served on the spot
Day 2: Tarangire National Park- Game drive
After breakfast, the tour departs. The first stop is Arusha Town for any last-minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterward, we head towards the Tarangire National Park for a game drive with picnic lunch at the park. Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the center of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest, and 30,000 zebras. Dinner and overnight at Panorama campsite
Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park Game Drive
After breakfast, Foot Slopes Tours & Safaris Tanzania driver will pick you up and depart to the Lake Manyara national park for a game drive. This national park is one of Tanzania’s most dramatically located wildlife areas, consisting of a massive but shallow soda lake (covering two-thirds of the park), located at the foot of the Great Rift Valley’s western escarpment. The park’s varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of elephants, Lake Manyara unique tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake. Late afternoon transfer to dinner and overnight at Lake Eyasi campsite/ lodge
Day 4: Lake Eyasi Hadzabe and Bushmen Cultural Tour
Today it’s time to interact with the Bushmen, the Hadzabe Tribe, who live in groups hunting with bow and arrows and gathering roots, tubers, and wild fruits much as humankind lived in the Stone Age. We will get an in-depth look at how they continue to survive and how they adapt to their harsh environment and the challenges they face to continue this nomadic existence. The Datoga tribe are blacksmiths, a trade developed over centuries and still practiced in varying much the same way today. They produce the arrowheads for the Hadzabe and brass trinkets, some of which will be for sale by the maker himself. Late afternoon transfer to for dinner and overnight Lake Eyasi campsite/lodge
Day 5: Lake Eyasi- Ngorongoro crater
After a relaxing morning and an early lunch, you will proceed to Ngorongoro. Today, you will be doing a game viewing en-route during your way from Lake Eyasi to Ngorongoro Crater. You will have 5-hrs Ngorongoro Crater game drive late in the evening where the night will be spent on the crater rim. Dinner and overnight will be at Campsite/ lodge depending on request.
Day 6: Ngorongoro crater – Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, we head towards the Serengeti National Park, from the beautiful Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head to the Central Park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the Park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species. We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy 2hrs late afternoon game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight at Campsite/ lodge depending on request
Day 7: Serengeti National Park game drive
After breakfast, you will have a game viewing at Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti, Tanzania’s largest National Park, covers nearly 6,000 square miles of grassland plains, Savannah, kopjes, hills, woodlands, and River line forest systems serve as critical water sources and are often excellent sites for wildlife viewing. You will expect to encounter zebra, hippo, wildebeest and cackling hyenas, Beyond the heralded migration of wildebeest and zebra, the Serengeti is best known for its big predators, including cheetah and Leopard, as well as large pride of Lions and clans of Hyenas and able to see the big 5. Dinner and overnight at Campsite/ lodge depending on request
Day 8: Serengeti National Park – Lake Natron
After an early breakfast, does a morning game drive then after doing a game en route towards north Serengeti. Check out of the park at Klein’s gate then transfer to Lake Natron for an early dinner and overnight. Go for an evening lake Natron walk for sunset if time permits. Dinner and overnight at Lake Natron campsite/lodge
Day 9: Lake Natron – Arusha Night ascent & dawn summit bid, Oldoinyo Lengai (seismic conditions permitting). Optional waterfall hike and swim (Depending on what time your flight is leaving).
After transfer to Arusha for airport drop off or overnight.
Day 10: Transfer to Airport (Arusha/Kilimanjaro airport
After breakfast in the lodge, we will transfer you to take the flight back home this will be the end of your tour and safari holidays with us Note: Foot Slopes Tours & Safaris uses 4-WD Land Cruiser with viewing roofs for the safaris that can accommodate 4 or 6 passengers Foot Slopes Tours & Safaris guides are licensed, trained, friendly, and have years of experience.
Park fees (for non-residents) All activities (unless labeled as optional) Meals (as specified in the day by day section) Drinking water (on all days) All accommodation (unless listed as upgrade) Accommodation on the day before the tour departs A day room at the end of the tour Round-trip airport transfer A professional driver/guide All transportation (unless labeled as optional) All Taxes/VAT The government imposed an increase of taxes and/or park fees
International flights (from/to home) Tips (tipping guideline US$20.00 pp per day) Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
What to bring:
Clothes A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes. Comfortable shoes Note: This tour can be customized according to clients’ needs and preference Explore more updates on our Facebook page and Instagram and share it with everyone you may know.