Peak Views to Plains Tanzania Deluxe

We designed our Peak Views to Plains itinerary based on feedback from clients who wanted a truly in-depth safari experience and it definitely delivers! This private journey focuses on three of the world’s best national parks for game-viewing: the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire, and of course includes our signature GBC cultural interaction throughout the trip. On game drives and on walking safaris this itinerary brings the best of Tanzania’s wildlife into center stage for an unforgettable adventure.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 - Arusha

Meet at your lodge in Arusha and transfer to your lodge for a pre-safari briefing.

Overnight: Kia Lodge (Dinner included)

Day 2 - Arusha - Kilimanjaro

After a breakfast, we make our way to the access road between the mountains of Kilimanjaro & Meru. This area is home to the Maasai tribe, the Chagga tribe and massive farming projects. We pass through and end our journey at Sinya – with views of Mt Kilimanjaro, Mt Meru, Mt Longido and Amboseli National Park in Kenya. We enjoy an afternoon of an open vehicle game drive, viewing species not seen in the national parks.

Overnight: Kambi Ya Tembo (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

Day 3 - Kilimanjaro

Early morning game drive to see who passed
through in the night – the elephants here are
massive and have a migratory path here between
Tanzania & Kenya. Return for lunch, a short
wilderness walk and rest. In the mid-afternoon,
we set off again and explore the acacia-ridden
plains below the camp.

Overnight: Kambi Ya Tembo (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

Day 4 - Kilimanjaro - Tarangire

Our final early morning game drive, before setting
off to the west and Tarangire. Tarangire is famed
for its massive elephant herds and true sense of
wilderness with a back drop of baobab trees.
From dry river beds, to acacia forests and Silale
Swamp – Tarangire has it all. Continue to our
luxury camp for overnight.

Overnight: Kikoti Safari Camp (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

Day 5 - Tarangire

Armed with a picnic lunch, we set off back in Tarangire to explore further afield before returning
for overnight. This evening we are able to partake
is an exciting Night Game Drive in search of the
nocturnal wildlife.

Overnight: Kikoti Safari Camp (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

Day 6 - Tarangire - Ngorongoro

We say goodbye to Tarangire and climb into the
Crater Highlands. In the village of Karatu, there is
leisurely walking safari through farms and
villages on the rift valley escarpment. You can
discover the farming, irrigation and cattle
husbandry techniques, visit houses and, if you
want, sample local cuisine of the Iraqw tribe.
There is also traditional wood-fired brick making,
local musicians and you can generally gain a
deeper understanding of the lifestyle of the people
who live and work here. We proceed into the
Ngorongoro Conservation Area for overnight and a
lodge that is run by the Maasai in Ngorongoro

Overnight: Rhino Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

Day 7 - Ngorongoro - Arusha

Ngorongoro is collapsed volcano - an incredible
natural amphitheatre, 25 km across and teeming
with all of the African big game.
Early morning descent into the crater for
spectacular scenery and game viewing in what has
been described as the eighth wonder of the world
After lunch we return to Arusha.

Overnight: Possible to catch a flight to Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam. (Breakfast and Lunch included)

Accommodation Information

Kia Lodge

Kia Lodge is located near Kilimanjaro International in the style of Maasai Huts. There is a swimming pool to escape the heat and the food is excellently reviewed.

Kambi Ya Tembo

Kambi Ya Tembo is lcoated in the Maasai community of Sinya. It has sweeping views of Mt Kilimanjaro, Mt Meru, Mt Longido and across to Amboseli National Park in Kenya.

Kikoti Safari Camp

Kikoti Safari Camp is located in the south-eastern area, just outside the Boundary Hill gate. It offers large tents set up on platforms overlooking the bush lands below. The dinning, bar and lounge area offer a good place to relax after a day of game driving. Night game drivers are offered but must be booked in advanced.

Rhino Lodge

Rhino Lodge is located within the Ngorongoro Conservation area. It is an old government lodge that has been refurbished by Coastal Aviation. The lodge is simply comfortable with the dining area having two large open fires and the resident wildlife right outside your window.

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