Safari and Canvas Tanzania - Deluxe

Although Tanzania boasts some of the world’s most beautiful lodges, for a true safari experience nothing can compare to spending the night in a canvas tent close to the wildlife and the beautiful Serengeti night sky. If you love nature and the great outdoors (and we do mean Great!) than the Safari and Canvas itinerary is for you: safari by day, camp by night and truly interact with Tanzania's incredibly unique environment throughout your entire stay.

This luxury option includes a flight into the Serengeti National Park, so that you can spend the most time possible on the beautiful Serengeti plains. The luxury option also allows you to stay in luxury camps so you don't have to sacrifice your personal comfort and hygiene to be one with nature.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 - Arusha

Meet at the airport and transfer to your lodge for
pre-safari briefing. Optional craft market or visit to
one of Arusha assistance projects.

Overnight: Karama Lodge (Dinner included)

Day 2 - Arusha - Serengeti

After early breakfast, we are transferred to Arusha
airport for our flight to the central Serengeti. Our
guide is waiting for us, and we set off to explore
these great plains. Criss-crossed with forested
riverine valleys, the Serengeti plays home to
millions of Africa’s large mammals, making this one
of the world’s famous wildlife destinations.

Overnight: Nasikia Luxury Mobile Camp (Breakfast, Lunch, and
Dinner included)

Day 3 - Serengeti

All day game drive in Serengeti. Best time for the
wildebeest migration is Dec to June but there are
spectacular wildlife sights at anytime of year.

Overnight: Nasikia Luxury Mobile Camp (Breakfast, Lunch, and
Dinner included)

Day 4 - Serengeti

Once again, we can set out for an all day game
drive – or choose to take an early morning game
drive before returning for lunch and a short rest.
In the mid-afternoon, we set off again in search of
the predators beginning their night stalking.

Overnight: Nasikia Luxury Mobile Camp (Breakfast, Lunch, and
Dinner included)

Day 5 - Serengeti - Ngorongoro

Further game drive in Serengeti and then on to the
Ngorongoro Crater. Lunch en-route at Olduvai
Gorge and a view of the archaeological sites (and
visit the museum) where early human tools and
fossils have been found. Continue onto luxury
camp in Ngorongoro for overnight.

Overnight: Lemala Ngorongoro Camp (Breakfast, Lunch, and
Dinner included)

Day 6 - Ngorongoro - Manyara

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.
In late afternoon, we continue to atop the Manyara
Escarpment for overnight.

Overnight: Kirurumu Tented Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, and
Dinner included)

Day 7 - Manyara - Arusha

We enjoy a morning walk on the crater rim before
transferring back to Arusha. Transfer onto a
village called Esilalei (Toothbrush Tree) located in
the wildlife corridor in between Tarangire and Lake
Manyara. We enjoy a packed lunch just as we
enter the village and are met by the village elders
and morani (warriors) singing to welcome us.
Your visit supports the building of their school
here. Continue onto Arusha.

Overnight: Onward travel to
Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam is possible.
(Breakfast and Lunch included)

Accommodation Information

Karama Lodge

Karama Lodge in Arusha is set on the side of a hill just on the outskirts of Arusha with
individual thatched cabins and spectacular views across to Kilimanjaro. Karama is also known
for its superb cuisine.

Nasikia Luxury Mobile Camp

Nasikia Luxury Mobile Camp consist of 6-10 tents that move 3-4 times per year to insure incredible viewing of the Great Wildebeest Migration. The tents are large and fitted out comfortably with flushing toilets, twilight showers, and solar lighting. The dining tent has a lounge area and 'dining under the stars' is also an option.

Lemala Ngorongoro Camp

Lemala Ngorongoro Camp is located in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area giving easy access into the Ngorongoro Crater floor.

Kirurumu Tented Lodge

Kirurumu Tented Lodge is set atop the Manyara Escarpment, with sweeping views across Lake Manyara. Each tent has spectacular views and you can see all the way to Mondulli or Tarangire.

Note: Nasikia Luxury Mobile Camp locations:

  • December – March: Southern Serengeti/Ndutu

  • April – May: Closed

  • June – Mid-August: Central Serengeti

  • Mid-August – November: Northern Serengeti

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