Unique Highlights Tanzania - Classic

If you’re looking for the ultimate Tanzania safari experience in the shortest amount of time our Unique Highlights itinerary is for you! We’ve created an all-inclusive private journey that combines serious game viewing in the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater, two of the world’s most game-rich parks, with plenty of our trademark GBC cultural interaction in Maasai villages between destinations. This itinerary effectively condenses the best of Tanzania into a 6 day itinerary for a trip you'll never forget!

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 - Arusha

Meet at the airport/Arusha arrival point and
transfer to your lodge for pre-safari briefing.

Overnight: Ahadi Lodge (Dinner included)

Day 2 - Arusha - Esilalei - Crater Highlands

After breakfast, we transfer into the Maasai
Heartlands to 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
and dancing to welcome us. Your visit supports
the building of their school here. Continue onto
permanent camp for overnight.

Overnight: Losirwa Camp (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

Day 3 - Crater Highlands - Ngorongoro

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 return to the crater rim for a
wilderness walk that showcases incredible views of
the caldera and into the forest for overnight.

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

Day 4 - Ngorongoro - Serengeti

Serengeti is calling today – option pass through
Olduvai Gorge and a view of the archaeological
sites (and visit the museum) where early human
tools and fossils have been found. Otherwise, we
drive directly to the Serengeti! Game drive in the
rolling grasslands. Criss-crossed with forested
riverine valleys, the Serengeti plays home to
millions of Africa’s large mammals, making this one
of the world’s most famous wildlife destinations.

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

Day 5 - 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: Ikoma Safari Camp (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

Day 6 - Serengeti - Arusha

We enjoy an early morning game drive before
transferring to the airstrip for our flight back to

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

Accommodation Information

Ahadi Lodge

Ahadi Lodge is located on the northern side of Arusha in ‘suburbia’. It is considered an oasis
amongst a busy world outside the gates. They have a great pool and are known for their
excellent hospitality and cuisine.

Losirwa Camp

Losirwa Camp is a permanent camp situated on a rocky outcrop overlooking the Lake Manyara area. There is a swimming pool and lounger area

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 the walls.

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