Overview
Sporty families with children will enjoy this more active family safari escape that includes excellent wildlife viewing as well as a short adventurous trek on Mount Kilimanjaro - leaving you with a hungry and thirst to come back again.. You will explore the Serengeti, Masai Land, and Ngorongoro Crater; full of cultural and natural wonders. Only 2 hours' drive away from the Serengeti will bring you into Mwanza city and have an opportunity of seeing Lake Victoria, Africa's largest Lake.  Nights are spent in Safari Lodges & Tented Camps offering an authentic experience for your family.
9 Nights 10 Days 15 Dec, 16 Dec, 17 Dec, and more Tanzania
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • All transfers.
  • Guaranteed window seat.
  • Tanzania National Park fees.
  • A Local Top-notch safari guide.
  • All meals from start to completion.
  • Accommodation as specified or similar.
  • Vegetarian meals can be served upon request.
  • Laundry and Internet service if available at the lodge/ camp.
  • 100% guaranteed departure. We've never canceled a trip.
  • Scheduled domestic flight from Mwanza to Dar es Salaam.
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance; this should NOT replace your travel insurance.
  • Private 4-wheel drive custom safari vehicle with cool beverages and snacks, a pair of binoculars, animal and bird guidebooks, and bean bags for stabilizing long lenses.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Travel insurance.
  • International Flights.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Airline-Imposed Fuel Surcharges.
  • Fees for Passport, Visa, or Immunizations.
  • Champagne, cognacs, cellar wines, cigars, and cigarettes.
  • Airline-Imposed Seat Assignment and Checked Baggage Fees.
  • Tips for your Tour Guide/ Driver (minimum US Dollar 20 per day)
  • Sightseeing and excursions other than those specified in the itinerary.
  • Visa (Available at the airport for $ 100 or less; costs vary significantly from country to country).
Highlights
We don't want you to miss these!
  • Experience the best wildlife viewing in the world!
  • Eat every breakfast, lunch, and dinner as a family.
  • Meet our local friends on a visit to a Maasai home.
  • Enjoy a scenic, moderately strenuous trek up Mount Kilimanjaro.
Itinerary
Detailed itinerary
DAY 1
Arrival Tanzania via Kilimanjaro International Airport.
Upon arrival, you are met by your safari guide and transferred to Kiboko Lodge.  Kiboko Lodge is a beautiful lodge and is located in a unique nature reserve on the edge of Arusha National Park. On a clear day, you have magnificent views of both Mount Meru and the snowy mountain peak of Kilimanjaro. The lodge is approximately 45 minutes drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport and about 7 km from the main road to the lodge is a, albeit wonderful, 'bush' route.
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Day 2. Arusha National Park
Begin your morning with a visit to a local village, located on the slopes of Mount Meru. Meet the people of Tanzania, and snap some stunning shots of the second highest mountain in Tanzania. Later today, your expert guide will lead an informative discussion about your trek on Mount Kilimanjaro tomorrow.
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Day 3.
Mount Kilimanjaro Trek
After breakfast, take a short drive to Kilimanjaro National Park - the roof of Africa, known for its impressive range of altitude, topography, and vegetation. Begin your trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, passing fig trees, waterfalls, and wildlife along the way. You’ll reach an altitude of 8,800 feet before sunset, and settle in to the camp.
Dinner and Overnight stay at:-
  • Mandara Hut

 

Day 4
Mount Kilimanjaro Trek
Wake up bright and early to a 4-6 hour descent from Mandara Hut to Marangu Gate. Keep your eyes peeled for tropical birds perched in the trees and Colobus monkeys swinging from the canopy. Later this afternoon, enjoy free time to relax at your lodge, soak in the pool, or play soccer with friends.
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DAY 5
Learn more about the Real Masai people...
Today, you have the opportunity to learn about the traditional customs of the Masai people of Tanzania. Visit a real Masai Boma (not staged) where your kids will meet their Tanzanian pen pals. Families love this retreat because it offers authentic adventures in the wild.
You will also join us in a bush walk where you will learn more about the area and some local medicine obtained from Nature.
Spend the evening at lea-sure and enjoy the sundowner.
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DAY 6
Ngorongoro Crater | Game viewing
Soon after having your sumptuous breakfast; we depart for Ngorongoro Crater, we descend 2,000 feet into this magnificent crater to view wildlife. Here, a nearly perfect balance of predator and prey exist within the 102 square miles of the crater floor. Experience an unforgettable spectacle of African wildlife: a teeming world of elephant, rhinoceros, lion, hyena, zebra, wildebeest, to name a few, living in harmony in this unique eco-system. At the end of the day, we ascend the crater wall and drive to the lodge/ camp for a hot dinner.
Dinner and Overnight stay at:-
  • Gibb's Farm

 

DAY 7
Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge
Leaving the Ngorongoro Highland, we stop at the famed Olduvai Gorge, where some of the earliest remains of our species were unearthed by the dedicated Leakey family. Here in these desolate gullies, the jawbone of Zinjanthropus Man was discovered. The Gorge Museum explains the Leakeys' methods and their remarkable finds.
We then begin the journey into the great Serengeti traveling deep into the wilds of Africa. The sight of giraffe, lion, ostrich, zebra, and warthog will dazzle you. See herds of animals swiftly running across vast open spaces, and predators hunting prey. The multitude and diversity of species here are unrivaled. 
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  • Serengeti Nyumba.
  • These semi-permanent, seasonal camps are strategically plotted across the Serengeti according to wildlife migration patterns. Each location offers comfort in the heart of the wilderness. With spacious tents, cozy bedding, and ensuite bathrooms, you’ll have to take a look outside to be reminded that you’re deep in the bush. And no need to worry—with eco-friendly features like solar lighting, your stay won't harm the landscape.  

 

DAY 8
Game viewing | Afternoon drive to the Western Corridor
Spend another day exploring the beauty of the Serengeti National park - you may opt to go for early morning game viewing and drive back for breakfast and later proceed with game viewing.
Today have an option for "HOT" air balloon safari, extra fee applies (US Dollar 598 per person).
Serengeti is arguably Africa’s breathtaking National park. It is the home of millions of large mammals, including what is so-called the Big 5: elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard, and the rarely seen black rhinoceros. Over 500 species of birds have been recorded in the area, birds of prey, vultures, lovebirds, cranes, Bateleur, weavers, and our very own Shrike-Northern White-crowned Shrike. 
Nile Crocodiles, the largest crocodile lie in wait in Grumet River Serengeti...
Dinner and Overnight stay at:-
  • Accommodation: Mbalageti Tented Camp

 

DAY 9
Morning Game viewing | Drive to Mwanza city
Depart at 6.00am for early morning (sunrise) game viewing. Later drive back to the camp for a sumptuous breakfast while enjoying the cool breeze from acacia trees surrounding the camp.

Early morning is the best time for game viewing as most of the killings take place around this time. Our professional guide is always happy to share with you lots of hidden secrets in the Serengeti, why Serengeti shall never die, how Darwin's theory, survival of the fittest applies in the Serengeti and much much more...

After breakfast collect your picnic lunch and drive to Mwanza city - 'the Rocky city' for the mighty Lake Victoria 
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DAY 10
Mwanza city | Mwalimu Julius Nyerere International Airport - Dar es Salaam city.
After a sumptuous breakfast at Malaika Beach Resort, you fly to Mwalimu Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam city to connect with your International flight home. Depending on your flight time; a day room can be provided upon request for a shower, rest, shopping or a swim before your flight home...
Pickup point
Here is where we will meet, don't get lost!
Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO). View on Map