Walking Women on Safari in Tanzania

Duration
9 days
goat guide
price
£3641

DATES Tue 1st August 2023
- Thu 10th August 2023

9 days

We bring you another magical wild adventure in partnership with Luna Safari run by a dynamic British woman and her Tanzanian husband. Winner of the Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Award 2022. During your holiday you will witness some of the world’s most majestic animals, visit Maasai villages and a children’s project that this trip directly supports. If you have never been on Safari and want a trip of a lifetime this could be the trip for you.

SUMMARY

Dates: Tuesday August 1st to Wednesday August 9th  2023

Guides: local guides from Luna Safari

Walking Grade: 1 Goat as we will be doing gentle walking as well as travelling by jeep to see the wildlife.

Base: In hotel accommodation and Safari camps – see itinerary. Accommodation is classed as luxury.

Price:  £3641 per person for the holiday in twin/double rooms. On Safari sharing a room is recommended.

There is an option for a single occupancy room on the 4 nights in Arusha for £299 per person so call us on 01784 664063 to discuss.

Included in the price:

  • All Airport Transfers
  • 4 Nights Mount Meru Hotel, Arusha
  •  2 Nights Ang’ata Luxury Camp – Serengeti -1 Night African Safari Lake Manyara Camp -1 Night Farm of Dreams Lodge
  • Meals While on Safari (Day 1 – BL, Day 2 – BLD, Day 3 – BLD, Day 4 – BLD, DAY 5 – BLD, DAY 6 – BL)
  • Breakfast at your hotel in Arusha
  • All National Parks Fees
  • All National Park Camping Fees
  • Ngorongoro Transit fees to reach Serengeti
  • Ngorongoro Crater Service Charge for descent
  • All Game Drives
  • Arusha National Park Walking Safari with armed ranger
  • Private, highly experienced, English speaking Safari guides
  • Private state of the art 4x4safari vehicles, with pop up roof for optimal wildlife viewing, charging ports and a fridge for those all-important refreshments
  • Time with Maasai Warriors
  • Arusha Town Tour
  • Local School Visit
  • 24 hour support from our wonderful in country team
  • Donation to our Luna Foundation, helping to support life changing children’s projects across Tanzania.

Not included: Travel to Tanzania, any meals not stated above and drinks

If you need help with flights do contact Helen, our travel concierge service:helen.wheatley@travelcounsellors.com
Call – 01522 716180/07775 927746

Helen can also help with extending your trip if you would like to stay longer.

DETAILS

A wonderful Safari across Tanzania, one of Africa’s most very special places – awarded year after year as Africa’s greatest safari location and with good reason.

This 8 night/9 day package has been put together  by Husband & Wife Team Michaela and Khalfani, owners of a beautiful little family run safari company. Their amazing team will take care of you throughout.

As well as an incredible wildlife experience through Big Five country, witnessing the world’s most majestic of animals closer than most can ever dream of, you will also experience an ancient and rich cultural journey.
You will visit a children’s project that you are directly helping to support by travelling with us. With a chance to spend time with Maasai Warriors. This experience gives you a true taste of African Magic, while falling asleep each night to the sounds of the wild.

Tanzania is the home of the Luna Safari team and it is obvious they live and breathe it. They have handpicked their personal favourite accommodations, which provide a beautiful sprinkle of luxury, while also retaining their spectacular and rustic Out of Africa Charm

This is a wildlife filled, culturally infused African dream safari.

ITINERARY

Itinerary –  subject to change if advised by our local partners 

Day 1 – Welcome to Tanzania
Arrive in Tanzania. You will be welcomed at arrivals and transferred from Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha Town.
Time to relax  around the infinity pool, which provides breath-taking views of Mount Meru – Kilimanjaro’s little sister.

Overnight Mount Meru Hotel

Day 2 – Walking Safari – Arusha National Park
Early start in a state of the  art 4×4 jeep, travelling with  highly experienced guides.
Travel to Arusha National Park for our exciting and unique walking safari, alongside the protection of our highly experienced and knowledgeable armed ranger.
The entrance Gate to Arusha National Park leads in to shadowy Montane Forest inhabited by inquisitive blue monkeys – the only place on the Northern Safari Circuit where the acrobatic Black and White Colobus Monkey is easily seen.
We can also find Elephant, Buffalo, Zebra, Giraffe and more.

We adventure on foot and  enjoy a picnic lunch with a view and then climb back aboard our jeeps to continue our game drive until sunset.

Overnight Mount Meru Hotel

Day 3 – Tarangire National Park
An epic journey through the Great Rift Valley until we reach Tarangire National Park, where plenty of Maasai wander along the way.
We will stop off on the way to meet with a Traditional Maasai Community where you can learn about their ancient traditions and wonderfully unique culture, as well as learn to dance Masaai style. The stunning mountains of the Great Rift Valley are our backdrop.
Famous for the river that runs through it, in Tarangire you can spot all manner of wildlife and 4 of Africa’s Big 5. Tarangire is especially famous for its huge herds of wild African Elephant, with multiple herds of up to 300 Elephant per herd.

After arriving at your accommodation later in the evening, enjoy a beautifully prepared 3 course dinner – the food here is wonderful.

Overnight Farm of Dreams Lodge

Day 4 – Serengeti National Park
We head in to legendary territory – awarded year after year as Africa’s greatest National Park, the sheer concentration of wildlife here in Serengeti is enough to blow your mind.
Full day within the National Park, experiencing unforgettable wildlife moments, breathing in the fresh air, the nature and the views. A safari day exactly how it should be. No interruptions, no worries or Hakuna Matata as they say in Tanzania.

The rolling plains of Serengeti were named so by the Maasai. The landscape is beautiful and so is the diversity of its wildlife. Enjoy a beautiful evening at camp and a delicious dinner inside the bush restaurant before bedding down beneath luxury canvas – the Lions roar your nightly lullaby.

Overnight Ang’ata Luxury Camp

Day 5 – Serengeti National Park
Second full day within Africa’s Greatest National Park. Game drives from dawn until dusk giving maximum opportunity for spectacular wildlife viewing in comfort and with the most knowledgeable local guides.

Enjoy drinks and share stories around the campfire as you witness some of Serengeti’s nocturnal wildlife come to life.

Overnight Ang’ata Luxury Camp

Day 6 – Ngorongoro Crater

Today we’re going for ultimate adventure and continuing our Safari right down in to the Ngorongoro Crater itself – the world’s largest Caldera and one of the last remaining homes of the illusive and highly endangered Black Rhino. The journey down in to the crater is something pretty incredible and so are the sweeping views of the Eden of Africa.
Today we’ll spend our day amongst the entirety of the Big 5 and enjoy lunch on the crater floor.
Following our time within the world’s largest caldera, we will journey towards Lake Manyara National Park and spend the evening at one of our most favourite camps which borders the lake.
Delicious local food before being guided  back to your tent by our Maasai guards. Sometimes hippos wander from the shores of the lake in to camp and graze right outside your tent.

Overnight African Safari Lake Manyara Camp

Day 7 – Lake Manyara National Park
Lake Manyara National Park, famous for the beautiful Lake running through it, scattered with stunning pink flamingos and famous for their ferocious and hugely impressive tree climbing Lions.
A magnificent National Park, once described by Ernest Hemmingway as ‘the most beautiful I had ever seen in Africa’.
We will enjoy our time amongst some of Africa’s greatest wildlife species before leisurely making our way back to the hotel , where you can reflect on the wondrous safari journey you have just experienced.

Overnight Mount Meru Hotel

Day 8 – Local School Visit and Arusha Walking Tour
A percentage of the cost of every holiday goes directly in to supporting children and families from some of the poorest backgrounds across Tanzania.
This morning we will visit one of the local schools and meet some of the young girls that you are directly helping to support.
This is a great opportunity to learn more about life here in Tanzania.
Following  time at the school we head out on a guided walking tour of Arusha Town. A wonderful opportunity to get a taste of local life – the local food market, the Maasai Market and the centre point of Africa – directly half way between Cape Town and Cairo.

Overnight Mount Meru Hotel

Day 9 – Departure Day .
Make your return flight home at your convenience and return transfers will be organised based on your departure time.

CALL 01784 664063 – EMAIL CONTACTUS@WALKINGWOMEN.COM

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