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  • Arusha
  • Tarangire National Park
  • Serengeti National Park
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Arusha

Tanzania is without doubt a fairy tale destination; a little like stepping into the world of Disney’s Lion King. This round trip really focusses on the magnificent national parks of Tarangire, Serengeti & Ngorongoro crater, the largest crater in the world and single in its kind. You will explore this a world which abounds with game: elephants, zebra, lions,... and reside in the middle of nature. Tip: A few days relaxation at the paradisiacal beaches of Zanzibar is the perfect stopover before heading home...

Individual

Day 1 - Arusha

Meet and assist by the local representative at the airport + transfer to the Moivaro Lodge, about an hour's drive from the airport. The pool offers beautiful views of the garden in which your cottage is located. YOu can spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

Standard Hotel:  Molvaro Coffee Plantation Lodge (Continental Breakfast)
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Comfort Hotel:  Molvaro Coffee Plantation Lodge (Continental Breakfast)
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Day 2 - Arusha > Lake Manyara National Park (B L D)

Morning depart Arusha passing through the Masai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee and banana plantations. At the town of Makuyuni you turn North West and continue the village of Mto wa Mbu where you will find your camp ready to welcome you for your relaxing stay. Lunch at camp and then afternoon game drive in Lake Manyara National Park

Standard Hotel:  Mingungu Tented Camp
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Comfort Hotel:  Manyara Wildlife Safari Camp
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Day 3 & 4 - Lake Manyara National Park > Serengeti National Park (B L D)

The next stop on your route is Tanzania's Serengeti National Park. This is the oldest and perhaps most renowned African game park. In Masai 'Serengeti' means big, infinite plain. 
So you set off after breakfast armed with a picnic lunch. En-route you stop at the village of Mto wa Mbu to visit the local market. You then continue your journey towards Serengeti National Park, arriving at your camp by late afternoon in time for dinner and overnight.
Tomorrow, on day 4, you set out on morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park returning to your camp as the sun sets in time for dinner. 

 

Standard Hotel:  Ikoma Tented Camp (Full board)
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Comfort Hotel:  Thorn Tree Bush Camp
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Day 5 - Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater (B L D)

After an early breakfast you depart for Ngorongoro with a picnic lunch.  Upon arrival into Ngorongoro you descend into the crater where a major highlight awaits: the chance to explore what is commonly referred to as the World’s largest wildlife zoo. Ngorongoro features the largest crater in the world and a visit to this magic place is like stepping into an aquarel painted with all shades of green: breathtaking and simply unforgettable.  You arrive at your lodge by late afternoon in time for dinner.

Standard Hotel:  Crater Forest Tented Camp (Full board)
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Comfort Hotel:  Bougainvillea Safari Lodge
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Day 6 - Arusha (B)

Enjoy your morning at this wonderful location before you transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your flight to Arusha or your extra few days at the beach.

Hotels & Meals

One of Tanzania's, and other parts of eastern Africa's, most common cultural dishes is Ugali. It is usually composed of corn and is similar in consistency to a stiff paste or porridge, giving it its second name of corn meal porridge. Mixtures of cassava and millet flours are locally used for ugali. Rice and cooked green bananas are also important staples. Beef, goat meat, beans, yoghurt and a wide range of fish and green leafy vegetables all add nutrients to the dishes.

(Wikipedia)

Travel Documents

  • All Belgian nationals travelling on a Belgian passport (children and babies included) must be in possession of an international e-passport (electronic) containing min. 2 blank pages, valid for at least 6 months on arrival. A visa-upon-arrival can be obtained from the international airport immigration services. For those who prefer to play it safe, the visa can be obtained from the consulate/embassy in Belgium before departure. Please verify the latest updates on travel advice, documents and requirements on http://diplomatie.belgium.be/en

  • Travelers with a non-Belgian nationality and / or travelers travelling on a foreign passport are invited to spontaneously report this matter to the Connections travel consultant and shall contact their respective embassy (s) or Consulate (ate) to obtain the latest updates concerning all current travel requirements and documents.


Insurances

Have a safe and carefree trip: travel fully insured with our Protections travel insurance! Our Protections insurance policies offer various formulas in order to offer you the widest possible cover (with even a fly-on-time, natural catastrophes and epidemics) for both single journeys or for the entire year.  We guarantee you the best protection at the best price. 

Tailored travel

The tours in our brochures are just a few examples of travel itineraries possible. Our trips can be tailored to suit your specific needs. If you want to book a specific destination or combine it with a mini-tour then we will gladly make you a tailor-made offer. For a personalised day-by-day program please contact our destination experts.

Would you like to travel in a group; with your entire family, friends or colleagues? (min. 10 people required). Put our know-how to the test and send us your details and wishes.  We will gladly turn the blueprints of your trip into a detailed quote and a lasting memory for you to cherish. Contact our  Connections’ Group Service by e-mail at groups@connections.be or by telephone on +32 (0)2 550 01 65. We would love to hear from you. 

Health

It is strongly recommended to protect yourself against malaria, hepatitis A, yellow fever and DTP.. To verify the latest updates on health requirements, please surf to http://www.itg.be

 

Time Zones

+1h (winter), no time difference (summer)

Currency

Currency

Tanzanian shillings (TSH ou TZS); 1 EUR - 2.712 TZS & 10000 TZS = 3.70 EUR (16/01/2018) – currency of Zanzibar as well.

Payment Methods

Bring cash Dollars (small notes) Credit cards are convenient and widely accepted and ATMs are readily available.

Tipping 

Tipping is important and customary in Africa as it forms an integral part of the wages. Some guidelines: Foresee €2/pers./day for your guide and driver. Restaurants usually expect a 10%-15% tip (if not automatically charged to your bill). In lodge you leave 5USD a day for the cleaning staff, and the bellman is happy with 1USD a suitcase. Adapt as you see 

Prices

Pricing in Africa is low

Climate

Kenya , Tanzania and Zanzibar are perfect year-round holiday destinations. The rainy season last from April till May; the dry season from late December until mid-March and from mid-June until mid-October.

Average Temperatures in Tanzania & Zanzibar (°C):

Destination J F M A M J J A S O N D
Arusha 19 19 19 19 16 14 14 15 16 18 18 18
Zanzibar 28 28 28 27 25 25 24 25 25 26 27 27


What's included?

  • 5 nights accommodation in the listed hotels or equivalent
  • Full board from day 2 to day 5, breakfast on day 6
  • Transfers from and to the airport of Arusha
  • Transport by 4x4 with pop-up roof during game drives
  • The listed safaris and admission fees
  • 1/2 l water per person during game drives
  • An English speaking driver / guide
  • Price per person sharing based on quadruple occupancy

What's not included?

Your intercontinental flight, visa, local airport taxes to be paid on location, additional excursions, meals and beverages, tipping and personal expenses.

Good to Know

In general, Tanzania safaris are performed by a 7 person 4x4 with pop-up roof. The pop-up roof opens 50cm high in order to allow all passengers to view wildlife optimally and safely. Planning a travel bag rather than a suitcase and a backpack for the day and travel light! Remember: on domestic flights baggage is restricted to 15kg.

Please be informed that effective 01June 2019 all plastic bags will be banned in Tanzania. Manufacture, using or importation of plastic bags, including garbage bags and shopping bags will be illegal and tourists may face very heavy fines when using/importing plastic bags in their checked in luggage, cabin bags or carry-ons such as duty free articles wrapped in designated plastic bags. The transparent “zip-lock” plastic bags for keeping small liquids, cosmetics/toiletries are also not permitted. Please remember:  non-conformity to these rules may lead to heavy fines.

 

Standard Price per person


TRTZ0011-14/Code TRTZ0011. Christmas season surcharge: €42/pp/night valid for all travel from 24DEC2019 to - 01JAN2020 included


Comfort Price per person


TRTZ0011-14/Code TRTZ0014. Christmas season surcharge: €30/pp/night valid for all travel from 24DEC2019 to - 01JAN2020 included & Easter from 10 to 12 APR 2020 included


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