Siganture Safari 7 Day Low Season Green Safari offers you the opportunity to avail of the finest of luxury accommodation at the incredible discount of 25% in April and May of 2019/20. We will on this adventure take in SOME of the finest parks that the Northern Circuit has to offer. The Five Star Sopa Lodges will see us accommodated in the lap of luxury and our Signature Safari driver and guide will with intimate knowledge ensure we get the most out of our safari experience. On this trip we visit Tarangire National Park, Manyara National Park, The Serengeti National Park, And The Ngorongoro Conservation Area. With the rains coming at this time of year, April/May, the wildlife and landscapes experience rejuvenation with great activity from the creatures here inhabiting. We are guaranteed game drives chock full of animal life!
In the morning our Signature Safari driver and guide will at 0800 hrs pick you up from your accommodation for the drive to Tarangire National Park (approximately 2 hours) on well paved roads. Tarangire, best known for its elephant families, savannah, iconic baobab trees, and seasonal swamps, is so named for the life-giving Tarangire River. Animals gather at the river with the park being home to among the myriad creatures giraffe, bushbuck, hartebeest, buffalo, zebra, and wildebeest, all of whom are closely attended by a range of predators, leo panthera the lion, and his elusive cousin the leopard. From the open roof of our state of the art Safari Truck we will be able to absorb the landscape and watch the wildlife. We enjoy a picnic lunch in the park, which includes a delicious varied repast, coffee, and soft drinks.
After a full day soaking up the sights of the park, we drive to our carefully selected by us for quality luxury lodgings where we take the opportunity to relax, enjoy dinner in aesthetic surrounds, and retire to our well appointed quarters when the spirit moves us. Accommodation at Tarangire Sopa LodgeDay 2: Tarangire Park to Manyara National Park.
Rise and shine, we make a very early start today to enjoy further game drives in the Tarangire National Park. We return to our lodge at 0800 hrs to enjoy a hearty breakfast before departing for our drive to Manyara National Park enjoying on arrival a hot lunch in our luxury lodge. At 1400 hrs we set off on our game drives. Manyara, a relatively small but diverse park 120km west of Arusha, is so named for the shallow salt lake that covers some seventy percent of the surface area, flooding and drying with the seasons and home to thousands of flamingo and in the extraordinary region of 500 other bird species. On our exploration of the park we will endeavour to see baboon, blue and vervet monkey, warthog, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, elephant and, with some luck, lions lounging in the trees. The park is known for its diverse landscapes; not only open grassy plains, but also primate-filled woodlands and baobab dotted cliffs. At about 1700 hrs we make our way to our luxury lodge for a delectable dinner and relaxation in the sublime surrounds of our carefully chosen lodgings with our excellent quarters on hand to harbour our rest and dreams of wild cats!. Accommodation Lake Manyara Wildlife LodgeDay 3: Manyara to Serengeti National Park
We make an early start today to make the most of our adventure and, after our breakfast, at 0730 hrs we set out on our adventure to the one of the seven wonders of Africa, The Serengeti National Park, taking our lunch on arrival at our lodge at 1200 hrs before, at 1400 hrs, heading out for our afternoon game drive. The Serengeti, largest park in Africa at 15,000 sq. km, is home to some three million large mammals and is made up of a diversity of landscapes with the southern region being dominated by the lush grassy plains that draw the two million wildebeest, half a million zebra and some quarter million antelope to make the hazardous journey in search pasture when the autumn rains come. All of ‘the big five’ here inhabit, elephant, lion, buffalo, rhino, and the elusive leopard, alongside a multitude of other mammals. Grant’s and Thompson’s gazelle, cheetah, hyena, eland, hartebeest, bushbuck, the flightless ostrich, marabou stork, and the largest flighted bird in the world, the kory bustard. We seek out these creatures with the keen intuition and experience of our Signature guide and, with day drawing to a close, we wend our way to our selected lodgings, The to unwind, dine and take our ease by the fire under the endless East African sky.
Accommodation at Seronera Wildlife LodgeDay 4: Full day Serengeti National Park:
After our hearty breakfast, we head out to enjoy a full day game drive on the Serengeti Plains. We will endeavour to explore the range of different habitats found here that include swamps, woodland, soda lakes, and the world famous Serengeti short grass plains and encounter some of the myriad wildlife that call this landscape home. With our knowledgable guide leading us out upon the plain using unerring instinct we can hope to come into contact with a broad range of creatures on our days game drive. Breaking for a hot lunch at the lodge we continue into the evening taking in the awesome spectacle of this world renowned landscape and enjoying the experience of coming into contact with the wildlife of wild East Africa. with evening drawing in and shadows beginning to cloak the plains we wend our way back to our luxury lodge for delectation in dining, relaxation, and a going over in the minds eye the sights and sounds of the day.
Accommodation at Seronera Wildlife LodgeDay 5: Serengeti - Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Walking Tour).
After our breakfast at the lodge we set out at 0900 hrs for our drive up into the Ngorongoro highlands where we will stop at the crater rim to take in the stunning view of this, the largest Caldera on planet Earth. With our luxury lodge sitting up on the lip of this 610 metre deep crater we take our lunch whilst soaking up the awesome view. Formed in the massive explosion of a volcano some two to three million years ago that once rivalled Kilimanjaro in height, this enclosed eco system is home to some twenty five thousand large mammals including all of ‘the big five’ with an estimated fifty of the endangered Northern Black Rhino calling this landscape their home. At 1500 hrs we set out for a walking safari in the Conservation area with an armed ranger and our guide accompanying us and giving us further information about the sublime landscape which we find ourselves traversing. We have the option of making a visit to a Maasai village within the Conservation Area (50 U$D per group) and, with day drawing to a close, we make for the excellently appointed (Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge) where exquisite dining and luxurious lodgings await us.
Accommodation Ngorongoro Sopa LodgeDay 6: Full Day Ngorongoro Crater Tour.
Rise and shine, today we visit one of the most extraordinary landscapes. Again we take an early breakfast so as to enjoy our adventure to the maximum . After our 0630 hrs breakfast we descend the windy bumpy track to the crater floor. More precisely a caldera, this 610 metre deep 304 square kilometre enclosed ecosphere offers the best game viewing opportunities in all of Tanzania. With some 25,000 large mammals within the caldera, as soon as we hit the floor, we will have the opportunity to see in addition to ‘the big five’ elephant, lion, rhino, buffalo, and leopard, the various springs attract animals such as wildebeest, gazelle, reedbuck, bushbuck, hartebeest, hippo, antelope, both Grant’s and Thompson’s gazelle, impala, to name a few, as well as over 500 species of bird. It is well recognised as one of the world's wonders, veritably a magnificent spectacle for the human witness lucky enough to traverse her wildlife laden floor. Lunch served at a picnic site by the hippo pool followed by further game drives with at 1530, our ascent once more to the Crater Highlands and our delectation in dining in an aesthetically excellent restaurant with our quarters awaiting to harbour our rest under the starry endless African sky.
Accommodation Ngorongoro Sopa LodgeDay 7: Ngorongoro – Depart.
After our breakfast we set out between 0830 hrs and 0900 hrs for our return journey to Arusha Town where we will enjoy a hot lunch before our transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for our flight to onwards adventures in life, our memories and memory cards replete with the images, sights and sounds of the East African wilds.
- Flying Doctor's Voucher.
- Pick up and drop off at Arusha.
- One pair of binoculars in the vehicle.
- Park entrance fee at Tarangire, Ngorongoro, Serengeti and Lake Manyara.
- Full board accommodation while on safari (Three meals a day, Lunch, Dinner + Breakfast).
- Service of an English speaking driver guide.
- Transport based on a 4WD Vehicle with open roof for game viewing unlimited mileage.
- Driver's allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver.
- Game drives as per the Itinerary.
- Complimentary bottle of drinking water daily and Safari Hat.
- Government taxes.
Price does not include:
- Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry, light rain coat, Internet etc.
- International flight, Visa and Travel Insurance.
- Tips to drivers (highly recommended $ 20 - 50 per group per day).
- Kilimanjaro airport transfers $ 70 each way.
- Hotel before OR after safari $ 130 Four Star, $ 80 Three Star, 50 Two Star / night, BB
Thanks for choosing Signature Safari as your African Adventure Specialists.
Arusha at Ilboru Safari Lodge
Signature Safari and Tours is comprised of a team who strive always for excellence, celebrated by their clients since the companies inception, we are a group of mountain and safari guides with over twelve years experience in creating and leading adventures summiting our Rift Valley Mountains, including the renowned Kilimanjaro, and going safari onto the endless plain as well as in the wealth of other parks in our beautiful land.
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