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Start and end in Arusha! With the wildlife tour 6 Day Luxury off the Beaten Path Safaris, you have a 6 day tour package taking you through Arusha, Tanzania and 3 other destinations in Tanzania. 6 Day Luxury off the Beaten Path Safaris is a small group tour that includes an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
In and around Arusha
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, our VIP Visa Specialist will meet and welcome you to East Africa. He guides you through the entire Tanzania Visa application process and skipping long immigration queues. With Galloping Safaris, you will be escorted from arrival to departure, making your arrival to Tanzania completely worry-free. Upon exiting the airport, a Galloping Safaris representative will be holding a poster with your name who will transfer you to Arusha (45 minutes) for the Serenity retreat of Kili Villa Retreat set on a picturesque coffee plantation; this charming lodge has beautiful views of Mount Meru and is the ideal place to acclimatize to Africa. After settling into your cottage, take a stroll through the plantations, visit the markets of nearby Arusha, or simply relax in the poolside gardens with a chilled drink. On cool winter evenings, get cosy next to a fireplace and sip one of the best coffees you will ever taste.
Early breakfast, 07:00 AM morning meet and greet for pre-safari briefing. 07: 20 AM pick up and transfer the short distance to Arusha Airport in time for flight to Manyara Airstrip. Flight departs Arusha Airport at 08h00, arrive Manyara Airstrip at 08:25 AM. Here you will be with your Private Driver Guide with 4X4 and drive the short distance to Lake Manyara National Park for Full Day game viewing to this unique park with an alkaline lake and breathtaking views. Here you will view a wide variety of wildlife and the acacia woodlands offer the best overall wildlife viewing in the park. Enjoy your picnic lunches under the Acacia trees. This habitat is favored by the park’s famous tree-climbing lions, leopards and giraffes and can claim the greatest elephant concentration in East Africa. Algae thrive in the high saline content of the lake. Huge and colorful flocks of birds gather in the water to feed, including many different varieties of birds that coexist together. In fact, well over 300 different species of birds have been recorded here, continue with afternoon game drive and later drive to the Lush retreat of And Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge for cocktails drinks dinner and overnight.
Early breakfast game drive as you exit Manyara Park and drive to Ngorongoro Crater (55 – minutes drive). Today you will explore the famous Ngorongoro Crater during a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater often described as one of the wonders of the world. It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest animal populations.
It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural setting. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds, and other species. With a bit of luck, the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted during one game drive only. Leave the Crater and later drive to the Lush retreat for dinner and overnight at
Early breakfast, transfer to Manyara Airstrip in time for Flight to Lobo Airstrip. The flight departs Lake Manyara Airstrip at 09: 30 AM, arrives at Lobo Airstrip at 10:15 PM. Upon arrival, you will be a meet and greet with your private guide and drive the short distance to And Beyond Klein’s Camp for HOT LUNCH. Afternoon head to the Eastern Serengeti Private Concession, time to watch the wildebeest migration as the dominated by the Mara River, Groaning with crocs and hippos, this area is great for elephant, big herds buffalo, lion, cheetah as well as a leopard in the many kopjes that make this landscape so distinctive. Also look out for small Oribi, which thrives in this area, but is otherwise extremely scarce in northern Tanzania generally. Sunset game drives to And Beyond Klein’s Camp in the Private Concession for dinner and overnight. A High end, an intimate lodge set close at the edge of the crossing point. Like the wildebeest that are the stars of the Serengeti Annual Migration, Klein’s Camp is a wanderer; a mid-range under- canvas camp that moves with the seasons, forever following the herds to ensure you have a front-row seat to the greatest show on earth. Fine linens, finer dining and a touch of nomadic romance are the hallmarks of this authentic East African safari lodge. Whether it’s at the river crossings of the northern Serengeti.
06h00 Begin your sunrise safaris and return for late breakfast at 09h00. Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in the Northern corridor of Serengeti National Park, where you can often see wildebeest and large numbers of lions and cheetahs, as well as herds of giraffe and zebra – a most unforgettable spectacle of Africa’s circle of life, right before your eyes! Equally impressive are Tanzania’s magical sunsets, which out here are celebrated at traditional “sundowners”… like those you’ll enjoy at your Lodge on your final night on safari, followed by a festive farewell dinner. Dinner and overnight at And Beyond Klein’s Camp. Thousands of zebra and wildebeest cross the Mara River during the annual migration between Tanzania and Kenya. The annual migration sees over a million wild animals move from one country.
Early breakfast and morning go on your final game drive en-route keep your eyes open for any elusive wildlife that you may not have seen, transfer to Lobo Airstrip in time for Check-in (Luggage free weight each person is 33 LBS & 11 LBS on Handbag), and Schedule flight to Arusha Airport. REGIONAL AIR flights depart Lobo Airstrip at 10: 00 AM and arrive at Arusha Airport at 12: 15 PM.
On your arrival at Arusha Airport you will be Meet and greet with your Host Walter and his team and we drive the short distance for a fare well-deserved Lunch at BUTTER & SCOTCH SABLE SQUIRE. Here you will have a variety of English – African taste meals with soft drinks & juices. After lunch, we transfer back you to Kilimanjaro International Airport in time for check-in for departure flight.