Our 6-day classic Tanzania safari is the perfect match for travelers who wish to cover the highlights of Northern Tanzania. Visit Tarangire with its large elephant herds; discover Manyara with its impressive scenery; be overwhelmed by the seemingly endless grassland plains of Serengeti and encounter wildlife within the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. A classic Tanzania safari – year-round!
Pakuba Safari Lodge is nestled on the Eastern Bank of the Albert Nile in Murchison Falls National Park overlooking the spectacular River Nile. Our location affords panoramic views of the mighty River Nile and sweeping vistas of the surrounding riverine forest below. Pakuba Safari Lodge is cleverly laid out so that most rooms and sitting areas afford stunning views of the river and the park.
Where better to capture the thrill of a howling black and white colobus or to listen to the wood owl calling his partner, than from the comfort of your tent in Kibale Forest Camp? Get absorbed by forest smells and sounds, spot primates swinging through the trees and observe rare birds and beautiful butterflies fluttering around. Have a break from your daily concrete jungle life and experience this green oasis.
Nature lodges is a selection of intimate, small sized lodges and camps in Uganda. Each property in our portfolio is as vibrant and unique as the region it serves. They typically range from 10 to 15 rooms and are situated around the major tourism sites of the country.
Enjojo Lodge has seven luxury cottages; Each cottage has its own unique charm and character. Four cottages are situated in lush vegetation with swaying palmtrees and are accessible by a wooden elevated walkway leading to and from the restaurant. Three cottages are overlooking an open grassland where elephants are regular visitors. Each cottage has its own en-suite bathroom with solar hot and cold running water and a wonderful outdoor shower. From easy chairs on the spacious verandah, you can unwind, relax and enjoy the African wilderness.
Gorilla Mist Camp is Privately operated and locally owned, our experience in the tourism industry gives us first hand knowledge about client care services. Customer care and comfort is our goal as we take pride in our service.
Providing you a private and peaceful environment to stay and we will go an extra mile to make sure your stay is a memorable one!!. During your stay with here, you will be able to tick off your bucket list the experience of trekking the enchanting Mountain Gorillas, a Must Do activity when you are still alive.
Birdnest Resort @ Bunyonyi is located in South-West Uganda. Its position at lake Bunyonyi means it’s the perfect safe heaven to prepare for gorilla trekking.
Rwakobo Rock is a peaceful and secluded retreat where you can breathe in the essence of wild Uganda. Our comfortable and spacious cottages are dotted around the hill, all very private and offering great sunset views. The main dining area overlooks an expanse of rock that adjoins the park.
During this time, the weather is generally dry, with little to no rainfall (between 15mm – 36mm per month). The average temperatures range from 20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F), making it a popular time for wildlife safaris and visits. The dry season is also ideal for witnessing the Great Migration, as herds of wildebeest and other animals migrate across the plains.
The peak of rainfall is typically in March (178mm / 7”), April (368mm / 14.5”), and May (211mm / 8.3”). The wet season is characterized by intermittent showers and occasional heavy downpours. Average temperatures during this time range from 20°C to 28°C (68°F to 82°F). The landscapes become lush and green, offering beautiful scenery and opportunities for birdwatching. However, it’s important to note that some roads and trails may become impassable due to muddy conditions.
As one of the best game viewing countries on the continent, Tanzania offers year-round opportunities for seeing some of Africa’s most impressive animals.
For the Great Serengeti Migration: head to Southeastern Serengeti from December through April, Western Serengeti and Grumeti from May through July, and Northern Serengeti from July through November.
For other wildlife in Tanzania, December through January is equally great for Lake Mantra and Ngorongoro, while July through November is excellent for Ngorongoro, Tarangire, Selous, Ruaha, Mahale, Gombe, Katavi.
Meet & Greet in Arusha with your professional driver/guide. Departure to Tarangire National Park. Spend the day on game drive – Tarangire is well known for its large elephant herds and its epic baobab trees. Tarangire is part of a larger ecosystem and its wildlife density changes with the dry and wet season. Proceed to your overnight stay in the late afternoon.
Drive to Manyara National Park – located directly along the Rift Valley. The park is squeezed in between the steep sloping Rift Valley Wall and the shallow, alkaline soda lake. The dry season from June to October is best for viewing large mammals such as elephants, giraffes, zebras and cats; while the wet season, from November to May, is ideal to spot birds. Proceed to your accommodation.
Road journey to Serengeti National Park with picnic-lunch. Serengeti is Tanzania’s most famous national park and was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1981. Game viewing is fantastic throughout the year with resident game including buffalos, cheetahs, crocodiles, elephants, giraffes, hippos, hyenas, leopards, lions, servals, warthogs, wildebeests, zebras and many more!
Depending on the time of year, you can also witness the Great Wildebeest Migration, which will cross Central Serengeti. They are usually joined by large herds of gazelles and zebras. Serengeti also offers a large bird variety – with more than 500 bird species. The landscape is equally outstanding – so be prepared for a magical golden horizon of endless grass plains as soon as the sun sets!
Departure with picnic-lunch to Ngorongoro Crater for game drive. The Ngorongoro Crater is an intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for wildlife. Expect to encounter prides of lions, elephants with huge tusks due to the rich volcanic soil, plain game, hippos, birds and many more. With a little luck you might spot the highly endangered black rhinoceros. Proceed to your overnight stay.
Return to Arusha with drop-off according to your travel journey – either in Arusha Town or at Arusha Airport (ARK) / Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).
Our tailor-made trips are designed to offer you the best possible value to make your East African safari experience a memorable one. As a boutique tour operator, we are happy to personalise your trip budget and package according to your needs.
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