Tanzania: The Serengeti & Beyond Globus

Tanzania: The Serengeti & Beyond

Small Group Tour

Tanzania is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking game reserves and stunning landscapes. This safari experience includes both Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara National Park and Tarangire National Park. Each boasts different wildlife including lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo and black rhinos.

The 10 day Tanzania: The Serengeti and Beyond tour from Globus Tours is sure to impress travelers of any stripe or experience level. You'll see some of the most amazing wildlife on the planet in their natural habitat, enjoy the flora and fauna of these beautiful national parks and meet the people who call Tanzania home. Book your Tanzania: The Serengeti and Beyond tour now and get ready for an experience you won't soon forget.


10 Daysfr. $4,483

  • A visit the Shanga workshop in Arusha
  • Three game drives and sundowner drinks in Tarangire National Park
  • Visit a local family’s home in Tloma Village to learn about Iraqw culture and visit a local primary school
  • Full-day game drive in Ngorongoro Crater with a bush breakfast
  • Five game drives in Serengeti National Park
  • Traditional Maasai dance performance
  • Bottled Water Included on all game drives and with all meals
  • Transportation includes 4-wheel drive safari vehicles, between destinations and for game drives, with a pop-up roof for easy game viewing and photography. Each vehicle is limited to a maximum of 6 people, ensuring you’ll always have a window seat..
  • Headsets throughout the tour
  • Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • American breakfast daily (except Day 1) including a special bush breakfast
  • 8 lunches
  • 8 dinners
  • Lake Duluti Serena Hotel in Arusha, Tanzania (1 night)
  • Tarangire Simba Camp in Tarangie National Park Area (2 nights)
  • Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge in Lake Manyara National Park (1 night)
  • Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge in Ngorongoro Crater (2 nights)
  • Mbuzi Mawe Serena Camp in Serengeti National Park (3 nights)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Globus reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

ARRIVE IN ARUSHA, TANZANIA

Arusha, Tanzania

Welcome to Africa! Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in.

LAKE DULUTI SERENA HOTEL

ARUSHA–TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

Arusha, Tanzania

Start today with a visit to the Shanga workshop, a remarkable place dedicated to providing employment opportunities to Tanzanians with disabilities. Here, workers use recycled materials to make a variety of handicrafts.

Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

After lunch, drive south to Tarangire National Park, where the savannah grasslands are dotted with baobab and acacia trees. Enjoy a GAME DRIVE en route to your lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

TARANGIRE SIMBA CAMP

TARANGIRE

Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Today features morning & afternoon game drives. The Tarangire River provides the park a permanent water source, which makes for great game viewing year round. This is highlighted by a large population of elephants. You can also see wildebeest, eland, zebra, and Cape buffalo congregate around water holes. Relax at your lodge during the heat of the day. This evening, stop for sundowner drinks as the sun sets over Lake Burunge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

TARANGIRE SIMBA CAMP

TARANGIRE–LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

Lake Manyara, Tanzania

This morning, depart for Lake Manyara National Park at the base of the Rift Valley escarpment. This small park is ecologically diverse, with groundwater forests, grassy plains, and alkaline Lake Manyara itself. Enjoy morning & afternoon game drives, with the chance to see elephant, giraffe, zebra, and Cape buffalo. The park is also home to the world’s largest concentration of baboon.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

LAKE MANYARA SERENA SAFARI LODGE

LAKE MANYARA–TLOMA VILLAGE–NGORONGORO CRATER

Lake Manyara, Tanzania

Journey to the nearby village of Tloma. Here, you will visit a local family's home to learn more about the local Iraqw culture and their traditional way of life. Also, stop at a local primary school to visit with the children and learn about the educational system in rural Tanzania.

Ngorongoro, Tanzania

After lunch at beautiful Gibb’s Farm, continue on to the rim of Ngorongoro Crater, which is part of the larger Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

NGORONGORO SERENA SAFARI LODGE

NGORONGORO

Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Descend into the crater, where an exclusive bush breakfast has been arranged for you. Sip on a mimosa as you savor every moment of the memorable experience! Afterward, begin your full-day game drive. Ngorongoro Crater is technically a caldera—the world’s largest unflooded one, in fact, at more than 2,000 feet deep with a floor covering over 102 square miles. Game viewing here is fantastic, as most of the animals stay in this area year round. You can see lion, Cape buffalo, hippo, elephant, and flamingo. This is also your best chance to see the rare black rhinoceros. A picnic lunch will be served in the crater.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

NGORONGORO SERENA SAFARI LODGE

NGORONGORO–SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

This morning, depart Ngorongoro Crater for Serengeti National Park, Tanzania’s largest and most famous park. Home to the annual Great Migration of wildebeest and zebra, generally between late November and July, the Serengeti attracts visitors from around the world and is great for game viewing year round. After lunch at your lodge, embark on an afternoon game drive.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

MBUZI MAWE SERENA CAMP

SERENGETI

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Enjoy morning & afternoon game drives and search for the “Big 5”—lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, elephant, and rhino—as well as an abundance of other animals, including cheetah, giraffe, warthog, gazelle, and eland. Between game drives, spend some free time at your lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

MBUZI MAWE SERENA CAMP

SERENGETI

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

The Serengeti covers an area of roughly 5,700 square miles, so it is no surprise that the name comes from the Maasai word siringit, meaning “endless plains.” Continue exploring this vast park during morning & afternoon game drives. Tonight, join your traveling companions for a special farewell bush dinner and a traditional Maasai dance performance—the perfect way to end your safari!

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

MBUZI MAWE SERENA CAMP

SERENGETI–ARUSHA–DEPARTURE

Arusha, Tanzania

This morning, fly back to Arusha, where your tour ends. A day room has been secured for you at the Mount Meru Hotel for you to use prior to your homebound flight. Book homebound flights after 5 pm.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Wed, Jun 12, 2019 – Wait-list
$5,289.00
Wed, Oct 02, 2019
$5,289.00
Wed, Jan 22, 2020
$5,366.00
Wed, Feb 12, 2020
$5,366.00
Wed, Mar 04, 2020
$4,483.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.
  • Dates & Prices do not include air travel. Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $252. Required intra-vacation air segment is: Serengeti/Arusha. Air prices were effective on July 11, 2018, and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.
  • Gratuities for Tour Director, driver, and Local guides are available for pre-purchase on the base vacation. For vacations that include an extension to the base, pre-paid gratuities only include the base portion. Any additional gratuities would need to be paid on trip.
  • Prices based on double room occupancy.
  • Park entrance fees of $496 per person are included.
  • Single Room Supplement: $65 to $580 Triple Room Reduction per person: $30 to $155
  • Extra Nights per person in Arusha: January-February & June-October: In single room $213 In twin room $148 In triple room $132
  • March & May: II single room $179 In twin room $121 In triple room $108
  • 2020 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in July 2019.

  • Consult your physician for the latest health requirements for travel to Tanzania.
  • All game viewing is done at your own risk. You will be required to sign a liability waiver prior to travel.
  • We do not recommend this vacation to people with serious back problems, as it can be quite rough on some East Africa roads and game park trails.
  • Due to limited capacity on safari vehicles and flights, your suitcase must be soft-sided and cannot exceed 33 lbs including hand luggage.
  • Some minor changes in your daily itinerary may be expected due to wildlife migrations and viewing.
  • Small-Group Discovery departures never allow more than 20 travelers, allowing you to truly immerse yourself in the destination and local culture.
  • ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests arriving for embarkation without proper documentation may be denied boarding and will not be entitled to a refund.
  • 60-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $250 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 60 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
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