This safari offers a privately guided game viewing experience to Tanzania and Rwanda. You travel as your own small, independent group (minimum 2 persons) by 4x4 vehicle with photo roof hatches. In the Serengeti you have three full days of game drives in this magnificent game park. Customize your adventure (and budget) by selecting Mid-Range or Luxury Accommodations. There is a scheduled charter flight included between the Serengeti and Kigali. Mountain gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park (Parc National des Volcans) is by far Rwanda’s major international attraction. Two gorilla trek permits are included.
Day 01+02 : Australia/USA/Europe/Kilimanjaro/Arusha
Depart this evening on your overnight flight. Arrive this morning. Connect on your international flight to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. On arrival this evening you will be met and transferred to your lodge. Overnight Mount Meru Hotel or Arusha Coffee Lodge.
Day 03+04 : Arusha/Tarangire
After breakfast, depart by road with your guide and private vehicle to your camp located in the Tarangire region. Enjoy an afternoon game drive in Tarangire National Park. The next morning, go with a packed picnic lunch and enjoy a full day game drive. 2 nights Maramboi Tented Camp or Tarangire Treetops Camp.
Day 05+06 :Tarangire/Lake Manyara/Ngorongoro
Depart this morning with a packed picnic lunch to Lake Manyara for a game drive. The morning depart to the Crater Rim and descend for a morning of game viewing on the crater floor. Enjoy lunch. Return to your lodge late afternoon. 2 nights Kitela Lodge or Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.
Day 07-09 : Ngorongoro/Serengeti
Your journey to Serengeti includes a visit to Oldupai Gorge, the famous archaeological site where the Leakey’s discovered the remains of Australopithecus, Homo Habilis and Homo Erectus. Visit a remote Maasai village before continuing to the Serengeti. Enjoy two days of game-viewing on game drives in the park. 3 nights Serengeti Katikati Camp, Serengeti Shared Safari Camp, Serengeti Pioneer Camp, Dunia Camp, Migration Camp or Sayari Camp.
Day 10 : Serengeti/Kigali
Enjoy a morning game drive and lunch. Transfer to the airstrip for your scheduled charter flight to Kigali. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy dinner and the night at leisure. Overnight Kigali Serena Hotel.
Day 11+12 : Kigali/Musanze - Volcanoes National Park
This morning you will have a Kigali City Tour including a visit to the Genocide Museum and local market. Onward transfer to your lodge in Musanze and Volcanoes National Park. Experience your first gorilla trek. 2 nights Mountain Gorilla View Lodge or Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
Day 13-14 : Musanze - Volcanoes National Park/Kigali/Europe/USA
This morning you will depart on your second gorilla trek. Return to your lodge to freshen up. You will be transferred back to Kigali Airport. Depart this evening on an overnight flight to Europe. Connect to your onward flight to the USA. Welcome home!