Karagwe Tours & Safaris

8 Days 7 Nights Serengeti Balloon Safari

Scenes of African wildlife, beautiful sunrise and sunset, clear blue skies, luxurious elegantly and artistically designed safari lodges, game drives on the planes of the Serengeti and an experienced guide, are just the perfect ingredients that can make that ultimate African dream safari. This 8 days Serengeti Balloon Safari will entail, game drives in Big 5 territories including the Legendary Serengeti Park famously known for its Annual Migration of over a million of wildebeests, day and Night game drives in Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park, and World’s Natural Heritage the Ngorongoro Crater. Adding more to your experience is the thrilling Balloon Safari in Serengeti Park that will give you a chance to view unique and wonderful landscapes of the Serengeti.

Highlights

Day 1-8 | 8 Days 7 Nights Serengeti Balloon Safari

  • Tarangire National Park – Game drive
  • Ngorongoro Crater – Game drive
  • Lake Manyara National park
  • Sarengeti National Park

YOUR ADVENTURE BEGINS

Day 1. Game drive in Tarangire park.

After a leisurely breakfast, begin your safari to Tarangire Nationa Park. During your game drive, your experienced and knowledgeable guide will be at his best to give details of Tarangire’s wildlife and flora. Late in the afternoon, after viewing ample wildlife including herds of tusked giants, you will drive to Tarangire Tree Tops located in a private game reserve bordering Tarangire National Park. As you wait for your dinner, you will enjoy a refreshing drink from the privacy of your room’s balcony facing the vast Tarangire Plains.

  • Meal Plan: Packed Lunch, Dinner

Day 2. Day game drive and night game drive in lake Manyara national park.

You will wake up early to the sounds to get ready for another day of adventure. An early game drive in Lake Manyara National park is best as animals begin to search for their morning meal. Game drive until 1300hrs then you will proceed to Manyara Serena Lodge for lunch and a swim (Swimming Optional). Later drive to Manor Ngorongoro a perfect intimate place for relaxation. Dinner will be taken before a thrilling night game drive in Lake Manyara Park. After a 2 hours game drive you return to your cottage at the Monor Ngorongoro for a restful night.

  • Meal Plan: Packed Lunch, Dinner

Day 3. Game drive Ngorongoro conservation area

Your Journey to the Legendary Serengeti Park begins after taking a delightful breakfast. You will drive through Ngorongoro Conservation area before reaching Serengeti national Park. Do a game drive enroute to Bilila Lodge, an oasis in the Serengeti Jungle. Before dinner, treat yourself at the Antara Spa with a Safari Adventure Series treatment or relax by the pool as you watch elephants and giraffes drinking water at a nearby water hole.

  • Meal Plan: Packed Lunch, Dinner

Day 4. Game drive Serengeti national park with baloon safari.

 On this day, an early morning wakeup call will be followed by a cup of coffee then proceed for a short drive to the Baloon Safari take off grounds. You will mbark on a once in a life time experience to enjoy vast and wonderful views of the Serengeti from above. Later experience a truly “Out of Africa” bush breakfast then you will proceed with a full day game drive. During your game drive our experienced guide will share intimate details of the African wild animals including Lions, Leopards among other famous animals found in Serengeti National Park.

Game drive will continue enroute Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp , located in the famous Serengeti Western Corridor where the greatest wildlife show on earth takes place during the annual migration of over a million wildebeests. Your night will be spent in the widely spaced luxury tent with magnificent views of the Serengeti Plains.

  • Meal Plan: Packed Lunch, Dinner

Day 5. Game drive in Serengeti national park.

 A Wake up call to watch the sun rise from your private deck over the plains of Serengeti, will be followed by a leisurely breakfast. Game drive begins along the western corridor, a unique and remote part of Serengeti Park, with plenty of resident game all year round and wildebeest migration during the months of late June to July. You will then proceed to Grumeti River to watch its Gigantic Crocodiles and Hippos. Lunch will be at Grumeti River Camp, served near the Grumeti River Banks. After lunch, you will continue with game drive, finishing your day with a sun set game drive on Masira Hills. Drive back to Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp for a relaxing dinner and overnight.

  • Meal Plan: Packed Lunch, Dinner

day 6. Serengeti game drive en route to Ngorongoro/Maasai cultural tour.

After a delicious and filling breakfast, you will start driving to Ngorongoro Conservation Area with game driving enroute. You will arrive for lunch at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge located on the rim of the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. Later, you will take a visit to the Maasai village, where you will be able to learn more about the Maasai Pastoralists, who moved to this area and have lived in harmony with the wild animals for hundreds of years. You will then return to Serena Lodge to refresh before a traditional safari bush dinner. This day you will spend your night in a uniquely decorated room, facing the magnificent crater.

  • Meal Plan: Packed Lunch, Dinner

Day 7. Game drive in the Ngorongoro crater – Karatu- Gibbs farm.

An early breakfast will be served in a prehistoric decorated dining room, with stunning views of the Ngorongoro crater. Breakfast will shortly be followed by a drive into the crater floor. Without a doubt, Ngorongoro crater is one of the must see natural attractions in Africa. It displays unique physical characteristics particularly the large unbroken unflooded volcanic caldera and the accommodation of wild animals. Proceed with game drive in search for the endangered Black Rhino among others. Later drive to Gibbs farm a luxury boutique lodge.

There could not be a better place to spend your last night of Safari than at this peaceful sanctuary. Before dinner, pamper yourself with a traditional massage to release all the tension from driving or soak and relax yourself in a hot bath while enjoying the beautiful views of the farm. A delicious dinner will be followed by a peaceful natural surroundings.

  • Meal Plan: Packed Lunch, Dinner

Day 8. Drive to Arusha for lunch at Mt Meru hotel/drive to airport.

After breakfast, at around 0900hrs you will begin your drive to Arusha Town for a delicious three course lunch at Mt Meru Hotel. You will catch some last beautiful views of Mount Meru from hotel, before your driver takes you back to the Kilimanjaro Airport. Along the way on a clear day you might also get views of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

  • Meal Plan: Packed Lunch, Dinner
 
 

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