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lodge accommodation

We meet you at your hotel in Arusha

Accommodation style

price dollar

from 220 USD (based on 7 pers.)

Starting price per person

travellers

Private day trip

Travellers (window seat guaranteed)

calendar

Any day of your choice

Departure dates

Tour Itinerary

Private one day trip

Tarangire is one of the best-known and most popular national parks of Tanzania’s northern circuit. On this one-day safari, you can immerse yourself in its magical scenery: savannah, dotted with mystical baobab trees and the majestic Tarangire River. Tarangire is known for its large herds of elephants roaming the park. But you can also spot buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, warthogs and the beautiful waterbuck antelope. Your expert local guide will share many useful facts about the region’s wildlife. From the window-seat and the pop-up roof of your 4×4 safari vehicle, you have the best view to take in this magical day.

 

 

 
 

Itineraries

Day Trip

Day 1 | Tarangire National Park

We will collect you from your hotel in Arusha and following a 2-3-hour drive, you will arrive at the Tarangire National Park. The order of the day are extensive game drives across the park. Tarangire has the highest density of elephants in North Tanzania and you can view these animals all year round; the herds can sometimes reach an impressive number of up to 300 animals. The Tarangire River has water all year round and during the dry season, between July and October, many animals from the surrounding areas come to the river to quench their thirst. If you visit the park during the dry season, you will witness an unforgettable natural wonder as you can observe wonderful creatures such as lions, giraffes, buffaloes, wildebeests, and zebras as well as various types of antelopes and gazelles and with a little luck, you can also spot a python! This area is during the dry season also a haven for bird watchers with over 550 different species including the Masai Ostrich – the world’s largest bird. Around lunchtime, you will stop at a suitable picnic place before the afternoon is dedicated to more game drives and wildlife watching. Before sunset, you will be taken back to your hotel in Arusha.

  • transport in a 4x4 safari vehicle
  • professional, English-speaking guide
  • meals according to the itinerary
  • drinking water
  • activities and transfers as per itinerary
  • all national park fees
  • flights (international and domestic)
  • meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • alcoholic and soft drinks
  • optional activities
  • tips
  • personal expenses, visa fees, travel insurance

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This is a private tour and hence there won’t be any other guests joining the safari except for those in your party. It will just be you, your guide and the cook. Our vehicles can take a maximum of 7 people and should your group be bigger than that, more than one vehicle will be used.

There is no set age limit, however, we discourage parents with children under the age of 8 to join such a safari due to the lengthy drives and the fact that nights are spent on unfenced campsites. If parents are nevertheless convinced that their child / children are unfazed by the long driving distances and the travel time that goes with it, children are welcome to join the safari. But please keep in mind that the responsibility for each child lies with you as a parent at all times.

Are there ablution facilities at the lodge?
Yes, communal ablution facilities can be found on all lodge. Most of them are very basic and hot water is few and far between.

We make use of reconstructed 4×4 safari vehicles (i.e. Toyota Landcruisers), that have been designed to conquer the ever demanding road conditions in East Africa. All vehicles have pop-up roofs that can be opened during game drives and a window seat is guaranteed for each guest.

What meals does the price include and what kind of food can I expect?

We will provide you with a detailed packing list at the time of booking
(please feel free to contact us should you have any questions ).

Luggage is restricted to one large bag / rucksack weighing no more than 15 kg. Furthermore, every traveller is allowed one piece of hand luggage.
Due to the limited space in the vehicle, we kindly ask guests to refrain from travelling with suitcases as storing them in the vehicle could prove a problem. Please also do not forget to check the baggage allowances of your respective airlines.

Yes, we suggest that you bring some spending money for drinks, snacks, souvenirs and tips.
so you can bring extra funds.

Tips are not included in the price and we recommend 15-20 USD per group per day for the guide and 10-15 USD per group per day for the cook.

Most nationalities can apply for a visa upon arrival in Tanzania but all travellers need to contact their respective embassies to check the latest visa regulations. Furthermore, it is the sole responsibility of each traveller to be in possession of the required documents.

We do recommend that you get a yellow fever vaccination as Tanzania finds itself in a yellow fever region.
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio, Hepatitis A & B vaccinations are not required, but nevertheless recommend by us.
Malaria is also present and we hence suggest some precautions for this as well. Please contact a travel clinic or your health care practitioner for further information on prophylaxis and the effects and side effects that come with it.