4 DAYS: MATERUNI COFFEE – TARANGIRE – NGORONGORO – MANYARA

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Price Information About this tour

Start dates
2 people
3 people
4 people up to 6
Jul 1, 2023 - Mar 31, 2024
$1,780 Per Person
$1,605 Per Person
$1,410 Per Person
Jul 1, 2023 - Mar 31, 2024
$1,780 Per Person
$1,780 Per Person
$1,780 Per Person
Jul 1, 2023 - Mar 31, 2024
$1,780 Per Person
$1,780 Per Person
$1,780 Per Person

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

Whatever your arrival time at Kilimanjaro International Airport, your Ilmaasai Expedition driver-guide will be waiting for you with a warm welcoming smile. Kick back and relax in your comfortable vehicle as he takes you to your hotel in Arusha.

Depart Arusha at 07:30 am for a drive to Materuni village is a beautifully lush area to visit on the outskirts of Moshi Here you can really get to grips with the life of the local Chagga people wandering through the village and passing their homesteads Located in the picturesque foothills of Kilimanjaro Materuni has managed to retain its authentic edge over some of the other tourist attractions as it is not one of the routes for climbing Kilimanjaro Here your guide will explain all aspects of the Chagga homestead including the other crops that they grow aside from coffee You will get to see how the coffee is produced from picking the bean to roasting and then drinking a delicious cup yourself. Following your coffee tour, you will then take a short hike make sure to wear some good shoes as it can be muddy up there passing through local villages to reach the waterfalls. At sunset, you will return to camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Leave Arusha at 07.30 am, drive for about 1 hour to Tarangire national park. This park is often referred to as the "home of elephants", you have a great chance to spot elephants in large groups gathering around the Tarangire River. Other animals to be spotted include leopards, lions, giraffes and even tree-climbing pythons! Late afternoon drive to Mto Wa Mbu town for dinner and overnight.

Early breakfast at 6:00 am then descend into the Crater 600mts for game drive. There is a very high possibility of spotting the big 5 in one day: lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard. Lunch will take place at the picnic site at the crater floor. In the afternoon, drive back to Lake Manyara for Dinner & Overnight 

A full day in Manyara park, famous for its green scenery, varied bird life, tree-climbing lions, hippos and baboons. Early sunrise game drive and picnic lunch. In the afternoon, drive back to Arusha for overnight or flight to Zanzibar.
Please note that the Tanzania Experience safari ends at Kilimanjaro International Airport at 17.30 hours. Your departure can only take place today if you have pre-booked a domestic flight which leaves from Kilimanjaro International Airport at 19.40 hours or after, or an international flight which leaves at 21.00 hours or after. Otherwise, you will need to book an extra night’s accommodation (not included in the tour price unless you need to) and take a flight the following day.

Optional Safari Activities:

  • Balloon Safari (USD 590 per person)

  • Maasai Village Visit (USD 50 per vehicle)

  • Night Game Drive Tarangire or Lake Manyara (USD 120 per person)

  • Ngorongoro Crater Rim Walk (USD 30 per person)

  • Visit to the Olduvai Gorge and museum (USD 40  per person)

Inquire or Customize this tours

When planning a safari with Ilmaasai expedition, it is possible to mix accomodations to fit your budget. This allows you to experience different types of safari lodgings, from camping to luxury lodges. If your interested in mixing safari accomodations, click the below button to start planning.