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 A week Gate away family safari (7 DAYS ITINERARY)

• Location
♣ Northern circuit
• Nearest Airport
♣ Kilimanjaro international airport
♣ Seronera airstrip
♣ Arusha airstrip
• Comfort Level
Mt. Meru Hotel
♣ 4 stars
♣ High standard, good range of facilities
Serengeti kati kati lodge
♣ 3 stars
♣ Best value, clean and comfortable

• Trip Description

A week Gate away family safari is a 7 days itinerary in the northern circuit of Tanzania national parks. Tailored to induce maximum happy adventure to a family, it is a trip designed to increase the bond in your lovely family. Imagine a week away from the trouble of the world, just you and your family in the greatest parks of the world.
Spot the great migration and wildlife during the peak seasons in the endless plains of the Serengeti or descend down the mighty Ngorongoro crater on the peak/high low season or should I say the eighth wonder of the world, spot the tree-climbing lions and hundreds of birds species in the Lake Manyara national park or meet and get to know the incredible people of Tanzania and their culture with a game drive all year round in the Arusha national park and the three mentioned parks.
• Highlights
♣ Guided walking safari and Maasai walk
♣ Wildlife watching
♣ Watch the amazing varieties bird species
♣ Spot the tree climbing lions
♣ Top view of the crater
♣ Descend the crater
♣ Game drive around the crater
♣ Night game drive
♣ Visiting a Maasai village
♣ Great migration (peak season)
♣ Walking game
• Accommodation
∗ Location
Mt. Meru Game lodge
♣ 23.3 kms from Kilimanjaro international airport
♣ 14.1 minutes drive
Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp
♣ 50 minutes flight from Arusha
♣ 40 minutes transfer from the airstrip
♣ 5 hour drive from Arusha

∗ Facilities at
Mount Meru Game lodge
♣ Wi-Fi
♣ Currency exchange
♣ Gift shop
♣ Bar and restaurant
♣ Swimming pool
♣ Baby sitting facilities
Serengeti Kati Kati lodge
♣ Lounge tent
♣ Library

∗ Activities
Serengeti kati kati lodge
♣ Guided walking safari
♣ Wildlife watching
♣ Game drive
♣ Night game drive
♣ Great migration (peak season)
♣ Walking game

∗ Activities
Serengeti Kati Kati lodge
♣ Sundowner
♣ Aperitifs around the camp fire
♣ Visit to Maasai village
♣ Cultural activities

• Day to day Itinerary
Day 1:
ARRIVAL
You will be met at the International Airport of Kilimanjaro by your driver/guide and our representative We will take you to the Mount Meru Game Lodge, a fantastic and atmospheric lodge with its own adjacent wildlife sanctuary. Animals such as zebra, ostrich and various antelope can be seen wandering by whilst you enjoy a tea or a soda on the lawn. Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at Mount Meru Game Lodge, Accommodation will be in a family room where 4 persons can comfortably sleep.
Day 2: Arusha National Park
Today you will take an excursion in the nearby surroundings of your lodge, meaning you can relax a little, sleep a little Longer and have a relaxed morning hours.
After Lunch drive to Arusha National Park, Arusha National park, lying between the peaks of Kilimanjaro and Meru, Arusha National Park is an area of outstanding beauty. The Park has a wide range of habitats, from the string of crater lakes where many water birds can be watched, through the highland montane forest and on up to the imposing summit of Mt. Meru. Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at Mount Meru Game Lodge.
Day 3:
Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast you depart for Lake Manyara National Park. You will have full game drive, after spending most of the day in the car you might enjoy a leisurely stroll along Kirurumu River which has to be crossed on large rocks a couple of times. This is a great chance to get out your vehicle and explore this beautiful area on foot.
Later you will drive towards Ngorongoro. Spend the evening at Ngorongoro Farmhouse, an rustic old farmhouse at the outskirts of Ngorongoro Conservation Area with large rooms which comfortably sleep a family of 4. Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Farm house.
Days 4:
The Ngorongoro Crater
This morning you drive a short distance to the "eighth wonder of the world", the Ngorongoro Crater, the largest unbroken caldera on earth. The floor of this collapsed volcano spreads for 102 sq. miles and the walls are 2,000ft high.
You will have picnic lunch inside the Ngorongoro Crater With a bit of luck the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted during one game drive only. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Farmhouse, an rustic old farmhouse at the outskirts of Ngorongoro Conservation Area with large rooms which comfortably sleep a family of 4. Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Farmhouse.
Day 5:
Serengeti National Park
After breakfast you start on your way to Serengeti National Park. En route you will visit a Maasai Boma (traditional village) where some Maasai Warriors will welcome you, show you around and explain their traditional life. They will also show you their famous jumping dance and invite you to join in if you like! You can also see inside houses, meet children, ask questions and take photos! Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp.
Day 6:
Serengeti
Early start today for an early morning game drive to see also nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking up in early morning light. Return to your lodge for a relaxed Breakfast, and then join in for an afternoon game drive. Lunch at the Lodge under the shade of an old acacia tree, In the afternoon you can go out again on game drives or undertake a nature walk around the camp with some resident tribesmen. Ipam Safaris recommend dinner and overnight at Serengeti Kati Kati Tented Camp.
Days 7
Serengeti-Arusha
After last bush breakfast at your camp we take you to Seronera Airstrip in the Serengeti, for your flight to Arusha, you will have your lunch and later transferred to the airport for your flight either back home or to your next supplement destination e. g Zanzibar, Mafia Island, Bagamoyo or Southern Parks.