Duration 11 days

Max.4 participants

High Season

From 6,220 USD

today equal to

5.736 EUR pp

Join us for 11 emotional days!

In the westernmost part of Tanzania it is possible to have one of the most unique and exclusive experiences of the African continent.

We offer here a luxury Safari, in a dream lodge, 11 days (arrival on Tuesday) with a first stop in Arusha at the National Park for an experience of walking safari and canoeing on Lake Momella. The remaining days will be a real journey in the journey to discover two fabulous and legendary parks: the Katavi and the Gombe, famous for its chimpanzees and ethological studies carried out by Jane Goodall.

Join us for a truly extraordinary experience, full of strong and unsurpassed emotions, where moments of adventure in the primordial nature will alternate with pampering and relaxation in exclusive refuges on Lake Tanganyika.

We staff will be available for any need from your arrival at the airport to your departure.

For any information do not hesitate to contact us! Below you can find out the detailed program day by day.

Routes, services and prices are to be understood as purely indicative, as estimated on the basis of standards and average prices that can be confirmed only at the time of quotation.

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N.B. The tracking in the park of the Gombe for the sighting of the chimpanzees is allowed from the national agency parks from the 15 years and up

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travel plan

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Day 1 - Transfer from Kilimanjaro Airport, reception, excursions in the area and overnight in Arusha

Arrival at the JRO airport where you will find our staff to welcome you; we will move to the hotel near the city and after a well-deserved rest, if there was time available, we will accompany you in visiting the city and the market of Arusha. We’ll go back to the hotel for dinner.

Practical information

  • recommended clothing and equipment: sweater for the evening
  • transfer airport-hotel 1 hour approx
  • B&B treatment in hotel

Day 2 - Safari by car, on foot and by boat in Arusha National Park - overnight in Arusha

After breakfast at the hotel we will leave for the safari at the National Park of Arusha, the only park where we will have the opportunity to have a safari on foot accompanied by an armed ranger that will safely allow us to approach a few meters from the animals in freedom. After the picnic on the shores of a pond, there will be the opportunity to make a canoe safari: an experience that will allow you to look at the African environment from another perspective, in a fun way. Then we will return to Arusha for dinner.

Practical information

  • recommended clothing and equipment: safari, dust bandana, insect spray, hat, sunglasses, hiking shoes.
  • moving Arusha-Arusha NP 1 hour
  • lunch box not included/dinner not included in the overnight stay

Day 3 - Departure from Arusha Airport to Katavi NP - overnight in Katavi

Early in the morning, the plane for Katavi Park (Ikuu Airstrip) awaits you on the runway of Arusha airport.  You will reach the park and have lunch at the lodge. If you have time in the afternoon there will be a first game drive in the park. Overnight and dinner at the lodge in the park.

Practical information

  • recommended clothing and equipment: comfortable to travel, safari clothing in the afternoon
  • moving Arusha-Ikuu Airstrip 3 hours 30 min (plane)/ moving Ikuu Airstrip-Katavi 30 min approx
  • full board at the overnight accommodation

Day 4 - Safari in Katavi National Park - overnight in the park

In the morning and evening game drive to discover the wonders of the park with back for brunch at the lodge. The afternoon is free, you can relax before the second game drive of the day. Dinner and overnight in the park.

Practical information

  • recommended clothing and equipment: safari, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, insect spray
  • moving in the park
  • full board at the overnight facility

Day 5 - Safari in Katavi National Park - overnight in the park

The whole day will be dedicated to the game drive in the park to discover all its corners. Return in the late afternoon to the lodge for dinner. If you want you will also have the opportunity to play a game drive at night (optional extra 85$ pp). Overnight at the lodge.

Practical information

  • recommended clothing and equipment: safari, insect spray, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • moving in the park
  • lunch box/dinner at the overnight stay

Day 6 - Safari in Katavi National Park - overnight in the park

After breakfast departure for the game drive in the morning, you will return for brunch and the afternoon will be free. Towards evening you will play another game drive. If you want you will have the possibility to play also a game drive night (optional extra 85$ pp). Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Practical information

  • recommended clothing and equipment: safari, insect spray, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • moving in the park
  • full board at the overnight accommodation

Day 7 - Departure from Ikuu Airstrip to Gombe NP - overnight in Gombe

Early in the morning you will be on the Ikuu Airstrip runway the plane to Kigoma airport near the Gombe National Park. You will have lunch at the Hilltop Hotel in Kigoma with a beautiful lake view. After a boat transfer (dhow) you will reach the park. In the afternoon there will be a first approach with tracking in the Gombe. Overnight and dinner at the lodge in the park.

Practical information

  • recommended clothing and equipment: comfortable to travel, in the afternoon clothing for tracking
  • moving Ikuu Airstrip-Kigoma 1 hour and 30 min (plane)/ Kigoma-Gombe moving 1 hour and 30 approx (boat)
  • lunch in Kigoma/aperitif and dinner at the overnight stay

Day 8 - Safari and birdwatching in Gombe National Park - overnight in the park

When you wake up you will discover the wonders of the park but above all you will do the day trip in search of chimpanzees. In the afternoon there will be the opportunity to go on a boat safari (optional extra activity) to discover the nearby fishing village of Mwamgongo. Dinner and overnight in the park.

Practical information

  • recommended clothing and equipment: tracking, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, insect spray
  • moving in the park
  • full board at the overnight facility

Day 9 - Kigoma, sightseeing - overnight in Kigoma

In the morning departure for transfer by boat at the Kigoma Hilltop Hotel. The afternoon will be dedicated to relaxing at the hotel swimming pool overlooking Lake Tanganyika. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Practical information

  • recommended clothing and equipment: comfortable travel and swimsuit
  • moving Gombe-Kigoma about 1 hour and a half (boat)
  • full board at the overnight accommodation

Day 10 - Return to Arusha - overnight in Arusha

In the morning transfer to Kigoma airport and flight in the afternoon to Arusha. Overnight and dinner (not included) at the lodge in Arusha.

Practical information

  • recommended clothing and equipment: comfortable for travel
  • travel Kigoma-Arusha 4 hours and a half (plane)
  • lunch box (not included)/dinner (not included) at the overnight stay

Day 11 - Morning in and around Arusha - transfer to airport or departure by sea extension

For the last day the activities depend on the time of your flight, but we will try to dedicate the morning to the visit of Arusha and its surroundings and then head to the international airport of Kilimanjaro for the return or for the sea extension.

Practical information

  • recommended clothing and equipment: comfortable for flight
  • moving Arusha-Airport JRO about 2 hours
  • lunch box (not included)

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