Bush2Beach Safaris Tanzania
Specialist in private safaris, climbing and beach

Low season special: April & May

 It’s a misconception that low season in Tanzania is a reason to stay away and search other destinations throughout our wonderful planet to spend a week or two with your hard earned cash. Tanzania in the last few years is being voted as top safari destination in the world not only for photographic wildlife safaris but climbs and treks, its rich culture and untouched beaches.

As we are and have been based in Tanzania for over a decade we know a thing or two about the changing safari seasons and one thing we can assure you if it rains it doesn’t rain all day. We should explain the reason why you should come in April & May which is classified as the long rains. By May however things are pretty stable with great clear days and a lushness that needs to be witnessed rather than told.  

Reasons to consider - main lodges give incredible low seasons deals, so already your $ is doing well with great lodges at give away prices in prime locations overlooking the flat top acacia of Serengeti  or perilously perched on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater. The other thing we should tell you is that the Wildlife has never heard of “low season” so they are still there in their numbers although perhaps a little more hidden with taller grazing lands and with more drinking water from the rains of April they do not concentrate so much around water holes.  However with that said and done we do encourage you to drop us a line to learn a little more about low season special holiday breaks as you may find yourselves in the National Parks without another soul in sight, and if you need reassurance the sun does shine pretty much daily. To conclude if you have a week to 10 days on your hands – why not look into international flights directly into Kilimanjaro (JRO) or via Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Kenya and leave the rest to us to make sure your $$$ do the travelling for you without burning a hole in your pocket!!

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Below, we go through the adventure day-by-day, giving you a better feel of the adventure.

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) you will be met by your B2B driver-guide and transfer to Ngaresero Mountain Lodge located 25 kms before the busy center of Arusha in a beautiful, natural setting.
O/n Ngaresero Mountain Lodge (D)

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park

Leave the lodge after breakfast heading out through the Maasai lands to Lake Manyara National Park for game drives of this very diverse park – the main attractions are the tree climbing lions and flamingos. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the park and continue to explore the different areas of the park till mid afternoon; leave the park and head to Ngorongoro Farm House located just outside Karatu town for dinner and overnight.
O/n Ngorongoro Farm House (B, L, D

Day 3: Serengeti National Park

After an early breakfast board your safari vehicle and continue west-wards towards the endless plains of the Serengeti National Park. Game drives en-route to central Serengeti to explore the many different areas of the park – arrival at Serengeti Sopa Lodge in the late afternoon where you freshen up and enjoy sundowner drinks followed by dinner and overnight.
O/n Serengeti Sopa Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 4: Serengeti National Park

Optional: Early morning head out for a Balloon flight. View the Serengeti plains from a hot air balloon followed by champagne breakfast on the landing site.

A full day of game drives in Serengeti National Park. Head over to the Rock Kopjes where you have good chances of seeing some of the cat families. Cheetah and lion use this giant rock out crops as observation posts.

O/n Serengeti Sopa Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 5: Serengeti to Ngorongoro

Morning game drives of the Serengeti National Park before heading back into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to continue up to the Ngorongoro Crater rim. Head up to Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge located on the crater rim in time for sundowner drinks.
O/n Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater

Early morning breakfast with a view. Descend into the Crater for full day game drives with picnic lunch at the bush. There are copious of large animals residing in the crater floor. Elephants are mainly bulls, females stay out of the park due to the largest predator population in Africa. Black rhino also make their home on the grassy plains which offer the best chances of viewing them. Late afternoon you will leave the crater and return to Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight.
O/n Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge (B, L, D)

Day 7: Departure

Leisurely breakfast, then transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport, where you will connecting with your departing flight (B)

Note: O/N = Overnight, B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Amount of persons:Price p.p. (usd):
2 people sharing2590.-
4 people sharing2095.-
5 people sharing1985.-
Note: prices are based on two adults and indicative. Single supplement is $ 115
  • Included:
  • Meals as stipulated |B Breakfast, L Lunch, D Dinner
  • Complimentary mineral water x1.5 liters per person in the safari vehicle
  • 4x4 game viewing vehicles plus driver guide (window seat guaranteed)
  • Unlimited game drives
  • Emergency Evacuation Cover
  • All transfers and activities as mentioned above
  • Park fee, Conservation fees and Community Development Fees
  • Accommodation as stipulated
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  • Tips suggested: Driver guide $8-$10 per person sharing the vehicle per day
  • Drinks apart from 1,5 liter mineral water during the safari
  • Items of personal nature and not mentioned in the above itinerary
  • Visa and airport departure tax

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