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Family Tanzania Safari (2016)

Luxury Small Group Journeys: The finest small-group travel experience

Limited to 18 guests
Days: 8  |  From: $7,495


Family Tanzania Safari

Day 1: Arrive Arusha, Tanzania

Arrive in Arusha and transfer to your accommodations, tucked into the lush acres of its fertile slopes, and offering gorgeous, wildlife-filled vistas.

Mount Meru Hotel

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park | Ilboru School Visit

Travel overland to small, wildlife-packed Lake Manyara National Park and your newly built luxury lodge nestled on the rim of the Great African Rift Valley, overlooking Lake Manyara. Children may cool off and join the Young Explorers Guide for a swimming competition at the lodge pool. Tonight, gather for a special welcome dinner.

You're welcome to spend the morning visiting Ilboru Primary School. Supported by Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy, it is one of the few schools in the region that offers programs for deaf and children with special needs.

Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park | A Day of Adventure

Set off on a thrilling morning game drive, where you may spot hippos wallowing along the shore, pelicans scanning the surface, monkeys leaping between the trees and giraffes under the shade of a 1,000-year-old baobab. Return to your lodge for lunch. This afternoon, families can participate in a cooking demonstration with the chef and sample the local dishes they create together.

Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater | Market Visit with Treasure Hunt

Start your day with an exciting Market Visit to Mto wa Mbu, where children go on a treasure hunt through the market, setting off with money and a list of “treasures” to purchase. Afterward journey to Ngorongoro Crater, stopping en route at Gibb’s Farm for an organic lunch. Proceed to your luxury lodge, styled like a neo-Colonial farmhouse and situated a 15-minute drive from the Ngorongoro Gate. Once settled in, younger guests can join the Young Explorers Guide for crafts and games, or a dip in the lodge pool.

Oldeani Ngorongoro Mountain Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater | Full-Day Game Drive

Head into the Ngorongoro Crater, a haven for lions, elephants, wildebeests, gazelles and many other species. Enjoy a picnic lunch before returning to your lodge later this afternoon.

Oldeani Ngorongoro Mountain Lodge   |   Meals: B L D

Day 6: Serengeti National Park | Meet the Maasai

Fly to the Serengeti and settle into your luxurious permanent tented camp. Enjoy lunch before heading out on an afternoon game drive. Back in camp, revel in its unique combination of comfort and exhilarating optional guided game walks, as well as night game drives. Also, gain fascinating insight into the culture of the local Maasai tribesmen and women. Later, take a game drive through the rambling park, site of the Great Migration. Relax tonight in your split-level suite tent, enjoying your veranda, bathroom with a soaking tub, separate shower and flush toilet.

Buffalo Luxury Camp   |   Meals: B L D

Day 7: Serengeti National Park | Land of the Migration

As the animals begin to stir, set off on a first-light game drive to view the prolific wildlife. You might spot hippos returning to water after foraging for food all night, elephants rustling through trees in search of breakfast, and sated lions, arriving back from a hunt. During the afternoon game drive, families visit the Ololosokwan Maasai tribe. This time spent among the local people of Tanzania can easily become one of the most rewarding experiences of your journey to Africa. Tonight, return to camp for a special farewell dinner in the bush.

Buffalo Luxury Camp   |   Meals: B L D

Day 8: Depart Arusha

Fly to Arusha, where you may relax in a dayroom before departing for home.

Mount Meru Hotel   |   Meals: B

Complimentary Safari Duffel for 2016  | Guests on this journey receive a custom-crafted A&K safari duffel. Learn more »

Child Pricing | Children under 12 sharing with an adult save $800.

Customize This Journey | If you would like to customize this itinerary and create a Tailor Made Journey just for you and your companions, click here to inquire, or speak to your travel professional.

Please note: To extend your family experience in Africa, combine this journey with the Family Kenya Safari. Please ask A&K for complete details.

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