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Tanzania Fantastic Photo Safari


USD 4,029

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Kambona Mollel - Guide Operator

Africa VIP Travel

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Tanzania Fantastic Photo Safari

This Tanzanian safari itinerary visits the four spectacular and understandably popular destinations of the Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongo and Tarangire National Parks, all of which are teeming with wildlife. This trip offers an option of one or two cultural discovery days where you can find out about the way of life of the people living there firsthand. There is a modest additional cost, which goes directly to the villagers. Many tourists pass t

Arrival Day in Arusha

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport you will be met by a driver/guide and transferred to a Hotel in the nearby town of Arusha for the night.

Arumeru River Lodge
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Lake Manyara, game drive

Drive to Lake Manyara for lunch (approximately 2 1/2 hrs), and then enjoy an afternoon game drive around Lake Manyara National Park. This park is famous for the bird life around the soda lake – flamingos in particular. It is also home to primates and the unusual tree climbing lions, as well as having a large elephant population. Spend overnight at a lodge. Read more

Acacia Farm Lodge Karatu
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Serengeti, game drive

Drive to Serengeti National Park with a picnic lunch on the way, and then enjoy a late afternoon game drive. You will find the Serengeti to be endless rolling grasslands crisscrossed with shallow forested valleys. It is a virtual playground to millions of wildebeests, zebras, gazelles and a number of larger predators, making this one of the world's most famous wildlife vistas. We will enjoy dinner and overnight at a lodge. Read more

Serengeti Sopa Lodge
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Serengeti, game drive

Enjoy a full-day game drive, viewing different elephant families walking across the landscape or stopping to browse on acacia trees with their trunks held high, or wallowing in a large mud hole. Lunch in the Serengeti National Park during the game drive, and have dinner and overnight at a lodge.

Serengeti Sopa Lodge
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Serengeti, game drive

On our second full day in the Serengeti National Park experience more of the beauty of the park and its restless creatures. We will again enjoy dinner and overnight at a lodge.

Serengeti Sopa Lodge
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Serengeti - Ngorongoro

Drive to Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area for lunch (approx. 4 hrs). Along the way, we view Oldupai Gorge, where what is believed to be the first human skull was discovered, and visit a historic museum. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure with dinner and overnight at a Lodge nearby Ngorongoro Crater.

Acacia Farm Lodge Karatu
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Ngorongoro Crater game drive

We descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a full-day tour within it, including a picnic lunch. Ngorongoro, a collapsed volcano, has created an incredible natural amphitheater teeming with all of the African big game. You may even catch a glimpse of the nearly extinct black rhino. That evening we enjoy our dinner and overnight at a Lodge nearby Ngorongoro Crater. Read more

Acacia Farm Lodge Karatu
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Tarangire, game drive

Ngorongoro to Tarangire - Distance: 150 km (2 hrs) In the morning after breakfast, drive to Tarangire National Park. Enjoy lunch and then a late afternoon game drive in the park. You will find early morning and late afternoon are the best times to observe birds and animals. During the heat of the day much of the wildlife rest under cover. You should look under trees and bushes for the pricking ears of animals raising their heads. Also watch in the trees for the dangling tail of a leopard as it lies on a branch. One of the most striking features of this park is the majestic old baobab trees. With their massive silvery trunks, spindly branches and gourd-like fruits, they are strange and impressive trees. Tarangire is also the home of a large number of elephants and bird life. Enjoy dinner and overnight at a Lodge in Tarangire. Read more

Ecoscience Luxury Lodge
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Tarangire, game drive

Enjoy a full-day game drive in Tarangire where it is possible to see the rare fringe-eared Oryx. Enjoy lunch either on the safari or back at camp. Later we will have dinner and overnight at a Lodge in Tarangire. BLD

Ecoscience Luxury Lodge
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Tarangire to Arusha. Distance 120 km (3 hrs) After breakfast, leave Tarangire and do game viewing on your way back to Arusha. Arrive for lunch and afterwards relax/pack in a dayroom prepared for you at a Hotel in Arusha. Enjoy your shower and final packing before being transported to the airport for your flight home or extend your African experience with one of the available options. BLD Read more

Dayroom Kibo Palace Hotel
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Day in trip
Day 1
Location Arusha City
Day 2
Location Lake Manyara/Ngorongoro Crater
Day 3
Location Serengeti National Park
Day 6
Location Ngorongoro Crater/Lake Manyara
Day 8
Location Tarangire National Park
Day 10
Location Arusha


Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee
  • Camping fee
  • Flying doctor evacuation

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers


11 Reviews

Roxana Bacon, United States

I have summited Mt. Kilimanjaro three times. The second climb, on the longer route, was with Kambona. I chose him again for my third climb, a trek with a dear friend who survived cancer and had to miss my second climb. The only guide I would select for such an important and emotional trip was Kambona. Trips with him are transforming. No one knows or respects the Roof of Africa more than Kam. No one has a better team, a more organized camp, a more thorough approach to conditioning, or more delicious meals. Every part of the trips were perfectly planned, and attention to the details ensured a comfortable and safe journey. Every climber on both trips made it to the top with plenty of energy, a great attitude and a wonderful sense of community with the fellow hikers. I have hiked several other significant mountains in South America, New Zealand and the U.S. with excellent guiding companies. None of these guides, however experienced, came close to matching Kambona's superb skills. He is respectful, quick to laugh and a delight to climb with. Within a few hours he knows what each climber will need in terms of support (physical and emotional) to make it to the top and back safely. I think he is part mystic, even though no one can be more down-to-earth. Kambona's safari work is equally expert. He speaks of the land with the knowledge and love of a native, which he is. I recommend him without reservation to anyone considering a safari, a climb or a cultural/natural tour of the incredibly beautiful Tanzania. Read more

Tad Pinkerton, United States

I've climbed Kili twice with Kambona and his company, Africa VIP Travel, and been on a week-long safari as well. The first climb was with just three of us, and the second involved a group of nine. It was a great experience both ways--Kambona was very good at working with a large group as well as just a few of us. He is especially good at helping each individual succeed in reaching the Kili summit safely and successfully. On safari, he and his crew had an amazing ability to spot wildlife and take us to where they could be found. Our accommodations and food were outstanding, especially the private luxury tent camp in the Serengeti. And my fourth experience was the most impressive: when our large group wanted to make a donation to benefit a school in Kambona's village, he agreed to be the general contractor to see that all the money was spent prudently on building improvements, sending us updates and photos as the work progressed. Read more

Denise Burke, United States

I have a nickname for Kambona Ole Tirra Mollel (owner/operator/guide - Africa VIP Travel). I call him Kambo . . . as in Rambo . . . to acknowledge his uncanny strength and superior skills in conquering a foe such as Mt. Kilimanjaro trek after trek. With his myriad outdoor leadership and safety credentials, one feels secure trekking with Kambona and his superior team of porters/cooks/guides. It is no wonder that guides and operators from other Kilimanjaro hiking companies seek his advice time and time again along the trek and in camps at the end of the day. Many times along the arduous trail ("Pole, pole!"), our group saw Kambona cater to the needs of other hikers who had been neglected by their own trekking companies. With great care, consideration, and a keen eye for detail, Kambo rallies his trekkers and calms their nerves until, before they know it, they are gazing at the plains of majestic Africa at sunrise from Uhuru Summit. It is a life changing experience, and there is no better person to take you to the top of Kilimanjaro than Kambo, Mountain Warrior Read more


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