DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day 1: Arusha National Park

Morning Departure from Arusha City: Begin your journey at 8:00 AM, heading towards the lush landscapes of Arusha National Park.

Park Entry Formalities: Allow our seasoned guide to navigate the entry procedures, ensuring a seamless start.

Morning Exploration: Revel in the park`s diverse habitats, from montane forests to alkaline lakes. Keep an eye out for colobus monkeys, giraffes, and the diverse birdlife.

Picnic Lunch at a Scenic Spot: Amidst the backdrop of Mount Meru, enjoy a delightful picnic, rejuvenating for the afternoon adventures.

Afternoon Exploration: Possibly embark on a walking safari, getting a closer look at the park`s flora and fauna. If time allows, enjoy a canoe ride on the Momella Lakes.

Drive to Lodge/Campsite: By evening, proceed towards your chosen accommodation, ideally situated between Arusha and Lake Manyara.

Dinner amidst Nature: Relish a meal that combines Tanzanian flavors with international cuisine.

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park

Breakfast and Departure: After a hearty breakfast, set forth towards the diverse ecosystems of Lake Manyara.

Morning Game Drive: Traverse the park`s terrains, home to tree-climbing lions, elephants, and the pink-hued flamingos that often grace the lake`s shores.

Midday Picnic: Enjoy lunch with vistas of the Great Rift Valley or the alkaline lake, with its vast bird species.

Afternoon Exploration: Delve deeper into the park, possibly encountering the Maasai in their bomas or observing the park`s nocturnal creatures awakening.

Drive to Karatu: As dusk nears, head towards the vibrant town of Karatu, your stopover for the night.

Dinner & Relaxation: At your lodge or campsite in Karatu, enjoy dinner and perhaps some local Tanzanian tales or performances.

Day 3: Tarangire National Park

Early Breakfast: Fuel up for a day in the baobab-dominant landscapes of Tarangire.

Drive to Tarangire: Venture into this park known for its vast elephant herds and majestic baobab trees.

Morning Game Drive: Traverse the park, spotting zebras, giraffes, and with some luck, the elusive leopard or lion amidst its vast landscapes.

Lunch amidst the Wild: Relish a curated picnic lunch in one of the park`s many scenic locales.

Afternoon Exploration: Continue your wildlife pursuit, capturing memories of the park`s varied bird species, warthogs, and impalas.

Return Journey to Arusha: As the sun begins its descent, commence your drive back to Arusha, cherishing the safari`s memorable moments.

End of tour and services.

Tips:

Equip yourself with a camera and binoculars for an enriched safari experience.

Opt for breathable, neutral-colored clothing for a comfortable journey.

Always adhere to park guidelines to ensure both your safety and the preservation of the environment and wildlife.

Considering the malaria prevalence, it`s recommended to take prophylactics and utilize insect repellents.

ABOVE TOUR INCLUDES:

Accommodation:

Lodging at the selected camp/lodge.

En-suite amenities for lodges and tented camps.

Concession fees.

Tourism Development Levy (TDL).

Meals:

Full board meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Bottled water during game drives.

Evening refreshments.

Dietary accommodations upon prior notification.

Transportation:

Transportation in a 4x4 safari vehicle, equipped with a pop-up roof.

Fuel for the entire safari.

Game Drives & Activities:

All necessary park entry fees.

Extended game drives as outlined in the itinerary.

Guides & Staff:

Professional English-speaking safari guide/driver.

Support from additional staff, including chefs for camping safaris.

Taxes & Fees:

All pertinent government taxes and levies.

Safety & Communication Equipment in Safari Vehicle:

First Aid Kit.

AMREF Flying Doctors service for emergency medical evacuations.

Radio communication system for emergencies, animal tracking, and communication.

Charging sockets for electronic devices.

On-board refrigerator.

Essential vehicle tools and equipment.

Extras:

Comprehensive pre-safari briefing.

Binoculars provided during the safari.

ABOVE TOUR EXCLUDES:

Flights & Visas:

International and domestic flights.

Tanzanian visa charges.

All airport taxes.

Transfers to/from Arusha/Kilimanjaro Airport.

Personal Expenses:

Gratuities for the guide, driver, and lodge/camp staff.

Beverages, excluding bottled water during game drives.

Personal items like souvenirs, laundry, insurance, etc.

Telephone and internet costs.

Optional Activities:

Activities not detailed in the itinerary (e.g., cultural visits, hot air balloon rides).

Meals outside the designated camp/lodge.

Health & Insurance:

Medical and health insurance coverage.

Personal travel insurance.

Vaccinations and anti-malarial medication.

Others:

Items not mentioned in `includes.`

Costs resulting from unforeseen changes to the itinerary.

Additional costs from changes made during the safari.