Safari and Local Experience

Trip description

The great combination of local and wildlife tour experiences in Tanzania, this 06 Days itinerary will cover some of incredible and short activities in Moshi (Kilimanjaro), then driving to northern wildlife parks Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park.

This tour will serve you from your arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, then offer you a visit of Materuni Village where you will tale walk to the Waterfalls, experiencing Coffee Plantation, then having local foods. Visiting Kikuletwa Natural Hot Spring, then start your safari from Arusha, and end you trip by drop off at the airport or at the hotel in Arusha/Moshi.  

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Katikati Tours and Safaris

6 days

From : €765*

Day 1: Arrival And Transfer To Moshi

Day 2: Materuni Waterfall And Coffee Plantation

Day 3: Dive Into Local and Visit Kikuletwa

Day 4: Tarangire National Park

Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater Tour

Day 6: Lake Manyara then Transfer To Airport

Day 1 : Arrival And Transfer To Moshi

Flamants roses ©Tanzania Tourist Board

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will meet your driver. Then transfer to Moshi for dinner and overnight in the hotel.

Stay night in Moshi.

Day 2 : Materuni Waterfall And Coffee Plantation

hands holding freshly-picked red coffee beans, shiny and wet. ©helovi

A tour to Materuni Village and Waterfalls is a great way to spend a day away from the bustle of town life. The walk to Materuni Waterfall offers a glimpse into the nature of Tanzania allowing you either to prepare your body for the forthcoming climb to Kilimanjaro or ease your muscles after the climb.

The tour starts with a walk to Materuni Waterfall. It is an opportunity to see how local fruit like avocados, mangos, lemons, and bananas grow, as well as learn some of the local history, traditions, village economy, agricultural and cultural life. When you get to the waterfall, you can refresh yourself in the natural pool, so swimsuits will come in handy!

The tour will continue with a visit to the local village lying in the coffee plantations. The villagers will demonstrate the process of coffee farming and guide you through the preparation of coffee from a bean to a cup. Sing and dance along with the Chaga people as they are grinding, roasting and boiling the beans. When the coffee is ready, villagers will serve lunch - a national Chagga meal.

Stay night in Moshi.

Day 3 : Dive Into Local and Visit Kikuletwa

Bus en Tanzanie ©africa - Fotolia

The morning after breakfast, with your local guide, walking through the local markets and bus station to experience how people sell and buy from in the market, how people call for passengers to public buses, and how our public busses work. Then before 11am you will drive to Kikuletwa Hotspring for swimming then transfer to Arusha.

Kikuletwa (Chemka) Hot Springs

Maji Moto, known locally as Kikuletwa Hotsprings, is paradisiac oasis amidst the Tanzanian savannah, offers captivating, Bounty-styled views, crystal-clean water and dense vegetation around. Located in 2-hour drive from Moshi (Tanzania) – the main climbing hub of the region – Chemka Hot Springs is the best place to visit after a Kilimanjaro hike or a safari adventure.    

Chemka oasis is a unique phenomenon – it is the only place in Tanzania (and most likely in the whole East Africa), where the groundwater actively interacted with geothermal sources, forming a number of small lakes with warm, never-stagnating water, which purity is not inferior to the best Dominican or Maldivian resorts.

Stay a night in Arusha.

Day 4 : Tarangire National Park

African elephants walking in the Savannah, Mount Kilimanjaro ©2630ben -

After breakfast in the Hotel, meet your driver then getting a short brief about your Safari in Tanzania then start to drive to TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK for a first game viewing. Tarangire is the vast savannah offer the most unique Elephants experience. Tarangire is known as the home of HERBS OF ELEPHANTS, is common to find them grazing between baobab trees of Tarangire.

The Tarangire river attracts a lot of animals in day time which is a great time of game viewing, then after you will be ready to drive to the lodge for Dinner and Overnight.

Stay a night in Karatu

Day 5 : Ngorongoro Crater Tour

Zebras of Ngorongoro crater. Tanzania, Africa. ©chuvipro

After early morning breakfast, leave for Ngorongoro Crater for an adventure in its Caldera where you will have the best chance to see all big five animals in the same day. Tour in the crate takes about 7 hours only the end for leaving to Karatu, on the way it will be possible to stop at one of MAASAI VILLAGE for at least 30 minutes of local tribe experience.

Ngorongoro Crater is a miracle little plain in the Caldera, here you will enjoy BIG FOUR ANIMALS in a single day.

Stay a night in Karatu

Day 6 : Lake Manyara then Transfer To Airport

Élephants ©Tanzania Tourist Board

Breakfast at the Lodge, Driver, will be ready to drive you to Lake Manyara for another Tanzania safari experience, Lake Manyara National Park in almost 70% covered by Lake which is an excellent balance to attract animals near the lake on dry season. After game drive will drive to Arusha/Kilimanjaro

Lake Manyara National Park is most known for its vegetation, Landscape as well as the history of having tree climbing lion and also is the best park for water birds and nun water birds.

Stay night in Karatu

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