Tour overview

Starting from: Kilimanjaro International Airport.

End: Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Tour duration:10 Days Serengeti Walking Safaris

Highlights: Arusha city tour, coffee plantation walking tour and walking safaris in Serengeti.

Accommodation: Mid-range accommodation safaris all along.

Group Size: Minimum 4 peoples.

Descriptions: This unforgettable African safari tour will take you to the walk the Serengeti plains on an amazing safari experience, explore the Serengeti on foot, get closer to nature than ever before and discover undisturbed wildlife and enjoy the serenity of the environment on a beautiful walking safari in the Serengeti.

Remote areas of the Serengeti.

We are operating our walks inside wilderness and rhino protection zones where few others are allowed. We have vast, untouched wilderness to explore in solitude. These remote areas mainly consist of gentle rolling hills with small streams, springs in the valleys and small grassland plains surrounded by sparse acacia forests. Big granite outcrops called kopjes give the area a great feel and look.

Witness wildebeest migration.

Being an area of varied eco-zones and vegetation types the Serengeti is home to all of Africa’s mammals and a huge variety of birds, reptiles and insects. A fair amount of wildlife is resident in the area all year round, due to permanent springs. We seasonally move our walking operations to co-inside with the wildebeest migration. Walks are under-taken by specially trained guides and national park rangers who carry rifles for safety reasons.

Walking schedule.

Generally your day will start with a light breakfast to get you walking around 06:30h. Our camp cook will prepare a packed breakfast that will be enjoyed on a rock or next to a stream somewhere out there. Your guide will aim to have you back in camp before it is too hot for a sit down lunch. Afternoons are generally spent like the animals with eyes closed in a shady place. As the day cools down you set off on a shorter afternoon walk to enjoy an African sunset.

INCLUDED
Game safaris safari to Tanzania’s northern circuit as per samples itineraries Budget Camping, Mid-range or Luxury accommodation during the safari
Private or sharing 4 wheel drive vehicle with a roof hatch, refrigerator and charging port Professional safari and tour guide / driver
All meals on the safari 1.5 liters of mineral water
NOT INCLUDED
Drinks and mineral water at lodges
Tips, Laundry services
Airport taxes
Beverages/ drinks and any other optional activities

 

Sample Walking Itinerary

Itineraries will vary depending on the seasons. The beauty of our walking camps is that they follow the Migration but this does mean our locations change frequently. Trips can be as long or as short as you like and prices vary depending on the season. You can drive or fly into camp depending on your desired itinerary.

Day 1

Kilimanjaro Airport – Hotel in Arusha

After arriving at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be welcomed by our tour guide, will be holding a poster with your name and transfer you to Arusha (45-60 minutes). The guide will transfer you to Arusha city one of the fascinating touristic towns in Tanzania. Depending on the time of arrival one can explore the town by the help of a local guide.

The Arusha Town is known as the safari capital of the world but it is often overlooked in favor of its more glamorous, better known neighbors – Serengeti, Tarangire, Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater.

The journey of the coffee Bean Explained:

Ever wondered how the humble coffee bean goes from bush to your cup? Maasai African Guides DMC offers an exciting and informative ‘Coffee tour for anyone who wishes to learn the fascinating cycle of the coffee bean.

The Tour takes place within the Burka coffee estate which itself is located within one of Tanzania’s largest coffee estates. Weaving in and out of the evergreen coffee bushes, the Coffee Guide explains how the bean is nurtured, harvested, dried and finally roasted to produce a myriad of different blends that sate the taste of the most ardent of coffee connoisseurs. After coffee plantation tour our guide will take you to visit local market, National museum and you will have a farewell chance to visit a snake park which is 26kms from Arusha city depending on your flight arrival time.

Overnight: African Tulip Hotel.

Day 2

Serengeti

Transfer to Arusha Airport and fly from Arusha to Seronera. We will then head to the Serengeti Walking Camp. Arrive at camp for lunch.

A short loop walks in the afternoon followed by sundowners.

Overnight: Serengeti Walking Mobile Camp.

Day 3

Serengeti

Set off along Orange River, heading north-east, Criss-crossing the river, we will walk through great rock kopjes where wildlife will be spotted along the edges of the woodlands and plains.

Overnight:Serengeti Walking Mobile Camp

Day 4

Serengeti

Continue hiking and then cross over large (now dry) flood plains with great vistas, then travel between small patches of forest and open plains.Camp will be set up in one of these forests.

Overnight:Serengeti Walking Mobile Camp (new location)

Day 5

Serengeti

Heading towards the Lobo rocks, the woodlands get thicker with larger potential of elephant herds and denser animal numbers in general. Camp will be set up under a few large fig trees.

Overnight:Serengeti Walking Mobile Camp (Lobo).

Day 6

Serengeti

Hike round the north of Lobo and onto the foothills. Campsite for this night is called Buffalo Camp with spectacular views over the entire Northern Serengeti.

Overnight: Serengeti Walking Mobile Camp (Buffalo Camp)

Day 7

Serengeti

Rurn west and walk into the woodlands. At most times there are huge amounts of migrating animals here. Camp for the night is on top of a ridge line, again with stunning views.

Overnight: Serengeti Walking Mobile Camp

Day 8

Serengeti

Keep on walking into the Northern Serengeti. Following various drainage line, will end up on the Bologonja River where camp will be awaiting us on the riverbed.

Overnight:Serengeti Walking Mobile Camp (Chumvi).

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Day 9

Serengeti

After breakfast at the camp you will be walking around the Mara river waiting for crossing along the river, but you will also do walking around the river bank, the Mara River is the last major obstacle standing between the Wildebeest Migration and the relative safety of the Masai Mara. If you’re patient and a little lucky, you may even get to witness the death-defying crossing itself where wildebeest and zebras brave the river’s currents and crocodiles in an attempt to reach safety on the opposite bank.

Overnight: Serengeti Walking Mobile Camp (Chumvi).

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Day 10

Serengeti

The final day we will do a game drive en-route to Kogatende airstrip and catch an afternoon flight back to Arusha Airport. Transfer to African Tulip Hotel to make use of a day room until the departure of your international flight.

NOTE:We offer a variety of packages to meet your needs, from a 2-day walking safari to a whole week.

End of Serengeti walking tour

From $. 6,030 Per Person (Minimum 2 Persons).

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