An All-inclusive Gorillas And Tanzania Safari Itinerary Guide

The 15 Days Gorillas And Tanzania Safari Itinerary Complete Guide for First Timers combines Rwanda and Tanzania. This Ultimate East Africa Safari see you visit four wildlife meccas in Rwanda and Tanzania including Volcanoes, Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater, and Grumeti Private Reserve.


Gorillas in Volcanoes National Park – Ultimate Bucket List Adventure

Why let your heart remain unfulfilled? Visit four wildlife hotspots in Rwanda and Tanzania on this Ultimate East Africa Safari, including Volcanoes National Park, Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater, and Grumeti Private Reserve. This fantastic 15-day trip combines some of the most opulent and exclusive resorts in East Africa with adventure-filled excursions. Trek through the lush forests of Volcanoes National Park to see the critically endangered Mountain Gorillas, explore Tanzania’s safari parks on foot and by car in search of the Big 5 and take a hot air balloon safari at daybreak to observe the Great Wildebeest Migration from above. start your 15 Days Gorillas And Tanzania Safari Itinerary.

*From July to October

Itinerary at the Glance: Gorillas And Tanzania Safari

  • Day 1 – 2: Arrive at Kigali International Airport, Rwanda
  • Day 3 – 5: Transfer Volcanoes National Park
  • Day 6 – 7: Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport
  • Day 8 -9: Transfer Seronera Airstrip
  • Day 10 – 11: Transfer Lake Manyara
  • Day 12 – 14: Transfer Singita Sasakwa airstrip
  • Day 15: Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 – 2: Arrive at Kigali International Airport, Rwanda

When you land in Rwanda’s Kigali International Airport, a Kabira Safaris Africa representative will meet you there, assist you with customs, and then drive you to The Retreat to begin your Ultimate East Africa Safari (Rwanda and Tanzania Safari). Only 20 minutes from the airport, our award-winning luxury boutique hotel is the ideal place to begin your time in Rwanda. After a quick check-in, you may make use of the hotel’s 5-star amenities, which include the heated saltwater pool, jacuzzi, outdoor workout area, and spa. A guided tour of the Genocide Museum and lunch at one of Rwanda’s oldest hotels, the Hotel des Mille Collines, are further opportunities for you to see the energetic city of Kigali. We suggest dining at the hotel’s Fusion Restaurant in the evening for delectable farm-to-table international fare or Heaven Restaurant for a creative African meal.

Included Activities

During your stay, you will get the chance to take a guided tour of Kigali, go to the insightful Genocide Museum, and have lunch at one of Rwanda’s oldest hotels, the Hotel des Mille Collines.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel des Mille Collines

genocide museum Rwanda.
Hotel des Mille Collines

Day 3 – 5: Transfer Volcanoes National Park

Your guide will greet you and drive you to Ruhengeri, the entrance to Volcanoes National Park, following a revitalizing breakfast at The Retreat. The opulent Singita Kwitonda Lodge serves as your home base while you go gorilla trekking. Only 8 luxurious suites are available at this eco-friendly lodge, which is located on the edge of Volcanoes National Park and overlooks the stunning beauty of the surrounding volcanoes. Trekking through the lush jungle of Volcanoes National Park with professional rangers and other trekkers in quest of the magnificent Mountain Gorillas will be a highlight of your stay here. You will spend about an hour watching these enormous creatures as they feed, play, and groom in their natural habitat when the ranger finds the gorilla family.


Gorilla Silverback in Rwanda

Included Activities

Learn about the on-site nursery at Singita Kwitonda Lodge that aids in reforestation and habitat rehabilitation, savor organic farm-to-table cuisine, and tour the neighborhood on a guided walk or village tour. Trekking through the lush jungle of Volcanoes National Park with professional rangers and other trekkers in quest of the magnificent Mountain Gorillas will be a highlight of your stay here.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Check-in​​ at Singita Kwitonda Lodge

gorilla trekking experience in Volcanoes National Park
Singita Kwitonda Lodge, Rwanda

Days 6 – 7: Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport

Your Ultimate East Africa Safari continues in Tanzania, home to the Big 5. When you arrive at Singita Kwitonda, your guide will pick you up and take you to Kigali International Airport for your subsequent journey to Kilimanjaro Airport. An employee of Kabira Safaris Africa will greet you here and drive you to Arusha Coffee Lodge. Arusha Coffee Lodge provides discerning tourists with an exclusive and opulent hideaway. It is conveniently located near Arusha and nestled among one of Tanzania’s biggest coffee estates. In addition to a half-day guided tour of Arusha, your visit here includes a guided tour of the plantation where you’ll discover the traditional craft of cultivating, harvesting, and roasting coffee.

Included Activities

During your stay at Arusha Coffee Lodge, you’ll also get a half-day guided tour of Arusha in addition to a guided tour of the coffee plantation where you’ll learn about the ancient art of cultivating, harvesting, and roasting coffee. The on-site spa offers restorative treatments that might help you relax.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Check-in at Arusha Coffee Lodge

Arusha coffee lodge by Elewana
Arusha Coffee Lodge

Day 8 – 9: Transfer Seronera Airstrip

Your driver will pick you up after breakfast with a view of Mount Meru and take you to the airport in Arusha for your light aircraft flight to Seronera Airstrip in Serengeti National Park. When you arrive, a One Nature Nyaruswiga lodge representative will welcome you and drive you to the camp. Only 14 opulent tented suites in this classy safari camp were built with eco-friendly materials. Each tent has a spacious sitting area, a private terrace, and an ensuite bathroom with copper freestanding bathtubs overlooking the Serengeti grasslands. Each tent is strategically placed for maximum seclusion. The Big Cat Capital of Africa, where lion, cheetah, and leopard are frequently seen on game drives, is a place you’ll have plenty of time to explore throughout your stay.

The annual Great Wildebeest Migration may be seen from above between July and October on a hot air balloon safari, which will be a highlight of your visit. You may anticipate culinary pleasures at the camp’s dining tent or boma followed by stargazing at the astral observation deck after exciting days exploring this animal paradise.

OUR SAFARI OF A LIFETIME (Serengeti Tanzania)

Included Activities

On daily game drives across Serengeti National Park and carefully led bush walks, discover the Big Cat Capital of Africa. Private bush dining, world-class stargazing, and visiting the local Maasai village are among more activities. The annual Great Wildebeest Migration may be seen from above between July and October on a hot air balloon safari, which will be a highlight of your visit.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Check-in at One Nature Hotel Nyaruswiga

Wildebeest Calving Safari
central Serengeti National Park

Day 10 – 11: Transfer Lake Manyara

Your transfer to the local airfield for your light aircraft travel to the Lake Manyara airstrip will take place today. When you arrive, a lodge employee will welcome you and drive you to andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge through the Ngorongoro Conservation area. This luxurious lodge is divided into three camps, each with its own living and dining areas for a private stay, and is situated on the rim of the renowned Ngorongoro Crater. Direct access to the old caldera floor, which is where endangered black rhinos, enormous elephants with long trunks, lions, and flamingos congregate in the soda lakes, is available to guests during their stay. Meeting the Maasai and Hadzabe bushmen, leading walks, and twice-daily wildlife drives are some more activities.

We strongly advise an encounter with the KopeLion team for visitors who have a strong interest in wildlife protection. Here, you will learn more about what it’s like for the Maasai to coexist with wildlife and how the team is promoting this coexistence in Ngorongoro.

Included Activities

Direct access to the crater floor is provided by this andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Take part in two exclusive wildlife drives and then a special picnic lunch on the crater floor. Other activities include tours to the nearby Maasai settlement and the Hadzabe bushmen as well as guided walks along the crater rim.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Check-in andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
the Lake Manyara National Park known for flamingos

Day 12 – 14: Transfer Singita Sasakwa Airstrip

You will go to the Grumeti Private Reserve today, which is located in the Serengeti’s western corridor. A lodge representative will meet you at the Singita Sasakwa airstrip to take you on your first game drive to the Singita Faru Faru Lodge. The opulent resort is situated on the banks of the Grumeti River and offers a full-day safari experience with a view of a bustling waterhole. Arrive in one of the 8 private suites and spend the afternoon relaxing at one of the two pools, the fitness center, or the spa. Daily wildlife drives and well-led walking safaris can be enjoyed during your stay in the Grumteri. We also advise going to the neighborhood to find out more about the conservation and upliftment initiatives Singita is committed to.

Included Activities:

Day and night game drives, as well as expertly led walking safaris, are all options for enjoying your time in the wildlife-rich Grumeti. We also advise going to the neighborhood to find out more about the conservation and upliftment initiatives Singita is committed to.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Check-in Singita Faru Faru Lodge

Singita Faru Faru Lodge.
Singita Faru Faru Lodge.

Day 15: Departure

Your Ultimate East Africa Safari comes to an end today. You will be met by your guide, who will then take you to the Sasakwa airfield for your flight to Arusha and subsequent return trip.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Transfer Kilimanjaro International Airport, Arusha

End of the 15 Days Gorillas And Tanzania Safari

Inclusions

  • Accommodation and meals, as specified in the itinerary
  • Activities and excursions, as specified in the itinerary
  • Transportation services, as specified in the itinerary
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact supporting you during your trip
  • Carbon emissions offsetting for your trip

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees and meals, unless mentioned in the itinerary description
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Visa and tourism fees
  • Travel, health, and cancellation insurance
  • International airfare

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