Type: Horse Riding Safari
Destination: 7 days safari (Arusha + Ndutu + Serengeti)
Essence Tanzania – Holiday Safari.
Included in the price:
- Full board (breakfast, lunch & dinner) accommodation while on safari
- All game drives viewing in a custom-built 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser
- Horse Riding Fees
- All parks entrance fees
- Internal Flights
- Transportation with a 4×4 vehicles with viewing roofs
- Professional English-speaking driver-guide during the safari.
- Bottled safe drinking water in safari vehicles
- Current Government taxes and levies
- 24-Hour support during the safari from our office in Arusha.
Excluded from the price:
- International flights
- Balloon and/or additional excursions while you are in Tanzania
- Out-of-full board service at the hotel including body massage, hotel excursions, bar & laundry services
- Entry visa to Tanzania
- Travel and health insurance
- TIPS to your guide, hotel staff, and porters
- Meals, drinks, and excursions not described in the itinerary
- Items of a personal nature, laundry, telephone and postage
Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport
Arriving at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be welcomed by our tour guide, will be holding a poster with your name who will transfer you to Arusha (45-60 minutes). The guide will transfer you to Mt. Meru Hotel-HB in 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. But Arusha has a wealth of experiences to offer from safaris in Arusha National Park, to breathtaking hiking on Mount Meru, Cultural tours, Tanzaniteand more.
Day 2: Horse Riding along the plains of Mt. Meru
After breakfast in the hotel, you will be heading for horse riding. to explore the remote African bush from the back of a horse, by foot, combined with visits to the many unexplored areas of Tanzania, away from the crowded destinations and running engines. The area lies at an altitude of 1400 meters above sea level, offering an ideal climate for horses and riding. The stables have a magnificent view of Mount Meru, with Mount Kilimanjaro emerging itself in the North on a clear day. Day rides takes place from the stables around dolly estate and Kiligolf, while on a mobile safari the horses are trucked to the location. Dinner and Overnight at Mt.Meru Hotel- FB
Day 3: Ndutu Plains
After a refreshing breakfast you will depart to Kilimanjaro International Airport to catch your flight straight to Ndutu Airstrip where you will meet with our driver guide who will happily and energetically drive you through the Serengeti plains for an ongoing game drive as you head into the Ndutu plains. The Ndutu plains is a seasonal location tucked between the NCAA and Serengeti which allows off-road game drives. Arriving at the camp you will have a short briefing, meet the horses and even try to ride them before Dinner and Overnight at an amazing Kaskazi camp-FB
Day 4 & 5: Full Day Horse Riding along the Ndutu Plains
A beautiful morning will be accompanied with a refreshing breakfast as you await to embark on a beautiful and breathtaking experience as you ride along the Ndutu plains, depending on the weather you might have more time to spend and exhaust the plains that lead to a late bush lunch and continue with a late riding encountering the famous giraffes, scrubs, Zebras and perhaps predators such as hyenas and jackals also passing Masai herdsmen and their small settlement as you ride for dinner and Overnight at Kaskazi Camp-FB
The Ndutu plains is a seasonal location tucked between the NCAA and Serengeti which allows off-road game drives, perfect for migration viewing. The Great Migration is a perpetual movement of over 1.5 million of wildebeest, zebra, antelope and other migratory wildlife in search of fresh food and water. From January to February, Ndutu is expected have a dense concentration of migratory herds from as it hosts the highly
anticipated calving season. With the gathering of the Great Migration along with thousands of baby calves born every day, predators such as lion, cheetah, leopard, and hyena will also follow in a desperate fight for survival. Be alert for the striped hyena, a rare carnivore which prefers the Ndutu area and often spotted at dusk or dawn.
Day 6: Ndutu Plains- Arusha City
After breakfast you will depart from Ndutu plains to Seronera Airstrip. Later catch your flight back to Arusha Airport, you will continue to experience the greatness of the plains as you move from the southern part towards the central part of Serengeti where you will catch a flight back to Arusha then drive to Mt.Meru Depending on the time of arrival you may wish to continue with activities such as golfing or just relax at the beautiful Hotel before dinner and overnight at Mt.Meru Hotel-FB
Day 7: Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport
After breakfast you will be picked by our guide who will transfer you to Kilimanjaro International Airport to catch your flight back home. It is with great regret to inform you that your safari has come to an end. While the memories will last forever, we do hope you will return one day to retrace the steps of the adventure you just completed. End of Service