December to March Northern Tanzania Safari Highlights

The weather and seasons can really determine just how good particular parks and lodges are for local game sightings, this itinerary therefore offers you our pick of the best possible options for the months running from December through to March. This is also known as the calving season within the Serengeti, so a visit at this time of year will guarantee some impressive sights.

  • Lower Budget from $4,650 Per Person
  • Tailor-made Itinerary from $5,540 Per Person
  • Higher Budget from $9,440 Per Person
Day 1: Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Kilimanjaro
Day 2:
  • Arusha
  • Arusha
  • Arusha

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will transfer you by road to your hotel.

Room Type: Standard double Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Room Type: Plantation room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Room Type: Garden Cottage Meal Basis: AI All Inclusive
Day 3 - 4:
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Ngorongoro Crater

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to the Ngorongoro Crater. En-route you will enjoy a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park.

Room Type: Cottage room Meal Basis: FBS Full Board and Scheduled Safari Activities
Room Type: Standard double Meal Basis: FBS Full Board and Scheduled Safari Activities
Room Type: Farm Cottage Meal Basis: FBS Full Board and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 5 - 8:
  • Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves
  • Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves
  • Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to the Southern Serengeti region.

Room Type: Standard room Meal Basis: FBS Full Board and Scheduled Safari Activities
Room Type: Tented Room Meal Basis: FBS Full Board and Scheduled Safari Activities
Room Type: Suite Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 9:
    Onward Transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport

Today you will be transferred back to the airstrip for your onward flight via light aircraft to Kilimanjaro Airport. Here you will connect with your onward flight home.

Day 10: Arrive at JFK

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  • Arrival Airport: Kilimanjaro
  • Onsea House Country Inn and Guest Cottage
    Nights: 1
  • Ngorongoro Farm House
    Nights: 2
  • Ndutu Safari Lodge
    Nights: 4
  • Return Airport: Kilimanjaro
  • Arrival Airport: Kilimanjaro
  • Arusha Coffee Lodge
    Nights: 1
  • Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
    Nights: 2
  • Lake Masek Tented Camp
    Nights: 4
  • Return Airport: Kilimanjaro
  • Arrival Airport: Kilimanjaro
  • Legendary Lodge
    Nights: 1
  • Gibb's Farm
    Nights: 2
  • Mwiba Lodge
    Nights: 4
  • Return Airport: Kilimanjaro

Includes

  • International flights from JFK
  • Meals and accommodation as per itinerary
  • All road transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Light aircraft transfers as per itinerary
  • Private professional English speaking safari guide
  • Transportation with exclusive use of 4X4 safari vehicle as per itinerary
  • Complimentary bottled water while on safari

Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
  • Premium brands whilst all inclusive

Flights

Outward Flight:
Overnight from JFK to Kilimanjaro
Return Flight:
Overnight from Kilimanjaro to JFK

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