Private Safari Exploration

2 Days

Overview

Embark on an unforgettable 2-day, 1-night private lodge safari with Pello Safaris. Discover the wonders of Tarangire National Park, renowned for its diverse wildlife, including elephants and lions. Then descend into the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you’ll witness an abundance of wildlife in this natural paradise. Immerse yourself in luxurious accommodations, expertly guided game drives, and the beauty of Tanzania’s most iconic destinations. Let Pello Safaris curate a personalized adventure filled with thrilling encounters and lifelong memories.

Itinerary

Distance: 139 km

Non – game viewing time: 2 – 3 hrs.

Picked up at Arusha to your Accommodation and depart for Tarangire National Park for game drive. First you will stop at the last minutes supermarket in Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before heading tou Tarangire. The driving is along The Great Northern Highway across Masai steppe & many village all the way to Tarangire National Park.

Tarangire is famous for its huge Baobab trees & large elephant population, you may expect to spot heads of wildebeest, buffalo, zebra, giraffe, hippos, baboons, many antelopes & the giant African elephant. For bird watchers this is the paradise over 400 species of bird have been recorded here which includes the rare species of Ash Staling, Great Kudu & fringed Eared Oryx are among rare species found in Tarangire.

Predators like lion, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals & the ever-elusive leopard are also inhabit this park. Tarangire Park forms the central annual migratory cycle within Tarangire Lake Manyara ecosystem which include up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and about 30,000 zebra.

Late evening drive to Ellince Tree Lodge at the base of the Great East African Rift Valley dinner & overnight there.

All meals included – Breakfast, lunch & dinner Overnight

Ellince Tree Lodge

On the last day of your safari, you will have an early start. Finishing up with a quick breakfast you will make an early descent at around 6:30 AM into the crater floor. The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest inactive, intact and unfilled volcanic caldera. It has a massive floor of about 260 sq kms with a depth of over 2000 feet. The 5-hour game drive on the crater floor will show you a lot of animal action. Keeping the camera ready is definitely recommended. The African elephant, buffalo, Black rhino, Hippos, Hyenas, Cheetahs and Lions are found in plenty. Post the picnic lunch at the beautiful Hippo pool, you will begin a steep ascend to the top exit of the crater. This is the last leg of your safari, with a 4hr drive left to Arusha, we will start a safari to Arusha airport or Kilimanjaro Airport.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • - All Park fees
  • - All activities
  • - All accommodation
  • - A professional driver/guide
  • - Safari Jeep 4 by 4
  • - All Taxes/VAT
  • - Roundtrip airport transfer
  • - All Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • - Drinking water on all days

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • - Tip for the drive
  • - Travelling insurance
  • - International flight
  • - Visa
  • - Alcohol & soft drinks
How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Private Safari Exploration

Contact Info

Phone: +255 764 103 944

Email: info@pellosafaris.com

Location: Kaloleni, Arusha