Seven-Night Tanzania Safari with Airfare - Serengeti, Tarangire, and Ngorongoro Crater

Seven-Night Tanzania Safari with Airfare from Odyssey Safaris

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Tanzania Safari with Unlimited Game Drives in Three Parks

From August to September, the thunderous clamor of hooves and the swirl of dust clouds announce the migration of wildebeest and zebra across the Serengeti. Nearly 1.5 million animals cross the plains of northern Tanzania, following the rains to fresh grass and drinking water. Those visiting in the late summer can witness this great migration, but there are year-round natural spectacles in Tanzania’s game preserves as well. You can witness cheetahs on the hunt reach up to 68 miles per hour, hear the mighty roar of a lion, and see some of Africa’s largest crocodiles in action.

This nine-day, seven-night safari from Odyssey Safaris promises a range of experiences with Tanzanian wildlife on game drives in three different parks. The trip also includes round-trip airfare from Washington, DC (IAD), all accommodations, some meals, and the expertise of English-speaking guides and naturalists.

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Days 1–3: Tarangire National Park

Following an overnight flight, you’ll spend a day in Arusha, a northern Tanzanian city located close to some of Africa’s most famous landscapes—Mount Kilimanjaro is only about 70 miles to the east. Then it’s off to Tarangire National Park, home to more than 500 bird species and large herds of elephants and giraffes. Though smaller than the Serengeti, the park has a denser concentration of wildlife, so visitors have a higher chance of seeing animals in action.

Accommodations: The African Tulip in Arusha and Tarangire Sopa Lodge in Tarangire

Days 4–5: Serengeti National Park

Frequently hailed as Africa’s greatest game park, Serengeti National Park is massive, with nearly 5,800 square miles of untapped wilderness. Only the occasional rocky outcropping or solitary tree breaks up the vast expanses of short-grass plains, giving the impression of a wide, golden sea. You can expect to see hyenas here—they’re everywhere—waiting to pick off the wildebeest that fall behind in a migrating herd. Other predators include jackals, leopards, and some 2,000 lions that have gotten used to human presence.

Accommodations: Serengeti Sopa Lodge, a five-star hotel

Days 6–9: Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area

Often called the Eighth Wonder of the World, Ngorongoro Conservation Area encompasses a soaring plateau of volcanic highlands and craters. It was originally designed to accommodate indigenous Masai communities and visitors, so you’ll likely see villagers grazing their cattle and donkeys. Most of the tourist traffic centers on the Ngorongoro crater, the world’s largest unbroken volcanic caldera, which is densely packed with some 250,000 wild animals. Almost every East African species can be found here, including the prehistoric black rhinoceros.

Accommodations: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, located along the volcano crater

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What You Get

Nine-day, seven-night Tanzania safari with round-trip airfare from Washington, DC (IAD). Valid for Travel with a Friend packages (two Groupons required), or pay single supplement fee to travel solo. Read about package structures here.

  • Option 1: $3,440 per person, valid for travel 5/1–5/9/13 (up to a $4,644 value)
  • Option 2: $3,869 per person, valid for travel 3/12–3/20/13 (up to a $5,223 value)
  • Option 3: $3,479 per person, valid for travel 4/2–4/10/13 (up to a $4,697 value)
  • Option 4: $4,135 per person, valid for travel 6/1–6/9/13 (up to a $5,582 value)
  • Option 5: $4,791 per person, valid for travel 7/22–7/30/13 (up to a $6,468 value)
  • Option 6: $4,336 per person, valid for travel 8/10–8/18/13 (up to a $5,854 value)
  • Option 7: $4,206 per person, valid for travel 9/12–9/20/13 (up to a $5,679 value)
  • Option 8: $4,206 per person, valid for travel 10/2–10/10/13 (up to a $5,679 value)
  • Option 9: $3,875 per person, valid for travel 11/6–11/14/13 (up to a $5,232 value)

Solo Supplement Fee: $800 (Options 1 and 4–9), $300 (Options 2–3)

Each option includes:

  • Round-trip airfare on Ethiopian Airlines departing from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
  • All accommodations
  • All transportation
  • Some meals, per itinerary, and daily bottled water
  • English-speaking guide
  • All national-park, reserve, and conservation fees
  • Unlimited game drives
  • Complimentary enrollment in www.amref.org emergency air evacuation service

Book by: 3/1/13

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

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The Fine Print

  • Must book by 3/1/13 or promotional value expires
  • Valid only for date purchased
  • Limit 1 per person, may buy 10 additional as gifts
  • Limit 1 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • 60-day cancellation notice required or fee of Groupon price applies
  • Airfare non-refundable once ticketed
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Must be 5 or older to stay
  • Credit card required at booking
  • Not valid with reward points
  • $100 Tanzania Visa fee not included
  • Fee to travel solo: $800 (options 2, 4-9), $300 (options 1 & 3).
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Other Details

Hotel Policies

  • Parking: not available
  • Rollaways: not available
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the properties
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the properties.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are not available.
  • Room upgrades: not available

Traveler's Tips

  • A passport is required for all travel outside the U.S.
  • Before international travel, always check the State Department's website for important info on the destination and its entry/exit requirements.

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