This is one of the five itineraries I have received and post it asking for any thoughts, comments, or opinions.
I took the good advice I received on here and emailed in total five Tour operators I am now considering this itinerary.
What do you think of the cost for what is an 11 day safari?
Is it normal that activities are extra and paid by us as we do them other companies have them included in the total cost.
Day 1,2: MWANZA LAKE VICTORIA
Dinner and overnight at Speak Bay Lodge.
option to do lake cruise also canoe trip around Lake Victoria at extra cost. This will be your highly advantage to explore the lake and see different activities conducted around the lake after that you will return to your lodge for leisure. Dinner and overnight at Speak Bay Lodge
Day 3 and 4: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Dinner and overnight at Nasikia Central Camp. Explore the central Serengeti
Day 5 and 6: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast another day will be spend here to explore the park with a choice of hot lunch to the lodge or lunch box to be served at the recommended picnic site within the park. Late afternoon drive to central Serengeti with game viewing en route to your camp for leisure. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti North Wilderness Camp.
I have checked out this camp and it is owned by Wild Frontiers and is in the Mara Triangle
Day 7: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK to NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
Go for morning game drive in the park return to your camp for brunch before driving to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. On your way you will have a choice to visit Olduvai George which is the historical site whereby Dr. Louis and Mary Leakey found the skull of the first human being also Masai boma at extra cost, lunch box will be served at the recommended area then proceed with your safari to your lodge for leisure or a choice to do a walking excursion from Nainokanoka to Olmoti accompanied by armed ranger guide then drive to your lodge for leisure. Dinner and Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Day 8: NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Day 9: NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA to TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast drive to Tarangire National Park via Karatu and Mto wa Mbu villages while on transit you will also have a choice to do cultural tourism conducted in Mto wa Mbu at extra cost. On arrival enjoy your game drive with your lunch box to be served at the recommended picnic site within the park, drive to your lodge before dusk for dinner and overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge
Day 10 :Tarangire National Park
Day 11: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK to ARUSHA
drop off in Arusha.
TOTAL COST FOR THE ABOVE PACKAGE IS US $ 3,950 PER PERSON SHARING IN A DOUBLE ROOM
•Visit Masai Boma is US $ 30 per person •Cultural tourism in Mto wa Mbu is US $ 30 per person
•Walking excursion in Ngorongoro highlands is US $ 20 per person
•Flying doctors service is US $ 20 per person for 8 weeks covered 2000km within East African Countries. •Balloon safari conducted in Serengeti and Tarangire National Park is US $ 499 per person •Spice tour is US $ 50 per person for half day tour•Bird walking excursion is US $ 60 per group•Lake cruise is US $ 100 per group while canoe is US $ 60 per group•Biking is US $ 40 per person