Fusion of Nature and Culture

This wonderful safari tour encompasses culture with adventure. During the 9 days, you are going to the Materuni Village to learn more about its local traditions, especially how the locals grow and brew its famous coffee. You will also visit Mto Wa Mbu on a bike or car tour, passing the Manyara forest and the small herds of wild animals on the bank of the lake and the fishermen. After that, the safari adventures begin with a tour of the Materuni Waterfalls, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Parks, and Ngorongoro Crater.

Starting from $2239
Price per person based on 6 people

9 Days / 8 Nights

  • Kilimanjaro Airport
  • 1. Materuni
  • 2. Tarangire National Park
  • 3. Mto Wa Mbu
  • 4. Lake Natron
  • 5. Serengeti National Park
  • 6. Ngorongoro Crater
Day 1
Chanya Lodge


Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro airport, you will be met by your guide and driven to your accommodation for your first evening in Tanzania. The transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your accommodation will take about 1 hour, so you can sit back and enjoy the ride before arriving for a well-deserved overnight stay at Chanya Lodge.

Day 2
Homestay at Mama Asia


Today’s expedition includes a visit to Materuni village and a tour of the coffee plantations. At the village, you will learn about the way of living of the Chagga people and take a coffee tour to see how the locals grow and brew coffee. After the coffee tour, you will go to Materuni Waterfalls, located 30 minutes from Moshi town, 150 meters above sea level, nestled in the lush green forests of the Kilimanjaro foothills. At the end of the day, we will drive you back to your homestay, Mama Asia/Mary homestay. Here you will have the chance to immerse yourself in Tanzanian culture and see the way of life of the local people.

Day 3
Sangaiwe Tented Lodge


This day is devoted to discovering the Tarangire National Park. The park offers numerous tracks to approach the animals in the stunning landscapes of the savanna. The Tarangire park is covered with acacia forest and giant baobabs and surrounded by swaps that attract various animal species. You may see elephants up close during your safari, as Tarangire is known for. Throughout the park, you can find species that are challenging to locate in other northern parks, such as the Gerenuk, Oryx and Greater Kudu. After a long day of exploring, you will spend the night at Sangaiwe Tented Lodge.

Day 4
Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge


During this day, you can visit the markets of Mto Wa Mbu by car or bicycle. You will meet the inhabitants of this charming little town, located near Lake Manyara, Tarangire National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. We provide premium quality bikes, and if something goes wrong, we have a rescue team available to help you. The bike ride will allow you to cross a part of the Manyara forest and the small herds of wild animals on the bank of the lake and the fishermen. For overnight, you will drive off the beaten path to the region of Lake Natron and spend the night at the Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge.

Day 5
Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge


Today, your guide will take you to the Lake Manyara National Park, located in the Great Rift Valley, southeast of the Ngorongoro massif. The lake wildlife’s remarkable variety is due to the diversity of biotopes. The rainforest is the territory of one of the highest monkey species concentrations in the world. From many species, you can find Baboons, Green and blue monkeys. For the night, you will rest in one of our chosen locations Pamoja Olea Farm Lodge.

Day 6 and 7
The Whisper Tented Camp


Today, you will visit the famous Serengeti National Park, and due to its dimension, you will need two full days to explore it. In addition to the great migration, Serengeti National Park is well known for being home to many resident animals, especially the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, black rhino and buffalo). The park is also home to many other species, including cheetah, Thomson’s gazelle, Grant’s gazelle, hyena, baboon, impala, wild dog and giraffe and about 500 species of birds. After a long day of exploring, you will spend the night at The Whisper Tented Camp.

Day 8
Pamoja Olea Farm Lodge


In today’s tour, you are going to the famous Ngorongoro Crater, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you will find almost every animal in East Africa. The descent into the crater is picturesquely beautiful, with lush forest and thousands of animals overlooking the view. The Ngorongoro crater is home to over 25,000 large animals, including 26 endangered black rhinos and the world’s most significant concentration of lions. At the end of the day, we will drive you back to your homestay, Pamoja Olea Farm Lodge.

Day 9


On your last day, you will spend a relaxing morning at your accommodation and, when the time comes, your guide will drive you back to Arusha or the airport for your flight.

Camps & Lodges

Accommodation, depends on availability at the time of booking

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Included in the itinerary

❖ Transport by Jeep LandCruiser 4×4 with removable roof
❖ Meals according to the itinerary
❖ Mineral water during the safari (don’t forget to take a water bottle!)
❖ Accommodations according to the itinerary
❖ Welcome and transfers
❖ Local driver-guide
❖ Activities mentioned in the itinerary
❖ Entrance and park fees

Excluded from the itinerary

❖ International flights
❖ Visa
❖ Tips to the guide (recommendation: $10 for the guide per traveler per day)
❖ Other drinks
❖ International insurance
❖ Any changes to the itinerary



Address: Box 201 Arusha, Tanzania
E-mail: info@karaniexpeditions.com
Cellphone: (+255) 782 397 776