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On this family safari, you and your family will travel in custom four-wheel drive Land Rover safari vehicles while navigating back roads and dusty tracks to encounter a new surprise every day. You never know what you might see: a lion stalking a herd of zebra; a hundred Thomson gazelle springing across a dirt road; or hippos wallowing in a pool! Your family will feel the thrill of untamed nature and the warmth of some of the kindest, most hospitable people in the world on safari in Tanzania.
|03/11 - 03/23||Sold Out|
|03/18 - 03/30||Sold Out|
|06/10 - 06/22||$6,990||$6,690||$5,590||
|06/20 - 07/02||$6,990||$6,690||$5,990|
|Space is Limited!|
|06/25 - 07/07||$6,990||$6,690||$5,990||
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|07/02 - 07/14||$7,990||$7,690||$6,990|
|07/07 - 07/19||$7,990||$7,690||$6,990|
|07/11 - 07/23||$7,990||$7,690||$6,990|
|07/21 - 08/02||$7,990||$7,690||$6,990|
|07/30 - 08/11||$7,990||$7,690||$6,990|
|08/05 - 08/17||$7,990||$7,690||$6,990|
|08/19 - 08/31||$6,990||$6,690||$5,990|
|12/21 - 01/02||$7,990||$7,690||$6,990|
|12/23 - 01/04||$7,990||$7,690||$6,990|
|03/11 - 03/23||$6,990||$6,690||$5,990|
|03/18 - 03/30||$6,990||$6,690||$5,990|
Alumni Discount: if you are a returning Thomson guest, please subtract $500 per family from these prices
Price includes: All entrance and game park fees, accommodations based on two to a room; land transportation; private bi-lingual guide throughout, area specialists, all meals, bottled water & snacks in the vehicle, Comprehensive Travel Insurance.
Prices are per person and based on the number of people in your party.
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Days 1-2: Depart Home / Arrive Arusha
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your lodge, where your Thomson Family Safari begins.
Day 3: Safari in Arusha / Search for the Colobus Monkey / Hike Around Mount Meru
The wonders of Arusha National Park often draw comparison to Mount Kilimanjaro and Ngorongoro Crater, its larger counterparts in northern Tanzania.
Days 4-5: Safari in Tarangire National Park / Watch Herds of Elephants Roam / Play Local Tanzanian Games
Tarangire, often overlooked, astonishes many with its massive herds of elephant and distinctive winding riverine landscapes and swampy floodplains.
Days 6-7: Safari in Ngorongoro Crater / Nature Walk / Lake Manyara Photo Stop
As you travel to the Ngorongoro Highlands en route to the Crater, you and your kids will head up a steep, winding road near the edge of the Great Rift Valley.
Days 8-11: Safari in the Serengeti / Search for the Big 5 / Visit a Maasai Village
Serengeti National Park covers 6,000 square miles of pristine land, and offers not only sprawling landscapes but the largest migration of mammals on earth, including 1.5 million wildebeest.
Days 12-13: Depart Arusha / Arrive Home
There is time for one last game viewing drive and a stop at a cultural heritage center for some shopping before beginning your journey home from the wild landscapes, amazing animals, and beautiful people of Tanzania.
Rivertrees Country Inn is comfortably situated outside of Arusha, between Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru along the Usa River. With just eight guestrooms, the lodge is known for its privacy, personal attention, and welcoming service. Each room is uinquely furnished and has its own individual style. The grounds contain extensive lush gardens, perfect for a last walk before your long flight home. And cuisine is freshly prepared using local fuit, herbs, freshly baked breads, and locally grown produce. Located a short drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport, Rivertrees is the perfect last stop on your family’s adventure.
Swahili for “home,” the Nyumbas are eco-friendly, mobile, tented camps, well-located for the best wildlife viewing in northern Tanzania. These seasonal camps allow you direct access to the wildlife while keeping your family comfortable during your safari. Private, en suite bathroom facilities include self-contained, pump-flush toilets that do not require fixed plumbing. You will have all you need with plenty of washing water at any time, safari-style hot showers, a private dressing area, water basins, soft bath towels and hand-made soaps. These eco-friendly camps feature superior service, delicious gourmet and kid-friendly cuisine, fine bedding, and the luxury of peaceful and sustainable co-existence with the surrounding landscape and wildlife.
Gibb’s Farm is a small and intimate lodge nestled on the outer slopes of the Ngorongoro Highlands, four kilometers from the small town of Karatu. Surrounded by coffee plantations and a vegetable farm, it offers expansive views over lush and verdant agricultural country. The main facilities—a lounge, dining room, and shop—are situated in the old farmhouse, graced with locally crafted furniture and African hospitality. The sleeping accommodations are cozy bungalows set amidst the colorful gardens. The cuisine is among the best you'll have on safari, prepared from produce from their own organic garden.
An Arusha mainstay near the busy downtown area, the Mount Meru Hotel sits on a 15-acre garden and provides comfortable, modern accommodations. Amenities include cable TV in all rooms, internet access, currency exchange facilities, concierge, massage services, babysitting on request, playground for children, outdoor swimming pool, sun bed, a volleyball court, and a nearby golf course. The Themi Grill serves both international and African cuisine.
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