Multi-Day Tour

The Tanzania Spectacular Safari (10 days)

Micato Safaris

Depart Home To Arrive home

Valid for Departures Now Through: 31 Dec 2018


Day 1
Depart Home
N/a None
We dream of safari while we soar through the skies, bound for Africa.
Day 2
Arusha, Tanzania
Arusha Coffee Lodge None
A Micato Safaris representative will greet you upon arrival in Arusha and take you to the Arusha Coffee Lodge, an exquisite property nestled amidst the rolling acreage of Tanzania's largest coffee plantation. It bears the genteel warmth of the old colonial plantation homes and the flair of a world-class boutique hotel. Set in the shadow of majestic Mt. Meru, Arusha is a fast-growing town and a famed embarkation point for Tanzania safaris. Surrounded by lush landscape, the city is a hub of coffee cultivation-and because of its altitude (roughly 4,600 feet above sea level), the climate is pleasant throughout the year.
Day 3
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Tarangire Treetops Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After an early morning breakfast, you will check out of your hotel and then drive across East Africa's golden landscape to Tarangire National Park. A jewel of a game park, Tarangire has a truly remarkable landscape of open plains dotted by thousands upon thousands of stunning baobab trees. The park is named after the river, which runs through the center of the park and provides the only permanent water source in the area - a fact that virtually guarantees enormous herds and excellent game-viewing. Upon arrival your driver guide will transfer you to your home for the next two nights for check in before your afternoon game drive. You retire to supreme luxury at Tarangire Treetops-including private balcony with views to Lake Manyara and the Rift Valley wall.
Day 4
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Tarangire Treetops Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
At the first break of day, you take to an Africa that is slowly awakening. In addition to the usual predators-cheetah, lion, leopard, hyena and hunting dog-the park is also host to a number of rarely seen species including eland, oryx, kudu and gerenuk. The tree-climbing pythons are also a highlight, as are the approximately 3,500 resident elephants. Tarangire also has the highest number of recorded bird species for any habitat in the world. In addition to your game drive, a full slate of activities is available from tracking game on foot to visiting the local Maasai people. You return for a nightcap at the split-level lounge, a relaxed setting with uninterrupted views of the landscape.
Day 5
Ngorongoro, Tanzania
Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
You're up for an early breakfast and a last glimpse of the park's voluminous game. After a gourmet lunch, you drive to Ngorongoro Conservancy and its eponymous crater. Unofficially the "eighth wonder of the natural world," this ancient natural amphitheatre forms a unique haven for wildlife with over 20,000 animals thriving in its near perfect conditions. The drive itself will be most interesting, with the potential for wildlife around each bend in the road. Your base for exploration is the Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge. Nestled within fifty virgin acres in Ngorongoro's volcanic landscape are deliciously private luxury log cabin suites, kitted out with open fireplaces and private viewing terraces. You arrive at the Lodge just in time for sunset.
Day 6
Ngorongoro, Tanzania
Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After a delectable breakfast, you descend 2,000 feet into this ancient collapsed volcano, passing lush rainforest and thick vegetation, and then you see it: the largest concentration of animals in Africa. The small forest patches on the crater floor are now home to the leopard, monkey, baboon, jackals, eland, spotted hyena, dark maned lion and antelopes. The most beautiful sight is of the salt-whitened shores of Lake Magadi turned pastel pink from thousands of flamingos looking for food in the soda lake. After a full day of adventure complete with a picnic lunch, return to your lodge in time for evening cocktails and enjoy the peace and beauty of an unforgettable sunset at the crater.
Day 7
Serengeti, Tanzania
Serengeti Migration Camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Once again, you awake to a delightful breakfast and then say your goodbyes to this incomparable place-only to embark for yet another. You depart for Lake Manyara and your onward flight to the legendary Serengeti. This is archetypal Africa: the wide-open spaces, bright blue skies, magnificent wildlife. Your base is Migration Camp, alluringly set on a kopje overlooking the Serengeti hills. Spacious tents are superbly secluded and blend into their natural environment above the Grumeti River. With its vast rolling plains, flat-topped acacias, and huge herds of animals, it is just what you expect Africa to be. It is one of the greatest wildlife spectacles remaining on the planet, where herds of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle cover the plains from horizon to horizon.
Day 8
Serengeti, Tanzania
Serengeti Migration Camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
On morning and afternoon game runs explore the vast Serengeti in depth. The open woodland and plains are ideal places to observe large predators. Lions are plentiful, and cheetahs are regularly sighted pacing the plains. At dusk or dawn you stand the best chance of seeing nocturnal felines such as civet, serval, genet and African wildcat. The wealth and diversity of birds is just as staggering as the mammal population, so keep your eyes open for ostriches, vultures, eagles, kingfishers, and the exquisitely coloured lilac-breasted rollers. And in this wild land, you are treated to world-class cuisine. Enjoy an elegant dining experience overlooking the Grumeti River, with inventive dishes made with locally-sourced ingredients whenever possible.
Day 9
Serengeti, Tanzania
Day Use Room Arusha Coffee Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
You awake, and piping hot coffee is already waiting for you. You may wish to take one last game drive, or to explore the area on foot before returning to the camp for breakfast. Finally, you bid adieu to the Serengeti as you wing your way to Arusha. You will be met on arrival and taken to Arusha Coffee Lodge, where a day room is reserved for you. As your time in Tanzania draws to a close, you reflect upon what has been an adventure for the ages.
Day 10
Arrive home
N/a None
Arrive home

Tour Features


  • Wildlife & Nature


We bow to the fact: Many of us are firmly engaged in a very busy world, a world in which time away from the busyness is precious. And so we offer this safari to three major contributors to the East African mystique: the classic game lands of Tarangire, the Ngorongoro Crater, and the fabled Serengeti-all in a mere but marvelous 10 days.

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PAYMENTS - 20% deposit due at time of booking. Final payment due 90 days prior to departure.


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By: PaulB

Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2013

Micato was extraordinary in their execution, whether safari director or location selections. Overall a great adventure and experience for this novice safari traveller.

By: Not provided

Reviewed on: 10 Oct 2013

Micato Safaris. I highly recommend "Micato Safaris"! From the beginning to my return home, it has been an unforgettable experience worth every penny spent and than more------ MICATO is the Best! Jannie
Travel Advisor:  Shelley Greenan

The Best

By: Brittany22

Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2013

We chose carefully to find the best African Tour company that we believed would provide the best, stand behind its product and not offer lame excuses. Micato proved its excellence in every way, including acknowledging an error and standing behind its well earned reputation to make it right. Not all would do that, as we all know from experience. M did a remarkable job and worth the money.. Best personnel and logistics around. So.......the best, and proud to tell the world.
Travel Advisor:  Paul Sacks

The best

By: Glo

Reviewed on: 24 Nov 2013

We look forward to planning another trip with Micato in the future. Our trip was a life hanging experience for us and were very pleased with the way Micato handled all the details competently. Every need was anticipated and attended to with a smile. Thank you Micato!
Travel Advisor:  Tracey Shara

Tailor made safari

By: violet15

Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2014

Micto has a reputation for extraordinary service which is well deserved. We chose the Grand Safari and secretly thought that it really wouldn't fully justify the name or the price but were pleasantly proved wrong. We were greeted by Jane and Felix Pinto, company founders at the start and end of the trip who made us feel a part of their family. Every effort was made to make the experience comfortable, luxurious and magical and all of our needs were anticipated. They even showed up with a birthday gift for me when I had forgotten all about the date! The guides are charming and knowledgable about animals, history, culture, politics - you name it. The drivers were magicians at anticipating animal behavior and getting us to just the right spot to see just the right animals. We've since met other Micto travelers whom we were pleased to note have had similar experiences. Don't go to Africa with anyone but Micato.
Travel Advisor:  Kelly Gruber

Outstanding personnel, outstanding service

By: Susie

Reviewed on: 15 Jan 2017

Everything from the moment we were picked up in Capetown, to the end of our trip in Nairobi was top rate. The guides and drivers were exceptional, the hotels were fabulous. We really felt spoiled by the way we were treated. The only downside had to do with sending our bags home that we weren't going to use on the 18 day safari - one of the five bags never made it out of South Africa. DHL has no idea what happened to it.
Travel Advisor:  Donna Hall

Best trip ever

By: Simba

Reviewed on: 26 Jan 2017

Couldn't have asked for better tour company. Took care of us from beginning to end. Lots of pleasant surprises along the way. Very caring of their clients.
Travel Advisor:  Leyna Huber


By: Sally

Reviewed on: 09 Mar 2017

Loved our trip to South Africa with Micato. No detail was overlooked. The hotel and restaurant selections were mostly outstanding, and the guides did an excellent job of introducing us to their communities.
Travel Advisor:  Cuca Bloom


By: Zzz

Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2017

Excellent... our 2nd trip with Micato and it was great
Travel Advisor:  Ken Neibaur

Go Micato

By: Ricky P

Reviewed on: 20 Jul 2017

Great safari. Took care of our group. Really enjoyed the trip. Very professional.
Travel Advisor:  Elaine Clapp

The Best

By: CMet47

Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2017

George our guide was incredible. We always felt safe and well equipped to see truly what Africa had to offer.
Travel Advisor:  Tony Huffman

East Africa

By: kirkygd@gmail.cim

Reviewed on: 11 Sep 2017

Excellent, very well organized, excellent employees. Choices of accommodations was as good as it gets.
Travel Advisor:  Paula Kay Eastham

First Class Service

By: Rob and Joan

Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2017

We recently completed our Micato Safari. We spent 13 days in Kenya and Tanzania. In short, the trip was perfect. Starting with our Nairobi Airport greeting by Micato (Salma). She raced us through customs where we were picked up in a Micato Land Cruiser and delivered to our hotel where we were met by Micato Concierge Virginia. She seamlessly checked us into our Nairobi hotel. Then we met Phillip, our Safari Guide. Phillip was top notch and made sure we had a fantastic time including a delicious lunch at the home of the Pintos (founders and owners of Micato). there is an incredible amount of detail that goes into the planning and execution of a African Safari. Phillip made it look easy (although we know he was working hard to make our experience perfect). If we decide to go back to Africa (or visit India), there is only one Safari company we'd use and that's Micato.
Travel Advisor:  Leah Bergner