DAY 1 ARRIVING DAY
We will meet you at the Arusha Airport and take you at Green mountain hotel for dinner and Overnight. Then we will introduce you to our safari guide, followed with a short safari briefing. Dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 2 ARUSHA TO TARANGIRE
Depart from Arusha town at 08.30 with picnic lunches for a Tarangire National Park tour. The park is located 120 kms away from Arusha. It is famous for its congregation of big herds of elephants and buffaloes. This landscape of open plains is also dotted with thousands of baobabs trees. During your game drive, you may see animals such as the zebra, wildebeest, elephant, Maasai giraffe, baboons, fringe-eared oryx and other predators such as lions, cheetah, leopard and even the tree climbing python if you are lucky. Other highlights include a variety of birds such as the endemic ashy starling, rufus-tailed weaver and black-collared lovebird. Picnic lunch will be provided by your driver guide at the designed picnic area inside the park. Then late evening, drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 3 LAKE MANYARA PARK
Early in morning, after breakfast at the camp, depart for the Lake Manyara National Park with your packed lunch. Enjoy game drives in the park. Picnic lunch will be provided to you by your driver guide. Lake Manyara is small but very attractive park inhabited by many animals such as the giraffe, buffalo, elephant, baboon, lion (many of which are the tree-climbing type), hippopotamus and a great number of birds such as the pelican, pink flamingoes, etc. Late in the evening, drive back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 4 LAKE MANYARA - SERENGETI
After breakfast, you start on your way to Serengeti National Park, passing via the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. On the way, you will stop at the Olduvai Gorge where anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey made many significant discoveries, contributing to the theory that human life originated in Africa (OPTIONAL). After stopping for your picnic lunch on a kopje (rock outcropping) in Serengeti you will continue further into the park and go on a sunset game drive. Overnight at the lodge.
DAY 5 FULL DAY SERENGETI
Enjoy a fully day Serengeti tour, picnic lunch inside the park, In the Serengeti; with a bit of luck, there is a possibility to see the migration of wildebeest and zebras accompanied by predators. Nevertheless, you may spot a pride of lion on hun,t and many other species of birds including the Kori bustard (the heaviest flying bird in the world), troops of baboons and more. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
DAY 6 SERENGETI - NGORONGORO
Just after your hot breakfast, embark on an early morning game drive in the Serengeti. The name Serengeti comes from Maasai language and means endless plains. Therefore, it is home to many animals including lions, elephants, giraffe, wildebeest, zebra, leopard, cheetah, warthogs, hyena and more. In many cases, the Great Migration is taking place around Serengeti and at that particular time, you can see millions of wildebeest and zebra mingling together closely followed by predators. After lunch, drive to the Ngorongoro for dinner and overnight at rhino lodge in Ngorongoro Crater
DAY 7 NGORONGORO CRATER - ARUSHA
After breakfast, you will descend into the crater for a wonderful game drive (with a picnic lunch). The Ngorongoro Crater has been described as one of the wonders of the world. It is the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and a natural sanctuary for some of Africa’s densest animal populations. It is one of the few places where the rare black rhino can be observed in their natural setting. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. With a bit of luck, the ‘Big Five’ can be spotted during one game drive only.