Visit Tanzanians largest and most famous national park with the wildebeest migration expected in December and May, Tree climbing lions and birdlife in Manyara and finally a tour to the worlds most visited destination (Ngorongoro) famous for high wildlife concentration and breath taking sceneries
Day 1: Arusha – Lake Manyara
After breakfast, leave for Lake Manyara National Park for a full day game drive with picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge
the park is a thin green band of forest flanked one side by the sheer 600metres high red and brown cliffs of the escarpment and on the other by the white-hot shores of an ancient soda lake Acacia woodland shelters the park’s famous tree climbing lion, lying among the branches in the heat of the day.
Day 2: Lake Manyara – Serengeti
After breakfast leave Lake Manyara National Park and proceed to Serengeti National Park with picnic lunch, arriving in the afternoon. Take a game drive to this park with immense herds of herbivore, wildebeests, gazelles and Zebras followed by predators on their annual migration to permanent water holes, offering a timeless spectacle unequalled in the world. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge/Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast with picnic lunch proceed for Morning and afternoon game viewing in Serengeti. Every year more than a million wildebeest, 200,000 Zebras and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelle gather to undertake their long trek to new grazing lands, followed by predators lion, leopard, cheetah, and hyenas. During their trek more than 8,000 calves are produced a day, and thousands are killed by predators. Return to the lodge for dinner and
Day 4: Serengeti – Ngorongoro conservation area via Olduvai gorge
Morning game viewing drives then return to the lodge for breakfast, proceed further game drives as you exit the park and drive to Ngorongoro conservation area via Olduvai gorge – Proceed for dinner and overnight stay at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater Tour
Descend once again down to the Ngorongoro Crater, one of the wonders of the natural world. Dinner and overnight at the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge/Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
The views from the top of the crater wall are absolutely breathtaking which are forested but four wheel drive vehicles will take you down into this primeval paradise of woodland, lake, river, swamp and plain that shelters around 20,000 animals. Large grazing animals such as wildebeest, buffalo, gazelle and zebra that depends on the open grasslands in the crater. Attracting predators, the black-maned lion, the leopard and hyena.
The elephant found are the lone males. The Fever Tree forests shelter monkeys, bushbuck and waterbuck and the few black rhino that have taken refuge here. A soda lake attracts water birds, including flamingoes and is a favourite place for predators to make their kill. Wildly beautiful as it is, it is not surprising that Ngorongoro Crater has been called a Garden of Eden. The game drives are done with packed lunch.
Day 6: Ngorongoro – Tarangire
After breakfast, game drive enroute for Tarangire National Park. In the afternoon you’ll be taken on a game drive through the park. Many of the animals congregate around the only source of permanent water in the park, the Tarangire River. This is the best place in Tanzania to see really big herds of elephants of up to 300 at a time on safari. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge/ Tarangire Safari Lodge
Day 7: Tarangire – Arusha
After breakfast, drive back to Arusha transfer to the airport for your
home bound flight.
Tour Cost Includes:
-Guarantee price/guarantee safari on confirmation
-Ground transport whilst on safari in a comfortable 4×4 safari Land cruiser/Rover
-Full board accommodation whilst on safari and meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
-Accommodation in double/twin/triple room.
-All park entrance fees to include government taxes
-Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
-All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
-Crater tour services
-Complementary bottled water whilst on safari
Tour Cost excludes:
-Items of personal nature
-Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary