DAY 1 – ARUSHA TO LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
After your breakfast, start your safari by driving to lush and beautiful Manyara National Park for game viewing. At 1300 hrs take your lunch in the park picnic area, evening drive to chosen lodge in Karatu for dinner and overnight.
DAY 2 – KARATU TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Morning breakfast at the Lodge. Game drive enroute to the great Serengeti Plains via Ngorongoro Conservation Area. After a picnic lunch proceed with your game drive in the central Serengeti national park around Seronera or trace the direction of the migration.
DAY 3 – A FULL DAY GAME DRIVE IN SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Depending on the time of the year and the migration of the herds you can expect to see wildebeest, lions, elephants, giraffe, zebras, Monkey, baboons, hippos, rhinos, antelopes as well as a multitude of birds. Evening drive to Tented Camp / Lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4 – ANOTHER DAY GAME DRIVE IN SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast we will take the packed lunch with us and proceed with the game drive in the Serengeti National Park. The migration can be seen on a long chain approximately 40 Km heading to the south western direction. Around 1230 and 1300 break for your lunch. After having our lunch we will proceed with our game viewing following the move of the migrants on the southwest of the park. Approximately 1.3 million wildebeest, 250,000 gazelles and 200,000 Zebras have been recorded sharing the short grass. Evening drive to Tented Camp / Lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5 – SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO
An early morning game drive in the Serengeti followed by picnic lunch on the way to Ngorongoro crater. We will stop at Olduvai Gorge, the site of Louis and Mary Leakey’s renowned archaeological discoveries. Their findings include some of man’s earliest known ancestral remains.
DAY 6 – NGORONGORO CRATER
Today we will descend 2000 feet (over 600 meters) to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater for your crater tour. Here you we will explore the forest areas inhabited by monkeys and elephants, the lake area, where we may see flamingos. We will also visit the open savannah where the lions hunt. Picnic lunch will be served in the crater.
DAY 7 – NGORONGORO CRATER TO TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Today we drive to Tarangire National Park, for excellent game viewing. Tarangire is a small park which offers some excellent sights. Generally in the dry seasons Tarangire comes alive as wildlife and birdlife congregate on the Tarangire River, which is a permanent source of water. We spend the night in our lodge beautifully set inside the park with stunning views and a unique atmosphere.
DAY 8 – TARANGIRE CULTURAL TOUR
Morning breakfast at Lodge the rest of the day is free to relax and or explore the maasai cultural experience, you will go on a walk to visit datoga tribes. The Maasai live in the areas as well as the Datoga. Learning about their history is as fascinating as the views are breathtaking from several hilltop peaks in the area.
DAY 9 – TARANGIRE TO ARUSHA
After breakfast, leave Tarangire with your packed lunch to Arusha town. Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for you flight back home.