DAY 1, ARRIVAL IN DAR ES SALAAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - MWANZA
This day you will be picked up on your arrival at the Dar es salaam international airport at 11:30 am(around 12am after airport formal clearance) and immediately go to the Domestic departure lounge for your check up and boarding of the 14:40 pm flight to Mwanza. On your arrival to Mwanza our professional driver guide will pick you up and transfer to your beach hotel for your relaxation, dinner and overnight.
DAY 2, MWANZA-SERENGETI NP (NORTH)
This day you will wake up early for breakfast or if you want to see the sunrise from the hotel. Enjoy the sunrise at 6:00 am and then leave to the Serengeti National Park at around 8am(Alternatively you may have village tour/walk along the beach at an additional price), your driver guide will carry enough drinking water and the packed lunch for you. Serengeti is famous for its wildebeest migration that is mentioned by many as the greatest natural wildlife show of the earth. The Serengeti is said to have over 3 million large mammals and nearly 500 species of birds. It is not unusual to see the “Big 5″ in one day (lion, rhino, elephant, leopard and buffalo) and spot the live actions of the predators towards other animals. You will do an enroute game drive here while heading on the northern parts of the park for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3 & 4, ALL DAY SERENGETI NP NORTH:
This full day you will leave with packed lunch just after early breakfast and embark on a game drive in different angles of the park, 6:00 am is a good time to start game as you will have chance for nice pictures of the sunrise when the day is clear (Alternatively you may embark in a 6:00 am departure balloon ride to experience the Serengeti while in the air balloon, an hour ride costs extra $500 per person), game drives through the Northern game area that has excellent game all year round.. Dinner and overnight your specified accommodation.
DAY 5, SERENGETI NP-NGORONGORO CRATER
Wake up early morning before breakfast and go for a game drive in Serengeti, your driver guide will show you the best places from experience and the unforgettable wildlife actions of the Serengeti Migrations that you missed seeing the other day. Return to your Camp at around 12 a.m for a brunch (breakfast and lunch); thereafter start driving to Ngorongoro crater, game enroute and you will pass at the Olduvai gorge where you will witness the history of first humankind then at the Maasai village bomas to watch and learn Maasai culture, proceed until you arrive at the crater rim for your relaxation, dinner and overnight at your accommodation.
DAY 6, NGORONGORO CRATER FLOOR
Wake up for breakfast and then depart early at 6:00 am, this is a very good time for wildlife view, sunrise photos. Watch out for the magnificent views while descending the crater floor, this is a said natural wonder of the world, Ngorongoro crater is the largest unbroken caldera in the world and boasts the most diverse group of animals anywhere. Here you have the opportunity to see lion, leopard, cheetah, Rhino and a host of other game species in this largest unbroken caldera in the world, after picnic lunch ascend the crater and then drive to Lake Manyara for your dinner and overnight..
DAY 7, LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK - ARUSHA TOWN
Wake up for breakfast and then leave the lodge at 8:00 am or earlier, you will drive until you arrive at the Lake Manyara national park gate for formal registration and then immediately embark on a game drive. Lake Manyara is famously known for its tree climbing lions. The salt lake attracts many species of birds, in the afternoon you will get you packed lunch in a nice settings, proceed after lunch with a game drive until in the evening where exit the park and start driving back to Arusha
DAY 8, ARUSHA - KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Wake up early for breakfast; you will then leave the lodge at 5am for your 7:45 am flight to Dar es Salaam with www.fastjet.com . You will arrive at 8:50 am and familiarize at the airport until your flight time. I choose this timing because this is the convenient time based on your departure time, the next flight will arrive Dar at 14pm, which is not very convenient.
END OF TRIP
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