1st – Tarangire National Park (B,L,D)
Today is beautiful. Day starts with an early morning pick-up from your hotel and is followed by a 2-hour drive to Tarangire National Park for a full day of game drive. Enjoy picnic lunch with landscape and wildlife scenes. Overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge, inside the park, where you will enjoy dinner and watch shooting stars before retreating to sleep –
2nd – Rift Valley/Maasai (B,L,D)
Today is another beautiful day. After breakfast you will drive your way out of the park towards Ol Mesera Tented Camp in the shadows of Rift Valley. Follow the elephant track to the top of the escarpment and question your Maasai guide why trees are sacred in their culture. After lunch, stop for a while in time and place to visit a Maasai village. Feel enriched with new insights as you return to the dinner you have been longing for. Get closer to your companion and have soft talks before sleep in the wilderness – rejuvenated.
3rd – Manyara National Park (B,L,D)
Thank the owner, Barbara, and promise to return soon. Leave after breakfast towards the lush Lake Manyara National Park. Enjoy a different wildlife scene and have your picnic lunch in the bush. Leave the park in the afternoon and drive uphill the Rift Valley for an overnight in Karatu area at Kitela Lodge located in Karatu - facing Ngorongoro farm lands Safari Lodge – rooted.
4th – Serengeti (B, L, D)
Start a new journey towards Serengeti National Park passing through Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Enjoy lunch at Oldupai Gorge following the path of Louis and Mary Leakey when exploring the grounds. Game drives en-route to Serengeti Serena Lodge into the wild. Make sure you didn’t forget to pick up your Hotel Voucher as hunting is forbidden in Serengeti. Watch the African sunset until dinner and listen to sounds of nature until you fall asleep – amazed.
5th – Serengeti (B,L,D)
Adventure continues with a full day game drive in order to discover more wonders of Serengeti. The presence of spectacular wildlife is manifested at each glance. Return dusty to lodge for dinner and rest under canvas – humbled.
6th – Serengeti (B,L,D)
Show your final respects to Serengeti (for this time) with a game drive while heading back to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Have a sundowner while enjoying breath-taking views of the crater at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge. Continue perfection with dinner and share wildlife stories – speechless.
7th – Ngorongoro/Lake Eyasi (B,L,D)
After breakfast it is time for the World Heritage Site – Ngorongoro Crater. You will descend into the caldera floor that represents 260 km2 of paradise on earth. The game drive aims to satisfy your senses and complete your wildlife safaris for this time. In the afternoon you head towards Lake Eyasi. Meet your Hadzabe guide for briefing and information about forthcoming tribal experiences. Enjoy your stay at Kisima Ngeda Lodge and find your private hide-away by the natural pool before delicious meals and cultural dreams take over – connected.
8th – Hadzabe & Datoga Tribe (B, L, D)
Make sure you have your best running/trekking shoes in order to experience early morning hunting with the Hadzabe tribe. Fall back in time and re-discover the roots of humanity - and yourself. Then follows a visit to the Datoga people where you can see their blacksmith handicraft and explore other families’ facial decorations. Reminisce of wildlife and cultural adventures on your way back to Arusha and African Tulip Hotel at the heart of Arusha City.
Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.