DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN KILIMANJARO - ARUSHA
Upon your arrival in Kilimanjaro airport. Meet/greet our driver-guide, who transfer you to Arusha Hotel. Overnight at Arumeru River Lodge.
DAY 2: ARUSHA – MANYARA
After breakfast depart and drive to Lake Manyara National Park with lunch box. Enjoy your game drives in the famous park of lions climbing trees where you will also see the beautiful vistas of Mount Meru and unspoilt sceneries. Dinner and overnight at Manyara Serena Lodge.
DAY 3: MANYARA – SERENGET
After breakfast, drive to Serengeti National Park with packed lunch, enjoy your game drives enroute in the vast unique natural phenomenon extensively known as the Great Migration, the vast open grasslands of the Serengeti which at no doubt is the one of Africa’s finest wildlife areas being there at the height of the migration is never to be forgotten experience, where 35 species of plain dwelling animals including wildebeest and zebra. Dinner overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge.
DAY 4: SERENGET
Enjoy your full day in the plains of Serengeti. All meals and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge.
DAY 5: SERENGET – LAKE EAYSI
After breakfast, drive to Lake Eyasi a soda lake located at the southwest corner of Ngorongoro Crater in the conservation area highlands taking about 1.5hrs driving arrive for lunch at lodge. Enjoy the different weather of the lake occupied by 1050 km2 (400 square miles) and is 1040 m (3400 feet) above sea level compared to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Highlands this area seems downright tropical. Enjoy your afternoon with hazhabe Bushmen, datoga and Mbulu tribes. Lake Eyasi is highly recommended for cultural safaris where palm trees border the lake and make homes for birds such as Fischer’s lovebird and hippos. Dinner and overnight at Lake Eyasi Lodge.
DAY 6: LAKE EAYSI – NGORONGORO CRATER
After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro Conservation with packed picnic lunches and descend into the crater Enjoy the experience of the majestic beauty caldera which is also the largest unbroken caldera in the world. Surrounded by very steep walls rising 610 meters from the crater floor, this natural amphitheatre covers an area of about 260 sq m that's 100 sq miles and is home to up to 25000 large mammals, almost half of them zebra and wildebeest. After game drive drive back to Karatu for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Farmhouse.
DAY 7: NGORONGORO - TARANGIRE
After breakfast, drive towardsTarangire National Park, the park is more famous for groups of elephants like moving together from one place to another looking for green vegetation since most times this park is dry but is has the swamps of its permanent river which runs the length of it. Being a Rift Valley park, other animals like herds of wildebeest and zebra like heading north-west onto the floor of the rift valley. Enjoy your game view with all meals and overnight at Tarangire Maramboi Camp.
DAY 8: TARANGIRE – KILIMANJARO
An early breakfast, drive back to Arusha to Kilimanjaro to connect your International Flight in the afternoon or evening.
END OF TOUR
- Meet and greet services
- Assistance at the airport
- Private game drives
- Services of an experienced English speaking driver guide.
- Transfers, domestic flight, accommodations, meals
- Park fees and government taxes.
- International flights from home and back
- Tips & porterage
- Driver guide gratuities
- Drinks/laundry (unless specified)
- Dining rooms tips
- Any other items of a personal nature
Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.