Day 1: The drive from Moshi to Lake Manyara National Park takes about 4 hours.
After having a picnic lunch in Manyara, you start a late afternoon game drive, which is the best time to view animals in this park. When you ap- proach it from the east, the Rift Valley escarpment looms on the horizon forming an impressive backdrop to the lake. In the tall trees of the ground water forest, monkeys leap from branch to branch, and on the escarpment, ele- phants stand in the shade. Other animals frequently seen are zebras, impalas, monkeys, giraffes, buffalos, hippos, and others. Overnight at the Highview Hotel. Full Board. FB
Day 2: The drive to Serengeti National Park via Oldupai Gorge takes 3 to 4 hours.
Olduvai Gorge is an archaeo- logical site located in the eastern Serengeti plains, in which early human fossils were first discovered. It has an amazing landscape that resulted from the same tectonic forces that created the Great Rift Valley millions of years ago. Then, in the late evening drive to and overnight at the Serengeti Wild Camp or Ikoma Wild Camp and Cot- tages - full board.
Day 3: After breakfast, venture into the Serengeti’s wilderness corners for a full day of game viewing in the park.
With a picnic lunch beside you, take your leisure while exploring this world heritage site, where earth’s largest concentration of plain game still roams free! In the late evening, go to the Serengeti Wild Camp or Ikoma Wild Camp and Cottages for rest, dinner, and overnight.
Day 4: After breakfast, Drive to Ngorongoro Crater for game drives.
This is the best place in Tanzania to see black rhino as well as prides of lion that include the magnificent black-manned males. There are lots of colorful flamin- goes and a variety of water birds. Other game that you can see includes leopard, cheetah, hyena, other members of the antelope family, and small mammals. In the late afternoon. Drive to the Highview Hotel for overnight. Full Board. FB
Day 5: After breakfast, Morning hike in the Southern Ngorongoro Conservation Area to the elephant cave and waterfall.
In the afternoon visiting the Iraqw tribe cultural centre in Karatu to learn how the tribe protected their cattle from Masai incursions using underground settlements. In the late afternoon, drive back to the Springlands Hotel in Moshi.
Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.