Arrival

  • A transfer from the airport can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Tarangire National Park

After breakfast, your driver-guide will collect you, and your safari will commence. You will drive from Arusha to Tarangire National Park. This takes approximately 3 hours. The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses through the park, being the only source of water for wild animals during dry seasons. The park is famous for its huge number of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing African pythons. The park covers an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers. You will enjoy a daylong of game viewing, with a picnic lunch looking out over the river to break up the time in the car. After a nice game drive before it gets dark you will drive to the lodge or campsite for dinner and overnight stay.

Main Destination:
Tarangire National Park
Best Time to VisitJune to October (Animals come to the river)
High SeasonJune to October (The park is full of tourists)

Wildlife in Tarangire NP

Elephant Abundant
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
BuffaloCommon
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
Accommodation:

Crater Rim View

  • Budget hotel located in or near Karatu
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2

Serengeti national Park

After breakfast, drive towards the Serengeti National Park via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you will see the co-existence of humans (Maasai) and wildlife. Leaving the highlands behind, you will proceed to endless plains of the Serengeti, which is world famous grassland and wildebeest migration during December to June. Game drive en-route to central Serengeti try to find the big cats, hippos, giraffe, leopards, cheetah, gazelles etc. Dinner and overnight at the lodge or Camp in Serengeti.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Best Time to VisitJune to February (Areas are best at different times)
High SeasonJuly to March (The Seronera area is crowded)

Wildlife in Serengeti NP

ElephantCommon
GiraffeCommon
LionCommon
CheetahCommon
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
Accommodation:

Serengeti Wild Camp

  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3

Serengeti National Park

Early in the morning you will be collected for Air baloon safari around 04:30..After Air baloon Safari you will have a Bush breakfast.

We have another full day in this wonderful park, rising early to make the most of your time. Your guide will choose the best spotting locations for the time of year and you can spend time at the Hippo pool watching these majestic animals laze about in the cool water happily living alongside the crocodiles, watch a big pride of lions, be in the middle of the migration, sometimes surrounded by wildebeest, sometimes by zebras, which travel with the wildebeest. This diverse and interesting landscape will provide you with the ultimate in game viewing, expect to see all of the plain games; elephants, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, lions and if you are lucky the elusive leopard and cheetah, as well as huge amounts of interesting birdlife, from the elegant secretary birds to the flightless ostrich. After game drive, you return to the lodge or Camp for the dinner and overnight.

Main Destination:
Serengeti National Park
Accommodation:

Serengeti Wild Camp

  • Mid-range tented camp located inside Central Serengeti
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4

Ngorongoro high land

After early breakfast at the lodge, you will have morning game drive in the park while heading to Ngorongoro Conservation area with packed lunch and game drive en-route. You will stopover at Olduvai Gorge,(Optional) boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution. You will arrive in time for leisure.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Highlands
Accommodation:

Crater Rim View

  • Budget hotel located in or near Karatu
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5

Crater tours

After an early breakfast, you will descend 600m into this stunning crater to view wildlife for a fullday crater tour. You will witness an unforgettable spectacle of African wildlife – a world teeming with animals. Supported by year-round water supply and fodder, the area supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, giant elephants and a small population of black rhino. Another big draw to this picturesque conservation area is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. You will return to the lodge for a hot lunch and spend the afternoon at leisure at Lodge.

Main Destination:
Ngorongoro Crater
Best Time to VisitJune to September (General wildlife viewing is best)
High SeasonMost of the year – July to March (Expect crowds)

Wildlife in Ngorongoro Crater

Black RhinoCommon
LionCommon
CheetahCommon
ZebraAbundant
WildebeestAbundant
HyenaAbundant
Accommodation:

Crater Rim View

  • Budget hotel located just outside Ngorongoro Crater
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 6

Lake Eyasi

In the morning after breakfast, you will have an exciting day Accompanied by a local guide you will be introduced to the Hadzabe (Bushmen) in the morning, and then you will take off for food gathering/hunting with tribe.. You will see the places where they collect fruits and roots and find their water during dry season. You will have a very active day before heading to karatu.

Main Destination:
Lake Eyasi (Lake)
Accommodation:

Tindiga Tented Camp

  • Budget hotel located in or near Karatu
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 7

Manyara Natonal Park

In the morning after breakfast, you will have an exciting day game drive into Lake Manyara National Park. The park’s varied habitat attracts a wide variety of animals, including one of Africa’s largest concentrations of Elephants, Buffaloes, Giraffes, Impalas Lake Manyara’s unique tree-climbing lions, as well as large flocks of flamingos attracted by the algae in the lake. After lunch you will commerce back to Arusha drop off at Lodge/Airport.

Main Destination:
Lake Manyara National Park
Best Time to VisitJune to September (easier to spot animals)
High SeasonJuly to March (Northern section gets crowded)

Wildlife in Lake Manyara NP

ElephantAbundant
GiraffeCommon
BuffaloCommon
ZebraCommon
WildebeestCommon
HippoCommon
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

End of tour

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • A transfer back to the airport can be arranged for an extra cost.