- Length: 10 days
- Category: Wildlife safari
- Destinations: Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti
- Attractions: lake Manyara, big five, Ngorongoro crater,
- Tour guide languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian
- Start in: Arusha
- End in: Arusha
- Essential items: bush colored shirts, safari boots, pants, digital camera
Day 01: Arusha To Lake Manyara National Park
Drive to Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its elephants, hippos, giraffes, flamingos, and tree-climbing lions. This afternoon, set out on our first wildlife safari. – Have overnight and meals at Luxury tented Camp or Lodge (B,L,D).
Day 02: Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, travel to the Ngorongoro Crater where a nearby Maasai community welcomes us into their village on a special visit. Far from the tourist circuit, enjoy a rare opportunity to view traditional singing and dancing, visit a school, witness an initiation ritual, and learn about this fascinating culture from the village chief and his wives. After lunch, descend 2,000 feet to the base of the crater, where volcanic slopes shelter almost 40,000 animals. Enjoy an afternoon on safari viewing elephants, rhinos, buffalo, cheetahs, lions, hyenas, hippos, wildebeests, and much more of East Africa's spectacular wildlife. MEALS AND OVERNIGHT AT LUXURY TENTED CAMP OR LODGE.
Day 03: Ngorongoro Crater
After an early breakfast, enjoy a morning safari in the Ngorongoro Crater. In the afternoon, watch the sun set over the crater from our lodge. Overnight at LUXURY TENTED CAMP OR LODGE (B,L,D).
Day 04: Olduvai Gorge To Serengeti National Park
Drive to the Olduvai Gorge to see historical Homo habilis remains, one of the earliest members of the human genus. Then continue to Serengeti National Park. In order to provide travelers with the best opportunity to witness the moving wildebeest migration, the Serengeti days differ by season. December through March is wildebeest calving season when typically tens of thousands of calves are born in the region. Travel overland to our luxury tented camp on the southeastern border of Serengeti National Park, looking for lions, cheetahs, and leopards along the way. Have meals and overnight Lodge or Luxury Tented Camp.
Days 5 & 6: Serengeti National Park
Continue game drives/wildlife viewing tours on wildebeest migration trails and lions, cheetahs, giraffes, and bountiful herds of wildebeests, elephants, and zebras. Watch the Serengeti's legendary wildlife interact with each other on morning and afternoon game drives. And See magnificent birds, hippos, packs of hyenas, and pairs of jackals lurking around the surrounding marshlands and lakes. You may also choose to take an optional hot-air balloon safari to view the plains games from above. On our last evening, gather for a farewell cocktail reception and dinner. Meals and Overnight at Lodge or Luxury tented camp.
Day 07: Lake Victoria Fishing
Drive to Lake Victoria for beach holiday, sport fishing, and leisure at Speke bay beach Lodge at Lake Victoria shores.
Day 08: Full Day Lake Victoria Tour
Full day at Lake Victoria for wind surfing and canoeing at Lake Victoria, water sports, canoeing, bird watching and mountain bike. Meals and Overnight at speke bay
Day 09: Tarangire National Park Game Drive
Tarangire National Park covers approximately 2600 square kilometers and, in the dry season, is second only to Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area in concentrations of wildlife. Tarangire lies to the south of the large, open grass plains of southern Maasailand, and derives its name from the Tarangire River, which provides permanent water for wildlife in the area.
Walking safaris, balloon and night game drives is also possible in Tarangire. Are optional on extra costs. The park is spectacular in the dry season when many of the migratory wildlife species come back to the permanent waters of Tarangire River. Huge herds of wildebeest, zebras, elephants, eland and oryx gather to stay in Tarangire until the onset of the rains when they migrate again to good grazing areas. Do more game drives and then drive to Lodge or Luxury tented camp for Overnight.
Day 10: Game Drive and Back to Arusha
After breakfast, do some game drives and keep time in regard to flight time. Have Lunch and drive back to Arusha and proceed to Airport for flight back home.
- 4WD vehicles with open roof
- All park entry fees
- All safari inclusive packages
- Accommodation facilities
- 3 proper meals+ mineral water and tea/coffee
- Experienced and professional English speaking guide
- International flights
- All things of personal nature
- Tips for guides and cooks