DAYS LAKE MANYARA | SERENGETI | NGORONGORO |
DAY 1: NAIROBI|ARUSHA
Board shuttle bus at 0800 hrs to the border town
of Namanga where you will clear customs and
immigration formalities. Proceed in Tanzania to
Arusha. On arrival you will be dropped off at your
hotel for an overnight rest at Arusha Hotel.
After breakfast, leave for Lake Manyara National
Park for a full day game drive with picnic lunch.
Lake Manyara is a birdwatcher's paradise. Marvel
at the variety of species, spoonbill, teal,
pelican, kingfisher, hornbill and cormorant. In
the tall trees, forest monkeys leap from branch to
branch on the slope of the Great Rift escarpment,
elephants stand in the shade of the baobab; and in
the acacia woodland, lions lie draped along the
branches of the umbrella trees Dinner and
overnight at Lake Manyara Hotel
DAY 3:LAKE MANYARA|SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast leave Lake Manyara National Park
and proceed to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai
George with picnic lunch, arriving in the
afternoon. Take a game drive to this park with
immense herds of herbivore, wildebeests, gazelles
and Zebras followed by predators on their annual
migration to permanent water holes, offering a
timeless spectacle unequalled in the world. Dinner
and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
DAY 4: FULL DAY SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Morning games drive after breakfast. Enjoy the
endless plains of Serengeti with game viewing, A
magnificent experience awaits as you travel to the
most famous wildlife park in
Africa the legendary Serengeti. Here you might have
the chance to see the migration, where thousands
of zebra and wildebeest make trip from the Masai
Mara every year. Packed lunch is served and
proceed for an afternoon game drive. Dinner and
overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
DAY 5: SERENGETI|NGORONGORO CRATER
After breakfast, game drive enroute towards
Ngorongoro Crater with packed lunch. On arrival,
descend down to the crater one of the largest
intact volcanic Caldera in the world, the crater
floor offers game viewing to homely permanent
population of more than 30 000 animals, and is one
of the only places in Africa where you stand a
very good chance of seeing the big five (lion,
leopard, buffalo, rhino and elephant) in the
course of a morning or evening game drive. Dinner
and Overnight at the crater Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
DAY 6: FULL DAY NGORONGORO CRATER
Descend once again down to the Ngorongoro Crater,
one of the wonders of the natural world. An
extinct volcano that collapsed around 25 million
years ago thus forming a vast super bowl where the
largest permanent concentration of African game is
on display. The views from the top of the crater
wall are absolutely breathtaking which are
forested but four wheel drive vehicles will take
you down into this primeval paradise of woodland,
lake, river, swamp and plain that shelters around
20,000 animals. Large grazing animals such as
wildebeest, buffalo, gazelle and zebra that
depends on the open grasslands in the crater.
Attracting predators, the black-maned lion, the
leopard and hyena. The elephant found are the lone
males. The Fever Tree forests shelter monkeys,
bushbuck and waterbuck and the few black rhino
that have taken refuge here. A soda lake attracts
water birds, including flamingoes and is a
favourite place for predators to make their kill.
Wildly beautiful as it is, it is not surprising
that Ngorongoro Crater has been called a Garden of
Eden. The game drives are done with packed lunch..
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
DAY 7: NGORONGORO|TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, game drive en route for
Tarangire National Park. In the afternoon you'll
be taken on a game drive through the park. Many of
the animals congregate around the only source of
permanent water in the park, the Tarangire River.
This is the best place in
to see really big herds of elephants of up to 300
at a time on safari. Dinner and overnight at
Tarangire Sopa Lodge.
DAY 8: TARANGIRE|ARUSHA|OUT
After breakfast, drive back to Arusha for lunch.
Catch the afternoon shuttle bus back to
where you will be dropped off at the airport by