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Arusha - Tanzania

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FULL ITINERARY

Day 1: ARUSHA – LAKE MANYARA

Following breakfast, depart for a game drives in Lake Manyara park, unique for its diverse and distinct Ecological zones ranging from the rocky Rift wall and ground water forest to woodland, open grassland, thermal springs and swamp.

This diversity of habitat allows the visitor to see a wide variety of wildlife in a relatively small area. Look out for the rare tree-climbing Lions, monkeys galore in the tropical rain forest, hippo and flamingo around the lake and plenty of plains game grazing on the savannah.

Accommodation: Country Lodge/ Eileen’s Trees Inn  

Meals:  Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast

Day 2: : KARATU – SERENGETI PLAINS

Our next destination journey starts shortly after breakfast with a scenic drive up the Rift Valley escarpment to Serengeti National Park. You will be crossing Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority and we make a brief stop at Olduvai Gorge (optional) and the museum which documents the discovery of 1.8-million-year old human-like fossils. Thereafter we head for the Serengeti National Park, game driving along the way to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation:  Serengeti Heritage Tented Camp  

Meals:  Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast

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DAY 3: SERENGETI PLAINS

Your early Morning breakfast will be served at the lodge. After breakfast, we will once again travel out into the mighty Serengeti Plain.

Many of the animals’ you will observe during this morning exploration will be returning from their nightly search for nourishment. The spectacle of predator versus prey dominates this great park. During your drive, you will also see Golden-mane Lions, Solitary Leopards who hunt near the acacia trees, and of course, your experienced driver-guide will continue his quest to find members of the “BIG 5” animal family. After your exciting game drive, you will return back to the lodge and experience another wonderful evening diner and overnight. All meals will be served at the Lodge.

Accommodation:  Serengeti Heritage Tented Camp  

Meals:  Lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast

DAY 4: SERENGETI PLAINS – NGORONGORO CRATER

Upon the completion of your breakfast, with your boxed lunch from the Camp you will depart the Camp and take a final exploration of the amazing Serengeti National Park. After your morning Safari drive, we will head towards the Ngorongoro National park with a game en route at Ngorongoro conservation area.

Later evening, you will arrive at the edge of amazing Ngorongoro crater where you will find your over-night destination at the crater rim.

Accommodation: Rhino Lodge

DAY 5: NGORONGORO CRATER

After breakfast, we decent 600m into this magnificent crater for a morning half day game drive. Ngorongoro crater is home to an estimated 30,000 wild animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black Rhinos. The crater has a dense population of predators like the Lion, Cheetah and the elusive Leopard. We will enjoy a picnic lunch at the Ngoitokitok springs while watching the beautiful hippos in and out the small spring lake in the crater. After lunch we will proceed with an afternoon game drive while we make ascend out of the crater and drive to the top of the crater rim for your dinner shower and overnight.

Accommodation: Eileen`s Trees Inn

DAY 6: TARANGIRE / BACK TO ARUSHA

After breakfast we collect our lunch boxes and depart for the Tarangire National Park. The park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mainly made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzania’s dry season. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. This African National Park is also home to three rare species of animals – the Greater Kudu, the Fringed-eared Oryx, as well as a few Ashy Starlings. After a picnic lunch we do an afternoon game drive then drive back to Arusha.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

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  • Full board accommodation during safari (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • National Park Entry Fees
  • Private Safari Land Cruiser 4WD with the top up the roof
  • Service of experienced English Speaking Driver Guide
  • All Taxes and VAT
  • Drinking water / tea and coffee in the vehicle
  • International and Domestic flights
  • Tips to the guide/hotels
  • Visa to Tanzania
  • Travel insurance
  • Any item for personal use