Day 1: Arrive in Arusha. Transfer to Mt. Village or Moivaro Coffee Plantation. Overnight and dinner. Includes: (D), (B).
Day 2: Depart After breakfast to Arusha National Park a small wildlife reserve some 50 minutes drive outside Arusha where you can view game without the need for binoculars, Take a half hour leisurely walk in the park and see giraffe, buffaloes and other animals. View the snow-capped peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro in the horizon surrounded by a rich variety of flora and bird-life.This brief outing provides you with the necessary acclimatization before venturing out far afield. Return to the lodge for an overnight. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Drive out across the Maasai land to Tarangire National Park arriving for lunch. After an afternoon siesta, you will venture out for walking, bird watching and animal tracking accompanied by Maasai warriors and savor the scenic undulating landscape. Overnight accom. Luxury Mobile Camp. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: After a hearty breakfast, you will set out with picnic lunches for a full day game -drive in the park. Tarangire N. Park covers 2,600 sq. kms in area. The park is famous for its famous majestic Baobab trees and Acacia Tortillas trees dotting a wide expanse of the rolling hills of the park. To many people the park represents the features of Africa in scenery and landscape. There is the Tarangire River which dissects the park from the south to the Northwest, where during the dry season a large congregation of animals can be found giving some resemblance of the famous Serengeti migration.
Among the animals found there are great herds of elephants, zebras, wildebeests, buffalo, giraffes, lions, leopards, cheetahs and hyenas. The park is reputed to have more birds than the entire United States of America. Overnight accom. Luxury Mobile Camp. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: We venture further afield with a drive to Lake Manyara after breakfast for a game drive with lunch boxes. Lake Manyara is famed for its underground water forest, The Tree climbing lion and a great variety of birds and wildlife. The park lies at the foot of the Rift valley. You proceed to Gibb's Farm for an overnight accom. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: After breakfast at the farm, you will take a 45 minute hike to the Elephant Cave and Waterfalls as well as tour the coffee farm and vast organic vegetable gardens. The Elephant Cave is where elephants go in search of minerals such as iron and calcium in early morning or late evening. After an excellent buffet lunch which includes fresh vegetables from the organic farm, you can sit out on the verandah and drink fresh brewed Gibb's Coffee! You will soon depart for the Ngorongoro Highlands and arrive in time for dinner. Overnight accom. Ngo Serena Lodge.
Day 7: A full day crater tour with packed lunch boxes. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority is a multi-purpose land use area for both The Nomadic Maasai and the indigenous wildlife. It covers an area of about 8,300 sq. kms, which is half of the Serengeti plain. The Ngorongoro has a unique Eco-system where you may find the big five - buffalo, elephant, rhino, Lion, and leopard. Overnight accom. Ngo Serena Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 8: Depart Ngorongoro to Serengeti National Park via Ol'duvai Gorge and a game drive enroute to the Camp. Ol'Duvai Gorge is world famous as the historical site where Leakey discovered the remains of the early man, Zinjanthropus Bosei. Overnight accom. Luxury Mobile Tented Camp. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Days 9/10: Full day game drive in Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti national park covers about 15,000 sq. kms. It derives its name form the Maasai language "Siringet" which means, The endless Plains. It boasts the largest number of flora and fauna both in quantity and variety coupled with its world famous wildebeest migration, which is the worlds largest remaining wildlife migration.
Overnight accom. Luxury Mobile Tented Camp. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 11: Scheduled flight from Seronera Airstrip back to Arusha.
Extra lunch on the last day in Arusha.
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