Days 1 - 2: Lake Manyara National Park. Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport, where you will be met by our local representative and transferred to Arusha Airport for the flight to Manyara Airstrip. Upon arrival you will be met by your lodge representative and experience your first game drive of the trip (2 and 1/2 - 3 and 1/2 hours), then later settle into amidst boughs of mahogany trees in a luxury tree house (complete with an en suite and outdoor shower) at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge. Adventures include spotting wildlife in Lake Manyara National Park, as well as optional night game drives. Hotel: Lake Manyara Tree Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Days 3 - 5: Serengeti National Park. After an early breakfast, you head to Manyara Airstrip (with a game-drive on the way) for your flight into the Serengeti. Upon arrival at Grumeti private concession, you settle into a luxurious tent under a canopy of stars. For three magical nights you will enjoy the true safari experience in the most famous National Park in Africa, in search of the famed predators of the Serengeti: lions, cheetah, and leopard. Daily activities include morning and evening game-drives in the Serengeti National Park, with optional day trips to Lake Victoria (Lukubo Island). Hotel: Grumeti Tented Camp. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Days 6 - 7: Ngorongoro Crater. After an early morning Serengeti game drive and breakfast, you will board your flight to Manyara Airstrip. Upon arrival you will be met by your guide from Ngorongoro Crater Lodge who leads us to your home for two nights. Amidst the awe-inspiring setting of the Ngorongoro Crater, you can indulge in game-drives, take a trek to Empakai Crater, experience Olduvai Gorge and Shifting Sands, and take an excursion to visit the Maasai people in a Maasai village. Hotel: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 8: Arusha/Depart. Today you transfer back to Manyara Airstrip for a morning flight to Kilimanjaro International Airport. From here you can continue home or take a post-trip extension to Zanzibar.
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