Lake Manyara National Park is one of Tanzania’s smallest parks, its vegetation is diverse, ranging from savanna to marshes and acacia woodland, enabling it to support a variety of habitats. Tarangire is a beautiful area stretching south-east of Lake Manyara around the Tarangire River. Ngorongoro Crater is one of the world's greatest natural spectacles, its magical setting and abundant wildlife never fail to enthral visitors. It borders the Serengeti National Park to the north and west.
The Serengeti is famous for its lions, but you’re also likely to see Thomson’s and Grant’s gazelles, elands, impalas, klipspringers, and warthogs, as well as rich birdlife. One of the Serengeti’s main attractions is the annual migration of wildebeest herds in search of better grazing. Arusha National Park, although one of Tanzania’s smallest parks, is one of its most beautiful and topographically varied. Animal life in the park is abundant. You can be fairly certain of sighting zebras, giraffes, waterbucks, reedbucks, klipspringers, gooses, dik- diks, warthogs, baboons, and vervet and colobus monkeys, although there is dense vegetation in some areas.
Day 1: Arusha - Lake Manyara. Depart Arusha in the morning for Lake Manyara. Arrive for lunch then afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight Lake Manyara campsite/ Lake Manyara wildlife lodge/ Lake Manyara Serena lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 2: Lake Manyara - Serengeti. After breakfast drive to Serengeti with packed lunch. Stop Olduvai Gorge for lunch and take your time to explore the site. Then proceed to Serengeti game en-route, arriving at Soronera (middle of Serengeti) in the late afternoon. Overnight at Serengeti campsite/ Seronera wildlife lodge/ Serengeti Serena lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Serengeti. Spend the full day game viewing the plains of Serengeti with packed lunch. Back to the lodge/camp late afternoon for dinner and overnight at Serengeti campsite/ Seronera wildlife lodge/ Serengeti Serena lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Serengeti - Ngorongoro. An early game drives looking for predators hunting, back for breakfast. In the afternoon drive to Ngorongoro with packed lunch game en-route. Arrive late afternoon for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro campsite/ Ngorongoro wildlife lodge/ Ngorongoro Serena lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: Ngorongoro National Park. After early breakfast descend to the crater with picnic lunch for a full day tour. Late afternoon ascend the crater for overnight at Ngorongoro campsite/ Ngorongoro wildlife lodge/ Ngorongoro Serena lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: Ngorongoro - Tarangire. Depart Ngorongoro in the morning for Tarangire. Arrive for lunch followed by afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at Tarangire campsite/ Tarangire Safari lodge/ Tarangire Sopa lodge. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 7: Tarangire - Arusha. Morning game drive exploring the park then back for lunch. In afternoon drive to Arusha for overnight at Kipo palace hotel / Mountain Village.
Day 8: Arusha Natonal Park. Depart for Arusha park with picnic lunch. Spend the full day exploring the area. In the late afternoon drive back to Arusha for overnight at Kipo palace hotel / Mountain Village. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
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