- Length: 7 days
- Itinerary category: Wildlife Safari
- Destination: Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Manyara
- Travel activity: Game drive
- Major attractions: Tarangire river, Ngorongoro crater, Big five
- Starting point: Arusha
- Ending point: Arusha
- Recommended items: safari boots, sunhats, long pants, bush colored shirts & t-shirts, sun glasses, pair of shorts
Day 1: Airport Arrival
Pickup by guide upon arrival and transfer to the booked hotel in Arusha. Delivery of a short safari briefing and check in the hotel. Dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Transfer To Manyara National Park
Pickup from the hotel and start a 2 hour drive to lake Manyara national park. Game drive in the park spotting the famous tree climbing lions, baboons, big cats, giraffes, zebras, buffalos, elephants and antelopes. Break for lunch at a picnic site and proceed with a visit to lake Manyara. Game view along the beautiful lake to spot flamingos and other bird species. Transfer to the booked hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 3: Transfer To Serengeti For Afternoon Game Drive
Check out the hotel with packed lunch for game viewing while exiting the park. Drive to Serengeti where you will arrive in the early afternoon. Have lunch upon arrival and proceed with an afternoon game drive in the vast plains hosting thousands of animal and bird species. Game view till evening and transfer to the booked hotel for dinner and sleep.
Day4: Full Day Game Drive In Serengeti
Leave for a day’s game drive in the exclusive Serengeti park. Game drive to spot big cats, elephants, giraffes, jackals, antelopes, zebras, wildebeests, crocodiles and hippos. Break for lunch at one of the park’s picnic site. Proceed with game view to spot variety of bird species and other animals. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: Transfer To Ngorongoro Via Olduvai Gorge
Have breakfast and check out the hotel with packed lunch. Little game drive to spot more animals while exiting the park. Drive to Olduvai gorge, an anthropological site holding remains for the first human ancestors. Have lunch enroute and proceed with the drive to Ngorongoro. Transfer to the booked hotel upon arrival for an overnight stay.
Day 6: Full Day Game Drive In Ngorongoro Crater
Have an early breakfast and checkout the hotel to proceed with the drive to Ngorongoro. Descend the beautiful crater which is a home to many animal and bird species. Game drive to spot Big Five, zebras, hyenas, jackals, giraffes, antelopes, Oryx and others. Break for an early lunch in the crater and proceed with the visit to the crater lake to see flamingos and other birds across the lake. Ascend out the crater and drive back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 7: Tarangire Game Drive And Transfer To Arusha
Checkout the hotel with packed lunch and start heading to the famous Tarangire. Game drive in the beautiful park filled with baobab and sausage trees. Game view to spot large herds of elephants, big cats, zebras, giraffes, antelopes, monkeys and buffalos. Pass across Tarangire river to see many animals coming together for a drink. Break for lunch at one of the picnic sites and proceed with game drive to spot more animals and bird species including “Masai Ostrich”. Exit the park and start heading back to Arusha.
End of program!
1 day walking safari in Empakai crater