This safari takes you to the unrivalled parks of northern Tanzania. The Serengeti in particular is Africa’s premier national park and offers the ultimate safari experience. The unrivaled concentrations of wildlife are guaranteed to captivate all who journey to the Serengeti.
Day 1: Lake Manyara National Park
Pick up from your hotel at 0800 hrs and drive to Lake Manyara National park to arrive in good time for lunch at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge . Proceed for afternoon game drives. Dinner and overnight Lake Manyara Serena Lodge. Meal Plan:Lunch and Dinner.
Day 2: Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park
Breakfast then drive to Serengeti national park. Game is viewed as we proceed to Serengeti Tortilis camp for dinner and overnight stay. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
A full day with morning and afternoon game drives to explore the plains, Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Tortilis Camp Serengeti is easily Tanzania’s most famous national park, and it’s also the largest, at 14,763 square kilometres of protected area that borders Kenya’s Masai Mara Game ParkIt is the Migration for which Serengeti is perhaps most famous. Over a million wildebeest and about 200,000 zebras flow south from the northern hills to the southern plains for the short rains every October and November, and then swirl west and north after the long rains in April, May and June. So strong is the ancient instinct to move that no drought, gorge or crocodile infested river can hold them back. The Wildebeest travel through a variety of parks, reserves and protected areas and through a variety of habitat. Join us to explore the different forms of vegetation and landscapes of the Serengeti ecosystem and meet some of their most fascinating inhabitants. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater Tour
After early morning breakfast leave with picnic lunch for a full day crater tour. You will be taken 2000ft down the crater by a 4wheel drive vehicle, explore the crater before ascending. Dinner and overnight stay at Ngorongoro Forest Lodge The Ngorongoro Crater is often called ‘Africa’s Eden’ and the ‘8th Natural Wonder of the World,’ a visit to the crater is a main drawcard for tourists coming to Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is home of Ngorongoro Crater. It was formed some 2.5 million years ago from a volcanic mountain sinking due to inactivity, and was initially thought to be higher than Tanzania’s famous Kilimanjaro. The crater has evolved into a unique and integral part of Tanzania’s eco-system. The crater is actually a caldera, measures 22.5 km’s across and the rim walls stand 600m high. Views from within and from the rim are breathtaking (as can be seen from the picture). The crater houses 30,000 animals and a large variety of birds, which rarely move from the area due to the availability of water through wet and dry seasons. Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 5: Ngorongoro – Arusha
Breakfast at leisure then drive to Arusha to arrive by 1600hrs where the safari ends. Meal Plan:Breakfast & Lunch.