One of the world's last great wildlife refuges’, it has various types of vegetation: grassy plains, savannah with acacias, wooded hill and mountain that are the backdrop for an extraordinary concentration of animals which reaches its peak during the wildebeest migration. Almost 1.5 million wildebeest undertake a circuit of 1000kms, searching for new pastures and watering holes. The name comes from the Maasai 'Siringet', meaning endless plains. The Seronera Valley in the Serengeti is famous for the abundance of lion and leopard. Best time: for the migration from December to May in the south of the park and from June to October to the west (western corridor) and to the north - near Maasai Mara/Serengeti border.
Day 1 2017 Arrival Kilimanjaro/Arusha
After arrival off your international flight and after clearing with immigration and customs, you will be met by our representative for your onward Private transfer to your lodge for check in. Dinner will be on own arrangement from the hotel menus
Overnight: Moivaro Lodge
Meal Plan: BB
Day 2 2017 Arusha/Tarangire
Wake up call and enjoy breakfast, refresh and check out for Tarangire National Park which boast over 300 herds of Elephants, tree climbing pythons, lions, Kori Bustard the heaviest flying bird. Arrive in good time for lunch after check in with early afternoon at leisure. At 1600Hrs depart for your late afternoon game viewing drive. Optional private sundowner cocktail (At an extra cost)
Overnight: Burunge Tented Camp
Meal Plan: FB
Day 3 2017 Tarangire National Park Full Day
Full day spent in Tarangire National park with full day game drive and all meals and overnight at your camp. Optional Afternoon walk to the lake escorted by a Masai (At an extra cost)
Day 4 2017 Tarangire/Lake Manyara/Karatu
Wake up call, refresh and Enjoy breakfast then check out and drive to Lake Manyara National Park which is a haven for birds and other game animals which include Elephant, Cape buffalo, giraffe, and more. The park is also home to the world’s largest concentration of baboon. Enjoy lunch at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge with early afternoon at leisure. Depart for afternoon game drive in the park famous for the tree climbing lions before checking out and drive to Karatu region for check in dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Ngorongoro Farm House
Meal Plan: Full Board
Day 5 2017 Karatu /Serengeti National Park
Wake up call and Drive further north to Serengeti National Park arriving in good time for check in. Optional visit to Olduvai Gorge a prehistoric site where Dr. Louis discovered the remains of Homo Habilis (At an extra cost) Enjoy lunch with early afternoon at leisure then depart for your evening game drive in Serengeti National Park before returning for dinner and overnight
Overnight: Thorn Tree Camp
Day 6 2017 Serengeti National Park Full Day
Optional early morning balloon safari ride (at an extra cost) Full day spent in Serengeti National park with full day game drive and all meals and overnight at your camp.
Day 7 2017 Serengeti/Ngorongoro Crater/Karatu
Wake up call and embark on early morning game drive then return to your camp for a hearty breakfast. Check out with picnic lunches and Depart to Ngorongoro crater which is described as the 8th wonder of the world. Descend into the crater floor and enjoy game drives. All the Big five Rhino Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera, others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, Hyena and more; Birds includes flamingos on the Soda lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures and more. Depart to your lodge arriving in good time for check in.
Overnight: Ngorongoro Farm House
Meal Plan: Half Board
Day 8 2017 Karatu/Mto Wa Mbu Village/Arusha
Wake up call for breakfast then depart to Mto wa Mbu for your cultural tour meet friendly locals and learn about local customs. Optional visit to the beverage room where the process of banana beer is explained and have a taste of the special brew. You can also Visit development projects that aim at improving agriculture and start income generating activities for the farmers as well as buying the locals souvenirs. Drive to Arusha arriving for lunch at African Tulip Hotel before you transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure flight.
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