DAY 1 ARUSHA
Meet at arrival point and transfer to your lodge for pre-safari briefing.
Gwajehe Lodge| Dinner
DAY 2 ARUSHA – LAKE MANYARA
We transfer into Lake Manyara for morning game drive and lunch, a classic safari pic-nic, and enjoy our final glimpse of the great wilds of the Northern Tanzania. Lake Manyara offers an insight into the Great Rift Valley system and the adaptation of many herd animals and magnificent bird life. Burudika Lodge | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3 LAKE MANYARA – NGORONGORO
Short drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro is collapsed volca-no – an incredible natural amphitheatre, 25 km across and teeming with all of the African big game. Early morning descent into the crater for spectacular scenery and game viewing in what has been described as the eighth wonder of the world. Tonight we are staying on the crater rim, it is quite common for zebra, buffalo and even elephant to be grazing right outside the lodge.
NGORONGORO CRATER LODGE | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4 NGORONGORO – SERENGETI
We depart after breakfast to the endless plains of the Serengeti, via exploration of the Ndutu area. Upon entering the Serengeti, we are able to game drive all the way to our special camp area. Nyani Campsite | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5 SERENGETI
We enjoy further exploration of the endless plains. The habitats are natural and we can game drive with a picnic lunch to explore further afield. There are resident cats and herd animals for us to observe.
Nyani Campsite| Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6 SERENGETI
We take part in an early morning game drive before returning for lunch and resting. In the afternoon, we set off to see the nocturnal animals beginning their night’s work. Option Nyani campsite or Tumbili| Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7 SERENGETI – TARANGIRE
We transfer out of the Serengeti, passing through Oldupai Gorge. We enjoy lunch and a view of the archaeological sites (and visit the museum) where early human tools and fossils have been found. Paronama Campsite above the views of Lake Manyara | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8 TARANGIRE – ARUSHA – BEYOND
Early morning game driving in Tarangire National Park; this park is famed for its massive elephant herds, true sense of wilderness and backdrop of baobabs. This is true Africa and the perfect way to end our adventures. You are then transferred to Arusha and your departure