Visiting Area: Arusha/Tarangire/Karatu/Ngorongoro crater/Serengeti/Lake Manyara
Day 01: Arrival / Overnight Arusha: 50 mnts drive
Upon arrival JRO you will be met and transferred to Arusha for overnight stay on bed and breakfast basis at SG Resort or similar.
Day 02: Arusha / Tarangire: 2 hrs drive
After breakfast met for safari briefing then drive to Tarangire with packed lunch for morning and afternoon tour, late afternoon drive to Minjingu for dinner and overnight at Maramboi Tented Camp or similar.
Tarangire is most spectacular with abundance of wildlife species include buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah, python, warthog, eland, giraffes and large numbers of impala, though this park is famous for big herds of elephant and the baobab trees.
Day 03: Tarangire / Serengeti: 5-6 hrs drive
Breakfast then drive to Serengeti via Ngorongoro with packed lunch, Optional Olduvai Gorge or Masai village visit at an extra cost, games viewing on the way, arrives before dusk for dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa lodge or Similar.
Serengeti is Africa’s most famous and Tanzania’s oldest and second largest park covering 14,763 sq km and is adjoining with Ngorongoro area to the south and with the Masai Mara National reserve in Kenya to the north. The wildebeest population is about 1.5 million and several other hoofed species including zebras and Thomson’s gazelle, impala, topi, Grants gazelle, Kongoni, Eland, buffalo, giraffe, warthog also the cats.The Serengeti predators include lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, golden jackals and bat eared foxes.
Day 04: Serengeti Full Day
Spend the day viewing games and exploring Seronera (Central Serengeti) plains, Optional break for hot lunch at the lodge or carry the packed lunch for full day tour, dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa lodge.
Day 05: Serengeti / Ngorongoro Crater: 3 hrs drive
Early breakfast then drive to Ngorongoro crater with packed lunch for games viewing and exploring crater floor, late afternoon ascend the crater heading to the rim for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge or similar.
Ngorongoro Crater is one of the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera formed when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed some three million years ago. The crater houses 30,000 animals including the big five (rhino, elephant, buffalo, lion & leopard) and a large variety of birds, which rarely move from the area due to the availability of water through wet and dry seasons.
Day 06: Ngorongoro Crater Full Day
Breakfast then drive to Ngorongoro crater with packed lunch for games viewing and exploring crater floor, late afternoon ascend the crater heading to Mto wa Mbu for dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena lodge or similar.
Day 07: Ngorongoro / Lake Manyara: 1 hr drive
Breakfast, then drive to Lake Manyara for half day tour after lunch drive to Arusha, met for safari de-briefing then transfer to the airport.
End of the Tour and Services
The Price includes:
- All park entrance, crater service, WMA and administrative fees.
- Meals & accommodation whilst on safari (subject to availability during the booking).
- Accommodation in Arusha on bed and breakfast basis as per itinerary.
- 4WD Safari vehicle while on safari (Car has WIFI, Fridge and Inventor for charging batteries/Cameras)
- English speaking Driver Tour Guide.
- Staff & Car Park entrance fees.
- Bottled drinking water while on safari – day time.
- AMREF Flying Doctors Service.
- Airport transfers to/from Arusha as per itinerary.
Price do not include: Items of personal needs, Travel insurance, Day room in Arusha, Lunch & Dinner in Arusha, Soda/alcohol unless otherwise noted, Visa fees, Local & International airfare, Olduvai Gorge/Masai village visit, Cultural tours, Gratuities (tips), Laundry, Serengeti balloon safari and any Other extras not stated above as included.