DAY 01 :KILIMANJARO (JRO) ARUSHA, TANZANIA
Arrival, meet our Sky of Serengeti safaris representative and Driver/ Guide. Pickup from Point of entry (Kilimanjaro International Airport). You will be driven in a 4WD Land Cruiser (MIN BUS) depending on group size, in either case the Safari vehicles are specially designed for safari with open roofs for game viewing and a guaranteed window seat for each passenger. It is possible to pick up and drop at Namanga, the Kenya/Tanzania Border, and arrangements can also be made to pick up at Airport of Nairobi, Kenya or arrange pick up in Nairobi by the Shuttle bus Nairobi â€" Arusha (Tanzania). Transfer to Arusha Town. You will be briefed by one of our representative on arrival at the Lodge.Â Extra Border transfers shall be charged if arrivals in any other than Kilimanjaro Airport. Enquire current transfer charges. Visas will also be required depending on nationalities-you can acquire visas on arrival at the Bordercrossing.
Dinner and overnight at RiverTree Lodge . (B&B)
DAY 02 :ARUSHA TOWN / TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
After brealfast drive to Tarangire National Park to arrive at Tarangire Safari Lodge for hot lunch. Do afternoon game drive. Tarangire comes from Tarangire River which rises in the Kondoa Highlands of Central Tanzania and makes its way northwards through the length of the park. Before becoming a national park, Tarangire was originally a popular hunting area. Today, it is regarded as one of the best wildlife areas remaining in Tanzania. The principal features of the park include the Lake, swamps, rivers and rock outcrops. Interestingly, this area is engulfed by several hills. Oldonyo Ngahari is to the east while Kalima is to the south, Sangaiwe and Haidedonga are to the west and Kitibong a bit further inside from the two. On the other hand Tarangire hill is almost centrally located.
The major attractions in Tarangire National Park include the vegetation zones of which the Acacia Tortillas parkland is the most attractive to visitors. The park is also famous for having many species of birds. The other attraction is the tree climbing python, a rare occurrence in other parks.
Dinner and overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge(L,D,B)
Age range, type of group
DAY 03 : TARANGIRE_MTO_WA_MBU_LAKE MANYARA_KARATU
Early morning breakfast,then drive to Lake Manyara National Park via Mto_Wa_Mbu.for visit culture tour followed with Local Lunch.After lunch drive to Lake manyara for a Game drive,late evening drive to Karatu.
Get an inside look at the homes and exquisite craft of Mto wa Mbu
many tribes. Visitors will get a chance to meet locals and learn
about banana beer, Makonde woodcarvings, and the tribal painting
techniques; the village provides a great introduction to everyday
life in Africa.
Dinner & overnight at Gibb's Farm. (L,D,B)
Sleeping and meals
Day 04:KARATU_NGORONGORO CRATER TOUR
Early morning breakfast and drive to the Crater floor with lunch boxes for a full day Crater tour. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) was established in 1959, most of it having previously belonged to the now contiguous Serengeti National Park. Many natural attractions that are contained within its vast boundaries (8,300 sq km), these include both dormant and active volcanoes, soaring mountains, archaeological treasures, rolling plains, rivers, forests, lakes and shifting sand dunes whilst almost half of the NCA is made up of vast tracts of open grassland, which swing in a vast arc stretching from the Serengeti in the northwest through the Gol Mountains to the Sales Plain in the northeast. Close to the centre of the NCA is Olduvai Gorge, the â€˜Cradle of Mankindâ€™, where the remains of our earliest ancestors, the hominids, were found. From Olduvai, at 5:00pm drive to the lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Serena Lodge or Sopa Lodge. (L,D,B)
Policies & Restrictions
DAY 05 : NGORONGORO_SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
An early breakfast will be taken at the Lodge, and a picnic Lunch will be carried, getting ready for a long drive to the Serengeti plains. Serengeti means endless plain in Masai language. En route you will drive through the MaasaÃ¯ country side passed the Rift valley escarpment where you will stop for panoramic views of the spectacular Lake Manyara escarpment, continue through the Agricultural township of Karatu into the Ngorongoro Highlands then to Olduvai Gorge where you will un-pack your lunches while listening to Lectures from a resident Archaeologist at the Olduvai Gorge - rediscovering the fossils of the early man, you will also have chance to visit the Palaeontology Museum where the Australopithecus Bosei skeleton was discovered dating million years ago. Continue into the Serengeti Plains with very brief game viewing as it will be approaching sunset.
Dinner and night at Kati Kati Tented Camp. (L,D,B)
DAY 06:SERENGETI_FULL DAY GAME DRIVE
After breakfast, depart for full day Game drive, The most famous park in the world. This giant ecosystem is home to millions of animals including lions, cheetahs, leopards, buffalos, elephants, zebras, impalas, hyenas, gazelles, hippos, crocodiles, and more. During your 2 nights exploring the most famous park in the world, you may have the chance to see the great Wildebeest Migration. Highlights will include spending time around the camp and listening to the night sounds at your luxury Tented camp.
Dinner and overnight at Kati Kati Tented Camp. (L,D,B).
DAY 07-8:NGORONGORO_SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Early morning breakfast at 7:30am, after drive to Serengeti National Park with picnic lunch box and do game drive enroot,Arraval at lodge lake evening time for coffee or Tea with nice View of sun dawn
Dinner and overnight at Lobo Wildlife Lodge. (L,D,B)
DAY 09 :SERENGETI_ARUSHA_KILIMANJARO (JRO) BACK HOME
After breakfast,transfer to a nearby Lobo Airport, where we say good bye(Kwaheri) to our naturalist Drive guide and board our flight to Arusha.
Arrive meet and transfer to (Shanga) for Hot lunch and Safari Diebrifing.After transfert to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your International flight back home.