Day 1 Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park
The drive from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park takes about 4 hours. After having a picnic lunch in Manyara, you start a late afternoon game drive, which is the best time to view animals in this park. When you approach it from the east, the Rift Valley escarpment looms on the horizon forming an impressive backdrop to the lake. In the tall trees of the ground water forest, monkeys leap from branch to branch, and on the escarpment, elephants stand in the shade. Other animals frequently seen are zebras, impalas, monkeys, giraffes, buffalos, hippos, and others. Flamingo Safari Campsite or similar campsite for you dinner and overnight. Lunch and dinner included
Day 2 Lake Eyasi
After breakfast you will drive from Flamingo Safari Campsite to Lake Eyasi. On the way you will stop by the Hadzabe bushmen. They are among the last hunter-gatherers in the world. At Lake Eyasi you will see great birdlife and meadows along the lake shores and forest are home to a wide variety of wildlife including leopard, hippos, a variety of monkeys, various birds, greater and lesser flamingoes, storks, and pelicans. Drive back to Panorama Hotel or similar hotel for your dinner and overnight. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 3 Serengeti National Park
The drive to Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge takes 3 to 4 hours. Olduvai Gorge is an archaeological site located in the eastern Serengeti plains, in which early human fossils were first discovered. It has an amazing landscape that resulted from the same tectonic forces that created the Great Rift Valley millions of years ago. Then in the late evening, drive to and overnight at Nguchiro Campsite.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 4 Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, venture into Serengeti’s wilderness corners for a full day of game viewing in the park. With a picnic lunch beside you, take your leisure while exploring this world heritage site, where earth’s largest concentration of plain game still roams free! In the late evening you will go Nguchiro Campsite for your dinner and overnight. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 5 Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast you will drive to Ngorongoro Crater for a game drive inside the crater. This is the best place in Tanzania to see black rhino as well as prides of lion that include the magnificent black-manned males. There are lots of colorful flamingoes and a variety of water birds. Other animals that you can see include leopard, cheetah, hyena, other members of the antelope family, and small mammals. Dinner and overnight at Simba Public Campsite or similar campsite. All meals included.
Day 6 Tarangire - Arusha
After breakfast you will head to Tarangire National Park which takes about 2 hours. This park is spectacular in the dry season when many of the migratory wildlife species come back to the permanent waters of the Tarangire River. Huge herds of wildebeest, zebras, elephants, elands and oryx gather to stay in Tarangire until the onset of the rain when they migrate again to good grazing areas. In the evening you will drive back to Arusha. Breakfast and lunch included.