On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport and after customs and immigration formalities, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at a Hotel.
Day-2-School Visit-Local Lunch-Arusha Park
Breakfast. You will be picked by your guide, visit a local school where the children can interact with the local students giving them a life changing learning experience. You will have lunch with a local family thereafter you will proceed on a game viewing drive at the Arusha National Park.
Day-3- Tarangire National Park
In the morning you will drive out of Arusha City and continue drive to Tarangire National Park for game viewing drive followed by a packed lunch served at a picnic site.
Tarangire National Park has some of the highest population density of elephants as compared to anywhere in Tanzania, and its sparse vegetation, strewn with baobab and acacia trees, makes it a beautiful and distinctive location to visit.
Day-4-Exploring Tarangire National Park.
Full day game viewing at Tarangire national park and
we will break the day into two by having a morning and Afternoon game viewing, visiting the Silalei
Swamp and Tarangire River is the centerpiece of this park which is famous for some of the largest herds
of elephants in Africa. In the dry season large numbers of animals congregate along the lifeblood of the
river. Here you may see lion, leopard, cheetah, Greater and lesser kudu, buffalo, Oryx, eland, giraffe and zebra. In addition to the animal species, the park is famous for its century-old baobab trees and over 300 species of birds.in the park visiting the Tarangire River is the centerpiece of this park, which is famous for some of the largest herds of elephants in Africa. In the dry season large numbers of animals congregate along the lifeblood of the river.
Dinner & Overnight at a Lodge or Tented Camp
Day-5 â€" Tarangire-Mto Wa Mbu-Ngorongoro Crater.
After breakfast you will visit a local Maasai village, the maasai tribe is one of the few tribes that still embrace and are proud of their tradition, thereafter continue short drive to Mto Wa Mbu village for a cultural tour including a visit to the banana rice plantations. You will have lunch with a local family and sample delicious African food. Afternoon drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Dinner and overnight at a Lodge or Tented Camp.
Day-6-Exploring Ngorongoro Crater.
An early start and you will Collect breakfast and lunch boxes, at around 05:45 and descend into the crater for an in-depth exploration of this distinctive eco-system. Enjoy abundant wildlife viewing set against the impressive backdrop of the Ngorongoro Crater, the heart of the conservation area. These drives provide one of the best opportunities in Africa to view black rhino, which tend to spend their time on the crater floor. Ngorongoro Crater is one of the worldâ€™s greatest natural spectacles; its magical setting and abundant wildlife never fail to enthrall visitors. Another big draw card to this picturesque Caldera, is it's dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, and if Lucky enough you will have chance to see the small cats like the Rare Caracal, Seval cat as well as the African wild cat which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. Picnic breakfast will be served at one of the picnic site at the crater floor, Followed by another game viewing visiting the hippo pool near the Mandusi Swamp, Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner which is one of the main features of the crater, the lerai forest as well as other parts of the crater.
Dinner & Overnight at a Lodge or Tented Camp.
Breakfast at the lodge, Pack and leave the lodge for the Second morning game viewing at the crater. At around 10:00 you will leave the crater and proceeding with the drive to the central Serengeti via Olduvai Gorge. The Olduvai gorge is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the world. Known as the cradle of mankind, the gorge stretches for nearly 50 km from Ndutu to the Olbalbal deprecions. The Leakeys are the Archeologists responsible for most of the excavations and discoveries at Olduvai Gorge. They unearthed about 60 different hominid remains dating back from 2 millions years ago to 17,000 years ago. The remains of about 7,000 extinct animal species have also been unearthed and moulds of some of these artifacts can be seen in the small on-site museum. We will arrange for a private tour of the older excavation sites escorted by one of the museum docents. Continue with the drive to Serengeti and you will arrive at the lodge in time for dinner.
Dinner and overnight at a Lodge or Tented Camp
Day-8-Exploring Central Serengeti
A game viewing around Central Serengeti plains and You have an options of breaking the days into two by doing Early morning and late afternoon game viewing, drive through the central serengeti in the golden light of dawn looking for special wildlife interactions and photographic opportunities, whereby, You will depart the Lodge at first light with a picnic breakfast for a big day in search of the biggest herds of the great migrations. Alternatively, as usually you may choose to enjoy a more leisurely breakfast at the camp instead of a picnic breakfast and depart with picnic lunches for a full day of game viewing exploring different areas of the central serengeti. Areas that will be visited are the Retima Hippo pool, maasai and sametu kopjes and plains as well as Moru and Gol Kopjes. The Central Serengeti and seronera river valley is home to a great diversity of wildlife due to its unique ecological niches as a transition zone where two distinctly different habitats, the plain and the woodlands merge and various species of wildlife from both habitats can coexist.
Dinner and overnight at a Lodge or Tented Camp.
After breakfast you will be transferred to Seronera Airstrip for schedule flight to Arusha, where you will met and transferred to a hotel for a day room. Evening transfer to Kilimanjaro Airport for your home bound flight.