Summary of Itinerary

  • Day 0: Arriving at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) transfer to the hotel in Arusha

  • Day 1: Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park

  • Day 2: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park

  • Day 3: Full day Serengeti National Park

  • Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

  • Day 5: Tour in Ngorongoro Crater then transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for departure flight

Highlights

Lake Manyara

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Ngorongoro Crater

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Serengeti Migration

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General Info

ZANZIBAR.

ZANZIBAR.

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INCLUDED
Private 4×4 converted safari vehicle with driver-guide on safari Full board accommodation while on safari
Service of an English-speaking guide  All park and entry fees in the parks
NOT INCLUDED International flight tickets

Tipping is voluntarily and at your own discretion, however generally much appreciated if you are happy with the services of your driver/ guide and cook we generally recommend a tip of about $15 per day per person

Additional information

Duration7 Days

Day 0: Arriving at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) transfer to the hotel in Arusha

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro airport (JRO), a transfer car will be waiting for you then transfer you to The Outpost Lodge in Arusha for overnight, on bed and breakfast.

Day 1: Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, our driver-guide will pick you up from the lodge at 07:00 am then drive to Manyara Park with packed lunch (about 2 hours’ drive). A game drive looking for Manyara’s famous tree climbing lions, Explore the lakeside – you will see a million Lesser East African Flamingos, which make the lake look pink. Leave the park in the late afternoon then transfer to Bougainvillea Safari Lodge in Karatu village for overnight on full-board.

Day 2: Lake Manyara to Serengeti National Park

After breakfast at 07:00 am then depart for Serengeti National Park with an amazing game viewing through Ngorongoro Conservation Area and packed lunch. You may choose to have a short stop at Olduvai Gorge for a visit to the early hominid museum ($35.4 pp for adults & $11.8 pp for a child extra). This area is the Maasai homeland and you will pass several villages en route. Enter Serengeti with a game drive in Seronera Plain before settling at Mbugani Camp for dinner and overnight, on full board.

Day 3: Full day Serengeti National Park

A full day of game drive to explore the Serengeti. Although predicting the movements of the famous wildebeest migration is not an exact science, you have an excellent chance of seeing this unforgettable spectacle in Seronera plain & central Serengeti at this time of year. Look for the ‘big five’ as well as Zebra and the myriad smaller creatures which make each safari unique! Based at Mbugani Camp, on full board.

Day 4: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Early start, depart for a final game drive in Serengeti National Park. Leave the park at noon then drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area with game viewing and picnic lunch en route. Settling at Rhino Lodge where you will overnight on full-board.

Day 5: Tour in Ngorongoro Crater then transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for departure flight

Early breakfast at the camp then transfer to the crater rim around 7am. Descend the 600 meters down into the crater floor for a game drive to explore the crater with picnic lunch. The crater is famous for its large mammal populations-keep an eye out for the elusive black rhino; there are around 20 in the crater. Most of the elephant you see will be bulls as females tend to avoid the area due to its having the highest predator density in Africa. Leave the crater around 1pm then transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport to catch your onward flight.

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Flamingos on Lake Manyara
Balloons over the Migration
Safari Vehicle at migration crossing
Eland and Zebra
Vulture Looking at dust over the Wilderbeeste migration
Lions & hyenas with a kill and herd in the distance
Vulture tree with migration background
Wildebeaste migration morning dust...
Wildebeeste Sunrise
Wildebeeste in the morning light
Serengeti Migration at Sunrise
Massing Wildebeeste - the great migration.
Zebra & Wildebeeste Migration Serengeti
Wildebeeste Migration Seronera
Approach to the migration
Serengeti Migration
Migration
Lionesses on a kill
Lionesses and Kill
Lions below Ngorongoro Crater wall
Lions in Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Lions
Flamingos on Lake Manyara
Flamingos on Lake Manyara
Flamingos on Lake Manyara
Pelicans & flamingos
Manyara Wildebeest
Wildebeest, Pelicans and Flamingos
Birds on Lake Manyara
View from the hot springs
Child looking at Flamingos Lake manyara
Giraffe before flamingos
Lake Manyara National Park
Elephants bathing
Elephants in the stream
Rift Valley View
The Rift Valley
Lake Manyara
Hiking above Isoitok