Summary of Itinerary

  • DAY 1. ARRIVE KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ARRIVE KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRANSFER TO LODGE
  • DAY 2. ARUSHA TO LAKE NATRON
  • DAY 3. LAKE NATRON TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
  • DAY 4. FULL DAY GAME DRIVE TO NORTH SERENGETI
  • DAY 5. GAME DRIVE AT MARA RIVER THEN DRIVE TO CENTRAL SERENGETI
  • DAY 6. FULL DAY IN CENTRAL SERENGETI
  • DAY 7. NGORONGORO CRATER TOUR
  • DAY 8. NGORONGORO TO MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
  • DAY 9. MANYARA TO ARUSHA AIRPORT THEN FLY TO ZANZIBAR
  • DAY 10. INDULGE YOURSELF…….
  • DAY 11. FLY TO DAR ES SALAAM

Highlights

Lake Manyara

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Ngorongoro.

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Serengeti Great Wildebeest Migration

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General Info

ZANZIBAR.

ZANZIBAR.

START/RETURN LOCATION *
START DETAILS *
END DETAILS *
WEAR *
INCLUDED
Private safari converted vehicle with driver-guide on safari Service of an English-speaking guide/cook
NOT INCLUDED International flights

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 1. ARRIVE KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRANSFER TO LODGE

On your arrival at Kilimanjaro met our transfer driver to Ilboru Safari Lodge booked on bed and breakfast giving you a choice of eating in their excellent restaurant or the local pub.

Meal plan Bed and breakfast.

DAY 2. ARUSHA TO LAKE NATRON
After breakfast check out and depart to Lake Natron packed lunch will provided. You will have a beautiful journey through Mto wa Mbu and Engaruka dramatic Rift valley escarpment territory then enter Lake Natron in the afternoon. Lake Natron is one of the most alkaline Lakes in the world. Home to millions of tiny crustaceans, the Lake Natron is also a haven for literally thousands of lesser Flamingos and it is one of the most important breeding point of Flamingo on earth. Check in at the camp and then later depart for a walk at Ngare Sero waterfalls. You will also have a view of the active volcano Mount Oldonyo Lengai which known by Masai tribe “Mountain of God” the only active carbonatite volcano in the World and witness the sunset. Return to Lake Natron Tented K before dinner and overnight.

Meal plan full board.

DAY 3. LAKE NATRON TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast depart to Serengeti National Park with packed lunch, Serengeti is the largest and most famous park in Tanzania, known worldwide for its endless plains, full herds of lions and other predators like hyenas, cheetahs and leopards. Crocodiles can be found in the Grumeti River, as well as hippos. Dinner and overnight at Lobo Wildlife Lodge.

Meal plan: Full board

DAY 4. FULL DAY GAME DRIVE TO NORTH SERENGETI

Enjoy full day game drive to explore the Serengeti. Search for the ‘big five’ as well as the myriad smaller animals which make each safari unique. Late afternoon leave the pack and drive to Ang’ata Tented Camp for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Full board

DAY 5. GAME DRIVE AT MARA RIVER THEN DRIVE TO CENTRAL SERENGETI

After breakfast depart to Mara River where predicting the movements of the famous wildebeest migration is not an exact science, you have a good chance of seeing this unforgettable spectacle at this time of year, especially in the northern area of the Park, in the afternoon drive to central Serengeti ending up at Serengeti Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Full board

DAY 6. FULL DAY IN CENTRAL SERENGETI

After breakfast proceed with game drive in Central Serengeti National Park with packed lunch the heart of Serengeti! Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

Meal plan: Full board

DAY 7. NGORONGORO CRATER TOUR

This morning we are up before sunrise to visit Ngorongoro Crater with packed lunch for full

day crater tour. The Crater is a perfectly intact volcanic caldera and known as the ‘Noah’s ark’ of game reserves. During our morning game drives, again there is the chance to view the ‘big 5’, lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo, as well as plains game peacefully grazing including, zebra, gazelle, impala and wildebeest. Hippopotamus are found lolling in the pools and Lake Magadi can be rimmed with the pink of greater and lesser flamingo. Late afternoon leave the crater and drive to Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Full board

DAY 8. NGORONGORO TO MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast check out and drive to Manyara National Park for full day game drive, enjoying your packed lunch at the shore of Lake Manyara.

Manyara National Park is well known for its tree-climbing lions, it is a magical, beautiful park. You will wind your way around a mainly forested driving route between the banks of the soda lake and the impressive rise of the Great Rift escarpment. The park covers 390 square km and is sanctuary to over 400 species of bird including: pink flamingos, pelicans, storks, Ibis and Egyptian Geese. The park also contains huge herds of buffalo and elephant. Dinner and overnight at Kilima Moja Luxury Lodge.

Meal plan: Full board

DAY 9. MANYARA TO ARUSHA AIRPORT THEN FLY TO ZANZIBAR

After breakfast check out and drive to Arusha airport with packed lunch for your flight to Zanzibar at 12:45hrs. On your arrival met our transfer driver and take you to Samaki Lodge & SPA booked on Bed and breakfast giving you a choice of eating in their excellent restaurant or the local pub.

Meal plan Bed and breakfast.

DAY 10. INDULGE YOURSELF…….

Spend day allowing you to take advantage of the activities on offer about the island, water sports are available organized direct from Hotel reception on additional cost.

Meal plan Bed and breakfast.

DAY 11. FLY TO DAR ES SALAAM

Today transfer to Zanzibar airport will be arranged for your flight to Dar es Salaam (time to be confirmed. On your arrival transfer to International terminal will be arranged, wait to board your flight back home after mid night

Tour Ends.

Sleeping Lion Serengeti
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