Summary of Itinerary

  • DAY 1. ARRIVE KILIMANJARO AIRPORT THEN DRIVE TO TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
  • DAY 2. FULL DAY GAME DRIVE IN TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
  • DAY 3. TARANGIRE TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
  • DAY 4. FULL DAY SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
  • DAY 5. SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
  • DAY 6. FULL DAY NGORONGORO CRATER
  • DAY 7. NGORONGORO TO ARUSHA THEN DRIVE TO AMBOSELI VIA NAMANGA BORDER  

Highlights

Tarangire National Park.

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Ngorongoro

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Serengeti

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General Info

ZANZIBAR.

ZANZIBAR.

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WEAR *
INCLUDED
Private safari converted vehicle with driver-guide on safari Service of an English-speaking guide/cook
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 1. ARRIVE KILIMANJARO AIRPORT THEN DRIVE TO TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

On your arrival at Kilimanjaro International airport (with morning flights or early afternoon flight) met by your driver guide driver and drive to Tarangire National Park with packed lunch, for excellent game viewing. Tarangire is a small park which offers some excellent sights. Generally, in the dry seasons Tarangire comes alive as wildlife and birdlife congregate on the Tarangire River, which is a permanent source of water. Late afternoon drive to Tarangire Sopa Lodge/Tarangire Simba Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Full board.

DAY 2. FULL DAY GAME DRIVE IN TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast depart with packed lunch for full day game drive in Tarangire National park, dinner and overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge/Tarangire Simba Lodge.

DAY 3. TARANGIRE TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast depart to Serengeti National Park with packed lunch to Serengeti National park via Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Serengeti is the largest and most famous park in Tanzania, known worldwide for its endless plains, wildebeest-migration, 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 Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Serengeti Acacia Tented Camp in the heart of Serengeti!

Meal plan: Full board

DAY 4. FULL DAY SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

A full day to explore the Serengeti. Although 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. Search for the ‘big five’ as well as the myriad smaller animals which make each safari unique. Returning to Serengeti Sopa Lodge/Serengeti Acacia Tented Camp for dinner and overnight.

Meal plan: Full board

DAY 5. SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA

Another game drive in Serengeti. Typically, it’s a sunrise game drives early in the morning from the camp, In the afternoon you drive to the rim of Ngorongoro Crater for dinner and overnight with an excellent view of the crater floor! Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge/Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.

Meal plan: Full board.

DAY 6. FULL DAY NGORONGORO CRATER

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. Later evening return to Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge/Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge for inner and overnight.

Meal plan: Full board.

DAY 7. NGORONGORO TO ARUSHA THEN DRIVE TO AMBOSELI VIA NAMANGA BORDER
After breakfast drive back to Arusha town with your packed lunch then proceed to Namanga border where you will meet your driver guide from Kenya exchange vehicles and proceed to Amboseli Park check in at

End Services.

Zebra & Wildebeeste Migration 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
Child looking at Flamingos Lake manyara
Lake Manyara National Park
Elephants in the stream
Rift Valley View
The Rift Valley