Upon arrival in Tanzania, our staff will pick you up at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and transfer you to Arusha where you will overnight at the African Tulip Hotel. It depends on traffic jams but usually takes 1 hour from the airport (JRO) to Arusha by car. In case you will arrive early in Tanzania your driver guide or our office representative will meet you and provide a short briefing about your safari on the same day but if you will arrive late on this day the safari briefing will be provided on the next day before the beginning of your adventure.
African Tulip Hotel - Arusha
After having your breakfast at the hotel your safari will begin around 8:30 AM at Tarangire National Park, and it takes a 4-hour drive from Arusha to Tarangire; Tarangire is the third largest National park and sanctuary for its unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are the interesting features of the park.
You may find Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, the only river which provides a permanent water supply in the area. You will witness a great diversity of wildlife including Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, and up to six thousand elephants. You will have a Half day game drive in the park then you will drive overnight at Maramboi Tented Camp.
Maramboi Tented Camp
Your safari will begin at 7:00 AM soon after having breakfast and start a game drive to Serengeti National Park. On your way to Serengeti, you will stop at the Olduvai Gorge where the anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey discover the theory that describes the origin of human life in Africa. It takes about 5 to 6 hours to drive from Tarangire to Serengeti.
You will continue with a Game drive towards Serengeti and drive across Kopje (rock outcropping) the place where lions like to stay. In the afternoon will stop for your picnic lunch in Serengeti then continue further into the park and proceed with a game drive and overnight at Serengeti Acacia camps
Acacia Tented Camp
You will leave early in the morning around 8:00 AM after breakfast for a full-day game viewing. You will spend the day by following the great migration of the wildebeests and Zebras. You will witness the great phenomenon of wildebeest migration crossing the Mara River as shown on TV on the Discovery channel.
The Migration normally passes through this area from Late May to early July. The majestic landscape of the northern Serengeti is one of the best-kept secrets of African safaris. Far from the tourist's track, the area offers an undisturbed exploration of the fantastic nature of Serengeti Endless rolling plains and riverine woodlands are home to Lion, Leopards, Cheetahs, Elephants, large herds of antelopes, and many other animals.
The stunning Mara River is filled with Hippos and Crocodiles, this area offers the greatest spectacles of nature. In the evening you will drive to overnight at Mbalageti Tented camp
Mbalageti Tented Camp
You will have an early breakfast at the lodge before we embark on the park and have an early morning game drive starting at 8:00 AM with your lunch boxes. Will have a full-day game drive following the migration which consists of around 2 million animals. Depending on the season you may see this impressive phenomenon.
This phenomenon naturally attracts a mass of predators and you may be able to see a bunch of lionesses gathering for hunt. You will continue with a game drive then will stop for lunch and proceed driving in the park and later will drive overnight at Migrations camp.
Serengeti Migration Camp
On this day you will wake up early in the morning and have breakfast then be picked up by your driver at 9:00 AM and start your way by driving back to central Serengeti. You will continue with a game drive in the park toward central Serengeti while exploring a lot of great amazing African wild animals. On your way will stop for a picnic lunch then proceed with a game drive and later will drive to overnight at Serengeti Acacia camps
Acacia Tented Camp
You will wake up early in the morning and have breakfast then start a game drive at 7:00 AM to see nocturnal predators returning from hunting. Continue with a game drive to Ngorongoro and pass through Naabi Hill Gate towards the Ngorongoro conservation area. Proceed with a game drive and visit the Maasai village where you will experience the Maasai traditions and culture later in the evening will drive overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge
After breakfast around 7:30 AM, you will descend into the crater for a wonderful game drive with a picnic lunch. The Crater (World Heritage site) holds a permanent population of more than 30,000 animals, with its 2000 ft, high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, giraffes, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds, and other species. The crater is also home to the rare black rhino almost extinct in Tanzania. With a bit of luck, you will see the “Big Five” during the game drive. After the game in Ngorongoro Crater will drive overnight at the Bougainvillea Lodge.
Acacia Farm Lodge - Karatu
On this day your safari will start at 7:15 AM in the morning with your guide and drive to Lake Manyara National Park which takes about 1 hour. The park offers a mosaic of vegetation habitats that can sustain a high density of wildlife. Its groundwater forest which acts like a giant filtering sponge that gradually releases water so it can flow gently into streams, instead of running off, prevents the soil from eroding.
From its high concentrations of animals such as elephants, buffalo, and antelopes to its dense forests of Trichilia, ficus, and Acacia species, the park is diverse with both wildlife and vegetation. With its location at the base of the East African rift valley along the Gregory Rift, it offers spectacular viewing of the escarpment.
Lake Manyara is one of those national parks which offer rich and diverse game viewing within a reasonably small area. It is one of the best areas for elephant viewing; the bird life here is also exceptional. Will have a game drive for 3 hours then drive to Arusha and overnight at African Tulip.
African Tulip Hotel - Arusha
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to the Airport and you will be there 2 hours before your flight time.