This morning you will depart for Tarangire National Park. Spend the afternoon on a game drive in this park, The Park is home to elephants you might see the heard of up to 100 elephants scratch the dry river bed for underground streams while migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, and eland crowd the shrinking lagoons. It’s the greatest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem –a smorgasbord for predators – and the one place in Tanzania where dry-country antelope such as the stately fringe-eared Oryx and peculiar long–necked gerenuk are regularly observed. In the evening time drive back to the lodge while sunset dinner and overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge
Tarangire Safari Lodge or Sopa Lodge
Greet the sun with an early morning game drive that shows you the wildlife in a different light. Return for breakfast and continue to the lush Lake Manyara National Park. Famous for its green scenery, varied bird life, tree-climbing lions, hippos, and baboons you will enjoy a different wildlife scene and have your picnic lunch in the bush. Overnight at the Serena Hotel, outside the park, and enjoy delicious meals accompanied by the sounds of nature.
Serena Hotel – Manyara / Acacia Farm Lodge – Karatu
After breakfast it is time for the World Heritage Site - Ngorongoro Crater - a wonderful heritage site for wildlife. You will descend into the caldera floor that represents 260 km2 of paradise on Earth. Ngorongoro is the multiple land use in which wildlife livestock and people [Maasai] are managed to live together without obvious interferences. This place is very unique [[caldera]] although people have accustomed to calling this place crater. You will have enough time to enjoy the caldera as you might have the opportunity to see rhinos and pride on lions and other animals as it’s also home to carnivores. Enjoy lunch very close to the hippo pool. After the satisfactory game drive in the crater, you will be taken to the camp for dinner & overnight.
Ang’ata Tented Camp / Ngorongoro Tortlis Camp
Start a new journey towards Serengeti National Park leaving Ngorongoro Conservation Area behind. Enjoy the game drive en route and the spectacular landscape and beautiful scenery, arrive at Serengeti at around 10:00 am – 11:00 am you may choose to proceed with the game drive until late evening, or drive straight to camp, check-in, have a rest, and go up for an evening game drive starting at around 02:30 pm – or 03:00 pm until late evening. Where you will be taken back to camp. Watch the African sunset until dinner and listen to the sounds of nature until you fall asleep.
Kubu Kubu Tented Camp
Waking up in the Serengeti is something really special. The sights, sounds, and smells of Africa are all around us, and ahead is a full day of adventure in the world’s most famous national park. After breakfast, we start today with the morning section of our game drive in Serengeti National Park, marveling at the stunning scenery, ever-changing light and always entertaining wildlife, all explained to you by your expert driver-guide.
After our picnic lunch, we set off again, searching for wildlife in this awe-inspiring park. Serengeti’s wonders evolve subtly as the day progresses. The myriad animals and birds are the ‘stars of the show’ and Nature’s dramas can unfold at any time. Of course, the animals don’t work to any schedule, so we may find a lion or leopard, elephant, zebra, cheetah, and antelope at any time on our drives. At the end of the afternoon, we return to the camp for dinner and some much-needed rest.
Kubu Kubu/Acacia Tented camp/Tanzania bush camp
Show your final respects to the Serengeti (for this time) with another game drive while heading to Northern Serengeti National Park Kogatende Area. At around 10:00 am you will be heading to north Serengeti for an adventure of witnessing the wildebeest crossing the Mara River. Once you arrive at the river you should know that seeing the wildebeest Migration is one thing and seeing the river crossing is something else, your guide will try his level best to make sure that you have a chance to see both of these breathtaking adventures.
Nyikani Tented Camp - North
Right after breakfast, you will have a full day of a game drive searching for more of the wildebeest migration and river crossing at Mara River. Please take note –Finding a crossing is very difficult and is sometimes a matter of luck. A herd can be seen next to the river and only decide to cross or not to cross until a couple of days later. This area is a stunning region with kopjes, woodland, riverine vegetation, and open plains, similar to Kenya’s Masai Mara Game Reserve. After an adventure of the day, you will be taken back to the camp for dinner & overnight.
Nyikani Camp – North Serengeti
Right after breakfast, you will go back to the river just to finalize your game drive in the northern Serengeti, then depending on your booked flight you will be taken to Kogatende Airstrip for your flight back to Arusha