DAY 1:ARRIVAL TO ARUSHA
You will be picked up from either Kilimanjaro International Airport, Arusha Airport, or the Namanga Border by our company representative. You will then be transferred to your accommodation at the Gran Melia Hotel in Arusha (about a 1-hour drive) for your overnight stay.
DAY 2:ARUSHA TO TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Embark on an awe-inspiring journey from Arusha to Tarangire National Park, as the morning sun casts its golden rays over the pristine landscapes. Buckle up for a scenic 2 to 3-hour drive that traverses breathtaking terrains, offering glimpses of Tanzania’s natural wonders along the way. On arrival at Tarangire National Park, be captivated by the majestic presence of elephant herds, diverse wildlife, and majestic baobab trees. Indulge in a delightful picnic lunch amidst the wild surroundings before resuming your game drive, exploring the riverbanks teeming with crocodiles and hippos. Keep a vigilant eye out for lions, leopards, giraffes, zebras, and antelope species.
Retreat to Maramboi Tented Lodge for a comfortable overnight stay, relishing the amenities and warm hospitality, as the echoes of the wild continue to resonate within you.
DAY 3:TARANGIRE TO LAKE MANYARA
Set out on an exhilarating adventure after a delightful breakfast, ready to discover the hidden gem of Lake Manyara National Park. This captivating park promises a diverse and awe-inspiring experience. Marvel at the shimmering salt lake, home to thousands of flamingos and a multitude of bird species. Explore the park’s varied landscapes, from open grassy plains to woodlands teeming with playful monkeys, and witness the graceful presence of giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, buffalos, and majestic elephants. With luck on your side, spot lions leisurely perched in the trees. As the day unfolds, be mesmerized by the ever-changing scenery, with baobab-dotted cliffs adding to the park’s natural splendor.
Conclude the day with a scenic drive to the charming town of Karatu where the exquisite Kitela Lodge awaits, providing a haven of tranquility. Indulge in a sumptuous dinner and retreat to your cozy abode for a restful overnight stay.
DAY 4:KARATU TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, you venture toward the fertile highlands where the Iraqw people cultivate fields of wheat, coffee, and corn. Traverse the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro Conservation Area, treating your eyes to the breathtaking sight of the Ngorongoro Crater, a true natural wonder. Continuing onwards, be captivated by the renowned Serengeti National Park. Indulge in a picnic lunch along the way, fueling your exploration of the Serengeti’s expansive grassy plains, swamps, lakes, savannahs, and mountains. Engage in an immersive game drive, encountering abundant wildlife, from majestic wildebeest herds to graceful gazelles, and from regal lions to elusive leopards.
As the day draws to a close, find tranquility and comfort at the renowned Kubu Kubu Tented Camp, a luxurious oasis nestled in the untamed wilderness. Delight in a sumptuous dinner, savoring flavors inspired by the surrounding landscapes, before retiring to your elegant tented accommodation for a restful overnight stay.
DAY 5: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK FULL DAY
Experience the awe-inspiring Serengeti National Park on a full-day adventure, immersing yourself in its captivating landscapes and abundant wildlife. Witness the great migration of zebras and wildebeests, a natural spectacle guided by rainfall. Encounter impalas, buffaloes, crocodiles, and hippos, while keeping a keen eye out for elusive predators like leopards, cheetahs, and lions.
As the day ends, find sanctuary at Kubu Kubu Tented Lodge where luxury meets the untamed wilderness. Indulge in a delightful dinner and unwind in elegant tented accommodation. Let the symphony of nature leave an indelible mark, creating cherished memories of this remarkable Serengeti expedition.
DAY 6 :SERENGETI TO NGORONGORO CRATER
Begin an exhilarating journey after breakfast, exploring the Serengeti on an en-route game drive. Spot wildlife before heading to the awe-inspiring Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its dense animal population, the crater offers unmatched game viewing. Descend into the crater and witness wildebeest, zebra, gazelle, elephant, and over 500 bird species. Keep an eye out for the endangered black rhino. Enjoy a picnic lunch and continue the afternoon exploration.
Later, head to your accommodation in Karatu for dinner and an overnight stay outside the crater. Experience the thrill of Tanzania’s wildlife and unravel the wonders of Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater on this captivating expedition.
DAY 7 :KARATU TO ARUSHA
After breakfast, it’s time to conclude your incredible safari adventure as we make our way back to Arusha. From there, you can continue your journey to your next destination or return home. Our team will ensure a seamless transfer according to your updated plans. Take this opportunity to enjoy some leisurely moments, perhaps exploring local markets for unique souvenirs or taking a stroll through the charming streets of Arusha.
As we bid farewell, reflect upon the remarkable experiences and cherished memories created during your safari, and know that the spirit of Tanzania’s natural wonders will stay with you forever.