After breakfast, our driver will pick you at the hotel and depart to Lake Manyara National Park. This National park is one of Tanzania’s most considerably situated wildlife areas. The park is located at the foot of Great Rift Valley Western Escarpments. The Park offers variety of habitats, that is; Underground water forest, Baobab strewn cliffs, Acacia woodlands, water forests, Algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the Soda ash Lake Manyara itself, rich in Flamingos. Despite the lake being small in size it does supports large numbers of animal species and absurd bird’s life. Lions present in this park are well known for their tree climbing character, also compared to other parks in the world Lake Manyara has the huge troops of Baboons. You will enjoy a full day game drive with picnic lunch.
Dinner and overnight at Lodge/Campsite
After breakfast depart to Serengeti National park. Pass through high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend towards the endless plains of Serengeti National Park.
Drive towards the central Serengeti area. This is one of the areas in the park rich in wildlife habitats. The area is well known as Seronera and it features the Seronera River, a very valuable source of water in the central Serengeti. Large numbers of Serengeti wildlife species are attracted by this river. We arrive on time for lunch and then later on enjoy the afternoon game drive within Serengeti National Park.
Dinner and Overnight at Lodge/Campsite
Be among opportune people to glide in a Hot Air Balloon over the Serengeti Plains (offered at additional cost by pre-arrangement). Hovering mutely above the awakening bush, while spotting wildlife and enjoying the astonishing scenery of Africa, transverse rivers and small villages.
After breakfast followed by game drive along Sogore River Circuit, that loops into the plains south of the Seronera River. This is a good route to possibly spot a Lion, Thomson gazelle, Topi, Ostrich and Cheetah sightings. After morning game drive, heading to a Visitors Centre close to the Serengeti Seronera Lodge and public campsites, this well designed centre offers interesting wildlife views as well as a gift shop selling information brochures and map of The Serengeti Park areas. Here too you can buy Cold drinks and Snacks. We will enjoy a comfortable picnic lunch at the Visitors centre under shades of the huge Acacia trees.
During afternoon hours will be heading to the Kopjes Circuit, which usually attract a number of lion and some large Cobras. Kopjes are weathered granite outcrops, scattered around the plains, most of which are tiny ecosystems, they provide shades and drinking water in pools left in the rock after the rains. Kopjes are mainly good for spotting wildlife during the dry seasons. Predators like lions prefer to lie on Kopjes waiting hunt from animals coming to drink water.
Dinner and overnight in the Seronera area Lodge/Camp
After breakfast at the lodge do we depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. A stopover at Olduvai Gorge will offer you an important insight into historical work of the Leakey family and the astounding discoveries they made there. This is the Historical Place where the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very important associations in the chain of human evolution. We arrive at the lodge on time for lunch. Later afternoon, descend over 600 meters into Ngorongoro crater, the Breath- taking natural wonder. Ngorongoro Crater supports a gigantic diversity of animals due to yearly round water and food supply; this comprises herds of Wildebeest, Buffalo, Zebra, Hippos, African Elephants, Eland and Warthogs. The Parks is unique too due to its intense population of predators such as; Lions, Jackals, Cheetahs, Hyenas and the mysterious rarely spotted Leopard. On the Southwest corned of the crater lies Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake, described as one of the main features of the crater. The Lake consists of a large numbers of Flamingos, Hippos and many other water birds.
Dinner and overnight at Lodge/Campsite.
After breakfast depart to Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is famous for its huge herds of elephant population. The park consist of natural vegetation mainly of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, also Tarangire has rivers and huge swamp areas that supports large number of animals during dry season. The Park comprises the centre of an annual migration cycle. It comprises up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebras. Full day game drive will make you speculate and enjoy the natural beauty of the Park. On arrival, after a picnic lunch we do an afternoon game drive.
Dinner and Overnight at Tarangire National Park area Lodge/Campsite.
In the morning we enjoy an early morning game drive within Tarangire National Park, this will be followed by breakfast at the Lodge/Campsite. We will then be transferred back to Arusha.