Day 1: Nairobi – Arusha
Pick up from your hotel in Nairobi at 7.30 am depart for Arusha town via Namanga border post for immigration formalities and arrive in Arusha in the afternoon to be transferred to your hotel followed by safari briefing, overnight in Arusha.
Day 2: Arusha– Lake Manyara National Park
The drive from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park takes about 4 hours. After having a picnic lunch in Manyara, you start a late afternoon game drive, which is the best time to view animals in this park. When you approach it from the east, the Rift Valley escarpment looms on the horizon forming an impressive backdrop to the lake. In the tall trees of the ground water forest, monkeys leap from branch to branch, and on the escarpment, elephants stand in the shade. Other animals frequently seen are zebras, impalas, monkeys, giraffes, buffalos, hippos, and others. Overnight at the Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge or the twiga lodge and campsite.
Day 3: Lake Manyara – Serengeti National Park
The drive to Serengeti National Park via Oldupai Gorge takes 3 to 4 hours. Olduvai Gorge is an archaeological site located in the eastern Serengeti plains, in which early human fossils were first discovered. It has an amazing landscape that resulted from the same tectonic forces that created the Great Rift Valley millions of years ago. Then, in the late evening drive to and overnight at the Serengeti Seronera Wildlife Camp or Four Seasons Serengeti Lodge.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, venture into the Serengetis wilderness corners for a full day of game viewing in the park. With a picnic lunch beside you, take your leisure while exploring this world heritage site, where earths largest concentration of plain game still roams free! In the late evening, overnight at the Serengeti Seronera Wildlife Camp or Four Seasons Serengeti Lodge.
Day 5: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast, Drive to Ngorongoro Crater for game drives. This is the best place in Tanzania to see black rhino as well as prides of lion that include the magnificent black-manned males. There are lots of colorful flamingos and a variety of water birds. Other game that you can see includes leopard, cheetah, hyena, other members of the antelope family, and small mammals. In the late afternoon. Drive to SIMBA Campsite or Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge , for overnight.
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire National Park
After breakfast depart for Tarangire National park, Tanzania’s third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah and up to six thousand elephant. Arrive in time for lunch after lunch, afternoon spent game viewing in the park, dinner and overnight at the Tarangire safari lodge or Nimali tarangire camp.
Day 7: Tarangire – Arusha
After early morning breakfast, proceed for your last game drive in the park as you leave for Kilimanjaro or Arusha arriving in the afternoon in time for your onward flight. Alternatively continue to your booked hotel for overnight.