ITINERARY: LAKE MANYARA / SERENGETI / NGORONGORO (4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS)
Day 1 : Moshi/Arusha – Lake Manyara This morning you will depart for Lake Manyara National Park. Spend the afternoon on a game drive of this park, described as one of the hidden gems of Tanzania. This park is famous for its tree climbing lions and large herds of elephant, which are not shy to come straight up to the vehicle. Overnight at Lake Manyara.
Day 2 : Lake Manyara – Serengeti After breakfast drive to one of the most famous game parks in Africa, the Serengeti. Here is home to millions of wildebeest during the migration and over the huge flat plains you are likely to find lion, cheetah, leopard, hyena and many other small predators. All afternoon will be spent on game drive before enjoying dinner and the experience of sleeping in the middle of the Serengeti. Overnight in Seronera (the centre of the Serengeti).
Day 3 : Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater An early morning start in the Serengeti to try and find cats before they retreat away from the blazing sun during the day. After a few hours game drive in the Serengeti drive to the Ngorongoro Crater. Overnight on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater.
Day 4 : Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha/Moshi This morning you will descend into the Ngorongoro Crater – a wonderful haven for wildlife. Ngorongoro is unique in that almost all the wildlife live within the crater walls hence you have the opportunity to find game easily. Rhino, in particular, can be seen regularly as well as prides of lion and other predators like cheetah. Enjoy lunch by the hippo pond before commencing your drive back to Arusha.