ITINERARY : TARANGIRE / SERENGETI / NGORONGORO (9 DAYS / 8 NIGHTS)
Day 1 : Moshi/Arusha – Tarangire This morning you will travel to Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is one of Tanzania’s largest national parks and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park. 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. Overnight in Tarangire National Park.
Day 2 : Tarangire Today you have a full day game drive in Tarangire National Park. Tarangire has beautiful scenery and many different areas to explore. Overnight in Tarangire National Park.
Day 3 : Tarangire Another full day allows you to travel to each corner of this park in search of remote animal encounters. Overnight in Tarangire National Park.
Day 4 : Tarangire – Serengeti After breakfast drive to one of the most famous game parks in Africa, the Serengeti. Here is home to millions of wilderbeest 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 Serengeti National Park.
Day 5 : Serengeti Today you have a full day to explore the Serengeti. Overnight in Serengeti National Park.
Day 6 : Serengeti With another full day in the park you can travel to more remote areas. Whilst other people are congregating around central Serengeti, you will travel further into Western, Southern or Northern Serengeti. Overnight in Serengeti National Park.
Day 7 : 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 8 : Ngorongoro Crater 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 a full day game drive including picnic lunch by the hippo pond. Overnight on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater.
Day 9 : Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha/Moshi This morning you have the chance to enjoy a walking safari around the rim of the crater. Here you are likely to see a range of small animals, birds and local flora & fauna. After lunch commence your drive back to Arusha or Moshi.