Itinerary Summary

GETTING THERE...
Fly to/from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO - Check Price) near Arusha. Or fly to/from Arusha Airport (ARK - Check Price) via Dar es Salaam or Nairobi (Kenya). If planning to explore Zanzibar, Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ - Check Price).
We Can Easily Arrange your Airport Transfers and pick you up from the airport and proceed to Safari/tour
Additional Accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged as well
Short Description
Explore the Great Serengeti National Park, home of the Wildebeest Migration and the 8th world Wonder, the Ngorongoro Crater not forgetting Tarangire National Park or Lake Manyara National Park for thrilling Big 5 Game Drives.
Accommodations and Activities
Day 1
Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park/Tarangire National Park
Lake Manyara Game Drive
Tarangire Game Drive
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
Room Type : Standard

FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
Day 2
Lake Manyara/Tarangire - Serengeti National Park
Ngorongoro Transit to Serengeti
Serengeti Central Game Drive
Ole Serai Luxury Camp - Turner Springs
Room Type : Luxury Camp

FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
Day 3
Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Morning Serengeti Game Drive then Ngorongoro
andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Room Type : Suites

FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
Day 4
Ngorongoro Crater - Arusha
Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive
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NONE - None

Day By Day Details

Day 1: Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park/Tarangire National Park
you will be picked up by our Driver/Guide and proceed to Lake Manyara National park or Tarangire National Park for a Full Day Game Drive with picnic Lunch.

On Your Lake Manyara Game Drive

From the entrance gate, the road winds through an expanse of lush jungle-like groundwater forest where hundred-strong baboon troops lounge nonchalantly along the roadside, blue monkeys scamper nimbly between the ancient mahogany trees, dainty bushbuck tread warily through the shadows, and outsized forest hornbills honk cacophonously in the high canopy.

Large buffalo, wildebeest and zebra herds congregate on these grassy plains, as do giraffes some so dark in coloration that they appear to be black from a distance making it a spatular game viewing point.


On Your Tarangire Game Drive

Entering the park you will realize without doubt, the most impressive feature of Tarangire is the park’s elephant migration, when huge herds push through to Tarangire’s river system and swamps during the dry season. Due to the astonishing abundance of elephant in the park, this truly is a spectacular scene with over 500 species recorded to date, the park is truly a birdwatcher’s paradise.

Tree-climbing lions are fairly common,Cheetah, however, are relatively rare. Other carnivores that roam the rolling acacia and baobab woodlands, riverine forests and dense grass, include hyena, jackal and wild dog, though wild dog are scarce and favour other areas within the Maasai Steppe.

In addition to the enormous amounts of elephant, the park is chock-full of wildebeest, zebra, eland, impala, greater and lesser kudu, dik-dik, Coke’s hartebeest, Thomson’s gazelle, giraffe, buffalo, reedbuck, waterbuck, warthog, hippopotamus, mongoose and rock hyrax! There are even a couple of unusual antelope species – the fringe-eared oryx and the gerenuk. Black rhino are very seldom seen here, but it is believed that a few individuals dwell in the more remote regions of the park.

ACCOMMODATION
Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge
Room Type : Standard
FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
ACTIVITIES
  • Lake Manyara Game Drive
  • Tarangire Game Drive
Day 2: Lake Manyara/Tarangire - Serengeti National Park
After breakfast proceed to Serengeti National Park through Ngorongoro Conservation area with a Game Drive along the way.

On Your Ngorongoro Transit to Serengeti

It is a scenic 4 hours drive towards the Great Serengeti National Park passing through the mist-shrouded rainforests of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area where you might be glimping buffalos, baboons, or even elephants and leopards in the dense undergrowth.

The drive can be accompanied by 2 famous Optional Activities below:

  • Maasai Boma Visit
  • olduvai Gorge

  • On Your Serengeti Central Game Drive

    Exploring the Serengeti well known for its abundant resident wildlife, with lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo all present. They share the park with cheetah, Thomson's and Grant's gazelle, topi, eland, waterbuck, hyena, baboon, impala, African wild dog and giraffe to name a few.

    The park also boasts about 500 bird species, including ostrich, secretary bird, Kori bustard, crowned crane, marabou stork, martial eagle, lovebirds and many species of vultures making it a perfect destination for bird lovers. Experiencing some two million wildebeest and zebra make their way across the plains in pursuit of the rains, closely followed by predators.

    ACCOMMODATION
    Ole Serai Luxury Camp - Turner Springs
    Room Type : Luxury Camp
    FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
    ACTIVITIES
    • Ngorongoro Transit to Serengeti
    • Serengeti Central Game Drive
    Day 3: Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Conservation Area
    Explore the Serengeti National Park before proceeding with a game drive towards the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

    On Your Morning Serengeti Game Drive then Ngorongoro
    Start your day with an unforgettable sunrise game drive across the Serengeti. See the sun set fire to the savannah as predators such as leopards and lions hunt for their morning meal. Alternatively, you may wish to take to the skies with a sunrise hot air balloon safari and champagne breakfast. Ask your safari expert about how this can be added to your itinerary. You will return to your accommodation for late breakfast, Afterwords proceed on a Drive towards Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Our drive takes us back through the Serengeti via a different route, offering plenty of opportunities to spot the animals that eluded you on day two. As far as the eye can see, you’ll spot thousands upon thousands of animals in herds; wildebeests and zebras migrating together, tall and graceful giraffes, jumping antelopes and gazelles, the powerful African elephant and the most respected group of animals: the predators. You will have the chance to spot lean cheetahs and shy leopards, foraging hyenas, and last but not least, the king himself; the lion. Dinner and overnight on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater or in nearby Karatu Town according to the standard and the type of accommodation requested from our options.
    ACCOMMODATION
    andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
    Room Type : Suites
    FB - Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch
    ACTIVITIES
    • Morning Serengeti Game Drive then Ngorongoro
    Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater - Arusha
    After Breakfast descend in to the Ngorongoro Crater for a game drive with picnic lunch on the hippo pool. Afternoon proceed back to Arusha.

    On Your Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive

    A home to one of the densest mammal populations in the world, the Ngorongoro Crater is one of the best places to see the Big Five (African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard, and Rhinoceros). Other animals like gazelle, wildebeests, zebras, cheetahs, golden jackals, and topi are also found here in large numbers. For a relatively compact area of 260 square kilometers, it has an astonishing number of over 500 bird species.

    The safaris here are amazing because you can see animals in every direction of your vehicle. Spotting the big five in one single day is highly likely.

    ACTIVITIES
    • Ngorongoro Crater Game Drive

    Itinerary Accommodations

    Lake Manyara Kilimamoja Lodge Day 1

    Nestled on the rim of the Great African Rift Valley with stunning views over Lake Manyara, Mount Meru and on a clear day, Mount Kilimanjaro. The lodge is set on pristine lush green gardens and local vegetation with over 130 species of birds.


    Ole Serai Luxury Camp - Turner Springs Day 2

    This Camp will be yet another addition to the Wellworth Collection of Luxury camps, adding onto the list of the 8 (Eight) Luxury Camps in the making, which are all to be built in the most sought after locations in and across the vast Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority(NCAA). This particular camp is located 17kms from Seronera HQ / Airstrip, and lies right in the heart of central Serengeti. The spectacular and secluded location of this camp boasts all year round game which choose to graze around the camp due to its lagoon type contoured landscape, where the camps is surrounded on three sides by water catchments. There are also large acacia trees spread sparingly across the camp which adds on to create a tranquil feel of the camp and also helps provide natural shading assisting to keep cool the tents during the hot summer months.


    andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge Day 3

    Guests can be forgiven for losing track of which era, or even continent, they are experiencing at &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Nowhere else on earth can you wake up among all the trappings of an elegant baroque chateau – brocade sofas, gilt mirrors, beaded chandeliers and panelled walls – and be instantly transported into one of the most famous African landscapes with just one glance out the window of the lodge. In this place of dramatic contrasts, where Versailles meets Maasai, anything is possible and the natural luxury of the breathtakingly beautiful setting ensures the dramatic interior of your suite blends perfectly with its stilted thatch architecture.


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    Includes and Excludes

    Itinerary Includes
    All Park Fees
    All Accommodations
    4x4 Specialised Safari Vehicle
    Professional English Speaking Guide
    Flying Doctor
    All meals on the safari.
    All prices are quoted in US Dollars.
    Game safari to national park as specified
    Water and hot drink (coffee and tea) during safari.
    All game viewing activities specified
    Itinerary Excludes
    Any sightseeing excursions and optional activities other than those specified
    Entry visas
    International flights
    Laundry
    Travel insurance
    Tips and Gratitude

    Itinerary Prices