Day 1: Kilimanjaro airport/Tarangire N.park. Overnight at Eileens tree inn lodge.
Day 2: Tarangire/Serengeti N.park. Overnight at Serengeti thorn tree tented camp.
Day 3: Full day in Serengeti N.park. Overnight at Serengeti thorn tree tented camp.
Day 4: Serengeti/Ngorongoro crater floor. Overnight at kudu lodge.
Day 5: Karatu/Lake Manyara park/Kilimanjaro airport.
Day 1: Kilimanjaro airport/Tarangire National Park
In the morning our driver will pick you from the airport at 8:00am and drive to Tarangire Park by land cruiser. You will cross the Maasai Steppe on your way to Tarangire National Park, Tanzania’s fourth largest and one of its most diverse. Stop at the picturesque park gate for the driver to fill up the park’s registration book. You will go for a full day game drive in the park enjoying viewing animals in the park. Soon, the impressive Great Rift Valley Escarpment will come into view; a 2,000 foot high wall that rises up, improbably steep and incredibly tall, out of the flat plains. Elephant, buffalo, and python are seen easily regularly cross your path, un-bothered by your benign presence and going about their daily routines. You’ll meander along bush tracks and explore the Tarangire River’s twists and turns, finding elephant drinking and playing in the refreshing waters. In the evening drive to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Kudu lodge.
Day 2: Tarangire/Serengeti National Park
Have an early breakfast before you drive to the Serengeti’s endless plains for afternoon and sunset game drives in the park. You will make your way around the southern edge of the crater rim, spotting the occasional hyena, elephant or African buffalo along the way. By late morning, you will arrive at the famed Serengeti National Park. The plains seem endless from this vantage point. Stop to enjoy your picnic lunch at Naabi Hill before meandering through the wildlife-rich central Serengeti. Later in the evening at your camp, you will be able to settle in to your accommodation before joining other travelers in the camp dining area for some palate teasers in anticipation of a scrumptious meal this evening. Afterwards, gather round the campfire before heading off to bed. Relax in your comfortable surroundings tonight as you are lulled to sleep by the sounds of the Serengeti plains. Overnight will be at Serengeti osupuko tented camp.
Day 3: Serengeti/Serengeti National Park
Have a full day discovering the Serengeti on a game drive. Today is the day for the big cats; you will spot cheetah, leopard and lion. You will go out for sunrise game drive at 0600 am followed by breakfast at 0830 am. Then head out for more game drives until lunch time. After your lunch, you will proceed with your afternoon game drive to sunset whereby you will drive back for dinner and overnight. Overnight will be at Serengeti acacia tented camp.
Day 4: Serengeti/Ngorongoro Crater floor
Rise early for breakfast before you drive to the Ngorongoro crater floor to spend a full day exploring the Crater Floor. The area is world-renowned in its reputation and very small in its size. You will definitely see other safari goers. Don’t let that distract you from the beauty of the place or from the fact that this remains one of the only places on earth where you may see all of the big five at once: lion, leopard, Bull Elephant, African Buffalo, and Black Rhino. To maximize your time on the crater floor, you will enjoy a special boxed lunch at a scenic picnic spot. Your journey will take you throughout this tremendous landscape that is constantly changing as animals move to and fro in search of pasture, water, or prey. Later in evening you will drive to acacia farm lodge dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Karatu/Lake Manyara park/Kilimanjaro airport
Early breakfast before you drive down to lake Manyara park for game drives till evening whereby we will drop you to Kilimanjaro airport for your flight back home.
Lake Manyara National Park which is among Tanzania’s smallest park. Drive through the lush garden is a gentle reminder that you are now in Africa. Exotic birdcalls fill the air. Enjoy a picnic lunch and afterwards you’ll continue game viewing of animals in the park.
Zebra, wildebeest, bushbuck, dik-dik and guinea fowl regularly cross your path, unbothered by your benign presence and going about their daily routines. You’ll meander along bush tracks and explore the Lake which is home of thousands of Flamingos and River’s twists and turns, finding elephant drinking and playing in the refreshing waters
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, BL=Picnic Lunch, D=Dinner
Note: Same Itinerary can be quoted in budget camping and standard tented camps.
Soft drinks, beer, wine and spirits (as well as gifts like local crafts etc)
International flights tickets (airline) + Airport transfer.
Tips for staff such as guides and the cook staff
Fees for passport, visas, immunizations and insurance
Laundry, phone and other items of a personal nature
Visit and support s for the orphans center – these can be arranged and paid for direct to the center
Transport while on Safari: – We’ll provide special Safari Jeep & 1 stretched – Land cruiser 4WD. The vehicles are fitted with a pop – up roof for game viewing and photographing.
Re: Advice for the trip
Others are like Light weight safari shoes or trainers, sandals, sunglasses, sun creams, insect repellent creams, a light weight first aid kit, day pack for your cameras, rucksack for your safari gears and clothes. Of course, you will want to capture much of Tanzania’s wildlife, so don’t forget a camera, batteries and film. A medium range telephoto lens will be found useful as will a pair of binoculars. In case you’re bringing any electrical equipment, the electricity is 220v.Also our vehicles has got charging system for our clients to charge their cameras etc.