The Classic Bush Safari Adventure of Northern National Parks are a true African experience, and one of Tanzania’s main attractions
Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport to Arusha
Upon arrival in Arusha, you will be picked up at the airport and taken to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. Relax, take a stroll, enjoy the sights and sounds. Get plenty of rest because tomorrow will be something huge.
Dinner and overnight at Outpost Lodge
Day 2: Arusha to Manyara National Park
The day starts with a hearty breakfast and briefing from your tour guide; afterward, we will drive from Arusha and head to Lake Manyara. The park covers 330 sq. km, 70% of which is occupied by the lake. The varied ecosystem consists of groundwater forests, acacia woodland, and open grassland along the lakeshore and sustains a wealth of wildlife, including the Big Five lion, elephant, leopard, rhino, and buffalo. The park is famous for the elusive tree-climbing lions that inhabit the woodland between the lake and the Rift Valley. It is also an ornithologists’ paradise and is host to over 400 species of birds. Later in the evening, we head to the hotel.
Dinner and Overnight at BougainvilleaLodge
Day 3: Manyara to Serengeti
The Serengeti is homes to a staggering 1.6 million animals have been recorded moving through the park. We will do a game drive until 1 pm when we break for lunch. After eating, there’s time for a little rest (perhaps a quick nap), then we’re back out on the plain looking for more big games. We follow the trail of the migrating wildebeest through the afternoon and then venture back to the lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Katikati Tented Camps.
Day 4: Serengeti Central Areas
Your day will start with the charming of birds in the Africa savanna, when you are ready you will be served African breakfast. And after, you will start your full day game drive in the famous Serengeti and this day you will be witnesses to the 8th Wonder of the world – Wildebeest Migration. The migration can be seen on a long chain approximately 40 Km heading in the southwestern direction. Around 12:30 and 13:00 break for your lunch. After lunch has a rest for one hour, and then proceed with your game viewing following the move of the migrants on the southwest of the park. Approx1.3 million wildebeest, 250,000 gazelles, and 200,000 Zebras have been recorded sharing the short grass/ water which is the source of food for the millions of animals in the Serengeti.
Dinner and overnight at Katikati Tented Camps
Day 5: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Another early start, but trust us: it’s worth it, After breakfast, we do a game drive heading back to Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a vast UNESCO World Heritage Site situated in a 260km-wide volcano crater. Archaeology buffs and anyone interested in history has the OPTIONAL TOUR to stop at Odulpai Gorge, where some of the earliest known human remains have been found. The site was occupied by our genetic ancestors some two million years ago and continues to offer clues about the origin of Homo sapiens. We have an OPTIONAL TOUR to pass by the Maasai Boma for a taste of real African culture and traditional living. After lunch, we keep exploring the Ngorongoro crater, venturing right up to the rim.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge
Day 6: Ngorongoro Conservation Area – Tarangire
Today it will be another early start, after breakfast we will continue with the game drive at Ngorongoro and we have an OPTIONAL TOUR to detour through a traditional Maasai village, watch some traditional dancing, and see what life is really like on the African plains. From there we descend to the crater floor in search of the more big games. In the afternoon we will eat our packed lunch on the crater floor, at one of several picnic sites near Lerai Forest or Hippo Pool. If we’re lucky, we’ll spot the rare Black Rhinoceros. In the late afternoon we venture back up out of the crater and head onward to the lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge
Day 7: Tarangire – Arusha
We save the best for last. After breakfast, we embark on our final game drive through Tarangire National Park. Tarangire is famous for African elephants – the world’s biggest mammals – are very common in this area. The park is also dotted with the iconic Baobab, shrub-like trees that can grow up to 30m tall. After a full day of exploring Tarangire, we will start our drive back to Arusha.
Dinner and overnight at Outpost Lodge
Day 8: Arusha to Kilimanjaro Airport
It’s the final day in Tanzania, Take advantage of the relaxed schedule and sleep in before breakfast is served. Enjoy the breathtaking views and Mount Kilimanjaro sunrise one last time and also if time allows being sure to grab any last-minute souvenirs you may want and say one last goodbye to the new friends you made in Tanzania before being transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back home
Specification: Travel to Tanzania Classic Northern Safari Adventure
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