Explore three pristine wildlife areas in Tanzania Tarangire, Serengeti, and Ngorongoro conservation area, begin with Tarangire, and marvel at the beauty of the park dotted with giant baobab trees, and the amazing elephant sighting, then the grand finale is the Serengeti, to witness the Great Migration. While the sight of hundreds of thousands of wildebeest and zebras thunder across the plains is spectacular, the Mara River crossing is absolutely one of the most breathtaking natural actions in wildlife sightings. Dust exploding, lions stalking a moveable feast, gigantic crocodiles and fast flowing wild rivers await. It is sensational, impressive, and dramatic at the same time. This is one of the obstacles to the great migration. Finish your safari Tanzania on the rich-grass plains of Ngorongoro searching for the big five on a day of game viewing.
- Experience the thrill of photographing the big five
- Witness the spectacular great migration through the Serengeti eco-system.
- Enjoy a picnic lunch at the Esilalei swamp in Tarangire with great sighting of elephants
- See some of Africa stealthy predator’s crocodiles, lions, leopard, and hyena in Serengeti and Ngorongoro
- Admire your breakfast on the edge of the Mara River with a glance of hippos
- Meet and greet, and airport transfer
- Safari according to the itinerary
- Transportation on a well maintained 4×4 safari Land cruiser
- UNLIMITED Game drives
- Well- trained, English-speaking guide
- All accommodation as per itinerary
- Meals according to the itinerary
- Unlimited Mineral water while of safari
- Tea and coffee stops during safari
- AMREF flying doctors rescue fee
- All National Park Fees
- Sundowner in Serengeti national park
- Walking safari in Serengeti
- Balloon safari in Serengeti (Optional)
- International flights
- Airport taxes
- All meals and drinks not specified
- Tips and gratuities
- Items of a personal nature
- Travel insurance.
Day 1: Arrive at Kilimanjaro international airport.
Welcome to Tanzania.
On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, meet your guide for the drive to the Maasailand safari lodge located in Arusha, one of the most influential cities in Tanzania. Strategically located at a base overlooking a remarkable view of Mt. Meru. Thus representing one of Tanzania’s best views right at your doorstep. After settling into your room, take a walk around the garden or relax by the swimming pool.
Main Destination: Arusha
Accommodation: Maasai Land Hotel
Day 2-3: Arusha -Tarangire national park.
You leave Maasailand safari lodge after breakfast with a picnic lunch packed safely away. The Rift Valley landscape drifts past as your guide heads for Tarangire National Park, the least visited reserve on the itinerary but one capable of delivering fantastic game viewing. Home to Tanzania’s biggest elephant population, Tarangire supports large numbers of buffalo, giraffe, zebra, and many antelope species, most evident during the dry season when concentrations of animals at the life-giving Tarangire River are at their peak June-October. Your accommodation Angata Tarangire tented camp lies on the edge of Tarangire hills giving magical views of the life-giving Tarangire River. Explore the park’s rich habitats from the life-giving River, a landscape dotted with baobab trees, swamps, and open plains.
Destination: Tarangire National Park
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Angata Tarangire tented camp
Day 4: Tarangire national park—Ngorongoro highlands.
After breakfast, you will drive to Mtowambu town on the floor of the Great Rift Valley, for a guided village tour. In this small but very busy town where people belonging to all 120 tribes in Tanzania are represented and live together in harmony, you will have the opportunity to see the typical daily life of Tanzanians. Your walking guide who comes from that area will take you to rice and banana plantations where you will interact with the people working on their farms, you will visit a traditional beer bar/factory, you will visit a carvings factory where the famous “Makonde” use ebony black wood to carve different statues. After you will proceed to Gibbs farm on the edge of the Ngorongoro conservation for lunch, after taking a nice walk to the farm and, see the coffee plantation and vegetable garden, return to the lodge and have a cup of coffee then proceed to your accommodation Bougainvillea safari lodge.
Main Destination: Ngorongoro highlands
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Bougainvillea Safari Lodge
Day 5: Ngorongoro highlands—Serengeti national park (central)
“Home to the world’s last remaining large mammals”
You leave the Bougainvillea safari lodge after breakfast with a picnic lunch packed safely and depart this morning for game viewing in the central part of the Serengeti. This part is famous for the abundance of lions and leopards that can usually be seen hanging on acacia tree branches. Game viewing in the central area is spectacular all year round. Enjoy the views of endless plains and stunning wildlife like cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, hippos, ostrich, jackals, hyenas, hyrax, and many more.
Main Destination: Serengeti National Park (central)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Serengeti Heritage Camp
Day 6 -7: Serengeti National (Central)—Serengeti National Park (Northern)
“Two days exploring the northern Serengeti”
Your day begins with a morning game drive in the central Serengeti exploring the area high density of big cats, after you slowly start heading to the northern Serengeti through the Lobo area, the area is a high game viewing area for elephants, buffaloes, lions, cheetah, and leopard. From here the tail of the great wildebeest migration can be seen. And with two full days here, you have plenty of time to take it all in. The area is home to abundant resident wildlife and its many predators – lion, cheetah, leopard, and crocodile – as well as excellent birdlife. The River crossing is the grand finale while the sight of hundreds, thousands of wildebeest and zebras thunder across the plains are spectacular, the Mara River crossing is absolutely one of the most breathtaking natural actions in wildlife sightings. Dust exploding, lions stalking a moveable feast, gigantic crocodiles and fast flowing wild rivers await. It is sensational, impressive, and dramatic at the same time. This is one of the obstacles to the great migration.
Main Destination: Serengeti national park (northern)
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Serengeti Tingitana Camp (North)
Day 8: Serengeti National park—Ngorongoro conservation area.
You leave the camp after breakfast with a picnic lunch and proceed with your game drive along with the Lobo mbuzi mawe, and the central Serengeti for more game viewing. today you will be looking for lions, cheetah leopard, elephants, and giraffes, stop for lunch at the picnic site, and then continue to Ngorongoro for dinner and overnight at Farm of Dreams lodge on the rim of the crater.
Main Destination: Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Farm of Dreams Lodge.
Day 9: Ngorongoro crater—Kilimanjaro international airport.
Leave the camp at around 6:00 AM and descend into the Ngorongoro Crater. Grass steppes, acacia forests, alkaline lakes, rivers, streams, and swamps are home to almost all the species of animals found in the East African savannah. The crater is home to Africa’s big five lions, elephants, leopard, rhino, and buffaloes. The alkaline Like offers excellent sightings of flamingoes in June to August and on the shows, you might see jackals and hyena lazily lying on the edge of the lake. Other residences of the Ngorongoro are hippos, zebra, wildebeest gazelle, and birds with the grey crowned cranes, ostrich, and kori bustard catching the eyes of both birds and non-birders. After extensive game viewing and a picnic in the crater, you will leave the Ngorongoro Crater in the afternoon and drive to Kilimanjaro international airport and connect your flight back home.
Main Destination: Ngorongoro crater
Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: No accommodation
Additional accommodation can be arranged at extra cost.
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