Tanzania Big Five Holiday Safari - 8 Days
DAY 1: KILIMANJARO AIRPORT - ARUSHA
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport. Pick up and meet your Africa Vacation guide, then drive to Arusha Town, this drive to the Arusha town is approximately 45 min from the Airport.
Overnight New Safari Hotel/Impala Hotel/The Arusha Hotel
DAY 2: ARUSHA - TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you will drive to Tarangire National Park. Afternoon game drive in this beautiful National Park, with chances of seeing lions, elephants, wildebeest, eland, zebra, hartebeest, Oryx and many more game.
Overnight Osupuka Lodges / Maromboi/Tarangire Safari Lodge (Fullboard)
DAY 3: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK - LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Early morning game drive in Tarangire National Park and then later drive to Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania's most dramatically located wildlife area, consisting of a shallow but huge soda lake, at the foot of the Great Rift Valley's western escarpment. Lake Manyara is famous for its tree climbing lions.
Overnight Twiga Lodge/Kirurumo Tented Camp/Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge (Fullboard)
DAY 4: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK - SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK (NDUTU)
Today you will driive through the Ngorongoro Highlands with spectacular ngorongoro Crater views, on the way to the endless plains of the Serengeti. On this day it is possible to visit a Maasai Boma (kraal) to get more familiar with their daily life activities (optional).
Serengeti is famous for the great migration and therefore chances of seeing the big 5 and other game are very high.
Overnight Ndutu Safari Lodge/Ndutu Safari Lodge/Masek Tented camp (Fullboard)
DAY 5:SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK (SERONERA)
Early morning game drive in Ndutu and transfer through the Serengeti to Seronera area which is in Central Serengeti. Because of the availability in Seronera all year round, many animals are concentrated here. Seronera is also home to a permanent population of hippos.
Overnight Ikoma Tented Camp/Kati Kati Tented Camp/Seronera Wildlife Lodge in low season/Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (Fullboard)
DAY 6: NGORONGORO CRATER
Early Morning game drive in the Seronera to catch up with the African wild sunrise and a chance to spot the active animals in the morning, like lions, leopards and cheetahs. Before your departure from Seronera you can make a stop in the Serengeti Migration Centre and Olduvai Gorge (famous and interesting place where our ancestors have been found). Transfer to the Ngorongoro Crater with a game drive en route.
The Ngorongoro Crater has one of the highest concentrations of game in Africa. Here you will witness an amazing spectacle of African wildlife, inside a self-contained world teeming with animals, with very good chances of seeing the big 5.
Overnight Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge/Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge/Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge (Fullboard)
DAY 7:NGORONGORO CRATER
Early morning adventure in the Ngorongoro Crater where there are high chances of seeing THE BIG FIVE. The crater also includes a spectacular Soda lake with plenty of flamingos. An afternoon lunch at Hippo Pool Picnic site is an unforgettable experience. After lunch and game drive return to the lodge for overnight..
Overnight Endoro Lodge/Endoro Lodge/Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge (Fullboard)
DAY 8 Departure
Today you leave Ngorongo crater to drive to Arusha/Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure flight. Optional game drive in Arusha National Park in the afternoon if time allows.(breakfast)