Day 1; Arrival. Arusha
Upon your arrival, at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be transferred to your hotel in Arusha. Take some time to rest and prepare yourself for the adventure that awaits.
Day 2; Arusha. Lake Manyara National Park
After enjoying a breakfast begin on a tour towards Lake Manyara National Park. This renowned park is famous for its tree climbing lions and the breathtaking sight of flamingos. Immerse yourself in a thrilling game drive. Indulge in a picnic lunch amidst the parks picturesque landscapes. In the afternoon take the opportunity to visit the communities residing around the park. You will stay overnight at a lodge situated in Lake Manyara.
Day 3; Lake Manyara. Mto Wa Mbu Cultural Tour
Explore the Mto Wa Mbu village as you begin on a tour. This remarkable village is a melting pot of over 120 tribes coexisting harmoniously. Engage in activities like experiencing banana beer brewing and witnessing traditional artwork making firsthand. You will spend another night at the lodge located in Lake Manyara.
Day 4; Lake Manyara. Serengeti National Park
begin on a drive towards Serengeti National Park renowned worldwide as one of the most incredible wildlife conservation areas. Experience an exciting afternoon game drive that promises captivating encounters with wildlife species. Afterward retreat to a lodge within Serengeti for dinner. Overnight stay.
Day 5; Full day in Serengeti National Park
Dedicate this day to exploring the plains of Serengeti National Park, home to more than two million wildebeest as well, as abundant populations of majestic lions, elusive leopards and swift cheetahs.
Day 6; Serengeti. Olduvai Gorge. Ngorongoro Conservation Area
begin, on a tour to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area making a stop at the Olduvai Gorge. This fascinating place, often referred to as “The Cradle of Mankind ” holds significance as one of the worlds important paleoanthropological sites. Take some time to explore the on site museum and delve into the captivating history of humans. Spend the night at a lodge nestled within Ngorongoro.
Day 7; Ngorongoro Crater
Enjoy a breakfast before venturing into the Ngorongoro Crater for an exciting full day game drive. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site this remarkable area is home to an array of wildlife including creatures like the Big Five. Rest overnight at the lodge within Ngorongoro.
Day 8; Ngorongoro. Arusha. Departure
Return to Arusha for any last minute shopping endeavors perhaps even squeezing in a quick city tour if your flight schedule allows. Finally bid farewell to Tanzania as you transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure.
Facts and Figures
Covering an area of 330 kilometers Lake Manyara National Park boasts a stunning lake that comprises approximately 70% of its total expanse.
Mto Wa Mbu village serves as a melting pot with representation from over 120 tribes offering visitors a rich and diverse experience.
Encompassing a landmass spanning 14,763 kilometers Serengeti National Park has gained worldwide fame for its awe inspiring annual migration spectacle that sees, over 1.5 million wildebeest and 250,000 zebras traversing its vast plains.
Over the 2 million years Olduvai Gorge has been a source of evidence, for understanding the early evolution of humans.
The Ngorongoro Crater holds the distinction of being the caldera that remains inactive, intact and unfilled. It reaches a depth of 610 meters. Spans an area of about 260 square kilometers, on its floor.