Breakfast at 0700am. Pick up from your hotel in moshi at 0800am and drive on tarmac road 120km to Tarangire National Park (2,850 sq km or 1,005 sq mile’s) for game drives. Lunch picnic there after lunch continue with afternoon game viewing in the park, a home to Lion, Leopard, Elephant, buffalo, Python, Zebra, Oryx, Impala and more… Over 450 species of birds have been observed.
Today’s drive takes you to the famous Serengeti National Park, home of the Great Wildebeest Migration. This exciting drive up the highlands provides a spectacular bird’s-eye view of the Ngorongoro Crater. As you crest the hillside, as far as the eyes can see, the vast expanse of the 6,900 sq. ml (18,000 sq. km) Serengeti is spread out before you.
Serengeti, defined as “endless plains” in Kiswahili, is inhabited by more than two million large mammals including more than a million wildebeest, hundreds of thousands of plains zebra, and Thomson’s gazelle. Large predators including lion, cheetah and hyena are drawn to the area by the abundance of prey which migrate throughout the park. Smaller animals like rock hyrax, bat eared fox, mongoose, honey badger, jackals, monkey, baboon and African hare, with nearly 500 species of bird, also inhabit the area.
After breakfast, a morning game drive will take you through the Serengeti National Park with a stop at the famous Oldupai Gorge, where Dr. Louis and Mary Leakey made their discovery of the first man that walked the earth. After a short lecture describing the archeological digs and geology of the gorge, you will have time to visit the small museum and enjoy lunch. The afternoon game drive will take you further through the park to your overnight stay at the Seronera campsite.
After breakfast you will drive to the Ngorongoro Crater for a once in a lifetime safari tour. The jewel in Ngorongoro’s crown, this thick volcanic crater is the most significant unfolded and unbroken caldera in the world. Upon descending to the crater floor, you will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner of the crater, which is one of the crater’s leading features. A large number of flamingo, hippo and other water birds can be seen here. You will enjoy lunch near the lake and then embark on an afternoon game drive inside the crater before ascending back to the lodge fro dinner and over night stay.
After breakfast you will check-out and begin your journey to Lake Manyara National Park. You will enjoy an exciting game drive and a picnic lunch along the way. After your visit in the park, you will drive back to Arusha and be dropped off at your specified accommodations or at the airport.
The departure dates for all our Trekking activities and tour packages are totally flexible according to your own personal needs. Please contact us for further and more detailed information.