DAY 1: TRANSFER FROM ARUSHA TO TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Drive from Arusha to Tarangire National Park for game drive, Tarangire s the sixth largest national park covers an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers. Tarangire is famous for its huge number of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing African pythons.
DAY 2:TRANSFER FROM TARANGIRE TO LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Drive to Lake Manyara national park for game drive, Lake Manyara is a shallow freshwater lake in Tanzania.
It is said to be the “loveliest [lake] … in Tanzania,” Lake Manyara is covering 127 square miles (329 km2) of Lake Manyara National Park, the lake’s alkaline waters cover approximately 89 square miles (231 km2). It is famous for a good number of baboons and birdlife, also home to herbivores such as hippos, impalas, elephants, wildebeests, buffalo, warthogs, and giraffes, giant fig trees and mahogany seen in the groundwater forest immediately around the park gates.
DAY 3: TRANSFER FROM LAKE MANYARA TO SERENGENTI NATIONAL PARK
Drive to the Serengeti National Park via Olduvai Gorge (Millions of years ago, the site was that of a large lake, the shores of which were covered with successive deposits of volcanic ash. Louis and Mary Leakey beginning in 1931 pioneered excavation work there. The Serengeti National park covers 14,763 km² (5,700 square miles) of grassland plains and savanna as well as river trine forest and woodlands. The park lies in the north of the country, bordered to the north by the national Tanzania and Kenyan border, where it is continuous with the Masai Mara National Park reserve.
DAY 4: FULL DAY GAME DRIVE IN SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
Full day game driving in the Serengeti plains, the endless, almost treeless grassland of the south is the most emblematic scenery of the park. This is where the wildebeest breed, as they remain in the plains from December to May. Other hoofed animals- zebra, gazelle, impala, hartebeest, topi, buffalo, waterbuck – also occur in huge numbers during the wet season.
DAY 5: TRANSFER TO NGORONGORO CRATER AREA
Morning game drive from Serengeti, then drive to the south-east of the park to Ngorongoro Conservation Are. The crater is one of the most amazing sights of the world to be seen anywhere. Stay overnight at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge with fascinating view of the crater floor.
DAY 6: DESCEND TO NGORONGORO CRATER
Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for 7 hours crater tour. This is world heritage site, the incomparable Ngorongoro crater is the world’s largest “caldera”*. Dominated by cliffs standing some 600 meters high and presenting a sheer drop down to a wide open space of some 246 square km, and you may see everything from elephant to lion, and if you’re lucky, the near-extinct black rhino, all amongst large herds of zebra and wildebeest. Afternoon drive back to Arusha.