|DEPARTURE/RETURN||International Airport of Kilimanjaro|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
You will have a brief tour of the park (walking safari is allowed upon arrangement). Later in the evening you will drive to Arusha town for overnight on bed and breakfast.
Day 2: : Arusha / Ngorongoro Conservation Area (Full Day Crater
After breakfast you will drive to Ngorongoro region, descend into the crater and spend the full day tour of the Ngorongoro conservation area with picnic lunch. In the evening you will ascend to the top and drive for dinner and overnight to Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge (http://www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com/properties/en/ngorongoro)
Ngorongoro Crater is one of the World’s largest Calderas, 20 km wide; it is also one of the best Wildlife viewing areas where Black Rhinos can be seen in Tanzania. The crater at 2.286 m above sea level is the largest unbroken Calderas in the world. Surrounded by very steep walls, rising 610 m from the crate floor, it covers 260 km2 and is home to over 30000 animals, most half of them being zebras and wildebeest. Ngorongoro is listed as a World Heritage site.
Day 3: Ngorongoro/Serengeti National Park
After breakfast drive to Serengeti. On the way to Serengeti you will have a chance to see variety of vegetation growth from Rain forests to dry savanna plains and a complex configuration of life style from the primitive Masai people to modern African communities. Crossing the Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti you will enjoy a beautiful view of the African wildlife, a combination of flora and fauna of the nature’s most spectacular attraction. Dinner and overnight at Lobo Wildlife Lodge.
Serengeti National park is Tanzania’s oldest and most popular national park, also a world heritage site and recently proclaimed a 7th worldwide wonder, the Serengeti is famed for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains, as more than 200,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson’s gazelle join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing. Yet even when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game-viewing in Africa: great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant’s gazelle. “Serengeti is a Masai word meaning –Endless plains”.
Day 4: Full day in Serengeti
Day 5: Another full day in Serengeti
Day 6:Serengeti National Park / Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast drive to Lake Manyara National Park, also Lake Manyara National Park is well known for its tree-climbing lions. The park covers 390 km2 and is sanctuary to over 400 species of bird that include the pink flamingos, pelicans, storks, Ibis and Egyptian Geese. There is also a huge herd of buffalos and elephants.
Spend the day game viewing and spot the tree climbing lions that inhabit this area. This beautiful park is at the base of the Great Rift Valley
Escarpment and it comprises forest, woodland, grasslands, and swamps. The large variety of mammals, reptiles and birds in the Park and the
different types of vegetation, all within a small area make Lake Manyara a diverse and particularly memorable place to visit. Stop for picnick
Lunch in the afternoon and then later proceed with late afternoon game drive. In the evening drive toLake Manyara Wildlife
Lodge(http://www.hotelsandlodges-tanzania.com/properties/en/manyara )for dinner and Overnight.
Day 7: RETURN - Lake Manyara National Park/Arusha/ Kilimanjaro International Airport
Early breakfast then brief tour of Lake Manyara until noon then drive to Arusha and proceed to Kilimanjaro International Airport.