FAMILY SAFARI: Arusha / Tarangire / Serengeti / Ngorongoro / Lake Manyara

Day 1: Depart from your home country arrive Arusha, Tanzania. At the airport, our well trained English speaking Guides with their warm hearts and excited smiles, will welcome and transfer you to the Hotel. Stay overnight at Impala Hotel.

Day 2: Arusha National Park.
Arusha National Park is the closest national park to Arusha town, Tanzania’s safari capital. 542 sq km (205.96 sq miles) in size, this park is located in northern Tanzania, northeast of Arusha town. After breakfast, leave Impala Hotel and head to the park for a half day game drive. Then, travel to Tarangire National Park, 1.5 hours (126km/80 miles) away. Stay overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge

Day 3: Tarangire National Park.
Tarangire is commonly famous for its tree-climbing pythons, zebras, hartebeests, elephants, buffalos, waterbucks, gazelles, oryxs and abundant bird life. Tarangire’s huge herds of elephant, rival the park’s gigantic, squat baobab trees as its most celebrated feature. Feisty, young bulls and tiny, stumbling calves are ever present to fascinate visitors with their grazing intelligence and majesty. Stay overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge.

Day 4: Serengeti National Park.
Leave Tarangire to Serengeti  335 (208 miles) from Arusha. It  stretches north to Kenya and borders Lake Victoria to the west. Serengeti is famous for its annual migration, when some six million hooves pound the open plains. More than 200,000 Zebras and 300,000 Thomson’s Gazelles join the wildebeest’s trek for fresh grazing. Recently, Serengeti  has been proclaimed a World wide Wonder. Stay overnight at Sopa Lodge\ Serena Lodge.

Day 5- 6: Serengeti National Park.
Undoubtedly, the game viewing offered by Serengeti will capture your imagination when you start spotting large herds of mammals pounding the ground in one of the largest  wildlife sanctuaries in the world. One of  the most breathtaking events in the animal kingdom you  may see with your naked eyes, hungry predators hunting for their best prey and working hard to feed their bellies. These are some predators you may see hunting; lions, leopards and cheetahs. There is no doubt Serengeti has something for everyone. Stay overnight at any Luxury Tented Camp\ Sopa Lodge\ Serena Lodge.

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater.
Leave Serengeti and head to Ngorongo Crater. The crater is 610 m (2,001 ft) deep and its floor covers 260  sq km ( 102 sq miles). Ngorongoro is one of the most famous landmarks on the Africa continent. You will stop at OLDUPAI GORGE( formerly Olduvai),the gorge is named after the Maasai word for the wild sisal plant, Sansevieria Ehrenbergii. Stay overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge\ Ngorongoro Farm House\ Plantation Lodge.

Day 8: Ngorongoro Crater.
A day game viewing which will give you a further comprehension of why Ngorongoro has been called “the eighth natural wonder of the World”. A population of approximately 25,000 large ungulates along with reputedly the highest density of mammalian predators in Africa, lives in the crater.  Black rhino are often viewed  in this area, as well as  lions, eland, zebra, wildebeest and Thomson’s gazelles. Other spectacular places you will visit while on safari are  OL DOINYO LENGAI- a  volcano located in northern Tanzania. OL DOINYO LENGAI - means ‘Mountain of God’ in the  language of the native Maasai. The maasai are an indigenous Africa ethnic group of semi nomadic people who lives in the northern highlands. Stay overnight at Gibb’s Farm\ Octagon Safaris Lodge & Irish Bar.

Day 9-10: Lake Manyara National Park.
Leave Ngorongoro Crater in the eveni, and travel to Lake Manyara. After breakfast, start the day with a game drive, then on for a highlight visit to Mto Wa Mbu Village. Here, you have the opportunity to interact with local tribes, visit the market, see the farmlands and homes. The compact game viewing circuit through Manyara offers a virtual microcosm of Tanzania safari experience.  Lake Manyara’s main attractions are its rich bird life, tree climbing lions and its hippo, which you can see at a closer range than other places. Stay overnight at Wild Africa Manyara Lodge.

Day 11: Lake Manyara\ Arusha\ Depart.
After breakfast, leave the park and go to Arusha, where you will have time do a little bit of shopping. While in Arusha, a day room will be provided and an early farewell dinner before you departure late that evening.