Leave Arusha at 09.00 am, drive for about 2 hours to Lake Manyara National Park for game drives. The Park is famous for its green scenery, varied bird life, tree-climbing lions, hippos and baboons. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge or similar.
Early breakfast at 6.00 am. Game drive en route to Serengeti National Park. Serengeti is the largest and most famous park in Tanzania, known worldwide for its endless plains, wildebeest-migration, herds of lions and other predators like hyenas, cheetahs and leopards. Crocodiles can be found in the Grumeti River, as well as hippos, giraffes, antelopes, and gazelles. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge or similar.
Another game drive in Serengeti. In the afternoon you game drive en route (optional stopover at Olduvai) to the rim of Ngorongoro Crater for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge or similar with an excellent view of the crater floor!
A full day in the Ngorongoro Crater. There is a very high possibility of spotting the big 5 in one day: lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard. Lunch will take place at one of the picnic sites inside the crater floor. Late afternoon drive back to Arusha and drop off at your hotel.