Your safari begins with a drive to Tarangire National Park, well known for its huge herds of elephant and buffalo, as well as lion, cheetah and leopard. Your driver/guide is an experienced wildlife expert whose knowledge and ability to spot the animals and birds will astound you. Afternoon game drive.
Dinner and Overnight: - Tarangire Camp / Lodge (L,D)
Morning game viewing, before you travel to Gibbs Farm for a delicious farmhouse lunch. In the afternoon continue to Ngorongoro Crater for your stay at Ngorongoro. Dinner and Overnight: - Ngorongoro Lodge (B,L,D)
The Ngorongoro Crater is the world’s largest intact caldera (collapsed volcano). Today we descend the 2,000 feet into the crater by a 4-wheel drive vehicle for a full day safari. Over 30,000 animals live within this enormous natural bowl, the most densely packed concentration of wildlife in Africa. You should see wildebeest, elephant, lion, dik-dik, and wart-hog, whilst on the lakeside there are
pelican, ibis and flamingo. Late afternoon return to the lodge.
After breakfast you will proceed to Serengeti - Visit Olduvai Gorge, where Professor Louis Leakey discovered some of the earliest evidence of human existence in the 1950s. Continue to Serengeti National Park.
The Masai word Serengeti means ‘endless plains’, a perfect description of this magnificent area of over 6,000 square miles. The variety of wildlife in the Serengeti is endless, and on your game drives today you should see the ‘Big Five’ (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino) as well as huge herds of zebra and wildebeest.
Morning drive to Lake Manyara in the Great Rift Valley. In the afternoon there will be a game drive, when you may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of Manyara's famous tree climbing lions. Dinner and Overnight:- Manyara Lodge (B,L,D)