Tanzania tour in 7 days visiting popular national parks and game reserves including other attractions. The holiday safari visits wildlife attractions that include the very best of Tanzania from Tarangire National Park- home of huge herds of elephants and giant baobab trees, experience Tanzania culture in the Great Rift Valley village of Mto Wa Mbu, Ngorongoro Crater a UNESCO heritage site and the ever popular Serengeti National Park. This is a driving /road safari via exciting landmarks with stops and overnights at National parks and game reserves to view wildlife and see the awe-inspiring attractions that Tanzania has to offer. Take a Scenic flight back to Arusha.
Duration: 7 days, 6 nights
Best Time: All Year
Day 1: Arrival day.
On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met and transferred to Arusha.
Overnight at Mountain Village Serena Lodge.
Day 2: Tarangire National Park.
Breakfast. Drive out of Arusha and on to Tarangire National Park for game viewing drive which is famous for the high concentration of huge herds of elephants and giant baobab trees. A packed lunch will be served at a picnic site. Late afternoon drive to your lodge.
Dinner and Overnight at Tarangire View Camp.
Day 3: Maasai Village – Cultural Tour-Ngorongoro.
After breakfast you will visit a Maasai village thereafter continue to drive to Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing drive where you will most likely encounter troupes of baboons, with luck you may see the tree climbing lions, visit lake Manyara home of flamingos and other species of birds. You will have lunch with a local family and a guided cultural tour of MtoWaMbu village. The afternoon continues to drive to the Ngorongoro Highlands.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Farm House or Similar.
Day 4: Exploring Ngorongoro Crater.
Early breakfast.Morning drive to Ngorongoro Crater for game viewing drive. . Enjoy abundant wildlife viewing set against the impressive backdrop of the Ngorongoro Crater, the heart of the conservation area. These drives provide one of the best opportunities in Africa to view black rhino, which tends to spend their time on the crater floor. A packed lunch will be served at the Crater. Afternoon ascent the Crater.
Dinner and overnight Ngorongoro Farm House.
Day 5: Serengeti National Park.
Depart Ngorongoro after breakfast and visit the
Olduvai museum en route to Serengeti National Park. Olduvai is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the world. Known as the cradle of mankind, the gorge stretches for nearly 50 km from Ndutu to the Olbalbal depressions. The Leakey’s are the Archeologists responsible for most of the excavations and discoveries at Olduvai Gorge. They unearthed about 60 different hominid remains dating back from 2 million years ago to 17,000 years ago. The remains of about 7,000 extinct animal species have also been unearthed and moulds of some of these artefacts can be seen in the small on-site museum. Continue to drive to Serengeti National park with game viewing drive en-route with a packed lunch.
Dinner and overnight at Mawe Tented Camp.
Day 6: Exploring Serengeti National Park.
You will spend the whole day exploring the Seronera valley and the entire central Serengeti. You have an options of breaking the days into two by doing Early morning and late afternoon game viewing, drive through the central Serengeti in the golden light of dawn looking for special wildlife interactions and photographic opportunities, whereby, You will depart the Lodge at first light with a picnic breakfast for a big day in search of the biggest herds of the great migrations. Alternatively, as usually, you may choose to enjoy a more leisurely breakfast at the camp instead of a picnic breakfast and depart with picnic lunches for a full day of game drive exploring different areas of the
Meals and overnight at Mawe Tented Camp.
After breakfast transfer to Seronera airstrip for a schedule bush flight to Arusha,on arrival at Arusha airport, you will be met and transferred to a hotel where a day room will be available for last minute shower and packing. Evening transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your home bound flight.