Day One: Moshi to
Tarangire National Park to Mto wa Mbu
will depart from Moshi in the morning and drive to the Tarangire National Park
where you will discover the true enormity of the deserted termite mounds and
ancient baobab trees. The colossal herds of African elephants dominate the
golden savannah and screeching flocks of the striking yellow collared lovebird
can be heard from miles away. The wildlife that roams the scenic landscape of
the Tarangire includes lions, giraffes, warthogs, ostriches, impalas, cheetah,
mongoose, buffaloes and baboons. You will spend your first night at the Fanaka Camp;
comprehensive camping facilities are on offer. There will be a tantalising
dinner served in the evening.
Day Two: Mto wa Mbu to
Serengeti National Park
We will depart for the Serengeti National park once you have
finished your appetising breakfast. If you are lucky you may encounter the odd
animal on route because we pass via the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater.
Tanzania’s oldest and most frequented national park, that is also a world
heritage site and recently branded as one of the Seven Wonders of the World –
the Serengeti is renowned for the annual migration of the herds and ever
growing wildlife population. We will enjoy a picnic lunch on one of the kopjes
(rock outcropping). Our game drive will venture further into the park. After
the game drive, we will proceed to the Serengeti Camp where you will be
provided with comprehensive camping facilities and an appetising meal.
Day Three: Serengeti
National Park to Ngorongoro Crater
will begin our day with an early morning game drive in the central Serengeti.
The savannah is an active landscape and the air is flooded with the melodies
the birds create as the regenerated sunlight starts to illuminate the full
landscape. Your guide will study the prints on the ground to pursue predators.
We will travel to the Simba campsite, located near the rim of the crater. You
will be provided with dinner and satisfactory camping facilities.
Day Four: Ngorongoro
Crater to Lake Manyara National Park
A scarce amount safari destination produce the same
experience as the Ngorongoro Crater – the game viewing is simply effortless.
Most animals remain within the crater due to its high walls. This is the
perfect location to view every member of ‘The Big 5’ in one day. We will have a
wonderful picnic lunch inside the crater. The unfilled caldera is also home to
hyenas, hippo, zebra, wildebeest and an impressive variety of water birds. Your
guide will enlighten you by sharing facts about the animals, vegetation and
locating hidden animals. Fanaka Camp will provide competent camping facilities.
Day Five: Lake Manyara
National Park to Moshi
at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment, Lake Manyara National Park
provides picturesque, varying scenery. We will have a picnic lunch in the
beautiful park. Assorted habitats including rainforests, the Soda Lake and the
savannah support the highly diverse ecosystem. With over four hundred bird
species, some of which are migratory, the reserve is a birdwatcher’s delight.
Lake Manyara houses the legendary tree climbing lions as well as buffalo,
elephants, giraffe, impalas and hippos. We will proceed to Moshi in the late
afternoon. Arrangements for transportation to the airport can be made on