10 Day Basic Safari Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Arusha National Park

10 Day Basic Safari: Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, Arusha National Park

ITINERARY (10 Days/9 Nights)

Includes: Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Crater, Serengeti National Park, and Arusha National Park.

Day 1: Arrive Arusha (via Nairobi or Kilimanjaro International) Transfer to lodge for lunch, dinner, overnight (depending on arrival). Meet and greet representative and safari briefing upon arrival or the following morning before departing to Tarangire.

Day 2: After breakfast, depart for Tarangire National Park. During the dry season from July to November, animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. Lunch and overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge.

Day 3: Game drive out of Tarangire with a picnic lunch and stop at Lake Manyara National Park. If lucky, we may see the Manyara tree climbing lions. Elephants, hippos, giraffe, buffalo and other plains animals are present at Manyara. You'll also see the famous jungle where early Tarzan movies were filmed. Birdlife in Manyara is also very impressive. Picnic lunch in the park and overnight at Ngorongoro Farm House.

Day 4: After breakfast we’ll proceed to Serengeti, stopping along the way to visit Olduvai Gorge. Game drive into the park with a picnic lunch to enjoy along the way. Dinner and overnight for three nights at Serengeti Serena/Seronera Wildlife Lodge.

Day 5/6: After breakfast, we’ll have morning and afternoon game drives. Let us know if you would like the opportunity to take a hot air balloon ride over the plains at dawn, followed by a champagne English-style breakfast served in the bush (Additional cost).

Day 7: This day you will be doing game drive in route towards Ngorongoro Conservation Area. This includes a visit to a Maasai Tribe village with a picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena/Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.

Day 8: After breakfast descend to the crater for a full day game drive with box lunch. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Serena Lodge.

Day 9: After breakfast we will be driving back to Arusha, stopping for lunch along the way, then proceed to your lodge for an afternoon of relaxation or shopping in Arusha. Dinner and overnight at Arumeru River Lodge.

Day 10:This morning after breakfast drive to Arusha National Park with box lunch. Walks and hiking are available as well. In the evening, you will be transferred to appropriate airport for flight home.

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