IAT 13 - Tanzania Highlights
DAY 1 Nairobi – Lake Manyara
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our representative and drive across the Kenya/ Tanzania border of Namanga for a lunch stop in Arusha town and then proceed on to Lake Manyara National Park, a lovely forested gem of a game park. Dinner and overnight at LAKE MANYARA SERENA LODGE OR SIMILAR (full board).
DAY 2 Lake Manyara - Serengeti,
After breakfast morning drive in to the vast Serengeti Game Reserve, stopping at Olduvai Gorge, site of the discovery of the remains of prehistoric man. The immensity of Serengeti Game Reserve can be expressed in its numbers. It is recorded that over a million animals live in this area with more than a third of them being wildebeest. This offers an enormous food supply for the lion, cheetah, leopard (an animal usually difficult to find in other parks). You will arrive in time for lunch at Serengeti Serena Lodge. Afternoon proceed on an extensive game drive on the park until sunset. Dinner and overnight at SERENGETI SERENA LODGE OR SIMILAR (full board).
DAY 3 Serengeti
Spend a further day in Serengeti Game Reserve with morning and afternoon game drives through the this Reserve. Vast numbers of animals dot the plains with the woodlands hiding monkeys and baboons, giraffes in groups line the trees and the predators stalk the wildebeest, antelope and zebras. All meals included. Overnight at SERENGETI SERENA LODGE OR SIMILAR (full board).
DAY 4 Serengeti - Ngorongoro
After breakfast morning drive with a game drive en route to Ngorongoro Conservation Area arriving in time for lunch at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge. Afternoon enjoy a breath taking view of the crater. Dinner and overnight at NGORONGORO SERENA LODGE OR SIMILAR (full board).
DAY 5 Ngorongoro,
Breakfast at the lodge. Full day safari by 4 wheel drive vehicles on the crater floor with picnic lunches.This most spectacular of the African game reserve contains one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Tanzania with over 35,000 animals living within the crater, including wildebeest, elephants, lion, dik-dik and war-hog; whilst on the lake side there are pelicans, ibis and flamingo. Dinner and overnight at NGORONGORO SERENA LODGE OR SIMILAR (full board).
DAY 6 Ngorongoro – Nairobi – Nairobi - Depart,
After breakfast at the lodge, morning drive with picnic lunches across the Kenya/ Tanzania border of Namanga and proceed to Nairobi arriving in time at JKIA in time for your outbound flight.
Day 7 Masai Mara
Full day in the Mara viewing game with a picnic lunch in the open plains. A visit to the Mara Hippo pools where crocodiles and Hippos bask lazily in the sun. the pools also happen to be the natural 'corridor' for the annual migration of the Wilde - beest as they cross from Serengeti in Tanzania to Kenyan Mara reserve. Dinner and overnight at a lodge or camp
Day 8 Nairobi
Early morning game drive and back to the lodge/ camp for breakfast. Thereafter depart for Nairobi with an optional stop at the Masai Village which is conducted at an extra cost. Lunch en-route before you drop off at your hotel or JKI Airport