Day1: Arusha Town
You will be picked up by Guruguru Safaris staff from Kilimanjaro International Airport. They will answer all your other queries regarding your upcoming safari and provide you with a short briefing as well. Afterwards, you will be taken to your accommodation at Mount Meru Hotel.
Day2: Tarangire National Park
After your breakfast at Mount Meru, we will pick you up and proceed to Tarangire National park.
One of the largest national park in Tanzania located in Manyara region, this place is characterized by the large herds of elephants, tree climbing lions, and the fascinating baobab trees also called the Tree of Life for its almost mythical powers that some cultures attach to it. This park is especially known for Tarangire river which flows all year round and the only source of water for wild animals during dry seasons.
Day3: Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast, we will drive to Lake Manyara National Park, a scenic lake that made Ernest Hemingway exclaim “the loveliest I had seen in Africa”. This offers a compact-game viewing circuit and is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. Lake Manyara covers two thirds of the park and at the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley.
Over 400 species of birds can be found in Manyara and include thousands of pink-hued flamingos on their perpetual migration, as well as other large water birds such as pelicans, cormorants and storks.
Day4: Ngorongoro Crater
We will have an early breakfast and afterwards drive to the famous Ngorongoro Conservation area. From here, we will descend down to 600 meters into the crater to view an array of wildlife.With its year-round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants among others.What makes this attraction especially famous is the dense population of predators such as lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which requires a trained eye to be spotted. We will also visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the south-west corner and one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually be seen in this lake.
Day5: Serengeti National Park
You will rise at your leisure and enjoy a buffet breakfast. After breakfast you will leave the lodge to spend your last day on an exciting game drive in the Serengeti. You will return to the lodge for a hot lunch and then spend the rest of the day relaxing at the lodge premises. There is a short evening game drive option available and later in the evening you will have dinner and then turn in for the night.
Day6: Serengeti National Park
After an early morning buffet breakfast, you will take off for the park to enjoy a full-day game drive experiencing the vastness and variety of flora and fauna and all the wildlife that inhabit the park. A packed lunch will be served while you are in the park. Later in the evening you will drive back to the lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.
Day7: Serengeti – Arusha Town
After an early breakfast you will check-out of the lodge and depart for Arusha. You will have the option to stop at some local shops for the opportunity to purchase souvenirs. After a hot lunch stop in Arusha town you will be driven to The Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight to Zanzibar or back home. This is where your safari will end.Large Euclea trees lend their shade to your relaxation and you can gaze at unrivalled scenery, unplugged from the hustle and bustle of the 21st century. By the time you fly out of Kogatende to catch your connecting flights home, you will have experienced some of the most unforgettable sights and sounds of Tanzania, one of the world’s foremost safari destinations.