Pick up from your hotel in Arusha at 9.00am, drive with picnic lunch to Tarangire National Park for a full day game drive. Tarangire National Park covers 2,600 square kilometers and at dry times, the concentration of animal’s rivals that of the much better known Serengeti – the game numbers are staggering: E.g. 30,000 Zebras, 25,000 Wildebeests, 5,000 Buffaloes, 3,000 Elephants, 2,500 Maasai Giraffes and over 1,000 Fringe-eared Oryx’s (gemsbok), Predators include Lions, Cheetah and Leopards. Also flocks of birds: E.g. Green Wood Hoopoes, Fisher Lovebirds, white bellied go-away birds and giant kingfishers. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Wildlife Camp.
Early at 6.00am have a cup of coffee and drive to MaasaiBoma where you will experience the rhythm of this nomadic tribe’s daily life. Subject to the season, witness the livestock movement in the early morning before meeting the Elders, Moran warriors and women and children with full explanations’ into the status and ranking within the families as well as their traditions and beliefs. Then drive back to the campfor full breakfast. After breakfast have a game drive en-route with picnic lunch to Serengeti National Park, through Ngorongoro Conservation area.The vast Serengeti Plains, home to a huge variety of animals and birds, Search among the trees and kopjes for the elusive Leopards and cheetah as well as Wildebeest Migration. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.
Early at 5.30am have a cup coffee and proceed for sunrise game viewing, at 8.00am drive back to the Lodge for full breakfast. After breakfast have a Game viewing en-route with picnic lunches and visit to the small but very interesting Dr. Leakey Museum at Olduvai Gorge. Ascend from the plains to the rim of Ngorongoro Crater for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge (Crater rim) or similar.
After early breakfast drive to Ngorongoro, Descend 610 meters into Ngorongoro Crater floor for 6 hours game viewing with picnic lunch. Spot the endangered black Rhinos, Lions, Elephants, Zebras, Buffaloes and wildebeest and other wild animals.
Also in Ngorongoro Crater Soda Lake you will see many species of birds including Flamingos. All these animals in turn support large predators such as Lions and Leopards, and scavengers such as Hyenas and Jackals. Late evening drive back to Arusha.