8 Days Nature Drive Safari

Nature Drive and Safari

8 days of visiting various safari Eco-destinations in Tanzania. Enjoy majestic nature in its natural environment. A perfect combination of wildlife viewing and bird-watching.

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in  Arusha

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, our driver will be waiting to greet you and take you to the serenity of your lodge for time to unwind from your flight and begin to settle into your holiday.  

 

Day 2: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

After a leisurely breakfast, drive to Tarangire National Park – home of the highest population of elephants, wildebeest, pride of lions, and over 400 species of birds. There will be lots of time for taking pictures. Have lunch in the great outdoors then continue with game drives until the African sun begins to set. Leave the park and drive towards your overnights accommodation.

 

Days 3: Lake Manyara Park and Lake Natron

After breakfast drive to Lake Manyara National Park for wildlife viewing. Lake Manyara Park is famously known for its tree-climbing lions and its diverse set of vegetation and wildlife. The birdlife in the park is abundant and if lucky you might see the famous tree-climbing lions and a variety of other animals such as impala, elephants, dikdik and hippos.  In the afternoon drive to Lake Natron, there are a number of excursions ’ i.e visits to the hot springs, Maasai Boma and the waterfalls that can be split and done this afternoon and the next morning before departing to Serengeti Park. In the evening enjoy the sundowner overlooking the Lake Natron, Majestic Lengai and Gelai mountains.

 

Day 4: Lake Natron to Serengeti National Park

After breakfast drive to Serengeti Park through Klein’s gate to the Serengeti plains.  Your guide will pick a perfect place for a picnic lunch so you can continue to enjoy the scenic beauty. Proceed with game drives en route towards Serengeti making your way towards your camp for overnight stay.

 

Day 5: Serengeti National Park full day game drive

Full day game drives in the Serengeti, one of the most stunning wildlife sanctuaries in the world. The name comes from the Maasai word “siri nget” meaning “endless plains”. This vast savannah hosts the world’s largest surviving concentration of wildlife. In addition to the short grasses, there are beautiful rocky out-cropping called kopjes and thousands of acres of bush and acacia woodland. Return to camp for a relaxed evening.

 

Day 6:  Serengeti to  Ngorongoro Conservation Area– Karatu

After breakfast, you head off on your final game drive in the Serengeti; enjoying the huge open spaces and variety of wildlife. You will then proceed to your accommodation in Karatu where you may relax and enjoy the rest of the day.

 

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater tour

After breakfast drive to Ngorongoro conservation area descending into the crater for game viewing on the World Heritage Site – Ngorongoro Crater. The crater is the home of the largest African mammals. Here it is possible to see elephants, prides of lion, hippos, a resident herd of wildebeest, zebra, various gazelles, baboons, and the black rhino.  Lunch will be taken at a picnic site at the water’s edge. Late afternoon ascends back to the crater rim seeing more wildlife along the way. Proceed to your overnights accommodation for a soothing shower and sometimes to recapture the events of your trip.

 

Day 8: Lake Manyara Park to Arusha 

Today you can have a lie-in and enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the camp before starting the journey to Arusha for lunch followed by your last transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for departure.