DAY 1: Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha
On arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will meet a representative from Karibu Africa Safaris who will transfer you to your accommodation for the night.
DAY 2: Arusha National Park
After breakfast, you will depart for Arusha National Park for a game drive and later an afternoon walk. This park hosts Mount Meru, Tanzania’s second highest as well as a variety of animals such as buffalo, giraffe, warthog, zebra, lion, elephant and many other animals. Its wide range of bird species offers a fantastic experience to bird watchers. After the walk, you will return to your accommodation for the night.
DAY 3: Arusha to Tarangire National Park
After an early breakfast, you will depart for Tarangire National Park. The drive will take you through the city of Arusha then out to Maasai land where you can see the Maasai grazing cattle and goats. Enjoy a game drive in this the park which covers an area of 2,600 km 2 and famous for its large herd of elephants and baobab trees. Lunch is at a picnic site on the banks of the Tarangire River, offering unmatched views of the Tarangire Plains, followed by an afternoon game drive back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park
You will have an early breakfast then depart for Lake Manyara National Park. After completion of park fees payment, you will drive through a lush forest then open grassland and on to the lake edge. The park is a game watcher’s paradise, full of endemic species. You can also expect to see various animals like elephants, hippos, impala, dik-dik, bush-buck, and if you are lucky, the famous tree climbing lions of Manyara. At the end of your game drive, you will proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater Tour
You will have an early breakfast then head to Ngorongoro Conservation area with packed lunch for a full day crater tour in the inactive volcanic caldera. Formed 3 million years ago after the collapse of a giant volcano with a depth of 610m and a floor area of 260 km 2, the crater is considered a natural wonder of Africa; boasting a variety of large animals, approximately 25,000 in number including the rare black rhino. Lunch is at a picnic site with a view of hippos lazing in the shallow waters of the lake, and afterwards an afternoon game drive as you head to your accommodation.
DAY 6: Arusha Airport
Your driver will pick you up at your accommodation and transfer you to the airport in good time for your flight.