This tour will take you through the must-see attractions of Tanzania that include Lake Manyara, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Not only will you get to see the Big Five in amazing game drives through the parks, you will also make a cultural visit to Hadzabe Village and Datoga Village.
This is going to be an unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime trip!
Day 1 - Arusha to Tarangire National Park
Early in the morning after breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Our driver will pick you up at Arusha Tourist Inn Hotel and drive you to Tarangire National Park. You will enjoy morning, afternoon, and evening game drives in the Tarangire National Park. You will have the opportunity to watch with sunset today. You will be having lunch and dinner at the Panorama Campsite.
Day 2 - Tarangire to Serengeti National Park
After breakfast, you will head towards the Serengeti National Park via the beautiful farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, you will descend into the heart of wild Africa - the Serengeti National Park - with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see.
You will head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well-representative of most of the Serengeti's species.
You arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti National Park.
Dinner and overnight will be at the Seronera Camp.
Day 3 - Serengeti Plain to Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast at the campsite, you will depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area enjoying en-route game drive on the way to Ngorongoro.
You will stop over at Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of 'Nutcracker Man' and 'Handy Man', both very significant links in the chain of human evolution.
You arrive in time for lunch at the campsite and after lunch, you will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife for a half day's safari tour.
Dinner and overnight will be at Ngorongoro Simba Campsite.
Day 4 - Ngorongoro Crater to Lake Manyara
After breakfast, you will descend down the crater for a 5-6hrs game drive. In the crater, you will be able to view the Big Five.
After the full game drive in the crater, you will visit Lake Manyara. See buffalo, giraffe, zebra, and many more species, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Great Rift Wall.
Dinner and overnight will be at Jambo Campsite.
Day 5 - Lake Manyara National Park to Arusha
After breakfast in the campsite, you will continue to experience a full game drive in the Lake Manyara National Park with packed lunch provided. The lake occupies large area of the park, the forests start just when you cross the park gate along the base of the Great Rift Valley and hot spring to the west of the park.
The park is home to the tree climbing lion, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, troops of baboons, flamingo bird, ostrich, Egyptian geese, and more.
After your picnic lunch, you will proceed with afternoon game drives. Later on, you will drive to Masai Village experiencing the different activities conducted by Maasai people.
Dinner and overnight will be at Sunbright tented lodge.
Day 6 - Full day Hadzabe in Lake Eyasi
Start off early with your bushman guide to meet Hadzabe people. Enjoy the Hadzabe tour walking into the bush with the only hunter-gatherers remaining in the East African region. The Hadzabe speak a click-based language and move their encampments with the seasonal movements of the wildlife.
Your guide is a member of the group and will teach you more about how they hunt, track wildlife, make fire, and even take honey from bees nests before introducing you to his people and explaining a little more about the customs and their way of life.
You will return to the camp for lunch. Dinner and overnight will be at the campsite.
Day 7 - Lake Eyasi safari to Arusha
After breakfast in the campsite, you will depart for a tour in Datoga Village and back to the campsite for lunch. Later, you will be transferred to Arusha then to Kilimanjaro International Airport.
This will be the end of your tour.
- 6 nights accommodation
- A professional driver or guide
- All activities
- All meals
- All taxes and VAT
- All transportation
- Camping equipment
- Drinking water on all days
- Government park fees and/or taxes
- Sleeping bag
- Transfer from and to Kilimanjaro International Airport
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Visa fees