Serengeti Wild Cats
This mixed Lodge-/Select-Tent-Safari leads you to Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti (fly out).
Best Period: July – October
10 Days 9 Nights Safari
Index: L=Lunch, D=Dinner, BB=Bed/Breakfast, HB-FB=Half-Full board
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport
Meet and greet at the Airport with your driver guide before transferring to Mt. Meru Game Lodge, for dinner and to overnight. HB
Arusha – Tarangire National Park
After your safari briefing with your driver/guide set off for Tarangire National Park, renowned for its huge elephant herds and giant Baobab trees. The mighty Tarangire River winds its way through the park and feeds it all year round, attracting large groups of wildlife, particularly during the dry season.
Dinner and Overnight: Tarangire Safari Lodge FB
Tarangire National Park – Lake Manyara National Park
Set of for Mto Wa Mbu, where your driver/guide will stop so you can taste an assortment of tropical fruits, papayas, mangos, bananas and more. Continue a little further for a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its spectacular bird life that dwells close to the water’s edge. Its magnificent woodland is home to forest elephant and timid antelopes, and it is not uncommon to see lion or leopard amongst the shaded branches up high.
Dinner and overnight: Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge FB
Lake Manyara National Park – Ngorongoro Crater
Drive to Ngorongoro Crater and after a refreshing lunch decent 2000 feet onto the crater floor, where a great variety of wildlife that lives in the second largest Caldera on earth. Experience a solitary game-drive in the late afternoon, as most people have left the crater-floor. Silent beauty beneath soft rays highlights increased animal activity as the sun fades. Wrap up warm for nights at the Crater Rim are always chilly.
Dinner and Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge FB
Days 5 – 9
Serengeti National Park
Passing Ngorongoro crater rim, descend through really impressive landscape to Oldupai Gorge, known as the ‘Cradle of Mankind,’ where man’s first footsteps were discovered. Continue on to the heart of the Serengeti plains (via the shifting sands) entering the park at Naabi Hill Gate, proceeding to camp with an en route Game Drive.
You have plenty of time to explore the Serengeti, one of the most beautiful National Parks in the world, boasting an incredible selection of wildlife. Your game drives will follow the wildlife’s seasonal movement, which during this period, offers spectacular viewing of approximately 2.5 million animals heading south to the rains and fresh grass. Also enjoy visiting Ngong Hill and the Moru Kopjes – known as the ‘Islands in the Sea of Grass’.
Our safaris have no limit on mileage and time on game drives.
Dinner and Overnight: Special Campsite In the Serengeti (Private Campsite) FB
On request we book balloon safaris in the Serengeti, which take-off early morning, offering a spectacular sunset from an eagle’s viewpoint, an exhilarating flight and unforgettable adventure. After your flight (of approx one hour) enjoy a champagne breakfast on the Serengeti plains before returning to your camp at about 09.30hrs.
Serengeti National Park – Arusha
After an early morning game drive; transfer to Seronera Airstrip for your internal flight back to Arusha, where you will be met and transferred to your onward flight home or designated hotel.