Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro airport, your guide will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in Arusha. Where you can relax and enjoy the African atmosphere – Tomorrow morning your safari will begin!
Accommodation: Grand Melia Hotel
Leave Arusha at 08.00 am, and drive for about 1:30 hours to Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its green scenery, varied bird life, tree-climbing lions, hippos, and baboons. Dinner and overnight will take place on top of the Great Rift Valley, overlooking Lake Manyara.
Accommodation: Oldeani Mountain Lodge
A full day in the Ngorongoro Crater. There is a very high possibility of spotting the big 5 in one day: lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo, and leopard. Lunch will take place at the picnic site on the crater floor. You will be having a full day here till evening when you will drive to karatu overnight.
Accommodation: Kilimamoja Lodge
Early breakfast and a 1-hour transfer to Tarangire National Park. This park is often referred to as the “home of elephants”, you have a great chance to spot elephants in large groups gathering around the Tarangire River. Other animals to be spotted include leopards, lions, giraffes and even tree-climbing pythons! Game drive until late afternoon, then a 1:30hr drive to Arusha.
The best time to go on safari in Tanzania is generally during the dry season months of June to October but a wide range of wildlife can be spotted year-round and each season brings its own advantages.