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Experience some of East Africa’s highlights, Begin in the Tarangire and explore the baobab dotted plains and elephant marching to the River then move to Manyara and see the prolific birdlife of these hidden treasure of Tanzania. Search for the larger tusker elephants in Ngorongoro and to the Serengeti Mara ecosystem and explore the great migration looking for water and good grazing areas as African stealthy predators are on the prowl.
Day 1: Arrival at kilimanjaro airport -- arusha
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport around 04 am, meet our representative and drive to Arusha for leisure and overnight stay at Karama lodge.
Day 2: Arusha – Tarangire National Park
In the morning, you will be greeted by your guide and after an approximately 2-hour drive you will reach the Tarangire National Park. As you enter the park, your guide will open up the roof for your better viewing experience. The landscape is made up of seasonal marshes and a seemingly endless tree savannah with its mighty baobab trees. The park is home to the largest elephant herds in the north of Tanzania. After an extensive game drive you will drive to Burudika lodge overnight.
Day 3: Lake Manyara National park
Following breakfast transfer to Lake Manyara National Park for full day game drive. There is a profusion of wildlife in this small national park, and the amazing bird watching experience will certainly be rewarding to both a devote and first-time bird watcher, it is as well among the few places on the African continent to see the tree-climbing lions that will be your main quest for the day. Manyara in addition prides in a large flock of beautiful pink flamingoes found near the lake. You will have lunch at picnic site and proceed with you game viewing and in the late evening proceed to the Ngorongoro conservation area for overnight
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater –Serengeti central
Today you will drive into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and down into the Ngorongoro Crater for full day game drive. Grass steppes and acacia forests are home to almost all the species of animals found in the East African savannah. In only a few hours, you have the chance of spotting the four of the big five – lion, Elephant, Buffalo, and Rhino. After extensive game viewing and a picnic in the crater, you will leave the Ngorongoro Crater in the afternoon and depart to the central part of the Serengeti. This part is famous for the abundance of lions and leopards that can usually be seen quite easily. Game viewing in the central area is spectacular all year round. Enjoy the views of endless plains and stunning wildlife like cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, hippos, ostrich, jackals, hyenas, hyrax and many more. Dinner and overnight will be at Tingitana tented Camp.
Day 5 & 6: Serengeti central – North Serengeti (Mara River)
You will spend your next two days unwinding the secrets of the migration and it will be full of surprises in the north. You will see the wildebeest in the crossing the Mara River. You may also get the rare sighting of crocodiles attacking them during migration. Its habitat consists of rolling hills, kopjes, plains, and riverine. It offers great game viewing of big cats and other wild animals like rhino, hippo, rock hyrax, giraffe, and reedbucks. You will relish your stay and dinner at Serengeti wilderness tented camp Migration camp.
Day 7: Serengeti – Isebania – Maasai Mara
After breakfast, game en route to Isebania border. Arrive in time for lunch, after paper work proceed with game drive in Maasai Mara. Dinner and overnight at Mara Simba lodge.
Day 8: Full Day Maasai Mara
After breakfast, proceed on a full day of game viewing within the reserve. The landscape is a scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. Masai Mara National Reserve is the best park for game viewing in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography. After the game viewing, have a break for your picnic lunch at the hippo pool, looking out for hippos and crocodile. The dinner will be served and you will stay overnight at the camp. Mara Simba tented camp.
Day 9: Full Day Maasai Mara
Today’s itinerary is flexible and you can discuss with your guide on the previous evening and plan for today’s schedule. You can either have a relaxed breakfast or depart for full day game drives around 9:00 AM with packed lunch and return back to lodge late afternoon around 6:00 PM. Or you can depart at 6:00 AM on an early morning game drive (This is the best time to see the animals and a good chance to witness hunt/kill). Later return to accommodation for breakfast and relax for a bit and depart on an afternoon game drive with packed lunch. You will stop at a picnic spot for having packed lunch and later depart on a game drive till the park is closed. Around 6:00 PM return to lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10: Fly Maasai Mara – Nairobi
You’ll enjoy another morning game drive before returning to Nairobi on your scheduled flight.
Upon your return to Nairobi, you’ll be transferred to your hotel or the airport.