Classic Savannah Experience

Duration: 8 Day/7 nights

Accommodation: Lodges – A Combination of Comfort and Indulgent style

Highlights: Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater

Best Time of the year to visit: All year round.

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If it has been your lifetime dream to visit the world-renowned Serengeti National park, then this 8-day Savannah Experience is the perfect choice for you. We will bring you to all the famous Northern circuit national parks, including Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and, of course, the Serengeti. This trip can accommodate any group size, from solo travelers up to groups of 20 people.

Day 1 Arusha

Distance: 50km

Met on arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport. Transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight B&B. (50 km, 60 minutes)

Dinner and overnight in Lush Garden Hotel or similar Accommodation

Day 2 Tarangire National Park

Distance: 130km
Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 Hrs

After breakfast, the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the center of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest, and 30,000 zebras.

Dinner and overnight at Twiga Lodge (FB).

Day 3 Lake Manyara National Park

Distance: 50km
Non – game viewing time: 2 – 3 Hrs

In the morning we head to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats, including acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. Thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible bird life. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world and the lions here are also renowned for their tree climbing.

Dinner and overnight at Marera Valley Lodge (FB).

Day 4  Serengeti National park

Distance: 145km
Non – game viewing time : 3 – 5 Hrs

After breakfast, depart for Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we 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. Then we head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area. This is 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.

Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Katikati Tented Lodge (FB).

Day 5 Serengeti National Park

Full day game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Depending on the time of the season, we might see the great wildebeest migration.

Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Katikati Tented Lodge (FB).

Day 6 Serengeti National Park

Full day game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Depending on the time of the season, we might see the great wildebeest migration.

Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Katikati Tented Lodge (FB).

Day 7 Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Distance: 145km
Non – game viewing time: 2 – 4 Hrs

Early morning game drive and after depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area. We will stopover 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 Late afternoon transfer to the lodge.

Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge (FB).

Day 8 Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha – Airport

Distance: 210km
Non – game viewing time : 3 – 4 Hrs

After an early breakfast, You will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by year-round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot.

We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually be seen here. Late afternoon transfer to Arusha For dinner and Overnight or airport drop off.