12 Day Wildlife Safari & Cultural Experience

* Ngorongoro Crater * Serengeti * Lake Manyara * Lake Eyasi * Tarangire *

  • Mid range accommodation

DAY 1     ARUSHA
Meet at your lodge and transfer to your lodge for pre-safari briefing.
KARAMA LODGE | Dinner
DAY 2     ARUSHA – LAKE MANYARA
Our safari begins by passing through the town centre of Arusha and witnessing the sights and sounds of a colourful and bustling African city. We depart the city from the south west in the direction of the Great Rift Valley and Lake Manyara at the base of an escarpment. We enter the park for an afternoon game drive and then onto our room overlooking the Ngorongoro Conservation Area for overnight.
ENDORO LODGE | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3     LAKE MANYARA – LAKE EYASI
We enter the true tribal areas of Tanzania after leaving the tourist trail after breakfast and heading towards Lake Eyasi. Upon arrival we are able to interact with the Hadzabe/Datoga tribes by taking an afternoon wilderness walk of the area.
KISIMA NGEDA TENTED CAMP | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4     LAKE EYASI – NGORONGORO
A very early morning of traditional hunting ensures we are learning ancient customs of the hunter-gatherer firsthand. We join in the singing & dancing and afterwards visit the Datoga, traditional blacksmiths of the area. Return to lodge for brunch and afternoon of relaxation.
KISIMA NGEDA TENTED CAMP | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5     LAKE EYASI — NGORONGORO
Early transfer to Ngorongoro. Ngorongoro is collapsed volcano – an incredible natural amphitheatre, 25 km across and teeming with all of the African big game. Descent into the crater for spectacular scenery and game viewing in what has been described as the eighth wonder of the world. With several different habitats, Ngorongoro Crater can offer extensive viewing within this 22 square kilometre fishbowl. We enjoy a picnic lunch in the Crater before returning to the Maasai-run lodge on the crater rim forest for refreshment and overnight.
NGORONGORO SOPA LODGE | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6     NGORONGORO – SERENGETI
The transfer to the Serengeti is via a sea of red clothed warriors. We lunch en-route and arrive at our camp late afternoon. This camp is mobile, migrating with the herds so location is dependent on season.
Angania tented camp | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7     SERENGETI
Our special camp is within prime viewing areas and as it is located in the unspoilt areas of the Serengeti. We spend the day in search of spectacular wildlife by combing the surrounding areas, while only to returning to the camp for lunch and resting before afternoon game driving.
Angani tented camp | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8    SERENGETI
We continue to explore the central areas of the Serengeti. We are able to explore game-filled plains and try to spot the Big Cats lazing among the kopjes.
Ndutu lodge | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9     SERENGETI
An extension on areas already discovered allows today to be in pursuit of even more prime wildlife. It is a convenient access point for an optional Serengeti Balloon Safari or simply enjoy a private dinner under the stars of the Serengeti.
Ndutu lodge  | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 10      SERENGETI – TARANGIRE
An exciting return transfer through the rugged terrain of the Great Rift Valley outskirts and the archeological site of Oldupai Gorge ensues breakfast today. And we arrive to Esilalei Maasai Village for afternoon walking amongst the Maasai and then onto the luxury camp. The remoteness of this camp ensures intimacy and a classical bush experience.
MARAMBOI TENTED CAMP  | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 11     TARANGIRE – ARUSHA
We enter Tarangire for game driving and exploration of this wilderness as we learn animal behaviours and natural habitats from local experienced guides. We transfer to Arusha after lunch for Craft Market Exploration and safari de-briefing.
KARAMA LODGE | Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 12     ARUSHA – BEYOND
We make a timely transfer to Arusha departure point for travel beyond.
Breakfast