DAY 1: KILIMANJARO AIRPORT – ARUSHA, 1 HOUR
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) meet and greet with our representative, then followed by transfer to Arusha. You may have an option to view Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa according to the weather and arrival time. You may also have the option to do some activities in Arusha, such as a coffee tour, city tour, museum tour, local market tour, or Maasai market tour. dinner overnight at the ARUSHA PLANET HOTEL.
2.5 hrsDrive to Tarangire National Park for a day game drive in the park Dinner & Night at TARANGIRE SIMBA TENTED LODGE.
Tarangire is one of the best parks in Tanzania, which offers some extraordinary sights. Normally, in the dry seasons, the Tarangire River becomes a reliable water solution for many animals which is a permanent source of water.
Tarangire is known and famous for its large elephant concentration, baobab trees, and beautiful landscapes, you expect to see the heads of, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, hippos, baboons, and antelopes. For bird watchers, Tarangire is where over 400 bird species have been recorded in the park, including rare species animals like Greater Kudu, wild dogs, and fringed-eared Oryx, among rare animal species found in this amazing park.
2 hours today we take you to Lake Manyara National Park for a full day of game drive inside the park. Dinner & Night at MANYARA SAFARI LODGE.
This is one of Tanzania’s small national parks but it still offers a rewarding and diverse safari experience. Here you expect to see the lake shore flooded with more than 350 species of birds like Flamingos, ducks and other water birds. At Lake Manyara, there is also a forest with underground water where you might spot large mammals like elephants, Antelopes and more than 100 species of birds. There is also Savanna woodland where you might see wildebeest Zebras and Giraffes. but what is so special here is to see tree-climbing lions, the lions climb the trees to avoid the hotness of the area or when it is too wet.
DAY 4: LAKE MANYARA – LAKE NATRON, 3 HOURS
Kiwoito Safaris strives to take you to places which will amaze you. lake Natron is one of the places in Tanzania which have an awesome view and real African landscape. Dinner and overnight at Masai Giraffe Eco Lodge.
When arriving In this beautiful semi-desert area, around 3 pm after check-in at the hotel meet your local guide who will do all your activities at Engaresero village, you will start with a walk to Engaresero Waterfalls. Engaresero waterfall is one of the best waterfalls in the northern circuit of Tanzania, which creates a natural swimming pool, so here possible to swim, don’t forget to bring your swimming wear, On the way enjoy the beautiful view of Oldonyo Lengai, this is a Masai word means “MOUNTAIN OF GOD” the only active mountain in Tanzania. Early in the morning before breakfast at 6 am with your local guide, walk to the Lake to see waterbirds, on the way enjoy the sunrise lake Natron is a mineral-rich soda lake in northern Tanzania, not far from Kenya. Natron is a breeding ground for hundreds of thousands of lesser flamingos, despite the highly alkaline state of the striking red waters.
If you like geographical features, this is the best place to stay for more than 2 days, because of the area’s beauty. today your guide will take you to the other side of Lake Natron to keep enjoying the landscape and more waterbirds on the lake, on the way stop at the hot waterspring for a short visit. then back to the lodge for a hot lunch and siesta at the swimming pool, in the evening option to visit Masai village and Engaresero village. Dinner and overnight at Masai Giraffe Eco Lodge.
5hrsAfter breakfast drive to Central Serengeti National Park, after arriving perform an afternoon game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight at Baobab Serengeti camp. The name Serengeti is derived from the Maasai word means *Siringeti* which means endless plains due to the short grass plains which seem endless. Serengeti is one of the World Heritage sites and a biosphere reserve. Serengeti is one of the largest parks in Tanzania and one of the best National parks in Africa. Serengeti is one of the most famous wildlife areas in the world with the greatest concentration of wild animals on the planet and home for the remaining wildebeest migration, which migrate from the south of Serengeti to the north Mara River searching for the green pastures.
Proceed to the central Serengeti for a full-day game drive in Serengeti. Dinner and overnight at Into Wild Tented Lodge Full board.
3 hrs Heading to Ngorongoro for a safari game drive down the crater floor then late afternoon on your way to Karatu for dinner and overnight at MARERA VALLEY LODGE Full boardNgorongoro is a multiple land use area where the Maasai who are pastoralists share the same ecosystem with wild animals, the area is part of the Serengeti ecosystem in the north and northwest of the Ndutu region where between December and April is the best time to see the calving of wildebeest and zebras. The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest unbroken and non-flooded caldera in the world, the main attraction of Ngorongoro is the crater which formed after the large volcano exploded and collapsed on itself and formed a caldera, in the caldera is the best place to see many antelopes very close and the big 5 animals but depending on the season.
DAY 9: KARATU TO LAKE EYASI
1hrDepart to Lake Eyasi for a cultural tour experience, here you will get to visit the Hadzabe tribe (bushmen), to learn and experience their lifestyles and cultures where you will learn how they hunt, track wildlife, make fire, and even take honey from bee’s nests. Hadzabe is the only remaining society which lives only through hunting and gathering around east Africa, living in caves and using click language is what makes Hadzabe unique from other ancient tribes there are also other tribes to visit apart from Hadzabe including Dattoga and blacksmiths Dinner and overnight at Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge: Full Board.
DAY 10: DEPARTURE
Drive back to Arusha for a flight to Zanzibar or back home, possible to depart with lunch boxes or have a hot lunch in Arusha, depending on your flight ticket schedule