DAY 1. Arriving at Kilimanjaro international airport,
Whatever your arrival time at Kilimanjaro International Airport, your Kiwoito Africa Safari driver-guide will be waiting for you with a warm welcoming smile. Kick back and relax in your comfortable vehicle as he takes you to your hotel in Moshi, Tanzania’s self-styled ‘safari capital.’ On your journey to the hotel, you will get a brief impression of this large, bustling, commercial city. Depending on your arrival time, you may have your pre-safari briefing today; overnight at Kibo Palace Apartment
DAY 2. MOSHI – ARUSHA.
Enjoy the Waterfalls and Coffee Plantation Walk at Kurunge/Materuni, followed by a taste of the local lunch in the afternoon, after lunch drive to Arusha for dinner and overnight at Gran Melia Arusha, Local dinner then enjoy the Arusha city.
DAY 3. ARUSHA – TARANGIRE.
After breakfast drive to Tarangire National Park for a game drive.
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 and 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 heads of, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, wildebeests, hippos, baboons, many and antelopes. For bird watchers, Tarangire is the place where over 400 bird species have been recorded in this park, which includes also the rare species animals like Greater Kudu, wild dogs & fringed Eared Oryx are also among rare animal species found in this amazing park.
Predators like lions, hyenas, cheetahs, jackals, and leopards are also found in this park. Tarangire National Park forms the central annual migratory cycle within Tarangire and Lake Manyara ecosystem which includes more than, 25,000 wildebeests, and about 30,000 zebras.
Dinner and overnight at FB
DAY 4. TARANGIRE – LAKE EYAS.
After breakfast drive to Mto wa member for a cultural walking tour to the village, farm, and market, then local lunch around the village, after lunch drive to Lake Eyas for visiting data tribe – blacksmith and onion plantation.
Lake Eyasi is located in the Great Rift Valley, southwest of the Ngorongoro Crater. Its salt-water levels experience dramatic changes with the seasons: in years with little rainfall, the lake can almost disappear. Near the shimmering lake, we will first experience a hunting trip with the Hadzabe, the last hunter-gatherers in Tanzania, before visiting a local blacksmith as he practices his craft, fashioning pots and weapons from scrap metal
Dinner and overnight at Lake Ziwani lodge. FB
DAY 5. LAKE EYAS – SERENGETI.
Early morning before breakfast, drive to the bush for hunting with Hadzabe tribe, bush breakfast then back to the lodge for early lunch, after hot lunch then drives to Serengeti national park followed by game drive en-route heading to the camp. At last! Serengeti, the incomparable wonder of Tanzania, will be the stage for the natural animal theatrics which will be performed over the next few days. Your game drive here combines the known with the unknown, the certainty that you will be amazed at the uncertainty of exactly what you will see and when. Changing light, a changing cast of animal actors, ensuring that at every turn there is a new experience. Snap off some memorable photos, but don’t forget to simply take a deep breath and enjoy nature in its real-time, raw beauty
Dinner and overnight at Kubukubu tented camp
DAY 6. Full-day game drive in Serengeti national park.
Today is a full day of discovery, a chance to enjoy the varied landscapes of the Central Serengeti.
The Seronera River weaves its way through this area, providing water for all species of wildlife. You will also see the distinctive rocky outcrops, the famous kopjes which characterize the Serengeti landscape. Lunch will be an unforgettable experience, enjoyed in the middle of the bush. Everything here varies with the seasons, but in May, November, and December migrating herds join the already rich population of resident animals that live here year-round. (In the rainy season, the landscape turns black with hundreds of thousands of wildebeest – a simply incredible sight.)
Dinner and overnight at Kubukubu tented camp. FB
DAY 7. SERENGETI – NGORONGORO.
After breakfast with packed lunch boxes drive to Ngorongoro Crater for a game drive. From the rim, we admire the incredible view and then descend into the vast crater itself. On one side there’s the Lerai Forest, a classic mountain forest landscape with almost tropical characteristics. This is good elephant country, so keep your eyes peeled. By the side of the nearby swampland is what is sometimes called the ‘elephant graveyard’ as the mighty male tuskers at the end of their lives come to chew on the soft, swampland grasses once their teeth have failed them.
The crater has a population of around 120 lions, with well-defined territories; 15,000 wildebeest, 9,000 zebra, 400 hyenas, and around 50 black rhino. Many wildebeest and other herd animals are residents, benefiting from the many sources of year-round waters and are boosted by some migrators in season. Buffalo, Thomson’s gazelle, and eland are also present in numbers. Hippos can be found in pools and swampland and highland birdlife is colorful and plentiful around the waters. Flamingos can often be seen in Lake Magadi, which occupies part of the crater floor Like nothing else on Earth, the stunning crater of Ngorongoro is a unique home for many, many species of Tanzania’s wildlife. With some luck, you may even see a black rhino here. After exit Serengeti visit Maasai village. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Oldeani Lodge HB
DAY 8. NGORONGORO – KILIMANJARO AIRPORT.
After breakfast drive to Arusha for Lunch at Arusha Serena hotel, after lunch then drive to Kilimanjaro international airport for a flight back