Lake Manyara N.P/ Serengeti N.P/ Ngorongoro Crater N.P and Tarangire N.P. Traveling in custom four-wheel drive Land Rover safari vehicles, we navigate back roads and dusty tracks to encounter a new surprise every day. Your family will discover vast, ruggedly beautiful landscapes, stretching from the volcanic cone of Mount Meru to the Great Rift Valley, from the dramatic, tree-strewn landscape of Tarangire to the endless plains of the Serengeti. You'll meet our long-time friends – villagers, school children, artisans, the Maasai and your Tanzanian guides. THE most important element if you're with children is that you have a good, patient guide and this is something we will always place a major emphasis on.
Upon arrival at the airport you will be received by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Depart in the morning for Lake Manyara arriving mid-morning game drive inside the park to search for wild game, the park is home to plenty of game and birdlife. Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its tree climbing lions and large flocks of flamingoes. This beautiful park is at the base of the Great Rift Valley escarpment and comprises of forest, woodland, grasslands, and swamps.
Gazelles, impala, buffalo, wildebeest, the famous tree climbing lion, hyena, baboon, giraffe, hippopotamus, and a great number of smaller mammals,350 species of bird, storks and flamingoes. The park contains five distinct vegetation zones and is of scenic beauty Dinner and overnight at lodge.
Depart after breakfast and take picnic lunch with you as you proceed for Serengeti with a brief stop at Olduvai Gorge the Historical Site, Picnic lunch and proceed arriving in western Serengeti for late afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight.
Full day in Serengeti with early morning and late afternoon game drives in the vast Serengeti plain. The term Serengeti means endless plains in Maasai language. In the central plains there are carnivores like leopard, lion, hyena and cheetah. This park is normally the scene of the annual migration of wildebeest and zebra that occurs between the Kenyan Mara and the Serengeti. Varied bird species can be seen here including eagles, ducks, geese, egrets, vultures, secretary birds, ibis, stork, herons, kites, pelicans, cranes and guinea fowl. Dinner and overnight
Depart to Ngorongoro Conservation Area after breakfast game drives en route to arrive at the lodge in time for lunch. After lunch descend to the crater floor for game drives at this animal paradise a world wonder. Various animals co-exist inside this broken caldera which also has distinct vegetation zones. Return late afternoon to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 6 & 7.
After breakfast depart to Tarangire N/P Tarangire lies to the south of the large open grass plains of southern Maasailand and is the best-kept secret on the northern safari circuit. wonderful panoramas of wide savannah grasslands dotted with open acacia woodland studded with large Baobab trees. The density of game is second only to the crowded Ngorongoro Crater ,Tarangire is a dry season refuge for many migratory animals (elephants, wildebeest, zebra, gazelles, eland and buffalo), that spend many months of the year outside the park on traditional grazing corridors linking Tarangire with other protected areas.
Early game drives return for breakfast, check out and depart to Arusha for lunch. Later you will continue with your onward tour.