Day 1 : Arusha – Tarangire
This morning you will travel to Tarangire National Park.
Tarangire is one of Tanzania’s largest national park’s and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are an interesting feature of the park. Animals concentrate along the Tarangire River, which provides the only permanent water supply in the area. There is a great diversity of wildlife including lion, leopard, cheetah and up to six thousand elephant.
Enjoy your afternoon game drive.
Overnight camping within Tarangire National Park
Day 2 : Tarangire – Serengeti
After breakfast you will commence your drive to one of the most famous game parks in Africa, the Serengeti. Here is home to millions of wildebeest during the migration and over the huge flat plains you are likely to find lion, cheetah, leopard, hyena and many other small predators. Enjoy an on route game drive to your campsite and then the experience of sleeping in the middle of the Serengeti.
Overnight camping in Seronera (the centre of the Serengeti)
(the centre of the Serengeti)
Day 3: Serengeti
Today you have a full day to explore the Serengeti.
Overnight camping in Seronera, Serengeti.
Day 4 : Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater
An early morning start in the Serengeti to try and find cats before they retreat away from the blazing sun during the day. After a few hours game drive in the Serengeti drive to the Ngorongoro Crater.
Overnight camping on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater
Day 5 : Ngorongoro Crater – Lake Eyasi
This morning you will descend into the Ngorongoro Crater – a wonderful haven for wildlife. Ngorongoro is unique in that almost all the wildlife live within the crater walls hence you have the opportunity to find game easily. Rhino, in particular, can be seen regularly as well as prides of lion and other predators like cheetah. In the late afternoon travel the short distance to Lake Eyasi.
Overnight camping at Lake Eyasi
Day 6 : Lake Eyasi-Arusha/Moshi
Lake Eyasi is home to the hunter-gathers ethnic group of the Hadzabe Bushmen (they bear similar characteristics to those of Bushmen at Southern Africa). This indigenous tribe are probably the last living in true harmony with nature and are well known for their communication via clicking rather than speech. You will enjoy hunting with them and experiencing their way of life.
After lunch begin your drive back to Arusha/Moshi.
Camping safari inclusions :
All game drives, vehicle, park entry fees, camping fees, English speaking driver/guide, all food, cook, drinking water, camping equipment, cultural visit and at least 1 pair of binoculars.
Additional costs :
Tipping to your driver/guide and cook. The recommended is approx USD$30-$40 per day to the driver/guide and USD$15-$20 per day to the cook. This is divided between everyone in the vehicle.
Suggestions on things to bring :
* Extra Binoculars
* Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
* Mosquito repellent
* Warm clothes for your early morning in Ngorongoro Crater
* Cool comfortable clothes for during the days
* Torch, bathroom towel and toiletries.