The itinerary takes you to four thrilling wildlife places in Tanzania and a prime location for the big five. Begin with canoeing in Lake Manyara national park and experience the close view of hippos in their natural habitat before following the seasonal migration of wildebeest and zebras in Tarangire and a host of predators like lions and leopards and mobs of an elephant. In the Serengeti, the big cats await with the longest lion research in the world and possibly the best place for lion sighting in Africa. Finish with a day of game viewing down at the crater and a visit to the Maasai people with great hunting experience with the Bushmen’s in Eyasi.
Itinerary At Glance Explore seasonal wildebeest and zebras in Tarangire. Unfold the big cats in Serengeti. hunt with the Bushmen’s
Day 1 & 2ARUSHA-TARANGIRE
After breakfast drive onward to the Tarangire national park with a picnic lunch. Countless elephants scratch the dry river bed for underground streams, while migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, hartebeest, and eland crowd shrinking lagoons, the greatest concentration of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem, and a veritable smorgasbord for and other large predators. Simba tented camp.
Activities: Game viewing.
After breakfast drive to Mto wa mbu a small village nestled on the floor of the great rift valley escarpment And experience the local interaction of the 120 local tribes which are all represented in this area, Walk through the banana plantation and stop for your local lunch prepared by local indigenous women. Afternoon drive to the farmhouse for Dinner and Overnight.Farm house
Activities: Village walks Local lunch, Farm walk.
Day 4 & 5KARATU-SERENGETI
Breakfast at the lodge and proceed to Serengeti through the Ndutu plains. The next two days will be spent exploring the Serengeti habitats from the plains dotted with kopjes, riverine, woodlands, valleys, and swamps for the big cats, lion, leopard, and cheetah other sightings may include elephant giraffe, jackal, baboons, birds, and warthog. Dinner and overnight Tortillis camp.
Activities: Game viewing, balloon safari.
Note: Balloon safari Optional
Morning walking safari in Serengeti Escorted by a park ranger then back to the camp and after proceed to Ngorongoro. Dinner and overnight Serena hotel.
Activities: Game viewing, Maasai visit.
After breakfast depart for a game drive in the crater with a picnic lunch. Explore the area's habitat from the forest, swam, riverine, water pools, and grass plains, looking for the famous black mane lion and endangered black rhino. Other sightings may be a golden jackal, spotted hyena, hippos, and the beautiful majestic crowned crane. Dinner and overnight Eyasi safari lodge.
Activities: Game viewing
Day 8 Eyasi-Arusha
You will depart in the early morning and drive to the Bushmen area and go hunting with them (these are the only people in Tanzania whose life fully depends on hunting and gathering. You will walk behind them and see how they shoot their animals by using bows and arrows, then see how they skin them, roast them and eat. You will continue to the lodge for lunch then drive back to Arusha.
Activities:Game viewing, Maasai visit and Walking safari