Day 1: Arrive Kilimanjaro
Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport, meet and greet with our guide then transfer to Moshi town for overnight at Keys Lodge.
Day 2: Kilimanjaro Day Climb – Moshi – Arusha
Elevation (ft): 6,046 ft to 8,858 ft
Distance: 8 km/5 miles
Hiking Up and down Time: 8 – 10 hours
Habitat: Rain Forest
Today Early morning depart to Marangu gate for the necessary formalities before beginning of the trek. The hiking trail begins by ascending a beautiful, tropical rain forest. At the upper edge of the forest you will be able to see blue monkeys. The trail then widens to expose beautiful hillsides until you reach Mandara Hut. Enjoy picnic lunch at Mandara, short rest then start trekking back to Marangu gate where you will be transferred to Arusha town for overnight at Impala Hotel.
Day 3: Arusha to Serengeti
After breakfast you will leave Arusha and drive to Serengeti National Park with lunch boxes. While driving across ngorongoro conservation area you will be spotting some animals such as zebras, giraffes, gazelles and small herds of wildebeest. Arrive Serengeti in afternoon and continue with the game drive till evening. Serengeti is over 6,000 square miles of sprawling, unspoiled landscape. Add to that an extraordinary population of resident and migratory animals in a constant bid for survival, and you understand why this is often called, “the world as it was in the beginning.” As soon as you enter the park, wildlife viewing begins. Search for leopard and lion. Watch in awe as zebra, wildebeest, and elephant simply appears from amidst the woodlands and plains. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Safari lodge.
Day 4: Northern Serengeti Mara River
Breakfast, departs for game drive en-route to Northern Serengeti at Bologonja Area. Normally in Mid- July to Mid-September the herds of migration cross Mara River from Serengeti to Maasai Mara game reserve. The migration stays only for few months in Maasai Mara and start to cross Mara River back to Serengeti in mid- October to Early November. Watching the herds crossing the River is a phenomena and a life time memory. Different scenes can be observed at the crossing point including that of Giants Nile crocodiles killing the wildebeest and zebra. After a long day of game viewing along the banks of Mara River drive to Game viewing during tand August for the morning game drive back to lodge for lunch and continue with afternoon game drive till evening where you will drive back to the lodge for sundowner, dinner and overnight Serengeti Safari Lodge.
Day 5: Northern Serengeti
Today continue with the game viewing in the northern Serengeti area at Kogatende where your driver will try his level best to located different spots where the migration crossing the Mara river. Picnic lunch will be served just at the banks of the river. During the river crossing a number of predators such as lions and hyena can easily be spotted following the herds. Several predator birds such as vultures and marabou stocks will also be seen in the area. Late afternoon drive back to the Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Overnight Country Lodge Karatu
After breakfast we will leave Serengeti game drive en-route and move to Ngorongoro Conservation Area via the olduvai Gorge and the maasai boma. Dinner and overnight at Country Lodge Karatu.
Day 7: Crater tour overnight Country lodge
Today we descend down Ngorongoro crater for game viewing with packed lunch. The park is one of the most densely crowded wildlife areas in the world and is home to an estimated 30,000 animals. The Ngorongoro Crater is often called ‘Africa’s Eden’ and the ‘8th Natural Wonder of the World’. A visit to the crater is a main attraction for tourists coming to Tanzania and a definite world-class attraction. Within the crater rim, large herds of zebra and wildebeest graze nearby while sleeping lions laze in the sun. At dawn, the endangered black rhino returns to the thick cover of the crater forests after grazing on dew-laden grass in the morning mist. Just outside the crater’s ridge, tall Masaai herd their cattle and goats over green pastures through the highland slopes, living alongside the wildlife as they have for centuries.
Day 8: Karatu -Arusha – Zanzibar Overnight Warere
Today after breakfast we shall transfer you to Arusha town for lunch at Arusha Coffee Lodge and after lunch drop at the airport for your flight to Zanzibar. Our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to North coast at Warere Beach Bungalow for overstay.
Day 9 – 11: Leisure stay at Warere Beach Bungalow
Leisure stay at the hotel swimming. Optional stone town tour, Spice tour, prison island tour will be available on request per extra charge.
Day 12: Today we shall transfer you to Zanzibar airport your schedule flight to Dar es Salaam which departs at 15h30 and arrives Dar es Salaam at 15h50.
End of services
2 people @ US $ 4390
3 people@ US $ 3950
4 – 6 people @ US $ 3880
Solo traveler: US $ 635
Airport transfers services
Half board accommodation in Arusha on the first day
Transport on an open roof private safari vehicle
Park entrance fees
Ngorongoro crater service fees
Entrance fees at Olduvai
Maasai Boma visit in Ngorongoro
Full board accommodation in Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Serengeti Serena Lodge
Reserve Concession fees
Service of the English speaking driver guide
Air ticket from Kilimanjaro Airport to Zanzibar
Air ticket from Zanzibar to Dar es Salaam
Transfers at Zanzibar
Gratuity for the Driver and lodge staffs
Any expenses of the personal nature which doesn’t mention on the itinerary
Flying doctor services
Accommodation in Arusha on the last day
Domestic and international flight tickets.