Major highlight in this 10day safari is the Lake Natron Basin - A RAMSTAR international site which forms a breeding ground for 2.4 Million lesser flamingoes in East Africa. You will also be able to visit Lake Manyara - famous for its Tree climbing lions.
DAY 1: ARUSHA COFFEE LODGE
Arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, met and assisted by our representative. Transfer to Moivaro Lodge at the foot of Mt Meru. Today relax and recover from your flight. You may also wander through the nearby coffee plantation and visit a local village closely associated with the lodge. Overnight at Moivaro Coffee Plantation Lodge & Estate (BB).
DAY 2: LAKE NATRON
After breakfast, we set off towards Lake Manyara and then onto the spectacular Lake Natron Basin, an important wetland of international importance and a RAMSTAR site. A significant part of the lake surface is covered by an evaporite salt crust, which dissolves only during the rainy season. It is the only regular breeding area for 2-4 million lesser flamingo in East Africa. Lunch is taken en-route to our permanent camp near the lake. Dinner and overnight at your Tented Camp (LDBB).
DAY 3: LAKE NATRON
Today we explore the lake shores early morning and late evening and witness an amazing sunrise and sunset. Meals and overnight at your Tented Camp (LDBB).
DAY 4: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK
After an early breakfast, we drive past Ol Donyo Lengai, an active volcano, across the Salei plains and finally to the western Serengeti. The drive reveals spectacular scenery and wildlife. Meals and overnight at Serengeti Migration Camp (LDBB).
DAY 5: SERENGETI MIGRATION CAMP
After morning game drive, we return to the camp for breakfast, then continue for a full-day game drive taking our lunch by a river or under shady acacia trees. Our game drives are in remote areas. Meals and overnight at Serengeti Migration Camp (LDBB).
DAY 6: SERENGETI MIGRATION CAMP
Today take 3 wonderful game drives exploring different areas of the vast North-Western Serengeti plains which attract over a million wildebeest and zebra between June and September. Meals and overnight at your Tented Camp (LDBB).
DAY 7: NGORONGORO CONSERVANCY
After a relaxed breakfast, depart with lunch boxes and drive via Ol Duvai gorge to to the Ngorongoro Crater. Picnic lunch at the flor of the crater and proceed on a game drive at the fllor of the crater. Thereafter exit the conservation area and drive to the spectacular Ngorongoro Highlands and a spend a night near the Ngorongoro Crater. Meals and overnight at Crater Forest Tented Camp LDBB.
DAY 8: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
An early breakfast, followed by a descent into the game rich crater for an eventful game drive. We return to the lodge for lunch and then drive to our permanent camp close to Lake Manyara. Relax in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge (LDBB).
DAY 9: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives. An optional canoe safari, village visit or circling tour is available in between game game drives. Meals and overnight at Lake Manyara Tree Lodge(LDBB).
DAY 10: DEPART
After a relaxed breakfast, we drive back to Arusha and later to Kilimanjaro Airport for your flight back home. Alternatively, you may extend to Zanzibar for a beach holiday.