• Comprehensive South to North - 11 days/10 nights

    Price Start from: $4,250

Comprehensive South to North

11 days/10 nights

Trip Summary

Duration: 10 Nights 11 Days
Parks Visited: Arusha National Park, Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Manyara National Park
Level of Accommodation: Deluxe/Luxury

Price Start From $ 4,250

Your Adventure Begins

Comprehensive South to North

Day 1. Arusha National Park

After breakfast we drive to Arusha National park for some game viewing and some relaxed game walking. This beautiful park is located only 32 km (20 mi) northeast of Arusha. It covers an area of 137 sq km’s (58 sq mi) and is known as “Serengeti ndogo” meaning “little Serengeti”. The peaks of Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru surround the park and can be seen on a clear day. The black and white colobus monkey is the park’s mascot and can been seen swan-diving from branch to branch. The park also contains blue monkeys, olive baboons, elephants, hippo, leopard, hyena, zebra and antelope. The park is famous for it’s 400 species of migrant and resident birds.

Overnight stay at Ngurdoto Mt Lodge.

Day 2. Tarangire National Park

After breakfast we drive to Tarangire National Park for some very rewarding game drives. Tarangire National Park has some of the highest population density of elephants anywhere in Tanzania, and its sparse vegetation, strewn with baobab and acacia trees, makes it a beautiful and special location. Before the rains, droves of gazelle, wildebeest, zebra, and giraffes migrate to Tarangire National Park’s scrub plains where the last grazing land still remains.

Overnight stay at Tarangire Safari Lodge.

Day 3. Tarangire National Park

We start our day with an early morning game drive around Tarangire National Park. Breathtaking views of the Masaai Steppe and the mountains to the south make a stop at Tarangire a memorable experience. We can relax by the pool in the afternoon and enjoy the peaceful surroundings and lovely views of the Tarangire river where animals come to drink. You have the option to end the afternoon with a sunset game drive, the warm glow of the evening light will delight photographers.
Overnight stay at Tarangire Safari Lodge.

Day 4. Tarangire National Park/ Center Serengeti

Morning game viewing en route to Center Serengeti, famed for its annual animal migration when some 6 million hooves pound the open plains. Breathtaking landscapes, vast plains, endless horizons and abundant wildlife await you. The Serengeti is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Overnight stay at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

Day 5. Serengeti

Today is a full day of exploring the amazing array of wildlife around Southern & central Serengeti, which is the ideal location for marveling at the annual migration of large herds of animals at this time of the year. The Serengeti’s endless plains provide an exceptional landscape for wildlife viewing, it truly is ultimate safari country. Often spotted in the Serengeti are elephants, hippos, lions, zebras, wildebeests, cheetahs, leopards and more.

Overnight stay at Serengeti Sopa Lodge.

Day 6. Drive to Center Serengeti

After a morning game drive around Seronera Again area we set out to the center area of the Serengeti for some more interior exploration.

Overnight at Serengeti Serena Hotel.

Day 7. Center Serengeti

Today we concentrate on the center region of the Serengeti, where we look for large herds of wildebeests pounding the plains, while hungry predators such as lions, leopards and cheetahs try to prey upon the youngest and weakest members of the herds. We can also hope to get a rare glimpse at the endangered black rhino.

Overnight stay at Serengeti Serena Hotel.

Day 8. Serengeti/ Olduvai Gorge/ Ngorongoro Crater

Today we leave the Serengeti and drive to Ngorongoro Crater passing some very scenic landscapes. En route to the Ngorongoro crater we stop by Olduvai Gorge, a world-renowned archeological site that has been called the “Cradle of Mankind”.

Overnight stay at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.

Day 9. Ngorongoro Crater

Today you enjoy a full day of game viewing at the Ngorongoro Crater floor. Called the eighth wonder of the world, the crater won’t fail to take your breath away as you stand on the rim looking down a 10-mile wide crater floor with abundant wildlife. The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest unbroken volcanic caldera in the world covering approximately 260 sq km’s with walls rising 600 meters from the crater floor. Before the Ngorongoro Volcano exploded and collapsed 2 million years ago, it was one of the world’s tallest mountains. Now, it is home to more than 30,000 large mammals – mainly gazelle, buffalo, eland, hartebeest and warthog – and has the highest predator density in the world.

Overnight stay at Ngorongoro Farm House.

Day 10. Lake Manyara

We leave the Ngorongoro Crater for a scenic drive to Lake Manyara National Park, a unique and picturesque park with a stunning lake, inspiring views and very varied wildlife and birdlife viewing. Manyara is a shallow, alkaline lake that is part of the Rift Valley wall; the lake is at the base of this dramatic western escarpment giving it a beautiful and serene setting. In addition to this peaceful setting, Lake Manyara’s main attractions are its rich bird life, tree climbing lions and its hippos which you can see at a closer range than any other places.

Overnight stay at Kirurumu Tented Lodge.

Day 11. Lake Manyara/ Arusha

A morning of wild life excursion at lake Manyara National Park followed by a drive back to Arusha after lunch.

Overnight stay at Kibo Palace or transfer to the Kilimanjaro Airport.

Comprehensive South to North | Duration: 10 Nights / 11 Days | Accommodation: Deluxe/Luxury