• Lap of Luxury West & Central - 10 Nights/11 Days

    Price Start from: $5,500

Lap of Luxury West & Central

10 Nights / 11 Days

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: Luxury

Price Start From $ 5,500

Your Adventure Begins

Lap of Luxury West & Central

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 Tree Tops.

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 all photographers.

Overnight stay at Tarangire Tree Tops.

Day 4. Tarangire National Park/Western Serengeti

One last morning game viewing in Tarangire en route to center area of the Serengeti where breathtaking landscapes, endless horizons and abundant wildlife await you. The Serengeti is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is sure to capture your imagination. Overnight at Gurumeti Luxury Tented Camp where we settled down for a couple nights.

Overnight stay at Gurumeti Luxury Tented Camp.

Day 5. Western Serengeti

A Day of exploring wildlife around Western 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 Gurumeti Luxury Tented Camp.

Day 6. Drive to Center Serengeti

Morning game viewing around the Western corridor then drive to Serengeti Mbuzi Mawe Tented Camp where will we stay a couple nights.

Overnight stay at Serengeti Mbuzi Mawe Tented Camp.

Day 7. Center Serengeti

Today we explore 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.

Overnight stay at Serengeti Mbuzi Mawe Tented Camp.

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”. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge for overnight stay.

Overnight stay at Ngorongoro Crater 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. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge for overnight stay.

Overnight stay at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge.

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 Lake Manyara Tree 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 Mount Arusha Mountain Village or transfer to the airport.

Lap of Luxury West & Central | Duration: 10 Nights 11 Days | Accommodation: Luxury