Highlights:

* Game drives in the Central Serengeti

* Game drives in Lake Manyara National Park

* Tour the Ngorongoro Crater

* Luxury accommodations in prime locations

* Year round Big-5 game viewing

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arusha

On arrival into Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be met and transferred to the Arusha Serena hotel where you stay for one night.

Overnight: Arusha Serena Hotel (Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park

Spend the morning getting to know your travel companions over a pre-safari briefing.

After lunch, journey through the Masai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee and banana plantations towards Lake Manyara.

Stay for one night at your accommodations which are perched on the edge of the Rift Valley with views over the lake.

Overnight: Lake Manyara Serena Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Day 3: Central Serengeti

Enjoy an early morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park before departing North West across the highlands peppered with coffee plantations.

Arrive at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and gaze out over the vast plains of the Serengeti as you begin spotting the wild animals who roam this area.

The lodge is situated on the edge of an escarpment overlooking the South-Western Serengeti Plains. The veranda extends from the front of the main building and provides a perfect platform to relax with a drink and see what you can spot with your binoculars!

Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Day 4: Central Serengeti

Today you will be taken on game drives in the Serengeti National Park. Every day is different in the Serengeti and you never know what you might see so pack your camera, binoculars, sunscreen and water and go explore!

OPTIONAL HOT AIR BALLOON SAFARI (extra cost applies)

Depart from the lodge before sunrise to allow time for a briefing from the pilot. Watch the crew inflate the envelope and at sunrise your adventure begins with flights at elevations to provide an overview of the Serengeti. Upon landing, you will be served a bush breakfast complete with sparkling wine or champagne to celebrate a successful flight.

Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Days 5-6: Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast, journey to Ngorongoro whilst soaking in the views of the Serengeti plains. En route, visit a Maasai village before continuing on to the Ngorongoro Crater rim.

Perched on the rim of the sunken volcano, the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge has one of the best positions in the area, overlooking the World Heritage Site known as Ngorongoro Crater. The views are breath-taking!

On Day 6 you journey into the famous Ngorongoro Crater (2,000 feet) to explore one of the World’s largest natural wildlife concentrations.

Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge (Full Board – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 

Day 7: End of Itinerary

Depart after breakfast and journey through the highlands to Karatu before making your way down the spectacular escarpment.

Lunch is provided in Arusha with airport drop off. We recommend you book your onward international flights for departure after 4:00pm.

Tour Code

WBT7(SERENA)GRP

Price

From: USD $3,270 per person (based on 2 people sharing 26 May – 25 June 2020).

This is a shared group tour which departs every Friday & Sunday throughout the year.

** Please contact us for pricing on other months or for solo traveller rates.

This itinerary is also available as a PRIVATE SAFARI, departing on any dates to suit you. Please contact us for the private safari prices and details.

Price Includes

 Meet and greet services

 Guaranteed window seat in 4×4 safari vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing

 Services of a bilingual English speaking driver-guide

 Game drives and crater tour

 All accommodation and meals as specified

 All park fees and government taxes

 One bottle of water per person per day during game drives

Price Excludes

 International flights & airport taxes

 Visas

 Tipping

 Drinks

 Personal travel insurance

 Personal expenses such as laundry service

Talk to a Specialist

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