Day 1: Arrival in Arusha
You will be picked up from the airport by your tour guide and transferred to your accommodation in Arusha where you will overnight, relax, and prepare in anticipation of the adventures to come. Gran Melia Arusha, is an oasis of calm and aesthetic pleasure.
Accommodation at Gran Melia Arusha hotel located in or near Arusha
Day 2: Tarangire National Park
In the morning you will be picked up from your lodge in Arusha by our personal safari guide or drive. We set out for Tarangire National Park on a good tarmac road across gently rolling Maasai plains with scattered acacia trees. As we zip along we pass many Maasai in their colorful dress walking on the roadside, riding bicycles, herding cattle and driving donkey’s carts. Tarangire National Park, well known for its large elephant herds, is also host to a multitude of other creatures. From the open roof of our state of the art safari jeep, we experience the seasonal swamps, savanna and life-giving Tarangire River, endeavoring to encounter a multitude of creatures, from zebra to wildebeest, buffalo, elephant, and giraffe, to name a few. It is possible we will glimpse lion stalking prey or leopards watching, relaxing in the trees above.
You will drive to one of our carefully selected luxury partner lodges for dinner in a tasteful restaurant, a pool at hand to soothe us, and a most capacious.
Accommodation at Maramboi Tented Lodge Luxury lodge located outside Tarangire NP
Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast, you will continue with your epic safari – Lake Manyara National Park. This relatively small but diverse park, 120km west of Arusha, is so named for the shallow salt lake which covers a good seventy percent of the park’s surface area. Flooding and drying with the seasons the soda lake is home to thousands of flamingo as well as over 500 other bird species. On our exploration of the park we will see monkey, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, elephant, and, with some luck, lions lounging in the trees. The park is known for its diverse landscapes; not only open grassy plains but also primate-filled woodlands and baobab dotted cliffs. After another memorable game drive we, with our adventure replete with images of the African wilds to last a lifetime.
Accommodation at Kitela Lodge located just outside Ngorongoro Highlands