Leave Arusha or Moshi between 8-9am and drive for roughly 2-3 hours to reach Lake Manyara National Park. Eat dinner and overnight at a viewpoint in the Great Rift Valley, overlooking Lake Manyara.
Serengeti National Park
Early breakfast at 6am followed by a game drive en route to Serengeti National Park from Lake Manyara. Eat dinner and spend the night in the heart of Serengeti.
Wake early in the Serengeti to tour the northern part of the park. Full day of game driving. After sunset, eat dinner and overnight in the Lobo area (or Seronera).
Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater
Spend the morning on another game drive in the Serengeti. In the afternoon, drive to the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater (with an optional stopover at Olduvai Gorge). Have dinner and overnight with an excellent view of the crater.
Ngorongoro Crater and return to Arusha or Moshi
Spend the day in the Ngorongoro Crater, viewing animals in the park. Lunch will take place at the picnic site at the crater floor. In the afternoon, drive back to Arusha or Moshi. Breakfast and lunch included.
Departing from Moshi or Arusha in the morning, drive for 2-3 hours to Lake Manyara. Eat a picnic lunch and do a game drive until late afternoon. Stay at the Migunga Forest Camp, Kiruruma Manyara Tented Lodge, or the Manyara Serena Lodge.
Arusha, Lake Natron
Depart early in the morning for a nature walk with a guide to the shores of Lake Manyara to see wildlife drinking at watering holes. Afternoon drive to Lake Natron via Engaruka Village. At Engaruka Village, hike and Maasai cultural tour. Then drive through Ngaresero Village and head to Lake Natron to stay at Moivaro Lake Natron Tented Camp, or the Ngare Sero Lake Natron Camp.
At Lake Natron, go on a morning drive to tour the shoreline of the highly unusual lake. After taking a safari along the lakeshore, return to your lodge for lunch. In the late afternoon, walk to the nearby waterfalls for a refreshing swim.
After breakfast, game drive from Lake Natron to Serengeti via Loliondo and a picnic lunch. Stay at the Halisi Camp, Ikoma Moivaro Camp, Seronera Wildlife Lodge, the Serengeti Serena Lodge, or the Mbuze Mawe Tented Camp.
Full day game drive through the Serengeti and tour at the Visitor’s Center.
Drive to Ngorongoro via Olduvai Gorge
Visiting: Serengeti, Ngorongoro
Drive from Serengeti to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area with optional visits to the Olduvai Gorge and a Maasai village. Stay at the Rhino Lodge, Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, Ngorongoro Farmhouse, the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge, or Sopa Lodge.
Descend down the Ngorongoro rim and onto the crater floor for a game drive.
Visiting: Lake Eyasi
Leaving Ngorongoro, drive to Lake Eyasi for an afternoon hike by the lake. Stay at the Tindiga Tented Camp or the Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp.
Lake Eyasi and the Hadza People
After breakfast, visit the local Hadza tribe. After the cultural tour, drive back to Moshi or Arusha via Mto Wa Mbu.