DAY 1: ARRIVAL ARUSHA
On arrival at JRO airport you will be met by a representative and transferred to an Air BnB accommodation in Arusha for an overnight stay. You can spend the rest of your time on Day 1 at your leisure.
DAY 2: ARUSHA TO ARUSHA NATIONAL PARK OR MKOMAZI NATIONAL PARK
Today the real adventure begins. You will enjoy getting up close to wildlife on a walking safari in either Arusha National Park or Mkomazi National Park (guest makes a choice).
DAY 3: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Explore the beauty of Lake Manyara National park then stay overnight in the local village of Mto wa Mbu or in Karatu town. Lake Manyara National Park is known for the flamingos that inhabit the lake, in flocks of thousands during the wet season. The leopards and lions in the park are both known to lounge in the trees while not hunting for prey.
DAY 4: MTO WA MBU TO LAKE NATRON
Take a stroll through Mto wa Mbu village for some Maasai cultural tourism opportunities, then we drive to Lake Natron for overnight stay.
DAY 5: LAKE NATRON
Enjoy optional activities at Lake Natron such as swimming, hikes, treks, bird watching and seeing the oldest Homo sapiens footprints to have ever been discovered. Alternatively, enjoy a relaxing day witnessing the beautiful African sun rise and sun set while watching the thousands of flamingos turn the lake into a pink haze.
DAY 6: TO THE SERENGETI
We leave Lake Natron and head to Central Serengeti where we will stay overnight.
DAY 7: SERENGETI
The Serengeti is vast and full of wildlife, so to get the full experience we will spend another three full days on thrilling game drives exploring this beautiful, natural site. Again, all meals are included.
DAY 8: SERENGETI
Full day in Serengeti plus overnight (all meals included).
DAY 9: SERENGETI
Full day exploring Serengeti.
DAY 10: NGORONGORO CRATER
We say goodbye to the Serengeti and make our way to the incredible Ngorongoro crater where we participate in an incredible tour of the crater. Overnight at Simba campsite.
DAY 11: NGORONGORO CRATER
The Ngorongoro crater is huge. Thus we get to experience another tour today and stay overnight at Simba campsite or Karatu town.
DAY 12: SERENGETI TO BUSHMEN
Moving from wildlife to the local culture we visit the Bushmen of Lake Eyasi who guide us on a tour amongst the beautiful surroundings. We stay overnight in Eyasi or Mto wa Mbu village.
DAY 13: BUSHMEN TO TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
More fantastic sights are to be witnessed in Tarangire national park where we enjoy game drives today. The park is most famous for its elephant migration, birding and authentic safari atmosphere. Stay overnight in Tarangire.
DAY 14: TARANGIRE TO ARUSHA
On the final day of the tour we travel from Tarangire back to Arusha and transfer you to JRO for your flights back home or further travels.