The Great Mara Crossing
These trip will take you through Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro and Serengeti, This will give you the insight of writing your own documentary from the tree climbing lion of Manyara to the thousand wildebeest crossing the Mara River searching for fresh grass and water. You will also have a good chance of visiting two place were the endangered black rhino are mostly seen but also taken high care of Ngorongoro and Northern Serengeti. Finish your trip with a stay at the beach in Dar es Salaam
Day By Day Description
After a long flight from home, today you will only be transferred to your lodge in Arusha for Dinner and overnight. (This highly depends on your time of arrival)
After breakfast drive to Lake Manyara national park for game viewing, the park is a scenic hidden and the contrasting habitats is something to look at, underground water forest, rift valley escarpment, acacia woodland and the lake, sightings may include baboon, giraffe, buffalo, elephant and amazing birds sighting. Dinner and Rhino hotel.
After an early breakfast descend down to the crater floor for your game viewing. The area has the largest permanent concentration of big mammals on earth, explore the crater habitats from the forest to the grassy plains, seasonal water pools, swamps and Riverine for its best known sightings of lion, rhino, hyena, jackals, elephant, buffalo and water birds. After lunch onwards to Serengeti. Dinner and overnight Katikati camp.
Early morning game drive in the Seronera valley known as the best place to see lions in the continent, great sighting of cheetah and leopard as well, the habitats here is a contrasting between plains, kopjes and riverine dotted with acacia trees. Back to the camp for lunch then onwards to north Serengeti Dinner and overnight Savannah camp.
Day 5 & 6
The next two days will be spend unfolding the an expected secrets of the north and the wildebeest crossing the might Mara river and crocodiles trying to take them, The habitat is characterized by some rolling hills, kopjes, plains and riverine, but with the migration around it offers one of the best game viewings for, lion, cheetah, leopard, other sighting might include rhino, hippo, rock hyrax, giraffe and reed bucks. Dinner and overnight Savannah camp.
Day 7 & 8
Serengeti Dar es salaam
Morning game drive around the Mara rive looking for more crossing later onward to the airstrip for your flight to Dar, upon arrival you will be taken to your beach hotel. The next day will be spent relaxing, snorkeling, swimming and kayaking. Dinner and overnight Ras kutani hotel.
Morning at leisure and transferred to the airport for your international plane depending on the time of flight.