Day 1: Lake Manyara National Park
Leave Arusha at 09.00 am, drive for about 2 hours to Lake Manyara National Park which is famous for its green scenery, varied bird life, tree-climbing lions, hippos, and baboons. Dinner and overnight will take place on top of the Great Rift Valley at Panorama Campsite.
Day 2: Serengeti National Park
After breakfast at 8;00am, depart and drive via NCAA Game drive en route to Serengeti National Park. Serengeti is the largest and most famous park in Tanzania, known worldwide for its endless plains, wildebeest-migration, herds of lions and other predators like hyenas, cheetahs, and leopards. Crocodiles can be found in the Grumeti River, as well as hippos, giraffes, antelopes, and gazelles. Dinner and overnight will be at Seronera Campsite.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
Wake up at 6:00 am and enjoy a cup of coffee at 6:20 am start early morning game drive for sunrise in Serengeti and continue with the game drive until 9:30 am -10:00 am and drive back for full breakfast. After breakfast continue with the game drive until noon where you will drive back for a hot lunch at 1:00 pm. After lunch, relax and rest until 3:00 pm where you will drive looking for Serengeti plains and enjoying the sunset with a late game drive. Later you will drive back for dinner and overnight at Seronera Wildlife Lodge on full board.
Day 4: Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro
You will eat a full breakfast at 7:00 am. Then you can grab your packed picnic lunch boxes and drive to the Serengeti visitors center to hear the lecture about the Serengeti ecosystem and lots of information about the whole of the park such as where the name comes from and its origins. After 2 hours of the Serengeti history, you will continue driving to the exit of the Serengeti ready to register for Ngorongoro Conservation Area where also you will visit the Oldupai Gorge, a historical site dating back 3.6 million years ago. You will also get a lecture from the guides and spend some time visiting the museum. Afterwards, we will drive to Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge for dinner and overnight on full board.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater/ Lake Manyara
After breakfast, descend in the Ngorongoro Crater. There is a very high possibility of spotting the big 5 in one day (lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard). Lunch will take place at the picnic site on the crater floor. In the afternoon, drive to Lake Manyara for dinner and overnight at Panorama campsite
Day 6: Mto wa Mbu
Starting from the market, where you visit a Chagga family producing banana beer, you walk northwards passing many different farms. On your way, you get extensive explanation of the various fruits and vegetables growing in the area. Mzee Filipo, a farmer from Kigoma, will show you his oil press and tell you about the history of irrigation in the area. Your trip ends at a farm built by the Belgium Development Organisation ACT, where you can visit their sunflower seeds production and make marvelous pictures of colorful flower fields with the Rift Valley as background.