Day One: Tarangire National Park
After breakfast in Arusha, drive to Tarangire to discover the giant termite mounds and baobab trees of Tarangire. This park is famous for its large elephant population, scenery and diversity of birdlife. Overnight at Tarangire Safari Lodge.Tarangire's wildlife includes elephant, lion, giraffe, warthog, ostrich, impala and baboon.
Day Two: Tarangire National Park
Leave the lodge at 7am for an early morning game drive. Return to the lodge at 11am for an afternoon break. Eat lunch at the lodge and proceed on a second game drive from 3pm until 6:30pm. Return to Tarangire Safari Lodge at 6:30pm for dinner and overnight.
Day Three: Tarangire to Serengeti National Park
Leave the lodge at 9am for Serengeti National Park. Pass through Ngorongoro Conservation Area along the way, pausing to view the Crater. As you drive to the lodge, game drive along the way viewing the park's resident and migratory animals. Overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge, located in the heart of the Serengeti.Species commonly seen in the Serengeti include wildebeest, cheetah, zebra, lion, giraffe, impala, topi, and leopard. The Serengeti is also home to more than 540 species of birds.
Day Four: Serengeti National Park
Go on an early morning game drive at 6:30am. Return to the lodge for an early lunch. After lunch, proceed to Mbuzi Mawe for dinner and overnight. By July, the migration typically splits into several groups and moves toward the northern and western areas of the park. Dinner and overnight at Mbuzi Mawe.
Day Five: Serengeti National Park
Leave the lodge at 6:30am for an early morning game drive. Return to the lodge at 11am for lunch. Spend the hottest hours of the day relaxing at the lodge. Go on a second game drive from 3pm until 6:30pm. Return to Mbuzi Mawe for dinner and overnight.
Day Six: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
After breakfast, pack up your belongings and leave for Ngorongoro Conservation Area, eating a packed lunch in the park. Arrive at the Crater rim campsite in time for the spectacular sunset. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge
Day Seven: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha
At 7am, leave the campsite for a six-hour game drive in the crater. The largest unbroken caldera in the world, Ngorongoro has an area of 260 kilometers and a depth of 610 meters. The crater provides a protected habitat for thousands of mammals and birds. At 2pm, leave the Crater to return to Arusha.
Resident Crater wildlife includes lion, hyena, elephant, wildebeest, zebra, black rhinoceros, flamingo, hippopotamus, and cheetah.