Five Day Standard Lodge Safari
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 Sopa Lodge.
Tarangire's wildlife includes elephant, lion, giraffe, warthog, ostrich, impala and baboon.
Day Two: 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 Sopa 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 Three: Serengeti National Park
Spend a full day in the Serengeti with a packed lunch in the park. Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Day Four: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Spend the morning in the Serengeti. Eat lunch in the park before leaving for Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Arrive at the Crater rim campsite in time for the spectacular sunset. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Day Five: Ngorongoro Crater
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.