Day 1 Nairobi/Arusha – Tarangire
Drive to Arusha for lunch. Continue across the Maasai Steppe to Tarangire National Park where you arrive for lunch at the Tarangire Sopa to begin your 7 days best of Tanzania lodge tour. Afternoon game viewing will follow later after lunch. Dinner and overnight in your lodge.
Day 2 Tarangire – Ngorongoro Crater
Early morning game viewing in Tarangire National Park followed by breakfast. After breakfast drive to Gibbs Farm for lunch and then proceed to your lodge.
Day 3 Ngorongoro
After breakfast descend with picnic lunch to the crater floor for a full day of game viewing. It is in Ngorongoro where you have the best chance of seeing the endangered black rhino. In the late evening return to your lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 Ngorongoro - Serengeti
After breakfast drive to the Serengeti National Park with a brief stop in Ol Duvai Gorge for a brief history of the discovery of " homo habilis". Proceed to your Lodge with game viewing en route for dinner and overnight.
Day 5 Serengeti
Full day of game viewing in the Serengeti National Park. Fullboard arrangements in your lodge.
Day 6 Serengeti – Lake Manyara
Your drive takes you south to Karatu and Gibbs farm for lunch. Continue on to L. Manyara National Park. Set in the Great Rift Valley, the park is 325 sq. km, and the lake believed to have been formed 2 – 3 million years ago comprises of 229 sq. kms. Game viewing will be en route for dinner and overnight at your lodge.
Day 7 Lake Manyara – Arusha – Nairobi
After breakfast drive back to Arusha via Maasai villages and the Meserani Snake Park. Lunch will be in the Novotel Mount Meru Hotel. After lunch you will drive back to Nairobi through Namanga border.