Lake Manyara is a shallow lake in the Natron-Manyara-Balangida branch of the East African Rift in Tanzania. Said by Ernest Hemingway to be the "loveliest [lake] ... in Africa," it is also the home of a diverse set of landscapes and wildlife. The Serengeti ecosystem is a geographical region in Africa.
It is located in north Tanzania and extends to south-western Kenya between latitudes 1 and 3 S and longitudes 34 and 36 E. It spans some 30,000 km2 (12,000 sq mi). The Serengeti hosts the largest terrestrial mammal migration in the world, which is one of the ten natural travel wonders of the world.
Day 1: Arusha - Ngorongoro Safari: Distance: 190 km (4 hrs.) Often described as the "Eighth" Wonder of the World, the Ngorongoro crater is so spectacular that it touches all the senses. A volcanic crater of over 259 square kilometres with surrounding walls rising 609 metres above it, the crater is a natural sanctuary for over 25,000 animals, including the black rhino. It is also a conservation area inhabited by the Masai tribe. On arrival you will be met by the representatives of and driven to Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area crossing on the way the small villages of Mto Wa Mbu and Karatu with unique views of the high altitude rain forest surrounding the ring. Dinner & overnight at your lodge.
Day 2: Ngorongoro Safari full day Breakfast and departure for a full day of game viewing discovering the beauty and abundance of wildlife permanently resident on the crater floor. Picnic lunch. Dinner & overnight at your lodge.
Day 3: Ngorongoro - Serengeti Safari Distance: 145 km (3 hrs 30 min.). After breakfast, depart to Serengeti stopping on the way at Olduvai Gorge , the archaeological site made famous by Louis & Mary Leakey. Lunch and afternoon game drive in the most famous of all the sanctuaries and one of the last great strongholds of wildlife in the world. Dinner & overnight at your Lodge
Day 4: Serengeti Safari full day Morning and afternoon game drive in the park, with its huge concentration of plain game. All meals and overnight at your lodge.
Day 5: Serengeti - Lake Manyara Safari Distance: 205 km (4 hrs.). After breakfast depart to Manyara. Lunch and afternoon game drive in this superb scenic park set around Lake Manyara, most famous for the tree climbing lions. Dinner & overnight at your lodge
Day 6: Lake Manyara-Arusha Distance: 130 km (2 hrs. 30 min.). Breakfast and return to Arusha to catch your flight to Nairobi.