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Our Kifaru Safari offers a perfect balance of three of Tanzania's most popular wildlife parks. We offer two versions differing in the order of travel but both in the same style of accommodation. This safari can easily be combined with an extension to southern Tanzania, Zanzibar or travel in Kenya. The departures are available joining other travellers as seat in vehicle. They can also be taken on a private basis at an extra cost. Scheduled departures are on Fridays as below and Sundays in a revised order starting with Ngorongoro and ending in Lake Manyara.

Day 1

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you are met and transferred to your Arusha area hotel for overnight on bed & breakfast basis - Serena Mountain Village.

Day 2

You have an easy morning allowing you time to reorganise after your long flight and prepare for your safari adventure. You depart after lunch and drive through the Maasai Steppe and Rift Valley. Small villages and huts dot the landscape and the imposing Great Rift can be seen in the distance. At the village of Makuyuni, you turn towards Lake Manyara and the Rift. After passing the village of Mto wa Mbu, you ascend to the top of the escarpment and Lake Manyara Serena Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3

After an early breakfast, you descend to the foot of the escarpment and game drive in Lake Manyara National Park. Here there is a chance of viewing hippo and flamingo and a certain chance of enjoying the antics of large families of baboons. Though all lions can climb trees, Lake Manyara National Park is noted for them. You return to the lodge for lunch and then set out to travel by road to Serengeti National Park. The drive takes you through the Ngorongoro Conservation area and a preview of the excitement to come. Once you pass the Naabi Gate, game viewing takes on a new dimension as you continue to your lodge arriving for dinner and overnight. Overnight is at Serengeti Serena Lodge.

Day 4

Using your lodge as a base, you spend the day game viewing in Serengeti National Park. You may also choose to start your day with an optional balloon safari. Meals and overnight a the lodge as above.

Day 5

You head out after breakfast and begin game driving in Serengeti National Park. You continue game viewing as you head toward the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. There is a picnic lunch served to provide more time for game viewing. You arrive at your lodge in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.

Day 6

Your full day is spent exploring the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater. Formed when an ancient volcano collapsed, the floor of the crater is home to more than 30,000 resident mammals. It is possible to see the big five in just a few minutes. A picnic lunch is served near a hippo pool. In the last afternoon, you return to the crater's rim for dinner and overnight at the lodge as above.

Day 7

You return to Arusha, arriving in the late morning. Once in Arusha, you have lunch and an opportunity for gift shopping at some of the town's gift centres. You then transfer to the Arusha or Kilimanjaro International Airport for your return flight or onward connections.

Kifaru Safari