* Spend 7 days enjoying mountain biking into the Great Rift Valley,viewing nocturnal animals by doing night game drives and also taking a walk around the crater at Ngorongoro. Private trip departing any day with minimum of 2 persons.
Day 1: Arrival
Pick up from Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to Arusha for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Lake Manyara National Park
In the morning after breakfast at around 0900hrs drive from the hotel in Arusha town to Lake Manyara National Park. You will start with an easy cycle ride of about 3 hours down the great rift valley wall into the farming village of Mto wa Mbu. Experience local cultures from the bike, ride through some of the Manyara Ground water forest and between small herds of wildlife on the lake shore. You can have a local lunch prepared by the hotel or by the lady in the village. In the afternoon return to the lodge for some resting. At 1900hrs you will depart for night game drive. A first for Tanzania National Parks…. From an open game drive vehicle view nocturnal animals; leopards, hippos, porcupines, genets, civets, bush babies and lots more. The night game drive is also an experience for the senses; listening to the night sounds and learning more about the African stars. You will serve an excellent bush dinner next to the park entrance that starts at 1900hrs. Around 2000hrs you will leave for the night game drive. Overnight the Lodge in Manyara.
Day 3: Serengeti National Park
In the morning after breakfast at around 1000hrs drive to Serengeti National Park game en route. You will have an evening game drives in the seronera area. Dinner and overnight at the lodge in the seronera.
Day 4: Ikoma
In the morning after breakfast continue with game drives around the Seronera at 12:30hrs you will have the hot lunch at the lodge. After lunch drive to Ikoma bush camp. The drive from seronera to Ikoma is about 1 hour. At 2000hrs departs for night game drives, view nocturnal animals; leopards, hippos, porcupines, genets, civets, bush babies and lots more. Overnight at Ikoma Bush Camp (tented camp).
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area - Olduvai
After breakfast at around 1000hrs drive from Ikoma to Ngorongoro conservation area game en route. You will pass by Olduvai Gorge the archaeological site. Dinner and overnight at the lodge in Ngorongoro.
Day 6: Ngorongoro Circle Hike
In the morning after breakfast at around 0900hrs you will go for 3 hours round trip hike with a Maasai Worrior and a guide and learn more about this culture and Ngorongoro Wildlife. At 1300hrs return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch it is your time for resting and leisure at your lodge. Dinner and overnight at the lodge in Ngorongoro.
Day 7: Half Day Crater Tour onto Arusha
In the morning after breakfast at 0800hrs descend into the crater for half day crater tour. At 1215hrs ascend the crater and drive to the lodge for hot lunch. After lunch drive back to Arusha town. If the departure flight will leave in the evening hours you will drive direct to Kilimanjaro Airport, but if the departure flight leaves in the mid- day hours you will have to spend this night in Arusha town.
- All parks entrance fees
- Accommodation based in 3 meals a day
- Transport in a 4WD vehicle with a lift up roof for easy viewing of animals
- All airport transfers
- Crater fees, night game drives fees and mountain biking
- Activities as per itinerary above
- International flights (we can help arrange this for you)
- Items of personal nature/use
- Extras at the lodges
- And all not mentioned in the itinerary above