BUSH TO BEACH SAFARI
This is an itinerary of 8 days / 7 nights, the safari takes clients through the northern circuit national parks and places before it joins the clients to the beautiful beaches of the Lake Victoria. Clients will have an opportunity to experience the wildlife and mix that experience with one of the beach safaris in Lake Victoria.
Day 1 | Arusha – Arusha national park
Picked up from Kilimanjaro international airport / Arusha airport / a shuttle from Nairobi by our driver / guide and taken straight to Arusha national park, the timing of the pickup is essential as that if the pickup is early during morning hours then clients will have an opportunity to visit Arusha national park for a game drive with picnic lunch before taken to Itikoni campsite for dinner and overnight, if clients were picked up late evening from the airport then will be taken to Itikoni camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 2 | Arusha – Natron
After morning breakfast clients will be picked up from Itikoni campsite and driven from Arusha town to Natron, This is a few hours approximately 5-6 hours drive from Arusha, we will take picnic lunch from itikoni campsite and upon reaching Natron clients will rest until late afternoon at around 3:00pm and will be taken to the waterfall until 6:00 pm in the evening when they will return to the campsite for dinner and overnight.
Day 3 | Natron – Serengeti national park
Eearly morning after breakfast clients will be taken to view the lake Natron and will do a walking safari around the lake viewing flamingoes breeding grounds in the lake and the beauty scenery of the lake then will return back to camp for picnic lunch and a break for one (1) hour. Then drive to the Serengeti national park from Natron, Serengeti national park is a very famous national park in Tanzania for its magnificent endlessly plain view and the presence of different species of animals all mingling together in this natural habitat. Clients will be able to do a game drive in the Serengeti until evening where clients will be taken to campsite / hotel / lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 4 | Serengeti national park – Lake Victoria
After breakfast clients will be driven from the Serengeti national park to Lake Victoria in Mwanza region for the beach life experience, where you will get an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful beaches of this largest fresh water lake in Africa. Lunch in one of the hotels found in Mwanza and dinner and overnight at a hotel / campsite beside the lake.
Day 5 | Lake Victoria
In the morning clients will have breakfast and have a tour of the famous Bismark rocks in lake Victoria, then continue with the experience of enjoying beach life around lake Victoria and this time around Kigeye beaches, while learning about the history of some of the chiefs and chiefdoms which were once located around these beach areas. Lunch around the beaches while enjoying the view of the lake. Dinner and overnight at a hotel / campsite.
Day 6 | Lake Victoria – Serengeti national park – Ngorongoro
After leaving the hotel / campsite in the morning after breakfast to the Serengeti national park, here clients will have another opportunity to see the beauty of the Serengeti national park and its animals abundantly. We will do a game drive until the afternoon, and we will have lunch at a picnic site in the bush. Then after lunch we drive to Ngorongoro while observing game en route. After reaching Ngorongoro, dinner and overnight stay at a hotel / campsite.
Day 7 | Ngorongoro – Manyara national park
After breakfast, you will have a game drive at the floor of the 8th wonder of the world, the Ngorongoro crater. Ngorongoro crater has a succession rate of up to 75% chance of seeing all the big five (5) animals the Elephant, Lion, Rhino, buffalo and Leopard. Clients will do a game drive in the crater until the afternoon when we will have lunch. And after lunch we will ascend the crater and drive to Manyara national park. Dinner and overnight stay at a campsite / hotel.
Day 8 | Mnayara national park – Tarangire national park – Arusha
After an early morning breakfast a game drive in Manyara national park, here clients will get an opportunity to see the Lake Manyara, which covers 2/3 of the whole park and the lake has a lot of birds’ species. Also a game drive to the hot springs is also included, as clients will enjoy the walking trail of the hot spring and a great view of this lake. Then in the afternoon a drive to Tarangire national park for lunch at the gate, and then continue with game drive in the Tarangire national park until evening, When the safari back to Arusha will start, reaching Arusha at night time. Dinner and overnight at a hotel. End of safari.