November 25, 2014 7 Days Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti Safari Day 1: Arusha to Lake Manyara Today you will have breakfast and then drive from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park. You will arrive in time for lunch. After lunch you will go for a game drive in the park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge Day 2: Full day game viewing After breakfast you will go for an early morning game drive where you will have the opportunity to spot leopards, lions, hippos, impalas, elephants, wildebeests, buffalo, warthogs, giraffes, baboons, zebras, blue monkeys, dik-dik, gazelle, and many species of birds such as pelicans, cormorants, storks, flamingos, and cormorants. After lunch in the afternoon, you may go on a cultural tour, canoeing, or take a community walk. Dinner and overnight at the lodge. Day 3: Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro After an early morning breakfast you can take a community walk and get to know more about the local people living within the Lake Manyara area. Later you will drive to Ngorongoro Crater for dinner and overnight stay. Day 4: Full day game viewing After breakfast you will go for a full day of game viewing where you will have the opportunity to spot animals like the cheetah, lion, black rhinoceros, hippopotamus, wildebeest, zebra, eland, Grant’s and Thompson’s gazelles, leopards, elephants, mountain reedbuck, buffalo, hartebeest, waterbuck, warthog, hyena, and jackals. Primates in the area include baboons and vervet monkeys. During the game drive you will spot a variety of birds which may include ostrich, bizarre secretary, black eagles, secretary bird, kori bustard, crowned crane, marabou stork, martial eagle, lovebirds, bustards, and plovers. European migrants from November to May include white storks, swallows, yellow wagtails, stonechat, Schalow’s wheatear, anteater, chat, fiscal shrike, augur buzzards, Verreaux’s Eagle, and flamingoes, Later you return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay. Day 5: Ngorongoro to Serengeti After breakfast you will go for a community walk to the Maasai people where you will enjoy the traditional performances or take a forest walk, then after lunch you will drive to Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight at the lodge Day 6: Full day game viewing Serengeti Early morning game drive to see the nocturnal animals returning from hunting and the lions awaking in the dawn During the game drive you might spot buffalos, elephant, giraffe, eland, topi, kongoni, impala, zebra, lion, solitary leopards near Seronera River, cheetahs, hyena, aardwolf , serval cats, gaudy agama lizards, rock hyraxes, black rhinoceros , waterbuck, baboon, African wild dog, and kongonis. Apart from the animals you might also spot various birds which include the ostrich, bizarre secretary, black eagles, acacia woodland secretary bird, Kori bustard, crowned crane, marabou stork, martial eagle, and lovebirds. Return to the lodge for lunch and in the evening you can relax at the lodge. Day 7: Serengeti to Arusha-Departure You will have breakfast and then drive to Arusha, have lunch on arrival, and later drive to the airport for your departure flight.