Classic Kilimanjaro Extension

Classic Kilimanjaro Extension: 4 days, 3 nights
Locations: Lake Manyara National Park / Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater
Highlights:Big five search, Great Rift Valley, “8th natural wonder”,
Best times:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

         Best time                   Good time                   Mixed

 

Quick Itinerary
Option 1:


Day 1:Moshi / Arusha ➜ Lake Manyara National Park / Tarangire National Park ➜ Karatu / Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA)
Day 2:Karatu / Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) ➜ Serengeti National Park
Day 3:Serengeti National Park ➜ Ngorongoro Crater ➜ Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) / Karatu
Day 4:Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) / Karatu ➜ Moshi / Arusha


 

Option 2:


Day 1:Moshi / Arusha ➜ Lake Manyara National Park / Tarangire National Park ➜ Karatu / Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA)
Day 2:Karatu / Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) ➜ Serengeti National Park
Day 3:Serengeti National Park ➜ Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA)
Day 4:Ngorongoro Crater ➜ Moshi / Arusha


 

Detailed itinerary:
Option 1:

 

1

Your safari driver-guide will take you in your 4×4 Land Cruiser, open-roof vehicle from Moshi or Arusha. You have an option between two national parks to choose from during your booking process. Enjoy your game drive for the day and later proceed to Karatu or Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) for your dinner and overnight stay.

  1. Lake Manyara National Park (LMNP), situated at the bottom of the western wall of the spectacular Great Rift Valley
  2. Tarangire National Park (TNP), famous for its herds of elephants and Baobab trees.

Driving times: Moshi / Arusha –LMNP / TNP: 3-4 hours
                          LMNP – Karatu / NCA: 1-1.5 hours
                          TNP – Karatu / NCA: 1.5-2 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Simba Campsite ($) | Lake Manyara Hotel ($$) | Karatu Simba Lodge ($$) | Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge ($$) | Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge ($$$) | Ang’ ata Crater Rim Camp ($$$$) | Ngorongoro Serena Lodge ($$$$)

2

After breakfast in Karatu / NCA, proceed to Serengeti National Park (SNP), the world’ s most famous wildlife sanctuary for a game drive. End your day inside the national park boundaries with hot dinner.
Driving times: Karatu / NCA – SNP: 2-2.5 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Seronera Campsite ($) | Kati Kati Camp ($$$) | Serengeti Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Serengeti Serena Lodge ($$$$) | Serengeti Ang’ ata Camp ($$$$) | Pioneer Camp ($$$$$)

3

After breakfast, with an en-route game drive in Serengeti, proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and descend down into Ngorongoro Crater, what’ s commonly referred to as the “8th Natural Wonder” of the world. Your final chance to spot the ‘ Big Five’ . Overnight in Karatu / Ngorongoro Crater Rim (NCR)
Driving times: SNP – Ngorongoro Crater: 2-3 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Simba Campsite ($) | Karatu Simba Lodge ($$) | Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge ($$) | Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge ($$$) | Ang’ ata Crater Rim Camp ($$$$) | Ngorongoro Serena Lodge ($$$$)

4

After breakfast, head back to Moshi / Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) / Arusha / Arusha Airport (ARK). End of our services | Kilimanjaro tour | Zanzibar extension | airport.
Driving times: Karatu / NCA – Moshi / JRO / Arusha / ARK : 5-6 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box
Accommodation:

 

Option 2:

 

1

Your safari driver-guide will take you in your 4×4 Land Cruiser, open-roof vehicle from Moshi or Arusha. You have an option between two national parks to choose from during your booking process. Enjoy your game drive for the day and later proceed to Karatu or Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) for your dinner and overnight stay.

  1. Lake Manyara National Park (LMNP), situated at the bottom of the western wall of the spectacular Great Rift Valley
  2. Tarangire National Park (TNP), famous for its herds of elephants and Baobab trees.

Driving times: Moshi / Arusha –LMNP / TNP: 3-4 hours                           LMNP – Karatu / NCA: 1-1.5 hours
                          TNP – Karatu / NCA: 1.5-2 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: packed lunch box, dinner Accommodation: Simba Campsite ($) | Lake Manyara Hotel ($$) | Karatu Simba Lodge ($$) | Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge ($$) | Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge ($$$) | Ang’ ata Crater Rim Camp ($$$$) | Ngorongoro Serena Lodge ($$$$)

2

After breakfast in Karatu / NCA, proceed to Serengeti National Park (SNP), the world’ s most famous wildlife sanctuary for a game drive. End your day inside the national park boundaries with hot dinner.
Driving times: Karatu / NCA – SNP: 2-2.5 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Seronera Campsite ($) | Kati Kati Camp ($$$) | Serengeti Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Serengeti Serena Lodge ($$$$) | Serengeti Ang’ ata Camp ($$$$) | Pioneer Camp ($$$$$)

3

Continue exploring the plains of Serengeti. Later proceed to Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) to end the day with dinner and overnight.
Driving times: SNP –NCA: 2-3 hours
Optional activity: Hot air balloon safari (subject to terms and availability), Olduvai Gorge
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box, dinner
Accommodation: Simba Campsite ($) | Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge ($$) | Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge ($$$) | Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge ($$$) | Ang’ ata Crater Rim Camp ($$$$) | Ngorongoro Serena Lodge ($$$$)

4

After breakfast, descend down into Ngorongoro Crater, what’ s commonly referred to as the “8th Natural Wonder”of the world. Your final chance to spot the ‘ Big Five’ . Early afternoon head back to Moshi / Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) / Arusha / Arusha Airport (ARK). End of our services | Kilimanjaro tour | Zanzibar extension | airport.
Driving times: NCA – Moshi / JRO / Arusha / ARK : 5-6 hours
Optional activity:
Meal plan: breakfast, packed lunch box
Accommodation: