This 10 Days Serengeti and Lake Victoria Safari will take you from the Lake Victoria zone to the Serengeti National Park (the endless plains and the best National Park in Africa) and finish your trip at Lake Victoria in the Mwanza region.
Flexibly, this Lake Victoria safari via the Serengeti can take you from any point of your pick-up be it in Arusha or Moshi to Arusha National Park, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti, and finishes in Mwanza or elsewhere whether at Sirari/Isbania – the border post between Kenya and Tanzania for a drop-off.
The accommodation facilities on this safari can be lodges, luxury tented camps, or budget public camps.
As arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport JRO or Arusha Airport, our dedicated driver will be eagerly anticipating your arrival at the airport holding a sign with your name on it, ready to extend a warm and heartfelt welcome. From there, a seamless and comfortable transfer service will whisk you away to our enchanting Springlands hotel.
Upon arrival at the hotel, you will be served a delicious meal. Later on, our experienced safari coordinators will give you a pre-safari briefing, an exciting opportunity to learn about the wonders that await you on your upcoming expedition.
Enjoy the relaxing environment of hotel with a swimming pool, a beautiful garden with a bar and a restaurant.
This morning drive to Lake Manyara National Park. Set against the steep escarpment of the Rift Valley, you’ll find Lake Manyara National Park with its evergreen groundwater forest and variety of ecosystems including acacia woodland, grassy plains, a swampy fan delta, and – of course – the expansive lake. This diversity attracts a wide variety of mammal, bird, and wildlife species. Manyara is also home to rare tree-climbing lions. The park offers excellent game viewing with buffalo, impala, giraffe, bushbuck, waterbuck, hippos, and lots of elephants roam near the lake. Also look out for blue monkeys, vervet monkeys, and the very active Olive baboon troops. Lake Manyara is an absolute delight, with a huge variety of birds on display in the park. Even the novice can expect to be amazed by large flamingo flocks, circling birds of prey, and the brightly coloured lilac breasted roller.
Overnight highview Hotel (with lunch, dinner & breakfast) or similar
After breakfast you will Enjoy a morning game drive en-route to Ngorongoro Crater for a once in a lifetime safari tour. The jewel in Ngorongoro’s crown, this thick volcanic crater is the most significant unflooded and unbroken caldera in the world. Upon descending to the crater floor, you will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner of the crater, which is one of the crater’s leading features.The crater is 20 km in diameter, 600 m high and is the largest intact crater in the world. An estimated 30,000 large mammals live in the crater, which features a salt lake at its center. This is one of the most densely populated wildlife areas in the world! And also is the best place in Tanzania to see black rhino as well as prides of lion that include the magnificent black-manned males. There are lots of colorful flamingoes and a variety of water birds. Other game that you can see includes leopard, cheetah, hyena, other members of the antelope family, and small mammals. The Masai and Hadzabe people live together in harmony with the animals that also call this place home. From the edge
Overnight Highview Hotel(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) or similer
Today’s after delicious breakfast drive takes you to the famous Serengeti National Park, home of the Great Wildebeest Migration. This exciting drive up the highlands provides a spectacular bird’s-eye view of the Ngorongoro Crater. As you crest the hillside, as far as the eyes can see, the vast expanse of the 6,900 sq. ml (18,000 sq. km) Serengeti is spread out before you. Serengeti, defined as “endless plains” in Kiswahili, is inhabited by more than two million large mammals including more than a million wildebeest, hundreds of thousands of plains zebra, and Thomson's gazelle. Large predators including lion, cheetah and hyena are drawn to the area by the abundance of prey which migrates throughout the park. Smaller animals like rock hyrax, bat eared fox, mongoose, honey badger, jackals, monkey, baboon and African hare, with nearly 500 species of bird, also inhabit the area. Also you can opt to visit as Masaai Village, a perfect place to explore Maasai culture and even participate in some tribal activities Or visit Olduvai Gorge, known as the Cradle of Humanity; the Museum is a testament to the long journey that humanity has made from its humble roots in East Africa to its current state as the dominant species on earth. Enjoy a game drive en-route to your hotel.
Overnight at Serengeti Safari lodge (with lunch, dinner & breakfast) or similar.
Drive to Mwanza City with picnic lunch, tour around the city with excursion to the economic activities, life style Visit the Sukuma Museum, and fish market and many other activities in the city. Dinner and overnight at the Tilapia Hotel.
Lake Victoria is the world’s second largest fresh water lake and the largest in Africa. The lake is located on Kenya-Uganda-Tanzanian border with 95% of it lying In Tanzania leaving only 5% to be shared by Kenya and Uganda.
The Victoria Park is a beautiful and peaceful bush land fringed by the Lake water and lake reeve. More than 190 species of birds have been recorded in the park including the rare White Bellied Sea Eagle and the endangered Little Tern. The park also supports a large population of Eastern Grey Kangaroos and Black Wallabies. Brush-tailed Possums and Ring-tailed Possums are also common. Less common mammals include Sugar Gliders, Pygmy Possums and the endangered New Holland Mouse. The rare Large-footed Myotis is one of eleven bat species also found within the park. Dinner and overnight at the Tilapia Hotel.
Full day tour and activities around the lake; Visit the commercial centers, fish markets, local activities, life style of the people etc. Dinner and overnight at the Tilapia Hotel.
On this day Drive back to Serengeti National Park Dinner and overnight at Serengeti wild camp / Ikoma wild camp.
Morning tour in Serengeti National Park late in the afternoon Drive to Ngorongoro Crater via Olduvai Gorge, Dinner and overnight Ngorongoro Wild Camp.
Transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.
- Full board (breakfast. lunch & dinner) accommodation.
- All game drives viewing in a custom built 4×4 Safari Land Cruiser
- All park and entrance fees
- Transportation with 4×4 vehicle’s with viewing roofs
- Professional English-speaking driver/guide or other language as specified during the Safari.
- Bottled water in safari vehicles
- Ngorongoro Crater car supplement fee if itinerary includes crater.
- Current Government taxes and levies
- 24-Hour support during the safari from our office in Moshi
- Internal or International flights
- Transfers to and from the airport
- Balloon excursion (US$600 pp)
- Entry visa to Tanzania.
- Travel and health insurance
- Gratuities to your guide hotel staff, and porters Meals, drinks, and excursions not described in the itinerary
- Any other items of a personal nature, laundry telephone and postage
- Item of personal Nature