Day 1 Fly from your chosen airport via Amsterdam to Kilimanjaro. Overnight at the Planet Lodge in central Arusha.
Day 2 Drive to Tarangire National Park amidst the hills of the Rift floor. Afternoon game drive and overnight at Kirurumu Tarangire camp overlooking a flood plain favoured by
Day 3 Travel to Lake Manyara, a shallow soda lake attracting birdlife and animals for a game drive. Stay two nights at Endoro Lodge, Karatu overlooking the Ngorongoro forest. (B, L, D)
Day 4 Descend into Ngorongoro crater, the world's largest complete volcanic caldera, 100 square miles of prolific wildlife. Extended game drive including lunch, in the company of a Masai guide. (B, L, D)
Day 5 Continue towards the Serengeti for two nights in the unique Bush Rover Suites, placed according to the season and migration movement at a prime location such as the Grumeti or Mara rivers, or the Kusini or Gol Mountains. Game viewing en route. When staying at the Kusini or Gol Mountains area (normally Dec-Mar) also visit Oldupai Gorge and museum. (B, L, D)
Day 6 A fabulous day's game viewing in the migration area on game drives and from your exclusive Bush Rover Suite. (B, L, D)
Day 7 Game drive through the Serengeti western corridor, emerging at Lake Victoria for a boat ride amongst stunning birdlife. Two nights at Little Okavango Camp (formerly known as Victoria Island Camp). (B, L, D)
Day 8 Canoe ride through the "Little Okavango" channels and along the lake. Take an intimate look at life on the lake including a fish market and boat yard. Afternoon birding walk. (B, L, D)
Day 9 Drive to Mwanza, the Rock City, for the morning flight to Dar es Salaam. Transfer to Simply Saadani Camp (6hrs) for a three-night stay. Briefing about the next 3 days of conservation-based safaris (B, L, D)
Day 10 Enjoy a safari and talks about conservation projects with David Gunthrie, the man who started all of these fantastic projects, and his team. The focus will be on historic elephant collaring, new zebra and lion collaring in the park and the protection of the endangered green turtles. (B, L, D)
Day 11 Enjoy a safari and talks about conservation projects with David Gunthrie and his team. (B, L, D)
Day 12 Morning at leisure. Drive to Dar es Salaam for your return flight. (B, L)
Day 13 Arrive in the morning.
- B - Breakfast
- L - Lunch
- D - Dinner