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On arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Situated at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, your home for the night has stunning views of the Africa's tallest mountain. On arrival at the hotel you will be given a short safari briefing and the rest of the day is at leisure. Later on dinner is served at the hotel.
After breakfast set out for the stunning landscape of the mighty Serengeti National Park, renowned for its annual migration of wildebeests searching for fresh grazing. Yet even when the migration is quiet, the Serengeti offers arguably the most scintillating game viewing in Africa.
Today you will set off on a full day game drive taking a picnic lunch with you. You will have more time to explore a larger area of the Serengeti, with its various landscapes, from savannahs, forests, dry river beds and rocky kopjes, all of which offering a better environment for a whole range of animals. Your picnic lunch will be enjoyed in a secluded spot in the park among the wildlife. Return to your lodge in the late afternoon, in time to enjoy a relaxing sun downer
We make our way back to the Ngorongoro Highlands visiting Olduvai Gorge en route. The gorge is one of the most important prehistoricsites in the world, where a distant ancestor of man was found, which is believed to be 1.8 million years old.
Today you will depart for the Ngorongoro Crater, descending into the crater floor itself, for a game drive. Spend the morning exploring this fascinating wildlife amphitheater. Home to nearly 25,000 animals, which remain in the crater due to the constant supply of water from the springs. There is a very good chance of spotting the big five: lion, elephant, endangered black rhino, buffalo and leopard plus countless other African mammal species. This caldera, formed by a volcano sinking, hosts a unique cross-section of eco-systems, from Soda Lake to savannah and is home to almost every major species of African mammal.
This morning we enjoy a final game drive at Lake Manyara National Park before being transferred back to Kilimanjaro Airport for your onward flight. Please make sure onward flights are booked AFTER 3pm.