Sample Safari Itinerary at a Glance
DAY 1 – Legendary Lodge/Arusha – Bed and Breakfast – Upon arrival after you clear customs and immigration, you will be met and driven about an hour to Legendary Lodge. Time permitting, visit the Legendary fitness center or spa for some excersise and/or pampering.
DAY 2 – Chem Chem Lodge/Chem Chem Concession – Fully Inclusive – This morning, you will be driven about 2 hours through Lake Manyara NP to Chem Chem Lodge for a 2 night stay. You will have lunch, settle in and relax a bit before heading out for an evening game drive.
DAY 3 – Chem Chem Lodge/Chem Chem Concession – Fully Inclusive – At Chem Chem there are a large variety of activities to choose from including day trips to Tarangire National Park, school trips and cultural visits, nature walks with the Masai, a hill climb at sunrise and hot air ballooning. Take your pick of your favorite activities.
DAY 4 – andBeyond Ngorongoro/Ngorongoro Crater – Fully Inclusive – This morning, after breakfast you will be driven about 2 hours to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, a beautiful lodge situated right on the edge of the Crater with magnificent views down into the crater. Perhaps for this evening you would like to have a special rose petal dinner, a private dinner in the wine store or a special evening with the African Drummers.
DAY 5 – andBeyond Ngorongoro/Ngorongoro Crater – Fully Inclusive – This morning, you will be driven down into the Ngorongoro Crater for the most spectacular day’s game viewing around the Crater. You will have a picnic lunch to enjoy when you get hungry. Late afternoon your guide will take you to a special spot for sundowners on the Crater rim.
Day 6 – Mwiba Lodge/Southern Serengeti – Fully Inclusive – This morning, you will be driven to Lake Manyara airstrip and flown by scheduled flight to Mwiba airstrip. On arrival, you will be met and driven about 15 minutes to the Lodge. This afternoon will be afternoon tea, followed by a game drive and sundowners on one of the nearby kopjes.
Day 7 – Mwiba Lodge/Southern Serengeti – Fully Inclusive – Early morning nature walk with a Hadzabe guide and a visit to a Datoge village. Afternoon massage after lunch. Evening sundowners and a night drive. Unlike many reserves and parks, Mwiba grants guests the freedom to explore the nocturnal element of safari: under the light of the moon, the landscape seems magically different, and a different array of species come out of hiding.
Day 8 – Mwiba Lodge/Southern Serengeti – Fully Inclusive – This morning a scenic helicopter flight over the area is on offer. This afternoon a walking safari. At Mwiba, the terrain lends itself to walking, and the chance to get out of the vehicle and zone in on the smaller things is one to be embraced.
DAY 9 – Legendary Serengeti/Northern Serengeti – Fully Inclusive – This morning, you will be flown by scheduled flight from Mwiba airstrip into the Serengeti. On arrival, you will be met and driven to your Legendary Serengeti mobile camp, which is set up to enjoy the best game viewing at that time of year.
DAY 10 – Legendary Serengeti Camp/Northern Serengeti – Fully Inclusive – Get an early start and have breakfast in camp, before heading out to the endless Serengeti plains where you will spend the day drifting through the wildebeest herds and taking in the plethora of wildlife that populates the Serengeti.
DAY 11 – Legendary Serengeti Camp/Northern Serengeti – Fully Inclusive – AM Activity – Hot air balloon safari – Get a pre-dawn start and enjoy the experience of floating quietly above the wilderness in the peace of the early dawn. Land and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast with bubbles. Afternoon activity – a cultural experience with the Mashwa tribe.
DAY 12 – Legendary Serengeti Camp/Northern Serengeti – Breakfast – After a final morning game drive to the airstrip, you will be flown back to Arusha by scheduled flight. We would suggest taking a dayroom to relax and shower before heading to Kilimanjaro International airport that evening for your flight home.