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10 Days Northern Tanzania Trails

Day 1: Moshi - Marangu Depart from Moshi-town after lunch to the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro towering above to 5,895m. Spend the night at a hotel in the area.

Day 2: Kilimanjaro This morning you can mingle with the Mountain trekkers as they start their assault on the Mountain. With a guide you can hike through the Rain Forest and also visit the waterfalls with a picnic lunch. On the way back to the hotel visit an African Market. Second overnight.

Day 3: Arusha Park - Lake Duluti Spend a full day in nearby Arusha National Park. Explore the Forest t the rim of Ngurudoto Crater and see the Momella Lakes where the late John Wayne filmed “Hatari”. After a picnic lunch a short walk to the lower slopes of Mt. Meru before driving to Mountain Village or similar, for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Lake Duluti - Manyara The morning is spent on an escorted nature and bird watching walk around the lake shore. Lunch, then drive to Manyara for overnight at a hotel / lodge.

Day 5: Manyara - Serengeti Morning game viewing beside the Lake, looking for Elephant, Giraffe, Hippo and Cape Buffalo. With luck your sharp-eyed guide may sport the tree-climbing Lions. After lunch continue to the vast plains of the Serengeti for dinner and overnight at a lodge.

Day 6: Serengeti A full and exciting day, searching for Lion, Cheetah, Hyena and Cape Hunting Dogs taking their toll on the endless herds of Entelope, Gazelle, Wildebeest and Zebra. Second night at a lodge.

Day 7: Serengeti - Ngorongoro Excursion this morning to Olduvai Gorge where excavations have revealed fossils of early man. Picnic lunch at the site, then in the afternoon on to Ngorongoro for overnight at a lodger overlooking the Crater. Game viewing on the way. 

Day 8: Ngorongoro Full day tour of the Crater floor. The scenic grandeur and wildlife spectacle is unsurpassed elsewhere in Africa and Black Rhino are frequently seen. Second night at the lodge.

Day 9: Ngorongoro - Tarangire Back across the Rift Valley and on to Tarangire Park for lunch. Afternoon game viewing exploring the Tarangire River and Lemiyon area. Overnight at a lodge or tented camp.

Day 10: Tarangire - Arusha Early morning game drive, then after breakfast drive back to Arusha where the tour ends.