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Without doubt one of the top wildlife destinations in the world - our thrilling safari includes the famous Ngorongoro crater and the Serengeti, where Wildebeest and Zebra are present in vast numbers, as well as many other antelopes and the predators such as Lions, Leopard and Cheetah that follow them - plus exceptional birding too! Over 300 bird and 40 mammal species are possible and photographic opportunities are endless! Based in comfortable Safari Lodges or Luxury Camps with private facilities, time to relax in the heat of the day - and daily game drives in comfortable safari vehicles with a guaranteed window seat.

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LeadersRoy Atkins and Zul Bhatia
FlightsEthiopian Airlines, scheduled
Outbound: Overnight, Heathrow-Kilimanjaro
Inbound: Overnight, Kilimanjaro-Heathrow
(Outbound and inbound via Addis Ababa)

Days 1-3Overnight flight to Tanzania, via Addis Ababa. Full day in Arusha NP - 2 nights at Ngare Sero Lodge.
Days 4-5Travel to Tarangire NP for game drives - 2 nights at Tarangire Safari Lodge.
Day 6Drive to Lake Manyara NP - 1 night at Karatu Country Lodge,
Days 7-8Visit Ngorongoro CA and full day game viewing on the Serengeti - 2 nights at ThornTree Camp.
Days 9-10Drive to Western Serengeti, game viewing on way. Birding in lodge grounds - 2 nights at Speke Bay Lodge
Days 11-12Visit Oldupai Gorge then on to famous Ngorongoro Crater - 2 nights at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge.
Day 13Drive to Arusha, birding at the lodge - 1 night at Ngare Sero Lodge.
Days 14-15Birding Masai Steppe before overnight flight to UK, via Addis Ababa, arrive day 15.

WeatherExpect good weather but with some rain, perhaps heavy at times, as April is during the ‘Long Rains’. It’s difficult to predict how much rain but it should not hamper us. Temperatures can range from 20°-30°C, depending on altitude. Ngorongoro can be chilly.
WalkingMost of the wildlife watching is from vehicles, but we shall take easy walks in the grounds of the lodges and also occasional walks in the NPs. Most are on easy and flat terrain.
MealsAll included from breakfast on Day 2 to lunch on Day 14.
HealthHigh risk Malaria area. Please take advice from your local travel clinic/doctor about Malaria Prophylaxsis.
InsectsThere may be a few mosquitoes, particularly in lower lying areas and other biting insects so bring repellent.
AccomComfortable safari lodges/cottages and tented camps, all ensuite.
VisaE-visa to be obtained before travel, additional £45.