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Lions' Tracks featuring Serena Lodges
Days of operation from Arusha – Saturdays and Mondays*
*Monday departures operate in a revised order

Day 01
Arusha - Lake Manyara National Park

Arrive Arusha on own arrangements and be ready for departure by 1400 hours. Afternoon join seat in vehicle safari and you depart Arusha passing through the Masai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee and banana plantations. At the town of Makuyuni you turn North West and continue the journey up through a scenic escarpment that brings you to your lodge, perched on the edge of the Rift Valley with stunning views over the distant Lake Manyara.
Overnight at Lake Manyara Serena on full board basis

Day 02
Lake Manyara National Park - Serengeti National Park
After breakfast there is a game drive in Lake Manyara National Park that returns to the lodge for lunch. Leaving Lake Manyara behind, the journey continues North West across the stunning hilly countryside of the highlands which is filled with wheat and coffee plantations, and then into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. From here lie the vast plains of the Serengeti, where you’ll hopefully start spotting game well before you get into the park.
Overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge on a full board basis

Day 03
Serengeti National Park
Morning and afternoon game drives in Serengeti National Park.
Overnight at Serengeti Serena Lodge on a full board basis

Day 04
Serengeti National Park - Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast you depart for Ngorongoro with a picnic lunch viewing game across the vast Serengeti plains, stopping en route for a picnic lunch you then continue to your lodge, set high on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater.
Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge on a full board basis

Day 05
Ngorongoro Crater
A highlight awaits you this morning as you depart to explore what is commonly referred to as the World’s largest wildlife zoo. After breakfast, you descend with a picnic lunch through the early morning mists and 2,000 feet into the crater. Ngorongoro Crater is the World’s largest intact volcanic caldera. Due to its size and diversity, the crater floor is comprised of several distinct areas, ranging from forest, swamps, lakes and springs, to open grassland and some sandy dunes. It’s an awesome wildlife experience. A picnic lunch is served overlooking a small lake populated with hippos. You return to the lodge in the late afternoon.
Overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge on a full board basis

Day 06
Ngorongoro Crater - Tarangire National Park

Departing Ngorongoro Crater after breakfast and head south east en route to Lake Manyara, Mto wa Mbu village and Tarangire beyond. Through the highlands and the Karatu district, you’ll view the scenic wheat plains and coffee plantations here before journeying down the spectacular escarpment where you turn south on to the main Arusha – Dodoma road and into the park. From here to the lodge, you’ll enjoy a game drive en route. After lunch and perhaps a swim, the remainder of the afternoon will be spent on a game drive.
Overnight at Tarangire Sopa Lodge on a full board basis

Day 07
Tarangire National Park - Arusha

Depart after breakfast and head north east to Arusha. The journey will pass through the Masai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee and banana plantations. You arrive in Arusha by mid-day to connect with your onward arrangements. - END OF OUR SERVICES

Optional Transfers/Meals/Accommodation in Arusha
From/to Kilimanjaro International Airport - $50.00 per person (minimum 2)
From/to Arusha Airport - $25.00 per person (minimum 2)
Child under age 12 pays 50% when travelling with 2 adults

Lunch in Arusha pre or post safari - $25.00 per person (adult/child) per lunch

We can offer a variety of places to stay in Arusha at the beginning and/or end of your safari.

Child/Third Adult Rates
One child aged under 2 years free sharing with 2 adults
One child aged 2-11 years sharing with 2 adults pays 50% of safari cost
Two children (under 12 years) sharing their own room pay 75% of adult rate
Third adult rate, same as per person sharing

Cost Includes
Meet and greet services
Seat in shared 4x4 vehicle with photo roof (maximum 7 clients per vehicle)
Services of an English speaking driver-guide
Guaranteed window seat
Game drives and crater tour
All accommodation and meals as specified
All park fees and government taxes
One bottle of mineral water per person per day during game drives

Cost Excludes
International flights
Arrival and departure transfers
Lunches in Arusha
Airport tax (pay direct)
Driver guide or local escort gratuities
Drinks and dining rooms tips, porterage, personal travel and baggage insurance
Telephone bill, laundry and any items of a personal nature
Medical insurance, evacuation cover and travel insurance

Additional remarks
This safari may operate in a revised order.

Passenger Information
Passengers should bring only soft sided bags on safaris.

All the passengers must have Identification Card/Passport with them for internal flights.

Baggage on internal flights is strictly limited to 15kgs per person (including hand luggage). Any excess baggage will be charged by the airline at check-in.

Passengers arriving to Tanzania may be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.