THU

Arrive Kilimanjaro/Arusha

3

MORNING
AFTERNOON

After arriving into Kilimanjaro Airport you will be met by Amaco staff and our local guides and transferred to the Lake Duluti Serena Hotel.

NIGHT

Enjoy a Welcome Dinner at the hotel this evening where you will have the opportunity to meet other participants and their partners as well as your Amaco hosts.

Overnight: Lake Duluti Serena Hotel
Included Meals: Welcome Dinner

FRI

Arusha

4

MORNING

Your safari itinerary begins today – with a visit to Arusha National Park. The entrance gate leads into shadowy montane forest inhabited by inquisitive blue monkeys and colourful turacos and trogons. This area is the only place on the northern safari circuit where we will be able to see the acrobatic black-and-white colobus monkey.

AFTERNOON

A picnic lunch is included as part of tour after which we return to the hotel for Conference Session 1 & 2.

NIGHT

Dinner is at the hotel.

Overnight: Lake Duluti Serena Hotel
Included Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner

SAT

Arusha - Tarangire

5

MORNING

Following breakfast you’ll make your way to the Tarangire National Park, home to the second greatest concentration of wildlife in Tanzania. The beautiful baobab trees are a stand out here as are the large elephant herds. Be on the lookout for the migratory wildebeest, zebra, buffalo and impala.

AFTERNOON

Following lunch you begin making your way toward Maramboi Tented Camp – your accommodation this evening.

NIGHT

Dinner is at the camp.

Overnight: Maramboi Tented Camp
Included Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner

SUN

Tarangire - Lake Manyara

6

MORNING

You’ll set out for Lake Manyara National Park this morning. The compact game-viewing circuit here offers visitors breathtaking views and a number of different habitats including woodlands, water forests, algae-streaked hotsprings, swamps and of course the lake itself. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world, thousands of pink-hued flamingos and lions renowned for their tree climbing ability.

AFTERNOON

The game drive continues following lunch as we slowly begin making our way towards our accommodation.

NIGHT

Dinner at Ngorongoro Farm House.

Overnight: Ngorongoro Farm House
Included Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner

MON

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

7

MORNING

Travel into the surrounding hills in search of the Hadzabe people of whom only around 1000 remain. Once at their encampment you’ll visit inside their tiny huts, follow them on a gathering foray and if lucky accompany the men on a hunt in the wildlife rich woodland area.

AFTERNOON

In the afternoon we’ll visit a Datoga community and learn about their traditional pastoral way of life. Arrive at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge late afternoon.

NIGHT

Dinner at the lodge.

Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Included Meals: Breakfast, Picnic Lunch, Dinner

TUE

Ngorongoro Crater

8

MORNING

Today’s game drive takes us into Ngorongoro Crater – one of Tanzania’s major tourist draw cards. It measures about 19km in diameter, with walls ranging in height between 400-610m. However you measure it, the Crater is a strong candidate for any list of the world’s greatest natural wonders. It is renowned both for its geological splendour and for being a natural reserve which is home to some of the densest large mammal populations found anywhere in Africa. You should witness large herds of zebra and wildebeest, lions, elephants and if lucky leopards and black rhinos.

AFTERNOON

Return to the Lodge for lunch and Conference Sessions 3 & 4.

NIGHT

Dinner at the lodge.

Overnight: Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

WED

Southern & Central Serengeti

9

MORNING

Your day begins with a game drive through the Southern Serengeti – stopping at a Maasai Village to meet and interact with the locals.

AFTERNOON

Following lunch, you’ll head into the Central Serengeti – home to the endless grass plains that epitomise Africa for many. Your itinerary is timed to coincide with the annual wildebeest migration – the largest mass movement of land mammals on the planet. But that is not where the game viewing ends with ample opportunity to see prides of lions, cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, gazelles and eland to mention but a few. Arrive Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge late afternoon.

NIGHT

Dinner at the lodge.

Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

THU

Central Serengeti

10

MORNING

Depart the lodge a little earlier than normal this morning to do some game viewing before enjoying a Bush Breakfast. Continue with the game drive following breakfast.

AFTERNOON

Return to the Lodge in time for lunch and Conference Sessions 5 & 6.

NIGHT

Dinner at the lodge.

Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

FRI

Central Serengeti

11

MORNING

A full day game drive is planned for today.

AFTERNOON

Enjoy either a packed lunch or return to the lodge for lunch before continuing with our game drive this afternoon

NIGHT

A Farewell Bush Dinner in planned for tonight.

Overnight: Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner

SAT

Seronera/Arusha/Kilimanjaro

22

MORNING

The group will transfer from the Serengeti Serena Lodge to Seronera Airport this morning for the domestic flight back to Arusha.

AFTERNOON

You’ll be met on arrival in Arusha and transferred to Katambuga House for lunch before the final transfer back to Kilimajaro Airport and the departure flights.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

NIGHT