Day:1 , Lake Manyara National Park - Serengeti National Park
After breakfast the Trust tours makes its way to the fertile crater highlands where the Iraqw people grow wheat, corn and coffee. At midday you will reach the plains of Serengeti National Park. The Serengeti National Park is the second largest park in Tanzania and is about the same size as Hawaii. The southern part is dominated by grassland and is therefore good hunting ground for the cheetah, while to the north / western parts a hills tree savanna landscape dominates. The Serengeti migration is famous of up to one million wildebeest and two hundred thousand zebras. This migration has become to be known as the "Great wildebeest Migration" and each year this natural spectacle is guaranteed. This in itself sets the Serengeti aside as a unique place to watch and observe wildlife. Overnight stay at Serengeti (Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner) and overnight at Lodge
Day: 2, Serengeti National Park
The whole day is devoted to you to observe the wildlife in the Serengeti National Park. The areas that you will visit depend upon the location of the herds. Generally the herds of wildebeest and zebras during the short rain season of October to November tend to be found moving from the hills in the north to the plains in the south. They return slowly during the longer rain season in April, May and June. Fluctuations in precipitation can affect the animals' location from year to year; however your guide will know the exact location of the animals and the best vantage spots. A visit to the Visit Centre, is also possible (booking in advance), where you can learn about Serengeti's history and current research of Frankfurter Zoologische Gesellschaft (Frankfurt zoological society in Tanzania). Overnight at Serengeti (Breakfast; Lunch; dinner)and overnight at Lodge
Day: 3, Serengeti N. Park - Ngorongoro Conservation Area
After breakfast you will continue your tour of the Serengeti National Park. In the Seronera Valley you can watch the wildebeest, zebras as well lions and other big cats such as leopards and cheetahs. After lunch at a picnic place you will slowly drive in the direction of the Ngorongoro Crater. On the way you will pass the Olduvai Gorge which became world known due to the archeological work of the English research couple Leaky. In the sixties here they found the oldest remains of prehistoric man and in a small museum nearby their work is documented (a visit is optional). As soon as the crater's edge is reached you will have a superb view into the caldera. as Your lodge for the night will be Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge situated on the crater's rim and you will be able to enjoy this once in a life time view as the sun sets. (Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner) and overnight at Lodge.
Day: 4, Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha
Breakfast is at day break before you drive to the crater. The Ngorongoro crater is the largest unbroken and un flooded caldera in the world and will fascinate you with un believable wildlife diversity. On the grass step and on the acacia tree woods you will find almost all species found on the east African savanna; with the exception of Topi , Masai Giraffe and Impala. Quite often you can observe the "Big Five" lions, elephants, buffalo, rhinoceros and leopards within a couple of hours. After an extensive Trust tour and a picnic you will leave the caldera in the afternoon and drive back to Arusha. (Breakfast; Lunch)